Webinars

Animal Protocols: Strategy for an Effective IACUC ReviewThe next webinar will be on August 10, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT and is titled Animal Protocols: Strategy for an Effective IACUC Review.

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

Noise and VibrationThe next webinar, Noise and Vibration in the Vivarium, will be on September 6, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

The following will be discussed:

  • Problems of vibration, noise, and ultrasonic noise in the animal facility
  • How noise and vibration can serve as stressors to lab animals and potential confounds for research
  • Best practices for how to address these issues day-to-day and during construction with the 3Rs as our goal

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.