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Metro NY AALAS has many award opportunities all throughout the year!  Visit our updated awards page for information on our upcoming awards and nominations deadlines! The next available awards are the TriBranch Award and the National Meeting Award.

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Chimp Haven sadly announces the passing of its Animal Care Director, Kathleen Taylor. Kathleen peacefully passed on December 26, 2017, surrounded by family and friends after valiantly fighting a seven-year battle with cancer. An invaluable member of the Chimp Haven family, … Continue reading

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We lost Christian Vernon on 25th of November 2017. He was the national sales manager at Lenderking Caginh Products. He was an active member of Metro NY AALAS  and active participant of Tribranch seminar. Continue reading

The industry lost a mentor, colleague and friend when John H. Munster died on October 25, 2017. Everyone who knew him recognized his laugh. John did not start his working life in the industry; instead, he worked as an undertaker … Continue reading

Metro New York Branch of AALAS presents awards in six categories to deserving members at its Annual Installation Dinner on Jan. 26, 2018 at the Battery Gardens Restaurant in NYC. All nominations for the awards must be received by Dec. 1, 2017. 

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It’s time to get involved!!! Nominations are open for the following voting positions within the Metropolitan NY Branch of AALAS:  President- Elect – Must have previously served on Council  Council – 3 positions available – 2 year position If you … Continue reading

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TriBranch is offering a fantastic opportunity to take a pencil-and-paper based AALAS Certification exams for each level!!! This will take place on Wednesday, June 7th 1-3:30pm.  The meeting will also feature a two day prep course for anyone considering sitting … Continue reading

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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! 

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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 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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