Thank you to our current BRAD Sponsors and Partners! 


a-tune software inc.

a-tune Software is specialized in providing Research Organizations with Software Solutions to simplify Data Management and ensure Compliance.  Our main product, tick@lab, provides Compliance Management modules for IACUC, IRB, and IBC which can be integrated with Animal Operations, Facility and Colony Management, Veterinary Care as well as Tasks Management.


Academy of Surgical Research

The Academy of Surgical Research fosters interdisciplinary transfer of ideas and theories by offering a common platform through which the reporting of valid surgical research efforts is a reality. It is a network of over 200 surgeons, anesthetists, technicians, and scientists with different backgrounds, work environments, and specialties collaborating to promote surgical research efforts.


ACLAM Outreach Committee

The ACLAM Outreach Committee develops and implements outreach efforts to veterinary medical students and veterinarians outside the field of laboratory animal medicine in order to sustain the number of laboratory animal veterinarians in biomedical research and related endeavors.


American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

The American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), founded in 1961, is a professional, international organization of leading brain scientists. Selected primarily on the basis of their original research contributions, the membership of the College is drawn from scientists in diverse subfields of neuroscience, including behavioral pharmacology, clinical psychopharmacology, epidemiology, genetics, molecular biology, neurochemistry, neuroendocrinology, neuroimaging, neuroimmunology, neurophysiology, neurology, psychiatry, and psychology.


Ancare Corp

Ancare Corp is a family-owned business that was established in 1965 as a source for all products utilized in the animal research industry. Today Ancare leads the industry with manufactured stainless steel, plastics and Nestlets as well as custom items and a large inventory of stock products. Ancare’s responsive and personal customer care experience is orchestrated by a team of industry professionals with superior product knowledge. The Ancare team is dedicated to the care and comfort of lab animals and to the research field that creates life changing and life sustaining innovation.


Association of Primate Veterinarians

The Association of Primate Veterinarians (APV) is a collegial community of veterinarians advancing and promoting the science, medicine, management, and humane care of nonhuman primates.  APV strives to promote excellence in nonhuman primate knowledge, care and compassion for better health and science.



BetterBuilt manufactures quality washing systems and products for life sciences, laboratory research, and healthcare.  Our equipment in use at many of the finest research schools, pharmaceutical laboratories and health care facilities in the world. The products we build become a vital link in the success of laboratory research and medical procedures. Researchers at industrial and university sites as well as professionals in healthcare, look to us to provide equipment that enhances their productivity and ensures effective infection control.



Bio-Serv has been serving the research community for nearly 50 years, and our mission from the beginning has always been to create and provide products that meet the unique challenges associated with working with research animals. Our team of experts in lab animal nutrition and animal welfare understand the requirements of caring for research animals and are dedicated to meeting the ever-changing needs of the research community. We have collaborated with investigators and animal care technicians from around the world and have developed numerous unique enrichment devices and formulated thousands of custom diets.



CALAS/ACSAL is a national association dedicated to providing high quality training and educational resources to laboratory animal care professionals across Canada. We believe all animal based research must be conducted professionally and ethically. Our training and certification programs are internationally respected and support national standards of excellence in animal research, teaching, and testing across Canada. Our members are committed to the humane and professional care of research animals and have received advanced training in the highest standards of animal care. We support a diverse group of professionals including animal care attendants, animal health technicians, and veterinarians.


Charles River Laboratories 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guides us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe.


Hilltop Lab Animals 

Hilltop Lab Animals, Inc. began operations in 1928, and quickly developed a reputation for supplying quality research animals at reasonable prices. Through the years, Hilltop continued to build its knowledge base, enabling the company to produce the highest quality rats, mice and guinea pigs available. Hilltop supplies various strains and stocks of rats, mice and guinea pigs to the pharmaceutical industry, universities, contract research organizations, hospitals, toxicological testing facilities, and a wide variety of government laboratories. Hilltop has maintained an excellent reputation in the animal industry for producing a top quality product with an unsurpassed commitment to customer service.



Gain the insights you deserve to get the answers you need. Answering the right questions on time and with high-quality data is the key to achieving your objectives. At Inotiv, clinical decision support is our focus: We deliver the comprehensive and integrated range of right-size toxicology services, analysis, bioanalysis, and DMPK and consulting solutions essential to your success. In choosing a laboratory partner, Expect more: more attention, more insight, and a superlative experience. You’ve worked hard to get this far, and you deserve a provider aligned to your needs and goals. Through scientific leadership and ongoing investments, Inotiv delivers a comprehensive range of nonclinical and analytical services that will exceed your expectations. Benefit from our long and impeccable regulatory history, world-class team of scientists, and track record of providing attentive, decisive service.



Our company has vast knowledge of ingredients, nutrients and animal feed formulations. We are part of a food and feed company with a dedicated focus on product safety. Our TestDiet® feed facilities produce custom grain-based and purified diets for animal research in academic, government, and pharmaceutical laboratories worldwide. As a world leader in laboratory animal nutrition, LabDiet® and TestDiet® feed nutritionists are committed to conducting innovative research programs. We have a long and proud history of close collaboration with life science investigators worldwide.


Lomir Biomedical Inc

Lomir Biomedical Inc. is one of the world’s leading brands in the design and manufacture of animal jackets for all laboratory animal species, as well as infusion systems, collars, restraints, animal-handling equipment and enrichment products. Our head office and manufacturing operations are based near Montreal, Canada, where our research and development take place. As the manufacturer, we offer you the opportunity to purchase equipment that is customized to match your specific scientific needs. Lomir can collaborate with you and provide proactive customer service, expedited delivery schedules and other preferred customer options.


Marshall BioResources

Marshall BioResources is a global provider of purpose-bred animals for biomedical research and related services. For over 75 years our animals have contributed to the development of life saving therapies and treatments for humans and animals alike. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of health and quality, and AAALAC accreditation serves to enhance our top commitment to animal care and welfare. Our rigorous quality management system for all of our global Marshall Beagle® facilities is certified to the ISO 9001:2008 standard.


Oak Hill Genetics

Oak Hill Genetics raises high quality biomedical research animals. Our goal is to provide the research community with quality animals and responsive service to meet your needs. Today we are in two locations and continue to expand our operation to meet the research community demand.


Rochester Midland Corporation

Rochester Midland Corporation designs chemical sanitation programs centered on ensuring the integrity of your research and promoting animal health and well-being. Our LabGuard® program is designed with the environment in mind and a focus on sustainability. We offer a holistic approach that brings together the chemical sanitation program, environmental monitoring, chemical storage, and remote inventory management under one umbrella.



Sanofi is an innovative global healthcare company, driven by one purpose: we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. Our team, across some 100 countries, is dedicated to transforming the practice of medicine by working to turn the impossible into the possible. We provide potentially life-changing treatment options and life-saving vaccine protection to millions of people globally, while putting sustainability and social responsibility at the center of our ambitions. To learn more about the animal protection program, click here.


Shepherd Specialty Papers

Shepherd Specialty Papers is an industry leader of disposable animal husbandry items including bedding, nesting and enrichment materials and remains unmatched in their commitment to provide a full line of quality products to the animal care industry.  Specializing in paper, they offer a wide variety of Cage and Pan Liners, Bedding, and environmental enrichment items for the best possible animal care and to make cage maintenance easier and more economical. 



Tecniplast, leading company in the lab animal industry since 1949, designs, manufactures and distributes equipment for vivaria. Tecniplast offers the most comprehensive product portfolio, ranging from housing systems to laminar flow cabinets, from aquatic solutions to washing equipment, from automations to decontamination services, all tied together by logistics products, monitoring and analysis platforms. Tecniplast is the most innovative partner for vivarium products with the infrastructure to support all project types. The global head office is based in Italy and has facilities in USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, China, Australia, and Japan. Our global presence is based on a network of nearly 70 international representatives, all over the world. 



At Transnetyx, we are passionate about serving researchers worldwide to help them advance human health. Our suite of services (Automated Genotyping, Microbiome Analysis, Genetic Monitoring, Transnetyx Tissue and Colony + AMI) is dedicated to supporting efficient and reproducible research -- with a relentless focus on accuracy and responsible lab animal care. Our partnership with the global research community empowers them to outsource critical research tasks to confidently focus on their next discovery. The Transnetyx suite of services aim to eliminate human error and accelerates research through our fast, easy and accurate approach. Since 2000, Transnetyx has genotyped more than 30 million samples with 99.97% accuracy. Visit to learn more and register for your free trial today

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