LASA Annual Conference 2019

The LASA (Laboratory Animal Science Association) 2019 annual congress will run from 26th to 28th November 2019 and will be hosted by LASA in Birmingham. It will feature a scientific and educational programme, with a particular focus this year on the CRISPR technology as well as the latest information and recommendations on our understanding of sentience, animal welfare, 3Rs and influencing human behaviour on experimental design.

Exciting key note speakers include the following:

1)      Professor Elizabeth Fisher- Professor of Neurogenetics at the Institute of Neurology in Queen Square, University College London (UCL)

Humanising’ mouse models to understand neurodegeneration

2)      Professor Michael R F Lee, Chair in Sustainable Livestock Systems, School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Bristol & Head of Department and Site Sustainable Agriculture Sciences, Rothamsted Research, North Wyke

“Agricultural sustainability metrics based on land required for production of essential human nutrients”

The congress will also feature a large trade exhibition, showing recent updates in animal care materials and equipment; animal use and health programs; and research equipment; as well as opportunities to network with colleagues from around the UK and beyond. There is opportunity to submit scientific posters to the meeting and also a call for speakers from the LASA 3Rs section.

A summary of the scientific sessions can be downloaded here along with a copy of the preliminary programme.

Download your registration form here.

Abstracts for Posters to be presented at the Annual Conference are requested. Submissions are invited particularly, but not exclusively, on topics related to the meeting. Posters that have been presented elsewhere will still be considered and will be eligible for the awards; only those covering work conforming to all legal and ethical requirements will be accepted. The LASA Annual Conference Poster prize will be awarded by Envigo this year. This prize is for the best poster which aligns science and technology with the 3Rs, inspiring scientists to readily adopt new approaches. The Envigo poster award includes registration fees and expenses to attend a second scientific meeting with the prize poster to disseminate this information and foster innovative thinking to a wider audience.

Download the Call for Posters 2019 Form

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 to Thursday, November 28, 2019