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July 1, 2020 in Job advert

Job Vacancies: Opportunities at Gentronix

Gentronix have job vacancies! Gentronix are looking for study directors, scientists and study investigators to support continued growth in their genetic toxicology testing team at Alderley Park in Cheshire. Gentronix…

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June 1, 2020 in Uncategorized

Save the Date for the IGG Annual Meeting 2020!

‘Save the Date’ for the IGG Annual Meeting! The IGG Annual meeting will be held on November 30th – December 1st 2020. The meeting will have the theme ‘New ways…

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May 19, 2020 in Uncategorized

NUKEMS Committee member vacancy

NUKEMS are looking for new committee members! NUKEMS aims to actively represent New Investigators within UKEMS and its linked societies. Its committee is made up of both academic and industrial…

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April 2, 2020 in Uncategorized

Genetic Toxicologist Vacancy at AstraZeneca – Deadline Extended!

Do you have a primary focus on toxicology science with a working knowledge and experience of drug development? An exciting opportunity exists to join the Genetic Toxicology Team in Cambridge…

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March 24, 2020 in Webinar

Duplex Sequencing Webinar

Working from home? Keep up to date with the latest sequencing technology for mutation detection by joining a webinar on Thursday March 26th on Duplex Sequencing. To register, click here. Title:…

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February 27, 2020 in Job advert

Job vacancy at AstraZeneca – Genetic Toxicologist

Do you have a primary focus on toxicology science with a working knowledge and experience of drug development? An exciting opportunity exists to join the Genetic Toxicology Team in Cambridge…

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January 24, 2020 in Meetings

EEMGS Abstract Deadline – Jan 31st

Mark your presence on the 48th European Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society Annual Meeting (EEMGS2020) to be held in Porto, Portugal, between 6 – 8 May 2020, by submitting your…

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January 17, 2020 in Job advert

Gentronix Job Vacancy: In vitro mammalian gene mutation Study Director

Job vacancy at Gentronix for an in vitro mammalian gene mutation Study Director Job Reference: GTXHPRT2020  Opening Date – 10th January 2020 Closing Date – 10th February 2020 Gentronix is…

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November 11, 2019 in Uncategorized

Call for IGG Ordinary Committee Member

A position is available for an ordinary committee member of the Industrial Genotoxicity Group (IGG).  Committee members will be involved in setup of IGG meetings and also initiatives that of…

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November 11, 2019 in Uncategorized

HESI GTTC Comet Assay Survey

The Health and Environmental Sciences Institute Genetic Toxicology Technical Committee (HESI GTTC) needs your help.  We are developing a project to improve the clarity and application of OECD TG 489... Read More
September 25, 2019 in Journals

Paper in Mutagenesis: Extended treatment with recovery improves results in the peripheral blood lymphocyte micronucleus assay

EDITOR’S CHOICE Inclusion of an extended treatment with recovery improves the results for the human peripheral blood lymphocyte micronucleus assay James Whitwell, Robert Smith, Teresa Chirom, Gary Watters, Victoria Hargreaves, Mel…

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September 5, 2019 in Meetings

Upcoming In Vitro Toxicology Society Workshop

The IVTS presents a workshop on the applicability of in silico models to support in vitro studies. This workshop will be held on the 21st October 2019 in Leeds, UK,…

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August 12, 2019 in Journals

New Paper: Are All Bacterial Strains Required by OECD Needed?

Are All Bacterial Strains Required by OECD Mutagenicity Test Guideline TG471 Needed? Williams, Richard , DeMarini, David M. , et al Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis August 2019 Read…

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July 8, 2019 in Studentships

ITTP PhD studentship with AstraZeneca and Imperial College, London

“Understanding the role of cohesin and the impact of structural variation on gene expression regulation in the 3D genome” A fully funded ITTP PhD opportunity from the MRC, in conjunction…

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March 28, 2019 in Grants

UKEMS Small Grants Scheme for Feasibility or Pilot Studies 2019

The UKEMS Small Grants Scheme for Feasibility or Pilot Studies is now open! The small grants scheme is aimed to promote research into key areas of relevance to UKEMS. The…

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March 13, 2019 in Meetings

Save the Date! IGG Annual Meeting 19th-20th June 2019

Save the date! This year’s IGG Annual Meeting will be held from the 19th – 20th June 2019 at the Deansgate Hilton in Manchester. This meeting is sponsored by Gentronix…

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February 26, 2019 in Studentships

NC3Rs-Unilever PhD Studentship Launch Event

NC3Rs-Unilever PhD Studentship Launch Event   On 2 April the NC3Rs are holding a launch event in central London to highlight a new collaboration with Unilever, who will be co-funding…

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January 10, 2019 in Meetings

IGG at UKEMS 2019

This year, UKEMS will hold a joint meeting with the BTS at Robinson College Cambridge from 15th – 17th April. The BTS-UKEMS Congress 2019 programme has a strong speaker line-up,…

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September 1, 2018 in Meetings

IGG @ UKEMS 2018

UKEMS 2018 will be held from September 2nd – 5th at Magdalen College, Oxford The IGG have contributed to sessions at this year’s UKEMS meeting by selecting speakers on topics…

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May 29, 2018 in Meetings

Registration for Annual Meeting Closing Soon!

Registration for the 32nd Annual IGG meeting will close on Friday June 1st 2018. We have some great talks lined up on the theme ‘Something Old, Something New’. Register today! Click…

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December 19, 2017 in Meetings

2018 IGG Meeting – Save the Date

Save the Date – the 2018 IGG meeting will be held on Thursday 14th June 2018 at Covance laboratories in Harrogate.

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December 12, 2017 in Meetings

Send us your feedback on the 31st Annual IGG Meeting

Thanks to everyone who attended the 31st Annual IGG Meeting at the Hallam Conference Centre, London, from 11th – 12th December 2017. We had excellent talks on all of the…

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November 29, 2017 in Meetings

46th EEMGS and 30th GUM Meeting – Abstract deadline extended

The EEMGS (European Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society) and the GUM (Gesellschaft für Umwelt-Mutationsforschung) will have a joint meeting held at the University of Potsdam, Germany, between 18th and 21st March 2018. Registration…

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October 18, 2017 in Meetings

Agenda for the 31st Annual Meeting

The agenda for the 31st Annual Meeting has now been finalised. Confirmed speakers include: Hans-Joerg Martus (Novartis) Ann Doherty (AZ) Anthony Lynch (GSK) David Kirkland (Kirkland Consulting) You can see…

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July 21, 2017 in Journals

Erythrocyte Pig-a assay article in Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis

New article ‘Applying the erythrocyte Pig-a assay concept to rat epididymal sperm for germ cell mutagenicity evaluation’ by Ji and LeBaron has been published in Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis. Read…

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July 4, 2017 in Meetings

Flyer for 31st Annual Meeting 2017

See our meeting flyer for information about our upcoming annual meeting in December or visit the meeting page for more information. Read More
June 21, 2017 in Journals

Special Issue of Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis

See the latest issue from Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis – Special Issue: Applied Genetic Toxicology: From Principles to Practice Includes articles on mechanisms of DNA damage, repair and mutagenesis, next generation…

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June 20, 2017 in Meetings

IGG at UKEMS 2017

The 2017 UKEMS Annual meeting is being held with the Belgium and Dutch EMS in the old Burgundian town of Leuven, near Brussels in Belgium from 25th - 28th June.... Read More
June 19, 2017 in Meetings

31st Annual Meeting 2017

Save the date! Our 31st Annual Meeting will be held on the 11th and 12th December at the Hallam Conference Centre, London. Travel bursaries and early bird registration rates are... Read More