BelTox and INVITROM Joint Symposium

“The Safety of Nanomaterials: Opportunities & Challenges”

November 26, 2015, Antwerp, Belgium

Programme

Time
 
Speaker
09:30hRegistration
09:50 - 10:00hWelcome by the chairman
10:00 - 10:50hFate and effects of nanomaterials in the environmentRonny Blust
(University of Antwerp, Belgium)
10:50 - 11:30hNanomaterial risk assessment - an industry perspectiveKarin Wiench
(BASF, Germany)
11:30 - 12:00hCoffee break
12:00 - 12:10hPitch presentations by the meeting sponsors: Nanowal, VITO & J.J. Boss bv
12:10 - 12:30hMultiparametric high content imaging reveals distinct cell type-specific nanotoxicity profilesFreya Joris (Ghent University, Belgium)
12:30 - 12:50hSafety characterization of gold nanoparticles in complex mixturesSarah Deville (Flemish Institute for Technological Research & Hasselt University, Belgium)
12:50 - 13:10hGeneral assembly BelTox
12:50 - 14:00hLunch and poster session
14:00 - 14:20hEarly and sustained immunosuppressive macrophage response to carcinogenic carbon nanotubes in a rat mesothelioma bioassayMarie-Astrid Parent (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
14:20 - 14:40hMonocytic myeloid-derived suppressive cells as a new component of the carcinogenic response to carbon nanotubesVirginie d’Ursel de Bousies (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
14:40 - 15:00hEffects of genotoxicity, DNA methylation and transcriptional changes by Carbon Nanotube exposure in vitroDeniz Öner (KU Leuven, Belgium)
15:00 - 15:40hGut-on-a-chip models for risk assessment of nanomaterialsHans Bouwmeester
(RIKILT, Wageningen University, The Netherlands)
15:40 - 16:10hCoffee break
16:10 - 16:50hOpportunities and safety of nanomaterials in medicineRaymond Schiffelers
(University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands)
16:50 - 17:30hWorkplace exposure to inhaled nanoparticlesEvelien Frijns
(Flemish Institute for Technology, Belgium)
17:30 - 17:45hYoung scientist awards and closing by the chairman

 

Venue:
University of Antwerp
Klooster van de Grauwzusters
Stadscampus – Building S
Lange Sint-Annastraat 7
B-2000 Antwerp, Belgium
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