TAKE OWNERSHIP IN YOUR PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION.  TRBAALAS belongs to its members and one's experience will be what they make it.  Your participation in meetings, networking, sharing your thoughts, experiences, and knowledge will support your growth and the growth of your peers.  The Board of Directors will work to provide every member with opportunities for professional growth.

TRBAALAS thanks the AALAS Foundation and the Baylor College of Medicine for permission to use this photo.

The Three Rivers Branch AALAS (TRBAALAS) serves personnel and industry working in research within southwestern PA and the northern regions of WV.  TRBAALAS is an active, growing branch within AALAS.  The TRBAALAS Board of Directors wish to thank each individual and business for their participation and support!


Annually, TRBAALAS hosts informative educational meetings and events intended to enhance networking; with the goal and objective of fostering professional growth and development.  The Board of Directors is committed to the industry and to our membership.


Membership, as well as advertising in TRBAALAS provides:

  • An average of five (5) meetings and events each calendar year,
  • Presentations at meetings by regional investigators, international speakers, community representatives, and by our qualified members,
  • Four (4) informative quarterly newsletters each calendar year (emailed to current members and not posted on the website),
  • Annual membership awards (some supported by our member businesses),
  • Government, accreditation and industry announcements,
  • Two technician recognition nights and 1 technician presentation night annually,
  • An annual awards meeting and Murder Mystery Dinner every January,
  • A biennial riverboat cruise in June or July,
  • A confidential Membership Directory,
  • An open-mind to suggestions that will improve TRBAALAS and benefit our membership.