Prof. Dr. Laura Suter-Dick is Professor for Molecular Toxicology in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW). She is a European Registered Toxicologist (ERT) with a PhD in biology and experience in pharmaceutical drug research, including 15 years at F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. Her research is dedicated to mechanistic toxicology questions and encompasses the use of advanced in vitro systems, toxicogenomics, biomarker discovery, new technologies and alternative in vitro methods. Her current research group focuses on in vitro toxicity and pharmacology test systems applied in collaborative projects with industrial and academic partners as well as on student projects. She is a board member of ESTIV (European Society of in vitro Toxicology), a member of the advisory board of SCRNTox (Stem cells for relevant efficient extended and normalized toxicology, part of SEURAT) and an expert evaluator for grant applications in EC-funded programs (FP7 and Horizon 2020). She also acted as Scientific Consultant for the European Partnership for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EPAA).