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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).

Deadline Extended to May 22, 2020!
Summer School on Innovative Approaches in Science
June 22-25, 2020
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

WATCH: Michael Balls Keynote Talk: On the Replacement of Animal Testing: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

WATCH: 60 Years of the 3Rs: Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead


Bioinformatics and AI: Innovative Approaches to Research and Data Storage

February 14, 2020
Seattle, WA

Green Toxicology
Friday, February 14, 2020

CAAT Satellite Meeting at Society of Toxicology 
March 19, 2020
And more CAAT activities at SOT 2020

5th International Conference on Alternatives for Developmental Neurotoxicity (DNT) Testing
April 5-8, 2020
Konstanz, Germany

Registration Now Open!
7th Annual Symposium
3Rs: Practical Solutions and Success Stories 
(formerly Social Housing Symposium)
June 4-5, 2020
Beltsville, MD


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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.

EU-ToxRisk Symposium
February 11-12, 2020
The Netherlands

The Symposium will take place on February 11-12, 2020 in Egmond aan Zee (The Netherlands). This event aims to host a platform for industry, regulatory, and academic stakeholders on practical issues related to the submission of RAx justifications in risk assessment. The participants will also be introduced to the recent scientific highlight of the project and its progress towards the establishment and validation of next-generation risk assessment (NGRA). International perspectives on the application of NGRA frameworks will be offered. Finally, interaction and involvement of interested stakeholders with the EU-ToxRisk NAM-based Testing Commercialization Platform will be promoted.

More information can be found on the event website.

5th International Conference on Alternatives for Developmental Neurotoxicity (DNT) Testing
April 5-8, 2020
Konstanz, Germany

Altertox Academy: 2020 Training Courses

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


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