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Thank you to our current BRAD Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

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. 

Gold Sponsors


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.



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.



LABEX of MAs’ primary focus is providing a source for Quality Reconditioned Vivarium Equipment and Personal Protection Equipment, PPE. We provide animal caging, PPE and laboratory equipment to Universities, Research Centers and Contract Institutions worldwide.  We have extensive industry experience and understand the regulations/guidelines associated with Lab Animal research. We pride ourselves in our knowledge of the equipment and PPE we buy, sell, consign, or lease.



NuAire has been equipping biomedical laboratories since its founding in 1971 and continues to supply airflow products to a variety of customers in academia, government, healthcare, and private industry. As a family-owned company, we differentiate ourselves and our products by offering equipment that is configured for your application, has a low cost of ownership, and is supported by personalized technical service. We are proud to use this legacy and expertise to support the lifesaving animal research industry.  Whether your vivarium needs an Animal Transfer Station, Animal Handling Biosafety Cabinet, or Animal Waste Dumping Station, count on NuAire as the safer choice.



Sanofi is an innovative global healthcare company with one purpose: to chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. We want to build a healthier, more resilient world. We turn the impossible into the possible by discovering, developing, and delivering medicines and vaccines for millions of people around the world. 


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.

Silver Sponsors

AALAS and AALAS Foundation

The American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) and the AALAS Foundation, both 501(c)(3) non-profits, are proud to serve as a Sponsor for BRAD. AALAS is a membership association of professionals employed around the world in academia, government, and private industry who are dedicated to the humane care and treatment of laboratory animals, as well as quality research that leads to scientific gains benefiting people and animals. Providing educational materials to laboratory animal care professionals and researchers, administering certification programs for laboratory animal technicians and managers, publishing scholarly journals and supporting laboratory animal science research, AALAS serves as the premier forum for the exchange of information and expertise in the care and use of laboratory animals. Focused more on outreach, The AALAS Foundation is dedicated to promoting the essential role of animals in research and the importance of animal care and use in science to advance human and animal health. The AALAS Foundation offers a variety of free print and digital resource materials and programs to help support local public outreach efforts across the United States and Canada.


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.



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.


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

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

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 to learn more and register for your free trial today

Bronze Sponsors

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.


Clear H2O

At ClearH2O, we know the health and welfare of animals are a top priority, whether you’re managing laboratory research animals for life-saving medical discoveries or leading poultry genetics and commercial broiler production for the global food supply. Blending food technology with life science allows ClearH2O to provide cost-effective solutions to address unmet market needs while saving time and labor. To meet the needs of industry researchers, breeders, and hatchery managers, ClearH2O manufactures novel gel products that hydrate, nourish, and enrich animals’ lives. Leading medical researchers trust ClearH2O to promote better animal health and welfare through convenient, effective supplements for hydration, nutrition, and medication delivery. When it comes to hydrating research animals, ClearH2O is the #1 choice of breeders worldwide. ClearH2O’s ready-to-use gel products reduce time and labor, with no need to sterilize cups, manage bottles, or administer injections. ClearH2O’s gel formulations are highly palatable, ensuring consistent consumption for supportive nutrition and hydration supplementation, leading to more reliable research outcomes. 



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.


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.


RPM ReSearch

RPM ReSearch is a specialized recruiting and consulting firm specializing in preclinical drug development.  We work with our clients, which are Biotechnology, Biopharmaceutical, Contract Research Organizations, Academia, Life Science Research tools companies, and Laboratory Animal Suppliers in various roles in Senior Scientific, Senior Management, and Operations across the United States. One of our specialties is supporting Laboratory Animal Medicine Clinical Veterinarians with new roles, industry information, resume review, and career consulting. We believe in supporting the highest levels of Animal Welfare and sound Scientific Research to impact health outcomes. Visit www.RPMReSearch.Solutions for more information or tune into our Podcast "Clinical Veterinary Recruiting Insights" on major platforms or here at:


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.


Avidity Science

Avidity Science® is a global leader in automated watering systems, water purification, environmental control and monitoring, and animal identification systems for biomedical facilities. We are ever cognizant of our role in helping research facilities make progress and achieve scientific breakthroughs. That is why we base our innovations on the needs of our customers and support them throughout their journey of discovery. Avidity Science. Enabling science to improve the quality of life.



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.


TOPAZ Technologies

TOPAZ Technologies offers TOPAZ Elements, an efficient and effective software solution for managing IACUC, IBC, and IRB compliance and operations, as well as animal facility operations from animal procurement to census, billing, breeding, and more. TOPAZ has been a leader in the industry since 1979! Visit to learn more and reach out for a demonstration.

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