Meetings

Forty-second Annual Meeting of the Developmental Neurotoxicology Society,

Held in Conjunction with the 58th Annual Meeting of the Teratology Society

In Clearwater, Florida, at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort from June 23-27, 2018,

Abstract submissions, hotel info, and registration can be found here.

A printable version of the program can be found here.

2018 Richard Butcher New Investigator Award: Timothy Flanigan, National Center for Toxicological Research, US FDA, Jefferson, AR, USA; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock; AR, USA

Effects of Cyclophosphamide (CYP) and/or Doxorubicin (DOX) in a Murine Model of Post-Chemotherapy Cognitive Impairment

 

2018 Patricia Rodier Mid-Career Award: Helen Sable, University of Memphis, Dept. of Psychology, Memphis, TN. USA

Assessing Addiction Risk in Rodents Following Perinatal Exposure to PCBs: Behavioral and Neurochemical Indicators

 

2018 DNTS Conference Awards

 

Rekha Balachandran University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

Pharmacological Challenges Examining the Underlying Mechanism of Altered Response Inhibition and Attention Due to Circadian Disruption in Adult Long-Evans Rats

 

Kelsey Dzwilewski,, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

Associations of Prenatal Exposure to Bisphenols with Visual Recognition Memory in 7.5-Month-Old Infants

 

Allonna Harker, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada

Supported by Palix Foundation, Alberta, Canada

Father, an Essential Element: Preconception Paternal Experience— Epigenetic Transmission of Male Experience Through the Germline

 

Katherine Hatcher University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

Two Types of Circadian Disruption Modify Locomotor Behavior, Reproductive Health, and Clock Gene Expression in Male and Female Long Evans Rats

 

Andrew Hawkey, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

Adult Activity in the Zebrafish is Altered by Low-Dose Organophosphate Exposures that Spare Larval Motility

 

Melissa Martin, Center for Brain Repair, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA

Brain and Behavioral Consequences of Developmental Nicotine Exposure in a GAD67-GFP Mouse Model

 

Francheska Merced-Nieves, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

Associations of Phthalates Found in Personal Care Products with Cognitive Function in 4.5-Month-Old Infants

 

Queenster Nartey, Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education, Oak Ridge, TN, USA; US FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, College Park, MD, USA

Developmental Neurotoxicology in Juvenile Animal Studies: Implications for Infant Safety Assessment for Food Contact Materials

 

Claire Niehaus, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada

Supported by Palix Foundation, Alberta, Canada

Does Adolescent WIN-55 Exposure Affect Brain and Social Behaviour in Rats: Assessing Play Interactions and Neuroanatomy

 

Emily Pitzer, Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Developmental Deltamethrin Exposure Alters Dopaminergic Activity and Long-Term Potentiation in Rats

 

Samantha Regan, Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Latrophilin-3 (Lphn3) and ADHD: A rat knockout model

DNTS 2018 Program

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Teratology Education Courses: (Separate Registration Required through TS)

Morning: Embryology and Development of the Central Nervous System: From Prenatal Period to Adolescence

Afternoon: Assessment and Management of Developmental Effects on the CNS: From the Molecular Level to the Clinical Setting

 

5:00–6:30       DNTS Council Meeting                                                                                        Starfish Room

 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

 

7:30–8:00        Morning Coffee and Pastries (Joint with TS)                                        Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:00—8:15      Presidential Welcome                                                                                    Grand Ballroom G

 

8:15–9:00        DNTS 1: Josef Warkany Lecture: (Joint with TS)
                        Grand Ballroom D

The Arrogance of Teratology

Chairperson: Alan M. Hoberman, Charles River Laboratories
Lecturer: John M. DeSesso, Exponent, Inc., Alexandria, VA, USA

 

9:05–11:00      DNTS Symposium                                                                                         Grand Ballroom G

Systematic Review of Behavioral Measures of Developmental

Neurotoxicology: Evaluating and Integrating Environmental Health

Data for Human Health Risk Assessment

Chairpersons: Michele Taylor and Laura Dishaw, US Environmental Protection Agency

 

9:05–9:10        Introduction

 

9:10–9:35        DNTS 2: Neurobehavioral Epidemiology: Accounting for Confounding Variability and Bias in the Application to Risk Assessment.

Jonathan Chevrier, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada

 

9:35–10:00      DNTS 3: Exposure Assessment and Misclassification in Epidemiological Studies: Implications for Environmental Risk Assessment

Carmen Messerlian, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA

 

10:00–10:25    DNTS 4: Application of Systematic Review Methods in Evaluating Animal PBDE Neurotoxicity Studies

David Dorman, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA

 

10:25–10:35    Break (Grand Ballroom Foyer)

 

10:35–11:00    DNTS 5: Bridging the Divide: Translating from Animal Models to Humans and Back Again

Susan Shantz, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

 

11:00–12:00    Platform Session I                                                                                          Grand Ballroom G

Chairperson: Sherry Ferguson; Neurotoxicology, NCTR, US FDA, Jefferson, AR, USA;

 

Presenting author is underlined.

 

11:00–11:20    DNTS 6: An Improved Approach to Regulatory Developmental Neurotoxicity Testing (DNT)

Charles Vorhees, Michael Williams; University. of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA

 

11:20–11:40    DNTS 7: Refining the Evaluation of Neurological Endpoints in a Systematic Review of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)

Laura Carlson, Pamela Lein, Michele M. Taylor, Geniece M. Lehmann; US Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA

 

11:40–12:00    DNTS 8: Chronic Gestational Exposure of Rats to Low Doses of the Organophosphate Insecticide Diazinon: Persisting Effects on Cognitive Function

Edward Levin, Hannah White, Andrew Hawkey, Erica Pippen, Bruny Kenou; Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

 

 

12:00–1:20      Lunch on Your Own

 

1:20–2:30        Platform Session II                                                                                       Grand Ballroom G

Chairperson: Christina Sobin, University of Texas, El Paso, TX, USA

 

Presenting author is underlined.

 

1:20–1:40        DNTS 9: Pharmacological Challenges Examining the Underlying Mechanism of Altered Response Inhibition and Attention Due to Circadian Disruption in Adult Long-Evans RatsTravel Award

Rekha Balachandran, Katherine Hatcher, Megan Sieg, Margaret Richards, Michael Leventhal, Megan Mahoney, Paul Eubig; University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IN, USA

 

1:40–2:00        DNTS 10: Two Types of Circadian Disruption Modify Locomotor Behavior, Reproductive Health, and Clock Gene Expression in Male and Female Long Evans RatsTravel Award

Katherine Hatcher, Rekha Balachandran, Angel Chu, Leonardo Molina, Megan Sieg, Yesh Patel, Paul Eubig, Megan Mahoney; University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

 

2:00–2:30        DNTS 11: Effects of Cyclophosphamide (CYP) and/or Doxorubicin (DOX) in a Murine Model of Post-Chemotherapy Cognitive ImpairmentRichard Butcher New Investigator Award

Timothy Flanigan1, Julie Anderson2, Ikram Elayan3, Antiño Allen2, Sherry Ferguson1; 1National Center for Toxicological Research, US FDA, Jefferson, AR, USA; 2University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock. AR. USA; 3Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, US FDA, Silver Spring, MD, USA

 

2:30–5:30        DNTS Symposium                                                                                         Grand Ballroom G

Transgenerational Effects of Abuse Substances on Behavior: The
Epigenetic Link and What the Clinician Needs to Know

 

2:30–2:40        Introduction

Sonya Sobrian, Howard University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA

 

2:40–3:10        DNTS 12: Multi-Generational Effects of Adolescent Cannabis ExposureHenrietta Szutorisz, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA

 

3:10–3:40        DNTS 13: Paternal Cocaine Use and Sex-Dependent Effects on Future Generations

  1. Chris Pierce, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

 

3:40–4:10        DNTS 14: Preclinical Modeling of Prenatal Opioid Exposure in the Age of Epigenetics

Elizabeth Byrnes, Tufts University, N. Grafton, MA, USA

 

4:10–4:25        Break (Grand Ballroom Foyer)

 

4:25–4:55        DNTS 15: Drinking Beyond a Lifetime: Emerging Insights into Paternal Alcohol Exposure on Subsequent Generations

Gregg Homanics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

 

4:55–5:25        DNTS 16: Transgenerational Transmission of the Effects of Maternal and Paternal Nicotine Exposure upon the Brain, Behavior, and Germ Cells

Pradeep G. Bhide, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA

 

5:30–6:00        Patricia Rodier Mid-Career Award for Research and Mentoring          Grand Ballroom D

DNTS 17: Assessing Addiction Risk in Rodents Following Perinatal Exposure to
PCBs: Behavioral and Neurochemical Indicators

Helen Sable, University of Memphis, Dept. of Psychology, Memphis, TN. USA

 

6:00–7:30        Welcome Reception, Poster Session 1, and Exhibits                                   Grand Ballroom E

 

Presenting author is underlined.

 

DNTS P1: Co-use of Tobacco and Marijuana during Pregnancy: Pathways to Externalizing Behavior Problems in Early Childhood

Stephanie Godleski1, Shannon Shisler2, Rina Eiden2, Marilyn Huestis3, Emily Joslyn1; 1Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA; 2Research Institute on Additions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA; 3Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

 

DNTS P2: The Effect of Maternal Substance Use on Child Aggression

Emily Joslyn, Stephanie Godleski; Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA

 

DNTS P3: Externalizing Behavior in Prenatally Cocaine Exposed Young Adults at Age 21

Meeyoung Min, Sonia Minnes, Adelaide Lang, Paul Weishampel, Gregory Powers, June-Yung Kim, Lynn Singer; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA

 

DNTS P4: Reduced Sustained Attention in Children Exposed to Aluminum in the Home

Lonnie Sears, Clara Sears, Barbara Polivka, Kris Zierold; University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA; Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

 

DNTS P5: Considering Children’s Cognitive Tests When Synthesizing Epidemiologic Evidence of Neurodevelopmental Effects: A Case Study with Methylmercury

Deborah Segal, Johanna Congleton, Leonid Kopylev, Rebecca Nachman, Elizabeth Radke; US Environmental Protection Agency, ORD, NCEA, Washington, DC, USA

 

DNTS P6: Enteral Nutrition, Especially with Phosphatidylserine-DHA Supplementation, is better than Parenteral Nutrition at Promoting Neurodevelopment in Preterm Pigs

Helen Sable1, Zade Holloway1, Jeffrey Sable2, Victor Chizhikov3, Asim Choudhri4, Karyl Buddington5, Randal Buddington6; 1Univ. of Memphis, Department of Psychology, Memphis, TN, USA. 2Christian Brothers University, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Memphis, TN, USA. 3University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Memphis, TN, USA. 4University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Radiology, Memphis, TN, USA. 5University of Memphis, Animal Care, Memphis, TN, USA. 6University of Memphis, School of Health Studies, Memphis, TN, USA

 

DNTS P7: Inorganic Arsenic (iAs) in Drinking Water Decreases Gestational Water Intake in Sprague-Dawley Rats

Sherry Ferguson1, Charles Law1, Christopher Moore1, Suzanne Fitzpatrick2, Timothy Flanigan1; 1Neurotoxicology, NCTR, US FDA, Jefferson, AR, USA; 2CFSAN, College Park, MD, USA

 

DNTS P8: Developmental Inorganic Arsenic (iAs) Exposure Delays Developmental Milestones in Sprague-Dawley Rats

Timothy Flanigan1, Charles Law1, Christopher Moore1, Suzanne Fitzpatrick2, Sherry Ferguson1; 1National Center for Toxicological Research, US FDA, Jefferson, AR, USA; 2CFSAN, US FDA, College Park, MD, USA

 

DNTS P9: Developmental Deltamethrin Exposure Alters Dopaminergic Activity and Long-Term Potentiation in RatsTravel Award

Emily Pitzer, Michael Williams, Charles Vorhees; Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA

 

DNTS P10: Early Chronic Lead Exposure Reduces C-C Chemokine Receptor 7 in Hippocampal Microglia in Young Mice

Mayra Gisel Flores-Montoya1, Charlotte Vines2, Bill Colin2, Christina Sobin2; 1Carleton College, Northfield, MN, USA; 2The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA

 

DNTS P11: Evaluation of In Utero Exposures to Environmental Pollutants and Considerations for Neurodevelopmental Risk Estimation

Andrew Hotchkiss1, John Cowden1, Dustin Kapraun1, Renee Beardslee1, Ellen Kirrane1, Pradeep Rajan2, Michelle Cawley2, Jessica Wignall2, Reeder Sams1; 1US Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA; 2ICF, Fairfax, VA, USA

 

Monday, June 25, 2018

7:30–8:00        Morning Coffee and Pastries (Joint with TS)                                        Grand Ballroom Foyer

 

8:00—9:00      Keynote Address                                                                                            Grand Ballroom D

DNTS 18: Zika: Florida’s Experience Responding to an Emerging
Public Health Threat

Celeste Philips, MD, Surgeon General State of Florida, Department of Health

Chairperson: Dana L. Shuey, Incyte
9:05–12:00      Symposium                                                                                                    Grand Ballroom D

Assessing the Lifelong Impacts of Prenatal and Early-Life Exposure
to Air Pollution
 (Joint with TS)

Chairpersons: Natalie Johnson, Texas A&M School of Public Health and
Peter H. Langlois, Texas Department of State Health Services

9:05–9:10        Introduction

 

9:10–9:45        DNTS 19: Using Birth Defects Registries to Identify Developmental Toxicants in

Air Pollution

Amy Padula, University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

 

9:45–10:20      DNTS 20: Effects of Ambient Ultrafine Particle Exposure on Brain Development and Behavior: Parallels with Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Deborah Cory-Slechta, University of Rochester Medical School, Rochester, NY, USA

 

10:20–10:35    Break (Grand Ballroom Foyer)

 

10:35–11:10    DNTS 21: Prenatal Air Pollution Exposure and Offspring Pulmonary Immunosuppression
Natalie Johnson, Texas A&M School of Public Health, College Station, TX, USA

 

11:10–11:45    DNTS 22: Genetic Susceptibility to Developmental PAH Exposure
Christine Perdan Curran, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, USA

 

11:45–12:00    Discussion

 

12:00–1:30      Lunch on Your Own

 

1:30–2:00        Special Presidential Lecture                                                                         Grand Ballroom G

DNTS 23: The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD)
Study: Teen Brains. Today’s Science. Brighter FutureGayathri Dowling, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bethesda, MD, USA

 

2:05–5:20        Symposium                                                                                                     Grand Ballroom G

Opiates: Impact on Pregnancy and Child Development  (Joint with TS)

Chairpersons: Diana Dow-Edwards, SUNY Downstate Medical Center and
Grace S. Lee, US Food and Drug Administration

 

2:05–2:10        Introduction

 

2:10–2:45        DNTS 24: Maternal and Child Health Impact of the US Prescription Opioid Epidemic: Combined Public Health–Clinical Response
Cheryl S. Broussard, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA

 

2:45–3:20        DNTS 25: Pharmacotherapy of Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder
Hilary S. Connery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

 

3:20–3:35        Break (Grand Ballroom Foyer)

 

3:35–4:10        DNTS 26: Nonclinical Assessment of the Effects of Opioids on Development: Challenges
and Limitations
Elizabeth A. Bolan, US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, USA

 

4:10–4:45        DNTS 27: Non-Opiate Treatment for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS): Clinical and Preclinical Data
Henrietta S. Bada, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

 

4:45–5:20        DNTS 28: Opioid Effects in the Infant Brain: Animal-Human Correlation
Dusica Bajic, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

 

5:30—7:30      Poster Session 2 and Exhibits                                                                       Grand Ballroom E

 

Presenting author is underlined.

 

DNTS P12: Does Adolescent WIN-55 Exposure Affect Brain and Social Behaviour in Rats: Assessing Play Interactions and NeuroanatomyPalix Travel Award

Claire Niehaus, Candace Burke, Robbin Gibb; University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada

 

DNTS P13: Developmental Neurotoxicology in Juvenile Animal Studies: Implications for Infant Safety Assessment for Food Contact MaterialsTravel Award

Queenster Nartey1,2, Jason Aungst2, Federica Basso3, Ikram Elayan3, Jie Liu1, Arippa Ravindran3, Yen-Ching Wu2, April Neal-Kluever2;  1Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education, Oak Ridge, TN, USA; 2US Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, College Park, MD, USA; 3US Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, White Oak, MD, USA

 

DNTS P14: Perinatal Exposure to the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) Citalopram Alters Serotonergic Circuitry in the Hippocampus

Jenna Sprowles1,2, Emily Pitzer3, Samantha Regan3, Michael Williams3,1, Charles Vorhees3,1; 1Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation, Cincinnati, OH, USA; 2Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, USA, 3University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati, OH, USA

 

DNTS P15: Executive Function in Young Adults with Prenatal Cocaine Exposure

Sonia Minnes, Meeyoung O. Min, Jung-Yung Kim, Adelaide Lang, Paul Weishampel, Elizabeth J. Short, Lynn T. Singer; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA

 

DNTS P16: Adult Cognitive Sequelae of Prenatal Cocaine Exposure

Lynn Singer, Meeyoung O. Min, Barbara Lewis, Adelaide Lang, June-Yung Kim; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA

 

DNTS P17: Neurocognitive Effects of Postnatal (+)-Methamphetamine Administration Combined with a Dopamine D1 Receptor antagonist in Sprague-Dawley Rats

Michael Williams1,2, Sarah Jablonski1,2, Charles Vorhees1,2; 1University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA; 2Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation, Cincinnati, OH, USA

 

DNTS P18: Latrophilin-3 (Lphn3) and ADHD: A rat knockout modelTravel Award

Samantha Regan1,2, Chiho Sugimoto1, Michael T. Williams1,2, and Charles V. Vorhees1,2, 1Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation, Cincinnati, OH, USA
2University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA

 

DNTS P19: Altered MK-801 Sensitivity, Spatial Learning and Parvalbumin Cell Density Following Developmental Loss of Dopamine D2 Receptors in GABAergic Interneurons

Gloria Lee, Devon Graham, Deirdre McCarthy, Gregg Stanwood; Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, USA

 

DNTS P20: Brain and Behavioral Consequences of Developmental Nicotine Exposure in a GAD67-GFP Mouse ModelTravel Award

Melissa M. Martin, Mia X. Trupiano, Deirdre M. McCarthy, Pradeep G. Bhide; Center for Brain Repair, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA

 

DNTS P21: Thyroid Hormone Disruption in the Fetal and Neonatal Rat: Predictive Hormone Measures and Bioindicators of Hormone Action in the Developing Cortex

Katherine O'Shaughnessy1,2, Carmen Wood2, Richard Ford1,2, Patricia Kosian3, Michelle Hotchkiss2, Sigmund Degitz3, Mary Gilbert2; 1Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education, Oak Ridge, TN, USA, 2US Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. 3US Environmental Protection Agency, Duluth, MN, USA

 

DNTS P22: Examining the Interaction Between Circadian Disruption and Chlorpyrifos Exposure in a Rodent Model.

Paul Eubig, Emma Sullivan, Kai Kobayashi, Margaret Richards, Rekha Balachandran, Katherine Hatcher, Megan Mahoney;  University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, USA 

 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

 

7:30–8:00        Morning Coffee and Pastries (Joint with TS)                                        Grand Ballroom Foyer

 

8:00—9:00      Platform Session III                                                                                       Grand Ballroom G

Chairperson: Mary Gilbert, US Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA

 

Presenting author is underlined.

 

8:00–8:20        DNTS 29: Associations of Prenatal Exposure to Bisphenols with Visual Recognition Memory in 7.5-Month-Old Infants

Travel Award

Kelsey Dzwilewski, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

 

8:20–8:40        DNTS 30: Associations of Phthalates Found in Personal Care Products with Cognitive Function in 4.5-Month-Old InfantsTravel Award

Francheska Merced-Nieves, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL USA

 

8:40–9:00        DNTS 31: Application of Hair and Nail Cortisol Measurements to Developmental Research

Jerrold Meyer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA

 

9:05–12:00      Symposium                                                                                                     Grand Ballroom D

The Teratology of Autism: An Update and Understanding from
Different Perspectives
(Joint with TS)

Chairpersons: Chris J Stodgell, University of Rochester and
Susan L. Makris, US Environmental Protection Agency

 

9:05–9:10        Introduction

 

9:10–9:45        DNTS 32: Clinical Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Loisa Bennetto, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA

 

9:45–10:20      DNTS 33: Maternal Anxiety and Stress and Its Effect on Fetal and Childhood Development: An Extrapolation to Autism

Thomas G. O’Connor, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
10:20–10:35    Break (Grand Ballroom Foyer)

 

10:35–11:10    DNTS 34: Placental Development: Vascularization of the Placenta in Children with Autism
Carolyn Margaret Salafia, Placental Analytics, New Rochelle, NY, USA

 

11:10–11:45    DNTS 35: Animal Models of Autism
Craig Powell, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA

 

11:45–12:00    Discussion

 

12:00–1:00      Lunch on Your Own

1:00–2:00        Elsevier Distinguished Lecture                                                                     Grand Ballroom G

DNTS 36: Molecular Dissection of Cannabinoid Sensitivity during Pre- and Postnatal Development

Tibor Harkany, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden and Center for Brain Research, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

 

2:00–5:00        DNTS Symposium                                                                                         Grand Ballroom G

Experience During Adolescence Shapes Brain Development: From
Synapses and Networks to Normal and Pathological Behavior

Funded by National Science Foundation

Chairperson: Diana Dow-Edwards, SUNY Downstate Medical Center

 

2:00–2:05        Introduction

 

2:05–2:35        DNTS 37: Experience-Dependent Plasticity in Adolescent Brain Development

Bradley S. Peterson, University Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. USA

 

2:35–3:05              DNTS 38: Building the Adolescent Brain

Frank P. MacMaster, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada

 

3:05–3:20        Break (Grand Ballroom Foyer)

 

3:20–3:50        DNTS 39: Adolescent Brain Maturation, the Endogenous Cannabinoid System, and the Neurobiology of Cannabis-Induced Schizophrenia

Raymond J.M. Niesink, Drug Monitoring & Policy, Da Costakade, Utrecht, Netherlands

 

3:50–4:20        DNTS 40: Peer Influence on Adolescent Decision Making: Dissection of Relevant Constructs

B.R. Braams, Harvard, Boston, MA, USA

 

4:20–4:50        DNTS 41: Exposure to Stimulants During Development: Translational Studies and Implications

Susan Andersen, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

 

5:00–6:00        DNTS Business Meeting and Awards Presentations                                 Grand Ballroom G

 

7:00---             DNTS Social Event

 

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

 

7:30–8:00        Morning Coffee and Pastries (Joint with TS)                                        Grand Ballroom Foyer

 

8:00–10:30      Platform Session IV                                                                                       Grand Ballroom G

Chairperson: Michael Williams, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA

 

Presenting author is underlined.

 

8:00–8:25        DNTS 42: Adult Activity in the Zebrafish is Altered by Low-Dose Organophosphate Exposures that Spare Larval MotilityTravel Award

Andrew Hawkey, Lilah Glazer, Kathryn Odamah, Meghan Drastal, Mamta Behl, Edward Levin; Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

 

8:25–8:50        DNTS 43: A Preliminary Study of Microbiome Changes in Cyp1a2(+/+) Wildtype and Cyp1a2(-/-) Mice following Gestational and Lactational Exposure to a PCB Mixture

Christine Curran, Pamela Dickson, Nick Brinkman, Shelby Caudill, Joshua Cooper; Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, USA

 

8:50–9:15        DNTS 44: Ammonium Perchlorate Perturbs the Thyroid Axis and Induces a Cortical Malformation in Developing Rats.

Mary Gilbert1, Katherine O'Shaughnessy1,2, Iman Hassan1, Susan Thomas1,2, Stephanie Spring1,2, Jermaine Ford1; 1US Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA; 2ORISE, Oak Ridge, TN, USA

 

9:15–9:40        DNTS 45: Modulation of the GLP-1R in Depression-Like Tasks and Hippocampal-Dependent Learning and Memory

Devon Graham, Taylor Trammell, Gregg Stanwood; Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, USA

 

9:40–10:05      DNTS 46: Effects of Maternal Preconception Nicotine Exposure and Environmental Manipulation on Offspring Rat Brain, Behavior, and Epigenome throughout the Lifespan

Serena Jenkins, Allonna Harker, Robbin Gibb; University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada

 

10:05–10:30    DNTS 47: Father: An Essential Element: Preconception Paternal Experience—Epigenetic Transmission of Male Experience Through the Germline Palix Award

Allonna Harker, Serena Jenkins, Bryan Kolb, Robbin Gibb; University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada

 

10:30–11:00    Warkany Tea

 

11:00–12:00    Special Presidential Lecture

DNTS 48: Unique Behavioral, Genetic, and Molecular Characteristics of Angelman Syndrome

Edwin Weeber, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA 

12:00               Close of Meeting

 

Please contact Dr. Diana Dow-Edwards with questions regarding the meeting.
See you in Clearwater in 2018!