Work Your Vocab Abs! ESOL Writer’s Workshop Fall Series
Would you like to enhance your English vocabulary? Would you like to improve your reading and writing skills? If so, this is the workshop for YOU! For More information click here.
Autumn Workshop Series:
"Pronunciation for success: Learn how to speak to be better understood.." For more information please click here.
NCAB Members Participated in the “Sharpening Your Presentation Skills” at the Medimmune complex on 17 July 2013. Attendees learned practical strategies to improve communication skills for career and organizational demands. NCAB would like to thank Medimmune, LLC for the use of their facility.
NCAB is in the planning stages of a multi-day Communication Conference to be held in May 2014. Please send us your ideas and interest in this training. Please check the website often for updated details.
Presentation Skills Workshop
Are you giving a presentation at National AALAS this year? Presenting at your monthly staff meeting? If so, then this may be the workshop for you! For more information please click here
The NCAB AALAS LATG Review Course has been cancelled.
OLAW, USDA, & AALAC Presentations from our March meeting please take the time to review the informational presentations.
Standard Operating Procedures are an integral part of a successful quality system as it provides individuals with the information to perform a job properly, and facilitates consistency in the quality and integrity of a product or end result. SOPs can be effective catalysts to drive performance and improve organizational results. The foundation of all quality systems is its standard operating procedures. For more details click here.
We now have a group on Linked-In. Please visit the Linkedin website at: http://www.linkedin.com/ and Check out the groups.
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.
Date: Sept 14 Saturday
Location: Spirit Cruises, Inner Harbor Baltimore
Topic: Annual Banquet and Awards luncheon
National Meeting: Oct 27 – 31, Baltimore Inner Harbor
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.