Concurrent Session Invited Speakers

Monday 19th August 2019

10.45 am - 12.45 pm

CS 1  : Molecular Parasitology

Arnab Pain

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Saudi Arabia

Understanding Zoonotic Malaria Parasites – Using Genomics-driven Approaches

Julien Lescar

Nanyang Technological University 

Singapore

Perspectives For the Treatment of Flavivirus Infections Using Therapeutic Antibodies And Antiviral Compounds

CS 2  : Genetics

Sara Sandin

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore

Cryo-EM And Correlative Imaging Of DNA-Binding Proteins

Rozita Rosli

University Putra Malaysia

Malaysia

Putting The Brakes On Breast Cancer Recurrence:

Targeting Aldehyde Dehydrogenase-Positive Cells With Citral

CS 3  : Protein Structure, Function             & Dynamics

Pimchai Chaiyen

Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC)

Thailand

Enzymatic Cascades For Biocatalysis, Biodetection And Biofuel

Lu-Hua Lai

Peking University

China

Rational design of protein activators

Monday 19th August 2019

1.45 pm - 4.15 pm

CS 4  : Parasitic Diseases

Christian Doerig

Monash University

Australia

Host Cell Response To Wolbachia And Malaria Infections: Insights From A Signalome-Wide Approach

Indra Vythilingam

University of Malaya

Malaysia

New Strategies For Vector Control to Prevent Dengue Transmission

CS 5  : Networks & Systems

Koichi Homma

Teikyo University

Japan

Molecular Basis of Imprinting Behavior As Early Learning In Chicks

Ishwar Parhar

Monash University

Malaysia

Kisspeptin pathway of fear memory consolidation

CS 6  : Cell Biology

Chao-Wen Wang

Academia Sinica

Taiwan

Seipin mediates sphingolipid homeostasis at a subdomain of the endoplasmic reticulum in close vicinity to the lipid droplet

Kay-Hooi Khoo Academia Sinica 

Taiwan

Glycotopes and Protein Glycosylation Analysis at Omics Level

Tuesday 20th August 2019

10.45 am - 12.45 pm

CS 7  : Viral Diseases

Gong Cheng

Tsinghua University

China 

A Gut Commensal Bacterium Promotes Mosquito Permissiveness to Arboviruses

Kok-Lian Ho

University Putra Malaysia

Atomic structure of Macrobrachium rosenbergii nodavirus: an evidence of Gammanodavirus

CS 8  : Molecular Medicine

 

Suzana Makpol

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Antioxidants in ageing and degenerative diseases

Hoh Boon Peng

UCSI University

Malaysia

Tracing the footprints of positive selection against malaria

CS 9  : Epigenetics & Stem cells

Co-hosted by College of Pathologist, Academy of Medicine Malaysia  

Cheong Soon 

Keng

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Malaysia

Umbilical Cord-Derived Non-Haemopietic Stem Cells - From Bench To Clinic

Tan Geok Chin

University Kebangsaan Malaysia 

Placenta as a Source of Stem Cells

Tuesday 20th August 2019

1.45 am - 4.15 pm

CS 10  : Novel Therapeutics

Lim Siew Pheng

Novartis Institute For Tropical Diseases, Chromos, Singapore

Dengue Virus NS5 RNA-Dependent RNA Polymerase Drug Discovery

Oon Chern Ein

University Sains Malaysia

Sirtuin Inhibition In Cancer: A Therapeutic Strategy

CS 11  : Neuronal Disorders

Anthony Lim

University of Hong Kong

Brain pacemaker and molecular signaling: From antidepressant to memory enhancement​

Joan Guinovart

Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)

Spain

Lafora disease

CS 12  : Bioinformatics

Peter Bond

Bioinformatics Institute (BII), A*STAR

Singapore

Battling Infectious Diseases: From Molecules to Systems

Shandar Ahmad

Jawaharlal Nehru University

India

Multi Scale Data Driven Biology

Wednesday 21st August 2019

1.45 am - 4.15 pm

CS 13  : Immunology

the Biochemical Society 2020 International Award lecture

Tham Wei Hong

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Australia

Naturally Acquired Human Monoclonal Antibodies To
Plasmodium vivax

Tham Wei Hong will receive the Biochemical Society 2020 International Award during this session

Edmond Hsieh

Academia Sinica

Taiwan

CLEC5a/TLR2 Heterocomplex As Novel Therapeutic Targets For Acute Viral Infections  

CS 14  : Systems Biology

 

Varodom Charoensawan

Mahidol University

Thailand

Systems Biology Of Gene Expression Regulation:

From Genome-Wide To Single-Cell Resolutions

Amit Singh

Indian Institute of Science
India

Network biology approach to potentiate the action of β-lactam/ β –lactamase inhibitor combination against Mycobacterium tuberculosis

CS 15  : Fundamental Science to Commercialisation

Hye-Kyung Na

Sungshin Women's University

South Korea

15-Keto Prostaglandin E2 Suppresses STAT3 Signaling and Inhibits Proliferation and Progression of Breast Cancer Cells

Young-Joon Surh

Seoul National University

South Korea

Natural products for drug development

Tse-Wen Chang

Immunwork Inc.

Taiwan 

The Invention And Commercial Development

Of Two Series Of New Drugs

Sarah Huggett

Research Networks, Elsevier

Singapore

An exploration of CRISPR research and its impact beyond the world of research

Thursday 22nd August 2019

9.00 am - 11.15 am

CS 16  : Mechanisms of Drug 

             Resistance

Souvik Bhattacharjee

Jawaharlal Nehru University

India

The Induction Of Artemisinin Resistance Involves Remodeling Of The Malaria Parasite And The Human Red Cell By Vesicle Amplification

Renaldo Garcia

National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (NIMBB) 

Philippines

Exosomes And Tunneling Nanotubes As Conduits For Cancer Spread And Chemoresistance

CS 17  : Cancer

Weang-Kee Ho

University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus

Breast Cancer Risk Prediction Model For Asian Women

Sok Ching Cheong

Cancer Research Malaysia

Genome-Wide CRISPR-Cas9 Knockout Screen Identifies Targetable Genetic Vulnerabilities In Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC)

CS 18  : Agriculture Biochemistry

Harikrishna Kulaveerasingham

Sime Darby Technology Centre

Malaysia

Taking Genomics To The Next Level Using Digital 4.0

Rofina Yasmin Othman

University of Malaya

Malaysia

Plant derived biomolecules as a useful platform for the production of chimeric anti-toxoplasma antibodies

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