The Science Consortium at the Society of Toxicology 59th Annual Meeting

Update: Because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Society of Toxicology 59th Annual Meeting has been cancelled.

Please see below for updates and for access to our posters.

15–19 March 2020

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

CE Course PM13: In Vitro Approaches to Assess the Toxicity of Inhaled Substances
Previously scheduled for Sunday, 15 March, from 1:15 to 5 pm
***This course has been rescheduled as a webinar taking place on Friday, 15 May, from 12 noon to 3 pm EDT. Those already registered to attend the course at the in-person meeting will receive an e-mail about participation from SOT, and those who had not planned to attend in person can register here.

Co-chairs: Amy Clippinger (PETA Science Consortium International), Emily Reinke (US Army Public Health Center)
Speakers:

  • David Allen, Integrated Laboratory Systems Inc. Regulatory Landscape and Key Considerations for Establishing Inhalation Reference Data.
  • Arno Gutleb, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology. Current Status of In Vitro Models to Evaluate Pulmonary Toxicity.
  • Holger Behrsing, Institute for In Vitro Sciences Inc. 3D In Vitro and Ex Vivo Pulmonary Test Systems Provide Human-Relevant Toxicity Data.
  • Monique Perron, US Environmental Protection Agency Office of Pesticide Programs. Regulatory Use of Nonanimal Approaches for Assessing Inhalation Toxicity of Pesticides.

 

WORKSHOP

Human-Relevant Carcinogenicity Testing: Tools for Cancer Assessment in 2020 and Beyond
Date: Tuesday, 17 March
Time: 8–10:45 am
Location: Room 304A
Co-chairs: Nicole Kleinstreuer (NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods), Gina Hilton (PETA Science Consortium International e.V.) 

 

POSTERS

Abstract Number/Poster Board Number: 1181/P226 (PDF)
In Vitro Approach for Assessing Respiratory Toxicity in Human Lung Cells
Monita Sharma,1 Sandra Verstraelen,2 Evelien Frijns,2 Frederick Maes,2 Amy J Clippinger1
1PETA Science Consortium International e.V., UK; 2Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Belgium
Session Title: Respiratory Toxicology
Date: Monday, 16 March
Time: 10:45 am–12:30 pm

Abstract Number/Poster Board Number: 1186/P231 (PDF)
Towards the Replacement of Fetal Bovine Serum in Cell Culture Application: The Example of A549 Cells
Aline Chary,1 Servane Contal,1 Charlotte Stoffels,1 Amy J Clippinger,2 Arno C Gutleb1
1Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology; 2PETA Science Consortium International e.V., UK
Session Title: Respiratory Toxicology
Date: Monday, 16 March
Time: 10:45 am–12:30 pm

Abstract Number/Poster Board Number: 1414/P494 (PDF)
Characterization and Use of Organotypic Lung Model to Assess the Pulmonary Fibrosis of Nanomaterials
Monita Sharma,1 Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser,2 Hana Barosova,2 Vicki Stone,3 Patrick Hayden,4 Anna Maione,4George R. Jackson,4 Amy J Clippinger1
1PETA Science Consortium International e.V., UK; 2Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Switzerland; 3Heriot-Watt University, UK; 4MatTek Life Sciences, US
Session Title: Alternatives to Mammalian Models II
Date: Monday, 16 March
Time: 2:15–4:30 pm 

Abstract Number/Poster Board Number: 2200/P558 (PDF)
Rethinking Carcinogenicity Assessment for Agrochemicals
Gina M. Hilton1, Gregory Akerman2, James Baldassari3, Michael Battalora3, Roland Buesen4, Amy J. Clippinger1, Anna Lowit2, Stephanie Melching-Kollmuss4, Tzippi Kormos5, Sabitha Papineni6, Richard C. Peffer7, Brandy W. Riffle8, Natalia Ryan9, Mitscheli Sanches da Rocha8, Nicolo Visconti5, Douglas C. Wolf9
1PETA Science Consortium International e.V., UK; 2United States Environmental Protection Agency, 3FMC Agricultural Solutions, US; 4BASF SE, Germany; 5Bayer CropScience LP, US; 6Corteva Agriscience™, US; 7Rich Peffer Toxicology Consulting, LLC, US; 8BASF Corporation, US; 9 Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, US
Session Title: Regulation/Policy
Date: Tuesday, 17 March
Time: 9–10:45 am 

Abstract Number/Poster Board Number: 2198/P556 (PDF)
Developing a Defined Approach for Eye Irritation Testing
Neepa Choksi,1 Amy J Clippinger,2 Sean Gehen,3 Marco Corvaro,4 Susanne N Kolle,5 Karin Bentley,6 Angela Hofstra,7 Monique Inforzato,8 Natalia Ryan,9 Elizabeth Webb,9 Warren Casey,10 David G Allen1
1Integrated Laboratory Systems, US; 2PETA Science Consortium International e.V., UK; 3Corteva Agriscience, US; 4Corteva Agriscience, Italy; 5BASF SE, Germany; 6FMC Agricultural Solutions, US; 7Syngenta Canada Inc, Canada; 8Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, US; 9Bayer Crop Science, US; 10NIH/NIEHS/DNTP/NICEATM, US
Session Title: Regulation/Policy
Date: Tuesday, 17 March
Time: 9–10:45 am 

Abstract Number/Poster Board Number: 3492/P307 (PDF)
Mechanism of Oxidative Stress-Mediated Lung Fibrosis: An Adverse Outcome Pathway
Patrudu Makena,1 Tatiana Kikalova,2 Frazer Lowe,3 Monita Sharma,4 Amy J Clippinger,4 GL Prasad1
1RAI Services Company, US; 2Clarivate Analytics, US; 3British American Tobacco, UK; 4PETA Science Consortium International e.V., UK
Session Title: Late-Breaking 6: Biomarkers; Genotoxicity; Endocrine; Clinical and Translational Toxicology
Date: Thursday, 19 March
Time: 8:30–11:30 am

 

ANCILLARY MEETINGS

Alternatives for Acute Toxicity Testing: Updates and Planned Activities
Previously scheduled for Tuesday, 17 March, from 5 to 6 pm
***To hear updates from US federal agencies on acute toxicity testing, join the ICCVAM Public Forum on Thursday, 21 May (details here).

Alternatives for Inhalation Toxicity Testing: Updates and Planned Activities
Co-hosted by the PETA Science Consortium International e.V. and NICEATM
Contact [email protected] for more information.

 

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