BIT's 8th World Gene Convention - 2017
★ Scientific Program
Program of WGC-2017

Time: November 13-15, 2017

Venue: Sofitel Macau At Ponte 16 (SMAP 16), Macau, China

 

 

Registration

Time: 08:00-22:00, November 12, 2017 (Sunday); Place: Registration Desk, Hotel Lobby, 1st Floor, SMAP 16

Time: 08:00-17:30, November 13-14, 2017 (Monday-Tuesday); Place: Registration Desk, Hotel Lobby, 1st Floor, SMAP 16

 

Opening Ceremony & Keynote Forum

 

Opening Ceremony
Time: 09:00-09:10, November 13, 2017 (Monday); Place: Baccara, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

 

Keynote Forum

Time: 09:10-11:45, November 13, 2017 (Monday)
Place: Baccara, 6th Floor, SMAP 16
Moderator
Dr. Lingwen Zeng, Director, Institute of Environment and Safety, Wuhan Academy of Agriculture Sciences, China
09:10-09:15
Moderator's Introduction
 
09:15-09:40
Title: The Exceptional Dynamics of Flowering Plant Genomes
Dr. Jeffrey L. Bennetzen,
Professor, Anhui Agricultural University, China; University of Georgia, USA
09:40-10:05
Title: Rapid Detection of E. coli in Contaminated Water
Dr. Sushanta K. Mitra,
Professor, York University; Executive Director, Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, Canada
10:05-10:30
Title: State of the Art and Future of IO in Solid Tumors: Example Breast Cancer
Dr. Stefan Gluck, Vice President, Celgene Corporation, USA
10:30-10:55

Title: The Landscape of Human Long Non-coding RNAs and Next Steps in their Functional Annotation
Dr. Philipp Kapranov,
Professor & Director, Hua Qiao University, China

10:55-11:20 Title: Current Status and Future of Stem Cell Therapies - Novel View on Stem Cells Isolated from Adult Tissues
Dr. Mariusz Z. Ratajczak,
Professor & Endowed Chair, University of Louisville, USA
11:20-11:45

Title: RNAi Comes of Age - Where It has been, Where it is and Where It is Going
Dr. Bruce D. Given, Chief Operating Officer, Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA

 

Module 1: Breakthroughs in Gene

Theme 101: Gene Research Progress Report

Time: 13:30-17:35, November 13, 2017 (Monday); Place: Promenade 2, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Luzhe Sun, Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center, USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Michael V Mendicino, Chief Consultant & Advisor, Hybrid Concepts International, USA

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Age-and Breast Cancer-Associated Genes
Dr. Luzhe Sun, Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center, USA

14:00-14:25

Title: The Emergence of Anti-cancer Resistance by Gene Mutation
Dr. Chung-Yu Chen,
Assistant Professor, National Taiwan University Hospital Yunlin Branch, Taiwan

14:25-14:50

Title: Optimized Miniplasmid Vectors for Non-viral Gene Therapy
Dr. Daniel Scherman,
Head of Medicine and Life Science Division, Paris Descartes Pharmacy University, France

14:50-15:15

Title: Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor in Mineralized Tissue Regeneration
Dr. Ruchanee S. Ampornaramveth,
Associate Professor, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-15:55 Title: U.S. Regulatory Considerations Working on Gene & Cell Therapy
Dr. Michael  Mendicino,
Chief Consultant & Advisor, Hybrid Concepts International, USA
15:55-16:20 Title: Epidemiological Factors Associated to Sensorineural Hearing Loss in São Tomé and Príncipe
Dr. Cristina Caroca,
Researcher, Nova Medical School Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Hospital CUF Infante Santo Lisboa, Portugal
16:20-16:45 Title: Use of 65KDA Mannoprotein Gene Primers in PCR Methods for Invasive Candidiasis Diagnosis
Dr. De Bernardis F.,
Director, Istituto Superiore Di Sanita', Italy
16:45-17:10 Title: Proposed Method for Dimensionality Reduction Based on Framework in Gene Expression Domain
Dr. Dayana Carla de Dayana Macedo,
Professor, Midwest University of Paraná, Brazil
17:10-17:35

Title: The Role of the LysRS-Ap4A-Hint-1-MITF Pathway in Health in Disease
Dr. Ehud Razin,
Professor, The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Israel

 

 

Module 2: Advances Genomics & Genetics

Theme 201: Genetics Study

Time: 13:30-16:30, November 13, 2017 (Monday); Place: Baccara 1, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Catherine Maurice, Princess Margaret Hospital, Canada
Co-Chair: Mr. Austin Michael Pereira, University of Toronto, Canada

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-13:55

Title: Nutrigenomics, Epigenetics and Diet
Dr. Samir Giuseppe Sukkar,
Chief, IRCCS San Martino University-Hospital, Italy

13:55-14:15

Title: Hypertension in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease: Genetic Perspectives and Future Directions
Dr. John Francis Setaro,
Associate Professor, Yale University, USA

14:15-14:35

Title: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy as a Genetic Disease
Dr. Bella Koifman,
Director, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel

14:35-14:55

Title: Genetic Takeover: A Key Event Manifesting What “Information” Means for “Life”
Dr. Wentao Ma,
Associate Professor, Wuhan University, China

14:55-15:15

Title: Histone Tail Domains Exhibit Critical Roles in Nuclear Import and Chromatin Assembly during S-phase
Dr. Christophe Thiriet,
Principal investigator, University of Nantes, France

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Selumetinib: A Promising Alternative in the Treatment of BRAF-mutated Pilocytic Astrocytoma
Dr. Catherine Maurice,
Princess Margaret Hospital, Canada

15:50-16:10

Title: Everolimus Efficacy in The Treatment of Neurofibromatosis Type 1- A Clinical Case Evaluation
Mr. Austin Michael Pereira, 
University of Toronto, Canada

16:10-16:30

Title: The Effect of Cooling Management on Blood Flow to the Dominant Follicle and Estrous Cycle Length at Heat Stress
Dr. Eran Gershon,
Researcher,  Agricultural Research Organization, Israel

 

Theme 202: Genomics, Structural and Functional Genomics, Metagenomics

Time: 8:30-11:50, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday); Place: Promenade 1, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Vaclav Paces, Professor, Institute of Molecular Genetics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic
Co-Chair: Dr. Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani, Professor, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-08:55

Title: What Makes us Humans: Structure and Evolution of the Human Genome
Dr. Vaclav Paces,
Professor, Institute of Molecular Genetics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republi

08:55-09:15

Title: Genomics Meets Metabolomics in the Analysis of Tea (Camellia Sinensis) Palatability
Dr. Jeffrey L. Bennetzen,
Professor, Anhui Agricultural University, China; University of Georgia, USA

09:15-09:35

Title: Breaking News, My Discovery, Personal Genome ‘E’- Medicine Acupuncture’, ‘E’-Methylation. Different to Precision Medicine
Dr. Steven Johnson,
President, British and International China College of Oriental Medicine & World Organization of Genomic Acupuncture, China-UK

09:35-09:55

Title: Current Trends in Genomic Medicine and Precision Medicine (Personalized Medicine)
Dr. Yihui Wu,
Gaia Gene/Relive Healthcare Hospital, Taiwan

09:55-10:15

Title: The Genomes and Phenomes of Newly Isolated Euryhalophilic and Halophilic Desert Green Algae Reveal Adaptive Traits for Acclimatization
Dr. Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani,
Associate Professor, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:50

Title: Whole Genome Amplification Provides a Suitable Template for PCR-based Genotyping, as a Complement of Preimplantation Genetic Testing
Dr. Esther Lopez-Bayghen,
Professor, Cinvestav-IPN, Mexico

10:50-11:10

Title: RNA-Seq Analysis Reveals Host Plant Transcriptomes in Response to Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation
Dr. Zhanyuan J Zhang,
Professor, University of Missouri, USA

11:10-11:30

Title: Genome-wide Transcriptome Profiling Reveals Tissues-specific and Muscle Development-relative Sus scrofa circular RNAs
Dr. Zhonglin Tang,
Professor, Agricultural Genomics Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

11:30-11:50

Title: Genetic Variant in Fat Mass and Obesity-Associated Gene Associated with Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Han Chinese
Dr. Yun Qian, Professor & Head of Department of Chronic Non-communicable Disease Control, Wuxi Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, China

 

 

Module 3: New Research of DNA and RNA 

Theme 301: New Research of DNA, RNA , Nucleic Acids

Time: 13:30-16:20, November 13, 2017 (Monday); Place: Baccara 3, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Ben C. Valdez, Associate Professor, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Guang Zhu, Professor, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Targeting DNA Repair to Treat Hematological Malignancies
Dr. Ben C. Valdez,
Associate Professor, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

14:00-14:25

Title: Remote Genetic Engineering as Bioholography Based upon the Shape of Chromosomes, DNA and RNA for Focusing Genetic Information
Dr. Irene Caesar, CEO, Matrix City LLC, Russia; President, Wave Genome LLC, USA

14:25-14:50

Title: Medical Radiation Exposure and Oxidative DNA Damage
Dr. Yildiz Dincer,
Professor, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Turkey

14:50-15:15

Title: Nucleic Acid Biosensors and Their Applications in Molecular Diagnosis
Dr. Lingwen Zeng, Director, Institute of Environment and Safety, Wuhan Academy of Agriculture Sciences,China

15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-15:55

Title: Structure-functional Study of G-rich Oligonucleotides
Dr. Guang Zhu,
Professor, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China

15:55-16:20 Title: Nucleic Acids Interactions with Complexes of Metal Ions and Biologically Active Peptides
Dr. Kamila Stokowa-Soltys,
Assistant Professor, University of Wroclaw, Poland

 

 

Module 4: Focus on Basic Research

Theme 401: Inflammation, Infection, Autoimmune Diseases Research

Time: 8:30-11:50, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday); Place: Promenade 2, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Jose Fonseca Santos, Head of Department of Radiology, Hospital de SantaMaria-LISBOA, Portugal
Co-Chair: Dr. Yunmei Wang, Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University, USA

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-08:55

Title: The Important Role of Leukocyte-platelet Interaction Mediated by Integrin Mac-1 and GPIb in Cardiovascular Diseases
Dr. Yunmei Wang,
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University, USA

08:55-09:15

Title: The Differing Impetigo Cases
Dr. Hana Zelenkova, Founder & President, DOST Private Clinic of Dermatovenereology, Slovakia

09:15-09:35

Title: The Interrelation among HBV Genotypes and Drug Resistance Mutations and Oxidative Stress in Patients with HBV-induced Liver Disease
Dr. Jia-Fu Feng,
Director,  Mianyang Central Hospital, Affiliated to Sichuan Medical University, China

09:35-09:55

Title: Posterior Fossa Syndrome with a Large Inflammatory Ponto-mesencephalic Lesion
Dr. Sigrid Breit,
University Hospital and University of Bern, Switzerland

09:55-10:15

Title: Acute Chest Diseases in Children
Dr. Jose Fonseca Santos, Head of Department of Radiology, Hospital de Santa Maria-LISBOA, Portugal

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:50

Title: GM1 and GD1a Gangliosides Modulate toxic and Inflammatory Effects of E. coli Lipopolysaccharide by Preventing TLR4 Translocation into Lipid Rafts
Dr. Rimma Parnova,
Research Associate, Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

10:50-11:10

Title: Extensive Infectious Myelitis Post Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Choucair J,
Saint Joseph University, Lebanon

11:10-11:30

Title: Sulfated Polysaccharides – Carrageenan as Matrices of New drug Forms Echinochrome A.
Dr.
Yermak Irina M., Professor, The Russian Academy of Science, Russia

11:30-11:50 Title: Mathematical Model of Zoonotic Influenza Subtype A (H7N9) Spread in Human Population
Dr. Durgesh N Sinha,
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Temple University&Strayer University, USA

  

 

Theme 402: Protein and Proteomic

Time: 8:30-11:30, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Baccara 2, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Sai Ming Ngai, Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Co-Chair: Dr. Ying-Hsien Huang, Associate Professor, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-08:55

Title: Crosstalk between GmPHD5 and Histone H3K4 Di-methylation and H3K14 Acetylation in Response to Salinity Stress in Soybean
Dr. Sai Ming Ngai,
Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

08:55-09:15

Title: Alterations in the Proteome of Leaves of Cold-tolerant and Cold-sensitive Grapevine Cultivars During Long-term Cold Stress
Dr. Stanislaw Weidner,
Chair of Biochemistry, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland

09:15-09:35

Title: Deorphanization and Characterization of Human Olfactory Receptors in Heterologous Cells
Dr. Pierre Chatelain,
CSO, ChemCom SA, Belgium

09:35-09:55

Title: Plasma Prostaglandin E2Levels Correlated with the Prevention of Intravenous Immunoglobulin Resistance and Coronary Artery LesionsFormation via CD40L in Kawasaki Disease
Dr. Ying-Hsien Huang,
Associate Professor, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and
Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taiwan

09:55-10:15 Title: Discoveriesa New Bioactive Peptide
Dr. Xiulan Su,
Professor, Affiliated Hospital of Inner Mongolia Medical University, China

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:50 Title: Novel Biomarkers of HIV-Associated Atherosclerosis
Dr. Suraiya Rasheed,
Professor, University of Southern Calfornia, USA
10:50-11:10 Title: Development of Fluorescent Molecular Probes for the Highly Sensitive Detection of Proteins and Glycoconjugates
Dr. Yoshio Suzuki,
Principal Researcher, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
11:10-11:30 Title: Impact of Aging on Mitochondrial Complex I and the Extent of Oxidative Stress in the Rat Brain Cortex
Dr. Tatarkova Zuzana,
Associate Professor, JFM in Martin–CU in Bratislava, Slovakia

 

 

Module 5: The Frontier Research of Life Sciences

Theme 501: Molecular & Cell Biology (I)

Time: 13:30-18:00, November 13, 2017 (Monday); Place: Promenade 1, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Kazuhito Toyooka, Assistant Professor, Drexel University College of Medicine, USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Fang Chang, Associate Professor, Fudan University, China

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Cellular and Molecular Functions of the 14-3-3epsilon Protein in Neurite Initiation in the Developing Brain
Dr. Kazuhito Toyooka,
Assistant Professor, Drexel University College of Medicine, USA

14:00-14:25

Title: Genetic and Genomic Studies of Arabidopsis Anther Development
Dr. Fang Chang,
Associate Professor, Fudan University, China

14:25-14:50

Title: Effect of Stress on Human Biology: Epigenetics, Adaptation, Inheritance and Social Significance
Dr. David T. Denhardt,
Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University, USA

14:50-15:15

Title: Dysphagia in Elderly: A Geriatric “Unknown” Syndrome?
Dr. Jean-Claude Leners,
Senior lecturer, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Adipocyte Browning
Dr. Florian Kiefer,
Associate Professor, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

15:55-16:20

Title: Self-Suppression of Biofilms in Cyanobacteria:Role of Type II Secretion/Type IV Pilus Assembly Systems
Dr. Rakefet Schwarz,
Professor, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

16:20-16:45 Title: Maternal Serum Amino Acid and Acylcarnitine Profiling in Predicting the Risk for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in First Trimester
Dr. Markku Ryynanen,
Professor, Oulu University Hospital, Finland  
16:45-17:10 Title: Functionome-based Medicine
Dr. Chia-Ming Chang,
Attending Physician & Assistant Professor; Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
17:10-17:35 Title: Molecular Markers for Thyroid Cancer - Clinical Application
Dr. Sushela Chaidarun,
Associate Professor, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, USA
17:35-18:00 Title: TRAPPII Regulates Lipid Droplet Homeostasis via Rab18
Dr. Sidney S.Yu,
Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

 

Theme 501: Molecular & Cell Biology (II)

Time: 8:30-12:10, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday); Place: Baccara 2, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Jae-Sung Kim, Professor, University of Florida, USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Henriette Murakozy, Rheuma-Klinik Dr. Lauven, Rheumatologie, Germany

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Increasing STAT3 Activity Reprogrammes Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Naïve-Like Pluripotency
Dr. Hongwei Chen,
Associate Director, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, China

09:00-09:25

Title: Novel Approaches for Prevention of Breast Cancer-Induced Bone Resorption
Dr. Shivendra V. Singh,
UPMVC Chair in Cancer Prevention, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA

09:25-09:50

Title: Towards World’s First Systems Level Mechanistic Representation of Human Prostate Cancer Pathogenesis
Dr. Dipamoy Datta,
Senior Research Fellow, Visva Bharati, Santiniketany, India

09:50-10:15

Title: Characteristics of Cell Suspension and the Role of Angiogenic Cytokines in Cell Therapy of Critical Limb Ischemia in Diabetic Patients
Dr. Michal Dubsky,
Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Czech Republic

10:15-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Doxorubicin Regulates Autophagy Signals via Accumulation of Cytosolic Ca2+ in Human Cardiac Progenitor Cells
Ms. Ji Hye Park, Pusan National University School of Medicine, South Korea

10:55-11:20

Title: Research on Neuronal Control of Bladder Function and Clinical Application
Dr. Chonghe Jiang, First Research Engineer, Linkoping Univesity, Sweden

11:20-11:45

Title: Practical Relevance of Complete HLA B Typing in Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis of the Rheumatological Disorders
Dr. Henriette Murakozy,
Rheuma-Klinik Dr. Lauven, Rheumatologie, Germany

11:45-12:10 Title: Autophagy in Ischemic Liver Injury
Dr. Jae-Sung Kim,
Professor, University of Florida, USA

 

Theme 501: Molecular & Cell Biology (III)

Time: 13:30-18:00, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Baccara 3, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Shunlin Ren, Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Co-Chair:  Dr. Lanming Chen, Professor, Shanghai Ocean University, China

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Molecular Architecture of the Glomerular Basement Membrane (GBM) and its Abnormalities in Kidney Diseases
Dr. Hiroyuki Morita, Associate Professor, Aichi Medical University, Japan

14:00-14:25

Title: Molecular Coping Strategies for Low-Temperature Adaptation
Dr. Lanming Chen,
Professor, Shanghai Ocean University, China

14:25-14:50

Title: A Novel Three Dimensional Analysis of Cancer Invasion at Single Cell Level by Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy
Ms. Mayu Ogawa,
Olympus Corporation, Japan

14:50-15:15

Title: A Novel Nicotinic Mechanism Mediates β-amyloid-induced Neuronal Hyperexcitation and Toxicity
Dr. Jie Wu,
Professor, Shantou University Medical College,China; Barrow neurological Institute, USA

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Sequential Imaging of Intracellular Events from Signal Transduction to Gene Expression byFluorescence and luminescence Microscop
Dr. Kazuhito Goda,
Senior Supervisor, Olympus Corporation, Japan

15:55-16:20

Title: Behavioral Repercussions and Histological Changes in Hippocampus Caused by the Application of Mozart's Sonata in Wistar Rats with Brain Ischaemic Hypoxia
Dr. Mara Claudia Ribeiro,
Physiotherapist, Brasilia University, Brazil

16:20-16:45 Title: Hippocampal and Cerebellar Histological Changes and Their Behavioural Repercussions Caused by Brain Ischaemic Hypoxia Experimentally Induced by Sodium Nitrite
Dr. Thiago Dos Santos Bezerra,
Professor, Faculdades Integradas da União Educacional do Planalto Central (FACIPLAC), Brazil
16:45-17:10 Title: Basaloid Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
Dr. James Fortson,
Physician, Ent Associates of South Atlanta, USA
17:10-17:35 Title: Novel Oxysterol Sulfates: From Discovery to Drug Development, Therapy for Metabolic Syndrome and Acute Organ Failure
Dr. Shunlin Ren,
Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
17:35-18:00

Title: Metabolic Parameters of Aging in Canis Familiaris
Dr. Kimberly A. Greer, Assistant Professor, Prairie View A & M University, USA

 

Theme 502: Microbiology, Microbiome Study and Antimicrobial Resistance

Time: 8:30-10:55, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday); Place: Baccara 3, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Hae Kyung Lee, Professor, Catholic University, South Korea
Co-Chair: Dr. María L. Arena Ortiz, Professor, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: HIV-1 Envelope Glycoprotein Stimulates Viral Transcription and Increases Infectivity of Progeny Virus through Manipulation of Cellular Machinery
Dr. Xiaojian Yao,
Professor, Central South University & University of Manitoba, China

09:00-09:25

Title: Antimicrobial Resistance and Related Mechanisms on Important Nosocomial Bacteria in Southern China
Dr. Zhenbo Xu,
Associate professor, South China University of Technology, China

09:25-09:50

Title: Bioprospection of Sisal´s Coast of the Yucatán Península of Mexico (by NGS and microarray), with Special Emphasis on Etiologic Agents, and Biotechological Potential
Dr. María L. Arena Ortiz,
Professor, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico

09:50-10:15

Title: Evaluation of Isothermal Target and Probe Amplification (iTPA) for the Detection of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
Dr. Hae Kyung Lee,
Professor, Catholic University, South Korea

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Tea Tree Oil: Implication for Infection Control Measures in Long-term Care Facilities
Dr. Rainbow L. P. Lee,
Advanced Practice Nurse, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China

   

Theme 503: Computational Biology, Structural Biology, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics (I)

Time: 8:30-11:20, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Baccara 3, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Venugopal. N, Professor & Head, Sri Jagadguru Renukacharya College, India
Co-Chair: Dr. Wing-Yiu Choy, Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario, Canada

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Biodiversity Conservation of Ethnoveternary Plants Used for Dairy Animal Medicare
Dr. Venugopal. N,
Professor & Head,  Sri Jagadguru Renukacharya College, India

09:00-09:25

Title: NMR and Computational Studies of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
Dr. Wing-Yiu Choy,
Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario, Canada

09:25-09:55

Title: Statistical Options and Considerations for Adaptive Laboratory Experiments
Dr. Lai Wei,
Research Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University, USA

09:55-10:15

Title: The Intrinsic Relationship Between Structure and Function of the Sialyltransferase ST8Sia Family Members
Dr. Guo-Ping Zhou,
Professor, Guangxi Academy of Sciences, China

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55 Title: Computational Studies of Biological and Non-Biological Systems
Dr. Hajime Hirao,
Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
10:55-11:20

Title: Study on the Molecular Structure and Thermal Stability of Nucleoside Analogs
Dr. Xue-Jie Wang,
Professor, Zhejiang International Studies University, China

 

Theme 503: Computational Biology, Structural Biology, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics (II)

Time: 13:30-17:10, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Promenade 2, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Kyou-Hoon Han, Senior Investigator & Professor, University of Science and Technology, South Korea
Co-Chair: Dr. Suyan Tian, Associate Professor, Jilin University, China

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Understanding the Pre-Structured Motifs (PreSMos) in Intrinsically Unfolded/Disordered Proteins
Dr. Kyou-Hoon Han,
Senior Investigator & Professor, University of Science and Technology, South Korea

14:00-14:25

Title: Pathway-based Feature Selection in Cancer Informatics
Dr. Suyan Tian,
Associate Professor, Jilin University, China

14:25-14:50 Title: Analyzing Large Scale Recurrent Event Data Using Parametric Frailty Model: a Divide-and-Conquer Approach
Dr. Jerry Q Cheng,
Assistant Professor, Rutgers University, USA
14:50-15:15 Title: Using Allelic Imbalance to Determine GWAS Risk-Genes Improves on eQTL Methods
Dr. Lasse Folkersen,
Assistant Professor, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55 Title: Smart Welfare with Life Tracking
Dr. Yoosoo Oh,
Assistant Professor, Daegu University, South Korea
15:55-16:20

Title: Detection of Dynamic Domains in Proteins and Causality Analysis of Molecular Motions – A Novel Approach
Dr. Bogdan Lesyng,
Professor & Head of Laboratories, University of Warsaw, Poland

16:20-16:45 Title: Deep Learning for Genomic Data Analysis
Dr. Yi Pan,
Regents’ Professor & Associate Dean, Georgia State University, USA
16:45-17:10 Title: Mechanisms by Which Low dose Dihydrotestosterone Cause Metabolic and Reproductive Dysfunction
Dr. Stanley Andrisse,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

 

 

Module 6: New Biotherapy Discovery

Theme 601: Drug Discovery, Biodrugs and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (I)

Time: 13:30-16:50, November 13, 2017 (Monday); Place: Baccara 2, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Bruce D. Given, Chief Operating Officer, Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Tamara Maes, Chief Scientific Officer & Vice-President, Oryzon Genomics S.A., Spain

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-13:55

Title: What Took RNAi so Long – the Delivery Saga
Dr. Bruce D. Given,
Chief Operating Officer, Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA

13:55-14:15

Title:Synergistic Regulation of Ctgf Transcription by YAP1 and HNF4α is Critical for Regenerative Response during Alcohol Induced Liver Injury
Dr. Liya Pi,
Assistant Professor, University of Florida Gainesville, USA

14:15-14:35

Title: The Yin And Yang of The Brain, Or How to Use EpigeneticInhibitors to Modulate the Gene Expression Balance in Neurodegenerative Disease
Dr. Tamara Maes,
Chief Scientific Officer & Vice-President, Oryzon Genomics S.A., Spain

14:35-14:55

Title: Development of Anticancer Prohibitin Ligand that Inhibit C-RAF and KRAS Signaling
Dr. Laurent Desaubry,
CNRS Research Director, CNRS-Strasbourg University, France; Professor, Tianjin University of Science and Technology (TUST), China

14:55-15:15

Title: New Tools for Drug Target Identification and Prioritization
Mr. Alexey Dubovenko, Product Manager, Clarivate Analytics, Spain

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Therapeutic Opportunities for D-chiro-inositol Analogues
Dr. Kerry Loomes,
Associate Professor, University of Auckland, New Zealand

15:50-16:10

Title: Design of Stable Bioavailable Receptor Selective Peptide and Peptidomimetic Ligands for GPCRs That Are Non-toxic Drugs for Disease
Dr. Victor J. Hruby,
Regents Professor, University of Arizona, USA

16:10-16:30

Title: Clinical and Prognostic Significance of Hormonal Receptor Status, VEGF and HER 2/neu Expression in Cells of Serous Ovarian Cancer
Dr. Iulia G. Tkalia,
Medical Doctor Oncogynecologist, National Cancer Institute, Ukraine

16:30-16:50

Title: Envenoming by Viridovipera Stejnegeri Snake: A Patient with Liver Cirrhosis Presenting Disruption of Hemostatic Balance
Dr. Chih Ying Chien, Surgeon, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital,Taiwan

 

Theme 601: Drug Discovery, Biodrugs and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (II)

Time: 13:30-17:30, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday); Place: Baccara 1, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Roland Albert Fuchs, Senior Haematologist, Medical school RWTH Aachen, Germany
Co-Chair: Dr. Daniel Tsun-Yee Chiu, Professor, Chang Gung University, Taiwan

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-13:55

Title: Cup-like Blasts in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Dr. Roland Fuchs,
Senior Haematologist, Medical school RWTH Aachen, Germany

13:55-14:15

Title: New ABC Chronic Kidney Disease Classification
Dr. Jaime Arturo Jojoa,
Nephrologist, Fundación Hospital San Pedro (Pasto); Professor, Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Colombia

14:15-14:35

Title: TechsoMed BioTrace™ - Real-Time Monitoring System for Thermal Ablation
Dr. Arie Arish,
Director, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel

14:35-14:55

Title: The Useof Biologicsto Enhance Periodontal Regeneration
Dr. Maha Ahmed Bahammam,
Associate Professor, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

14:55-15:15

Title: Drug-Drug Interactions with Relevance to Drug Induced Mitochondrial Toxicity and Accelerated Global Chronic Diseases
Dr. Ian Martins,
Principal Research Fellow, Edith Cowan University, Australia

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Faster–Leaner–Smarter: Trends in Bio-manufacturing Process Design
Dr. Ruediger Mechsner,
Principal Consultant, Samsung Engineering, South Korea

15:50-16:10

Title: Regulation of Heme Oxygenase-1 Expression by MiR-200c upon H2O2 Treatment in A549 Cells
Dr. Daniel Tsun-Yee Chiu,
Professor, Chang Gung University, Taiwan

16:10-16:30

Title: Strategic aspects of higher education reform to cultivate specialists in diagnostic and biopharma industry as applicable to Personalized and Translational Medicine as the Medicine of the Future
Dr. Sergey Suchkov,
Director,I.M.Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University; Chair, Moscow Engineering Physical Institute, Russia

16:30-16:50

Title: Should WeChange Our Tetanus Pprophylaxis Habits According to a Point of CareTest ?
Dr. Jean Christophe R Cavenaile,
Associate Professor, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

16:50-17:10 Title: Advances in Difficult to Treat Diseases Using Antibodies and Biologics
Dr. Harsukh Parmar, Merck KgaA, USA

17:10-17:30

Title: Characterization of Flavonoids from a Traditional Mongolian Herb Medicine Clematis Aethusaefolia Turcz
Dr. Baoquan Bao, Professor of Pharmacology and Dean of College of Pharmacy, Inner Mongolia Medical University, China

 

Theme 602: Antibodies/Vaccines and Novel Immunotherapy

Time: 13:30-18:00, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday); Place: Baccara 2, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Shu-ichi Ikeda, Professor, Intractable Disease Care Center, Shinshu University Hospital, Japan
Co-Chair: Dr. Fang Zhou, Senior Research Fellow, Zhong-ke-lan-hua Bio-technological Ltd. Inc., China

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Suspected Adverse Effects after Human Papillomavirus Vaccination: a Temporal Relationship between Vaccine Administration and the Appearance of Symptoms in Japan
Dr. Shu-ichi Ikeda,
Professor, Intractable Disease Care Center, Shinshu University Hospital, Japan

14:00-14:25

Title: Challenging on Manufacture of Cancer Vaccines and ADCs Antibody Drug Conjugates
Mr. Richard Denk,
Head of Sales Containment, SKAN AG, Switzerland

14:25-14:50

Title: Immune Response after Radiofrequency Ablation and Surgical Resection in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer. A Novel Approach to Induce an Autologous Anti-tumor Immune Response
Dr. Thomas Schneider,
Thoracic Surgeon & Head of the Department, Lung Cancer Center, Vincentius-Diakonissen- Kliniken, Germany

14:50-15:15

Title: Cancer Immunotherapy: Are We There Yet?
Dr. Benjamin Sredni,
Professor, Bar Ilan University, Israel

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Immunotherapy Using Lipopolysaccharide-Stimulated Bone Marrow-Derived Dendritic Cells to Treat Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis
Dr. Fang Zhou,
Senior Research Fellow, Zhong-ke-lan-hua Bio-technological Ltd. Inc., China

15:55-16:20

Title: VTCN1 (B7-H4) - a Crucial Bi-modal Regulator of Autoimmunity in Type 1 Diabetes
Dr. Alexei Y. Savinov,
Associate Professor, Sanford Research, University of South Dakota, USA

16:20-16:45

Title: Regulation of An Amyloidogenic Protein Cystatin C for Chronic Cardiovascular Diseases
Dr. Yuekang Xu,
The University of Melbourne, Australia

16:45-17:10

Title: FOXQ1 Promote Colorectal Cancer Tumorgenesis by Manipulating Angiogenic Factor and Modifying Tumor Microenvironment
Dr. Hui Tang,
Professor, The First people’s Hospital of Yunnan Province, Affiliated Hospital of Kunming University of Science and Technology, China

17:10-17:35

Title: Effectivity of Long Antigen Exposition Dendritic Cell Therapy (LANEX-DC®) in the Palliative and Adjuvant Treatment of Solid Tumors
Dr. Frank Philip Gansauge,
Professor, Center of Oncologic, Endocrineand Minimal-Invasive Surgery, Germany

17:35-18:00

Title: Does the Strategy of Risk Group Testing for Hepatitis C Hit the Target?
Dr. Mirjana Jovanovic,
Professor, University of Kragujevac, Serbia

 

 

Module 7: Emerging Areas for Medicine Applications

Theme 701: Cutting-edge Research on Molecular Medicine and Molecular Diagnostic Technology

Time: 8:30-12:30, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday); Place: Baccara 1, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Hiroshi Osawa, Chairman of Department of Oncology, Edogawa Hospital, Japan
Co-Chair: Dr. Yue Chen, Professor, Nankai University, China

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-08:85

Title: Preclinical and Clinical investigation of ACT001 as GBM Drug Candidate
Dr. Yue Chen,
Professor, Nankai University, China

08:55-09:15

Title: Preclinical Researches on Sugar Dendritic MRI Contrast Agents and IER5/Cdc25B Targeted Novel Phospha Sugar Antitumor Agents
Dr. Mitsuji Yamashita, Professor, Shizuoka University, Japan

09:15-09:35

Title: The Responses of Pulmonary Epithelial Stem Cell to Radiation-induced Lung Injuries and Their Differentiation Regulation
Dr. Jack Tian,
Professor, Henan People’s Hospital, Zhengzhou University, China

09:35-09:55

Title: The Consequences of Early Life Adversity for Later GI Diseases
Dr. Qingjie Li,
Associate Professor, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, USA

09:55-10:15

Title: Location of Prognosis with Advanced/Recurred Colo-rectal Cancer in Retrospective Study
Dr. Hiroshi Osawa, Chairman of Department of Oncology, Edogawa Hospital, Japan

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:50

Title: Serotonin Transporter Gene Polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) And Sociocultural Differences - Relative Effect On Anxiety Level In Russians, Tuvinians and Yakuts
Dr.  Saprygin Alexandr,
Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution, Russia 

10:50-11:10

Title: Relation 5-HTTLPR Polymorphisms of Serotonin Transporter with EEG Resting State Activity
Dr. Bocharov Andrey,
Senior researcher, Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution, Russia 

11:10-11:30 Title: Novel technology for Enrichment of Different Circulating Biomo' ;&,"vIE' ;&,"y Fluids
Dr. Timo Hillebrand,
CEO, AJ Innuscreen GmbH, Germany
11:30-11:50 Title: Choledochoduodenal Fistula Presenting with Pneumobilia in a Patient with Gallbladder Cancer: A Case Report
Dr. Hossein Akhondi,
University of Nevada, USA
 11:50-12:10 Title: The Influence of Fucoxanthin to Boost the Immune System of Obesity
Dr. Rosa Lelyana,
Lecturer, Diponegoro University, Indonesia
12:10-12:30 Title: The Cytolethal Effects of the Nitric Oxide Prodrugs Alone and Together with Arsenic on Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma Hep3B cells
Dr. Ray Dong, Resident Physician, University of Southern California, USA

 

Theme 702: Stem Cell and Regeneration (I)

Time: 13:30-17:10, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday) ; Place: Promenade 1, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Peng Yue, CSO, 3D Biotek LLC, USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Karen Poon, Associate Professor, Beijing Normal University–Hong Kong Baptist University United International College, China

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: hESC: A Novel Technology and Its Clinical Aapplications
Dr. Geeta Shroff,
Founder & Medical Director, Nutech Mediworld, India

14:00-14:25

Title: Stem Cell Expansion using Precision 3D Micro-Fabrication Scaffolds and Perfusion Bioreactor for Stem Cell Therapy
Dr. Peng Yue,
CSO, 3D Biotek LLC, USA

14:25-14:50

Title: Understanding the Functions of Deubiquitinating Enzymes with CRISPR based DUB Knockout Library
Dr. Suresh Ramakrishna,
Assistant Professor, Hanyang University, South Korea

14:50-15:15

Title: The Improvement of Cancer Treatment by Controlling the Electron Leaking in Mitochondria
Dr. Karen Poon,
Associate Professor, Beijing Normal University–Hong Kong Baptist University United International College, China

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Human Neural Stem Cells for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury
Dr. Alex Kharazi,
Chief Technology Officer, Stemedica Cell Technologies, USA

15:55-16:20

Title: Cochlear Cell Modeling Using Disease-Specific iPSCs Unveils a Degenerative Phenotype and Suggests Treatments for Congenital Progressive Hearing Loss
Dr. Masato Fujioka,
Assistant Professor, Keio University, Japan

16:20-16:45

Title: Stem Cell and Regeneration for the Disease
Dr. Rawda Sunbul,
SOBI, Saudi Arabia

16:45-17:10

Title: 3D Stem Cells Culture on Microcarriers for Cell Growth Enhancement
Dr. Ali Hilal Alnaqbi,
Associate Professor, UAE University, UAE

 

Theme 702: Stem Cell and Regeneration (II)

Time: 13:30-17:35, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Baccara 2, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Robert Chow, Chairman, President & CEO, CyteTherapeutics, Inc., USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Mariusz Z. Ratajczak, Professor & Endowed Chair, University of Louisville, USA

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Cord Blood Cells and Degenerative Diseases of Central Nervous System
Dr. Vladimir Nikolaevich Smirnov,
Head of Laboratory of Stem Cells, Russian Cardiology Recearch Center, Russia

14:00-14:25

Title: Effect of Acellular Devices on Ventricular Function and Cardiac Remodeling
Dr. Marco V. Chaud,
Professor,University of Sorocaba, Brazil

14:25-14:50

Title: Cord Blood Transplantation (CBT) Cures for HIV Infection
Dr. Vincent W Zhang,
CyteTherapeutics, USA 

14:50-15:15

Title: A Controlled Release System for Simultaneous Delivery of Three Human Perivascular Stem Cell-derived Factors for Tissue Repair and Regeneration
Dr. Arman Saparov,
Associate Professor, Nazarbayev University School of Medicine, Republic of Kazakhstan

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Novel view on Hematopoietic Stem Cell Mobilization and Homing – An Emerging Role of Innate immunity, Bioactive Lipids and Extracellular Nucleotides
Dr. Mariusz Z. Ratajczak,
 Professor & Endowed Chair, University of Louisville, USA

15:55-16:20

Title: Adipocyte Transplantation for Parry-Romberg Syndrome
Dr. Diaz del Guante Miguel Angel,
Researcher, University of Veracruz, Mexico 

16:20-16:45

Title:Regenerative Potential of Autologous Growth Factors in Oral Surgery
Dr. Alejandro Davila Farinas,
Aesthetics and Oral Rehabilitation, Private Practice in A Coruña, Spain

16:45-17:10

Title: Therapeutic Efficacy of Spleen-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Mice with Acute Pancreatitis
Dr. Ya-Chin Hou,
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

17:10-17:35 Title: Influence of in vivo Injected Extracellular Ubiquitin on Spontaneous Regeneration of Leucopoiesis in Modelled Leukopenia
Dr. Rusudan Sujashvili,
Professor, New Vision University, Georgia 

 

Theme 703: Apply in Neuroscience

Time: 13:30-17:35, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday); Place: Baccara 3, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Sergey Suchkov, Director, I. M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University; Chair, Moscow Engineering Physical Institute, Russia
Co-Chair: Dr. Bonaccorso Marinelli María Paula, Doctoral Neuroscience Fellow, Mendoza University, Argentina

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Ab-proteases as Unique Biomarkers to Monitor Chronic Inflammation (Demyelination) at Subclinical and Clinical Stages
Dr. Sergey Suchkov,
Director, Center for Personalized Medicine, I.M.Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University; Chair,  Moscow Engineering Physical Institute, Russia 

14:00-14:25

Title: Interventional Radiologic Management of Trauma to the Central Nervous System
Dr. Jaime Tisnado,
Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA 

14:25-14:50

Title: The role of FoxO3a on NGF-induced Neuronal Differentiation and Its Molecular Mechanisms
Dr. Wenhua Zheng,
Professor, University of Macau, Macau, China 

14:50-15:15

Title: Neuromodulatory Eeffects of Neuroactive Steroids on Physiological and Pathophysiological Conditions
Dr. Ricardo Jorge Cabrera,
Principal Investigator, Mendoza University, Argentina 

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: The Association of Proteasome and Ribosome in Neuronal Cell Death and Aging
Dr. Ding Qunxing,
Associate Professor, Kent State University at East Liverpool, USA 

15:55-16:20

Title: Software Application To Monitor Neurodegenerative Motor Diseases
Dr. Bonaccorso Marinelli María Paula,
Doctoral Neuroscience Fellow, Mendoza University, Argentina 

16:20-16:45

Title: Dementia with Lewy Body: The Protein Aggregation and Degradation
Dr. Haiyan Zhu,
Associate Professor, Kent State University at East Liverpool, USA 

16:45-17:10

Title: Antenatal Profiles of the Neural Tube Defects: A Retrospective Evaluation of Genetic Counselling Records
Dr. Elif Yilmaz Gulec,
Medical Geneticist, Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Research and Training Hospital, Turkey
Dr. Atilla Yilmaz, Assistant Professor, Mustafa Kemal University, Turkey

17:10-17:35

Title: New Approaches for Parkinson's Disease Treatment
Dr. Yun-Il Lee,
Principal Investigator, DGIST, South Korea

 

Theme 704: Emerging Novel Cancer/Tumor Biomarkers, Pathways and Target

Time: 8:30-12:10, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Baccara 1, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Xiaoyan Jiang, Distinguished Scientist, BC Cancer Research Centre, Canada
Co-Chair: Dr. Steven Johnson, President, British and International China College of Oriental Medicine & World Organization of Genomic Acupuncture, China-UK

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-08:55

Title: An Innovative Treatment Approach to Target Drug-resistant Leukemic Stem Cells
Dr. Xiaoyan Jiang,
Distinguished Scientist, BC Cancer Research Centre, Canada 

08:55-09:15

Title: Copper Metabolism As A New Biomarker for Cancer Imaging and Therapy
Dr. Fangyu Peng,
Associate Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA 

09:15-09:35

Title: Discovery, “Personal Genome-‘E’- Medicine Acupuncture. E-markers. 99% Success, Cohort.  Plus Prostate& Adeno-Lung Cnacer Cases
Dr. Steven Johnson,
President, British and International China College of Oriental Medicine & World Organization of Genomic Acupuncture, China-UK 

09:35-09:55

Title: Novel Therapeutic Strategies Incorporating Biomarkers in Carcinoma of Unknown Primary
Dr. Harry H. Yoon, Associate Professor, Mayo Clinic, USA

09:55-10:15

Title: Molecular Profiling of Gastro-esophageal Carcinoma as Basis for Precision Cancer Medicine
Dr. Nelson Shu-Sang Yee, Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University, USA

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:50

Title: MiR-181d and C-myc-mediated Inhibition of CRY2 and FBXL3 Reprograms Metabolism in Colorectal Cancer
Dr. Xuehui Hong,
Assistant Professor, Xiamen University, China

10:50-11:10

Title: FXYD3: APromising Biomarker for Cancer Treatment
Dr. Chia-chi Liu,
Senior Research Fellow, University of Sydney, Australia 

11:10-11:30

Title: Glutathione Species and Metabolomic Prints in Subjects with Liver Disease as Biological Markers for the Detection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Dr. Juan Sanabria,
Professor, Marshall University, USA
11:30-11:50 Title: Serum CYFRA 21-1 and CEA Level as a Predicting Marker for Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Dr. Busyamas Chewaskulyong,
Associate Professor, Chiangmai University, Thailand
11:50-12:10 Title: Verification of the Efficacy of Targeting Peptides for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Therapy
Dr. Chin-Tarng Lin, Professor, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

 

 

Theme 705: New Achievements of Forensic

Time: 8:30-10:15, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Promenade 1, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Rashed Alghafri, Head of Biology and DNA Section, Dubai Police General Head Quarter, UAE
Co-Chair: Dr. Clairissa D Breen, Assistant Professor, Buffalo State College, USA

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Development of RM Y-STR Haplotype Database for Arabian Peninsula Populations
Dr. Rashed Alghafri
, Head of Biology and DNA Section, Dubai Police General Head Quarter, UAE

09:00-09:25

Title: Combating Online Child Sexual Exploitation
Dr. Derek E Perkins, 
Professor, Royal Holloway University of London, UK 

09:25-09:50

Title: VistaCam Intra-Oral Camera As an Adjunct to DNA Testing in Forensics
Dr. Fardad Shakibaies,
Post Doctoral Scientist, University of Queensland, Australia 

09:50-10:15

Title: Interpreting the Forensic Narrative–Increasing the Accessibility of Science in the Court Room
Dr. Clairissa D Breen,
Assistant Professor, Buffalo State College, USA 

 

 

Module 8: Cutting-edge Biotechnology

Theme 801: Marine and Aquatic Biotechnology

Time: 13:30-16:20, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday); Place: Promenade 2, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Anthony C. Ostrowski, Chief Scientific Officer, Sino-Agro Food, Inc., USA/China
Co-Chair: Dr. Umaima Hamed Al Hoqani, Microbiologist, University College London, UK

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Development of Chloroplast Transformation Methodology for Nannochloropsis Gaditana
Dr. Umaima Hamed Al Hoqani,
Microbiologist, University College London, UK

14:00-14:25

Title: Selection and Optimization of Lab-cultured Microalgae Strains
Dr. David R Nelson,
Research Scientist, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

14:25-14:50

Title: Importance of Pedigreed Breeding Programs for Shrimp Aquaculture in China: An Industry Perspective
Dr. Anthony C. Ostrowski,
Chief Scientific Officer, Sino-Agro Food, Inc., USA/China

14:50-15:15

Title: Approach for Total Productive Maintenance Evaluation in Water Productivity: A Case Study at Mahasawat Water Treatment Plant
Mr. Soraphon Kigsirisin,
Engineer, Metropolitan Waterworks Authority, Thailand

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Species Richness and Genetic Diversity of Freshwater Atyid Shrimps in Hong Kong
Dr. Ka Hou Chu,
Professor & Director, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

15:55-16:20

Title: Immunomodulatory Properties Of Red Seaweeds Polysaccharides And Their Effect On Biological Activities Of Echinochrome
Dr. EkaterinaVSokolova,
Bchemist, Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

 

Theme 802: Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Biotechnology

Time: 13:30-17:50, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Baccara 1, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Naomi Katayama, Professor, Nagoya Women’s University, Japan
Co-Chair: Dr. Robert Girandola, Associate Professor, University of Southern California, USA

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-13:55

Title: Odor and Salt Taste Identification in Older Adults: Evidence Form the Yakumo Study
Dr. Naomi Katayama, Professor, Nagoya Women’s University, Japan

13:55-14:15

Title: Genotoxicity of GM food?
Dr. Thomas V Prevenslik,
QED Radiations, Hong Kong, China

14:15-14:35

Title: Biofilm and VBNC study on Important Food Borne Pathogens and Spoilage Bacteria
Dr. Zhenbo Xu,
Associate Professor, South China University of Technology, China 

14:35-14:55

Title: Global Obesity: What is More Important, Diet or Exercise
Dr. Robert Girandola,
Associate Professor, University of Southern California, USA

14:55-15:15

Title: Chloroplast Transformation—Current status and Challenge
Dr. Shaochen Xing,
Professor, Jilin Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: A Study of Halal Food Supply Chain: The Case of Hong Kong
Dr.Yui-yip Lau ,
Lecturer, Hong Kong Community College, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China

15:50-16:10

Title: Bioactive Oxidised Products of Omega-6 and Omega-3, Excess Oxidative Stress, Oxidised Dietary Intake and Antioxidant Nutrient Deficiencies, in the Context of a Modern Diet
Dr. Robert A Brown,
Chair, Mc Carrison Society, UK
16:10-16:30 Title: Solid-base Catalysts for Biodiesel Production by Using Agricultural Wastes and Li2CO3
Dr. Kung-Tung Chen ,
Professor, Minghsin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
16:30-16:50 Title: Characterization the Extracellular Lipase from Chlorella Vulgaris for its Potential in Industrial Applications
Dr. Lai-Hock Tey,
Assistant Professor, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
16:50-17:10 Title: Care Food for One Week: Can Make It in the General Family
Ms. Shoko Kondo,
Nagoya Women’s University, Japan
17:10-17:30 Title: Nourishment Instruction Based on the Gene Analysis Result: For University Rowing Club
Ms. Yui Nakayama,
Nagoya Women’s University, Japan
17:30-17:50 Title: Caffeine with Links to NAFLD and Accelerated Brain Aging
Dr. Ian Martins,
Principal Research Fellow, Edith Cowan University, Australia

Theme 803: New Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology

Time: 13:30-17:35, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Promenade 1, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Ikuo Yamamoto, Professor,Nagasaki University,  Japan
Co-Chair: Dr. Shaobin Zhu, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, USA/China

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Nanobiotechnology in Food Safety Control and Detection
Dr. Chen Situ,
Lecturer, Queen's University Belfast, UK

14:00-14:25

Title: Research on Bio-inspired Robotic Fish Technologies and Applications
Dr. Ikuo Yamamoto,
Professor,Nagasaki University, Japan

14:25-14:50

Title: Actarit Nanoparticles for Ulcerative Colitis
Dr. Shalaka Pranjal Dhat,
Assistant Professor, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India

14:50-15:15

Title: Bead-supported Unilamellar Membrane (bSUM) as a New Biomaterial
Dr. Qiu-Xing Jiang,
Associate Professor, University of Florida, USA

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Transient Electronics
Dr. Sukwon Hwang,
Assistant Professor, Korea University, South Korea

15:55-16:20

Title: Visible Light-driven Nanoflower-like Tin Oxide Photocatalyst for Hydrogen Production
Dr. Toyokazu Tanabe,
Assistant Professor, Kanagawa University, Japan

16:20-16:45

Title: Preclinical Studies on Doxorubicin Conjugated to Glutathione-Stabilized Gold Nanoparticles (Au-GSH-Dox) in Feline Injection-Site Sarcomas
Dr. Katarzyna Zabielska,
Assistant Professor, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland

16:45-17:10

Title: Cancer Cured by Bio Electron's Laser Acupuncture
Dr. Nick Kostovic,
President, Kostovic Acupuncture by Bio Electrons' Laser, Corp., USA

17:10-17:35

Title: IP Strategies for 3D Printing Using Bio-materials
Dr. Shaobin Zhu,
Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, USA/China

 

Module 9: Robust Technology Development

Theme 901: Imaging, Biochips and Microfluidic Technology

Time: 8:30-11:20, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Promenade 2, 6th Floor, SMAP 16

Chair: Dr. Tarun Pandey, Associate Professor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Bruno Wacogne, Director, FEMTO-ST Institute, France

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Immunologic Blood Transfusion Accidents: toward a Complete Compatibility Test at the Patient’s Bedside
Dr. Bruno Wacogne,
Director, FEMTO-ST Institute, France

09:00-09:25

Title: The Use of Isotopiocally Labeled Internal Standards in Quantitative LC/MS – The Way of The Full Compensation of Negative Impact of “Matrix Effect”
Dr. Miroslav Ryska,
Vice President, Quinta-Analytica s.r.o., Czech Republic

09:25-09:50

Title: Developement of Digital Microfluidic Systems for Disease Diagnostics
Dr. Yanwei Jia,
Assistant Professor, University of Macau, China

09:50-10:15

Title: Corelated Imagining based on Far Field and Near Field Laser Scanning Microscopy Techniques
Dr. George A. Stanciu,
Professor, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: MRI Neurography
Dr. Tarun Pandey,
Associate Professor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA

10:55-11:20

Title: High Dyamic Range (HDR) Photonic and Image Sensors
Dr. Jan Vermeiren,
Business Development Manager, Caleste Cvba, Belgium

 

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