BIT's 11th Annual World Protein & Peptide Conference (PepCon-2018)
★ Scientific Program

Session times on those days will not be finalized until the overall program schedule is completed.

Scientific Program
Keynote Forum Path 2 Path 3


Path 3: Industrial Innovation Space
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Stream 1: Proteins and Proteomics in Drug Discovery

Time: Day 1, Afternoon, March 26, 2018
Place: Miami, USA
Chair
Dr. Sang Hee Lee, Director & Professor, National Research Leading Laboratory of Drug Resistance Proteomics, Department of Biological Sciences, Myongji University, South Korea
13:30-13:35
Chair's Introduction
13:35-13:55
Title: Solvent Interaction Analysis for Discovery and Monitoring of Structural Protein Biomarkers
Dr. Boris Zaslavsky, Chief Scientific Officer, Cleveland Diagnostics, USA
13:55-14:15
Title: Novel Carbapenemase Identified in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Clinical Isolates: A Drug Target
Dr. Sang Hee Lee, Director & Professor, National Research Leading Laboratory of Drug Resistance Proteomics, Department of Biological Sciences, Myongji University, South Korea
14:15-14:35
Title: Cystatins as Anti-metastatic Proteins
Dr. James L. Cox, Associate Professor, A.T. Still University, USA
14:35-14:55
Title: ATP Synthase as a Therapeutic Molecular Drug Target
Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmad, Associate Professor, AT Still University of Health Sciences, USA
14:55-15:15
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15:15-15:30
Coffee Break


Stream 2: Nanostructured Proteins

Time: Day 1, Afternoon, March 26, 2018
Place: Miami, USA
Chair
Dr. Bernard M. A. G. Piette, Reader, Durham University, UK
15:30-15:35
Chair's Introduction
15:35-16:00
Title: Polaron Transport in Linear Peptides for a Generalised Davydov-Scott Model
Dr. Bernard M. A. G. Piette, Reader, Durham University, UK
16:00-16:25
Title: Peptide Synthesis on Hyaluronan Based Materials
Dr. Sergej Karel, Researcher and Leader of Group for Peptides Development, Contipro A. S., Czech Republic
16:25-16:50
Title: Design of Selective TACE Inhibitors Using Molecular Docking Studies: Synthesis and Preliminary Evaluation of Anti-inflammatory and TACE Inhibitory Activity
Dr. Ajinkya Pradeep Sarkate, Pune University, India
16:50-17:15
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Stream 3: Proteins as Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Time: Day 1, Afternoon, March 26, 2018
Place: Miami, USA
Chair
Dr. Bernhard Fischer, CEO, APEPTICO Forschung und Entwicklung, Austria
Co-chair
Dr. Muhammad Waheed Akhtar, Professor, University of the Punjab, Pakistan
13:30-13:35
Chair's Introduction
13:35-14:00
Title: Modulation of Hematopoietic Gene Expression by Direct Delivery of Synthetic Zinc Finger DNA-binding Domains
Dr. Jorg Bungert, Professor, College of Medicine, University of Florida, USA
14:00-14:25
Title: Restoration of ENaC Function by Synthetic Peptides in PHA1B Mutants
Dr. Bernhard Fischer, CEO, APEPTICO, Austria
14:25-14:50
Title: Generation and Characterization of a Unique Reagent that Recognizes a Panel of Recombinant Human Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutics in the Presence of Endogenous Human IgG
Dr. Xiangdan Wang, Senior Scientist, Genentech, USA
14:50-15:15
Title: Solnatide: Attacking Pulmonary Edema from All Angles
Dr. Rudolf Lucas, Program Director of the Vascular Biology Graduate Program, Augusta University, USA
15:15-15:30
Coffee Break
15:30-15:55
Title: Fusion Antigens for Serodiagnosis of Tuberculosis
Dr. Muhammad Waheed Akhtar, Professor, University of the Punjab, Pakistan
15:55-16:20
Title: A Novel Approach for Oxidation Analysis of Therapeutic Proteins
Dr. Iva Turyan, Scientist, Biogen Idec, Inc., USA
16:20-16:45
Title: A Novel Strategy of Longevity— the Role of Ca2+ Signaling from Nociceptors in Regulating the Aging Process
Dr. Wen-Li Hsu, Doctor, Kaohsiung Medical University, Waseda University, Taiwan
16:45-17:10
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Stream 4: Peptides for Diagnostics and Therapy

Time: Day 2, Morning, March 27, 2018
Place: Miami, USA
Chair
Dr. Aron B. Fisher, Professor of Physiology and Environmental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, USA
Co-chair
Dr. Elizabeth Helen Bromley, Lecturer, Durham University, UK
08:30-08:35
Chair's Introduction
08:35-08:55
Title: Advances in Research of Peptide Regulatory Action with Help of Transcriptome Analysis (RNASeq)
Dr. Svetlana A. Limborska, Professor, Institute of Molecular Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
08:55-09:15
Title: A Peptide from a Naturally Occurring Protein Inhibits the Phospholipase A2 (PLA2) Activity of Peroxiredoxin 6 (Prdx6) and Protects Lungs in a Mouse Model of Acute Lung Injury (ALI)
Dr. Aron B. Fisher, Professor of Physiology and Environmental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, USA
09:15-09:35
Title: Preparation and Identification of Antithrombotic Peptides Derived from Casein
Dr. Ming Du, Professor & Vice Dean, School of Food Science and Technology, Dalian Polytechnic University, China
09:35-09:55
Title: Ternary Complex of Human ROR Ligand-binding Domain, Inverse Agonist and SMRT Peptide Reveals a Unique Mechanism of Co-repressor Recruitment
Dr. Masato Noguchi, Special Senior Researcher, JT Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Japan
09:55-10:15
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10:15-10:30
Coffee Break
10:30-10:50
Title: TBD
Dr. Elizabeth Helen Bromley, Lecturer, Durham University, UK
10:50-11:10
Title: Design of Functional Peptides Affecting Cholesterol Homeostasis
Dr. Purnima Kaul Tiku, Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, India
11:10-11:30
Title: TBD
Dr. Michael A. Firer, Associate Professor, Ariel University Center, Israel
11:30-11:50
Title: Development of the Epitope-Derived Peptide as Alternative Detection Element for Rapid Fluorescent Diagnostic Assay to Detect Avian Influenza Virus
Dr. Seon Ju Yeo, Assistant Professor, Wonkwang University, South Korea
11:50-12:10
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Stream 5: Advances in Proteins Engineering

Time: Day 2, Afternoon, March 27, 2018
Place: Miami, USA
Chair
Dr. Donald Jacobs,Professor, UNC Charlotte, USA
Co-chair
Dr. Nourredine Boubekri, Professor, University of North Texas, USA
13:30-13:35
Chair's Introduction
13:35-14:00
Title: Minimum Quantity Lubrication: Health and Environmental Effects
Dr. Nourredine Boubekri, Professor, University of North Texas, USA
14:00-14:25
Title: AptaAnalyzer™, A New Next-generation Sequencing Analysis Tool for Improved Identification of Peptide and Antibody Ligands
Dr. Michael Blank, Co-Founder and CSO, AptaIT GmbH, Germany
14:25-14:50
Title: Artificial C3P3 Expression System for Bioproduction of Recombinant Proteins
Dr. Philippe H. Jais, President & CSO, Eukarÿs SAS, France
14:50-15:15
Title: Efficient Production of Recombinant Antibody Fragments by Precisely-controlled Fed-batch Culture
Dr. Yoichi Kumada, Associate Professor, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
15:15-15:30
Coffee Break
15:30-15:55
Title: TBD
Dr. Donald J. Jacobs, Professor, UNC Charlotte, USA
15:55-16:20
Title: The Interplay of Non-specific Binding, Target-mediated Clearance and FcRn Interactions on the Pharmacokinetics of Humanized Antibodies
Dr. Amita Datta-Mannan, Research Advisor and Group Leader, Eli Lilly and Company, USA
16:20-16:45
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16:45-17:10
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