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Program

Mahidol – Liverpool Symposium

2nd – 3rd March 2017

at Stang Mongkolsuk Conference Room, Faculty of Science
Mahidol University, Phayathai

 

Thursday 2nd March 2017

13.00 - 13.30 hrs.

Registration

13.30 - 13.40 hrs.

Welcome remarks by Prof. Kenneth J. Badcock,
Executive Pro Vice-Chancellor for Science and Engineering, University of Liverpool
(video clip)

13.40 - 13.50 hrs.

Welcome remarks by Prof. Dr. Sansanee Chaiyaroj,
Vice President for Research and International Relations, Mahidol University

13.50 – 14.00 hrs.

Group photo

14.00 - 14.15 hrs.

Chairpersons:
- Emer. Prof. M.R. Jisnuson Svasti, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, and
- Prof. Dr. Tom Solomon, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool

"Structural and Biophysical Studies of Human Methionine Adenosyltransferases,
Candidate for Structure Based Discover in Liver Cancer"

by Dr. Svetlana Antonyuk, Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool

14.15 - 14.30 hrs.

"Multiple Structural Analysis of Dihydrofolate Reductase-inhibitor Complexes"
by Dr. Duangrudee Tanramluk, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Mahidol University

14.30 - 14.45 hrs.

"The Discovery and Development of Novel Macrolides as Macrofilaricides"
by Prof. Dr. Steve Ward, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, University of Liverpool

14.45 - 15.00 hrs.

"Screening of New Compounds against P. Vivax Liver Stage"
by Dr. Jetsumon Sattabongkot Prachumsri, Faculty of Tropical Medicine,
Mahidol University

15.00 - 15.15 hrs.

Refreshments

15.15 - 15.30 hrs.

"Tackling The Global Challenge of Emerging Brain Infections"
by Prof. Dr. Tom Solomon, Institute of Infection and Global Health,
University of Liverpool

15.30 - 15.45 hrs.

"Mahidol Collaborative Projects on Containment of Artemisinin Resistance"
by Prof. Dr. Sasithon Pukrittayakamee, Faculty of Tropical Medicine,
Mahidol University

15.45 - 16.00 hrs.

"Genomes of Trombidioid Mites Uncover Adaptations to Parasitism in the Scrub Typhus Vector, Leptotrombidium Deliense"
by Dr. Benjamin Makepease, Institute of Infection and Global Health,
University of Liverpool

16.00 - 16.15 hrs.

"Effect of Urbanization on Parasitic Infection: Wild Rodents as a Research Model
for Ecological Parasitism"

by Dr. Kittipong Chaisiri, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University

16.15 - 16.30 hrs.

"Hard Ticks and Associated Bacteria in Thailand"
by Assoc. Prof.Dr. Arunee Ahantarig, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

Friday 3rd March 2017

09.00 - 09.30 hrs.

Registration

09.30 - 09.45 hrs.

Chairpersons:

- Dr. Wiwat Rojanapithayakorn, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
- Dr. Svetlana Antonyuk, Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool

"Understanding Drug-Resistance Patterns in Human Leukaemia"
by Prof. Dr. David MacEwan, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool

09.45 - 10.00 hrs.

"Biomarker Discovery for Cancer"
by Dr. Natini Jinawath, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University

10.00 - 10.15 hrs.

"New Technologies for Pathogen Detection: Bedside Genomic
Diagnostics and Analysis"

by Dr. Alistar Darby, Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool

10.15 - 10.30 hrs.

"RNPomics: A Search for Protein–RNA Interfaces for Antiviral Drug Design"
by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sarin Chimnaronk, Institute of Molecular Biosciences,
Mahidol University

10.30 - 10.45 hrs.

Refreshments

10.45 - 11.00 hrs.

"International Collaboration to Address Antimicrobial Drug Resistance"
by Dr. Wiwat Rojanapithayakorn, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University

11.00 - 11.15 hrs.

"Biology of Ageing and Mechanisms of Ocular and Degenerative Diseases"
by Prof. Dr. Luminita Paraoan, Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, University of Liverpool

11.15 - 11.30 hrs.

"How to Restore Corneal Epithelial Stem Cell in Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency"
by Assoc. Prof. Pinnita Tanthuvanit Prabhasawat, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital,
Mahidol University

11.30 - 13.00 hrs.

Lunch

13.00 – 16.00 hrs..

Antimicrobial and Drug Resistance Workshop

Chairpersons:

- Prof. Dr. Punnee Pitisuttithum, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University

- Prof. Dr. Craig Winstainly, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool


Presenters & Discussants:
- "Evolutionary and Genomics Approaches to the Study of Antimicrobial
Resistance in Gram-negative Pathogens"

by Prof. Dr. Craig Winstainly, Institute of Infection and Global Health,
University of Liverpool

- "Threatening Resistance in the Asia-Pacific"
by Prof. Dr. Pattarachai Kiratisin, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University

- "The Liverpool Centre for Development of Vaccines Against Major Human Pathogens"
by Dr. Marie Yang, Institute of Infection and Global Health,
University of Liverpool

- "Roles of The Vaccine Trial Centre, Mahidol University in Vaccine Research and Development: Opportunities and Challenges"
by Prof. Dr. Punnee Pitisuttithum, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University

- "Reservoirs of Resistance: Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Animals and
Transmission to Man"

by Prof. Dr. Nicola Williams, Institute of Infection and Global Health,
University of Liverpool

- "Porcine Multidrug Resistant Microbiota"
by Asst. Prof. Dr. Bhinyada Ngamwongsatit, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Mahidol University

16.00 hrs.

- Closing remarks
- Refreshments

 

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