From: Ralph B Stuart <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**CORNELL.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] NIOSH Safe Nano Design Workshop Presentation Materials
Date: November 15, 2012 7:56:44 AM EST
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Editor's note: I attended this NIOSH workshop in August and there were several presentations likely to be of interest to DCHAS-L members. I have appended the presentation titles to the bottom of this e-mail.

- Ralph

Dear Safe Nano Design Workshop participants:

The presentation materials that have been authorized for sharing (by the presenters) are included in a new webpage developed by the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering of the University at Albany. The link to the webpage is:

Thanks, again, for your support at this workshop.

Donna S. Heidel, CIH
CDC/NIOSH Education and Information Division
Prevention through Design Coordinator
Office: 513.533.8489
Cell: 513.206.0130
Fax: 513.533.8230
email: dheidel**At_Symbol_Here**

Day One
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Margaret Kitt, MD, MPH, Deputy Director for Program
Paul Schulte, PhD, Director Education and Information Division

Keynote Address
Mark A. Banash, PhD, Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Nanocomp Technologies, Inc.

Plenary opening session
Bill Kojola, Industrial Hygienist, AFL-CIO
Lynn Bergeson, J.D., Bergeson & Campbell PC

Day Two
Session 1: Design of safer nano molecules
Panel Discussion on molecular, structural, and physical modifications to reduce toxicity while preserving function

Designing Nanomaterials for ESH: a window of opportunity - Robert Hurt, Brown University
Dose rate-related effects on the toxicology of nanoparticles - Alison Elder, University of Rochester
Safety by Design: relative toxicity of pristine vs. functionalized MWCNT - Dale Porter, NIOSH
Safe Design within TNO - Maaike leFeber, Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research
Chemical sensors for ESH applications - Michael Carpenter, CNSE
Panel Discussion on screening, characterizing, and detecting nanomaterials

Detecting and measuring nanomaterials in a biological matrix - Byron Cheatham, CytoViva Inc.
High throughput evaluation techniques - Robert Tanguay, Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute
How molecular design drives biological effects - Christie Sayes, Center for Aerosol and Nanomaterials Engineering, RTI
Panel Discussion on nanoparticle toxicology, hazard indices, bands and OELs

Overview of nano toxicology and its challenges - Vince Castranova, NIOSH
Hazard indexing and risk characterization - Gunter Oberdorster, University of Rochester
Benchmark approach to classifying nanomaterials - Eileen Kuempel, NIOSH
Inflammatory markers for nanomaterials assessment - J. Andres Melendez, CNSE

Session 2: Process containment and controls
Opening Session

Overview of PtD applied to a nanotechnology research center - John Weaver, Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University
Living where the nanomaterial meets the road: how to right-size your approach - Bob Segura, CNSE
Panel Discussion on task-related control needs and case studies
Matthew Dahm, NIOSH
Kevin Dunn, NIOSH
Michael Ellenbecker, Center for High Rate Nanomanufacturing, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Panel Discussion on task-related control potential solutions
Gary Partington, Walker Barrier Systems
Steve Janz, Flow Sciences
Scott Patterson, Dover Pak Containment Systems
Pengfei Gao, NIOSH
Jennifer Trodden, CNSE

Panel Discussion on exposure monitoring and sample analysis
Kenneth Martinez, NIOSH
Keith Rickabaugh/Gary Casuccio, R J Lee Group
Keith Swain, Dupont
James Beach, CytoVivo, Inc.

Day Three
OHS Management Systems Panel
Keith Swain, DuPont
Ted Braun, Liberty Mutual
Charles Geraci, NIOSH

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