april, 2019

25apralldayalldayPBSS & SOT-NorCal Symposium: Tox21 and New Approach Methodology (NAMs): Using Emerging Technologies to Improve Translational Research and Safety Assessment Predictions (Jointly by SOT-NorCal and PBSS)


Event Details

Registration fee (USD): Regular (with lunch): $60; Students & Postdocs (with lunch): $0;
Location: South San Francisco Conference Center
Registration deadline:4/23/2019  (it will close sooner if the seating cap is reached)


Preliminary Agenda

Morning Session

7:30 am – 8:30 am          Registration & Breakfast

8:30 am – 8:45 am          Opening message from The NorCal & PBSS Presidents – Kathryn Page, PhD, DABT, Clorox; Shichang Miao, PhD, ChemoCentryx

8:45 am – 9:30 am          Plenary Speaker:  Alternative Methods for the 21st Century – Thomas Hartung, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

9:30 am – 10:15 am        From Experimental Concept to Regulatory Acceptance:  The Success of Alternative Methods in Skin Sensitization Testing – Emily Reinke, PhD, DABT, U.S. Army Public Health Center

10:15 am – 10:30 am     Coffee Break

10:30 am – 11:15 am     Consumer Product Safety Assessment: An Alternative Approach – Kathryn Page, PhD, DABT, Clorox

11:15 am – 12:00 pm     Predictive Toxicology for Regulatory Decisions:  Implementing New Approaches at FDA – Suzanne Fitzpatrick, PhD, FDA

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm       Lunch Break: Lunch with Experts, Posters

Afternoon Session

1:30 pm – 1:45 pm         Chapter announcements and acknowledgements

1:45 am – 2:05 am          NorCal Student Award presentation: TBD

2:05 pm – 2:45 pm         In Vitro and Alternative Models of Neurotoxicity:  Opportunities and Challenges for Neurotoxicity Testing – Pamela Lein, PhD, DABT, UC Davis

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm         Coffee Break

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm         Applying Human-based Phenotypic Profiling in Early Drug Discovery – Ellen Berg, PhD, Eurofins

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm         Industry Perspective on Evaluating, Qualifying, and Implementing Complex In Vitro Models to Support Drug Discovery – Will Proctor, PhD, DABT, Genentech

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm         Reception & Networking


All Day (Thursday)