JRC SUMMER SCHOOL by Elizabeth Goya Jorge

Hello everyone, Last week I had the opportunity to start my sunny days attending to a Summer School organized by The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC), which runs the EU Reference Laboratory for alternatives to animal testing (EURL ECVAM).Location: lost in the forest! And also…one of the headquarters of Read more…

MY JOURNEY SO FAR by Chiara Talia

Here we go with a short update about my journey as an Early Stage Researcher of the PROTECTED Project. Finally, the moment has come for my first secondment to begin! As you may have read here on the website and on previous blog posts, PROTECTED is a large network comprising Read more…

FOOD TOXICOLOGY COURSE by Vittoria Mallia

Hello! Here we are again! Some news from the PROTECTED family! We recently spent three amazing days in Toulouse (France) for a Food Toxicology course at INRA (National Institute of Agricultural Research).Researchers from Toxalim (Food toxicology group) shared their experiences and knowledge with us: another great step on our education Read more…

WACKY SCIENCE EVENT by Oluwatobi Kolawole

Hello everyone!My name is Oluwatobi Kolawole and I am one of the Early-Stage Researchers on the “Protection against Endocrine Disruptors” (PROTECTED) project.In August 2018, Pink Ladies Cancer Support Group hosted a science event for children as part of Gasyard Felie 2018 programme in Derry/Londonderry. QUB PROTECTED team participated in the Read more…

A BEAUTIFUL START by Solomon Alhassan

Hola! I am Solomon Alhassan and an Early Stage Researcher with the PROTECTED consortium and currently realizing a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology at the Universidad Austral de Chile. Becoming part of a multidisciplinary, International collaboration with fifteen highly motivated early stage researchers and a network of very experienced Read more…

PPTOX VI CONFERENCE by Chiara Talia

Hi! PPTOX is a globally recognized conference that gathers together scientists from all over the world working in the field on Environmental Toxicology (from both basic science and epidemiological perspective) with a special focus on prenatal programming and endocrine-disrupting chemicals. This was a great opportunity for me and my fellow Read more…

OSLOVE by Vittoria Mallia

Hello!I am Vittoria Mallia, one of the 15 members of the PROTECTED family. I come from Bettona, a small pretty town in the green heart of Italy. I am working on my PhD project about endocrine disrupting compounds in cyanobacteria, based at the Norwegian Veterinary Institute of Oslo. This is Read more…

MY FOUR WEEKS IN NORWAY by Alana Cutliffe

Hello everyone! My name is Alana Cutliffe and I am one of the Early-Stage Researchers on the “Protection against Endocrine Disruptors” or “ProtectED” Project. The Project aims to further research the effects of certain chemicals – termed “endocrine disruptors” – that have the ability to interfere with our hormones. I Read more…

CHALLENGING AND REWARDING – ANTENEH DESALEGN’S EXPERIENCE SETTING OUT AS AN ESR AT NIPH, OSLO by Anteneh Desalegn

Hello! This is Anteneh Desalegn, an Early Stage Researcher with the PROTECTED project. The PROTECTED project is one of the Innovative Training Networks (ITN) under Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) that received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. The network is comprised of 12 training sites Read more…