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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.
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.
We are proud to have played our part in heroic research that continues to improve lives around the world every day. We earn the highest trust of the biomedical research community by providing critical services with integrity and care. To this day, care is at the heart of everything we do. Care for each product that rolls off our factory floor; care for our customers and the human and animal patients that ultimately benefit from their work; care for the welfare of the animals whose health and comfort are critical to the success of the research. Our success is based on services and solutions that last longer and perform more efficiently, accurately, and humanely; on our corporate culture that focuses on personal service and delivering peace of mind to our customers; and on lasting relationships with leading institutions that enable us to influence and accommodate new trends in research and discovery solutions worldwide.
Boehringer Ingelheim is working on breakthrough therapies that improve the lives of humans and animals. As a leading research-driven biopharmaceutical company, the company creates value through innovation in areas of high unmet medical need. Founded in 1885 and family-owned ever since, Boehringer Ingelheim takes a long-term perspective. Around 52,000 employees serve more than 130 markets in the three business areas, Human Pharma, Animal Health, and Biopharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing.
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.
Rock Step Solutions
RockStep Solutions believes in empowering in vivo labs to get more science done with Climb, our leading in vivo research and operations management platform. Designed to address the challenges facing in vivo research by scientists and researchers with hands-on experience, Climb replaces spreadsheets, paper notes, and disconnected point solutions with a single software platform used across your entire lab. Climb provides the tools and information your team needs to get their jobs done more efficiently and accelerate your drug discovery process! Learn more and request a free demo at www.RockStepSolutions.com.
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.
SoftMouse.NET, an Iseehear Inc. solution, was created with one vision in mind: to build the most secure, integrated & supported animal management software that fits the needs of any research group.
SoftMouse.NET is a multi-level secured, cloud-based platform that offers the ability to:
Replace spreadsheets holding animal data, genotyping, breeding schemas, research data, and workflows
Reduce costs and data discrepancies by generating reports of real-time statistical information about animal counts, protocol limits, lineage, and family trees
Refine studies planning and execution in compliance with national and international regulations
SoftMouse.NET is an adaptive software offering flexible packages rather than a one-size-fits-all approach. Our modular solutions serve the global research community, including Biotech companies, Breeding Cores, Animal Facilities, and individual Laboratories. Our dedicated team is committed to our customers with a 24hr support turn-around promise that we strive to keep.
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.
Animal Care Systems
Animal Care Systems creates, manufactures, and distributes animal housing equipment to enable facility personnel to efficiently manage their vivarium space. The mission at Animal Care Systems is to offer lean, technology, and welfare solutions to accelerate medical breakthroughs. As the industry leader in rodent housing density, Animal Care Systems has helped countless research facilities maximize their animal density to optimize workflows, improve processes, and capitalize on space.
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.
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.
Kent Scientific has served medical and research scientists as a worldwide provider of integrated solutions for pre-clinical research and drug discovery advancement for more than 30 years. As the world leader in noninvasive blood pressure, physiological monitoring and anesthesia systems for mice and rats, Kent Scientific enables researchers to achieve results that are fast, consistent and exceedingly accurate.
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 is a global provider of purpose-bred animals for biomedical research and related services. For over 80 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 9001:2015 standard.
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 Transnetyx.com to learn more and register for your free trial today
Animal Specialties and Provisions
At ASAP, we take pride in offering you personalized care and attention that’s second to none. That’s why we don’t sell online. Instead, all orders are handled by a real person who is dedicated to your satisfaction and committed to meeting the specific needs of your animals. It may be the technology age, but we still believe in good old-fashioned customer service! And of course, you can always depend on ASAP for the highest-quality products for your lab animals—from feed and bedding to enrichment and other essentials.
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.