INT at the USER! Conference

The annual USER! Conference is a 4-day meeting of scientists, business representatives, book publishers and other R users and fanatics. For those of you who think R is a letter of the alphabet: you are absolutely right. It is however, also a very versatile programming language. The R language has

INT presented at WC10!

Innovative Testing in Life Sciences & Chemistry (INT) was well presented at the 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences in Seattle, Washington, USA from August 20 to 24, 2017. We delivered a well-received oral presentation on the work we are currently doing using

SLIM project in the "Volkskrant"

SLIM publications The 'SLIM' consortium has published some of it's relevant findings in four recent scientific publications (see references below). During the project, data was collected from hundreds of chemicals in two specific databases. One contained data relating to toxicity effects on

Tech Stories

Tech Stories are short examples of applied research at the University of Applied Sciences Utrecht. The stories are written in Dutch.

Image on the front page

The microscopic image depicted below was made by one of our researchers Dr. J.P. Ten Klooster. We are proud that it made it to the front matter of The Journal of Nutrition. Cover image: In this issue , van der Wielen et al. (pages 2429–35) assess the ex vivo effects of rebaudioside A, a stevia

World of Science & Technology

Research group Innovative Testing in Life Sciences & Chemistry (INT) was present at the 2016 World of Science & Technology Convention (Jaarbeurs Utrecht, 4 to 10 October) as part of iLab Utrecht Science Park . iLab Utrecht Science Park is a fully-furnished innovation laboratory offering

Launch of the VAC2VAC project

Read the full press release here VAC2VAC is a wide-ranging collaborative research project funded by IMI2 which aims to develop and validate quality testing approaches for both human and veterinary vaccines using non-animal methods. The initiative that started on 1 March 2016 aims to provide the


Check out our latest publications: Poland M, Ten Klooster JP, Wang Z, Pieters R, Boekschoten M, Witkamp R, Meijerink J. Docosahexaenoyl serotonin, an endogenously formed n-3 fatty acid-serotonin conjugate has anti-inflammatory properties by attenuating IL-23-IL-17 signaling in macrophages. Biochim