Past Conferences

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


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18th ICSB - April 9th - 12th 2018

  • Agenda (includes speaker bios and abstracts, click to download)
  • Poster Abstracts (click to download)
  • Daily agenda with downloadable presentations
    Session 11: "International Perspectives on Botanical Research" - OCC AuditoriumModerator and Session Chair: Stefan Gafner, Chief Science Officer, American Botanical Council
    8:30-9:00  
    Jon Wardle, Senior Lecturer Public Health, University of Technology Sydney; Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine "Trends in natural product regulation: developments from Australia and the growing translation between science and traditional claims" - click to download
    9:00-9:30  
    9:30-10:00  
    10:00 - 10:30 | Break

    Session 12a: "Regulatory Aspects of Botanicals" - OCC Auditorium Moderator and Session Chair: Jinhui Dou, Vice Dean, Yiling Pharmaceutical, Inc.
    10:30-10:55  
    10:55-11:20  
    11:20-11:45  
    Charles Wu, Botanical Review Team Lead (Acting), FDA/CDER/OPQ-IO "Challenge and Opportunity of Botanical Drug Product Approval in the U.S. -the FDA’s Perspective"
    11:45-12:10  
    Yue Hua Zhou, Deputy Office Director, Office of Traditional Chinese Medicines, CDE, CFDA "TBA"

    Session 12b: "DNA Authentications" - OCC Magnolia Moderator and Session Chair: Sarah Handy, Research Biologist, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
    10:30-10:55  
    Pang-Chui Shaw, Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong "Authentication and quality control of concentrated herbal medicine granules by molecular technology"
    10:55-11:20  
    David Erickson, Founder & CEO, DNA4 Technologies LLC "Genome2-ID: A bioinformatic tool for unbiased and rapid species identification using genomic scale Next Generation Sequencing data"
    11:20-11:45  
    Iffat Parveen, Research Scientist, University of Mississippi "Family-specific DNA Mini-barcodes for Identification of Botanicals"
    11:45-12:10  
    Santhosh Kumar J.U., Graduate Student, Kuvempu University "DNA barcoding of Momordica species and assessment of adulteration in Momordica herbal products, an anti-diabetic drug"
    12:10 - 1:10 | Lunch

    Session 13: "Tools To Assess The Quality" - OCC Auditorium Moderator and Session Chair: John Travis, Senior Research Scientist, NSF International
    1:10-1:35  
    Michael Repka, Director Of The PII Center For Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Mississippi "Critical Issues in the Development of Tablets and Capsules"
    1:35-2:00  
    Jack Henion, Scientific Founder, Advion "LC/MS Analysis of Cannabis-Samples for Cannabinoids and Pesticides Compounds Employing a Compact Mass Spectrometer"
    2:00-2:25  
    Phil Wylie, Sr. Research Scientist, Agilent Technologies "The Next Chapter in the Analysis of Pesticide Residues in Cannabis using GC/Q-TOF Instrumentation"
    2:25-2:50  
    Giorgis Isaac, Principal Scientist, Waters "Authentication of Botanicals and Herbal Products Using UPLC/Ion Mobility QTof-MS and a Metabolomics Approach"
    2:50-3:15  
    Maged Sharaf, Chair Advisory Board & Director, CAMAG Scientific Inc. "The International HPTLC Association"
    3:15-3:40  
    Shi Qiu, Post-Doctoral Associate, University of Mississippi "Ultra-high performance liquid chromatography─high resolution mass spectrometry guided characterization of new fusaricidins from Paenibacillus sp. MS 2379"
    3:40-4:00  
    Mohammad Kamil, Professor, Zayed Complex for Herbal Research & Traditional Medicine "Good Medicinal Plants Practices (GMPP) -Assuring Safety, Efficacy, and Quality of Botanical Products – From Field to Firm"
    Afternoon tour of NCNPR facilities or Medicinal Plant Garden.

    6:30pm | Closing Ceremony and Banquet - OCC Cedar

    Our closing ceremony, including a wonderful plated dinner, poster awards, and a closing presentation by Dr. Ikhlas Khan.

    Registration is required and is available online and onsite.

    Closing Ceremony and Banquet

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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