Abstracts

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Ferid Murad
(Nobel Laureate)
The Stanford VA Hospital, Palo Alto, CA,
USA

Stuart Schreiber
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard University and Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA,
USA

Alexander D MacKerell, Jr.
University of Maryland Computer-Aided Drug Design Center, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

Shuji Ogino
Chief, Division of MPE Molecular Pathological Epidemiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital:
Professor of Pathology and Epidemiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA,
USA

Rudolf Jaenisch
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and Department of Biology, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02124,
USA

Steven A. Carr
Senior Director of Proteomics Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard Boston, MA
United States

Vladimir Torchilin
University Distinguished Professor Director, Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine Northeastern University Boston, MA
United States

Kenneth C. Anderson
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215,
USA

Stephen J. Elledge
Department of Genetics Harvard Medical School MA
United States

D.K. Lahiri
Department of Psychiatry and of Medical & Molecular Genetics, IADC, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN,
USA

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

M. Amin Arnaout
Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Boston,
United States

M. Iqbal Choudhary
H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270,
Pakistan

Food Biotechnology (Track)
SESSION SPEAKERS
Sujata Mohanty
Centre of Biotechnology, Siksha O Anusandhan University,
India

Industrial and Manufacturing (Track)
SESSION SPEAKERS
Klaus Opwis
Deutsches Textilforschungszentrum Nord-West gGmbH (DTNW), Adlerstr. 1, D-47798 Krefeld,
Germany

Muhammad Nauman Aftab
Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, Government College University, Lahore,
Pakistan

Weiwen Zhang
Laboratory of Synthetic Microbiology, School of Chemical Engineering & Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072,
P.R. China

Zayniddin Muhidinov
Chemistry Institute of the Tajikistan Academy of Sciences, Dushanbe,
Tajikistan

POSTER PRESENTERS
Gopinathan Chengalath
Department of Biotechnology, University of Calicut, Kerala,
India

Jinhee Kim
Vegetable Research Division, National Institute of Horticultural and Herbal Science, Wanju-Gun,
South Korea

Medical Biotechnology (Track)
TRACK CHAIRS
Ipsita Roy
Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Westminster W1W 6UW,
United Kingdom

SESSION SPEAKERS
Serin M.S.
Mersin University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology,
Turkey

Thurai Moorthy
President/CEO MultiGEN Diagnostics, North Carolina,
USA

Abu Salim Mustafa
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University,
Kuwait

Zaira Martín-Moldes
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 02155,
USA

Katja Skorb
Biomaterials Department, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces,
Germany

Armin Eilaghi
Radiology and Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Engineering, Australian College of Kuwait, Kuwait city, Kuwait and Seaman Family MR Centre Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta,
Canada

POSTER PRESENTER
Yilkal Belay
School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala,
Uganda

Tayfun Vural
Chemistry Department, Hacettepe University, Ankara,
Turkey

Nano Biotechnology (Track)
SESSION SPEAKER
Shiwen Huang
China National Rice Research Institute (CNRRI), Hangzhou 311401,
P.R. China

Lin Huang
School of Biomedical Engineering, Children’s Hospital of Shanghai, and Med-X Research Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200030,
P.R. China

Wei Xu
School of Biomedical Engineering, Children’s Hospital of Shanghai, and Med-X Research Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200030,
P.R. China

Ru Zhang
School of Biomedical Engineering and Med-X Research Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200030,
China

POSTER PRESENTER
Carlos Negro
Chemical Engineering Department, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid,
Spain

Sun Chul Kang
Department of Biotechnology, Daegu University, Kyungsan,
South Korea

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Track)
INVITED SPEAKERS
Achilleas Gravanis
Dept. of Pharmacology, Medical School University of Crete, Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Foundation of Research & Technology-Hellas, Heraklion 71110,
Greece

SESSION SPEAKERS
Johan Nilvebrant
Department of Protein Technology, KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden and The Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto, 160 College Street, Room 816, Toronto, M5S 3E1, Ontario,
Canada

L. Rodríguez Vera
Department of Pharmacy, Institute of Pharmacy and Foods, University of Havana,
Cuba

Sergey Suchkov
I.M.Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University and A.I.Evdokimov Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry, Moscow, Russia and Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Moscow,
Russia

Walter Schubert
M.D. ToposNomos Ltd, Human Toponome Project, Munic,
Germany

Evan B. Siegel
Regulatory Department, Ground Zero Pharmaceuticals,
USA

Guifu Dai
School of Life Sciences Zhengzhou University,
China

POSTER PRESENTER
Swami Shraddhamayananda
Monk in Charge of Medical Unit at Belur Math, Ramakrishna Mission, Charitable Dispensary, Belur Math, Howrah, West Bengal,
India

Yanchuan Guo
Key Laboratory of Photochemical Conversion and Functional Materials, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing,
People’s Republic of China

Liying Zhang
Key Lab of Biotechnology and Biosource Utilization, Ministry of Education, Dalian Minzu University, Dalian, 116600,
China

Baoquan Liu
Key Lab of Biotechnology and Biosource Utilization, Ministry of Education, Dalian Minzu University, Dalian, 116600,
China

Zarmina Muhammad
Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad,
Pakistan

K. Skorb
Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, "Potsdam-Golm Science Park, Am Mühlenberg 1, OT Golm 14476 Potsdam, P. O. Box: 14424 “Potsdam 14476,
Germany

Kagramanova Janna
FSAEI of Higher Education, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow,
Russia

Plant and Environment (Track)
TRACK CHAIRS
Masaru Ohme-Takagi
Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama 388-8570,
Japan

Hong-Qing Ling
The State Key Laboratory of Plant Cell and Chromosome Engineering, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No. 1 West Beichen Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101,
China

SESSION SPEAKERS
Ling Yuan
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506,
USA

Masami Yokota Hirai
Metabolic System Research Team, Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS), RIKEN, Tokyo,
Japan

Tomokazu Kawashima
Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky, 1405 Veterans Dr., 321 Plant Science Building, Lexington, KY 40546-0312,
USA

Brian Vande Berg
Director of Pest Control Traits, Bayer CropScience, Crop Science Division, Research & Development (Trait Research), 3500 Paramount Parkway, Morrisville, NC 27560,
USA

Qian-Hua Shen
Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing,
China

Robert Bensen
Genetics Group, Syngenta Seeds Research, 317 Hwy 19 Blvd, Stanton, MN,
USA

Junhua Peng
College of Agriculture, Guangdong Ocean University, Zhanjiang, Guangdong 524088, China and The State Key Lab of Crop Breeding Technology Innovation & Integration, China National Seed Group Co., Ltd., Wuhan, Hubei 430206,
China

Huixia Shou
State Key Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058,
China

Zhaohua Peng
Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi,
USA

POSTER PRESENTER
Estelvina Rodríguez Portillo
Science and Technology School, National University of Itapúa, María Auxiliadora,
Paraguay

Kai-Chee Loh
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore,
Singapore

Yashmika Jeon
Department of Chemistry and Physics, University of Kwa Zulu Natal, Durban,
South Africa

Regenerative Medicine (Track)
TRACK SECRETARY
Michele Goodhardt
Directeur de Recherche, CNRS INSERM UMRS 1126 Institut Universitaire d'Hématologie Hôpital Saint-Louis 1, Av. Claude Vellefaux 75010 Paris,
France

SESSION SPEAKERS


Metiner Tosun
Faculty of Medicine, Izmir University of Economics, Izmir,
Turkey

Jung Park
Division of Molecular Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen,
Germany

POSTER PRESENTER
Jei Ha Lee
Department of Radiation Biology, Environmental Radiation Research Group & Radiation Biotechnology and Applied Radioisotope Korea University of Science and Technology(UST), Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Daejeon,
South Korea

Michael R. Doane
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts – Lowell, 220 Pawtucket St., Lowell, MA 01854,
USA

Stefanie Thoms
Institute of Technical Chemistry, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover,
Germany

OTHERS (Track)
POSTER PRESENTERS
Chanikarn Srinark
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Silpakorn University, Nakorn Pathom,
Thailand

Natthason Buranathanasin
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Silpakorn University, Nakorn Pathom,
Thailand