Program Overview

Final Program (pdf, 2.60 MB)

Green Nanomaterials: The fusion product of Green Chemistry/Toxicology with Nanotoxicology
Chair(s): Anna Shvedova National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health/West Virginia University, USA
Ivo Iavicoli University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Impact of the biomolecular corona on nanoparticle uptake and cellular response
Chair(s): Jared Brown University of Colorado, Denver, USA
Nancy Monteiro-Riviere Kansas State University, USA
Physiological based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modeling of nanomaterials
Chair(s): Jim Riviere Kansas State University, USA
Standardization for nanomaterial genotoxicity testing for regulatory impact
Chair(s): Erdem Coskun National Institute of Standards & Technology, USA
Bryant Nelson National Institute of Standards & Technology, USA
Alternative testing strategies, categorization and a tiered decision-making framework for nano EHS regulation
Chair(s): André Nel University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Ramifications of nanomaterials exposures on the maternal-fetal interface and prenatal development
Chair(s): Timothy R. Nurkiewicz West Virginia University, USA
Adverse outcome pathways and systems biology approaches in nano-risk science
Chair(s): Sabina Halappanavar Health Canada, Canada
  Bengt Fadeel Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Emerging nanomaterials: What's next?
Chair(s): Valerian Kagan University of Pittsburgh, USA
Srikanth Nadadur National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, USA
Nanotoxicology's impact on nanocommercialization
Chair(s): Jo Anne Shatkin Vireo Advisors, LLC, USA
Christie Sayes Baylor University, USA
Nanoceria: Benefits and risks
Chair(s): Robert Yokel University of Kentucky, USA
Nanoparticle dosimetry: Concordance between in vitro and in vivo model systems
Chair(s): Saber Hussain Wright Patterson AFB, USA
Philip Demokritou Harvard University, USA
Lessons from the real world: What is human nanotoxicology telling us?
Chair(s): Dhimiter Bello University of Massachussetts, Lowell, USA
Alison Elder University of Rochester, USA
Nanotechnology for neuroscience
Chair(s): Ayse Basak Engin Gazi University, Turkey
  Hari Shanker Sharma Uppsala University, Sweden
Environmental exposures to nanomaterials: Methods, approaches, detection, and modeling
Chair(s): Jamie Lead University of South Carolina, USA
Teresa Fernandes Heriot-Watt University, UK
Navid Saleh University of Texas, Austin, USA
Lessons from mouse models of susceptibility to ENM-induced lung disease
Chair(s): Jamie Bonner North Carolina State University, USA
Andrij Holian University of Montana, USA
Nanomaterials in food
Chair(s): Hongda Chen USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USA
  Philip Demokritou Harvard University, USA
Hands-on in vitro and in vivo dosimetry workshop
Chair(s): Philip Demokritou Harvard University, USA
Bahman Asgharian Applied Research Associates, Inc., USA
Young Investigators Colloquium
Chair(s): Peter Gehr University of Bern, Switzerland
Organizers: Martin Clift Swansea University, UK
Craig Poland Institute of Medicine, UK
Lynn Bergeson, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., USA.
The Nanotechnology Legal and Regulatory Landscape.
Omid Farokhzad, MD, Harvard University, USA.
From discovery to clinical trials of polymeric nanoparticles.
Paul Weiss, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.
Nanoscience approaches to heterogeneity in biological systems.
Plenary panel discussion participants:
Lynn Bergeson (Bergeson & Campbell, PC, USA)
Vincent Castranova (University of West Virginia, USA)
Lisa Friedersdorf (National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, USA)
Mary Gulumian (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Kostas Kostarelos (Manchester University, UK)
Harald Krug (Empa, Switzerland)
Andrew Maynard (Arizona State University, USA)
Nancy Monteiro-Riviere (Kansas State University, USA)
Andre Nel (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
Günter Oberdörster (University of Rochester, USA)
Kai Savolainen (Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland)
Roel Schins (Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Germany)
Vicki Stone (Heriot-Watt University, UK)
Treye Thomas (Consumer Products Safety Commission, USA)
12:00 p-
5:00 p
Registration
(Harbor Foyer)
5:00 p -
6:30 p
Opening Plenary Panel Discussion
Participants: Lynn Bergeson, Vincent Castranova, Roel Schins, Kostas Kostarelos, Lisa Friedersdorf, Mary Gulumian, Kostas Kostarelos, Harald Krug, Andrew Maynard, Nancy Monteiro-Riviere, Andre Nel, Günter Oberdörster, Kai Savolainen, Vicki Stone, Treye Thomas (Moderators: Alison Elder, Phil Demokritou)
(Harbor Ballroom)
6:30 p -
8:30 p
Opening Reception
(Pavilion)
  Registration, 7 a to 5 p
(Harbor Foyer)
8:00 a -
9:00 a
Plenary 1
Lynn Bergeson
The Nanotechnology Legal and Regulatory Landscape
Location: Harbor Ballroom
9:00 a -
9:30 a
Morning Break
9:30 a -
12:00 p
Parallel Session 1
Green nanomaterials: The fusion product of green chemistry/toxicology with nanotoxicology
Chairs: Ivo Iavicoli, Anna Shvedova
Location: Harbor Ballroom I
Parallel Session 2
Emerging nanomaterials:
What’s next?
Chairs: Valerian Kagan,
Sri Nadadur
Location: Harbor Ballroom II
Parallel Session 3
Nanoparticle dosimetry: Concordance between in vitro and
in vivo model systems
Chairs: Philip Demokritou,
Saber Hussain
Location: Harbor Ballroom III
 
12:00 p -
1:30 p
Lunch
(on your own)
1:30 p -
4:00 p
Parallel Session 4
Alternative testing strategies, grouping, and a tiered decision-making framework for nano-EHS regulation
Chair: Andre Nel
Location: Harbor Ballroom I
Parallel Session 5
Physiological based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modeling of nanomaterials
Chair: Jim Riviere
Location: Harbor Ballroom II
Parallel Session 6
Ramifications of nanomaterials exposures on the maternal-fetal interface and prenatal development
Chair: Tim Nurkiewicz
Location: Harbor Ballroom III

Hands-on In Vitro & In Vivo Dosimetry Workshop
Chairs: Flemming Cassee,
Philip Demokritou
Location: Burroughs Room
Nano Dosimetry Workshop

4:00 p -
4:30 p
Afternoon Break
4:30 p -
5:30 p
Poster Viewing
(Galleria)
5:30 p -
7:30 p
Young Investigators Colloquium
Chair: Peter Gehr; Speaker: Roel Schins
Organizers: Martin Clift, Craig Poland
Location: Burroughs Room
  Registration, 7 a to 5 p
(Harbor Foyer)

8:00 a -
9:00 a
Plenary 2
Omid Farokhzad
From discovery to clinical trials of polymeric nanoparticles
Location: Harbor Ballroom
9:00 a -
9:30 a
Morning Break
9:30 a -
12:00 p
Parallel Session 7
Nanotoxicology’s impact on nanocommercialization
Chairs: Christie Sayes,
Jo Ann Shatkin
Location: Harbor Ballroom I
Parallel Session 8
Nanotechnology for neuroscience
Chairs: Basak Engin,
Hari Shanker Sharma
Location: Harbor Ballroom II
Parallel Session 9
Adverse outcome pathways and systems biology approaches in
nano-risk science
Chairs: Sabina Halappanavar,
Bengt Fadeel
Location: Harbor Ballroom III
Workshop on Nanoceria: Benefits and Risks
Chair: Robert Yokel
Location: Burroughs Room
12:00 p -
1:30 p
Lunch
(on your own)

1:30 p -
4:00 p
Parallel Session 10
Standardization for nanomaterial genotoxicity testing for
regulatory impact
Chairs: Erdem Coskun,
Bryant Nelson
Location: Harbor Ballroom I
Parallel Session 11
Influence of nanoparticle-biocorona on cellular responses
Chairs: Jared Brown,
Nancy Monteiro-Riviere
Location: Harbor Ballroom II
Parallel Session 12
Environmental exposures to nanomaterials: Methods, approaches, detection, and modeling
Chairs: Jamie Lead,
Teresa Fernandes,
Navid Saleh
Location: Harbor Ballroom III
Nanoceria Workshop
Chair: Robert Yokel
Location: Burroughs Room
4:00 p -
4:30 p
Afternoon Break
4:30 p -
6:00 p
Poster Viewing
(Galleria)

6:00 -
7:00 p
Break
7:00 p -
10:00 p
Conference Dinner and Awards Ceremony
Please let the conference chairs know as soon as possible if you have any dietary restrictions.

  Registration, 7 a to 5 p
(Harbor Foyer)
8:00 a -
9:00 a

Plenary 3
Paul Weiss
Nanoscience approaches to heterogeneity in biological systems
Location: Harbor Ballroom
9:00 a -
9:30 a

Morning Break
9:30 a -
12:00 p
Parallel Session 13
Lessons from the real world: What is human toxicology telling us?
Chairs: Dhimiter Bello,
Alison Elder
Location: Harbor Ballroom I
Parallel Session 14
Nanomaterials in food
Chairs: Hongda Chen,
Philip Demokritou
Location: Harbor Ballroom II
Parallel Session 15
Lessons from mouse models of susceptibility to ENM-induced
lung disease
Chairs: Jamie Bonner,
Andrij Holian
Location: Harbor Ballroom III
    ** Two special sessions (workshops) will be held on each of these days in the largest of the breakout rooms:
  • Hands-on in vivo and in vitro dosimetry workshop (Bahman Asgharian, Philip Demokritou); Thursday, June 2 (1:30-5:30 pm).
    Please note that this workshop is by invitation only for those applied and will be selected by the organizers.
  • Nanoceria benefits and risks (Robert Yokel); Friday, June 3 (all day)