Join us for a great discussion to discuss the status of DNT and honor Helena Hogberg for her 12 years working at the Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing and moving further to NICEATM at NIEHS. November 30, 2021
10 am - 1 pm EST
10 am Helena Hogberg – Open remarks
10:15 Alan Goldberg and Pamela Lein – DNT—How it all began
10:30 Lena Smirnova – DNT journey of CAAT research
10:45 Ellen Fritsche – Scientific validation of the neurosphere DNT test methods
11:00 Iris Mangas - The DNT program at EFSA: past, present and future.
11:15 Tim Shafer - DNT NAMs are already being used
11:30 Magda Sachana - OECD DNT project: seeing the light at the end of the tunnel
11:45 Marcel Leist - DNT Europe
12:00 Anna Price – Future of DNT testing: evaluation of effects induced by mixtures using NAMs
12:15 Mamta Behl - Beyond DNT: A great colleague and a wonderful friend
12:30 Thomas Hartung – Director remarks
12:45 Helena Hogberg – Closing remarks
The Next Generation Humane Science Award is available annually to young scientists to acknowledge and encourage researchers who focus on replacing the use of animals in experiments. The 2021 award will be a prize of up to $5,000 to recognize the work of one young scientist; this may be shared among two or more young scientists. Please email completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The work must be focused on the replacement of animals used in experimentation. Excellence of research outcome as demonstrated by publications and presentations at scientific meetings. The review committee will also take into account:
The significance of the potential to replace animal experiments in the future.
Providing an inspiration to others (fellow students, members of the research group) and outreach to wider audiences.
The potential for the replacement methodologies to be used in a regulatory context.
2021 Eligibility Criteria
The candidate must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States working at a US-based institution.
The candidate should not have received a PhD or similar degree earlier than 2012.
Current and former employees (or their family members) of the Center of Alternatives to Animal Testing at Johns Hopkins University cannot apply.