Victor Avalos is a dynamic medical professional with over 15 years of experience serving on the ISIS team. Currently, Mr. Avalos holds the position of Senior Surgical Technician. In this capacity, Mr. Avalos has general supervisory and scheduling responsibility over the veterinary care technical staff. He also coordinates with the Animal Care Staff prior to and during the conduct of the study. He has distinguished himself as a skilled first assistance and a superior interventionalist.
Mr. Avalos started his career with ISIS in research as an animal care taker. He eventually moved up to join the antibody division as an assistant lab technician. His continued success in the organization moved him towards the In Vivo Studies Division, where he served as an assistant OR technician, to his current role as a Senior Surgical Technician.
With surgical expertise in a variety of procedures, Mr. Avalos assists clients routinely with their projects in the OR. He also participates in the ISIS Training Program by providing hands-on training to technicians, which includes anesthetic induction and maintenance, vessel cut-downs, fluoroscopy and ultrasound.
Mr. Avalos serves on the IACUC, has attended AALAS educational forums and is a regular attendee and certificate holder from the Academy of Surgical Research. He currently holds an active membership in AALAS.