Prominent Participants


Plenary Speakers

Ferid Murad (President)
(Nobel Laureate)

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine, George Washington University, 2300 Eye Street NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20037, USA

Sidney Altman
(Nobel Laureate)

Yale University, New Haven CT, USA

Stuart Schreiber

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

Alexander MacKerell

School of Pharmacy University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA

Shuji Ogino
USA

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
USA

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research Cambridge MA United States

Steven A. Carr
USA

Senior Director of Proteomics Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard Boston, MA
USA

Vladimir Torchilin
USA

Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Kenneth C. Anderson
USA

Medical Oncologist Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Je Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center Boston MA
United States

Stephen J. Elledge
USA

Department of Genetics Harvard Medical School MA
United States

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

M. Amin Arnaout

Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Boston, United States

Andrew Johnson

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Human Genomics Branch, Bethesda, United States

M.I. Choudhary

H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi,
Pakistan

TRACK CHAIRS

Medical Biotechnology (Track)

Thomas Scheibel
Germany

Lehrstuhl Biomaterialialien, Universität Bayreuth, Universitätsstr. 30/95440 Bayreuth, Germany

Ipsita Roy
United Kingdom

Department of Molecular and Applied Biosciences School of Biosciences University of Westminster 115 New Cavendish Street London W1W 6UW United Kingdom

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Track)

Michael Hust
Germany

Technische UniversitΣt Braunschweig Institut fr Biochemie und Biotechnologie Abteilung Biotechnologie Spielmannstr. 7 38106 Braunschweig Germany

Plant and Environment (Track)

M. Ohme-Takagi
Japan

Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama 388-8570, Japan

Hong-Qing Ling
China

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

Arie Altman
Israel

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences , P.O.Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel

Regenerative Medicine (Track)

Zoran Ivanovic
France

Etablissement Français du Sang Aquitaine-Limousin et UMR6164 CNRS/Université de Bordeaux,
France