What is it about?

This short report provides a flavour of the diverse scientific programme which form part of LASA's annual meeting in November 2019 in the UK. It provides a useful oversight of key topics and presentations which were of relevance to the biomedical sector at the time in the UK.

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Why is it important?

This report is important as it demonstrates LASA's commitment to providing high-quality education and training opportunities to their members and non-members.


Both the inaugural and closing keynote presentations were amazing to listen to - the speakers were very knowledgable and provided the audience valuable insights into their projects. The speakers were: Inaugural keynote speaker: Professor Elizabeth Fisher, Professor of Neurogenetics at the Institute of Neurology in Queen Square, University College London – who presented on ‘Humanising’ Mouse Models to Understand Neurodegeneration" and Closing keynote speaker Professor Michael R.F. Lee, University of Bristol and Rothamsted Research – who presented "Agricultural Sustainability Metrics Based on Land Required for Production of Essential Human Nutrients". Further details of their presentations with links to slides can be found within this report.

Dr Angela Kerton
The Learning Curve (Development) Ltd.

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This page is a summary of: Report on LASA’s annual meeting, November 2019, Laboratory Animals, April 2020, SAGE Publications,
DOI: 10.1177/0023677220909774.
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