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Webinar and video

Moving to the use of animal-free antibodies

An overview of the scientific and welfare benefits of moving to the use of animal-free antibodies and affinity reagents, highlighting the 2020 Recommendation on Non-Animal-Derived Antibodies from the EU Reference Laboratory for alternatives to animal testing (EURL ECVAM) [1].

Presented in July 2020.

Suitable for all researchers who use antibodies in their laboratories.


View on Vimeo: Webinar: Moving to the use of animal-free antibodies.

Delivered by Dr Alison Gray, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nottingham and Afability. Dr Gray is an ad-hoc member of the EURL ECVAM Scientific Advisory Committee whose report informed the ECVAM recommendations.



  1. Viegas Barroso, J.F., Halder, M.E. and Whelan, M., EURL ECVAM Recommendation on Non-Animal-Derived Antibodies, EUR 30185 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2020, ISBN 978-92-76-18347-1, doi:10.2760/091625, JRC120199.