http://www.aalasfoundation.org. Mission Statement. The AALAS Foundation supports educational outreach on the essential role of responsible laboratory animal care and use in science to advance human and animal health. The AALAS Foundation is a Separate 501(c) 3 Organization.
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The AALAS Foundation supports educational outreach on the essential role of responsible laboratory animal care and use in science to advance human and animal health.
With your donations, we fund:
Frog Online Course:
(A joint project with Clemson and Howard Hughes Foundation)
Handbook for Science Professionals: Public Outreach and Communications:
(Developed by States United for Biomedical Research and funded by AALAS Foundation)
Outreach at Teacher Conferences:
AALAS Foundation staff exhibits at various science/agricultural teacher conferences throughout the year. Teachers and students are provided with resources that promote the role of responsible lab animal care and use in science.
This poster discusses fun facts about animals and how research designed for humans help animals too.
(A joint project with Millennium Pharmaceuticals)
Informs students about the variety of careers in laboratory animal science.
Through interviews with professionals in the field, students can learn more about biomedical research using animals, its necessity, and the importance of the work.
This DVD was funded by an $80,000 joint grant to the Foundation from Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, Inc.Your Donations at Work…
“Careers in Biomedical Research” Brochure
A joint project between the California Society for Biomedical Research and the AALAS Foundation, this comprehensive brochure covers a wide range of career options in biomedical research. This brochure encourages youth to seek careers in biomedical research, educates teachers and counselors about career options, and promotes an awareness of animal research and its benefits. The brochure is available through the Foundation and the AALAS Bookstore.
AALAS Learning Library (ALL) Web-Based Training
Funded by a $125,000 grant from Merck & Company, Inc. to the Foundation, AALAS is developing web-based training courses on animal research biomethodologies for common laboratory animal species on the AALAS Learning Library (www.aalaslearninglibrary.org).
This site provides age-appropriate materials, games, and activities for students, teachers, and parents (funded by Charles River).
Your tax-deductible donations to the Foundation help
with public outreach training and education projects.
By donating to the Foundation, you also ...
Gifts May Be Made Several Ways:
• Through United Way (reference #060730).
Make a lasting tribute to the memory of a loved one, friend, co-worker, companion animal, or research animal with a gift to the AALAS Foundation. The family will receive an acknowledgement of your gift. The Foundation has memorial cards that can be used to express your sympathy to the family.
2009 Vice Chair
strives to involve all AALAS members as we work together to support animal research and share the benefits of this research with our friends, co-workers, and the community around us.
It’s an Investment in Your Future!