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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):

Joint Information Day on Good Cell Culture Practice: Human (Stem) Cells and Organoids
December 3rd, 2015
Konstanz, Germany

Social Housing of Laboratory Animals
March 17-18, 2016 • UC Davis, California
Pan-American Conference for Alternative Methods
April 12-14, 2016
Baltimore, Maryland • Info:
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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.

Joint Information Day on Good Cell Culture Practice: Human (Stem) Cells and Organoids
December 3rd, 2015
Konstanz, Germany

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. AALAS Grants for Laboratory Animal Science

    AALAS is offering Grants for Laboratory Animal Science (GLAS) for one-year grants of up to $50,000.
    Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:08:46 GMT Grants for Laboratory Animal Science
  2. Meet Your Biotech SMEs at the European Parliament

    This half day event at the European Parliament, sponsored by CAAT-Europe and IVTIP, introduced SMEs to their members of parliament (MEPs).
    Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:02:22 GMT
  3. Dutch Government Initiates Animal-free Testing Fund

    The Dutch government wants to set up a new investment fund which will put money into developing animal-free research.
    Mon, 02 Nov 2015 19:16:58 GMT
  4. Reply to Critics: How to Obtain or Produce Effective and Replicable Antibodies in the Most Animal-Friendly Way

    The Northwestern University Committee on Animal Resources (CAR) has generously taken the time to read and respond to my “Report Concerning the Procurement and Use of Research Antibodies” published on Altweb.
    Mon, 02 Nov 2015 18:13:50 GMT
  5. CAAT Joins EU-ToxRisk to Drive Mechanism-based Toxicity Testing and Risk Assessment

    In a large H2020-supported collaborative project, academia joins forces with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), large industry, contract research organizations (CROs) and regulatory bodies to achieve a paradigm shift in toxicology.
    Mon, 12 Oct 2015 15:46:20 GMT

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