2010 Nanotoxicology Workshop

Tuesday, March 16 2010 7:45am - 1:30pm Local Time Presented by:

2010 Nanotoxicology Workshop

The Nanotechnology Institute, the Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology, and the Nano Bio Interface Center are jointly sponsoring a free workshop focused on research opportunities in nanotoxicology. This workshop is for academic or industry PIs who wish to learn about new research advances and current funding opportunities, and to form teams to pursue collaborative funding. Program managers from EPA and NIEHS will give presentations, and breakout sessions will be held to assist in identifying opportunities for collaboration.

Nanomaterials are revolutionizing all aspects of life ranging from consumer products, electronics, biosensors, chemical catalysts & delivery of therapeutics. This workshop is aimed at forming partnerships to understand the mechanisms of nanotoxicity, & exploit this knowledge to improve nanomaterials design.

March 16, 2010

The Science Center
3711 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Please arrive by 7:45 am

7:45-8:15am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15-8:20am Introductory Remarks
Steven Fluharty, Vice Provost for Research, U. Pennsylvania

8:20-8:40am Nanomaterials and Nanoscience
Christopher Murray, Professor, Chemistry and Materials
Science and Engineering, U. Pennsylvania

8:40-9:00am Nanotoxicology - Mechanisms and Organ Systems
Trevor Penning, Director, CEET

9:00-9:20am Nanotherapeutics
Vladimir Muzykantov, Associate Professor, Pharmacology,
Penn Medicine

9:20-9:30 am The Nano Bio Interface Center
Dawn Bonnell, Professor and Director of the NanoBio Interface
Center, U. Pennsylvania

9:30 -10:00am NIEHS Research Efforts in Nanotechnology
Srikanth Nadadur, Health Scientist Administrator, Nanohealth
Initiative, NIEHS

10:00-10:30am Focused research activities & interests in Nano: An EPA
Nora Savage, Nano Team Leader, US EPA

10:30-10:45am Break w/ refreshments

10:45-12:15pm Break-out sessions. Proposed topics:
Characterization and analytical tools and methods for
studying nanomaterials (materials research, metrology,
Environmental protection issues related to nanomaterials
Biomedical properties of nanomaterials (delivery, mode-of-
action, toxicology and pathobiology)
Nanotherapeutics: Using nanomaterials for diagnosis and
Informatics: Developing ways to share and integrate
nanotoxicology information

12:15-12:45pm Report Back

12:45-1:30pm Networking Lunch

1:30pm Adjourn

Workshop is complimentary, Lunch is provided.

January 15, 2010
January 29, 2012
Nanotechnology Institute

Tuesday, March 16 2010 7:45am - 1:30pm Local Time
Location: The Science Center
3711 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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