Abstracts

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Ferid Murad
(Nobel Laureate)
The Stanford VA Hospital, Palo Alto, CA,
USA

Jean-Marie Lehn
(Nobel Laureate)
Institut de Science et d’Ingénierie Supramoléculaires, Université de Strasbourg,
France

Charles N. Serhan
Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury Brigham and Women's Hospital and The Simon Gelman Professor of Anaesthesia (Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology) Harvard Medical School
& Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity Harvard School of Dental Medicine
U.S.A.

Dimitris Roukos
Professor of Surgery and Precision Cancer Genome Medicine Founding Director Centre for BioSystems and Genome Network Medicine Ioannina University, School of Medicine Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Athens,
Greece

Roger Kamm
Cecil and Ida Green Distinguished Professor of Biological and Mechanical Engineering M.I.T., Depts. of Mechanical Engineering and Biological Engineering 77 Massachusetts Ave, NE47-321 Cambridge, MA 02139,
USA

Rudolf Jaenisch
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research 455 Main Street Cambridge, MA 02142-1479,
USA

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

D.K. Lahiri
Department of Psychiatry and of Medical & Molecular Genetics, IADC, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN,
USA

M. Iqbal Choudhary
H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270,
Pakistan

Food Biotechnology

TRACK CHAIR
Linda Duffy
Special Volunteer Research Assignment NCCIH/NIH/DHHS Gaithersburg MD,
USA

Industrial and Manufacturing

TRACK CHAIR
M. Kalim Akhtar
Assistant Professor Dept. of Chemistry College of Science UAEU University Al Ain,
U.A.E

Anthony Anukam
Department of Engineering and Chemical Sciences Karlstad University 651 88 Karlstad,
Sweden

Plant and Environment

TRACK CHAIR
FeiBo WU
Institute of Crop Science, Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture & Biotechnology, Zijingang Campus, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058,
P.R. China

Dafang Fu
School of Civil Eng., Southeast University (SEU) SEU-Monash Joint Research Centre for Future Cities Water Env. and Eco-Restoration Research Centre of Jiangsu Province,
China

Manzoor A Shah
Associate Professor Department of Botany University of Kashmir, Srinagar, 190006 Jammu & Kashmir,
India

Susmita Shukla
Associate Professor, Centre for Plant and Environmental Biotechnology Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University,Sector-125, Noida, Gautam Budha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, 201313
India

Senakpon Kokoye
Quantitative Risk Modeler, Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR,
USA

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

TRACK CHAIR
Kexuan Tang
Professor of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology Director, Plant Biotechnology Research Center Director, Fudan-SJTU-Nottingham Plant Biotechnology R&D Center School of Agriculture and Biology Shanghai Jiao Tong University 800 Dongchuan Road Shanghai 200240
P.R. China

Thomas J. Webster
Department Chair and Art W. Zafiropoulo Professor of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
USA

Macarena Perán Quesada
Department of Health Sciences University of Jaén Andalucia,
Spain

Kathleen Laura Hefferon
Department of Cell and Systems Biology University of Toronto Toronto ON M5S 3B2
Canada

Laura Westra
University of Windsor Sessional Instructor, Faculty of Law Windsor,
Canada

Tejaswini Narayanan
Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Lab Bioengineering Department University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093,
USA

Junfeng Liang
Stevens Institute of Technology 1 Castle Point Terrace Hoboken, NJ 07030
USA

Paul J. Davis
Professor of Medicine, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
USA