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 @ 9:12 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
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: 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        
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: 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
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
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: 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
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,
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
Aug 13 @ 9:11 am – 9:16 am
Introducing the Track, Biomedical Engineering @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
9:11 am
Dr. Bipin Nair, Dean-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,
Invited Talk: Spatially Distributed and Hierarchical Nanomaterials in Biotechnology @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
9:30 am
Shantikumar Nair, Ph.D. Professor & Director, Amrita Center for Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine, Amrita University, India   Spatially Distributed and Hierarchical Nanomaterials in Biotechnology  Although nano materials are well investigated in biotechnology in their zero-, one- and two-dimensional forms, three-dimensional
Aug 13 @ 10:06 am – 10:49 am
Plenary Talk: Biosensor and Single Cell Manipulation using Nanopipettes @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
10:06 am
Nader Pourmand, Ph.D. Director, UCSC Genome Technology Center,University of California, Santa Cruz Biosensor and Single Cell Manipulation using Nanopipettes Approaching sub-cellular biological problems from an engineering perspective begs for the incorporation of electronic readouts. With their high sensitivity and low
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
Aug 13 @ 11:11 am – 11:44 am
Invited Talk: Remote Patient Monitoring – Challenges and Opportunities @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
11:11 am
Jaydeep Unni, Ph.D. Sr. Project Manager, Robert Bosch Healthcare Systems, Palo Alto, CA Remote Patient Monitoring – Challenges and Opportunities Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) is gaining importance and acceptance with rising number of chronic disease conditions and with increase in
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
Invited Talk : Interdisciplinary Research Outcome of Biomedical Engineering @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
11:45 am
Sneh Anand, Ph.D. Professor, Center for Biomedical Engineering, IIT-Delhi, India Interdisciplinary Research Outcome of Biomedical Engineering Natural science is an engineering marvel.  All innovations in health care technology have been inspired by biological systems.  A joint venture of the two
Aug 13 @ 11:50 am – 12:12 pm
Invited Talk: Pertubation of DNA topology in mycobacteria @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
11:50 am
V. Nagaraja Ph.D. Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India Perturbation of DNA topology in mycobacteria To maintain the topological homeostasis of the genome in the cell, DNA topoisomerases catalyse DNA cleavage, strand passage and rejoining of the ends. Thus,
Invited Talk: Regulation of the MHC complex and HLA solubilisation by the Flavivirus, Japanese Encephalitis Virus @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
12:13 pm
R. Manjunath, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Dept of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India REGULATION OF THE MHC COMPLEX AND HLA SOLUBILISATION BY THE FLAVIVIRUS, JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS Viral encephalitis caused by Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) and West Nile Virus
Aug 13 @ 12:14 pm – 12:41 pm
Invited Talk
12:14 pm
A. Vijayarajan Founder & CTO, InnAccel Consulting Services, Begaluru, India        
Invited Talk: Gut microbiome and health- Moving towards the new era of translational medicine @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
1:30 pm
Sharmila Mande, Ph.D. Principal Scientist and Head, Bio Sciences R&D, TCS Innovation Labs, Pune Gut microbiome and health: Moving towards the new era of translational medicine The microbes inhabiting our body outnumber our own cells by a factor of 10.
Aug 13 @ 1:40 pm – 2:16 pm
Plenary Talk:  Biomaterials: Future Perspectives @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
1:40 pm
Seeram Ramakrishna, Ph.D. Director, Center for Nanofibers & Nanotechnology, National University of Singapore Biomaterials: Future Perspectives From the perspective of thousands of years of history, the role of biomaterials in healthcare and wellbeing of humans is at best accidental. However,
Invited Talk: Targeting aberrant cancer kinome using rationally designed nano-polypharmaceutics @ Acharya Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
2:05 pm
Manzoor K, Ph.D. Professor, Centre for Nanoscience & Molecular Medicine, Amrita University Targeting aberrant cancer kinome using rationally designed nano-polypharmaceutics Manzoor Koyakutty, Archana Ratnakumary, Parwathy Chandran, Anusha Ashokan, and Shanti Nair `War on Cancer’ was declared nearly 40 years ago.
Aug 13 @ 2:17 pm – 2:35 pm
Invited Talk: Nanomaterials for 'enzyme-free' biosensing @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
2:17 pm
Satheesh Babu T. G., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Sciences, School of Engineering, Amrita University, Coimbatore, India Nanomaterials for ‘enzyme-free’ biosensing Enzyme based sensors have many draw backs such as poor storage stability, easily affected by the change in pH