News and upcoming events sponsored by CAAT, CAAT-Europe, and the Transatlantic Think Tank for Toxicology (t4):
May 12-14, 2014
CAAT and CAAT-Europe promise sound scientific synergy involving experts from both sides of the Atlantic to promote the implementation of human-relevant alternative approaches, the advancement of research, and the dissemination of the 3Rs.
CAAT-Europe is housed at the University of Konstanz, Germany.
Functional Non-animal Biobarrier Models in Research and Risk Assessment
February 19-24, 2014
News from Altweb: the latest in information about alternatives and humane science
The International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulation (ICCR) released four reports from their 2013 meeting.
A PDF flyer for the 9th World Congress, to be held in Prague, Czech Republic August 24th-28th, 2014, is now available for download.
CAAT announces the recipients of its 2014-2015 grants for development of alternatives to animal testing.
February 2014 the European Union Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EURL ECVAM) of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre published its Recommendation on the KeratinoSens™ assay for skin sensitisation testing.
On 13 February 2014, NHMRC hosted a webcast, presented by Thomas Hartung, on the new initiatives in the replacement, reduction and refinement of animal use (the 3Rs) in biomedical research.