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Environmental Health and Safety of Nanomaterials

Environmental Health and Safety of Nanomaterials

Symposium Co-Chairs

Philip DemokritouPhilip Demokritou
Director of the Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology
Harvard School of Public Health

Wendel WohllebenWendel Wohlleben
Senior Scientist, BASF SE, Germany

Key Speakers

Jason C. WhiteEngineered nanomaterials for the suppression of fungal and viral crop disease in agriculture
Jason C. White
Vice Director, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES)

Joana SipeExposure and Toxic effects of MWCNTs Released from Polymer Products
Joana Sipe
Research Student, Duke University

Hang XiaoHealth Effects of Foodborne Engineered Nanoparticles: Case Studies of Nanoemulsions and Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles
Hang Xiao
Professor, Department of Food Science, UMass Amherst

Gediminas MainelisGediminas Mainelis
Professor
Rutgers University

 

Symposium Sessions

Monday June 17

10:30Engineered Nanomaterials EHS
1:30Advanced Manufacturing Environmental Health & Safety Discussion Panel

Tuesday June 18

10:30Nanomaterials EHS
1:30Nanoparticles in Agriculture, Foods & Consumer Products
4:00Environmental Health & Safety of Nanomaterials: Posters

Symposium Program

Monday June 17

10:30Engineered Nanomaterials EHS203
Session chair: Philip Demokritou, Harvard School of Public Health, US, Dhimiter Bello, UMSS Lowell, US
10:30Science-based Regulatory Risk Assessment Framework for Assessing Manufactured Nanomaterials in Commerce in Canada
Y. Zhang, MC. Sauve, D. Vladisavljevic, K. Nguyen, M. Zein Aghaij, C. Lemieux, Health Canada, CA
10:50Environmental risk assessment of engineered nanomaterials considering material-specific properties – implications on grouping and read across concepts
H. Wigger, B. Nowack, Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, CH
11:10Lingering Governance Challenges for Engineered Nanomaterials
B. Trump, I. Linkov, US Army Corps of Engineers, US
11:30Embedding Ethical Impact Assessment in Nanosafety Decision Support
I. Malsch, P. Isigonis, M. Dusinska, Malsch TechnoValuation, NL
11:50A Framework and Pilot Tool for the Risk-based Prioritization and Grouping of Consumer Products that Contain Chemicals and Emerging Materials
I. Linkov, T. Rycroft, B. Trump, A. Ganin, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center Environmental Lab (ERDC-EL), US
1:30Advanced Manufacturing Environmental Health & Safety Discussion Panel203
Session chair: Wu-Sheng Shih, Brewer Scientific, US, Jo Anne Shatkin, Vireo Advisors, US, Chuck Geraci, NIOSH, US
1:30Advanced Manufacturing and the Fourth Industrial Revolution
M. Ostraat, Aramco Services Company, US
1:55From Emergence to Convergence: The Growing Divide between Innovation and Risk Assessment
A. Kennedy, U.S. Army, Engineering Research & Development Center, US
2:20What’s Happening in the Biomanufacturing Sector?
C. Agapakis, Ginkgo Bioworks, US
2:45Occupational Safety Techniques and Lessons Learned from 13 NIOSH site assessments
K.L. Dunn, CDC - NIOSH, US
3:10Beyond Nanotech: An International Perspective on Advanced Materials & Systems
B. von Vacano, BASF SE, DE

Tuesday June 18

10:30Nanomaterials EHS203
Session chair: Philip Demokritou, Harvard School of Public Health, US; Dhimiter Bello, UMSS Lowell, US
10:30Biological Impacts of Nanoscale Materials: Relating Nanoparticle Dissolution to Diameter, Shape and Surface Coating
Q. Zhang, Y. Hu, C. Masterson,V.L. Colvin, Brown University, US
10:50Toxicity screening of a panel of silica nanoparticles reveals a role for lipid peroxidation in silica-induced cell death
B. Fadeel, Karolinska Institutet, SE
11:10Cerium oxide nanoparticle (nCeO2) interactions with the short chain perfluoroalkyl substance PFBS on radish plants
N. Zuverza-Mena, J. C. White, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, US
11:30Toxicity Evaluations of Nanoclay Systems throughout their Life Cycle
A. Wagner, A.P. White, M.C. Tang, S. Agarwal, T.A. Stueckle, Y. Rojanasakul, K.A. Sierros, R.K. Gupta, C.Z. Dinu, West Virginia University, US
11:50Determining nanomaterial risk with the aid of real-time with electronic cell-substrate impedance sensing (ECIS)
H. van der Walt, A. Skepu, L. Sikhwivhilu, Mintek, ZA
12:10Carbon-based Advanced and Nano-enabled Technologies: Addressing Safety, Health and Environmental Aspects across the Product Life-Cycle
J.A. Shatkin, K.J. Ong, J.E. Ede, Vireo Advisors LLC, US
1:30Nanoparticles in Agriculture, Foods & Consumer Products201
Session chair: Wendel Wohlleben, BASF SE, Germany; Philip Demokritou, Harvard School of Public Health, US
1:30Engineered nanomaterials for the suppression of fungal and viral crop disease in agriculture
J.C. White, W. Elmer, R. Hamers, C. Ma, J. Borgatta, Y. Rui, B. Xing, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, US
1:55Exposure and Toxic effects of MWCNTs Released from Polymer Products
J. Sipe, Duke University, US
2:20Health Effects of Foodborne Engineered Nanoparticles: Case Studies of Nanoemulsions and Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles
H. Xiao, University of Massachusetts Amherst, US
2:45Inhalation Exposures to Nanoparticles due to the Use of Nano-enabled Consumer Products: What We Know and What We Would Like to Know
G. Mainelis, Rutgers University, US
3:05Evaluating the Safety of Nanomaterials for Food-Related Uses
J. Ede, J.A. Shatkin, C. Sayes, K. Ong, Vireo Advisors, LLC, CA
3:25Quantitative and toxicological assessment of air-liquid cell exposure to NM-containing spray formulations using a custom-built setup
F.S. Bierkandt, J. Tentschert, H. Jungnickel, P. Laux, A. Luch, P. Bergelt, M. Stintz, E. Visileanu, H. Hinterbichler, H. Steiner, G. Brenn, F. Goni de Cerio, J.D. Brain, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), DE
3:45Polymer-Nano composite degradation, release, detection, and toxicity of nanomaterials during accelerated aging
E. Sahle-Demessie, C. Han, E. Varughese, H. Shi, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US
4:00Environmental Health & Safety of Nanomaterials: PostersHall C
Mapping market, public, and regulatory concerns to scientific evidence in the risk assessment of nanomaterials
K. Ong, J.A. Shatkin, J. Ede, Vireo Advisors, LLC, CA
Molecular sensor for selective detection of mercury in fish
J.L. Diaz-García, E. González, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, CO
Use of nanofibers from maize (Zea Mays) for the adsorption of mercury present in the aqueous medium
Y.A. Acuña Sastoque, E. González, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, CO
Nanotechnology for precision agriculture
L. Estrada Porras, E. Gonzalez, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, CO
Stability of TiO2 Colloid Dispersed by Ultrasonic dispersion method
S.A. Hwangbo, M.C. Chu, T.G. Lee, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science, KR
Detection of photoinduced formation of reactive oxygen species by aqueous TiO2 nanoparticles suspension in 3T3 cells
M. Kwak, M.B. Heo, V. Reipa, T.G. Lee, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science, KR
Characterization of Copper Nanoparticles Released from Copper Treated Wood
C. Wang, A.K. Dozier, P. Kulkarni, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, US
The avian growing feather as an in vivo test tube to profile tissue and cellular immunological responses to test materials
A. Rodriguez, G. Greening, P. Cole, H. James, M. Leftwich, G. Erf, Nanomatronix, LLC, US
Phytotoxicity of Aluminum Oxide Nanoparticles and Aluminum Ions: Comparison of Their Effects, Uptake, and Translocation in Lettuce Plants
B. Kim, K.L. Hayes, J. Mui, E.S. Sani, S.W. Eisenman, J.B. Sheffield, Temple University, US
Effects of Pristine and Platinum Group Elements-doped Al2O3 nanoparticles on Freshwater Aquatic Plants in Urban Streams
B. Kim, Q.T. Nguyen, M.E. Sherman, L. Nguyen, D.M. Aruguete, S.W. Eisenman, Temple University, US
New Integrated Risk Assessment Approach Applied in a Graphene Pilot Plant
C. de O. Viana, D.S. Domingues, F. Vieira, C.A. Furtado, G.F.B. Lenz e Silva, CDTN/USP, BR

This symposium highlights the latest applications-focused research, and facilitates discussions on issues related to environmental health and safety of nanomaterials and nanotechnology, life cycle implications, risk assessment, policy issues, and environmental nanotechnology applications. Submit an abstract and join researchers at the world's largest nanotechnology event.

 
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