An international symposium, on Alternate Animal
Models in Biological Research: Present and Future
Perspective in Toxicology, was organised by the
Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR),
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
(CSIR), Lucknow, India, on 29–31 October 2010.
The symposium stemmed from an ongoing international
collaborative programme between the
IITR and the University of Nottingham, UK, with
the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
(IIT-K) as a satellite partner, under the aegis of
the UK–India Education and Research Initiative
(UK–IERI; British Council, UK) Major Research
Award Project (MA-05).