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Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series
presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with the American Society for Lab Animal Practitioners

May 5, 2014

Speaker: Jayne Mackta
President, Global Research Education & Training
Publisher, “The Enrichment Record”
Past President, New Jersey Association of Biomedical Research

View recorded seminar here:

In academe, the general community and cyberspace, people are talking about the role and place of animals in society. Sadly, battle lines have been drawn, making it a struggle to engage in a civil discussion about this complex topic without taking sides. A keen observer of human nature and long-time research advocate, our speaker will describe her personal war on words that obfuscate one of the defining issues of our time.

Made possible by the generous support of:
Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund and the Tompkins Fund

About Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy
The mission of the Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy is to conduct and encourage the study of complex issues surrounding the changing role and impact of animals in society. The Center supports the development and dissemination of research driven policies, programs and practices that benefit both people and animals. Work conducted by the Center is based on the tenets that animal well-being matters, that animal and human well-being are linked, and that both are enhanced through improved understanding of human-animal relationships.