Worker Safety and (Geno)toxicity Considerations             
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V., Beerse, Belgium 

 

Timing

Topic

Speaker

9:00 – 9:20

Registration & coffee

9:20 – 9:30
Welcome & Introduction
Lode Godderis
(BEMS President)
I: Occupational pesticide exposure and cancer risk
Chair: Philippe Castelain (WIV, B)
9:30 – 9:45
Context setting – Carcinogenicity  issues of pesticides
Philippe Castelain
(WIV, B)
9:45 – 10:20
Evaluation of the carcinogenic potential of pesticides
Giovanna Semino-Beninel
(Bayer Crop Science, F)
10:20 – 10:55
Occupational exposure to pesticides and cancer risk? First results from the large prospective cohort AGRICAN and from field studies.
Pierre Lebailly
(INSERM-University of Caen, F)
10:55 – 11:15
Discussion
All speakers
11:15 – 11:45
Coffee Break
II: New approaches in risk evaluation of occupational/environmental exposures
Chair: Jacky Van Gompel (Janssen R&D, B)
11:45 – 12:15
The characterization of the exposome and its impact on cancer
Lode Godderis
(KULeuven – Idewe, B)
12:15 – 12:45
What is an occupational cancer and does it exist?
Marc Vandeweert
(Fonds voor Beroepsziekten, B)
12:45 – 13:15
Paternal exposures inducing germline mutations transmitted to offspring
Roger Godschalk (NUTRIM, University of Maastricht, NL)
13:15 – 14:15
LUNCH
14:15 – 14:45
Molecular Epidemiology: strengths and pitfalls of using biomarkers in epidemiological studies
Valentina Gallo
(Imperial College of London, UK)
 
14:45 – 15:30
The challenging crossroads of impurity management, cleaning limits and PbOEL: a pharmaceutical company’s perspective
Lea De Rycke, Ann De Smedt, Jacky Van Gompel
(Janssen R&D, B)
 
15:30 – 16:00
Discussion
All speakers
 
16:00 – 17:00

Closing remarks & reception