9th Annual 3Rs Symposium

Wed, June 22, 2022 at 8:30 AM

to Fri, June 24, 2022 at 5:00 PM EDT

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21205, United States (map)
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Event Description
Event hosted by Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing. This is a paid event.

Wed, Jun 22, 2022 – Thurs, Jun 23, 2022 8:30 am - 5pm

Fri, Jun 24, 2022 - on-site workshop (extra ticket required) 9am - 12pm

This symposium will focus on reduction, refinement, and replacement methods to improve laboratory animal welfare while maintaining or improving scientific results. It is jointly organized by the Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the USDA’s Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) at the National Agricultural Library, and the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare, National Institutes of Health.

Sessions are designed for investigators, laboratory animal veterinarians, care staff, and IACUC members and staff. Residents, students, and postdocs are also welcome!

The sessions on refinements for better science and animal welfare describe cutting-edge advancements in laboratory animal welfare, methods to achieve sound scientific results, and 3Rs success stories. The full agenda can be found below.

There will also be panel discussions on laboratory animal adoption programs and international perspectives on 3Rs implementation in Asia, Africa, and South America, other TBD presentations, and an optional demonstration of refinement techniques.

Please join us as we learn from the speakers and each other! There will be opportunities built into the program for attendees to ask questions, comment, or offer suggestions. We look forward to seeing you there!


In person attendees will need to provide proof of COVID 19 vaccination and masks may be required depending on the pandemic situation.

Lunch will be provide during in person sessions, but not the June 24th add on workshop

Govt, Post-Doc, Resident and Students will be require to provide proof of affiliation.

Questions? Contact Camila S. Januario [email protected]

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