10th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Environmental Health Research  
Jackson Convention Complex, Jackson, MS, USA
September 15-18, 2013

Faculty/Scientists Posters 
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PB - 01

Assessing the Survival of MRC-5 And A549 Cell Lines upon Exposure to Pyruvic Acid, Sodium Citrate and Sodium Bicarbonate

 

Ibrahim O. Farah, Veshell L. Lewis, Wellington K. Ayensu and Joseph A. Cameron

 

Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PB - 02

Implications of Genotoxic Damage, Gene Expression, and Apoptosis in Vernonia amygdalina-Treated Breast Cancer Cells

 

Clement G. Yedjou1, 2, Ernest Izevbigie2 and Paul B. Tchounwou1, 3

 

1Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health; 2Cellular Signaling, Phytoceuticals, and Cancer Prevention and Therapies; 3Environmental Toxicology Research Laboratory College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PB - 03

Treatment of Diabetes and Hypertension Diseases using Medicinal Plants in Cameroon

 

Nolé Tsabang1, Clement G. Yedjou2, Alembert Tchinda Thiabo1, Gabriel A. Agbor1 and Paul B. Tchounwou3

 

1Center for Research on Medicinal Plants and Traditional Medicine, Institute of Medical Research and Studies of Medicinal plants. Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation, Cameroon

2Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH-RCMI Center for Environmental Health, Jackson State University, Jackson, USA

3Laboratory of Cellular Signaling, Phytoceuticals, Cancer Prevention and Therapies; College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, USA

 

PB - 04

Arsenic Trioxide Induces Apoptotic Signaling in Colon Cancer Cells (HT-29)

 

Jacqueline J. Stevens1, Alice M. Walker2, Halima Stringer1, Faith Sherman1 and Paul B. Tchounwou2

 

1Molecular and Cellular Biology Research Laboratory, NIH-RCMI Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

2Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH-RCMI Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PB - 05

Enhancement of Arsenic Trioxide-Mediated Changes in IPS Cells

 

Barbara Graham1,3,4,5, Kenneth Ndebele1,3,4,5 Jacqueline Stevens2,3,4,5  Phatia Wells1,4,5 and Sophia Leggette6

 

1Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Target Validation, 2RCMI  Molecular Core Lab, 3Biology Department, 4NIH-Center for Environmental Health, 5College of Science, Engineering and Technology, 6School of Public Health, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PB - 06

Separate and Joint Effects of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) and Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) on Aromatase CYP19a Transcription Level in Atlantic Tomcod (Microgradus tomcod)

 

Adam Tulu1, Ali Ishaque1, Egbe Egiebor1, Christopher Chambers2 and Rosemary Jagus3

 

1Department of Natural Science, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD 21853, USA

2NOAA-Fisheries, 74 Magruder Rd., Highlands, NJ07732, USA. 3Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute.701 E Pratt st. Baltimore, MD 21202, USA

 

PB - 07

A Rapid Analytical Approach to Screen Trace Elements and Heavy Metals in Various Environmental Samples: A Comparison of X-Ray Fluorescence with Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectroscopy

 

Jacquenline Q. McComb1, Fengxiang Han1,2, Christian S. Rogers1 and Paul B. Tchounwou1

 

1Environmental Science Ph.D. Program, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

2Department Of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PB - 08

Encapsulation of Carbonate in a Macromolecular Hexaurea Receptor

 

Avijit Pramanik1, Douglas R. Powell2 and Md. Alamgir Hossain1

 

1Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA

 

PB – 09

GIS Analysis of Shifting Farm Landscape in Northern Louisiana

 

Edmund C. Merem, Peter Isokpehi, Joan Wesley and Chandra Richardson

 

Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39211, USA

 

PB - 10

Population Monitoring at a Community Reception Center

 

Pao-Chiang Yuan and Sunil Kumar Madishetty

 

Department of Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PB - 11

Gold Nanocage Assembly for Selective Second Harmonic Generation Imaging of Cancer Cell

 

Sudarson Sekhar Sinha1, Teresa Demeritte1, Zhen Fan1, Jinsong Duan2, Ruth Pachter2 and Paresh C. Ray1

 

1Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA

2Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio 45433, USA

 

PB - 12

Photoactivity of 6-Thioguanosine

 

Yazhou Zhang1, Hiroyasu Tachikawa1 and Ruomei Gao2

 

1Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Chemistry and Physics Department, SUNY College at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, NY 11568, USA

 

PB - 13

A Theoretical Study on Molecular Structure of Aflatoxin B1 and Aflatoxicol

 

Sedat Karabulut1, Guvanchmyrat Paytakov2 and Jerzy Leszczynski2

 

1Balikesir University, Faculty of Science and Literature, Department of Chemistry, Balikesir, Turkey.

2Interdisciplinary Center for Nanotoxicity, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, 39217, USA

 

PB - 14

Carbon Nanotubes as a Stationary Phases in Solid Phase Extraction – Development of Analytical Method to Extraction of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Water Samples

 

Monika Paszkiewicz1,2, Marek Gołębiowski1,2, Bartłomiej Wysocki2,3, Piotr Stepnowski1 and Danuta Leszczyńska2

 

1Institute for Environmental and Human Health Protection, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Gdansk, ul. Wita Stwosza 63, 80-952 Gdansk, Poland

2Interdisciplinary Nanotoxicity Center, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

3Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Woloska 141 St., 02-507 Warsaw, Poland

 

PB - 15

Suicidal Ideation in Smokers: A Cross-Sectional Study Among the Educated Youth in the Pokhara Valley of Western Nepal

 

Brijesh Sathian1, Jayadevan Sreedharan2, Ritesh G. Menezes3, Indrajit Banerjee4, Bedanta Roy5, Nishida Chandrasekharan6 and Ram Lakhan7

 

1Dept. of Community Medicine, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal.

2Research Division, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, UAE.

3Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Mangalore, India.

4Department of Pharmacology, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal.

5Department of Physiology, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal.

6Department of Orthopaedics, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal.

7Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Health Sciences, College of public service, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA.

 

PB - 16

Synthetic Receptors Induce an Anti Angiogenic Profile on Human First Trimester Cytotrophoblast Cells

 

D. Horvat, M. E. Khansari, A. Pramanik, M. M. Rhaman, D. C. C. Sprague, T. J. Kuehl, M. A. Hossain and M. N. Uddin

 

Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine/Scott & White healthcare (MNU, DH, TJK); Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Jackson State University (MEK, AP, MMR, MAH); Texas Bioscience Institute, Temple College (DCCS)

 

PB - 17

Hyperglycemia Impairs Cytotrophoblast Function via Stress Signaling

 

M. N. Uddin, D. Horvat, S. R. Allen and T. J. Kuehl

 

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Medicine/Scott & White Healthcare, TX, USA

 

PB - 18

Cytotoxicity of ZNO Nanoparticles on Human Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma Cell Line LTEP-a-2

 

Xiaoke Hu, Caixia Wang and Hui Wang

 

Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chunhui Rd 17, Laishan District, Yantai, Shandong, 264003, P.R. China

 

PB - 19

Health Surveillance Considering Environmental Chemicals - Reporting Practices of Local, Regional and State Governments in the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil

 

Nery Telma, Silva Mirta, Souza Roseane, Mancilha Zaira and Christensen Rogério

 

Secretary of State for Health - Epidemiological Surveillance Center- Division of Diseases Caused by Environmental Factors

 

PB - 20

Synthesis and Phototoxicity of Pyrrolic Glutathione Conjugate Metabolites of Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids - Formation of Reactive Oxygen Species and Induction of Lipid Peroxidation

 

Liang Ma, Qingsu Xia and Peter P. Fu

 

National Center for Toxicological Research, Jefferson, AR 72079, United States

 

PB - 21

A Model Study for the Concise Synthesis of Bromotyrosine Derived Spiroisoxazoline Core Structures

 

Prasanta Das and Ashton T. Hamme II

 

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PB - 22

Spatial Patterns of Nocturnal Urban Heat Island and their Significance for Human Heat Stress Impacts

 

Loren D. White

 

Meteorology Program, Dept. of Physics, Atmospheric Sciences, and Geoscience, Jackson State University, 1400 J.R. Lynch St., P.O. Box 17660, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PB - 23

Oil Spill, Environmental Pollution and Health Effects


R. Suseela Reddy1, Cristopher Wilson1, Vineet Aggarwal2 and Paul Tchounwou 3


1Department of Physics, Atmospheric Sciences and Geoscience, Jackson State University, 1400 JR Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi, 39217, USA

2St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, Ridgeland MS 39157, USA

3College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 JR Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi, 39217, USA

 

PB - 24

Knowledge and Menstrual Hygiene Practice among Adolescents in Senior Secondary Schools in Ile-Ife, South-Western Nigeria

 

Olufemi O. Aluko, Modupe O. Oluya, Ayomide O. Olaleye, Adebola A. Olajuyin, Funmilola T. Olabintan and Iriyise O. Oloruntoba-Oju

 

Department of Community Health, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria

 

PB - 25

Hand-Washing Practices of Caregivers and Disease Prevalence among Under-5 Children in Ile-Ife, Southwestern Nigeria

 

Olufemi O. Aluko, T. O. Afolabi, P. O. Akinsehinde, A. O. Akinfenwa, P. O. Akinyelure, E. A. Ariyo, and E. O. Ariyo

 

Department of Community Health, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria

 

PB - 26

Knowledge and Food Handling Practices of Nurses in a Tertiary Healthcare Hospital in Nigeria

 

Olufemi Oludare Aluko, Abiodun Ogundipe, Abimbola Odunjo, Janet Komolafe and Ibukun Olatunji

 

Department of Community Health, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria

 

PB - 27

Mobile Elements as a Source of Environmentally Sensitive Genetic Instability

 

Prescott Deininger

 

Tulane Cancer Center and Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA

 

PB - 28

Epidemic and Diseases Ecology in Sri Lanka: A Case Study of Medical Geography in Colombo District

 

Miss S. R. L. S Rathnasekara

 

Department of Geography, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, India

 

PB - 29

Towards Developing a Prototype for a Quantum Diagnostic and Prevention Kit

 

Hari Har Parshad Cohly

 

Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PB - 30

Odor Removal from Human Urine and Feces with Concomitant Sulphuric Acid Production: A Small Scale Cottage Industry in Rural Agricultural Settings

 

Hari Har Parshad Cohly

 

Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PB - 31

Odor Removal of Urine with Concomitant Pigment Formation Using Metal Salts

 

Hari Har Parshad Cohly1, Rahul Thomas2 and Raj Kumar2

 

1Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Dayalbagh, Agra, India

 

PB - 32

Plastic Degradation: A Possible Small Scale Cottage Industry to Develop Alternate Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuels for Plastic Recycling

 

Hari Har Parshad Cohly1, Rahul Thomas2 and Raj Kumar2

 

1Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Dayalbagh, Agra, India

 

PB - 33

Extraction and Solubilization of Human Hair Keratin from Hair Cut Waste

 

Hari Har Parshad Cohly1, Rahul Thomas2 and Raj Kumar2

 

1Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Dayalbagh, Agra, India

 

PB - 34

Amoniumborohydride: A Novel Hydrogen Storage Material Made from Urine

 

Hari Har Parshad Cohly

 

Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PB - 35

Formation of Sodium Borohydride as Hydrogen Storage Material

 

Hari Har Parshad Cohly and Michael Yitna

 

Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PB - 36

Transformation of Human Sludge Eliciting Black Sediment to Bleached Sediment Under Direct Sunlight

 

Hari Har Parshad Cohly1, Rahul Thomas2, Raj Kumar2, Soami Pyara Satsangi2, Jyoti Arora2, Padam Singh2 and D.K. Chaturvedi2

 

1Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Dayalbagh, Agra, India

 

PB - 37

Can CU Be Converted To AU: Chemical Science, Miracle or Scientific Fiction?

 

Hari Har Parshad Cohly

 

Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PB - 38

A Novel Way of Studying Consciousness

 

Hari Har Parshad Cohly1, Bharat Agrawal2 and Hui Chu Tsai3

 

1Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Dayalbagh, Agra, India

3Metref, Singapore

 

PB - 39

Electricity Production By Utilizing the Circadian Rhythm of Cyanobacteria and Pigmentation from Human Waste

 

Hari Har Parshad Cohly

 

Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PB - 40

Comparative Analyses of Human Estrogen Receptor- Ef-Hand Protein Complexes:  Molecular Basis for Hormone Independent Activation

 

David H. Lee1, Bethany Asare1, Hari H. P. Cohly2 and Rajendram V Rajnarayanan1*

 

1Pharmacology and Toxicology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo.

2Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Mississippi, USA

 

PB - 41

A Model Study Toward the Synthesis of the Natural Product, 11-Deoxyfistularin-3

 

Ashton T. Hamme II1, Prasanta Das1, Erick D. Ellis1, and Edward J. Valente2

 

1Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

2Department of Chemistry, University of Portland, Portland, Oregon, USA

 

PB - 42

Chronic Arsenic Exposure in Skin Keratinocytes Induces Aberration in Transferrin Protein Expression

 

Udensi K. Udensi and Raphael D. Isokpehi

 

RCMI Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson Mississippi 39217, USA

 

PB - 43

Numerical Simulation of Atmospheric Mercury in Mississippi

 

Duanjun Lu1, James V. Cizdziel2, Yi Jiang2, Loren White1, Remata S. Reddy1

 

1Department of Physics, Atmos. Sci. & Geosci., Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS 38677, USA

 

PB - 44

Oxidative Stress and Epigenetic Susceptibility to Cancer

 

Kamaleshwar P Singh and Prathap Kumar

 

Department of Environmental Toxicology, The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH), Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA

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