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.


04/25-26/2019 - District 8 AALAS Annual Meeting – April 25th and 26th, 2019  at the Hyatt Regency Seattle

Please join us at the Hyatt Regency for the 2019 District 8 meeting hosted by Washington, Oregon, and Northern Rocky Mountain Branches of AALAS. This multi-day conference will feature speaker presentations, poster sessions, and workshops designed to help educate and bring new ideas to those in the laboratory animal field. Attendees will also have the […]
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2018 Branch Award Recipients

Congratulations to the winners of this years branch awards!

Peter D.  – Recipient of the 2018 Bette J. Varnam Washington Branch Technician of the Year Award.

Sakara P. -Recipient of the 2018 Ron Orta Washington Branch Member of the Year Award



To receive an invitation to join our secret group on Facebook send an email from the email you use for Facebook to: TBR@wbaalas.org

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