Young Researcher Symposium JAPAN-AFRICA FY2012

Symposium: RECENT ADVANCES IN RESEARCH ON ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY BY YOUNG RESEARCHERS FROM AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND JAPAN

Date: February 28th, 2013
Time: Afternoon 14:30~17:35
Venue: Lecture Hall, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University
Chairperson: Prof. Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye
National Centre for Energy and Environment, Energy Commission of Nigeria, University of Benin, Nigeria

Moderator: Prof. Mayumi Ishizuka
Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan

14:30~14:35 Opening Remarks: Prof. Shigeo Ito, Dean
Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan

Session 1: Field Studies for Ecological and Health Risk Assessment

14:35~14:55 Mr. YARED Beyene Yohannes (Topic from Ethiopia)
Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan LEVELS OF ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES IN BIRD AND FISH SPECIES FROM ETHIOPIAN RIFT VALLEY LAKE: ASSOCIATION WITH TROPHIC LEVEL

14:55~15:15 Mr. Nesta BORTEY-SAM (Topic from Ghana)
Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan INCIDENCE OF METALS AND POLY AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS (PAHS) IN SURFACE SOILS FROM THE KUMASI METROPOLIS, GHANA- GIS BASED APPROACH.

15:15~15:35 Dr. Abdallah Fikry A. Mahmoud (Topic from Egypt)
Food Control Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt DETERMINATION OF ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES (OCPS) IN THE EDIBLE OFFAL OF EGYPTIAN BUFFALO

15:35~15:55 Mr. Ruan Gerber (Topic from South Africa)
Department of Zoology, University of Johannesburg, South Africa THE ECOLOGICAL STATE OF TIGERFISH (HYDROCYNUS VITTATUS) IN THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK: A STUDY INTO THEIR HEALTH IN TERMS OF BIOACCUMULATION AND BIOMARKER RESPONSES

15:55~16:05 Coffee Break

Session 2: Laboratory and Semi-Field Study on Environmental Toxicology

16:05~16:25 Dr. Tongo Isioma (Topic from Nigeria)
Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Benin, Nigeria BIOMARKERS OF STRESS IN AMPHIBIANS (Bufo regularis): ALTERNATIVE ENDPOINTS IN ECOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT OF PESTICIDES.

16:25~16:45 Dr. Emmanuel Temiotan Ogbomida (Topic from Nigeria)
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Forensic Unit, National Centre for Energy and Environment, Energy Commission of Nigeria, University of Benin, Nigeria. ECOTOXICOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF ANTIFOULING BIOCIDE (TRIBUTYLTIN) IN WARRI HARBOURS

16:45~17:05 Dr. Nowaki Hijikata (Topic from Japan)
Graduated school of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Japan FEASIBILITY OF GREYWATER REUSE FOR IRRIGATION: THE IMPACT OF LAUNDRY DETERGENT AND ITS SURFACTANT ON PLANT GROWTH AND SYMBIOTIC BACTERIA.

17:05~17:25 Dr. Ken Ushijima (Topic from Japan)
Graduated school of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Japan ENDOTOXIN REMOVAL BY SOIL AQUIFER TREATMENT FOR WASTEWATER REUSE.

17:25~17:45 Mr. Kensuke Watanabe (Topic from Japan)
Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan AVIAN FEATURES OF CYP 1-3 GENES

17:45~17:50 Closing: Prof. Motohiro Horiuchi, Program Coordinator
Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan