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
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 (email@example.com) is September 1st, 2021. In addition, please provide sufficient detail of anticipated expenditure.
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.
CALAS - Advanced Training Workshop for Laboratory Animals Resource Managers in Changchun, Jilin Province, China could not be organized in 2021. Tentative schedule will be March 2022.
SLALAS – The 7th Annual Scientific Sessions Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory Animal Science (SLALAS) entitled, “Responsible Animal Experimentation” in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 30th to 31st January 2020. Final Report.
TALAS – Due to current situation on COVID-19 pandemic, the AFLAS Congress 2020 was postponed to June 21-27, 2021, and finally cancelled. It is under the determination of AFLAS Council to determine the future AFLAS Congress schedule and location. Please find the final report here.
Report and pictures of the PALAS Workshop on Laboratory Animal Use on 9th to 10th August 2019.