17th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals
 • April 3rd - 6th, 2017
 • Oxford, Mississippi

Download the full agenda with speaker bios and abstracts here

Download the Poster Abstract booklet here

Day 4 (Thursday, April 6th)

SESSION 10: “International Efforts on the Development of Traditional Chinese Medicines” - OCC Auditorium

Moderator and Session Chair: Cindy K. Angerhofer, Aveda
8:30 - 9:00
Yi Zhun Zhu, Macau University of Science and Technology, “Anti-inflammatory effects of Leonurine (SCM-198): from preclinical studies to bedside”
9:00 - 9:30
Alvaro Viljoen, Tshwane University of Technology, “Quality control and pharmacological activity - Bridging the chasm”
9:30 - 10:00
Jinwoong Kim, Seoul National University, “Khellactone type coumarins from Peucedanum japonicum roots”
10:00 - 10:30

SESSION 11a: “Genetic Authentication of Botanicals” - OCC Auditorium

Moderator and Session Chair: Natascha Techen, University of Mississippi
10:30 - 10:55
Pietro Piffanelli, PTP Science Park/Indena, “Next Generation Sequencing Technologies as a powerful tool to botanical's identification and authentication”
10:55 - 11:20
Sara Handy, CFSAN, ORS, & FDA, “Development of a Reference Standard Library of Chloroplast Genome Sequences, GenomeTrakrCP”
11:20 - 11:45
Natalia Ivanova, University of Guelph, “Embracing and Understanding Biocomplexity of Herbal Supplements”
11:45 - 12:10
David Erickson, DNA4 Technologies LLC, “Meta-Genomic analysis of dietary supplement authenticity and complexity”

SESSION 11b: “Safety and Quality Evaluation of Botanicals”- OCC Magnolia Room

Moderator and Session Chair: Alvaro Viljoen, Tshwane University of Technology
10:30 - 11:00
Jimmy Yuk, Waters Corporation, “Quantitation of aflatoxins in traditional Chinese medicine”
11:00 - 11:30
Hellen Oketch-Rabah, U.S. Pharmacopeia Convention, “USP Safety Review of Willow Bark”
11:30 - 12:00
Kirsten Tripplett, Traditional Medicinals, Inc., “Botanical Microscopy and Plant Anatomy is Cheap, Fast and Efficient”
12:10 - 1:10 Lunch - OCC Cedar Room Dining Hall

SESSION 12: “Analytical Approaches to assess the quality” - OCC Auditorium

Moderator and Session Chair: Mahmoud ElSohly, University of Mississippi
1:10 - 1:40
Phil Wylie, Agilent Technologies, “Analysis of Cannabis for Pesticide Residues by GC/Q-TOF”
1:40 - 2:10
Yanhong Wang, University of Mississippi, “Chemical Analysis and Adulterant Characterization of Eleutherococcus senticosus and Ci-Wu-Jia Tea by UHPLC-UV-MS Using Novel Informatics Platform”
2:10 - 2:40
Krystina Skalicka-Wozniak, Medical University of Lublin, “What power can liquids provide in separation – the case of counter- current chromatography”
Afternoon tour of NCNPR facilities or Medicinal Plant Garden


6:30: Closing Ceremony and Banquet (OCC Cedar)
Registration is required and is available online and onsite