Resistance is Not Futile!The upcoming webinar, Resistance is Not Futile! Judicious Antimicrobial Use in Laboratory Animal Medicine, will be on December 12, 2019 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

The speaker will talk about the use of antimicrobial agents in rodent and non-human primate models and:

  • Resistance to these agents
  • Experimental and therapeutic purposes of these agents
  • Strategies for appropriate antimicrobial stewardship

Barbering and ulcerative dermatitisThe first webinar of 2020, Barbering and Ulcerative Dermatitis: Myths, Management, and Welfare, will be on January 14, 2020 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

The speaker will examine barbering and ulcerative dermatitis and their:

  • Underlying biology and etiology
  • Management and treatment
  • Scientific and welfare impacts
  • Roles as models of trichotillomania and excoriation disorder

Proper Perioperative ProceduresThe following webinar, Proper Perioperative Procedures: Do They Really Matter?, will be on February 27, 2020 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

The speaker will discuss the:

  • Federal requirements regarding perioperative care
  • Impact of proper versus inadequate care on both the animal and the research study

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.