Get ready for a Monday full of science and networking at Teratology!


The Registration Desk opens at 7 am Monday morning, with coffee and tea available at 7:30 am. For breakfast, please note the hotel offers in-room dining, the full-service Harbor’s Edge restaurant, and grab and go at the Marina Market and Café.

The Continuing Medical Education (CME) program begins today. Participating physicians should stop by the Registration Desk this morning to sign in.

From 7:00 am to 8:00 am trainees and mentors gather in Seabreeze 1 for Breakfast with the Teratology Mentors (ticket required).

The Nominations and Elections, Publications, and Science Committees have meetings at 7:00 am. For room assignments, please see the agenda.

At 8:00 am Dr. Carol J. Blaisdell and Dr. Amy Elliott will give the Keynote Lecture, Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO): A National Research Program, in Harbor Island 2, followed by concurrent scientific symposia.

The professional development workshop, Irresponsible Conduct of Research: What Happens When Things Go Wrong, takes place over the midday break (preregistration required).

Afternoon sessions begin with the Agnish Fellowship Lecture at 2:00 pm followed by concurrent scientific symposia.

Round out a day full of science at Poster Session 2 from 6:00 pm—8:00 pm in the exhibit hall.

Trainees are invited to attend the Teratology Society and MARTA Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Career Event in Seabreeze from 8:00 pm—10:00 pm.


If you are not already registered for tomorrow’s Lunch and Learn Mini Course but would like to add it, please stop by the Registration Desk before 6:00 pm today.

Let’s get social! Use the following tags when posting this week: #TS2019, #BirthDefectsResearch, #IamTeratology

Attendees are encouraged to share photos here:

As a reminder, photography of presentation slides and posters is prohibited.

To see the complete Annual Meeting agenda, please visit:


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