POSTER SESSION: Genomics and Translational Medicine @ Poster Corridor 1: First Floor Lobby Area
Aug 11 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
POSTER SESSION: Genomics and Translational Medicine @ Poster Corridor 1: First Floor Lobby Area | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
4:30 pm
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 9:26 am
Introducing the Track, Neurobiology & Computational Neuroscience @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
9:00 am
Shyam Diwakar, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Amrita School of Biotechnology
Aug 12 @ 9:12 am – 9:17 am
Introducing the Track, Genomics and Translational Medicine @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
9:12 am
Dr. Bipin Nair, Dean-Biotechnology, Amrita University
Plenary Address, Novel drug targets and novel drugs using proteomics technology @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
9:20 am
Sudhir Sahasrabudhe, Ph.D. CEO, Rines Therapeutics Research Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Utah, USA NOVEL DRUG TARGETS AND NOVEL DRUGS USING PROTEOMICS TECHNOLOGY Translational medicine is the conversion of scientific discovery into improvement of human health. The key to
Plenary Talk:  Watching the network change during the formation of associative memory @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
9:27 am
Upinder S. Bhalla, Ph.D. Professor & Dean, NCBS, Bengaluru, India Watching the network change during the formation of associative memory The process of learning is measured through behavioural changes, but it is of enormous interest to understand its cellular and network
Aug 12 @ 10:20 am – 10:51 am
Invited Talk: Can we compute what we think? @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
10:20 am
Gaute Einevoll, Ph.D. Professor of Physics, Department of Mathematical Sciences & Technology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) Multiscale modeling of cortical network activity: Key challenges Gaute T. Einevoll Computational Neuroscience Group, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 1432 Ås, Norway;
Invited Talk: A model to accelerate translation of academic discoveries into industry-ready technologies @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
10:27 am
Taslimarif Saiyed. Ph.D Chief Operating Officer, C-CAMP, NCBS, Bengaluru, India    
Invited Talk:  Diagnostic Biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease from Noninvasive and State-of-the-art Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Technique @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
10:53 am
Pravat Mandal, Ph.D. Professor, Neurospectroscopy & Neuroimaging, National Brain Research Center, India
Invited Talk: Managing the “Branch Manager”, Sprouty2, in Health and Disease @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
11:03 am
Tarun B. Patel, Ph.D Professor and Chair of Pharmacology, Loyola University, Chicago, USA        
Invited Talk: A Far- Western Clinical Proteomics Approach to Detect Molecules of Clinical and Pathological Significance in the Neurodegenerative Disease Multiple Sclerosis @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
11:27 am
Krishnakumar Menon, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Centre for Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine, Amrita University, Kochi, India A Far-Western Clinical Proteomics Approach to Detect Molecules of Clinical and Pathological Significance in the Neurodegenerative Disease Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune neurodegenerative
Aug 12 @ 11:42 am – 12:07 pm
Invited Talk: Osteoarthritis: diagnosis, treatment and challenges @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
11:42 am
Hideaki Nagase, Ph.D. Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology-Centre for Degenerative Diseases, University of Oxford, UK Osteoarthritis: diagnosis, treatment and challenges Hideaki Nagase1, Ngee Han Lim1, George Bou-Gharios1, Ernst Meinjohanns2  and Morten Meldal3 Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology
Invited Talk: Functional MR Imaging of the brain: An Overview
11:51 am
Claudia AM Wheeler-Kingshott, Ph.D. University Reader in Magnetic Resonance Physics, Department of Neuroinflammation, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK Abstract Detecting neuronal activity in vivo non-invasively is possible with a number of techniques. Amongst these, in 1990 functional magnetic resonance
Invited Talk: Epigenetic Changes due to DNA Methylation in Human Epithelial Tumors @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
12:18 pm
K. Satyamoorthy, Ph.D. Director, Life Sciences Centre, Manipal University, India Epigenetic Changes due to DNA Methylation in Human Epithelial Tumors Extensive global hypomethylation in the genome and hypermthylation of selective tumor specific suppressor genes appears to be a hallmark of
Invited Talk:  Modelling the syncytial organization and neural control of smooth muscle: insights into autonomic physiology and pharmacology @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
12:20 pm
Rohit Manchanda, Ph.D. Professor, Biomedical Engineering Group, IIT-Bombay, India Modelling the syncytial organization and neural control of smooth muscle: insights into autonomic physiology and pharmacology We have been studying computationally the syncytial organization and neural control of smooth muscle in
Plenary Address: A novel strategy for targeting metalloproteinases in cancer @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
1:30 pm
Gillian Murphy, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Oncology, University of Cambridge, UK A novel strategy for targeting metalloproteinases in cancer Epithelial tumours evolve in a multi-step manner, involving both inflammatory and mesenchymal cells. Although intrinsic factors drive malignant progression, the influence
Plenary Talk: Realistic modeling-new insight into the functions of the cerebellar network @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
1:37 pm
Egidio D’Angelo, MD, Ph.D. Full Professor of Physiology & Director, Brain Connectivity Center, University of Pavia, Italy Realistic modeling: new insight into the functions of the cerebellar network Realistic modeling is an approach based on the careful reconstruction of neurons
Invited Talk: ColoAd1- An oncolytic adenovirus derived by directed evolution @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
2:07 pm
Terry Hermiston, Ph.D. Vice President, US Biologics Research Site Head, US Innovation Center Bayer Healthcare, USA ColoAd1 – An oncolytic adenovirus derived by directed evolution Attempts at developing oncolytic viruses have been primarily based on rational design. However, this approach
Invited Talk: Control of sequential movements: insights from the oculomotor system @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
2:26 pm
Aditya Murthy, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Centre For Neuroscience, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India Since Karl Lashley’s seminal work on the formulation of serial order, numerous models assume simultaneous representation of competitive elements of a sequence, to account for serial order
Invited Talk: Identification of Potential Early Diagnostic Biomarkers for Gliomas and Various Infectious Diseases using Proteomic Technologies @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
2:35 pm
Sanjeeva Srivastava, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Proteomics Lab, IIT-Bombay, India Identification of Potential Early Diagnostic Biomarkers for Gliomas and Various Infectious Diseases using Proteomic Technologies  The spectacular advancements achieved in the field of proteomics research during the last decade have propelled
Invited Talk: Neuroprotective and neurodestructive effects of Ayurvedic drug constituents: Parkinson’s disease @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
2:55 pm
K. P. Mohanakumar, Ph.D. Chief Scientist, Cell Biology & Physiology Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata Neuroprotective and neurodestructive effects of Ayurvedic drug constituents: Parkinson’s disease The present study reports the good and the bad entities in an Indian
Delegate Talk: Genomic and Genetic Analyses of the Transcriptional Regulation of G1/S Genes by Genotoxic Stress @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
3:00 pm
Anna Travesa, Curt Wittenerg, Dwight Kuo, Robert A.M. de Bruin, Trey Ideker and Curt Wittenberg Genomic and Genetic Analyses of the Transcriptional Regulation of G1/S Genes by Genotoxic Stress  Anna Travesa1,4, Dwight Kuo2, Robert A.M. de Bruin3, Trey Ideker2, and Curt
Delegate Talk: Role of microRNAs in Developmental Megakaryocytopoiesis @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
3:11 pm
Ravi Gutti, Rambabu Undi, Ravinder Kandi and Itishri Sahu Hematologic Oncology, Stem Cells and Blood Disorders Laboratory, School of Life Sciences, Department of Biochemistry, University of Hyderabad, Gachibowli, Hyderabad 500 046 (AP), India. e-mail: guttiravi@gmail.com Megakaryocytopoiesis is governed by a complex network
Delegate Talk:  AIB1 Mediated Modulation of CXCR4-SDF1 Signaling in Breast Cancer @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
3:23 pm
Binu K Aa, Jem Prabhakarb, Thara Sc and Lakshmi Sd,∗ aDepartment of Clinical Diagnostics Services and Translational Research, Malabar Cancer Centre, Thalassery, Kerala, India. bDivision of Surgical Oncology, Division of Pathology dDivision of Cancer Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala,
Delegate Talk: BrainSurfer- A Novel Neurofeedback Tool for ADHD Training @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
3:25 pm
David Ibanez, Laura Dubreuil and Alejandro Rier Neurofeedback (NF) is a type of biofeedback that uses real time display of electroencephalography to illustrate brain activity. EEG features are extracted and displayed allowing the user to, with practice, modulate their temporal
Aug 13 @ 9:05 am – 9:16 am
Introducing the Track: Genomics and Translational Medicine @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
9:05 am
Kartik Iyer Assistant Professor, School of Biotechnology, Amrita University
Plenary Address: Making sense of pathogen sensors of Innate Immunity: Utility of their ligands as antiviral agens and adjuvants for vaccines. @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
9:17 am
Suryaprakash Sambhara, DVM, Ph.D Chief, Immunology Section, Influenza Division, CDC, Atlanta, USA Making sense of pathogen sensors of Innate Immunity: Utility of their ligands as antiviral agents and adjuvants for vaccines. Currently used antiviral agents act by inhibiting viral entry,
Aug 13 @ 10:22 am – 10:50 am
Invited Talk: Genomics of Restriction- Modification Systems @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
10:22 am
D. Narasimha Rao, Ph.D. Professor, Dept of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India Genomics of Restriction-Modification Systems Restriction endonucleases occur ubiquitously among procaryotic organisms. Up to 1% of the genome of procaryotic organisms is taken up by the genes for these
Invited Talk: Interrogating Signaling Networks at the Single Cell Level in Primary Human Patient Samples @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
10:52 am
Michelle Hermiston, MD, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics University of California San Francisco, USA Interrogating Signaling Networks at the Single Cell Level In Primary Human Patient Samples Multiparameter phosphoflow cytometry is a highly sensitive proteomic approach that enables monitoring of
Invited Talk: “Inside-out” NF-kappa B signaling in cancer and other pathologies @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
11:25 am
Shigeki Miyamoto, Ph.D. Professor, McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research – UW Carbone Cancer Center Department of Oncology, School of Medicine and Public Health University of Wisconsin-Madison “Inside-out” NF-κB signaling in cancer and other pathologies The NF-κB/Rel family of transcription factors contributes to critical