Monday, November 6, 2017
8:30 AM Welcome/reminders  
8:35 AM Plenary IV Joe Wang
9:25 AM Plenary V Miguel Garcia-Garibay
10:10 AM -10:30 AM Break  
4A Water Treatment I  
10:30 AM Multifunctional magnetic nanocomposites (Overview talk) Dino Villagran
11:00 AM Arsenic Removal by Graphene Oxide-Nanoscale Zero-valent Iron Hybrid Tonoy K. Das
11:20 AM Development of multifunctional nanocomposite coating for indirect potable reuse water treatment Pasan Chinthana Bandara
11:40 AM Producing Clean Water and Salinity Gradient Energy by Using a Graphene Oxide Laminate Xin Tong
12:00 PM Iron Nanoparticle Impregnated 1-D and 2-D Carbon Nanohybrids Prepared with Ultrasonic Spray Pyrolysis for Cr (VI) Removal Nirupam Aich
12:20 PM Investigating the effect of graphene oxide on scaling in thin-film composite polyamide reverse osmosis membranes Ali Ansari
12:40 PM Lunch  
4B Water Treatment II  
2:00 PM Preferential interaction between functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes and bacteriophage MS2 in water Navid B. Saleh
2:30 PM Integration of graphene oxide in mixed-matrix membranes: balancing membrane performance with fouling resistance Francois Perreault
2:50 PM Application of External Voltage for the Release of Deposited Organic Foulants from PPy- Graphene Oxide and PPy- Molybdenum Disulfide Surfaces by NaCl Electrolysis Iftaykhairul Alam
3:10 PM Water Clusters with Superatom Electronic States Juan C. Noveron
3:40 PM Break  
4:00 PM Role of Particle Chemistry on Filtration Mechanisms of Water Treatment- Food Grade and Industrial Grade TiO2 Chen Chen
4:20 PM Antimicrobial Property of MoS2 Nanosheets and Potential Application in Controlling Membrane Biofouling Yingcan Zhao
4:40 PM Characterizing Wastewater Behavior of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Travis Waller
5:10 PM Facile Modification of Bi2WO6 with Base for Improved Photocatalytic Activity under Visible Light Ying Huang
5:30 PM Quantitative Understanding of Nanoparticle Flocculation in Water Treatment Sungmin Youn
5A Nanotoxicology I  
10:30 AM Overview talk and introduction to session Patricia Holden
11:00 AM Biochemical responses of basil (Ocimum basilicum) to Cu(OH)2 nanopesticide: A foliar exposure study Wenjuan Tan
11:20 AM Growing conditions of microbial cultures impact the response to nanoparticles exposure Vinka Oyanedel-Craver
11:40 AM Effect of Metal Nanoparticle Conjugation on the Cytotoxicity of Graphene Oxides Nirupam Aich
12:00 PM Yeast as a model in toxicological studies on Engineered Nanomaterials (ENMs) Nelson Marmiroli
12:20 PM Extrapolating the effects of food and silver nanoparticle stress on individuals to populations of Daphnia – an empirical and theoretical approach Louise Stevenson
12:40 PM Lunch  
5B Nanotoxicology II  
2:00 PM Overview talk Jorge Gardea
2:30 PM Metal oxide nanoparticle ingestion alters intestinal nutrient absorption and enzyme activity Gretchen Mahler
2:50 PM ZnO Nanoparticle Exposure Alters Intestinal Function in an In Vitro Model Fabiola Moreno Olivas
3:10 PM Inhibiting Protein Adsorption of Nanoparticles with Surface Modifications Feng Ding
3:40 PM Break  
4:00 PM A comparison of the lethal and sublethal toxic impacts of nano and ionic copper on an estuarine amphipod Jessica Coutoure
4:20 PM The toxicity of copper nanoparticles varies with aging in different aquatic environments. Caroline Vignardi
4:40 PM Enhanced sensitivity of surface plasmon coupled enzyme-linked immunosorbent (ELISA) assay using silver and C60 films. Achuyut Raghavendra
5:10 PM Phytotoxicity of layered black phosphorus to Arabidopsis thaliana: a physiological and molecular interpretation Chuanxin Ma
5:30 PM Influence of Nitrate and Natural Organic Matter on the Transformation and Degradation of Graphene Family Nanomaterials Mehnaz Shams
6A Food/Agriculture I  
10:30 AM Overview talk Jason White
11:00 AM Higher plants response to metal-based nanoparticles: meta-analysis  of data shows transcriptomics and proteomics rearrangements N. Marmiroli
11:20 AM Role of surface coating on accumulation of cadmium sulfide quantum dots in soybean plants and associated stress mechanisms S. Majumdar
11:40 AM Uptake and Biochemical Effects of Copper Nanoparticle Exposure to Grey Zucchini (Cucurbita pepo) C. Tamez
12:00 PM Transcriptomic Responses of Barley in Response to Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles P. Deka
12:20 PM Physiological and biochemical effects of copper nanoparticles in bell pepper (Capsicum annum L.) plants S. Rawat
12:40 PM Lunch  
6B Food/Agriculture II  
2:00 PM Sustainably Doubling Agricultural Output by 2050: What are the Nanotechnology Niches? Greg Lowry
2:30 PM Uptake and Accumulation of Co-existing Heavy Metals and Engineered Nanoparticles by Agricultural Crops X. Ma
2:50 PM New insight into naturally occurring metal nanoparticles: role of plant root exudates H. Guo
3:10 PM Transgenerational impact on nutrients and enzymatic activity of beans grown in soil with coated/uncoated ZnO nanomaterials I. Medina Velo
3:40 PM Break  
4:00 PM Use of engineered nanomaterials to suppress crop disease and enhance yield Chuanxin Ma
4:20 PM Physiological and biochemical effects of nano, bulk, and ionic copper in kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) plants treated with kinetin. S. Apodaca
4:40 PM Interactions, Transformations and Bioavailability of Nano-Copper Exposed to Root Exudates Y. Huang
5:10 PM Evaluating the role of CeO2 nanoparticle in the suppression of fusarium wilt disease in tomato plant I. Adisa Olarewaju