18
Nov
Tanngrisner 1 and Tanngrisner 2, SLU, VHC, Uppsala

CRU & GS-VMAS symposium: “Current and future challenges for animals and men: environmental pollutants and reproduction”

An afternoon with focus on PFAS and other environmental pollutants and their effect on reproduction and the gametes. Connections between animals, humans and the environment.

Organised in collaboration between CRU and the SLU Graduate School VMAS.

Contact Ylva Sjunnesson (ylva.sjunnesson@slu.se) if you want to know more, or if you want to participate via Zoom.

Facts

Time: 2021-11-18 13:00 - 16:15
City: Uppsala
Location: Tanngrisner 1 and Tanngrisner 2, SLU, VHC
Organiser: CRU & GS-VMAS

Programme

Preliminary programme

13:00 Welcome and introduction (Ylva Sjunnesson)

13:05 “Endocrine disruptors, how we all get involved …” Peter Bols (University of Antwerp, Belgium)

13:35 Time for questions and short break

13:45 "Parameters to assess oocyte and embryo quality". Christine Wrenzycki (Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany)

14:15 Time for questions and short break

14:25 “Dioxin and dioxin-like PCB exposure in Sweden – risk assessment of reproductive health” Anders Glynn (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden)

14:45 Time for questions and coffee break

15:15 “Overview on PFASs in the environment” Lutz Ahrens (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden)

15:35 Time for questions and short break

15:45 ”Next generation approaches to identifying endocrine disruptors – possibilities and challenges” Anna Beronius (Karolinska institutet, Sweden)

16:05-16:15 Time for questions and end of symposium


Contact

Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala, CRU
P.O. Box 7054, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
Phone: +46 18-67 21 74, E-mail: cru@slu.se