On February 6-10, 2023, the S&T COURSE EVENT 9 “Imaging Course @ NILU” organized by the Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU) took place. The course was focused on getting acquainted with specimen preparation, staining and subsequent imaging. Participants had the opportunity to learn to work with a confocal microscope as well as use the […]

S&T COURSE EVENT 7b “Course on GLP for in vitro nano and genotoxicology, best practices with nanomaterial handling and preparation for testing”

On 28th-29th November 2022, NILU – Norwegian Institute for Air Research organized the S&T COURSE EVENT 7b “Course on GLP for in vitro nano and genotoxicology, best practices with nanomaterial handling and preparation for testing” online. The course was designed for both – beginners in the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and people already familiar with […]

The Summer School on Non-animal Approaches in Science 2023

This event provides you with a unique opportunity to learn from experts in the field, share knowledge and experience with your peers, and build your professional network, all while having fun too! The scientific programme will focus on complex in vitro methods and computational modelling used in biomedical research and regulatory applications. You’ll see how […]

The Consortium Event 3

In October, we had the pleasure to participate in the Consortium Event 3,  which was an online course. On the first day, we took part in transferable skills training to maximize the impact of research results conducted by Maria Dusinska and Alena Bartonova from NILU – Norwegian Air Research Institute. The next day, Jakub Czarnecki […]

An Open Day at the Nofer Institute Of Occupational Medicine

On September 13, 2022, at the Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine (NIOM), an Open Day was held, as part of the Twinalt project. Almost 70 high school students participated in the event. Young people had the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of alternative methods for toxicity assessment as well as learn about the practical aspects […]

S&T COURSE EVENT 7a in Norway

In May 2022, from the 9th to the 13th a practical course took place in which a young researcher Kateryna Tarhonska from Poland (NIOM) participated. The S&T COURSE EVENT 7a “Advanced 3D models: ALI co-cultures and liver spheroids – application of the comet assay” was organized by Norwegian Institute of Air Research (NILU). The one-week course […]

Skin models to assess contact allergens – The practical course in Milano, Italy

From the 10th to the 27th of May 2022 Quinten Marcelis, Anouck Thienpont, and Edyta Wieczorek – researchers from partner institutions (internal members/partners of the Twinalt project) from Belgium (VUB) and Poland (NIOM) participated in the practical part of the S&T COURSE EVENT 6a “Skin models to assess contact allergens” organized on-site by Università degli Studi di […]

Training on safety assessment of cosmetics in the EU – S&T COURSE EVENT 5b

TWINALT scientists had an opportunity to participate in an extensive course on safety assessment of cosmetics in the EU, organized by Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Organised as e-learning, the course offered the  access to 22 lectures, pre-recorded by the experts. The lectures were organized in five sessions, covering the regulatory aspects of safety assessment of cosmetics, […]

The second practical Science and Technology (S&T) course in Brussel, Belgium

From 17th of January to 10th February Kateryna Tarhonska, a young scientist from Poland (NIOM) had a pleasure to participate in the theoretical and practical Science and Technology (S&T) course, organized by Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). The course concerned learning a modern method of genotoxicity analysis using a combination of in vitro and computational methodology. […]