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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BRANCH OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE 



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  (Workshop, sign up at time of registration) 

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  (Workshop, sign up at time of registration) 

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




2020 District 8 Meeting


Upcoming events

    • 4 Oct 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • 17 Apr 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • UCSF Smith Cardiovascular Research Building. 555 Mission Bay Boulevard South, San Francisco, CA 94158
    Register


    Study to sit for your ALAT/LAT exam and get certified! 

    When: 1-3pm, every Friday beginning October 4, 2018
    (NOTE: the end date is subject to change based on availability of the instructor)

    Host/Hostess:  UCSF Smith Cardiovascular Research Building. 555 Mission Bay Boulevard South, San Francisco, CA 94158

    Instructor: Doug Miller

    Cost: $225 member price for the entire course!  ($250 for non-members, includes 1 year of NCB membership)

    Don't miss this opportunity to attend this AALAS certification class to be taught by Doug Miller.  Doug's classes are very popular and pass rates are over 90% for people who take the ALAT/LAT exam after taking this class!

    Course outline - ALAT LAT.doc


    • 4 Oct 2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • 21 Feb 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • UCSF Smith Cardiovascular Research Building. 555 Mission Bay Boulevard South, San Francisco, CA 94158
    Register


    Study to sit for your LATG exam and get certified! 

    When: 3-5pm, every Friday beginning October 4, 2018
    (NOTE: the end date is subject to change based on availability of the instructor)

    Host/Hostess:  UCSF Smith Cardiovascular Research Building. 555 Mission Bay Boulevard South, San Francisco, CA 94158

    Instructor: Doug Miller

    Cost: $225 member price for the entire course!  ($250 for non-members, includes 1 year of NCB membership)

    Don't miss this opportunity to attend this AALAS certification class to be taught by Doug Miller.  Doug's classes are very popular and pass rates are over 90% for people who take the ALAT/LAT exam after taking this class!

    Course Outline - LATG.doc


    • 25 Oct 2019
    • 1 Nov 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB 700 Bay Road Redwood City, CA
    • 0
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    ADVANCE:  Intended for experienced attendees that regularly perform biomethodology techniques. Emphasis will be on advanced level dosing and blood collection techniques in a mouse. Difficulty is considered high for a beginner or novice-level attendees.

    Members: $50

    Non-Members: $75


    • 25 Oct 2019
    • 1 Nov 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB 700 Bay Road Redwood City, CA
    • 18
    Register

    BASIC: Intended for beginner and novice-level attendees. Emphasis will be on handling/restraint; syringe handling, and common techniques utilized for dosing and blood collections in a mouse.


    Members: $50

    Non-Members: $75



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