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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):

Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals
October 5-6, 2014
Denver, Colorado

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
Baltimore, MD

Job Opening: CEO of CAAT-Europe
Click here for more information


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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.


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From Altweb

Altweb News

News from Altweb: the latest in information about alternatives and humane science
  1. Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals - October 5-6, 2014

    Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals. October 5-6, 2014. University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
    Mon, 04 Aug 2014 18:34:52 GMT
  2. Human on a Chip (Fast Company)

    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.
    Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:51:27 GMT
  3. Tox21 Data Challenge Opens August 18th

    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.
    Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:28:24 GMT
  4. ICCVAM Advisory Committee to Meet in September

    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.
    Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:21:54 GMT
  5. AOPs Workshop: Adverse Outcome Pathways: From Research to Regulation

    NICEATM and the PCRM will cosponsor a scientific workshop on “Adverse Outcome Pathways: From Research to Regulation.”
    Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:59:00 GMT

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