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10:00-10:30

10:30-12:30

P1

12:30-14:00

14:00-16:00

P2

16:00-16:30

16:30-18:30

18:30-21:00

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday May 13th

 

 

 

 

Opening Ceremony

& Photo shooting

 

 

 

 

 

Coffee break- Poster visit

Dr. Ramin Shiekhattar

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch

Dr. Hendrik Stunnenberg

 

 

 

 

 

Coffee break- Poster visit

Human Genetics session 1

 

 

 

 

Dinner Party: Milad Tower Revolving Restaurant

Dr. Lucia Altucci

Dr. Salvatore Oliviero

Plant Genetics session 1

Dr. Han Brunner

Dr. Mohammad Javan

Micro- organisms Genetics session 1

Dr.

Mohammad Ali Faghihi

Dr. Seyed Mehdi

Kalantar

Bioinformatics Workshop 1

Fatemeh Mirzadeh

Student Presentation

Tehran Tour

 

 

 

Opening Ceremony Main Hall
May 13, 2018

 

Time

Program

7:30-8:30

Registration

8:30-8:40

Recitation of the holy Qur'an

8:40-8:45

National Anthem

8:45-8:50

Program announcement

8:50-9:10

Opening speech- Professor Reza Malekzadeh, Research Deputy of Health and Medical Education Ministry

9:10-9:20

Welcome message - Dr Mahmoud Tavallaei, president of Iranian Genetics Society

9:20-9:30

Welcome message- Dr Ann Ehrenhofer-Murray, president of German Genetics Society and the congress co-scientific secretary

9:30-9:40

Introducing the congress program- Dr Seyed Javad Mowla, the congress co-scientific secretary

9:40-10:00

Photo shooting

 


    Plenary session 1 Main Hall

May 13, 2018

 

Time

Title of talk

 

Chair: Dr. Hendrik Stunnenberg

10:30-11:00

Dr. Ramin Shiekhattar

Director of the Cancer Epigenetics Research Program, Miami University, USA

Title: Biology and Clinical applications of Long Noncoding RNAs

11:00-11:25

Dr. Lucia Altucci

Department of Precision Medicine, University of Naples 2, Italy

Title: Cancer Epigenetics: From Basic towards Drug Discovery

11:25-11:50

Dr. Han Brunner

Nijmegen Medical Center, Radboud University, Netherlands

Title: Application of cutting-edge genomic technologies to discover the causes of genetic diseases

11:50-12:15

Dr. Mohammad Ali Faghihi

Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, University of Miami, USA

Title: BayanGene, Iranian Database of Annotated Human Variations

12:15-12:30

Dr. Fatemeh Mirzadeh

PhD student, Genetics Department, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

Title: The long non-coding RNA, PSORS1C3, is regulated by glucocorticoids

 

 

   Plenary session 2 Main Hall

May 13, 2018

 

time

Title of talk

 

Chair: Dr. Mohammad Ali Faghihi

14:00-14:30

Dr. Hendrik G. Stunnenberg

Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Title: The Epigenomic Blueprint of Stem Cells

14:30-14:55

Dr. Salvatore Oliviero

University of Torino, Italy

Title: Regulation and Function of DNA methylation in stem cells

14:55-15:20

Dr. Mohammad Javan

Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

Title: Genetic approaches to in vivo reprogramming of Reactive Astrocytes for neural Repair

15:20-15:45

Dr. Seyed Mehdi Kalantar

Yazd Medical Sciences University, Yazd, Iran

Title: From Amniotic fluid to stem cell: Can it be used as a source for Regenerative Medicine?

15:45-16:00

Student Presentation: To be announced


       

 

8:00-10:00

P3

10:00-10:30

10:30-12:30

P4

12:30-14:00

14:00-16:00

P5

16:00-16:30

16:30-18:30

19:00-21:00

 

 

 

 

 

Monday May 14th

Dr. Danial Kahrizi

 

 

 Coffee break- Poster visit

Dr. Renier Brentjens

 

 

  Lunch

Dr. Ann Ehrenhofer- Murray

 

 

 Coffee break- Poster visit

Human Genetics session 2

 

 

  Dinner Party: Espinas Palas Hotel

Dr. Mehdi Hosseini- Mazinani

Dr. Flora Peyvandi

Dr. Mehri Haeili

Plant Genetics session 2

Dr. Ueli Grossniklaus

Dr. Achim Leutz

Dr. Saman Hosseinkhani

Bioinformatics Workshop 2

Dr. Andreas Börner

Dr. Vahid Khoddami

Dr. Fardin Fathi

Policy making meeting 2

Student Presentation

Student Presentation

Student Presentation

Tehran Tour

 

 

 

Plenary session 3 Main Hall

May 14, 2018

 

Time

Title of talk

 

Chair: Dr. Martin Mascher

8:00-8:25

Dr. Danial Kahrizi

Agronomy and Plant Breeding Dept., Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran

Title: Camelina Genome and its similarities with Arabidopsis

8:25-8:50

Dr. Mehdi Hosseini-Mazinani

National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (NIGEB), Tehran, Iran

Title Molecular approach in Iranian olive germplasm management; a suitable and practical model for preserving and utilizing plant genetic resources

8:50-9:20

Dr. Ueli Grossniklaus

Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Title: The Quest for Clonal Seeds: Engineering of Apomixis in Crops

9:20-9:50

Dr. Andreas Börner

Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Germany

Title: The Conservation and Exploitation of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

9:50-10:00

Student Presentation: To be announced

          

 Plenary session 4 Main Hall

May 14, 2018

 

time

Title of talk

 

Chair: Dr. Ramin Shiekhattar

 

10:30-11:00

Dr. Renier J. Brentjens

Director, Cellular Therapeutics Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York

Title: Moving CAR T cell therapy forward

 

11:00-11:25

Dr. Flora Peyvandi

Angelo Bianchi Bonomi Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, Milan, Italy

Title: Novel Therapies to treat hemophilia A

 

11:25-11:50

Dr. Achim Leutz

Developmental Biology and Oncology, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Title: Multimodality of C/EBP Transcription Factors in Hematopoietic Epigenetics

 

11:50-12:15

Dr. Vahid Khoddami

Royan Institute, Tehran, Iran

Title: The Scope and Significance of RNA Epitranscriptome in Health and Disease

12:15-12:30

Student Presentation: To be announced

 

    Plenary session 5 Main Hall

May 14, 2018

 

time

Title of talk

 

Chair: Dr. Ann Ehrenhofer-Murray

14:00-14:30

Dr. Ann Ehrenhofer-Murray

molecular cell biology at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Title: Queuine links translational control in eukaryotes to a micronutrient from bacteria

14:30-14:55

Dr. Mehri Haeili

Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Tabriz, Iran

Title: Molecular Determinants of Acquired Colistin Resistance In Gram Negative Bacteria

14:55-15:20

Dr. Saman Hosseinkhani

Department of Biochemistry, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

Title: Firefly luciferase from forest to clinic: Reporter gene assay for targeting cell death protein complexes and high throughput drug screening

15:20-15:45

Dr. Fardin Fathi

Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran

Title: Generating knockout mouse models using CRISPR-Cas9-Mediated Genome Editing

15:45-16:00

Student Presentation: To be announced


 

 

8:00-10:00

P6

10:00-10:30

10:30-12:30

P7

12:30-14:00

14:00-16:00

16:00-16:30

16:30-18:30

18:30-21:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday May 15th

Dr. Martin Mascher

 

 

 

 

Coffee break- Poster visit

Dr. Stephan Züchner

 

 

 

 

 Lunch

Human Genetics session 3

 

 

 

 

Coffee break- Poster visit

Human Genetics session 4

 

 

 

 

 Closing Ceremony

Dr. Ghader Mirzaghaderi

Dr. Uwe Kornak

Plant Genetics session 3

Micro- organisms Genetics session 2

Dr. Elena K. Khlestkina

Dr. Elahe Elahi

Genetics Resources session 1

Animal Genetics Meeting 2

Dr. Seyyed Abolghasem Mohammadi

Dr. Eberhard Korsching

Animal Genetics Meeting 1

Bioinformatics Workshop 3

Naser Darvishi

Student Presentation

Stem Cells session 1

Tehran Tour

    

Plenary session 6 Main Hall

May 15, 2018

 

time

Title of talk

 

Chair: Dr. Andreas Börner

8:00-8:25

Dr. Seyyed Abolghasem Mohammadi

Department of Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, University of Tabriz, Iran

Title: Redesigning genetic architecture of wheat: towards the development of high yielding genotypes

8:25-8:50

Dr. Ghader Mirzaghaderi

Agronomy and Plant Breeding Department, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, IRAN

Title: Pivotal-Differential genome evolution in wheat

8:50-9:20

Dr. Elena K. Khlestkina

Director of the All-Russian Research Institute of Plant Genetic Resources, Russia

Title: Genetics and omics approaches to better understanding regulation of metabolic pathways underlying pigments synthesis in cereals

9:20-9:50

Dr. Martin Mascher

Leibnitz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Germany

Title: Barley diversity now and 6000 years ago

9:50-10:00

Dr. Naser Darvishi

National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (NIGEB), Tehran, Iran

Title: Knock out of CsCCR4, a gene involved in lignin biosynthesis and plant defense system, using CRISPR/Cas9 technology in hexaploid oilseed crop Camelina sativa


 

  Plenary session 7 Main Hall

May 15, 2018

 

time

Title of talk

 

Chair: Dr. Flora Peyvandi

 

10:30-11:00

Dr. Stephan Züchner

John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, University of Miami, USA

Title: whole genome sequencing methods for disease gene identification in human

 

11:00-11:25

Dr. Uwe Kornak

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany

Title: Genetics and mechanisms of progeroid connective tissue and skeletal disorders

 

11:25-11:50

Dr. Elahe Elahi

School of Biology, Tehran University, Iran

Title: Another approach for identification of genes with roles in the pathogenesis of complex diseases

 

11:50-12:15

Dr. Eberhard Korsching

Institute of Bioinformatics of the University Hospital of Muenster, Germany

Title: Ewing sarcoma - How to create biological models from high dimensional data

12:15-12:30

Student Presentation: To be announced

 

    Closing Ceremony Main Hall

May 15, 2018

 

time

program

18:30-18:35

Program Announcement

18:35-18:45

Congress Performance Report: Dr. Mohsen Ebrahimi, congress executive secretary

18:30-18:45

Award Ceremony: Best oral and poster presentation award

18:45-19:00

Traditional Music: part I

19:00-19:20

Award Ceremony- Iranian Genetics National Award

19:20-19:45

Traditional Music: part II

19:45-20:00

Award Ceremony: best speakers award

20:00-20:10

Congress closing statement

 

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