7th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Environmental Health Research  
Marriott Hotel, Jackson, MS, USA
September 12-15, 2010

Faculty/Scientist Posters
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PB - 01

Collaborative Approach to Training Graduate Students using Faculty-Student Research Teams

 

L. D. Thomas1,S. Brown2,  J. Ford-Green3, M. Cato3, T. D. McGee4, E. Rony5, M. Buckles5, A. Addison5, A. Turner5, N. Wong6, A. A. Odukale7, R. Amir7, J. M. Paulusse7, C. Hawker7, R. Siegel8, J. S. Cooperwood6, A. Roitberg4, J. Leszczynski3, S. Shell9, J. Edwards5

 

1Department of Biology, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida, 32307

2Particle Engineering Research Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32608

3Department of Chemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, 39217

4Department of Chemistry/Quantum Theory Project, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 32608.

5Department Chemistry, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida, 32307

6College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida, 32307

7Materials Research Laboratory, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, 93106

8Department of Pharmaceutics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55455

9Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106

 

PB - 02

Functionalized Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Induced Oxidative Stress in Liver of Swiss-Webster Mice

 

Anita K. Patlolla and Paul B.Tchounwou

 

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

 

PB - 03

Serum Aminotransferases and Alkaline Phosphatases as Biomarkers of Hepatotoxicity in Sprague-Dawley Rats Exposed to Silver Nanoparticles

 

Anita K. Patlolla and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

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

 

PB - 04

Genotoxicity of Silver Nanoparticles in Vicia faba

 

Anita K. Patlolla1, Ashley Berry1, 2, LaBethani May1, 3 and Paul B. Tchounwou1

 

1Molecular Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH-RCMI Center for Environmental Health, College of Science Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA,2Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, USA and 3Murray High School-SEPA-2010-Program, JSU, Jackson, MS, USA.

 

PB - 05

Molecular Mechanisms of High Glucose-Induced Toxicity in Human Breast Adenocarcinoma (MCF-7) Cells

 

Christine K. Tchounwou, Clement G. Yedjou and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Box 18540, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

 

PB - 06

Implication of c-JUN N-Terminal/Stress Activated Protein Kinase (JNK/SAPK) Pathway in AML 12 Mouse Hepatocytes Exposed to Pentachlorophenol

 

Waneene C. Dorsey and Yamain David

 

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

   

PB - 07

Assessing the Survival of Fibroblast and Lung Carcinoma Cell Lines Upon Exposure to Selected Organics Aimed at Inhibiting Cellular Glycolysis

 

Ibrahim Farah and Veshell Lewis

 

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

 

PB - 08

Potential of Stone-Wales Defective Armchair (5,5) SWNT for NH3 Sensing: Computational Chemisorption Study

 

M. A. Turabekova1,2, T. C. Dinadayalane1, Danuta Leszczynska1,2 and Jerzy Leszczynski1

 

1Interdisciplinary Center for Nanotoxicity, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jackson State University, 1400 J. R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi, 39217-0510, USA

2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Jackson State University, 1400 J. R. Lynch Street, P.O. Box 17910, Jackson, Mississippi, 39217-0510, USA

 

PB – 09

Environmental Quality as a Part of Longitudinal Study amongst Rural Women - Indian Case Study

 

Valli Manickam1, Gautam Pingal1, Usha Vyasulu Reddi1 and Iyyanki V. Murali Krishna2

 

1Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India: 2Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

 

PB - 10

Photooxidation Activity of Thiopurines

 

Yazhou Zhang, Joshua Smith, Makeisha Haygood and Ruomei Gao*

 

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

 

PB - 11

Metal-Loaded Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes as Photosensitizors for Singlet Oxygen Production

 

Xianchun Zhu, Derrick Price, Shawana Davis and Ruomei Gao

 

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

 

PB - 12

Research of Mechanism of Action of Copper Complexes with Sulfonamides, Potential Drugs for Dermatological Diseases

 

María H. Torre1, Silvia Chifflet2, Alzir. A Batista3, Mariana Foglia2, Melina Mondelli1 and Verónica Bruné1

 

1Química Inorgánica, Facultad de Química, Gral. Flores 2124 and 2 Bioquímica, Facultad de Medicina, Gral Flores 2125, Montevideo, Uruguay; 3 Departamento de Química, Universidad Federal de São Carlos, CP 676, CEP 13565-905, São Carlo, Brazil

 

PB - 13

A Study on Microbiological Quality of Drinking Water in Visakhapatnam City

 

T. Byragi Reddy, M. Vijaya Chandran and M. Naresh Reddy

 

Environmental microbiology laboratories, Department of Environmental Sciences, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India.

   

PB - 14

Growth and Photosynthesis of Tomato, Lycopersicon esculenum, in Response to Biological Chitin Amendment

 

Debora C. Ladner1 and Paul B. Tchounwou2

 

1Jackson State University, Environmental Science PhD Program, Jackson, MS  39217, USA 2Environmental Toxicology Research Laboratory, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, 39217, USA

 

PB - 15

Impact of Tıtanıum Dıoxıde (TiO2) Nanopartıcles on Brıne Shrımp (Artemia sp)

 

Mehmet Ates2 and Zikri Arslan1

 

1Tunceli University, Fisheries Faculty, Tunceli, Turkey 62000

2Department of Chemistry, College of Science and Technology, Jackson State University,Jackson,MS 39217

 

PB - 16

Steroid-Glucosides from Va (Vernonia amygdalina): Possible Key Chemical Components for Anti-Cancer Activity against MCF-7 Cells

 

Xuan Luo1, Cuiwu Lin3, Ernest B. Izibigvie2 and Ken S. Lee1

 

1Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, P.O. Box 17910, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

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

3100 Daxue Done Road, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Guangxi University, Nanning, Guangxi, 530004, China

 

PB - 17

Environmental Health Studies on Peconic River Headwaters:  Water Chemistry

 

LaTonya Stemley1, Ha’Wanna St. Cyr1, Murty S. Kambhampati1 and Timothy Green2

 

1Department of Natural Sciences, Southern University at New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70126, USA; 2Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973, USA

 

PB - 18

Application of Wiser Program: Known or Unknown Chemoicals Spills Caused by Natural Disasters

 

Pao-Chiang Yuan, Vijay M. Maddipatia and Samson E. Emeakpor

 

Hazardous Materials Management Program, Department of Technology, Jackson State University, P. O. Box 18480, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PB - 19

Effects of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms on Arsenic-Cysteine Interactions

 

Raphael D. Isokpehi1,2, Hari H.P. Cohly1,2, Matthew N. Anyanwu2,3, Rajendram V. Rajnarayanan4, Paul B. Tchounwou1, Udensi K. Udensi1,2 and Barbara E. Graham-Evans1

 

1RCMI-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering & Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson MS 39217; 2Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, PO Box 18540, Jackson MS 39217; 3Department of Computer Science, University of Memphis, Memphis TN; 4Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA.

PB - 20

Integrated Infectome Profiling of Protozoan Aquaporins: Novel Targets for Drug Discovery?

 

Raphael D. Isokpehi1, Hari H.P. Cohly1, Subhangi Varadharajan1 Sarada P. Vissapragada2 and Rajendaram V. Rajnarayanan2

 

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

2Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA

 

PB – 21

 

 

 

Open Source Software Tools for Electronic Health Record Management

 

Olusola L. Oladoyinbo1,2, Ousman Mahmud2, Wellington K. Ayensu2 and Raphael D. Isokpehi2

 

1University of Ibadan Health Service, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria; 2Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson MS 39217; USA

 

PB - 22

Predicting the Functional Classes of Schistosoma Universal Stress Proteins using an Improved Dynamic K- Nearest Neighbor (KNN)

 

Andreas Mbah1, Hari H.P. Cohly2, Wellington K. Ayensu2 and Raphael D. Isokpehi2

 

1Maflekumen Higher Institute of Health Sciences, P.O Box 262 Tiko, South West Region, Cameroon. 2Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, JSU, Jackson MS 39217, USA

 

PB - 23

Blocked Randomization with Randomly Varying Block Sizes

 

Jimmy T. Efird

 

Center for Health of Vulnerable Populations, Office of the Dean, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, 237A McIver Building, Administrative Drive, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA

 

PB - 24

The Applications of GIS in the Analysis of the Impacts of Human Activities in South Texas Watersheds

 

Edmund Merem, Sudha Yeramili, and Bennetta Robinson       

 

Department of Urban and Regional Planning,  School of Policy and Planning College of Public Service,  Jackson State University; 3825 Ridgewood Road, P.O. Box 23, Jackson, Mississippi,  39211,  USA

 

PB - 25

Evaluation of Lead Occupational Exposure in an Oil Company in Kinshasa

 

Lievin M. Mputu1, Maguy B. Kasonga1, Patrick M. Ndelo1, Dieudonné E. Musibono2 and Josaphat  Ndelo-di-Phanzu1

 

1Laboratory of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

2Laboratory of ecotoxicology, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, University of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

 

PB - 26

Molecular Mechanisms of Cadmium Chloride Toxicity in Human Liver Carcinoma (HepG2) Cells

 

Anthony Skipper, Clement Yedjou and Paul B. Tchounwou

 

Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch  Street, Box 18540, Jackson, MS, USA

   

PB - 27

Molecular Mechanisms of Perfluorooctanoic Acid Induced Toxicity in Human Prostate (RWPE-1) Cells

 

Terrence T. Wright, Clement Yedjou, Barbara Graham, Kenneth Nbebele and Paul Tchounwou

 

Cellomics and Toxicogenomics Research Laboratory, NIH-Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch  Street, Box 18540, Jackson, MS, USA

 

PB - 28

Sensitivity of Taxol-Resistant Prostate Cancerous Cells to Aqueous Vernonia amygdalina Extracts

 

Keyuna S. Cameron1 and Ernest B. Izevbigie1,2,3

 

1The Laboratory of Cellular Signaling, Phytoceuticals, and Cancer Prevention and Therapies. 2NIH-Center for Environment Health, CSET: 3Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PB - 29

Selected Morphological Characteristics, Lead Uptake And Phytochelatin Synthesis by Coffeeweed (Sesbania exaltata RAF.) Grown in Elevated Levels of Lead-Contaminated Soil

 

Gloria Miller, Gregorio Begonia, and Maria Begonia

 

Department of Biology, P. O. Box 18540, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PB - 30

Chelate-Mediated Changes in Soil Metal Solubility: Implications in the Uptake and Translocation of Cadmium by Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) at Different Growth Stages

 

Jennifer Ntoni, Maria Begonia, Gregorio Begonia and Gloria Miller

 

Department of Biology, P. O. Box 18540, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA

 

PB - 31

Recent Oil Spill and Sea Surface Effects over the Gulf of Mexico

 

Francis Tuluri, R. Suseela Reddy, D. Lu, Y. Anjaneyulu and D. Bhaskar Rao

 

College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, MS 39219, USA

 

PB - 32

Clinsilico: An In-Silico Clinical Trial Support System for Accelerated Biomedical Discovery

 

Chetan Kumar1, Subhangi Varadharajan2, Sarada P. Vissapragada1, Hari H.P. Cohly2, Raphael D. Isokpehi2 and Rajendaram V Rajnarayanan1

 

1Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214; 2Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217

 

PB - 33

A Paradox:  Traumatic Brain Injury and Drug Delivery through Blood Brain Barrier

 

Pooja Gupta1, Arun P. Chopra1, Raphael Isokpehi2, Rajendaram V. Rajnarayanan3, Hari H.P. Cohly2

 

1Department of Biotechnology, Hindustan College of Science and Technology, Farah, Mathura, UP 281122, India.

2Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi 39217, USA.

3Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, 14214, USA

   
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