Two staff members were recently honored by the Central Ohio Branch of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (COBAALAS) for their achievements.
Erin Thompson was awarded the 2010 COBAALAS Laboratory Animal Technician of the Year Award. Thompson has been a laboratory animal technician in the Vivarium since 2007.
Terri Shaffer was awarded the 2010 COBAALAS Laboratory Animal Technologist of the Year Award. Shaffer is a senior research associte and the coordinator for the Small Animal Imaging Facility.
Thompson and Shaffer are both eligable for the next level of awards at the District 5 AALAS level. National AALAS is a non-profit organization and is the premier forum for the exchange of information and expertise in the care and use of laboratory animals.