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

Day 4 (Thursday, April 6th)

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

Moderator and Session Chair: TBA
8:30 - 9:00
Yi-Zyn Zhu, Macau University of Science and Technology, “Anti-inflammatory effects of Leonurine (SCM-198): from preclinical studies to bedside”
9:00 - 9:30
Jungui Dai, Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, “Enzyme promiscuity and diversity-oriented structural innovation of natural products and drug discovery”
9:30 - 10:00
Weidong Zhang, Second Military Medical University, “Discovery and Chemical Biology Study of Novel Active Compounds from TCM”
10:00 - 10:30

SESSION 11a: “Safety and Quality Evaluation of Botanicals”

Moderator and Session Chair: Alvaro Viljoen, Tshwane University of Technology
10:30 - 11:00
Kerri Smith, 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”

SESSION 11b: “DNA Authentications”

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

SESSION 12: “Analytical Approaches to assess the quality”

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”
2:40 - 3:10
Giorgis Isaac, Waters Corporation, “Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry: A New Tool for Complex Natural Product Characterization and Identification “
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