Conference Presentations

 
2015-16
2016

March 4-7, 2016, Los Angeles, CA
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) 2016 Annual Meeting

  • Tree (oak and birch) season and climate change in the continental United States (CONUS) from 2000 to 2050 (L. Bielory, Y. Zhang, Z. Mi, T. Cai, P.G. Georgopoulos)
2015

December 6-10, 2015, Arlington, VA
Society for Risk Analysis 2015 Annual Meeting

  • Development of a multiscale systems biology framework to support risk analysis for inhaled particulate matter (D. Mukherjee, A. Gow, S. Schwander, K.F. Chung, T.D. Tetley, J. Zhang, P.G. Georgopoulos)

November 5-9, San Antonio, TX
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting

  • Ragweed (ambrosia) pollen season and climate change in the continental United States (CONUS) from 2000 to 2050 (L. Bielory, Y. Zhang, Z. Mi, T. Cai, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Mugwort (artemesia) pollen season and climate change in the continental United States (CONUS) from 2000 to 2050 (L. Bielory, Y. Zhang, Z. Mi, T. Cai, P.G. Georgopoulos)

October 14-17, Seoul, Korea
World Allergy Conference 2015

  • Pollen season and climate change in the continental United States (CONUS) (L. Bielory, Y. Zhang, Z. Mi, T. Cai, P.G. Georgopoulos) [abstract]

June 3-4, 2015, Princeton, NJ
Research on Outdoor Air Quality – Annual Meeting of the Ozone Transport Commission

  • Modeling the impact of nanotechnology-based diesel fuel additives on air quality and on population exposures to diesel exhaust particles and co-occurring pollutants (Z. Mi, T. Cai, D. Mukherjee, S. Royce, G. Mainelis, P.J. Lioy, J. Zhang, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Modeling pulmonary effects of inhaled fine and ultrafine particles:A multiscale systems biology approach (D. Mukherjee, D. Botelho, A. Gow, K.F. Chung, J. Zhang, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Modeling climate change effects on spatiotemporal dynamics of emissions and airborne concentrations of allergenic pollens in a “one atmosphere” framework (Y. Zhang, Z. Mi, T. Cai, L.Bielory, Y. Gao, L.R. Leung, J. Fu, P.G. Georgopoulos)

May 6-7, 2015, Research Triangle Park, NC
NCNHIR Consortium Meeting

  • Multiscale mechanistic modeling of the respiratory toxicodynamics of engineered nanoparticles (P.G. Georgopoulos, D. Mukherjee, D. Botelho, J. Seiffert, S. Sarkar, R. Smith, A. Gow, S. Schwander, A. Porter, K.F. Chung, T.D. Tetley, J. Zhang)
  • Modeling transport and transformation of engineered nanomaterials for assessing in vitro and in vivo dosimetry (D. Mukherjee, Z. Mi, J. Alexander, L. Bey, A. Porter, M. Ryan, M. Shaffer, F. Chung, T.D. Tetley, S. Schwander, J.Zhang, P.G. Georgopoulos)

May 4, 2015, Duke University – Nicholas School of the Environment, Durham, NC
RAMNUC Workshop

  • Computational modeling to support characterization of human exposures and health risks associated with manufactured nanoparticles in consumer products: Implementation for nAg (S. Royce, D. Mukherjee, Z. Mi, T. Cai, S. Xu, G. Mainelis, P.J. Lioy, J. Zhang, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Modeling of ambient concentrations and population exposures to DEP and associated nCeO2: Studies considering nCeO2 as a diesel additive in the CONUS (Z. Mi, T. Cai, S. Royce, D. Mukherjee, S. Xu, G. Mainelis, P.J. Lioy, J. Zhang, P.G. Georgopoulos)

2014
October 27-29, 2014, Chapel Hill, NC
13th Annual CMAS Conference

  • Modeling climate change effects on spatiotemporal distributions of allergenic pollen of trees, weeds and grasses (Y. Zhang, Z. Mi, T. Cai, L. Bielory, Y. Gao, L. R. Leung, J. Fu, P.G. Georgopoulos) [abstract]

October 15, 2014, Cincinnati, OH
International Society of Exposure Science (ISES) 24th Annual Meeting

  • The impact of a nano-ceria diesel additive on physicochemical and toxicological properties of diesel exhaust particles (J. Zhang, L. Zhang, J. Gong, G. Mainelis, W. Baker, T. Tetley, S. Sarkar, S. Schwander, J. Seifert, R. Smith, P. Subraniam, K. Lee, E. Garfunkel, S. Chen, M. Ryan, A. Porter, H. Kipen, P. J. Lioy, P. Georgopoulos, K. Chung)
  • Computational modeling to support characterization of human exposures and health risks associated with manufactured nanoparticles in consumer products (S. Royce, D. Mukherjee, T. Cai, Z. Mi, S. Xu, G. Mainelis, P.J. Lioy, J. Zhang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [abstract]

September 7-11, 2014
9th International Conference on the Environmental Effects of Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials (Nano2014). Columbia, SC

  • A nano-ceria fuel additive: Impact on emissions and toxicity of diesel exhaust particles (J. Zhang, Y. Nazarenko, L. Calderon, P. Subramaniam, K. Lee, E. Garfunkel, P.J. Lioy, S. Sarkar, S. Schwander, W. Baker, J. Seiffert, R. Smith, Thorley, T.D. Tetley H., Kipen, S. Chen, M. Ryan, A. Porter, M. Duarte, J. Gong, G.  Mainelis, X. Cui, J. Osterberg, R.D. Giulio, Z. Mi, T. Cai, P. Georgopoulos, K.F. Chung)
  • Characterisation and cellular effects of nanotechnology-enabled consumer sprays containing silver and zinc nanoparticles (K.F. Chung, G. Mainelis, L. Calderon, S. Royce, Z. Mi, T. Cai, W. Baker, R. Smith, J. Seiffert, S. Sarkar,  P. Georgopoulos, S. Schwander, J. Zhang)

June 13, 2014, Piscataway, NJ
Neuroscience Day at Rutgers – Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Dean’s Research Symposium

  • MENTOR-NT: A Multiscale Environmental Neurotoxicology Resource (P.G. Georgopoulos, S. Royce, J. Alexander, Z. Mi, D. Mukherjee) [abstract]

April 5-9, San Diego, CA
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting

  • Cancer risk in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers (P. Boffetta, J. Giacalone, S. Wallenstein, R. Lucchini, P.J. Lioy, P.G. Georgopoulos, Z. Mi, J. Alexander, P. Landrigan)
2013

December 8-11, Baltimore, MD
Society of Risk Analysis Annual Meeting

  • Multiscale mechanistic modeling of the respiratory toxicodynamics of engineered nanomaterials (D. Mukherjee, D. Botelho, S. Sarkar, A.J. Gow, S.S. Schwander, K.F. Chung, T.T. Tetley, J. Zhang, P.G. Georgopoulos)

October 28-30, Chapel Hill, NC
CMAS 2013 Conference

  • Modeling climate change effects on spatiotemporal distributions of allergenic ragweed (ambrosia) and mugwort (artemisia) pollen (Y. Zhang, L. Bielory, Y. Gao, Z. Mi, L.R. Leung, J. Fu, P.G. Georgopoulos)

October 11-12, 2013. Los Angeles, CA 
NIEHS Centers for Nanotechnology Health Implications Research (NCNHIR) Consortium Meeting

  • Multiscale mechanistic modeling of the respiratory toxicodynamics of engineered nanoparticles (P.G. Georgopoulos, D. Mukherjee, D. Botelho, S. Sarkar, A. Gow, S. Schwander, K.F. Chung, T.D. Tetley, J. Zhang) [abstract]
  • Progress in modeling inflammatory responses in pulmonary cells exposed to engineered nanoparticles (D. Mukherjee, S. Sarkar, A.J. Thorley, L. Bey, S. Schwander, A.E. Porter, T.D Tetley, J.Zhang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [abstract]

July 1-2, London, UK
ENI Workshop and Grantee Meeting

  • Modeling toxicokinetics and pulmonary toxicodynamics of inhaled nanoparticles in mammalian systems (D. Mukherjee, S. Royce, J. Alexander, D. Botelho, A. Gow, T. Tetley, F. Chung. P.G. Georgopoulos)

June 25-28, 2013. Chicago, IL
Air and Waste Management Association Annual Conference (AWMA 2013)

  • Climate change effects on aero-allergenic pollen dynamics in the US (Y. Zhang, L. Bielory, P.G. Georgopoulos)

May 10, 2013. Piscataway, NJ
Regional Meeting, Tri-State Chapter of International Society of Exposure Science

  • Modeling climate change effects on dynamics of allergenic Ambrosia (ragweed) and Artemisia (mugwort) pollen in US (Y. Zhang, L. Bielory, Z. Mi, T. Cai, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Regional modeling for the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) to support development of attainment strategies (X. Tang, M. Ku, W. Hao, E. Zalewsky, K. Civerolo, J-S. Lin, S. He, T. Key , P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Computational modeling of the toxicodynamic effects in the respiratory system of mice due to nanoparticle inhalation (D. Mukherjee, S.G. Royce, D. Botelho, A.J. Gow, P.G. Georgopoulos)

February 25-26, 2013. Research Triangle Park, NC
NIEHS Centers for Nanotechnology Health Implications Research (NCNHIR) Consortium Meeting

  • Progress in the development of an integrated cross-species toxicokinetic and toxicodynamic modeling framework for silver nanoparticles (D. Mukherjee, S. Royce, J. Alexander, A. Gow, F. Chung, T.D. Tetley, S. Schwander, A. Porter, M. Ryan, M. Shaffer, P.J. Lioy, J.Zhang, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Progress in evaluating pulmonary toxicodynamic modeling for engineered nanomaterials: Mouse lung responses to silver and carbon black nanoparticles (P.G. Georgopoulos, D.Mukherjee, S. Royce, J. Alexander, D. Botelho, A. Gow, F. Chung, S. Schwander, T.D. Tetley, A. Porter, M. Ryan, P.J. Lioy, J. Zhang)

February 22-26, 2013. San Antonio, TX
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting

  • Shifting trends of ragweed (Ambrosia) measurements during a 22 year period in Northern and Southern New Jersey (J. Maik, Y. Zhang, D. Dvorin, P. Georgopoulos, L. Bielory)

January 9-10, 2013.  Research Triangle Park, NC
NIEHS Nano Exposure Workshop

  • Tools for modeling population exposures to engineered nanomaterials (P.G. Georgopoulos)
2012
2012

December 3, 2012. Piscataway, NJ
Ozone Research Center Science Workshop 2012: Air Pollutants – The Old and the New

  • Overview of current studies at the Ozone Research Center (P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Modeling climate change effects on air quality: Studies of allergenic tree pollen emission and transport(Y. Zhang, L. Bielory, L-Y.R. Leung, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Modeling respiratory effects of ultrafine particle inhalation (D. Mukherjee, D. Botelho, A. Gow, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Regional modeling for the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) to support development of attainment strategies (X. Tang, M. Ku, W. Hao, E. Zalewsky, K. Civerolo, J-S. Lin, S. He, T. Key, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Modeling climate change effects on Betula (birch) and Quercus (oak) pollen seasons by analyzing observed pollen and climate data in the US (Y. Zhang, L. Bielory, Z. Mi, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Revisiting characterizations of residential and occupational exposures to WTC contaminants, to support related health outcome analyses (P.G. Georgopoulos, Z. Mi, S. Royce, J. Alexander, P.J. Lioy)
  • Using a Tiered Exposure Ranking (TiER) framework to estimate inhalation exposure indices in the National Children’s Study (P.G. Georgopoulos, S. Xu, S. Royce, J.A. Alexander, X. Tang, P.J. Lioy, P.J. Landrigan)
  • Application of PRoTEGE (Prioritization/Ranking of Toxic Exposures with GIS Extension) for assessing population exposures to engineered nanoparticles (S. Royce, S. Xu, D. Mukherjee, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Effects of inter- and intra-individual variability in inhalation dosimetry modeling of nanoparticles: Consideration of age, gender, and physical activity (P. Shade, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Modeling toxicodynamic effects in the surfactant sub-system of mice due to nanoparticle inhalation and its effect on lung function (D. Mukherjee, S. Royce, D. Botelho, A. Gow, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • A multiscale mechanistic approach toward modeling inflammatory processes due to inhaled particles (D. Mukherjee, D. Botelho, A. Gow, P.G. Georgopoulos)

November 9, 2012. New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers Climate Change Symposium

  • Modeling climate change effects on spatiotemporal patterns of allergenic pollen emissions and airborne concentrations (Y. Zhang, L. Bielory, S. Isukapalli, L.R. Leung, P.G. Georgopoulos)

November 8-13, 2012, Anaheim, CA
2012 Annual Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

  • Shifting trends of ragweed (Ambrosia) measurements during a 22 year period in Northern and Southern New Jersey (J. Maik, Y. Zhang, D. Dvorin, P.G. Georgopoulos, L. Bielory)

October 15-17, 2012, Chapel Hill, NC
2012 CMAS Conference

  • A novel modeling system for studying climate change effects on spatiotemporal distributions of  biogenic aeroallergens: Case study using Birch and Oak pollen (Y. Zhang, L. Bielory, S. Isukapalli, L.R. Leung, P.G. Georgopoulos)

July 31-August 1, 2012, Portland, OR
NIEHS Centers for Nanotechnology Health Implications Research (NCNHIR) Consortium Meeting

  • Progress in modeling pulmonary toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics of engineered nanomaterials: Applications to nAg and CNTs (P. Georgopoulos, D. Mukherjee, S. Isukapalli, S. Royce, S. Xu, D. Botelho, A. Gow, F. Chung, S. Schwander, T. Tetley, A. Porter, M. Ryan, P. Lioy, J. Zhang)
  • Implementing and testing an integrative modeling framework supporting characterization of risk from engineered nanomaterials (D. Mukherjee, S. Isukapalli, S. Royce, S. Xu, A. Gow, F. Chung, T. Tetley, S. Schwander, A. Porter, M. Ryan, M. Shaffer, J. Zhang, P. Lioy, P. Georgopoulos)

June 14, 2012, New Brunswick, NJ
UMDNJ Research Symposium on Child Health

  • A tiered informatics framework for characterizing exposures in the National Children’s Study (NCS) (P.G. Georgopoulos, C.J. Brinkerhoff, S.S. Isukapalli, S.G. Royce, J.A. Alexander, P.J. Lioy, M. Dellarco, P.J. Landrigan) [ abstract ]

April 26, 2012, Atlanta, GA
Invited Presentation at Centers for Disease Control

  • Modeling frameworks and computational tools used to characterize individual and population exposures in New York City after the WTC fire and collapse (P.G. Georgopoulos, P.J. Lioy)

January 26-27, 2012, Research Triangle Park, NC
NIEHS Centers for Nanotechnology Health Implications Research (NCNHIR) Consortium Meeting

  • Integrated modeling of toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics of engineered nanomaterials: Applications to nAg and CNTs (P. Georgopoulos, D. Mukherjee, S. Royce, S. Xu, A. Gow, S. Schwander, T. Tetley, F. Chung, J. Zhang, S. Isukapalli) [ abstract ]
  • Modeling human exposures and intakes of engineered nanomaterials to support risk assessments (S. Isukapalli, S. Royce, D. Mukherjee, S. Xu, A. Gow, P. Lioy, P. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
2011
2011

December 4-7, 2011, Charleston, SC
Society For Risk Analysis Annual Meeting – Risk Analysis in Action

  • A tiered exposure ranking framework under development for use in the National Children’s Study (NCS) (P.G. Georgopoulos, C.J. Brinkerhoff, S.S. Isukapalli, M. Dellarco, P.J. Landrigan, P.J. Lioy) [ abstract ]
  • Contaminant dispersion modeling in complex urban landscapes using hybrid computational fluid dynamics techniques (S. Mazumdar, S.S. Isukapalli) [ abstract ]
  • A modeling framework for assessing risk from engineered nanoparticles in the environment (S.S. Isukapalli, D. Mukherjee, S.G. Royce, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Physiologically based toxicokinetic modeling of zearalenone and zeranol: Estimating dietary exposure and toxicity for individuals at risk (D. Mukherjee, E. Bandera, B. Buckley, S.S. Isukapalli) [ abstract ]
  • Characterization of uncertainties associated with screening level exposure-based prioritization of toxic chemicals using PRoTEGE (S.S. Isukapalli, C.J. Brinkerhoff, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • A novel modeling system for studying the effects of climate change on exposures to aeroallergens and co-occurring gas pollutants (S.S. Isukapalli, Y. Zhang, L. Bielory, A. Robock, P.G. Georgopoulos)

October 28-30, 2011, Carpi, Italy
Ramazzini Days 2011

  • Progress towards a framework supporting exposure index development for the National Children’s Study (NCS) (P.J. Lioy, C.J. Brinkerhoff, S.S. Isukapalli, M. Dellarco, P.J. Landrigan, P.G. Georgopoulos)

October 24-26, 2011, Chapel Hill, NC
2011 CMAS Conference

  • Modeling effects of climate change on spatiotemporal profiles of biogenic aeroallergens (Y. Zhang, P.G. Georgopoulos, S.S. Isukapalli) [ abstract ]

October 23-27, 2011, Baltimore, MD
ISES Annual Meeting – Advancing Exposure Science for Environmental Health

  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling of pesticide dispersion and deposition in airliner cabins (S.S. Isukapalli, S. Mazumdar, P. George, B. Wei, C.P. Weisel) [ abstract ]
  • Multiscale modeling of exposures and toxicokinetics of nanoparticles in consumer products (D. Mukherjee, S.G. Royce, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Bayesian modeling for studying impact of climate change on pollen emissions (Y. Zhang, P.G. Georgopoulos, S.S. Isukapalli) [ abstract ]
  • Rapid screening and prioritization of exposures to chemicals using PRoTEGE (P.G. Georgopoulos, C.J. Brinkerhoff, S.S. Isukapalli) [ abstract ]
  • A framework to support characterization and ranking of exposures for the National Children’s Study (NCS) (P.G. Georgopoulos, C.J. Brinkerhoff, S.S. Isukapalli, M. Dellarco, P.J. Landrigan, P.J. Lioy) [ abstract ]
  • Application of sensitivity/uncertainty analysis in chemical prioritization (J. Mitchell-Blackwood, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos, D.A. Vallero)

September 26-27, 2011, Research Triangle Park, NC
US EPA Exposure-Based Chemical Prioritization Workshop: Exploring Opportunities for Collaboration

  • PRoTEGE – a three-tier system that supports exposure-based prioritization of chemicals (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.S. Isukapalli, P.J. Lioy)
  • Uncertainty considerations for exposure-based chemical prioritization (S.S. Isukapalli, G. Heinemeyer, P.G. Georgopoulos)

August 24, 2011, Bethesda, MD
National Children’s Study Research Day

  • An exposure index estimation framework for the National Children’s Study (P.G. Georgopoulos, C.J. Brinkerhoff, S.S. Isukapalli, M. Dellarco, P.J. Landrigan, P.J. Lioy )

June 20, 2011, Piscataway, NJ
NJDEP Science Advisory Board Meeting

  • PRoTEGE as a tool for evaluating “emerging contaminants” (P.G. Georgopoulos)

April 14, 2011, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Meeting of the New York-Northern New Jersey Investigators of the National Children’s Study

  • Progress in the development of an exposure index for the National Children’s Study (P. Georgopoulos, S. Isukapalli, C. Brinkerhoff, J. Alexander, X. Tang, Y. Zhang, L.Everett, P. Lioy)

April 13, 2011, Trenton, NJ
Annual Public Hearing of the Clean Air Council 

  • Tools and approaches for modeling human exposures to multiple pollutants (S. Isukapalli, P. Georgopoulos, P. Lioy) [ presentation ]

April 12, 2011, Chicago, IL
NIEHS Centers for Nanotechnology Health Implications Research (NCNHIR) Consortium Meeting

  • Mathematical risk modeling for engineered nanomaterials (ENMs): Salient features of the MENTOR-DORIAN-ENM framework, major data gaps, and collaborative opportunities (S. Isukapalli, P. Georgopoulos)

March 9, 2011, Piscataway, NJ
New Jersey Clean Air Council Meeting

  • Developing ozone control strategies in a “one-atmosphere” setting: An ORC perspective (P. Georgopoulos, S. Isukapalli, S. He, P. Lioy) [ presentation ]

February 24, 2011, Piscataway, NJ
ORC Science Workshop 2011

Presentations:

  • Air Pollution, New Jersey, and the ORC (P. Georgopoulos, CCL) [ presentation ]
  • An Overview of Regulatory Developments (W. O’Sullivan, NJ DEP)
  • Air Toxics Hot Spots – Field Studies (T. Fan, EOHSI) [ presentation ]
  • Challenges in Modeling Local Air Pollution: Emergency Events and Confined Spaces (S. Isukapalli, S. Mazumdar; CCL)

Posters:

  • Modeling effects of climatic change on biogenic aeroallergens in a multi-pollutant framework (Y. Zhang, C. Efstathiou, S. Isukapalli, P. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Impact of uncertainties in biogenic emissions on effectiveness of pollution control strategies (X. Tang, C. Hogrefe, S. He, S. Isukapalli, P. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • A modeling framework for assessing risk from engineered nanoparticles in the environment (A. Sasso, P. Shade, C. Brinkerhoff, S. Isukapalli, P. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Modeling the atmospheric fate and inhalation dosimetry of nanoparticles (P. Shade, A. Sasso, S. Isukapalli, P. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Investigating localized exposures using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) (S. Mazumdar, P. Georgopoulos, S. Isukapalli) [ poster ]
  • GIS based planning and management support system for emergency events involving transportation incidents (S. Isukapalli, J. Alexander, C. Yung, P. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Modeling the uptake and biological effects of exposures to trichloroethylene using physiologically based toxicokinetic and toxicodynamic modeling (C. Brinkerhoff, S. Isukapalli, D. Mukherjee, P. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • An exposure information system for studying effects of air quality on birth outcomes and child development (C. Brinkerhoff, S. Isukapalli, P. Lioy, P. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
2010
2010

December 5-8, 2010, Salt Lake City, UT
Society of Risk Analysis Annual Meeting

  • A whole-body physiologically-based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) model for rats: Tocopherol as a protective agent against neurotoxicants (D.P. Mukherjee, P.G. Georgopoulos, S.S. Isukapalli) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]

November 15-16, 2010, Research Triangle Park, NC
NIEHS Centers for Nanotechnology Health Implications Research (NCNHIR) Consortium Meeting

  • A modeling system for assessing risk from engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) (A.F. Sasso, P. Shade, C.J. Brinkerhoff, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

September 22, 2010, Research Triangle Park, NC
USEPA STAR Progress Review Meeting

  • A multiscale modeling system for co-occurring bioaerosols and photochemical air pollutants to support studies of population exposure under climatic change scenarios (C. Efstathiou, S. Isukapalli, L.J. Bielory, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

April 20, 2010, College Park, MD
Invited Seminar at USFDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

  • A multiscale integrated model-based approach for the analysis of exposure and health risks (P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]

April 19, 2010, New York City, NY
National Children’s Study Queens Vanguard Center Meeting

  • NCS-Queens activities on environmental exposure and sampling issues (P.J. Lioy, C. Weisel, P.G. Georgopoulos)
2009
2009

November 1-5, 2009, Minneapolis, MN
Integrative Exposure Biology and Computational Toxicology for Risk Assessment Symposium at the 2009 Annual Conference of ISES

  • Linking exposure dynamics with health effects through biological modeling: Case study with TCE exposure and oxidative stress (C.J. Brinkerhoff, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Integrative source-to-dose-to-effect modeling for interpreting biomonitoring data in an exposure context (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.S. Isukapalli) [ abstract ]
  • Multiscale mechanistic models in exposure assessment: Case studies with virtual organs (S.S. Isukapalli) [ abstract ]
  • Pathway modeling of microarray data of the rat testes after in utero DBP exposure (M. Ovacik, M.G. Ierapetritou, P. Georgopoulos, W. Welsh, S. Euling, B. Sen, K. Gaido, I.P. Androulakis) [ abstract ]
  • Integrated computational models for supporting risk assessment: Case studies with chemical mixtures (A.F. Sasso, K. Krishnan, S.S. Isukapalli) [ abstract ]
  • Computational studies of exposures to pesticides in aircraft cabins (S. Isukapalli, P. George, S. Mazumdar, Y. Chen, B. Wei, C. Weisel) [ abstract ]

October 28-30, 2009
4th International Conference on Oxidative/Nitrosative Stress and Disease, New York Academy of Science (NYAS), New York, NY

  • Integrative modeling of chemically induced oxidative stress: A case study with trichloroethylene (C.J. Brinkerhoff, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

September 2-6, 2009
31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2009) , Minneapolis, MN

  • A unified multiscale field/network/agent based modeling framework for human and ecological health risk analysis (P.G. Georgopoulos, S. Isukapalli)

August 30-September 4, 2009
10th Annual Conference on Systems Biology (ICSB 2009), Stanford, CA

  • An integrated mathematical model for studying toxicokinetic and toxicodynamic processes following exposures of human hepatocytes to arsenic compounds (S.K. Stamatelos, C.J. Brinkerhoff, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

July 14, 2009
Fourth Annual Interagency Workshop: Using Environmental Information to Prepare and Respond to Emergencies, New York, NY

  • Improved assessment of risks from emergency events: Application of human exposure measurements (D.A. Vallero, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos, P.J. Lioy)

June 1-2, 2009
NYC Continuity of Operations (NYC-COOP) Conference, New York, NY

  • Integrating human exposures for improved assessment of risks from emergency events (S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos, P.J. Lioy, D.A. Vallero)

May 20, 2009
3rd Annual Systems Toxicology Symposium,  Piscataway, NJ

Abstracts of the following presentations can be  downloaded  [608kb PDF].

  • ebCTC research integration plan – Overview (P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Multiscale integration of toxicokinetic and toxicodynamic processes: From cells to tissues and organs (P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Pathway modeling of in utero DBP exposure in rat testes (M. Ovacik, M.G. Ierapetritou, P.G. Georgopoulos, W. Welsh, S. Euling, B. Sen, K. Gaido, I.P. Androulakis)
  • Evaluation of computational platforms for simulating intracellular and intercellular interactions (C.T. Yung, D.P. Mukherjee, J.A. Alexander, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Progress and challenges in multiscale physiologically based toxicokinetic (PBTK) modeling of arsenic compounds (S.K. Stamatelos, A.F. Sasso, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Application of Bayesian analysis for studying toxicokinetics of mixtures: Application to co-occuring PCBs (A. Sasso, S.S. Isukapalli, P. G. Georgopoulos, K. Krishnan)
  • Consideration of inter- and intra-individual variability in age/gender dependent dosimetry modeling of inhaled nanoparticles (P. Shade, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • A population exposure modeling system for co-occurring bioaerosols and air pollutants considering climatic change scenarios (C.I. Efstathiou, S.S. Isukapalli, L. Bielory, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Progress in developing an infrastructure for virtual organs in a “whole body” framework: Virtual liver (S.S. Isukapalli, C.J Brinkerhoff, A. Sasso, M. Ierapetritou, I. Androulakis, C. Roth, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Progress in developing an infrastructure for virtual organs in a “whole body” framework: Virtual skin (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.S. Isukapalli, A. Sasso, D. Gerecke)

May 14-15, 2009
First ToxCast Data Analysis Summit (TDAS) , USEPA Campus, Research Triangle Park, NC

  • Data needs for progressing from hazard characterization to risk assessment: Analysis focusing on chemicals from the ToxCast database (C.J. Brinkerhoff, J.A. Alexander, C.T. Yung, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Exposure reconstruction from biomonitoring data using screening level approaches: application to chemicals in the ToxCast database (C.J. Brinkerhoff, J.A. Alexander, A.F. Sasso, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Progress in the development of ebTrack, an open environmental bioinformatics system: design considerations related to the support of consistent multi-attribute ToxCast data analyses (P.G. Georgopoulos, M. Chen, S.S. Isukapalli, W. Welsh, W. Tong) [ abstract ]
  • Relating toxicity profiles to molecular structures: A preliminary analysis of the transcription factor assays data from Attagene Inc. (D. Chekmarev, V. Kholodovych, N. Ai, P.G. Georgopoulos, W. Tong, W.J. Welsh) [ abstract ]

May 11-13, 2009
Toxicity Pathway Based Risk Assessment: Preparing for Paradigm Change. The National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC

  • Application of an integrated bioinformatics system for pathway-based analysis of toxicity data (S. Isukapalli, D. Gerecke, Y.C.  Chang, M. Chen, I. Androulakis, W. Welsh, W. Tong, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Toxicity pathway modeling of chemically induced oxidative stress: A case study with trichloroethylene (C.J. Brinkerhoff, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

May 5, 2009
Exposure Science Community of Practice Teleconference. USEPA Campus, Research Triangle Park, NC

  • Connecting environment, biology, and behavior for human exposure and risk assessment: Integrative modeling approaches (P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]

April 21-23, 2009
v-Tissue 2009: The EU-US Workshop on Virtual Tissues. USEPA, Research Triangle Park, NC

  • Frameworks for linking exposure, dosimetry and toxicity (P.G. Georgopoulos)

March 18, 2009
Cancer Institute of NJ Genetic Epidemiology and Population Biology Research Program Meeting. Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton, NJ

  • Environmental carcinogens and exposure biology challenges (P.G. Georgopoulos)

March 15-18, 2009
48th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology (SOT). Baltimore, MD

  • A novel algorithm for computing interaction-based hazard index for the health risk assessment of chemical mixtures (S.S. Isukapalli, A.F. Sasso, P.G. Georgopoulos, K. Krishnan) [ abstract ]
  • An integrated species comparison analysis based on biological pathways (M. Ovacik, S. Euling, B. Sen, P.G. Georgopoulos, M.G. Ierapetritou, I.P. Androulakis) [ abstract ]
  • Temporal pathway activity analysis of transcriptional profiling of in utero exposure to d-n-butyl phthalate (M. Ovacik, M.G. Ierapetritou, P.G. Georgopoulos, W. Welsh, S. Euling, B. Sen, K. Gaido, I.P. Androulakis) [ abstract ]

March 13-17, 2009
2009 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Washington, DC

  • A modeling system for supporting population exposure assessment to bioaerosols and other air pollutants (S.S. Isukapalli, C. Efstathiou, L.J. Bielory, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • A novel modeling system for estimating pollen emissions: Application to Northeast US (C. Efstathiou, L.J. Bielory, and P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

January 18-21, 2009
2nd International Conference on Biomolecular Engineering. Santa Barbara, CA

  • Multiscale physiologically based toxicokinetic (PBTK) modeling: A case study for arsenic compounds (S.K. Stamatelos, C.J. Brinkerhoff, A.F. Sasso, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
2008
2008

December 7-10, 2008
Society of Risk Analysis (SRA) 2008 Annual Meeting. Boston, MA

  • A novel interaction-based algorithm for predicting biological doses during chronic exposures to chemical mixtures (S.S. Isukapalli, A.F. Sasso, P.G. Georgopoulos, K. Krishnan) [ abstract ]

December 5, 2008
NJ Universities Homeland Security Research Consortium. Princeton, NJ

  • Computational modeling for supporting emergency event response: population exposures to anthrax (S.S. Isukapalli, P.J. Lioy, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Bioinformatics techniques for disease detection and finding medical countermeasures: Case study with sulfur mustard (D.R. Gerecke, M. Chen, S.S. Isukapalli, M.K. Gordon, Y.C. Chang. W. Tong, I.P. Androulakis, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Computational modeling of indoor dynamics of chemical warfare agents: Case study with indoor releases of sarin (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.K. Stamatelos, P. George, S.S. Isukapalli) [ abstract ]

November 19, 2008
Meeting of the Tri-State Chapter of the International Society of Exposure Science (ISES). Piscataway, NJ

  • Modeling exposures to environmental and biological agents (S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos)

November 16-21, 2008
2008 AIChE Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA

  • Physiologically-based inhalation dosimetry modeling for nanoparticles: Considerations of activity, age, and gender (P. Shade, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • In silico modeling of uptake and metabolism of arsenicals in hepatocytes with implications for hepatotoxicity (S.K. Stamatelos, C.J. Brinkerhoff, A.F. Sasso, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Indirect response model of arsenic exposure on gene expression (M.A. Ovacik, M.G. Ierapetritou, P.G. Georgopoulos, W.J. Welsh, I.P. Androulakis) [ abstract ]

October 12-16, 2008
ISEE/ISEA 2008 Concerence. Pasadena, CA

  • Model estimates of arsenic exposure and dose and evaluation with 2003 NHANES data (J. Xue, V. Zartarian, S.W. Wang, and P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

August 24-29, 2008
European Aerosol Conference (EAC) 2008. Thessaloniki, Greece

  • Evaluation of aerosol and ozone simulations over Athens using in situ sensors combined with health indicators (A. Poupkou, I. Ziomas, A. Papayannis, P. Georgopoulos, C. Efstathiou, K. Eleftheriadis, K. Markakis, N. Sifakis, C. Housiadas, P. Nicolopoulou-Stamati, G. Avdikos, M. Lazaridis, T. Giannaros)

June 29-July 3, 2008
Protection and Restoration of the Environment IX (PRE9) Conference. Kefalonia, Greece

  • Mechanistic studies of environmental causes of human disease: a bionetwork dynamics modeling approach (P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Modeling the impact of airport activities on local scale air quality (C. Efstathiou, A. Vemuri, S-W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Short and long-term environmental impacts of wildfires (post-conference workshop, July 4) (P.G. Georgopoulos)

April 30-May 1, 2008
The 2nd Annual Systems Toxicology Symposium: Multiscale Modeling, from Molecules to Organisms. Piscataway, NJ

Abstracts of the following presentations can be  downloaded  [570kb PDF].

  • A multiscale framework for environmental systems toxicology (P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • The indirect response model of arsenic exposure on gene expression
    (M.A. Ovacik, M.G. Ierapetritou, P.G. Georgopoulos, W.J. Welsh, I.P. Androulakis)
  • Gene expression studies of mouse skin response to sulfur mustard exposure for evaluating efficacy of inhibitors (D.R. Gerecke, M. Chen, S. Isukapalli, Y-C. Chang, W. Tong, I.P. Androulakis, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Physiologically based inhalation dosimetry modeling for nanoparticles: Considerations of activity, age and gender (P. Shade, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Efficient physiologically-based algorithms for estimating internal doses occuring due to chronic exposures of organics (S.S. Isukapalli, A.F. Sasso, P.G. Georgopoulos, K. Krishnan)
  • User oriented implementation of a generalized Physiologically-Based Toxicokinetic (PBTK) modeling framework for mixtures (A.F. Sasso, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Pharmacokinetic model of uptake and metabolism of arsenicals in hepatocytes with implications for reactive oxygen species generation and hepatocarcinogenesis (C.J. Brinkerhoff, S. Stamatelos, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Progress in developing infrastructure for a virtual liver I: Essential concepts and modules (P.G. Georgopoulos, W.J. Welsh, S.S. Isukapalli, M. Ierapetritou, I. Androulakis, C.M. Roth, W. Tong)
  • Progress in developing infrastructure for a virtual liver II: Multiscale studies of hepatotoxicants for elucidating potential biomarkers and important pathways related to hepatotoxicity (M. Chen, L. Schnackenberg, L. Guo, R. Holland, R. Beger, Q. Shi, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos, W.J. Welsh, W. Tong)
  • Progress in developing infrastructure for a virtual liver V: PBTK/TD models with zonal and distributed parameters for metabolism of environmental toxins (S.S. Isukapalli, C.J. Brinkerhoff, A.F. Sasso, P.G. Georgopoulos)

April 15, 2008
USEPA Region 2 Seminar – Evaluating Fish Consumption Guidelines: A Qualitative and Quantitative Approach for High Risk Ethnic Groups. New York, NY

  • Modeling dietary human exposures to mercury and methylmercury using a probabilistic source-to-dose approach (S.W. Wang, A. Sasso, Y.C. Yang, P.G. Georgopoulos J. Xue, T. McCurdy, H. Ozkaynak) [ presentation ]

April 14-17, 2008
International Conference on Health Sciences Simulation. Ottawa, Canada

  • A physiologically-based algorithm for predicting internal dose of inhaled toluene: Applications for high dose to low dose and rodent to human extrapolations (S.S. Isukapalli, K. Price, P.G. Georgopoulos, K. Krishnan) [ abstract ]

March 16-20, 2008
47th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology (SOT). Seattle, WA

  • Toxicogenomic studies reveal the transsulfuration pathway as a possible mechanism for liver toxicity (M. Chen, L.K. Schnackenberg, L Guo, R. Holland, R.D. Beger, S. Isukapalli P.G. Georgopoulos, W.J. Welsh, W. Tong) [ presentation ]

February 13-24, 2008
MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society – MCBIOS 2008. Oklahoma City, OK

  • Toxicogenomic studies reveal biosynthetic pathway of S-adenosylmethione as a possible hepatotoxic mechanism (M. Chen, L.K. Schnackenberg, L. Guo, R. Holland, R.D. Beger, Q. Shi, S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos, W. Welsh, W. Tong) [ abstract ]
2007
2007

November 4-9, 2007
AIChE Annual Meeting.  Salt Lake City, UT

  • Toxicogenomics analysis following in utero exposure to di-butyl-phthalate (M.A. Ovacik, M.G. Ierapetritou, B. Sen, S. Euling, P.G. Georgopoulos, W. Welsh, K.W. Gaido, I.P. Androulakis) [ abstract ]
  • A systematic toxicokinetic modeling framework for mixtures of toxic metals (A.F. Sasso, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

October 26, 2007
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Fall Workshop – Environmental Risk Assessment of Metals and Metalloids, Camden, NJ

  • Integrating enviroinformatic and bioinformatic approaches for the systematic analysis of environmental human health risks from metals and metalloids (P.G. Georgopoulos, A.F. Sasso, S.S. Isukapalli) [ abstract ]
  • Consistent physiologically based toxicokinetic modeling for mixtures of toxic metals and metalloids (A.F. Sasso, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

October 25-26, 2007
First International Conference on Toxicogenomics Integrated with Environmental Sciences (TIES), Raleigh, NC

  • Pathway activity analysis for transcriptional profiling of in utero exposure to d-n-butyl phthalate (M.A. Ovacik, M.G. Ierapetritou, P.G. Georgopoulos, W. Welsh, S. Euling, B. Sen, K. Gaido, I.P. Androulakis) [ abstract  |  poster available upon request ]
  • ebTrack: an environmental bioinformatics system built upon ArrayTrack (M. Chen, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos, W.J. Welsh, W. Tong) [ abstract ]

October 14-18, 2007
17th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Exposure Analysis, Durham, NC

  • Modeling personal and ambient exposures to air toxics in Camden, New Jersey (S.W. Wang, X. Tang, Z. Fan, P.J. Lioy, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Systems toxicology: multiscale modeling of environmental impacts on bionetworks (W.J. Welsh, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Exposure biology for a systems approach in studying environmental health risks (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.S. Isukapalli, W. Tong, P.J. Lioy, W.J. Welsh) [ abstract ]
  • Comparative evaluation of population exposure modeling approaches for reactive and non-reactive air pollutants (S.S. Isukapalli, J.E. Langstaff, D.J. Lucken, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Characterizing chemical exposure from biomonitoring data using the Exposure Related Dose Estimating Model (ERDEM) (C.C. Dary, P.G. Georgopoulos, D.A. Vallero, R. Tornero-Velez, M. Morgan, M. Okino, M. Dellarco, F. Power, J.N. Blancato) [ abstract ]
  • Characterizing exposures to arsenic and co-occurring contaminants using the Modeling Environment for TOtal Risk studies (MENTOR) (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.W. Wang, A.F. Sasso, S.S. Isukapalli) [ abstract ]
  • Comparative evaluation of screening and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) approaches for modeling inhalation exposures in indoor environments (S.K. Stamatelos, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Comparative evaluation of three statistical data mining techniques (CART, MARS, and Random Forest) and their applications in analyzing the NHANES VOC project data (S.W. Wang, Y. Yan, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Sensitivity analysis for studying impacts of aging on population toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics (A.F. Sasso, S.S. Isukapalli, E. Kenyon, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Physiologically based toxicokinetic modeling for mixtures of toxic metals (A.F. Sasso, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Evaluation of methods for reconstructing exposures from biomarkers via PBTK models (S.S. Isukapalli, A.F. Sasso, M. Okino, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

October 1-3, 2007
6th Annual CMAS Conference, Chapel Hill, NC

  • Person oriented exposure modeling for ambient air toxics: High resolution modeling for local scale air quality (S.S. Isukapalli, P. George, S. Stamatelos, S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Evaluation of emission control strategies for regional scale air quality: Performance of direct and surrogate techniques (S.S. Isukapalli, T. Kindap, A. Vemuri, S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

September 12-14, 2007
USEPA NERL Exposure Reconstruction Workshop, Cincinnati, OH

  • Optimized Bayesian and non-Bayesian inversion of biological data using mechanistic models (S.S. Isukapalli , A.F. Sasso, P.G. Georgopoulos)

June 20, 2007
ACC-LRI Workshop on VOC Exposure Modeling, Piscataway, NJ

  • VOC inhalation exposure modeling in a “source to dose to effect” framework: Research directions and challenges (P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]
  • VOC exposure research at USEPA-OAQPS (J. Langstaff, USEPA) [ handout ]
  • Air toxics exposure modeling research at USEPA NERL: Linking air quality and exposure models (J. Burke, USEPA)
  • Employing sub grid variability (SGV) properties of air quality models towards improving exposure assessments (J. Ching, USEPA) [ presentaion ]
  • VOC exposure information from NJ DEP’s air monitoring network and special projects (L. Bonanno, NJDEP) [ presentation ]
  • Issues in modeling population exposures to multiple, co-occurring airborne VOCs (S.S. Isukapalli) [ presentation ]
  • VOC measurement considerations in developing exposure databases (C. Weisel) [ presentation ]
  • Modeling exposures to VOCs via an individual-based approach: Bridging measurements and mechanistic modeling (S.W. Wang)
  • Modeling exposures to VOCs via an individual-based approach part I: Application to the three RIOPA cities (S.W. Wang, X. Tang, N. Lahoti, S. Tong, S. S. Isukapalli, and P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Modeling exposures to VOCs via an individual-based approach part II: Application to an “air toxic hot-spot” area in Camden, NJ (S.W. Wang, X. Tang, Z. Fan, P.J. Lioy, and P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • A modeling study of ambient VOC levels within the New Jersey Meadowlands district (S.W. Wang, X. Tang, N. Lahoti, S. Tong, S. S. Isukapalli, P. G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Modeling the impact of airport operations on local ambient levels of VOCs: Case study – Teterboro Airport, Bergen County NJ (C. Efstathiou, S. W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos, S. Tong, P.J. Lioy) [ poster ]
  • Characterizing the relationship between personal exposures to VOCs and behavioral, socioeconomic, demographic variables: Analysis of NHANES VOC project data set (Y. Yan, S.W. Wang, and P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • A unified platform for comparative application and analysis of local scale atmospheric dispersion models (N. Lahoti, S. Tong, S. S. Isukapalli and P. G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Evaluation of techniques for modeling local scale air quality (X. Tang, P. George, S.W. Wang, S. S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Modeling the dispersion of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in a furnished indoor space that includes human subjects – a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) approach (S. Stamatelos, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Improving assessments of residential human exposures to chloroform via Bayesian PBTK modeling (Y.C. Yang, X. Xu, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Assessing exposure and dose of VOCs using physiologically-based toxicokinetic models (A. Sasso, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]

May 21-23, 2007
2007 International Science Forum on Computational Toxicology, Research Triangle Park, NC

  • Environmental systems biology framework for human health risk analysis (P.G. Georgopoulos, S. Isukapalli, S-W. Wang, A. Sasso, M. Chen, W. Tong) [ abstract  |  poster ]
  • Gene expression profiling following exposure to phthalate esters: an integrative toxicogenomics approach (M. Ovacik, M.G. Ierapetritou, I.P. Androulakis, B. Sen, S. Euling, K. Gaido, W. Welsh, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract  |  poster ]
  • Mechanistically consistent PBTK modeling framework for mixtures of toxic metals (A. Sasso, S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract  |  poster ]
  • NCTR Center for Toxicoinformatics – A Bioinformatics Resource for Genomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics, and Predictive Toxicology (W. Tong, L. Shi, S. Harris, H. Fang, M. Cao, R. Perkins) [ abstract ]
  • Use of Toxicogenomics Data in Risk Assessment: A Case Study on Dibutyl Phthalate and Male Reproductive Developmental Effects (S. Euling, S. Makris, B. Sen, L. White, B. Benson, K.W. Gaido, A.S. Kim, S. Hester, V. Wilson, C. Keshava, N. Keshava, P.M. Foster, I.P. Androulakis, M. Ovacik, M.G. Ierapetritou, L.E. Gray Jr., C. Thompson, W. Chiu, W.J. Welsh, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract  |  poster ]
  • Shape Signatures: A Powerful New Technology for Risk Assessment (W.J. Welsh, V. Kholodovych, D. Chekmarev, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract  |  poster ]

May 15-17, 2007
Meadowlands Symposium II, Lyndhurst, NJ

  • Study of baseline quality of ambient air within the New Jersey Meadowlands District: Modeling components (S.W. Wang, X. Tang, N. Lahoti, S. Tong, S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract  |  presentation ]
  • Integrating enviroinformatic and bioinformatic approaches for the systematic analysis of environmentally related human health risks (P.G. Georgopoulos, P.J. Lioy, W.J. Welsh, S. Isukapalli, S.W. Wang) [ abstract  |  poster ]

April 26-27, 2007
ebCTC/DIMACS Workshop – Systems Toxicology: Multiscale Modeling of Environmental Impacts on Bionetworks, Piscataway, NJ

Abstracts of the following presentations can be  downloaded .

  • Overview presentation: An integrative framework for systems toxicology (P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Mechanistically consistent PBTK modeling framework for mixtures: application to toxic metals (A. Sasso, S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Biologically based Bayesian reconstruction of human exposures from biomarker data: Application to chlorpyrifos (A. Sasso, S. Isukapalli, P.G.Georgopoulos)
  • Transcriptional analysis following in utero exposure to dibutyl phthalate (DBP) esters (M.A. Ovacik, I.P. Androulakis, M.G. Ierapetritou, S. Euling, B. Sen, K.W. Gaido, W.J. Welsh, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Classification of triazole conazole fungicides: pathway analysis (M.A. Ovacik, M.G. Ierapetritou, I.P. Androulakis, S. Nesnow, S. Hester, W. Welsh, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Differential gene expression profiling of mouse skin after sulfur mustard exposure: Extended time response and inhibitor effect (D.R. Gerecke, M. Chen, S. Isukapalli, W. Tong, M.A. Ovacik, P.T. Foteinou, I.P. Androulakis, W. Welsh, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Infrastructure for a virtual liver I: Essential concepts and modules (P.G. Georgopoulos, W.J. Welsh, S. Isukapalli, M. Ierapetritou, I. Androulakis, C.M. Roth, W. Tong)
  • Infrastructure for a virtual liver III: Methods for metabolic analysis of xenobiotic interactions (S.A. Guzikowski, C.M. Roth, M.G. Ierapetritou, S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos)

March 25-29, 2007
Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, Charlotte, NC

  • Use of toxicogenomics data in risk assessment: A case study on dibutyl phthalate and male reproductive developmental effects (S.Y. Euling, S. Makris, B. Sen, A.S. Kim, B. Benson, K.W. Gaido, V.S. Wilson, C. Keshava, N. Keshava., L. White, P.M. Foster, I.P. Androulakis, M. Ovacik, M.G. Ierapetritou, L.E. Gray, C. Thompson, S. Barone, W. Chiu, W. Welsh, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]

January 30, 2007
USEPA Integrated Modeling Workshop, Research Triangle Park, NC

  • Overview of an Integrated Modeling System for Supporting Multiscale Source-to-Effect Studies of Human Health Risks (P.G. Georgopoulos, S. Isukapalli, S.W. Wang) [ presentation ]

January 26, 2007
ORC Science Workshop at NJDEP – Progress Towards an Integrative Approach for Assessing Air Pollution Health Risks, Trenton, NJ

  • Overview of Ozone Research Center Activities 2006: progress towards an integrative approach for assessing air pollution health risks (P.G. Georgopoulos, CCL Researchers) [ presentation ]
  • Ozone Research Center activities in ambient air quality modeling: supporting the development of the NJDEP Ozone State Implementation Plan (Ozone SIP) (S. Isukapalli, A. Vemuri, P.G. Georgopoulos)
  • Ozone trends at monitoring stations in New Jersey (CCL Researchers) [ poster ]
  • PM2.5 trends at monitoring stations in New Jersey (CCL Researchers) [ poster ]
  • Control strategies for ozone reduction in the MANE-VU region (A. Vemuri, S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Study of baseline quality of ambient air within the New Jersey Meadowlands district: modeling components (S.W. Wang, X. Tang, N. Lahoti, S. Tong, S. Isukapalli, P. G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Individual-based exposure modeling to VOCs in three urban areas of the United States (S.W. Wang, X. Tang, N. Lahoti, S. Tong, S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) for Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) modeling (S.K. Stamatelos, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Using inhalation dosimetry models to predict deposition of ultrafine particles (P. Shade, P.G. Georgopoulos)  poster ]
  • Development of a physiologically-based toxicokinetic (PBTK) framework for toxic metals and applications to inhalation and dietary exposure pathways (A. Sasso, S. Isukapalli, S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]

January 11-12, 2007
Linking Ambient NO2 to Health Effects – Issues in Studying Human Exposures Workshop, Piscataway, NJ

  • Current Status of NO2 Exposure Modeling and Related Research Needs (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.S. Isukapalli, A. Vemuri, L. Everett) [ presentation ]
2006
2006

December 3-6, 2006
SRA 2006 Annual Meeting – Risk Analysis in a Dynamic World: Making a Difference, Baltimore, MD

  • Characterizing the relationship between personal exposures to VOCs and behavioral, socioeconomic, and demographic variables: Analysis of the NHANES VOC project data set (S.W. Wang, S. Tong, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]  [ presentation ]
  • Physiologically-based toxicokinetic models for toxic metal mixtures: Development and demonstration of a mechanistically-consistent framework (A. Sasso, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ poster ]

November 20, 2006
Seventh New Jersey Universities Homeland Security Research Consortium Symposium, Piscataway, NJ

  • A hierarchical modeling and planning support system for responding to emergency events (S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ poster ]
  • Needs and opportunities in exposure characterization for homeland security events (P.J. Lioy, S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]

November 17, 2006
ebCTC 2006 Overview Workshop at EOHSI, Piscataway, NJ

  • An Overview of MENTOR and DORIAN (P.G. Georgopoulos, S. Isukapalli, S.W. Wang, A  Sasso) [ poster ]
  • Optimized Bayesian Inversion of Biological Data using Mechanistic Models (S. Isukapalli, A. Sasso, S.W. Wang, M.G. Ierapetritou, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Gene Expression Profiles of Rodent Pulmonary Tissue Following Sulfur Mustard Exposure Using ArrayTrack (M. Chen, W. Tong, W. Welsh, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Physiologically-Based Population ToxicoKinetic Models for Mixtures of Metals (A. Sasso, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Age and Gender Considerations in Physiologically Based Population ToxicoKinetics (A. Sasso, P. Shade, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]

October 16-18, 2006
Fifth Annual CMAS Conference, Chapel Hill, NC

  • Fast Equivalent Operational Models (FEOMs) for atmospheric chemical kinetics within photochemical air quality simulation models (S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ poster ]

September 6-8, 2006
11th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Portsmouth, VA

  • Comparative evaluation of computationally efficient uncertainty propagation methods through application to regional-scale air quality models (S. Isukapalli, A. Unal, S-W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ extended abstract ]

August 6-11, 2006
Mercury 2006: Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, Madison, WI

  • Assessing Multimedia/Multipathway Human Exposures to Mercury and Methylmercury Using a Probabilistic Source-to-Dose Framework (S.W. Wang, A. Sasso, S. Isukapalli, Y.C. Yang, P.G. Georgopoulos, V. Zartarian, J. Xue, T. McCurdy, and H. Ozkaynak) [ abstract ]

July 26-27, 2006
International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) Workshop: Making Sense of Human Biomonitoring Data, Minneapolis, MN

  • Modeling exposures to VOCs through the individual-based exposure modeling implementation of MENTOR/SHEDS-1A (S.W. Wang, X. Tang, N. Lahoti, S. Tong, S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ poster ]

July 11-12, 2006
Demokritos National Centre for Scientific Research (Invited Lecture), Athens, Greece

  • Environment, genetics, human behavior and health: a systematic bioinformatic approach (in Greek: ?e??ß?????, ????d??µa, a????p??? s?µpe??f??? ?a? ??e?a: µ?a s?st?µat??? ß??p????f????? p??s????s?). (P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract (in Greek) ]

July 3-7, 2006
Protection and Restoration of the Environment VIII (PRE8) Conference, Chania, Greece

  • A holistic multiscale approach for assessing the interactions of environmental and biological systems (P.G. Georgopoulos) [ extended abstract ]

May 11, 2006
EOHSI Research Day, Piscataway, NJ

  • Physiologically-based toxicokinetic models for chemical mixtures: Development and demonstration of a mechanistically consistent framework (A. Sasso, S.W. Wang, Y.C. Yang, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster  – FIRST PLACE AWARD WINNER IN STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION]
  • Incorporating inter- and intra-individual variability of physiological parameters used in inhalation dosimetry modeling (P. Shade and P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • GIS-based planning and management support system for emergency events involving atmospheric releases of hazardous materials (N. Lahoti, S. Tong, S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Application of a global position system device in personal exposure assessment study (X. Wu, Z. Fan, S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos, X. Tang, and P.J. Lioy) [ poster ]

April 19, 2006
15th International Conference on Health and Environment: Global Partners for Global Solutions, United Nations, NY

  • Sources of radiation exposure in community environments: an example – wildfires (P.J. Lioy, P.G. Georgopoulos)

February 24, 2006
Presentation at the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute (MERI), Lyndhurst, NJ

  • Studying Baseline Quality of Ambient and Personal Air within the New Jersey Meadowlands District: Progress in Modeling Components (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.W. Wang, N. Lahoti, X. Tang, S. Tong, W. Li, S. Isukapalli, and P.J. Lioy)

January 29-February 2, 2006
14th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA, 86th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA

  • Multiscale plume transport from collapse of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 (G.L. Stenchikov, N. Lahoti, P.J. Lioy, P. G. Georgopoulos, D. Diner, R. Kahn) [ abstract ]
2005 and earlier
2005

December 19, 2005
Ozone Research Center Science Workshop 2005 – Air Quality, Human Exposure and Emission Controls: “One-Atmosphere” Approach, Piscataway, NJ

  • Overview of recent Ozone Research Center activities (P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]
  • Advances in “One Atmosphere” modeling of air quality and population exposures (S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation]
  • Advances in modeling individual based exposures estimates to VOCs (S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation]
  • Advances in development of control strategies for ozone and PM (A. Unal, N. Lahoti, R. Papalski, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation]

Regional/Multiscale Applications:

  • Development and testing of a module for estimating spatio-temporal dynamic pollen emission rates (C. Efstathiou, A. Unal, N. Lahoti, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Improved algorithms for fast spatio-temporal interpolation of photochemical air quality model results (S. Isukapalli, V.M. Vyas, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Modeling cumulative and aggregate exposures of co-occurring multimedia contaminants in a probabilistic source-to-dose framework – case study: Hg and MeHg (S.W. Wang, A. Sasso, S. Isukapalli, Y.C. Yang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Overview of the regional air quality modeling at ORC in support for NJDEP (A. Unal, N. Lahoti, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]

Local Scale Applications:

  • Distributions of air toxics measurements collected from the Relationships of Indoor, Outdoor, and Personal Air (RIOPA) study
    (S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Modeling exposures to VOCs through the individual-based exposure modeling application of the MENTOR/SHEDS-1A system
    (S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Study of baseline quality of ambient and personal air within the New Jersey Meadowlands district: Modeling components (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.W. Wang, N. Lahoti, S. Tong, W. Li, S. Isukapalli, P.J. Lioy) [ poster ]
  • Ozone Trends (1986-2004) at Monitoring Stations in New Jersey [ poster ]
  • PM10 and PMLC2.5 Trends (1986-2004) at Monitoring Stations in New Jersey [ poster ]

Emergency Event Applications:

  • GIS based planning and management support system for emergency events involving atmospheric releases of hazardous materials (N. Lahoti, S. Tong, S. Isukapalli, W. Li, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]
  • Rapid assessment of exposures and doses to atmospheric contaminants using the pre-computed modeling approach (S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]

December 4-7, 2005
The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) 2005 Annual Meeting – The 25th Anniversary of SRA: Past, Present, and Future of Risk Analysis, Orlando, FL

  • Computationally efficient uncertainty propagation using the stochastic response surface method with Bayesian parameter estimation techniques (S. Isukapalli, Y. Mun, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

November 29, 2005
Fifth Statewide Symposium on Homeland Security, Newark, NJ

  • Emergency Response Assessment: Real-Time Computational Modules (S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]

October 30-November 3, 2005
The 15th Annual ISEA Conference, Tucson, AZ

  • Modeling cumulative and aggregate exposures of co-occurring multimedia contaminants in a probabilistic source-to-dose framework (S.W. Wang , S. Isukapalli , A. Sasso ,Y.C. Yang , V. Zartarian, J. Xue, H. Ozkaynak, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Source-to-dose modeling of long-term population exposures to reactive and non-reactive air pollutants: indoor and outdoor contributions (S. Isukapalli1 , S-W. Wang , H. Ozkaynak , P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • A modular modeling system for characterizing impacts of emergency events involving releases of biological agents (S. Isukapalli, P.J. Lioy, S. Tong, W. Li, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Fast, pre-computed modeling blocks for facilitating timely exposure assessment (S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

September 26-28, 2005
The 4th Annual CMAS Models-3 Users’ Conference, Chapel Hill, NC

  • The impact of improved temporal profiles for point sources on air quality (A. Unal, N. Lahoti, R. Papalski, P.G. Georgopoulos)
    [ abstract ] [ presentation]
  • A modular system for source-to-dose exposure modeling of co-occurring air pollutants: recent developments and computational implementation (S. Isukapalli, S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos, T. Pierce, J. Ching)
    [ abstract ]
  • Efficient techniques for sensitivity and uncertainty analysis of multiscale air quality models (S. Isukapalli, S.W. Wang, N. Lahoti, P.G. Georgopoulos)
    [ abstract ] [ presentation]
  • Development and testing of a spatio-temporally dynamic pollen emission module, for the BEIS/CMAQ/MENTOR modeling framework through an integrated remote sensing and observation database for the Northeast United States (C. Efstathiou, N. Lahoti, A. Unal, P.G. Georgopoulos)
    [ abstract ]
  • Fast spatio-temporal interpolation modules for photochemical grid based air quality models (S. Isukapalli, V. Vyas, P.G. Georgopoulos)
    [ abstract ]

June 13, 2005
International Copper Association Environment Program Advisory Committee (EPAC) Symposium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • Characterization of Copper Intakes through Dietary and Drinking Water Consumption Routes Comparative – Case Studies: USA and Germany (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.W. Wang, S. Isukapalli, S. Tong, I.G. Georgopoulos, P.J. Lioy) [ presentation ]

June 9, 2005
IJC Workshop – An Ecosystem Approach to Mercury: Modeling the Release, Behaviour, Accumulation and Fate of Mercury in the Environment, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

  • Human Exposure Modeling for Mercury using the MENTOR Framework (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.W. Wang, S. Isukapalli, A. Sasso, S. Tong, J. Xue, T. McCurdy, M. Zhang, L. Sheldon)
    [ abstract ] [ presentation ]

May 3, 2005
Presentation at the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute (MERI), Lyndhurst, NJ

  • Studying Baseline Quality of Ambient and Personal Air within the New Jersey Meadowlands District: Modeling Components (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.W. Wang, N. Lahoti, S. Tong, W. Li, S. Isukapalli, P.J. Lioy)

March 21-22, 2005
2nd Thematic Computational Toxicology Workshop: Focus on Arsenic Metabolism, Piscataway , NJ

  • Incorporating Variability in Arsenic Metabolism within MENTOR/SHEDS-4M (P.G. Georgopoulos)
2004

December 12-15, 2004
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Nassau, Bahamas

  • Computationally Efficient Uncertainty Propagation and Reduction using the Stochastic Response Surface Method (S. Isukapalli, S. Balakrishnan, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation]

November 15, 2004
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Research Day, New Brunswick, NJ

  • Application of geostatistical analysis for mapping hydraulic conductivity of the Newark Basin aquifers (Y.  Mun, G. Carter, C. Uchrin, P.G. Georgopoulos, V.M. Vyas) [ poster ]
  • Characterizing key contributors to biomarker levels of volatile organic compounds (S.W. Wang, R. Jornsten, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ poster ]

October 17-21, 2004
ISEA 14th Annual Conference – Exploring Emerging Technologies for Exposure Assessment, Philadelphia, PA

  • Comparative study of alternative photochemical models in ozone and PM predictions and their applications to population exposure assessment (Q. Sun, N. Lahoti, S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos)
    [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Characterizing the relationship between biomarkers of exposure to volatile organic compounds and their environmental, demographic, and activity variables for the Great Lakes region (S.W. Wang, R. Jornsten, P.G. Georgopoulos)
    [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Characterization of exposures, doses, and potential casualties from hypothetical atmospheric releases of anthrax (S. Isukapalli, W. Li, S. Tong, P. Lioy, P.G. Georgopoulos)
    [ abstract ] [ poster ]
  • The role of risk based corrective action and risk based end states principles in a former manufactured gas plant site remediation (V.M. Vyas, M.G. Gochfeld, N.R. Sussman, P.G.  Georgopoulos, P.J. Lioy)
    [ abstract ] [ poster ]
  • Source-to-dose modeling of long-term population exposures to co-occurring reactive and inert air pollutants (P.G. Georgopoulos, S. Isukapalli, S.W. Wang, N. Lahoti, Y.C. Yang, J. Burke, H. Özkaynak, J. Ching, T. Pierce)
    [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • A Bayesian population PBTK model for multiroute chloroform exposures (Y.C. Yang, M. Ouyang, X. Xu, P.G. Georgopoulos)
    [ abstract ] [ poster ]
  • Incorporating inter- and intra-individual variability of physiological parameters used in inhalation dosimetry modeling (P. Shade, P.G. Georgopoulos)
    [ abstract ] [ poster ]
  • Characterizing uncertainties in human exposure modeling through the Random Sampling-High Dimensional Model Representation (RS-HDMR) methodology (S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos, G. Li, and H. Rabitz)
    [ abstract ] [ poster ]
  • Assessing multimedia/multipathway exposures of young children to multiple pollutants using a mechanistic source-to-dose modeling framework (Y.C. Yang, S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos)
    [ abstract ] [ poster ]
  • Modeling cumulative and aggregate exposures of co-occurring multimedia contaminants in a probabilistic source-to-dose framework (P.G. Georgopoulos, S. Isukapalli, S.W. Wang, Y.C. Yang, V. Zartarian, J. Xue, H. Ozkaynak)
    [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Application and evaluation of computationally efficient techniques for uncertainty and variability characterization in exposure assessment (S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos)
    [ abstract ] [ presentation]

August 1-4, 2004
Addressing Urban Environmental Problems: Sixteenth Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), New York, NY

  • Exposures among pregnant women near the World Trade Center site on 9/11 (M.S. Wolff, S. Teitelbaum, P.J. Lioy, R. Santella, P.G. Georgopoulos, W. Li, G. Berkowitz) [ abstract ]

February 5, 2004
QLI Workshop on IBCWD Platform Development and Testing, Christiana, DE

  • Source-to-dose-to-effect analysis of emergency events involving inhalation exposure to anthrax using MENTOR/SHEDS (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.S. Isukapalli, W. Li, S. Tong)
2003

December 17, 2003
Ozone Research Center 2003 Annual Science Workshop, Piscataway, NJ

  • Considering People in Assessing the Impact of Ozone, Particulate Matter, and Air Toxics (P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]
  • Evaluating ozone and PM2.5 predictions from photochemical models (CMAQ, CAMx, REMSAD) using AIRS and NE-OPS 1999 observations (Q. Sun, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]
  • Integrated source-to-dose assessments for population exposures to co-occurring ozone, PM, and air toxics: Applications to Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ (S.W. Wang, S. Isukapalli, Q. Sun, S. Tong, P. Shade, V. Vyas, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]

December 7-10, 2003
Society for Risk Analysis 2003 Annual Meeting, 2003, Baltimore, MD

  • Incorporation of inter- and intra-individual variability in a PBPK model for chloroform with inhalation and dermal absorption (Y.C. Yang, X. Xu, S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ poster ]
  • Evaluation of the effectiveness of ozone precursor emission reduction strategies in the northeastern/mid-atlantic USA (Q. Sun, V.M. Vyas, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Assessing multimedia/multipathway population exposure to multi-pollutants using a mechanistic source-to-dose modeling framework (S.W. Wang, Y.C. Yang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ poster ]
  • Identification of background levels from soil constituent data with a high proportion of non-detects, at the USDOE Savannah River site in South Carolina (V.M. Vyas, B. Hough, S. Tong, C. Romanek, P.G. Georgopoulos, D. Kosson) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Developments in computational methods for efficient analysis and reduction of uncertainty (S. Balakrishnan, S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ poster ]

October 29, 2003
State of New Jersey Symposium on Homeland Security Research, Piscataway, NJ

  • Computational tools to support exposure characterization within an integrated biological and chemical warfare defense platform (IBCWD) (P.G. Georgopoulos, P.J. Lioy) [ abstract ]
  • Assessing the environmental health impact of emergency events: The World Trade Center case study (P.G. Georgopoulos, P.J. Lioy, G. Stenchikov, S.W. Wang) [ abstract ]

October 27-29, 2003
Models-3 Users Workshop, Research Triangle Park, NC

  • Evaluating ozone predictions from photochemical models using NE-OPS 1999 observations (Q. Sun, A. Chandrasekar, P.G. Georgopoulos, C.R. Philbrick, B. Doddridge)
    [ abstract ]  [presentation]

October 21, 2003
World Trade Center Environmental Health Research Community Forum, NYU, New York City, NY

  • An integrated modeling system for supporting assessments of exposure to aerosols: Application to the New York area for the events of 9/11/2001 (P.G. Georgopoulos, P. Lioy, C.  Efstathiou, E. Jayjock, N. Lahoti, W. Li, A. Miretzky, P. Shade, G. Stenchikov, Q. Sun, S. Tong, V. Vyas, S.W. Wang)

September 21-25, 2003
ISEA 13th Annual Conference – Exploring Emerging Technologies for Exposure Assessment, Piemonte, Italy

  • Assessing Population Exposures to Multiple Air Pollutants Using a Mechanistic Source-to-Dose Modeling Framework (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.W. Wang, V.M. Vyas, Q. Sun, P. Shade, Y.C. Yang, J. Burke, R. Vedantham, H. Ozkaynak) [ poster ]

September 23, 2003
Rutgers University Symposium on Homeland Security Research, Piscataway, NJ

  • Homeland security research at the EOHSI Center for Exposure and Risk Modeling (CERM) (P.G. Georgopoulos, P.J. Lioy) [ abstract ] [ presentation]

September 7-11, 2003
American Chemical Society 226th National Meeting: Urban Aerosols and Their Impact: Lessons Learned from the World Trade Center Tragedy, New York, NY

  • An integrated modeling system for supporting assessments of exposure to aerosols: Application to the New York area for the events of 9/11/2001 (P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]

July 23, 2003
Teterboro Airport Noise Abatement Committee (TANAC) Meeting and Public Hearing, Teterboro, NJ

  • Investigation of the impact of airport operations on local air quality (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.W. Wang, C. Efstathiou, S. Tong, and P.J. Lioy) [ presentation]

June 19, 2003
National Research Council, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC

  • Rapid risk assessment: The application of science for use in emergency response (P.J. Lioy, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]

May 12-13, 2003
Second Annual Workshop on Reliability and Risk, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

  • High dimensional model representation (HDMR) and its application in environmental exposure and dose assessments (S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation]

May 1, 2003
Science of Sprawl (SOS) Conference, Trenton, NJ

  • Ozone, air pollution and sprawl – a perspective (and analysis tools) from the Ozone Research Center and the Center for Exposure and Risk Modeling at EOHSI (P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation]

March 9-13, 2003
Invited Presentation at ToxExpo, the 42nd Annual Society of Toxicology (SOT) Convention and Exhibition, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Plume reconstruction and microenvironmental modeling for assessing exposures to contaminants associated with the WTC fire and collapse (P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
2002

November 9-13, 2002
The American Public Health Association (APHA) 130th Annual Meeting: Putting the Public Back into Public Health, Philadelphia, PA

  • Assessment of historic environmental exposures using environmental models in an epidemiologic study of childhood cancer (M. Berry, J. Fagliano, J. Savrin, B. Goun, P. Haltmeier, J. Blando, M. Maslia, P. Georgopoulos, P. Lioy) [ abstract ]

October 28, 2002
NGPC Bioinformatics Computational Toxicology Seminar, Research Triangle Park, NC

  • Microarray data analysis – Bayesian techniques, clustering, imputation (M. Ouyang, W.J. Welsh, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]

September 20-21, 2002
34th Mid-Atlantic Industrial and Hazardous Waste Conference, Cook College, New Brunswick, NJ

  • Computationally efficient bayesian uncertainty analysis and reduction of a 3-D finite element groundwater modeling system (S. Balakrishnan, A. Roy, M. Ierapetritou, G. Flach, P. Georgopoulos)  [ abstract ]


August 11-15, 2002
ISEA 2002: Linking Exposure and Health – Innovations and Interactions, Vancouver, Canada

  • Application of co-occurrence and trend analysis methods for identification of long-term groundwater quality monitoring strategies at a USDOE facility (V.M. Vyas, M. Ouyang, S. Tanwar, P.G. Georgopoulos, W. Strawderman, D.S. Kosson) [ abstract ]
  • Assessing multimedia/multipathway exposure to arsenic using a mechanistic source-to-dose modeling framework (S.W. Wang, V.M. Vyas, Y.C. Yang, P.G. Georgopoulos, H. Ozkaynak) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Systematic model reduction for efficient multimedia/multipathway exposure and dose assessments (S.W. Wang, M. Ouyang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Advancements in source-to-dose analysis of population exposures to ozone (V. M. Vyas, S. Wang, Q. Sun, A. Chandrasekar, P. Shade, and P. G. Georgopoulos, J. Burke, H. Ozkaynak) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]

Washington DC, July 2002
US EPA – National Exposure Research Laboratory’s Human Exposure And Dose Simulation University Partnership — (HEADSUP) Program

  • Overview of major advances by EOHSI: The MENTOR system – its tools and applications (P.J. Lioy, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]
  • Assessing multimedia/multipathway exposures to arsenic in a source-to-dose framework: Demonstration studies using MENTOR (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.W. Wang, Y.C. Yang, T. McCurdy, H. Ozkaynak) [ presentation ]
  • Source-to-dose analysis of population exposures to PM and ozone (V.M. Vyas, S.W. Wang, P. Shade, H.C. Tan, Q. Sun, A. Chandrasekar, A. Roy, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]
  • Comparison of field measurements from CPPAES with predictions from MENTOR/SHEDS – pesticides for estimating children’s residential exposure and dose to chlorpyrifos (P. Hore, J. Xue, V. Zatarian, S.W. Wang, P. Chu, Y.C. Yang, N. Tulve, H. Ozkaynak, D. Barr, L. Needham, P.G. Georgopoulos, P.J. Lioy) [ presentation ]
  • Future plans: Primary directions (P.J. Lioy, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]

June 23-27, 2002
A&WMA’s 95th Annual Conference & Exhibition, Baltimore, MD

  • Application of geostatistical analysis and GIS tools for characterizing contamination at the Savannah River site, SC (V.M. Vyas, M. Ouyang, W. Strawderman, D. Kosson, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ extended abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Characterizing population exposures and co-exposures to ozone and PM2.5 for the city of Philadelphia using a source-to-dose framework (S.W. Wang, Q. Sun, A. Chandrasekar, V.M. Vyas, P. Shade, Y.C. Yang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ extended abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Evaluation of grid-based ozone and PM Modeling for a 1999 summer episode (Q. Sun, A. Chandrasekar and P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ extended abstract ] [ presentation ]

June 6-7, 2002
Preparing for Biological and Chemical Terrorism: A New Jersey Perspective Conference, Piscataway, NJ

  • Informatics and Computational Modeling Tools for CBW Defense (P.G. Georgopoulos)
    American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2002 Spring Meeting, Washington DC, May 28-31, 2002
  • An efficient Bayesian framework incorporating the Stochastic Response Surface Method for the uncertainty analysis of subsurface and multimedia transport models (S. Balakrishnan, A. Roy, M. Ierapetritou, G.P. Flach, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

April 8-10, 2002
DIMACS Workshop on Complexity in Biosystems: Innovative Approaches at the Interface of Experimental and Computational Modeling – Piscataway, NJ

  • Microarray data analysis based on the Bayesian theorem and the entropy maximization principle (S. Ji, M. Ouyang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
    AMS 82nd Annual Meeting – 4th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry – Orlando, FL, January 13-17, 2002
  • Overview of the NARSTO-NEOPS program (C.R. Philbrick, W.F. Ryan, R.D. Clark, R.R. Dickerson, B.G. Doddridge, P. Koutrakis, J.W. Munger, S.R. McDow, S.T. Rao, P.K. Hopke, D.J. Eatough, P.K. Dasgupta, D.J. Tollerud, P.G. Georgopoulos, L.I. Kleinman, R. Dennis, J. Gaffney, J. Fast, W. McClenny, P.K. Mueller) [ abstract ]
  • A comparative study of prognostic meteorological and of air quality model predictions with NE-OPS 1999 observations (A. Chandrasekar, Q. Sun and P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
2001 and Earlier Selected Presentations

November 4-9, 2001
AIChE 2001 Annual Meeting: A Technological Gold Rush, Reno, NE

  • Coping with uncertainty in the description of complex kinetic mechanisms (S. Balakrishnan, M. Ierapetritou, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

November 4-8, 2001
ISEA 2001 Conference – Exposure Analysis: An Integral Part of Disease Prevention, Charleston, SC

Exposure Medium – Air

  • Assessing regional and local exposures based upon the 8-hour ozone standard (80 ppb) (G. Foley, P. Lioy, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]

Residential Exposures

  • Comparison of field measurements from a children’s pesticide study against predictions from a physically based probabilistic model for estimating children’s residential exposure and dose to chlorpyrifos (P. Hore, V. Zartarian, J. Xue, H. Ozkaynak, D. Barr, L. Needham, N.C.G. Freeman, A. Roy, P.J. Lioy) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]

Source to Dose Modeling (HEADSUP)

  • Assessing multimedia/multipathway exposures in the MENTOR framework. Preliminary case study: Arsenic (P.G. Georgopoulos, S.W. Wang, V.M. Vyas, E. Vowinkel, J. Xue, H. Ozkaynak) [ abstract ]
  • Systematic reduction of mechanistic models for efficient use in population exposure assessments (S.W. Wang, M. Ouyang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Source-to-dose analysis of population exposures to PM. Case study: City of Philadelphia (V.M. Vyas, Q. Sun, A. Chandrasekar, S.W. Wang, P. Shade, P.G. Georgopoulos, J. Burke, J. Xue, H. Ozkaynak) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Indoor dynamics of chemically reactive/secondary aerosols: New data, case studies, and implications for human exposure (P.J. Lioy, Q. Sun, T. Fan, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • A Bayesian approach for reducing uncertainty in physiologically based pharmacokinetic models (A. Roy, Y.-C. Chien, C.P. Weisel, M. Ouyang, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]

Exposure Assessment in Large-scale Epidemiological Studies

  • Comparative assessment of regional population exposures to ozone and PM during a summer episode using alternative Photochemical Air Quality Simulation Models (PAQSiM) (Q. Sun, A. Chandrasekar, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

Exposure Research at DOE Sites – Savannah River (CRESP)

  • How the regulatory process can result in inappropriate assessment of exposure at DOE sites and how strong science and relevant data might influence that process (C.W. Powers, D.S. Kosson, B.R. Friedlander) [ abstract ]
  • Comparison of Alternative Filtering Algorithms for Estimating Background Groundwater Levels at Savannah River Site, SC (V.M. Vyas, A. Roy, M. Ouyang, P.G. Georgopoulos, W. Strawderman, D.S. Kosson) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Development of an integrated foodweb model for mercury for exposure assessment (J.G. Hunter, Y.C. Yang, A. Roy, P.G. Georgopoulos, J. Burger, K. Cooper) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • The modification of bioaccessibility methods for radionuclide measurement and human exposure/dose modeling for relevant (non-occupational) Savannah River Site exposure scenarios (P.J. Lioy, C. Schopfer, M.A. Gallo) [ abstract ]
  • A modeling system for supporting assessments of exposure to contaminants released from forest fires in the vicinity of hazardous and nuclear waste sites (P.G. Georgopoulos, A.Chandrasekar, C. Efstafthiou, K. Gurer) [ abstract ]

August 2001
US EPA’s Human Exposure And Dose Simulation University Partnership — (HEADSUP) Symposium, Research Triangle Park, NC

  • Overview of Collaborative Accomplishments and Research Plans at EOHSI (P.G. Georgopoulos, P.J. Lioy) [ presentation ]
  • Source-to-Dose Analysis of Population Exposures to Particulate Matter
    Case Study: Philadelphia Region (P.G. Georgopoulos, S. Bandi, A.Chandrasekar, A. Roy, P. Shade, Q. Sun, H.C. Tan, V.M. Vyas, S.W. Wang, H. Ozkaynak, J. Burke, R. Vedantham) [ presentation ]
  • A Bayesian Approach for Reducing Uncertainty in Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Models (A. Roy, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]

August 13-15, 2001
13th Annual Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

  • On algorithms for simplicial depth (A.Y. Cheng, M. Ouyang) [ abstract ]

June 5-10, 2001
The 3rd International Conference on Large Scale Scientific Computations, Sozopol, Bulgaria

  • Computationally efficient atmospheric chemical kinetic modeling by means of High Dimensional Model Representation (HDMR) (S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos, G. Li, H. Rabitz) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]

October 31-November 2, 2000
7th International Conference on Atmospheric Sciences and Applications to Air quality (ASAAQ), Taipei, Taiwan

  • Computationally efficient modeling of atmospheric chemistry via Fully Equivalent Operational Models (FEOMs) (S.W. Wang, P.G. Georgopoulos, G. Li, H. Rabitz) [ abstract ]

Oct. 24-27, 2000
ISEA 2000 Conference – Exposure Analysis in the 21st Century: Integrating Science, Policy and Quality of Life,  Montery, CA

  • Data and models for characterizing aerosol exposure and dose: Advancements, needs and new directions (P.J. Lioy, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • MENTOR-based OPERAS (particle exposure and risk analysis systems): An overview (P.G. Georgopoulos, P.J. Lioy) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Advancements in modeling the regional patterns and dynamics of ambient aerosols and associated potential population exposures ( V.M. Vyas, Q. Sun, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Problems and progress in linking outdoor and indoor physics and chemistry of airborne particulate matter (Q. Sun, S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Advancements in aerosol dosimetry modeling (D. Broday, P. Kevrekidis, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ presentation ]
  • Application of the Stochastic Response Surface Method (SRSM) to analyze uncertainty and variability in exposure models (A. Roy, S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]

May 2000
Workshop on Exposure Assessment for Disinfection By-Products in Epidemiologic Studies, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • Simultaneous sensitivity and uncertainty analysis for a dynamic mmodel of exposure to disinfection by-products (A. Roy, S.S. Isukapalli, and P.G. Georgopoulos) [ presentation ]

May 1-3, 2000
International Copper Association: Environment Program Committee Mid-Year Symposium. Montebello, Quebec, Canada

  • Development of an environmental/exposure information system for copper (EXIS-COPPER) (P.G. Georgopoulos, P.J. Lioy) [ presentation ]

January 25-28, 2000
PM2000: Particulate Matter and Health – The Scientific Basis for Regulatory Decision Making: an A&WMA International Specialty Conference, Charleston, SC

  • Modeling of outdoor/indoor relationships of gas phase pollutants and particulate matter (S.S. Isukapalli, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ extended abstract ]
  • Regional modeling of atmospheric aerosols for exposure analysis: An application to the eastern United States (Q. Sun, V. Purushothaman, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ extended abstract ]
  • Exposure assessment for respirable hygroscopic particulate matter (D.M. Broday, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ]
  • Ambient PM concentration estimation and population exposure assessment over the eastern United States (V.M. Vyas, V. Purushothaman, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ extended abstract ]
  • Modeling deposition in a single bifurcation of the respiratory tract (P.G. Kevrekidis, P.G. Georgopoulos) [ abstract ] [ extended abstract ]

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