May 28, 2020 – Special issue of NanoImpact highlights recent research efforts of NHIR Consortium members

Special issue of NHIR consortium research published in nanoIMPACT (ELSEVIER). The recent increase in nanotechnology applications has led to an increased need for research in order to safely, responsibly, and sustainably develop engineered nanomaterials. The Nanotechnology Health Implications Research (NHIR) Consortium was established in 2016 to focus on performing some of these studies on a … Continue reading “May 28, 2020 – Special issue of NanoImpact highlights recent research efforts of NHIR Consortium members”

May 2019 Nanolecture Series Event

Effect of inhalation exposure to metal oxide nanoparticles on efficacy of a vaccine protecting against house dust mite allergy Aliasger Salem, PhD Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Iowa USA Date: May 23rd, 2019 Time:  1:00 – 2:00 pm Location: 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg. 1, Room 1302, Boston, MA, 02115 Abstract: The increased use of … Continue reading “May 2019 Nanolecture Series Event”

April 2018 Nanolecture Series Event

Vulnerability of ground water resources regarding emerging contaminants and nanoparticles Thilo Hofmann, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Geosciences University of Vienna Austria April 5th, 2018 1:00-2:00 pm 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg. 1, Room 1302, Boston, MA, 02115 Abstract: The production and use of emerging contaminants inevitably leads to the release, among others, of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) into … Continue reading “April 2018 Nanolecture Series Event”

March 2018 Nanolecture Series Event

Safe Design of Two-Dimensional Materials Robert Hurt, Ph.D. Professor of Engineering Brown University Providence, RI March 7th, 2018 1:00-2:00 pm 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg. 1, Room 1302, Boston, MA, 02115 Abstract: Ultrathin sheet-like 2D materials are an important and rapidly growing class of synthetic nanostructures. The premise of our research is that the biological responses to … Continue reading “March 2018 Nanolecture Series Event”

January 2018 Nanolecture Series Event

Redox-Mediated Events in Modulation of Lung Infection Susceptibility by Engineered Nanomaterials Brian Thrall, Ph.D. Technical Group Leader for the Cell Biology Group Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland, WA January 25th, 2018 1:00-2:00 pm 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg. 1, Room 1302, Boston, MA, 02115 Abstract: While the potential adverse health impacts of ENMs in humans remain … Continue reading “January 2018 Nanolecture Series Event”

November 2017 Nanolecture Series Event

Flame-made Nanomaterials: from Carbon Black & Fumed Silica to Nanosilver & Breath Sensors Sotiris Pratsinis, Ph.D. Professor of Process Engineering & Materials Science ETH Zürich Switzerland November 30th, 2017 1:00-2:00 pm 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg. 1, Room 1302, Boston, MA, 02115 Abstract: Nanoparticles constitute the largest, stand-alone, nanotechnology product today. Dry technologies are most attractive for … Continue reading “November 2017 Nanolecture Series Event”

October 2017 Nanolecture Series Event

Analytical Tools for Characterization of Protein Binding on Nanomaterials Wenwan Zhong Professor of Chemistry University of California, Riverside USA October 4th, 2017 1:00-2:00 pm 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg. 1, Room 1302, Boston, MA, 02115 Abstract: While the corona composition is strongly dependent on the synthetic identities of ENM; the structure, pI, and Mw of the … Continue reading “October 2017 Nanolecture Series Event”

June 2017 Nanolecture Series Event

Grouping of nanomaterials: The value of extrinsic properties, of lifecycle transformation and release behavior Wendel Wohlleben, Ph.D. Senior Scientist Department of Material Physics, Department of Experimental Toxicology and Ecology At BASF Ludwigshafen, Germany June 28th, 2017 12:30-1:30 pm 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg. 1, Room 1302, Boston, MA, 02115 Abstract: Similarity to known benchmark materials can be … Continue reading “June 2017 Nanolecture Series Event”

May 2017 Nanolecture Series Event

Engineered Nanomaterials in Agriculture: Implications and Applications Jason White, Ph.D. Head of the Department of Analytical Chemistry Vice Director of The Connecticut Agricultural Experimentation Station, New Haven, CT May 3rd, 2017 12:30-1:30 pm 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg. 1, Room 1302, Boston, MA, 02115 Abstract: Given the current and future stresses on global food production from … Continue reading “May 2017 Nanolecture Series Event”