The 46th Annual Charles River Prize


Charles River is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 46th annual Charles River Prize. This award will be presented in Salt Lake City, UT at the 74th American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) National Meeting, October 22-26, 2023.

The Charles River Prize, consisting of a suitably inscribed plaque and a $2,500 honorarium, is awarded to a veterinarian in recognition of his/her outstanding contributions to laboratory animal science and medicine.
The nominee should be a veterinarian who has had significant, consistent contributions to laboratory animal science and medicine. The nominee must be either a member of AALAS or an AALAS-recognized affiliate organization (a list of AALAS affiliates are listed at The nominee may be a resident of any country.

The completed nomination packet must be received no later than April 1. Please send the nomination packet via email to Each nomination should be accompanied by the following supporting information:

  • Name, mailing address, college and year of graduation
  • Nature of professional activity (type of salaried work)
  • Organization membership (professional and scientific)
  • Honors or awards
  • Bibliography
  • Brief sketch on nominee’s professional background
  • Statement pertaining to his/her qualifications for the award
  • Three letters of support for the nomination
Thank you for your support!

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