Nanotechnology – Unplugged

Date & time

Feb 8, 2011, 2:00-3:00 pm EST


Space is limited, but the event will be available via live webcast (see additional information below).

No PowerPoint, no script; just stimulating conversation

Nanotechnology has been touted variously as the next industrial revolution and the next asbestos. But where does the hype end and reality begin? And what does this mean for public health? Three leading experts discuss the health risks and opportunities of engineering matter at the nanometer scale.

Mark Banaszak-Holl, Professor of Chemistry, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Shobita Parthasarathy, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Martin Philbert, Dean, School of Public Health

Andrew Maynard, Director of the University of Michigan Risk Science Center

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