Events in 2015

June 30th 2015
Cremona, Italy
The future of Environmental and Human Health Exposure Modelling of Chemicals
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) with the lecture: “QSAR Models”
June 21st – 26th 2015
Chios, Greece
8th International Symposium on Computational Methods in Toxicology and Pharmacology Integrating Internet Resources
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) with the talk: “Integrating QSAR and read across for environmental assessment”
May 27th 2015
Milan, Italy
Workshop organized by SITOX: “Approci in silico e strategie integrate nella valutazione del rischio
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) with the talk: “Endpoint tossicologici coperti dai metodi in silico: miti e realtà”
Alessandra Roncaglioni: “Nuovi modelli in silico utili per la valutazione della tossicità sistemica”
May 6th 2015
Barcelona, Spain
SETAC Conference
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) with the talk: “A new tool to explore reasons of adverse effects, within a read across perspective”
April 29th 2015
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
April 15th 2015
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Course to students of the Milan University
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) with the talk: “In silico methods to predict toxicity”
March 5th 2015
Milan, Italy
Webinar with RIVM researchers: how to use ToxRead
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
March 18th 2015
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
17° congresso nazionale della società italiana di tossicologia - Sicurezza, salute e sviluppo sostenibile. La tossicologia al servizio della società
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) with the talk: ’Metodi in silico e Red Across: sviluppi e limiti’
February 3rd - 4th 2015
EFSA, Parma, Italy
Pesticides QSAR models for pesticide risk assessment. Course on in silico methods.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN), Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN), Giuseppina Gini (POLIMI)

Events in the Past Years

Events - 2014

December 16th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Webinar course for Thomas More University, Belgium, on the VEGA and ToxRead software
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
December 15th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Identificazione dei determinanti strutturali legati alla tossicità nel sistema riproduttivo
Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN)
December 10th – 11th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
EDESIA workshop on the role of in silico tools in supporting the application of the substitution principle.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) with the talk: "In silico approach in the REACH context: the experience from EC LIFE projects CALEIDOS, PROSIL, etc"
December 3rd 2014
Federchimica, Milan, Italy
Workshop: "Go where the markets for chemicals are! Rules and opportunities for Companies in extra-UE markets".
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) with the talk: "Innovative tools to support global regulatory activities". Ralf Knauf (Centro Reach S.r.l.) with the talk: "Providing services with international expert network".
December 3rd 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Course: Corso introduttivo alla sperimentazione animale
Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN)
November 24th – 28th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
One-week course on in silico methods and their applications for Veolia representatives.
Emilio Benfenati, Alessandra Roncaglioni, Serena Manganelli, Claudia Ileana Cappelli, Caterina Leone, Maria Ifigenia Patoumenou, Yuri Moggio, Giuseppa Raitano, Fabiola Pizzo, Anna Lombardo (IRFMN)
November 21st 2014
CEFIC, Brussels, Belgium
ESAP meeting
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) presented ToxRead
November 17th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Lesson for students: "Metodi alternativi alla sperimentazione animale in tossicologia" di Scienze Biotecnologiche Veterinarie, Università degli Studi di Milano.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
November 14th – 15th 2014
Dipartimento di Farmacia – Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Master course: Master Universitario di II livello in REACH
Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN) with the talk: "Il metodo QSAR e sue applicazioni nel Regolamento REACH".
October 29th 2014
Umweltbundesamt (UBA), Dessau, Germany
Meeting on the presentation of the PROMETHEUS project and its connections with CALEIDOS.
Emilio Benfenati and Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN)
October 24th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Webinar with COWI (Denmark) on the VEGA and ToxRead software
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
October 16th 2014
Federchimica, Milan, Italy
12a Conferenza Sicurezza Prodotti: CLP e SDS, "La scalata verso la Vetta 2015 dei Regolamenti dell'Unione Europea: la sfida del CLP per le Miscele e le ricadute sulle Schede Dati Sicurezza"
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Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) with the talk: Stato di avanzamento dei Progetti Europei.
September 30th 2014
Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Course ECM organized by SITOX La realtà dei metodi alternativi: vantaggi e limiti.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) gave a talk on Metodi in silico: possibilità e limiti
September 4th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Meeting with Prof. Luoping Zhang, University of Berkeley, CA, USA
Serena Manganelli (IRFMN)
September 3rd 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Meeting with representatives of Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health (CERCH)
School of Public Health/UC Berkeley, CA, USA (Asa Bradman, Tina Hoang and Rosemary Castorina)
Serena Manganelli (IRFMN)
July 17th 2014
ECHA, Helsinki, Finland
Meeting on the results of European projects.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN), Ralf Knauf (Federchimica), Marco Lariccia (Farbotex), Maurizio Ronchi (Gammacolor)
July 8th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Webinar with representatives of Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health (CERCH)
School of Public Health/UC Berkeley, CA, USA (Asa Bradman, Tina Hoang and Rosemary Castorina), Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
June 25th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Webinar with ECHA
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
June 16th-20th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
16th International Workshop on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships in Environmental and Health Sciences (QSAR2014)
Oral Presentation (June 17th): "Applicability Domain for Mutagenicity Models: an a Priori Approach, Based on Chemical Classes"
Rodolfo Gonella Diaza, Giuseppa Raitano, Alberto Manganaro, Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
Plenary Talk (June 18th): "Checking the Applications of (Q)SAR Approaches in the Framework of The REACH Regulation"
Enrico Mombelli, Antonio Cassano (INERIS), Giuseppa Raitano, Alessandra Roncaglioni, Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
Oral Presentation (June 18th): "Identification of Structural Alerts for Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity for Prioritization Purposes"
Alessandra Roncaglioni, Marco Marzo, Giuseppina Maria Incisivo, Francesca Como, Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
Oral Presentation (June 19th): "New Software to Support Read Across, Based on Multiple Profilers"
Giuseppina Gini, Alessio Franchi (POLIMI), Alberto Manganaro, Azadi Golbamaki Bakhtyari, Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
Poster: "QSARpy: A New Program to Identify Chemical Features Associated to Increased Values of Chemical Properties"
Thomas Ferrari, Anna Lombardo, Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
Poster: "How Existing QSAR Models Can Predict logP, BCF and Fish Acute Toxicity of the Chemicals Registered for REACH"
Claudia Ileana Cappelli, Maria Ifigeneia Petoumenou, Yuri Moggio, Fabiola Pizzo, Alessandra Roncaglioni, Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
Poster: "An Exercise on the Reproducibility of Read Across"
Rodolfo Gonella Diaza, Claudia Ileana Cappelli, Yuri Moggio, Maria Ifigeneia Petoumenou, Alessandra Roncaglioni, Giuseppa Raitano, Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
June 6th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Workshop: "Qualità delle acque e contaminanti emergenti. I risultati di un progetto CARIPLO a Milano e il confronto con i dati in Europa e in USA".
Anna Lombardo (IRFMN) with the talk: "Il progetto PROMETHEUS sulla prioritizzazione degli inquinanti chimici. L'applicazione al comparto acquatico."
June 4th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Course: Corso introduttivo alla sperimentazione animale
Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN)
May 26th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Webinar with Umweltbundesamt, Germany: Presentation of the project and related results.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
May 7th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Webinar with representatives of the MS Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health - Berkeley University
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
April 4th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Webinar with representatives of the Safe Environments Directorate - Health Canada
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
March 19th 2014
EFSA, Parma, Italy
Presentation of the project and related results.
Emilio Benfenati and Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN)
March 18th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Course: "Corso ed esercitazione sulla valutazione della sicurezza dei cosmetici".
Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN)
March 13th 2014
Giuliani SpA, Milano, Italy
Presentation of the project and related results.
Emilio Benfenati and Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN)
February 17th-21st 2014
Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Corso teorico-pratico di valutazione della sicurezza dei cosmetici alla luce del regolamento 1223/2009.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) with the talk: "Metodi in silico (Uso di QSAR e read across per predire proprietà di interesse tossicologico)"
February 11th 2014
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Meeting with Cosmetica Italia.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
January 29th 2014
Webinar with Umweltbundesamt, Germany
Presentation of the project and related results.
January 24th 2014
Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Catalunya
CALEIDOS 3rd Periodic Meeting.

Events - 2013

December 19th 2013
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Teleconference with COSMOS-RICE.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
December 16th 2013
Conference: "4° Conferenza Nazionale sul Regolamento REACH", Roma, Italy
La promozione di metodi alternativi ai test che richiedono l'utilizzo di animali.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
 
Poster: "REACH&LIFE+"
presented by "Ministero dell'Ambiente e della Tutela del Territorio e del Mare".
 
Poster: "È possibile usare i modelli in silico per il REACH?"
Francesca Como (IRFMN), Yuri Moggio (IRFMN), Silvia Alivernini (ISS - Istituto Superiore di Sanità), Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN), Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
December 5th 2013
Workshop: "Popularize Artificial Intelligence 2013", Turin, Italy
VEGA-QSAR: AI inside a platform for predictive toxicology
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN), Alberto Manganaro (IRFMN) and Giuseppina Gini* (POLIMI)
The proceedings for this workshop will be published on CEUR Workshop Proceedings Vol-1107
November 30th 2013
Workshop: "Io sto con la ricerca", Milan, Italy
Le tecniche complementari.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
November 29th 2013
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Teleconference with the German UBA about CALEIDOS progress.
Emilio Benfenati, Alessandra Roncaglioni, Yuri Moggio, Claudia Cappelli and Alberto Manganaro (IRFMN)
November 25th, 27th and 28th 2013
Course: "Corso introduttivo alla Sperimentazione animale", Milan, Italy
I modelli QSAR e il loro uso per predire la tossicità
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) on Nov. 27th
November 25th-26th 2013
Scientific seminar: "Making Cosmetics", Milan, Italy
In silico methods for cosmetics.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) on Nov. 25th
November 23rd 2013
Workshop: "Banca dati per le sostanze cosmetiche e oltre: NOAEL Project", Milan, Italy
Metodi in silico per la valutazione della tossicità dei prodotti cosmetici
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
November 14th-15th 2013
Congrès Annuel de la Société Française de Toxicologie - Maison de la RATP, Paris, France
Read Across and QSAR.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
November 14th 2013
Paris, France
Meeting with Veolia.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
October 23rd-26th 2013
Conference: "36° Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Farmacologia" - Turin, Italy
Alternative methods to animal tests: in silico and in vitro methods.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
October 22nd 2013
Workshop: "Giornata Studio Reach" - Doria Grand Hotel, Milan, Italy | Download Brochure
Metodi alternativi alla sperimentazione animale, sistemi in silico.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
September 18th 2013
Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS). Working Group on methodologies. DG SANCO, Luxembourg
In silico techniques
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
September 13th – 14th 2013
Dipartimento di Farmacia – Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Master in REACH: Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals
Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN) with the talk: "Il metodo QSAR e sue applicazioni nel Regolamento REACH"
July 25th 2013
Joint Research Center, Ispra, Italy
Presentation of the progress of CALEIDOS.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
July 16th 2013
Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico, Rome, Italy
Meeting on the use of in silico models for cosmetic industry.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
July 8th-9th 2013
INERIS, Paris, France
CALEIDOS 2nd Periodic Meeting.
All CALEIDOS partners present
July 1st 2013
Meeting with Umweltbundesamt (UBA), Dessau, Germany
Presentation of the CALEIDOS project.
Emilio Benfenati, Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN) and Giuseppina Gini (POLIMI)
June 26th 2013
Milan, Italy
Teleconference with Cosmetics Europe representative.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) and Giuseppina Gini (POLIMI)
June 17th 2013
Meeting with Proraso and other cosmetic industries, Florence, Italy
Use of in silico methods for cosmetics.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
June 13th 2013
S.I.S.T.E. Workshop: "La relazione sulla sicurezza del cosmetico", Milan, Italy
La ricerca dei dati significativi per la valutazione della sicurezza degli ingredienti cosmetici e utilizzo di sistemi Read across.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
June 10th 2013
Webinar with ECHA representatives
Exploring, checking and modelling data of chemicals. The results and perspectives within the EC projects ANTARES, CALEIDOS and ToxBank.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
June 5th 2013
10° Conferenza Sicurezza Prodotti: "Il REACH al giro di boa", Milan, Italy
Dissemination of CALEIDOS through printed brochure distributed to participants.
Ralf Fnauf (CR)
May 13th 2013
Workshop: "Zebra-fish: piccoli sistemi modello "crescono" nella ricerca biomedica", IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche "Mario Negri", Milan, Italy
Short presentation of the CALEIDOS project.
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
April 19th 2013
Course: "Corso teorico-pratico di valutazione della sicurezza dei cosmetici alla luce del regolamento 1223/2009", Milan University, Milan, Italy
Lesson on: "Uso di QSAR e read across per predire proprietà di interesse tossicologico".
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
April 18th 2013
Workshop on the 3R in toxicology, Brescia, Italy
Talk on: "Modelli computerizzati di tossicità: realtà, possibilità e limiti"
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
March 20th 2013
Università degli studi di Genova, Genoa, Italy
Lesson on "Practical exerises on QSAR models for REACH", within the Master Universitario II livello "Management of Chemicals: la normativa REACH"
Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN)
March 13th 2013
Università degli studi di Genova, Genoa, Italy
Lesson on "QSAR models and REACH", within the Master Universitario II livello "Management of Chemicals: la normativa REACH"
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
March 8th 2013
Danish Technical University - Food Department, Copenhagen, Denmark
Integrated strategies to predict health and environmental risks of chemical compounds, my experience.
Elena Boriani (IRFMN)
March 6th 2013
Lisbon, Portugal
Contact with Cosmetic Europe representative
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
March 5th 2013
Toxbank Project Meeting, Lisbon, Portugal
Discussion of the possible itneractions between ToxBank and CALEIDOS projects
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
February 27th 2013
Course on Environmental toxicology of the University degree in SSCTA, Milan University, Milan, Italy
Minicourse on "In silico modelling"
Emilio Benfenati, Serena Manganelli and Giada Maggioni (IRFMN)
February 20th 2013
Workshop: "PRODOTTO COSMETICO. Le sfide di quest’anno". Milan, Italy
Talk on: "Le iniziative CE per la ricerca a supporto del settore dei cosmetici: esempi di metodi alternativi"
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
February 15th 2013
L'Oréal, Paris, France
Visit to L'Oréal and talk: "Validating the QSAR models"
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) and Giuseppina Gini (POLIMI)
February 14th 2013
UNITIS - European Organization of Cosmetic Ingredients Industries and Services, Paris, France
Visit to UNITIS and talk on "In silico methods for cosmetics and fito-ingredients"
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)
February 13th 2013
INERIS - Institut National de l'Environnement Industriel et des Risques, , France
Visit to INERIS and talk on "REACH and QSAR: the contributions from the EC projects ANTARES and CALEIDOS"
Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) and Giuseppina Gini (POLIMI)
February 7th 2013
Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Workshop with ECHA and regulators
February 6th 2013
Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
kick-off meeting