Mouse AnesthesiaThe upcoming webinar, Mouse Anesthesia: Using Science to Improve the Process, will be on January 23, 2019 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

This webinar will focus on the:

  • Challenges of safely and effectively anesthetizing mice
  • Science and data behind some of these challenges
  • Improvement of anesthesia protocols, monitoring, and interventions

Mice: Normal BehaviorThe next webinar, Mice, Mice, Baby: Normal Behavior in the Laboratory Mouse, will be on February 27, 2019 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

This webinar will introduce the:

  • Range and adaptability of normal behavior in wild mice
  • Central role of behavior in adapting to harsh environments
  • Impact of modern mouse husbandry on behavior
  • Assessment of mouse housing and enrichment from the mouse’s point of view

Ergonomics ProgramThe following webinar, Establishing and Maintaining an Effective Ergonomics Program, will be on March 21, 2019 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

This webinar will identify the:

  • Risk factors for musculoskeletal injury and discomfort caused by physically demanding, highly repetitive tasks in the vivarium environment
  • Advantages of a participatory ergonomics program
  • Steps needed to launch a successful vivarium ergonomics improvement program

AALAS Educational Opportunities

AALAS offers a host of educational opportunities and resources.

  • Visit our Educational Resources page to learn about materials available through the AALAS Bookstore.
  • The AALAS Learning Library contains a variety of courses designed for laboratory animal professionals at any career level.
  • The pinnacle of the AALAS year is the National Meeting. This event is designed to provide attendees with educational opportunities throughout the five day meeting.
  • Finally, the GLAS program (Grants for Laboratory Animal Science) offers competitive short-term research grants in the LAS field.