Applied Statistics
World Biotechnology Congress 2013
120 Huntington Avenue
World Biotechnology Congress 2013 
Eureka Conference
120 Huntington Avenue

Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, June 3, 2013
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
07:30:00 Registration – Level 2, Hall ‘D’
08:30:00 Delegates to be Seated, Ball Room ‘B’
08:50:00 Welcome Remarks by Rakesh Kumar
09:00:00 Hypolipidemic Drugs: Looking from the Past to the Future
09:45:00 Advances in the Clinical Applications of Synthetic Thymosins in Treating Life-threatening Diseases Allan L. Goldstein
11:00:00 Bio-inspired Nano-composites for Tissue Regeneration
11:00:00 NK-Immunotherapy for Pediatric Brain Tumors
11:00:00 IL
11:30:00 New Approaches for the Local Prevention and Tretment of Fragilized Osseous Sites Using Doped-calcium Phosphate Cements
11:30:00 Nanoparticles in Environment – Hope or Threat?
11:30:00 Blood as a Surrogate for Tumors: Biomarkers for Diagnosis, Prognosis, Recurrence
11:50:00 Stem Cell Based Strategies for Restoring Cognitive Health in Cancer Survivors
11:50:00 Fungal β-N-acetylhexosaminidases: Promiscuous Synthetic Tools
11:50:00 Modulation of a Novel Deubiquitylase for Medulloblastoma Therapy
12:10:00 LUNCH BREAK
13:15:00 Outlier Statistics to Identify Pathway Deregulation and Targets in Cancer
13:15:00 Plant and Microalgae Biomass for the Production of Biofuels and Restoration of Polluted Environments within a Biorefinery
13:15:00 A Novel Secondary Metabolism Gene Prediction Method Toward Comprehensive Analysis of Fungal Genomes
13:45:00 Quantitation of Algal Cell Growth and Neutral Lipid Production in Microplates
13:45:00 Inferring the mechanism of Action of GR 103691 as Foam Cell Inhibitor from Timeseries Expression Data
13:45:00 Levulinic Acid: A “New” C-5 Building Block Made by Several Processes
14:05:00 GM Barley with Modulated Cytokinin Level: Aiming at Improved Yield and Stress Tolerance
14:25:00 Bioremediation of Plant Residues: Recycling Opportunities
14:45:00 Redirecting Photosynthetic Reducing Power Towards Bioactive Natural Product Synthesis
15:05:00 Novel Recombinant Fungal Nitrilases and Cyanide Hydratases and Their Application in Biotransformation of Mandelonitrile and HCN
15:25:00 A Complex Biotechnology for Rehabilitation of Oil-contaminated Ecosystems Under Temperate and Cold Climate Conditions
15:45:00 Algal fuels: Status of Technology and Bottlenecks to Commercialization
16:05:00 Seaweeds Help in Improving the Bioenergetics System of Plants under Metal Stress Environment
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
08:30:00 Location: Ball Room ‘B’ Level 3
09:15:00 Location: Ball Room ‘B’ Level 3
10:30:00 The Arabidopsis Thaliana and Arabidopsis Halleri Mhx Transporters – Potential Role in Metal Homeostasis and Lessons from the Regulation of Their Expression
11:00:00 Are Microalgal Culture Technologies Ready for Large-scale Manufacturing of Bioactive Compounds?
11:20:00 Heavy Metals in Ectomycorrhizal Fungi: Towards Identifying Genes Underlying Metal (Hyper) accumulation Phenotypes in Amanita, Russula and Hebeloma species
11:40:00 Effect of Nutrients and Culture Conditions on Microalgal Growth and Biomass Composition
12:00:00 LUNCH BREAK
14:20:00 New Automation Strategy for Two-Stage Lipid Production Tested in An Outdoor Pilot Plant
14:20:00 Novel Materials for Airborne Virus Filtration
14:40:00 The Role of Environmental Biotechnology in Mitigating the Global Environmental Crisis
15:10:00 Isolation, Characterization and Cultivation of a Potentially Novel Salt and Heat Tolerant Cyanobacteriumin Subitec’s Flat Panel Airlift (FPA) Photobioreactorfocusing on Process Ecology and Economy
15:30:00 Production of an Anticancer Lead Compound from Massively Cultured Dinophysis Acuminata, the Predator of a Mixotrophic Ciliate Feeding on a Cryptomonad Species
15:50:00 Modulations of Elicitins Activity by Changes in Proteins Surface Charge
16:10:00 Genomics-assisted Genetic Improvement of a Bioenergy Crop, Jatropha curcas L.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
06:00:00 New Presentation
08:30:00 Location: Ball Room ‘B’ Alan Fersht
09:15:00 Location: Ball Room ‘B’ Paul Greengard
10:30:00 Utilizing Plant Produced Enzymes for Biomass Conversion Elizabeth E. Hood
11:00:00 Towards Understanding the Impact of Cellulose Fibril Properties on Productive Engagement of Cellulases
11:20:00 Enzyme Biotechnology – an Industrial Perspective of Buckman’s Successful Application of Enzymes in the Pulp and Paper Market
11:40:00 Making Big Things Happen in Industrial Biotechnology
12:00:00 LUNCH BREAK
14:00:00 Modified Sophorolipids Provide an Exciting Platform for New Product Development in a Wide Range of Applications
14:30:00 Transgenic Production of Branched Chain Fatty Acid
14:50:00 Biomass Pretreatment: Importance, Leading Technologies, Attributes, and Needs for Advancement Charles E. Wyman
15:10:00 Sustainably Developing Fuels and Chemicals from Biomass
15:30:00 Molecular Characterisation of Indigenous Yeast Strains used in Amylolytic Starters in Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India using RAPD-PCR
15:50:00 Improving Sugarcane as Biofuel Feedstock by Genetic Engineering
16:10:00 Changes in Morphology and Chemical Composition of Sugarcane Bagasse and Eucalyptus Bark During Pretreatment Process which Lead to Their Enhanced Enzymatic Digestibility Igor Polikarpov
16:30:00 Bio-based Chemicals: BASF’s Perspective
Thursday, June 6, 2013
08:30:00 Location: Ball Room ‘B’ Level 3 K. Barry Sharpless
09:15:00 Location: Ball Room ‘B’ Level 3 Edmond J. Yunis
10:00:00 Coffee break
10:30:00 Novel Cellulase Preparations for Highly-efficient Saccharification of Lignocellulosic Biomass Alexander Gusakov
11:00:00 Dancing with Elephants: From Biotech Start-up to Production Start-up at Amyris Joel Cherry
11:20:00 Dyadic’s C1 Enzyme Technology Update: On the Road to Cellulosic Sugars for Fuels and Chemicals
11:40:00 Engineering Crops for Cellulosic Biofuels Production R. mm
12:00:00 LUNCH BREAK
14:00:00 Synergism of the Life Scientist and Chemical Engineer: The Salt and Pepper in Biotechnology Research Kim G Clarke
14:30:00 Next-generation Biofuels from Algae Richard Sayre
14:50:00 New Routes Toward Development of Novel Antifungal Therapeutics
15:10:00 Design of New Biocatalysts of Microbial Lipases by Solid Phase Chemical Modification Rodrigo Torres
15:30:00 Developing a Hybrid Conversion Process for Producing Bioenergy from Lignocellulosic Biomass
15:50:00 Genomic Platform for Effective Utilization of Fungal Secondary Metabolism Genes in industry
16:10:00 From Biorefinery to Performance Technology: Transforming Renewables into High Value Products
16:30:00 Shortening the Bioprocess Development time Using Artificial Intelligence-based Strategies
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