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The Latin America Regional Organization of SRA has announced that the October 2014 Congress planned for Argentina has been cancelled. The Third Congress will instead be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 2015 (dates to be determined).
The event will be held September 22-24 in Arlington, Virginia, and will bring together stakeholders representing diverse perspectives on assessing and communicating public health issues involving fish contamination.
Join the group by teleconference or webconference on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 12-1 p.m. Eastern time, for this talk by research chemist Daniel Doerge from the US FDA’s National Center for Toxicological Research.
Two-Week Short Course Available in Animal Agriculture and Food Safety Risk Analysis and Disease Modeling
Epix Analytics, in cooperation with the Veterinary Epidemiology, Economics and Public Health Group at the Royal Veterinary College, will be offering their updated version of this course in London, UK, on September 15-26, 2014.
A limited number of seats are still available for this intensive five-day short course at the University of Cincinnati (Ohio) that covers the latest methods for dose-response risk assessment related to human health.