The PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. chose Viviana Stephanie Costa Gagosian, a student seeking her master’s degree in genetics at the Federal University of Paraná in Brazil, as the winner of its Award for Innovative Approaches in Science. Gagosian was honored at the Summer School on Innovative Approaches in Science, a virtual school on non-animal test methods that included expert lectures, virtual laboratory tours, and more.
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind