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ALTEX: Alternatives to Animal Experimentation

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Current Issue: Volume 32 Number 3 (2015)

ALTEX, edited by the Swiss Society ALTEX Edition, is the official journal of CAAT (the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing), EUSAAT (the European Society for Alternatives to Animal Testing), t4, the Transatlantic Think Tank for Toxicology (Baltimore, Utrecht, Konstanz), and the Doerenkamp chairs in Germany, India, The Netherlands, Switzerland, and USA. ALTEX is devoted to the publication of research on the development and promotion of alternatives to animal experiments according to the 3Rs concept of Russell and Burch: Replace, Reduce, and Refine.

ALTEX publishes original articles, short communications, and reviews, as well as news and comments, meeting reports, and book reviews. Animal experiments are defined by the editors as all experimental procedures involving the use of animals in testing, research, and education, or to obtain tissues, organs, and other animal derived products that may cause pain or distress to animals.

In addition to covering the biomedical aspects of animal experimentation, ALTEX is devoted to the bioethics of the complex relationship between humans and animals. Articles published in ALTEX should convey a basic respect for the dignity of living creatures and a recognition of animals as our partners. Articles devoted to the social and ethical aspects of this topic will be judged according to stringent scientific standards.

Manuscripts submitted to ALTEX are evaluated by two reviewers. The evaluation takes into account the scientific merit of a manuscript and the contribution to animal welfare and the 3Rs.

New ALTEX: 3/2015

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January 11-14, 2016
Gaithersburg, MD

Systems Toxicology 2016
January 27-29, 2016
Les Diablerets, Switzerland

Good Read-across Practices: Making It Work for You!
February 26, 2016
Brussels

Read-across Workshop
March 1, 2016
Food and Drug Administration
College Park, MD
Details: Contact jderita1@jhu.edu

BioBarriers 2016
March 7-9, 2016
Saarbruecken, Germany

Ethical Issues in Human Genomics and Big Data: the Need for Responsible Research and Innovation (Course)
March 14-18, 2016
Nijmegen, the Netherlands
 
March 17-18, 2016
University of California, Davis
School of Veterinary Medicine
Davis, California

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Pan-American Conference for Alternative Methods
April 12-14, 2016
Baltimore, Maryand

ESTIV 2016 Congress: In Vitro Toxicology for Human Safety Assessment
October 17-20, 2016
Juan-les-Pins, France

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10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences
August 20-24, 2017
Seattle, Washington
 
 
 

 

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