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Latest News from the InVitro-World

  • KU LEUVEN: Cell type identification with SCENIC
    A team from the Lab of Computational Biology (LCB) at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, led by Computational biologist Prof. Stein Aerts has developed a computer program called SCENIC that is able to identify different cell types based on their gene expression patterns, quickly and accurately.
    Written on Friday, 13 October 2017 10:45
  • CRACK It-Challenges in 3R: Applications possible
    CRACK IT is a funding competition (Challenges) and technology partnering hub (Solutions) designed to accelerate the development, application and commercialisation of technologies with 3Rs potential as they emerge from the research base. CRACK IT has been developed to facilitate active collaboration between the pharmaceutical, chemical and consumer products industries, contract research organisations, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and the academic sector.
    Written on Monday, 09 October 2017 10:01
  • NC3R: International 3Rs prize
    Each year the NC3Rs awards a prize to highlight an outstanding original contribution to scientific and technological advances in the 3Rs, published in the last three years. The award consists of a £28k prize grant and £2k personal award. Highly-commended entries receive a £4k grant and a £1k personal award.
    Written on Friday, 06 October 2017 13:26
  • Several Grants Available to Support Alternatives Development
    The Society of Toxicology (SOT) is accepting applications through Monday, October 9, for the following grant opportunities.
    Written on Friday, 06 October 2017 11:43
  • Respiratory Sensitivity: Researchers Recommend Testing Strategy using Cell and Computer Methods
    Respiratory allergens causing diseases like asthma can be identified using methods based on human cells and computer programs. convinced of this, an international research team has developed an investigative approach that was presented in the journal Applied In Vitro Toxicology.
    Written on Thursday, 05 October 2017 18:07
  • Disease Models: Epilepsy on the Chip
    A team of researchers from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, are developing an organ-on-a-chip model to be able to create two different forms of epilepsy. To realise they will receive $ 2.0 million of funding for the following two years from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).
    Written on Wednesday, 04 October 2017 11:39