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Smithers Viscient has appointed Craig Draper, Ph.D. to the role of Vice President, Global Commercial Development. This appointment is the latest in a series of strategic hires designed to best respond to and anticipate the growing needs of clients in the crop protection, chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
Smithers Viscient, a global contract research organization (CRO), has announced that a number of the company’s leading scientists will present or lead discussions at the 2017 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition being held August 20-24 in Washington, DC.
Smithers Viscient has developed an independent method study around the use of Leptocheirus plumulosus in 28-day chronic sediment toxicity tests, resulting in a revised methodology capable of producing more reliable and robust data with fewer failures. This type of study, which historically has been known to pose challenges in terms of variability of growth and reproduction in the test amphipods, as well as achieving survival criteria, is one of the primary methods for testing sediment toxicity.
Smithers Viscient has promoted Larry Brewer to the role of North American Technical Director and named Glen (Gus) Zieske to succeed Brewer as the company’s Director of Avian and Wildlife Toxicology. Zieske will be based in the company’s Snow Camp, North Carolina facility while Brewer will locate to provide technical leadership for all Smithers Viscient locations.
HARROGATE, UK – May 18th, 2017 – Smithers Viscient, a leading global environment and consumer safety contract research organization (CRO), announced today announced today that it has received CIR renewal from the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research (La Ministère de L’Education nationale de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, MENESR) for 2017 to the end of 2019.
HARROGATE, UK – May 4th, 2017 – Smithers Viscient, a global contract research organization (CRO), announced today that it is sponsoring the first annual Nidderdale Run.
Smithers Viscient announced that it is appointing Rohit Harve to the role of Vice President, North American Operations.
HARROGATE, UK – May 2nd, 2017 – Smithers Viscient, a global contract research organisation (CRO), announced the appointment of David Mitchell to the role of Director of Ecotoxicology.
Smithers Viscient announced that it is appointing Dr. Peter Stchur to the role of North American Chemistry Director. Dr. Stchur comes to Smithers Viscient after spending 13 years with DuPont split between DuPont Chemical Solutions and DuPont Crop Protection. He replaces Dr. Paul Reibach who will now serve as Smithers Viscient Chemistry Technical Director.
HARROGATE, UK – August 15, 2016 – Smithers Viscient, a global contract research organization (CRO), today announced the appointment of Dr. Steve Dean to the position of Managing Director.
WAREHAM, MA, USA – July 29, 2016 – Smithers Viscient, a global contract research organization (CRO), has announced new findings regarding the duration of fish full life-cycle testing.