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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BRANCH OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE 

2019 SYMPOSIUM Poster & Awards



NCB is honored to have many amazing speakers this year! Here is a preview of what we have lined up for you.

 

Dr. Cindy Buckmaster, a leader in the field of laboratory animal care and a phenomenal speaker, will talk about " Medical Breakthroughs: Is Research with Animals Still Necessary?". 

 

As a bonus, Rebecca Skloot (heard of a little movie or book called "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"?) will talk about her experiences in with laboratory animal science field and hopefully give us a preview of her upcoming new book "The Human-Animal Bond"

Program:

8:00-Registration, Trade Show & Breakfast

8:45-"Medical Breakthroughs: Is Research with Animals Still Necessary?"
          Dr. Cindy Buckmaster, MS, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

9:55-Morning Break, Poster Viewing, & Raffle

9:55-"Anesthetic Monitoring and Treating Complications During Anesthesia for Large Animals
         Dr. Cholawat Pacharinsak, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA, Stanford University 

10:25-"Building better burrows: the biology of captive tuco-tucos
           Dr. Eileen Lacey, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

11:05-"Finding Clarity in Chaos"
            Caroline Thompson, ACT

11:35-Trade Show

12:20-1:30-LUNCHEON: Member Recognition Awards Ceremony & Tracy Parker: National AALAS Vice President

1:30-Transparency, Animal Research, and Public Trust: Rebecca Skloot discusses her current book-in-progress
         Rebecca Skloot, BS, MFA

2:30-"AALAS Certifications: Taking Control of Your Career Development"
          Emily Slocum, RLATg, University of California, Merced

2:30-"Six Thinking Hats: Looking at a Problem or Decision from all Viewpoints"
          Amanda Updike, BS, MS, RVT, RLATg, CMAR

3:00-"Chimpanzees and the Mercury Space Program"
          William R. Britz - CEO/President, Britz & Company

3:30-"Down the Rabbit Hole: The Care of Neonatal Rabbits Undergoing Invasive Surgery"
          Dr. Sam Baker, DVM, DACLAM, Stanford University  

4:00-Wine and Cheese Social & Poster Contest Award Ceremony & Final
Raffle


Symposium Poster Competition

$$ Cash Prize $$


1st place: $200 award

2nd place: $150 award

3rd place: $50 award


DUE BY JULY 26th, 2019

Poster Contest Guidelines and Suggestions.pdf

Submission:

  • Download and complete form
  • Attach copy of Abstract or Poster
  • Email to ncbaalas@gmail.com
  • In Subject Line: 2019 Poster

You will be notified via email if your abstract or poster is chosen to enter the contest.  

*All submissions must have your company’s management approval of the content of the poster.

2019 Poster contest.pdf

Technologist of The Year Award 

SPONSOR: NCB-AALAS


AWARD: Engraved plaque, $500.00, and one-year Silver level membership to National AALAS.


ELIGIBILITY:

  • The nominee must hold AALAS certification at LATg level.


  • Must be a current NCB-AALAS member and must have been a member since August 2018.

DUE BY JULY 26th, 2019

Submission:

Online: Click Here

Or 

Download and email to ncbaalas@gmail.com

In Subject Line: 2019 Awards

2019 Technologist of the Year.pdf


Al Edward Lab Animal Supervisor of The Year Award

SPONSOR: NCB-AALAS


AWARD: Engraved plaque, $500.00, and one-year Silver level membership to National AALAS.


ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be a current NCB-AALAS member and must have been a member since August 2018.


  • Demonstrate leadership in the field of laboratory animal science and employed in a technical or managerial position.
DUE BY JULY 26th, 2019

Submission:

Online: Click Here

Or 

Download and email to ncbaalas@gmail.com

In Subject Line:  2019 Awards

2019 Supervisor of the Year.pdf

Ancillary Personnel of The Year Award

SPONSOR: NCB-AALAS


AWARD: Engraved plaque, $500.00, and one-year Silver level membership to National AALAS.


ELIGIBILITY:

    • The nominee must be a current volunteer or employee at a biomedical or educational center that uses and care for laboratory animals.


    • Must be a current NCB-AALAS member and must have been a member since August 2018.


    • Includes the following: Administration, Customer Service, Housekeeping, Information Technologies, Procurement, Training/Education


    DUE BY JULY 26th, 2019

    Submission:

    Online: Click Here

    Or 

    Download and email to ncbaalas@gmail.com

    In Subject Line: 2019 Awards

    2019 Ancillary Personnel of the Year Award.pdf


    Al Marshall Animal Technician of The Year Award

    SPONSOR: NCB-AALAS


    AWARD: Engraved plaque, $500.00, and one-year Silver level membership to National AALAS.


    ELIGIBILITY:

    • Certified Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician or Laboratory Animal Technician (LATgs are not eligible)


    • Must be a current NCB-AALAS member and must have been a member since August 2018.


    DUE BY JULY 26th, 2019

    Submission:

    Online: Click Here

    Or 

    Download and email to ncbaalas@gmail.com

    In Subject Line: 2019 Awards

    2019 Tech of the Year.pdf

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