Prize Conference 2013
We hosted a public conference for experts to exchange ideas about recent developments in the replacement of toxicity testing on animals, and to highlight successful campaigns to change the rules around requirements to test on animals.
You can watch it in full below:
Fourteen Prize judges and winners spoke on a range of subjects.
1) Dr Gill Langley: Breaking Down the Species Barrier – consciousness, sentience and intelligence.
Gill is a British scientist and writer who specialises in alternatives to animal testing and animal rights, and a Prize judge.
2) Troy Seidle: EU cosmetics animal testing and marketing bans.
Troy is Director of Research & Toxicology for Humane Society International, and a Prize judge.
3) Kristie Sullivan: Acceptance and Regulatory Application of Alternative Methods
Kristie is director of regulatory testing issues at the US-based Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, winners of the 2013 Lobbying Prize.
4) Justin Goodman: Turning the Tide on Animal Testing
Justin is Laboratory Investigations Department director at PETA, USA, winners of the 2013 Public Awareness Prize.
5) Mandy Carter: Raising public awareness of animal experiments
Mandy is Campaign Manager for SAFE (Save Animals from Exploitation) New Zealand, winners of the 2013 Public Awareness Prize.
6) Karin Morton: Lobbying against animal experiments
Karin is from The Swedish Fund for Research Without Animal Experiments, winners of the 2013 Lobbying Prize.
7) Dr Carol Barker: Training in ethically sound and scientifically advanced technologies
Carol is founder of 2013 Training Prize Winner XCeller8.
8) Lydia Aschauer: Characterisation of renal epithelial maturation processes
Lydia was a winner of the 2013 Young Researcher Prize.
9) Simona Martinotti: Wound healing using natural products and traditional medicines
Simona was a winner of the 2013 Young Researcher Prize.
10) Nick Jukes: Uptake in animal-free alternatives in research and testing
Nick is Co-ordinator of InterNICHE, and a Prize judge.
11) Katja Reinhard: Future for treatments against blindness
Katja was a winner of the 2013 Young Researcher Prize.
12) Alice Limonciel PhD: In Vitro models for testing toxicity effects on human kidneys
Alice was a winner of the 2013 Young Researcher Prize.
13) Dr Steve Enoch: Computational toxicology: category formation and read-across
Steve is from QSAR and Molecular Modelling Group, Liverpool John Moores University, winners of the 2013 Science Prize.
14) Zoe Prytherch: In Vitro alternatives for lung research
Zoe is in vitro toxicologist for the Lung & Particles Research Group, Cardiff University, winners of the 2013 Science Prize.