Applying the 3Rs in oncology research
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Owner/Developer: National Center for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs)
24 September 2018
|Description:||This workshop aims to encourage the transfer of 3Rs skills, tool and/or technologies within the cancer research field and to promote a new collaboration with Cancer Research UK where they will co-fund a number of awards made under our Skills and Knowledge Transfer scheme. This scheme facilitates the exchange of 3Rs models, tools and/or technologies between laboratories and institutions helping to ensure that barriers to change in practice, such as a lack of funding, skills or confidence, are addressed and advances in the 3Rs can be rapidly adopted by the scientific community.|
Optional / Voluntary
Professionals (e.g. veterinarians), Scientific officers / Project managers, Managers, Technicians, Teachers and educators, Regulators and policy-makers, Researchers, Students
SMEs, Consulting, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), Governmental bodies, Industry, Academia
Postdoctoral (teaching and research), University (Doctoral education), University (Master), Continuing Professional Development
Replacement, Reduction, Refinement
In vitro methods, Taking care of animals, Designing procedures and projects, Carrying out procedures on animals
Full coverage (a dedicated course)
Mice (Mus musculus), Other species
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
The workshop will be chaired by Professor Stephen Holgate (University of Southampton). The agenda will be published here shortly, but confirmed speakers include:
Dr Meritxell Huch, University of Cambridge - Hepatic organoids for the understanding of liver regeneration and disease
Dr John Roughan, Newcastle University - Pain assessment in mice and compliance with the 3Rs
Dr Janet Watson and Ms Joanne Roberts, Cancer Research UK Manchester Institue - Importing Refinements: examples of implementing techniques learnt from other establishments
Dr Julia Cordero, University of Glasgow - Drosophila as a model system to study tumour intrinsic mechanisms and organismal impact of cancer
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
This meeting will provide attendees with the opportunity to:
Hear from researchers applying the 3Rs within the cancer research field.
Learn about the Skills and Knowledge Transfer grant scheme and hear tips on how to apply.
Give a flash presentation: three minutes to speak about your research area, the skills, tools and/or technologies you can transfer OR the skills, tools and/or technologies you are seeking in a collaborator.
Network with fellow researchers, potential collaborators and meet with the funders’ representatives.
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