Exposure of Orconectes Virilus to Silver Nanoparticles

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Matthew Amato , Marist College
Silver nanoparticles have unique antimicrobial capabilities that are of specific interest to medical, industrial, and home goods production. The use of nanoparticles has become more prevalent; however, little is known about their environmental effect. This project was conducted to examine the toxicological effect of nanoparticles on crayfish.