2020 SETAC Presentations

2020 SETAC Presentations

Smithers scientists will present several posters and platforms during the SETAC North America 41st Annual Meeting, which will be held virtually November 15-19, 2020. 

For more information about the research, you can request a PDF of the poster to be emailed to you after the SETAC meeting by clicking a link below. Posters will be also be available for download on this page after the meeting.


Toxicity test method development using a non-standard aquatic macrophyte species (Vallisneria americana)
Authors: Chelsea Hedderig, Ashlee Kirkwood, Michael Bradley, with Alan J. Jones, Alan Samel, and Tessa Scown, FMC Corporation
Presenter: Chelsea Hedderig, Biologist

Use of Historical Data to Aid Interpretation of Abnormal Behaviors Observed in Conjunction With Body Mass Loss in Avian Oral Acute Toxicity Studies
Authors: K. Stanfield, T. Bean, A. Warmkessel, G. Rice
Presenter: Kelley Stanfield

An Inherent Biodegradation Test Using a Modified OECD 301B Ready 
Authors: S. McLaughlin, R. Brackett
Presenter: Sean McLaughlin 

How random is random when it comes to assigning birds to cages and treatment groups?
Authors: T. Bean, C. Riley, A. Ward
Presenter: Thomas Bean

Investigation of two different feeding methods in a chronic sediment study with Hyalella azteca
Co-Authors: Brian Snow and Michael Bradley, with Tara Catron, BASF Corporation – Agricultural Solutions


Platform presentations will be viewable as a pre-recorded video during the SETAC meeting. You can request more information about these topics by clicking the link below. 

Challenges with Aquatic Ecotoxicology Testing and Analytical Confirmation of Poorly Water Soluble UVCBs
Presenter: Melissa Staggs

Avian reproductive toxicity tests – could we do more with less?
Presenter: Thomas Bean

Visit the Smithers booth during SETAC for more information about our services.

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