Charles River is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 45th annual Charles River Prize. This award will be presented in Louisville, KY at the 73rd American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) National Meeting, October 23-27, 2022. The Charles River Prize, consisting of a suitably inscribed plaque and a $2,500 honorarium, is awarded to a veterinarian in recognition of his/her outstanding contributions to laboratory animal science and medicine.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced today the fiscal year 2021 Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) awards. VMLRP provides up to $75,000 in loan repayment over a three-year period to help eligible veterinarians offset a significant portion of the debt incurred in pursuit of their veterinary medical degrees in return for their service in certain high-priority veterinary shortage situations.

Do you know an Administrator/ Manager who has gone above and beyond? Whose contributions have made a real difference? Then take the time to give them the Recognition they DESERVE!

Please participate in the 2020 Salary & Workforce Demographics Survey conducted jointly by ACLAM and ASLAP. Visit News section in members only section for more details

The Symposium will run for 4 half-days.

Check out the candidates running for ASLAP President-Elect, Secretary/Treasurer, and Board of Directors. Election starts June 1 Look for an email from Simply Voting starting June 1! Didn't get one? Contact

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In light of Covid-19, the MDI Biological Laboratory has revised our Health and Colony Management of Laboratory Fish course to a virtual symposium! This two-day online symposium aims to be a platform for the research community to discuss aquatic animal facility challenges that have arisen during the coronavirus pandemic, and provide an opportunity for participants to share and learn about potential solutions.

Applications must be received by April 15 and winners will be notified no later than May 8. The Short Course takes place in Carlsbad, CA June 22-24

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