ILS staff presented at the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) meeting in Boston on July 11-15, 2016. Shannon Bell, Ph.D. gave a presentation entitled, “Leveraging cpAOPs for Optimizing Alternatives to Animal Testing.”
ILS staff presented at the American Chemical Society (ACS) meeting in Philadelphia on August 21-25, 2016. Shannon Bell, Ph.D. gave a presentation entitled, “An Open-Source Workflow for Predicting In Vivo Outcomes.”
ILS staff, Cheryl Hobbs, Ph.D. and Carol Swartz, Ph.D. attended the Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society (EMGS) meeting in Kansas City, MO on September 24-28, 2016. Dr. Hobbs gave a talk and presented a poster on “Toxicogenomic Evaluation of Baseline and Exposure-Related Effects of Valproic Acid, Garcinol, and DZNeP on Gene Expression in an Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Line”. Dr. Swartz gave a talk and presented a poster on “In Vitro Micronucleus and CometChip® with Metabolically Competent HepaRG™ Cells”.
ILS staff attended the American Society for Cellular and Computational Toxicology (ASCCT) meeting in Research Triangle Park on September 29-30, 2016. Dave Allen opened the meeting with the President’s Welcome and served as a session chair, Xiaoqing Chang gave a platform presentation on “An open source workflow for in vitro to in vivo extrapolation”, Judy Strickland presented a poster on “Prediction of skin sensitization potency using machine learning approaches”, and Les Recio was an invited participant for a panel discussion on “Using stem cell models to improve the safety assessment of pharmaceuticals”.
Scientific employees of ILS recently attended and presented at the Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society’s 45th annual meeting in Orlando Florida from September 13th – 17th Carol Swartz was one of the leaders for a special interest group meeting. http://www.emgs-us.org/am2014/egtSIG.asp Les Recio presented Developing “Gene Signatures for Developmental Toxicants in Human Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells” at the Applied Symposium 4 Toxicogenomics in the Assessment of Mutagenicity and Carcinogenicity: Implications for Risk Assessment (Part 1). http://www.emgs-us.org/am2014/agendaWed.asp Carol Swartz and Les Recio presented poster titled: Use of Human TK6 Lymphoblastoid and HepaRH Cell Lines for Genotoxicity Testing in a Flow Cytometry-Based In Vitro Micronucleus. Swartz CD, Recio L, Green A. Cheryl Hobbs and Les Recio presented poster titled: Defining an Appropriate Chemical Exposure Timeframe for an Indeed Pluripotent Cell Line Usage RNA-Seq. CA Hobbs, R. Gagne, T. Maynor, S. Phillips, L. Recio.