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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 (March 3, 2017)

CAAT Grants: Call for Pre-proposals
Deadline: April 21, 2017

Charles River Excellence in Refinement Award: Now Accepting Nominations
Deadline: April 30, 2017

4th Annual Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals
May 1-5, 2017
Atlanta, GA


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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. Seeking Nominations for the Charles River Excellence in Refinement Award

    Nominations are currently being accepted for the Charles River Laboratories Excellence in Refinement Award, sponsored by Charles River’s Commitment to Humane Animal Research Through Excellence and Responsibility (CHARTER) Program in cooperation CAAT.
    Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:13:19 GMT
  2. CAATwalk: News and Updates from CAAT: March 3, 2017

    CAATwalk: News and Updates from CAAT: March 3, 2017
    Fri, 10 Mar 2017 14:44:43 GMT
  3. 4th Annual Symposium on Social Housing: May 1-5, 2017

    The 4th Annual Symposium on Social Housing will take place May 1-5, 2017 in Atlanta, GA.
    Tue, 07 Mar 2017 17:32:32 GMT
  4. CAAT Grants 2018-19: Call for Preproposals

    CAAT is now soliciting pre-proposals for its 2018-19 funding cycle.
    Mon, 06 Mar 2017 19:42:56 GMT
  5. 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 19:10:04 GMT

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