Bio Nanotech 2010 Nanotech 2010

Environment, Health & Safety

Nanotech in Health, Environment & Society

Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 22

10:30 TechConnect Corporate Partnering
4:00 Poster Session and TechConnect Expo (4:00 - 6:00)
 Environment, Health & Safety

Wednesday June 23

8:30 Keynotes: Release of Nanoparticles from Nanocomposites and Nano-Containing Materials
10:00 Networking Coffee Break
10:30 Release of Nanoparticles from Nanocomposites and Nano-Containing Materials II
1:30 Nanotech Environmental, Health and Safety
1:45 Federal/State Regulatory Activities
2:30 Product Safety: How Companies Can Minimize Their Risk of Product Liability Litigation
4:00 Poster Session and TechConnect Expo Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Expo Hall
6:00 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (6:00 - 8:00) - Ballroom 3rd Floor

Thursday June 24

8:30 Keynotes: Transformational Nanotech
10:00 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Coffee Break - Ballroom 3rd Floor
10:30 EHS: Nanoparticle Interactions, Biocompatibility & Toxicity I
1:30 EHS: Nanoparticle Interactions, Biocompatibility & Toxicity II
3:30 EHS: Nanoparticle Interactions, Biocompatibility & Toxicity III
5:00 TechConnect Investment Networking Reception - Second Floor

Symposium Program

Tuesday June 22

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10:30TechConnect Corporate PartneringRoom 207 D
Session chair: Didier Leconte, MSBiV, CA
10:30BASF TechConnect Partnering
P. Mukherjee, BASF Venture Capital, US
10:50Lockheed Martin TechConnecdt Partnering
J. Rambeau, Lockheed Martin, US
11:10BP TechConnect Partnering
I. Dairanieh, BP, US
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4:00Poster Session and TechConnect Expo (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
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Environment, Health & SafetyExpo Hall
-Biological Characterization of Aqueous CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots
A. Nagy, A. Zane, P.K. Dutta, W.J. Waldman, The Ohio State University, US
-Phagocytizing cells recruitment and activity in response to pulmonary deposition of magnetite particles of different size in nanometer and micrometer ranges
L.I. Privalova, B.A. Katsnelson, S.V. Kuzmin, T.D. Degtyareva, M.P. Sutunkova, O.S. Yeremenko, M.Y. Khodos, A.N. Kositsina, N.A. Malakhova, J.A. Glazyrina, Medical Research Center for Prophylaxis and Health Protection in Industrial Workers, RU
-Impacts of Three nC60 Dispersal Methods on E. coli Growth
J. Dai, G.H. Chen, HKUST, CN
-Comparing Cytotoxicity of ZnO Nanoparticles in Exposure to Serum/Serum-free Cell Culture Medium
I.L. Hsiao, Y.J. Huang, National Tsing Hua University, TW
-Uptake and distribution of inhaled carbon nanotubes characterized by Raman spectroscopy
T.I. Ingle, E. Dervishi, R. Buchanan, A. Biris, Arkansas State University, US
-Elucidation of Neuroprotective Properties of Astrocytoma (Astrocytes-like) Cells in Neural Cell Culture Models In Vitro: Applications in Tissue Engineering and Nanotoxicology
Y.Y.W. Wong, A. Jaiswal, V.V. Dukhande, A. Bhushan, S.W. Leung, J.C.K. Lai, Idaho State University, US
-Effect of Dynamic Environment on the Interaction between Nanoparticles and A549 Monolayer
H. Patel, H. Kim, S. Kwon, Utah State University, US
-In Vitro Cytotoxicity Study of Nanomaterials: Bioimpedance Analysis Technique
K. Kandasamy, M. Marimuthu, S. Kim, Kyungwon University, KR
-Determination of Histamine and Histamine-forming Bacteria in Dried Milkfish Products Implicated in a Food Borne Poisoning and Sold in Retail markets
Y.H. Tsai, Y.C. Lee, National Kaohsiung Marine University, TW
-Cell damage by energy saving light bulbs
T. Mironava, M.H. Rafailovich, SUNY at Stony Brook, US
-Novel Mycotoxin Collection System using Magnetic Nanoparticles for Determination of Aflatoxin B1 and Zearalenone in Feed
S-H Cha, J-K Lee, H-S Jung, S-H Kim, H-J Kim, C-U Choi, H-G Kang, National Veternary Research and Quarantine Service, KR
-California’s Efforts to Safe and Responsible Nanotechnologies: Information Call-in from Manufacturers of Nanometals and Oxides
H-Y Kang, California Environmental Protection Agency, US
-Potential Insurance Coverage Issues Arising from Nanotechnology: Big Risks Could Come in Small Packages
A.J. Fink, Howrey LLP, US
-Cytotoxicity Assessment of Human Lung Alveolar Cell Exposed to Nanoparticles and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Exhausted from Motorcycle
S.M. Chien, Y.J. Huang, C.C.Y. Chuang, I.L. Hsiao, Y.F. Kuo, National Tsing Hua University, TW
-The Mechanism of Mediated Electrochemical Dissolution of Semiconducting Metal Oxide Particle
A. Inoue, Japan Atomic Energy Agency,Tokai, JP

Wednesday June 23

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8:30Keynotes: Release of Nanoparticles from Nanocomposites and Nano-Containing MaterialsRoom 210 BC
Session chair: Tinh Nguyen, NIST, US
8:30New Aspects in Life Cycle Analysis of Nanoparticle Modified Coatings (keynote presentation)
M. Berkei, BYK-Chemie GmbH, DE
9:00Propensity of Nanoparticles to Release from Soft Furnishings (keynote presentation)
R.D. Davis, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
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10:00Networking Coffee BreakFoyer 2nd Floor
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10:30Release of Nanoparticles from Nanocomposites and Nano-Containing Materials IIRoom 209 B
Session chair: Tinh Nguyen, NIST, US
10:30New method for the caracterization of abrasion-induced nanoparticle release into air from nanomaterials
L. Golanski, A. Guiot, F. Tardif, CEA, FR
10:50Direct Evidence of Nanoparticle Release from Epoxy Nanocomposites Exposed to 295 nm-400 nm UV Radiation
T. Nguyen, B. Pellegrin, P. Stutzman, A. Shapiro, E. Byrd, X. Gu, J. Chin, NIST, US
11:10An analytical method to quantify the release of silica nanoparticles from polymer nanocomposites exposed to UV radiation
S.A. Rabb, L.L. Yu, T. Nguyen, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
11:30Developing a Strategy for the Spatial Localisation and Autonomous Release of Silver Nanoparticles within Smart Implants
L.A.A. Newton, D.G. Sharp, R. Leslie, J. Davis, Nottingham Trent University, UK
11:50Characterizing Nanoparticle Emissions from Burning Polymer Nanocomposites
M.R. Nyden, R.H. Harris, Y.S. Kim, R.D. Davis, N.D. Marsh, M. Zammarano, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
12:10Nanoparticle release from nano-containing product, introduction to an energetic approach
L. Gheerardyn, O. Le Bihan, E. Dore, M. Morgeneyer, INERIS, FR
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1:30Nanotech Environmental, Health and SafetyRoom 206 A
Session chair: Chinh Pham, Greenberg Traurig, US
1:30Nanotechnology EHS Overview
C. Geraci, NIOSH, US
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1:45Federal/State Regulatory ActivitiesRoom 206 A
Session chair: Jim Mattesich, Greenberg Traurig, US
-J. Wong, California Department of Toxic Substances Control, US
-T. Jacob, DuPont, US
-C. Geraci, NIOSH Nanotechnology Research Center, US
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2:30Product Safety: How Companies Can Minimize Their Risk of Product Liability LitigationRoom 206 A
Session chair: Peter Antonucci, Greenberg Traurig, US
-J. Tsuji, Exponent, US
-L. Laska, Tennessee State University, US
-D. Callet, Greenberg Traurig, US
-C. Geraci, NIOSH Nanotechnology Research Center, US
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4:00Poster Session and TechConnect Expo Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Expo HallExpo Hall
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6:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (6:00 - 8:00) - Ballroom 3rd FloorBallroom BC

Thursday June 24

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8:30Keynotes: Transformational NanotechRoom 303 CD
Session chair: Clayton Teague, NNCO, US
8:30Nanotechnology: Path Toward Commercialization at GE
M. Butts, General Electric, US
9:00Getting the Memristor to Market
S. Williams, Hewlett Packard, US
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10:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Coffee Break - Ballroom 3rd FloorBallroom BC
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10:30EHS: Nanoparticle Interactions, Biocompatibility & Toxicity IRoom 201 A
Session chair: Rashi Iyer, Los Alamos National Labs, US
10:30Modeling Aggregation and Size Distribution of Nanoparticles with Monte Carlo Simulation
H.H. Liu, University of California, Los Angeles, US
10:50Behaviour of Aerosol Nanoparticles Released into Simulated Workplace Environment
Q. Wu, S. Marion, M. Seipenbusch, G. Kasper, DNV, NO
11:10Interactions of Gold Nanoparticle Reference Materials with DNA in Cell-Free and Cell-Containing Systems
B.C. Nelson, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
11:30The Use of Nanoscale Zero Valent Iron for Environmental Remediation – Benefits and Possible Pitfalls
S. Chan Remillard, M. Borda, A. Crawford, T. Kloschinsky, P. Stenroos, L. Marques, J.S. Goudey, HydroQual Ltd and Golder Associates Ltd/Inc., CA
11:50Ultra-Structural Analysis of the Interaction of Carboxylated Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Human Blood Platelets
S.H. Lacerda, J. Semberova., K. Holada., O. Simakova, M.P. Gelderman-Fuhrmann, J. Simak, FDA, US
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1:30EHS: Nanoparticle Interactions, Biocompatibility & Toxicity IIRoom 201 A
Session chair: Clayton Teague, NNCO and Rashi Iyer, Los Alamos National Labs, US
1:30The Effect of Nanoparticles on Bacteriophage Infection
A.L. Nickel, M.L. Pedulla, R.K. Kasinath, Montana Tech, US
1:50A Non-contact Co-Culture Model of Peripheral Neural Cells for Nanotoxicity, Tissue Engineering and Pathophysiological Studies
A. Jaiswal, Y.Y.W. Wong, A. Bhushan, C. Daniels, J.C.K. Lai, Idaho State University, US
2:10Gold nanoparticles cellular toxicity and recovery
T. Mironava, M. Hadjiargyroy, M.H. Rafailovich, SUNY at Stony Brook, US
2:30Alternative Models for Nano Toxicology Assesment
R. Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
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3:30EHS: Nanoparticle Interactions, Biocompatibility & Toxicity IIIRoom 201 A
Session chair: Rashi Iyer, Los Alamos National Labs, US
3:30Nanotechnology Safety: Advances in nanomaterials regulation in Europe and best practice for risk assessment and safe handling
S.M. Hankin, R.J. Aitken, Institute of Occupational Medicine, UK
3:50Labeling Nanotechnology Products: Why, When and How
N. Horne, D. Bowman, S. Foss Hansen, University of California Berkeley, US
4:10Applying Basic Risk Management Principles to Nanomaterial Processes
C.L. Geraci, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, US
4:30A Scenario-Based Life Cycle Approach to Nanoscale Research Integration
M. Philbrick, University of California, Berkeley, US
4:50Lessons learned from the field, how to protect yourself from occupational exposure to engineered nanomaterials
L.L. Hodson, C.L. Geraci. M. Methner, C. Crawford, CDC/NIOSH, US
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5:00TechConnect Investment Networking Reception - Second FloorFoyer 2nd Floor

Special Symposium

Consistent with the scientific origins of the conference, this symposium provides a forum to present the societal, health, and environmental benefits and safety concerns presented by nanotechnology, and to discuss regulatory, health and policy issues surrounding the rapid development and commercialization of these technologies. Presentations will include technical and commercial breakthroughs along with addressing societal issues by industry, government and environmental organizations. There will be a special session dedicated to good workplace safety practices for handling nanomaterials and a special session on emerging legal and regulatory issues.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Remediation
  • Nanoparticle Biocompatibility & Toxicity
  • Nanocarbon Biocompatability & Toxicity
  • Neurotoxicity of Nanomaterials
  • Methods & Models for Nano Toxicity Screening
  • Biological & Chemical Monitoring
  • Exposure Biosensors
  • Novel Tecnologies
  • Other

Journal Submissions

Experimental Nanoscience

Journal of Experimental Nanoscience

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience. The journal provides a showcase for advances in the experimental sciences underlying nanotechnology and nanomaterials.

For consideration into this Special Issue of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, please select the “Submit to Journal of Experimental Nanoscience” button during the on-line submission procedure.

Nanoparticle Research

Journal of Nanoparticle Research

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of Journal of Nanoparticle Research. The journal disseminates knowledge of the physical, chemical and biological phenomena and processes in nanoscale structures.

For consideration into this Special Issue of Journal of Nanoparticle Research, please select the “Submit to Journal of Nanoparticle Research” button during the on-line submission procedure.

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