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Johns Hopkins University
Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing

We believe the best science is humane science. Our programs seek to provide a better, safer, more humane future for people and animals. To learn more about CAAT and the 3Rs, visit our About Us page. And consider supporting our mission.


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CAAT News and Upcoming Events

News and upcoming events sponsored by CAAT, CAAT-Europe, and the Transatlantic Think Tank for Toxicology (t4).

Sign up for our CAATwalk Newsletter for the latest news about our activities!

Latest CAATwalk: Newsletter (February 15, 2017)

SOT Satellite Meeting: Updates on Activities Related to 21st Century and Related Efforts: Invited Presentations and Open Mic
March 16, 2017
Baltimore, MD

SOT Satellite Meeting on Regulatory Acceptance of Read-Across
March 17, 2017
Baltimore, MD

CAAT Academy: Hands-on Training in Toxicology
Various locations throughout Europe
Beginning April, 2017


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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 Academy: 2017 Hands-on Training Courses

CAAT-Europe is housed at the University of Konstanz, Germany.


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From Altweb

Altweb News

News from Altweb: the latest in information about alternatives and humane science
  1. EU Joint Research Centre Reports on 3Rs Knowledge Sharing

    he JRC has carried out a study of available knowledge on the replacement, reduction and refinement (the 3Rs) of animal procedures used in research and testing to understand how supply of such knowledge can better meet demand.
    Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:10:04 GMT
  2. CAATwalk: News and Updates from CAAT: February 15, 2017

    CAATwalk: News and Updates from CAAT: February 15, 2017
    Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:23:44 GMT
  3. CAATwalk: News and Updates from CAAT: January 23, 2017

    CAATwalk: News and Updates from CAAT: January 23, 2017
    Mon, 30 Jan 2017 20:51:00 GMT
  4. Funding Opportunity: Alternatives Research & Development Foundation

    The Alternatives Research & Development Foundation, which funds and promotes alternatives to the use of laboratory animals in research, testing, and education, is currently soliciting research proposals.
    Mon, 30 Jan 2017 20:38:18 GMT
  5. ATTN IACUCs: Interagency Collaborative Animal Research Education Project

    The Interagency Collaborative Animal Research Education (ICARE) Project is an interagency initiative of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA),
    Mon, 30 Jan 2017 20:33:04 GMT

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