9th Network Conference on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Venue: Nicolson Building, Winterbourne Botanic Gardens, University of Birmingham

Date: 15 and 16 April 2015

Wednesday 15 April presentations

PLENARY - 'Biomonitoring of POPs in Norway: past, present and the future' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 14.26MB)
Cathrine Thomsen, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway.

'Dermal uptake of novel brominated flame retardants (NBFRs) using an ex vivo human skin uptake model' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 3.5MB)
Marie Frederiksen, Danish Building Research Institute, Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Denmark.

'PAH in settled house dust in selected European countries' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 1.02MB)
Yuning Ma, University of Birmingham, UK.

PLENARY - 'Untargeted metabolomics approaches to assess environmental exposure to POPs and their biological effects' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 3.5MB)
Laurent Debrauwer, University of Toulouse, France.

'Analysis of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Oily Samples' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 4.23MB)
Jason Wrigley, Sigma-Aldrich, UK.

'Towards a fast BFRs metric for WEEE plastics using solid-sampling techniques for bulk bromine quantification: Validation of LA-ICP-MS analytical method for elemental Br quantification in styrenic polymers' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 23.88MB)
Antonella Guzzonato, Thermofisher, Bremen, Germany.

'Potential confounding by microbiome status, the example of perfluoroalkyl substances and obesity' (PowerPoint  in Dropbox - 608.06KB)
Tony Fletcher, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK.

'Updating the UK’s Persistent Organics Pollutants Emission Inventories' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 2.97MB)
Sabino Del Vento, Ricardo-AEA, Oxon, UK.

'Dechlorane Plus – an unusual regulatory case' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 1.65MB)
Ian Doyle, Environment Agency, UK.

'Current levels of Novel Brominated Flame Retardants and Dechlorane Plus in the UK indoor dust: Implications for human exposure' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 1.14MB)
Alice Tao, University of Birmingham, UK.

Tuesday 16 April presentations

PLENARY - 'Halogenated flame retardants : metabolic fate in the context of toxicology' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 9.93MB)
Daniel Zalko, University of Toulouse, France.

'Toxicogenomic responses of human cell lines exposed to a phosphorus flame retardant, tris (1, 3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TDCIPP)' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 3.9MB)
Jinkang Zhang, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, UK.

'SILOQUEST – trying to understand the life of siloxanes in the environment' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 8.24MB)
Nuno Ratola, University of Porto, Portugal.

'Dioxins and PCBs in bovine meat and liver' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 1.29MB)
David Mortimer, Food Standards Agency, UK.

'Human dietary exposure to organohalogen contaminants at e-waste recycling sites in eastern China' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 40.32MB)
David Santillo, Greenpeace Research Laboratories, Exeter, UK.

'Leaching behaviour of PBDEs, HBCDDs and TCiPP from end-of-life products' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 6.12MB)
William A. Stubbings, University of Birmingham, UK.

'Evaluation of 3D-human skin equivalents for assessment of human dermal absorption of brominated flame retardants' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 4.88MB)
Mohamed Abdallah, University of Birmingham, UK.

'Ways of analysis organic compounds in fires and assessments of toxic hazards' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 1.69MB)
Abdulrhman Dhabbah, Department of Forensic Science, King Fahad Security College, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

'Comparison and optimization of phosphonium ionic liquid phases for the GC analysis of PAHS' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 22.9MB)
Len Sidisky, Sigma-Aldrich, USA.

'Direct contact between dust and HBCD-treated fabrics is an important pathway of source-to-dust transfer' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 4.13MB)
Stuart Harrad, University of Birmingham, UK.