58th Annual Meeting of the Teratology Society

Country: USA

City: Clearwater

Abstr. due: 15.02.2018

Dates: 23.06.18 — 27.06.18

Area Of Sciences: Biology;

Organizing comittee e-mail: bisakower@teratology.org

Organizers: The Teratology Society

 

I am pleased to invite you to attend the 58th Annual Meeting of the Teratology Society, June 23–27, 2018, at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort, in Clearwater, Florida. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Mechanisms, Models, Mothers and Babies: Bringing Birth Defects Research into Practice,” and the Program Committee, chaired by Dana L. Shuey, has put together an outstanding program around this theme. The program offers an exciting variety of scientific sessions on topics including:

  • Organotypic culture/Microphysiological models
  • Air pollution
  • New genomic technologies
  • Infectious diseases
  • Opiates
  • Safety of drugs during lactation
  • Neonatal pediatric drug development
  • Autism
  • Rare childhood diseases
  • Birth defect prevention
  • Botanical supplements
  • Epigenetics
  • and more

In keeping with the theme of the meeting, the Education Committee, chaired by Julia Y. Hui, has developed two exciting Education Courses entitled Embryology and Development of Central Nervous System, and Assessment and Management of Developmental Effects on the Central Nervous System: From the Molecular Level to the Clinical Setting. In addition, the Education Committee has organized a Lunch and Learn Mini Course on the placenta that will explore its important role in the maintenance of pregnancy and prenatal development.

Conference Web-Site: http://teratology.org/meetings/2018/president-invitation.asp

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