Indo-US Conference on "Infectious Diseases:  Novel Strategies for Design and Development of Vaccines and Drugs"

January 5 - 8, 2010,  TIFR - Mumbai, India

TUESDAY - January 5, 2010

Time

Speaker

Title

0830-0930

REGISTRATION

0930-1000

Welcome & Inauguration

1000-1030

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

SESSION : I                                                                                                                                   Chair: Prof B J Rao

1030-1100

Louis Miller (S1)

The Challenge of Vaccine against Malaria

1100-1130

Nirbhay Kumar (S2)

Dreaming of Malaria Elimination Is there a Role for a Malaria Transmission Blocking Vaccine?

1130-1200

Chetan Chitnis (S3)

Molecular Mechanisms in Red Cell Invasion by Malaria Parasites

1200-1230

Suresh Mittal (S4)

Highly Pathogenic Avian H5N1 influenza: Developing Pre-pandemic and Pandemic Vaccines Against a Moving Target

1230-1330

LUNCH

1330-1530

POSTER SESSION  &  TEA/COFFEE BREAK

 SESSION : II                                                                          Chair: Prof  G Krishnamoorthy/Dr Ullas Kolthur

1530-1600

Rushika Perera (S5)

Alterations in Membranes Architecture in Flavivirus-infected cells

1600-1630

Swati Patankar (S6)

in sillico analysis of P. falciparum genome: Prediction of snRNAs and SNPs

1630-1700

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

1700-1730

H HogenEsch (S7)

Aluminum-containing Adjuvants: Formulation and Mechanism of Immunopotentiation.

1730-1800

Diane Griffith (S8)

Novel Approaches to development of a measles vaccine for infants under the age of 6 months

1800-1830

Nathan Peters (S9)

Vector transmission of Leishmania abrogates vaccine-induced protective immunity

 

WEDNESDAY - January 6, 2010

Time

Speaker

Title

SESSION : III                                                                                                                               Chair: Prof  R V Hosur

0930-1000

A. Surolia   (S10)

15-Deoxyspergualin Primarily Targets the Trafficking of Apicoplast Proteins in Plasmodium falciparum

1000-1030

Utpal Tatu    (S11)

Glimpses into the Clincal Proteome of Plasmdium falciparum: Role of Heat Shock Proteins in Clinical Malaria

1030-1100

Richard Kuhn (S12)

Dengue Virus Structure and Function during Assembly and Egress

1100-1130

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

SESSION : IV                                                                                                                                       Chair: Dr R Y Agarkar

1130-1200

Dinkar Sahal (S13)

Designing Peptides against Pathogens

1200-1230

G K Jarori    (S14)

P. falciparum Enolase: A multifaceted protein with protective properties

1230-1300

D K Kochar  (S15)

Spectrum and morbidity pattern of severe vivax malaria  (A study from Bikaner, Northwest India)

1300-1400

LUNCH

1400-1530

POSTER SESSION  & TEA/COFFEE BREAK

SESSION : V                                                                                                                                   Chair: Dr  S  Chiplunkar

1530-1600

S Sharma     (S16)

Disease severity and polyreactive immune responses in malaria. 

1600-1630

Susan Pierce (S17)

The natural acquisition of malaria immunity

1630-1700

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

1700-1730

B Ravindran (S18)

Alternate activation of macrophages by a conserved nematode carbohydrate moiety blocks endotoxemia

1730-1800

S Bhattacharya (S19)

The ribosomal DNA locus of Entamoeba histolytica encodes a novel non coding RNA that accumulates during growth stress

1800-1830

S Visweswariah (S20)

Cyclic AMP in Mycobacteria: New messages from old Messengers

 

THURSDAY  - January 7, 2010

Time

Speaker

Title

SESSION : VI                                                                                                                           Chair: Dr N Kshirsagar

0930-1000

Tom Wellems (S21)

Geographic patterns of Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance distinguished by different responses to amodiaquine and chloroquine

1000-1030

Catherine Hill (S22)

Novel Chemistries for the control of arthropod vectors

1030-1100

A Vaidya     (S23)

Reverse Pharmacology: A Novel Strategy for Design of New Anti-malarial Drugs

1100-1130

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

SESSION : VI                                                                                                   Chair: Prof K V R Chary/Prof  S Maity

1130-1200

Neena Valecha (S24)

Malaria Treatment in India: Past, present & Future

1200-1230

Harish Padh (S25)

Drug Delivery of anti-TB Drugs: Improving Bioavailability and Efficacy of Rifampicin

1230-1300

O  P Meena   (S26)

Clinico-epidemiological study of confirmed swine flu cases(Positive by RT-PCR technique) in southern rajasthan,India

1300-1430

LUNCH

1430-1500

V J Davisson (S27)

Viral infections and Cancer: Molecular Cytological Platforms for Disease Detection and Prognosis

1500-1530

A Mitra          (S28)

Indo-US S&T Cooperation Perspectives & Opportunities

 1530-1600

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

SESSION : VIII                                                                                                             Chair : Dr Charles Buck  (S29)

1600-1830

ROUND TABLE  DISCUSSION

1900-2000

Cultural Event : Bharatnatyam in Homi Bhabha Auditorium

 

FRIDAY  -  January 8, 2010

Time

Speaker

Title

SESSION : IX                                                                                                                              Chair: Prof  S Mazumdar

0930-1000

Jiri Adamec   (S30)

Mapping Stressor Specific Pathway Using Functional Proteomics

1000-1030

H M Sonawat (S31)

Host metabolic response to Plasmodium vivax infection: 1H NMR based metabonomic investigation

1030-1100

P  Mazumadar (S32)

Genetic Epidemology of Immune Response to Vaccines

1100-1130

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

SESSION : X                                                                                                                    Chair: Prof Shobhona Sharma

1130-1200

Steve Meshnick (S33)

Erythropoetin Peptides for the Treatment of Cerebral Malaria

1200-1230

Saroj Mishra (S34)

Use of adjuvant therapy in cerebral malaria: role of recombinant erthryopoietin

1230-1300

Deepak Mathur (S35)

Using strong laser light to probe live biological matter

1300-1330

Bidyut Das   (S36)

Cytokine associations in multiple organ dysfunction, cerebral and uncomplicated malaria in India

1315-1430

LUNCH

1500-1600

DR. WELLEM'S COLLOQUIUM

1600-1630

TEA/COFFEE

 

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