Jump to main content or area navigation.

Contact Us

Computational Toxicology Research Program

Virtual Tissues

Virtual Tissues Project (v-Tissues™)

The First International Workshop on Virtual Tissues: v-Tissues 2009, held April 21-22, 2009, at the EPA Campus in RTP, NC
Sponsored by EC-US Joint Task Force on Biotechnology
Hosted by U.S. EPA's National Center for Computational Toxicology
EPA Campus, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
April 21-22, 2009

Workshop Objectives

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. The key topics included:

  1. Case studies on target organs: liver, development, immune system and lung
  2. Data requirements for v-Tissues™ applications: Large-scale data sets including, -omics, in vitro high-content screening (HCS) and high-resolution in vivo imaging
  3. Cross-scale computational approaches: simulating biological process at the molecular, cellular and tissue levels.

Participation

Scientists in academia, industry and government, as well as graduate students and postdoctoral researchers attended the workshop.

Jump to main content.