Creating Mouse Models through Transgenic TechnologiesThe next webinar will be on July 11, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT and is titled Creating Mouse Models through Transgenic Technologies.

The speaker will explain:

  • How transgenic, knockout, and knockin mice are generated by various technologies:
    • embryonic stem cell injections
    • tissue and temporal control of gene expression
    • genome editing nucleases
    • CRISPR
  • Why CRISPR applications have been so successful for the fast and efficient editing of the mouse genome

Animal Protocols: Strategy for an Effective IACUC ReviewAnimal Protocols: Strategy for an Effective IACUC Review will be presented on August 10, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

A protocol review process will be followed while showing methods to:

  • Effectively review a protocol and address important issues
  • Assess the potential for pain and/or distress based on descriptions of procedures

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.