Fish and amphibian embryos as alternative models in toxicology and teratology

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Thursday 01 December 2016 to Friday 02 December 2016
Aulnay-sous-Bois/Paris, France

The NC3Rs is co-sponsoring this symposium, which aims is to promote the development of fish and frog embryo models as potential alternatives to animal testing.

The symposium will bring together scientists who use fish and frog embryo models to exchange knowledge, ideas and latest developments in the field of toxicology and teratology. Invited lectures will focus on specific topics. Breakout sessions will allow to identify major advantages, limitations, new fields and future research needs of the fish/amphibian embryo model and to establish collaborations. A full event programme can be found here.

The focus in 2016 will be on but not limited to high-content/image analysis, behavourial assays and AOPs.

The deadline to register for the symposium is 15 September (2016). Further information, inluding invited speakers and how to register are available on the event Helmholtz Zentrum fuer Umweltforschung UFZ website.