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Chicago Branch of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

CBAALAS Send a Tech to National AALAS Award   

November 3-7, 2024 in Nashville, TN

Each year CBAALAS sends a technician to the National AALAS meeting.  This award is for technicians that have not yet had the opportunity to attend a national meeting, and includes airfare, hotel accommodations, meeting registration (including one workshop), and a stipend for miscellaneous expenses (e.g. meals).  After attending, the award winner will give a short presentation (10-15 min) at a CBAALAS general membership meeting about their experience at the national meeting to promote the award to future candidates.  


Nominations due by June 7, 2024 

Nomination Form




2024 ANNUAL CBAALAS AWARDS

Nominations due by December 6, 2024 


Animal Welfare Award

For excellence in laboratory animal welfare and enrichment - $500 Honorarium & Plaque

Nomination Form

Sponsored by:  Shepherd Paper and Prairieland Feeds

Facility Support Award

For excellence in laboratory animal facility support (e.g. cage wash) - $250 Honorarium & Plaque

Sponsored by:  APEX Laboratory Equipment Company



George R. Collins Award

For excellence in laboratory animal husbandry (e.g. animal care technicians) - $250 Honorarium & Plaque

Sponsored by:  Inotiv

George R. Collins Award

For excellence in laboratory animal husbandry (e.g. animal care technicians) - $250 Honorarium & Plaque

Sponsored by:  Inotiv

Animal Health Technician of the Year Award

For excellence in laboratory animal healthcare (e.g. vet techs) -

$250 Honorarium & Plaque

Sponsored by:  Charles River



Leadership Award

For excellence in laboratory animal management (e.g. supervisors, managers) -

$250 Honorarium & Plaque

Sponsored by:  Ancare

Robert J. Flynn Award

For contributions to both CBAALAS and AALAS - Plaque only


ADDITIONAL AWARD AND RESEARCH GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

NATIONAL AALAS AWARDS


Due annually by April 1st

Visit the AALAS website for more information



GLAS GRANTS

Do you have an idea to enhance animal welfare?  

Visit the website for more information 

The AALAS Grants for Laboratory Animal Science (GLAS) program promotes the enhancement of scientific knowledge in laboratory animal science (LAS) through research. Examples of research interest are: environmental conditions; housing and enrichment; pain and distress; health and welfare; euthanasia; advancements in animal care and use, and other refinement research. Funding is not intended to support development of commercial products or services.

LabDiet ANIMAL TECHNICIAN AWARD

Nominee's will be considered based on:

  • Professional experience
  • Display 10 years or more experience in the Lab Animal field
  • AALAS Certification is desires - RLATG or CMAR level
  • Animal care activities (at the national, state and local levels - especially related to AALAS and the greater lab animal community)
  • List of published works
  • List of presentations and awards
  • Contributions to the advancement of all aspects of the animal technician field

LAWTE AWARDS


LAWTE offers several training awards In an effort to bring more recognition to those who excel in educating and training in the field of laboratory animal science.



ANIMAL WELFARE INSTITUTE (AWI) REFINEMENT RESEARCH AWARD

AWI offers awards of up to US$15,000 to develop and test innovative methods of refinement to the care, husbandry, or housing of animals in research to improve their welfare.

AVMA ANIMAL WELFARE AWARD

The AVMA Animal Welfare Award recognizes an AVMA member veterinarian in recognition of his/her achievement in advancing the welfare of animals via leadership, public service, education, research/product development, and/or advocacy.


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