BTS-UKEMS Congress 2019
BTS-UKEMS Congress 2019: IMPORTANT DEADLINES
15-17th April 2019 ¦ Robinson College, Cambridge
Bursary Applications: Wednesday 30th January
Early Career Investigator Award: Thursday 31st January
Abstract Submissions: Friday 1st February
Early Bird Registration: Friday 22nd February
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: WEDNESDAY 30th JANUARY 2019
BTS Bursaries – For the 2019 Annual Congress the BTS is awarding bursaries to pre-doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers (maximum 3 years from their PhD) who are members of the BTS. Applications should be made using the form on the BTS website (Awards and Prizes section) and submitted no later than the 30th January.
For full details on the awards and bursaries, including how to apply, please CLICK HERE
The bursary application forms can be downloaded from the BTS website: http://www.thebts.org/events-2/awards-and-prizes/
UKEMS Bursaries – For the 2019 Congress the UKEMS provides bursaries for students, postdoctoral and industrial members (Note: UKEMS student membership is free of charge) to attend the Congress. Applications should be made using the form on the UKEMS website.
For full details on the bursaries, including how to apply, please CLICK HERE
The bursary application forms can be downloaded from UKEMS Bursary Application Form
BTS EARLY CAREER INVESTIGATOR AWARD 2019
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: THURSDAY 31st JANUARY 2019
This award is made in recognition of leading contributions to toxicology by Early Career Investigator (within 10 years of PhD).
• No more than 10 years postdoctoral (or 14 years postgraduate) experience by January 1st 2019
• Current member of the British Toxicological Society Nomination for the award must include the following:
~ A full CV
~ Four recent and scientifically relevant publications where the applicant has a first or senior author position
~ A description (up to 1000 words) of the candidates achievements to date
~ A letter of recommendation from the Head of Department or another Senior Toxicologist
Full details are available HERE
The winner must be available to present their work at the 2019 BTS Annual Congress – April 15-17th 2019. Following the presentation the winner will receive a £250 cheque and a commemorative certificate.
The winner will be invited to submit a paper for publication in the journal Toxicology Research.
Registration for the Congress will be waived, travel and accommodation allowances provided.
Applications should be submitted to the BTS Secretariat by 31st January 2019.
Applications will be considered by the Scientific Sub-Committee (SSC) in December and the winner informed after ratification by the Executive Committee.
Apply to: firstname.lastname@example.org or British Toxicology Society, c/o EBS Ltd, Unit E1, City Wharf, Davidson Road,
Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9DZ
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: FRIDAY 1st FEBRUARY 2019
The BTS-UKEMS Congress 2019 is shaping up to be an exciting event with world class speakers across a range of multi-disciplinary topics.
We would love for you to take this opportunity to present your own work alongside these speakers and an audience of your peers.
~ BTS Barnes Prize Lecture – Professor Andy Smith (MRC Toxicology Unit)
~ UKEMS Jim Parry Lecture – tbc
~ Plenary Lecture – Dr Stefan Platz (AstraZeneca)
~ ASCEPT Invitation Lecture – Dr Benedetta Sallustio (Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide)
~ Early Career Investigator Prize Lecture – tbc
~ Doctoral Student Presentations
~ Early Career Presentations
~ Study Director/Study Monitor Workshop
Continuing Education Programme ~ Genotoxicity Testing in the 21st Century – a Paradigm Shift!
~ Use of New Approach Methodologies in Regulatory Sciences
~ Developmental Toxicology: New Paradigms
~ MRC ITTP Biannual Symposium
~ Oncology Combinations and DNA Damage Response
~ Cambridge Alliance on Medicines Safety (CAMS)
~ Mutational Signatures and DNA Repair
~ Alternative Approaches to Toxicology: What Is the Current view on the Future of Animal Testing (IVTS session)
~ New Paradigms of Genotoxicity Safety Evaluation for Risk Assessment
~ Justification for Species Selection for Pharmaceutical Toxicity Studies
~ Health Impacts of Pollution
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: FRIDAY 22ND FEBRUARY 2019
Registration is available with considerable ‘Early Bird’ discounts available to those who commit to their attendance.
ACCOMMODATION – Robinson College
Accommodation can be reserved onsite at Robinson College via the online registration booking system.
Prices: Standard Plus – Single Occupancy Ensuite Room – £92.04 per person per night
Rooms will be available to book when completing your registration.
Congress Flyer: CLICK HERE
Please forward to anyone who might be interested
We hope to welcome you to Cambridge in April.
Date(s) - 15/04/2019 - 17/04/2019