E-Newsletter issue 24, Apr 2013

The latest edition of the ECETOC e-newsletter has just been published and can be downloaded in PDF format from the following link: http://bit.ly/ecetoc-enl24

Items of particular note in this issue:

  • A joint ECETOC / WHO-IPCS workshop addresses Mode of Action
  • ECETOC‘s new Secretary General, Dr Alan Poole, announces recent awards by the US Society of Toxicology for 2 papers that are the work of ECETOC task forces.
  • ECETOC welcomes Sumitomo Chemical as its latest member company
  • The date is announced for this year‘s Annual General and Technical Meetings
  • 3 new task forces are established
  • Málaga workshop reviews  progress on “Omics and risk assessment science
  • Meeting reviews progress in environmental Cefic LRI projects, ECETOC task forces and workshops
  • Paris workshop assesses environmental persistence
  • ECETOC report addresses dermal exposure to chemicals
  • ECETOC report explores Categorisation methods, Read-across and (Q)SAR methods
  • EUROECOTOX: Final project meeting maps out future course for the network