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

PROGRAM. High-tech toxicology: new approaches … old problems? Full Program and Abstract Book.

The 2016 STC symposium “High-tech toxicology: new approaches…old problems?” will be held at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa from December 4 (Sunday) through December 6 (Tuesday).  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:

  1. Benefits and risks of nanomaterials - are they overstated?
  2. Emerging technologies for functional toxicology.
  3. Toxicants - microbiome interaction.
  4. 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.

STC Intertek scientific & regulatory consultancy student awards

STC Intertek Award Application Form

Hotel Information

The Westin Ottawa

11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4

Reserve a room. Reservations need to be made before 5pm Friday 4th November 2016

Register now for the STC 48th Symposium

I will present a poster (abstract due by October 14th)
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Instructions for Abstract Submission

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Poster presenters and student award applicants:

Abstracts and (Student Award) registration forms due Friday, October 14th.

All participants:

Registration forms due Monday, November 14th.

Payment deadline:

Monday, November 14th. (Note: On-site registration and payment may be available for an additional $50 fee BUT we encourage you to register ahead of the meeting to avoid delays on the first morning).

Registration includes meals.

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