Are you eligible to take your AALAS certification exam? Are you going to TriBranch? Good news!!! We have the opportunity to offer paper-based exams at TriBranch! 

Please take our survey to let us know you are interested!!!
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It is now time to start submitting your presentation and poster abstracts for TriBranch 2017. The 2017 TriBranch Symposium is to be held in at the Tropicana in Atlantic City, NJ! This year’s theme is “One HEALTH: Human, Education, Animal, Laboratory, Training, Husbandry!”
Before the holiday rush takes over, take the time to go to the TriBranch website at www.tribranch.org and learn more about submitting an abstract for a presentation or poster.  We are excited to hear from you and look forward to filling next year’s program with exciting presentations and posters. Please remember that we count on your talent to contribute to a successful program. 
 
Julia Krout
TB17 Chair
Click here to access the Abstract Submission Form. 

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Congratulations to Metro NY Branch of AALAS’ 2017 President-Elect and Council Members!
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January 19, 2017

ENRICHMENT CLUB ROUND TABLE: “ALOPECIA: FROM MICE TO MONKEYS”
OPEN TO FACILITY MANAGERS, CARETAKERS, VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, VETERINARIANS, ENRICHMENT COORDINATORS, TRAINERS, AND RESEARCHERS

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Metro New York Branch of AALAS presents awards in six categories to deserving members at its Annual Installation Dinner on Jan. 27, 2017 at the Battery Gardens Restaurant in NYC. All nominations for the awards must be received by Dec. 1, 2016. 

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IACUC 23
The Charge & The Challenge 
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Hello Metro members, Last night our third and final summer event was held, the harbor cruise on the Zephyr, which followed the Central Park Zoo family event and the Bronx Zoo educational tour of the Wildlife Health Center, followed by … Continue reading

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We are saddened to inform you that after a valiantly fought 12-year battle with breast cancer, Jennifer Streicker has passed away. Many will remember Jen from her inspiring personal story as a breast cancer researcher who also became a breast … Continue reading

Housing has opened for the AALAS National Meeting! It is time to book the block.

Click here for National AALAS’ latest email. Included are links to register, info on keynote speaker, Rebecca Skloot, and updates on other National Meeting events and opportunities. Get more AALAS news when you read this month’s LAS Pro newsletter.

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If you have a TBR in your branch who you feel has shown an exemplary job performance, please nominate him/her for the “TBR Recognition Award”. Continue reading

Important TriBranch Registration Notes & Reminders: Continue reading

The TriBranch Symposium will be held on June 6, 7 and 8 at the Tropicana Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ. Registration is now open!  Continue reading

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)/Bronx Zoo has available a one year veterinary technician internship for a successful candidate to be trained as a specialized zoo and wildlife veterinary technician.

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A loving tribute to Dr. McBride, who sadly passed on January 17th, 2016.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 30 at 2 p.m. For details please follow link at the end of our tribute.  Continue reading

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It is now time to start submitting your presentation and poster abstracts for TriBranch 2016.  The theme will be “Doing More with Less”…. Continue reading

This is your chance to vote for your 2016 MNYBAALAS Council Members and President-Elect!

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Metro New York Branch of AALAS presents awards in six categories to deserving members at its Annual Installation Dinner on Jan. 29, 2016.  Continue reading

The CTAD (Committee for Technician Awareness and Development) is looking for motivated individuals working in the research community who have graduated from an accredited Vet Tech program to participate in the Veterinary Technician Student Program, at the AALAS 66th National Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona November 1-5, 2015. Continue reading

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MNYBAALAS is soliciting Vet Tech student applicants for the 2015 Student Award. Continue reading

Visit our “classifieds” section to view newly listed job opportunities!  Continue reading

If you are a technician with at least one year’s experience in the research animal field at the level of cage wash tech, diagnostic lab tech, animal health/vet tech, animal care tech, training tech, or supervisor…. Continue reading

We are excited to announce that the Second Annual TriBranch 5K Run/Walk will be held on June 10, 2015!! Continue reading