Past Conferences

Below you will find agendas, abstract booklets and downloadable presentations from previous years' conferences, where available.

2018 ICSB Cover Image

2017 ICSB Cover Image

17th ICSB - April 3rd - 6th 2017

  • Agenda (includes speaker bios and abstracts, click to download)
  • Poster Abstracts (click to download)
  • Daily agenda with downloadable presentations

    Day 1 (Monday, April 3rd)

    8:00 - 9:00
    Open onsite registration – Oxford Conference Center (OCC) Lobby
    9:00 - 10:00
    Opening Session - OCC Auditorium
    Welcome on behalf of the University of Mississippi and the School of Pharmacy
    • Joseph Gladden, Interim Vice Chancellor, Research & Sponsored Programs, University of Mississippi
    • David Allen, Dean and Executive Director, School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi
    Welcome and Introductory Remarks from Organizers
    • Ikhlas Khan, Director, National Center for Natural Products Research (NCNPR), University of Mississippi
    Introduction of Keynote Speaker
    • Larry Walker, National Center for Natural Products Research (NCNPR), University of Mississippi
    Keynote Address
    • Cara Welch, Senior Advisor, CFSAN, Office of Dietary Supplement Programs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
      Presentation Download
    10:00 - 10:30

    SESSION 1: “Update and Future Perspectives from the FDA”

    Moderator and Session Chair: Cara Welch, Office of Dietary Supplement Programs, CFSAN, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    10:30 - 12:00
    Sibyl Swift, Office of Dietary Supplement Programs, CFSAN, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, “New Dietary Ingredient Notifications (NDINs): The path from objection to acknowledgement
    Saleh Turujman, Office of Dietary Supplement Programs, CFSAN, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, “Overview of What FDA Expects to See in a Specification Table
    Conference Photograph
    Meet at OCC side patio across from Cedar Room Dining Hall.
    Lunch - OCC Cedar Room Dining Hall

    SESSION 2a (concurrent): “Natural Product Discovery and Regulation”

    Moderator and Session Chair: Michael Smith, Michael J Smith & Associates
    1:00 - 1:30
    Jinhui Dou, Botanical Review Team, Office of Pharmaceutical Quality, CDER, FDA “US FDA Botanical Drug Guidance and Review Experience (2003-2016)”
    1:30 - 2:00
    Rajiv Agarwal, Office of New Drug Product, OPQ/CDER/FDA, “US Regulatory Approaches to Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls for Botanical Drug Products
    2:00 - 2:30
    Krista Coventry, Source Nutraceutical, Inc., “Regulatory Considerations for Botanical Ingredients in the Canadian Health Products Marketplace”
    2:30 - 3:00

    SESSION 2c (concurrent): “GMP: Industry Perspective”

    Moderator and Session Chair: Dan Marsman, P&G Health Care
    3:00 - 3:30
    4:00 - 4:30
    Dan Fabricant, Natural Products Association, “Board Game of Thrones: Legislative Trivial Pursuits to Opportunity Knocks

    SESSION 2b (concurrent): “Natural Products Discovery and Development”

    Moderator and Session Chair: Xing-Cong Li, University of Mississippi
    1:00 - 1:20
    Jeffrey Langland, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, “Mechanistic botanical medicine: defining anti-cancer and anti-viral properties of Sarracenia purpurea”
    1:20 - 1:40
    Thomas Brendler, PlantaPhile, “Sceletium tortuosum: a case study for a traditional herbal medicine in modern-day regulatory systems”
    1:40 - 2:00
    Michael Tims, Maryland University of Integrative Health, “How Can Chemical Ecology Help Find Effective Herbal Medicine”
    2:00 - 2:20
    Muhammad Djati, Brawijaya University, “Combination of Elephantopus scaber and Sauropus androgynus Leaves Extract Effects on Progesterone, Estrogen Hormones Level Modulation and Histopathological Study in BALB/c Mice Typhoid Model”
    2:20 - 2:50
    2:50 - 3:10
    Giorgis Issac, Waters Corporation, “Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry: A New Tool for Complex Natural Product Characterization and Identification “
    3:10 - 3:30
    Maged Sharaf, American Herbal Products Association, “Industry Initiatives to Ensure Continued Quality and Sustainability”
    3:30 - 3:50
    Javad Mussarat, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University,“Assessment of Oxidative Stress in Zn2+ Ions, ZnO-Bulk and ZnO-NPs treated Allium cepa roots”
    3:50 - 4:10
    Mohammad Kamil , Health Authority Abu Dhabi, New Natural Products from Plants with Special Reference to Novel Flavonoids, Biflavonoids & their Biological Implications “
    4:10 - 4:30
    Yalda Shokoohinia, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, “Cancer preventive investigation of new compounds from Echinophora cinerea, a condiment”

    SESSION 3: “Botanical Adulterants Program/ ABC award”

    4:30 - 5:00
    Mark Blumenthal, American Botanical Council
    6-8pm: Reception/Mixer Lyric Oxford
    Presentation of the Award for Outstanding Contribution in Natural Product Science

2016 ICSB Cover Image

16th Annual International Conference on the Science of Botanicals (ICSB) & 5th Interim American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP)
April 11th - 14th, 2016