Workshop on Aquatic Models and 21st Century Toxicology
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The National Toxicology Progam, US Environmental Protection Agency, and NC State University have coordinated to develop “a collaborative workshop on aquatic vertebrate models and 21st century toxicology.” This workshop will be held May 5-6 at North Carolina State University.
The purpose of the workshop will be to explore, and discuss how aquatic models may be used to (i) screen and prioritize compounds for further in vivo testing, (ii) to assess mechanisms of chemical toxicity and how this knowledge can impact the environment and human health. It is unique among it’s focus on the application of these models for the field of environmental health while leveraging the techniques and knowledge of broad-based, interdisciplinary research.
Check out the website for information regarding registration, lodging, and agenda details.