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Consultatie: discussie over bewijskracht dieronderzoek versus mensonderzoek

JongGR betrekt jonge wetenschappers en beleidsmakers bij het werk van de Gezondheidsraad. Een belangrijk onderdeel van dat werk is het beoordelen van literatuur op bewijskracht. Commissieleden gaan bijvoorbeeld met elkaar in gesprek over onderzoekskwaliteit of discussiëren over het gewicht dat moet worden gegeven aan dierexperimenteel onderzoek ten opzichte van epidemiologisch onderzoek. De Gezondheidsraad wil graag...

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Five travel fellowships SOT Annual meeting 2020

Once again, the Society of Toxicology (SOT) and the Society of Toxicology Endowment Fund are very generously sponsoring five travel fellowships for scientists to attend the SOT Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California, USA, March 15-19, 2020. Applicants must be either junior or senior scientists, reside in countries where toxicology is underrepresented, and have an active research program or currently be active in the...

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Annual Meeting: CRISPR/Cas: The bright and dark side of human genome editing

CRISPR/Cas: The bright and dark side of human genome editing During the last decade, the CRISPR/Cas9 precision genome editing technology has been rapidly adopted by the scientific community and industry for a wide range of applications. The possibility to use a short RNA molecule to guide the Cas9 nuclease to any specific location in the genome and make very specific modifications to the DNA truly revolutionised genetic...

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ANNUAL MEETING: CRISPR/Cas: The bright and dark side of human genome editing

CRISPR/Cas: The bright and dark side of human genome editing During the last decade, the CRISPR/Cas9 precision genome editing technology has been rapidly adopted by the scientific community and industry for a wide range of applications. The possibility to use a short RNA molecule to guide the Cas9 nuclease to any specific location in the genome and make very specific modifications to the DNA truly revolutionised genetic...

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ISES Europe 2019: 2nd European Exposure Science Strategy Workshop

Registration is now open for our 2nd European Exposure Science Strategy Workshop | 4-5 July 2019 | RIVM, Bilthoven (NL) Workshop goals ISES Europe 2019 aims at finalizing all steps and key actions for creating a European Exposure Science Strategy by 2020 with an implementation roadmap and goals for 2020-2030. ISES Europe 2019 has 3 goals: 1. Finalise the 6 thematic action plans as input to complete the European Exposure...

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World Tobacco Day – 31 mei

Every year, on 31 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The annual campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form. Of special note, WHO observes a link between their 2019 campaign and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)...

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Profile address information will be removed from the website

There is no connection between the profile information on the website and the members administration. Therefore changes made on the website will not come through to the administration. To prevent further confusion about this, the address profile fields will be removed. If you would like to change your address, please contact the members administration. The address and other fields may be reinstated in the future when...

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Vacancy Senior Non-Clinical Toxicologist with Drug Development Experience and Expertise in Neurosciences

UCB, Brussels, Belgium (www.ucb.com) is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the Discovery and development of innovative medicines and solutions to transform the lives of people  living with severe diseases of the immune system or of the central nervous system. With more than 8 500 people in about 40 countries, the company generated revenue of € 4.5 billion in 2017. UCB is listed on Euronext Brussels (symbol:...

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Verslag Najaarsbijeenkomst Sectie Risicobeoordeling

Verslag najaarsbijeenkomst sectie Risicobeoordeling   Op dinsdag 2 oktober hield de sectie risicobeoordeling zijn gebruikelijke najaarsbijeenkomst. Deze keer was het thema “Gevaarlijke stoffen in een circulaire economie” naar aanleiding van het recent uitgebrachte rapport van de gezondheidsraad. Het RIVM was een uitstekende gastheer. De middag bestond uit drie presentaties en een levendige discussie. Allereerst...

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Communicating toxicology: What’s the risk? Joint meeting of Belgian and Dutch Environmental Mutagen Societies

It is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 2018 joint meeting of the Belgian and Dutch Environmental Mutagen Society. Communicating toxicology: What’s the risk? Thursday November 29, 2018 Vlaams-Europees Verbindingsagentschap, Kortenberglaan 71, Brussels Scientists and risk assessors generate valid and robust data, which should allow risk managers and policy makers to take measures to ensure safe use...

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Innovation for Health Congres at 14 Februari in Rotterdam

Innovation for Health - Netherlands' leading conference for key players in Health and Life Sciences On 14 February 2019 the sixth edition of Innovation for Health will take place in WTC Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Innovation for Health is Netherlands´ premier conference for innovators in Health and Life Sciences. This is the place where key players in health and care, from bench to boardroom, from start-up to...

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Expired: Apply for Travel Award to attend the 15th ICT for toxicology meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, 2019

Robert L. Dixon International Travel Award The Robert L. Dixon Award, generously sponsored by the Toxicology Education Foundation (TEF), supports a graduate student in the area of reproductive toxicology to attend the triennial International Congress of Toxicology (ICT) sponsored by IUTOX. ICTXV is being hosted by SOT in Honolulu, Hawaii July 15-18, 2019.   The Dixon Award carries a stipend of $2,000 to enable a Ph.D....

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Expired: Vacature voor Wetenschappelijk medewerker Chemische Stoffen bij het RIVM

Om te reageren en de originele tekst te lezen met belangrijke details zoals de functie vereisten kunt u op de vacature pagina van de overheid terecht. Functieomschrijving: Om de impact van gevaarlijke stoffen optimaal te beheersen, is inzicht nodig in de werking en risico’s. Het Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu maakt zich daar als kennisorganisatie sterk voor. Als wetenschappelijk medewerker chemische...

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Najaarsbijeenkomst Sectie Risicobeoordeling

Gevaarlijke stoffen in een circulaire economie 2 Oktober 2018 (13.00 – 17.00 uur) – RIVM, Bilthoven In een circulaire economie wordt zo veel mogelijk hergebruikt en zo min mogelijk afval geproduceerd. Daar is onder andere een flinke opschaling van recycling voor nodig. Als gevaarlijke stoffen via recycling terechtkomen in bijvoorbeeld speelgoed of voedselverpakkingen, kan dat schadelijke effecten hebben op de gezondheid...

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Expired: Vacancy Regulatory Toxicologist Charles River (‘s Hertogenbosch)

The regulatory toxicologist is mainly responsible for the coordination and compilation of the toxicology dossier parts for the different legal frameworks, which comprises of evaluating and assessing the toxicokinetics and metabolism data and the toxicological data as well as performing risk assessments. You have a high level of expertise in one of the scientific regulatory fields, e.g. agrochemicals, biocides,...

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Zet het in de agenda: COMMUNICATING TOXICOLOGY: WHAT’S THE RISK? – BEMS/DEMS symposium 2018

BEMS/DEMS symposium 2018 COMMUNICATING TOXICOLOGY: WHAT’S THE RISK? Date: Thursday 29 November 2018. Location: Vlaams-Europees Verbindingsagentschap, Kortenberglaan 71, Brussels Zie ook het evenement in de agenda.  Voorlopige Programma: 9:30 - 10:00 REGISTRATION & COFFEE 10:00 - 11:00 Science and Media: not an evident relationship. Prof. Leo Neels, Itinera Institute 11:00 - 11:30 Science in the GMO debate : Between...

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Expired: Vacancy for a Technical Assistant at Wageningen University

The original vacancy can be found here from where you can also find the application link. We are looking for At the Division of Toxicology, we are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced analytical chemical technical assistant. This assistant will perform analytical chemical analyses essential to our work on molecular-driven, mechanistic understanding of toxicological processes related to human and environmental...

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How to fit an organ-on-a-chip in risk assessment

NVT Risk Assessment Section Spring Symposium ‘How to fit an organ-on-a-chip in risk assessment’ On Tuesday April 10th, the NVT Risk Assessment Section organized its yearly spring symposium. The symposium was hosted by TNO in Zeist and entitled ‘How to fit an organ-on-a-chip in risk assessment’. With over 30 participants (risk assessors/toxicologist as well as developers of organ-on-a-chip) the symposium was a great...

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Netwerkdag medicijnresten in het milieu

Het event Het thema ‘medicijnresten in het milieu’ is de afgelopen periode met de ketenaanpak, een uitvoeringsprogramma, de Delta-Aanpak met kennisimpuls en verschillende pilots en onderzoeksprojecten in een stroomversnelling geraakt. Het RIVM organiseert op 1 oktober  2018 een netwerkdag, bedoeld voor iedereen die bij dit onderwerp betrokken is. Datum en tijd:        1 oktober van 09.00 – 17.30 uur Plaats:             ...

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Aankondiging ESTIV

Dear Colleagues, The program of the ESTIV2018 conference (15-18 October 2018; Berlin-Germany) is taking shape, and is continuously updated online (http://www.estiv2018.com/programme/scientific-programme/). The conference will be preceded by 2 free workshops: • Adverse outcome pathways: an essential tool for in vitro toxicology. • Good in vitro method practices/good cell culture practice. The conference will consist of 8...

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Altertox Academy hands on trainings

Altertox Academy (former CAAT Academy) is organising seven hands-on trainings in 2018. They believe that these hands-on-training in human-relevant alternative methods and technologies for toxicologists performed by experts in the lab might be of interest to the NVT members.  The first two upcoming hands-on trainings: 1.        Use of weight of evidence with non-testing methods for cosmetics ingredients - hosted by Dr....

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Discovery toxicologist/study director at Janssen Pharmaceutica NV Belgium

U kunt de vacature "Discovery toxicologist/study director- Senior scientist"  hier vinden. De functie in het kort: The responsibilities of the Discovery toxicologist/Study Director- Senior Scientist include a.o. • Design of early toxicological studies, integrated scientific data interpretation and close collaboration with preclinical representatives. • Study director of in vivo and/or in vitro studies in support of...

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How to fit an organ-on-a-chip in risk assessment?

Spring Symposium, Risk assessment section April 10th 2018 (13.00-17.00) Location: TNO, Utrechtseweg 48, Zeist  Technological innovations in the area of organ-on-a-chip are evolving at high speed. Since it might better mimic the human situation, the organ-on-a-chip should be embraced, but how to use it in risk assessment? And what questions would we as risk assessors like to be answered by an organ-on-a-chip model?...

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Expired: Vacature beleidsadviseur GHOR

U kunt de vacature hier vinden. U kunt reageren tot 23 maart 2018. De functie in het kort: De GHOR is de geneeskundige hulpverleningsorganisatie in de regio, belast met de coördinatie, aansturing en regie van de geneeskundige hulpverlening en met de advisering van andere overheden en organisaties op het gebied van de opgeschaalde hulpverlening.  Het risicoprofiel van de regio Rotterdam-Rijnmond vraagt daarbij ook...

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Vacancy Ecotoxicologist at Shell (The Hague)

You can find the vacancy here. When interested you have to apply before 14 March In short: Bring us advanced degree related ecotoxicology and we’ll give you the opportunity to develop professionally, working with and learning from some talented scientists in our Shell Health team. What’s the role? Working alongside and learning from more senior colleagues, this is a role with great scope to develop. Part of our...

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BCF Career Event – 24 Mei 2018

Op 24 mei 2018 vindt de 14e editie van BCF Career Event plaats in Beatrix gebouw - Jaarbeurs Utrecht, de grootste carrièrebeurs in de sectoren Life Sciences, Chemie, Food & Farma. Het event trekt jaarlijks zo’n 100 organisaties en 2000 (PhD) studenten, postdocs en (young) professionals in deze sectoren. BCF Career Event biedt werkzoekende de kans hun carrièremogelijkheden te vergroten en geeft werkgevers de...

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European Exposure Science Strategy Workshop – ISES Europe 2018 – Registration open now

To build a European Exposure Science Strategy with a roadmap 2020-2025-2030, the European branch of the International Society of Exposure Science (ISES Europe) will organise a first ISES Europe Workshop on 19/20 June 2018 in Dortmund (Germany) – please find more details in the poster. The workshop aims to stimulate discussion and cooperation among ISES members in Europe and to encourage the establishment of working...

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Afscheid Prof. Dr. Nico Vermeulen op 15 Februari

Professor Vermeulen gaat tijdens het symposium ‘Moleculaire Toxicologie: Uitzicht op Inzicht?’ op 15 februari in zijn gelijknamige afscheidsrede in op ernstige bijwerkingen van medicijnen voor 6-7% van de mensen die deze slikken.  In zijn rede belicht Vermeulen de ontwikkeling van moleculair toxicologisch onderzoek. Ook schetst hij de nieuwe uitdagingen en perspectieven bij het ontwerpen en het ontwikkelen van veilige...

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RIKILT wordt Europees Referentie Laboratorium voor het meten van giftige plantstoffen en schimmelgiffen

Nieuwsbericht RIKILT Wageningen University & Research 16 januari 2018 RIKILT wordt Europees Referentie Laboratorium voor het meten van giftige plantstoffen en schimmelgiffen RIKILT Wageningen University & Research krijgt een belangrijke taak in Europa als het gaat om onderzoek naar giftige plantstoffen en schimmelgiffen in relatie tot voedselveiligheid. Vanaf 1 maart 2018 is het instituut het nieuwe Europees...

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NANOTOX2018 – Submit your abstract now!

NanoTox 2018 - 9th International Conference on Nanotoxicology 18 - 21 September 2018 Dorint-Hotel Neuss Information can be found on the website. The main topic of NANOTOX 2018 will be “News tools in risk assessment of nanomaterials”. Submit your abstract now at www.nanotox2018.org and present your research to over 400 participants from academia, industry and regulators. The Organizing Committee invites you to a...

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Vacation Senior Scientist in Occupational Toxicology

You can find the original vacancy here The vacancy is for a position with Janssen Pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson in Beerse (Antwerp), Belgium. Job Description Requisition ID: 1700173365W At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex...

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“How to make sense of sensitization?” Report of the autumn meeting of NVT section on Risk assessment

“How to make sense of sensitization?” Autumn meeting of NVT section on Risk assessment On 10th Ocbober, The NVT section on Risk assessment held a scientific meeting in ‘s Hertogenbosch. In this meeting we focused on the state of affairs with regard to the implementation of alternative methods for one of the regulatory endpoints in toxicological safety testing of chemicals: sensitization. We discussed the testing...

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Sign up for the course APPLIED IN VITRO TOXICOLOGY 2018!

Schrijf u nu in voor de ESTIV/NVT cursus Applied In Vitro Toxicology. Deze cursus wordt 8 t/m 13 april a.s. gehouden in Utrecht. Het doel van de cursus is om academici en professionals op de hoogte te brengen van de nieuwste ontwikkelingen op het gebied van de in vitro toxicologie. Het bestaat uit hoorcolleges en twee practica. Voor informatie over het programma, de kosten en registratieprocedure, zie de het evenement...

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Expired: New TCDD!

Dear readers, A new TCDD has been published! You can view or download it from the TCDD page. Please login as you will be unable to view the TCDD otherwise. Note that the TCDD is accessible for anyone with the link, even when not logged in. This will change in the near future so that the TCDDs are not accessible anymore via search engines or link sharing while you are not logged into the NVT website. Older TCDDs will be...

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EUROTOX 8-11 September 2019

Proposals can be submitted for the EUROTOX 2019 Congress that will be held in Helsinki, September 8-11, 2019. This year’s theme is “Toxicology - Science providing solutions”. It reflects our inclination to tackle topics dealing with new and emerging technologies, personalised medicine, epidemiology of exposure to chemicals, as well as environmental issues. Submissions in line with this theme are strongly encouraged....

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Invitation to submit proposals for the 15th IUTOX Congress, Hawaii

The Society of Toxicology (SOT), is proud to co-host the next triennial IUTOX International Congress of Toxicology (ICT) to be held July 15–18, 2019, at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. The theme of this meeting, to ensure relevance and interest to the worldwide community of toxicologists and environmental health scientists, is “Toxicology Solutions for Global Public, Environmental, and Personal...

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International Training courses in Health Risk Assessment

IMM provides training in health risk assessment for participants from academia, authorities and industry. The health risk assessment training is based on extensive experience from the training programmes developed within the EU-funded projects CASCADE, RA-COURSES and TRISK. A list of the several training courses can be found...

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BelTox: Advanced toxicology course “Embryo-fetal Developmental toxicity Testing

This year, BelTox will organize an advanced toxicology course on “Embryo-fetal Developmental toxicity Testing” on 25th October 2017 at the WIV-ISP in Brussels. The program will start with a presentation on the biology of embryo-fetal development in rats and rabbits and how this relates to humans. Thereafter, in vivo testing of embryo-fetal development in rats and rabbits will be presented and the relevance of findings...

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