Environmental Mutagenesis & Genomics Society
Virtual Annual Meeting
September 22-25, 2021

EMGS 2021:
Virtual Meeting, Real Science

Block 1: Poster Session Q&A

Monday, September 20, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:25PM

Guests are encouraged to watch the prerecorded Poster Sessions before Monday, September 20th to attend the live Q&A. Guests can enter questions they have for the author in the right-hand column on the individual Poster session on the 2021 EMGS Virtual Event Site. During the Q&A Session on Monday, September 20 from 11:00 AM to 12:25 AM  each poster author has 5 minutes to answer questions. The following times are tentative. If a speaker does not use the full 5 minutes, the moderators will move on to the next poster author.  

 For the guidelines and instructions on how to make your poster video, click here.

11:00 AM to 11:05 AM (EST) | Sequence and Structural Analysis of Zinc Finger GRF Motifs in Genome Integrity

Joshua Matos, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, (U.S.)

11:05 AM to 11:10 AM (EST) | DNA Base Excision Repair Capacity in Tissues of Friedreich’s Ataxia Transgenic Mice

Alycia Shariff, Florida International University, Miami, FL, (U.S.)

11:10 AM to 11:15 AM (EST) | Mechanistic Insight into Cleavage of an Abasic Site in Single Stranded DNA by AP-Endonuclease 1 (APE1)

Nicole Hoitsma, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, (U.S.)

11:15 AM to 11:20 AM (EST) | Damaged DNA Containing Cyclobutane Pyrimidine Dimers is associated with Small Extracellular Vesicles

M. Alexandra Carpenter, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, (U.S.)

11:20 AM to 11:25 AM (EST) | Particulate Hexavalent Chromium Induces Loss of RAD51 Leading to Increased Genomic Instability, A Driver of Carcinogenesis

Idoia Meaza, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, (U.S.)

11:25 AM to 11:30 AM (EST) | Contractions of trinucleotide repeats through base excision repair attenuates frataxin deficiency in Friedreich’s ataxia

Yuan LiuMD, PhD, Florida International University, Miami, FL, (U.S.)

11:30 AM to 11:35 AM (EST) | Determining How Ribonucleotides Impact Telomere Integrity

Griffin Welfer, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, (U.S.)

11:35 AM to 11:40 AM (EST) | PARP1 and PARP2 Cooperation in the Prevention of Oxidative Stress-Mediated Telomere Crisis

Daniela Muoio, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, (U.S.)

11:40 AM to 11:45 AM (EST) | Understanding the Cell Type Specificity on Potential for Inter- Chromosomal Homologous Recombination to Repair Chromosomal Double-breaks Using a Unique “Rainbow Mouse” Model

Kiran Lalwani, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC (U.S.)

11:45 AM to 11:50 AM (EST) | Application of Modifying Agents to a Multiplexed DNA Damage Response Assay Yields Deeper Insights to Clastogenic Mechanisms

Steven Bryce, Litron Laboratories, Rochester, NY, (U.S.)

11:50 AM to 11:55 AM (EST) | A Budding Yeast System for Measuring CYP1B1-activation of Genotoxins

Michael Fasullo, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Marcy, NY, (U.S.)

11:55 AM to 12:00 PM (EST) | 3D Skin Comet Assay Using Phenion® Full-Thickness Skin Models: A Good Follow-up Tool to De-risk Genotoxicity of in vitro Positives

Annie Hamel, Charles River Laboratories, Wilmington, MA, (U.S.)

12:00 PM to 12:05 PM (EST) | Mutagenesis at non-B DNA Motifs in the Human Genome: A Course Correction

Ryan McGinty, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, (U.S.)

12:05 PM to 12:10 PM (EST) | Biological Impact of Low Dose Radiation on Mitochondrial Defective Lymphoblastoid Cells

Janice Pluth, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, (U.S.)

12:10 PM to 12:15 PM (EST) | Differential Expression of Murine piRNAs in Adult Tissues Following Perinatal Lead Exposure

Bambarendage Pinithi Upekka Perera, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, (U.S.)

12:15 PM to 12:20 PM (EST) | Prenatal Exposures to Common Phthalates and Prevalent Phthalate Alternatives are Associated with Infant DNA Methylation at Birth

Rebekah Petroff, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, (U.S.)

12:20 PM to 12:25 PM (EST) | Interaction between methionine restriction and cisplatin on DNA damage and apoptosis

Tripti Shukla, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, (U.S.)


Block 2: Poster Session Q&A

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:25 PM

Guests are encouraged to watch the prerecorded Poster Sessions before Tuesday, September 21th to attend the live Q&A. Guests can enter questions they have for the author in the right-hand column on the individual Poster session on the 2021 EMGS Virtual Event Site. During the Q&A Session on Tuesday, September 21 from 11:00 AM to 12:25 AM  each poster author has 5 minutes to answer questions. The following times are tentative. If a speaker does not use the full 5 minutes, the moderators will move on to the next poster author.  

 For the guidelines and instructions on how to make your poster video, click here.

11:00 AM to 11:05 AM (EST) | Soap And Water Is The Most Effective Skin PAH Decontamination Method For Firefighters, But It Doesn't Reduce The Internal Dose

Jennifer Keir, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, (C.A.)

11:05 AM to 11:10 AM (EST) | Optimal Design of In Vivo Studies Employed for Quantitative Assessment of Genotoxicity

Alexandra Long, PhD University of Toronto, Ottawa, ON, (C.A.)

11:10 AM to 11:15 AM (EST) | What Different Mutagens Do Salmonella TA98 and TA100 Detect?

Kevin Cross, PhD, Instem, Stone, (U.K.)

11:15 AM to 11:20 AM (EST) | Micro(nano)-plastics induction of inflammation and DNA damage: Does it have implications for cancer development?

Chibuisi Gideon Alimba, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, (N.G.)

11:20 AM to 11:25 AM (EST) | Intrinsic base substitution patterns in diverse species reveal links to cancer and metabolism

Kin Chan, University of OttawaOttawa, ON, (C.A.)

11:25 AM to 11:30 AM (EST) | High-throughput Assessment of Increased Chemical Toxicity Due to Hepatic Steatosis

Nyssa Tucker, ORISE, US EPAOak Ridge, TN, (U.S.)

11:30 AM to 11:35 AM (EST) | Whole-genome Duplex Sequencing reveals landscape of antibiotic-induced mutations in Escherichia coli

Devon Fitzgerald, Baylor College of Medicine,  Houston, TX, (U.S.)

11:35 AM to 11:40 AM (EST) | Compartment-specific Transcriptomic Responses in Mouse Small Intestine Following Oral Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium

Grace Chappell, ToxStrategies, Inc., Katy, TX, (U.S.)

11:40 AM to 11:45 AM (EST) | Cancer Risk Assessment for Medical Devices: Shifting Paradigms by Integrating Diverse Datasets

Catherine Fischer, US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, (U.S.)

11:45 AM to 11:50 AM (EST) | The Effect of DNA Repair Knock-out on Sensitivity to Environmental Mutagens: Comparative Analyses of In Vitro Concentration-Response Data

Lauren Gallant, University of OttawaOttawa, ON, (C.A.)

11:50 AM to 11:55 AM (EST) | Assessment of Variability in Human DRC (DNA Repair Capacity) to Evaluate the Default Uncertainty Factor (UF) for Inter-individual Sensitivity to Environmental Mutagens

Madison Bell, University of OttawaOttawa, ON, (C.A.)

11:55 AM to 12:00 PM (EST) | A Revolution Within Genetic Toxicology: Towards Using Liver-on-Chip to Replace Conventional Genetic Toxicology Test Batteries

Thalita Boldrin Zanoni, Charles River Laboratories, Wilmington, MA, (U.S.)

12:00 PM to 12:05 PM (EST) | NanoAmes™: An Ultra-miniaturized Format of Ames Test

Dimitrios Spiliotopoulos, Xenometrix AG, Allschwil, Switzerland

12:05 PM to 12:10 PM (EST) | Comparing Potencies of BPA Alternatives Using a Novel Global Transcriptomic Sequencing Analysis

Geronimo Parodi-Matteo, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, (C.A.)

12:10 PM to 12:15 PM (EST) | Usefulness of historic Ames test data – Sensitivity of the Ames test at 10% the maximum OECD TG471 guideline dose and of the two-strain Ames, in the context of a 2-test battery

Stefan Pfuhler, Global Product Stewardship, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH, (U.S.)

12:15 PM to 12:20 PM (EST) | Molecular and High-Content Analysis Suggests Parthanatos Cell Death as Mechanism for the Antitumoral Effects Exerted by Brachydin A Flavonoid in 3D Prostate (DU145) Tumor Spheroids

Diego Luis Ribeiro, Ribeirão Preto Medical School - University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil