The website is currently undergoing some changes and older links are currently in place. We hope to have this corrected very soon. Please have patience as our current webmaster (me) has very little experience in this process. Please visit the NEWSLETTER Tab as well as EDUCATION Tab for current information. I appreciate your understanding and if you have any comments, suggestions or burning desire to be our Web Master, please feel free to contact me: Carolyn Pelham NCAB 2015 President at firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to National Capital Area Branch, American Association of Laboratory Science
Announcements, Meetings, and Events NCAB Member Jordin Publico will be speaking at the following. Age of Auditing Symposium presented by Animal Care Training Solutions (ACTS) on Feb 3-4. For more information please click onlinkhttp://www.actstraining.com/auditing-symposium
Congratulations to our newly elected 2015 Council Members
President Elect: Dr. Temeri Wilder-Kofie
Treasurer Elect: Mark Miller
Also of note an amendment to change the position of Treasurer to a three year term was approved.
Date: January 23, 2015
Location: Courtyard Marriot at the Washintonian Center
NCAB-AALAS Annual Meet and Greet Event
I would like to thank everyone who turned out for the Meet and Greet. A fun time was had by all! The new location was well recieved by all in attendance and hopefully we can keep this location in mind for future events. The best part of the night was we found our Web Master Kyla Yeregui, she will be taking over the reins from me so look for a change in quality
We meet again next month, details are being finalized and remeber...bring a friend!
Please feel free to contact any current Council Member we are alwways looking for volunteers.
The Susan B. Koman Race for the Cure
May 9th 2015
More Information to follow
We now have a group on Linked-In. Please visit the Linkedin website at: http://www.linkedin.com/ and visit the NCAB group.
Organized in 1961, the National Capital Area Branch (NCAB) of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science is the local affiliate of the AALAS. NCAB has grown into a major educational organization promoting improvements in the humane care and use of laboratory animals and the advancement of laboratory animal science. The NCAB serves the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.
Objectives of NCAB
•Sponsor training courses, workshops and seminars
•Promote exchange of information between persons working in the field of laboratory animal care.
•Promote improvements in the humane care and use of laboratory animals.
•Recognize outstanding persons in the field of laboratory animal science.
•Provide current information on laboratory animal science to interested members of the general public, news media, or governmental organizations.
•Support other nonprofit organizations with similar goals.
The NCAB holds monthly meetings featuring speakers drawn from both the membership and community at large. The presentations span a wide array of laboratory animal subjects, in addition to contemporary issues influencing the personal and professional pursuits of NCAB members. Prior to the evening's program presentation, there is a business meeting and social hour. Branch committees report progress with new initiatives and announce upcoming membership activities. Meetings are open to both members and guests.
The NCAB offers many different education seminars and courses. These opportunities are intended to challenge all different skill and knowledge levels. Please frequent the Education Tab.
Information regarding the NCAB LATG Review Course is posted over on the Education section tab.
Information concerning ALAT, LAT, LATG, and the AALAS registry program can be found on the Education Tab.
The NCAB offers four awards during the annual seminar meeting. Nominees must be an NCAB member in good standing. Deadline for this year's nominations will be announced shortly. Please see links below for more information.