BSI News

2016

April 4-7, 2016, Grapevine, TX

32nd Society of Quality Assurance Annual Meeting and Training

Barbara Randolph, Sherry Fowler, and Jason R. Plaxco attended the meeting and presented a poster entitled: “Compliance Coordination: Contract Quality Assurance for GLP Test Sites”. BSI continues to be a Silver Supporter of SQA.

2015

April 13-16, 2015, Tampa, FL

31st Society of Quality Assurance Annual Meeting and Training

Judith McDowall, Jason R. Plaxco, and Sherry Fowler attended the meeting. BSI continues to be a Silver Supporter of SQA.

2014

April 7-10, 2014, Las Vegas NV

30th Society of Quality Assurance Annual Meeting and Training

4th Global Quality Assurance Conference

Jason R. Plaxco presented “Recent Veterinary GCP and University GLP Regulatory Inspectional Experiences: A Comparison of Perceptions from Site Qualification to Site Inspection”. BSI Senior QA Auditors Barbara Randolph and Sherry Fowler also attended the meeting. BSI continues to be a Silver Supporter of SQA.

2013

April 29-May 2, 2013, Indianapolis, IN

29th Society of Quality Assurance Annual Meeting and Training

Jason R. Plaxco presented “Recent Observations on Performing GLP QAU functions at Non-GLP Facilities”. Additional BSI staff attended the meeting. BSI continues to be a Silver Supporter of SQA.

2012

February 8-9, 2012, Research Triangle Park, NC

National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors Peer Review Panel

Peer Review of five National Toxicology Program Technical Reports prepared by BSI for the NTP.

April 22-27, 2012, Miami, FL

28th Society of Quality Assurance Annual Meeting and Training

Judith McDowall, Patrick Carver, Jason R. Plaxco, and Robbin Koenig attended the meeting. BSI continues to be a Silver Supporter of SQA.

2011

March 27-31, 2011, San Antonio, TX

27th Society of Quality Assurance Annual Meeting and Training

Barbara Randolph presented a session titled “Clinical Laboratory Inspections: Know What to Look For”. Melissa Hughes presented the “Sponsor Responsibilities” portion of the Quality College session “Basic Good Clinical Practice for Veterinary Studies”. Additional BSI staff attended the meeting and pre-conference training sessions. BSI continues to be a Silver Supporter of SQA.

2010

April 25-30, 2010, Cincinnati, OH

26th Society of Quality Assurance Annual Meeting and Training

Barbara Randolph, Melissa Hughes and Jason Plaxco presented a poster entitled "Checklists and Templates: Facility Audit Help or Hindrance". Additional BSI staff attended the meeting and pre-conference training sessions. BSI continues to be a Silver Supporter of SQA.

November 7, 2010, Baltimore, MD

American College of Toxicology 31st Annual Meeting

Melissa Hughes presented “History of the GLPs and What to Do in an FDA Inspection” portion of the Study Director Training Course.

2009

February 25, 2009, Research Triangle Park, NC

National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors

Technical Reports Review Subcommittee Meeting

Peer Review of six National Toxicology Program Technical Reports prepared by BSI for the NTP.

April 19-24, 2009, San Diego, CA

25th Society of Quality Assurance Annual Meeting and Training

Patrick Carver, Barbara Randolph, Melissa Hughes and Jason Plaxco presented a poster entitled "Quality Assurance in Multi-Site Studies". Additional BSI staff attended the meeting and pre-conference training sessions. BSI continues to be a Silver Supporter of SQA.

May 1, 2009, North Little Rock, AR

BSI’s Medical and Scientific Writing staff will continue to provide Technical Report Preparation Support Services to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for the next 10 years. The Department of Health and Human Services awarded a new contract that began April 30, 2009. BSI has been preparing National Toxicology Program reports since 1989.

November 19, 2009, Research Triangle Park, NC

National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors

Technical Reports Review Subcommittee Meeting

Peer Review of six National Toxicology Program Technical Reports prepared by BSI for the NTP.

2008

February 27-28, 2008, Research Triangle Park, NC

National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors

Technical Reports Review Subcommittee Meeting

Peer Review of seven National Toxicology Program Technical Reports and one Toxicity Study Report prepared by BSI for the NTP.

April 20-25, 2008, Memphis, TN

24th Society of Quality Assurance Annual Meeting and Training

Barbara Randolph, Patrick Carver and Melissa Hughes presented a poster entitled "Departmentalization Coordination: A Team Approach". Additional BSI staff attended the meeting and several pre-conference training sessions. BSI continues to be a Silver Supporter ofSQA.

2007

May 1-3, 2007, Austin, TX

23rd Society of Quality Assurance Annual Meeting and Training

Patrick Carver and Joe Fowler presented “GLPs in the University Environment. Comparison of the Industry/University Views”.
Additional BSI staff attended the meeting. BSI continues to be a Silver Supporter of SQA.

2006

April 23-27, 2006, Pheonix, AZ

22nd Annual Meeting of Society of Quality Assurance

Richard Vanderpool and Barbara Randolph presented a poster entitled "Computer Based Tools for the Quality Assurance Auditor".

June 12-13, 2006, Research Triangle Park, NC

National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors

Technical Reports Review Subcommittee Meeting

Peer Review of the most recent National Toxicology Program Technical Reports of Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies conducted by the NTP as prepared by BSI.

August 28, 2006, Research Triangle Park, NC

National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors

Technical Reports Review Subcommittee Meeting

Peer Review of the most recent National Toxicology Program Technical Reports of Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies conducted by the NTP as prepared by BSI.

2005

June 26-30, 2005, Washington, DC

41st Annual Meeting of the Drug Information Association

Michael Bailey chaired a session entitled "A DiscreetProfessional Discipline: What Initiated the Evolution/Revolution of Clinical Data Management". BSI also exhibited.

February 22-24, 2005, Orlando, FL

23rd Society of Quality Assurance Annual Meeting and Training

1st Global Quality Assurance Conference

Patrick Carver presented “Initiation of Contract Analytical and Bioanalytical Laboratory Analysis Projects: Quality Beginnings Facilitate Quality Outcomes”. Richard Vanderpool presented a poster entitled "Excel SOLVER for Fitting Bioanalytical Data to Weighted Polynomial Equations". Additional BSI staff attended the meeting and exhibited. BSI continues to be a Silver Supporter of SQA.

2004

February 10-12, 2004, Charleston, SC

Pharmaceutical Outsourcing Management Association (POMA) Annual Meeting

BSI attended and exhibited.

February 17-18, 2004, Research Triangle Park, NC

National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors

Technical Reports Review Subcommittee Meeting

Peer Review of the most recent National Toxicology Program Technical Reports of Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies conducted by the NTP as prepared by BSI.

March 21-24, 2004, Philadelphia, PA

Drug Information Association

19th Annual Clinical Data Management Conference and Exposition

Michael Bailey presented a paper in the DIA Systems Track of Clinical Data Management Resources entitled "Clinical Data Management Personnel: the Evolution of Roles and Skills in a Small CRO", detailing Biotechnical Services, Inc.’s experience with CDM personnel from broadly disparate backgrounds. Don Crone chaired a session entitled, "Managing CRO Relationships".

April 25-29, 2004, Reno, NV

20th Annual Meeting of Society of Quality Assurance

KayShuttleworth presented "Peaks and Valleys: Traversing the Analytical Audit Trail" during the preconference training workshop entitled "New Horizons in the Life of a GLP Auditor". BSI also exhibited.

June 13-17, 2004, Washington, DC

Drug Information Association

40th Annual Meeting and Exposition

Michael Bailey chaired a session in the Clinical Data Management Track entitled “Evolving Roles and Skills in Clinical Data Management.”
Don Crone chaired a session entitled "Financial Issues Related to Outsourcing".

September 23-26, 2004, Montreal, QC, Canada

Society of Clinical Research Associates 13th Annual Conference

Technical and Regulatory Evolution in Clinical Research

Phyllis Rathman presented "Project Management – Case Report Form Design Issues".

November 2004, Research Triangle Park, NC

National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors

Technical Reports Review Subcommittee Meeting

Peer Review of the most recent National Toxicology Program Technical Reports of Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies conducted by the NTP as prepared by BSI.

2003

March 31 – April 2, 2003, Philadelphia, PA

Drug Information Association

18th Annual Clinical Data Management Conference

Michael Bailey presented a paper in the DIA Systems Track of Coding/Dictionary Management Tools entitled "The Lexicon – One CRO’s Experience Using Dictionaries in Clinical Trials Data Management", detailing BSI’s experience using medical vocabularies in clinical data management.

Kirk Hicks, Eric Rathman, Michael Bailey, and Don Crone participated in the "Electronic Data Capture Olympics", conceiving and programming an Electronic Data Capture System from a previously unseen set of Case Report Forms, thirty hours being allowed for the task. Don Crone presented the results of BSI’s efforts in the "Electronic Data Capture Olympics."

April 28-May 2, 2003, Seattle, WA

Society of Quality Assurance

Spring Training 2003
Barbara Randolph was co-chairperson for the Spring Training 2003 Session and presented the following training programs:

May 9, 2003, Little Rock, AR

Arkansas Medical Society Annual Meeting

BSI attended and exhibited.

May 22, 2003, Research Triangle Park, NC

National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors

Technical Reports Review Subcommittee Meeting

Peer Review of the most recent National Toxicology Program Technical Reports of Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies conducted by the NTP as prepared by BSI.

June 15-19, 2003, San Antonio, TX

Drug Information Association

39th Annual Meeting and Exposition

BSI attended and exhibited.

September 16, 2003, Alexandria, VA

Animal Health Institute

Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA) Workshop

BSI attended.

September 18-21, 2003, Rancho Mirage, CA

Society of Clinical Research Associates Annual Meeting

BSI attended and exhibited.

October 12-16, 2003, Washington,DC

Society of Quality Assurance

19th Annual Meeting and Preconference Training

Richard Vanderpool and Kay Shuttleworth presented a poster entitled "21 CFR Part 11 through FDA Warning Letters". Kay Shuttleworth also conducted a session on auditing analytical chemistry data.
BSI also exhibited.

November 6-8, 2003, Miami, FL

American Acadamy of Pharmaceutical Physicians

2003 Annual Meeting

BSI attended and exhibited.