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Update to the JaCVAM website

Author: Sherry Ward, AltTox   The Japanese Center for the Validation of Alternative Methods (JaCVAM) has for many years provided a table on their website that shows the validation status of alternative test methods accepted by or under some level of consideration in Japan. See this page: http://www.jacvam.jp/en_effort/ JaCVAM Statements and other validation study documents […]
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InnoSysTox Call for Grant Applications

Author: Marilyn Matevia, HSUS “InnoSysTox is a joint call by ZonMw and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Within ZonMw this joint call is part of the More Knowledge with Fewer Animals programme. … Aim of the joint call: Development of innovative systems-biology-based 3R methods in toxicology and/or Application of new and […]
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Mandom International Research Grants on Alternative to Animal Experiments

Author: Sherry Ward, AltTox   The Japanese Society for Alternatives to Animal Experiments (JSAAE) is accepting proposals for the 8th “Mandom International Research Grants on Alternative to Animal Experiments.” Application deadline: January 31, 2015. Eligible applicants: Researchers around the world, mainly focusing on Asia, who are members of the JSAAE and engaged in research in […]
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Nano Risk Analyis II Workshop

Author: Jessica Sandler, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals   http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-09/pfte-psc091214.php PETA Science Consortium experts to present at international nanotechnology workshop PETA International Science Consortium, Ltd., is a sponsor of Nano Risk Analysis II Washington, D.C. – Experts from the PETA International Science Consortium will present strategies for optimizing nonanimal testing methods at a […]
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EFSA funding for “integrating toxicokinetics in chemical risk assessment”

Author: Sherry Ward, AltTox   Call for tender – “Integrating toxicokinetics in chemical risk assessment: application to human, animal and environmental risk assessment (OC/EFSA/SCER/2014/06)” Deadline: 20 October 2014 Overall objective: “The overall objective of the contract resulting from the present procurement procedure is to develop tools and models to integrate TK data and predict TK […]
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