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Board positions

  • Chair of the European Toxicologists and European Societies of Toxicology (EUROTOX) In Vitro and In Silico Toxicology (In2TOX)  Specialty Section since 2019

  • Board member of the Belgian Society for Toxicology and Ecotoxicology (BelTox) (2015-2020)

  • Board member of the American Society for Cellular and Computational Toxicology (ASCCT) (2018-2020)

  • President (2016-2020) and Vice-president (2012-2016) of the European Society of Toxicology In Vitro (ESTIV)

Regular membership

  • Belgian Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences (BGFW) since 2004

  • European Society for In Vitro methods (INVITROM) since 2010

  • Society of Toxicology (SOT) since 2010

  • EUROTOX since 2010

  • EUROTOX Molecular Toxicology Specialty Section since 2018

  • European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) since 2014

  • American Society for Cellular and Computational Toxicology (ASCCT) since 2018

  • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) since 2019

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Honorary membership

  • Honorary member of ESTIV since 2020


Former positions

  • Co-leader of the FP7 SEURAT-1 working group “Mode-of-Action” (2011-2015)

  • Member of the Belgian Young Academy (2014-2019)

  • Toxicology expert for the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) (2015)

  • Scientific advisor of the Methusalem program “Research at the interface between human genetics and reproduction” (2016-2020)

  • Chair of the expert group “Application of adverse outcome pathways for food ingredients and foods in risk assessment” of the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI)-Europe (2017-2019)

  • International evaluator of applications for associate professorship at Masaryk University-Czech Republic (2018)

  • International evaluator of applications for associate professorship at Aarhus Universitet-Denmark (2021)

  • International evaluator by the High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education-France for the screening of INSERM research laboratories (2021)

Current positions

  • Member of the OECD Extended Advisory Group on Molecular Screening and Toxicogenomics since 2014

  • Chair of the evaluation panel of the Dutch-German-Belgian “Innovative Systems Toxicology for Alternatives to Animal Testing” program since 2015

  • Scientific advisor of ILSI-Europe since 2019

  • Member of the Hepatotoxicity/Absorption Distribution Metabolism Excretion (ADME) Technical Working Group of the US FDA-NIEHS-HESI Botanical Safety Consortium since 2020

  • Coordinator of the FWO Scientific Research Network "Modelling and prediction of liver toxicity: focus on drug-induced cholestasis" since 2021.

  • Scientific advisor of the Dutch Research Council project "Virtual human platform for safety assessment" since 2021.