97 INDIAN SCIENCE CONGRESS

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TENTATIVE PROGRAM



97
th

INDIAN SCIENCE CONGRESS

University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram


January 3
-
7, 2010



SECTION: NEW BIOLOGY


Theme “Advances in New Biology and their Applications in Health and Disease”






SECTIONAL PRESIDENT
:



P.K. Seth

Chi
ef Executive Officer

Biotech Park, Lucknow

& Former Director, IITR, Lucknow



SECTIONAL LOCAL SECRETARY
:



K. Padmakumar

Hon. Director

Centre for Marine Biodiversity

University of Kerala

Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram



SECTIONAL RECORDER
:



K. Padmakumar

Hon. Director

Centre for Marine Biodiversity

University of Kerala

Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram


2

January 04, 2010

14:00


17:30


Venue
:




14:00


15:45


Keynote Lecture:


Genomics in Health and Disease


(14:00 hrs)




Samir K. Brahmachari,

Director Gen
eral, CSIR




Presidential Address
:

New Biology and Environmental Health

(14:30 hrs
)

P.K. Seth,
CEO, Biotech Park, Lucknow and Former Director,
IITR, Lucknow


(Chairperson: Prof. B.P Chatterjee)


Platinum
Jubilee Lecture
:

Structural biology of malaria parasite proteins: Insights and

(15:00 hrs)

implications for drug discovery

Amit Sharma,
Group Leader and Staff Scientist, International
Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi


Young Sci
entist Award


Development of light sensitive protein tools for clinical

Lecture:



application

(15:30 hrs)



Suneel Kateriya
, Department of Biochemistry, University of Delhi,




New Delhi


15:45


16:00



TEA BREAK


Prof. S.S. Katiyar Endowment

Function
al validation of novel genes for abiotic stress

Lecture:



tolerance
in rice

(16:00 hrs)



Sudhir K. Sopory,
Professor & Group Leader, Plant Molecular


Biology, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and
Biotechnology, New Delhi


16:30


17:3
0



S
ymposium on
Genomics in Health and Disease





Chairperson
: S.S. Parmar


(16:3
0 hrs)



A Biological Framework of Suicide

Ghanshyam N. Pandey
, Department of Psychiatry, College of
Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA


(17:0
0 hrs)

Cy
tochrome P450s: A biomarker for predicting chemical
exposure and susceptibility

Devendra Parmar
, Scientist, Developmental Toxicology Division,
Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow (U.P.)


17:
3
0

hrs



Sectional Committee Meeting


3



January 05, 2
010

14:00


17:30

Venue:


14:00


15:30

-


Symposium on Genomics

in Health and Disease (continued)


Chairperson: A.B. Banerjee

and
Parul Chakrabarti





(14:0
0 hrs)

New Insights in
to Maternal Age and Origin of Trisomy 21
Down Syndrome

Subrata Kumar Dey
, Director, School of Biotechnology and
Biological Sciences, West Bengal University of Technology,
Kolkata


(14:3
0 hrs)

Impact of Leishmania Glycosome and Host Peroxisome to
Search for

a New Chemotherapy against Visceral
Leishmaniasis

Salil C. Datta
,
Emeritus Scientist cum Professor,
School of
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences,
West Bengal University
of Technology, Kolkata


(15:00 hrs)



Molecular mechanisms of drug resistance in Le
ishmania

Poonam Salotra
, Deputy Director, Institute of Pathology
(ICMR), Safdarjung Hospital Campus, New Delhi


(15:20 hrs)

Transcriptional regulation of ovarian genes by the
homeodomain transcription factor Pitx2: its implications in
ovarian disorders

Sib

Sankar Roy
, Scientist,
Cell Biology and Physiology
Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (CSIR), Kolkata


15:40


16:00



TEA BREAK


16:00


17:30

Symposium on
Recent Advances in Biomedical Sciences:
Emphasis on Heart and Lung Diseases

Chairperso
ns
: P.K. Seth and Hari S. Sharma

Invited Speakers:


(16:00 hrs)

Natural Products as Potential Treatments for the Human
Metabolic Syndrome Culminating Cardiovascular Diseases


Lindsay Brown
, School of Biological and Physical Sciences,
University of Southern

Queensland, Australia


(16:20 hrs)

Therapeutic Angiogenesis: Treating the Coronary Vessel
Disease with Genes and Gene Products

Nilanjana Maulik
, Molecular Angiogenesis And Cardiology
Laboratory, Department Of Surgery, University Of Connecticut
Medical Sch
ool, Farmington,
Connecticut
-
06030, USA


(16:40 hrs)

Molecular Mechanisms of Angiogenesis in the Heart and
Lung

Hari S. Sharma,

Angiogenesis and Tissue Remodeling Group,
VUMC, Amsterdam and Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The
Netherlands


(17.1
0 hrs)



Metabolic Co
ntrol of Angiogenesis through modulation of

VEGF

P.R. Sudhakaran,
Department of Biochemistry, Kerala
University Campus, Kariavattom, Trivandrum 695581.


15:00


17:30


-

Concurrent Poster Session


I





(Posters 1
-
55
)



4


January 06, 2010

14:00


17:

30

Venue




:




14:00


15:30

Symposium on
Innovative Technologies

Chairmen
: P.K. Seth and Sandeep Saxena


Invited Speakers:


(14:00 hrs)

FUNGISOME


An Innovative Nanosomal Amphotericin B:
Optimizing Drug Effect and Minimizing Toxicity by synergy of
Li
posome
-

and Nano
-
Technologies.

Jitendra N. Verma,

Managing Director, Lifecare Innovations Pvt. Ltd.,
Laboratory for Translational Research in Nano
-
Medicines, Biotech Centre
University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi


(14:20 hrs)


Lasers in Ophthalmology

R
ahul A. Shroff
, Shroff Eye Hospital, Mumbai


(14:40 hrs)


Stem Cells in Degenerative Disease: A Move Forward

Chaitanya Purandare
, Managing Director, StemOne Biologicals Pvt. Ltd.,
Pune


(15:00 hrs)

Personalized Medicine, Selecting the right drug and the ri
ght dose based
on the genetic profile of a patient

Sandeep Saxena
, Founder and CEO, Acton Biotech, Pune


(15:20 hrs)

Therapeutic potential of novel natural biomaterials in preventive and
regenerative wound care

Leo S. Mavely,
Managing Director, Axio Biosol
utions Pvt. Ltd,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat


15:40


16:00

:

TEA BREAK


16:00


17:30

-

Invited lectures / Oral Presentations


Chairperson: G.N. Pandey


(16:0
0 hrs)

Molecular Biodiversity of few bacterial and fungal strains
from North
East India and their functional properties

B. G. Unni
, Director Grade Scientist,
Biotechnology Department, North
-
East Institute of Science & Technology (CSIR), Jorhat, Assam


(16:
3
0 hrs)


Curcumin: A neuroprotectant with multiple biological acti
vities

Vinay K. Khanna
, Scientist, Developmental Toxicology Division, Indian
Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR), Lucknow (U.P.)


(17:
0
0 hrs)

Marine Chemical Ecology: an insight into discovering drugs from the
sea

K. Padmakumar,
Hon. Director, Centre
for Marine Biodiversity, Kerala
University Campus, Kariavattom, Trivandrum.


(17:3
0 hrs)


Fulbright Fellowship Opportunities to the U.S.

Sudarsan Dash
, Senior Program Manager (Indian Program), United States
-
India Educational Foundation, Fulbright Commissio
n in India, New Delhi


15:00


17:30


-

Concurrent Poster Session


II

(Posters 55
-
108)



5


January 07, 2009

14:00


15:30

Venue



:





14:00


15:30

-

Invited Lectures/ Oral Presentations


Chairperson:


S.S. Parmar


(14:00 hrs)

Lectinomics

and Mass

Spectrometry:

A New Systemic Approach for
Diagnosis of Diseases.

B.P. Chaterjee,
Emeritus Professor and Emeritus Fellow, West Bengal
University of Technology, Salt Lake, Kolkata



(14:
3
0 hrs)

Detection of changes in chromosome number (aneuploidy) in Arabi
dopsis
thaliana using fluorescent in
-
situ hybridization

Anand P. Tyagi
, Professor of Biology and Head of School, School of
Biological and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Science, Technology and
Environment, The University of the South Pacific, Fiji


(15:
00

h
rs)

Methylamine counteracts urea
-
induced denaturation of alpha
chymotrypsin

Pannur Venkatesu
, Biophysical Chemistry Laboratory, Department of
Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi






(15:20 hrs)

Rice Cytosine DNA Methyltransferases: Gene Expression Profi
ling
during Reproductive Development and Abiotic Stress

Meenu Kapoor,
Associate Professor,
University School of
Biotechnology, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Kashmere
Gate, Delhi, India