Participation in conferences
Apart from their attendance and contributions to the project meetings and NanoTOES-related events, the fellows have participated in the following conferences, workshops and other external events:
15th International Congress of Immunology
Milan, Italy. August 22–27, 2013
Fellow Yang Li gave the talk “Assessing immune toxicity of engineered nanoparticles: modulation of inflammation in a novel in vitro model based on human primary monocytes”.
2013 Spring Meeting of the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS)
Strasbourg, France. May 27-31, 2013.
Fellow Ngoc Tran presented the poster “Nanoparticle Behaviour in Contact with Different Body Fluids: From Sweat to Serum”.
2nd QNano Integrating Conference
Prague, Czech Republic. February 27 to March 1, 2013
Fellow Yang Li gave a talk on “Human primary monocytes as reference cells for assessing interference of nanoparticles with the inflammatory defence reaction”, while fellow Paul Schlinkert presented the poster “Effect of surface charge of nanoparticles on lung epithelial cells”, and Emilia Izak presented the poster “The Importance of Nanomaterial Characterization Prior to its Toxicological Evaluation”.
Beijing, China. September 5-7, 2013
Fellow Yang Li gave the talk “Assessing interference of nanoparticles with the inflammatory response by a novel in vitro model based on human primary monocytes”.
NANOSAFE 2012: Safe production and use of nanomaterials
Minatec Grenoble, France. November 13-15, 2012.
Fellow Emilia Izak presented the poster “Altered characteristics of differently functionalized silica nanoparticles in various environments with possible implications for biological impacts”.
Seventh Annual Conference on the Physics, Chemistry and Biology of Water
West Dover, Vermont, USA. October 18-21, 2012.
Fellow Linda Stöhr presented the poster “Stress-relieving effect of negatively charged aerosols on in-vitro cell cultures”.
Beijing, China. September 4-7, 2012
Anna gave a short talk “Toxicity potential of nanosilver with different sizes, Cytotoxicity, genotoxicity, mutagenotoxicity and imunotoxicty study”, while Murali gave the short talk “Surface Dependent Neurotoxicity of Polystyrene Nanoparticles”. Ngoc presented the poster “Inorganic Nanoparticles-Protein Corona: Formation and Controlling Factors”, and Yang presented the poster “The triggering of apoptosis in macrophages by pristine graphene through the MAPK and TGF-beta signaling pathways”.
Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF 2012)
Dublin, Ireland. July 11-15, 2012
Fellows Murali Kumarasamy, Ngoc Tran and Emilia Izak attended this gathering.
1st NanoTOES International Conference: “Need for new biological assays for new nanomaterials”
Dublin, Ireland. July 10-11, 2012
Emilia gave the talk “Interaction of differently functionalized silica NPs with neural stem- and tissue-type cells”, Anna gave the talk “Is toxic potential of nanosilver dependent on its size?, Possible mechanisms of toxicity”, Mun Li gave the talk “Standardised assay platforms for nanosafety testing”, and Carolin gave the talk “Media effects on silver nanoparticle bioavailability and toxicity in Caenorhabditis elegans”. Ngoc presented the poster “Inorganic nanoparticles-protein corona: formation and controlling factors”, Paul presented the poster “Oxidative stress in response to nanoparticle surface charge”, Linda presented the poster “On-site assessment of airborne nanoparticle-induced…
UAB-CEI First Workshop on Nanomedicine
Barcelona, Spain. June 5, 2012
Fellow Ngoc Tran presented the poster “Size-controlled synthesis and functionalization of large gold nanoparticles”.
9th Winter Research Conference – DNA Damage
Les Houches, France. March 12-15, 2012.
Fellow Anna Huk presented the poster “Is cytotoxic and genotoxic potential of nanosilver dependent on the size?”.
4th NanoImpactNet Integrating Conference and the 1st QNano Integrating Conference
Dublin, Ireland. February 27 to March 2, 2012
Linda participated with a short talk and a poster, “Effects of engineered nanoparticles on the inflammatory response in a human monocyte-based in vitro model”, while Ngoc gave the short talk “Size-controlled synthesis and functionalization of large gold nanoparticles”. Emilia presented the poster “Synthesis and characterization of nano-objects for toxicological evaluation”, Anna presented the poster “New Good Laboratory Standards for in vitro nanotoxicology studies in toxicology laboratories”, Paul presented the poster “Effects of surface charge of nanoparticles on oxidative stress induction”, and Yang presented the poster “The triggering of apoptosis in macrophages by pristine graphene thro…
BioMalaysia 2011: Conference and Exhibition
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. November 21-23, 2011
Fellow Mun Li Yam attended this event.
First CNBSS NanoSustainability Workshop: The future of nanosustainability for expert trainers and trainees
Barcelona, Spain. October 26, 2011
Fellows Paul Schlinkert, Yang Li, Abdul Shah, Carolin Schultz, Anna Huk, Murali Kumarasamy, Ngoc Tran, Mun Li Yam, Linda Stöhr, Emilia Izak and Matthew Boyles attended this event.
Environmental nanotechnologies: Industrial developments, economic and societal impacts
Europole de l’arbois, Aix-en-provence, France. July 7-8, 2011
Fellow Emilia Izak attended this workshop.