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Reproductive toxicity and endocrine disruption – an update, 18-19 October 2018

WHEN: Thursday 18 Oct 2018, 12:00 - 12:00
WHERE: EBC (Evolutionary Biology Centre), Uppsala University, Uppsala

CRU welcomes all interested to the lunch-to-lunch symposium

Reproductive toxicity and endocrine disruption – an update

18-19 October 2018


Keynote speaker:

Professor Charles Tyler, Exeter University, UK, ”Using fish for assessing the environmental impacts of endocrine disrupting chemicals”.

Other invited speakers (full programme below):

  • Paul Jepson, Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, UK: “The killer whale apocalypse: PCB driven reproductive toxicity in cetaceans”
  • Louise Ramhøj,National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark: “Developmental toxicity of perfluorinated compounds in rats – with focus on endocrine disruption and mixture effects”
  • Anders Glynn, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences:” Early-life exposure to PFASs and child health – results from the POPUP cohort”
  • Anna Mattsson, Uppsala University: “Bisphenol AF and a metabolite of bisphenol A disrupt reproductive organ development in the chicken embryo”
  • Anna Roos, Swedish Museum of Natural History: “Transfer of contaminants from mother to cubs in otters from Sweden”
  • Matts Olovsson, Uppsala University: “In vitro studies of effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals on human endometrial receptivity and embryo implantation”
  • Sofie Svanholm, Uppsala University: “The frog as a model in reproductive toxicology”
  • Ylva Sjunnesson and Ida Hallgren, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences: “Effects of a perfluorinated compound (PFNA) in a bovine embryo development model”

 Deadline for registration is September 20th. The attendance fee is 400 SEK.

Programme and registration