October 10, 2017 (Fairfax, VA) – SoBran BioScience, a division of SoBran, Inc. and a leading provider of biomedical research support services, will showcase their laboratory expertise through seminar participation and research poster presentations while attending the 68th National AALAS Meeting in Austin, TX on October 15-19.

Seminar: Retirement of Nonhuman Primates in Research
Retiring laboratory animals has become more popular among the research and lab animal community in recent years. This panel discussion will focus on the importance of lab animal retirement, discuss some barriers that prevent initiation of a successful retirement program, provide different viewpoints from the research and sanctuary community, and offer practical advice on how to start an NHP retirement program at your institution. SoBran’s Kristina Carter will participate as a panelist for this seminar.
Monday October 16th 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Room: 16A

Posters:
SoBran BioScience staff has five posters for presentation at AALAS, examples include:
Enrichment Items to Improve Current Treatment of Malocclusion in Laboratory Rodents -Dillon, Marlon; Chiedi, Carmelo; Salbador, Gloria; Scorpio, Diana
Increasing Veterinary Technician Productivity Through Murine Ulcerative Dermatitis Treatment Schedule Optimization - Kalle-Youngoue, Felix; Lucas, Kelly; Anderson, Marcellus; Gyles, Arturo; Clark, Tannia

Gregory Kelly, Ph.D. Sr. Vice President at SoBran BioScience said, “Through managing and operating complex and demanding laboratory animal care programs for our clients from Federal agencies and private companies, we’re proud to have the high-level quality assurance and animal care expertise needed to contribute at this important industry conference.”

“SoBran BioScience focuses on providing professional development and growth opportunities for our employees -- attending and participating in the National AALAS conference is an excellent avenue to support this effort,” explained Brad Fisher, Director Government Contracts at SoBran BioScience. “We look forward to this annual event, and appreciate the opportunities it provides our employees and company.”

Meet SoBran BioScience experts at booth #1724.

About SoBran BioScience
SoBran BioScience has over 20 years of experience supporting complex preclinical research and drug discovery for government agencies, academic institutions, and biotechnology companies. SoBran is ISO 9001:2015 certified and leads the industry in designing and managing ethical animal care programs that meet the most demanding regulatory standards. For more information visit us at www.sobranbioscience.com

Media Contact:
Soma Martin
SoBran Inc.
Smartin@sobran-inc.com
703.352.9511 ex. 109