American College of Toxicology


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Educational Course—Virtual Format in 2021!

Advanced Comprehensive Toxicology

Course Description

The American College of Toxicology (ACT) is offering an advanced course, Advanced Comprehensive Toxicology, to complement Toxicology for Pharmaceutical and Regulatory Scientists course. By demand in 2021, virtual lectures will cover detailed descriptions of the principles of toxicology, effects of xenobiotics on organ systems, discussions of specific classes of toxicants, mechanisms of toxicity, risk assessment, and other contemporary toxicological concepts. The content of this course will provide information that may be helpful to those seeking certification in toxicology or to those seeking advanced training in toxicology.

On-demand access to the presentations is available to registrants for unlimited viewing until October 1, 2021.

Virtual Features

  • Materials Page with PDF slide presentations
  • Recorded lectures with unlimited on-demand viewing
  • Bonus Content!
  • Live Q&A sessions with speakers

Course Flyer

Virtual Course Topics*

Recordings have been released to registered attendees. Register early for maximum access to lectures. Access ends October 1, 2021.

  Recorded Lectures  

Advanced Topics in General Toxicology/Mechanisms of Toxicity, Lorrene Buckley, Eli Lilly and Company

Toxicokinetics/Pharmacokinetics/Metabolism, Debie Hoivik, Akebia Therapeutics

Genotoxicity, Les Recio, Integrated Laboratory Systems, Inc.

Carcinogenesis, Robert Roy, 3M

Kidney Toxicology, Mary Beth Genter, University of Cincinnati

Liver Toxicology, William Brock, Brock Scientific Consulting

Nervous System Toxicology, Mary Beth Genter, University of Cincinnati

Hematopoietic and Immune Systems Toxicology, David McMillan, US Food and Drug Administration

Respiratory Toxicology, Matthew Campen, University of New Mexico

Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology, Alan Hoberman, Charles River

Cardiovascular System Toxicology, Simon Authier, Charles River

Dermal and Ocular Toxicology, William Brock, Brock Scientific Consulting

Endocrine Disruptors, Mary Beth Genter, University of Cincinnati

Pesticides, Lydia Cox, Nichino America, Inc.

Occupational Toxicology, Robert Roy, 3M

Ecotoxicology, Robert Skoglund, Covestro

Human Health Risk Assessment, Thomas Lewandowski, Gradient

Computational Toxicology, Nisha Sipes, US Environmental Protection Agency

Regulatory Toxicology, William Brock, Brock Scientific Consulting

  Bonus Content:  

  • Epidemiology
  • Food Toxicology
  • Metals
  • Statistics

Practice Exam and Answers—Provided through the ACT Course Materials Page


Live Q&A sessions with ACT Course speakers will take place the week August 2–5, 2021. Times vary depending on the day. Please click here for the live Q&A schedule.

Course Organizers

William Brock, Brock Scientific Consulting
Mary Beth Genter, University of Cincinnati
Jordan Ballance, ACT staff liaison


Online Registration

Registration Form

Virtual Registration Fees:

ACT Member $1,295
ACT Student or Postdoc Member $   995
Nonmember $1,595
Government $1,295
ACT Member Group Rate** 
(3 or more from same company)
Nonmember Group Rate** 
(3 or more from same company)
ACT Member Group Rate** 
(10 or more from same company)
Nonmember Group Rate** 
(10 or more from same company)

**To take advantage of the group rate: Please send your completed registration forms to ACT Headquarters. You will not be able to select the group rate through the online registration. All three forms (or more) should be emailed at the same time.

Refund Policy: ACT will not offer refunds for virtual courses. Health-related refunds will be considered on a case-by-case basis. These special cancellation requests should be submitted in writing to ACT Headquarters. A $75 processing fee will be charged for approved cancellations.

*Speakers and/or topics are subject to change.

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