Sound Check...One, Two, Three!

Tune up your guitars and gather up your paint brushes - registration into the "Guitar Animal Hero" contest - to benefit the AALAS Foundation and its mission - is NOW OPEN!

Austin, Texas is known for its live music scene - country, blues and rock. We know all the people and animals working in laboratory animal science are ROCK STARS - strumming to a fast beat to achieve medical discoveries! 

That's why, this year, the AALAS Foundation has designed a "Guitar Animal Hero" contest to be held at the 2017 AALAS National Meeting in Austin, Texas! 

We're challenging contestants to creatively paint/ decorate a wooden 10" guitar! An official wooden guitar will be shipped to contestants upon payment of contest entry fee and completion of registration form.

Don't worry - you don't have to know how to play a guitar to enter the contest! Simply show off your imagination and talent by creatively painting/decorating an official contest guitar! 

Click here for contest details/rules and to register for entry into the contest!

Deadline to enter the contest is September 8, 2017 - so, don't delay!



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A 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, the AALAS Foundation is an advocate for laboratory animal science and research. The future of the profession and biomedical science depends on promoting the benefits of biomedical research through public outreach and ensuring that high-quality training and education programs and materials are available for those working in the profession of laboratory animal science.