News

4 Apr 2018

New liver cancer biomarker

Congratulations to SCAHT research group leader Prof. Luigi Terracciano and other collaborators of Prof. Michael N Hall at the University of Basel on their recent Nature publication describing the discovery of protein LHPP as a key tumor suppressor ...


21 Mar 2018

10th Anniversary of the Ecotox Centre

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary the Ecotox Centre organises a symposium on the topic of "Environmental Monitoring with Bioassays" on 5 - 6 June 2018 in Dübendorf ...


19 Mar 2018

EUSAAT 2018, 23 - 26 September 2018, Linz (A) - Abstract submission deadline: 31 May 2018

17th Annual Congress of the European Society for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EUSAAT) ...


12 Mar 2018

CEFIC-LRI Award 2018 - Improved alignment of the AOP concept in toxicology with the needs of risk assessment

€100.000 award to support promising new research in the field of mammalian and environmental toxicology. Applicants must submit a 2-page proposal by 18 March 2018 ...


21 Feb 2018

OECD launches QSAR Toolbox version 4.2

The Toolbox is a software application intended to the use of governments, chemical industry and other stakeholders ...


16 Feb 2018

Bisphenol A: EU reduces limits for food contact materials

The EU Commission has published a new Regulation that lowers the regulatory specific migration limit ('SML') for Bisphenol A in food contact materials ...


16 Jan 2018

Draft guidance document for endocrine disruptors available for comments until 31 January 2018

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) are inviting interested parties to comment on the draft guidance document for identifying endocrine disruptors under EU legislation for pesticides and biocides ...


20 Dec 2017

Season's Greetings

Wishing you and your families a relaxing and peaceful festive season, and a very happy New Year 2018. Martin Wilks and the SCAHT team


18 Dec 2017

FHNW joins the SCAHT network as collaborator

The School of Life Sciences of the Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (FHNW) already has collaborations with the SCAHT through the Molecular Toxicology group headed by Prof Laura Suter-Dick, and has expressed an interest to join the SCAHT network ...


14 Dec 2017

Visit by the State Secretary to the SCAHT

On 29th November, the State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation, Dr Mauro Dell’Ambrogio, visited the SCAHT at the University of Geneva ...