Advance Course

Genotoxicity & mutagenicity testing: a brief overview of the main tests, pitfalls and regulatory framework.

Elewijt (Elewijt center), 04 October 2012

Program

9.00
 
Welcome
 
 
9.10
 
General introduction, Genotoxicity testing at the right position in hazard evaluation. Peter Hoet & Lode Godderis (KU Leuven, BelTox & Bems)
 
9.20 Background & mechanisms Ilse Decordier (VUB)
 
10.30

Break (coffee & thee)


 
11.00
 
Genotoxicity testing: an introduction to the different
test systems
 
Ilse Koijen / Bas-jan van der Leede (Janssen R&D)
 
11.45
 
Regulatory aspects (OECD, ICH, REACH):
 
Sonja Beken (FAMHP)
12.15

Lunch  
13:15
 
False positives and strategies of testing Philippe Vanparys (Altoxicon Bvba)
 
13.45
 
Exercise / case study: Introduction & questions to solve Ilse Koijen / Bas-jan van der Leede, (Janssen R&D)
 
14.00 Exercise / case study: study in subgroups
(coffee and thee available)
 
expert assistance
16.00 Interactive overview of the cases
(comparing/discussing outcomes per group)
 

16.30
 
Final remarks and adjournments
 
 

Organizing committee:
BEMS: Lode Godderis, Freddy Van Goethem –
BelTox: Philip Vanparys, Peter Hoet

You can download the preliminary program with the attachments below.

Itinerary:

Roadworks are planned around the Elewijt Center at the time of the seminar . In attachment you can download an alternative itinerary to reach the venue.