My motivation for contributing to EEMGS is related to my long-standing interest, research and enthusiasm for the field of Environmental Mutagenicity and Genomics. I have lab-based and regulatory experience with several OECD guideline methods, along with experience with upcoming novel methodologies. I am highly motivated for the future development of the field since I believe […]
I have been a member of EEMGS (and UKEMS) since being a graduate student in the laboratory of the late Prof. Jim Parry. Since that time, I have worked as a research scientist in academia and in industry. Currently, I am the head of Genetic Toxicology at GSK. I have served as the treasurer of […]
After my bachelor, I studied biochemistry for 4 years at the University Pierre and Marie Curie in Paris. My final year of undergraduate study was in Strasbourg on the DNA translesion synthesis mutagenic pathway in E. Coli. After that, I did my PhD at Paris University (1998-2002) under the supervision of Drs. S. Boiteux and […]
We are happy to announce that Professor Bernd Kaina (Institute of Toxicology, University Medical Center Mainz) received the prestigious Frits Sobels Award of the EEMGS (https://www.eemgs.eu/frits-sobels-awards-winners/) for his pioneering work and lifetime achievements in the field of DNA repair, mutagenesis and carcinogenesis.