The Society of Toxicology of Canada 48th Annual Symposium, Winter 2016
High-tech toxicology: new approaches…old problems?
December 4–6, 2016, Westin Hotel, Ottawa
The 2016 STC symposium “High-tech toxicology: new approaches…old problems?” will be held at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa from December 4 (Monday) through December 6 (Wednesday). This year’s symposium will be chaired by Sabina Halappanavar (Health Canada, Ottawa), Leanne Bedard (ADME-Tox Solutions, Montreal), and Elaine Leslie (University of Alberta, Edmonton). In addition to a keynote address, the symposium will have the following plenary sessions:
- Benefits and risks of nanomaterials - are they overstated?
- Emerging technologies for functional toxicology.
- Toxicants - microbiome interaction.
- Genetic toxicology: new twist on the double helix.
For students and postdoctoral fellows, there will be opportunities for oral presentations, a poster presentation session, and a trainee mentoring/networking workshop. ToxTrivia will also be offered for all attendees. The website will be updated soon with more specific information on abstract submission and other important deadlines.