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In the News

Information about the 70th Annual AALAS meeting in Denver is now available.  Check important deadlines here.  AALAS awards deadline is April 1, 2019

Congratulations to John Donaho, Assistant Director at the Center for Laboratory Animal Medicine and Care at UT Houston, for being named the Purina Lab Diet 2018 Laboratory Animal Technician of the Year.  He joins a select group of distinguished former award winners, many of whom attended the award ceremony in Baltimore.


WOW!  Congratulations to the M D Anderson Cancer Center and Dr. Jim Allison for winning the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine!

Researchers successfully transplant bioengineered lung - UTMB

Experimental Zika virus vaccines restrict in utero virus transmission in mice - UTMB

Private philanthropy bridging the gap as federal research funds decrease - Houston Methodist

Alzheimer's research at Pennington BRC

Texas BioMed to build BSL4 lab in San Antonio

Did you know about the Town Hall feature on Facebook?  

BREAKING: Some USDA Documents Back Online

New Federal Legislation Would Require Broad Reporting of Animal Use Data

USDA’s APHIS Removes Enforcement Action Database; Information Still Available Through FOIA

NABR Provides Members with Tracking Sheet for Mandatory Lab Animal Adoption Bills

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