Challenges and perspectives in research on alternatives to animal testing

The workshop aims to present initiatives and perspectives of the alternative methods to animal testing to exchange ideas, concepts and innovations in the area, to generate demands, bringing together currently isolated skills and allowing this issue to be handled by different areas of knowledge.

March 31, 2015
Time: 9:30 to 17:00
Venue: Rua Pio XI, 1500 - Alto da Lapa - São Paulo

Registration: www.fapesp.br/eventos/animaltesting/registration

Program

9:00

Reception

9:30

Opening

9:40

The Implementation of the Three Rs in the Interests of Good and Humane Science
Thomas Hartung - Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing of the Johns Hopkins Univ Hospital (CAAT) PDF

10:20

Tox21: A U.S. Federal Collaboration to Improve the Human Hazard Characterization of Chemicals
Raymond Tice - National Institute of Environmental Health Science (USA) PDF

11:00

Validation of Alternative in Vitro Assays for Toxicity Evaluation
Chantra Eskes - European Society of Toxicol in vitro (ESTIV) PDF

11:40

Q&A

12:00

Lunch (restaurants around FAPESP)

 

SESSION: Brazilian Experience and Perspectives on Alternatives
to Animal Testing

13:30

Brazilian Regulatory Acceptance of Alternative Methods:
How and When?

Joel Majerowicz - Institutional Management Board of The Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency (Diges/Anvisa) PDF

13:50

National Council for Animal Experimentation and Alternative methods: How and When?
José Mauro Granjeiro - National Council for Animal Experiments Control (CONCEA) PDF

14:10

In Silico Methods to Predict the Safety of Chemicals
Eduardo Pagani - Brazilian Biosciences National Laboratory (LNBio) PDF

14:30

Alternative Methods to Animal Testing of Vaccines and Hyperimmune: Butantan Institute Experience
Wagner Quintilio - Instituto Butantan PDF

14:50

Galleria mellonella as models for studying virulence and evaluate the efficacy of antifungal agent’s
Maria José S. M Giannini – UNESP PDF

15:10

Applications and Development of Organotypic Skin Cultures
Silvya Stuchi Maria-Engler - Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of São Paulo (FCF/USP) PDF

15:30

Implementation of Danio Rerio (Zebrafish) to Investigate Genes and MicroRNAs Related to Epilepsy
Claudia Viana Maurer Morelli - University of Campinas (UNICAMP) PDF

15:50

Q&A

16:00

Closing

Event free of charge / Limited registration

The conference will be given in English with simultaneous translation

Information
Tel.: (11) 3838-4394
rbs@fapesp.br

Parking suggestion:
Pio Park – Rua Pio XI, 1320  | Tonimar – Rua Jorge Americano, 89