Dr Lucian Farcal

Dr Lucian Farcal

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Scientific Project Manager

Dr Lucian Farcal is a Scientific Project Manager at Edelweiss Connect.

Dr Lucian Farcal studied veterinary medicine at the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) and he received the PhD degree at the same University in 2009.

After the doctoral studies he has worked as scientific officer at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre in the area of alternative methods to animal testing with a focus on the respiratory system, followed by a postdoc and project management position at Karolinska Institutet in the area of nanosafety research. His scientific interest is focused on development and optimisation of alternative methods (in vitro and in silico) and integration of 3Rs principles into testing strategies, as well as using the knowledge management process as a support tool to these areas.

At EwC, he has led the project management of the eNanoMapper project through its successful review and completion and has assumed this role in several other projects (e.g. OpenRiskNet). He is currently involved in different EU or commercial projects, with a role in the scientific and project management implementation, knowledge transfer, design and development of different EwC applications and reporting. These include also activities in the area of nanomaterials research and nanosafety, where EwC is developing a set of applications to support the collection and sharing of methods and data.

Dr. Farcal is contributing to the EwC laboratory establishment at Technological Park in Basel and implementation of its working program, involving research and training activities. He is leading the activities at EwC in the area of 3Rs knowledge management by initiating and developing different applications and projects. Dr. Farcal is the author and co-author of >10 peer-reviewed articles and several other scientific contributions.

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