There's plenty to see at the 66th AALAS National Meeting, which starts on Sunday. Here are a few sessions, booths and activities we think are worth your while during your stay in Phoenix, Arizona. Speaking of Research Poster! We have submitted a poster (P155) this year for AALAS. So make sure you come and check … Continue reading Things to see at the 66th AALAS National Meeting
This article, by SR member Michael Brunt, was first published in the March 2015 issue of AALAS' Laboratory Animal Science Professional. In 2013 the Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science (CALAS) launched the InReach for OutReach program. One goal of InReach for OutReach is to assist our members to actively articulate the positive contributions they … Continue reading Educating Ourselves and the Public – The Toll of Caring
Today's guest post is by animal technologist, Jazzminn Hembree, who explains why she became an animal technologist and what her job involves. If you enjoy this, also check out an older post by Kelly Walton, DVM, where she explains why she became an animal veterinarian. I’ll start by introducing myself, my name is Jazzminn Hembree … Continue reading Why I Became an Animal Technologist
Outreach is important in improving the public's understanding of animal research. A school STEM fair offers the perfect opportunity.
Many misconceptions exist about exactly how animal research is conducted in laboratories. Some of the misconceptions come from a lack of awareness whereas others come in the form of intentional misinformation on the part of animal rights groups. Successful research relies on the dedication of many individuals with a variety of roles, from primary investigators … Continue reading Animal Care Technicians