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Annual Meeting 2015

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Sunday, June 28, 2015

 

 

7:00 AM–6:00 PM REGISTRATION OPEN – Registration Desk
   

7:00 AM–6:00 PM

SPEAKER READY ROOM OPEN – St. Lambert

   
7:00 AM–8:00 AM DINE WITH A TERATOLOGY SOCIETY AMBASSADOR – Fontaine H
   
7:00 AM–8:00 AM     BDRB EDITORIAL BOARD MEETING—St. Pierre

 

 

8:00 AM–8:15 AM

PRESIDENT'S WELCOME – Westmount

  Mary Alice Smith, University of Georgia

 

 

8:15 AM–9:00 AM

JOSEF WARKANY LECTURE(Joint with OTIS)– Westmount

  Developmental Toxicology: Putting the Puzzle Together
  Chairperson: Mary Alice Smith, University of Georgia
  William Slikker Jr., National Center For Toxicological Research, US FDA
   

9:00 AM–11:30 AM

STUDENT/POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW PLATFORM SESSION 1 – Westmount

  Organized by the Student Affairs Committee
  Chairpersons: Jason M. Hansen, Brigham Young University and Stephen B. Harris, Stephen B. Harris Group
   
Presenting author is underlined.
     
9:00 AM–9:15 AM   Introduction
    Jason M. Hansen, Brigham Young University
     
9:15 AM–9:30 AM 1 Latent Teratogen-Induced Heart Deficits Are Unmasked Postnatally with Mathematical Analysis and Machine Learning on ECG Signals
   

Burton T1,2, Howe-Patterson M2, Ramchandani S2, Ozolins TRS1. 1Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada, 2Analytics for Life, Kingston, ON, Canada.

     
9:30 AM–9:45 AM 3 Zebrafish Genetic Screens Identify Ethanol Susceptibility Loci
   

Lovely CB, Norrie JL, Henegar T, Swartz ME, Eberhart JK. University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States.

     
9:45 AM–10:00 AM 4 The Role of p53 Signalling in Hydroxyurea Embryotoxicity
   

El Husseini N, Hales B. McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada.

     
10:00 AM–10:15 AM 5 Exploring the Associations between microRNA Expression Profiles and Environmental Pollutants in Human Placenta from the National Children's Study (NCS)
   

Li Q1, Kappil M1, Li A2, Dassanayke PS2, Darrah T3, Friedman AE4, Friedman M4, Lambertini L1, Landrigan P1, Stodgell CJ4, Aagaard K5, Schadt E1, Murray J6, Clark EB7, Dole N8, Culhane J9, Swanson J10, Varner M7, Moye J11, Kasten C12, Miller RK4, Chen J1, National Children’s Study Consortium11. 1Ichan School of Medicine, Mt. Sinai, New York, NY, United States, 2University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States, 3Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States, 4University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, United States, 5Baylor School of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States, 6University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, United States, 7University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, 8University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, United States, 9The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, United States, 10University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States, 11National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, United States, 12US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, United States.

     
10:15 AM–10:30 AM   Break—Fontaine C
     
10:30 AM–10:45 AM 6 Impact of Maternal Overweight during Pregnancy on the Newborn Gut Microbiome
   

Koleva PT1, Kim JS2, Guttman DS3, Sears MR4, Becker AB5, Mandhane PJ1, Subbarao P6, Turvey SE7, Scott JA2, Kozyrskyj AL1, Investigators CHILD Study8. 1Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, 2Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 3Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 4Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, 5Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 6Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 7Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 8Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development Study, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

     
10:45 AM–11:00 AM 7 Predicting Pregnancy-Related Cases of Listeriosis through In Vitro Invasiveness and Biofilm Formation
    Wadhwa Desai R, Amosu M, Smith MA. University of Georgia, Athens, GA, United States.
     
11:00 AM–11:15 AM 9 Altered Mammary Gland Development As a Result of In Utero Exposure to a High and Low Dose of Inorganic Arsenic (iAs) in the CD-1 Mouse
   

Tucker D1,2, Chappell V2, Rodriguez K3, Yao H3, Fenton S2. 1University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States, 2Division of NTP, NTPL, NIEHS, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States, 3Laboratory of Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology, DIR, NIEHS, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States.

     
11:15 AM–11:30 AM 10 Brca1 Knockout Progeny Exhibit Enhanced In Utero Death and Ethanol- Initiated Embryonic DNA Oxidation
   

Drake D1, Shapiro AM1, Wells PG1,2. 1Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2Department. of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

   
10:00 AM–10:30 AM

SPOUSE AND GUEST MEET-AND-GREET – Pointe-aux-Trembles

 

(Open to Teratology Society, NBTS, INA, and OTIS Spouses and Guests)

   
11:30 AM–1:30 PM

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

   
12:00 Noon–1:30 PM CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS COMMITTEE MEETING – Fundy
   
12:00 Noon–1:30 PM SCIENCE COMMITTEE MEETING—St. Pierre
   
12:00 Noon–1:30 PM  STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE MEETING
   
12:00 Noon–1:30 PM STUDENT AND POSTDOCTORAL LUNCH WORKSHOP – Outremont
(Advance Registration Required)
  Transitioning from Graduate School to Postdoctoral Fellow to First Job (W1)
  Chairpersons: Jeffrey H. Charlap, WIL Research and Christine P. Curran, Northern Kentucky University
12:00 Noon-12:05 PM   Introduction
     
12:05 PM–12:25 PM   Teaching and Learning: What You Need to Know No Matter What Career Path You Take
    Christine P. Curran, Northern Kentucky University
     
12:25 PM–12:45 PM   Good Laboratory Practices: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?
    Jeffrey H. Charlap, WIL Research
     
12:45 PM–1:05 PM   Building a Professional Network: Comparing Social Media and “Old-School” Face-to-Face
    Christopher S. Sledzik, Brandmuscle
     
1:05 PM–1:20 PM   Career Transitions: How to Build Bridges and Not Burn Them
   

Nicole C. Kleinstreuer, ILS/NICEATM

     
1:20 PM–1:30PM   Discussion
    Niem Tu Huynh, Career Planning Service (CaPS), McGill University
     
   

1:30 PM–2:00 PM

F. CLARKE FRASER NEW INVESTIGATOR AWARD – Westmount

  The Risk of a Broken Heart
  Chairperson: Bruce K. Beyer, Sanofi US Inc.
Lecturer: Sarah Gloria Obican, Columbia University
   

2:00 PM–2:30 PM

JAMES G. WILSON PUBLICATION AWARD – Westmount

  The Microbiome in Early Life: Self-Completion and Microbiota Protection As Health Priorities
  Chairperson: L. David Wise (ret.)
  Lecturer: Rodney R. Dietert, Cornell University
   

2:30 PM–5:30 PM

PATERNAL EXPOSURES IMPACT PROGENY OUTCOME BY ALTERING THE SPERM GENOME AND EPIGENOME SYMPOSIUM – Westmount

  Chairpersons: Barbara F. Hales and France-Helene Paradis, McGill University
2:30 PM–2:40 PM   Introduction
     
2:40 PM–3:15 PM S1 Impact of Paternal Aging on Male Germ Cells and Progeny
    Bernard Robaire, McGill University
     
3:15 PM–3:50 PM S2 Paternal Lifestyle As a Source of Germline Mutations Transmitted to Offspring
    Francesco Marchetti, Health Canada
     
3:50 PM–4:05 PM   Break — Fontaine C
     
4:05 PM–4:40 PM S3 The Role of the Environment and the Sperm Epigenome in Development and Disease
    Sarah Kimmins, McGill University
     
4:40 PM–5:15 PM S4 The Transgenerational Effects of Paternal Glucocorticoid Treatment
    Moshe Szyf, McGill University
     
5:15 PM–5:30 PM   Discussion
   
2:30 PM–5:30 PM PLATFORM SESSION 2 – Outremont
  Abnormal Neural Development
  Chairpersons: Janee Gelineau-van Waes, Creighton University School of Medicine and Sarah Gloria Obican, Columbia University
Presenting author is underlined.
     
2:30 PM–2:45 PM   Introduction
     
2:45 PM–3:00 PM 11 Interaction between Maternal Spontaneous Abortion and Periconceptional Folic Acid Use on NTDs Risks
   

Pei L1, Li Z2, Ye R2, Liu J2, Ren A2. 1Institute of Population Research, Peking University, Beijing, China, 2Institute of Reproductive and Child Health, Ministry of Health Key Laboratory of Reproductive Health, Peking University, Beijing, China.

   

 

3:00 PM–3:15 PM 12 Persistent Elevated Incorporated Cs-137 Levels in Pregnant Women and Blastopathy Rates in Ukraine
   

Wertelecki W1,4, Yevtushok L2, Korblein A1, Zymak-Zakutnia N3, Komov O5, Kuznietsov I6, Lapchenko S1, Sosyniuk Z2. 1OMNI-Net for Children, Ukraine, Rivne, Ukraine, 2Rivne Province Regional Medical Diagnostic Center, Rivne, Ukraine, 3Khmelnytsky City Perinatal Center, Khmelnytsky, Ukraine, 4OMNInet–Medword LLC, Mobile, AL, United States, 5Rivne Province State Sanitary and Epidemiologic Service, Rivne, Ukraine, 6Human and Animal Physiology Department, Eastern-European University, Lutsk, Volyn, Ukraine.

   

 

3:15 PM–3:30 PM 13 Traffic-Related Air Pollution, Neighborhood Socioeconomic Factors, and Neural Tube Defects in the San Joaquin Valley of California
   

Padula AM1, Yang W1, Carmichael SL1, Tager IB2, Lurmann F3, Hammond SK2, Shaw GM1. 1Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States, 2University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States, 3Sonoma Technology, Inc., Petaluma, CA, United States.

     
3:30 PM–3:45 PM 14

Effects of Maternal Periconceptional Sleep Quality on Risk of Neural Tube Defects

   

Li Z1, Raynes-Greenow C2, Ren A1. 1Institute of Reproductive and Child Health, Ministry of Health Key Laboratory of Reproductive Health, Peking University, Beijing, China, 2Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

     
3:45 PM–4:00 PM   Break—Fontaine C
     
4:00 PM–4:15 PM 15 Changes in the Cell Cycle and in the Neuronal Differentiation Induced by Homocysteine in the Spinal Cord of Chickens
   

Kobus Bianchini K1, Bourckhardt GF2, Nazari EM2, Müller YMR2. 1Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (UDESC), Florianópolis, SC, Brazil, 2Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.

     
4:15 PM–4:30 PM 16 Expression of PAX3 and P53 in Human Fetuses with Neural Tube Defects
   

Ren AG1,2, Yi DQ1, Wang CY1, Wang LL1,2, Jin L1,2, Liu JF1,2, Zhang YL1,2. 1Institute of Reproductive and Child Health, Peking University, Beijing, China, 2Key Laboratory of Reproductive Health, Ministry of Health, Beijing, China.

     
4:30 PM–4:45 PM 17 An Adverse Outcome Pathway Framework for Neural Tube and Axial Defects Mediated by Modulation of Retinoic Acid Homeostasis
    Piersma AH, Pennings J, Tonk ECM. RIVM, Bilthoven, Netherlands.
     
4:45 PM–5:00 PM 18 Mitochondrial Gene Expression Profiles Are Associated with Maternal Psychosocial Stress in Pregnancy and Infant Neurodevelopment
   

Lambertini L1, Nomura Y2,1, Chen J1. 1Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, United States, 2Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY, United States.

     
5:00 PM–5:15 PM 19 Red Blood Cell Folate Insufficiency (RBCFI) among Nonpregnant Women of Childbearing Age (WCBA) in Guatemala 2009–2010: Predicted Risk of Neural Tube Defects (NTDs)
   

Rosenthal J1, Ramirez N2, Lopez-Palacios E3, Sniezek J1, Vellozzi C1. 1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, United States, 2Ministry of Health, Guatemala City, Guatemala, 3World Food Program, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

     
5:15 PM–5:30 PM 20 Global Update on the Impact of Folic Acid Fortification on Neural Tube Defects
   

Sekkarie A1, Zaganjor I1, Tsang BL1, Cannon M1, Sniezek J1, Mulinare J2, Williams J1, Razzaghi H2, Rosenthal J1. 1NCBDDD, CDC, Atlanta, GA, United States, 2Carter Consulting, Inc, Atlanta, GA, United States.

   
5:30 PM–6:00 PM Patricia Rodier Mid-Career Award for Research and Mentoring – Westmount
  (Joint with NBTS)
  Developmental Causes and Consequences of Drug Abuse (L1)
  Chairpersons: Lori L. Driscoll, Colorado College and Bruce K. Beyer, Sanofi US Inc.
  Lecturer: Gregg D. Stanwood, Florida State University
   

6:00 PM–7:30 PM

WELCOME RECEPTION, SILENT AUCTION, AND EXHIBITS ATTENDED – Fontaine B
(Joint with INA and NBTS)

   
7:30 PM–8:30 PM COMMUNICATIONS WORKING GROUP—Jacques-Cartier
   
7:30 PM–8:30 PM PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE MEETING—St. Pierre

 

 





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