Vriendenkring VUB

Postal address
Pleinlaan 2
1050
Brussels
Belgium

Expertise

  • Mutagenesis (plant cells - seeds). Regeneration techniques with plants. Cell culture techniques : protoplastculture and - fusion. DNA recombination techniques.
  • Cytogenetic research. Genotoxicological risk determination by means of: Bacteriological screeningtests (amestest). Study of chromosomical deviations of lymfocytes Sister chromatid exchanges Research already performed for third parties : Amestest for mutagenetic research of compounds and packing material. Cytogenetic research of labourers with exessive exposure to industrial products. Delivery time depending on kind of service. (1 week / 1 month)
  • Expertise of mutagenicity testing : ECETOC, GALDERMA, SANOFI, BAYER, DUPONT
  • Expert for l'Oréal for the in vitro micronucleus test and the Comet assay, and their application in genotoxicity assessment of cosmetics.
  • Expert for metal (geno-)toxicity assesment of Co, Mn, Sb

Activities

  1. Annual Meeting of the Environmental Mutagen Soc

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a workshop/seminar

  2. Annual Meeting of the Environmental Mutagen Society

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Prizes

  1. EEMS poster price 2008

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  2. EMS travel award 2009

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  3. NewGeneris poster price 2009

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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