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YSC - 2016
"NEW TRENDS IN LIFE SCIENCES"

CONFERENCE PROGRAM:


P R O G R A M

September 26 - 28, 2016


Day 1 - September 26, Monday

09:00-10:00

Registration of Participants

10:00-10:30

Opening Ceremony

10:30-11:00

Plenary Session I (Chair to be announced)
Prof. Richard Villems (Estonia)
"Harvesting the fruits of inter- and transdisciplinary research - bringing together modern genomics and humanities"

11:00-11:30

Prof. Mariam Grigorian (Denmark)
"Molecular Mechanisms of Tumor Metastasis"

11:30-11:45

Regular Session I (Chair to be announced)
Astghik Hakobyan
"Antiviral activity of flavonoids against African swine fever virus infection in vitro"

11:45-12:00

Diana Soghomonyan
"The combined effects of electromagnetic waves and sulfur dioxide on wine Lactic acid bacteria"

12:00-12:15

Pargev Hovhannisyan
"Thermostable amylase producing bacilli isolated from Armenian geothermal springs"

12:15-12:30

Diana Avetyan
"Protective role of Schiff base derivatives of amino acids against ochratoxin A-induced apoptosis in rats"

12:30-13:00

Sponsor Session
(Concern Energomash CJSC)

13:00-14:00

Lunch

13:45-14:30

Poster Session I

14:30-15:00

Plenary Session II (Chair to be announced)
Prof. Rustam Aminov (Denmark)
"Antimicrobials and Resistance: Past, Present and Future"

15:00-15:30

Coffee break

15:30-16:00

Plenary Session II (Continuation)
Prof. Evie Melanitou (France)
"Genetic Disorders and Infectious Microorganisms: Friends or Foes? The Paradigm of Autoimmune Diseases and the Hygiene Hypothesis"

16:00-16:30

Prof. Levon Khachigian (Australia)
"New insights on the regulatory roles of early growth response-1 in the reparative response to vascular injury"

Day 2 - September 27, Tuesday

09:30-10:00

Registration of Participants

10:00-10:30

Plenary Session III (Continuation)
Prof. Hans Binder (Germany)
"Making maps of diseases"

10:30-11:00

Prof. Eva Kriegova (Czech Republic)
"Role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of inflammatory lung diseases and complications of total joint arthroplasty"

11:00-11:30

Prof. David Goukassian (USA))
"Radiation-Induced cardiovascular and bone marrow acute and degenerative risks Due to future exploration-type space missions"

11:30-11:45

Regular Session II (Chair to be announced)
Hasmik Davtyan
"Phospholipids of blood mononuclear cells as biomarkers for breast cancer detection"

11:45-12:00

Nelly Babayan
"Biocompatibility of electroformed iron-based materials designed for cardiovascular stents"

12:00-12:15

Sona Buloyan
"Investigation of Dermafen cream wound healing effect on deep dermal burns in experiments"

12:15-12:30

Agata Witkowicz
"Determination of UCP1 polymorphisms – design, optimization and verification of genotyping methods for the following SNPs: A-3826G, A-1766G, Ala64Thr, Met229Leu"

12:30-13:15

Lunch

13:15-14:00

Poster Session II

14:00-14:30

Plenary Session IV (Chair to be announced)
Prof. Peter Mullany (UK)
"Mobile genetic elements: the genome builders"

14:30-15:00

Coffee break

15:00-15:30

Plenary Session IV (Continuation)
Prof. Nina Chanishvili (Georgia)
"Bacteriophages – their use in medicine and other potential applications"

15:30-15:45

Regular Session III (Continuation)
Sofi Atshemyan
"Complexin-4 gene polymorphisms in schizophrenia"

15:45-16:00

Ani Stepanyan
"Genotype and haplotype association study of the CPLX2 gene among Armenians"

16:00-16:15

Anush Martirosyan
"Extracellular ATP attenuates proinflammatory state of LPS-primed monocytes from patients with antiphospholipid syndrome"

Day 3 - September 28, Wednesday

09:30-10:00

Registration of Participants

10:00-10:30

Plenary Session V (Chair to be announced)
Prof. Tatyana Shkurat (Russian Federation)
"The role of non-coding DNA in ontogeny and evolution"

10:30-11:00

Prof. Anders Nilsson (Sweden)
"Roadblocks to the application of phage therapy"

11:00-11:30

Prof. Marlen Aslanyan (Russian Federation)
"Some controversial issues and debates in genetics"

11:30-12:00

Coffee Break

12:00-12:30

Plenary Session VI (Chair to be announced)
Prof. Anton Korsakov (Russian Federation)
"The consequences of the Chernobyl catastrophe for public health 30 years later"

12:30-12:30

Prof. Ara Bazyan (Russian Federation)
"Mechanisms of motivated behavior and cognitive map of a brain"

13:00-13:15

Regular Session IV (Chair to be announced)
Alla Aleksanyan
"Modeling of rare ecosystems under climate change: as a tool for biodiversity conservation"

13:15-13:30

Anahit Hovhannisyan
"Armenians on the genetic map of south-west Asia"

13:30-14:00

Round Table

14:00-14:50

Awarding ceremony and closing remarks