Toxicology and Chemistry: Integral to Present and Chair Sessions at SETAC Europe
May 22, 2019

Integral staff members Paul DeLeo, Ph.D., Robert Pastorok, Ph.D., and Brandon Sackmann, Ph.D., will present on a variety of risk-related topics at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Europe 29th annual meeting.  Vice President Judi Durda will chair a session on antimicrobial resistance, and Dr. DeLeo will chair a session on methods for identifying chemicals of greatest concern.  Held in Helsinki, Finland, on May 26–30, 2019, the meeting will provide opportunities to present, debate, and disseminate the most recent scientific knowledge, developments, and applications for reducing and regulating the use of chemicals in the environment; remediating soil, air, and water pollution; and proposing the use of more sustainable chemicals.

Schedule of Integral’s Activity

Monday, May 27

Poster Presentations

  • MO179. Multi-Model Framework for Assessing Pesticide Risk across Ecological Hierarchies
    Authors: D. Preziosi, B. Sackmann, Y. Atalay, and R. Pastorok (Integral); J. Davies (Syngenta, U.K.) and N. Galic (Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, U.S.)
    Presenter: Rob Pastorok
  • MO192. Do we need new chemical assessment criteria? Consideration of the recent proposal for application of persistent, mobile and toxic (PMT) criteria
    Authors: P. DeLeo (Integral) and S. Hartigan (American Chemistry Council)
    Presenter: Paul DeLeo

Technical Sessions 1:55–3:30 p.m.

  • Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment
    Session Chairs: Alistair Boxall and Judi Durda (Integral)
  • Criteria and Methods for Identifying Chemicals of Greatest Concern
    Session Chairs: Paul DeLeo (Integral), Mark Bonnell, and Todd Gouin

Tuesday, May 28

Platform Presentation 11:25–11:40 a.m.

  • 286. A Multi-model Approach for Increasing Environmental Realism in Risk Assessment for Plants
    Authors: B. Sackmann, D. Preziosi, R. Pastorok, and Y. Atalay (Integral); J. Davies (Syngenta, U.K.) and N. Galic (Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, U.S.)
    Presenter: Brandon Sackmann

Learn more about SETAC Europe.

For more information on Integral’s related services, contact Dr. DeLeo at or Ms. Durda at