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  1. DNT4–Discounted Hotel Price Ends April 18th

    DNT4, May 12-14, 2014, Discounted Hotel Price Ends April 18, 2014.
    Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:23:52 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/dnt4_hotel.html
  2. NICEATM Collaborators Publish Open-source Integrated Testing Strategy for Skin Sensitization Potency

    In a recent short communication to the journal ALTEX, NICEATM scientists and collaborators describe an open-source implementation of a previously published integrated testing strategy (ITS) for skin sensitization.
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:17:21 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/testing_strat.html
  3. IACUC Training Workshop - May 15, 2014

    The Scientist Center for Animal Welfare (SCAW) along with NIH/OLAW, USDA/AC, CITI Program at the University of Miami and other's presents an IACUC training workshop on May 15, 2014 at the Natcher Conference Center on the NIH Campus.
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:12:18 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/iacuc_training_2014.html
  4. News from the 9th World Congress

    The latest news and updates from the upcoming World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences.
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:06:04 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/wc9_news.html
  5. ICCVAM to Hold Public Meeting

    ICCVAM to Hold Public Meeting from 1-4 P.M. EDT Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at the National Institutes of Health Natcher Conference Center in Bethesda, MD.
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:03:26 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/iccvam_mtg.html
  6. Last-minute Opportunity: Student/postdoc Awards Announced for DNT4

    A philanthropic donation enables us to announce last minute opportunities for reduced participation fee for a contingent of students and post-docs at only $200.
    Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:43:16 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/dnt4_stu_awd.html
  7. ATLA Issue 41.6 Now Available

    ATLA Issue 41.6 Now Available. This issue of ATLA includes an editorial from BeruBe and Brown, science prize, young researchers prizes, training prize, and much more.
    Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:42:25 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/atla41_6.html
  8. New Relevant Book "Reducing, Refining and Replacing the Use of Animals in Toxicity Testing" Published, Edited by ASCCT Member

    New Relevant Book "Reducing, Refining and Replacing the Use of Animals in Toxicity Testing" Published, Edited by ASCCT Member.
    Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:54:55 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/3rs_book.html
  9. Applying Pathways-based Approaches Across the Biosciences: a Two-day Workshop Covering Disease-modelling and Safety Assessment

    A two-day workshop in Central London on 8-9 May 2014 which will bring together multi-disciplinary academic and industry researchers to apply their knowledge of relevant disease and biological pathways to the assessment of human and environmental safety.
    Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:46:26 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/NC3Rs_wksp.html
  10. The Humane Society of the United States Solicits Nominations for the 2014 Russell and Burch Award

    The Humane Society of the United States is seeking nominations for its 2014 Russell and Burch Award. Please submit your nominations no later than APRIL 15th.
    Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:30:17 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/hsus_RBaward.html
  11. Cambridge Breakthrough to Reduce Animal Experiments

    Millions of animals could be spared lab experimentation in future thanks to medical technology innovation from liver disease experts at Cambridge University.
    Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:25:39 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/cambridge_brktr.html
  12. Update of EPA EDSP Comprehensive Management Plan

    The EPA has updated its Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) Comprehensive Management Plan to emphasize the utilization of advanced informational technology and computational methods.
    Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:10:45 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/epa_edsp_update.html
  13. ICCVAM Public Meeting June 25, NIH Natcher Center, Bethesda, MD

    ICCVAM public meeting at the National Institutes of Health Natcher Conference Center in Bethesda, MD, June 25, 2014. This meeting is to communicate progress on topics of interest and provide stakeholders with an opportunity to comment and ask questions.
    Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:01:02 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/iccvam_pub_mtg.html
  14. DNT4 Late Breakout Abstract Submission Still Available: Deadline April 1, 2014

    DNT4 will be held May 12-14, 2014 at The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. Late Breakout Abstract Submission Still Available: Deadline April 1, 2014.
    Tue, 04 Mar 2014 22:04:15 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/dnt4_late_abstract.html
  15. Updated ICCR Inventory of Validated Alternative Methods Applicable for Cosmetics

    The International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulation (ICCR) released four reports from their 2013 meeting.
    Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:02:05 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/iccr_inv.html
  16. 9th World Conference on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, August 24-28th, 2014: PDF Flyer

    A PDF flyer for the 9th World Congress, to be held in Prague, Czech Republic August 24th-28th, 2014, is now available for download.
    Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:28:29 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/wc9_flyer.html
  17. CAAT Grant Recipients: 2014-2015 Summaries

    CAAT announces the recipients of its 2014-2015 grants for development of alternatives to animal testing.
    Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:35:28 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/caatgrants2014.html
  18. EURL ECVAM publishes its Recommendation on the KeratinoSens Assay for Skin Sensitization Testing

    February 2014 the European Union Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EURL ECVAM) of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre published its Recommendation on the KeratinoSens™ assay for skin sensitisation testing.
    Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:46:01 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/rec_keratinoSens.html
  19. Webcast Now Available: New Initiatives in the 3Rs for Biomedical Research

    On 13 February 2014, NHMRC hosted a webcast, presented by Thomas Hartung, on the new initiatives in the replacement, reduction and refinement of animal use (the 3Rs) in biomedical research.
    Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:54:48 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/nhmrc_webcast.html
  20. New NIH Funding Opportunity for In Vitro Models for Enteric Disease Research

    "This Funding Opportunity Announcement will support the development of novel model systems that permit integrated approaches to advance understanding of enteric disease at the level of basic science and, ultimately, to facilitate product development.
    Mon, 10 Feb 2014 20:26:21 GMThttp://altweb.jhsph.edu/news/2012/nih_funding.html

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