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The Appalachian Branch of AALAS is a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 educational

association chartered under the laws of the State of Tennessee. We are

affiliated with the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS™)

and one of five Branches in AALAS District 4. We are dedicated to the

advancement of laboratory animal science primarily through education,

training, and information exchange. The ultimate goal being improvement of

both human and animal health. In concert with this aim is the enhancement and

development of the careers of our technical support staff members.

The Appalachian Branch of AALAS is comprised of nearly 200 individual, institutional and commercial members. We are geographically located in middle and east Tennessee, covering Nashville to Knoxville and the Tri-Cities. Our primary institutions include; Vanderbilt University, the University of Tennessee, East Tennessee State University, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Meharry Medical College. Membership is not regionally restricted and anyone professionally concerned with the production, care, and study of laboratory animals is welcome to join.


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Updated May 10, 2016
October 30–November 3, 2016 Would you like to attend the national AALAS meeting? Well here is your chance to get $1,000 in assistance.  Applications are due by May 31st.
New Logo Contest  As part of our 25th anniversary celebration we are having a new Branch logo contest.  Bring out your inner artist and win a trip to the  2017 District 4 AALAS Meeting.Contest details and rules coming very soon.    

2017 District 4 AALAS Meeting 

hosted by SEAALAS

March 29-31, Decatur, GA.

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