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18th Global Summit on Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, will be organized around the theme “To Converse Solutions to Toxic Ecosystem”
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Environmental Toxicology, also known as “ecotox” is the study of the toxic effects of various drugs and chemicals on living beings. Harmful effects of such chemical and biological agents as toxicants from pollutants, insecticides, pesticides, and fertilizers can affect an organism and its community by reducing its species diversity and abundance in turn affecting productivity and stability of ecosystem.
There are many sources of environmental toxicity that can lead to the presence of toxicants in our food, water and air. Every day, all of us ingest tiny amounts of these chemicals. The EPA estimates there are more than 20,000 chemicals that our bodies cannot metabolize. Chemicals not metabolized are stored in the fat cells throughout our bodies where they continue to accumulate.
These sources include organic and inorganic pollutants, pesticides and biological agents. There can be so called point sources of pollution, for instance the drains from a specific factory but also non-point sources (diffuse sources) like the rubber from car tires that contain various chemicals and heavy metals that are spread in the environment.
- Track 1-1Environmental toxicity and mechanism
- Track 1-2Environmental toxicity testing
- Track 1-3Environmental toxicants and stressors
- Track 1-4Environmental contamination and toxicology
- Track 1-5Biodiversity and sustainable development
- Track 1-6Environmental awareness
Pharmacology is the branch of biology which deals with the study of drug action. A drug can be broadly defined as any man-made, natural, or endogenous molecule which exerts a biochemical or physiological effect on the cell, tissue, organ, or organism.
- Track 2-1 Clinical pharmacology
- Track 2-2Forensic pharmacology
- Track 2-3Molecular Pharmacology
- Track 2-4Dental pharmacology
- Track 2-5Toxicology
- Track 2-6Environmental pharmacology
- Track 2-7Systems pharmacology
- Track 2-8Pharmacoepidemiology
- Track 2-9Cardiovascular pharmacology
- Track 2-10Pediatric and Geriatric pharmacology
- Track 2-11Psychopharmacology
- Track 2-12Respiratory pharmacology
- Track 2-13Neuropharmacology
- Track 2-14Applied Pharmacology
Ecotoxicology is a branch of science that deals with the nature, effects, and interactions of substances that are harmful to the environment. It is to be distinguished from toxicology because it focuses on the impacts of chemicals on ecological groupings of organisms rather than on individuals; i.e. on populations, communities and ecosystems. Biomonitoring is a significant tool in ecotoxicology for humans as well as wildlife. Ecotoxicology plays a key part in informing ecological risk assessment and hence in the management of the production, use and disposal of industrial and agricultural chemicals. Pesticides and other industrial chemicals are at the root of many pollution problems. Ecotoxicology plays a key part in informing the assessment of risks from chemicals to ecological systems and hence in managing their impacts.
- Track 3-1Ecotoxicology testing
- Track 3-2Ecosystem science and toxicology
- Track 3-3Effects of ecotoxicity on communities
- Track 3-4Ecological compensation
- Track 3-5Ecology
- Track 3-6Geosciences
- Track 3-7Ecological sanitation
According to World health Organization, Environmental health Those aspects of the human health and disease that are determined by factors in the environment. It also refers to the theory and practice of assessing and controlling factors in the environment that can potentially affect health.
- Track 4-1Toxicology and environmental health
- Track 4-2Mental health
- Track 4-3Public health
- Track 4-4Community health and safety
- Track 4-5Traffic safety
- Track 4-6Environmental health ethics and laws
- Track 4-7Environmental health and Global concerns
Risk assessment mainly aims at estimating the level of risk associated with chemical agents in the human environment to provide guidance on whether the attendant risks are acceptable for the intended use.
- Track 5-1Carcinogen risk characterization and assessment
- Track 5-2Hazard identification
- Track 5-3Toxicity testing
- Track 5-4Quantitative risk assessment
- Track 5-5Chemical risk assessment
- Track 5-6Medico-legal Death Investigation
- Track 5-7Trace Evidence Analysis
- Track 5-8Forensic DNA Analysis
- Track 5-9Trace Evidence Analysis
Occupational Toxiology deals with the study of exposure of people to toxic agents during the course of their work. Work-related exposures are studied by use of inhalation and skin exposure monitoring as well as biomarkers of exposure, susceptibility and effect, usually as part of epidemiological exposures.
Modeling of dose-response relationships will be used to derive a safe level for workers using data from small scale experimental (animal or volunteer) studies. A cursory glance at the Group 1 carcinogen list of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) should be evidence enough from this perspective. The epidemic of asbestos-related cancer that continues in some countries.
- Track 6-1Exposure to Occupational pollutants
- Track 6-2Marijuana growing - Occupational health and safety
- Track 6-3Exposure and dose-response assessment
- Track 6-4Routes of exposure
- Track 6-5Occupational allergies
- Track 6-6Occupational therapy
- Track 6-7Reproductive toxicology
- Track 6-8Irritants and corrosives
- Track 6-9Carcinogenicity of substances
- Track 6-10Carcinogenicity and Chemicals
- Track 6-11Occupational exposure limit
Agriculture chemicals, otherwise referred to as “agrochemicals,” are a large family of chemicals that cover many pest issues associated with farming. Pesticides are designed to control pests, but they can also be toxic to desirable plants and animals, including humans. The three diverse types of pesticide poisoning include the following and among them, the first is single and short-term which is very high level of exposure that can be experienced by individuals who commit suicide, as well as pesticide formulators. The second is long-term high-level exposure, which can occur in pesticide manufacturers and formulators. The third is long-term low-level exposure in which individuals are exposed to pesticide residues in food, air, water, soil, and sediment.
- Track 7-1Self-poisoning with agricultural pesticides
- Track 7-2Organophosphate and Carbamate Insecticides
- Track 7-3Synthetic Pyrethroid Insecticides
- Track 7-4Plant-derived Insecticides, Inorganic, and Microbial Insecticides
- Track 7-5Residential pesticide poisoning
- Track 7-6Fungicides, Rodenticides, Fumigants, and Wood Preservatives
- Track 7-7Arsenical, Chlorophenoxy, and Bipyridyl Herbicides
- Track 7-8DEET Repellent
- Track 7-9Organochlorines and Anticholinesterase compounds
The study of dangerous effects on human beings by chemicals used in the workplace, the products produced by companies, and the wastes created in manufacturing is known as industrial toxicology. Particular industries, such as the pharmaceutical and pesticide industries commonly should conduct many studies and experiments to demonstrate the safety of the chemicals that they develop .The product development toxicology biochemical and molecular toxicology, chemical toxicology, heavy metals and acute zinc and iron toxicity are few industrial effects.
- Track 8-1Biological monitoring
- Track 8-2Industrial chemicals
- Track 8-3Invitro toxicity testing
- Track 8-4Industrial and metallic toxicology
- Track 8-5Heavy metal Toxicology
- Track 8-6Opium Toxiciity
- Track 8-7Mutagenesis
- Track 8-8Toxicokinetics
- Track 8-9Toxicodynamics
Global warming is refers to a drastic change in climate due to increase in the temperature of the Earth's atmosphere. The increased quantities of CO2 and other greenhouse gases spread by the burning of fossil fuels, agriculture, land clearing and other human activities are believed to be the primary sources of the global warming. Global warming may cause rise in sea levels due to the melting of the glaciers, as well as a increase in frequency and severity of storms and other severe weather events.
- Track 9-1Global warming and acid rain
- Track 9-2Ozone depletion
- Track 9-3Greenhouse effect
- Track 9-4Causes, effects and preventive measures
- Track 9-5Climate change and climate science
- Track 9-6Ocean acidification
- Track 9-7Deforestation
Soil toxicology is a branch of environmental toxicology that studies the toxicity of chemical, physical or biological substances to organisms and plants that inhabit the soil. Soil has a natural ability to retain most pollutants released into the environment. Accidental spills and a history of various land disposal and storage practices can result in the release of hazardous substances into soil environments. Soil contamination or soil pollution as part of land degradation is caused by the presence of XenoBionis (human-made) chemicals or other alteration in the natural soil environment. It is caused by industrial activities, agricultural chemicals, and by improper disposal of waste. Environmental Microbiology (EMI) is devoted to the advancement of our understanding of microbial interactions and microbial processes in the environment. Microorganisms are cost and effective agents for in-situ remediation of agricultural, domestic, and industrial wastes. They are the best remediation for subsurface pollution in soils, sediments and marine environments. The ability of each microorganism to degrade toxic waste depends on the nature of each contaminant.
- Track 10-1Microbial detoxification
- Track 10-2Nutrient cycling and geochemical process bioassays
- Track 10-3Soil erosion and lead pollution
- Track 10-4Sand and silica dust
- Track 10-5Soil degradation
Aquatic toxicology is the study of the effects of chemicals that are manufactured. The study also includes various aspects like anthropogenic, natural materials, and activities on aquatic organisms at various levels of organization, from subcellular level through individual organisms to communities and ecosystems. Aquatic toxicology can be described as a multidisciplinary field which integrates various other fields like toxicology, aquatic chemistry, and aquatic ecology. This field of study includes marine water sediments, freshwater and sediment environments. The common tests are standardized acute and chronic toxicity tests.
- Track 11-1Marine ecotoxicology
- Track 11-2Water quality management
- Track 11-3Plastic Pollution
- Track 11-4Aquatic Toxicity Tests
Food Toxicology is the study of analysis and toxic effects of bio-active substances as they occur in foods. Food toxicology is a distinct field that evaluates the effects of components of the complex chemical matrix of the diet on the activities of toxic agents that may be natural endogenous products or may be introduced from contaminating organisms, or from food production, processing, and preparation.
- Track 12-1Risk assessment of chemicals in food
- Track 12-2 Food and cosmetic toxicology
- Track 12-3Pesticide residues in food
- Track 12-4Genetically modified food
- Track 12-5Food additives & contaminants
- Track 12-6Food allergy
- Track 12-7Food safety assessment
Environmental chemistry is the study of the chemical and biochemical phenomena that occur in natural places. It can be defined as the study of the sources, reactions, effects, and fates of chemical species in the air, soil, and water environments and the effect of human activity and biological activity on these. Environmental chemistry is an interdisciplinary science that includes atmospheric, aquatic and soil chemistry, as well as heavily relying on analytical chemistry and being related to environmental and other areas of science.
- Track 13-1Soil chemistry and Soil pollution
- Track 13-2Atmospheric chemistry and air pollution
- Track 13-3Chemical oxygen demand
- Track 13-4Biological oxygen demand
- Track 13-5Bio mineralogy
- Track 13-6Xenobiotic metabolism
- Track 13-7Xenobiotic metabolism
- Track 13-8Astrochemistry
- Track 13-9Environmental medicine
Forensic toxicology is a branch of science which links Toxicology and Forensic science and it deals with the investigation of hazardous substances, environmental chemicals or poisonous products.
- Track 14-1Forensic Chemistry
- Track 14-2Forensic Pathology
- Track 14-3Forensic Medicine
- Track 14-4Forensic DNA Analysis
- Track 14-5Forensic Serology
- Track 14-6Forensic Nursing
- Track 14-7Medico-legal Death Investigation
- Track 14-8Forensic Psychology and behavioral sciences
- Track 14-9Forensic Podiatry
- Track 14-10Digital Forensics
- Track 14-11Trace Evidence Analysis
- Track 14-12Medico-Legal evidences
- Track 14-13Forensic Entomology
- Track 14-14Impression and Pattern Evidence
- Track 14-15Forensic Odontology