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IVAM webinar recordings now available: Using IATA to Facilitate Regulatory Use of Non-Standard Testing Methods

Contributor: Marilyn Matevia, HSUS A recording of the January 27 SOT In Vitro and Alternative Methods Specialty Section webinar, “Use of Integrated Approaches to Testing and Assessment (IATA) To Facilitate Regulatory Use of Non-Standard Testing Methods,” is now available here. The webinar featured two presentations: Introduction to the concept of Adverse Outcome Pathways and IATA […]
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NICEATM Scientists Receive NIEHS Merit Award

Contributor: Catherine Sprankle, NICEATM NICEATM Director Warren Casey, Ph.D., and nine current or former members of the ILS NICEATM contract support team have been named to receive a Merit Award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). The Merit Award is the highest level honor award given by the NIEHS director and recognizes […]
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Deadlines February 5 for IVIVE Workshop

Contributor: Catherine Sprankle, NICEATM Registration and abstract submission for the Feb. 17-18 workshop on In Vitro to In Vivo Extrapolation for High Throughput Prioritization and Decision Making is open until February 5. Information about the workshop, which is being organized by NICEATM and EPA, is available on the NICEATM website. Links to webinars that provided […]
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Jan 27 Webinar on using Integrated Approaches to Testing and Assessment (IATA) To Facilitate Regulatory Use of Non-Standard Testing Methods

Contributor: Marilyn Matevia, HSUS The SOT In Vitro and Alternative Methods Specialty Section will host a webinar on Use of Integrated Approaches to Testing and Assessment (IATA) To Facilitate Regulatory Use of Non-Standard Testing Methods on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Catherine Willett, Ph.D., of the Humane Society of the United States […]
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Kleinstreuer Appointed NICEATM Deputy Director

Congratulations to Nicole Kleinstreuer! From: NICEATM News – January 22, 2016 Nicole Kleinstreuer, Ph.D., has been named deputy director of NICEATM. Kleinstreuer most recently worked for ILS, the NICEATM support contractor, where she led the NICEATM computational toxicology group. In her new role as NICEATM deputy director she will continue to lead NICEATM computational toxicology […]
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Job Opening: Science Communications Officer, HSI/HSUS

Contributor: Marilyn Matevia, HSUS The Humane Society family of organizations (The Humane Society of the United States/HSUS and Humane Society International/HSI) is looking for a Science Communications Officer to advance HSI/HSUS global efforts to stimulate a shift in bioscience research and drug discovery toward human biology-based technologies and models for safety, efficacy and human disease; […]
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Federal Agencies Launch the Transform Tox Testing Challenge to Improve Chemical Screening

Contributor: Marilyn Matevia, HSUS Press release from the EPA, announcing a team challenge to “find new ways to incorporate physiological levels of chemical metabolism into HTS assays”: Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), and NIH’s National Toxicology Program (NTP) within […]
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The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences has closed

Contributor: Marilyn Matevia, HSUS A news item in the Triangle Business Journal announces that the Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences has closed. The article notes that a local health consulting company, SciMetrika, has acquired the assets of one Hamner division, the Institute for Chemical Safety Sciences (ICSS), and will “house” these in ScitoVation, “a wholly […]
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Annual BioPolicy Summit on Research Reproducibility in Washington, DC, February 9th

Contributor: Sherry Ward, AltTox Source: GBSI Media Alert New Reproducibility2020 initiative will provide framework for action On Tuesday, February 9, at 12:00 noon EST, Global Biological Standards Institute (GBSI) will host its 2016 BioPolicy Summit at the Newseum in Washington, DC. The Summit welcomes premiere life science thought leaders as speakers, panelists, and guests who will focus on […]
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PCRM Job Opportunity: Director of Research Policy

Contributor: Ashley Felder, PCRM The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is looking for a director with a background in medicine or the life sciences, a passion for animal welfare, and strong leadership and communication skills. The Director of Research Policy will develop and implement strategies to save human and animal lives by replacing the use […]
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