More You NoThe upcoming webinar, The More You No: Learning to Say Yes to Change, will be on September 24, 2019 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

The speaker will take a humorous approach to ease tension during the discussion of:

  • The fear of change in the workplace and culture change
  • How failure to change can stagnate and sour teams

She will describe management tools that can be used to relieve the stress of change.

Fish Welfare and AnalgesiaThe next webinar, Fish Welfare and Analgesia, will be on November 19, 2019 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

The speaker will discuss fish welfare and the:

  • Ongoing controversy as to whether fish feel pain
  • Use of analgesics:
    • Properties
    • Efficacy
    • Necessary precautions

Resistance is Not Futile!The following webinar, Resistance is Not Futile! Judicious Antimicrobial Use in Laboratory Animal Medicine, will be on December 11, 2019 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CT.

The speaker will discuss 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

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.