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NESOT 2023 In-Person Annual Meeting
Friday, October 20, 2023
Charles River Laboratories, Shrewsbury, MA

Register: Deadline Wednesday, October 11

Registration is now open for this year’s Annual Fall Meeting will be held on October 20, 2023 at Charles River Laboratories International and the theme will be “From ChatGTP to New Approach Methodology: Toxicology in 2023.” Meeting preparations are underway for what is anticipated to be a timely, cutting edge program with opportunities for all members to share their scientific research, so check back on our events page for registration information.

  • Members: $50
  • Nonmembers: $75 (click here to join!)
  • Trainees (postdoctoral, graduate and undergraduate)—$0 with membership*

    *Membership is free for trainees. Sign up here.

Calling all students and postdoctoral candidates! We hope you will take this opportunity to be recognized for your excellent work through our competitive oral presentation and poster awards (deadline September 30, see Awards page for details. In addition, we will once again host a corresponding program for undergraduate students at the fall meeting. Please contact Dr. Larissa Williams or Natasha Catlin for more information. We welcome all undergraduates from the Northeast Region!


9:00 AM–10:15 AM Arrival and check-in for meeting. A light breakfast and refreshments are included with meeting registration.
NESOT Contact for Registration questions:
Dr. Angela Slitt, Secretary/Treasurer
10:15 AM–10:30 AM

Kick off meeting and opening remarks
Dr. Joshua Gray, President, NESOT
Dr. Scott Fountain, General Manager Charles River Laboratories Shrewsbury (host site)

10:30 AM–11:20 AM Plenary Speaker: Dr. David Resnik, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, RTP, NC. “Ethics of Artificial Intelligence in Biological Research”
Introduction of speaker: Dr. Saurabh Vispute, Vice President, NESOT
11:30 AM–12:30 PM Trainee Presentations (4–15 minute presentations)
Introduction of student speakers: Dr. Natasha Catlin, Senior Councilor, NESOT
12:30 PM–2:00 PM Lunch:  Provided with meeting registration.
12:30 PM–2:00 PM Poster session (Attended from 1:00-2:00 PM)
Poster session oversight and competition judging: Dr. Greg Landry, Junior Councilor, NESOT
2:00 PM–3:00 PM*

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nigel Greene, Astra Zeneca. “How Artificial Intelligence Has the Potential to Change the Way We Do Things in Toxicology”
Introduction of speaker: Dr. Angela Slitt, Secretary/Treasurer, NESOT

3:00 PM–3:30 PM*

Panel discussion about use of Artificial Intelligence in Toxicology Research and Education
Discussion Leader: Dr. Saurabh Vispute, Vice President, NESOT

3:30 PM–4:00 PM

Presentation of awards Presentation of oral award winner: Dr. Natasha Catlin, Senior Councilor, NESOT
Presentation of poster awards: Dr. Greg Landry, Junior Councilor, NESOT

3:45 PM–4:00 PM

Closing Remarks followed by photos of award recipients
Dr. Joshua Gray, President, NESOT

*The Undergraduate Breakout Session runs 2:00 PM–3:30 PM (optional tour from 3:00 PM–3:30 PM)

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