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National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

UPDATE NewsletterUPDATE NewsletterSeptember 2022

October 3-4 workshop to focus on clustering and classification

By Catherine Sprankle



NIEHS is organizing the Clustering and Classification Workshop: Applications to Investigate Adverse Effects of Chemicals on Human Health and Environment.” The workshop will be October 3-4, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. EDT each day. A preliminary agenda, other information, and a link to register are available.

The workshop will introduce the concept of chemical similarity and explore the uses of different classification and clustering approaches for toxicity research and risk assessment. The invited speakers and expert participants will identify best practices and guidelines for the application of these approaches. Participation from attendees to round table discussions will be encouraged.

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