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Environmental Health and Safety of Nanomaterials

Environmental Health and Safety of Nanomaterials

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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 SipeJoana 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

 

Symposium Sessions

Monday June 17

10:30Methods & Models for Risk Assessment
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

10:30Methods & Models for Risk Assessment
Science-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
Environmental 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
A 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
Lingering Governance Challenges for Engineered Nanomaterials
B. Trump, I. Linkov, US Army Corps of Engineers, US
Embedding Ethical Impact Assessment in Nanosafety Decision Support
I. Malsch, P. Isigonis, M. Dusinska, Malsch TechnoValuation, NL
Exposures during wet production and use processes of nanomaterials: a summary of 11 worksite evaluations
E. Glassford, N.M. Neu-Baker, K.L. Dunn, K.H. Dunn, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, US
1:30Advanced Manufacturing Environmental Health & Safety Discussion Panel
Advanced Manufacturing and the Fourth Industrial Revolution
M. Ostraat, Aramco Services Company, US
From Emergence to Convergence: The Growing Divide between Innovation and Risk Assessment
A. Kennedy, U.S. Army, Engineering Research & Development Center, US
What’s Happening in the Biomanufacturing Sector?
C. Agapakis, Ginkgo Bioworks, US
Occupational Safety Techniques and Lessons Learned from 13 NIOSH site assessments
K. Dunn, CDC - NIOSH, US
Beyond Nanotech: An International Perspective on Advanced Materials & Systems
W. Wohlleben, BASF SE, DE

Tuesday June 18

10:30Nanomaterials EHS
Biological Impacts of Nanoscale Materials: Relating Nanoparticle Dissolution to Diameter, Shape and Surface Coating
V.L. Colvin, Brown University, US
Toxicity screening of a panel of silica nanoparticles reveals a role for lipid peroxidation in silica-induced cell death
B. Fadeel, Karolinska Institutet, SE
Toxicity 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
Determining 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
Carbon-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 Products
Engineered 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
TBA
J. Sipe, Duke University, US
Health Effects of Foodborne Engineered Nanoparticles: Case Studies of Nanoemulsions and Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles
H. Xiao, University of Massachusetts Amherst, US
Inhalation 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
Evaluating the Safety of Nanomaterials for Food-Related Uses
J. Ede, J.A. Shatkin, C. Sayes, K. Ong, Vireo Advisors, LLC, CA
Quantitative 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
Polymer-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: Posters
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
D. 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
Cerium 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
Characterization of Copper Nanoparticles Released from Copper Treated Wood
C. Wang, A.K. Dozier, P. Kulkarni, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 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
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
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

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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Topics & Application Areas

  • Industrial Perspective on Safety & Commercialization
  • Linking Nanomaterial Exposure to Biological Impact
  • Linking Physical & Chemical Properties to Biocompatibility
  • Regulatory Issues for Nanotechnology Commercialization
  • Methods & Models for Risk Assessment & Toxicological Screening of Nanomaterials
  • Additive Manufacturing: Particle Safety & Emerging Exposure Evidence
  • Environmental Nanotechnology & Its Applications
  • Other
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