Conferences

2017 - Participation in local conferences

Ben Mordechay, Evyatar. Effects of composted biosolids and treated wastewater on uptake and translocation of pharmaceuticals: Lettuce as a case study. Annual Conference of the Israel Society of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Hertzlia, Israel. July 2017. Oral presentation. Second place for best oral presentation.

Ben Mordechay, Evyatar. Effects of composted biosolids and treated wastewater on uptake and translocation of pharmaceuticals: A case study with carbamazepine. Annual Conference of the Environment and Health Fund (EHF), Jerusalem, Israel. December 2017. Poster presentation.

Ein-Mor, Eliana. The exposure to organophosphate pesticides among pregnant women in Jerusalem – the “Environment, Mother, and Child” study. Annual Conference of the Environment and Health Fund (EHF), Jerusalem, Israel. December 2017. Poster presentation.

Golan, Naama. Medications – not only from the pharmacy; results of a clinical trial based on fresh food. Israel Nutrition Week – Preventive Nutrition Conference, Tel-Aviv, Israel. May 2017. Oral presentation.

Levine, Hagai. Environmental exposures and male reproduction. Tel Aviv University School of Public Health seminar, Tel Aviv, Israel. April 2017. Invited lecture.

Levine, Hagai. Pesticides and public health. National Pesticides Conference. Bet Dagan, Israel.September 2017. Invited lecture.

Levine, Hagai. Are men becoming extinct? Meta-analysis of temporal trends in sperm count. Hebrew University Academic Marathon. Jerusalem, Israel. October 2017. Invited lecture.

Levine, Hagai. Will chemical exposure lead to human extinction? Findings and implications of trends in sperm count meta-analysis. Hebrew University School of Pharmacology Seminar. Jerusalem, Israel. November 2017. Invited lecture.

Kalo, Dorit. Effect of environmentally relevant carbamazepine concentrations on oocyte developmental competence – the bovine model. Annual Conference of the Environmental Health Fund (EHF). Jerusalem, Israel. December 2017. Poster presentation.

Karpov, Marina. Surface-induced redox processes: Oxidative transformation of

oxytetracycline by Fe- and Mn-containing minerals. Annual Conference of the Environmental Health Fund (EHF). Jerusalem, Israel. December 2017. Poster presentation.

Komsky-Elbaz, Alisa. Effect of foodborne contaminants on sperm fertilization competence and early embryonic development – the bovine model. Annual meeting of the Israel Fertility Association (IFA). Tel Aviv, Israel. May 2017. Oral presentation.

Komsky-Elbaz, Alisa. Effect of atrazine on sperm fertilization competence and early

embryonic development – the bovine model. Annual Conference of the Environmental Health Fund (EHF), Jerusalem, Israel. December 2017. Poster presentation.

2017 - Participation in international conferences

Ben Mordechay, Evyatar. Effects of composted biosolids and treated wastewater on uptake and translocation of pharmaceuticals: Lettuce as a case study. Annual International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment (ICCE), Oslo, Norway. June 2017. Oral presentation. First place for best platform presentation.

Chefetz, Benny. Exposure to wastewater-derived pharmaceuticals: Irrigation with treated wastewater. Seminar in Environmental Sciences, UC Riverside, CA, USA. July 2017.

Chefetz, Benny. From wastewater-treatment plants to our plate: Human exposure to

wastewater-derived pharmaceuticals in fresh produce. STREAM Meeting, Istanbul Turkey. October 2017.

Chefetz, Benny. From wastewater-treatment plants to our plate: Human exposure to

wastewater-derived pharmaceuticals in fresh produce. International Symposium on Persistent Toxic Substances (ISPTS). Nagoya, Japan. September 2017. Invited keynote lecture.

Chefetz, Benny. Human exposure to wastewater-derived pharmaceuticals in fresh produce: Current knowledge and challenges. Nereus COST Action ES1403, Vienna, Austria. September 2017. Oral presentation.

Levine, Hagai. Temporal trends in sperm count: Systematic review and meta-regression analysis. Copenhagen Workshop on Endocrine Disruptors. Copenhagen, Denmark. May 2017. Invited keynote lecture.

Levine, Hagai. Temporal trends in sperm count: Systematic review and meta-regression analysis. International Congress of Andrology. Copenhagen, Denmark. May 2017. Invited lecture.

Karpov, Marina. Surface-induced redox processes: Oxidative transformation of

oxytetracycline by Fe- and Mn-containing minerals. Goldschmidt Conference. Paris, France. August 2017. Poster presentation.

Komsky-Elbaz, Alisa. Effect of foodborne contaminants on sperm fertilization competence and early embryonic development – the bovine model. Selected oral presentation. Annual Meeting of the Association of Embryo Technology in Europe (AETE). Bath, UK. September 2017. Oral presentation.

2016 - Participation in local conferences

Calderon, Ronit. Endocrine disrupting chemicals and intrauterine development. Meeting of the Reproductive Medicine Association. Tel-Aviv, Israel, February 2016. Oral presentation.

Ein Mor, Ela. The exposure of pregnant women and their offspring to phtalates – Preliminary results from the “Environment, Mother, and Child” study in Jerusalem. Research Day - Obstetrics and Gynecology Division at Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel, June 2016. Oral presentation.

Ein Mor, Ela. Endocrine disrupting chemicals and intrauterine development. The Israeli Society of Maternal and Fetal Medicine. Tel-Aviv, Israel, July 2016. Oral presentation.

Ein Mor, Ela. The exposure of pregnant women and their offspring to organophosphate pesticides – Preliminary results from the Jerusalem “Environment, Mother, and Child” study. The First Annual Conference of Community Research – Clalit HMO. Tel-Aviv, Israel, September 2016. Oral presentation.

Golan, Naama. Wastewater usage in agriculture. Environmental Education Conference. Seminar Hakibutzim College, Tel-Aviv, Israel, April 2016. Oral presentation.

Kalo, Dorit. 2016. Synergistic effect of mono-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and estradiol on oocyte developmental competence – the bovine model. Environmental Health: New and Noteworthy (EHF), Annual Conference. Tel Aviv, Israel, April 2016. Poster presentation.

Kalo, Dorit. Effect of low level of MEHP on bovine oocyte developmental competence. The 28th Annual Meeting of Cattle Science. Jerusalem, Israel, November 2016. Oral presentation.

Komsky-Elbaz, Alisa. Effect of atrazine metabolite, DACT, on sperm mitochondrial function and acrosome reaction – the bovine model. The 28th Annual Meeting of Cattle Science. Jerusalem, Israel. November 2016. Oral presentation.

Komsky-Elbaz, Alisa. Effect of atrazine on sperm mitochondrial function, acrosome reaction and fertilization competence. Annual Meeting of the Israel Fertility Association (IFA). Tel Aviv, Israel, May 2016. Oral presentation.

Komsky-Elbaz, Alisa. Effect of atrazine metabolite, DACT, on sperm mitochondrial function and acrosome reaction – the bovine model. Environmental Health Foundation (EHF) Annual Conference. Tel Aviv, Israel, April 2016. Poster presentation.

Levine, Hagai. Environmental exposures to pesticides and male fertility. Environmental Impact on Human Reproduction Symposium, Tel Hashomer, Israel, February 2016. Oral presentation.

Levine, Hagai. Endocrine disrupting chemicals and male reproduction. The 45th Annual Meeting of the Israeli Endocrine Society. Jerusalem, Israel, April 2016. Oral presentation.

Levine, Hagai. Atrazine exposure, semen quality and sperm function in Israeli men. Seminar at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Sheba Tel Hashomer Medical Center, Israel, July 2016. Oral presentation.

Paltiel, Ora. Medications – not only from the pharmacy. Pharm-D Ceremony. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, July 2016. Oral presentation.

2016 - Participation in international conferences

Chefetz, Benny. From wastewater treatment plants to our plate: human exposure to wastewater-derived pharmaceuticals in fresh produce. Seminar at University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany, July 2016. Oral presentation.

Chefetz, Benny. Human exposure to carbamazepine via produce irrigated with treated wastewater: a randomized controlled study. 1st International Conference on Risk Assessment of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment – ICRAPHE. Paris, France, September 2016. Poster presentation.

Chefetz, Benny. Human exposure to wastewater-derived pharmaceuticals in fresh produce: current knowledge and challenges. Seminar at Eawag – the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology. Zurich, Switzerland, October 2016. Oral presentation.

Chefetz, Benny. Human exposure to wastewater-derived pharmaceuticals in fresh produce: data from a randomized controlled clinical trial. 7th SETAC World Congress. Orlando, FL, USA, November 2016. Oral presentation.

Ein-Mor, Ela. The exposure of pregnant women and their offspring to phtalates – preliminary results from the “Environment, Mother, and Child” study in Jerusalem. 28th Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. Rome, Italy, September 2016. Poster presentation.

Golan, Naama. Anticonvulsant drugs in the agroenvironment: fate and a potential bioremediation tool. 28th Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology. Rome, Italy, September 2016. Poster presentation.

Golan, Naama. Elucidating the transformation pathways of the recalcitrant pharmaceutical carbamazepine by the white-rot fungus Pleurotus ostreatus grown on natural lignocellulosic substrate. 7th SETAC World Congress. Orlando, FL, USA, November 2016. Poster presentation.

Goldstein, Myah. Insights into the uptake processes of wastewater-borne pharmaceuticals by vegetables. 28th Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology. Rome, Italy, September 2016. Poster presentation.

Kalo, Dorit. Negative synergistic effect of mono-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and the absence of estradiol on oocyte developmental competence – the bovine model. The 28th Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). Rome, Italy, September 2016. Poster presentation.

Kalo, Dorit. The effect of phthalates, an endocrine-disrupting compound, on developmental competence of bovine oocyte. University of Teramo, Campus Coste Sant' Agostino. Teramo, Italy, September 2016. Seminar invited lecture.

Komsky-Elbaz, Alisa. Effect of EDCs on bovine sperm quality and fertilization competence. Veterinary School, University of Teramo, Teramo, Italy, September 2016. Seminar lecture.  

Komsky-Elbaz, Alisa. Effect of atrazine metabolite, DACT, on sperm mitochondrial function and acrosome reaction – the bovine model. The 28th Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). Rome, Italy, September 2016. Poster presentation.

Komsky-Elbaz, Alisa. Effect of atrazine on sperm mitochondrial function, acrosome reaction and fertilization competence – the bovine model. Society of Reproduction and Fertility (SRF). Winchester, UK, July 2016. Poster presentation.

Tadmor, Galit. Involuntary exposure to pharmaceuticals via consumption of produce irrigated with reclaimed wastewater. The 28th Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). Rome, Italy, September 2016. Poster presentation.