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Centro 3R aims at promoting the principles of Replacement, Reduction e Refinement of animal experiments in scientific environments.

Replacement, Reduction and Refinement (3Rs)

The center was started in December 2017 with the approval of the agreement between the University of Pisa and the University of Genoa.



    Centro 3R annual meeting, June, 20-21 in Genova!!!

  • Course “Give a meaning to substitutive methods to animal testing”

    On November 29-30th at Laboratorio Analisi e Ricerca di Fisiopatologia in Genoa the Fourth Theoretical-Pratical course “Give a meaning to substitutive methods to animal testing” will be held. The course provides an update for training theoretical-practice of future researchers and those who do already research activity, to increase the use of alternative methods and the […]

  • Advances in Cell and Tissue Culture – May 21st-23rd

    The 10th annual Advances in Cell and Tissue Culture conference will be held at the School of Biosciences – Cardiff University from May 21st-May 23rd. During the conference, prof. Anna Maria Bassi will talk about Centro 3R, in the session In vitro models for animal replacement (abstract at  

  • Inauguration of the Centro 3R – March 14, 2018

    The first European interuniversity center dedicated to promoting 3Rs principles in teaching and research was inaugurated in Pisa, Italy on March 14, 2018.

  • Inauguration of Centro 3R — March 14th, 2018

    On March 14th, 2018, an inaugural event of Centro 3R will be held. The event will be held in Pisa, at the “Le Benedettine” Congress Center of the University of Pisa. The event will be attended by the Rectors of the Universities of Pisa and Genoa, internationally renowned researchers and new entrepreneurial realities, representatives of […]