AALAS Webinars are back!

Secret Life of MiceThe Secret Life of Mice: What You Don’t Know Can Harm Your Research, will be on March 15, 2022, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

The speaker will discuss how mice aren't just fuzzy test tubes and how things beyond our perception affect the animals in our care.

This presentation will:

  • Provide information on the biology, senses, and behavior of mice
  • Address how housing that is convenient for humans can negatively affect mice
  • Offer suggestions on how to lessen the effects of negative factors

Doing Right? EuthanasiaThe next webinar, Am I Doing This Right? Ensuring Rodent Well-being During Euthanasia, will be on April 5, 2022, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

Focusing on rats and mice, the speaker will review the current AVMA guidelines and how to assess the well-being of the animals during euthanasia.

2021 LAT Edition

View a comparison of the 2012 and 2021 LAT editions. The 2021 edition should now be used to study for the LAT certification exam.

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.
  • The GLAS program (Grants for Laboratory Animal Science) offers competitive short-term research grants in the LAS field.
  • Demo Day videos provide information on the latest laboratory animal science products and technology from industry experts.