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NIEHS Seeks Input on Cell-Based High-Throughput Toxicity Screens

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - The National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences’ National Toxicology Program is seeking information from the research community on cell-based high-throughput toxicity screens.
According to a request for information issued on Friday, the NTP is also seeking recommendations on molecular targets that are “most informative” for profiling cellular toxicity pathways, both in cell-based and biochemical assay formats, and information on technologies that could be used to develop “a comprehensive approach” to high-throughput toxicity screening. 
NIEHS said that it plans to hold an “informational meeting” Sept. 11-12 in Research Triangle Park, NC, to share information about assays, molecular targets, and cellular pathways. 
Further information on the meeting is available here.

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