TM’s 2nd World Virology & Microbiology Online Conference ** HIV/AIDS Online Symposium

The TM’s 2nd World Virology & Microbiology Online Conference will be held on April 16-18, 2013. 50+ international speakers will give oral presentations in the three conference days. Attendees participate in the conference for free and without travel. All presentations (PPT slides with audio) and discussion (through headset with microphone) or text via chat are in real time. The certificates of attendance are available for attendees. Computer and internet are required. Do not need any special equipment or software. If you want to talk with speakers at the Q&A sessions, please prepare the headset with microphone
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TM’s 2nd World Virology & Microbiology Online Conference
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Date: 4/16/2013 -- 4/18/2013
Time: 8:00 AM EST (New York) /2:00 PM CET (Europe)
Categories: Biochemistry, Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Type: Conference

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Conference Program
(All times are New York Time)

note: presentation times are tentative schedules, occasionally changed
attend session, in case speaker time changes on that day

Track 1: 8:00AM – 17:00 PM, April 16, 2013

Session 1: Molecular Mechanisms of Infectious Diseases-I
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Session 2: Molecular Mechanisms of Infectious Diseases-II
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Session 3: HIV/AIDS-I
12:30 PM – 14:30 PM

Session 4: HIV/AIDS-II
14:30 PM – 17:00 PM

Track 2: 8:00AM – 17:00 PM, April 17, 2013

Session 5: Epidemiology and Microbiology-I
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Session 6: Epidemiology and Microbiology-II
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Session 7: HCV
12:30 PM – 15:00 PM

Session 8: Antibacterial Discovery & Development -I
15:00 PM – 17:00 PM

Track 3: 8:00AM – 17:00 PM, April 18, 2013

Session 9: Antibacterial Discovery & Development -II
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Session 10: Clinical Case Report
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Session 11: Infection and Immunity-I
12:30 PM – 14:30 PM

Session 12: Infection and Immunity-II
14:30 PM – 17:00 PM

Track 1: 8:00 AM– 17:00 PM, April 16, 2013

8:00 – 8:30 AM
Speakers and attendees can login the online conference.

Session 1: Molecular Mechanisms of Infectious Diseases-I
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Session Chair: Dr. Mutien Garigliany

8:30 – 9:00 AM
Presentation Title: “Viral Inducible Receptor”, An Alternative Concept for Viral Vaccination.
Tirasak Pasharawipas, Microbiology Unit, Department of Medical Science, Faculty of Science, Rangsit University, Paholyothin Rd., Pathumthani, Thailand.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

9:00 – 9:30 AM
Presentation Title: Oral azithromycin versus its combination with miltefosine for the treatment of experimental old world cutaneous leishmaniasis.
Eglal Ibrahim Amer, MB Ch B, MSc, PhD, Lecturer in Dept. of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

9:30 – 10:00 AM
Presentation Title: Mouse models of Schmallenberg virus infection.
Mutien Garigliany, Systemic Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Liège, Belgium.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

10:00 – 10:30 AM
Presentation Title: Viral infections in patients with hematologic malignancies and stem cell transplant recipients.
Alessandro Busca, MD, Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Italy.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

Panel Discussion. This session is to provide speakers and attendees with in-depth discussion and networking. You can discuss what you want with other speakers. All speakers are unmuted, so speakers can talk freely during the session.

Session 2: Molecular Mechanisms of Infectious Diseases-II
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Session Chair: Dr. Arieh Zaritsky

10:30 – 11:00 AM
Presentation Title : RNA silencing mediated resistance to a quarantine virus in fruit tree.
Vincenza Ilardi, Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura (CRA), Italy.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

11:00 – 11:30 AM
Presentation Title: Biological Control of Insect Pests by Transgenic Organisms Expressing Toxin Genes from Bacillus thuringiensis.
Arieh Zaritsky, Life Sciences Department, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

11:30 – 12:00 PM
Presentation Title: Metrology for Microbiology in the Age of Genomic Sequencing.
Jayne B. Morrow, Materials Measurement Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

12:00 – 12:30 PM
Presentation Title: New Scope on the Relationship between Rotifers and Biomphalaria alexandrina Snails.
Eglal Ibrahim Amer , MB Ch B, MSc, PhD, Lecturer in Dept. of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

Panel Discussion. This session is to provide speakers and attendees with in-depth discussion and networking. You can discuss what you want with other speakers. All speakers are unmuted, so speakers can talk freely during the session.

Session 3: HIV/AIDS-I
12:30 PM – 14:30 PM
Session Chair: Dr. Amanda Brown

12:30 – 13:00 PM
Presentation Title: An update in facial wasting rehabilitation strategies.
Raffaele Rauso, MD, Assistant Professor University of Foggia, Consultant Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Naples, Rome, Milan, Italy.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

13:00 – 13:30 PM
Presentation Title: Cellular Immune Response Boost by Complement Opsonization of HIV-1.
Doris Wilflingseder, Associate professor, Department of Hygiene, Microbiology and Social Medicine, Section of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology (HMM), Innsbruck, Austrian.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

13:30 – 14:00 PM
Presentation Title: Osteopontin and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type I (HIV-1) Interaction at the Neuroimmune Axis.
Amanda Brown, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Co-Director, Translational Research in Neuro-AIDS and Mental Health, Co-Director, JHU NIMH Development Core, Director, Johns Hopkins Internship in Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

14:00 – 14:30 PM
Presentation Title: Application of Paraffin Metabolism for Performing Stand Alone Conventional Isolation, ConventionalAntibiotic Sensitivity Testing, with the ability to easily link up with Advanced Molecular Based Technologies in Concomitant TB and Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Infections in HIV Patients.
Robert-A. Ollar, Assistant Professor of Neurology, New York Medical College, Director, Molecular Biology Research Program, Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery Division, Comprehensive Digestive Diseases Center of New York, at Beth Israel Medical Center of New York, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

Panel Discussion. This session is to provide speakers and attendees with in-depth discussion and networking. You can discuss what you want with other speakers. All speakers are unmuted, so speakers can talk freely during the session.


Session 4: HIV/AIDS-II
14:30 PM – 17:00 PM
Session Chair: Dr. Yuntao Wu

14:30 – 15:00 PM
Presentation Title: Role of cortical actin and chemotactic actin activity in HIV infection of human memory and naïve CD4 T cells.
Yuntao Wu, Professor, National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases Dept. of Molecular and Microbiology George Mason University, Manassas, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

15:00 – 15:30 PM
Presentation Title: New insights into our understanding of HIV-1 Vpr-mediated cell cycle arrest
Levon Abrahamyan, Research Assistant Professor, Nebraska Center for Virology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

15:30 – 16:00 PM
Presentation Title: Kidney and HIV infection.
Mohamed G. Atta, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

16:00 – 16:30 PM
Presentation Title: Mechanisms for establishment of early latent HIV provirus in T cells.
Ivan Sadowski, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Molecular Epigenetics, LSI, University of British Columbia, Canada.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.


16:30 – 17:00 PM
Presentation Title: HIV in global Indigenous population: data gaps and challenges.
Victor Minichiello, Professor, Pro Vice Chancellor & Dean, Faculty of The Professions, University of New England, Australia.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

Panel Discussion. This session is to provide speakers and attendees with in-depth discussion and networking. You can discuss what you want with other speakers. All speakers are unmuted, so speakers can talk freely during the session.

Track 2: 8:00 AM – 17:00 PM, April 17, 2013

8:00 – 8:30 AM
Speakers and attendees can login the online conference.

Session 5: Epidemiology and Microbiology-I
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Session Chair: Dr. Arun Yadav

8:30 – 9:00 AM
Presentation Title: Therapeutic and toxicological evaluations of Acorus calamus Linn., a traditional anthelmintic plant of Northeast India.
Arun Yadav, Professor, North Eastern Hill University, India.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

9:00 – 9:30 AM
Presentation Title: From Waste to Employment Opportunities and Wealth Creation; A Case Study of Utilization of Livestock By-Products in Hargeisa, Somaliland.
Wamalwa Kinyanjui, Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations, Somalia, Nairobi.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.


9:30 – 10:00 AM
Presentation Title: Factors associated with death in intensive care unit patients having ventilator associated pneumonia.
Slobodan Jankovic, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Kragujevac; Clinical Center, Kragujevac.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

10:00 – 10:30 AM
Presentation Title: Virulence Characterization of Salmonella Typhimurium 1,4,[5],12:i:-, the new pandemic strain.
Manuela Oliveira, CIISA/Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Technical University of Lisbon, Avenida da Universidade Técnica, 1300-477, Lisboa, Portugal.


Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

Panel Discussion. This session is to provide speakers and attendees with in-depth discussion and networking. You can discuss what you want with other speakers. All speakers are unmuted, so speakers can talk freely during the session.

Session 6: Epidemiology and Microbiology-II
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Session Chair: Dr. Kieran Jordan

10:30 – 11:00 AM
Presentation Title: Bird Flu threat again?
Firdous Jahan, Associate professor, Head of the Department, Family Medicine (FAMCO), Oman Medical College, Al Tareef, Sohar-Sultanate of Oman.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

11:00 – 11:30 AM
Presentation Title: Biotracing – combining mathematical modelling and microbiology in a multidisciplinary approach to food safety.
Kieran Jordan, Principal Research Officer, Teagasc, Moorepark Food Research Centre, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

11:30 – 12:00 PM
Presentation Title: Human Pathogenic Viruses in the environment.
Apostolos Vantarakis, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Medical School, University of Patras, Patras, Greece.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

12:00 – 12:30PM
Presentation Title: The effects of co-infection with human parvovirus B19 and Plasmodium falciparum on type and degree of anaemia in Ghanaian children.
Kwabena Obeng Duedu, Department of Microbiology, University of Ghana Medical School, Korle-Bu, Accra, Ghana; Institute of Cell Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

Panel Discussion. This session is to provide speakers and attendees with in-depth discussion and networking. You can discuss what you want with other speakers. All speakers are unmuted, so speakers can talk freely during the session.

Session 7: HCV
12:30 PM – 15:00 PM
Session Chair: Dr. Limin Chen

12:30 – 13:00 PM
Presentation Title: Persistent Elevation of Liver Enzymes during Pegylated Interferon Therapy of Chronic Hepatitis C Virus: Role of Occult Hepatitis B.
Mohamed H Emara, Lecturer in the Department of Tropical Medicine, (Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases), Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

13:00 – 13:30 PM
Presentation Title: A Novel Therapeutic Strategy for Hepatitis C using Nanotechnology.
Ahmed Abd-Rabou, Assistant Professor, CAAD, l city of science and technology, Egypt.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

13:30 – 14:00 PM
Presentation Title: Hepatitis C virus alternate reading frame suppresses type I interferon induction through RIG-I/MDA-5 pathway.
Jinah Choi, Assistant Professor, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced, CA, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

14:00 – 14:30 PM
Presentation Title: Hepatitis C Virus (HCV): a smart virus that exploits host innate immunity to benefit its replication- implications for treatment failure.
Limin Chen, Professor, Institute of Blood Transfusion, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College, Chengdu, Sichuan 610052, PR China.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

14:30 – 15:00 PM
Presentation Title : Mechanism of Resistance of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV).
Dimas Kliemann, Pulmonary Sciences, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

Panel Discussion. This session is to provide speakers and attendees with in-depth discussion and networking. You can discuss what you want with other speakers. All speakers are unmuted, so speakers can talk freely during the session.

Session 8: Antibacterial Discovery & Development -I
15:00 PM – 17:00 PM
Session Chair: Dr. Donovan C. Haines

15:00 – 15:30 PM
Presentation Title: Percutaneous antibotic delivery technique for osteomyelitis treatment.
Jeff Karr, Lakeland Regional Medical Center, 5421 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

15:30 – 16:00 PM
Presentation Title: Xenobiotic Metabolism of Bacterial Acyl Homoserine Lactones.
Donovan C. Haines, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Sam Houston State University, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

16:00 – 16:30 PM
Presentation Title: Biosynthesis of Metallic Nanoparticles and Oxidative Stress Induced in Microorganisms.
Dra. Paulina L. Páez, Dpto. Farmacia- Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Haya de la Torre y Medina Allende. Ciudad Universitaria, Córdoba, Argentina.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

16:30 – 17:00 PM
Presentation Title: Are there differences in culture results from milk samples submitted to commercial laboratories in New Zealand and Australia?
Kiro R Petrovski1, The University of Adelaide, School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Roseworthy, SA 5118, Australia.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

Panel Discussion. This session is to provide speakers and attendees with in-depth discussion and networking. You can discuss what you want with other speakers. All speakers are unmuted, so speakers can talk freely during the session.

Track 3: 8:00 AM – 17:00 PM, April 18, 2013

8:00 – 8:30 AM
Speakers and attendees can login the online conference.

Session 9: Antibacterial Discovery & Development -II
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Session Chair: Dr. Mohamed H Emara

8:30 – 9:00 AM
Presentation Title: Fabrication of medical implants: Antibacterial coatings with preventive oral drugs against biofilm producing infectious agents.
Elayarajah Balasubramanian, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Bioinformatics, Affiliated to Bharathiar University, India.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

9:00 – 9:30 AM
Presentation Title: In vitro efficacy of tigecycline against Metallo-β-lactamase producing carbapenem resistant bacterial pathogens isolated from clinical specimens.
Fatima Kaleem, Assistant Professor of Microbiology at Foundation University Medical College.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

9:30 – 10:00 AM
Presentation Title: Effect of alternative antibiotics in treatment of cefotaxime resistant spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.
Mohamed H Emara, Lecturer in the Department of Tropical Medicine, (Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases), Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.


10:00 – 10:30 AM
Presentation Title: Giardia lamblia: A new target for miltefosine.
Maha M. Eissa, Department of Medical Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.


Panel Discussion. This session is to provide speakers and attendees with in-depth discussion and networking. You can discuss what you want with other speakers. All speakers are unmuted, so speakers can talk freely during the session.

Session 10: Clinical Case Report
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Session Chair: Dr. Patricia O. Ayanbadejo

10:30 – 11:00 AM
Presentation Title: Cure of HIV by Elimination of Viral Reserve from stages of CD4 Progenitors in Bone Marrow Hematopoietic Niche in Two Patients in Nairobi, Kenya.
Barasa Simon, Kenya Polytechnic University College, Nairobi, Kenya.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

11:00 – 11:30 AM
Presentation Title: Nephrotic Syndrome in previously undiagnosed HIV infection in Lagos, Nigeria: a case report.
Theophilus Umeizudike, MBBS, FWACP, ISN Fellow., Consultant Physician / Nephrologist, Nephrology Unit, Department of Medicine, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria.


Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

11:30 – 12:00 PM
Presentation Title: Treatment Outcome of HIV Positive Patients to Non-surgical Periodontal Therapy in Lagos, Nigeria.
Umeizudike Kehinde Adesola, BDS, FMCDS, Lecturer/Consultant Periodontologist, Department of Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

12:00 – 12:30 PM
Presentation Title: Verruciform xanthoma: a case report.
Patricia O. Ayanbadejo, Senior Lecturer/Consultant Periodontologist, Department of Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

Panel Discussion. This session is to provide speakers and attendees with in-depth discussion and networking. You can discuss what you want with other speakers. All speakers are unmuted, so speakers can talk freely during the session.

Session 11: Infection and Immunity-I
12:30 PM – 14:30 PM
Session Chair: Dr. David H. Van Thiel

12:30 – 13:00 PM
Presentation Title: Genomics and Proteomics in Vaccine Discovery and Immunotherapy.
Guido Grandi, Senior Project Leader, member of the Novartis Vaccines Siena Board of Directors, Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics, Italy.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

13:00 – 13:30 PM
Presentation Title: Cytopathology of Infectious Diseases.
Liron Pantanowitz, Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in the USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

13:30 – 14:00 PM
Presentation Title: Ascites is associated with a proinflammatory state with it origin in the pritoncal cavity in the absence of infection.
David H. Van Thiel, M.D., Professor of Medicine / Surgery, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs., Medical Director of Liver Transplantation, Rush University Medical Center and Oak Park Hospital, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

14:00 – 14:30 PM
Presentation Title: Metabolic Characterization of Chronic Wound Biofilms.
Mary Cloud B. Ammons, PhD, Assistant Research Professor in the department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Montana State University in Bozeman, MT, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

Panel Discussion. This session is to provide speakers and attendees with in-depth discussion and networking. You can discuss what you want with other speakers. All speakers are unmuted, so speakers can talk freely during the session.

Session 12: Infection and Immunity-II
14:30 PM – 17:00 PM
Session Chair: Dr. Suraiya Rasheed

14:30 – 15:00 PM
Presentation Title: Proteomics Analysis of HIV-Infected T-Cells in vitro Reveals Novel Proteins Involved in the Development of Leukemia and Lymphoma.
Suraiya Rasheed, Professor of Pathology, Director, Laboratory of Viral Oncology, AIDS and Proteomics Research, Edmondson Bldg., Department of Pathology, Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

15:00 – 15:30 PM
Presentation Title: Impact of Maternal HIV Infection on Cord Blood Passive Antibody Levels Against Protein and Polysaccharide Antigens in Exposed Uninfected Compared to the Unexposed Infants.
Shahana Choudhury, Associate Professor, Pediatric Medicine, Meharry Medical College, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

15:30 – 16:00 PM
Presentation Title: Mylodysplastic diseases and association with ehrlichia: identification with culture, fluorescent antibody, and polymerase chain reaction. .
Charles Kallick, Assistant Professor, Rush University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, United States.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

16:00 – 16:30 PM
Presentation Title: SIV intra-host phylogeography and phylodynamics on the rhesus macaque model of neuroAIDS.
Marco Salemi, Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, College of Medicine, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

16:30 – 17:00 PM
Presentation Title: Temporal Chromatin Signatures Induced by Marek’s Disease Infection.
Jiuzhou Song, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park MD 20742-2311, USA.

Q&A Session, presenter answers questions from other speakers or attendees.

Panel Discussion. This session is to provide speakers and attendees with in-depth discussion and networking. You can discuss what you want with other speakers. All speakers are unmuted, so speakers can talk freely during the session.


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