Organized in 1961, the National Capital Area Branch (NCAB) of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science is the local affiliate of AALAS. NCAB has grown into a major educational organization promoting improvements in the humane care and use of laboratory animals and the advancements of laboratory animal science.

The NCAB serves the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.


We are now accepting poster abstracts for the NCAB AALAS Seminar!

Seminar dates: Sept. 14-15, 2016

Abstract submission deadline: July 1, 2016


Check it out!!

-Join us for our May 12th Professional Development Workshop. Click below for more information.

-Check out our Awards section under the 'Get involved' Tab. New information about the Lab Product Technician Award.

-The AALAS Foundation is looking for volunteers to staff their booth at the USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington D.C., on April 15-17,2016.


-TriBranch Symposium

June 6-8, 2016

Tropicana Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ

Abstract/Poster submission deadline has been extended. Click on the buttons below for more information.


Charles River Laboratories is offering the short course again!! 

June 27th-30th, 2016 in Providence, RI