QATAR UNIVERSITY LIFE SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM 2012

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QULSS 2012
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BIOTECHNOLOGY

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ecember 12
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13
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, 2012, Doha, Qatar

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QATAR UNIVERSITY LIFE SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM 2012

QULSS 2012
-

BIOTECHNOLOGY


December
12
th



13
th

,
2012
, Doha, Qatar


Venue: Ibn

Kh
a
ldoon

Hall,
Qatar University










QULSS 2012
-

BIOTECHNOLOGY

-

D
ecember 12
th



13
th

, 2012, Doha, Qatar

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QATAR UNIVERSITY LIFE SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM 2012

QULSS 2012
-

BIOTECHNOLOGY





S
c
ientific
Program

WEDNESDAY
,
DECEMBER
12
TH

2012

8:00
-
8
:
45
-

Registration


OPENING CEREMONY

8
:
45
-
09
:
00
:

Dr
.

Eiman Mustafawi

(Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
, Qatar Univ.
)


9:
00
-
09:
1
5:
Dr
.

Samir Jaoua

(Head
, Department of Biological and Environ
mental Sciences
, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar Univ.
)


SESSION 1

:

BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR
H
UMAN
H
EALTH:


Moderators:

Dr
.

Khaled Al
-

Ali

& Dr
.

Asma Al Thani

09:
1
5
-
10:
00
:
Keynote
S
peaker:

Prof
Mauro Giacca,
(
Director, I
nternational Centre for
Genetic
E
ngineering and Biotechnology
-
I
CGEB Trieste
Component
,
Head of

Molecular Medicine La
bo
ratory
, Italy
)

Gene and stem cell therapy for cardiovascular disorders

10:00
-
10:10:
Q
uestions

& A
nswers

10:
1
0
-
10
:
4
0
:
Prof
.

L
otfi Chouchane,
(
Weill Cornell

Medical Colle
ge
,

Qatar
)

Can
cer Therapy and Biotechnology

10
:
4
0
-
1
1
:
10
:

Dr
.

Loic Fay
e
(
ANGANY

Genetics
-

CNRS
-
Rouen, France)

Production of the high quality, natural
-
like recombinant allergens needed for high efficiency of allergy treatment

1
1
:
1
0
-
11
:
4
0
:

Dr
.

Fatima Mraiche

(College of Pharmacy
, Qatar Univ.
)

Harnessing the Power of Molecular Biotechnology in Cardiovascular Research

11
:
4
0
-
1
2
:0
0

:

Questions & Answers


1
2
:00
-
1
3
:
30
:

Lunch



SESSION 2:

INDUSTRIAL AND ENVIR
ONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLO
GY:

Moderators:


Dr Phillip Watson

&
Dr Roda Al
-
Thani

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th

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1
3
:30
-
1
4
:15:
Keynote
S
peaker:

Prof

Gatez Lettinga (Wageningen Univ
.,

The Netherlands)

The Natural Biological Mineralization route as sustainable waste (water) treatment tool

1
4
:15
-
1
4
:45
:
Prof
.

Samir J
aoua

(
College of Arts and Sciences
,

Qatar Univ
.
)

Application of the h
eterologous expression in
E. coli
,
B. thuringiensis

and
P. luminescens


1
4
:45
-
1
5
:15
:
Prof
.

Malcolm Potts
College of Arts and Sciences
, Qatar Univ
.
)

Qatar Advanced Biofuel Platform (QABP)

15:15
-
15:45

:

Questions & Answers


1
5
:
4
5
-
17
:
15
:
Poster session


Thursday, December 13
th

2012

SESSION
3
:

AGRICULTURAL, FOOD A
ND MARINE BIOTECHNOL
OGY:


Moderators:

Dr
Talaat Abdelfattah & Dr Jassim Abdulla Al
-
Khayat

08:30
-
09:
15
:
Keynote
S
peaker :
Prof
.


Ni
na Fedoroff
,
(
King

Abdullah Uni
versity of Science and

Technology (KAUST)
)

Plant Biotechnology

09
:15
-
09
:45:

Dr
.

Osman RADWAN
,
(
Illinois at Urbana

Univ.
, USA
)

Genomics and Functional Genomics in Plant
-
Microbe Interactions

09:45
-
10:15:

Prof
.

Noraini Tamin (
College of Arts and Sciences
, Qa
tar Univ
.
)

Biotechnical approach to coastal protection and mangrove restoration

10:15
-
10:45:

Prof
.

Quirico Miguelli (
Sassari
Univ
.
, Italy)

Application of Functional genomics of the wheat pathogen
Fusarium culmorum

10
:
4
5
-
11
:
1
5
:

Mr
.

Messoud


J. Al
-
Marri
(
D
irector
,

Biotechno
log
y

Center
,

Qatar
)


The Biotechnology research Center
-
Qatar : Vision and programs

11:15
-
11:45

:

Questions & Answers


11:45
-
13:30:

Lunch




SESSION
4
:
Transfer of technology and
Program Accreditation

Moderator
:

Prof.

Samir Jaoua


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ecember 12
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th

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1
3
:
3
0
-
14
:
0
0

:
Mr
.

Colin Houston (CHES, IES, UK)

What is CHES and IES

? Accreditation process

1
4
:
0
0
-
1
4
:
30

:
Prof
.

Nabil Zouari (
College of Arts and Sciences
, Qatar Univ
.
)

Transfer of technology: needs and mechanisms


GENERAL DISCUSSION A
ND RECOMMENDATIONS O
N BI
OTECHNOLOGY DEVELOPM
ENT AND TRANSFER

14
:30
-

15
:
15

:
Panel Discussion:

Moderator:
Prof

Samir Jaoua

Prof
.

Mohammed Ahmedna

[Associate Dean

for Research
-

CAS, Qatar Univ.]
,

Mr
.

Messoud J. Al
-
Marri
[
Director, Biotechnology Center,
Qatar
]
,

Dr
.

Hamda Al
-
Naemi


[
Director, QU
-
Laboratory Animal Research Center
, Qatar Univ.]
,

Dr
. Loic Faye


[
ANGANY Genetics
-

CNRS
-
Rouen.,
France]
,

Mr. Eric J. Febo

[Exxon Mobil, QSTP
-
Qatar]
,
Dr Philippe Julien

[
Total
, QSTP
-
Qatar]
,

Prof
.


Mauro Giacca

[Director
-
ICGEB, Italy]
.


1
5
:
15
-
1
5
:
45
:

CLOSING CEREMONY

QULSS 2012
-

BIOTECHNOLOGY

-

D
ecember 12
th



13
th

, 2012, Doha, Qatar

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QATAR UNIVERSITY LIFE SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM 2012

QULSS 2012
-

BIOTECHNOLOGY

December 12
th



13
th

, 2012, Doha, Qatar

Venue: Ibn

Kh
a
ldoon

Hall,
Qatar University

Organizing and Scientific Committee
:

-
Dr Sami r Jaoua
, Chai r


-
Dr Hamda A
l
-
Naemi

-
Dr Nabi l Zouari

-
Dr Tal aat Abdel fattah

-
Dr Phi l l ip Watson

-
Mrs Sara B. Al
-
Gharai r

Invited Speakers

:

-
Prof Mauro Gi acca, (Di rector, ICGEB Tri este Component, Head of Mol ecul ar Medi ci ne Laboratory,
Italy
)

-
Prof. L
otfi Chouchane, (Wei l l Cornel l Med
i cal Col lege,
Qatar
)

-
Dr

Loi c Faye ( ANGANY Geneti cs
-

CNRS
-
Rouen.,
France
)

-
Dr Fati ma Mrai che (Col l ege of Pharmacy,
Qatar

Uni v.)

-
Prof
Gatez Letti nga (Wageni ngen Uni v.,
The Netherlands
)

-
Prof.
Sami r Jaoua (Col l ege of Arts and Sci ences,
Qatar

Uni v.)

-
Prof.

Mal col m Potts Col l ege of Arts and Sci ences,
Qatar

Uni v.)

-
Prof. Ni na Fedoroff, (Ki ng

Abdul l ah Uni versi ty of Sci ence and

Technol ogy (KAUST)
,

KSA
)

-
Dr. Osman R
adwan
,
(Il l i nois at Urbana Uni v.,
USA
)

-
Prof. Norai ni Tami n (Col l ege of Arts and Sci ences,
Qatar

Uni v.)

-
Prof.

Qui ri co Mi guel l i (
Sassari Uni v.,
Italy
)

-
Mr Messoud J. Al
-
Marri (Di rector, Bi otechnol ogy Center,
Qatar
)


-
Mr Col i n Houston (CHES, IES,
UK
)

-
Prof.

Nabi l Zouari (Col l ege of Arts and Sci ences,
Qatar

Uni v.)

Contact:

Department of
Bi ol ogi cal &

Envi ronmental Sci ences

Col l ege of Arts and Sci ences.
Qatar Uni versi ty

P. O. Box. 2713
-

Doha, Qatar

Tel: (+974) 4403 4534

Fax: (+974) 4403 4531

E
mai l:
sara.al
-
guhrair@qu.edu.qa

http://www.qu.edu.qa/artssci ences/bi oenvi/
envi ronmental/index.php