A high-tech renovation to the Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory, unveiled at a grand opening last week in Willmar, expands the state’s ability to test for diseases and safeguard this $5 billion industry.
Researchers at the University have made an immense effort to strengthen human research protections. As that work continues, we are launching a University-wide research ethics campaign to promote and build awareness of University principles, policies and processes that support and require ethical research practices.
Excessive regulatory demands pose a large challenge for researchers at public universities. New legislation and institutional changes could help streamline regulation while ensuring compliance and ethical behavior.
Throughout the past year, the U of M has built up capacity in data analysis, established a number of competitive grants programs, and brought people together within the university and with outside organization.