Program

The 12th TALAS International Conference Program 5-7 June 2018






08:00 – 09:00
Registration
09:00 – 10:00


Keynote Topic: The Global Status and Trends of Alternatives to the OECD Regulated Animal Testing

Dr. Pinpin Lin, Ph.D, DABT
Associate Director, Certified Toxicologist of TSTA
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan ROC


Moderator: Dr. Chuleratana Banchonglikitkul
IACUC Member, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
09:30 – 10:00
Coffee/Tea/Snack Break and Visiting Exhibition
10:30 – 11:00


The OECD’s Adverse Outcome Pathway Program – Application Example: Skin Sensitization Test

Dr. Pinpin Lin, Ph.D, DABT
Associate Director, Certified Toxicologist of TSTA
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan ROC


Moderator: Dr. Maskiet Boonyareth
Senior Professional veterinarian, Thai NIH
11:00 – 12:00


Popular Human Disease Models Using Göttingen Minipigs

Dr. Lars Friis Mikkelsen, DVM, MLAS, EMBA
CEO, Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs, Dalmose, Denmark

Moderator: Dr. Nipon Chattipakorn
Professor, Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Research and Training Center
Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University (CMU), Thailand
12:00 – 12:30


Sponsored Topic by NYR: Why our plastic cages become cloudy? How long should the cage last? Criteria for Selection and Maintenance of Rodent Cages and Related Equipment

Mr. Carlo Demaldé, BE (Mechanical Engineering)
Regional Sales Manager for South East Asia/MEA/Eastern Europe, Tecniplast, Italy

Moderator: Dr. Thattawan Kaewsakhorn
Director, Chiang Mai University Laboratory Animal Center
12:30 – 13:30
Buffet Lunch
13:30 – 14:00


Pig Models for Medical Devices Training

Dr. Nipon Chattipakorn, MD, PhD
Professor, Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Research and Training Center
Faculty of Medicine, CMU, Thailand
IACUC Chairperson, CMU


Moderator: Dr. Lars Friis Mikkelsen
CEO, Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs, Dalmose, Denmark
14:00 – 14:45


Common Rodent Health Conditions – Practical Tips for Identification and Management

Dr. Cynthia Lockworth, DVM, DACLAM
Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA


Moderator: Dr. Suzanne Craig
Professor & Chair, Department of Comparative Medicine
Director, Division of Laboratory Animal Resources
Medical University of South Carolina
14:45 – 15:30


Alternatives in Rodent Health Monitoring - Replacing the Sentinels

Dr. Patricia V. Turner, MS, DVM, DVSc, DACLAM, DABT, DECAWBM
Corporate Vice-President, Global Animal Welfare Charles River, Wilmington, USA

Moderator: Dr. Navakanit Sachanonta
Attending Veterinarian, Thai NIH
15:30 – 16:00
Coffee/Tea/Snack Break and Visiting Exhibition
16:00 – 16:30


How to set up and Maintain Patient-derived Xenograft (PDX) Colony in IVCs

Dr. Vanessa Jensen, DVM, DACLAM
Associate Professor and Deputy Chair, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA


Moderator: Dr. Suzanne Craig
Professor & Chair, Department of Comparative Medicine
Director, Division of Laboratory Animal Resources
Medical University of South Carolina
16:30 – 17:00


Lean Management for Laboratory Animal Facilities – MUSC Examples

Dr. Suzanne Craig, DVM, DACLAM, MBA
Professor & Chair, Department of Comparative Medicine
Director, Division of Laboratory Animal Resources
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA


Moderator: Dr. Montip Gettayacamin
Senior Director for Southeast Asia, AAALAC International


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