Thales is a biologist and full time professor at the Institute of Science and Techonology (Alfenas Federal University) in Brazil.
Lush staff member judge (every year Lush selects one member of staff to act as an additional independent member of the judging panel).
Lush Prize sponsors key conference on replacing animal research in medical science
Government statistics reveal that almost 4 million animals were used in experiments last year.
Lush Prize has attended two important toxicology conferences recently to encourage support for the complete replacement of animal tests
The 2015 Lush Prize conference looks at Adverse Outcome Pathways which can improve prediction of health effects and end the use of animals in safety testing
Concern over approved expansion of breeding facility for animals destined for labs
You don’t just have to be nominated by someone else for your work to end animal testing, you can nominate yourself too
Dr Kelly BéruBé is Director of the Lung & Particle Research Group at the School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, UK.