Regional Committees


Our mission

  • To promote and coordinate the development of Laboratory Animal Science throughout the world and particularly in developing countries
  • To promote international collaboration in Laboratory Animal Science
  • To promote quality definition and monitoring of Laboratory Animals
  • To collect and disseminate information on Laboratory Animal Science
  • To promote world-wide harmonization in the care and use of laboratory animals
  • To promote the humane use of animals in research through recognition of ethical principles and scientific responsibilities
  • To promote the ‘3R’ tenets of Russell and Burch

Committee Members

  • Chair: Montip Gettayacamin (Thailand)
  • Atsuchi Iriki (Japan)
  • Arvind Ingle (India)
  • Nobu Hayashimoto (Japan)


Application for financial support for 2022 activities:

  • Download the application form. Deadline for the submission to Dr. Montip ( is September 1st, 2021. In addition, please provide sufficient detail of anticipated expenditure.

2021 Activities:

  • CSLAS – The CSLAS Annual Meeting will be organized on October 28-29, 2021 in Taipei, Taiwan. Please find the progress report here.
  • LASA India – Because of COVID-19 situation in India, the workshop on “Monitoring of Genetic and Microbiological Status of Small Laboratory Animals for Production of Quality Animals” in Navi Mumbai, India was postponed to 2022. Please find the progress report here.

2020 Activities:

2019 Activities:

  • Report and pictures of the PALAS Workshop on Laboratory Animal Use on 9th to 10th August 2019
  • Report and pictures of the CALAS training workshop
  • Report of the LASA (2017 funding)
  • CALAS, PALAS, KALAS, TALAS: AALAS Technician Training Scholarship (on going and pending Global Partner status of CALAS)

2018 Activity

  • Report of the CALAS Training Workshop, initially planned for 2018, finally conducted in January 2019.
  • Report from LASA-India on the 2018 AFLAS Congress.

2017 Activity
ICLAS and CALAS co-organized a High Level Management Training in Beijing on July 10-12, 2017. A group photo of all speakers and participants:

  • Report of 2017 Activity: Publication on the Certificate Course in Sri Lanka
  • Report of 2016 Activity: AFLAS - SALAS Congress Singapore
  • Report of 2015 Activity: TALAS International Symposium

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