15th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals
 • April 13th - 16th, 2015
 • Oxford, Mississippi

Invited Speakers:

  • Belsito Donald
    Donald Belsito
  • Blumenthal Mark
    Mark Blumenthal
  • Briggs David
    David Briggs
  • Briggs Josephine
    Josephine Briggs
  • Brinckmann Josef
    Josef Brinckmann
  • Cohen Pieter
    Pieter Cohen
  • Frye Reginald
    Reginald Frye
  • Guo Yue Wei
    Yue Wei Guo
  • Gurley Bill
    Bill Gurley
  • Gust Steve
    Steve Gust
  • Merfort Irmgard
    Irmgard Merfort
  • Minh ChauVan
    ChauVan Minh
  • Navarro Victor
    Victor Navarro
  • Paine Mary
    Mary Paine
  • Qin Yong
    Yong Qin
  • Rabin Olivier
    Olivier Rabin
  • Schaneberg Brian
    Brian Schaneberg
  • Wolfender JeanLuc
    JeanLuc Wolfender
  • Yamada Haruki
    Haruki Yamada

The 2015 Oxford ICSB will be held from April 13th - 16th, 2015 at the Oxford Conference Center in Oxford, Mississippi. 
You can download the final agenda in pdf format now!

2015 Final Agenda (PDF Download)

8:00 -8:45                     Open onsite registration – Oxford Conference Center (OCC) Lobby

8:45-10:00                   Opening Session - OCC Auditorium

Welcome and Preliminary Remarks

  • Ikhlas Khan, Associate Director, National Center for Natural Products Research (NCNPR), University of Mississippi
  • David Allen, Dean and Executive Director of the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi

Special Guests – introduced by Larry Walker, Director, NCNPR

  • Steven Musser, Deputy Director for Scientific Operations,  US Food and Drug Administration             
  • Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy), New Delhi, India

Welcome on behalf of the University and Introduction of Keynote Speaker

  • Alice Clark, Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs, University of Mississippi

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

  • Josephine Briggs, Director, NIH and National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)  “Evidence-Based Health Care And The Integration Of Complementary Therapies”

10:00-10:30                                                                          Break

SESSION 1: “Update and Future Perspectives from the Regulators”

Moderator and Session Chair: Cara Welch, Acting Director, Division of Dietary Supplement Programs                

10:30-12:00                 Cara Welch, Acting Director of the Division of Dietary Supplement Programs,    CFSAN, FDA,“FDA Overview: GMP, NDI, and Other Regulatory Responsibilities”

Saleh Turujman, Chemist, Dietary Supplement Regulations Implementation Team, DDSP, CFSAN, FDATBD, “An FDA Overview: Industry Specifications”

Jason Humbert, Senior Regulatory Manager, HHS/FDA/ORA/OGROP/ORA/OO/OEIO/DE, ““Dietary Supplements” that Contain Hidden Drugs”

12:00-12:15                                                                          Conference Photograph

12:15-1:30                                                         Lunch - OCC Cedar Room Dining Hall

SESSION 2a: “Safety and Quality of Cosmetic Products”

Moderator and Session Chair:  Patricia Hansen, Deputy Director, FDA, OFVM, CFSAN, OCC

1:30-2:00                      Patricia Hansen, Deputy Director, FDA, OFVM, CFSAN, OCC, “Cosmetics - FDA Science and Regulatory Perspectives”

2:00-2:30                       Kimberly Norman, Director, Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc., “Using Novel in vitro Methods to Predict the Skin Sensitization Potential of Botanicals”

2:30 - 2:45                                                                                                  Break

 2:45-3:15                     Donna McMillan, Research Follow, Proctor & Gamble “Safety of Botanical/Natural Substances in Cosmetic Products – An Industry Perspective”       

 3:15-3:45                     Cristina Avonto, University of Mississippi, “In chemico screening for skin sensitization risk assessment”

SESSION 2b: “Natural Products Discovery and Development in China”

Moderator and Session Chair:   Ghulam Nabi Qazi, Vice Chancellor, Jamia Hamdard (Hamdard University)

 

1:30-2:00                      Yue-wei Guo, Professor, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, CAS, “Exploring for New Secondary Metabolites with Pharmacological Potential from the Mangroves of Southern Coast of China”

2:00-2:30                      Yi-Zhun Zhu, Professor, Fudan University, “Discovery and development of SCM-198, a novel compound from Chinese Herb for ischemic stroke”                  

2:30 - 2:45                                                                                                  Break

2:45-3:15                      Yong Qin, Professor, SiChuan University, “Asymmetric Total Syntheses of Lundurine A and Isoschizogamine”

3:15-3:45                      Xia-dong Luo, Professor, Kunming Institute of Botany, CAS, “Indole Alkaloids from Plants: Novel Structures, Bioactivities and Preclinical Investigation”

SESSION 3: “An update on the NY Attorney General’s Office action on botanical dietary supplements: what is at stake and what the industry and scientific community are doing about this”

Moderators: Loren Israelsen - President - United Natural Products Alliance; Mark Blumenthal - Executive Director - American Botanical Council; Nandajumara Sarma - Director / Dietary Supplements - US Pharmacopeia

4:15-5:45                                         Panel Discussion

6:00- 8:00 Reception/Mixer Oxford Conference Center Cedar Room                             

Presentation of the Waters Award for Outstanding Contribution in Natural Product Science

Invited Speakers:

  • Belsito Donald
    Donald Belsito
  • Blumenthal Mark
    Mark Blumenthal
  • Briggs David
    David Briggs
  • Briggs Josephine
    Josephine Briggs
  • Brinckmann Josef
    Josef Brinckmann
  • Cohen Pieter
    Pieter Cohen
  • Frye Reginald
    Reginald Frye
  • Guo Yue Wei
    Yue Wei Guo
  • Gurley Bill
    Bill Gurley
  • Gust Steve
    Steve Gust
  • Merfort Irmgard
    Irmgard Merfort
  • Minh ChauVan
    ChauVan Minh
  • Navarro Victor
    Victor Navarro
  • Paine Mary
    Mary Paine
  • Qin Yong
    Yong Qin
  • Rabin Olivier
    Olivier Rabin
  • Schaneberg Brian
    Brian Schaneberg
  • Wolfender JeanLuc
    JeanLuc Wolfender
  • Yamada Haruki
    Haruki Yamada
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