Kathryn Bayne, PhD, DVM, is the Associate Director of the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International. She is an authority on nonhuman primate behavior and environmental enrichment programs for primates, dogs, cats, and swine. She is a Diplomate with the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM). She was also a member of the ILAR committees that developed the 7th edition of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (1996), and Psychological Well Being of Nonhuman Primates (1998).
Christopher Cunningham, PhD, is a Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at the Oregon Health & Science University. He is known for his expertise on rodent behavior and as a recognized expert on phenotyping of genetic animal models, including transgenic and knockout mice. He is also an ad hoc consultant to the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International.
Anne-Dominique Degryse, DVM, is the Head of Laboratory Animal Resources at the Centre de Recherche Pierre Fabre in France. She is a laboratory animal medicine specialist and the Treasurer of the European Society of Laboratory Animal Veterinarians. She is also a member of the Council of the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International.
Ronald Dubner, PhD, DDS, is the Chair of the Department of Oral & Craniofacial Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland Dental School. Dr. Dubner is a leading expert on pain research. He was the first to identify specific pain-sensing cells (nociceptors). He is the former Chief of the Neurobiology and Anesthesiology Branch of the National Institute of Dental Research, NIH. He is the former Chief Editor of the journal Pain, the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain, and sits on the editorial board of Brain Research.
Hugh Evans, PhD, is a Professor of Environmental Medicine at the New York University School of Medicine. His research has investigated how chemicals in the environment or workplace contribute to learning impairment, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or altered diurnal cycles. He is a Fellow in Psychopharmacology and past President of the Committee on Animal Research and Ethics of the American Psychological Association, and a past President and Director of the Behavioral Toxicology Society. He served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International.
Martha Johnson Gdowski, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Rochester. Her research program seeks to uncover