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June 2018

Abstract Deadline Extended for ESTIV 2018

June 18, 2018
The 20th International Congress on In Vitro Toxicology (ESTIV2018) happening in Berlin, 15-18 October, has extended their abstract submission deadline to July 1. Learn more about the meeting, including the scientific program, invited speakers, and how to register.  ...

Holger Behrsing, PhD, Participates in Round Table Discussion on Non-Animal Approaches for Inhalation Toxicology

June 14, 2018
Holger Behrsing, PhD, was recently invited to participate in an expert round table discussion convened on the development and implementation of 21st century non-animal approaches to assess the toxicity of inhaled substances.  The discussion included perspectives from government, industry, nonprofit, and academic sectors on the advantages and challenges of using these approaches, ongoing efforts, and steps needed to gain widespread use and acceptance of these approaches. A transcript of the discussion has just been published in Applied In Vitro Toxicology, Vol....

Client Services Representative

June 8, 2018
We are seeking a full time Client Services Representative to work in our Gaithersburg office. This is an exciting opportunity to join and grow with our team to contribute and share in our company vision: A day when methods based on humane, wisely applied science will be used by industry and the regulatory agencies to understand the true safety and efficacy of substances. Looking for a highly motivated, organized, and detail oriented person to serve as primary liaison between the Institute...

IIVS at EuroTox 2018

June 7, 2018
IIVS President, Erin Hill, and Business Development Manager, Brent Gilbert, will be at the upcoming EuroTox 2018 in Brussels on September 3-5.  Stop by our booth (#55) to chat with us or contact us to set up a meeting. In addition, IIVS will be presenting two posters. Text to be added.  ...

Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act Passes in California Senate.

June 1, 2018
Yesterday, the California Senate passed the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act (SB1249) bringing the state one step closer to becoming the first state in the U.S. to ban the sale of animal-tested cosmetics. The bill will now move on to the Assembly. If passed, SB1249 will outlaw the sale of all animal-tested cosmetics (including makeup, hair and skin care, and personal hygiene products) by 2020. Read more....