DAY 1: Monday, July 10, 2017

Global Biotechnology Congress 2017

and

Drug Discovery & Therapy World Congress 2017

July 10th – 13th, 2017, Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA, USA 
www.globalbiotechcongress.com / www.ddtwc.com

TIME

INAUGURAL PROGRAM ::: Location: Essex Center ::: 3rd Floor

8:25 - 8:30 am

Guests to be Seated

 

 

8:30 - 8:40 am

Welcome Remarks by Chairmen Organizing Committee

Prof. Ferid Murad (Nobel Laureate) and Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS

Chairman:  A.D. MacKerell, Jr.

Co-Chairman: Atta-ur-Rahman

JOINT PLENARY SESSION ::: Location: Essex Center ::: 3rd Floor

Time

Speakers

Titles

8:40 - 9:25 am

Stephen Joseph Elledge  PL-1

Aneuploidy Promotes Cell Proliferation and Inhibits Immune Surveillance  *

9:25 - 10:10 am

Kenneth Carl Anderson PL-2

Targeting Achilles Heels in Myeloma  

COFFEE & SOCIAL MIXER (Location: Essex Foyer – 3rd Floor): 10:10 – 10:40 AM

Locations

Lecture Hall St. George A & B

3rd Floor

Lecture Hall St. George C

3rd Floor

Lecture Hall St. George D

3rd Floor

Tracks

Pharmaceutical Research & Development

Drug Delivery & Targeting

Plant & Environment

Anti-Infectives

Translational Medicine

In-silico Drug Design and In-silico Screening

Chairman: R. Chaguturu

Co-Chairman: C. Gonzalez-Bello

 

Chairman: B. Kleuser

Co-Chairman: M. Schäfer-Korting

Chairman: M. Ohme-Takagi

Co-Chairman: R. Bensen

10:40 - 11:15 am

10:40 - 11:10 am

10:40 - 11:10 am

KNL-3

Rathnam Chaguturu

Drug Discovery Efforts Mirror the Proverbial Hyper Cycle: What’s Next?

IL-4

Monika Schäfer-Korting   

Rethinking Drug Development – Improving Translational Research

IL-5

Masaru Ohme-Takagi

Negative Regulations Play a Role as “Keystones” for the Control of Physiological Activities in Plants

11:15 - 11:35 am

11:10 - 11:30 am

11:10 - 11:30 am

SL-6

Mario Milani

The Difficult Path Toward Knowledge: An Ongoing Story on New Dengue Virus Inhibitors

SL-7

Burkhard Kleuser    

Crosstalk Between Core-multishell Nanocarriers and Antigen-presenting Cells of the Skin

 

SL-8

Robert Bensen

Improving Drought Tolerance in Crop Plants: An Industry Perspective

 

11:35 - 11:55 am

11:30 - 11:50 am

11:30 - 11:50 am

SL-9

Concepción González-Bello   

Freezing the Essential Motion of Key Bacterial Enzymes – A Strategy for Antibiotic Drug Discovery

SL-10

Christian Zoschke    

The Barrier Function of Organotypic Non-melanoma Skin Cancer Models

SL-11

Tomokazu Kawashima       

Extended Comparative Genomics to Identify Agriculturally Useful Genes in Plants

11:55 - 12:15 pm

11:50 - 12:10 pm

11:50 - 12:10 pm

SL-12

Roman Maciej Kalina

Placebo Effect as Starting Point of the Use of Innovative Agonology in the Therapy and Treatment

SL-13

Muhammad Qadir

Novel Radiolabeled Polydentate Ligands as Potential Diagnostic Probes

SL-14

Brian Vande Berg

Trait Components to Support an Integrated R&D Strategy

12:15 - 12:35 pm

12:10 - 12:30 pm

12:10 - 12:30 pm

SL-15

Ravindranath Singh Rathore

Novel Dual-binding Cation-π Inhibitors of AChE: Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation

SL-16

Ajit Sharma

Drug Entrapment in Dendrimers

SL-17

Masami Yokota Hirai

Metabolomics-based Studies for Understanding of Plant Metabolism

 

12:30 - 12:50 pm

12:30 - 12:50 pm

 

SL-18

Eckart Ruehl      

Topical Drug Delivery into Skin Probed by Label-free Spectromicroscopy

SL-19

Ling Yuan

Plant Genome Editing for the Production of Valuable Proteins

12:50 - 1:10 pm

 

SL-20

Ulrike Alexiev      

Advanced Time-resolved Fluorescence Microscopy for Investigating Nanocarrier and Drug Delivery

 

 

LUNCH BREAK (Location: Essex South – 3rd Floor): 1:00 – 2:30 PM

 

Locations

Lecture Hall St. George A & B

3rd Floor

Lecture Hall St. George C

3rd Floor

Lecture Hall St. George D

3rd Floor

Tracks

Proteomics & Bioinformatics

Genomics

Regenerative Medicine

Recent Advances in Patient Treatment and Care

Medical Imaging

Hot Topics in Drug Targets

Drug Discovery in Preclinical Research

Biologics

Chairman:  F. Huq

Co-Chairman: M. I. Choudhary

Chairman: Van S. Kristel

Co-Chairman: H.M. Sobell

Chairman: I. Roy     

Co-Chairman: M. Tosun

2:30 - 3:00 pm

2:30 - 3:00 pm

2:30 - 3:05 pm

IL-21

Fazlul Huq

Tumour Active Phytochemicals Found to Enhance Platinum Action in Ovarian Tumour Models

IL-22

Henry Martinique Sobell  

The Centers of Premeltons Signal the Beginning and Ends of Genes

KNL-23

Ali Khademhosseini

Nano- and Microfabricated Hydrogels for Regenerative Engineering

3:00 - 3:20 pm

3:00 - 3:20 pm

3:05 - 3:25 pm

SL-24

Yi Zhang

In Vivo Imaging of Neuxial Inflammation in Sciatica Pain with PET/MRI

SL-25

Doris Vandeputte

The Gut Microbiome in Health and Disease, The Importance of Quantitative Microbiome Profiling

SL-26

Nassim Halim Abi Chahine

The Regentime Procedure, A Safe Way for Regeneration

3:20 - 3:55 pm

3:20 - 3:40 pm

3:25 - 3:45 pm

KNL-27

Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary

New Pharmacophores from Medicinal Plants

 

 

SL-28

Van Steen Kristel

Systems Genetics for Precision Medicine

SL-29

Bruno Delorme

The Concept of Mesenchymal Stem Cells: From Their Discovery to Innovative MSC-derived Therapies

3:55 - 4:15 pm

3:40 - 4:00 pm

3:45 - 4:05 pm

SL-30

Tatsuya Takimoto

Study on the Correlation Between Structures of Bithiazole Derivatives and Plasmid DNA Cleavage Activity by Using Simulation and Experiment

SL-31

Fentaw Abegaz

Epistasis Detection for Human Complex Diseases in Structured Populations

SL-32

Hae Lin Jang

An Explanation of the Ratio Between Hydroxyapatite and Whitlockite in Bone: Interplay of the Two Major Nanocrystals for Bone Formation

4:15 - 4:35 pm

4:00 - 4:20 pm

4:05 - 4:25 pm

SL-33

Maayan Gal    

Computational and Biophysical Tools Towards PPIs Drug Discovery

 

SL-34

William Joseph Rowe

Neil Armstrong Syndrome and Thermoregulation

 

SL-35

Metiner Tosun

Functional Genomics Analysis of Hepatocellular Tumor-initiating Cells

4:35 - 4:55 pm

4:20 - 4:55 pm

4:25 - 4:45 pm

SL-36

Muhammad Younus

Lead Residues in Lohi Sheep: A Hemato-biochemical and Histopathological Study

 

KNL-37

Simon Christopher Robson

The Ectonucleotidase CD39 is a Checkpoint Inhibitor Target in Cancer

SL-38

Jung Park

Electric Field-guided Stem Cell Differentiation on TiO2 Nanotubular Surfaces

 

COFFEE BREAK (Location: Essex Foyer – 3rd Floor): 5:00  - 5:30 PM

 

DAY 2: Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Chairman: I. Nagy
Co-Chairman: M.I. Choudhary

JOINT PLENARY SESSION ::: Location: Essex Center ::: 3rd Floor

Time

       Speakers

                                                           Titles

9:00 - 9:45 am

PL-39

Shuji Ogino

Emerging Pharmaco-MPE (Molecular Pathological Epidemiology) and Immuno-MPE For Precision Medicine  

9:45 - 10:30 am

PL-40

Rudolf Jaenisch

Epigenetics, Stem Cells and Disease Research  

COFFEE & SOCIAL MIXER (Location: Essex Foyer – 3rd Floor): 10:30 - 11:15 AM

Locations

Lecture Hall St. George A & B

3rd Floor

Lecture Hall St. George C

3rd Floor

Lecture Hall St. George D

3rd Floor

Tracks

Innovative Drug Discovery and Nanotechnology

Protein & Peptide Sciences

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

 

High-throughput Screening & Laboratory Automation

Industrial and Manufacturing

Chairman: T.J. Webster

Co-Chairman: A. Mazzaglia

Chairman: E.B. Thompson

Co-Chairman: I.J. McEwan

Chairman: A. Gravanis

Co-Chairman: S. Suchkov 

11:15 - 11:50 am

11:15 - 11:45 am

11:15 - 11:50 am

KNL-41

Thomas Jay Webster   

The Age of “Nano-biotics”: Self-assembled Materials as Novel Antibacterial Agents Against Drug-resistance Bacteria

IL-42

Elizabeth Brad Thompson   

Protein Intrinsic Disorder in Drug Design and Use

KNL-43

Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary

Biotransformation of Existing Drugs – Way Forward for Cost Effective Lead Discovery

 

11:50 - 12:20 pm

11:45 - 12:05 pm

11:50 - 12:20 pm

IL-44

Antonino Mazzaglia   

Nanomaterials Based on Cyclodextrin: Design, Advances in (Photo) Therapeutics Delivery and Bio-performances

SL-45

Collin Stultz     

Dynamics of Alpha-synuclein Aggregation

IL-46

Achilleas Gravanis

Synthetic Microneurotrophins in Brain Protection and Function

 

12:20 - 12:40 pm

12:05 - 12:25 pm

12:20 - 12:55 pm

SL-47

Keiichi Motoyama  

Potential Use of Cyclodextrin Derivatives as Therapeutic Agents for Lysosomal Storage Disorders

SL-48

William Austin Elam 

A Protein Stabilizing Osmolyte Restores Mutant Glucocorticoid Receptor Binding

KNL-49

M. Amin Arnaout

Structure-based therapeutic Targeting of Integrins


12:40 - 1:00 pm

12:25 - 12:45 pm

12:55 - 1:15 pm

SL-50

Ravindra Peravali

Drug Discovery and Testing Using High-throughput Morphological and Behavioral Screening of Zebrafish Larvae

SL-51

Lidija Covic

Pepducins as Allosteric Agents and Therapeutics to Prevent Coronary Artery Thrombosis and NASH

 

SL-52

Weiwen Zhang   

Synthetic Biology of Photosynthetic Cyanobacteria: Regulation of Tolerance

 

12:45 - 1:05 pm

 

 

SL-53

Iain Joseph McEwan  

The Intrinsically Disordered Amino Terminal Domain of Steroid Hormone Receptors as a Novel Drug Target: Identification of Small Molecule Inhibitors

 

LUNCH BREAK (Location: Essex South – 3rd Floor): 1:00 - 2:30 PM

 

Locations

Lecture Hall St. George A & B

3rd Floor

Lecture Hall St. George C

3rd Floor

Lecture Hall St. George D

3rd Floor

Tracks

Innovative Drug Discovery and Nanotechnology

Protein & Peptide Sciences

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

 

Chemistry / Combinatorial Chemistry

Drug Discovery in Preclinical Research

Plant & Environment

Diabetes and Obesity Drug Discovery and Therapy

 

 

Chairman: K. Motoyama

Co-Chairman: G. Gouhier

Chairman: P.B. Watkins

Co-Chairman: I. Nagy

Chairman: H.-Q. Ling

Co-Chairman: J. Nilvebrant

2:30 - 2:50 pm

2:30 - 2:50 pm

2:30 - 2:50 pm

SL-54

Géraldine Gouhier    

Cyclodextrins: An Appropriate Scaffold for New MRI Theranostic Probes

SL-55

Jing Li          

Intrinsic Disorder and Allostery in Glucocorticoid Receptor

SL-56

Johan Nilvebrant  

Antibody Libraries Based on An Autonomous Human Variable Domain

2:50 - 3:10 pm

2:50 - 3:10 pm

2:50 - 3:10 pm

SL-57

Lajos Szente  

Therapeutic and Diagnostic Utility of Cyclodextrin Derivatives

SL-58

Raj Kumar   

Role of Site-specific Phosphorylation in the Action of Glucocorticoid Receptor

SL-59

Walter Schubert  

Tissue Worlds2.0: MUS-ICR Robotics Decoding the Dark Space of Diseases-Experience with ALS to Therapy

3:10 - 3:30 pm

3:10 - 3:30 pm

3:10 - 3:30 pm

SL-60

Valentina Rapozzi   

Innovative Drugs in Photodynamic Therapy

SL-61

Lei Li 

Discovery and Pharmacological Evaluation of Novel Caeridins with Smooth Muscle Activities, Isolated from the Skin Secretion of the Australian White’s Tree Frog, Litoria caerulea

SL-62

Sergey Suchkov 

Antibody-proteases as a Novel Biomarker and Thus the Unique Target to Manage Demyelination: A Green Light to be Opened for Biopharma

3:30 - 3:50 pm

3:30 - 4:00 pm

3:30 - 3:50 pm

SL-63

Keiichi Motoyama    

Mitophagy-mediated Novel Cell Death Induced by Folate-appended Methyl-β-cyclodextrin

 

IL-64

Istvan Nagy      

Integrated Approach to Identify New Targets for Analgesics for Burn Injury-associated Pain

SL-65

Leyanis Rodríguez Vera

Pharmacometric Approach to Support Dosing Strategy of Nimotuzumab in Patients with Breast Cancer

3:50 - 4:10  pm

4:00 - 4:20 pm

3:50 - 4:10 pm

SL-66

José García Suárez   

Production of a Novel Recombinant Polypeptide from Serratia marcescens for Cancer Therapy

SL-67

Peter Juhasz    

Target Discovery from Phenotypic Screens and Known Compounds of Unknown Target

SL-68

Evan Bennett Siegel

Advancing New Biotechnology Products into Clinical Trials and Marketing Applications

4:10 - 4:30 pm

4:20 - 4:40 pm

4:10 - 4:40 pm

SL-69

Mostafa Mostafa Abo Elsoud   

Effect of Gamma Irradiation on Biogenic Production of Tellurium Nanoparticles

SL-70

Sini Junttila      

Bioinformatic Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis Workflow for Preclinical Studies

IL-71

Hong-Qing Ling

Molecular Regulation Mechanisms of Iron Uptake and Homeostasis in Plants

4:30 - 4:50 pm

4:40 - 5:00 pm

4:40 - 5:00 pm

SL-72

Shamshad Begum Quraishi

A New Approach for Diagnosis of Wilson’s Disease and Bangladesh Perspective

SL-73

Paul B. Watkins      

Using Quantitative Systems Toxicology (QST) to Assess Drug Safety: The Experience of the DILIsim Initiative

SL-74

Junhua Peng

Solar Radiation and Adaptive Genetic Differentiation in Wild Emer Wheat, Triticum dicoccoides

4:50 - 5:10 pm

5:00 - 5:20 pm

5:00 - 5:20 pm

SL-75

Ying Wang 

Chemistry in the Fast Lane-enabling Technologies for Drug Discovery

SL-76

Laszlo Urban   

Translational Aspects of Secondary Pharmacology

SL-77

Huixia Shou

Regulation of Phosphate Homostasis via the Ubiquitin-conjugating E2 Enzyme, PHO2 and a RING-type E3 Ubiquitin-ligase, OsNLA1 in Rice

5:10 - 5:30 pm

5:20 - 5:40 pm

5:20 - 5:40 pm

SL-78

Maria Grishina

www.ChemoSophia.com On-line Computational Services for In silico Drug Design and Screening

SL-79

Graham Dempsey    

All-optical Electrophysiology for Neuroscience and Cardiovascular Drug Discovery

SL-80

Qian-Hua Shen

Barley Interaction with Powdery Mildew Fungus: How Protein Kinases Regulate Defense Transcriptions

5:30 - 5:50 pm

 

SL-81

Tarek Mahmoud Mahfouz     

Small Molecule Affinities for Sirt-1 Deacetylase Enzyme

 

COFFEE BREAK (Location: Essex Foyer – 3rd Floor): 5:30 - 6:00 PM

 

DAY 3: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Chairman:  M.A. Arnaout
Co-Chairman: N.H. Greig

JOINT PLENARY SESSION ::: Location: Essex Center ::: 3rd Floor

Time

Speakers

                                                                                     Titles

9:00 - 9:45 am

PL-82

Ferid Murad

(Nobel Laureate)

Application of Nitric Oxide Research to Drug Development

 

9:45 - 10:30 am

PL-83

Alexander D. MacKerell, Jr.

Can CADD Drive Drug Design and Development?  Rapid Estimation of Relative Binding Affinities Based on Pre-Computed Ensembles

10:30 - 11:15 am

PL-84

D.K. Lahiri

 

Role of Non-coding RNAs in Alzheimer’s Disease

POSTER SESSION: 11:15 – 12:15 PM: (Location: Essex North West & Center – 3rd Floor)

LUNCH  BREAK: 12:15 – 1:15 PM: (Location: Essex South – 3rd Floor)

Locations

Lecture Hall St. George A & B

3rd Floor

Lecture Hall St. George C

3rd Floor

Lecture Hall St. George D

3rd Floor

Tracks

Hot Topics in Medicinal Chemistry

CNS Drug Discovery & Therapy

Industrial & Manufacturing

Medical Biotechnology

Drug Discovery in Preclinical Research

Nano Biotechnology

Food Biotechnology

Chairman: P. Seneci

Co-Chairman: S. Harper

Chairman: D.K. Lahiri

Co-Chairman: R. Yan

Chairman: A.S. Mustafa

Co-Chairman: K. Opwis

1:15 - 1:45 pm

1:15 - 1:45 pm

1:15 - 1:35 pm

IL-85

Pierfausto Seneci   

Function-oriented Synthesis (FOS), Rational Design and Serendipity: The AZA-tanshinone Story

IL-86

Cynthia Ann Lemere

Targeting a Pathogenic Seed, PyroGlu3 Ab,  in Alzheimer’s Disease

SL-87

Klaus Opwis

Textile-fixed (Bio-) Catalysts

1:45 - 2:15 pm

1:45 - 2:15 pm

1:35 - 1:55 pm

IL-88

Hidayat Hussain

New Strategies to Generate New Chemical Diversity for Drug Discovery

IL-89

Nigel H. Greig

Proinflammatory Cytokine Inhibitors for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders

SL-90

Zayniddin Muhidinov

Fat and Waxes - Other Valuable Products from Plant Processing

2:15 - 2:35 pm

2:15 - 2:45 pm

1:55 - 2:15 pm

SL-91

Toshiaki Matsubara   

An Insight into the Mechanism of the Electron-Transfer Induced Repair of the (6-4) T-T Photoproduct of DNA by the Photolyase.  A Computational Study

IL-92

Jack Timothy Rogers

Cooperative RNA Modulation to Improve Iron Homeostasis Specific to Neurons while Providing Anti-amyloid Efficacy as a Potential Alzheimer’s Disease Therapy

SL-93

Muhammad Nauman Aftab

Optimization of Saccharification Potential for Plant Biomass of Recombinant Hemicellulases from Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 14580

2:35 - 2:55 pm

2:45 - 3:15 pm

2:15 - 2:45 pm

SL-94

Daniele Passarella   

Self-assembling Drug-conjugates for Anti-cancer Targeting and Treatment

IL-95

Kumar Sambamurti

A Complex Cascade of Production and Degradation Determines the Yield of Aβ Yield In vivo

IL-96

Ipsita Roy     

Natural Polymers of Bacterial Origin and Their Medical Applications

 

2:55 - 3:15 pm

3:15 - 3:35 pm

2:45 - 3:05 pm

SL-97

Andrea Cavalli   

Synthetic Lethality Triggered by Combining Olaparib with BRCA2-RAD51 Disruptors

Debomoy K. Lahiri

“View of the ROAD from the CAR- 2017”  View of Research On Alzheimer’s Disease (ROAD) from the Current Alzheimer Research (CAR)

 

       (10 Minutes Coffee Break)

SL-98

Mehmet Sami Serin

Biomarker Potential of Several MiRNAs for the Early Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Related with HBV and HCV Infections

3:15 - 3:35 pm

3:35 - 3:55 pm

3:05 - 3:25 pm

SL-99

Aramini Andrea    

TRPM8 Blockers: Rational Design of Novel Potent and Selective Small Molecule Chemical Series for Neuropathic Pain Relief

SL-100

 Benjamin Wolozin

Stress Granules and Neurodegeneration: Novel Targets for Therapy in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Alzheimer’s Disease

SL-101

Abu Salim Mustafa

Genomic Characterization of Brucella Strains Isolated from Human Brucellosis Patients in Kuwait

3:35 - 3:55 pm

3:55 - 4:15 pm

3:25 - 3:45 pm

SL-102

Steven Harper   

Selective HDACI’s for Non-Oncological Applications

 

SL-103

 William Andrew Kofke

Functional Genomics in Human Brain Ischemia

 

SL-104

Thurai Moorthy

Molecular DX: Meeting Clinical Expectations

3:55 - 4:15 pm

4:15 - 4:35 pm

3:45 - 4:05 pm

SL-105

Brijesh Rathi   

Discovery of Multistage Antimalarials: Synergistic Fusion of Privileged Bioactive Scaffolds Triggers Growth Inhibition of Malaria Parasite Plasmodium falciparum

SL-106

Horng-Jyh Harn

Targeting Therapy of Malignant Brain Tumor by a Local Interstitial Delivery System Loading with a Novel Small Molecule  IND for Phase I/IIa Approved by FDA (IND 128388)

SL-107

Zaira Martín-Moldes

Design of Silk-chimera Biomaterial Bioinorganic Interfaces Related to Mineralization

4:15 - 4:35 pm

4:35 - 4:55 pm

4:05 - 4:25 pm

SL-108

Christine Gravier-Pelletier   

Bacterial Peptidoglycan, Still a Source of Inspiration Towards Antibiotics

SL-109

Nicolas Marie

The mGlu7 Receptor: A New Target in the Therapy of Opiates Addiction?

SL-110

Katja Skorb

Self-adaptive and Stimuli-responsive Hybrid Polyelectrolyte/semiconductor Biosystems

  4:35 - 4:55 pm

 4:55 - 5:15 pm

 4:25 - 4:45 pm

SL-111

Mahboob Alam

Bioassay-guided Isolation of New Urease Inhibitors from Ferula narthex Boiss

(Withdrawn)

SL-112

Colin Kelly Combs

Strategies for Inhibiting the Aβ-stimulated Microglial Signaling Response in Alzheimer’s Disease

SL-113

Armin Eilaghi

Brain Magnetic Susceptibility is Associated with Cognitive Impairment in a Community Volunteer Population

4:55 - 5:15 pm

5:15 - 5:45 pm

4:45 - 5:05 pm

SL-114

Juan Jesus Perez

Identification of a Novel Inhibitory Allosteric Site of p38 MAP Kinase

IL-115

Riqiang Yan

Inhibition of BACE1 for Alzheimer’s therapy: Lessons from Conditional Deletion of BACE1 in AD Mouse Models

SL-116

Shiwen Huang

Improvement of Agrochemicals Performance by Nanotechnology and its Application in Agriculture

5:15 - 5:35 pm

5:45 - 6:05 pm

5:05 - 5:15 pm

SL-117

Reggie Yadao Dela Cruz

Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory and Anticancer Potentials of Philippine Ferns and Lycopods

SL-118

Xudong Huang

Machine Learning-based Classification of FDG-PET Images from ADNI Database

SL-119

Sujata Mohanty

Effect of Environment and Growth Phase on Curcumin Production and Differential Gene Expression in Cu

 

6:05 - 6:25 pm

 

SL-120

Debjani Roy

Epigenetics in Alzheimer’s Disease: The Computational Systems Biology Paradigm for Understanding the epigenetic-based Markers and Drugs

COFFEE BREAK (Location: Essex Foyer – 3rd Floor): 5:00 - 6:00 PM

 

DAY 4: Thursday, July 13, 2017

Chairman: R. Kumar
Co-Chairman: S.S. Hasnain

JOINT PLENARY SESSION :::  Location: Essex Center ::: 3rd Floor

Time

Speakers

                                                                                  Titles

9:00 - 9:45 am

PL-121

Vladimir Torchilin

Stimuli-sensitive Multifunctional Combination Nanopreparations of siRNA and Chemotherapeutic Drugs to Treat Multidrug Resistant Cancer      

9:45 - 10:30 am

PL-122

Steven A. Carr

Quantitative Proteomics in Biology, Chemistry and Medicine

10:30 - 11:15 am

PL-123

Stuart L. Schreiber

Chemistry Towards Novel Mechanism-of-action Compounds in Therapeutics Discovery

POSTER SESSION: 11:15 – 12:15 PM: (Location: Essex North West & Center – 3rd Floor)

LUNCH  BREAK: 12:15 – 1:15 PM: (Location: Essex South – 3rd Floor)

Locations

Lecture Hall St. George A & B

3rd Floor

Lecture Hall St. George C

3rd Floor

Lecture Hall St. George D

3rd Floor

Tracks

Structural Biology

Cancer Targeted Drug Delivery / Cancer Biomarkers

Inflammation and Immunology

Hot Topics in Natural Products

Nutraceutical Drug Discovery & Therapy

 

Chairman: G-L. Hsu

Co-Chairman: N. Aygun

Chairman: D. Dinulescu

Co-Chairman: S.R. Setlur

Chairman: S.T. Sonis

Co-Chairman: S. Huang

1:15 - 1:50 pm

1:15 - 1:50 pm

1:15 - 1:45 pm

KNL-124

S. Samar Hasnain

Structure Based Approach in Drug Discovery and Identification of Ligand Binding Sites 

KNL-125

Rakesh Kumar

ERBB2 Transcriptome: From Biology to Genomics to Biology

IL-126

Stephen Thomas Sonis

Opportunities for Target Identification to Prevent and Treat Cancer Regimen-related Toxicities

1:50 - 2:10 pm

1:50 - 2:10 pm

1:45 - 2:05 pm

SL-127

Nevim Aygun

Non-B DNA Structures as Candidate Drug Targets Against Structural Chromosomal Instability

SL-128

Daniela Dinulescu 

Predictive and Prognostic Biomarkers for Chemoresistance in Ovarian Cancer

SL-129

Oreola Donini

Modulation of Innate Immunity in the Treatment of Inflammation-driven and Infection-driven Disease

2:10 - 2:30 pm

2:10 - 2:30 pm

2:05 - 2:25 pm

SL-130

Balasundaram Padmanabhan

Structure-based Drug Discovery of Small Molecule Modulators for Human Superoxide Dismutase I (hSOD1) Associated with ALS

SL-131

Sunita Ramakrishna Setlur

Early MicroRNA Biomarkers of High Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer 

SL-132

Gregory Zugates

An Inflammation-targeted Hydrogel Drug Delivery Platform: Application to Interstitial Cystitis

2:30- 2:50 pm

2:30 - 2:50 pm

2:25 - 2:45 pm

SL-133

Geng-Long Hsu

Discovery of a Natural Product for the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction

SL-134

Hong Zhang

Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5 mediates the Suppressive Effect of 6-OHDA-induced Model of Parkinson’s Disease on Liver Cancer

SL-135

Michael Bonkowski

Protection from Radiation by Small Molecules That Raise NAD

2:50- 3:10 pm

2:50- 3:10 pm

2:45- 3:05 pm

SL-136

Geng-Long Hsu  

A Compound Inhibits Jointly Phosphodiesterase 1 and 5

SL-137

Amr Amin

Development of a Therapeutic Model of Precancerous Liver Using Crocin-coated Magnetite Nanoparticles

SL-138

Dominic Richard Beal

Murine Models of GVHD – Modifications and Enhancements to Improve Reliability and Translatability

3:10- 3:30 pm

3:10- 3:30 pm

3:05- 3:25 pm

SL-139

Fatema Habeeb

A mixture of Camel Milk and Urine Shows Anticancer Properties in vitro and in vivo: An Evidence of a Traditional Ethnomedicine Practice

SL-140

Chandrakanth Emani

Basil, Ginger, Neem and Tobacco Extracts as Alternative and Integrative Treatment Options for Cancer

SL-141

Arthur P. Bertolino

Brilacidin, A Novel Anti-inflammatory Drug Candidate: Shows Potential Benefit in Both Severe Oral Mucositis and in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

 

3:30- 3:50 pm

 

 

SL-142

Waseem Hassan

Effect of Co-60 Gamma Radiation on Physicochemical Properties of Stored Peach (Prunus persica)

 

COFFEE BREAK (Location: Essex Foyer – 3rd Floor) : 3:30 - 4:00 PM

CASH PRIZE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE BEST POSTER AT 4:15 PM

Location: Essex South (3rd Floor)

(Poster Presenter’s Presence is Essential to Receive the Cash Award and Certificate of Merit)

PL: Plenary Lecture ::: KNL: Key Note Lecture ::: IL: Invited Lecture ::: SL: Session Lecture