The 2024 Charles River Prize for Laboratory Animal Science Charles River is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 47th annual Charles River Prize. This award will be presented in Nashville, TN at the 75th American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) National Meeting, November 3-7, 2024. The Charles River Prize, consisting of a suitably inscribed plaque and a $3,500 honorarium, is awarded to a veterinarian in recognition of his/her outstanding contributions to laboratory animal science and medicine.

Check out the latest information from ASLAP found in the latest issue of Lab Animal Practitioner: • President's Message • Foundation Update • Government/Legislative Updates • Miscellaneous News • Animal Rights Activism • International News • Book Review: Animal Models for the Development of Cancer Immunotherapy Log into the website and click on Newsletters under the Members Only section to see the winter newsletter!

An adapted and expanded report from the 2023 AALAS presentation (pdf file), and the salary calculator (Excel file), can be found in the Members News section under Members Only section of the website.

Veterinarian Job Fair inside the Career Center at the AALAS National Meeting co-sponsored by ACLAM, APV, and ASLAP This will be an opportunity to have hiring representatives available in the Career Center room to discuss or provide information for open Veterinarian positions.

The Joint Program Committee is sponsoring 5 session at the 2023 National AALAS Meeting this October (10/22/23-10/26/23) in Salt Lake City.

The Board of Directors (BOD) of the ASLAP Foundation would like to announce the availability of the Request for Application (RFA) for the 2024 Summer Fellowship program. The RFA and Review Criteria can be found along with the checklist used by the BOD in the review of each proposal on the ASLAP Foundation page. Deadline is October 6.

Anesthetic Errors & Their Prevention: Reducing the Risk of Screwing Up Dr. Daniel Pang, BVSc, MSc, PhD, DACVAA, DECVAA Wednesday October 4th 6 PM EST/ 3 PM PST

Live Discussion followed by Q& A with: Dr. Mel Balk, ACLAM Executive Director Dr. Patty Chen Dr. Patrick Mills

Call for Abstracts at 2024 AVMA conference!

The committee completed the analysis of the 2021 Salary Survey and presented the data at the National AALAS meeting in Louisville, KY. The slides presented at AALAS and the salary calculator can be found in the Members Only section under Members News