ECETOC Young Scientist Awards 2008

In 2008 ECETOC sponsored two awards for young scientists and is pleased to announce this year's winners:

For the environmental science related award, the ECETOC Young Scientist Award at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Europe Annual Congress (Warsaw, Poland, 25-29 May 2008) went to:

Ms Emma Schymanski of the UFZ-Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Germany for her platform presentation, entitled “The use of MS classifiers and structure generation to assist in the identification of unknowns in effect-direct analysis.'

For the human health related science award, the ECETOC Young Scientist Award at the European Societies of Toxicology (Eurotox) Annual Congress (Rhodes, Greece, 5-8 October 2008) went to:

Ms Nathalie Lambrecht of CARDAM VITO in Belgium for her poster, entitled “Pathway analysis of dendritic cell markers for skin sensitization.'

The winners have been encouraged to use the awarded prizes for the advancement of their careers.