Dr. Jessica Plavicki chaired a symposium at the 2021 Society of Toxicology Virtual Meeting on March 17. The program, Testing the Waters: How the Zebrafish, Xenopus, and Medaka Models Are Advancing Our Understanding of Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity, included a presentation by Brown’s own Nathan Martin. Nathan discussed Using Genetically Encoded Calcium Indicators to Understand How Developmental Neurotoxicants Affect Neuronal Function (abstract available here). Other speakers were Maria Bondesson, Enrica Bianchi, Stephanie Padilla, and Daniel Gorelick. Session details are available here.
Dr. Plavicki also presented Early Injury on Cerebral Vasculature: A Mechanism of TCDD-Induced Neurotoxicity in Zebrafish Models, as part of the Impaired Brain Barrier Systems: Relationship to Chemical-Induced Neurotoxicities symposium on March 15, 2021. The abstract is available here.