Wallace P. Rowe Lecture

This lecture, named after the first scientist to undertake systemic studies of many viral infections of laboratory animal mice, focuses on a current, innovative concept with implications for laboratory animal diseases. Typically, the recipient of the Pravin N. Bhatt Scientific Investigator Award gives this lecture.

Charles C. Hunter Lecture

This lecture pays tribute to the late Dr. Hunter, a former AALAS president and an enduring leader in the field of laboratory animal science. Dr. Hunter was known for his dedication to continuing education for laboratory animal technicians. The 2019 lecture is being given by Jennifer Barfield, PhD. Her talk is entitled, "Bison, Brucellosis, and Baby-making."


Charles River Lecture 

This Special Topic Lecture is sponsored in part by Charles River Commitment to Humane Animal Research Through Excellence and Responsibility Program. The 2019 lecture is being given by Hanno Würbel, PhD. His talk is entitled, "More than 3Rs-The 3Vs and the Ethics and Science of Valid and Reproducible Animal Research."


Nathan R. Brewer Lecture

This lecture pays tribute to the late Dr. Brewer, one of the founding fathers of AALAS and an enduring leader in the field of laboratory animal science. Typically, the recipient of the Nathan R. Brewer Award gives this lecture.