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Joint Program of the Conferences

 

Diaspora - "Trends in Biomedical Genomics & Proteomics"

&

Annual International Conference of the RSBMB

 

Bucharest, September 22-25th, 2010

 

The Library of the Romanian Academy, "Heliade Radulescu" Amphitheatre,

 

 

Wednesday 22 September

 

 

 

Diaspora -"TBGP " Sessions

 

 

8.30- 9.00

Opening ceremony:

Stefana Petrescu, Director of the Institute of Biochemistry, Romanian Academy

 

 

 

Session 1: Cell signaling pathways

9.00-9.45

Adrian Salic, Harvard University, USA

"Mechanisms of cell-cell signaling through the vertebrate Hedgehog pathway"

9.45-10.30

Stefan Szedlacsek, Institute of Biochemistry Bucharest

Title:”Back in time to the origins of protein tyrosine phosphatases”

10.30-11.15

Dumitru Iacobas, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, USA

"Astrocyte and oligodendrocyte - love at first sight with myelination consequences"

 

 

11:15-11:45

Coffee break

 

 

 

Session2: Neuronal circuits

11:45-12:30

Florin Albeanu, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA

"Understanding neuronal circuits in the mammalian olfactory bulb"

12.30-13.15

Dan Stoleru, Harvard University, USA

"Neural mechanisms behind complex temporal behavior in Drosophila"

 

 

13:30-14:30

Lunch

 

 

 

Session 3: Proteomic approaches in biomarker discovery

14:30-15:15

Costel Darie, Clarkson University, USA

"New proteomics approaches for biomarker discovery"

15.15- 16.00

Catalin Filipeanu, Louisiana State Health Center, USA

"Identification of molecular chaperones regulating intracellular GPCR trafficking by proteomic analysis"

16.00-16.45

Viviana Roman, Institute of Virology, Bucharest

"Biomarkers in chronic lymphoproliferation"

 

 

16:45-17:00

Coffee break

 

 

 

Session 4 : Computational methods in biomedicine

17:00-17.45

Adina Milac, National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA

"Computational methods assisting biomedical research"

17.45-18.30

A-J Petrescu, Institute of Biochemistry, Bucharest

"In silico methods in structural biochemistry"

 

 

20:00

Networking event organised by the Institute of Biochemistry

 

 

 

Dinner (location- tba)

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 23 September

 

 

Joint Diaspora - RSBMB sessions

 

 

  830 – 1800

Registration RSBMB

  830 – 1030

Poster display RSBMB

 

 

  900

Opening ceremony

Stefana Petrescu, RSBMB president

  905 – 1030

Tudor Fulga, Harvard University USA

"Understanding microRNA functions in intact, multicellular organisms"

 

Stefana Petrescu, Institute of Biochemistry, Bucharest, Romania

"Cellular mechanism of protein folding and quality control"

 

 

1030 – 1100

Coffee break

 

 

1100 - 1315

Vlad Pena, Max Planck Institute, Gottingen, Germany

"Spliceosome: the most complex macromolecular machinery?"

 

Mihnea Bostina, McGill University, Canada

"How non-enveloped viruses enter the cell"

 

Elena Matei, University of Pittsburg School of Medicine, USA

"Anti-HIV activity of cyanovirin-N"

 

 

1330 – 1430

Lunch

 

 

1430 – 1530

Open debate session

"Domain-specific criteria for evaluation of scientific research in universities" - FSE Project "PhD in Schools of Excellence"

 

 

1530 – 1545

Coffee break

 

 

1545 – 1600

Closing remarks, conclusions, prospectives

 

 

1600

RSBMB session

 

 

1600 -1700

Plenary Lecture:

Jean Dubuisson, Institute Pasteur, Lille, France

"Hepatitis C Virus Envelope Glycoproteins in Virus Entry & Assembly"

 

 

1700 – 1840

From Biochemistry to Medicine

Chairperson: Stefana Petrescu & Jean Dubuisson

 

 

1700 – 1720

Costin Ioan Popescu, Institute of Biochemistry, Bucharest, Romania

"Interplay between HCV NS2 protein and other viral proteins in the viral assembly"

1720 – 1740

Dan Otelea, 'Matei Bals' Institute for Infectious Disease, Bucharest, Romania

"The HIV epidemics in Romania - Molecular epidemiology data"

1740 – 1800

Coffee break

1800 – 1820

Ioan Cirstea, Institute of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dűseldorf, Germany

"Years of ras biochemistry: Interactions and perspectives"

1820 – 1840

Carmen Socaciu, Dept. Biochemistry, USAMV, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

"Metabolomic biomarkers - from biochemistry to systems biology and personalized medicine"

 

 

1840 – 1930

Poster viewing

 

 

1930

Cocktail

 

 

 

 

Friday 24 September

 

 

RSBMB sessions

 

 

930 – 1030

Plenary Lecture:

Annick Pierce, Universit้ des Sciences et Technologie Lille, France

"O-Glcnacylation/phosphorylation at ser 10 control. The activity and stability of Delta-Lactoferrin, a transcription factor that regulates cell cycle progression and apoptosis"

930 – 1030

Plenary Lecture:

Annick Pierce, Universit้ des Sciences et Technologie Lille, France

"O-Glcnacylation/phosphorylation at ser 10 control. The activity and stability of Delta-Lactoferrin, a transcription factor that regulates cell cycle progression and apoptosis"

 

 

1030 – 1210          

Cellular Biochemistry (I)

Chairperson: Norica Nichita & Annick Pierce

 

 

1030 – 1050

Livia Sima, Institute of Biochemistry, Bucharest, Romania

"Identification of stem cell markers expressing subpopulations in murine melanoma cell lines"

1050 – 1110

Florentina Pena, Institute of Biochemistry, Bucharest, Romania

"The plasma cell induced endoplasmic reticulum protein (PERP1) is required for efficient IgM assembly and secretion"

 

 

1110 – 1130

Coffee

 

 

1130 – 1150

Costel Darie, Clarkson University, Potsdam, Germany

"Analysis of transient protein-protein interactions in ephrin signaling"

 

 

1150 – 1210

Robi Tacutu, Ben-Gurion University of Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

"Integrative analysis of cellular senescence and wound healing"

 

 

1210 – 1400

Lunch

 

 

1400 – 1500

Plenary Lecture

Robert Evans, Division of Biosciences, Brunel University, London, UK

"Recent advances in mammalian iron metabolism"

 

 

1500 – 1720

Cellular biochemistry (II)

Chairperson: Anca Roseanu & Robert Evans

 

 

1500 – 1520

Paula Florian, Institute of Biochemistry, Bucharest, Romania

"Endocytosis and traffic of human lactoferrin in human promonocytic cell line THP-1"

1520 – 1540

Ioana Popa, Institute of Biochemistry, Bucharest, Romania

"Differential expression and localization of rage in melanoma cell lines"

1540 – 1600

Adela Pintea, USAMV, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

"Natursal compounds as antioxidants in cultured human RPE cerlls"

 

 

1600 – 1620

Coffee break

 

 

1620 – 1640

Mirabela Cristea, Emergency Clinical County Hospital Timisoara, Romania

"The effects of different concentrations of Aristolochia clematitis aqueous extracts on normal and tumoral cells functions"

1640 – 1700

Maria Mihaela Badulescu, NIRDMI Cantcacuzino, Bucharest, Romania

"Action of cytostatic drugs and curdlan derivatives on tumor cell lines"

1700 – 1720

Natalia Simona Apetrei, NIRDMI Cantcacuzino, Bucharest, Romania

"The modulation of IL-1o ns TNFα cytokines  activities by highly purified vegetal extracts and curdlan derivatives in human activated PBMCs"

 

 

1720 – 1800

Poster viewing

 

 

1800

Closing Remarks. Best Poster Award

 

 

1900

Dinner