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LESSON PLANS AND IDEAS

If you are teaching or considering teaching about animal research in your classroom – the whys, hows, discoveries and ethics – and want to ensure that you present factual and balanced information, please contact us, as well as the Foundation for Biomedical Research and the Americans for Medical Progress to find the right materials for your classroom needs.

Here are a few examples:

Do you have lesson plans or ideas on how to incorporate biomedical research into your teaching that we can share on this site? We are interested in biology, genetics, gene editing, virology, stem cells, bioinformatics, bioengineering, animal care, animal research regulations and ethics, and careers in biomedical research. Please contact Jordana Lenon with your resources and ideas.

COVID-19 RESEARCH BY THE NATIONAL PRIMATE RESEARCH CENTERS

This year, it is especially important to note that nonhuman primates, macaques in particular, have proven to be invaluable models for understanding transmission, pathogenesis, genetics and other characteristics of RNA viruses such as HIV, Ebola, Zika and now COVID-19. Vaccines and other medical treatments informed by nonhuman primate research have prevented countless deaths from viruses and other global infectious diseases. Learn more here and also here.

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