ApconiX Co-organises British Toxicology Society Meeting

The meeting that ApconiX is co-organising the British Toxicology Society  “Science-led Strategies for Success in Discovery and Development Toxicology” is being rearranged for a date later in 2020 - watch this space for updates! Sponsored by Lonza and AstraZeneca and co-organised by ApconiX, GlaxoSmithKline, Sygnature Discovery and Alderley Park,  the meeting is focused on safety [...]

By |2020-03-19T10:36:26+00:00March 8th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on ApconiX Co-organises British Toxicology Society Meeting

Working at ApconiX

Phumzile Sikakana graduated from the University of Sheffield in January this year and was awarded a distinction in her master’s degree.  Phum joined ApconiX in November last year and here reflects on her first 6 months with the company. "I was a recent biomedical science graduate when I joined ApconiX. I was really happy to [...]

By |2020-01-20T09:38:08+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Careers|Comments Off on Working at ApconiX

Practical Application of Toxicology in Drug Development

Professor Ruth Roberts, Co-founder and Director of ApconiX will be joining Rob Wallis and other eminent scientists in delivering training at the highly acclaimed course Practical Application of Toxicology in Drug Development.  The course, co-organised by the British Toxicology Society and the American College of Toxicology will be held at The Møller Centre, Churchill College, [...]

By |2019-05-08T10:47:02+01:00May 9th, 2019|Toxicology, Events|Comments Off on Practical Application of Toxicology in Drug Development

British Toxicology Society Congress a Great Success

Dr Richard Knight, Dr Guy Healing, Professor Ruth Roberts, Phumzile Sikakana and Dr Karin Burnett thoroughly enjoyed the British Society of Toxicology Congress this week at Robinson College, University of Cambridge. Highlights of the meeting included a great opening keynote from Dr Stefan Platz (AstraZeneca) who shared his vision for the use of AI in [...]

By |2019-04-18T10:14:42+01:00April 18th, 2019|Toxicology, Events|Comments Off on British Toxicology Society Congress a Great Success

ApconiX Attends British Toxicology Society Congress – “Celebrating 40 years of the BTS”.

British Toxicology Society (BTS) and the UK Environmental Mutagen Society Annual Congress “Celebrating 40 years of the BTS" will be held at Robinson College, University of Cambridge between 15th -17th of April. Professor Ruth Roberts, Dr Richard Knight, Dr Guy Healing and Phumzile Sikakana will all be attending.  Ruth will be presented with an Honorary Fellowship [...]

By |2019-04-14T16:01:01+01:00April 14th, 2019|Toxicology, Events|Comments Off on ApconiX Attends British Toxicology Society Congress – “Celebrating 40 years of the BTS”.

Professor Ruth Roberts Becomes an Honorary Fellow of the British Toxicology Society

ApconiX are delighted to learn that the BTS Executive Committee has elected Professor Ruth Roberts as Honorary Fellow of the British Toxicology Society (hon FBTS) in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the science and profession of Toxicology, including to the BTS. Ruth commented “It’s such an honour to be recognised in this way by [...]

By |2019-01-30T15:27:43+00:00January 31st, 2019|Toxicology, Events, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Professor Ruth Roberts Becomes an Honorary Fellow of the British Toxicology Society

Mother and Daughter on Front cover

Ruth Roberts and Emma Walker were featured on the front cover of Toxicology Research this month.  The mother and daughter’s review article, Collaboration and competition: ethics in toxicology hit the headlines in Volume 7. The front cover was painted by Emma, an accomplished artist as well as scientist.  Emma is currently studying for her Master’s [...]

By |2018-07-22T18:28:03+01:00July 22nd, 2018|Toxicology, Publications|Comments Off on Mother and Daughter on Front cover

ApconiX @ The BTS Congress 2018!

We were delighted to sponsor the poster and drinks reception at the annual British Toxicology Society meeting April 2018. The posters were fascinating with lots of new data on topics such as differentiated pluripotent stem cells, predicting and avoiding drug-induced toxicity and characterisation of cardiac stem cells for assessment of cardiotoxicity.  There were also some [...]

By |2018-07-11T10:06:33+01:00April 18th, 2018|Events|Comments Off on ApconiX @ The BTS Congress 2018!

Guy Healing to Join the UK Register of Toxicologists Panel!

Guy Healing was recently selected from many applicants to join the panel of the UK register of toxicologists. The UKRT was created in 1993 in response to the need for international harmonization and mutual recognition of toxicologists and is sponsored by The Royal Society of Biology and the British Toxicology Society. By identifying professional toxicologists [...]

By |2020-07-13T11:26:37+01:00November 2nd, 2017|Toxicology|Comments Off on Guy Healing to Join the UK Register of Toxicologists Panel!