News and upcoming events sponsored by CAAT, CAAT-Europe, and the Transatlantic Think Tank for Toxicology (t4):
CAAT Grants: Call for Proposals (Deadline: March 27, 2015)
Updates on Activities Related to 21st Century Toxicology and Evidence-based Toxicology: Invited Presentations and Open Microphone, a Society of Toxicology (SOT) Satellite Meeting
March 26, 2015
San Diego, CA
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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.
Join Information Day on Biology Inspired Microsystems—Status and Future
June 11, 2015
CAAT-Europe is housed at the University of Konstanz, Germany.
News from Altweb: the latest in information about alternatives and humane science
The Global 3Rs Awards program will recognize significant innovative contributions toward the 3Rs of animal research to advance ethical science by any researcher, in academia or industry in any area of biology.
An EU-wide campaign to stop laboratory experiments on animals has failed to persuade the European Commission to impose a ban.
The current push to make microphysiological systems was inspired, in part, by a Department of Defense (DOD)-sponsored National Academy of Sciences panel on model systems for evaluating countermeasures against biological or chemical weapons in 2011.