--Welcome reception (6th Sep)--
18:00-20:00 Restaurant at Hotel

--Opening (7th Sep)--
Moderator Prof. Yoshinori Ikenaka
8:00-8:10 Opening Remarks
Prof. Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye


Session: Keynote Address

KA-1 8:10-8:35 Prof. Dr. Dorothy Bassey
Control strategies and regulatory reform for chemical pollution in Africa
Chair person Ezemonye Lawrence


Session A: Food toxicology

Chair person Paul Mundipa, Wageh Darwish

O-1 8:35-8:50 EZEMONYE Lawrence
Assessment of Organochlorine Pesticide levels in Fruits and Vegetables from Markets in Southern Nigeria

O-2 8:50-9:05 MORSHDY Alaa Eldin
Biogenic amines in some meat products

O-3 9:05-9:20 MAHUGIJA John Andrew Marco
Levels of Formaldehyde and Acetaldehyde in Selected Bottled Drinking Water Sold in Urban Areas in Tanzania

O-4 9:20-9:35 DARWISH Wageh Sobhy

Heavy metal residues in some ready-to-eat meat products marketed in Egypt

O-5 9:35-9:50 TONGO Isioma

Residual levels of PAH's, PCB's, and Heavy Metals in Fish (Clarias gariepinus) from Ovia River, Southern Nigeria: Human Health Risk Assessment

O-6 9:50-10:05 WELDEMARIAM Ermias Deibe

Application of QuEChERS method for extraction of selected persistent organic pollutants in fish tissue from tropical lakes


10:05-10:20 Coffee break


Session B: Environmental pollution and public health

Chair person Morshdy Alaa Eldin, Hayder Abdelgader

O-7 10:20-10:35 YABE John

Trends of childhood blood lead levels and remedial options in Kabwe, Zambia

O-8 10:35-10:50 AKOTO Osei

Heavy metals pollution from gold miming and their health implications on humans

O-9 10:50-11:05 GERBER Ruan

The contamination and associated risk of cobalt, copper and nickel in river sediments from a protected area

O-10 11:05-11:20 ADEYEMI David

Comparative Analysis of PCBs and OCPs in Plasma samples employing C-18 SPE and Functionalized electrospun nanofibrers

O-11 11:20-11:35 NIMAKO Collins

Quantification of Urinary Neonicotinoids in Patients of three Hospitals in Kumasi, Ghana

O-12 11:35-11:50 TOYOMAKI Haruya

The relationship of Blood Lead Levels between mothers and infants in Kabwe, Zambia


11:50-12:00 Vice Chancellor's remark

12:00-12:50 Poster Discussion Time

12:50-13:40 Lunch


Session C: Organ and systemic toxicology

Chair person Yoshinori Ikenaka, Godfred DARKO

O-13 13:40-13:55 PAUL Moundipa

Effect of environmental Pollutants on Male Reproduction

O-14 13:55-14:10 ANAO Osemudiamen

Responses of testis, epididymis, and sperm of pubertal rats exposed to functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes

O-15 14:10-14:25 OGBOMIDA Emmanuel

Assessment of Therapeutic Potential of Mushroom (Pleurotus tuberregium) on Arsenic and Chromium Induced Toxicity in Wistar Albino Rats

O-16 14:25-14:40 FOKAM Tagne Michel Archange

Acute and Subchronic Toxicity studies of an Ethanol/Water Extract of Euphorbia scordifolia (Euphorbiaceae) in mice and in rats

O-17 14:40-14:55 OLADIMEJI-Salami Joy Awulika

Antioxidant, biochemical and histologic responses to exposure to selected water bodies within Lagos Mainland, Nigeria


14:55-15:15 Coffee break


Session D: Veterinary and aquatic toxicology

Chair person Richard Greenfield, John Yabe

O-18 15:15-15:30 MIZUKAWA Hazuki

Short-term or long-term in vivo exposure to organohalogen compounds in cats: Elucidate the metabolic capacities and effects on thyroid function

O-19 15:30-15:45 GREENFIELD Richard

Biomarker responses in two fish species from three urban impoundments in Gauteng, South Africa

O-20 15:45-16:00 KONDO Takamitsu

UDP-glucuronosyltransferase (UGT) 2B genetic feature and activities in Carnivores

O-21 16:00-16:15 ALIMBA Chibuisi Gideon

Differential patterns of acute toxicity and cytogenotoxicity of cadmium and lead in Bufo regularis: An implication for amphibian decline


Session E: Plant, soil and insect toxicology

Chair person Osei Akoto, Wedlemariam Ermias Deibe

O-22 16:15-16:30 ABDELGADER Hayder

Risk Assessment of using pesticides on beneficial insect species such as the egg parasiotoid Trichogramma cacoeciae

O-23 16:30-16:45 OLORUNFEMI Daniel Ikudayisi

Determination of abattoir effluent-induced DNA damages in plants (Allium cepa) using RAPD markers

O-24 16:45-17:00 DARKO Godfred

Distribution and Bioaccessibility of Metals in Urban Soils of Kumasi, Ghana

O-25 17:00-17:15 KADIRI Medina Omo

Occurrence and distribution of toxigenic diatom Pseudonitzschia spp in Nigerian coast, Gulf of Guinea

O-26 17:15-17:30 ALIAS Eihab Elsir

Antifungal Activities of Ethanolic Extracts of Sunut (Acacia nilotica L.) Bitter Apple (Citrullus colocynthis L. Schrad) and Mint (Mentha piperita L.) Against Fusarium moniliforme Sheldon

O-27 17:30-17:45 UHUNAMURE Grace Esohe

Changes in Glutathione peroxidase activity in Allium cepa Roots Exposed to Crude Oil Contaminated Soil


17:45-17:55 Introduction of HU Lusaka Office Noriko Narisawa, Masatoshi Okumura

17:55-18:00 Closing Remarks Prof. Mayumi Ishizuka


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