Head of Emerging Technologies, LAS, Novartis
Director, Comparative Oncology Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Professor, Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University
CEO & Founder, RockStep Solutions
Vice President/Principal, RockStep Solutions
Senior Investigator and Group Leader, Respiratory Biology, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Associate Director for Special Initiatives Office of the Director National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health
Scientific Director, Analytical Development, Small Molecule Pharmaceutical Development, The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
This event is now apart of the Neuroscience Virtual Event Series.
Our 8th Annual Event in the Laboratory Animal Sciences Virtual Event Series is now available On-Demand! The event will remain open 6 months from the date of the live event. The webinars will be available for unlimited on-demand viewing.
Topic's for this years event included:
Laboratory Animal Sciences 2019 brought together scientists from basics sciences to bioinformatics, clinicians veterinary technicians, veterinarians, technical support staff and compliance personnel from around the world to learn about recent advances and challenges within preclinical phases of drug development.
RACE Continuing Educational Credits
The 2019 conference has been approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards for Continuing Education for veterinarians and veterinary technicians to offer RACE CE credits, and will also meet AALAS and CALAS continuing education criteria. By attending this event, you can earn 1 RACE CE credit per presentation for a maximum of 15 credits.
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