National Centre for Toxic Compounds
coordinates national activities related to the implementation of the global agreements on chemicals in the Czech Republic. The National Centre is hosted by the Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX), Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.
 

Invitation to a lecture – Daniel Villeneuve – POSTPONED TO NOVEMBER

Dear colleagues and students, you are cordially invited to a very interesting lecture “Adverse Outcome Pathways – Development and Applications” by Dr Daniel Villeneuve (United States Environmental Protection Agency, Mid-Continent Ecology Division).


It will take place next Friday 8 September 2017, 9 a.m., in lecture room RCX1 (A29/252), 2nd floor, RECETOX, A29, Kamenice 5, Brno.

Dr. Villeneuve is a research toxicologist with the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Research and Development (ORD) and one of the founders of the AOP concept. He serves as Project Lead for a cross-ORD research program focused on the development and application of adverse outcome pathways and expert advisor on Molecular Screening and Toxicogenomics to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

AOP concept is a very widely discussed approach with applications in many areas environmental pollution research, (eco)toxicology, epidemiology and ecological and human health risk assessment.

The lecture will be a comprehensive overview of the current approaches in the area of Adverse outcome pathways development and potential applications in environmental decision-making contexts. It will consist of two blocks (about 50 min each, starting at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.). You are very welcome to discuss your AOP related comments and questions in the follow up discussions.

See more details on the lecture in the attached flyer (PDF file, 400 kB).

1.9.2017


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