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Water Environment and Technology Conference Online 2021

The following studies will be presented at the Water Environment and Technology Conference Online 2021 (WET2021).→FINISHED 3B-1-d: Estimating the scaling factor connecting gastroenteritis prevalence and wastewater surveillance: Towards the quantitative implementation of wastewater-based epidemiology Yifan Zhu, Daisuke Sano 3A-2-b: Inferring the effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical interventions against COVID-19 in an evacuation center Sewwandi Bandara, Syun-suke Kadoya, Daisuke Sano 4B-2-c: Interactive effect…

Singapore International Water Week 2021 Online

The following study will be presented at Singapore International Water Week 2021 (SIWW2021) Online (June 21 – July 2, 2021).→FINISHED Maximum likelihood estimation of inactivation kinetic parameters for Escherichia coli In concentrated urine Wakana Oishi, Ikuo Kato, Osamu Nishimura, Daisuke Sano You can find details of SIWW2021 from the following link: https://www.siww.com.sg/home

IWA Digital World Water Congress

The following study will be presented at the IWA Digital World Water Congress (May 24 – June 4, 2021). >FINISHED Inactivation kinetic modelling of Escherichia coli in the concentrated synthetic urine Wakana Oishi, Ikuo Kato, Osamu Nishimura, Daisuke Sano Day 4 (May 28th), Session 25, Water Reclamation
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2021 Best Paper Award

The following paper received a best paper award for Year 2021 from Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology (Taylor & Francis Group). Amarasiri, M., D. Sano, S. Suzuki. 2020. Understanding human health risks caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria (ARB) and antibiotic resistance genes (ARG) in water environments: Current knowledge and question to be answered. 50:2016−2059. Best Paper Award 2020…
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SDGS-ID Research Award Project for Young Researchers, the System Design of Inclusive Society with Infectious Diseases

The research proposal of Wakana Oishi has been accepted by SDGS-ID Research Award Project for Young Researchers, the System Design of Inclusive Society with Infectious Diseases. Wakana Oishi receives the excellent young researchers award with this proposal. Congratulations!!! In addition to it, the research proposal of Yifan Zhu and Sewwandi Bandara have been also accepted by the SDGS-ID Research Award…
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Kadoya has posted an e-letter at Science website.

Kadoya has posted an e-letter “A happy marriage between epidemiological modeling and wastewater-based epidemiology is anticipated” at Science website. https://science.sciencemag.org/content/371/6526/eabe2424/tab-e-letters

RCCE & SDGs 2020

Assoc. Prof. Sano will give an invited talk at the Regional Conference in Civil Engineering & Sustainable Development Goal in Higher Education Institution | UTM Campus Sustainability (Jan. 23-24, 2021, online). -> FINISHED Antimicrobial Resistance in Marine Environment (SDG 14) Daisuke Sano You can find details from the following link: https://www.utm.my/sustainable/rccesdgs2020/

An article of Assoc. Prof. Sano has been posted at Special Issue Author Blog Post for Journal of Water and Health

What do we know about antimicrobial resistance in aquatic environments? On the release of an important new Special Issue, Editors of Journal of Water & Health tell us more about this crucial topic in water and sanitation. Maronel Steyn, Tasha M. Santiago-Rodriguez, Daisuke Sano & Gary Toranzos https://www.iwapublishing.com/news/special-issue-water-health-author-blog-post
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The latest newsletter of IWA-HRWM Specialist Group (Dec. 2020) has been published

The latest newsletter (Dec. 2020) of Health-Related Water Microbiology Specialist Group at International Water Association  has been published The following articles of Assoc. Prof. Sano are included: p3: Daisuke Sano. COVID-19 Taskforce of Japan Society on Water Environment P4: Mohan Amarasiri, Takashi Furukawa, Daisuke Sano, Kazunari Sei. Update on quantifying the antibiotic concentrations which can lead to evolution of antibiotic…