In the News
CALAS Chapter Holiday Bash
The Pacific Regional Chapter of the Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science struck up a party to send 2017 to the annals of time.
2017 AALAS National Meeting - Thanks for Visiting!
We had a blast talking animal caging with you!
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Awarded Facility of the Year
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute was awarded ALN’s TurnKey 2017 Facility of the Year on Monday.
Have you thought about how your caging might affect your research results?
Read a recently published paper on the effects of using three different caging types on the outcome of behavioral tests in mice. Results from one behavioral test showed...
Announcing the 2017 CALAS Symposium Talking Poster Award Winner!
Congratulations to 2017 Talking Poster Award winner Dr. Frederic Chatigny. His poster, “Assessing the side-effects of lidocaine used as an analgesic on rainbow...
A recent and revolutionary use of Optimice cages
Read how one facility designed a unique automated animal training and monitoring web-based solution to measure behavioral phenotypes in mice in its Optimice home-cage...
What Will You Do for Earth Day?
The inaugural Earth Day mobilized millions of grassroots people to action about climate awareness. In 2016, Earth Day was celebrated in Europe and around the world as the...
Happy Tech Week!
The Laboratory Animal Technician Week 2017 year's theme is "Technicians Give Animals A Voice." This year's celebration runs from January 29-February 4, 2017. We at...
Thank you for visiting!
Thank you for stopping by our exhibit this year at the AALAS National meeting in Charlotte! If you missed us, check out our featured product, CageTalkers® on our...
Did you know October is Energy Awareness month?
If you didn’t know, you do now! The entire month of October is devoted to promoting smart energy choices and spreading the word about the benefits of energy...
Wish you had a ventilated cage that was designed to accommodate rodents with head implants?
Read how one facility worked with ACS to go above and beyond for their rodent models with head implants.
Congratulations to our 2016 CALAS Symposium Talking Poster Award winner!
Congratulations to Jessie Chisholm, who is this year’s Talking Poster Award winner. This Animal Care Systems sponsored award is given to the technician whose talking...
Read how one facility used ACS’ high-density Optimice racks to make the most efficient use of floor
Read how one facility used ACS’ high-density Optimice racks to make the most efficient use of floor space in a new stick-built facility....
Read how to increase productivity and eliminate waste of non-added value steps using Optimice racks.
The University of Houston Animal Facility has implemented the use of lean and Six Sigma tools to allow a more efficient cage handling process to be developed in their...
Need more cage space for your mice?
Read how one institution used Optimice Blockparty to co-house large groups of mice.
University of Houston receives Honorary Mention for the 2015 Turnkey Facility of the Year!
The University of Houston has been recognized with an Honorary Mention for the 2015 Turnkey Facility of the Year Award. The award recognizes an outstanding laboratory...
Is it possible to maintain germ free animals on an Animal Care Systems rack?
Read how Boston Children’s Hospital has successfully maintained germ-free/gnotobiotic animals at the cage level utilizing an Animal Care Systems Optimice®...