PETA’s Science Consortium Awards Student for Advancing Animal-Free Testing

The PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. announced the winner of its Early-Career Scientist Award, which aims to recognize young scientists’ work in animal-free science. Highly qualified applicants from around the world applied for the award, the winner of which will attend the Institute for In Vitro Sciences’ week-long workshop on non-animal testing methods. For his commitment to developing and using animal-free methods to test chemicals for toxicity, Brett Winters brought home the prize.

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