Penny Reynolds, Ph.D., Honored with Global 3Rs Award

Penny Reynolds, PhD

Congratulations to Penny Reynolds, Ph.D., assistant professor of anesthesiology, for winning the 2022 IQ Consortium and AAALAC International Global 3Rs Award for her paper, published in PLoS One in January 2022, titled “Effects of non-aversive versus tail-lift handling on breeding productivity in a C57BL/6J mouse colony.”

Reynolds shares the prize with collaborators Margaret Hull, D.V.M., of UF Animal Care Services, and Elizabeth Nunamaker, D.V.M., formerly of UF Animal Care Services and currently director of global animal welfare & training at Charles River Laboratories.

The Global 3Rs Awards program recognizes significant innovative contributions toward the 3Rs — Refinement, Replacement or Reduction — of animal research to advance ethical science, by any researchers in academia or industry in any area of biology.

The award will be formally presented October 26, 2022, at the 73rd National Meeting of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) in Louisville, Kentucky.

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