Nicole Duffee DVM, PhD
Director of Education and Scientific Affairs
AALAS and the AALAS Foundation
Dr. Nicole Duffee is the Director of Education & Scientific Affairs for the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science. She leads the development team of the AALAS Learning Library for the online learning platform and courses in laboratory animal science. She oversees and contributes to print publications of AALAS educational resources. She directs the Grants for Laboratory Animal Science program. Dr. Duffee is a former President of the Laboratory Animal Welfare Training Exchange (LAWTE). She was honored to be the recipient of the 1999 AALAS George R. Collins Award for contributions to the field of laboratory animal training, the 2008 recipient of the Elizabeth R Griffin Research Foundation Award for activities in animal biosafety training, and the 2014 LAWTE Ripple Award for contributions to LAWTE leadership. Dr. Duffee’s publications on the education and training of laboratory animal personnel include a chapter in the Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science (2nd and 3rd editions), an article in the ILAR Journal article in the 2007 issue of Training and Adult Learning Strategies for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, and a chapter on training in The Care and Feeding of an IACUC: The Organization and Management of an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (2nd edition).