ICABBE&ICBB2017|International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering

International Conference on Advances in Biomedicine and Biomedical Engineering

6th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering

ICABBE & 6th ICBB, September 26-28, 2017 Offenburg, Germany



The accepted presentations have been released, please refer Accepted Presentations. Some of speakers are listed as follows, more qualified speakers will be announced soon after confirmation.
Prof. Alexander M. Kulminski
Duke University, U.S.A.
Research Experience: Physics and applied mathematics; Biological physics; Bio-demography; Health sciences and aging; Genetics and genomics
He has published more than 120 papers in peer-review journals. Also, he has made about 140 presentations in international conferences.
Presentation Title: Genome-wide meta-analysis leveraging genetic heterogeneity identified abundant associations with multiple age-related phenotypes
Prof. Choi Seong Soo
Research Center for Nanobio Science, SunMoon University & Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
Seong Soo Choi, Director of Research Center for Nano bioscience, honorary Professor of Physics and Nanoscience, SunMoon University and Sungkyunkwan University. Expertise: Nanofabrication of Plasmonic Nanopore for single molecule analysis, Characterization and Fabrication of Nanostructure.He has published more than 170 papers in journals. 
Presentation Title: Towards the Plasmonic Nanopore on Au-C binary mixture membrane for Next Generation Nanobio Sensor

Prof. Dr. Dianshuai Gao
Department of neurobiology and cell biology, Graduate School of Xuzhou Medical University, China
Currently, his researches focus on GDNF receptors and GDNF function in glioma and PD. His researches involve many subjects comprising of migration and proliferation of glioma cells, epigenetic mechanism, dopaminergic neurons. He also has 4 patents on his researches. Edited books like “Etiology and pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease” and “Striatum: Anatomy, Functions and Role in Disease”. Editor of Chinese Journal of Neuroanatomy, reviewer of Neuroscience Letter, Evaluation expert of the national natural science research fund project and China postdoctoral fund project. He has a B.S. in clinical Medicine, M.S. in Neuro-anatomy, and Ph.D. in Neurobiology. 
Presentation Title: Epigenetic modifications promote abnormally high transcription of GDNF gene in glioma cells

Dr. Rina Rosin-Arbesfeld
Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sackler School of medicine, Tel Aviv University 
Rosin-Arbesfeld's research group have been involved in developing a novel treatment strategy based on mutation stop-codon read-through in key genes. This read-through platform is currently used to develop specific drugs against spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) by BioBlast Pharma and is in clinical trials as a treatment for patients suffering from Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP).
In other aspects of her work, Dr. Rosin-Arbesfeld is focusing of different aspects of the Wnt pathway and is currently establishing methods for prolonging the life span of Red Blood Cells (RBCs).
Presentation Title: A flow cytometry-based reporter assay identifies macrolide antibiotics as nonsense mutation read-through agents.
Prof. Dr. Tatsuo Omata
Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Japan
He has been working on CO2 and nitrate assimilation of cyanobacteria and published more than 90 papers in reputed journals.
His research at the laboratory aims at better understanding the ways plants and algae acquire energy, carbon, and nitrogen. It seeks to understand the events involved, in terms of basic mechanism, and to discover the ways they are integrated and regulated so as to determine the response of the photosynthetic organisms to different physical and chemical environments.
The research projects focus on the areas of plant biochemistry, molecular biology, and physiology, etc.
Presentation Title: Importance of the “Milking” strategy for sustainable production of biofuels using photosynthetic microorganisms

Prof. João Lúcio 
Azevedo, Department of Genetics, School of Agriculture, University of SãoPaulo, Brazil
Research Interests: Microbial genetics, biodiversity, microbiology
He is the member of editorial board from 14 international peer-review journals, and the reviewer of 44 internationaljournals like Plos One, Current Microbiology, Biocontrol and other researchjournals.
Prof. João Lúcio Azevedo has published morethan 240 papers on peer-review journals. The H-index is 46.
Presentation Title: The diversity of citrus endophytic bacteria and their interactions with Xylella fastidiosa and host plants

Dr. Johanna Witzell
Associate Professor, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Her research interests are forest damages, tree resistance and stress responses (with special interest in phenolic defensive compounds), functional traits of fungal endophytes of trees, Dutch elm disease and invasive Phytophthora-species.
Presentation Tittle: Phenotype MicroArrays reveal new details of endophytic life style
Prof. Paulo Teixeira Lacava
Vice-Director and professor of Center of Biological Sciences and Health, Federal University of São Carlos – UFSCar, Brazil
Has experience in Applied and Molecular Microbiology, focusing on Molecular Plant Microbes Interaction; acting on the following subjects: a) Role of Microorganisms in Crop Protection: Plant Growth Promotion and Biological Control; b) Biological Control of Insect-Pest and Diseases by Microorganisms; c) Endophytic Microorganisms: A Biotechnological Potential in Agrobiology System and d) Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR).
Presentation Title: Genetic manipulation of endophytic bacteria for symbiotic control of Xylella fastidiosa, causal agent of citrus variegated chlorosis

Prof. Jiri Jan
Brno University of Technology , Czech Republic
Prof. Jan is a senior member of IEEE and a member of EURASIP. He was or is serving as Associate Editor for several international journals and served as a programme committee member or session organiser of many international conferences, a.o. IEEE – EMBC, IEEE – ICASSP and ISBI, Eurasip - EUSIPCO, IFMBE, WOC and others. 
His present research interests are in the area of medical image data processing and analysis, concerning namely multimodal image fusion, diagnostic feature analysis and image reconstruction from non-standard tomographic data. 
Presentation Title: Spine lesion analysis in 3D CT data – reporting on research progress 

Prof. Dr. Silvia Mittler
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Since September 2003 I have been a member of the faculty in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Western. I am running the Laboartory for Photonics of Surfaces and Interfeces. I was holding a Tier I Canada Reaserch Chair for 7 years (2004-2011). In September 2010 I have received an Award of Appreciation from Sciencetech Inc., London, Ontario. 
My research was selected various times for an issue of the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research (published by the American Physical Society and the American Institute of Physics) which publishes articles from participating publishers, covering a focused area of frontier research.

Prof. Luca Mesin
Mathematical Biology & Physiology, Dept. of Electronics and Telecommunications, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering at Politecnico di Torino, Italy. He is the head of the research group on Mathematical Biology & Physiology. His research activities are devoted to the processing of signals or images extracted from biological and physiological systems and to the development of mathematical models for the interpretation of the recorded data. Applications are mainly focused on the investigation of biological systems or on the development of new biomedical tools. Recent works concern the simulation of spiral waves using a model of electromechanical coupling in the heart, the investigation of the central venous pressure, the processing of multiple data reflecting the responses of the Autonomous Nervous System and the simulation and processing of bioelectric signals. 
Dr. Oliver Faude
Department of Sport, Exercise and Health, University of Basel, Switzerland
His research focuses on Sports Medicine, including Sports Medicine, Exercise Science, Sports Science, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Sports Injuries, Exercise Performance, Nutrition and Exercise Performance. Has published morethan 130 papers. The H-index is 22 with total cites 2281. Also he is reviewer of many related international journals

David D. McFadden, M.D.
Mayo Clinic, U.S.A
The research of David D. McFadden, M.D., focuses on alternative and complementary methods and treatments for smoking cessation.
Dr. McFadden is particularly interested in exploring how a person's mind, attitudes and beliefs impact nicotine addiction. He is exploring alternative acupuncture protocols and spirituality as potential treatments for nicotine addiction. Future studies may involve herbal remedies, Tai Qi and Qi Gung.

Dr. Farshid Talat
West Azerbaijan Agricultural and Natural Resources Research and Education Center, Iran
Coordinating of more than 40 research projects in different parts of cotton producing areas in Iran. Contribution in Introducing of new cotton cultivars( 5 New Cultivars) such as KHORDAD by the Ministry of Agriculture of IRAN.
Published more than 40 journal papers and conference papers.
Presentation title: FACTORES AFECTING SYNONYMOUS CODON USAGE BIAS IN CHLOROPLAST GENOMES OF Gossypium thurberi AND Gossypium arboreum. (To be confirmed)

Dr. Jiri Vachtenheim
Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Department Head and Principal Investigator at the Institute of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University. He has published more than 40 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as a Reviewer of many papers and grants.
Presentation Title: GLI2 activates survivin transcription and is a therapeutic target in human tumor cells

Accepted Presentations (Oral & Poster)

The following titles are accepted abstracts by the conference, the list will be updated regulary. Only registered presentations will be included in conference program.
1. Abdelaziz MESSIS, Streptomyces viridodiastaticus: a new strain exhibiting antifungal activity against pathogenic fungi
2. Abdul Razzaq , Identification and differentiation among different meat species using PCR-RFLP technique
3. Abdurraouf ZAET, D-Cateslytin, A new Potent Antimicrobial Peptide for Therapeutic Application 
4. Akbar Esmaeili, Optimization and characterization of coaxial electrospun sodium carboxymethyl cellulose-graft-methyl acrylate/poly(ethylene oxide) nanofibers for drug-delivery applications
5. Alexander M. Kulminski, Genome-wide meta-analysis leveraging genetic heterogeneity identified abundant associations with multiple age-related phenotypes
6. Amit Pande, Interferon induced Mx protein from Indian snow trout Schizothorax richardsonii (Gray) lacks critical functional features unlike its mammalian homologues 
7. Anant Achary, The purification structural investigation and biological activity of sulphated polysaccharides from Sargassum tenerrimum
8. Anna Varizhuk, The many facets of G4 DNA structures
9. ANTONIO REZUSTA López, Antimicrobial photodynamic Therapy. Is the moment? 
10. Asma Karim, Genetic diversity between Cirrhinus mrigala from two different habitats (Farm and River) on the basis of CO1 gene sequences
11. Ayissi Zacharie Merlin, Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Diesel-Bioethanol Sustainable Diesel Fuel in Natural Aspirated Diesel Engine
12. Balendu Shekher Giri, Biodegradation of reactive orange 16 by dye in the packed bed bioreactor using seeds of Ashoka and Casuarina as packing media
13. Baole Zhang, Epigenetic mechanism of abnormally high GDNF transcription in glioma cells
14. Bechan Sharma, On the error-prone cDNA synthesis by HIV-1RT and its mutants
16. Bumgeun Choi, Low Fluid Shear Stress induces the differentiation of human bone-derived mesenchymal stem cells under rocking platform
18. Cheol Song, Diffuse speckle contrast analysis for deep tissue flow monitoring
21. Cynthia Machado Cascabulho, Chemotaxis and Immunoregulatory Function of Cardiac  T Cells in Dystrophin-Deficient Mice
22. David D McFadden, Trial of intensive acupuncture for smoking cessation: a pilot study
23. Dianshuai Gao, Epigenetic modifications promote abnormally high transcription of GDNF gene in glioma cells
24. Dong-An Wang, Development of an in vitro rheumatoid arthritis (RA) model and its application in drug testing
25. Ebru Dündar Yenilmez, A new immunosensor for noninvasive rapid fetal RHD detection in maternal blood of RhD negative pregnant women
26. Eglė Lastauskienė, Electroporation in combination with weak organic acids is suitable for the biocontrol of the skin colonizing yeasts
27. Esmaeil Biazar, The Healing Effect of Stem Cells Loaded in Nanofibrous Scaffolds on Full Thickness Skin Defects
30. Fatiha Lebtahi, In vitro propagation of cork oak (Quercus suber L.)
31. Florian Ott, Probing Activity of Immobilized P450BM3
33. Gen Li, A Non-invasive Non-contact Continuous Monitoring System of Brain Edema Based on Magnetic Induction Phase Shift and Computer Programming
34. Ghavamaldin Asadian, Oriented nanofibrous silk as a natural scaffold for ocular epithelial regeneration
35. Grace Mosunmola Adegbola, Bioremediation of Nutrient Amended Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil: Influence on Vegetative Properties
36. Helmut Acker , Acupuncture-Brain Interaction in Health and Disease (a pilot study) 
37. Hilde Stevens, Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) Case Study Analysis Reveals the True Added Value of Early-Phase Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)
38. Ikram-ul-Haq, CenC, a Multidomain Thermostable GH9 Processive Endoglucanase from Clostridium thermocellum: Cloning, Characterization and Saccharification studies
39. Jafar Abu Sharifa , An Integrated Cardiovascular and Cerebrospinal Fluid Model
40. Javad Ranjbari, Enhanced Production of Insulin-like Growth Factor I Protein in Escherichia coli by Optimization of Five Key Factors
41. Jeff Wright, Forest Plantation and Harvesting Systems for Eucalyptus Biomass Investments in Florida USA
42. Jens Tiefenbach, Zebrafish based small molecule screening identifies idebenone as new PPAR/dual agonist
43. Jian Li, Trichomonas vaginalis genome and transc<x>riptome provide insights into Trichomonas gene expansion and evolution
44. Jiri JAN, Spine lesion analysis in 3D CT data – reporting on research progress 
45. João Lúcio Azevedo, The diversity of citrus endophytic bacteria and their interactions with Xylella fastidiosa and host plants
46. Johanna Witzell, Phenotype MicroArrays reveal new details of endophytic life style
47. Kaiyu Wang, Application Development of Remote EEG Acquisition and Analysis Based on the Intel RealSense Technology
48. Karl Kunzelmann, Anoctamins, a common protein family with unusual properties and broad biological relevance
49. Kerem Canli, In vitro antimicrobial activity screening of Iberis halophile and determination of the ethanol extract composition by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry
50. Leila Karimi, Mn-ferrite superparamagnetic nanoparticles coated by Palmitic Acid Modified Pegylated chitosan as a carrier for anticancer drugs
51. Luca Mesin, Reduction of Crosstalk in Surface Electromyogram by Optimal Spatio-Temporal Filtering
52. Mahmood Ahmed, Azomethines Isoxazole N-substituted pyrazoles and pyrimidine ring containing curcumin derivatives: Urease inhibition and molecular modeling studies
53. Marco P. Soares dos Santos, Smart Bone Implants
54. Martin Steinhauser, Laser-Induced Shock Wave Destruction of Cancer Cells: Experiments and Multiscale Simulations
55. Maryam Darabi, Phylogenetic Study of Aspartic Protease (AP) Enzyme in 33 Species of Seed Plants
56. Mehdi Najar, Inflammatory response of bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells: gene and protein immuno-profiling 
57. Milena Chraniuk, Inhalation tests in vitro for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
58. Mohamed Hamdy Doweidar, In-vivo Cell Remote Control: A Mecano-Electro Computational Study
59. MOHAMED NASEF, Activation of autophagy by TRAIL Receptors mediates cyto-protection in urothelial cell carcinoma (UCC) lines in vitro
60. Mohammad Reza Baneshi, Assessment of the Importance of a New Risk Factor in Prediction Models
61. Mohammad Shakir, "Synthesis and characterization of β-cyclodextrin incorporated hydroxyapatite/chitosan nanocomposite system as an efficient bone construct: physicochemical and in-vitro screening
63. Muhammad Imtiaz Shafiq, Design and evaluation of CDK4 inhibitors through molecular docking
64. Muhammad Nauman Aftab, Cloning, expression and characterization of β-xylanase gene from Thermotoga naphthophila
66. Nega Berhane Tessemma, Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha-308 Gene Polymorphism and Risk of Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria Infection among People Living in DenbiaWoreda, North West Ethiopia
67. Nermeen Mohamed Serag El Din, Magnetotactic bacteria act as microrobotes for targeting cancer cell therapy
68. Niranjan Koirala, Glycosylation and Subsequent Malonylation of Isoflavonoids in E. coli: Strain Development, Production and Insights into Future Metabolic Perspectives
70. Paulo Teixeira Lacava, Genetic manipulation of endophytic bacteria for symbiotic control of Xylella fastidiosa, causal agent of citrus variegated chlorosis
71. Pavlina Dolashka, Proteomics analysis of antitumor activity of glycoproteins against bladder carcinoma permanent cell lines
73. Rengaraju Balakrishnaraja, Factorial Optimization and Fermentative production of xylitol (poly alcohol) using indigenous Candida parapsilosis strain BKR1
74. Rina Rosin-Arbesfeld, A flow cytometry-based reporter assay identifies macrolide antibiotics as nonsense mutation read-through agents.
75. Roghaye Arezumand, Selection of high affinity nanobody using calculation of binding score and experimentally confirmation to modulate angiogenesis 
76. SALIM ATEEG, CD40-mediated death and cytokine release in human prostate carcinoma cells: a target for inflammatory tumour cell killing
77. Salma Abedelmalek, Disruption of sleep pattern on diurnal variation of pro-inflammatory cytokines: The effect of short team maximal performance
78. Samin Seddigh, Conserved Motif Analysis of Mitochondrial Cytochrome b (Cytb) Enzyme in Insects
79. Samira Fathizadeh, Localization properties in a DNA templated transistor
80. Sarah Sabir , Molecular Characterization of families affected with autosomal recessive primary microcephaly
81. Seong Soo Choi, Towards the Plasmonic Nanopore on Au-C binary mixture membrane for Next Generation Nanobio Sensor
82. Seyed Mohammad Atyabi, Effects of cold atmospheric plasma jet on collagen structure 
83. Shiva Irani, Inhibition of proliferation and apoptosis induction in colorectal cancer by nanotechnology
84. Silvia Mittler, Waveguide Evanescent Field Microscopies: WEFF and WEFS microscopy
85. SRINIVASA REDDY RONDA, A growth inhibitory model with SOx influenced effective growth rate for estimation of algal biomass concentration under flue gas atmosphere
87. Syeda Hasina, Study of HCV Genotypes, HCV NS3 protease resistance associated variations in treatment naïve Pakistani population
88. Tatsuo Omata, Importance of the “Milking” strategy for sustainable production of biofuels using photosynthetic microorganisms
89. Télesphore Benoît Nguelefack, Insight into the analgesic effects of some Cameroonian medicinal plants
90. Thomas Oxley, Minimally invasive endovascular stent-electrode array for high-fidelity, chronic recordings of cortical neural activity
91. Tomohiko Utsuki, Migration Model of Extracellular Fluid in Cerebral Tissue for Future Automatic Control of Brain physiological State
92. Tushar Kulkarni, Hand grip force analysis using surface electromygram
93. Valeria Pittalà, Targeting Selectively Heme Oxygenase-1 as a Novel Anticancer Strategy
94. Vladimir Kodkin, Developing a system for continuous control of the functional status based on recording of electrical potentials and acoustic signals
95. Yasir Rehman, Arsenic detoxification and plant growth promotion by purple non-sulfur bacteria 
96. Yung-Kai LIN, In situ Polymerizable Hydrogel Incorporated with Specific Pathogen-free Porcine Platelet-Rich Plasma for the Reconstruction of the Corneal Endothelium
97. Amir Roushdy, Novel design of electrical sensing interface for prosthetic limbs using optical micro cavities
98. Imam morgan, Amir Roushdy, Novel techniques for high resolution magnetic field detection using WGM based sensor
99. Ardeshir Hesampour Mahalati, Catalytic efficiency and thermostability improvement of phytase through rational mutagenesis for enzyme Industrial application
100. Maurits Hoonhorst, Does Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation have an added value to clinical assessment in predicting upper limb function early post-stroke?
101. Neelima B. Shitole, A study of cancer diagnosis using image processing and machine learning
102. Muhammad Arshad Malik, Association of Vitamin D3 Receptor Polymorphism with Bone Density in Pakistani Population