13th International Symposium
on Recent Advances in Environmental Health Research
 
Marriott Hotel, Jackson, MS, USA
September 11-14, 2016

Faculty/Scientists Posters 
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PA - 01

Cellular Glycolysis and the Differential Survival of Lung Fibroblast and Lung Carcinoma Cell Lines

 

Ibrahim O. Farah

 

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

 

PA - 02

Impact of Triple Combinations of Retinoic Acid, Mold Spores and Citral on the F344 Rat Lung Tissue Pathology

 

Ibrahim O. Farah, Carlene Holt-Gray, Joseph A. Cameron, Michelle Tucci, Zelma Cason and Hamed Benghuzzi

 

Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, and the University of Mississippi Medical Center

 

PA - 03

Bisphenol A Alters the Proliferative Capacities and Functions of the Human Trophoblastic Cells

 

Taysir Hamad, Ali Ishaque and Ahmed Elnabawi

 

Department of Natural Sciences, Graduate Program in Toxicology, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD, USA

 

PA - 04

Arsenic Trioxide Induces Apoptosis via Specific Signaling Pathways in HT-29 Colon Cancer Cells

 

Jacqueline J. Stevens1, Barbara Graham2, Erika Dugo2, Bezawit Berhaneselassie-Sumner1, Kenneth Ndebele2 and Paul B. Tchounwou2

 

1Molecular and Cellular Biology Research Laboratory, NIH RCMI-CEH, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 JR Lynch Street, Box 18540, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH RCMI-CEH, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 JR Lynch Street, Box 18540, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 05

Differential Expression of Ezrin in Human Skin Keratinocytes (HaCaT Cells) Exposed to Arsenic Trioxide

 

Udensi K. Udensi1,3, Raphael D. Isokpehi2 and Paul B. Tchounwou1

 

1NIH/NIMH RCMI CEH, CSET, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, MS 39217, USA

2College of Science, Engineering and Math, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, USA

3Star Medical Center, 4100 Mapleshade Lane. Plano, TX 75075, USA

 

PA - 06

Differential Expression of Ezrin in Human Skin Keratinocytes (HaCaT Cells) Exposed to Arsenic Trioxide

 

Udensi K. Udensi1,3, Raphael D. Isokpehi2 and Paul B. Tchounwou1

 

1NIH/NIMH RCMI CEH, CSET, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, MS 39217, USA

2College of Science, Engineering and Math, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, USA

3Star Medical Center, 4100 Mapleshade Lane. Plano, TX 75075, USA

 

PA - 07

Arsenic Trioxide Modulates P38 MAPK Pathway of Signaling in Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

 

Sanjay Kumar, and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH RCMI-Center for Environmental Health School of Science and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Box 18540, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 08

 

Diversity of ERK and p38 Mitogen-Protein Kinases (MAPKS) in TIB-73 Mouse Hepatocytes Exposed to Pentachlorophenol

 

Waneene C. Dorsey1 and Paul B. Tchounwou2

 

1Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, Grambling State University, Grambling, LA, USA

2Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of

Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box

18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PA - 09

Medicinal Plant Extracts Induced DNA Damage and Apoptosis through Oxidative Stress in Transgenic Mouse Model

 

Clement G. Yedjou, Noel Tsabang, Lucio Miele, Marinelle Payton and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Laboratory, NIH-RCMI CEH, CSET, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PA - 10

Demonstrated Triple Negative Breast Cancer Chemotherapeutic Vulnerability to a Novel and Less Toxic Natural Product Agent

Carolyn B. Howard1 and Shehla Pervin2

 

1Breast Cancer Research Laboratory, NIH/NIMHD-RCMI CEH, Department of Biology, CSET, Jackson State University, 1400 JR Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

2Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Hawkins Building, Los Angeles, California, USA

 

PA - 11

Lead Nitrate Induced cell Death in Human Leukemia (HL-60) Cells through Oxidative Stress

 

Gloria Miller, Martha Taplin, Clement G. Yedjou, Zibri Arslan, Ibrahim Farah and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, CSET, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

 

PA - 12

Quantitative RT-PCR Validation of Gene Expression in Human Promyelocytic Leukemia (HL-60) Cells Treated with Low Doses of Cisplatin

 

Venkatramreddy Velma, Shaloam Dasari and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH/NIMHD RCMI-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University,  1400 Lynch Street, Box 18750, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

PA - 13

Intranasal Administration of WNT3a Enhances Endogenous Neurogenesis and Cell Migration after Focal Ischemic Stroke in Nestin GFP- Mice Models

 

Tammi Taylor1,2,5, Shan-Ping Yu1,2, Zheng Wei3, Dongdong Chen1,2, Albert Cheung Hoi Yu3,4 and  Ling Wei1,2

 

1Department of Anesthesiology and 2Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta Georgia 30324, USA

3Neuroscience Research Institute and Department of Neurobiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100191, China

4Laboratory of Translational Medicine, Institute of Systems Biomedicine, Peking University 5Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA 

 

PA - 14

The Impact of Lead Water Pollution Toxicity on Aquatic Organisms

 

Maureen Scott, Damon Ricks and Michaela Twitty

 

Biology Department, Norfolk State University, 700 Park Avenue Norfolk, VA 23504, USA

 

PA - 15

Effects of Sub-Chronic Exposure to Zinc Nanoparticles on Tissue Accumulation and Serum Biochemistry in Tilapia

 

Hasan Kaya1, Sevdan Yılmaz1, Zikri Arslan2, Veysel Demir3, Mehmet Ates3

 

1Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Faculty of Marine Sciences and Technology, 17100 Çanakkale, Turkey

2Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University,  Jackson, MS 39217, USA

3Tunceli University, Engineering Faculty, 62000 Tunceli, Turkey

 

PA - 16

Exposure of Tilapia to Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: Effects Particle Morphology on Accumulation, Elimination and Hematological Responses

 

Mehmet Ates1, Veysel Demir1, Zikri Arslan2, Hasan Kaya3, Sevdan Yılmaz3

 

1Tunceli University, Engineering Faculty, 62000 Tunceli, Turkey

2Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University,  Jackson, MS 39217, USA

3Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Faculty of Marine Sciences and Technology, 17100 Çanakkale, Turkey

 

PA - 17

Evaluation of Lanthanide Toxicity in Invertebrates

 

Wayne E. Briner

 

College of Health, Humans Services and Science, Ashford University, 8620 Spectrum Center Blvd., San Diego, CA  92123, USA

 

PA - 18

Some Rhenium Cluster Compounds Overcome Tumor Cisplatin Resistance In vivo

 

Natalia Shtemenko1 and Alexander Shtemenko2

 

 1Department of Biochemistry of Muscles, Palladin Institute of Biochemistry National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 9, Leontovicha str., Kyiv,  01601

2Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology, Gagarin av.8, Dnipro 49005, Ukraine

PA - 19

Bioconjugated SWCNTS and Synthesis of Natural Products

 

Prasanta Das, Yunfeng Lin, Thomas J. Ondera and Ashton T. Hamme II

 

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

 

PA - 20

A New and Improved Mechanistic Insight into the Zn(Ii)/H2O Mediated Direct Transformation of Propargyl Hydroxylamine to α,β -Unsaturated Ketone

 

Prasanta Das, and Ashton T. Hamme II

 

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

 

PA - 21

Development of Multifunctional Fluorescent-Magneto Nanoprobes for Selective Capturing and Multicolor Imaging of Heterogeneous Circulating Tumor Cells

Avijit Pramanik, Aruna Vangara, Bhanu P. V. Nellore, Stacy Jones, Sudarson S. Sinha, Suhash R. Chavva and Paresh Chandra Ray

 

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

PA - 22

Sensing of Anions by Synthetic Hosts

 

Md. Alamgir Hossain, Corey R. Johnson, Bobby Protis, Md Mhahabubur Rhaman, Syed Ataul Haque, and Maryam Emami Khansar

 

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

 

PA - 23

Experimental and Theoretical Anion Binding Studies of a Novel Tripodal Thiourea Based Receptor: Proton Transfer-Induced Selectivity for Hydrogen Sulfate over Sulfate 

Maryam Emami Khansari, Jing Wang, Jerzy Leszczynski and Md. Alamgir Hossain

 

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

 

PA - 24

Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) Generation by Photo Irradiating of 6-Thioguanosine

 

Yazhou Zhang and Hiroyasu Tachikawa

 

Analytical Core laboratory, RCMI-Center for Environmental Health, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

PA - 25

Biogeochemical Processes Controlling Fates of Trace Elements and Phosphorus in the Grand Bay National Estuarine Reserve in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

 

Jacqueline Q. McComb1, Eric Gulledge, Turquoise Alexander1, Taimei Harris1, Fengxiang X. Han1, 2, Christian Rogers1 and Paul B. Tchounwou1

 

1Environmental Ph.D. Science, Jackson State University, 1400 J.R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

2Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, 1400 J.R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 26

Environmental Modeling and Prediction for Climate Fluctuations over Grand Bay of Gulf of Mexico

 

R. Suseela Reddy1, Duanjun Lu1, Paulinus Chigbu 2 and Paul Tchounwou 3

 

1Department of Physics, Atmospheric Sciences and Geosccience,1400 J.R. Lynch Street, Jackson State University,  Jackson, MS, 39217, USA

2University of Maryland Eastern Shore, 21853, USA

3College of Science, Engineering and Technology, 1400 J.R. Lynch Street, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, 39217, USA

 

PA - 27

Discovery of Susceptibility Genes Loci for Airway Diseases via Expression Quantitative Trait Loci (EQTL) Analyses for Gene Environment Interaction Studies

 

Hung-Chung Huang, Ramzi Kafoury and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Department of Biology & NIH/NIMHD RCMI Center for Environmental Heath, College of Science, Engineering,   and Technology (CSET), Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PA - 28

Developing of a Water Quality Index (WQI) in a Dam used for Irrigation Purposes

 

Celia de la Mora-Orozco1, Hugo E. Flores-Lopez1, Hector O. Rubio-Arias2,  Alvaro A. Chavez-Duran1,  Irma Julieta Gonzalez-Acuña3 and Jesus Ochoa-Rivero4

 

1National Research Institute for Forestry, Agriculture and Animal Production, Environmental Health and Water Resources, Km. 8 Tepatitlan-Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, Tepatitlán de Morelos, Jalisco, Mexico

2Ecology Department, Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Mexico. Periferico Francisco R. Almada. Km. 1. Colonia Zootecnia, Chihuahua, Chihuahua. México

3National Research Institute for Forestry, Agriculture and Animal Production. Carretera Internacional México - Nogales Km. 6, Centro, 63300 Santiago Ixcuintla, Nayarit, Mexico

4Environmental Health and Water Resources, National Research Institute for Forestry, Agriculture and Animal Production. Km. 33.3 Carr. Chihuahua-Ojinaga, Cd. Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico

 

PA - 29

Risk Assessment of Boron Retention in Agriculture Lands in the Ameca District, Jalisco, Mexico

 

Hugo E. Flores-Lopez1, Celia de la Mora-Orozco1, Irma Julieta Gonzalez-Acuña2, Alvaro A. Chavez-Duran1,  Hector O. Rubio-Arias3 and Jesus Manuel Ochoa-Rivero4

 

1National Research Institute for Forestry, Agriculture and Animal Production, Environmental Health and Water Resources, Km. 8 Tepatitlan-Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco. Tepatitlan de Morelos, Jalisco, Mexico

2National Research Institute for Forestry, Agriculture and Animal Production. Carretera Internacional Mexico - Nogales Km. 6, Centro, 63300 Santiago Ixcuintla, Nayarit

3Ecology Department, Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Mexico. Periferico Francisco R. Almada. Km. 1. Colonia Zootecnia, Chihuahua, Chihuahua. Mexico

4Environmental Health and Water Resources, National Research Institute for Forestry, Agriculture and Animal Production. Km. 33.3 Carr. Chihuahua-Ojinaga, Cd. Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico

 

PA - 30

Regional Assessment of Energy Trends in West Africa Using GIS

 

Edmund C. Merem1, Clément Yedjou2, Peter Isokpehi1, Joan Wesley1, Mercy Shenge1, Marshand Crisler1 and Siddig Fageir1 

                                             

1Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39211, USA

2Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39211, USA

 

PA - 31

Used and Obsolete Smoke Detectors Disposal and its Hazards

 

Pao-Chiang Yuan1, Bertiel G. Harris2 and Kwandrea Spann1

 

1Emergency Management Technology & Hazardous Materials Management Program, CSET, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217. USA

2Department of Urban and Regional Planning, College of Public Services, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217. USA

 

PA - 32

Lead Education and Development (Lead) for Communities

 

Jessica L. Murphy1, Talya D. Thomas2 and Bertiel Harris1

1Department of Industrial Systems and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street-Box 18480, Jackson, MS, USA

2Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Jackson State University, 101 West Capitol Street, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PA - 33

Lindane (Gamma-Hexachlorocyclohexane) Exposure Impairs Ca2+-Mediated Vascular Reactivity

 

Momoh A. Yakubu1, Nina S. Brinkley1 and Bret Bessac2

 

1Department of Environmental and Interdisciplinary Sciences, College of Science and Engineering & Technology, Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas, USA

2Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rangel College of Pharmacy, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Kingsville, Texas, USA

 

PA - 34

Recent History of Ebola Disease: Challenge Ahead

 

Yalanda M. Barner1, Inez K. Johnson2, Clement Yedjou3 and Paul B. Tchounwou2

 

1School of Public Health Initiative; 2Environmental Science PhD Program; 3Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Laboratory, NIH-RCMI Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Box 18540, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PA - 35

Profile Statistical Comparison of Calorie Requirements, Trace Elements and Micronutrients in Human with Values ​​and Composition of Main Fruits - A Pluricontinental Analysis

 

Marcio R. Barbosa, Gean Lucas G. Lima, Cesar Keniti M. Oshiro and Henrique Lima M. Pedro

 

Institute of Study and Research of Santa Cruz Hospital. 398, Santa Cruz Street, P.O.BOX 04122-000 Sao Paulo City, Sao Paulo State, Brazil

 

PA - 36

Health Worker in Environmental Sanitation - Epidemiological Profile of 6000 workers

 

Telma de Cássia dos S. Nery, Ayrton H. Jouti, Luciana Ferrari and Rogério Salomão Cardoso

 

Basic Sanitation Company of the State Sao Paulo – SABESP, Sao Paolo, Brazil

 

PA - 37

Profile Graphic of Use and Consumption of Pesticides in Public Health and Cases of Disease Vector in the State of São Paulo / Brazil 2010-2016 

 

Rogério Araújo Christensen 

 

SUCEN: Superintendency of Endemic Disease Control, Sao Paolo, Brazil

 

PA - 38

Identification of Novel Drug/Lead Molecule for Schizophrenia Targeting RGS4 Gene Through in-Silico Analysis

 

S. Anitha Kumari1, Anita K. Patlolla2,3 and Paul B.Tchounwou2,3

 

1Department of Zoology, University College for Women, Koti, Hyderabad, India

2NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA

3Department of Biology, Jackson University, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PA - 39

Hepatotoxicity and Ultra Structural Changes in Wistar Rats Treated with AL2O3 Nanomaterials

 

S. Anitha Kumari1, P. Madhusudhanachary2, Anita K. Patlolla3, 4 and Paul B. Tchounwou3,4

 

1Department of Zoology, University College for Women, Koti, Hyderabad, India

2Ultrastructure unit, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India

3NIH – RCMI Center for Environmental Health, CSET, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA

4Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PA - 40

Racial Disparities and Stage of Presentation in a National Sample of 194,841 Cases of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

 

Jimmy Efird

 

Center for Epidemiology & Outcomes Res. & Coll. of Nursing, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA

 

PA - 41

Association between Alcohol Consumption and the Type of Heart Disease among African American Women and Men in the Jackson Heart Study (JHS)

 

Letetia Mary Addison1, Clifton C. Addison2, Brenda W. Campbell Jenkins3, Sarah Buxbaum4, Monique S. White5, Gregory Wilson6, Donna Antoine-LaVigne6 and Marinelle Payton4

 

1Department of Mathematics/Biostatistics, University of the West Indies, University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

2Jackson Heart Study/Project Health, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39213, USA

3School of Public Health, Jackson Heart Study Graduate Training and Education Program, JSU, Jackson State University, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Suite 2900B, Jackson, MS 39213, USA

4School of Public Health, Jackson State University, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Ave., Jackson, MS 39213, USA

5Project Health, Jackson State University, 350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, MS 39213, USA

6Jackson Heart Study Community Outreach Center, Jackson State University, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Avenue 2900 B, Jackson, MS 39213, USA

PA - 42

Synthesis of (3R,4R,5R)-Dihydro-3-Hydroxy-4-Methoxy-5-Vinylfuran-2(3h)-One from D-Glucose and its Biological Studies as an Anticancer Agent

 

Md Mhahabubur Rhaman, Precious Cooper and Ken S. Lee

 

Jackson State University, 1400 JR Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

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