Uppsala, Ultuna

PhD Course in Reproductive Toxicology

The course is organized by the Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala (CRU) and the Swedish Toxicological Sciences Research Centre (Swetox). It will take place in Uppsala, Sweden, on June 12-16, 2017 (2 ETCS).

The topics to be covered during the course include toxic responses of the female and male reproductive system, mechanisms of reproductive and endocrine toxicity, developmental and multigenerational reproductive toxicity, epigenetics, and regulatory toxicology with regard to reproductive toxicity. The course will include subjects relating to reproductive toxicity in humans, wildlife and domestic animals and comparative aspects will be in focus. The lectures will be given by national and international experts in the field. 

Final schedule

Confirmed lecturers: Anna-Maria Andersson (Rigshospitalet, DK), Julie Boberg (Technical University of Denmark, DK), Paul Fowler (University of Aberdeen, UK), Christina Rudén (Stockholm University), Olle Söder (Karolinska Institute) and Laura Vandenberg (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)


The course is open to anyone who is interested but PhD students will be given priority. The deadline for application will be announced later on.


The organizing committee consists of:

Associate Professor Cecilia Berg (Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University)

Dr. Charlotte Nilsson (Swetox)

Professor Matts Olovsson (Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Uppsala University)

Dr. Sara Persson (Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University)

Associate Professor Ylva Sjunnesson (Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)

Tid: 2017-06-12 - 2017-06-16
Ort: Uppsala, Ultuna
Arrangör: CRU and SWETOX
Mer information:

For further information about the course contact Cecilia.Berg@ebc.uu.se

Sidansvarig: sara.persson@slu.se