Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology Webinar Series Offered by Charles River, Thursdays in May

Teratology Society Sustaining Member Charles River is offering a complimentary webinar series on Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology on Thursdays during the month of May. These webinars feature several Teratology Society members and are free and open to the public.

 

Reproductive and Juvenile Toxicology Testing in Rats

Thursday, May 7th, 11:00 AM EST

This presentation will include an overview of the regulatory landscape and specialty endpoints and techniques such as microsampling, bone analyses, telemetry, behavioural tests, enhanced neuropathology and hormone analyses.

Webinar Presenter

Stephanie Clubb, BSc, Functional Manager, Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology, Charles River

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Reproductive and Juvenile Toxicity Testing in Non-Rodents: Part 1

Thursday, May 14th, 11:00 AM EST
 
These presentations will focus on adaptations to standard DART or juvenile study designs, the feasibility of different dose routes and the application of special techniques such as safety pharmacology or bone endpoints. Discussions will also include references to hormone analyses, male/female fertility studies, embryo-fetal development studies and enhanced pre- and postnatal studies.

Webinar Presenter

Subramanya Karanth, PhD, DABT, Research Scientist, Program Associate, DART, Charles River  (Teratology Society Member since 2012)

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Reproductive and Juvenile Toxicity Testing in Non-Rodents: Part 2

Thursday, May 21st, 11:00 AM EST
 
These presentations will focus on adaptations to standard DART or juvenile study designs, the feasibility of different dose routes and the application of special techniques such as safety pharmacology or bone endpoints. Discussions will also include references to hormone analyses, male/female fertility studies, embryo-fetal development studies and enhanced pre- and postnatal studies.

Webinar Presenter

Keith Robinson, MS, DABT, Scientific Director, Reproductive and Juvenile Toxicology, Charles River (Teratology Society Member since 1998)

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Mammalian and Non-Mammalian Alternatives for Reproductive and Juvenile Toxicity Testing

Thursday, May 28th, 11:00 AM EST
 
This final presentation will focus on alternatives to the standard DART or juvenile toxicology model. It will cover a range of alternative species such as guinea pigs, hamsters, minipigs and zebrafish as well as studies with transgenic and disease models.

Webinar Presenter

Elise Lewis, PhD, Director, Reproductive and Neurobehavioral Toxicology, Charles River (Teratology Society Member since 2001)

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