Program of the Conference
Sunday morning -afternoon – Belvedere Hotel

10:00–16:00

 

Workshops I

Workshops II

Site Remediation

(Room A )

Speakers:

  • Souhail Al-Abed, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development (USA)
  • John McKernan, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development (USA)
  • Slawo Lomnicki, Louisiana State University (USA)
  • Raina Maier, Arizona (USA)

Lectures in the morning then breakout sessions in the afternoon.

Risk assessment

(Room B )

Speakers:

  • Annette Gatchett, Acting Director, Cincinnati Division, National Center for Environmental Health, EPA (USA)
  • Q. Jay Zhao, Toxicologist, Cincinnati Division, National Center for Environmental Health, EPA (USA)
  • Reeder Sams, Ph.D. Deputy Director (Acting), Research Triangle Park Division, National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, EPA (USA)

10:00–10:30

Environmental Chemistry Principles in Site Remediation

(Souhail Al-Abed, USEPA)

Overview of human health risk assessment

10:30–10:45

Coffee break

10:45–11:20

Remediation Investigation and Feasibility Studies: Site Assessment

(John McKernan, USEPA)

Point of departure and dose response modeling

11:25–12:00

Revegetation of Mine Tailings and Waste Rock

(Raina Maier, University of Arizona Superfund Research Program)

Application of human health risk assessment: Case study I

12:00–13:30

Lunch break

13:30–14:10

Nanotechnology for the Environment: Challenges, Risks and Research Directions

(Slawo Lomnicki, Louisiana State University)

Application of human health risk assessment: Case study II

14:15-15:00

 

Romaltyn Mining Baia Mare - Case Study – Site Remediation of Tailings Dam

(Sergiu Chirca, CEO Romaltyn Mining, Baia Mare)

Application of human health risk assessment: Case study III

15:00:15:15

Coffee break

15:15-16:00

Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion

16:00-18:00

Registration

18:00-20:30

Cocktail Hotel Sport



Monday morning

08:30-12:30

Registration

08:30-09:30

Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Welcome from the City of Cluj-Napoca, Mayor Emil Boc
  • Welcome from Cluj County Governor (Prefect), Prof. Gheorghe Vuscan, PhD
  • Welcome from ”Iuliu Hatieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Rector Professor Alexandru Irimie, PhD
  • Welcome from Babes Bolyai University, Rector Acad. Professor Ioan Aurel Pop, PhD
  • Welcome from NIEHS, Dr. William Suk
  • Welcome from European Union, Dr. Laura Gribaldo
  • Welcome from US LSU SRP, Professor Maud Walsh, PhD
  • Welcome from Office of Undergraduate Research at LSU, Dr. Randy Duran, PhD
  • Welcome from The Foundation of the Study of Nanoneuroscience and Neurorepair, Dafin Muresan, PhD, Professor
  • Welcome from Environmental Health Center,  Anca Elena Gurzau, PhD, Professor

09:30–10:00

Plenaries 1Dr. Tony Fletcher, Perfluorinated compounds and health: epidemiological research on PFOA, a persistent global pollutant, London school of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine & Public Health England (UK)

10.00-10.20

Plenaries 2Felicia Loghin, PhD, Professor, Scientific Pro-Rector, University of Medicine and Pharmacy (RO) - Licite drugs misuse and impact on public health and human security

10:20–10:40

Coffee break

10:40–11:10

Plenaries 3–William Suk , Director Superfund Research Program, NIEHS (USA) - Hazardous substances, vulnerable populations and human health: The importance of interdisciplinary research and its translation in reducing the burden of disease

11.10–11.40

Plenaries 4–Slawo Lomnicki, Louisiana State University (USA) - Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals – A Case of Complex Mixtures

11.40–12.00

Plenaries 5 – Adrian Ivan/Marius Bucur, Head of the Department of International Studies and Contemporary History, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of History and Philosophy, Military Conflicts, Security and Environmental Health, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca - Security studies in the beginning of the XXIst Century “More security means more freedom

12.00–12.30

Plenaries 6 – Laura Gribaldo, EU representative, Scientific Officer at Joint Research Centre - European Commission - JRC scientific support to the EU Strategy for the Danube Region  

12:30-13.30

Lunch break

Monday Afternoon

 

 

 

 

13:30-16:00

Responsible Mining

 

Session Co-Chairs:

1.RO-Corina Lupu, Head of the National Agency for Environmental Protection, Bucharest (RO)

2.US-Souhail Al-Abed, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development

Environmental epidemiology; US and CEE expertise

Session Co-Chairs:

1.CEE-Peter Rudnai, Deputy head of Divison for Environmental Health Protection, Budapest

2.US-Michael S. Bloom, Associate Professor, University at Albany, School of Public Health, SUNY

13:30-14:00

Keynote

Raina Maier, PhD, Professor, Department of Soil Water and Environmental Science University of Arizona (US)

Mining and social license

Keynote

Michael S. Bloom, Associate Professor, University at Albany, School of Public Health,SUNY (US)

Consumption of water contaminated by low-moderate arsenic and spontaneous pregnancy loss among women residing in Timis County Romania

14:00-14:15

Elena Simion

Results of radioactivity analysis in mining area

Daniela Cirnatu

Romanian consumer exposure to pesticide residues from food of animal origin during 2009-2012 periods

14:15-14:30

Souhail R. Al-Abed

Mining and the Environment: Learning from Past Experience

Ephraim Massawe

A framework to predict health risks of engineered nanoparticles during environmental remediation: preliminary information needs to support regulatory oversight and exposure assessment

14:30-14:50

John McKernan

Stewardship Concepts for Management of Hard Rock Mining Wastewaters

Alida Timar-Gabor

Unconventional materials as fortuitous retrospective luminescent dosimeters in case of a radiological emergency event

14:50-15.10

Coffee break

15:10-15:40

Juliana Gil-Loaiza

Direct planting as phytostabilization strategy: overcoming challenges in acidic metalliferous mine tailings in southwestern USA

Naranchimeg Jamiyanjamts

Survey reports on defining IEC needs for household food security, hygiene and sanitation among ethic/linguistic minor

15:40–16:00

Ioana Pistea

Heavy metals content in drinking water from a closed mining area. Case study: Baia Mare area (Romania)

Yilmaz Bayram

Investigation of Bioactivity of Dioxins and Genotoxic Changes in Mammary Epithelial Cells in Breast Milk of Lactating Mothers in Istanbul

Monday Evening

16:00-17:15

Site Remediation and Thermal Treatment

 

Session Co-Chairs:

1.RO-Costel Bumbac, PhD Biologist, Head of Collective Biotechnologists, INCD ECOIND, Bucharest

2.US-Robert L. Cook, Associate Professor, Louisiana State University

Advances in Human Biomarkers; Human Biomonitoring Programs

 

Session Co-Chairs:

1.US-Michelle Heacock, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

2.US-Dr. Simona Surdu, PhD, University at Albany, SUNY

16:00-16:30

Keynote

John McKernan, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, USEPA, (US)

 

 

Bioremediation Potential for Dioxin

Keynote

US-H. Vasken Aposhian, PhD Emeritus Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology (active), College of Science University of Arizona; Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology (active), College of Medicine University of Arizona, (US)

The Genetic Hypersusceptability to The Toxic Effects of Mercury

16:30-16:45

Costel Bumbac

Technical Solutions for Remediation of Historically Polluted Soils

Edward Fitzgerald

Concentrations of Selected Organochlorines and Chlorobenzenes in the Serum of Former Love Canal Residents, Niagara Falls, New York, USA

16:45-17:00

Valentina Pidlisnyuk

Phytoremediation of metal-contaminated soils in Kamenetz-Podilsky, Ukraine by growing of second generation crop Miscanthus x giganteus

Corina Rugina

 

Case study: Kronospan Brasov

17:00-17:15

Tomas Macek

A complex approach to phyto/rhizoremediation of polychlorinated biphenyls

Lisbeth E. Knudsen

DEMOCOPHES with supplementary measurements in Denmark

17:15-17:30

Iulia Neamtiu

Environmental contamination and metals toxicity in Baia Mare area (Romaltyn central TMF)

 

Pavel Rossner

Biomarkers in the Czech population exposed to high concentrations of air pollutants: adaptive response in humans

 

Tuesday morning

08:30-10:00

Water Quality, Pollutants, and Health Effects

Session Co-Chairs:

1.RO-Cristiana Cosma, Head of Department of Environmental Technologies, INCD ECOIND, Bucharest

2.US-Haider A. Khwaja, Assistant Professor, Wadsworth Center, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University at Albany

-Omics Technologies and Risk Assessment

Session Co-Chairs:

1.CEE-Radim Sram, M.D., D.Sc., Institute of Experimental Medicine, Prague

 

2.RO-Professor Ioana Neagoe, PhD, Institute of Oncology, Cluj-Napoca

 

08:30-09:00

Keynote

Dr. Danielle Carlin, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (USA)

Toxic Metals Research: New Findings from NIEHS Extramural Community

Keynote

Q. Jay Zha, Toxicologist, Cincinnati Division, National Center for Environmental Health, (USA)

Developing New Tools and Methods for Risk Assessment

09:00-09:15

Gabriela Vasile

Evaluation of tap water quality in large communities from Romania regarding metal concentrations .

Andrea Rossnerova

Investigation of whole genome DNA methylation in human toxicologicalstudies by novel molecular approaches

09:15-09:30

Anca Elena Gurzau

Individual drinking water consumption and the main variables involved in the public perception of drinking water quality: hidden risks

Simona Surdu

Factors modifying the susceptibility to nonmelanoma skin cancer from arsenic exposure in Central Europe

09:30-09:45

John McKernan

Real-time monitoring and visualization technique for groundwater contaminant mass flux and discharge

Stefania Gheorghe

Toxic effects of water and sediments collected from Danube Delta based on microbiotests battery response

09:45-10:00

Elena Stanescu

The spatial-temporal structure of the biotic components from the Danube aquatic ecosystems – actual status of Romanian sector

Nancy Kim

Soil cleanup objectives for contaminated sites.

10:00-10:30

Coffee break

10:30–12:00

Health Effects associated with domestic and occupational exposure

Session Co-Chairs:

1.US- Hyunok Choi, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor Departments of Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY

2.US- Jason Krause, Associate Director, Louisiana State University, Stephenson's National Center for Security, Research and Training, National Center for Biomedical Research and Training

Environment and Neurodevelopmental toxicity

 

Session Co-Chairs:

1.CEE– Yilmaz Bayram, Professor, Yeditepe University Medical School, Istanbul

 2.US- H. Vasken Aposhian, Emeritus Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology (active), College of Science University of Arizona; Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology (active), College of Medicine University of Arizona

10:30–11:00

Keynote

Gheorghe Benga, "Vasile Goldis" Western University of Arad, (RO)

Health problems related to the “apartment” heating appliances (fuelled by natural gas) installed in the building blocks in Romania

Keynote

Dafin Muresan, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, (RO)

From neurobiology to neurorehabilitation – the role of neurotechnologies

11:00–11:15

Irina Brumboiu

Colitis with clostridium difficile: environment, host, nutrition interferences

Corina Lupu

Model of progress assessment of an intervention program for reducing risks associated to exposure to heavy metals (Pb, Cd)

11:15–11:30

Mihali Ciprian

Characterization of particulate matter and other pollutants emitted in the breathing air by apartment heating appliances fuelled by natural gas

Russell Andrews

Disaster Response: An Opportunity to Improve Global Health in the 21st Century

11:30–11:45

Oleg Pavlov

Environmental and professional harmful influences in the uterine myoma development

David Carpenter

Environmental exposure and risks of diabetes cardiovascular disease and hypertension

11:45–12:00

Jean Moore

Health and Safety Session A New Direction in Occupational Health: Workplace Wellness

Simescu Mihaela

Multiple pesticides exposure of greenhouses workers and thyroid parameters

12:00-13:30

Lunch break

Tuesday afternoon

13:30–15:00

Student Priority I*

Risk Management, Assessment, and Regional Case studies

Session Co-Chairs:

1.US-Margaret Reams, Professor of Environmental Sciences, Louisiana State University, LSU Superfund Research Program Community Engagement Core leader

2.CEE-Chayka, Yuriy,O. Bogomolets National Medical University, Ukraine

Student Priority II*

Environmental Health

 

Session Co-Chairs:

1.US-Bernhard Hennig, University of Kentucky

 

2.US-Edward Fitzgerald, PhD, Professor, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY

13:30-14:00

Keynote

Nina Lam, PhD, Professor, Louisiana State University (USA)

Geospatial Methods for Reducing Uncertainties in Environmental Health Risk Assessment: Challenges and Opportunities

Keynote

Bernhard Hennig, University of Kentucky (USA)

Nutritional Modulation of the Toxicity of Environmental Pollutants: Implications in Public Health

14:00-14:15

Simone Domingue

Enhancing the Resiliency of Louisiana Communities to Environmental Pollutants: The LSU Superfund Research Program’s Community Engagement Work

 

Michael Petriello, University of Kentucky

Dietary supplementation with green tea polyphenols decreases PCB-induced hepatotoxicity and oxidative stress in mice by upregulating antioxidant genes

14:15-14:30

Lucia Adina Truta

Environmental exposure to radon causes lung cancer: a review of risk assessment with TF-TR model

Erin Madeen

Environmentally Relevant In vivo Human Pharmacodynamic Analysis of the Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon, Dibenzo (def,p) chrysene: New Tools For PBPK Model Validation

14:30-14:45

Cristian Stoica

Time validation of risk assessment studies

Alina Catrangiu

Occurrence and antibiotic resistance profiles of gram negative strains isolated from the danube delta ecosystem

14:45-15:00

Elisabeth Feld

Effect of Metal Speciation on EPFR Formation

Ionescu Artur

Radon and radium measurements in spring waters, from different geological settings (Romania)

15.00-15:30

Coffee break

15:30-18:00

Poster session

18:00-21:00

Dinner



Wednesday morning

08:30-10:00

Soil Contamination

 

 

Session Co-Chairs:

1.RO-Liliana Cruceru, Head of the Water, Soil and Waste Analysis Laboratory, ECOIND

 

2.US-John McKernan, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development (USA)

Children's Environmental Health

and Asthma

Session Co-Chairs:

1.US-Bill Suk, Director of Hazardous Substance Research/SRP Branch, NIEHS

2.CEE-Anna Paldy, Deputy Director, National Institute of Public Health, Budapest

Security, Energy and Environmental Changes at the beginning of 21st Century

Session Co-chairs:

1.RO– Sergiu Medar, PhD, Gen (R.), Professor, National Academy of Information, Gen. Adriean Pârlog, PhD, Associated Professor, Babes-Bolyai University

2.US– Slawo Lomnicki, PhD, Assistant Professor Environmental Health, Louisiana State University, LSU SRP Materials Core Leader


 

 08:30-09:00

Keynote

Souhail Al-Abed, EPA, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development (USA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nanotechnology and the Environment: Implications and Applications

Keynote

Hyunok Choi, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor Departments of Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, (USA)

 

Dampness-Related Indoor Chemical Mixture and Allergy Disease Risk

Keynote

Margaret Reams, Professor of Environmental Sciences, Louisiana State University, LSU Superfund Research Program Community Engagement Core leader (USA)

 

 

 

 

Applying a Social-Ecological Resilience Framework to Planning for Energy Security

09:00-09:30

Robert L. Cook, Associate Professor, PhD, Louisiana State University (USA)

 

 

 

A model approach to studying environmentally persistent free radicals (EPFRs) in superfund soils

Carmen Panaitescu MD, PhD, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Victor Babes Timisoara

Indoor and outdoor biological air pollutants and their impact on asthma

Mireille R?doi, PhD, Associated Professor, Babes Bolyai University (RO)

 

 

Renewable energy- a chance for Romania to become a major regional player

09:30-09:45

Chayka Yuriy

 

Actual question of 2,4-D 2-ethylhexile ester hygienic and ecological risk assessment in Ukraine

Schneider Alexandra

The UFIREG Project - health effects of ultrafine particles in Central Europe

Environment, environmental health, and military conflicts

 

Session Co-chairs:

1.RO- Mireille RadoiPhD, Associated Professor, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca

2.EU-Ida Caracciolo- Professor of International Law at the University of Naples II, Faculty of Political Studies, Department of European Studies and the Mediterranean.

Keynote

Anda Curta, Director, Regional Center of Public Health, Associated Professor, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca (RO)

 

Changing Security Paradigms: Health Security in the 21st Century

09:45-10:00

Stanescu Bogdan

Study of the assessment of soil pollution in the case of damage to an oil pipeline

Jan Topinka

Gene expression profiles in asthmatic children living in localities with differentextent of air pollution

Adrian Gurau, Petru Pitcovici

Terrorism and Organized Crime

10:00–10:15

Roba Carmen

Nitrite and nitrate content in the drinking water from private wells in some rural and urban areas from romania

Rudnai Peter

Nation – wide survey of chronic respiratory symptoms among 3rd grade school – children in Hungary

Claudia Mera, Bogdan Ioan

What does environment mean in the context of migratory flows?

10:15-10:30

Coffee break

10:30-12:00

Nanotechnology and other Emerging Pollutants

Session Co-chair:

1.RO-Professor Dafin Muresan, PhD, “Iuliu Hatieganu” University of Medicine and Farmacy Cluj-Napoca

2.US-Ramune Reliene, Assistant Professor Environmental Health Sciences, University at Albany State University of New York

Air Pollution and Health

Session Co-Chairs:

1.RO-Rodica Debiasi, Givaroli Impex SRL

2.US-Dr. Danielle Carlin, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

 

 

 

Armed conflicts, reconstruction and sustainable development

Session Co-chairs:

1.USA-Dorin Boldor, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Louisiana State University

2.RO-Iulian Fota , Presidential Adviser, Head of the Department of National Security

3.EU-Andrea Carteny, Sapienza University of Rome

10:30–11:00

Keynote

USA – Ramune Reliene, Assistant Professor Environmental Health Sciences, University at Albany State University of New York (USA)

 

 

 

 

 

 Oral Ingestion of Silver Nanoparticles Induces DNA Damage and Genomic Instability in Multiple Tissues

Keynote

Haider A. Khwaja, PhD, Assistant Professor, Wadsworth Center, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University at Albany (USA)

 

Health Effects of Air Pollution

 

 

 

 

Keynote

RO – Iulian Fota , Presidential Adviser, Head of the Department of National Security (RO)

 

 

 

 

 

 

The end of holidays in Europe – Towards a New Cold War

 

 

11:00–11:15

Slawo Lomnicki

Are Complex Mixtures a New Type of Pollutants – EPFR Example

Khadartsev Alexander

Risk estimation of urban population health under contamination dominating pollutants and products of their transformation in atmospheric air

Tunde Nagy

The war which brings in the cold-Ukraine and Crimea – Maskirovka and Disinformatsia

 

11:15–11:30

Cristina Sabliov

Biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles as pesticide delivery systems: pesticide effectiveness and nanoparticle uptake and potential environmental impact

Hyunok Choi

Synthetic Origins of Microbial Volatile Organic Compounds in the Homes of Asthmatic and Healthy Children

Adrian Daniel Stan

Humanitarian Intervention and Conflict Management

Claudia Iov, Maria Nistor

11:30–11:45

William Gehling

Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals (EPFRs) in PM2.5: Their Contribution to Hydroxyl Radical Concentration and Atmospheric Transformation

Elena Bucur

Impact assessment of pollution with PM2.5 breathable particulate matter from urban areas with intense road traffic on the population health.

Dacian Duna

Old and new geopolitical concerns for the european union: an assessment of the eastern partnership in the wake of the russian resurgence

11:45–12:00

Michelle Heacock

Prevention/Interventions Strategies to Minimize Exposure to Electronic Waste

Rogozea Liliana

Environmental perspective of bio-ethics and health promotion in global health

Q Jay Zhao

A health assessment of technical grade Dinitrotoluene

12:00–13:30

Lunch break

Wednesday afternoon

14:00-15:00

Environmental, Risk Assessment and Management Issues

 

Session Co-Chairs:

1.US-Annette Gattchet, Acting Director, Cincinnati Division, National Center for Environmental Health, EPA

2.CEE-Jan Topinka, Institute of Experimental Medicine AS CR

Regional Case Studies (the Balkans, the Black Sea, the Caspian Sea and the Middle East)

Session Co-Chairs:

1.USA-Dorin Boldor, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Louisiana State University

2.RO-Teodor Frunzeti, Gen (R), Academy of Romanian Scientists

3.EU-Andre Liebich, Honorary Professor, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

14:00-14:15

Keynote

USA - Jim Voit, Analytical Chemist, Quality Assurance Manager, USEPA, (USA)

Environmental Methodology and Data Validation

Keynote

RO- Teodor Frunzeti, Gen (R), Academy of Romanian Scientists, (RO)

Assimetric And Unconventional Conflicts In An Evolving Security Environment

14:15-14:30

Constantin Lucian

Towards a Circular Economy – Industrial Symbiosis In Romania

Florin Calin

European External Action Service in conflict regions

14:30-14:45

Ionel Virgil Criste

Method for assessing the environmental impacts

The geopolitics of military (In) security:

Session Co-Chairs:

1.RO-Nicolae Melinescu, PhD, Visiting Professor, BBU Cluj-Napoca

2.CEE-Barbara Loyer, Professor, Director of Institut Français de Géopolitique, Paris 8 University

Keynote

Nicolae Melinescu

 

Poisonous effects of maritime piracy

14:45-15:00

Georgeta Madalina Arama

Modern methodologies for environmental risk assessment and influences on human health

Miron Alexandru

Terrorism as irregular warfare

15.00-15:30

Coffee break

15:30-17.30

Poster session

18:00-21:00

Conference Dinner – Hotel Belvedere



Thursday morning

08:30–10:30

Global Health in the 21th Century

Session Co-Chairs:

1.US-Jean Moore, Director of Center for Health Workforce Studies, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY

2.US-Professor Philip Nasca, PhD, Dean of the School of Public Health University at Albany, SUNY

Environmental Security

 

Session Co-chairs:

1.CEE-Amalia Hambartsumyan, "Khazer" NGO, Armenia

 

2.US-Elisabeta Mitran, LSU Superfund Research Training Core Coordinator,  Louisiana State University

08:30–09:00

Keynote

Philip Nasca, PhD, Dean of the School of Public Health University at Albany, SUNY (USA)

Environmental Health Issues in the 21th Century

Keynote

Anca Gurzau, PhD, Associate professor, Babes-Bolyai University, Environmental Health Center, Cluj Napoca, (RO)

Environmental security: peace or war?

09:00–09:15

Radim Sram

Air pollution and molecular biomarkers of children health

Jason Krause

Lessing environmental and public health impact of hazardous materials, biological and food safety incidents via training for capability assessment, mitigation planning and emergency response

09:15–09:30

Jean Moore

Global Health in the 21st Century: Perspectives from the U.S.

Kevin Loebbaka

Evaluation of the exposure to hazardous substances in a population group living in the surroundings of an aerospace products manufacturing facility

09:30–09:45

Anna Paldy

Health impacts of climate change - what do we experience in CEE?

Byrne Samuel

Military contamination and persistent organochlorine pesticides in the serum of Siberian yupik people from St. Lawrence island, Alaska

09:45-10:00

John Justino

The importance of effective global partnerships and why Schools of Public Health and Medical Schools around the world(even state-funded institutions) must and should engage globally

Amalia Hambartsumyan

Adverse effects of climate change on population health in Armenia

10:00-10:15

Coffee break

10:15-11:45

Career Opportunities: A Panel Discussion for Students

Session Co-Chairs:

1.US-Dr. Danielle Carlin, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

2.US-Michael Petriello, PhD student, University of Kentucky

10:15-10:35

Keynote

Randy Duran, The Gordon A. Cain Chair for STEM Literacy and Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research at LSU, (USA)

10:35-11:20

Panelists:

Dr. Michelle Heacock, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, USA

Prof. Tomas Macek, University of Chemical Technology, Czech Republic

Dr. Simona Surdu, University at Albany, US

11:20-11:45

Discussions

11:45-13:30

Closing Plenary

11:45-12:00 - Keynote: Radim Sram, CEE

12:00-12:15 - Keynote: William Suk, US

12:15-12:30 - Keynote: Eugen Gurzau, RO

12:30-12:50 - Keynote: Annette Gatchett, US - Human Health Risk assessment

12:50-13:10 - Student Panel Conclusions, Michael Petriello, University of Kentucky, US

13:10-13:20 - Student Appreciation and Recognition, Elisabeta Mitran, LSU, US

13:20-13:30 - Moderators and Closing: Eugen Gurzau (RO), Radim Sram (CZ) and William Suk, NIEHS, (US)

13:30-14:30

Lunch and farewell

Poster session

Tuesday

Name

Abstract Title

Ardelean, Mirela

ELECTRON-MICROSCOPY ANALYSIS AND MORPHOLOGICAL ASPECTS INDUCED BY PENTACHLOROPHENOL IN MICROALGAE BELONGING TO CHLORELLA FUSCA SPECIES

Balta, Cornel

ANTIFIBROTIC ACTIVITY OF SILYMARIN/?-CYCLODEXTRINS IN CARBON TETRACHLORIDE-INDUCED HEPATOTOXICITY IN MICE

Bizo, Maria Lucia

ASSESSMENT OF SOIL CONTAMINATION WITH LEAD NEAR A FORMER LEAD SMELTER

Bobvos, Janos

HEAT-RELATED EXCESS MORTALITY OF BUDAPEST, 2000-2010 DEFINED BY DIFFERENT INDICATORS

Chirila, Ioan

WATER QUALITY AND METHEMOGLOBINEMIA IN RURAL AREA OF NORTH-EAST ROMANIA

Ciorba, Daniela

DECREASED THE INCIDENCE OF SKIN CANCER WITH DISTANCE TO THE MAIN ROADS IN CLUJ-NAPOCA, BETWEEN 2007 AND 2010

Constantiniuc, Mariana

DENTAL RADIOLOGY VERSUS THE ECOLOGICAL CONCEPT

Cosma, Cristiana

NATURAL ORGANIC MATTER (NOM) – PRECURSOR OF UNDESIRABLE COMPOUNDS IN DRINKING WATER

Diabelkova, Jana

IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL FACTORS ON THE INCIDENCE OF RESPIRATORY DISEASES AMONG SCHOOLCHILDREN IN EASTERN SLOVAKIA

Dicu, Tiberius

INDOOR RADON EXPOSURE AND LUNG CANCER: A CASE – CONTROL STUDY IN ALBA AND CLUJ COUNTIES (ROMANIA)

Dinu, Laurentiu

MINE WATER CHEMISTRY FOR SOME CLOSED MINING SITES IN ROMANIA AND THE AVAILABLE TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES

Duna, Dacian

NATIONAL MILITARY CAPABILITIES AT THE EASTERN BORDER OF THE EUROPEAN UNION AND NATO IN THE CONTEXT OF THE UKRAINIAN CRISIS

Filipova, Margarita

SURFACE WATERS ANALYSIS OF THE BULGARIAN DANUBE TRANSBORDER REGION

Gutu, Claudia Maria

DAPHNIA MAGNA TOXICITY ASSAY FOR CERTAIN INORGANIC ARSENIC COMPOUNDS

Hermenean, Anca

INTEGRATED USE OF HISTOLOGICAL AND ULTRASTRUCTURAL BIOMARKERS IN LEUCISCUS CEPHALUS (L.) FOR ASSESSING HEAVY METAL POLLUTION IN TUR RIVER, ROMANIA

Hutter, Hans-Peter

AIR IONS, WELL-BEING AND COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE: RESULTS OF A CROSS-OVER EXPERIMENT IN CHILDREN

Incze, Reka

HEAVY METAL EXPOSURE IN A POPULATION GROUP LIVING IN COVASNA COUNTY, ROMANIA

Kolarevic, Stoimir

CYTOSTATICS AS EMERGING POLLUTANTS IN AQUATIC ENVIRONMENTS - RISK ASSESSMENT BASED ON GENOTOXIC EFFECTS IN HAEMOCYTES OF FRESHWATER MUSSELS

Kracun-Kolarevic, Margareta

USAGE OF FRESHWATER WORMS (LIMNODRILUS UDEKEMIANUS CLAPAREDE) FOR DETECTION OF GENOTOXIC EFFECTS OF 5-FLUOROURACILE, ETOPOSIDE AND CISPLATIN

Kryklia, Sergii

BACTERICIDE HYBRID HYDROGELS FOR WATER TREATMENT WITH INCORPORATED NANOPARTICLES

Manciula, Dorin

STUDY UPON LEACHABILITY IN WATER OF CHROMIUM FROM WASTE LEATHERPRODUCTS

Marusciac, Laura

IMPACT OF AMBROSIA POLLEN ON ALLERGIC AIRWAY INFLAMMATION IN THE BANAT AREA

Calin Baciu

VEGETATION RESPONSE TO SOIL CONTAMINATION IN A MINING AREA



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Mariana, Lucia Andrei

OBTAINING OF COMPOUNDS TO BE USED AS PESTICIDES BUT ALSO TO BE LESS POLLUTING FOR THE ENVIRONMNET IS AN IMPORTANT AND ACTUALITY TOPIC

Masu, Smaranda

THE ASSESSMENT OF THE SEWAGE SLUDGE RECYCLING IN POLLUTED AREAS PHYTOREMEDIATION

McCormick, Lindsay

CHILDREN’S ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT: U.S. CONCEPTS, METHODS, TOOLS AND EXAMPLES

Moldovan, Dorel

MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATION STUDY OF ELECTROPHORETIC TRANSPORT OF SINGLE DNA

Moldovan, Dorel

INVESTIGATION OF LINEAR PEPTIDE ANALOGS SELF-ASSEMBLY AND INTERACTION WITH DPPC AND

Moshammer, Hanns

EVALUATION OF RADON EXPOSURE IN A HISTORIC TUNNEL SYSTEM

Mosneag, Silvia Claudia

STUDY OF LEAD ADSORPTION FROM DRINKING WATER ONTO NATURAL CLINOPTILOLITE ZEOLITE ORIGINATING FROM ROMANIA

Pidlisnyuk, Valentina

IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE TO THE QUALITY OF SURFACE WATER RESOURCES IN UKRAINE

Pogacean, Olivia Anca

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE AND HEALTH STATUS OF WORKERS IN A CAR BATTERY FACTORY

Popita, Gabriela

NEW APPROACH FOR INDUSTRIAL WASTE LEATHER RECOVERY BY EMBEDDING INTO A COMPOSITE MATERIAL

Rimarova , Kvetoslava

IMPACT OF SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ON PREGNANCY AND NEWBORN OUTCOMES IN ROMA AND NON-ROMA POPULATIONS

Romanko, Svitlana

USING OF BIOFUEL CROPS FOR REMEDIATION OF CONTAMINATED SOILS: LEGISLATIVE ASPECTS IN UKRAINE AND SLOVAKIA

Samsoni-Todorova, Olena

MONITORING OF SEASONAL VARIATIONS OF NATURAL ORGANIC MATTER IN DNIEPER RIVER

Kucherovska, Svitlana

ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY DURING GROWING OF SECOND GENERATION OF BIOFUEL CROPS: CASE OF PERENNIAL PANICUM VIRGATUM L.

Tamas, Tudor-Paul

QUALITY OF LIFE ASSESSMENT IN PATIENTS ALLERGIC TO OUTDOOR ALLERGENS IN THE BANAT AREA

Toscano, María Belén

SOCIAL VULNERABILITY IN LOUISIANA’S UPPER INDUSTRIAL CORRIDOR: SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION AND LINKAGES WITH CUMULATIVE POLLUTION - A ZIP CODE LEVEL ANALYSIS

Vukovic-Gacic, Branka

FRESHWATER MUSSELS IN THE ECOGENOTOXICOLOGICAL STUDIES-APPLICATION OF COMET ASSAY

Walsh, Maud

LSU SUPERFUND RESEARCH CENTER’S SCIENCE COMMUNICATION (RESEARCH TRANSLATION)

Krstic, Vesna

CONTENT OF CU, ZN, MN, NI AND TOTAL SULPHUR IN EDIBLE PARTS OF VEGETABLES SAMPLED IN THE SURROUNDINGS OF BOR REGION

Lupsa, Ioana-Rodica

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE “DEMOCOPHES” PROJECT IN ROMANIA

Medar, Sergiu

COERCITIVE DIPLOMACY AS MEANS OF AVOIDING MAJOR MILITARY CONFLICTS- LIMITS AND INTERPRETATION

Parlog, Adriean

COMMUNICATION IN CRISIS AREAS VIA SOCIAL NETWORKS

Dumitrascu, Irina

EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT TO PHTHALATES USING THEIR METABOLITES AS BIOMARKERS IN TWO POPULATION GROUPS FROM ROMANIA

Sileam, Teodor

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