General Guide

The 70thAnnual Meeting of the Japanese Association for Laboratory Animal Science will be held as follows.


70th JALAS: The 70th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for Laboratory Animal Science


May 24 (Wed) - May 26 (Fri), 2023


Fumihiro Sugiyama (University of Tsukuba)


Plenary lectures


LAS Seminars

Oral and Poster Presentations

Exhibitions and more


Tsukuba International Congress Center

2-20-3 Takezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0032, Japan

Registration Fee

  • How to Register

    International attendees are required to submit the following pre-registration form for AFLAS membership or non-member to 70thJALAS Secretariat ( The 70thJALAS will send back the signed pre-registration form. Please bring it for on-site registration.

  • Pre-registration Fees
    Onsite Registration
    AFLAS-membersa) 10,000 JPY
    Non-members 13,000 JPY

    Fees include Admission to Scientific Sessions, Program book and Abstracts(PDF)

    a)AFLAS members:

    Chinese Association for Laboratory Animal Science (CALAS)
    Chinese Taipei Society of Laboratory Animal Science (CSLAS)
    Indonesia Association for Laboratory Animal Science (IALAS)
    Korean Association for Laboratory Animal Science (KALAS)
    Laboratory Animal Scientists' Association (India) (LASA India)
    Laboratory Animal Science Association of Malaysia (LASAM)
    Philippine Association for Laboratory Animal Science (PALAS)
    Singapore Association for laboratory Animal Science (SALAS)
    Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory Animal Association (SLALAS)
    Thai Association for Laboratory Animal Science (TALAS)

  • Registration Desk Opening Hours

    May 24(Wed)8:30-16:30

    May 25(Thu)8:30-16:30

    May 26(Fri)8:30-11:00

  • Payment and Currency

    All payments must be made in Japanese Yen by cash only. Credit card, bank draft, and check are not accepted.

  • Conference Materials

    1) Name badge: All the participants are requested to wear their name badges throughout the meeting. Participants without badges may be stopped to enter the scientific sessions and reception.

    2) Program book

    3) Abstracts will be delivered in PDF format.




The abstracts are open to participants only. Please check p63 of the program book sent to you for the password to view the PDF


To enter Japan, some foreign nationals are required to obtain a visa issued by the Japanese embassy or consulate in their country of residence.

If you need a visa, please contact the secretariat via e-mail before March 31.

Please note that the processes to issue a visa could take time, so please make sure to allow enough time to prepare the required documents to apply for a visa.

Oral and Poster Presentation Registration

Call for papers (JALAS and AFLAS members ONLY)

★ Dec. 1 (Thu), 2022 – Jan. 20 (Fri), 2023

Please access this website ( or send your abstract data to after pre-registration

If you send your abstract data to, please use the following Word template.

Abstract Guidelines

The abstract text (including the title, author's name and affiliation) must be written in English. Please check the information on the text length limitation below.

Abstracts must be accompanied by:

1) Presentation style (oral or poster)

2) Presentation category (select from the following Classification A and Classification B )

3) Corresponding author

E-mail address

4) Title of the paper (within 100 characters, including spaces)

5) Full name(s) of author(s) (maximum 15 people)

6) Affiliation(s) (maximum 15 affiliations)

7) Abstract body

The length of an abstract, including a title, full names of authors, affiliations, and abstract body, must not exceed 1,700 characters and cannot include charts or special characters.

The classification list is below.

Classification A
A-1 management, facilities, ethics and welfare
A-2 experimental technique, substitution, anesthesia and analgesia
A-3 nutrition, physiology and biochemistry
A-4 aging
A-5 brain, neurology and behavior
A-6 autopsy, histology and pathology
A-7 breeding and lineage development
A-8 developmental engineering (including regenerative medicine)
A-9 genetics, selective breeding and gene function
A-10 pharmacology and safety
A-11 microorganisms, infection and immunity
A-12 disease models
A-13 bioresources
A-14 others
Classification B
B-1 mice
B-2 rats
B-3 rodents (other than mice and rats)
B-4 rabbits
B-5 dogs
B-6 cats
B-7 pigs
B-8 primates
B-9 birds
B-10 reptiles and fish
B-11 invertebrates
B-12 other animal species

Presentation Method

Presentation is to be made either by oral or poster presentation. Please choose your preferred type of presentation at abstract submission; however, the final selection is left to the local organizing committee. Results will be announced on the website.

Oral presentation

Use of PC projector only

Please submit your presentation data at the PC Center on the 1st floor of the venue at least 30 minutes before your presentation.

Please save your presentation data in USB and bring it to the venue.

Poster presentation

Those who participate in the Conference as a poster presenter are asked to visit the Poster Session Room. The secretariat prepares poster boards, pins, and presenter's ribbons, and you are to place your poster by yourself. Your poster should be posted during the Conference.

Social Gathering Participation

  • Date

    May 25, 18:30~20:30

  • Venue

    Hotel Nikko Tsukuba

  • How to Register

    Registration for international attendees is on-site only.

    If you would like to participate the social gathering, please register at the on-site registration desk on May 24th.

  • Registration Fee
    Onsite Registration
    Members and Non-members 10,000 JPY

70th JALAS Secretariat

  • Contact address

70th JALAS Secretariat

Laboratory Animal Resource Center, University of Tsukuba

1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, JAPAN, 305-8575