FELASA 2022

Vickie Thomas-McArthur shares here experience as an attendee of this year’s FELASA conference. I was slightly nervous in the run up to attending FELASA 2022.  It was to be my first conference on such a large scale, my first conference since the start of Covid and my first time travelling alone to a foreign country. …

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Syndel: Tricaine-S is now Syncaine!

Syndel’s key fish anesthetic has a new name – Syncaine! Syndel is pleased to announce that after achieving the recent milestone of moving into our new US manufacturing facility, we have rebranded our fish anesthetic previously sold under the names, Tricaine-S and Aqualife TMS, to the brand name ‘Syncaine’.  Syncaine is an approved fish anesthetic…

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The 2022 T-shirt contest is here!

Our annual fundraiser has returned! Every year, the ZHA t-shirt design contest draws on the immense talent of our members to design a t-shirt for the membership (and even non-members!) to buy. The proceeds from the t-shirt sales go directly to our Advancement Fund program, which provides small grants to the membership to advance their…

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Advancement Fund Recipient Blog Post

Regis College is foremost a teaching institution that prides itself on the positive outcomes attained by our students.  To improve the outcomes for undergraduate biology students, we found it is imperative to offer on-site research and independent study opportunities in the laboratory setting.  Various recently received funding including the 2021 ZHA grant have positioned the…

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Aquaculture 2022!

Aquaculture 2022 was a rousing success! ZHA kicked things off right on Tuesday morning with a focus on fish diseases followed by basic husbandry sessions from some of our past and present E-Board members and updates from some of our vendors. We held our Annual General Meeting (AGM) and updated the community on past and…

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Aquaneering Scholarship Contest

Aquaneering Contest Rules for Zebrafish Husbandry Workshop Speaker Scholarship Contest Join us in San Diego! Submit a one paragraph abstract for a presentation you will give at the 2022 Zebrafish Husbandry Workshop. If your abstract is chosen, you win free registration and $1,000 toward travel (flight and hotel accommodations) to the Zebrafish Husbandry Workshop at…

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Advancement Fund Recipient Blog Post

This submission comes from one of our Advancement Fund grant recipients, Amber Park Chiodini. Thanks for sharing your experience! From the moment it was posted on Twitter, I knew that I wanted to take the ‘Health and Colony Management of Laboratory Fish’ course. I recently started a new position as a research tech in a…

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Zebrafish education resources for Credentialed Veterinary Technicians

This time of year, veterinary technician associations across the globe are celebrating credentialed vet techs. Whether you celebrate RVT Month, National Vet Tech Week, or RVN Day, part of recognizing our role in the veterinary team is celebrating that credentialed vet techs are always looking to expand their animal health and welfare knowledge. One of…

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New job postings Sept 2021

UNC: We have an opening! Pass this on to anyone who might be interested in working with zebrafish, frogs, toads, and sea turtles. We cross-train in all areas and expect everyone to work wherever they are needed. Our current need is 50/50 zebrafish/toads. Title:  Exotics Laboratory Animal TechnicianVacancy ID: P013456Position Number (if applicable): 00061445Department:  Comparative…

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Want to get involved? Become a volunteer

We are looking to fill the following volunteer positions: Webmaster: add blog posts, maintain events calendar, keep vendor member page up to date.  Helpful to have knowledge of WordPress and basic html. Historian: review archived documents to determine what information is still relevant.  Keep records of ZHA milestones and e-boards up to date. Educator: work…

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