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4th Regional AFOB Symposium 2013 “bioenergy, biorefinery and beyond”

January 17-19, 2013

Chiangmai Grandview Hotel and Convention Center, Thailand

 

Symposium Program

 

Day 1: Thursday, January 17, 2013

18.00-21.00

Poster setting up                                                                              (near registration desk level 2)

18.00-21.00

Welcome dinner                                                                                             (Thipphiman level 2)

-Welcoming by the dean of postgraduate school, Chiang Mai University 

-Dinner opening by Prof. Toshiomi Yoshida

-Introducing the committee of 4th Regional AFOB Symposium 2012 by TSB president

-Introducing the participants by Prof. Jung-Keug Park

-Token gift to AFOB board presented by the dean of postgraduate school

 

Day 2: Friday, January 18, 2013

09.00-10.00

Registration

09.00-10.45

Poster session                                                                                    (near registration desk level 2)

09.00-10.00

AFOB delegate meeting (only AFOB board members)                                   (Pinthong level 1)

 

AFOB Group photo taken

10.00-10.45

Coffee Break

 

10.45-11.00

 

 

 

Opening Ceremony                                                                                        (Thipphiman level 2)

-Rationale of the AFOB and AFOB Regional Symposium by Prof. Jung-Keug Park

-Welcoming address by the dean of the Agro-industry faculty, Chiang Mai University

-Opening address by Prof. Toshiomi Yoshida

 

Group photo taken

 

 

11.00-11.30

 

 

11.30-12.00

Invited speakers:                                                                                              (Thipphiman level 2)

 

IO-1: Dr. Kunn Kangvansaichol (PTT Research and Technology Institute)

        Overview of Biofuel Research Activities at PTT Public Company Limited”

 

IO-2: Dr. Nuwong Chollacoop (National Metal and Material Technology Center)

        “High Quality Biodiesel from Jatropha Automotive Utilization”

 

12.00-13.00

Lunch                                                                                                               (hotel restaurant)

 

 

 

 

13.00-13.20

 

 

13.20-13.40

 

 

13.40-14.00

 

 

14.00-14.20

 

 

14.20-14.40

 

 

14.40-15.00

Session I: Bioprocess engineering                                                               (Pinthong level 1)

Chairman:        Prof. Yoon-Mo Koo, Korea

Co-chairman:   Prof. Vichai Leelavatcharamas, Thailand

 

I-01 Prof. Sang-Soo Kwak,  Korea

       “Transgenic sweetpotato with enhanced levels of pigment antioxidants for sustainable development on 

         marginal lands”

I-02 Prof. Baldi Ashish, India

        “Live plant-fungal interactions for dual benefits of plant growth and elicitation: a novel methodology

        for productivity enhancement of phyto-pharmaceuticals by plant cell technology”

I-03 Prof. Muthusamy Palaniswamy, India

       Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition, antioxidant and antibacterial activity of peptides from

         cow milk fermented using Lactobacillus fermentum and Lactobacillus paracasei

I-04 Prof. Hoang Duc Nguyen, Vietnam

        “Development of a dual expression system for production of recombinant proteins in Bacillus subtilis

          and Escherichia coli

I-05 Ms. Mujalin Pholchan, Thailand

        “The Growth and Nutrient Removal Efficiency of Microalgae in Treating the Poultry Wastewater for   

         Energy Production”

I-06 Prof. Lim Meng Yit, China

        “Breakthroughs  in Real-time In-process Monitoring using HPLC of Large Biomolecules  such as

          Antibodies, Viruses, VLPs and pDNA for the Development and Production of Vaccines and   

          Biotherapeutics”

 

 

 

 

 

13.00-13.20

 

13.20-13.40

 

 

13.40-14.00

 

14.00-14.20

 

14.20-14.40

 

 

14.40-15.00

Session II: Bioenergy & biorefinery                                                               (Thipphiman level 2)

 

Chairman: Prof. Wen-Teng Wu, Taiwan

 

 

II-01 Prof. Siripong Premjet, Thailand

         “Pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis yields of weed biomass in Thailand”

II-02 Prof. Jarina Joshi, Nepal

         “Study on different treatment techniques on lignocellulosic biomass for efficient fermentable sugar

           production: A strategy for efficient bioethanol production”

II-03 Prof. Yinbo Qu, China

         “Progress and prospect of lignocellulosics biorefinery”

II-04 Prof. Suraphon Chaiwongsar, Thailand

         “The Potential Role Of Transgenic Plants In Bioethanol Production”

II-05 Prof. Hermansyah, Indonesia

         “Screening, Isolation, and characterization of ethanol-producing  yeast from Tuak, an Indonesia  

           North Sumatera traditional beverage”

II-06 Prof. Mohd Alibin Hassan, Malaysia

         “Palm Biomass Refinery in Malaysia”

 

 

 

 

 

13.00-13.20

 

13.20-13.40

 

13.40-14.00

 

14.00-14.20

 

14.20-14.40

 

14.40-15.00

Session III : All-biotechnology                                                                         (Thipwaree level 1)

 

Chairman:       Prof. Chartchai Khanongnuch, Thailand

Co-chairman:  Prof. Prasartporn  Smitamana, Thailand

 

III-01 Prof. Kyoung Heon Kim, Korea

           “Red seaweed sugar platform: 3,6-anhydro-L-galactose as a novel functional material for health”

III-02 Dr. Vorawit Ananphongmanee, Thailand

           “Cell Surface Engineering of Pichia pastoris: Displaying of WSSV-VP28 Subunit”

III-03 Ms. Tareerat Lertwimol, Thailand

           “Identification of white spot syndrome virus genes involved in apoptosis”

III-04 Ms. Pisanee Srisawat, Thailand

           “Factors affecting the biofilm formation of bacteria isolated from reverse osmosis membrane”

III-05 Prof. Jayaraman Angayarkanni, India

           “Screening of soil fungi and mushroom for lovastatin production”

III-06 Prof. Syed  Muhammad Shahid, Pakistan

           “Genetic variations in ACE gene in patients of nephropathy in diabetes”

15.00-15.30

Coffee Break & Poster session

 

 

 

 

 

15.30-15.50

 

15.50-16.10

 

 

16.10-16.30

 

 

16.30-16.50

 

 

16.50-17.10

Session I: Bioprocess engineering                                                                  (Pinthong level 1)

 

Chairman:         Prof. Yoon-Mo Koo, Korea

Co-chairman:  Dr. Maythee Saisriyoot, Thailand

 

I-07 Ms. Surisa Suwannarangsee, Thailand

        “Development of lignocellulolytic enzyme systems for efficient biomass hydrolysis”

I-08 Ms. Kledkaew Rattanaphanyapan, Thailand

        “Biomass and Lipid Stimulation by Means of Substrate and Inducing Agent for the Cultivation of    

       Oleaginous Microorganism”

I-09 Prof. Md. Rezaul Karim, Bangladesh

        “Cooking oil waste transesterification over alkali metal (Li, Na, K) impregnated with rice husk silica:     

       a potential heterogonous base catalysis”

I-10 Ms. Srisakul Trakarnpaiboon, Thailand

        “Effect of Rhizopus oryzae inoculum types on Lactic Acid Production from Cassava Starch in Airlift

          Fermenter”

I-11 Prof. Sung Hoon Park, Korea

        Development of recombinant microorganisms for the production of 3-hydroxypropionic acid from

          Glycerol”

 

 

 

 

15.30-15.50

 

15.50-16.10

 

 

16.10-16.30

 

 

16.30-16.50

 

Session II: Bioenergy & biorefinery                                                                (Thipphiman level 2)

 

Chairman: Prof. Wen-Teng Wu, Taiwan

 

II-07 Ms. Nootjaree Tudses, Thailand

         “Efficient method for protoplast isolation of Jatropha curcas L.”

II-08 Prof. Misri Gozan, Indonesia

         “Membrane-Microreactor for Transesterification of CPO to Methyl Esters by Lipase Pseudomonas

           flourescense and Burkholderia capacia

II-09 Dr. Aparat Mahakhant, Thailand

         “R&D on Microalgae as New Renewable Energy (NRE) Feedstock for Bioenergy and Biorefinery at

         TISTR”

II-10 Prof. Min Sung Park, USA

         The Current Status of Microalgae-based Biofuels R&D in Korea”

 

 

 

 

 

15.30-15.50

 

15.50-16.10

 

 

16.10-16.30

 

16.30-16.50

Session III : All-biotechnology                                                                       (Thipwaree level 1)

 

Chairman:       Prof. Chartchai Khanongnuch

Co-chairman:  Prof. Prasartporn  Smitamana

 

III-07 Prof. Saddia Galani, Pakistan

          “Heat Tolerance in Rice Cultivars at Seedling Stage: Physiological and Biochemical markers”

III-08 Prof.Virendra Swarup Bisaria, India

          “Withanolide production in plant cell culture of Withania somnifera by overexpression of squalene

            Synthase”

III-09 Ms. Sutasinee Nontajak, Thailand

           “Major Cucurbit Viruses and Aphid Vector in the Royal Project’s Areas”

III-10 Prof. Mir Sujaul Islam, Bangladesh

           “Spatial Distribution of Soil Properties and Heavy Metals Content around the Chini Lake

             watershed”

16.50-18.00

Free time

18.00-21.00

Dinner                                                                                                             (Pinthong level 1)

Closing Ceremony

Thai Performance

Thanking speech by 1) Representative from Korean

                                 2) Representative from Taiwan

                                 3) Representative from India

                                 4) Representative from Malaysia

                                 5) Representative from Indonesia

                                 6) Representative from China

                                 7) Representative from Vietnam

                                 8) Representative from Nepal

                                 9) Representative from Pakistan

                                10) Representative from Bangladesh

-Token gift to all representatives presented by the dean of Agro-industry faculty

-Closing address by TSB president

21.00

Shopping at Night Plaza (optional)

 

 

Day 3: Saturday, January 19, 2013

08.00-08.30

Check-out and bring the luggage along (departure participants)

 

 

Excursion   (Meet at the hotel lobby 08.30 hr)

08.30-09.30

 

09.30-11.30

 

Travel to Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden http://www.qsbg.org/NewWeb2554/indexEng_home.asp

-Multi-vision (30 minutes)

-Participants will be divided to 2 groups.

    + Natural Science Museum  (40 minutes)

    + Conservatory: 4 glass houses out of 12 (40 minutes)

11.30-12.30

Lunch in the Park

12.30-13.00

13.00-13.30

13.30-14.30

14.30-16.00

Travel to Maesa Elephant Camp http://www.maesaelephantcamp.com

-Arrive to Maesa Elephant Camp and walk to Elephant theatre

-Elephant performance

-Enjoy activities in the camp

16.00-17.00

Travel to Chiang Mai Airport/back to the hotel

Symposium End

                                                                                                                       (Program updated on 12 Jan 2013)
* Poster size: 90cm * 120cm
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