SUNDAY 3rd MARCH 2013
2.00pm – 5.00pm Author Workshop
5.00pm – 7.00pm Registration and Welcome Drinks Room: Grand Ballroom Foyer
MONDAY 4TH MARCH 2013
8.00am – 8.15am Opening Ceremony Room: Grand Ballroom Salons A-F
8.15am – 8.55am [K1] Our environment, our health: You can’t change your genes, but you can change your environment L.S. Birnbaum,  National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program, USA Room: Grand Ballroom Salons A-F
8.55am – 9.35am [K2] Can persistent organic pollutants explain the current epidemic of type 2 diabetes? D.H. Lee*1, D.R. Jacobs2,  1Kyungpook National University, Republic of Korea, 2University of Minnesota, USA Room: Grand Ballroom Salons A-F
9.35am – 10.15am [K3] Health effects of endocrine disruptors with special reference to male reproductive function J. Toppari,  University of Turku, Finland Room: Grand Ballroom Salons A-F
10.15am – 10.45am [K4] Low dose toxicology & environmental health C. Zicklin1, L. Stern2, S. Krimsky*2,  1Brooklyn College, USA, 2Tufts University, USA Room: Grand Ballroom Salons A-F
10.45am – 11.15am Coffee Break and Poster Session 1 Room: Palm Garden
Room: Grand Ballroom Salons A – C Room: Grand Ballroom Salons D – F Room: Grand Ballroom Salons G – I Room: Grand Ballroom Salons J – L
Oral Session 1: Epidemiology I Chair:  S.H. Swan, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA Oral Session 2: Hot spot contamination and health outcomes, Case studies I Chair: E. Sweeney,  York University, Canada Oral Session 3: Nanoparticles and Health Case studies II Chair: L. Joseph, USEPA-Office of Inspector General, USA Oral Session 4: Emerging Substances Chair: A.A. Jensen,  NIPSECT, Denmark
11.15am – 11.35am [O1.1] Prenatal exposure to endocrine disruptors and birth weight in a Dutch cohort – Preliminary findings M. de Cock*1, M.H. Lamoree2, J. Legler2, M. van de Bor1,  1VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2Institute for Environmental Studies, The Netherlands [O2.1] Overview of the superfund research program at the Harvard School of Public Health K.E. von Stackelberg,  Harvard School of Public Health, USA [O3.1] EPA needs to manage nanomaterial risks more effectively L. Joseph*, K. Ramakrishnan, T. Thompson,  USEPA-Office of Inspector General, USA [O4.1] Human biomonitoring and biobanking for identifying time trends of human exposure A. Gies*, M. Kolossa, C. Schulz, C. Schröter-Kermani, M. Seiwert,  German Federal Environment Agency, Germany
11.35am – 11.55am [O1.2] TNFA -308 G/A polymorphism and the interaction with dietary intake of fatty acids affect overweight/obesity risk in Sicilian women A. Agodi*1, M. Barchitta1, A. Quattrocchi1, G. Valenti1, F. Lodato2, A. Marchese2,  1Università degli Studi di Catania, Italy, 2Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, ItalyOral [O2.2] Association between blood mercury levels and proximity to industrial facilities P. Fernández-Navarro*1,2, J. García-Pérez1,2, M. Gonzalez-Sanchez1, E. García-Esquinas1,2, G. López-Abente1 ,2, J. Astray3, M.A. Fernández4, M. Martínez5, N. Aragonés1,2,  1Carlos III Institute of Health, Spain, 2CIBERESP, Spain, 3Madrid Regional Health and Consumer Affairs Authority, Spain, 4CSIC, Spain, 5Health Prevention and Environmental Health Department, Spain [O3.2] Nano Zinc oxide permeates and disrupts the intestinal barrier in Xenopus embryos: Are the effects dependent upon size, shape and surface reactivity? P. Mantecca*1, R. Bacchetta2, L. Del Giacco2, U. Fascio3, N. Santo3, E. Moschini1, M. Camatini1, P. Bonfanti1, A. Colombo1,  1University of Milano Bicocca, Italy, 2Department of Biosciences, University of Milan, Italy, 3ICIMA, University of Milan, Italy [O4.2] Environmental phthalate exposure in relation to differential toxicological outcomes in MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231 cell lines M.T. Das, I.S. Thakur*,  Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
11.55am – 12.15pm [O1.3] Organochlorine pesticide exposure and risk of type 2 diabetes in northern  Benin (West Africa) C. Azandjeme*1,2, M. Bouchard1, F. Djrolo2, D. Houinato2, H. Delisle1,  1 University of Montreal, Canada, 2 University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin [O2.3] Social drivers of adoption of cleaner cooking practices: A formative assessment in two social contexts in Yogyakarta, Indonesia C. Geary*1, C. Prabawanti2, C. Aristanti3, P. Utami3,  1FHI 360, USA, 2FHI 360, Indonesia, 3Yayasan Dian Desa, Indonesia [O3.3] Elevated Alzheimer’s amyloid-β40 and 42 in brains of mice exposed to air pollution S.H. Kim1, E. Knight1, E.L. Saunders2, A.K. Cuevas2, M. Popovetch2, L.C. Chen2, S. Gandy*1,  1Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA, 2New York University, USA [O4.3] Transgenic zebrafish reporters as assessments for endocrine-distupting chemicals J. He, Z. Yin*,  Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
12.15pm – 12.35pm [O1.4] Enabling healthy living: Spatiotemporalpatterns of prevalence of overweight and obesity among youths in the United States S. Adu-Prah*, T.J. Oyana,  Southern Illinois University, USA [O2.4] Assessment of health care waste management practices among health care workers working at tertiary care settings of Pakistan R. Kumar*, J. Ahmed, A.K. Chandio,  Health Services Academy, Pakistan [O3.4]Operationalization and application of “early warning signs” to screen nanomaterials for harmful properties operationalizationand application of “early warning signs” to screen nanomaterials for harmful properties S.F. Hansen*1, K.N. Nielsen2, N. Knudsen3, K.D. Grieger4, A. Baun1,  1Technical University of Denmark, Denmark, 2GenØk, Centre for Biosafety, Norway, 3LEO Pharma A/S, Denmark, 4RTI International, USA [O4.4] Seasonal variations in the concentration and distribution of estrogens and pharmaceuticals in drinking water sources and rivers in the Luan River Basin, China J.H. Shi*, J.L. Cao, X.W. Liu, Y.X. Li, Z.F. Yang,  Beijing Normal University, China
12.35am – 12.55am [O1.5] Modeling chemical and non-chemical stressor exposures for effects-based cumulative risk assessment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)-related behavior in a low-income community M.P. Fabian*1 ,2, J.L. Peters1, S.A. Korrick2 ,3, J.I. Levy1 ,2,  1Boston University School of Public Health, USA, 2Harvard School of Public Health, USA, 3Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA [O2.5] Carcinogenic risks of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the air, water and aquatic products from a large Chinese lake F.L. Xu*, N. Qin, W. He, X.Z. Kong,  Peking University, China [O3.5] Genomic-level effects of carbon nanotubes  D.A. Sarigiannis*1, G. Cimino-Reale2, T. Coccini3, L. Manzo4,  1Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2National Cancer Institute, Italy, 3IRCCS Foundation, Italy, 4University of Pavia, Italy [O4.5] Diagnosis of river basins: Concentration of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in river water tell us wastewater burden and treatment level in river basin N. Nakada*1, S. Hanamoto1, M. Narumiya1, T. Azuma1, Y. Kurose1, V. Kumar1, S. Okamoto1, J. Zhang1, H. Tanaka1,  1Kyoto University, Japan, 2Shenzhen Water, China
12.55pm – 1.15pm [O1.6] Biological implications of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue of obese individuals – Putative influence in weight loss D. Pestana*1, G. Faria2, C. Sá1, V. Fernandes1 ,3, D. Teixeira1, J.T. Guimarães1 ,2, A.C. Santos1 ,4, R. Monteiro1, V. Domingues3, C. Calhau1,  1Porto University, Portugal, 2S. João Hospital, Portugal, 3REQUIMTE – ISEP, Portugal, 4Institute of Public Health UP, Portugal [O2.6] Seasonal and spatial distribution of estrogens and pharmaceuticals in drinking water sources and rivers in the Luan River Basin, China J.H. Shi*, X.W. Liu, J.L. Cao, Y.X. Li, Z.F. Yang,  Beijing Normal University, China [O3.6] Size and concentration dependent exposure impacts of silver nanoparticle (Nano Ag) on alveolar surface tension A. Valladares1, T. Poteat1, K. Levine2, Z. Hendren2, N. Ujah1, R. Bang2, P. Srinivas2, J. Bang*1,  1North Carolina Central University, USA, 2Research Triangle Institute International, USA [O4.6] Psychotropic substances in the air: The state-of-art, experience and possible importance A. Cecinato*, C. Balducci,  National Research Council of Italy, Italy
1.15pm – 2.30pm Lunch and Poster Session 1 Room: Palm Garden
2.30pm – 2.50pm [O1.7] Social and environmental determinants of children obesity in Mexican cities;  What are the  health policy options?      A case study E. Cifuentes*1 ,2, L. Hernández2, E. Orozco2,  1Harvard School of Public Health, USA, 2Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico [O2.7]Bioaerosol exposure from composting facilities: Steps towards dispersion modelling improvements P. Douglas*1, S. Tyrrel1, R. Kinnersley2, K. Walsh2, P. Longhurst1, S. Pollard1, G. Drew1,  1Cranfield University, UK, 2Environment Agency, UK [O3.7] Effect of alteration of nanocomposites on their physico-chemical and cytotoxic properties evaluated by transcriptomics in Caco-2 cells  M. Fisichella1, F. Berenguer1, G. Steinmetz1, M. Auffan2 ,3, J. Rose2 ,3, O. Prat*1 ,3,  1CEA, France, 2CEREGE, France, 3iCEINT, France [O4.7] Drugs of abuse in river water in Central Spain A. Mendoza1, S. González-Alonso2, M. Catalá2, N. Mastroianni3, D. Barceló3, M. López de Alda3, Y. Valcárcel*1,  1Fuenlabrada Hospital, Spain, 2Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain, 3Spanish Council for Scientific Research, Spain
2.50pm – 3.10pm [O1.8] Associations between background exposure to mixed persistent organic pollutants and altered homeostasis of blood glucose over time: The coronary artery risk development in young adults (CARDIA) study J.R. Suarez-Lopez*1, D.R. Jacobs1, M. Steffes1, D.H. Lee2,  1University of Minnesota, USA, 2Kyungpook University, Republic of Korea [O2.8] Geochemical speciation and potential toxicity of trace elements in river sediments B. Gupta, R. Kumar*, M. Rani,  Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India [O3.8] A transparent approach to prioritizing nanomaterial hazard research  M.E. Bates1, J.M. Keisler2, I. Linkov*1,  1US Amry Engineer Research and Development Center, USA, 2University of Massachusetts, USA [O4.8] Nanomaterials safety investigation: Analysis of genotoxic effects in a human bronchial epithelial cell line H. Louro, A. Tavares, M.J. Silva*,  National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal
3.10pm – 3.30pm [O1.9] Tungsten and stroke association investigated in NHANES 1999-2010 J. Tyrrell*1, T.S. Galloway1, D. Melzer1, M.H. Depledge1, N.J. Osborne1 ,2,  1University of Exeter, UK, 2Murdoch Research Childrens Institute, Australia [O2.9] Identification of bacteria pollution hot-spots following E. coli enumeration and watershed/sewershed GIS mapping   V. Sigler*1, J. Lis2, A. Pekalska1, R. Becker1, J. Sanders1,  1University of Toledo, USA, 2Cuyahoga County Board of Health, USA [O3.9] Do geothermal electric plants pose health risks for nearby communities? Results from an assessment around a large compound in Baja California, Mexico M. López- Cervantes1, L.L. Tirado-Gómez*1 ,2, P. Tomé-Sandoval1, R.L. Pacheco-Domínguez1, F.J. García-Gómez1, R. Santracruz-Benitez1,  1Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, 2Instituto Nacional de Pediatría, Mexico [O4.9] Environmental obesogens: Are they bad to the bone? J. Watt*, F. Andrews, J. Schlezinger,  Boston University School of Public Health, USA
3.30pm – 3.50pm [O1.10] A longitudinal assessment of exposures to pyrethroid pesticides to children in low-income public housing in Boston, MA K.R. Attfield*, G. Adamkiewicz, M. Hughes, J.D. Spengler, L. Tao, M. Kapp, C. Lu,  Harvard School of Public Health, USA [O2.10] The potential of urban agriculture to improve nutrition and Environment I. Hagsten*1, J. Govis1,  1International Organic Inspectors Association, USA, 2University of Chicago, USA [O3.10] Beyond mercury – Health risks in artisanal small-scale gold mining S. Bose-O’Reilly1 ,2,  1WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health, Germany, 2University for Health Sciences, Austria [O4.10] Indoor assessment in day care centers environments A. Mendes, L. Aguiar, C. Pereira, D. Mendes, P. Neves, S. Pinho, J.P.F. Teixeira*,  National Institute of Health, Portugal

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