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WC9 Practical training course: Skin and Eye In Vitro Toxicity

The European Society of Toxicology In Vitro (ESTIV) in partnership with the Czech National Institute of Public Health and with the organizers of the 9th World Congress on Alternatives to Animal Experiments (WC9) is pleased to announce the “Practical Training Course on Alternative Methods: Skin and Eye In Vitro Toxi­city” taking place on 28–29 August 2014 as a satellite to the WC9 in Prague, Czech Republic.

The training course is offered to scientists, especially students and young scientists, interested in gaining knowledge and practical experience on advanced alternative methods for toxicology assessment. The practical training course will present tools and strategies focusing on in vitro topical toxicity testing for skin and eye irritation and corrosion hazard identification.

During the two-day intensive training course, participants will get the opportunity to discuss the use and the regulatory acceptance of in vitro assays with senior scientists and perform hands-on testing on selected methods under the supervision of experienced trainers.

We encourage you and members of your organization to enroll and profit from the advantages of the training course. More information available here.

Registration forms, available in the above link, should be completed and sent together with the ne­cessary documentationno later than June 15, 2014 vial email.

Looking forward to meeting you in Prague !

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