Speaker List

All colleagues are welcomed to submit abstracts and make oral/poster presentations at ICABST2020! All oral presentations are to be delivered in English, and will be duration of 30-40 minutes. We will select qualified oral presentations after review. More qualified speakers will be announced soon after confirmation. To be a speaker of ICABST2020, please submit your abstract at an early date.

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Previous APANSE Speakers
Prof. Hadi Shafiee
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Short Summary: Dr. He received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics from Virginia Polytechnique Institute and State University in 2010. After receiving trainings in the development of devices for cell sorting and pathogen detection at Virginia Tech and Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology, he started his own lab at BWH, HMS in 2014. Dr. Shafiee’s lab strives to develop innovative diagnostic tools to address unmet clinical challenges through integrating biology/medicine, micro- and nanotechnology, consumer electronics, and artificial intelligence. His work has been recognized by some of the major news outlets including CNN, theguardian, Boston Globe, CBS News, STAT, New York Times, etc. He has mentored more than 60 postdoctoral research fellows, and undergraduate and graduate students.
Presentation Title: Mobile Health Diagnostics with Applications in Medicine

Prof. Emeritus Gil Navon
School of Chemistry, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Short Summary: Prof. Emeritus Gil Navon focuses on Chemical and Biomedical Applications of NMR and MRI; Application of chemical exchange saturation transfer (CEST) MRI for imaging of tumors; NMR and MRI methods for the study of connective tissues (cartilage, tendon and intervertebral disc); Multinuclear spectroscopic MRI of nerves; New MRI pulse sequences for quantitation of myelin and of liver fibrosis. He has over 300 peer-review publications with the over 8000 citations
Presentation Title: Molecular Imaging of Breast Cancer by Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer MRI of Glucose Analogs

Dr. Pornpun Vivithanaporn
Associate Professor Dr. of Chakri Naruebodindra Medical Institute, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, and Pharmacology graduate program, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Thailand
Short Summary: Dr. Pornpun Vivithanaporn focuses on the research of Neuroimmunology, Neurotoxicology, Neurovirology and Cancer pathogenesis. She got her Ph.D. (Pharmacology) in University of Texas Medical Branch, USA. And her current research is Glia cells: inflammation and cancers.
Presentation Title: The potential of leukotriene receptor antagonists as anticancer drugs

Dr. Johann Lechner
Head of Clinic for Integrative Dentistry Munich, Germany
Short Summary: Dr. Lechner was trained at Dental University Munich, Germany. Since 1980 head of Clinic for Integrative Dentistry/Munich. Member of the executive board of the DAH (German Association for Research on Disturbance Fields and Regulation) and for 25 years chairman of science of GZM (International Society for Holistic Dentistry). He is the founder of ICOSIM (International College of Maxillo-Mandibular Osteoimmunology). Numerous lectures at international congresses, universities and medical organizations (i.e. Bern, Switzerland; Vienna, Austria; Washington DC, USA; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Beijing and Shanghai, China.)
Presentation Title: Chemokine RANTES/CCL5 from Jawbone Cavitations - Hidden Interface to Many Systemic-Immunological Diseases detactable by Radiation free Ultrasonography

Prof. Taisun Kim
Department of Chemistry, Hallym University, Korea
Short Summary: Prof. Taisun Kim got his Chemistry Ph.D. in University of Texas, Austin, United States. He was occupied the dean of the Department of Chemistry by 2013-2015. And now he is the CEO of Biometrix Technology Inc., Bioventure Plaza, Chuncheon, Korea. Currently his research focuses on Infectious disease, Cancer, and Dementia.
Presentation Title: 6 HCV Genotyping 9G testTM for highly accurate screening and genotyping of six HCV genotypes including HCV 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 4 and 6(6a, 6f, 6i and 6n)

Dr. Takashi Jin
Riken Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, Japan
Short Summary: Dr. Takashi Jin is the team leader of Laboratory for Nano-Bio Probes in Riken Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research. His research team develops novel nano-bio probes for visualization of molecular and cellular dynamics in biological systems. They have synthesized a variety of nano-bio probes such as single-molecule imaging probes using quantum dots, cellular environment sensitive probes, and cellular state controllable probes using external magnetic fields.
Presentation Title: BRET-based dual-colour molecular imaging using a quantum dot and EGFP-luciferase conjugate

Prof. Dr. Sardar Khan
Department of Environmental Sciences, Director Advanced Studies, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
Short Summary: Dr. Sardar khan is working as Professor , department of Environmental sciences, University of Peshawar. He completed his Ph.d in environmental sciences. He also worked as Associate professor in University of Peshawar. He was awarded by Research productivity award of B (2016-17) Category by Pakistan Council of Science. He has over hundred papers published with the total impact factor of 300.
Presentation Title: TBD

Dr. Shiori MINABE
Laboratory of Anatomy, Nippon Medical School, Japan
Short Summary: Dr. Shiori MINABE got the PHD in School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University. She was Assistant Professor in Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo. Her current themes are Fetal programing of Neuroendocrine reproductive functions & Neuroendocrine mechanism of obesity-induced infertility.
Presentation Title: Neonatal exposure to estrogen causes irreversible infertility via specific suppressive action on hypothalamic Kiss1 neurons

Dr. Imelda Rey
Gastroentero-Hepatology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Adam Malik General Hospital, Indonesia
Short Summary: Dr. Imelda Rey is a staff/lecturer in Internal Medicine Department, Medical Faculty, Universitas Sumatera Utara, as well as the Ministry of Reseach, Technology and Higher Education of The Republic of Indonesia. And she works as a stuff in Adam Malik General Hospital (Indonesia) and internist at Internal Medicine Department, Gastroentero-Hepatology division.
Presentation Title: Association of Serum Tumor Necrosis Factor-α with the Severity of Liver Cirrhosis

Prof. Sulaiman Ngongu Depamede
Mataram University, Indonesia
Short Summary: Sulaiman Ngongu Depamede has completed his PhD from The University of Adelaide, South Australia. Besides being a Lecturer at the Faculty of Animal Science of Mataram University, he is also a Chairman of Immunobiology Laboratory, Mataram University (2005-2015); he now serves as Secretary of the Consortium for Research Large ruminants. His research in the last five years focused on the proteomics of Bali cattle (Bos javanicus) saliva. He has published his research papers in reputed journals.
Presentation Title: Development of lateral flow assay for detecting Hepatitis B surface Antigen (HBsAg) based on nucleotide hybridization techniques


Prof. Gerard A. Ateshian
Andrew Walz Professor and Chair of Mechanical Engineering & Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, USA
Short Summary: Gerard Ateshian performs research in the field of soft tissue mechanics, with an emphasis on cartilage mechanics, lubrication, and tissue engineering, and the formulation of growth theories for biological tissues. Ateshian is particularly interested in formulating continuum mechanics theories that accommodate the complexities encountered in living biological tissues and cells, including mass transport, osmotic effects, and reactive mechanics in solid mixtures, needed to describe tissue growth and remodeling.

Prof. Martyn Nash
University of Auckland, New Zealand
Short Summary: The primary focus of Martyn's research career has been on bioengineering analyses of the heart in order to understand mechanisms and events underlying cardiac electro-mechanical activity in health and disease. He develops and applies novel and efficient computational tools in order to interpret the variety and vast quantity of biological recordings that are available from laboratory and clinical studies. Martyn strives to apply this research to facilitate (i) the development of improved medical imaging, biomedical devices and diagnostic techniques, and (ii) the discovery and monitoring of therapies for prevention and treatment of disease, and better management of patient care.

Prof. Gerhard A. Holzapfel
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway
Short Summary: Gerhard A. Holzapfel is Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. He is also Professor of Biomechanics and Head of the Institute of Biomechanics at Graz University of Technology (TUG), Austria, since 2007, and Visiting Professor at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. Until 2013 he was Professor of Biomechanics at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden, for 9 years (7 years as an Adjunct Professor). After his PhD in Mechanical Engineering in Graz he received an Erwin-Schrödinger Scholarship for foreign countries to be a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University (1993-95).

Dr. Florent Ginhoux
Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore
Short Summary: Florent Ginhoux graduated in Biochemistry from the University Pierre et Marie CURIE (UPMC), Paris VI, obtained a Masters degree in Immunology from the Pasteur Institute in 2000 and his PhD in 2004 from UPMC, Paris VI. As a postdoctoral fellow, he joined the Laboratory of Miriam Merad in the Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MSSM), New York. In 2008, he became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Gene and Cell Medicine, MSSM and member of the Immunology Institute of MSSM. He joined the Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), A*STAR in May 2009 as a Junior Principal Investigator. He is now a Senior Principal Investigator and an EMBO Young Investigator and his laboratory is focusing on the ontogeny and differentiation of macrophages and dendritic cells in both humans and mice.

Dr. Thomas Braun
Professor Of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, USA
Short Summary: Thomas Braun received his Ph.D. in Biostatistics from the University of Washington in 1999 and joined the University of Michigan faculty that same year. Dr. Braun's current research interests include: (1) adaptive Phase I trial design methodology, including optimizing schedule of adminstration, accomodating patient heterogeneity, and incorporating multiple toxicity grades; (2) methodology for modeling tooth-level and site-level correlation of teeth in longitudinal dental and periodontal studies, including multivariate longitudinal modeling of clinical attachment level (CAL), pocket depth (PD), and bleeding on probing (BOP), as well as multivariate longitudinal clustering of those outcomes as predictors of site-specific and subject-average progression of oral disease.

Important Dates

    Abstract Deadline: June 20, 2020

    Reg. Deadline: Sep. 30, 2020

    Acceptance: 7-10 working days

    Conf. Date: Oct. 28-30, 2020

Organizers

    Asia-Pacific Asso. of Natural Science & Engineering

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