TBAALAS awards are presented annually at the Branch meeting. Watch the web site and your newsletter for nomination forms and deadlines. Think about recognizing co-workers all through the year, then nominate them!
***NEW***Advancing Technology to Support Animal Research
This award will be given to someone who demonstrates how they use technology in the animal facility or compliance arena to improve current processes or introduce automation to their institution. For example, a person could introduce an electronic veterinary records system or an on-line IACUC committee software package or they may have developed their own in-house solution that would benefit the organization. This is a $300 honorarium from A-Tune Software Inc. Application form is here.
Technician Recognition Awards
"Rookie‘, ‘Non-Supervisor ‘and ‘Supervisor' awards are presented to animal care technicians, animal health technologists, research technicians or supervisors for outstanding contributions to the field of Laboratory Animal Science. These award winners receive a plaque, $100 honorarium and a free TBAALAS membership for 1 year. Judging criteria and application form here.
Charles River Laboratories Outstanding Clinical Veterinarian Award
Presented to a TBAALAS member who devotes at least 75% of his/her professional time to clinical laboratory animal medicine and sustains superior clinical performance. The winner receives a plaque from Charles River. Judging criteria and application form here.
Helen Jordan Vendor's Award
This award is presented each year to one of our Allied Trades friends for their support and involvement in the Texas Branch of AALAS. The Awards Committee is responsible for judging and selection of the Helen Jordan Vendor's Award sponsored by TBAALAS. This award recognizes individuals who have through their support advanced the TBAALAS goals and purposes of continuing education, training and knowledge exchange. Judging criteria and application form here.
Four awards are given for noteworthy presentations, poster or oral, at our annual meeting by a non-professional (no DVM's or PhD's eleigible). The winner receives a plaque and $100 honorarium from our sponsored vendors. This year's sponsored vendors are: (open).
Technician Scholarship Award Deadline Dec 30, 2021
The Education & Training Committee awards a stipend to a TBAALAS member to attend the AALAS National Meeting. The winner is selected from applications and support letters from employers. More details here!