14th International Symposium
on Recent Advances in Environmental Health Research
 
Marriott Hotel, Jackson, MS, USA
September 10-13, 2017

Faculty/Scientists Posters 
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PB - 01

Preclinical Assessment of Garlic in the Management of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

Clement G. Yedjou, and Paul B. Tchounwou

Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH RCMI-Center for Environmental Health, CSET, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

PB - 02

New Natural Chemotherapy Agent for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Prevention

Mikala Jones1, Jennifer Sims1,2, Noel Tsabang1, Paul B. Tchounwou1 and Clement G. Yedjou1

1Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, MS 39217, USA
2
Department of Behavioral and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Jackson State University, 350 W. Woodrow Wilson Dr, P.O. Box 17038, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

PB - 03

S100P Induces Glioblastoma Cell Transformation

Jennifer Sims1, Kenneth Ndebele1 and Raphael D Isokpehi3

1Laboratory of Cancer Immunology Target Identification and Validation, Department of Biology, CSET, Jackson State University, 1400 J. R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39217, USA
3
College of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, FL, USA

PB - 04

Cisplatin Disrupts MDM2-DAXX-HAUSP Complex, MDM2 Degradation and Activation of P53 in Murine Model of APL

Sanjay Kumar and Paul B. Tchounwou

Cellomics and ToxicogenomicsResearch 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

PB - 05

Molecular Mechanisms of Perfluorooctanoic Acid Induced Toxicity in Human Kidney (HK-2) Cells

Desiree Conton1, Erika Dugo2, and Jacqueline J. Stevens1

1Molecular and Cellular Biology Research Laboratory, NIH RCMI-Center for Environmental Health, CSET, Jackson State University, 1400 JR Lynch Street, Box 18540, Jackson, MS 39217, USA
2
Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH RCMI-Center for Environmental Health, CSET, Jackson State University, 1400 JR Lynch Street, Box 18540, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

PB - 06

Therapeutic Potential of Arsenic Trioxide (ATO) in Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Role of Oxidative Stress in Ato-Induced Apoptosis

Erika B. Dugo1, Clement G. Yedjou1,2, Jacqueline J. Stevens1,2 and Paul B. Tchounwou1

1National Institutes of Health RCMI-Center for Environmental Health, Jackson State University, USA
2
Department of Biology, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, USA

PB - 07

Watershed Characterization and Stakeholder Identification of the Pearl River of the Eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, Southeastern United States

Mark A. Dugo1, Nicole Betson2, Andrea Brown2, Richterica Ford2, Tanisha Hinton2, Thomasina Jenkins2 and Paul B. Tchounwou2

1Mississippi Valley State University, Environmental Health Program, 14000 Hwy 82 West Box #7254, Itta Bena, MS 3894, USA
2
Jackson State University, Environmental Science Ph.D. Program, P.O. Box 18540, Jackson, MS 39217 USA

PB - 08

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

PB – 09

The Study of Pseudomonas Racemases for the Drug Design and Bioremediation Purposes

Hung-Chung Huang1, 2, Ansley Scott2 and Paul B. Tchounwou1, 2

1NIH/NIMHD RCMI Center for Environmental Heath, College of Science, Engineering, and Technology (CSET), Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA2Department of Biology, CSET, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

PB - 10

Quantitative Risk Assessment of Salmonella Resulting from Human Activities

Luma Akil1 and Hafiz Anwar Ahmad 2

¹Department Behavioral and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA
2
Department of Biology/Environmental Science, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

PB - 11

Exploring Diverse Chemical Space for New Antitrypanosomal Agents

Ifedayo Victor Ogungbe, Simira Carothers, Huaisheng Zhang, Rogers Nyamwihura and Jasmine Collins

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

PB - 12

Design and Synthesis of Spiro-Isoxazoline-Lactam as Anticancer Agents

Prasanta Das, Gulrukh Shaheen, Cord Carter and Ashton T. Hamme II

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

PB - 13

Colorimetric Identification of Anions with Artificial Hosts

Md. Alamgir Hossain, Corey R. Johnson, Afsana Jahan and Md Mhahabubur Rhaman

Department of Chemistry, Physics and Atmospheric Sciences, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA

PB - 14

Selective Separation and Determination of Methyl Mercury in Contaminated Top Soils from Oakridge Tennessee by ICPMS

Zikri Arslan, Iris Denmark and Fenxiang Han

Department of Chemistry and Geo and Physical Sciences, Jackson State University, Jackson, USA

PB - 15

An Analysis of Factors Contributing to Toxicity of Ammonium Nitrate in Aquatic Organisms

Maureen Scott, Phillicia Killebrew, Larry Mattix and Justin Toxey

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

PB - 16

Selective Separation and Eradication of Drug-Resistant Superbugs by using Multifunctional Fluorescent Magnetic Carbon-Dots

Avijit Pramanik, Stacy Jones, Carrie Sweet, Rimika Banerjee, Ashley Ignatius, Jayanti Shukla, Paresh Chandra Ray

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

PB - 17

Photosensitization Ability of Thiopurine DNA Bases

Yazhou Zhang and Hiroyasu Tachikawa

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

PB - 18

Analyzing the Role of Air Pollution and Meteorology on Asthma Prevalence using a Poisson Regression Model: A Case Study of Gulfport Region, Mississippi, USA

Amit Kr. Gorai1, Ashok Kr. Patel1, Paul B. Tchounwou2and Francis Tuluri3

1Deprtment of Mining Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha -769008, India
2
NIH/NIMHD RCMI Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA
3
Department of Industrial Systems and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

PB - 19

Toward a Theory of Health Disparities Affecting People of Sub-Saharan African Descent

Anthony R. Mawson

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Jackson State University, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Jackson, MS 39213, USA

PB - 20

Saharan Dust Transport over Atlantic Ocean and Impacts on Ozone and Health Effects

Remata Reddy, Duanjun Lu and Meheri Fadavi

Department of Chemistry, Physics and Atmospheric Sciences, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 J.R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS, 39217, USA

PB - 21

Copper Concentrations Found from Drinking Water, Soils, and Vegetables at Lugelweni, Mt Ayliff, South Africa

Hlalanathi Y. Gwanya and Jennifer N. Ntoni

Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Walter Sisulu University NMD Campus, Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa

PB - 22

Rare Earth Metal Oxides: Synthesis, Characterization, and Antimicrobial Activity

Afef Janen1, Kuzhivelil Joseph Arun1,2 , Mohan Aggarwal1 and Kadiatou Keita3

1Department of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, Alabama A&M University, 4900 Meridian Street North, Normal, AL 35762, USA
2
Department of Physics, Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur, Kerala 680011, India
3
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Alabama A&M University, 4900 Meridian Street North, Normal, AL 35762, USA

PB - 23

Appraising Variations in Climate Change Parameters in the Lower West African Region

Edmund C. Merem1, Gary Crosby3, Yaw A. Twumasi1, Amir Atapour2, Peter Isokpehi1, Joan Wesley1, Siddig Fageir1 and Gloria Hirse 1

1Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39211, USA
2
Department of Civil Engineering, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39211 USA
3
Office of VP Student Affairs, Alabama A&M University, Normal, AL 35762 USA

PB - 24

Facilitating Human Interaction with Information Units on Arsenicals

Raphael D. Isokpehi1, Godwin Adu-Boateng2, Matthew N. Anyanwu3, Udensi K. Udensi4, Matilda O. Johnson5, Hector N. Torres1,6 and Paul B. Tchounwou4

1College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114, USA
2
School of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39213, USA
3Department of Computer Science, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee 38152, USA
4
RCMI Center for Environmental Health, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi 39217, USA
5
College of Health Sciences, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114, USA
6
College of Education, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114, USA

PB - 25

Azadirachta indica Ameliorates Ischemia/Reperfusion- and Hypertension-Induced Cardio-Renal dysfunctions Mediated by Oxidative Stress

MA Yakubu1, TO Omobowale2, AA Oyagbemi3 and AA Adedapo3

1Department of Environmental and Interdisciplinary Sciences, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX 77074, USA
2
Department of Veterinary Medicine, 3Department of Veterinary Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

PB - 26

Bioaccumulation of Some Heavy Metals in Oreochromis niloticus and Clarias gariepinus Relevant to their Concentrations in Water and Sediment of the Ojirami Reservoir, Edo State, Nigeria

Edward E. Izevbigie1, Ernest B. Izevbigie2 and L. A. Elakhame1

1Department of Zoology, Faculty of Natural Science, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria
2
Molecular and Cellular Signaling Laboratories, Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences, Department of Basic Science, Biochemistry Unit. Benson Idahosa University, 1 University Way, Benin City, Nigeria

PB - 27

Introduction of Pipeline Safety and Mississippi 811 System

Pao-Chiang Yuan and Michael Stevenson

Hazardous Material Management / Emergency Management Technology Program, College of Science and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 18480, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

PB - 28

A Study of the Relationships of Dietary, Physical Activity, Exercise Knowledge and Self-Rated Health among College Students in Taiwan

Huey-hong Hsieh

Taiwan Shoufu University, Tainan, 721, Taiwan

PB - 29

Homo- and Heteroanionic Inorganic Solids: An Important Building Block of Current Technology

Saiful M. Islam1,2, Jing Zhao2, Yihui He2, Debajit Sarma2, Shulan Ma2 and Mercouri G. Kanatzidis2

1Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Atmospheric Sciences, Jackson State University, 1400 J. R. Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39217, USA
2
Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60208, USA

PB - 30

Characterizing Wetland Land Use/ Land Cover Change Using Medium Resolution Remote Sensing Data: Case Study from Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve of Mississippi, USA

Ranjani W. Kulawardhana1, Taimei T. Harris1, Eric M. Gulledge1, Fengxian X. Han2 and Paul B. Tchounwou1

1Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA
2
Department of Chemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

PB - 31

State of Mississippi Child Food Insecurity Map Development

Masoumeh Karimi1 and Amir Atapour2

1Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,School of Public Health, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA
2
Department of Civil Engineering, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA

PB - 32

Heavy Metal Exposure and Transposable Element Mediated Damage

Astrid M. Roy-Engel, Madeline Sell, Rebecca S. Derbes, Geraldine Servant and Maria E. Morales

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

PB - 33

Military Global Health Engagement and Low Dose IonizingRadiation: Improving Risk Management

Alexandra C. Miller1,2, John Gilstad3 and David Brenner2

1Science Research Department, Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 8901 Wisconsin Ave. Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
2
Center for Radiological Research, Columbia University Medical Center, Columbia University 630 West 168th Street New York, NY 10032, USA
3
Military Medical Operations, AFRRI, USUHS, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA

PB - 34

Toxicological Effects of Graphene Oxides to E. coli Bacteria

Thabitha P Shareena Dasari and Paul B. Tchounwou

Molecular 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

PB - 35

Design and Synthesis of Spiro-Isoxazoline-Thioethers and Thiolactols for Biological Activity

Ashton T. Hamme II, Prasanta Das, Myles Spillers and Micah Robinson

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

PB - 36

Sustainable Development Goals: Will they Ensure Universal Health Coverage In Low and Medium-Income Countries, to Achieve Global Health?

Stella Anyangwe

Health Policy and Management Track, School of Health Systems and Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Private Bag x20, Hatfield, Pretoria 0028, Republic of South Africa.

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