Joining together for a good cause: Welcome to the Greater Virginia Branch of the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science, headquartered in Richmond!

The first and foremost goal of our nonprofit organization is to promote knowledge pertaining to the health and well-being of the animals for whom we care so deeply.  Our branch provides a gateway to provide information and networking opportunities for Virginia biomedical research care professionals, linking our diverse geographical areas and opening doors for the exchange of ideas and innovation.


Have you ever thought about how much you could change things just by volunteering? Become a member.

      2018 Membership Dues are now being accepted! 

The Technician Award is focused on rewarding the efforts of a hard-working animal caretaker or Veterinary Technician.

Nomination Criteria: The caretaker or technician selected for this award shall be a person whose primary responsibility is the feeding, handling and care of laboratory animals.

Award Details: This year the Charles River Short Course will be held online as a virtual course. We are able to select FOUR winners this year. The branch members selected for this award will be attending the 2018 Charles River Short Course. Since travel will not be required, we are also including a Lab Animal textbook of the winners choosing, as well as a $50 cash prize. Total prize value per person is approximately $1400.

Nomination Deadline: March 23, 2018
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