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Interviewing about alternatives

We are a very small operation, and I'm afraid we don't have nearly enough time or staff to accomplish all the things we would like to—including giving individual responses to all the letters or interview requests we get. But we can point you to some places where you should be able to find the information you need. 

If you haven't already done so, please visit the Altweb Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section.  It includes examples of alternative methods, discussions of the pros and cons of animal testing, and lots more.

Also, please check out the video about CAAT and alternatives: "CAAT: 25 Years of Humane Science."

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) web site has a section on animal research issues. The Center for Laboratory Animal Welfare also offers a lot of good information on animal testing. An article titled "The Three R's: The Way Forward" can be found here.  For a pro-research viewpoint, try Kids4Research.

I hope this information is helpful. Good luck.

Other Resources

NORINA Database

European Resource Centre for Alternatives in Higher Education (EURCA)

InterNICHE: The International Network for Humane Education

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FRAME Training School in Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis
May 31-June 2, 2017
Saskatoon, Canada

Advances in Cell and Tissue Culture 2017
May 22-24, 2017
Manchester, UK

CAAT Academy
In Vitro Skin and Eye Models Hands-on Training
June 1-2 2017
Brussels, Belgium

CAAT Academy
Tools for Read-Across
June 15-16, 2017
Helsinki, Finland

ecopa SSCT Workshop 2017
June 14-16, 2017
Helsinki, Finland
Thomas Hartung will deliver a keynote address

CAAT Academy
Updates on Hepatotoxicity AOP Landscape and on the ADME Field - Season 2
June 22-23, 2017
Rennes, France

9th Euro-Global Summit on Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology
June 22-24, 2017
Paris, France
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6th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cellular and Computational Toxicology (ASCCT)
September 21-22
College Park, MD

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

CAAT Academy
Hands-on Training in Quantitative Human Cell and Effect-based In Vitro Bioanalysis for Assessing Endocrine-disrupting Compounds (EDCs)
September 7-8. 2017
Amsterdam
 

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