Smithers Viscient Experts to Offer Three Presentations at the 2017 Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry World Congress and North American Annual Meeting

, a global contract research organization (CRO), has
announced that its scientists will present three posters at the 2017
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) World Congress
and North American Annual Meeting being held November 12-16 in
Minneapolis, Minnesota.

“Each year we eagerly anticipate the SETAC Annual Meeting to share
ideas, experiences and insights with others in the industry as we all
seek to raise the bar for excellence in environmental toxicology and
chemistry,” said Susan Shepherd, President of Smithers Viscient. “We
look forward to presenting this year and learning from our colleagues
and clients throughout the week.”

The schedule of Smithers Viscient poster presentations is:

  • Monday, November 13 – 8 a.m. – “Soil Metabolism of [14C]acetaminophen
    in Two Soil Types Using Various Soil Aliquot Sizes,” authored and
    presented by Sean McLaughlin, Research Director, Smithers Viscient
    (additional authors: Aleksandra Dean, Dan Koch and Roxanne Brackett)
  • Wednesday, November 15 – 8 a.m. – “Establishing the Functional
    Equivalency of the Negative and Solvent Control for EPA 10-Day Spiked
    Sediment Testing in Support of FIFRA Registration,” authored and
    presented by Brian Snow, Smithers Viscient Biologist
  • Thursday, November 16 – 8 a.m. – “Field Evaluation of the Potential
    for Avian Exposure and Toxicological Effects Following the Planting of
    Clothianidin-Treated Corn Seed,” authored by Larry Brewer, Technical
    Director, Wildlife Toxicology, Smithers Viscient

The SETAC World Congress and North American Annual Meeting is the
preeminent gathering of more than 2,500 scientists, assessors,
regulators and managers from throughout the environmental toxicology and
chemistry industries. The meeting provides four days of presentations,
learning and networking opportunities.

For a full schedule of presentations and sessions, click here.

About Smithers Viscient

Smithers Viscient is a global contract research organization (CRO). The
company delivers a comprehensive range of ecotoxicology, environmental
fate, metabolism, chemistry, and toxicology services, for the
pharmaceutical, crop protection, chemical, and consumer household
product industries. Pollinator testing capabilities include
laboratory-based studies, semi-field, and field exposures. With
laboratories located in North America and Europe, Smithers Viscient, has
performed standard guideline and higher-tiered environmental studies for
over 45 years. For more information about Smithers Viscient’s
environmental regulatory testing solutions, visit


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