Year 4 Events: 9/11-8/12

*indicates events with video archive and/or extended abstracts

June 27, 2012
UC CEIN Co-Director Dr. Arturo Keller of UC Santa Barbara participated in the Panel on Nanomaterial Safety and the Toxic Substances Control Act in Washington, D. C. in the Russell Senate Office Building.  This event was hosted by the American Chemical Society Science and the Congress Project with the Congressional Nanotechnology Caucus as honorary co-host.
For more about ACS Science and the Congress Project go here and to view Dr. Keller's presentation go here.

June 5, 2012
*Silver Nanoparticles in the Environment
Dr. Thabet Tolaymat, Environmental Protection Agency

April 24, 2012
*Incorporating Life Cycle Thinking into Risk Assessment for Nanoscale Materials
Dr. Jo Anne Shatkin, CLF Ventures



April 19, 2012
*Nanoparticle Characterization: Lessons Learned from NCI’s Nanotechnology Characterization Lab
Dr. Scott McNeil
Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory (NCL) for SAIC-Frederick, National Cancer Institute at Frederick (NCI-Frederick)

Saturday, April 14, 2012
Nano Days!
California ScienCenter • Los Angeles


February 17, 2012
*The Aggregation and Disaggregation of Fine-grained Particles
Professor Emeritus Dr. Wilbert Lick, UC Santa Barbara
UC Santa Barbara

February 7, 2012
*Developing Safe Nanotechnologies for the Soldier
Dr. Jeffrey Steevens of Environmental Lab - ERDC


January 18, 2012
*Plenty of room at the bottom': Inter-agency politics on nanosize standardization
Dr. Sharon Ku, National Institutes of Health Office of History & UC Santa Barbara
UC Santa Barbara

January 9, 2012
*Comparative transcriptomics to discover the genes and pathways that facilitate organism-environment interaction at physiological and evolutionary timescales
Dr. Andrew Whitehead, Louisiana State University
UC Santa Barbara


November 12, 2011
Explore Your Universe
Open to public of all ages. Free admission. This is an annual event that invites the greater Los Angeles community to come to the UCLA campus to learn about science in a hands-on way. There are interactive booths, demonstrations, talks, planetarium shows, and much more. Many of the physical science departments are involved, such as physics, astronomy, earth and space, atmospheric sciences, and UC CEIN. It is meant for the whole family, all ages.

November 7, 2011
*An Integrated Approach Toward Understanding the Environmental Fate, Transport, Toxicity and Occupational Health Hazards of Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles
Dr. Vicki H. Grassian, University of Iowa
UC Santa Barbara

September 27, 2011
*Safe Handling and Disposal of Nanomaterials in Academic Laboratories: Translating the Best Science into Best Practices
Dr. Hilary Godwin, UCLA


September 19, 2011
*Use of High Throughput Discovery at the Nano/Bio interface to perform hazard ranking and prioritize nano safety assessment
Dr. André Nel, UCLA
UC Santa Barbara


September 19, 2011
Engineering Mineral Nanocomposites for Customized Non-Viral Gene Delivery with Tunable Immunostimulatory Effects
Dr. Bingbing Sun, University of Washington, Seattle

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