Registration is OPEN! 10th Annual 3R's Symposium: The 3R's in Action


May 17-18, 2023 | Virtual  

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!  


Highlights include: 

  • “Orphan 3R's” keynote speaker, exploring why some refinements have become standard but others remain to be widely adopted  
  • Discussions on finding the right R for the right study, and strategies for implementing the 3R's  Panel discussion with representatives from AAALAC, FDA, OLAW, and USDA-APHIS  
  • Subject matter experts will discuss refinements for mice, non-human primates, microphysiological systems and more!  
  • Sessions dedicated to interactive discussions will provide attendees opportunities to share their thoughts and ideas  


Visit the registration page to view the full agenda! 


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