Invitation to the 43rd Annual Meeting of the EEMS hosted by the UKEMS
Lancaster University, United Kingdom from 6-10th July, 2014

'Genome Integrity: from Mechanisms to Applied and Regulatory Research'.  

The Presidents of the European Environmental Mutagen Society (EEMS) and United Kingdom Environmental Mutagen Society (UKEMS) are pleased to invite you to attend the 43rd Annual Meeting of the EEMS. The venue for this year’s meeting is Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom. The theme for this year’s meeting is  'Genome Integrity: from Mechanisms to Applied and Regulatory Research' and our extensive program will include the latest advances in the science of DNA damage and repair, mutagenesis, genome instability and the relationship of these events with exposure to environmental mutagens and epimutagens. The programme will also include a number of workshops with a regulatory perspective. We are confident that the 43rd Annual Meeting of the EEMS will provide a unique opportunity for European scientists, health care professionals and policy makers from academia, industry and regulatory bodies to keep abreast of the latest scientific trends and discoveries and interact with key opinion leaders in the field. Following the EEMS conference, the Genetic Toxicology Technical Committee (GTTC) of the  International Life Sciences Institute of the Health and Environmental Sciences Institute (ILSI-HESI) will host a Satellite Workshop (July 10 – 11, 2014) entitled Genetic Toxicology at the Crossroads “From Qualitative Hazard Evaluation to Quantitative Risk Assessment."
 
We very much look forward to seeing you in Lancaster at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the EEMS hosted by the UKEMS.
 
Yours sincerely,

Prof. Anthony M  Lynch
President UKEMS & EEMS Treasurer 

 

Prof. Leon Mullenders
President EEMS

Organizing committee: EEMS: Prof. Leon Mullenders & Dr Veronique Thybaud; UKEMS: Prof. Frank Martin & Prof. Anthony Lynch.
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Delegates
Register now via the tab above. Early Bird prices are available until 30 April 2014. Booking early secures the special cheaper rates and onsite accommodation for you and helps us plan our programme.

Abstract submitters
The online submission form is now open- please upload your work via the tab above. Abstracts can be up to 300 words in length, excluding title and author(s) details. The deadline for submissions is 30 April 2014. Successful submitters must also register as delegates of the meeting and as before, we encourage you to book before the early bird deadline. We will let you know the status of your abstract on 16 May 2014.

Successful abstracts

Abstracts that are accepted by the EEMS committee will be offered a poster presentation place at the meeting (see the tab above for poster specifications). A select few authors will also be invited to give a short platform talk, lasting 10 - 20 minutes- depending on the length of the session involved. Information regarding short talks will be sent out individually to the submitters involved.

Invited Speakers
If you are an invited speaker for the EEMS meeting, please can you submit an abstract of the talk you plan to give. The deadline for this is 30 April 2014. Information regarding your session slot will be sent to you separately. 

Exhibitors & Sponsors
The EEMS conference hosted by UKEMS appreciates the generous contributions from sponsors and exhibitors that make the annual conference possible. Sponsors names will be prominently displayed on the EEMS website and in printed materials distributed before and during the meeting. Exhibitors will have networking opportunities throughout the meeting and also have their details published in meeting material. Please contact eemsregistration@affinityevents.co.uk to ask for more information on how to become involved.

Registration Prices
Early Bird Prices- until 30 April 
EEMS Student*: £350
EEMS Member*: £500
Non-Member: £650

Standard Prices- until 31 May
​EEMS Student*: £450
EEMS Member*: £600
Non-Member: £750

Late Prices- after 31 May
EEMS Student*: £500
EEMS Member*: £650
Non-Member: £800
*In order to become or renew membership, non-European environmental mutagen society members will need to apply via the central membership site - please click here
Note: European National/Regional environmental mutagen society members will remain EEMS members in 2014 and need not apply for direct membership.
Please note you will need a PayPal account to pay for your membership.
Cancellation policy
Until May 16, 2014: The total amount will be refunded with a 5% deduction to cover administrative expenses.
May 15 – June 1, 2014: 50% refund.
After June 1, 2014: No refund.
Please note: Refunds will only be made after the congress. All cancellations and changes must be made in writing to Congress Organizing Secretary.

 

For questions regarding registration and accommodation, please contact the Congress Organizing Secretary: eemsregistration@affinityevents.co.uk
The development of the scientific program has been supported with organizational input from the UKEMS Molecular Epidemiology Group, Industrial Genotoxicity Group and EEMS Industrial Genotoxicity Group, The Genome Stability Network (an affiliate of UKEMS) and sponsorship from ILSI-HESI, Unilever, Lancaster University, and ECVAM. The organizers are also seeking support from Industry.
Thank you to our 2014 sponsors...

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