Wednesday, November 20, 2013

08:30 am

09:30 am
Opening Words

  • Eduard Arzt
    INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrücken, Germany
  • Susanne Reichrath
    State Chancellery of Saarland, Saarbrücken, Germany
  • Frank Wolf
    Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Bonn, Germany
  • Anke Jesse
    Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Berlin, Germany

Session 1: Nanoobjects: Characterisation Techniques and Standardisation
Chair: Tobias Kraus

  • 10:15 am
    Characterisation of Nanomaterials in Regulatory Context
    Eric Bleeker
    RIVM, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
  • 10:50 am
    Metrology Challenges in the Characterization of Nanomaterials for Real-World Applications
    Caterina Minelli
    Nanoanalysis Group, Analytical Science, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, United Kingdom
  • 11:25 am
    “Insight” in Nanomaterial Characterization
    Nicole Meulendijks
    TNO, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • 11:45 am
    Nanomaterial Characterization Techniques
    Ciaran C. Murphy
    Malvern Instruments Ltd., Malvern, United Kingdom
  • 12:05 pm
    NanoParticle Tracking and Analysis – the Technology, Applications and its Standardisation
    Patrick Hole
    NanoSight Ltd, Amesbury, United Kingdom
  • 12:25 pm Lunch Break

Session 2: Human Health: In vitro, ex vivo and in vivo Testing (Part 1)
Chair: Heinz Fehrenbach

  • 01:30 pm
    A Strategy to assess Nanomaterial Toxicity
    Thomas Gebel
    Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Dortmund, Germany
  • 02:15 pm
    Membrane-coupled Signaling Events Elicited by Nanoparticles
    Klaus Unfried
    IUF-Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 02:50 pm
    TiO2 but not SiO2 or ZnO Nanoparticles Accelerate Thrombus Formation in the Murine Microcirculation
    Nadine Haberl
    Walter Brendel Centre of Experimental Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany
  • 03:10 pm
    New Screening System for Noninvasive Nanotoxicological Real Time Analysis of Single Cells in a Defined Population
    Yvonne Kohl
    Fraunhofer-Institut für Biomedizinische Technik, Zellbiologie und Angewandte Virologie, St. Ingbert, Germany
  • 03:30 pm
    In vitro and in vivo Studies to Address the Mechanisms of Pulmonary Toxicity of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Catrin Albrecht
    IUF Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 03:50 pm Coffee Break

Session 3: Environmental Impact of Nanomaterials
Chair: Eric Bleeker

  • 04:10 pm
    Effects of Nanomaterials in Aquatic Systems
    Ralf Schulz
    Environmental Sciences, University of Koblenz-Landau, Landau, Germany
  • 04:45 pm
    Study of Physical and Chemical Parameters of Submicron and Nanoaerosol in Different Sectors of the Metropolis Anthropoecosystem
    Eugeny Kolesnikov
    NUST\”MISiS\”, Moscow, Russia
  • 05:05 pm
    Nanosafety Research and Perspectives of Center of Environmental Implication of Nanotechnology (CEIN)
    Suman Pokhrel
    Foundation Institute of Materials Science, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
  • 05:25-06:35 pm
    Poster Session 1 and Exhibition

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Session 4: Detection and Quantification of Nanoobjects in Living Systems
Chair: Andrea Haase

  • 09:00 am
    Detecting Nanomaterials at the Single-Cell Level – Dos and Don’ts
    Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser
    Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • 09:35 am
    Penetration of ZnO Nanoparticles into in vivo Human Skin Studied by Multiphoton Tomography
    Hans Georg Breunig
    Biophotonik and Laser Technology, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany, and JenLab GmbH, Jena, Germany
  • 09:55 am
    Rapid Examination of Gold Nanoparticle Uptake in whole Cells by Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy
    Diana Peckys
    INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Innovative Electron Microscopy, Saarbrücken, Germany
  • 10:15 am
    Investigation of Intracellular Nanoparticle Transport and Fate by Image Correlation Spectroscopy
    Sarah Deville
    Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Mol, Belgium, and Biomedical Research Unit (BIOMED), Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium
  • 10:35 am Coffee break

Session 5: Modelling and Prediction of Nanomaterial Effects
Chair: Eduard Arzt

  • 11:00 am
    Small but not Unimportant – Though to Comprehend and Difficult to Predict: Challenges of Advancing Computational Methods Specific for Nanomaterials
    Jerzy Leszczynski
    Interdisciplinary Nanotoxicity Center, Jackson State University, Jackson, USA
  • 11:45 am
    Approach to Safe Design of Carbon Nanotubes with Redox Reaction Characteristics
    Shuji Tsuruoka
    ENCs, Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan
  • 12:05 pm
    Computational Nanotoxicology and Rules for Designing Safer Nanomaterials
    Enrico Burello
    RAPID, TNO, Zeist, The Netherlands
  • 12:25 pm Lunch Break

Session 6: Safety, Current Regulation and Social/Ethical Aspects
Chair: Alexandra K. Kiemer

  • 01:30 pm
    Predicting Exposure, Hazards and Risks of Engineered Nanomaterials
    Kai Savolainen
    Finish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
  • 02:15 pm
    Overview on Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials under REACH and other European Regulations
    Stefania Gottardo
    European Commision, DG JRC – Institute for Health and Consumer Protection, Unit I.04 Nanobiosciences, Ispara, Italy
  • 02:50 pm
    Communication about Scientific Uncertainty: How Scientists and Science Journalists Deal with Uncertainties in Nanoparticle Research
    Ilona Heidmann
    University of Koblenz-Landau, Landau, Germany
  • 03:10 pm
    The NANoREG Project and its Novel Approach to Industry Collaboration
    Volker Bachmann
    Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA), Berlin, Germany
  • 3:30 pm Coffee Break
  • 03:50 pm
    Poster Session 2 and Exhibition
  • 05:00-06:15 pm

    A – Nanoobjects: Characterisation Techniques and Standardisation
    Presenter: T. Müller
    Opening statements: E. Bleeker, C. Minelli, P. Hole

    B – Detection, Quantification and Toxic Effects of Nanoobjects in Living Systems
    Presenter: K. Unfried
    Opening statements: B. Rothen-Rutishauser, A. Haase, R. Schulz

    C – Future Needs in Nanosafety
    Presenter: H. Fehrenbach
    Opening statements: T. Gebel, K. Savolainen, K. Wiench

  • 07:00 pm Conference Dinner

Friday, November 22, 2013

Session 7: Human Health: In vitro, ex vivo and in vivo Testing (Part 2)
Chair: Thomas Gebel

  • 09:00 am
    Combining in situ Characterization and in vitro Toxicity Testing of Nanomaterials
    Andrea Haase
    Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, Germany
  • 09:35 am
    Inflammatory Activation of Cells from the Cardiopulmonary System by Oxidic Nanoparticles
    Alexandra K. Kiemer
    Pharmaceutical Biology, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
  • 10:10 am
    The Effects of Carbon Black Nano Particles on Airway Epithelial Cells Differ along the Respiratory Tract
    Heinz Fehrenbach
    Research Center Borstel, Germany
  • 10:45 am Coffee Break
  • 11:00 am
    Impact of the Dynamic Nanoparticle-Protein Corona on Nanosafety
    Roland Stauber
    Molecular and Cellular Oncology, University Hospital of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
  • 11:20 am
    Toxicogenomic Changes, Oxidative Stress and DNA Damage are Key Factors for Nanoparticles Induced Cellular Anomalies: An Insight into the Molecular Mechanism of Cell Death
    Quaiser Saquib
    Kind Saud University, Department of Zoology, College of Science, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Session 8: Presentation of the Workshops and Final discussion
Chair: Annette Kraegeloh

  • 11:40 am
    Workshop presentations
    Final discussion
    Announcement of the Best Poster Award winner
    Closing remarks
  • 12:40 pm Light Meal
  • 02:00 – 04:00 pm
    Guided tour through the INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials