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Dear Colleagues,                            

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IUTOX and the Mexican Society of Toxicology (SOMTOX) are pleased to announce the next triennial International Congress of Toxicology (ICT) to be held in October 2-6, 2016 at the Convention Center in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. It is our great pleasure to invite you to the International Congress of Toxicology to be held for the first time in Latin America, in a city that is the gateway to the Mayan World.

The Congress major theme is “Toxicology and Global Sustainability”. This meeting will offer a forum for sharing basic and applied research in Toxicology and is aimed to convene international scientists to present their results related to the exposure to toxic agents, adverse effects, mechanisms of toxicity, preventive alternatives, normativity, etc, to strengthen the science-policy interface to foster the progress towards sustainability. The diverse sessions will provide a forum to exchange information, to establish collaborations and networking, and to discuss cutting-edge research.

As a Latin American country, Mexico is proud of the hospitality of its people and be home of 27 UNESCO´s World Heritage Sites, and it is extremely honored to host the XIV International Congress of Toxicology. Merida is known as the “White City”, and is considered as the cultural and tourist capital of the Mayan World. In addition, Merida is close to many delighting places, such as beautiful beaches of the Caribbean, small towns with colonial flavors, and the most important archeological sites of the Mayan culture: Chichén Itzá, Uxmal, Mayapán and Kabah.

SOMTOX offers to undertake its best efforts to achieve a substantial participation of different countries from the region and contribute to IUTOX to consolidate its presence around the world. Please mark the ICTXIV meeting on your calendar!

 

Kind regards,

Organizing Committee

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