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Educational Resources for Scientists

Laboratory Animal Research Organizations

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AAALAC International: A private nonprofit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs.

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AALAS, American Association for Laboratory Animal Science:A membership association of laboratory animal science professional dedicated to the humane care and treatment of laboratory animals.

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ACLAM, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine: Provides training and board certification for laboratory animal veterinarians.

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NIH OLAW, National Institutes of Health Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare: Provides guidance and regulations on the Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, including links to download official NIH PHS Policy guide.

Books on gnotobiotics and microbiome

Bookcover - Gnotobiotics Edited by Schoeb and Eaton

Gnotobiotics (American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine) by Trenton R. Schoeb (Editor), Kathryn A. Eaton (Editor)

Gnotobiotic Mouse Technology bookcover

Gnotobiotic Mouse Technology by Chriss J. Vowles (Author), Natalie e. Anderson (Author), Kathryn A. Eaton (Author)

The Gut Microbiome in Health and Disease bookcover

The Gut Microbiome in Health and Disease by Dirk Haller (Editor)

Fundamentals of Microbiome Science bookcover

Fundamentals of Microbiome Science: How Microbes Shape Animal Biology by Angela E. Douglas Author)

The Human Microbiota in Health and Disease bookcover

The Human Microbiota in Health and Disease: An Ecological and Community-based Approach by Michael Wilson (Author)

Talks by microbiome scientists

Ilar Roundtable - 2017 - Evolving and established gnotobiotic facility by R. Balfour Sartor, MD

TEDx Talks - 2017 - How we study microbes living in your gut by Dan Knights, Computational Microbiologist

TEDx Talks, 2017 - Feed Your Microbes - Nuture Your Mind by John F. Cryan, PhD

TEDx Talks - 2017 - Raising Children and Their Microbes by Marie-Claire Arrietta, PhD

TEDx Talks - 2017 - Slim, Shiny, Sexy: Microbes and Your Health by Dr. Susan Erdman

TEDx Talks - 2016 - Why getting dirty is the new clean by Jack Gilbert, PhD

TEDx Talks - 2014 - How our microbes make us who we are by Rob Knight, PhD

TEDx Talks - 2013 - Mind-altering microbes: how the microbiome affects brain and behavior by Elaine Hsiao, PhD

TEDx Talks - 2013 - Speaker for the Microbes by Emma Allen-Vercoe, PhD

TEDx Talks - 2012 - The gut flora: you and your 100 trillion friends by Jeroen Raes, PhD

TEDx Talks - 2012 - Meet your microbes by Jonathan Eisen, PhD