Program Session Detail

23rd Jan 2014
8:30 - 10:10 AM Session I: Human Genome/Variom Project
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Rama Vaidya & Prof I C Verma
  8:00 - 10:05 AM Session II - Complex Diseases: Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disorders
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Premal Thakore & Prof Rolf-Dieter Wegner
8:30 - 8:55 AM Human Variome Project - Current Overview - Dr Richard Cotton, Australia   8:00 - 8:25AM Genetic of Type 2 Diabetes - Dr Dwaipayan Bharadwaj
8:55 - 9:20 AM 3D Facial Phenotyping - 
Professor Peter Hammond, United Kingdom
  8:25 - 8:50AM Is it time to take Genomics to the Diabetic Clinics? - Dr Radha Venkatesan
9:20 - 9:45 AM Identification of Novel Genes for Human Disease - Dr Radhakrishna Uppala, Switzerland   8:50 - 9:15 AM Prakruti Genomics and Prameha-Proclivity: Relevance to Metabolic Syndrome - Dr Ashok Vaidya
9:45 - 10:10 AM Deciphering the Basis of Genomic Variability through phenotype - phenotype links: A novel Ayurgenomics Approach - Dr Bhavana Prasher   9:15 - 9:40AM Next Generation Diagnostics on Cardiomyopathy -
Dr Jean-Louis Blouin, Switzerland
  9:40 - 10:05AM Genetics of Cardiovascular Disorders: Influence of Maternal Nutrition -
Dr Sukhinder Kaur Cheema, Canada
10:15 - 10:45 AM Keynote lecture - Dr Vishwa  Mohan  Katoch,  Director General, ICMR
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Richard Cotton & Dr Partha Majumdar
10:45 - 11:00 AM Tea
11:00AM - 1:05 PM Session III: Cancer Genetics
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Shilin Shukla & Professor Sanjeev Misra
  11:00AM - 12:45PM Session IV - Molecular Cytogenetics in Disease Diagnosis
CHAIRPERSONS:- Professor Syed Hashsham & Dr Ken McElreavey
11:00 - 11:25 AM Affordable Diagnosis and Prevention of Genetic Disease - Professor Sir John Burn, United Kingdom   11:00 - 11:30AM Small Supernumerary Marker Chromosomes – An Update - Dr Thomas Liehr, Germany
11:25 - 11:50PM An Empirical Assay for Assessing Genomic Sensitivity: Implications for Improving Cancer Diagnostics -
Professor Diana Anderson, United Kingdom
  11:30 - 11:55AM Molecular Cytogenetics in Intellectual Disabilities - Dr Madhulika Kabra
11:50 - 12:15PM Mutational Landscape of Gingivo-Buccal Oral Cancer: New Cancer Genes and Molecular Subgroups Identified -
Professor Partha Majumdar
  11:55AM - 12:20PM Molecular Cytogenetic Characterization of Chromosomal Rearrangements - Utility in Genetic Counseling and Research -
Dr Ashwin Dalal
12:15 - 12:40PM Functional Genomics of Lung Cancer Progression Reveals Mechanism of Metastasis Suppressor Function -
Dr Shantanu Chowdhury
  12:20 - 12:45PM Micro-deletion Syndromes -
Dr Chaitanya Datar
12:40 - 1:05PM Non-Coding RNA Regulation of Blood Vessel Development in Zebra Fish and Relevance to Humans - Dr Sridhar Sivasubbu  
1:00PM - 2:00PM Lunch
2:00PM - 3:00PM Free Paper Session (HALL A)  / Poster Presentation (HALL C)
CHAIRPERSONS:-  Dr Shalmi Mehta & Dr Prakash Gambhir
2:00 - 2:10PM A Poisson Regression Model For Association Mapping Of Count Phenotypes – Saurabh Ghosh, India
2:15 - 2:25PM Therapeutic potential of Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor for treatment of Niemann-Pick type C1 Disease - Nina H. Pipalia, USA
2:30 - 2:40PM Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder & BDNF Gene - Dr Usha P. Dave, India
2:45 - 2:55PM Identification and Clinical Evaluation of Segments of Homozygosity, Uniparental Disomy and Complex Chromosomal Abnormalities Revealed by Copy-Number SNP Arrays -Trilochan Sahoo, USA
3:00 - 4:45 PM Session V - Current Trends in Prenatal Screening of Genetic Disorders
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Jigish Trivedi & Dr Mayank Chowdhury
  3:00 - 4:40PM Session VI - Single Gene Disorders
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Harshuti Shah & Dr Raju C Shah
3:00 - 3:30PM Non-invasive  Prenatal Diagnosis using Massively Parallel Sequencing - First Experience in Germany -
Professor Rolf-Dieter Wegner, Germany
  3:00 - 3:25PM Single Gene Disorders: Indian Scenario - Professor I C Verma
3:30 - 3:50PM Basic Principles of Prenatal Screening for Aneuploidies  - Dr Prakash Gambhir   3:25 - 3:50PM DMD - Diagnosis and Management Challenges - Dr Swati Shah
3:50 - 4:10PM Fetal Medicine: Multispeciality approach -
Dr Sharad Gogate
  3:50 - 4:15PM Mutation Spectrum of Cystic Fibrosis in India - Dr Renu Saxena
4:10 - 4:30PM Prenatal Screening for Mendelian Disorders in Antenatal Care - Dr Amar Verma   4:15 - 4:40PM Molecular Diagnosis for Genodermatosis - Dr Parag Tamhankar
4:30 - 4:45PM Non-invasive prenatal testing, a better option for patients - Dr Ashish Fauzdar  
4:45 - 5:00PM Tea
5:00 - 6:15 PM Session VII - Genetic Basis of Reproductive Disorders
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Manish Banker & Dr Prashant Acharya
  5:00 - 6:40 PM Session VIII - Epigenomics
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr G R Chandak & Dr Mitali Mukherji
5:00 - 5:25PM Exome Sequencing Reveals Novel Genetic Causes of Human Infertility -
Dr Anu Bashamboo, France
  5:00 - 5:20PM Uniparental Disomy - Clinical Consequences due to Imprinting and Activation of Recessive Genes - Dr Thomas Liehr, Germany
5:25 - 5:50PM Genetics of Male Infertility : Indian Scenario - Dr K Thangaraj   5:20 - 5:40PM Epigenetic Alterations during Cervical Cancer Progression - Dr K Satyamoorthy
5:50 - 6:15PM Fertility Options for Women  with Cytogenetic Infertility - Dr Rama Vaidya   5:40 - 6:00 PM In search of Epi-driver Genes in Head and Neck Cancer - Dr Susanta Roychoudhury
  6:00 - 6:20PM Birth Defects: Etiology to Prevention - Dr Koumudi Godbole
  6:20 - 6:40PM Genomic packaging and epigenetic regulation of genes - Dr Rakesh Mishra
7:00PM Onwards Conference Dinner at AMA
2.00 - 3.00 pm POSTER PRESENTATION   5.00 - 6.30 pm WORKSHOP - PCR Based Strategies for Genetic Testing
Workshop Faculty: Dr Jean-Louis Blouin (Switzerland) & Dr Parag Tamhankar (India)
Coordinator : Mehul Mistri, Harsh Sheth,
Avisek Mazumdar & Chitra Ankleshwaria
24th Jan 2014
8:00 - 9:50 AM Session IX: Next Generation Sequencing
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Shubha Phadke & Prof Virginia Kimonis 
  8:00 - 9:45 AM Session X: Diagnosis and Therapeutic Approach of Lysosomal Storage Disorders
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Usha Dave & Dr Inusha Panigrahi
8:00 - 8:30 AM Non Syndromic Sporadic Intellectual Disability: An Exome Sequencing Study Our experience -
Professor Anita Rauch, Switzerland
  8:00 - 8:30AM Diagnosis and Management of Lysosomal Storage Disorders: Gaucher Experience in Israel -
Professor Hanna Rosenbaum, Israel
8:30 - 9:00 AM New Paradigms in Whole Genome Sequencing: from Lab Bench to Cell Phone -
Jonathan O'Halloran, United Kingdom
  8:30 - 8:55AM ERT for Lysosomal storage disorders: Our Experience in India - Dr Mamta Muranjan
9:00 - 9:25 AM From Personal Genomes to Precision Medicine - Dr Vinod Scaria   8:55 - 9:20AM Mucopolysaccharidosis:  Diagnosis to Therapeutics - Dr Sunita Bijarnia
9:25 - 9:50 AM Exome Sequencing Applied to Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) - Professor Kenneth McElreavey, France   9:20 - 9:45AM Molecular Study of Lysosomal Storage Disorders in India - Dr Jayesh Sheth
9:55-10:15AM Tea
10:15AM - 12:15PM Session XI: Array-CGH
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Anaita Hegde & Dr Suresh Amin
  10:15 - 11:35AM Session XII: Genetics of Neurobiology
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Sanjiv Mehta & Dr Sudhir Shah
10:15 - 10:40AM The Advantages of SNP Arrays over CGH Arrays - Dr Boris Keren, France   10:15 - 10:45AM Neuroferritinopathy: Iron in the Brain - Professor Sir John Burn, United Kingdom
10:45 - 11:05AM Cytogenetic Microarray in Prenatal and Postnatal Diagnosis - Dr Shubha Phadke   10:45 - 11:10AM Clinical Aspects of Neuroregression: Our Experience on Batten disease - Dr Mahesh Kamate
11:05 - 11:25AM Genomic Copy Number Variations in Glaucomatous Neurodegeneration -
Dr Arijit Mukhopadhyay
  11:10 - 11:35AM Early Stress Evokes Age-Dependent Biphasic Changes in Hippocampal Neurogenesis, Epigenetic Regulation of the Bdnf Gene, and Cognitive Behaviour - Dr Ankit Sood
11:25 - 11:55AM Clinical Utility and Dilemmas of SNP Microarray Testing -
Professor Virginia Kimonis, USA
11:55 - 12:15PM Detection and Inheritance Pattern of CNVs in MCA - Dr Frenny Sheth  
12:00 - 1:00PM Free Paper Session(HALL B)
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Bipin Shah & Dr Darshna Naik
12:00 - 12:15PM Utility of CD-138 Negative Fraction for Chromosome Analysis in Plasma Cell Dyscrasias (PCD): A Novel Approach - Dr Gopalrao Velagaleti
12:15 - 12:30PM Prenatal Screening above aneuploidies : Pre-Eclampsia - Dr Gurjit Kaur
12:30 - 12:45PM Suspected Microdeletion Syndromes and Molecular Cytogenetic Techniques: An Experience with 330 Cases - Dr Asutosh Halder
12:45 - 1:00PM Molecular Characterization of Mutations in Galactosemia Genes: Structural and Functional Implications - Dr Rejendra Prasad
1:00 - 2:00PM Lunch
1:00 - 2:30PM Poster Presentation (Hall C)
2:30 - 4:20PM Session XIII: Inborn Errors of Metabolic Disorders
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Parag Dagli & Dr Radha Rama Devi
  2:30 - 4:20PM Session XIV: Inherited Blood Disorders: Hemoglobinopathies
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Annie Hasan & Dr Nidhish Nanavaty
2:30 - 3:00PM Dysmorphology of Inborn Errors of Metabolism - Professor Virginia Kimonis, USA   2:30 - 3:00PM New Genes and Mechanism Regulating Blood Formation - Dr Dhvanit Shah, USA
3:00 - 3:20PM New Born Screening Program in India: ICMR Multicentric Experience - Dr Roli Mathur   3:00 - 3:20PM Thalassemia-Can We Reduce the National Burden? - Dr Roshan Colah
3:20 - 3:40PM Application of Tandem Mass Screening in IEM - Dr Rohit Cariappa   3:20 - 3:40PM Hemophilia - Diagnosis and Management Challenges - Dr Shrimati Shetty
3:40 - 4:00PM National Newborn Screening the Road Map - Dr Seema Kapoor   3:40 - 4:00PM Current Status of Sickle Cell Disease in India - How Can You Attenuate? - Dr Dipika Mohanthy
4:00 - 4:20PM Treatment of Inborn Error of Metabolism - Dr Anil Jalan   4:00 - 4:20PM Community Genetic Approaches in the Prevention of β-Thalassemia - Dr V R Rao
4:20 - 5:00 PM Keynote lecture -System Biology Platform for Genome Sequence to Novel Drug Target Identification -  Prof Samir Brahmachari, Director General, CSIR
CHAIRPERSONS:- Prof Sir John Burn & Dr Ashok Vaidya
5:00 - 5:15PM Tea
5:15 - 6:30PM Session XV: Human Chromosomal Disorders
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Balraj Mittal & Dr Thomas Liehr
  5:15 - 6:30PM Session XVI: Nanotechnology in Biomedical Research
CHAIRPERSONS:- Prof Alok Dhawan & Prof Diana Anderson
5:15 - 5:40PM Chromosomal Instability and Molecular Mutations in Multi Spectrum Disease of Fanconi Anemia - Dr V Babu Rao   5:15 -5:45PM Nano Mission Programmes -
Dr Praveer Asthana
5:40 - 6:05PM Newer Methodologies of Chromosomal Diagnosis and Role of Existing Ones - Dr Hema Purandare   5:45 - 6:15PM Self-Therapeutic Nanoparticle -
Dr Priyabrata Mukherjee, USA
6:05 - 6:30PM Preimplantation Genetic Screening using 24sure arrayCGH technology. The Indian scenario - Dr Pere Mir Pardo, Spain   6:15 - 6:45PM Unlocking the Chemistry of Bile Acids for Cancer Therapeutics - Dr Avinash Bajaj
6:30PM Onwards Conference Dinner at VISHALLA
2.00 - 3.00 pm POSTER PRESENTATION   3.00 - 4.00 pm ISHG Society General Body Meeting
  5.00 - 6.30 pm WORKSHOP - NASI Student - Teacher interaction program
Workshop Coordinator - Dr G R Chandak, Dr Mitali Mukerji & Professor Alok Dhawan
Workshop Faculty - Professor Sir John Burn,
Dr Thomas Liehr, Professor Harish Padh,
Dr Kenneth McElreavey, Mr Jonathan O'Halloran, Dr Dhvanit Shah & Professor I C Verma
25th Jan 2014
8:30 - 10:30 AM ISHG Young Scientist Awards & Lecture (Hall A)
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr K Thangaraj & Dr Q Annie Hasan
Invited Guest:- Mr Pankaj Patel (Chairman and Managing Director -ZYDUS CADILA & Patron - ISHG2014 Conference)
11:00 - 11:15 AM Tea
11:15AM - 1:00PM Session XVII: Pre-implantation and Prenatal Diagnosis of Genetic Disorders: Indian Scenario
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Atul Munshi & Dr Bindu Shah
  11:15AM - 12:30PM Session XVIII: Significance of Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Research
CHAIRPERSONS:- Prof R K Goyal & Dr Navneet Shah
11:15 - 11:40AM Pre-implantation Diagnosis in Cases of Parental Chromosomal Translocations Applying Array-CGH  -
Professor Rolf-Dieter Wegner, Germany
  11:15 - 11:40 AM Newer Vistas of Pharmacogenomics  - Professor Harish Padh
11:40 - 12:05PM Challenges of Prenatal and Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis Studies - Dr Prochi Madon   11:40 - 12:05 AM Pharmacogenomics  of Cardiovascular Drugs - Dr C Adithan
12:05 - 12:30PM Role of USG in the Prenatal Diagnosis of Genetic Disorders - Professor Rolf Becker, Germany   12:05 - 12:30 AM Point of Care Testing for Improving Risk-Benefit Ratio of Aspirin and Warfarin -
Mr Harsh Sheth, United Kingdom
12:30 -12:55PM Consanguinity and perinatal medicine - the Berlin perspective -
Professor Rolf Becker, Germany
1:00 - 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 - 3:20PM XIX: Gene Discovery - Translational Research from Bench to Bedside
CHAIRPERSONS:- Dr Amit Chakravarty & Dr Madhulika Kabra
  2:00 - 3:15 PM Session XX: Stem Cell and ERT Therapeutics
CHAIRPERSONS:-  Professor AJS Bhanwer & Dr Vineet Mishra
2:00 - 2:25PM Digital Health, Micro Fluidics and Genetic Testing - Professor Syed Hashsham, USA   2:00 - 2:25 PM Mitochondrial Donation by Stem Cells: Potential for Novel Therapeutics -
Dr Anurag Agrawal
2:25 - 2:50PM G protein Signaling in Tumor Cell growth and Metastasis - Dr Danny N. Dhanasekaran, USA   2:25 - 2:50 PM Stem Cell Transplantation: Our Experience at Apollo Group of hospitals - Dr Chirag Shah
2:50 - 3:10PM Vitiligo: A complex Disease and a Complex Approach - Prof. Rasheedunnisa Begum   2:50 - 3:15 PM Perspective of Stem Cell Research and Therapy in Diabetes - Dr Sarita Gupta
3:10 - 3:30PM STR Markers in Clinics : A Rapid Prenatal Diagnosis by QF-PCR for Aneuploidies –
Dr Sarita Agarwal
3.30 Onwards Valedictory Function
4:30 PM Onwards Tea

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