"Reproductive Toxicology:
from In Vitro to Human"

 3 December 2012

Hotel Ter Elst, Edegem (Belgium)

(To download the program, use the attachment at the bottom of this page)
8:30 – 8:55
 
Registration and coffee

8:55 – 9:00
 
Welcome
Mark Martens (president BelTox)
 
Morning session – Chair: Mark Martens

9:00 – 9:45 Overview of reproductive toxicology
Aldert Piersma (RIVM, The Netherlands)
 
9:45 – 10:30
 
Disturbances in embryofetal development and clinical outcome
Steven Van Cruchten (University Antwerp, Belgium)
 
10:30 – 11:00
 
Coffee break and poster session

11:00 – 11:30 Current developments in in vivo reproductive testing
Andre Wolterbeek (TNO, The Netherlands)
 
11:30 – 12:00 The zebrafish embryo as an alternative model for developmental toxicity and neurotoxicity testing
Ingrid Selderslaghs (VITO, Belgium)
 
12:00 – 13:30 Walking lunch and poster session
12:15 : General Assembly for BelTox members
12:30: General Assembly for INVITROM members

Afternoon session – Chair: Bas Blaauboer (president INVITROM)

13:30 – 14:00
 
Integrated in vitro-in silico models for predicting in vivo developmental toxicity.

Miriam Verwei (TNO, The Netherlands)
 

14:00 – 14:30
 
In vitro toxicity testing with oocytes and spermatocytes
Rita Cortvrindt (EggCentris, Belgium)
 
14:30 – 15:00
 
Coffee break and poster session
15:00 – 16:00
 
Young Scientist Forum
 
16:00 – 16:45
 
How do we integrate different data types?
Robert Chapin (Pfizer, USA)
 
16:45 – 17:00
 
Proclamation of winning  posters of young scientists
Bas Blaauboer and Mark Martens
 
17:00
 
Closing remarks
Bas Blaauboer