Register Today! STP Fall Modular Course—Princeton, NJ, September 23-26, 2018

2018 Fall Modular Course
Toxicology and Pathology of the Gastrointestinal and Exocrine Pancreas System
September 23-26, 2018

Chauncey Conference Center, Princeton, New Jersey

Course Objective
The objective of this Society of Toxicologic Pathology (STP) modular course is to educate individuals in the principles of toxicology and pathology of the gastrointestinal and exocrine pancreas system.

Course Description
The STP course will bring together course attendees and world renowned subject experts for didactic lectures and practical sessions including whole-slide digital images and data sets. The course will be held over three days in an environment that facilitates an intensive learning experience. Practical evaluation and interpretation of toxicologic pathology data will be emphasized.

Who Should Attend
The STP Modular Education courses are designed with the novice toxicologic pathologist in mind; however, pathology residents/graduate students with an interest in toxicologic pathology or experienced pathologists who desire a more in-depth review of the gastrointestinal and exocrine pancreas system will also benefit from the course.

Location and Lodging
The modular course will be held at the Chauncey Conference Center, Princeton, New Jersey. This facility is easy to drive to from the US Eastern Mid-Atlantic Region and has abundant parking. Attendees who need to fly to this event are encouraged to use the Newark-Liberty Airport. Princeton is readily accessible from the airport via either Shuttle Service (Olympic Airporter) or the New Jersey Transit Train System (part of the NE Amtrak Corridor) to the Princeton Junction train station. Local taxi services and Uber are available. The Philadelphia airport is also within a reasonable drive of the facility; however, public transportation is not directly available between this airport and Princeton. Parking is complimentary at the facility. View additional details. 

Student Travel Awards
The Society of Toxicologic Pathology (STP) is pleased to offer the STP Modular Course Scholarship to eligible students and trainees with demonstrated interest in the field of toxicologic pathology. This scholarship is intended to cultivate those interests by exposing trainees to in-depth applicable knowledge in subspecialties of Toxicologic Pathology, while also facilitating interactions and networking opportunities for trainees interested in pursuing a career in Toxicologic Pathology. Applications are due July 31, 2018. View additional details.

Course Directors
Tracy Carlson, DVM, PhD, DACVP, MPI Research
Melissa Schutten, DVM, PhD, DACVP,  Genentech, Inc.

Dr. Lauri Diehl, Genentech, Inc.
Dr. Jason Ekert, GlaxoSmithKline
Dr. Warren Glaab, Merck, Inc. (West Point)
Dr. Rie Kikkawa, Novartis
Dr. Sunish Mohanan, GlaxoSmithKline
Dr. Rani Sellers, Pfizer
Dr. Andrew Suttie, Covance
Dr. Jerry Ward, Consultant
Dr. John Vahle, Eli Lilly and Company

Course Registration
(Includes lodging Sunday night to Wednesday morning)


(through August 20, 2018)

STP Member (Single lodging)


Nonmember (Single lodging)


Student** (Single lodging)


Local Registration
(Lodging not included)


(through August 20, 2018)

STP Member 






*STP reserves the right to change the order of the agenda or content of the event in fulfilling the objectives of the course.

**A letter of verification from a department chair must accompany student registration.

The course registration fee is inclusive of breakfast and lunch from Monday (September 24) through Wednesday (September 26). Early registration is encouraged, as registration is limited. 

Online Registration — Registration will close at 5:00 PM ET on August 20, 2018.

Continuing Education
This program will be submitted for ~ 21.00 continuing education credits in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however, participants should be aware that some regulatory boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. 

Cancellation Policy
A written request for cancellation must be received by STP Headquarters no later than August 20, 2018. The registration fee will be refunded less a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be issued after August 20, 2018. STP reserves the right to cancel the course, in which case all registrants will receive a full refund.

Questions and Special Accommodations
For any questions please contact STP Headquarters. If you have any special needs or special dietary requirements, please inform the STP modular course organizing committee at least three weeks in advance of the event.

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