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INVITROM Symposium: "In Vitro Models: The Cell is the Limit?"

October 16, 2013
Golden Tulip Mastbosch Hotel
Burgemeester Kerstenslaan 20
NL-47837 BM Breda, The Netherlands

The symposium is free for members of INVITROM. Please register here.

Programme:

09.15 - 09.45
Registration and Coffee

09.45 - 10.00
Welcome and Introduction
Jan van der Valk

10.00 - 10.30
How in silico and in vitro methods contribute to the 3Rs in nonclinical drug development
Diels van den Dobbelsteen (Synthon, The Netherlands)

10.30 - 11.00
The translational value of in vitro pharmacological methods
Patrick Groothuis (Synthon, The Netherlands)

11.00 - 11.30
Use of in vitro methods in vaccine development and testing
Robbert Van Der Most (GSK, Belgium)

11.30 - 12.00
General Assembly for INVITROM members

12.00 - 13.00
Lunch

13.00 - 13.30
Dose and exposure in in vitro tests
Joop Hermens (IRAS, The Netherlands)

13.30 - 14.00
The good, bad and ugly of in vitro neurotoxicity testing
Marcel Leist (University of Konstanz, Germany)

14.00 - 14.30
In vitro genotoxicity assays - Current use, problems and alternatives
Gamze Ates (Free University of Brussels, Belgium)

14.30 - 15.00
Coffee break

15.00 - 15.30
Use of in vitro skin models
Helena Kandarova (MatTek Corporation, USA)

15.30 - 16.00
Immune toxicity
Raymond Pieters (IRAS, The Netherlands)

16.00 - 16.30
In vitro nanotoxicology: promises, challenges and drawbacks
Dominique Lison (UCL, Brussels, Belgium)

16.30
Closure and drinks

For more information see INVITROM's website.

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