November 16-17, 2020
12:00 - 19:00 GMT

Biotechnology Virtual 2020

Theme: Addressing Current Challenges in Biotechnology and Bioengineering
Speakers / 1st Edition Speakers
Respected Speaker for Webinar - Sergey Suchkov
Sergey Suchkov

Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia

Biography
Title:
Antibodies (Abs) with Functionality (Ab-Proteases) as a New Generation of Translational Tools designed get Healthcare Model Re-Armed
Biography
Sergey Suchkov graduated from Astrakhan State Medical University and awarded with MD, then in 1985 maintained his PhD at the I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy and in 2001, maintained his Doctorship Degree at the Nat Inst of Immunology, Russia. From 1987 through 1989, he was a senior Researcher, Koltzov Inst of Developmental Biology. From 1989 through 1995, he was a Head of the Lab of Clinical Immunology, Helmholtz Eye Research Institute in Moscow. From 1995 through 2004, a Chair of the Dept for Clinical Immunology, Moscow Clinical Research Institute (MONIKI. Dr Suchkov has been trained at: NIH; Wills Eye Hospital, PA, USA; Univ of Florida in Gainesville; UCSF, S-F, CA, USA; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. He was an Exe Secretary-in-Chief of the Editorial Board, Biomedical Science, an international journal published jointly by the USSR Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK. At present, Dr Sergey Suchkov is a Chair, Dept for Personalized and Translational Medicine, I.M.Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. He is a member of the: New York Academy of Sciences, USA; American Chemical Society (ACS), USA; American Heart Association (AHA), USA; EPMA (European Association for Predictive, Preventive and Personalized Medicine), Brussels, EU; ARVO (American Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology); ISER (International Society for Eye Research); PMC (Personalized Medicine Coalition), Washington, USA.
Respected Speaker for Webinar - Ali Ramazani
Ali Ramazani

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA

Biography
Title:
Exciton-plasmon polariton coupling and hot carrier generation in two-dimensional semiconductors
Biography
Dr. Ali Ramazani is a Research scientist in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Prior to his current position, he was a research Fellow at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. He received his PhD degree in Materials Science & Engineering from RWTH-Aachen University in 2013. His research focuses on the development of a fundamental, integrated and quantitative multi-scale computational models to design new materials with exceptional properties for use in a wide variety of applications including energy, electronic, biomedical, automotive and aircraft structures. He has published more than 70 research articles in SCI(E) journals.)
Potential speakers for Biotechnology Virtual - Cristian Blanco-Tirado
Cristian Blanco-Tirado

Industrial University of Santander, Colombia

Biography
Title:
Cacao mucilage exudate as growth medium for production of bacterial cellulose
Biography
Dr. Cristian Blanco-Tirado studied chemistry at Universidad Industrial de Santander in Colombia and graduated as Ph.D. in Chemistry at University of Massachusetts at Amherts, USA in 2004. After one year postdoctoral position at UMass he obtained his current tenure track position in the Chemistry Department at Universidad Industrial de Santander. He then returned back to Colombia to stablish his research group focused in developing nano materials from lignocellulosic sources. Currently, his group is working in adding value to residual biomaterials from traditional Colombian crops.
Respected Speaker for Webinar - Salvatore J Monte
Salvatore J Monte

President of Kenrich Petrochemicals, United States

Biography
Title:
Repolymerization and Compatibilization of Thermoplastics in Post-Consumer Recycling Processes by using Titanate Ester Catalysts
Biography
Salvatore J. Monte, President of Kenrich Petrochemicals, Inc.; B.C.E. Manhattan College; M.S.-Polymeric Materials, NYU Tandon School of Engineering; Society Plastics Engineers Fellow & Honored Service Member; Licensed P.E.; Plastics Industry Association Recycle Subcommittee-Compatibilizers; Board of Governors, Plastics Pioneers Association-MTS Newsletter Chair; 31-U.S. Patents; Lectured Worldwide on Titanate & Zirconate Coupling agents; 450-American Chemical Society CAS Abstracts of published “Works by S.J. Monte”; Classified Top Secret for Solid Rocket Fuel and Energetic Composites Patents for the Insensitive Munitions Program; Lifetime member of the National Defense Industrial Association; Lifetime Member of the BOD-SPE ThermoPlastics Materials & Foams Division; External Advisory Committee-UCF NanoScience Technology Center; former Chairman of the NYRG-ACS Rubber Division; former President of the SPE P-NJ Section; Testified several times before Congress on Trade and IP Protection; Business Man of the Year 2015-Bayonne Chamber of Commerce; Federated Society Coatings Technology C. Homer Flynn Award for Technical Excellence; Recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award; Rotary Paul Harris Fellow; UA Million Miler; Member PIA, SPE, ACS, ASCE, AIChE, SAMPE, the GRAPHENE COUNCIL
Respected Speaker for Webinar - Jagessar RC
Jagessar RC

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Guyana, South America

Biography
Title:
Plant Extracts based Nanoparticles, A Good Perspective in Nanomedicine
Biography
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Respected Speaker for Webinar -  S A Zamorina
S A Zamorina

Institute of Ecology and Genetics of Microorganisms, Perm, Russian Federation

Biography
Title:
Effect of Pegylated Graphene Oxide Nanoparticles on Differentiation of Myeloid Suppressor Cells (Mdsc)
Biography
Zamorina S.A., PhD, Dr.Sci.Biol. studied Biology at the Perm State University, Russia, and graduated in 1997. She received her PhD degree in 2000, and Dr.Sci.Biol. degree in 2013. She then joined the research group of Prof. M. Rayev at the Institute of Ecology and Genetics of Microorganisms (IEGM UB RAS), Perm, Russia. She is the Leading Researcher in the IEGM UB RAS and associated professor at Perm State National Research University, lectures course “Immunology”. She has published more than 49 articles in high-ranked scientific journals (Scopus indexed, ID 6507973926). The scope of scientific interests concerns the cell and molecular mechanisms of the immune system regulation.
Respected Speaker for Webinar - Doina Elena Gavrila
Doina Elena Gavrila

Department of Physics, University “Politehnica” Bucharest, Romania

Biography
Title:
Influence of Agglomerations and Particle Dimensions of Metal Powders on The Characteristics of Composite Polymers/Iron Metal Powders
Biography
Doina Elena Gavrila is Emeritus Professor, physicist, researcher at the Physics Department of the University “Politehnica” of Bucharest.She holds Bachelor of Science with honors, Aurel Vlaicu College, Bucharest, 1959. She holds degrees in Physics (1965) from the University of Bucharest. PhD in Macromolecular Physics, Doctor of Philosophy, University Bucharest, (1975) with the thesis “Influence of nuclear radiation on the characteristics of some polymeric substances”. Teaching courses of General Physics at license and master level (Physical Fundamentals of Magnetism, Micro and nanostructures in Electrical Engineering, Physics of Advanced Materials). Author and co-author of more than 150 scientific papers, of 15 monographs and teaching courses, and more than 20 technical reports; about 20 invited articles and invited lessons. Chairman, member of the organizing committee and evaluator at 18 international and national conferences. Awards at national and international conferences. Participant at 6 guides of laboratory of Physics and applications in Physics. 14 graduate students: 6 students sustained doctoral thesis, 2 students prepare doctoral thesis. Director of 10 national research projects and participant at more than 30 projects. Director of MATELIZ Excellence Center. Head of the Laboratory “Physics of advanced Materials”, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Physics Department. Member Professional Commission Universities of Bucharest 1985-1989, Member Acad. New-York(1996), Member IEEE (2011-2013), Member European Society of Physics and Member of Romanian Society of Physics.
Respected Speaker for Webinar - William Gustavo Sganzerla
William Gustavo Sganzerla

School of Food Engineering, University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil

Biography
Title:
A Perspective Approach in the Production of Innovative Nanocomposite Packaging for Food Conservation
Biography
Bachelor in Chemical Engineering and Ph.D. student in Food Engineering at University of Campinas (UNICAMP). Worked (2016-2019) with the development of innovative packaging to food conservation, focusing on ecological nanomaterials. In this research area, bioactive, biodegradable and antimicrobial nanocomposite were produced with natural macromolecules and functionalized with antioxidant compounds, biosynthesized silver nanoparticles, nanocapsules, and nanospheres. In 2020, started to work with the research projects related to the valorization of agroindustrial waste to bioenergy production in a biorefinery concept, focusing on techno-economic evaluation and environmental impacts. Has published 20 papers in scientific journals and more than 50 studies in conferences proceedings.
Respected Speaker for Webinar - Krzysztof Jankowski
Krzysztof Jankowski

Department of Technology, The Jacob of Paradies University, Poland

Biography
Title:
Growth of Centimeter Scale Carbon Wires using In? Liquid AC arc Discharge
Biography
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Respected Speaker for Webinar - Thanikaivelan Palanisamy
Thanikaivelan Palanisamy

Advanced Materials Laboratory, CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, India

Biography
Title:
Sustainable Advanced Materials from Leather Industry Wastes for Energy and Environmental Applications
Biography
Dr. Thanikaivelan Palanisamy is a Senior Principal Scientist at CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai since 2002. He has founded the Advanced Materials Laboratory and currently heading. He received PhD in leather technology from Anna University in 2003. He had two post-doctoral stints at Texas Tech University and Rice University, USA under BOYSCAST and Fulbright-Nehru fellowships in 2005-06 and 2010-11, respectively. He specialized in cleaner leather processing and zero discharge technologies. He currently works on the development of new and advanced materials including nano, bio and composite materials, especially from wastes generated from leather industry for high-value applications in Healthcare, Environment, Lifestyle and Energy sectors. He has over 120 publications in peer reviewed international journals, 50 articles in conference proceedings and holds a h-index of 31 and 24 patents to his credit. His recent innovation on “Waterless Chrome Tanning” has been commercialized over 75 tanneries in India. He is a recipient of several National awards and academic honors from CSIR, INAE, IASc, DST, DBT, NRDC, WIPO, USIEF, IEI, IIT-Roorkee, TNASc and FICCI for his engineering innovations in cleaner leather processing, management of solid wastes and developing advanced materials.
Respected Speaker for Webinar - Andrei Kozlov
Andrei Kozlov

Russian Technological University – MIREA, Moscow, Russian Federation

Biography
Title:
Polymer Metamaterials in Photonics as Sensor Systems
Biography
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Respected Speaker for Webinar -  Weam Sidahmed Awadalla Sidahmed
Weam Sidahmed Awadalla Sidahmed

University of Khartoum, Sudan

Biography
Title:
Characterization of the Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles
Biography
Weam Sidahmed is an independent researcher who received her M.Sc. in Renewable Energy at the University of Khartoum, and studying M.Sc. in Business Administration in second semester at University of Khartoum, and B.Sc. Faculty of Science Department of Physics (Mathematical Section). Her work experience includes research and teaching posts in the Sudan since 2016, she teaches at several Sudanese higher education institutions and serves for NGOs in Sudan. She is a conferences organizer, presenter and proceedings editor, and is engaged in collaborative research with global and social perspectives. She is a committee member and from team founding of Next Einstein Forum in Sudan and organized conference the Sudanese Women in Science and organized (2018-219) Sudan Robotic Camp for kids (2018-219), team member of Sudan Youth Organization on Climate Change. I attended many local and global conference about nanotechnology
Respected Speaker for Webinar - Adeleke Abdulrahman Oyekanmi
Adeleke Abdulrahman Oyekanmi

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Biography
Title:
Synthesis and Characterization of Modified Nano Iron – Bone Composite as High Efficiency Adsorbent for the Removal of Dyes from Aqueous Solution
Biography
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Speaker for Biotechnology Virtual 2020 - Mansureh Ghavam
Mansureh Ghavam

University of Kashan, Iran

Biography
Title:
A review of the traditional medicinal properties of licorice in Iran and its antiviral properties
Biography
Mansureh Ghavam graduated from Isfahan University of Technology in Iran in 2004 with a degree in Natural Resources Engineering. She completed a PhD in field of medicinal plants at University of Tehran in 2013. Her doctoral dissertation was in the field of genetics, cytogenetics and phytochemistry of medicinal plants, which was accepted with honors. She has been officially employed by University of Kashan since 2013 and is researching the antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of medicinal plants, nanotechnology of medicinal plants, and cultivation and propagation of medicinal plants. Her first research was accepted entitled “Effects of ecological factors on the antioxidant potential and total phenol content of Scrophularia striata Boiss.” in Scientific Reports in November 2019. Due to his research skills, he now has a partnership agreement with the University of Cagliari, and is working with Maria Letizia Manca, Maria Manconi, and Gianluigi Bacchetta on a joint project on the antimicrobial properties of more than 20 plant species.
Respected Speaker for Webinar - Maryam Kargar Razi
Maryam Kargar Razi

Department Chemistry, Azad University North Branch of Tehran, Iran

Biography
Title:
Nanominerals from Source to Application
Biography
Dr Maryam Kargar Razi studied applied chemistry at the Azad University North Branch of Tehran and graduated as MS in 1995. She received her PhD degree in inorganic chemistry 2001 at the Azad University Science and Research Branch of Tehran. She obtained the position of an assistant professor at the IAU-NBT and the same time, charge of industry management at the university and also as research consultant for the industrial mineral industries. In 2005, postdoctoral course supervised by prof. Christian Russell at the Otto schott institute, Germany. She is in the process of being promoted to Associate professor. She has published more than 40 research articles,46 News articles, 14 patents, 10 authors book ,3 translator book, more than 210 National standard edition committee and more than 50 workshops about the industrial minerals and industrial inorganic chemistry. She has won gold medals and honors for research in industries in Iran and also WIPO gold medal as the best inventor in 2007.
Respected Speaker for Webinar - Mehdi Adelzadeh
Mehdi Adelzadeh

Chairman and CEO of Aras Engineering Group Company, Iran

Biography
Title:
Application of Nanominerals for Cyanide Removal from Waste Water in Sodium Cyanide Production Process
Biography
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Respected Speaker for Webinar - Abbaraju Krishna Sailaja
Abbaraju Krishna Sailaja

RBVRR Women’s College of Pharmacy, India

Biography
Title:
Development of Ethosomal Gel for Tinospora Cardifolia
Biography
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Potential speakers for Biotechnology Virtual - Cristian Blanco-Tirado
Mubarak Ali M

Kerala Technological University, India

Biography
Title:
Space junk and its threat to satellites
Biography
Dr. Mubarak Ali has pursued his Post-Doctoral Research in Satellite Research Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His Post-Doctoral Research work was associated with Encapsulated Sandwich Composites for Thermal Coupling in Satellite Applications. He has accomplished his Ph.D in School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore with Nanyang Research Scholarship. His Ph.D research work dealt with Impact Damage and Scarf Repair of Laminated Composites with Dispersed Core/Shell Thermoplastic Particles. His Ph.D Supervisor was Associate Professor Sunil C Joshi. He has completed his M.S. (by Research) in IIT Madras, in Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. His M.S. Research dealt with Fretting Wear and Fretting Fatigue Analysis of Plasma Nitrided Ti-6Al-4V & AISI 304 Stainless Steel for Aerospace Application. His M.S. Research Supervisor was Professor Ganesh Sundara Raman, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Madras. He holds a B.Tech Degree in Production Engineering from Madras Institute of Technology (MIT), Anna University Campus, Chennai. His Final Year Undergraduate Research Project involved Vibration Analysis of Microsatellite Satellite Structure, which forms a part of early stage analysis of ANUSAT Satellite program. ANUSAT was an Ambitious Indian Student Research Microsatellite, which was designed, developed & integrated at Department of Aerospace Engineering, Madras Institute of Technology (MIT), Chrompet, Anna University during 2002-2009. ANUSAT Satellite His Biography has been listed in MARQUIS WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD, 2014, 31st Edition, VIP Number: 36728040. He is currently working as Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering, in TKM College of Engineering, a prestigious institution in south India, affliated to Kerala Technological University. TKM College of Engineering has signed a MoU with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) during May 2019. Dr. Mubarak Ali is in close contact with Dr. Shukur Abu Hassan of CACM (Centre for Advanced Composite Materials) UTM, Johor Bahru, and Dr. Normah Binti Mohd Gazali, Professor in Dept. of Thermofluids, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor Bahru.
Potential speakers for Biotechnology Virtual - Amir Mohammadamini
Amir Mohammadamini

University of Mahabad, Iran

Biography
Title:
Nano application in sport
Biography
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Potential speakers for Biotechnology Virtual - Cristian Blanco-Tirado
Zineb Tribak

Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fez Morocco

Biography
Title:
Synthesis, Myorelaxant activities and DFT study of some 5-Chloroisatin derivatives
Biography
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