Past Conferences

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

2019 ICSB Cover Image
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