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Call for experts to serve on EURL ECVAM’s Scientific Advisory Committee (ESAC) — EURL ECVAM

The European Union Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EURL ECVAM) of Directorate General Joint Research Centre (DG JRC) has launched a call for applications for the renewal of its Scientific Advisory Committee (ESAC).

Interested scientists who satisfy the eligibility criteria and who possess the relevant competences are invited to apply. The closing date for submitting an application for ESAC membership is 31st January 2017, before midnight.

More information on the call and instructions on how to apply can be found here:

https://eurl-ecvam.jrc.ec.europa.eu/call-for-experts-to-serve-on-eurl-ecvams-scientific-advisory-committee-esac

 

Annual INVITROM Symposium March 23, 2017, Breda, The Netherlands

The annual symposium of INVITROM will be held March 23, 2017 in The Mastbosch Hotel, Breda. The topic of the symposium will be Ïn Vitro Disease Models. We are currently working on the final details of the program. Abstract submission and registration will be opened shortly.

Three-day JRC Summer School on Alternative Approaches for Risk assessment on May 16-19, 2017

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission’s science and knowledge service to support EU policies with independent evidence.

The Chemical Safety and Alternative Methods Unit incorporating the European Union Reference Laboratory for alternatives to animal testing (EURL-ECVAM) at the JRC Ispra site in Italy (https://eurl-ecvam.jrc.ec.europa.eu ) is organising a three-day Summer School on May 16-19, 2017.

The “JRC Summer School on Alternative Approaches for Risk assessment” intends to promote the use of alternative methods within chemical risk assessment. It will be tailored for post-graduate students (PhD/Master) and young scientists, with the aim to give insight into principles and methodologies of human health and environmental risk assessment from a scientific, regulatory, and industrial perspective focusing on alternative (non-animal) methods.

Pre-registration is now open until 14th February 2017 at JRC-F3-SUMMER-SCHOOL@ec.europa.eu

More information at: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/event/training-course/path-science-protection-human-health-and-environment

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