NYHETER
Seminarium: Miljönotan för en förgiftad värld – 14 mars.
Årsmöte 2017
Tema: Toxicity testing in the 21th Century. Hölls i Nobel Forum den 7 april.
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Ansök om att bli en ”European Registered Toxicologist”.
Jobbannonser
Professor at Karolinska Institutet. Toxicologist at KemI. Toxikolog/farmakolog på Läkemedelsverket, Uppsala.
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Kurser & Konferenser

ecopa SSCT workshop, June 14-16, 2017, Helsinki, Finland

Up-to-date in vitro approaches in regulatory risk assessment and disease modelling
Invitation to abstract submission, exhibitor and sponsorship! Read more here


CRU and SWETOX invites to a PhD Course in Reproductive Toxicology (2 ECTS) June 12 – 16, 2017, Uppsala

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Confirmed lecturers so far include: Anna-Maria Andersson (Rigshospitalet, DK), Julie Boberg (Technical University of Denmark, DK), Paul Fowler (Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, UK), Christina Rudén (Stockholm University), Olle Söder (Karolinska Institute) and Laura Vandenberg (UMass Amherst, USA).

The course is organized by the Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala (CRU) and the Swedish Toxicological Sciences Research Centre (Swetox). It will take place in Uppsala, Sweden, on June 12-16, 2017. The topics to be covered during the course include toxic responses of the female and male reproductive system, mechanisms of reproductive and endocrine toxicity, developmental and multigenerational reproductive toxicity, epigenetics, and risk assessment of reproductive and endocrine toxicity. The course will include subjects relating to reproductive toxicity in humans, wildlife and domestic animals and comparative aspects will be in focus. The lectures will be given by national and international experts in the field.

The course is open to anyone who is interested but PhD students will be given priority. The deadline for application will be announced later on.
The organizing committee consists of Associate Professor Cecilia Berg (Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University), Dr. Charlotte Nilsson (Swetox), Professor Matts Olovsson (Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Uppsala University), Dr. Sara Persson (Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University), and Associate Professor Ylva Sjunnesson (Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences).

For further information about the course contact Cecilia.Berg@ebc.uu.se
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CRU and SWETOX invites to a PhD Course in Reproductive Toxicology (2 ECTS) June 12 – 16, 2017, Uppsala

SafeSciMET

European Modular Education and Training Programme in Safety Sciences for Medicines
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SafeSciMET http://www.safescimet.eu presents a new and unique pan-European education and training network. In current drug safety education and training in Europe, an integrative and translational approach is lacking. SafeSciMET addressed this shortfall by developing and establishing a comprehensive modular Education & Training Programme in Safety Sciences for Medicines (SafesciMET).

One round of the 20 core courses available has been finalised. A second round is ongoing. Course teachers come from academia and industry throughout Europe, including Eastern Country States. Unique to the courses is that Industry brings in up-to-date and real cases.

SafeSciMET is part of the EU/EFPIA initiative Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), a public-private parthership. See (http://www.efpia.eu)  and (http://www.imi.europa.eu/) .

Uppsala universitet is responsible for the Student Office of SafeSciMET and gives two courses. Karolinska Institutet provides one course.

More information: IMI Education and Training SafeSciMET Course Programme

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EUROTOX 2017
Tid: September 10 to 13, 2017
Plats: Bratislava, Slovakia

Hemsida: Eurotox 2017

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Dear Colleagues,
welcome to Bratislava, Slovakia

Organizing Committee (OC):
Michal Dubovický, PhD. President of the Society
Mojmír Mach, PhD. Secretary of the Society
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SOT 2016
Tid: March 13 to 17, 2016.
Plats: New Orleans, Louisiana

Hemsida: SOT 2016

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Dear Colleagues,

The Society of Toxicology 55th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, March 13–17, 2016, in New Orleans, Louisiana, promises stimulating lectures and presentations on scientific breakthroughs, important education and professional training opportunities, and time to connect with old friends and create new collaborations.
Sincerely,

Norbert E. Kaminski, PhD
2014–2015 SOT President

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IUTOX 2016
Tid: October 2-6, 2016.
Plats: Yucatan, Mexico

Hemsida: IUTOX 2016

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IUTOX and the Mexican Society of Toxicology (SOMTOX) are pleased to announce the next triennial International Congress of Toxicology (ICT) to be held in October 2-6, 2016 at the Convention Center in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. It is our great pleasure to invite you to an ICT held for the first time in Latin America, in a city that is the gateway to the Mayan World.

The Congress major theme is “Toxicology and Global Sustainability”. This meeting will offer a forum for sharing basic and applied research in Toxicology and is aimed to convene international scientists presenting their results related to the exposure to toxic agents, adverse effects, mechanisms of toxicity, preventive alternatives, normativity, etc, to strengthen the science-policy interface to faster the progress towards sustainability. The diverse sessions will provide a forum to exchange information, to establish collaborations and networking, and to discuss cutting-edge research.

As a Latin American country, Mexico is proud of the hospitality of its people and be home of 27 UNESCO´s World Heritage Sites, and it is extremely honored to host the XIV International Congress of Toxicology. Merida is known as the “White City”, and is considered as the cultural and tourist capital of the Mayan World. In addition, Merida is close to many delighting places, such as beautiful beaches of the Caribbean, small towns with colonial flavors, and the most important archeological sites of the Mayan culture: Chichén Itzá, Uxmal, Mayapán and Kabah.

SOMTOX offers to undertake its best efforts to achieve a substantial participation of different countries from the region and contribute to IUTOX to consolidate its presence around the world. Please mark the ICTXIV meeting on your calendar!

Kind regards,

Organizing Committee ​

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Full-time Master’s Programme in Toxicology

organised by IMM, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

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The Master’s Programme in Toxicology has been offered every second year since 1976 and was one of the first toxicology programmes world-wide. The program is still unique in its two-year cohesive program focusing on toxicology and human health risk assessment.

The program is directed to either Research or a Professional career. It is designed to provide a scientific knowledge base in toxicology and health risk assessment to meet the needs from: Universities, Industry and Governmental agencies.

The aim is to educate students with toxicological knowledge within principally three areas:

  • Basic and applied toxicological research
  • Toxicological investigations and testing
  • Regulatory toxicology and health risk assessment/safety assessment

The programme is a two-year, full-time programme and consists of compulsory taught components as well as an individual degree project and a possibility to take advanced elective courses.

More information: Master Programme in Toxicology, KI

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Other Education and Training Programmes

Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet

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The Advanced International Training Programme in Health Risk Assessment at IMM Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet offers the following courses in spring 2015:

Nanotoxicology – potential risks of engineered nanomaterials to human health and the environment, April 20-24, 2015. The course is intended for PhD students. Application deadline: February 20, 2015.

Safety assessment in drug discovery and development, May 4-8, 2015. The course is intended for PhD students and other participants from academia as well as participants from authorities and industry. Application deadline: March 6, 2015.

Cancer risk assessment, May 18-22, 2015. The course is intended for PhD students and other participants from academia as well as participants from authorities and industry. Application deadline: March 20, 2015.

Application and further information:

http://ki.se/en/imm/international-training-in-health-risk-assessment

Please forward this information to your students and colleagues.

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Nordiska Institutionen för Vidareutbildning inom Arbetsmiljöområdet

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Kurs: Contemporary Issues in Occupational Chemical Safety
Den 25-27 mars kommer NIVA (Nordiska Institutionen för Vidareutbildning inom Arbetsmiljöområdet) anordna en kurs om kemikaliesäkerhet på arbetsplatsen. Här kan ni läsa mer om kursen.

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Uppsala universitet

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– Preclinical safety assessment and pharmacovigilance on-line course in English 50 %

– Akuta förgiftningar och klinisk toxikologi 100% dagtid

– Läkemedel vid graviditet och amning 100% dagtid

Deadline för alla kurser är: 15 okt och 15 april 2015

De sökes på: www.antagning.se

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