Advanced Toxicology Course on
Endocrine Disruption

WIV-ISP Brussels, 13th October,  2016

8:30-9:00 Reception and coffee
9:00-9:10 Introduction to Hormones
Mark Martens (MMTA)
9:10-9:50 Endocrine Disruption: Human Disorders and Challenges
Jean-Pierre Bourguignon (ULg)
9:50-10:30 In vitro Testing for Endocrine Disruption
Hilda Witters (VITO)
10:30-10:50 Coffee
10:50-11:30 In vivo Toxicology Testing for Endocrine Disruption
Marie-Noëlle Blaude (WIV-ISP)
11:30-12:10 In vivo Ecotoxicology Testing for Endocrine Disruption
Francesca Tencalla (ToxMinds)
12:10-12:50 Concepts of Experimental Testing of Endocrine Disruption and Interpretation of Results
Thomas Petry (ToxMinds) and Peter Hoet (KULeuven)
12:50-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:10 Regulatory Aspects of Endocrine Disruption
Ruth Moeller (LIST)
14:10-14:30 Introduction to the Practical Exercise
Marie-Noëlle Blaude (WIV-ISP) and Francesca Tencalla (ToxMinds)
14:30-15:30 Group I: Assessment of Endocrine Disruption (Environment)
Group II: Assessment of Endocrine Disruption (Human Health)
Coffee during the exercise
15:30-16:30 Group I:  Assessment of Endocrine Disruption (Human Health)
Group II:  Assessment of Endocrine Disruption (Environment)
16:30-17:30 Discussion of the Results and Q & A Session

Organizing committee:
Chair: Mark Martens
Members: Francesca Tencalla, Marie-Noëlle Blaude, Peter Hoet

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