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Latest News from the InVitro-World

  • 36th Animal Welfare Research Award of the The Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture
    Applications for the this year´s research award of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) are possible for researchers who work on methods to replace or reduce animal use. Deadline is May the 31st, 2017.
    Written on Wednesday, 15 March 2017 19:34
  • Dr. Hadwen Trust Research Funding Opportunity for Summer Projects
    The DHT Studentship & Fellowship schemes have been established to assist undergraduate or newly graduated students in gaining practical animal-replacement research experience by working in a laboratory environment.
    Written on Monday, 13 March 2017 10:29
  • Dublin: HPRA 3Rs Conference
    The HPRA is the competent authority in Ireland responsible for the implementation of EU legislation (Directive 2010/63/EU) for the protection of animals used for scientific purposes. The section within the HPRA specifically responsible for the implementation of the Directive is called the Scientific Animal Protection (SAP) section. The SAP team within the HPRA are committed to ensuring that the care and use of animals for scientific purposes is in line with the 3R principles (replacement, reduction and refinement). In order to enhance awareness of the 3Rs amongst the research community in Ireland and beyond the HPRA is planning to host a 3Rs information day on May 17th, 2017.
    Written on Thursday, 02 March 2017 15:45
  • Spain: Skin from a 3d printer
    Scientists led by Prof. José Luis Jorcano from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), CIEMAT (Center for Energy, Environmental and Technological Research), Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, in collaboration with the firm BioDan Group, have presented a prototype for a 3D bioprinter that can create totally functional human skin.
    Written on Wednesday, 15 February 2017 15:30
  • Thomas Hartung is honoured with Björn Ekwall Memorial Award 2017
    Professor Thomas Hartung from the Johns Hopkins University, the United States of America, is the recipient of the Björn Ekwall Memorial Award for the year 2017 in recognition of his scientific achievements in the development and evaluation of methods for risk assessment of toxic chemicals, without the use of experimental animals, and for his work as the Director of ECVAM (2002-2008) and the Director of CAAT (from 2009 until present).
    Written on Monday, 06 February 2017 16:16
  • Wyss Institute: Multiregional brain-on-a-chip to study schizophrenia
    A new multiregional brain-on-a-chip models the connectivity between three distinct regions of the brain and Model allows researchers from Harvard university to study how diseases like schizophrenia impact different regions of the brain simultaneously.
    Written on Sunday, 15 January 2017 00:02