Scientific Programme

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

SEPTEMBER 8, 2007

Symposium
venue

Divan Hotel Antalya Talya
Antalya- TURKEY

17.00-19.30

Registration

19.30-22.00

Welcome Cocktail

 

SEPTEMBER 9, 2007

08.30

Registration

9.00-9.15

OPENING CEREMONY – Platinum Hall

9.30-10.15

PLENARY  LECTURE - Platinum Hall
PL-1 Chitosan: The Road is Long…
G.F. Roberts (UK)

10.15-10.30

Coffee Break

 

Session 1 – Silver Hall
Chemical and Physical Aspects

Session 2 – Platinum Hall
Applications- Biomedical

10.30-11.00

01-1 Use of some Special Physical Techniques to Investigate Chitosan Related Systems
F. Rustichelli (Italy)
Invited Speaker

02-1 Multipotential amazing material “chitin” for wound treatment
S.  Minami (Japan)
Invited Speaker

11.00-11.20

01-2 Association, aggregation of b-chitosan molecules in acidic aqueous solutions
R. H. Chen (Taiwan)
Invited Speaker         

02-2 Preparation, Characterization and Performance of Chitosan and Modified Chitosan Wound Dressing
P. Wanichpongpan (Thailand)

11.20-11.40

01-3  Spectroscopic studies of miscibility and kinetics of thermodegradation of chitosan blends
M. Mucha (Poland)

02-3 Chitosan Biomaterials with Different Geometries For Diverse Biomedical Applications
E. B. Denkbaþ (Turkey)

11.40-12.00

01-4 T-SAR guided Conformational and Pattern Analysis of up to 40 different Chitosans
M. Weinhold (Germany)

02-4 Effect of chitosans on skin-borne microorganisms
F. Tavaria (Portugal)

12.00-13.30

Lunch

13.30-14.00

Poster Session – Golden Hall

14.00- 14.45

PLENARY  LECTURE – Platinum Hall
PL-2 Recent Concepts Regarding The Physical Chemistry Of Chitosan And Their Applications
A. Domard (France)

 

Session 3 – Silver Hall
Chitooligosaccharides

Session 4 – Platinum Hall
Applications-Biomedical

14.45-15.15

03-1 Continous enzymatic production and biological activities of chitooligosaccharides
S. K. Kim (South Korea)
Invited Speaker

04-1 Enlisting Chitosan’s Stimuli-Responsive Properties For Localized Protein Assembly
G. F. Payne (USA)
Invited Speaker

15.15-15.35

03-2 Chitinase – Chitooligosaccharide Interactions As Seen Through The Eyes Of Mass Spectrometry
M. S?rlie (Norway)

04-2 Chitosan-graft-polyethylenimine for Efficient Delivery of Akt1 siRNA to Non Small Cell Lung Carcinoma Cell Line
C. S. Cho (South Korea)

15.35-15.55

03-3 Chitin extraction from prawn processing waste by biological methods
A.Ö. Aytekin  (Turkey)

04-3 Bioadhesive Chitosan Nanoparticles for effective delivery of Mitomycin C in Superficial Bladder Cancer Therapy
E. Bilensoy (Turkey)

15.55-16.15

03-4 Anticancer Mechanism of a Novel Glucosamine Derivative in Murine Skin Cancer Cells
E. Mendis (South Korea)

04-4 Effect of Molecular Weight and Degree of Acetylation on the Physicochemical Characteristics of Chitosan Nanoparticles
F.M. Goycoolea (Spain)

16.15-16.35

Coffee Break

 

Session 5 – Silver Hall
Sources, Isolation and Production

Session 6 – Platinum Hall
Applications-Agriculture

16.35-17.05

05-1 New perspectives of partially deacetylated chitin
W. F. Stevens (Thailand)
Invited Speaker

06-1 Chitosan and its derivatives: prospective biosubstances for developing a sustainable eco-agriculture.
N. A. Dzung (Vietnam)
Invited Speaker

17.05-17.25

05-2 Preparation and evaluation of corrosion inhibitors from sea food wastes
M. H. M.  Hussain  (Egypt)

06-2 Application of Chitosan in Plant Protection: Possibilities and Limitations
H. Pospieszny (Poland)
Invited Speaker

17.25-17.45

05-3 Dual-responsive copolymer hydrogels based on Chitosan selectively grafted with poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)
T-M. Don (Taiwan)

06-3 The Bulk Oxypropylation of Chitin and Chitosan and the Characterization of the Ensuing Polyols
S. Fernandes (Portugal)

17.45-18.05

05-4 A 15N-ssNMR-Based Labeling Procedure for the Determination of DDA of Chitinous Material in Live Fungi
D.R.W. Hodgson (UK)

06-4 Preparation of Novel Chitosan-Zeolite Composites for Purification of Industrial and Urban Waters
A. Morsli (France)

18.05-18.25

05-5 Chitosan Films: The Effects of Additives on Barrier and Mechanical Properties
T.T. Franco (Brasil)

06-5 Biosorption of Textile Azo-Dyes by Chitosan: Equilibrium and Kinetic Studies
A. Szygula (Spain)

 

SEPTEMBER 10, 2007

8.30 - 9.15

PLENARY  LECTURE – Platinum Hall
PL-3  Structure And Function Of Family 19 Chitinases
T. Watanabe (Japan)

 

Session 7 – Silver Hall
Enzymatic Aspects (Biosynthesis, Biodegredation and Bioactivity)

Session 8 – Platinum Hall

Applications-Biomedical

9.15-9.45

07-1  Structural insights into fungal cell wall chitin turnover
D. V. Aalten (UK)
Invited Speaker

08-1  Chitosan Derivatives – are the Daughters better than the Mother?
H. E. Junginger (Thailand)
Invited Speaker

9.45-10.05

07-2  Tissue-specific Expression of Chitinases In Korean Ginseng   (Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer)
D. H. Jo (South Korea)

08-2  N-trimethyl Chitosan Microparticles Prepared by a Supercritical Drying Process as Carriers for Pulmonary Delivery of Therapeutic Proteins and Vaccines
M. Amidi (The Netherlands)

10.05-10.25

07-3 Crystalline Chitin Hydrolyzing Activity of Chitinase Isozymes
from the Stomach of Marbled Rockfish Sebastiscus
marmoratus
M. Matsumiya (Japan)

08-3  Colloidal Chitosan for Vaccine Delivery
T. Delair (France)

10.25-10.45

Coffee Break

 

Session 9 – Silver Hall
Enzymatic Aspects (Biosynthesis, Biodegredation and Bioactivity)

Session 10 – Platinum Hall
Applications- Biomedical

10.45-11.15

09-1 Substrates and Products of   Chitosan-Modifying Enzymes
B. M. Moerschbacher (Germany)
Invited Speaker

10-1 Thiolated chitosan: Design,      functions and applications
A. Bernkop-Schnuerch (Austria)
Invited Speaker

11.15-11.35

09-2 Biotechnological Process for Chitin Recovery out of Shrimp Waste
G. Daum (Germany)

10-2 The Potential Of Chitosan In-Situ Gelling Systems For The Delivery Of Large And Small Molecular Weight Drugs
M. N. V. R. Kumar (India)

11.35-11.55

09-3 Costs and Benefits of Processivity in Enzymatic Degradation of Chitin and Other Insoluble Polysaccharides
V. G.H. Eijsink (Norway)

10-3 Chitosan-based Vaccine Delivery    System for Immunization against the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)
R. N. Gürsoy (Turkey)

11.55-12.15

09-4 Involvement Of Loops In Catalysis In Family 19 Chitinases
W. Ubhayasekera (Sweden)

10-4 Rheological And Spectroscopic Characterization Of The Gelification Process Of Chitosan-based Injectable Biomaterials
L.F. Boesel (Spain)

12.15-13.00

Poster Session – Golden Hall

13.00-14.00

Lunch (Lunch Box)

14.00

TOUR

20.00

DINNER (Closing banquet)

 

SEPTEMBER 11, 2007

8.30 - 9.15

PLENARY  LECTURE – Platinum Hall

PL-4 Characterization Of Chitin And A Study Of Its Acid-Catalysed Hydrolysis

K.M. Vårum (Norway)

 

Session 11 – Silver Hall
Physical and Chemical Aspects of Chitin and Chitosan

Session 12 – Platinum Hall

Applications-Food,Textile

9.15-9.45

11-1 Protein-Ligand Interactions of Chitooligosaccharides with the Chitolectin HC gp39 and with Chitinases
M. G. Peter (Germany)
Invited Speaker

12-1 Chitosan application in food preparation and digestion
J. Kopecny (Czech Republic)
Invited Speaker

9.45-10.05

11-2 Study of the kinetics for depolymerization of Chitosan by using acetic acid
K-H. Hsieh (Taiwan)

12-2 Evaluation Of Prebiotic Potential Of Chitooligosaccharides
S. C. Sousa (Portugal)

10.05-10.45

Coffee Break

10.45-11.30

PLENARY LECTURE - Platinum Hall
PL-5 Novel Nasal Applications For Chitosan For Drug Therapy
L.  Illum  (UK)

 

Session 13 – Silver Hall
Applications- Biomedical

Session 14 –  Platinum Hall
Applications- Biomedical

11.30-12.00

13-1Introduction of chitin and its derivatives for the design of medical devices based on the requirements of EU Directives
M. H. Struszczyk (Poland)
Invited Speaker

14-1Chitosan for nucleic acid delivery
J. Akbuða (Turkey)
Invited Speaker                            

12.00-12.20

13-2Neuroprotective Effects of Carbamazepine in Traumatic Brain Injury Animal Model
H. Eroðlu (Turkey)

14-2PEGylated Chitosan Nanoparticles for gene delivery
O. Saka (Turkey)

12.20-12.40

13-3 Alginate-Chitosan Scaffolds For Tissue Engineering Applications
E. Öztürk (Turkey)

14-3A New Vaccine Delivery System With Chitosan Derivatives For Intranasal Immunisation: In Vitro/In Vivo Evaluations
B. Sayýn (Turkey)

12.40-13.45

Lunch

13.45-14.15

Poster Session – Golden Hall

14.15-15.00

PLENARY LECTURE – Platinum Hall
PL-6 Recent Advances In Chitosan-Based Vectors As Delivery Systems For Biotherapeutics
O. Alpar (UK)

 

Session 15 – Silver Hall
Applications- Biomedical

Session 16 – Platinum Hall
Applications- Biomedical

15.00-15.20

15-1 Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Carboxybutyrylated Glucosamine via Inhibiting iNOS and COX-2 Expressions in Mouse Macrophages
N. Rajapakse (South Korea)

16-1 Specific Interaction Between Chitosan And Matrix Metalloprotease 2 Decreases The Invasive Activity Of Human Melanoma Cells
C. Gorzelanny (Germany)

15.20-15.40

15-2 Physico-Chemical Properties Of Chitosan Hydrogels Covalently Crosslinked With Genipin
S.Vílchez (Spain)
      

16-2 Chitosan-DNA Liquid-Crystalline Particles As A Background For Design Of Nanoconstructions
V.P. Varlamov (Russia)

15.40-16.00

15-3 Chitosan As An Antibacterial Compound: Insights Into Its Mode Of Action
D. Raafat (Germany)

116-3 Biomimetic Apatite Coated Chitosan Scaffolds: Invastigation of Osteoblastic Activity
S. Aday (Turkey)

16.00-16.30

Coffee Break

16.30-17.45

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION – Platinum Hall
Characterization, Standardization and Regulation

17.45

Award and Closing Ceremony – Platinum Hall

Podium Presentations

Poster Presentations

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