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Call for Nominees: Charles River Laboratories Excellence in Refinement Award

Sponsored by Charles River Laboratories, in cooperation with CAAT, this award will honor an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the development, promotion, and/or implementation of refinement alternatives. This award includes $5,000 to further the recipient's scientific endeavors. The award will be presented in August 2017 at the 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences in Seattle, Washington.

Nominations are processed by CAAT and should be sent by letter directly to In addition to a curriculum vitae with bibliography, please also provide in your cover letter a brief sketch of the nominee's professional background and a statement pertaining to the individual's qualifications for the award.

Submission of individuals should include the CV and a covering letter supporting your nomination of potential recipients. Deadline for submission is March 31, 2017.

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