Award to Attend an In Vitro Toxicology Training Course at the Institute for In Vitro Sciences

We are pleased to announce the winners of our award to attend a 4-day training course hosted by the Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS) and sponsored by the Science Consortium. The training, which will take place at the IIVS facility in Maryland, USA, from 30 January – 2 February 2023, will include informative lectures by IIVS’ in vitro toxicology experts, hands-on laboratory experience in applying in vitro methods, and the opportunity to explore numerous toxicological endpoints, such as skin and eye irritation and corrosion, skin sensitisation, phototoxicity, and respiratory toxicity.

  • Dr Niladri Bhowmik is a Staff Toxicologist in the Product Formulation Section, Human Health Assessment Branch in the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) at the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA).
  • Dr Rachel Brunner is a Biologist in the New Chemicals Division of the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics at the US Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Dr Nagarekha Pasupuleti is a Staff Toxicologist in the Active Ingredient Section, Human Health Assessment Branch in the DPR at the CalEPA.
  • Dr Apipa Wanasathop is an ORISE Fellow within the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the US Food and Drug Administration.

To learn about previous travel grants to attend IIVS workshops, click here