Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians

Laboratorians younger than age 40 will find a welcome atmosphere among peers in the Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians (SYCL), which provides crucial networking, mentorship, programming, and recognition opportunities. SYCL (pronounced "cycle") is a free benefit to under 40 members as well as Trainee Members of AACC, and enrollment is automatic.

New AACC Artery

Join the conversation on the new AACC Artery, which has relaunched on an enhanced platform. In this members-only online community, you can engage with SYCL members to share ideas, research, and best practices. 

SYCL Travel Grants

SYCL members residing in the U.S. and Canada can apply for a SYCL Domestic Travel Grant—a need-based award that gives winners $2,000 to attend the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, CA. Preference is given to applicants who submit oral or written posters for presentation at the meeting. Deadline: March 1

SYCL and TDM-Toxicology Division Webinar

Register now for the April 19 webinar, Designer Drug Testing: Keeping Up From the Laboratory Perspective, which is free for all members of SYCL and the Therapeutic Drug Management and Toxicology Division. Clinical biochemist Dr. Jessica Boyd will discuss the history, trends, and three classes of designer drugs.


SYCL360 is a quarterly webcast featuring the latest news on career and education resources, interviews with AACC members, and updates on SYCL programs and activities.



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