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Advancing responsible care & use of laboratory animals to benefit people & animals


News and Annoucements!

District 6 AALAS Meeting

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Individual registration coming soon.

If you are a vendor and would like to help support the Iowa hosted District 6 meeting 2024, here is the registration form:

Our 2024 President: Emily Meyering, RVT, RLATg











    Emily is a Research Specialist with the Institute for Vision Research at the University of Iowa.

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2024 Membership Applications are Available

Institutional and Vendor Membership applications can be found in the Library tab.

Save the Date:

National AALAS Meeting

Nashville, TN - November 3rd-7th, 2024


Newsletter Submissions are Due!

Submit your newsletter items to Becky Klimesh (

What We Do

The American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) is a membership association of professionals employed around the world in academia, government, and private industry who are dedicated to the humane care and treatment of laboratory animals, as well as the quality research that leads to scientific gains that benefit people and animals. AALAS provides educational materials to laboratory animal care professionals and researchers, administers certification programs for laboratory animal technicians and managers, publishes scholarly journals, supports laboratory animal science research, and serves as the premier forum for the exchange of information and expertise in the care and use of laboratory animals.

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