How to consider biological relevance in relation to evidence used in non-chemical scientific assessments

Course dates

E-learning modules are available September 13, 2020 to October 13, 2021.
Webinar is on October 26, 2021 at 15-17 CET.

Course participants

The course is for members of EFSA’s Scientific Committee/Panels, their working groups, members of the EFSA Networks, and EFSA staff.

Course content

This course will provide training for EFSA staff and experts on the use of EFSA’s Guidance on assessment of Biological Relevance with focus on evidence used in non-chemical scientific assessments.

The course is provided as e-learning and includes three modules and a webinar. Each module includes a recorded presentation, a quiz and a discussion forum. Participants can study the modules in their own pace. The webinar at the end of the e-learning will give opportunity for discussion of the content of the modules.

Module 1: Framework for consideration of biological relevance
The first module will discuss concept related to biological relevance and introduce the framework for consideration of biological relevance.

Module 2: Biological relevance in the assessment strategy
The second module will describe how biological relevance is considered in the assessment strategy.

Module 3: Biological relevance in collection, appraisal and integration of data
The third module will focus on how biological relevance is considered in the collection and selection of data and in appraisal and integration of data.

Course application

EFSA’s Scientific Committee/Panels, their working groups, members of the EFSA Networks and EFSA staff apply here.

EFSA reserves the right to select the participants from all applicants. All applicants will be informed whether they can actually attend the training.

Handling of personal data
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Contact

Johanna Zilliacus

Lecturer senior
C6 Institute of Environmental Medicine