ICBB2016|International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering

2016 the 5th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering

ICBB2016  Dec. 8-10, 2016  Bangkok, Thailand




Prof. Se-Kwon Kim
Director of Marine Bioprocess Research Center (MBPRC) at Pukyong National University, Republic of Korea
Research fields: investigation and development of bioactive substances derived from marine organisms and their application in oriental medicine, nutraceuticals, and cosmeceuticals via marine bioprocessing and mass- production technologies.
He was the editor in chief of the Korean Journal of Life Sciences (1995-1997), the Korean Journal of Fisheries Science and Technology (2006-2007), and the Korean Journal of Marine Bioscience and Biotechnology (2006-present). His research has been credited with the best paper award from the American Oil Chemist’s Society (AOCS) and the Korean Society of Fisheries Science and Technology in 2002. He has also conducted research on the development of bioactive materials from marine organisms for applications in oriental medicine, cosmeceuticals, and nutraceuticals. To date, he has authored over 600 research papers and holds 152 patents. In addition, he has written or edited more than 60 books.
Presentation title: Research and application of bioactive substances form marine resources
Prof. Thomas T. Chen
Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, USA
Center of Excellence for the Oceans, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan
Research Interests:
(1) structure, evolution and regulation of growth hormone and growth factor genes in finfish and shellfish; (2) molecular actions of growth hormone and growth factor; (3) expression of foreign growth hormone or anti-microbial peptide gene in transgenic fish; (4) anti-tumor activities of the E-peptides of pro-IGF-I; and (5) molecular toxicology: development of molecular biological probes for assessing stress in fish caused by environmental xenobiotic or other pollutants at sub-lethal levels.
Presentation title:Production of Disease Resistant Fish by Transgenesis and its Application in Aquaculture
Prof. Dr. Ichiro Maruyama
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), Japan
He received his Ph.D. from The University of Tokyo, Japan.  Subsequently he was trained as a post-doctoral fellow in MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK, where he started to work on the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans with an interest in its nervous system. He then moved to The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, USA, where he started to study molecular mechanisms underlying activation of cell-surface receptors. At OIST, Ichiro Maruyama continues to work on learning, memory and decision-making in C. elegans as well as on molecular mechanisms of transmembrane signaling mediated by cell-surface receptors. 
Presentation Title: Activation of type-1 transmembrane receptors via a common mechanism? The “rotation model” 

Dr. Shlomo Yitzchaik
Institute of Chemistry and The Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Center

Research Interests:
Surface chemistry of molecular layers (self-assembled monolayers and multilayers) on solid surfaces and nanometric objects including porous silicon, carbon nanotubes and nanoparticles. Macromolecules design and synthesis as light and current responsive materials. Biosensors interfacing cells, proteins and small molecules.
Presentation title: Biomedical Interfaces Containing Self-Assembled Peptide Monolayers
Dr. Jamal Ouazzani
Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles, France
Dr. Jamal Ouazzani completed his PhD in applied microbiology in 1988 from Paris XI University, France and obtained a permanent research position at the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in 1989. Since 2002, he has acted as Research Director at the CNRS Institut de Chimie Des Substances Naturelles (ICSN) and has headed the ICSN Pilot Unit. He has engaged in diverse consulting activities since 1996, for environmental, cosmetic and pharmaceutical companies and is a leading expert in the field of bioremediation. He has published more than 59 publications in peer-reviewed journals, has obtained eleven patents and has benefited from European Commission grants in the context of four collaborative projects, including coordinating the project TASCMAR. 
Presentation title: TASCMAR –Tools And Strategies to access original bioactive compounds from Cultivation of MARine invertebrates and associated symbionts
Dr. Anna Roujeinikova 
Associate Professor, ARC Research Fellow
Department of Microbiology & Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Australia

Research areas:
Bacterial flagellar motor, structural biology, Helicobacter pylori, crystallography, biocatalysis, chemotaxis, antibiotic resistance, molecular basis of disease
Presentation title: Bacterial Chemoreceptors and Their Applications
Dr. Yanmin Hu
Institute for Infection and immunity, St George’s University of London, UK
Dr Yanmin Hu has completed her PhD from St George’s Medical School, University of London. Dr Hu is currently a senior research fellow in the Institute of Infection and Immunity, St George’s University of London and the director of reaserch in Helperby Theropuetics UK, a Biotech company. Dr Hu is an international expert in her field with >20 years’ experience working with tuberculosis, other infectious disease and antibiotic discovery. Dr Hu has spearheaded a world-leading research group in developing novel methods of combating antibiotic resistance to a number of common resistant bacteria, such as MRSA and NDM-1 Gram-negative bacteria. She has published more than 40 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has many patented inventions.
Presentation title: Antibiotic enhancement – a way to overcome antibiotic resistance
Dr. Masaru TANAKA
Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University & Frontier Center for Organic Materials, Yamagata University, Japan
Major areas of research:
Biomaterials, Polymer Science, Biointerfaces, Tissue Engineering,
Medical devices, Biocompatibility, Cell adhesion, Water structure
Presentation title: Design of Biocompatible Polymers Based on the Biomimetic Intermediate Water Concept

Prof. Dr. Andrei L. Barkovskii
Microbiology, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Georgia College and State University, USA

Environmental microbiology; microbial community structure; source and fate of antibiotic resistance and virulence genes in watersheds; microbiology of clays.
Presentation title: Impact of coastal activities on the occurrence, distribution, and ecology of pathogenic and antibiotic resistant bacteria in tidal creeks and estuaries

Dr. V.R.Singh
Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India
He is presently the President of Acoustical Society of India and Vice President of Ultrasonic Society of India. He  has been the Secretary of IEEE India Council, Chair of IEEE-EMBS/IMS-Delhi Chapter and the Chairman of IEEE-Delhi Section, Dr Singh has been a visiting Professor recently for three years at Korea University; and for short-term at Pusan National University, South Korea. Presently, he has been a Distinguished Professor at NPL, New Delhi, India, and Thapar University.
Research fields: Nano-cancer-technology, electronics and communication, sensors and transducers, biomedical instrumentation, Nano-electronics, WSN and ubiquitous technology.
Presentation title: Development of a high intensity focal ultrasound system for treatment of deep seated brain tumours
Dr. Martin J. Allen
Water Research Foundation, USA
Senior scientist for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – 1973-1983; permit writer for first incinerators of PCBs
Published > 50 peer-reviewed articles; co-developer of Colilert- most widely used Total Coliform/E. coli  method for drinking water; multiple presentations in Canada, Taiwan, Singapore, Switzerland (WHO), Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, England, Scotland, and Germany.  Research has resulted in major regulatory changes, e.g. microbial enumeration methods do not indicate health risk. Multiple awards including “Best Paper of the Year”, American Water Works Association – The Plain Hard Truth About Pathogen Monitoring. Colilert method used extensively following major disasters (hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes) by federal, state, provincial health agencies to assure residents of the microbial safety if their drinking water.
Presentation title: Using technologies, knowledge, and experience to ensure microbiologically safe driking water
Dr. Tobias Haber
Offenburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Deputy director of Peter Osypka Institute for Pacing and Ablation
Research Interests:
Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices Programming; Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation; Didactic in-vitro simulations in electrotherapy of the heart.
Presentation title:  Training System for Cardiac Remote Patient Monitoring

Assistant Professor, Dr. Andreia Gomes
Department of  Biology, University of Minho, Portugal

Research Interests: the interface of nanostructured systems and cells and tissues, in order to optimize the biological and/or therapeutic effect. 
Presentation title: Tuneable lipid nanocarriers for efficient siRNA delivery

Dr. Jayachandran Venkatesan
Marine Bioprocess Research Center (MBPRC) at Pukyong National University, Republic of Korea

Research fields: 
Investigation and development of materials from fish processing wastes and other marine sources. 
He is currently doing a research on biomaterials (Chitosan, Hydroxyapatite and carbon nanotube) with stem cell interaction for bone tissue engineering application. To date, he has published 100 research papers including book chapter and holds 4 patents.
Presentation Title: Marine nano-biomaterials: Preparations and applications

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