Lecture by Prof. Dr. Christopher J. Portier: A bioinformatics biostatistics approach to systems toxicology
You are cordially invited to the Lecture “A bioinformatics/biostatistics approach to systems toxicology” by Prof. Dr. Christopher J. Portier, Dept. of Toxicogenomics (TGX)
March 18, 2015; Time: 13:30 - 14:30; Location: UNS50-H1.319 (Paarse zaal)
Prof. Portier is an expert in the design, analysis, and interpretation of environmental health data with a focus on carcinogenicity. His research efforts and interests include such diverse topics as molecular biology, risk assessment, biostatistics, bioinformatics, epidemiology, development, genetically modified foods, genomics, climate change, EMF, and health economics. Dr. Portier has contributed to the development of cancer risk assessment guidelines for national and international governments and agencies and has directed or contributed significantly to numerous scientific reviews and risk assessments, most notably those for dioxins, aflatoxins, electromagnetic fields, diesel particle emissions and climate change. Dr. Portier currently serves on one US National Academy of Sciences Committee, has served on USEPA’s Science Advisory Board and USEPA’s Science Advisory Panel, has served as an advisor to the Finnish Academy of Sciences, has been a member of numerous WHO/IARC scientific committees, and as a reviewer for grants in the United States, the European Union, and many other organizations.