Sign In


Events



Meetings with stakeholders

2014 April 2nd
Brussels, Belgium
14th Meeting of Competent Authorities for REACH and CLP

Emilio Benfenati(IRFMN)

2014 June 23rd
Chemical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
Meeting with Simona Fajfar, Ministry of Health

Marjana Novič and Marjan Vračko (NIC)

2014 June 24th
NIC-LJ, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Meeting with Chemical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (Dr. Simona Fajfar)

Marjana Novič (NIC-LJ ) and Dr. Marjan Vračko(NIC-LJ)

2014 July 10th
Nestlè, Losanna, Switzerland
Meeting with researchers, presentation of VEGA and ToxRead

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)

2014 July 17th
ECHA, Helsinki, Finland
Meeting on the results of European projects

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN), Ralf Knauf (Federchimica), Marco Lariccia (Farbotex), Maurizio Ronchi (Gammacolor)

2014 August 5th
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia
Meeting with Darja Boštjančič

Marjana Novič and Marjan Vračko (NIC)

2014 September 30th
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia
Presentation of PROSIL project was given to representatives of some Slovenian companies

Marjan Vračko, Špela Župerl, Marjan Tušar and Viktor Drgan (NIC)

2014 October 16th
Federchimica, Milan, Italy
Conference: “12a Conferenza Sicurezza Prodotti: CLP e SDS”

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) gave a talk on: “Stato di avanzamento dei progetti Europei”

2014 October 23rd-26th
Turin, Italy
Conference: "36° Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Farmacologia”

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) gave a talk on: “Alternative methods to animal tests: in silico and in vitro methods”

2014 November 21st
CEFIC, Brussels, Belgium
ESAP meeting

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) presented ToxRead

2015 March 18th
Milan, Italy
Congress: “17° congresso nazionale della società italiana di tossicologia - Sicurezza, salute e sviluppo sostenibile. La tossicologia al servizio della società”

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) gave a talk on: “Metodi in silico e Read Across: sviluppi e limiti”

2016 May 12th
European Commission DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs REACH, Bruxelles
Meeting “The case of DYES under REACH”

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN), Knauf and Pasini, of three Beneficiaries

2016 November 3rd
AssICC, Milan
15 conferenza Sicurezza Prodotti
“REACH cosa è cambiato, nuovi strumenti e nuovi concetti”

Lariccia with the talk: L’ esperienza di una PMI nel settore dei coloranti

2016 November 10th
Czech Republic
Meting: Jakub Johanik and Lenka Součková of the Clinical Research Infrastructure Network

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)

2016 November 16th
Istituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca Ambientale (ISPRA), Roma
5th National Conference on the implementation of REACH

Christian Maculan, Colorex

Webinars

2014 April 4th
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Webinar with representatives of the Safe Environments Directorate - Health Canada

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)

2014 April 10th
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Webinar with representatives of Health Canada Tara S. Barton-Maclaren and Sunil Kulkarni

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)

2014 July 8th
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)

2014 December 16th
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)

2015 March 13rd
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Webinar with PROSIL partners

PROSIL partners

2015 March 5th
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Webinar with RIVM about ToxRead

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)

2015 June 25th
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Webinar with ECHA

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)

Workshops and seminars presentations

2013 October 22nd
Milan, Italy
Workshop: "Giornata Studio REACH"

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) gave a talk on: “Metodi alternativi alla sperimentazione animale, sistemi in silico”

2014 May 30th
Federchimica, Milan, Italy
Seminar "Costruirsi un futuro nell'Industria Chimica"

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)

2014 May 6th
Federchimica, Milan, Italy
Workshop with dye sector

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) gave a talk on: “Promuovere l’uso dei metodi in silico tra le industrie”
Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN) gave a talk on: “Metodi di Read-across e modelli predittivi”

2014 June 16th-20th
Milan, Italy
16th International Workshop on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship in Environmental and Health Sciences

Oral presentations:
Alessandra Roncaglioni gave a talk “Identification of structural alerts for reproductive and developmental toxicity for prioritization purposes”
Giuseppina Gini gave a talk “New software to support read across, based on multiple profilers”
Viktor Drgan gave a talk “Development of software for REACH assessment of substances”.

2014 November 5th-6th
NIC – National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Workshop: Spoznavanje z “in silico” orodji za pomoč pri registraciji kemikalij (hands-on workshop on in silico methods for the registration of chemicals)

2014 December 3rd
Federchimica, Milan, Italy
Workshop: “Go where the markets for chemicals are! Rules and opportunities for Companies in extra-UE markets”

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN) gave a talk on: “Innovative tools to support global regulatory activities”
Ralf Knauf (CR) gave a talk on: “Providing services with international expert network”

2014 December 10th
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) gave a talk on: “In silico approach in the REACH context: the experience from EC Life projects CALEIDOS, PROSIL, etc”

2015 January 15th
Federchimica, Milan, Italy
Workshop with leather sector

Emilio Benfenati gave a talk ok: “Promoting the use of in silico methods in industry”
Alessandra Roncaglioni gave a talk on: “Strategie di valutazione per gli UVCB, con riferimento a sostanze derivate da acidi grassi di origine naturale”
Ralf Knauf gave a talk on: “Problematiche registrazioni REACH per le PMI quali fornitori del settore cuoio”

2015 March 18th
Monserrato, Cittadella Universitaria Cagliari, Italy
Seminar: "Tossicologia in silico"

Matteo Floris (CRS4)

2016 January 26th
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Seminar: “Genotoxicity of food packaging chemicals”

Melissa Van Bossuyt, PhD student from Belgian Scientific Institute for Public Health, Brussels, Belgium

2016 May 18th
Workshop: Promuovere il dialogo fra in vivo, in vitro e in silico

S. Garattini, direttore IRCCS IRFMN
G. Grignaschi, Segretario Generale Research4life
T. Hartung, direttore CAAT
A. Ahluwalia, Centro di Ricerca E. Piaggio, UNIPI
E. Benfenati, Coord. progetto PROSIL, IRCCS IRFMN

2016 September 21st
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
The final workshop of the PROSIL project Chemical substances: registration problems and solution offered by in silico models.

Speaker: Emilio Benfenati - (Istituto Mario Negri, Milano, Italy)
Title: Chemical substances: registration problems and solution offered by in silico models.

Speaker: Ralf Knauf - (Centro Reach Srl, Milano, Italy)
Title: The difficulties of the SME to gather property values.

Speaker: Anna Lombardo - (Istituto Mario Negri, Milano, Italy)
Title: Predicting bee toxicity.

Speaker: Maria Ifigeneia Petoumenou - (Istituto Mario Negri, Milano, Italy)
Title: Predicting aquatic toxicity for difficult substances.

Speaker: Domenico Gadaleta - (Istituto Mario Negri, Milano, Italy)
Title: Category specific models for mutagenicity.

Speaker: Marjana Novič - (National Chemistry Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Title: Neural networks to navigate among similar compounds.

Speaker: Giuseppina Gini - (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Title: ToxRead and ToxDelta: free programs for read across.

Speaker: Matteo Floris - (CRS4, Pula, Italy)
Title: A general view of the most critical properties of industrial chemicals.

Speaker: Alberto Manganaro - (Kode, Pisa, Italy)
Title: How to use the free in silico tools of PROSIL.

Posters

2014 June 16th-20th
Milan, Italy
16th International Workshop on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship in Environmental and Health Sciences

Špela Župerl presented a poster “QSAR and read-across for the evaluation of carcinogenicity of chemicals during the risk assessment” (authors: Špela Župerl, Viktor Drgan, Natalja Stanislavovna Fjodorova, Alessandra Roncaglioni, Marjana Novič).
Špela Župerl presented a poster “QSAR and read-across for the evaluation of carcinogenicity of chemicals during the risk assessment” (authors: Špela Župerl, Viktor Drgan, Natalja Stanislavovna Fjodorova, Alessandra Roncaglioni, Marjana Novič).
Matteo Floris presented two posters “Charting the fragment space in search of new toxicity alerts” (authors: Medda R, Floris M.) “Charting the fragment space in search of new toxicity alerts” ( authors: Medda R, Giordano S., Floris M.)

2015 June 21st-25th
Chios, Greece
8th International Symposium on Computational Methods in Toxicology and Pharmacology Integrating Internet Resources

Špela Župerl presented a poster “Predicting carcinogenic potency of pesticides and dyes with QSAR and read-across approach” (authors: Špela Župerl, Viktor Drgan, Natalja Stanislavovna Fjodorova, Alessandra Roncaglioni and Marjana Novič.).

2015 September 13th-16th
Budapest, Hungary
Conferentia Chemometrica 2015

Viktor Drgan presented a poster “Artificial neural network modelling of fish toxicity” (authors: Viktor Drgan, Špela Župerl, Marjan Vračko and Marjana Novič).

2016 June 13th-17th
Miami Beach, Florida, USA
17th International Conference on QSAR in Environmental and Health Sciences

Špela Župerl presented a poster “Predicting fish toxicity of pesticides and dyes with QSAR and read-across approach” (authors: Špela Župerl, Viktor Drgan, Francesca Como and Marjana Novič).
Serena Manganelli presented a poster “QSAR models for predicting mutagenicity of Aromatic azo compounds” (authors Manganelli S, Manganaro A, Benfenati E.)

2016 September 4th-8th
Verona, Italy
21st European Symposium on Quantitative Structure - Activity Relationship, Aptuit Conference Center

Viktor Drgan presented a poster “Neural network classification of aromatic azo compounds for mutagenicity prediction” (authors: Viktor Drgan, Špela Župerl, Marjan Vračko and Marjana Novič).
Serena Manganelli presented a poster “Vega Consensus Model For Ames Mutagenicity Predictions” (authors Manganelli S, Manganaro A, Benfenati E.)
Eleni Vrontaki presented a poster “Integrating docking and other in silico methods to predict mutagenicity of azo dyes” (authors E. Vrontaki, N. Porta , S. Manganelli , D. Gadaleta 1 , E. Benfenati)”

2016 September 21st
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
The final workshop of the PROSIL project: Chemical substances: registration problems and solution offered by in silico models.

Alberto Manganaro presented a poster “Degradation of conditioning agents for mechanized tunnelling using hplc and high resolution mass spectrometry and in silico methods” (authors: Alberto Manganaro, Alice Passoni, Diego Baderna, Renzo Bagnati, Emilio Benfenati)

Eleni Vrontaki presented a poster “Integrating molecular docking and other in silico methods to predict mutagenicity of aromatic azo compounds” (authors: Eleni Vrontaki, Nicola Porta, Serena Manganelli, Domenico Gadaleta, Emilio Benfenati)

Diego Baderna presented a poster “Old molecules: news challenges: experimental aquatic toxicity of different textile dyes” (authors: Diego Baderna, Filippo Cinà, Roberta Croce, Anna Lombardo, Emilio Benfenati)

Claudia Cappeli presented a poster “Predicting dyes toxicity on Daphnia magna” (authors: Claudia Ileana Cappelli, Isabella Romeo, Matteo Vian, Anna Lombardo, Emilio Benfenati)

Matteo Floris presented a poster “Structural alerts from large datesets of substances: creating knowledge from big data” (authors: Matteo Floris, Giuseppa Raitano , Ricardo Medda, Emilio Benfena)

Alla P. Toropova presented a poster “CORrelationAndLogic=CORAL” (authors: Alla P. Toropova, Andrey A. Toropov, Emilio Benfenati)

Azadi Golbamaki presented a poster “ToxDelta: a Tool for Read Across, Investigating Dissimilarity” (authors: Azadi Golbamaki; Alessio Mauro Franchi; Alberto Manganaro; Giuseppina Gini; Emilio Benfenati)

Viktor Dragn presented a poster : “Modified self organizing maps in a service of read-across – an efficient tool for regulators” (authors: Viktor Drgan, Špela Župerl, Katja Venko, Marjan Vračko, Marjana Novič)

Lessons and courses given

2014 September 30th
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”

2014 October 17th -31th
University Abou Bakr Belkaïd, Tlemcen, Algeria
Training course of a person from Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, in order to study in silico methods for toxicity prediction

Under the supervision of Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)

2014 November 17th
University of Milan, Italy
One day Course on: “Metodi alternativi alla sperimentazione animale in tossicologia” for students of Veterinary Biotechnology

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)

2014 November 23th-28th
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
One-week Course on in silico methods and their applications for Veolia representatives.

Emilio Benfenati and collaborators (IRFMN)

2014 December 3rd
Introductory course in Animal testing for Grignaschi

Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN) gave a talk on: “I modelli QSAR e il loro uso per predire la tossicità”

2015 February 3rd-4th
EFSA, Parma, Italy
QSAR models for pesticides risk assessment. Course on in silico methods.

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN), Alessandra Roncaglioni (IRFMN), Giuseppina Gini (POLIMI)

2015 March 13th
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
PROSIL industrial partners training course about Read-across

Emilio Benfenati(IRFMN), Alessandra Roncaglioni(IRFMN) Francesca Como (IRFMN), Serena Manganelli (IRFMN)

2015 March 26th
IRCCS - Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Meeting with industries of dye sector

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN), Ralf Knauf (CR)

2016 February 8th - 12th
Università di Milano, Milan, Italy
Theoretical and practical course: metodi in silico (uso di QSAR e read across per predire proprietà di interesse tossicologico)

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)

2016 April 18th - 20th
Centro Congressi Castello Simon Boccanegra, IRCCS AOU San Martino –IST, Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10 16132 Genova
Theoretical and practical course Dalla Cellula ai QSAR: Modelli predittivi alternativi in tossicologia

Fabiola Pizzo with the talk: “Modelli in silico: QSAR e read-across. Come usarli, come interpretarli”

2016 September 30th
Università di Pavia, Dipartimento di Scienze del Farmaco
Aspetti fondamentali nella valutazione delle impurezze genotossiche in ambito farmaucetico

Emilio Benfenati (IRFMN)


Web Design: