News and upcoming events sponsored by CAAT, CAAT-Europe, and the Transatlantic Think Tank for Toxicology (t4):
Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals
October 5-6, 2014
CAAT Science-based Refinement Awards - Call For Proposals
Due: October 31, 2014
The Emergence of Systematic Review and Related Approaches in Toxicology
November 21, 2014
Job Opening: CEO of CAAT-Europe
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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.
News from Altweb: the latest in information about alternatives and humane science
Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals. October 5-6, 2014. University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
Advocates like Pascaline Clerc, view the organ-on-a-chip work at Wyss as among the most promising of several advances aimed at reducing or eventually replacing animal testing.
The Tox21 Data Challenge 2014 will "crowdsource" data analysis by
independent researchers to reveal how well they can predict compounds'
interference in biochemical pathways using only chemical structure data.
The Scientific Advisory Committee on Alternative Toxicological Methods
(SACATM) will meet Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at the National Institute
of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) in Research Triangle Park, NC.
NICEATM and the PCRM will cosponsor a scientific workshop on “Adverse Outcome Pathways: From Research to Regulation.”