AAU and many scientific societies, research organizations, and universities submitted comments to the Department of Transportation in support of the National Alliance on Biomedical Research’s (NABR) legal complaint regarding airlines’ refusal to ship research animals.
The Association of American Universities (AAU), Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), and Council on Governmental Relations (COGR) sent comments to the USDA on reform opportunities with respect to USDA regulations, policies, and guidance documents.
A series of five meetings were held in 2012 and 2013 focused on the issues of science and security and biological research. Meeting participants included the AAU, APLU, AAAS, and the FBI. Each meeting provided a corresponding report.