[ RadSafe ] Lowrad 2009 extension deadline

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Thu Jun 18 03:15:31 CDT 2009

8th International LOWRAD Conference

"The Effects of Low Doses and Very Low Doses of Ionizing Radiation on Human Health and Biotopes"
28 - 30 September 2009, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Dead line: July 31st 2009 - Acceptance: August 15th 2009






Organized by :

Comissao Nacional de Energia Nuclear

Instituto de Radioprotecao e Dosimetria

Associacao Brasileira de Energia Nuclear

Low Radiation International Network

World Council of Nuclear Workers

Dear Sirs,

On the behalf of the organizing committee of the 8th LOWRAD International Conference on "The Effects of Low and Very Low Doses of Ionizing Radiation on Human Health and Biotopes", which will be held in the framework of INAC 2009, in Rio de Janeiro-RJ, Brazil, from 28-30 September 2009, I cordially invite you to take part of the most important international Conference dedicated to low doses of ionizing radiation. May I ask you to visit our website: www.lowrad2009.ird.gov.br  for many more information about abstract submission, attending conditions, lodging and social program.

I will be looking forward to seeing you in Rio de Janeiro.



Carlos Eduardo Bonacossa de Almeida                                                                               Abel Julio Gonzalez 

Co-chairperson of the Scientific Committee                              Co-chairperson of the Scientific Committee


e-mail:lowrad2009 at ird.gov.br


Main topics


Occupational and environmental low dose and protracted exposure

Long term effects of radiation of the medical application of radiation 

Radiation epidemiology

Validity of the linear non-threshold model 

Genetic susceptibility

Genomic and chromosomal instability

Radiation carcinogenesis

Molecular and cellular responses to low dose ionizing radiation

DNA repair and mutagenesis

Biomarkers of low dose exposure 

Micro-array and proteomic analysis

Immunological effects of radiation

Non-targeted effects of ionizing radiation

Bystander effects

Hormesis and adaptative response

Microdosimetry and nanodosimetry

Microenvironment modulation of radiation response

Radioprotectors and radiosensitizers

Radioecology and dosimetry of biota

Radiation effects on non-human biota

Computer simulation and modelling for low dose radiation risk

Radiation protection


Abstract Submission by email to : lowrad2009 at ird.gov.br


Abstract Instructions

Maximum 400 word text in English, Word document format, Times New Roman font size 12

Organize abstract by paragraphs: Objectives, Methods, Results and Conclusions

Title, authors' names and affiliation

Authors' names (first initial and last name) separated by commas; Underline presenting author

Affiliation address, phone, fax and E-mail.

Accepted authors should register for conference attendance.


Selected papers will be published by the International Journal of Low Radiation, a SCI indexed publication


For more information:

Dr. Carlos E. Bonacossa de Almeida 
Institute of Radioprotection and Dosimetry - IRD 
Av Salvador Allende s/n - Recreio 
CEP 22780-160, Rio de Janeiro/RJ - Brazil 
Tel.: +55 21 21 73 28 15/ 28 07 
lowrad2009 at ird.gov.br


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