Graduate students Dusty Barnette and Allie Davis, along with Laura Osborn (SURF student), Sasin (Copter) Payakachat (SURF student), and Anna Pinson (INBRE student) attended the Society of Toxicology – South Central Chapter Conference at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center October 17-18. They are all students in Paul Miller‘s lab. Allie, Laura, and Sasin received travel awards.
Dusty presented a poster entitled “C5 Methyl Substituent Alters Which Enzymes Bioactivate Meloxicam Compared to Sudoxicam”. Laura presented a poster entitled “Multiple Metabolic Pathways Decrease Meloxicam Toxicity Relative to Analog, Sudoxicam”. Sasin presented a poster entitled “Identifying How Halogens Impact Bioactivation of Aryl Acetic Acid Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)”. Anna presented a poster entitled “Highly Efficient and Extensive Metabolism of Synthetic Cannabinoid 5F-APINACA Experiences Substrate Inhibition at High Concentrations”. Allie presented a talk entitled “Bioactivation of Halogenated Aromatic Drugs as a Precursor to Drug-Induced Hepatotoxicity”.