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Announcements Archive


Links below lead to announcements about NICEATM and ICCVAM activities and relevant webpages. These announcements were originally issued via the NICEATM News email list.

2017

View all 2017 announcements lacking content on NICEATM website

March 24: OECD Releases Guidance Document on Integrated Approaches to Testing and Assessment

March 3: New Agency Joins ICCVAM

March 3: NICEATM and ICCVAM Activities at SOT 

February 15: New Release of Effectopedia Site Available

January 6: National Academies Report: Using 21st Century Science to Improve Risk-related Evaluations

January 6: ICCVAM Communities of Practice Webinar January 24

January 6: NICEATM to Present Webinar Series on Zebrafish Screening

January 6: PISC Accepting Proposals for In Vitro Inhalation Exposure Systems

January 4: EPA Launches Voluntary Pilot Program to Reduce Animal Testing

2016

View all 2016 announcements lacking content on NICEATM website

December 23, 2016: Dutch Government Announces Plan to Phase Out Animal Safety Testing

December 23, 2016: NTP Level of Concern Study Phase 2 Recruitment

December 23, 2016: NICEATM Research Featured in Special Issue of Reproductive Toxicology

December 14, 2016: New EPA Guidance for Testing Pesticides Will Reduce Animal Testing

December 14, 2016: Allen to Receive SOT Enhancement of Animal Welfare Award

December 14, 2016: New Methods Added to European TSAR Resource

December 14, 2016: NICEATM-EPA AR Pathway Article Named Editors’ Choice

November 29, 2016: NLM Requests Stakeholder Input for Strategic Plan

November 4, 2016: Kleinstreuer Receives Lush Cosmetics’ Young Researcher Prize

November 4, 2016: NICEATM Requests Data on Zebrafish Embryo Chemical Screening
Submit data by December 30

November 4, 2016: Resources From the National Library of Medicine: ToxTutor and ALTBIB

October 28, 2016: NTP Requests Data on Alternative Methods to Assess Inflammation or Exaggerated Immune Responses
Submit data by December 12

October 28, 2016: Training Videos Available for Cell-based Testing Methods

October 3, 2016: Advisory Committee Discusses Roadmap for Replacing Six Acute Toxicity Tests

October 3, 2016: Raymond Tice Honored by ARDF

October 3, 2016: NICEATM Presents at ASCCT Annual Meeting

September 12, 2016: NICEATM Director Participates in Congressional Briefing

September 12, 2016: Computational Biology Symposium at NIH September 16

September 12, 2016: FDA Seeks Comment on Draft Guidance for Toxicokinetics Studies

September 12, 2016: Save the Date: World Congress to Be Held August 2017 in Seattle

September 12, 2016: NICEATM Workshop Report Recognized as an NIEHS Paper of the Month

August 31, 2016: U.S. Strategy and Roadmap for Implementing 21st Century Toxicity Testing Approaches
To be discussed at September 27 SACATM meeting 

August 31, 2016: Funding Opportunity for Alternative Methods Development

August 31, 2016: OECD Issues Document Series on Adverse Outcome Pathways

August 31, 2016: Chips in Space: Webinar September 6

August 31, 2016: UK Project Seeks to Reduce Animal Use for Drug Development

August 31, 2016: FDA Seeks Comment on Proposed Amendments to GLP

August 17, 2016: ICCVAM 2014-2015 Biennial Progress Report Now Available

August 17, 2016: OECD Publishes Guidance Document on Waiving or Bridging of Acute Toxicity Tests

August 17, 2016: Webinar Series on Inhalation Toxicity Concludes September 8

August 17, 2016: Workshop Report on Carcinogenicity of Mixtures Now Available

August 9, 2016: NC Newspaper Names NICEATM Director "Tar Heel of the Week"

August 9, 2016: Study Participants Wanted to Update NTP Level of Concern Categories
Register by September 7

August 9, 2016: Nominations for Lurie Prize Due September 14

July 18, 2016: NICEATM Requests Information on Acute Toxicity Testing Technologies
Submit responses by September 1

July 18, 2016: OECD Releases New Version of QSAR Toolbox 

July 18, 2016: SOT Specialty Section Presents Webinars on In Vitro Testing 

July 6, 2016: Webinar Series on Inhalation Toxicity Continues July 12 

July 6, 2016: ASCCT Annual Meeting Draft Program Available; Abstracts Due July 22 

July 6, 2016: Lush Prize Nominations Due July 24

July 6, 2016: Beagle Freedom Project Offers Grants for Alternatives Development
Submit applications by October 1

June 24, 2016: TSCA Reform Bill Becomes Law, Will Promote Use of Alternatives

June 24, 2016: FDA Issues Final Guidance and Presents Webinar on Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices

June 24, 2016: EPA Releases Training Videos on Data Requirements for Antimicrobials

June 16, 2016: Grants Offered to Support Preparation of Review Articles on Human Disease Areas
Proposals due July 31

June 13, 2016: HHS Small Business Funding Available
Next application due date: September 6

June 13, 2016: Transform Tox Testing Challenge Workshop July 8

June 13, 2016: Impact of Cancer Studies Noted in Oncology Newsletter

June 2, 2016: Webinar Series on Inhalation Toxicity Continues June 28

June 2, 2016: ICCVAM Public Forum Slides and Webcast Recording Available

June 2, 2016: NIH to Hold Bioinformatics Symposium in June

June 2, 2016: Deadline Extended for AOP Awards
Submit entries by October 3

May 20, 2016: ICCVAM Public Forum Next Wednesday
Webcast registration deadline: May 25

May 20, 2016: Applications Due June 3 for Small Business Funding Competition

May 10, 2016: Register by Friday to Attend ICCVAM Public Forum
In-person registration deadline: May 13
Webcast registration deadline: May 25

May 10, 2016: ICCVAM Advisory Committee to Discuss Developing a U.S. National 3Rs Strategy

May 10, 2016: Registration and Abstract Submission Open for ASCCT Annual Meeting
Abstracts due by July 22

May 10, 2016: Input Requested in Advance of Adverse Outcome Pathway Workshop
Submit questions by June 30

May 2, 2016: Agenda Available for ICCVAM Public Forum

April 22, 2016: Webinar Series on Inhalation Toxicity Continues April 26

April 22, 2016: FDA Requests Public Input Prior to International Meeting

April 22, 2016: Save the Date for 3Rs Sharing Conference

April 4, 2016: ICCVAM to Hold Public Forum May 25
Deadline for in-person registration May 13

March 24, 2016: NCATS and FDA Hold Workshop on Assay Development for High Throughput Screening

March 21, 2016: Pan-American Conference for Alternative Methods to Convene in April

March 21, 2016: IIVS Workshop on In Vitro Exposure Assessment Tools for Inhaled Tobacco Products

March 18, 2016: New EPA Guidance for Testing Pesticides Will Reduce Animal Testing

March 11, 2016: Webinar Series on Inhalation Toxicity Begins March 29

March 2, 2016: NICEATM and ICCVAM Activities at SOT

March 2, 2016: Proposals Being Accepted for ARDF Grants
Proposals due May 2

February 16, 2016: NICEATM Deputy Director to Receive Teratology Society Award

February 16, 2016: NICEATM Director Elected to Lead SOT IVAM Specialty Section

February 16, 2016: Next SBIR/STTR deadline April 5

February 16, 2016: Graduate Fellowships in Alternatives Research
Applications due April 29

February 2, 2016: EURL ECVAM Survey on Knowledge Sharing for 3Rs Advancement
Respond by March 11

January 22, 2016: Kleinstreuer Appointed NICEATM Deputy Director

January 22, 2016: NICEATM Scientists Receive NIEHS Merit Award

January 22, 2016: PISC Offers Awards for AOP Development
Entries due March 31, 2016

January 22, 2016: Paper Describing In Vitro Test for Medical Devices Wins Award

January 13, 2016: NICEATM Director Wins SOT Award

January 13, 2016: EPA and NIH Centers Launch Transform Tox Testing Challenge
First stage applications due April 8

2015

View all 2015 announcements lacking content on NICEATM website 

December 18, 2015: ICCVAM Communities of Practice Webinar on Fundamentals of QSAR and Read-across
Register by 1:00 p.m. Jan. 26

December 15, 2015: NICEATM and ICCVAM to Hold Forum at SOT

December 15, 2015: Deadline January 5 for Small Business Funding Opportunities

December 15, 2015: IIVS Workshop on In Vitro Exposure Assessment Tools for Inhaled Tobacco Products
Poster abstracts due January 31; early bird registration deadline February 15

December 15, 2015: Registration Open for Pan-American Conference on Alternative Methods
Abstracts due January 31

December 15, 2015: Lush Prize Winners Announced

December 1, 2015: UK Roadmap for Advancing Non-animal Technologies Published

November 12, 2015: ECHA Requests Alternatives Information in Testing Proposals

November 2, 2015: Webinar on IVIVE Wednesday November 4

November 2, 2015: Report on 2014 UK Animal Use Available

November 2, 2015: Summit on Animals, Public Health, and Ethics December 9-10

October 19, 2015: Presentations from Acute Toxicity Workshop Now Available 

October 19, 2015: USDA Issues Guidance for Reducing Animal Use for Vaccine Testing 

October 19, 2015:  EURL ECVAM Issues Status Report on Alternative Methods Activities 

October 19, 2015: National Academy of Sciences to Examine Low-dose Toxicity 

October 2, 2015: Database of Rodent Uterotrophic Bioactivity Now Available

October 2, 2015: Registration Open for Webinars and Workshops on IVIVE 
Register for next webinar by November 2

October 2, 2015: PISC Offers Awards for AOP Development
Competition closes March 15, 2016

October 2, 2015: NIH Funding Resources: November 4 Webinar Introduces New Resource for Small Business Applicants

October 2, 2015: Version 2 of S1500+ Human Gene Set Now Available

October 2, 2015: Workshop on In Vitro Tools for Assessment of Tobacco Products

September 16, 2015: Winners of In Vitro Inhalation Test Award Announced 

September 16, 2015: Updated 3Rs Websites Available 

September 16, 2015: NIH Invites Pre-Applications for Translational Science Awards 

August 25, 2015: NIH Presents Conference for Small Business Grant Applicants 

August 25, 2015: New OECD Test Guidelines Available 

August 19, 2015: NIEHS Funding Opportunities and Resources for Applicants 

August 19, 2015: Nature Biotechnology Paper Reports Results of Crowdsourcing Challenge 

August 7, 2015: Report Outlines Predictive Toxicology Approach for Defense Applications 

August 7, 2015: Call for Proposals for New Users or New Applications of In Vitro Tissue Models 
Proposals due October 5

July 28, 2015: NIH Invites Comments and Suggestions on a Framework for the NIH-wide Strategic Plan 
Comments due August 16

July 13, 2015: NIEHS Offers Financial Support for Test Method Development
Letters of intent due October 17; applications due November 17

July 13, 2015: Abstract Submission Open for Future Tox III Conference
Abstracts due August 15

June 29, 2015: EPA Requests Comments on Use of High-Throughput Assays for EDSP 
Comments due August 18

June 29, 2015: NIH Updates Solicitation for SBIR/STTR Grant Applications 
Next deadline for grant applications: September 5

June 29, 2015:  USDA Requests Comments on Petition to Revise Animal Use Reporting Requirements 
Comments due August 24

June 29, 2015: ICCVAM Advisory Committee to Meet September 2 

June 11, 2015: EPA Updates Guidance on Non-Animal Eye Irritation Tests 

June 11, 2015: Partners Sought for Development of Botulinum Neurotoxin Test 
Funding available until October 27

June 11, 2015: June 17 Webinar Provides Introduction to QSAR Toolbox 

June 11, 2015: NASA Requests Information for Tissue Engineering Challenge 
Respond by July 11

May 29, 2015: ICCVAM Public Forum: Presentations and Webcast Recording Available

May 29, 2015: Lush Science Prize
Nomination deadline: July 24

May 29, 2015: ASCCT Annual Meeting to be Held October 1-2 in RTP
Abstract submission deadline: May 22

May 29, 2015: Training Materials Available for QSAR Toolbox

May 29, 2015: June 10 Webinar to Address Regulatory Acceptance of Non-Animal Tests

May 21, 2015: ICCVAM Public Forum: Agenda Available and Registration Reminder
In-person registration deadline: May 22

May 21, 2015: USDA Updates Guidelines for Validation of In Vitro Potency Assays

May 5, 2015: May 14 Webinar on Regulatory Acceptance of Alternative Methods

May 5, 2015: FDA to Discuss Topics in Advance of International Meeting

May 5, 2015: ECHA Issues Advice on Skin Sensitization Tests

April 30, 2015: Welcome to NICEATM News!

April 23, 2015: NTP Requests Comments on Human "S1500" Gene Set 
Comments due: May 15

April 14, 2015: ICCVAM Public Forum 
Register by: May 15

April 14, 2015: FDA Science Forum
Register by: May 15

April 14, 2015: UK Issues Update on Animal Reduction in Scientific Research 

April 14, 2015: NICEATM SOT Posters Available 

March 18, 2015: Request for Proposals for In Vitro Method Development 
Proposals due: May 29

March 18, 2015: Webinar to Describe Tools for In Vitro to In Vivo Extrapolation 

Feb. 27, 2015: NICEATM and ICCVAM Activities at SOT 

Feb. 27, 2015: National Library of Medicine Seeks Input on Mission and Vision 
Comments due: March 13

Feb. 27, 2015: New Version of QSAR Toolbox Available 

Feb. 10, 2015: ICCVAM Webinar on Reverse Toxicokinetic Models: Presentations and Video Available 

Feb. 10, 2015: EPA Requests Comment on Three Draft Test Guidelines 
Comments due: March 31

Feb. 10, 2015: OECD Publishes New Test Guidelines for Skin Sensitization 

Feb. 10, 2015: FDA Hosts Workshop on Systematic Review 

Feb. 10, 2015: Upcoming Alternatives Assessment Webinars 

Feb. 4, 2015: Deadline Extended for NIEHS Grants 
Proposals due: February 19

Feb. 4, 2015: Webinar on Acute Toxicity Testing March 5

Feb. 4, 2015: FDA Issues Guidance on Photosafety Testing

Feb. 4, 2015: Survey Requests Input on Methodologies for Risk Assessment of Mixtures
Responses due: February 28

Jan. 26, 2015: Genotoxicity Dataset Now Available from EURL ECVAM 

Jan. 26, 2015: Grants Available from the Alternatives Research and Development Foundation 
Application deadline: April 30

Jan. 26, 2015: Opportunity Available for Development of Aptamer Technologies 
Funding available until June 17

Jan. 26, 2015: FutureTox III, November 19-20, 2015 

Jan. 16, 2015: Workshop on In Vitro Tools and Models for Drug Discovery 

Jan. 16, 2015: NTP Offers Travel Awards
Application deadline: February 27

Jan. 16, 2015: NTP Releases Handbook on Systematic Review 

Jan. 12, 2015: ICCVAM to Present Webinar on Reverse Toxicokinetic Models 
Registration deadline: 1:00 p.m. January 27, 2015

Jan. 12, 2015: Draft EPA Process Document Available for Comment 
Submit comments by: March 10, 2015

2014

View all 2014 announcements lacking content on NICEATM website 

Dec. 16, 2014: Workshop to Evaluate Alternative Tests for Pertussis Vaccines 
Registration deadline: February 6, 2015

Dec. 16, 2014: Video of Effectopedia Webinar Available on YouTube 

Nov. 26, 2014: EPA FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel to Discuss Prioritization of EDSP Chemicals 

Nov. 26, 2014: NIEHS Offers Grants for Assay Development 
Letters of intent due: January 13, 2015; Applications due: February 13, 2015

Nov. 26, 2014: Frank Gerberick Wins Cave Award 

Nov. 18, 2014: NIH Seeks Information on Making Data Usable 
Submit comments by: December 5, 2014

Nov. 18, 2014: NEAVS Offering Fellowship Grant 
Application deadline: December 15, 2014

Nov. 18, 2014: Training Video on BCOP Eye Irritation Method 

Nov. 6, 2014: OECD to Present Webinar on Status and Use of Effectopedia 

Nov. 6, 2014: OpenTox USA Meeting to Include Session on AOPs 

Nov. 3, 2014: NC3Rs CRACK IT Challenge: QSARs Mix 
Application deadline: November 19, 2014

Oct. 23, 2014: OECD Scoping Document on Thyroid Assays Available 

Oct. 23, 2014: Survey on Alternative Approaches for Toxicity Testing 

Oct. 23, 2014: Presentations from AOP Workshop Available on NTP Website 

Oct. 8, 2014: New OECD Test Guidelines Available 

Oct. 8, 2014: DB-ALM Update Launched 

Oct. 8, 2014: PETA and Chemical Watch Present REACH Webinars 

Sept. 25, 2014: OECD Announces AOP Wiki 

Sept. 25, 2014: European Center Releases Review of Alternative Methods 

Sept. 25, 2014: ICCVAM Advisory Committee Meets 

Sept. 25, 2014: Summary Available of Workshop on Pertussis Vaccine Testing 

Sept. 25, 2014: Data Viewer Available 

Sept. 11, 2014: New Resources for Adverse Outcome Pathways Development 

Aug. 4, 2014: ICCVAM Releases 2012-2013 Biennial Report 

Aug. 4, 2014: National Library of Medicine Updates Hazardous Substances Data Bank 

July 23, 2014: USDA Offers Training on Searching for Alternatives 

July 16, 2014: ICCVAM Advisory Committee to Meet in September 

July 8, 2014: EPA to Hold ToxCast Data Summit in September 
Submit abstracts by: August 1, 2014

July 8, 2014: NICEATM and ICCVAM Activities at Ninth World Congress 

June 19, 2014: NICEATM Requests Information on Technologies Used for Inhalation Testing 

June 19, 2014: ICCVAM to Hold Public Forum June 25 

May 16, 2014: NICEATM Organizing Satellite Meeting on Alternatives for Acellular Pertussis Vaccines at Ninth World Congress

May 16, 2014: European Union Alternatives Center Releases CheLIST Database 

April 16, 2014: Upcoming Workshop: Adverse Outcome Pathways: From Research to Regulation

April 11, 2014: EURL ECVAM Survey on In Vitro Methods for Estimating Human Hepatic Metabolism 

April 11, 2014: NICEATM and Collaborators Publish Open-Source Integrated Testing Strategy for Skin Sesitization Potency

March 26, 2014: ICCVAM to Hold Public Forum

March 13, 2014: EPA Updates EDSP Comprehensive Management Plan 

March 13, 2014: Collaborative Workshop on Aquatic Models and 21st Century Toxicology

February 19, 2014: United Kingdom Releases Animal Use Report 

February 19, 2014: European Alternatives Group Issues Recommendations on KeratinoSens 

February 4, 2014: NICEATM Activities at the Society of Toxicology meeting

February 4, 2014: Summary of November Meeting: International Cooperation on Alternative Test Methods

February 4, 2014: ICCVAM Elects Co-Chairs 

January 29, 2014: NICEATM Announces Availability of Integrated Testing Strategy on NTP Website

January 29, 2014: NICEATM Announces Availability of LLNA Database on NTP Website

January 17, 2014: Grants Available from the Alternatives Research and Development Foundation
Submit applications by: April 30, 2014

January 7, 2014: Appointment of Dr. Warren Casey as Director of NICEATM 

2013

View all 2013 announcements lacking content on NICEATM website 

December 23, 2013: NICEATM Announces Availability of New Website

December 17, 2013: EURL ECVAM Releases Recommendations on the Direct Peptide Reactivity Assay

December 17, 2013: EPA Releases Chemical Screening Data on 1800 Chemicals

December 5, 2013: FDA Workshop on Methods for Thrombogenicity Testing of Blood-contacting Medical Devices

November 13, 2013: ICCVAM Request for Information on Alternative Skin Sensitization Methods and Comment on Proposed Activities

November 8, 2013: Proceedings Available from Workshop on Alternative Methods for Leptospira Vaccine Potency Testing

November 8, 2013: Workshop on Validation and Qualification of New In Vitro Tools and Models for the Pre-clinical Drug Discovery Process
Workshop dates: March 6-7, 2014

November 7, 2013: Call for Nominations: NC3Rs 3Rs Prize 2013
Nomination deadline: December 11, 2013

August 26, 2013: A New Vision and Direction for ICCVAM: Comments Requested on Draft Document

August 21, 2013: European Validation Organization Requests Comments on Test Method Recommendations
Submit comments by: Sept. 13, 2013

July 31, 2013: ICCVAM Advisory Committee to Meet September 24
View meeting information
Submit comments by: Sept. 10, 2013
Register to attend by: Sept. 17

July 29, 2013: NTP Requests Nominations of Environmentally Responsive Genes and Prioritization Criteria
Respond by: August 23, 2013

June 11, 2013: NIEHS-NCATS-UNC DREAM Toxicogenetics Challenge
Respond by: September 15, 2013

April 23, 2013: CPSC Issues Guidance on Assessment of Sensitizing Substances, Requests Comment on Proposed Update to FHSA
Submit comments by: May 28, 2013

February 7, 2013: NICEATM and ICCVAM Presentations at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology

February 6, 2013: Summary of HIST Workshop Now Available

February 6, 2013: "Reinventing ICCVAM":
Editorial by NIEHS/NTP Director in Environmental Health Perspectives

2012

View all 2012 announcements lacking content on NICEATM website 

December 10, 2012: CPSC Amends Regulations on Animal Testing Methods

November 6, 2012: New Test Guidelines Available for Endocrine Disruptor Testing

November 5, 2012: Report Provides Overview of International Processes for Adoption and Use of Alternatives

October 25, 2012: New Test Guidelines Available for Eye Safety Testing

October 10, 2012: ICCVAM Recommendations for Identifying Chemical Eye Hazards With Fewer Animals; Report Now Available

October 4, 2012: Page on Alternatives Now Available on the CPSC Website

September 25, 2012: Update Available of National Library of Medicine ALTBIB Portal for Alternatives for Research and Testing

August 21, 2012: Federal Agencies Accept ICCVAM-Recommended In Vitro Estrogen Receptor Testing Methods

August 8, 2012: USDA Seeks Comments on Draft Proposal on Exemption from Animal Safety Testing for Veterinary Vaccines and Other Biological Products
View information on the ICCVAM Vaccine Workshop
Submit comments by: August 13, 2012

July 27, 2012: U.S. National Institutes of Health Awards Grants to Fund Development of Tissue Chips to Help Predict Drug Safety

July 24, 2012: Evaluation of an Up-and-Down Procedure for Acute Dermal Systemic Toxicity Testing: Request for Nominations and Data
Respond by: September 6, 2012

July 23, 2012: Nomination of an In Vitro Test Method for the Identification of Contact Allergens: Request for Comments and Data
Respond by: September 6, 2012

July 18, 2012: U.S. Food and Drug Administration Issues Guidance Document on Pyrogen and Endotoxins Testing
View information on the NICEATM evaluations of in vitro pyrogen test methods

July 17, 2012: Hold the Date: ICCVAM International Workshop on Alternatives to the Murine Histamine Sensitization Test (HIST) for Acellular Pertussis Vaccines, November 28-29, 2012
Register by: November 16, 2012

July 13, 2012: Evaluation of the Short Time Exposure Test, the Isolated Rabbit Eye Test, and Other In Vitro Eye Safety Testing Methods and Approaches: Data and Nominations Requested
Respond by: August 27, 2012

July 12, 2012: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Requests Comments on Proposed Amendments to Regulations on Animal Testing Methods
Submit comments by: September 12, 2012

July 7, 2012: Scientific Advisory Committee on Alternative Toxicological Methods to Meet Sept. 5-6
View more information
Register by: August 29, 2012

June 29, 2012: USDA Issues Guidance Document on the Use of Humane Endpoints and Methods in Animal Testing of Biological Products
View information on the ICCVAM Rabies Vaccine Workshop

June 13, 2012: Comments Requested on Draft ICCVAM 2013-2017 Five-Year Plan
Submit comments by: August 13, 2012

June 13, 2012: ICCVAM 2010-2011 Biennial Report Now Available

April 13, 2012: NICEATM Requests Nominations of High Throughput Assays for Tox21
View information on the NICEATM support of the Tox21 Initiative

April 10, 2012: USDA Seeks Comments on Draft Proposed Guidance Document on the Use of Humane Endpoints and Methods in Animal Testing of Biological Products
View information on the ICCVAM Rabies Vaccine Workshop
Submit comments by: April 23, 2012

March 6, 2012: ICCVAM Presentations at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology

February 27, 2012: ICCVAM Recommendations on the Usefulness and Limitations of the LLNA for Potency Categorization of Chemicals Causing Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Humans: Federal Agency Responses Now Available

February 14, 2012: ICCVAM Evaluation Report and Recommendations Available on the LUMI–CELL® ER (BG1Luc ER TA) Test Method for Identifying Human Estrogen Receptor Agonist and Antagonist Activity of Chemicals

January 3, 2012: ICCVAM Workshop on Alternative Methods to Reduce, Refine, and Replace the Use of Animals in Vaccine Potency and Safety Testing:
Workshop Report Now Available

2011

November 21, 2011: Update of the ICCVAM Five-Year Plan: Request for Comments
Submit comments by: January 15, 2012

September 13, 2011: International Workshop on Alternative Methods for Human and Veterinary Rabies Vaccine Testing

August 26, 2011: ICCVAM Presentations at Eighth World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, August 2011

August 12, 2011: ICCVAM Proposes Procedures to Reduce Animal Use for Eye Safety Testing: Request for Comments 
Submit comments by: September 26, 2011

July 28, 2011: Recommendations on the Usefulness and Limitations of the LLNA for Potency Categorization of Chemicals Causing Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Humans

May 23, 2011: Nomination of In Vitro Test Methods for Detection and Quantification of Botulinum Neurotoxins and Detection of Non-Endotoxin Pyrogens:
Request for Comments and/or Data
Submit comments by: July 7, 2011

May 18, 2011: Evaluation of an In Vitro Estrogen Receptor Transcriptional Activation Test Method for Endocrine Disruptor Chemical Screening:
Independent Scientific Peer Review Panel Report Now Available
Submit comments by: July 5, 2011

May 16, 2011: International Workshop on Alternative Methods for Rabies Vaccine Potency Testing Planned for October 2011
Submit abstracts by: September 16, 2011
Register by: September 30, 2011

April 26, 2011: Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Alternative Toxicological Methods
Submit comments by: June 9, 2011

April 13, 2011: Agency Responses to ICCVAM Recommendations on In Vitro Ocular Safety Testing Methods and Strategies and Routine Use of Topical Anesthetics, Systemic Analgesics, and Humane Endpoints for Ocular Safety Testing

February 1, 2011: 50th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, March 6-10
View ICCVAM Presentations

February 1, 2011: ICCVAM Workshops on Best Practices for Regulatory Safety Testing: Workshop Presentations and Archived Webcasts Now Available

January 24, 2011: ICCVAM Peer Review Panel Meeting: Evaluation of an In Vitro Estrogen Receptor Transcriptional Activation Test Method for Endocrine Disruptor Chemical Screening
Submit comments by: March 10, 2011
Register to attend by: March 10, 2011

January 13, 2011: Agency Responses to ICCVAM Recommendations on Nonradioactive Versions of the Murine Local Lymph Node Assay and Expanded Uses of the Murine Local Lymph Node Assay for Pesticide Formulations and Other Products

2010

September 17, 2010: ICCVAM International Workshop on Alternative Methods to Reduce, Refine, and Replace the Use of Animals in Vaccine Potency and Safety Testing: Workshop Presentations Now Available

September 17, 2010: ICCVAM Announces Availability of Test Method Evaluation Reports on In Vitro Ocular Safety Testing Methods and Strategies, and Routine Use of Topical Anesthetics, Systemic Analgesics, and Humane Endpoints for Ocular Safety Testing

June 29, 2010: ICCVAM Announces Availability of Test Method Evaluation Reports on Nonradioactive Versions of the Murine Local Lymph Node Assay and Expanded Uses of the Murine Local Lymph Node Assay for Pesticide Formulations and Other Products

June 10, 2010: ICCVAM Biennial Progress Report 2008-2009 Now Available

May 12, 2010: Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Alternative Toxicological Methods
Register by: June 10, 2010

May 10, 2010: Agency Responses to ICCVAM Recommendations on the Reduced LLNA and LLNA Performance Standards Now Available

May 10, 2010: International Workshop on Alternative Methods To Reduce, Refine, and Replace the Use of Animals in Vaccine Potency and Safety Testing: State of the Science and Future Directions
Submit abstracts by: July 29, 2010
Register to attend by: August 30, 2010

2009

November 27, 2009: Evaluation of Endocrine Disruptor Screening Assays: Expert Panel Nominations and Data Submissions Requested
Respond by: January 11, 2010

September 30, 2009: ICCVAM Announces Availability of Performance Standards for the Murine Local Lymph Node Assay

September 30, 2009: ICCVAM Announces Recommendations for the Reduced Murine Local Lymph Node Assay

September 21, 2009: ECVAM Invites Laboratories to Participate in Prevalidation of In Vitro Test Methods to Evaluate Skin Sensitization Potential
Respond by: October 10, 2009

September 10, 2009: ICCVAM-recommended Non-animal Ocular Safety Testing Methods Accepted as OECD Test Guidelines

July 13, 2009: Peer Review Panel Meeting on Alternative Ocular Safety Testing Methods - Peer Review Panel Report Available
Respond by: August 28, 2009

June 1, 2009: Second Meeting of the LLNA Peer Review Panel - Peer Review Panel Report Available
Respond by: July 15, 2009

May 26, 2009: Peer Review Panel Meeting on Alternative Ocular Safety Testing Methods - Meeting Summary Available

May 5, 2009: Second Meeting of the LLNA Peer Review Panel - Meeting Summary Available

April 27, 2009: Memorandum of Cooperation signed to establish the International Cooperation on Alternative Toxicological Methods

April 1, 2009: Peer Review Panel Meeting on Alternative Ocular Safety Testing Methods - Availability of Draft Documents
Submit comments by: May 15, 2009

Feb. 27, 2009: Announcing Second Meeting of the LLNA Peer Review Panel - Availability of Draft Documents
Submit comments by: April 14, 2009

Feb. 5, 2009: View ICCVAM Abstracts to be presented at the 2009 Society of Toxicology Meeting

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