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Dr Hans Løkke from Denmark was the leader of NoMiracle; an EU project on mixtures, in which 38 research groups were involved. He will place mixture effects in a European perspective and will highlight some of the major findings of NoMiracle. Dr Leo Posthuma works at RIVM and is involved in the regulations for mixtures in the Netherlands and will highlight some general approaches on how to tackle effects of mixtures. Joep de Koning will show the pragmatic approach to handle effects of mixtures from the perspective of a Dutch waterboard (responsible for the quality and quantity of the surface waters in one of the most polluted areas from the Netherlands). Finally Dr. Dave Spurgeon will highlight some biological approaches to assess affects of mixtures from an ecotoxicological point of view.
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Jan Baas and Tjalling Jager.
|9.00||Welcome with coffee|
|9.25||Tjalling Jager (VU-THB the Netherlands)|
|9.30||Hans Løkke (NERI Denmark) : Effects of mixtures from a European perspective and the major results from the NoMiracle project|
|10.00||Leo Posthuma: Risk management of mixtures - how to sum apples and oranges|
|11.00||Joep de Koning (Delfland Waterboard the Netherlands): A practical approach to effects of mixtures from the perspective of water quality management|
|11.30||Dave Spurgeon (CEH UK): Effects of mixtures using a systematic biology approach|
|12:00||End of morning program|
|13.45||Defence by Jan Baas in the aula, Vrije Universiteit (main building at de Boelelaan 1105) in Amsterdam|
|13.45||Welcome by the Rector Maurice van Tulder|
|13:45||Jan Baas introduces: Effects of mixures as processes in time: From laboratory to effects in our environment|
|14:25||George van Voorn:|
|14:35||Kees van Gestel:|
|14:45||End of defence; start of closed meeting|
|14:55||Conclusion of the promotion comission|
|15:05||End of ceremony|