The IGG session at UKEMS 2017

UKEMS 2017 was held from June 25th – 28th. It was a joint meeting with the Dutch and Belgium Environmental Mutagen Societies and was the first time UKEMS had ventured outside of the United Kingdom. IGG hosted a session on Monday 26th June on Complex in vitro models and Future testing, sponsored by Henkel.

Complex in vitro models

  • The application of an in vitro 3D bone marrow microphysiological system to genotoxicity testing Rhiannon David (AZ)
  • Dermal in vitro genotoxicity testing: Validation of the 3D Skin Comet and micronucleus assays Stefan Pfuhler (P&G)
  • The Hen´s egg test for micronucleus induction (HET-MN): Promising results of the pre-validation Kerstin Reisinger (Henkel)
  • 3D Phenion® Full-Thickness Skin Model (Presentation from session sponsor) Karsten Mewes (Henkel)

Future Testing

  • Application of the ToxTracker reporter assay in a mode of action approach for genetic toxicology assessment Giel Hendricks (Toxys)
  • Mode of action-based classification of in vitro positives; a case study form the pharmaceutical industry Freddy Van Goethem (Janssen)
  • Introduction to IWGT 2017 Hans-Joerg Martus (Novartis)