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Annual Meetings of the PANWAT Regional Chapter

New Technologies in Toxicology and Environmental Health

September 29–30, 2016
Lasells Stewart Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

We invite you to join your colleagues to discuss the development of exciting new technologies and approaches in toxicology and environmental health research.

Dr. Kai Wang, Institute for Systems Biology, Keynote Speaker
Recent Advances and Applications on Sequencing Based Circulating MicroRNA Analysis

Dr. Ed Kelly, University of Washington
Organs on Chips & Reducing the Need for Animal Studies

Dr. Kristen Mitchell, Boise State University
Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor in Liver Fibrosis and Regeneration

Dr. Stefan Linehan, ImaBiotech
Quantitative Mass Spectrometry Imaging in Evaluation of Drug Efficacy and Toxicity

Important Deadlines:
Housing Deadline—September 8
Abstract Deadline—September 14
Early-Registration Deadline—September 23

Thursday, September 29
Work-Shadow Program (activities scheduled throughout day or week):
Details to follow Students and postdocs will have the opportunity to spend the day with regional toxicologists working in academia, government, industry and consulting. The Work Shadow Program, hosted in collaboration with the OSU Superfund Research Center, will function to introduce young scientists to a range of toxicological careers including biotechnology, consulting, public health, environmental protection, forensic, and regulatory toxicology and academic research. Based on interest, participants will be matched and spend a portion of the day shadowing regional toxicologists on the job.


PANWAT Evening Reception, The Vue, 517 SW 2nd Street, Corvallis, OR

Friday, September 30
PANWAT Speaker Presentations, Poster Session, and Sponsor Exhibits: 8:30 am–5:30 pm, LaSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Abstract Submissions:
We encourage abstract submissions from students, postdocs and professionals in academia, government, industry, and commercial sectors. All students and postdocs are eligible to win presentation awards.

Abstracts should be limited to 250 words (not including title, authors, and affiliations). Indicate preference for presentation type (poster, platform, or either) on your submission. A limited number of poster presenters will be invited to give a flash talk (five-minute platform with two slides).

Submit abstracts by email to Susan Tilton through September 14.

Online registration will be announced soon.

Hotel Information:
Reservations can be made at Hilton Garden Inn (adjacent to the LaSells Stewart Center on the OSU campus). Request the PANWAT group rate of $124/night by September 8. Please make reservations early to ensure availability.

Hilton Garden Inn
2500 SW Western Boulevard
Corvallis, OR 97333
Tel: 541.752.5000



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