Meetings

Forty-first Annual Meeting of the Developmental Neurotoxicology Society (formerly Neurobehavioral Teratology Society),

Held in Conjunction with the 57th Annual Meeting of the Teratology Society

In Denver, Colorado at the Grand Hyatt Hotel from June 24-28, 2017,

A link to the abstract submission page can be found here.

Hotel reservations may be placed at this link.

Register for the meeting here!

A printable version of the program can be found here, while a full version, including all abstracts, is available here.

Interested in attending at TS, OTIS, or RSA session? Check out the sampler program!

 

Forty-First Anniversary Annual Meeting of the Developmental Neurotoxicology Society

Held in Conjunction with the 57th Annual Meeting of the Teratology Society

Grand Hyatt Hotel, Denver CO

June 24–28, 2017

This year's Elsevier Distinguished Lecturer will be Dr. Tracy Bale, from the University of Pennsylvania

Note: This is the most current agenda (as of June 3, 2017) including Late-Breaking Abstracts and room changes.

2017 Richard Butcher New Investigator Award, Supported by San Diego Instruments

Jenna Sprowles

Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Perinatal antidepressant exposure influences spatial learning and memory, acoustic startle response, anxiety, and locomotor activity in adult Sprague-Dawley rats

 

2017 Patricia Rodier Mid-Career Award

Sonia Minnes

Case Western Reserve University

Project Newborn: What We Have Learned from 20 Years of Research on Prenatal Cocaine Exposure

 

DNTS Conference Awards

Steven Boomhower – Supported by Battelle

Auburn University

Adolescent methylmercury exposure: effects on behavioral flexibility, delay discounting, fixed-ratio performance, and gene expression in the prefrontal cortex

 

Katherine Hatcher - Supported by Clever Sys, Inc.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Transgenerational effects of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate on behavior and hippocampal gene expression in male and female mice

 

Gloria Lee

Florida State University

Neurobehavioral and neuroanatomical consequences of cell-type specific inactivation of dopamine D2 receptors in the mouse brain

 

Yingying Xu

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Low-level mercury exposure from fish consumption: Associations with childhood neurodevelopment

 

Katie O’Shaughnessy

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education and US Environmental Protection Agency

Transient Maternal Hypothyroidism Alters Neural Progenitors Resulting in Abnormal Brain Development

 

Emily Pitzer

Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Developmental deltamethrin exposure causes adult learning and memory deficits

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DNTS 2017 Program

Saturday, June 24, 2017

 

8:00 AM–12:00 Noon         Teratology Society Education Course Session I              Aspen Ballroom

Renal Development: Embryology, Renal Abnormalities and Teratogens, and Clinical Management and Treatment

(Separate Registration Required)

 

8:00 AM–4:30 PM               Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA)                               Hyatt Regency
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Study Group

(Separate Registration Required - a limited number of free advance registrations will be provided)

 

12:00 Noon–5:00 PM         DNTS Registration                                            Colorado Ballroom B Foyer

                                            

1:00 PM–2:00 PM               DNTS Public Affairs Committee Meeting                                    Mt. Wilson

 

1:30 PM–5:00 PM               Teratology Society Education Course Session II             Aspen Ballroom

Epigenetics: A Primer

(Separate Registration Required)

 

2:00 PM–3:00 PM               DNTS Publications Committee Meeting                                      Mt. Wilson

 

3:30 PM–6:00 PM               DNTS Council Meeting                                                                  Mt. Wilson

 

Please note: Committee meeting schedules may be modified to accommodate for optional RSA/FASD-SG sessions once that schedule is announced.

 

Sunday, June 25, 2017

 

7:30 AM–8:15 AM               Morning Coffee and Pastries                                                    Aspen Foyer

                                             (Joint with the Teratology Society)

 

8:00 AM–5:00 PM               DNTS Registration                                            Colorado Ballroom B Foyer

 

8:15 AM–9:00 AM               Josef Warkany Lecture (joint with the Teratology Society)   Aspen Ballroom

                                                                           DNTS 01: Eliminating Congenital Zika Syndrome: Lessons Learned from Rubella Elimination

Chairperson: Sonja A. Rasmussen, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

                                                                           Lecturer: José F. Cordero, University of Georgia

 

9:00 AM–9:15 AM               DNTS President’s Welcome                                       Colorado Ballroom B

 

9:15 AM–11:30 AM             DNTS Symposium                                                       Colorado Ballroom B

                                             What’s Right and Wrong with Our Mice
(and our Worms, and our Flies, and our Cells, and our…)

                                             Chairpersons: Gregg D. Stanwood, Florida State University College of Medicine and Christine Curran, Northern Kentucky University

 

9:15 AM–9:20 AM             Introduction: Rigor and Reproducibility in Neurotoxicity and Neurobehavioral Studies

Gregg Stanwood, Florida State University

 

9:20 AM–9:45 AM             DNTS 02: Reproducibility through rigor and transparency – the CSR perspective

Jana Drgonova, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health

 

9:45 AM–10:10 AM           DNTS 03: 101 Ways to Mess Up a Mouse Study: The Rocky Road to Rigor and Reproducibility

Christine Curran, Northern Kentucky University

 

10:10 AM–10:35 AM         DNTS 04: Reducing the Wiggle Room in Data Generated from C. elegans

Vanessa Fitsanakis, Northeast Ohio Medical University

 

10:35 AM–11:00 AM         DNTS 05: Translational Studies on the Role of Developmental Pyrethroid Exposure in ADHD: From Cells to Zebrafish to Mice to Humans and Back Again

Jason Richardson, Northeast Ohio Medical University

 

11:00 AM–11:30 AM         Discussion

 

10:00 AM–10:30 AM           Spouse and Guest Meet-and-Greet                                              Mt. Wilson

(Open to Teratology Society, DNTS, and OTIS Spouses and Guests)

 

11:30 AM–1:00 PM             Lunch on Your Own

 

1:00 PM–3:00 PM               Platform Session 1                                                       Colorado Ballroom B

                                             Chairperson: Paul Eubig, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

1:00 PM–1:20 PM            DNTS 06: Associations between Early Life Exposure to Traffic Related Air Pollution and Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety at Age 12 Years

Kimberly Yolton, Jane Khoury, Cole Brokamp, Rachel Severs, Christopher Wolfe, Zana Percy, Jeff Burkle, Kim Cecil, Grace LeMasters, Patrick Ryan, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati

 

1:20 PM–1:40 PM            DNTS 07: Transgenerational effects of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate on behavior and hippocampal gene expression in male and female mice

Katherine M. Hatcher, Jari Willing, Catheryne Chiang, Saniya Rattan, Janice M. Juraska, Jodi A. Flaws, Megan M. Mahoney, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

1:40 PM–2:00 PM            DNTS 08: Transient Maternal Hypothyroidism Alters Neural Progenitors Resulting in Abnormal Brain Development

Katherine O'Shaughnessy, Susan Thomas, Jermaine Ford, Richard Ford, Mary Gilbert, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education and US EPA

 

2:00 PM–2:20 PM            DNTS 09: Maternal overnutrition and trichloroethylene co-exposure augments neurotoxicity in offspring in an autoimmune-prone mouse model

Sarah Blossom, Jakeira Davis, Oleksandra Pavliv, Kathleen Gilbert, Frank Simmen, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children's Research Institute

 

2:20 PM–2:40 PM            DNTS 10: Prenatal and postnatal tobacco and cannabis exposure: joint and bidirectional associations with child behavior problems

Rina Eiden, Junru Zhao, Meghan Casey, Shannon Shisler, Pamela Schuetze, State University of New York at Buffalo and Buffalo State College

 

2:40 PM–3:00 PM            DNTS 11: Determining origins of increased obesity risk in children with FASD: Is a hyperphagic feeding phenotype the result of abnormal metabolic requirements or a reward system dysfunction?

Robyn Amos-Kroohs, David Nelson, Jeffrey Wozniak, Chi-Liang Eric Yen, Susan Smith, University of North Carolina Nutrition Research Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, and University of Minnesota

 

3:00 PM–3:30 PM               Patricia Rodier Mid-Career Award                                     Aspen Ballroom

                                                                                          for Research and Mentoring

DNTS 12: Project Newborn: What We Have Learned from 20 Years of Research on Prenatal Cocaine Exposure

(Joint with the Teratology Society)

Chairpersons: Janee Gelineau-van Waes, Creighton University School of Medicine and Patricia A. Janulewicz, Boston University

                                                                           Lecturer: Sonia Minnes, Case Western Reserve University

 

3:30 PM–6:15 PM               DNTS Symposium                                                          Colorado Ballroom B

                                                                           Current Perspectives on Cognitive Effects Following Developmental Methylmercury Exposure

                                                                                          Chairpersons: Carol Starkey (ORISE Research Participant at US EPA) and Deborah Segal (US EPA, National Center for Environmental Assessment)

 

3:30 PM–4:00 PM            DNTS 13: Impact of early life methylmercury exposure on child neurodevelopment

Susan Korrick, Harvard Medical School

 

4:00 PM–4:30 PM            DNTS 14: Assessment of Methyl Mercury and Fish Oil Modulation of Neurodevelopment in Developing a Risk/Benefit Model of Fish Consumption

Gary Ginsberg, Connecticut Dept. of Public Health

 

4:30 PM-4:45 PM             Break - Aspen Foyer

 

4:45 PM–5:15 PM            DNTS 15: Determination of individual variation in methylmercury (MeHg) metabolism and elimination status (MerMES) in humans

Matthew Rand, University of Rochester

 

5:15 PM–5:45 PM            DNTS 16: Developmental Neurotoxicity of Methylmercury in Animal Models: A Lifespan Approach with Emphasis on Executive Functions

Christopher Newland, Auburn University

 

5:45 PM–6:15 PM            DNTS 17: Windows of Vulnerability to Low Levels of MeHg in the Rat Hippocampus

Katie Sokolowski, Rutgers University Alumni

 

7:00 PM–8:30 PM               Welcome Reception, Graduate Student and Postdoctoral    Capitol Peak

Fellow Research Showcase and Exhibits Attended

(Joint with the Teratology Society)                                  

 

Monday, June 26, 2017

 

7:30 AM–8:00 AM               Morning Coffee and Pastries                                                    Aspen Foyer

(Joint with the Teratology Society)

 

8:00 AM–5:00 PM               DNTS Registration                                            Colorado Ballroom B Foyer

 

8:00 AM–9:00 AM               Keynote Address                                                                  Aspen Ballroom

DNTS 18: Cannabis in Colorado: The Impact of Legalization on Children and Families

(Joint with the Teratology Society)

Chairpersons: Alan M. Hoberman, Charles River Laboratories and Gregg D. Stanwood, Florida State University

Speaker: Larry I. Wolk, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

 

9:15 AM–12:00 Noon         RSA/FASD-SG, Teratology Society, OTIS, and                Aspen Ballroom

                                             DNTS Exchange Symposium

Evaluation of Fetal Risk in the Context of Multiple Co-Exposures

Chairpersons: Ludmila Bakhireva, University of New Mexico and
Jeffrey R. Wozniak, University of Minnesota

 

9:15 AM–9:25 AM             Introduction: Methodological Challenges of Evaluating the Effect of Multiple Exposures

Ludmila Bakhireva, University of New Mexico

 

9:25 AM–9:50 AM             DNTS 19: Defining the Human Exposome

Cynthia F. Bearer, University of Maryland

 

9:50 AM–10:15 AM           DNTS 20: PK/PD Modelling for Multiple Exposures in Pregnancy

Donald R. Mattison, Risk Sciences International

 

10:15 AM–10:40 AM         Networking Break—Aspen Foyer

 

10:40 AM–11:05 AM         DNTS 21: Alcohol and Nicotine-Induced Epigenetic Changes (miRNAs)

Rajesh C. Miranda, Texas A&M Health Sciences Center

 

11:05 AM–11:30 AM         DNTS 22: Epigenetic Changes Induced by Prenatal Nicotine and Cocaine Exposure

Pradeep Bhide, Florida State University

 

11:30 AM–11:35 AM         Concluding Remarks

Jeffrey R. Wozniak, University of Minnesota

 

11:35 AM–12 Noon           Panel Discussion

 

12:00 Noon–1:30 PM         Lunch on your own

 

12:00 Noon–1:30 PM         NTT Editorial Board Luncheon                                                Torreys Peak

(For Board Members Only)

 

1:30 PM–3:10 PM               DNTS Symposium                                                       Colorado Ballroom B

Prenatal Electronic Cigarette Use: Mechanisms, Characteristics, and Outcomes

Chairperson: Gale A. Richardson, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

1:30 PM–1:35 PM             Introduction

Gale A. Richardson, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

1:35 PM–1:55 PM             DNTS 23: Effects of Prenatal Nicotine Exposure on Adolescent Dopamine Systems

Frances Leslie, University of California at Irvine School of Medicine

 

1:55 PM–2:15 PM             DNTS 24: Electronic Cigarette Use in Pregnancy: Patient and Provider Perspectives

Katrina Mark, University of Maryland School of Medicine

 

2:15 PM–2:35 PM             DNTS 25: Perceptions and Use of Electronic Cigarettes during Pregnancy: Implications for Infant Outcomes

Laura Stroud, Brown Medical School

 

2:35 PM–2:55 PM             DNTS 26: Pathways from Prenatal Tobacco Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Use

Natacha M. DeGenna, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

2:55 PM–3:10 PM             Discussion

 

3:15 PM–4:15 PM               Elsevier Distinguished Lecturer                                 Colorado Ballroom B

DNTS 27: Parental Stress and Epigenetic Programming of the Developing Brain

Chairperson: Gregg D. Stanwood, Florida State University

Lecturer: Tracy Bale, University of Pennsylvania

 

4:15 PM–5:30 PM               DNTS Business Meeting and Awards                       Colorado Ballroom B

 

5:30 PM–7:30 PM               Poster Session and Exhibits                                                     Capitol Peak

                                             (Joint with the Teratology Society and OTIS)

 

DNTS P01: Adolescent methylmercury exposure: effects on behavioral flexibility, delay discounting, fixed-ratio performance, and gene expression in the prefrontal cortex. Steven R. Boomhower, M. Christopher Newland, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA

 

DNTS P02: Prenatal thyroid hormone insufficiency diminishes short-term object recognition memory in Long-Evans rats. Megan Sieg 1, Catherine Townes 1, Rekha Balachandran 1, Mary Gilbert 2, Paul Eubig 1.1 Department of Comparative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA 2 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Toxicity Assessment Division, Research Triangle Park, N, USA

 

DNTS P03: Potential Systematic Evaluation Frameworks of Mechanistic Data for Developmental Neurotoxicity Outcomes. Laura M. Carlson 1, William Mundy 2, Elaine M. Faustman 3, Deborah A. Cory-Slechta 4, Christina Sobin 5, Frances Champagne 6, Sue Makris 7, Andrew Kraft 7. 1 National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Durham, NC, USA 2 National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Durham, NC, USA 3 School of Public Health, Institute for Risk Analysis and Risk Communication, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA 4 Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester Medical School , Rochester, NY, USA 5 University of Texas El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA 6 Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA 7 National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington D.C., USA

 

DNTS P04: The role of chemical speciation for manganese-induced developmental neurotoxicity through disrupting cross-talking pathways and its implication for manganese in neurodegeneration. Raul Hernandez 1, Montserrat Carrascal 2, Joaquin Abian 2, Bernhard Michalke 3, Marcelo Farina 4, David Park 5, Yasmilde González 5, Cristina Suñol 6. 1 Federal University of São Paulo, Diadema, Canada 2 CSIC/UAB Proteomics Laboratory, Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques de Barcelona, IIBB-CSIC, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain 3 Helmholtz Zentrum München GmbH, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Research Unit Analytical BioGeoChemistry, Neuherberg, Germany 4 Departamento de Bioquímica, Centro de Ciências Biológicas, Campus Universitário, Trindade, Bloco C. Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil 5 Cellular and Molecular Medicine. Faculty of Medicine. University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada 6 Department of Neurochemistry and Neuropharmacology. Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques de Barcelona, IIBB-CSIC, IDIBAPS, CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain

 

DNTS P05: The behavioral and cognitive effects of chronic taurine exposure in C57BL/6J mice: a dose-response study. Yislain Villalona, Jamie Weimer, Lisa Massie, Katelyn Dunn, Junessa Lanada, Cecile Marczinski, Christine Curran. Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, USA
DNTS P06: Developmental deltamethrin exposure causes adult learning and memory deficits. Emily Pitzer 1,2, Rebecca Bailey 1,2, Michael Williams 1,2, Charles Vorhees 1,2. 1 University Of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA 2 Division of Neurology, Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation, Cincinnati, OH, USA

 

DNTS P07: Does High Quality Maternal Care Ameliorate the Effects of Prenatal Stress? Leah Grande 1, Curt Sandman 2, Laura Glynn 2,3, Elysia Davis 1. 1 University of Denver, Denver, CO, USA 2 University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA 3 Chapman University, Orange, CA, USA

 

DNTS P08: Exposure to Traumatic Events in Childhood Shapes Stress Physiology during Pregnancy: Implications for the Intergenerational Transmission of Risk. Danielle Swales 1, Stephanie Stout 1, Laura Glynn 2, Curt Sandman 2, Deborah Wing 3, Elysia Davis 1. 1 Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO, USA 2 Department of Psychology, Chapman University , Orange, CA, USA 3 Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA

 

DNTS P09: Identifying Predictors of Intimate Partner Violence during Pregnancy to Deter the Intergenerational Transmission of Maternal and Fetal Risk. Victoria Atzl, BS 1, Angela Narayan, PhD 1, Luisa Rivera, MPH 2, Alexandra Ballinger, BS 3, Melanie Thomas, MS, MD 3, Alicia Lieberman, PhD 3. 1 University of Denver, Denver, CO, USA 2 Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA 3 University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

 

DNTS P10: Predictors of Substance Use Disorders among Emerging Adults with Prenatal Cocaine Exposure. Sonia Minnes 1,2, Meeyoung Min 1,2, June-Yung Kim 1,2, Sun Kyung Kim 1,2, Paul Weishampel 1,2, Lynn Singer 1,3. 1 Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA 2 Mandel School of Applied Social Science, Cleveland, OH, USA 3 School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA

 

DNTS P11: Prenatal and postnatal tobacco and cannabis exposure: Effects on focused attention in infancy. Rina Eiden 1, Shannon Shisler 1, Pamela Schuetze 2.  State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA 2 Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY, USA

 

DNTS P12: Placental CRH predicts risk of preterm imminent delivery: Implications for the timing of betamethasone administration. Leah Grande* 1, Danielle Swales* 1, Michelle Edelmann 1,4, Curt Sandman 2, Laura Glynn 2,3, Deborah Wing 2, Elysia Davis 1 (Note: *First and second authors contributed equally). 1 University of Denver, Denver, CO, USA 2 University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA 3 Chapman University, Orange, CA, USA 4 University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, USA

 

DNTS P13: Associations of maternal prenatal stress with measures of cognition in 4.5-month-old infants.

Francheska M. Merced-Nieves 1,2, Salma Musaad 4, Andrea Aguiar 2,3, Kelsey L.C. Dzwilewski 1,2, Susan A. Korrick 5,6, Susan L. Schantz 1,2,3. 1 Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA 2 Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA 3 Department of Comparative Biosciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA 4 Deparment of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA 5 Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA 6 Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

 

DNTS P14: Associations of adolescent exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls or Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers with cognitive flexibility in children of sports anglers. Supida Monaikul 5, Joseph Gardiner 3, Natawut Monaikul 2, Andrea Aguiar 1, Paul Kostyniak 4, Susan Schantz 1. 1 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA 2 University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA 3 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA 4 University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA 5 Experimur, Chicago, IL, USA

 

DNTS P15: Altered Cocaine-induced Sensitization in Middle-aged Rats Following Gestational Exposure to Cocaine and/or Nicotine. Sonya K. Sobrian, Carlana Ramlochansingh, Jewel Wright, Daniella Kuhn. Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA

 

DNTS P16: An Assessment of Spatial Learning and Memory using the Morris Water Maze Following Adolescent Nicotine Exposure in Adult Long-Evans Rats. Evan Youker, Korinna Sherman, Greg Butcher, Laura Pickens. Thiel College, Greenville, PA, USA

 

DNTS P17: Developmental Exposure to Mild Variable Stress: Adult Offspring Performance in Trace Fear Conditioning after Prenatal and Postnatal Stress. Jason Franklin, Virginia Moser, Wendy Oshiro, Tracey Beasley, Kathy McDaniel, David Herr. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA

 

DNTS P18: Learning and memory deficits from neonatal methamphetamine in Sprague-Dawley rats are not ameliorated by blockade of reactive oxygen species. Michael Williams, Sarah Jablonski, Charles Vorhees. Division of Neurology, Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA

 

DNTS P19: Thyroid Hormone Insufficiency Induced by Perchlorate in the Pregnant Rat Results in a Cortical Heterotopia in the Brains of Offspring. Mary Gilbert 1, Spring Stephanie 1,2, Jermaine Ford 1, Richard Ford 1,2, Susan Thomas 1,2, Katherine O'Shaughnessy 1,2, Carmen Wood 1. 1 US EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA 2 ORISE, Oak Ridge, TN, USA

 

DNTS P20: Neurobehavioral and neuroanatomical consequences of cell-type specific inactivation of dopamine D2 receptors in the mouse brain. Gloria Lee 1, Devon L. Graham 1, Lisa R. Anderson 1, Taylor S. Tremmell 1, Marcelo Rubinstein 2, Gregg Stanwood 1. 1 Biomedical Sciences and Center for Brain Repair, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA 2 Instituto de Investigaciones en Ingeniería Genética y Biología Molecular, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Buneos Aires, Argentina

 

DNTS P21: Delineating the role of GLP-1R in various aspects of cocaine reward. Devon Graham 1, Michael Campos 2, Heather Durai 2, Anders Fink-Jensen 3, Aurelio Galli 2, Gregg Stanwood 1. 1 Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, USA 2 Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA 3 University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

DNTS P22 (late-breaking, does not appear in NTT). Maternal nicotine exposure elicits multigenerational nicotine preference and sex-specific behavioral anomalies in adolescent mice. Jordan M. Buck, Heidi C. O’Neill, and Jerry A. Stitzel. Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

DNTS P23 (late-breaking, does not appear in NTT): Zebrafish larval behavioral effects from embryonic BDE-99 exposure: A biphasic journey through four orders of magnitude of dose-effect function. Lilah Glazer 1, Andrew B. Hawkey 1, Corinne N. Wells 1, Meghan Drastal 1, Kathryn-Ann Odamah 1, Mamta Beh l2 and Edward D. Levin 1. 1 Duke University, Durham, NC and 2 National Toxicology Program, NIH, Research Triangle Park, NC

 

7:30 PM–10:00 PM             Teratology Society and MARTA Student Career Event              Mt Sopris

(Open to Teratology Society, DNTS, and OTIS Students and Postdoctoral Fellows)

 

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

 

8:00 AM–5:00 PM               DNTS Registration                                            Colorado Ballroom B Foyer

 

7:30 AM–8:00 AM               Morning Coffee and Pastries                                                    Aspen Foyer

(Joint with the Teratology Society)

 

8:00 AM–9:00 AM               Platform Session 2                                                       Colorado Ballroom B

                                             Chairperson: Rina Eiden, State University of New York at Buffalo

 

8:00 AM–8:20 AM            DNTS 28: Prenatal Cocaine Exposure and Trajectories of Externalizing Behavior Problems from Age 4 to 12

Meeyoung Min, Sonia Minnes, Hyunyong Park, June-Yung Kim, Lynn Singer, Case Western Reserve University and Sungshin Women's University

 

8:20 AM–8:40 AM            DNTS 29: Circadian Disruption Affects Initial Learning but not Cognitive Flexibility In an Automated Set-Shifting Task in Adult Long-Evans Rats

Rekha Balachandran, Audrey Robertson, Megan Mahoney, Paul Eubig, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

 

8:40 AM–9:00 AM            DNTS 30: Latrophilin-3: A new model of ADHD-like behavior in a rat knockout model

Charles Vorhees, Jillian Hufgard, Jenna Sprowles, Gary Gudelsky, Michael Williams, Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation and University of Cincinnati

 

9:05 AM–12:30 PM             Public Affairs Symposium                                                   Aspen Ballroom

The Toxicology of Tobacco Smoke and E-Cigarette Use during Pregnancy

(Joint with the Teratology Society)

Chairpersons: Ludmila Bakhireva, University of New Mexico and John M. Rogers, US Environmental Protection Agency

 

9:05 AM–9:15 AM             Introduction

 

9:15 AM–9:55 AM             DNTS 31: Tobacco as a Reproductive and Developmental Toxicant

John M. Rogers, US Environmental Protection Agency

 

9:55 AM–10:35 AM           DNTS 32: E-Cigarettes: What Are They, What Do They Do, and What Are Potential Impacts on Pregnancy Outcomes?

Alison Breland, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

10:35 AM–10:50 AM         Break

 

10:50 AM–11:30 AM         DNTS 33: The Role of Nicotine in the Effects of Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy on Lung Development and Childhood Respiratory Disease

Virender K. Rehan, University of California–Los Angeles

 

11:30 AM–12:10 PM         DNTS 34: Neurodevelopmental Toxicity of Tobacco Smoke and Nicotine

Edward D. Levin, Duke University

 

12:10 PM–12:30 PM         Discussion

 

12:30 PM–2:00 PM             Lunch on Your Own

 

2:00 PM–3:00 PM               Platform Session 3                                                       Colorado Ballroom B

                                             Chairperson: Mary Gilbert, US EPA

 

2:00 PM–2:20 PM            DNTS 35: Effects of Manganese Body Burden on Fine Motor Skills in Children Aged 6-14 Years

Lonnie Sears, Lindsay Tompkins, Carol Hanchette, Barbara Polivka, Kristina Zierold, University of Louisville

 

2:20 PM–2:40 PM            DNTS 36: Low-level mercury exposure from fish consumption: Associations with childhood neurodevelopment

Yingying Xu, Kim Dietrich, Jane Khoury, Heidi Sucharew, Aimin Chen, Kim Yolton, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati

 

2:40 PM–3:00 PM            DNTS 37: Polychlorinated Biphenyl Mixture Evaluations: A Case Study for Neurotoxicity

Laura M. Carlson, Prachi Pradeep, Jeff Gift, Chris Gennings, Grace Patlewicz, Geniece Lehmann, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

 

3:05 PM–5:30 PM               Marijuana and Child Development Symposium                Aspen Ballroom

(Joint with the Teratology Society and OTIS)

Chairpersons: Diana Dow-Edwards, SUNY/Downstate Medical Center and Susan L. Makris, US Environmental Protection Agency

 

3:05 PM–3:10 PM             Introduction

Diana Dow-Edwards, SUNY/Health Science Center

 

3:10 PM–3:35 PM             DNTS 38: Dynamic Changes in Endocannabinoid Signaling During Adolescence: Implications for Substance Use and Psychopathology

BJ Casey, Yale University

 

3:35 PM–4:00 PM             DNTS 39: Counseling Women About Prenatal Marijuana Use: Weeding through the Data

Torri D. Metz, University of Colorado–Denver

 

4:00 PM–4:15 PM             Break

 

4:15 PM–4:40 PM             DNTS 40: Cannabis and the Adolescent Brain: What Does the Evidence Say?

Joanna Jacobus, University of California–San Diego

 

4:40 PM–5:05 PM             DNTS 41: Cannabinoids for Treatment of Pediatric Epilepsy: The Hype and the Evidence

Amy R. Brooks-Kayal, University of Colorado–Denver

 

5:05 PM–5:30 PM             DNTS 42: Cannabis Policy: Challenges and Future Directions

Susan R.B. Weiss, National Institute on Drug Abuse

 

6:30 PM–9:30 PM               DNTS Social Event

 

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

 

7:45 AM–8:00 AM               Morning Coffee and Pastries                                                    Aspen Foyer

                                             (Joint with the Teratology Society)

 

8:00 AM–9:30 AM               Platform Session 4                                                         Colorado Ballroom B

Chairperson: Devon Graham, Florida State University

 

8:00 AM–8:30 AM            DNTS 43:  Richard Butcher New Investigator Award: Perinatal antidepressant exposure influences spatial learning and memory, acoustic startle response, anxiety, and locomotor activity in adult Sprague-Dawley rats

                                          Jenna Sprowles, Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

 

8:30 AM–8:50 AM             DNTS 44: Prenatal exposure to tobacco smoke extract and some of its constituents in rats cause persisting neurobehavioral effects in the offspring

Edward Levin, Marty Cauley, Brandon Hall, Yael Abreu-Villaça, Shaqif Junaid, Hannah White, Abtin Kiany, Duke University

                                         

8:50 AM–9:30 AM             DNTS 45:  Special Lecture: Interaction: Considering the Social World in Developmental Neurotoxicology

Joseph Grzywacz, Florida State University

 

9:35 AM–12:30 PM             An Update on the Zika Virus Symposium                          Aspen Ballroom

(Joint with the Teratology Society)

Chairpersons: José F. Cordero, University of Georgia and Sonja A. Rasmussen, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

9:35 AM–9:50 AM             Introduction

Chairpersons: José F. Cordero, University of Georgia and Sonja A. Rasmussen, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

9:50 AM–10:25 AM           DNTS 46: The Zika Epidemic: An Update from the CDC

Margaret Honein, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

10:25 AM–11:00 AM         DNTS 47: Neurobehavioral Aspects of Zika Virus

Vanessa Van der Linden, Association for Assistance of Disabled Children

 

11:00 AM–11:30 AM         Warkany Tea (see below)

 

11:30 AM–12:05 PM         DNTS 48: Zika Infection: From Basic Science to Treatment

Alysson Renato Muotri, University of California–San Diego

 

12:05 PM–12:30 PM         Panel Discussion

 

11:00 AM–11:30 AM           Warkany Tea                                                                                Aspen Foyer

(Joint with the Teratology Society)

 

12:30 PM                             DNTS 2017 Adjourned
 

 

 

Please contact Dr. Gregg Stanwood with questions regarding the meeting.
See you in Denver in 2017!