3RCC Webinar on replacement methods in research on Feb. 1st, 2022

February 1st, 2022, 17:15 – 18:30, online.

3RCC Webinar on Challenges and Opportunities to Replace Animals in Research

3RCC Webinar on Challenges and Opportunities to Replace Animals in Research

February 1st, 2022, 17:15 – 18:30

Experts discuss the challenges and opportunities of replacement methods and how in vitro methods complement animal experimentation (in German and French).

With the event, the Swiss 3RCC would like to contribute to an open dialogue about animal research and non-animal methods ahead of the public vote on Feb. 13th, 2022, where one topic is the ban of animal and human research as well as import and export of products tested on animals. 

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Programme

Time

Topic

Speaker

17:15

Introduction

Dr Jenny Sandström
Director 3RCC

Chancen and Challenges of Replacement Methods

17:20

Cell-based tests in pharmaceutical research & development

Prof. Adrian Roth
Principal Scientific Director, Personalised Medicine & Drug Safety, Roche

17:25

Safety testing & Toxicology

Prof. Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser
Co-Chair BioNanomaterials, Adolphe-Merkle-Institute, UniFr 

17:30

Clinical Research: Lung-on-Chip

Prof. Thomas Geiser
Director Education & Research, Inselspital

17:35

Q&A

 

How replacement methods complement animal research

17:55

Virology – Covid-19

Prof. Didier Trono
Laboratory for Virology and Genetics, EPFL

18:00

Sleep Research

Prof. Anita Lüthi
Department for Fundamental Neurosciences, Unil

18:05

Brain Research

Prof. Valerio Mante
Institute for Neuroinformatics, UZH

18:10

Q&A

 

18:30

End Webinar

 
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