BEMS Meeting
Linear vs. Non-linear Dose-response Relationships in (Genetic) Toxicology
Technologiehuis van de Kempen, B2440 Geel

PROGRAM

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9:00 – 10:00
Registration & coffee
10:00 – 10:30
Welcome & introduction 

H.Thierens, University of Ghent, Belgium
 

10:30 – 11:00
Concepts in thresholds
M. Kirsch-Volders, Free University of Brussels,Belgium
 

11:30 – 12:00
Hormesis: facts or fiction?
J. Van Gompel, J&JPRD, Belgium
 

12:00 – 12:30
Integration of in silico and empirical approaches for predicting toxicity
J.Sasaki, UCB Pharma, Belgium
 

12:30 – 13:30
Lunch & poster session (+ election new BEMS committee members)
 

13:30 – 14:00
Apoptosis & thresholds
I. Decordier, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
 

14:00 – 14:30
Investigating thresholds of mutagenic activity in cultured cells using the model genotoxin methyl methane sulphonate (MMS)
George Johnson, University of Wales Swansea, UK
 

14:30 – 15:00
The clastogenicity of DNA topoisomerase II poisons
Anthony Lynch, GlaxoSmithKline, UK
 

15:00 – 15:30
Coffee
 
15:30 – 16:00
Accepted exposure limits: predictive risk assessment
Jan Willems, Health Council, Belgium
 

16:00 – 16:30
The Revised EU Technical Guidance Document for Mutagenicity Testing
Jan van Benthem, RIVM, The Netherlands
 

16:30 – 17:00
Closure of the meeting
 

Photographs

Some of the speakers