The first awards to be announced for the 2016 Prize are for five Young Researcher (Americas) winners.
The Lush Prize 2016 Conference will be held at the Royal Society of Arts in London on 10 November
Young scientists wanting to pursue careers in alternatives to animal testing are being given additional support this year with new Lush Prizes for Asia and the Americas.
Do you want to make a nomination for the Lush Prize, the global initiative aiming to bring forward the day when safety testing takes place without the use of animals?
An in-vitro toxicity test that saves animals’ lives by using human cells, has been approved.
A key message of the conference was that innovative alternative methods will protect people as well as animals in chemicals safety testing.
Dr Kelly BéruBé is Director of the Lung & Particle Research Group at the School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, UK.
Customer judge (each year Lush selects one customer to act as an additional independent member of the judging panel), Erin is a Los Angeles, California native, with a biology degree from Agnes Scott University.
Lisbeth is Professor of Toxicology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She is a member of the board of The Danish 3R Center.