Training Techniques The upcoming webinar, Training Techniques for Laboratory Animals: Positive or Permissive?, will be on October 13, 2020 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

The speaker will discuss:

  • The meaning of positive-only training
  • The four quadrants of training and outcomes
  • Analogies to human behavior
  • Target and clicker training applications

Animal ModelsThe next webinar, Animal Models for COVID-19 Research and Vaccine Development, will be on November 18, 2020 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

This webinar will summarize:

  • What we have learned so far about COVID-19 from animal models
  • Advantages that each species offers in COVID-19 research
  • Automatic monitoring and detection of critical events
  • What challenges remain to be addressed with the development of better animal models

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.