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CONGRESS NEWS & UPDATE
September 2-5, 2018 * SQUARE Brussels, Belgium

Final countdown starts now. It's time to pack.
 
Start packing your bags. EUROTOX 2018 Brussels is less than two weeks away. The event is one of the most important scientific events of this year offering you the chance to learn about the latest developments in the field of toxicology, network with your colleagues and scientific partners, and visit with exhibitors and vendors; all in one single location. EUROTOX 2018 Brussels is a final destination not to be missed! 
A big THANK YOU to our sponsors for supporting the various Students and Early Career Awards this year
EUROTOX Gerhard-Zbinden Early Career Award (EUR 2,000) for drug-oriented toxicological research. 


 ECETOC Christa Hennes Early Career Award (EUR 2,000) for toxicological research into mechanisms and risk assessment.

  ESTIV Poster Award
ESTIV will grant a best poster award, including EUR 500 and 1 year (2019) free ESTIV membership, to a PhD student or young scientist (≤ 35 years old) presenting her/his research work in the field of in vitro or in silico toxicology.


Re-Place Best Poster Award
A joined project of the Animal Welfare Departments of Flanders and Brussels granting a EUR 500 best poster award to a PhD student or young scientist (≤ 35 years old) presenting her/his research work in the field of Replacement methodology.


AstraZeneca Student and Early Career Award for Innovation
AstraZeneca are longtime supporters of EUROTOX and fully endorse its mission to foster toxicology, both scientifically and educationally.  These two awards are given to celebrate all aspects of scientific innovation relevant to drug safety and metabolism. Winners receive a certificate and small prize.
2018 EUROTOX: FEATURED EVENTS
SOT Merit Award Lecture
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th from 12.00 to 13.00   
Sam Cohen, University of Nebraska Medical Centre (USA)
"Cell proliferation and carcinogenesis: bad luck and the environment"
EU News: Improving chemical testing approaches for developmental neurotoxicity assessment
JRC scientists, in close collaboration with experts from international organisations, develop, evaluate and promote non-animal testing strategies based on in vitro methods to improve the regulatory assessment of chemicals which may cause developmental neurotoxicity (DNT) effects.
Collaboration Partner News: Once again, the Society of Toxicology (SOT) and the Society of Toxicology Endowment Fund are very generously sponsoring five travel fellowships for scientists to attend the SOT Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, March 10-14, 2019. Applicants must be either junior or senior scientists, reside in countries where toxicology is underrepresented, and have an active research program or currently be active in the practice of toxicology. 
Application deadline is October 9, 2018






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