The Minnesota Branch of The American Association for Laboratory Animal Science was established in 1965 as an organization of laboratory animal professionals, including researchers, veterinarians, veterinary technicians and animal care technicians.

Mission:  Promoting, Training and Education of laboratory animal technicians and the public in the use of laboratory animals in research reflects our commitment to both science and animal welfare.


  • MN Branch hosting 2017 District 6 Meeting!! Join us March 29-31, 2017 at the Bloomington Best Western (Mall of America) for the 2017 District 6 AALAS Meeting! Registration will open this fall at a cost of ...
    Posted Jun 3, 2016, 11:27 AM by Mnaalas Admin
  • 2016 Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony Join us on the evening of April 28th for the 2016 MN AALAS Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony! Social hour will start at 5:00 pm followed by dinner and a ...
    Posted Apr 14, 2016, 5:12 AM by Mnaalas Admin
  • AWARDS NOMINATIONS DUE FRIDAY!! Get your 2016 awards nominations in by midnight this Friday! Find nomination forms on the 'Minnesota AALAS Annual Awards' page and submit via email to
    Posted Mar 30, 2016, 6:33 AM by Mnaalas Admin
  • Recognize Excellence in Science! Nominate your coworkers for the 2016 MN AALAS Awards. Individuals will be recognized for excellence in the lab animal science field in three professional award categories. Nominations are due by ...
    Posted Mar 16, 2016, 7:08 AM by Mnaalas Admin
  • Search For Alternatives Workshop The Search For Alternatives Workshop registration is now closed. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 23rd at the APHIS-USDA facility in downtown Minneapolis. 
    Posted Mar 5, 2016, 5:58 AM by Mnaalas Admin
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