U.S. EPA and partners are seeking high quality, low cost, technologies for measuring global gene expression in samples from non-human organisms including fish, invertebrates, and plants/algae. The technology will serve as a foundation for the next generation of high throughput ecological toxicity tests for use in environmental safety evaluation of chemicals. The EcoTox TARGET Challenge Rules document below contains many details about how the Challenge will be conducted, and the Technology Description Template is also provided below.
See the EcoTox TARGET Challenge site for additional details.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- EcoTox TARGET Challenge Rules (PDF)(14 pp, 553 K)
- EcoTox TARGET Challenge Technology Description Template (PDF)(2 pp, 198 K)