Beltox advanced toxicology course: Embryo-fetal development toxicity testing - the zebrafish model
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Owner/Developer: Belgian society for toxicology and ecotoxicology (Beltox)
25 October 2017
Embryo development and the use of zebrafish embryo as an alternative method to predict mammalian/human developmental toxicity
Selderslaghs et al, 2010 & 2012
Course material (VITO)
none, unless background in toxicology
Students, Researchers, Regulators and policy-makers, Teachers and educators, Scientific officers / Project managers, Professionals (e.g. veterinarians)
Academia, Industry, Governmental bodies, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), Consulting, SMEs
University (Bachelor), University (Master), University (Doctoral education), Postdoctoral (teaching and research), Continuing Professional Development
Carrying out procedures on animals, Designing procedures and projects, Taking care of animals, In vitro methods, Legislative aspects
Substantial coverage (e.g. multiple modules)
Zebrafish (Danio rerio)
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Explanation of procedure of zebrafish embryo development, validation of protocol and application area
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
Knowledge on the method with zebrafish as alternative for developmental toxicity: strength/weakness, current state of the art, future perspectives
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