IVTS 2013

IVTS 2013 was held 4-5 November 2013 at Stamford Court, University of Leicester.

 

Meeting Sponsors:

Axiogenesis
Axion Biosystems
Insphero
Quotient
Cambridge Bioscience
Cellular dynamics international
Charles River
Eurofins
Hepregen
Kirkstall
Pathway Diagnostics
Tissue solutions


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Day 1 (4th November 2013)

09:15

Registration

09:50

Welcome and IntroductionPratibha Mistry, Syngenta (IVTS Chair)

High Content Biology – Chairs: Karl Herbert & Amy Pointon

10:00

Overview and evolution of High Content and Analysis technologies and their application in in vitro toxicologyAnthony Davies, Trinity College Dublin

10.30

Advancements in high content analysis and application to toxicologyJoanne Young, CYTOO S.A.

11.00

Tea / coffee

11.30

Nanotags and Nanoswitches for high-content-screening – Seeking cell lineage patterns to determine the origins of tumour drug resistance and stem cell properties.Rachel Errington, Cardiff University

12.00

The development of high content analysis screen for the detection of drug induced cardiotoxicityAmy Pointon, AstraZeneca

12:30

Exhibitor workshop: Kirkstall Ltd

12.45

Lunch and poster viewing

Repeated Dose Toxicology– Chair: Pratibha Mistry & Jeff Penny

14:15

SEURAT-1: Towards Mechanism-based Repeated Dose Systemic Toxicity TestingTill Gocht, University of Tuebingen

14.35

SCR&Tox and technical progressVania Rosas, Institute for Stem Cell Therapy and Exploration of Monogenic diseases (I-Stem)

14.55

Metabolically Functional, Polarized Culture Models of Proliferating Human HepatocytesYaakov Nahmias, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

15.15

Tea / coffee

15.45

Computational Models for Predicting Repeated Dose Toxicity to Support Safety Assessment of Cosmetic IngredientsAndreas Richarz, Liverpool John Moores University

16.05

DETECTIVE and technical progressDimitry Spitkovsky, University of Cologne

16.25

Organotypic cultures for repeated dose toxicity assessmentFozia Noor,  Saarland University, Germany

16.45

Exhibitor workshop: InSphero

17.00

Poster session and Drinks reception

Day 2 (5th November 2013)

08.30

Registration

Ecotoxicology – Chair: Penny Jones & Jonathan Welch

09:00

Alternatives to ‘fish’ in environmental hazard and risk assessmentGraham Whale, Shell Health

09.30

Soil invertebrate ecotoxicology : toxicokinetics, toxico-dynamics and cross-species comparisonDave Spurgeon, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

10.00

Tea / Coffee

10.20

In vitro assays for environmental endocrine disruptionJohn Sumpter, Brunel University

10.50

Perfused Organ and Cell Culture Techniques Using Fishes: Examples from Ecotoxicology and NanotoxicologyRichard Handy, Plymouth University

11.20

Exhibitor workshop: Eurofins

11.35

Short break

Free Communications Workshop – Chairs: Ray Boughton & Amy Pointon

11:45

Potential in B-13 Progenitor-Derived Hepatocyte-like Cells for in-vitrometabolic and toxicity screeningPhilip Probert, Newcastle University

12.00

The role of non-myocyte cells in drug-induced cardiotoxicityStephanie Ravenscroft, University of Liverpool

12.15

A high throughput electronic device for screening the biomembrane activity of pharmaceutical compoundsShahrzad Mohamadi, University of Leeds

12.30

A joined up approach to supporting in vitro toxicologyAnthony Holmes, NC3Rs

12.45

Exhibitor workshop: Axiogenesis

13.00

Prize announcements – Early Career communication prize, Exhibitor prize draw, bursary winner announcement

13.15

Lunch, poster viewing and IVTS AGM

Tissue Modelling – Chairs: Anthony Holmes & Pratibha Mistry

14.30

Exhibitor workshop: Hepragen

14.45

Using pluripotent stem cells to model human hepatocyte biologyKate Cameron, University of Edinburgh

15.15

Bioreactor liver systems for DMPKKatrin Zeilinger, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

15.45

Tea / coffee

16.00

Three-dimensional perfused cell cultures and their applicationZhaohui Zoe Li, University of Oxford

16.30

3D bioprinted liver models and their applicationLenny Nelson, University of Edinburgh

17.00

Closing remarksPratibha Mistry, Syngenta (IVTS Chair)


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