ASCPT News, April 18, 2019

Published on 4/18/2019 5:00:00 AM

As an ASCPT Member, You have Impact on the Annual Meeting!
ASCPT is asking our members to help improve the Annual Meeting and Pre-Conference experience for all by completing the Annual Meeting and Pre-Conference surveys, and submit program ideas for 2020 Pre-Conferences and Annual Meeting sessions. 

2019 Annual Meeting and Pre-conference Surveys Responses Are Almost Due
If you attended the ASCPT 2019 Annual Meeting or a Pre-Conference Program, we encourage you to tell us about your experience by completing the Annual Meeting and/or Pre-Conference surveys. Your feedback will help the Society improve future Annual Meetings and Pre-Conference events. Attendees who complete the full Annual Meeting survey may request a certificate of attendance and will be entered to win a complimentary registration to the ASCPT 2020 Annual Meeting! Click here to complete the Annual Meeting survey before the April 18, 2019, deadline. Click here to complete the 2019 Pre-Conference Program survey before the April 25, 2019, deadline. 

2020 Pre-Conference and Annual Meeting Session Proposals
ASCPT and the 2020 Scientific Program Committee, Chaired by Daniele Ouellet, PhD, are working to change-up the way the cutting-edge science is presented at the Annual Meeting. Help us go beyond the podium in 2020 by submitting a novel session proposal. View the Call for Proposals Brochure, then watch for the official announcement that the proposal site is open!

Questions about 2020 session proposals can be sent to meetings@ascpt.org

The ASCPT Board of Directors is seeking proposals for two Pre-Conference programs to be held in conjunction with the 2020 ASCPT Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, March 17-21.  The proposal submission process is open to all ASCPT members and submissions will be competitively reviewed by the Board, with decisions made based on the following criteria:  
  • Timeliness, relevance, and scientific importance of the topic; 
  • Ability to attract 150-250 attendees, and; 
  • Use of a variety of teaching methods geared toward adult learners.
Proposals must contain the following essential elements:
  • A well-developed 150 word description of the Pre-Conference program; 
  • Names of co-sponsoring ASCPT Networks/Communities or other organizations.  If you are working with another organization(s), please include name(s), contact information, and details on the role of co-sponsor(s) in the Pre-Conference; 
  • An outline identifying key topics and key speakers identified by name, title, and institution;
  • Description of all AV needs to execute the Pre-Conference, and;  
  • Any additional details as requested by the ASCPT Board during the consideration process. 
Proposals are due to ASCPT by 5:00 PM ET on Monday, April 22, 2019.  Questions about Pre-Conference proposals can be directed to Elise Laffman-Johnson at elise@ascpt.org.


Webinar Proposal Submissions
Interested in getting more involved in ASCPT educational opportunities? The Webinar Committee accepts webinar proposals year-round!

Webinar proposals are received and reviewed by the Webinar Committee on an ongoing basis. Use the ASCPT Webinar Proposal online submission portal to submit your suggested webinar program, https://www.ascpt.org/Member-Services/Member-Tools/Webinar-Resources or reach out to members@ascpt.org to learn more about how you can get involved in ASCPT’s virtual learning opportunities.

New Podcast Available and Call for Original Research
Spend 12 minutes catching up on the latest PSPod episode. Also, CTS is looking for Brief Reports. 

New PSPod Episode Available Now
Take 12 minutes to listen to the newest episode of PSPod to hear a discussion on quantitative systems pharmacology modeling in relation to the study of Parkinson’s disease from Drs. Piet van der Graaf and Suruchi Bakshi from Certara QSP and Leiden University, and Dr. Chao Chen from GlaxoSmithKline. But first, read their recent Review article, Mathematical Biology Models of Parkinson's Disease  in CPT: Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology.

Submit Your Brief Report to Clinical and Translational Science
Do you have exciting new research that’s not quite ready for a full length article? ASCPT members are encouraged to submit their significant novel research findings to Clinical and Translational Science in the shorter format of a Brief Report. Submissions are limited to 2,000 words and 2 figures and/or tables. Full details can be found in our Guide to Authors. Submit today!

ASCPT Career Center Feature Alert!
Did you know that the ASCPT Career Center shows you jobs similar to what you're currently viewing and searching for right at the bottom of the page?

It's true! Search for your desired clinical pharmacology or translational medicine job and you’ll also see recommendations given to you on the bottom of the screen.

This functionality will pull up to four similar jobs based on the job search performed or the job being viewed. This feature gives you a better job search experience by allowing you to see more relevant jobs you may be interested in.

Get Started Today!

View the most recent postings on the ASCPT Career Center, including:

Principal Scientist, PK/PD Modeling and Simulation

Scientific Director, Head of PK/PD Modeling and Simulation

ASCPT Welcomes the following New Members to the Society: 
Keisha Alexander, BS
Avijit Ghosh, PhD
Kelong Han, PhD
Koji Kimura, MS
Xiaofeng Wang, PhD
Tian Zhou, PhD
Andy Z. X. Zhu, PhD

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