Symposium: Navigating In Silico Chemical Safety

In Silico Chemical Safety: Perspectives, Opportunities and Challenges

We are pleased to inform you that MN-AM is holding the one-day symposium "Navigating In Silico Chemical Safety" at the Friedrich-Alexander-University (FAU) in Erlangen, Germany on October 11th, 2018. The event and program is organized by Prof Mark Cronin (Liverpool John Moores University, UK) and Prof Tim Clark (FAU, Germany) in order to ensure participation from regulatory bodies. The program seeks to reflect on perspectives, opportunities and challenges in chemical safety issues and to direct us to future paths. Please find the agenda below.


Topic Speaker Time
Morning Session
In Silico Chemical Safety – Opportunities and Challenges Mark Cronin (Liverpool John Moores University) 10:00h
In Silico Chemical Safety – Consumer Industry Perspective Ann Detroyer (L’Oréal) 10:30h
In Silico Chemical Safety – Pharmaceutical Industry Perspective Wolfgang Muster (Roche) 11:00h
Challenges – Addressing Metabolism with Computational Chemistry Approaches: General Problem Statement and its Tractability* Andreas Göller (Bayer AG) 11:30h
Working Lunch
  • Luncheon & Discussions
  • Outputs, Legacy and Perspectives from the eTox and eTRANSAFE Projects
  • ChemTunes•ToxGPS® Demo with Use Case
  • Uncertainty, Dempster-Shafer Theory and Building Confidence
    Ferran Sanz (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
    James Rathman (The Ohio State University)
    Afternoon Session
    Regulatory Agency Perspective: In Silico Evidence in the Safety Assessment of Chemicals in Food Rositsa Serafimova (EFSA) - by video link 14:00h
    Novel Integrated Approaches for the Safety Assessment of Cosmetic Products Corrado Galli (University of Milan) 14:30h
    Challenges – In Silico Chemical Safety: Mixtures* Emiel Rorije (RIVM) 15:00h
    New Horizons – Linking In Silico and In Vitro Evidence*
    Fabian Steinmetz (Merck KGaA) 15:30h
    New Horizons – Vectorised Phenotype Descriptors* Paul Selzer (Novartis) 16:00h
    To the Future... and Beyond! Andrew Worth (European Commission – Joint Research Centre) 16:30h
    End of Symposium
    Dinner - Trattoria O Sole Mio, Erlangen 19:00h

    *15 min presentation followed by 15 min group discussion

    Registration (closed)

    We hope that the agenda raised your interest and, of course, the participation is free.

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