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  1. AALAS Grants for Laboratory Animal Science

    AALAS is offering Grants for Laboratory Animal Science (GLAS) for one-year grants of up to $50,000.
    Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:08:46 GMT Grants for Laboratory Animal Science
  2. Meet Your Biotech SMEs at the European Parliament

    This half day event at the European Parliament, sponsored by CAAT-Europe and IVTIP, introduced SMEs to their members of parliament (MEPs).
    Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:02:22 GMT
  3. Dutch Government Initiates Animal-free Testing Fund

    The Dutch government wants to set up a new investment fund which will put money into developing animal-free research.
    Mon, 02 Nov 2015 19:16:58 GMT
  4. Reply to Critics: How to Obtain or Produce Effective and Replicable Antibodies in the Most Animal-Friendly Way

    The Northwestern University Committee on Animal Resources (CAR) has generously taken the time to read and respond to my “Report Concerning the Procurement and Use of Research Antibodies” published on Altweb.
    Mon, 02 Nov 2015 18:13:50 GMT
  5. CAAT Joins EU-ToxRisk to Drive Mechanism-based Toxicity Testing and Risk Assessment

    In a large H2020-supported collaborative project, academia joins forces with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), large industry, contract research organizations (CROs) and regulatory bodies to achieve a paradigm shift in toxicology.
    Mon, 12 Oct 2015 15:46:20 GMT
  6. Mini-Kidneys from Stem Cells May Aid in Toxicity Screening

    Mini-kidneys grown from pluripotent stem cells could help scientists screen drugs for toxicity and model normal and diseased kidney function
    Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:37:10 GMT
  7. ARDF Announces 2015 Alternatives Research Grant Recipients

    ARDF announces its 2015 Alternatives Research Grant Program awardees.
    Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:01:58 GMT
  8. Save the Date: Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals - March 17-18, 2016

    Co-hosted by USDA, OLAW, UC Davis School of Veterinarian Medicine, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing March 17-18, 2016 UC Davis School of Veterinarian Medicine Valley Hall Davis, California
    Mon, 21 Sep 2015 20:27:06 GMT
  9. NCAC-SOT Fall Webinar on Endocrine Disruptor Screening Sept. 18

    Wed, 16 Sep 2015 16:10:50 GMT
  10. Meet Your Biotech SMEs at the European Parliament

    Thu, 10 Sep 2015 19:51:17 GMT
  11. Free eSeminar: Toxicogenomics in Environmental Science

    Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:22:06 GMT
  12. Call for Proposals: Human Cell-based In Vitro Tissue Models Available

    Mon, 10 Aug 2015 16:17:02 GMT
  13. Feature: A History of CAAT: 1981-2009

    Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:03:37 GMT
  14. The Silent Monkey Victims Of The War On Terror

    The Silent Monkey Victims Of The War On Terror.
    Thu, 16 Jul 2015 21:34:41 GMT
  15. ALTEX 32.3 Now Available

    ALTEX 32.3 is now available! This issue includes a food for thought article about Toxicity testing in the 21st century, research articles, a workshop report about liver models, and much more.
    Mon, 13 Jul 2015 20:12:57 GMT
  16. Animal Welfare Groups Poised for TSCA Reform Policy Win - Despite Greens' Misgivings

    Animal welfare groups stand to win significant changes to how U.S. EPA handles the use of animals as test subjects in studies of potentially hazardous chemicals.
    Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:21:30 GMT
  17. Report and Recommendations Concerning the Procurement and Use of Antibodies at Northwestern University

    The following paper was prepared in response to inquiries made by representatives from two animal rights organizations concerning possible unethical sourcing of research antibodies at Northwestern University.
    Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:34:16 GMT
  18. EUSAAT 2015 Congress Updates

    Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:25:12 GMT
  19. Animal Instincts: Editorial by Brett Lidbury

    Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:47:30 GMT
  20. 2015 Global 3Rs Awards

    The Global 3Rs Awards program will recognize significant innovative contributions toward the 3Rs of animal research to advance ethical science by any researcher, in academia or industry in any area of biology.
    Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:14:19 GMT

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