Past Conferences

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

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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

    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

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