5th BioNanoTox and Applications Research Conference “BioNanoTox and Toxicity: using Technology to Advance Discovery, 2010
Dates: November 3-5th, 2010
3:00PM – 5:00PM
Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 Check-in at the Peabody Little Rock Hotel, Little Rock
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM, Thursday, November 4th, 2010
8:00AM – 9:00AM
REGISTRATION, POSTERS SET UP, AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:00AM – 9:15AM
Welcome and Introductory Remarks Olga Tarasenko, MD, PhD, Founder and Chair Parimal Chowdhury, PhD, Co-Chair
9:15AM – 9:30AM
Guest of Honor Opening Remarks by Paul Howard, PhD, Associate Director National Center for Toxicological Research, Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, Arkansas, United States.
Plenary Session I:
Nanotechnology, Benefits, Risk Factors, and Applications; Nanoparticles and Their Biological Applications (part 1)
9:30AM – 10:45AM
Session Chairs: Rahul Mehta, PhD, Professor, Physics and Astronomy, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas, United States.
Mark Rice, Department of Biology, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States.
9:30AM – 9:45AM
1. “Toxicological Actions of Engineered Nanomaterials: Studies in Rat Primary Hepatocyte Cell and Zebrafish Embryo Models” Yongbin Zhang 1, Yvonne Jones1, Barbara Miller1, Jyotshnabala Kanungo2, Merle Paule2, Syed F. Ali2, William Salminen3, Xi Yang3, Alexandru Biris4, Yang Xu4, and Paul Howard1. 1-Ofice of Scientific Coordination, 2-Division of Neurotoxicology; 3-Division of Systems Biology National Center for Toxicological Research, Jefferson, Arkansas, United States; 4-Nanotechnology Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas, Little Rock, United States.
9:45AM – 10:00AM
“Screening of Enzyme Biomarker for Nanotoxicity of Zinc Oxide in Fish”. Periasamy Subramanian1, G. Bupesh1, and C. Amutha2 1-Department of Animal Science, Bharathidasan University Tiruchirappallai, Tamil Nadu, India, 2-Department of Animal Behavior and Physiology, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. Tamil Nadu, India.
“Application of Biodegradable Nanoparticles in Liver Targeting of Tacrolimus. Nagia. N. Affifi 1, Ola. A. Heikal 2, Rasha S. Hanafi 3, and