Explore On-Demand Resources from Spring/Summer ULAM Veterinary User Group Meeting

June 22, 2021

ULAM Veterinary User Group Meeting On-Demand Resources iconWe know that your time is valuable. That’s why we have pre-recorded a few important reminders from the Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine (ULAM) in lieu of hosting in-person meetings with ULAM Faculty Veterinarians.

The 25-minute meeting recording can be watched at any time via U-M DropBox yellow lock icon (using valid Level-1 login credentials). Outlined in detail below, the recording covers a variety of topics presented by different members of the ULAM animal care team:

Presentation Overview

  Timestamp   Topic   Presenter
  0:05   Introduction & Brief Overview   Lucy Kennedy, DVM
  1:12   How to Contact Your Faculty Veterinarian    
  4:05   AAALAC 2020 Site Visit Outcomes    
  5:22   Light Cycle Disruptions & How to Manage    
  8:38   Important Drug Updates (Pentobarbital Shortage, EthiqaXR)    
  13:32   Consolidating Rodents for Euthanasia   Tara Martin, DVM
  16:14   Collaborations within U-M Between Labs Using Animals   Zachary Freeman, DVM, PhD
  17:43   ULAM Training Core Updates
(animal handling and restraint workshops, how to request additional training, Rodent Survival Surgery Workshops)
  Kiirsa Pokryfke,
  21:38   ULAM Technical Services Updates
(services available, how to request services)
  23:30   Closing Remarks & Preview of Faculty Veterinarian Office Hours   Lucy Kennedy, DVM


Slides from the meeting, which include embedded hyperlinks to quickly access additional content, are also available for download in U-M DropBoxyellow lock icon

Soon, you’ll be able to connect with your ULAM Faculty Veterinarian via regularly scheduled office hours. Look for additional details in future email communications and on the Animal Care & Use Program website.

We Want to Hear From You!


Contact your facility’s ULAM Faculty Veterinarian. If you don’t know your veterinarian, send an email to ulam-questions@umich.edu and your question will be routed to the appropriate contact.

yellow lock icon Links marked with a lock icon can only be accessed using valid Level-1 U-M login credentials.