WBAALAS is the Washington branch of the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) which is dedicated to promoting responsible laboratory animal care. Our membership includes people and institutions statewide that are professionally concerned with the production, care, welfare and study of laboratory animals. We promote fellowship and cooperation among people interested in the mission and philosophy of AALAS and provide a forum for these professionals to meet and discuss the important issues they regularly encounter and recognize leaders in humane animal research methods.

By providing education and support for members of the Washington State research community, our organization strives to create a better quality of life for essential laboratory animals.


08/16/2014 - Summer Picnic

FUN, FUN, FUN in the SUN, SUN, SUN!!!  Mark your Calendar and bring your family to the Annual Branch Summer Picnic on Saturday, August 16. 2014.  It will be held at Gas Works Park in Seattle.  It’s FREE for members and their families.  Always a fun event which includes a barbeque lunch, games, goodies and a raffle.  NEW […]
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Congratulations to Denise C. and Amber C., recipients of the Betty J. Varnam and Ron Orta Memorial Awards!

Check out our July Newsletter for an article on Vivarium Ergonomics, and one that will help you ask your supervisor for support in earning technician certification!



Training Opportunity from WBAALAS Commercial Member ErgoFit:

Train the Evaluator: Office Ergonomic Screens©
Keep your employees healthy, productive, and engaged!
This 18-hour course is designed to teach in-house Human Resources, Safety, Industrial..

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