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Good particles - Bad Particles: Interaction of (Carbon) Nano Particles with Lung Cells

On 24 and 25. October 2013 the final symposium of the BMBF-funded Project CarbonBlack takes place at the Research Center Borstel  with involvement of the Leibniz Research Assiciation "NanoSafety" . The results from the CarbonBlack consortium will be presented alongside invited speakers like P: Gehr, G. Oberdörster and W. Kreyling. Focus of the Symposium are the effects of inhaled ultrafine and nanoparticles regarding exposure, deposition, nano-hazard &nano-safety as well as different testing systems.

Deadline for Registration and Abstract Submission is the 30th August 2013

When: 24 & 25 October 2013
Location: Research Centre Borstel , Parkallee 1, D-23845 Borstel

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