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".
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
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