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Phytotechnologies 6th International Conference (2009)

December 1-4, 2009

Time Program Activity
8:30 am - 5:30 pm Pre-Conference workshops

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Time Program Activity
8:30 - 9:00 am Opening Session - Welcome
9:00 - 10:00 am Keynote Speaker Dr. Peter Raven
10:00 - 10:30 am Plenary Speaker Dr. Bill Suk
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10:30 - 11:00 am Break
11:00 - 11:30 am Plenary Speaker Dr. Alan Baker
11:30 - 12:00 Plenary Speaker Dr. Dennis Hazel
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:30 - 3:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
Session A-1: Phytomonitoring
Joel Burken
Don Vroblesky

Session B-1: Genetic Engineering and Systems Biology
Nelson Marmiroli
Joseph M. Jez

Session C-1: Restoration
Thomas Spriggs
David Tsao
Uptake of Tritium-contaminated Groundwater by Riparian Trees, Barnwell, South Carolina

Don A. Vroblesky
Ecotypic Differences in Metal Hyperaccumulation in Thlaspi Caerulescens: Searching for Genes that Contribute to Metal Hyperaccumulation and Tolerance in Plants

Stephen D. Ebbs

From Brownfields to Greens Fees

David Tsao

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Designing Monitoring Networks for Plant Sampling in Phytoremediation Systems

Gayathri Gopalakrishnan
Engineering Non-Food High Biomass Plants for Arsenic Hyperaccumulation and Rice for Enhanced Tolerance and Reduced Arsenic Uptake

Sudesh Chhikara

Metal Phyto-extraction Technology as a Remediation Step in the Redevelopment of an Italian Industrial Site

Meri Barbafieri

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Competitive Uptake of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) by Redosier dogwood (Cornus sericea)

Xingmao (Samuel) Ma
Proteomic Characterization of Metallicolous and Non Metallicolous Population of Agrostis Capillaris Exposed to Cu

Clemence Bes

Rehabilitation of a Heavy Metal Contaminated Brownfield Using Woody Plants and Mycorrhizal Symbiosis: A Phytoremediation Field Trial

Michael Lebrecque

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New Tools in Phytoforensic Site Assessments

Joel Burken

The Potential of Transgenic Plants for Phytoremediation

Nelson Marmiroli

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Brownfields to Community Gardens - Can it be done?

Ganga M. Hettiarachchi

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3:00 - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 - 5:20 pm Concurrent Sessions
Session A-2: Persistent Organic Pollutants
Barbara A. Zeeb
Jason C. White

Session B-2: Genetic Engineering and Systems Biology
Nelson Marmiroli
Joseph M. Jez
Session C-2: Metals in Terrestrial Systems
Stephen D. Ebbs
J. Vangronsveld
Practical Aspects of Phytoextraction: Six Years of Field Studies at Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB)-Contaminated Sites

Barbara A. Zeeb

Cellular Distribution of Zn, Cd and Pb in Hyperaccumulator Arabis Paniculata

Rong-Liang Qiu

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Towards Practical Cd Phytoextraction with Thlapsi Caerulescens

Robert W. Simmons

Uptake of Weathered p, p p’–DDE in
Soil by Grafted Plant Species

Mehmet Isleyen

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Phenomic Characterisation for Functional Genomics of Metal Response in Plants

Elena Maestri
Phytoavailability of Ni Compounds to Alyssum Species

Tiziana Centofanti
Hydroxylated Motabolites of PCBs and Mechanisms in Exposed Whole Poplar Trees

Guangshu Zhai
Evolving Phytochelatin-Based Heavy Metal Tolerance in Plants

Joseph M. Jez
Metal Accumulation in Plants with Added Economical Value Grown on Metal Contaminated Soils: Sustainable Use of These Soils for Bio-energy Production and Possibilities for Phytoextraction

J. Vangronsveld

Phytoremediation Applied to Pesticide-Contaminated Soil in Kazakhstan

Larry E. Erickson

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Detoxification of the Explosive TNT by Endogenous Enzymes in Arabidopsis

Elizabeth L. Rylott
Removal of Heavy Metals from Soil Polluted with Effluents from a Paint Industry Using Helianthus Annuus L. and Tithonia Diversifolia (Hemsl.) as Influenced by Fertilizer Applications

M. B. Adewole

Phytoremediation of Persistent Organic Pollutants: Mechanistic Studies and Field Application

Jason C. White

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Transgenic Plants Express a Bacterial Cyclodextrin Glycosyltransferase for Enhanced Organic Pollutant Phytoremedication

Sarah MacDonald

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The Effects of Photosynthetic Bacteria and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi on Phytoremediation for Soils Contaminated by Heavy Metals

Lei Yang

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5:20 - 7:00 pm Poster Session I
Reception & Cash Bar
Visit Exhibits
7:30 pm Phyto Society Business Meeting

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Thursday, December 3, 2009

Time Program Activity
7:30 am - 6:00 pm Registration Desk Open
7:00 - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:10 - 10:00 am Concurrent Sessions
Session A-3: Nano
Lee A. Newman
Jason C. White
Session B-3: Green Infrastructure/ Storm Water
Walter Eifert
Eli Cohen

Session C-3: Green Roof
Clayton Rugh
William Retzlaff
Toxicity and Biotransformation of Uncoated and Coated Nickel Hydroxide Nanoparticles on Mesquite Plants

Jorge Gardea-Torresday

Oregon's Phytotechnology Toolbox for Urban Stormwater Management

Renee Stoops

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The Exchangeability and Leachability of Metals from Select Green Roof Growth Substrates

Stephen D. Ebbs

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Plant Uptake and Translocation of Gold Nanoparticles

Lee A. Newman

Sustainable Sanitary Wastewater Treatment Using Constructed Wetland and Phytotechnology Processes

Walter Eifert

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Energy Conservation Associated with Implementation of Vegetated Roofs

Robert W. Peters

Assay-Dependent Phytotoxicity of Nanoparticles to Plants

Jason C. White

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Sustainability - in Practice Constructed Wetland - Case Studies

Eli Cohen

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Suspended Solids in and Turbidity of Runoff from Green Roofs

Susan Morgan

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Phytotoxicity, Uptake and Transport of Silver Nanoparticles by Arabidopsis Thaliana

Xingmao (Samuel) Ma

Managing Expectations: A Review of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Degradation and Remediation Behavior in the Context of Stormwater Management Using Phytotechnologies

Julia Africa

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Mosses - Alternative Vegetative Cover for Green Roofs

Jan-Peter Frahm

Nanoparticles and Plants - Friend or Foe?

Tomas Vanek

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10:00 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 12:00 Concurrent Sessions
Session A-4: Plant Interactions with Novel Contaminants
Elizabeth Guthrie Nichols
Elena Maestri

Session B-4: Groundwater
James E. Landmeyer
Lee A. Newman
Session C-4: Covers
J. L. Jordahl
Craig Benson

Phytoremediation of Pharmaceuticals

Tomas Vanek

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Irrigation of Tree Stands with Groundwater Containing 1, 4-Dioxane: Pilot-Scale Studies

Ari M. Ferro

Managing the Water Balance with Vegetative Covers ? Introductory Remarks

Craig Benson
Performance and Microbial Diversity during Phytoremediation of Perchlorate in Poor and Rich Soil

Garrett C. Struckhoff

Performance of a Large-Scale Phytoremediation System at Argonne National Laboratory

Lawrence P. Moos

Field Water Balance of Evapotranspiration Covers in Northwest Ohio

Kristopher D. Barnswell

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An Analysis of Illinois Plant Species and Their Association with Perchlorate-Reducing Bacteria

Xingmao (Samuel) Ma

Phytotechnology and Natural Attenuation: Kansas and Colorado

Dennis Haag
A Comparative Study of Compacted Clay Versus Evapotranspiration Landfill Caps

William J. Lee

Opportunities for Woody Crop Production Using Treated Wastewater in Egypt

Ron Zalesny

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High Rate Irrigation of Poplar Trees as a Nutrient Reduction System at The Oregon Garden

Renee Stoops

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The Use of Short Rotation Willows and Poplars for the Recycling of Saline Waste Waters

Jaconette Mirck
Long Term Adaptive Management with Phytotechnology - 16 Years of Leachate Irrigation at Riverbend Landfill

J.L. Jordahl
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:30 - 3:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
Session A-5: Biofuels
Ronald S. Zalesny, Jr.
Dennis Hazel
Session B-5: Explosives and Munitions
Michael Reynolds
Tomas Vanek

Session C-5: Sustainability
Larry E. Erickson
Blase Leven
Coupling Biofuel Feedstock Sustainability with Productivity: from Managing a Tension to Solving a Problem

M. Christina Negri
Localization of RDX in Leaves of Lamiaceae: Impact of Pigments and Secondary Metabolic Pathways

Lee A. Newman
Arsenic Uptake in Eight Tomato Cultivars Grown on Soils Supplemented with Silicium

Marta Marmiroli

Integrating Phytotechnologies with Energy Crop Production for Biofuels, Bioenergy, and Bioproducts

Ronald S. Zalesny, Jr

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Engineering Plants for n situ Remediation of the Explosive RDX

Elizabeth L. Rylott

How Low is Low Enough?: Assessing Risks in Urban Vegetable-growing

Lawrence C. Davis

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Calcium Impact on Growth Performance and Essential Oil Production of Chrysopogon Zizanioides Grown on Lead Contaminated Soils

Lu Thai Danh

Transcriptomic Response of Arabidopsis Shoots and Roots after Prolonged Exposure to Trinitrotoluene

Tomas Vanek

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Integrating Phytoremediation and Biofortification: Use of Se-laden Plant Materials for Production of Se-enriched Edible Mushroom

Jie Hong

Copper Phytoextraction Tandem with Oil Production using Commercial Cultivars and Mutant Lines of Sunflower

Michael Mench

Effect of Plants on Metal Transport in Small Arms Firing Range Soils

Afrachanna D. Butler
Particulate Matter Phytoremediation in Air of Urban Area as a Way of Improving Life Quality

Stanislaw W. Gawronski
3:00 - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 - 5:20 pm Concurrent Sessions
Session A-6: Long-term Trials
Alan Baker
Stephen Rock
Session B-6: Metalloids in Terrestrial Systems
Michael BlaylockMeri Barbafieri

Eugenia Olguin
Heather Henry
Long-term Phytostabilization of Zn-Smelter Contaminated Soils on Blue Mountain at Palmerton, PA, Using Biosolids-Flyash-Limestone and Revegetation Species

Rufus L. Chaney

(Im) Mobilization of Multiple Elements by Plants

Marinus L. Otte
In situ Assessment of Phytotechnologies for Multicontaminated Soil Management

Stephanie Ouvrard
Lessons Learned in the Design and Monitoring of Large-scale Phytoremediation Installations

Lorraine LaFreniere

Boron in Sediments from Cecina Basin (Tuscany, Italy) and Preliminary Results from Phytoremoval

Meri Barbafieri

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Phytoremediation and Restoration at a Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Brownfield

Louis A. Licht
Aggregation of COST 859 Phytoremediation Knowledge from Genes to Field Trials at the BIOGECO Phytoremediation Platform

Michel Mench
Phytoremediation of Seleniferous soils in Northwestern India

Karaj S. Dhillon
Hydrocarbons removal in microcosms with Avicennia germinans (black mangrove)?

Eugenia Olguin
Phytoremediation - Why do Plants Degrade Organic Contaminants and Does It Matter?

Jerald Schnoor
Pteris Vittata L. has Great Application Potential in the Phytoremediation of Pb-As Co-contaminated Soils

Mei Lei
Isolation and Characterization of Pyrene Metabolizing Microbial Consortia from the Plant Rhizoplane

Ian Balcolm

David Tsao
Phytoremediation of Arsenic in Residential Soils: Evaluating Five Years of Field Verification Studies in Washington, DC

Michael Blaylock
Assessing the Effect of Planted Trees on Groundwater Hydrology and Jet-Fuel Contamination in a Shallow Coastal Plain Aquifer near Elizabeth City, North Carolina

James E. Landmeyer

5:20 - 7:00 pm Poster Session II
Reception & Cash Bar
Visit Exhibits
7:30 pm Intn'l Journal of Phytoremediation Editor's Meeting

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Friday, December 4, 2009

Time Program Activity
7:30 am-12:00 pm Registration Desk Open
7:30 - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 ? 10:20 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
Session A-7: Wetlands
Zq Lin
Andre' Gerth
Session B-7: Salt / Selenium
Elizabeth Pilon-Smits
Masanori Tamaoki

Session C-7: Endophytes
Daniel Van Der Lelie
Bernard Glick
Robust, Self-Repairing Constructed Wetlands Treatment of Neutral Mine Drainage

Mark W. Fitch
Jasmonic Acid and Ethylene Regulate Selenite Resistance in Arabidopsis Thaliana (20-30 min)

Masanori Tamaoki

Maximizing a Plant?s Growth Potential in the Midst of Adversity

Bernard Glick

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Constructed Wetland for Efficient and Sustainable Treatment of Mine Water Drainages

Andre' Gerth
Transforming Phytomanagement to Biofortification (20-30 Min)

Gary Banuelos
Introduction of Atrazine-Degrading Pseudomonas Sp. Strain ADP to Enhance Rhizodegradation of Atrazine

Chung-Ho Lin
Heavy Metal Phytoremediation through Wetland Plants: Multifaceted Issues and Prospects

Prabhat Kumar Rai
Selenium Volatilization by Rabbitfoot Grass-Associated Soil Bacteria (15-20 min)

Ranju Karna
Plant Growth Promoting Endophytic Bacteria from Poplar: Beneficial Applications and Potential Health Risks?

Daniel Van Der Lelie

The Potential for Phytoextraction of 90 Sr from the Columbia River's Shoreline at the Hanford Site's 100-N Area

Robert Fellows
Applications of Plant-Microbial Ecology in Selenium Phytoremediation (15-20 min)

Jose R. Valdez Barillas
Endophytic Bacteria Cut Down Evapotranspiration of TCE During Phytoremediation in the Field

Nele Weyans

Effects of Phosphorous Contamination on the Partitioning of Arsenic in Wetland Microcosms

Daniel Huff
Ecological Aspects of Se phytoremediation: Plant-animal interactions (15-20 min)

Colin F. Quinn

Endophyte Sentinels - Inoculating Existing Vegetation

Michael Reynolds
10:20 - 10:40 am Break
10:40-11:50 am

Plenary Session
Microalgae: The Third Generation Biofuel System Dr. Richard Sayre

European Perspective: COST Action and Phyto 2010 Dr. Nelson Marmiroli
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11:50 am - 12:10 pm Presentation of Student Awards (Barbara Zeeb)
12:10 - 12:30 pm Elections, Updates, Announcements and Closing Statements
12:30 pm Conference Adjourns
1:00 - 5:00 pm Post Conference Tours
Anheuser-Busch or Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

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