Computational Toxicology Research
EPA hosts multiple Computational Toxicology research focused events such as conferences, seminars, forums and workshops. These hosted events bring together experts in the field of computational toxicology and encourage collaboration. These events include:
Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds Indoor Environment Workshop, Jan. 5-7, 2011
Hosted by the Indoor Air Institute, EPA’s National Center for Computational Toxicology and National Exposure Research Lab, ACC LRI and EPA Indoor Environment, this workshop presented Mechanistic Insights to Support Sustainable Product Design, Safe Use and Improved Public Health. View website
Exposure - Based Chemical Prioritization Workshop: Exploring Opportunities for Collaboration April 6-7, 2010
The workshop explored opportunities for collaborating on ways to incorporate exposure science into chemical prioritization and toxicity testing. View the website
First ToxCast Data Analysis Summit, May 14-15, 2009, EPA Campus in RTP, NC
The workshop explored methods for analyzing the ToxCast data set. View the Website.
First International Virtual Tissues Workshop: v-Tissues 2009, April 21-22, 2009, EPA Campus in RTP, NC
The workshop brought together academic, government and industry experts from the United States (US) and the European Union (EU) to: (a) discuss key biological and computational challenges in applying v-Tissues for chemical-induced toxicity, and (b) to highlight synergies and gaps between US and EU projects. View the website
2007 International Science Forum on Computational Toxicology: May 21–23, 2007, EPA Campus in RTP, NC
Forum was designed for public, private sector and academic researchers active in the field as well as risk assessors and risk managers. It highlighted progress in the use of modern molecular, biological and chemical based tools on the assessment of exposure, hazard and risk of environmental chemicals. View the Website.
International Workshop on Uncertainty and Variability in Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) Models: October 31 - November 2, 2006
The workshop purpose was to review and promote the appropriate application of methods for statistical characterization of PBPK models and the characterization of uncertainty and human variability through a cross-disciplinary exchange of experience and ideas among laboratory scientists, PBPK modelers, statisticians, and others with expertise in applied mathematics, biology, and pharmacokinetic analyses. Read more