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Technical Program

Preliminary program - updated 12/12/2019

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

8:30-9:30 AM


9:30-9:45 AM

Opening Ceremony

9:45-10:30 AM

Plenary Lecture I: Peptide/Protein Engineering

583624: James P. Tam, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Plenary Talk: Superglue from Nature

10:30-11:00 AM


11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Technical Session 1: Enzyme Engineering

591024: Mark Howarth, University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Invited Talk: Spy and Snoop Peptide Superglues to Empower Vaccines, Biomaterials and Antibodies

588543: Daniel T. Peters, Newcastle University, United Kingdom. Engineering the Plague Capsular Antigen (Caf1) Protein: A Thermally Reformable Protein Polymer

588649: Bunyarit Meksiriporn, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand. An Engineered Survival-Selection Strategy for Synthetic Binding Scaffolds Specifically Targeting Post-Translationally Phosphorylated Proteins

588529: MengJun Fang, ZheJiang University, China. Improving the Productivity of 5-Hydroxy-L-Tryptophan in Escherichia coli By Combinational Evolution of Several Key Enzymes and Co-Enzymes

12:30-2:00 PM


2:00-3:40 PM

Technical Session 2: Protein Engineering and Formulation

588858: Alois Jungbauer, BOKU, Austria. Invited Talk: Digital Twins of Continuous Integrated Biomanufacturing Processes

590928: Jakob Buecheler, Novartis, Switzerland. A Closer Look into Freeze-Thaw Processes for Therapeutic Protein Formulations

588845: Donald Belcher, The Ohio State University, USA. Evaluating Chemo-Sensitizing Potential of Oxygen Delivery Facilitated By Transfused Polymerized Hemoglobins on Vascularized Solid Tumors

590838: Tae Hyeon Yoo, Ajou University, Korea, Republic of (South). Site-Specific Modification of IgG Via a Simple Photocrosslinking Reaction

3:40-5:00 PM

Poster Session and Reception

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

9:00-9:30 AM


9:30-11:00 AM

Technical Session 3: Cellular Engineering

591063: Paul Freemont, Imperial College London, United Kingdom. Invited Talk: In Vitro Synthetic Biology Using Cell Free Systems to Prototype Parts and Pathways to Enzymatic Conversion in a Test-Tube

588534: Xixian Chen, BioTrans, A*STAR Singapore, Singapore. Integrating Enzyme and Metabolic Engineering for Apocarotenoids Production

584898: Kathakali Sarkar, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Homi Bhabha National Institute, India. Synthetic Genetic Devices for Decoding and Encoding Chemical Signals in Living Bacterial Cells
584867: Deepro Bonnerjee, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Homi Bhabha National Institute, India. Synthetic Genetic Devices for Higher Order Artificial Information Processing in Living Cells: Towards a Cellular Robotics Platform

11:00-11:30 AM


11:30-11:50 PM

Rapid Fire Poster Presentations

589975: Muen Chung, RWTH Aachen, SeSaM-Biotech, Germany. Display of Functional Nucleic Acid Polymerase on Escherichia coli Surface and Its Application in Directed Polymerase Evolution
583968: Young-Kee Kim, Hankyong National University, Korea, Republic of (South). Effect of Nutrient Supplement on Syngas Fermentation Withâ Clostridium Autoethanogenum

11:50 AM-1:30 PM


1:30-2:15 PM

Plenary Lecture II: Biomolecular Engineering & Self-assembly

588708: Samuel Stupp, Northwestern University, USA. Plenary Talk: "Biomimetic Structures for Regenerative Medicine"

2:15-3:25 PM

Technical Session 4: Self-assembly

588467: Stefan Salentinig, University of Fribourg, Switzerland. Lipid-Peptide Co-Assemblies for Multifunctional Biointerfaces
583836: Andrew Care, Macquarie University, Australia. Bioengineering Prokaryotic Nanocompartments into Photosensitizing Nanoparticles

588655: Rana Gamal, University of Garden City, University of Medical Sciences and Technology, Sudan. Green Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles from Camellia sinensis and Its Application Against UTI Bacteria

3:25-4:30 PM

Poster Session

6:30-8:30 PM

Ticketed Dinner

Thursday, January 9, 2020

9:00-9:30 AM


9:30-10:15 AM

Plenary Lecture III: Biomolecular Analytics and Characterizations
591152: Daniel Fletcher, UC Berkeley, USA. Plenary Talk: Cell Surface Topography: How Protein Size can Alter Organization and Signaling at Cell-Cell Interfaces

10:15-10:45 AM


10:45 AM-12:05 PM

Technical Session 5: Analytics

591007: Shee-Mei Lok, Duke-NUS Medical School, USA. Invited Talk: Zika virus and its antibody complex structures
588640: Masamichi Ikeguchi, Soka University, Japan. Time-Resolved Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering for Monitoring the Biomolecular Assembly Process
​590379: Jing Yu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore. Explore the Adhesion Mechanisms of Mussel Adhesive Proteins

12:05-12:25 PM

Technical Session 6: Applications

584563: Julie Lake, University of California, Berkeley, USA. Converting Fatty Acids to Alkanes with Blue Light
588537: Hwa Jun Cha, Osan university, Korea, Republic of (South). Ip Is Decreased Melanogenesis Using Inhibition of PKA

12:25-12:45 PM

Closing Remarks

Poster Presentations:

  1. 584439: Hyeon Nae Jeon, Yonsei University, Bioinformatics and Molecular Design Research Center (BMDRC), Korea, Republic of (South). Development of Computer-Aided Rational Protein Engineering Toolkit (CARPET)

  2. 584530: Arjun Bhagwat, University of British Columbia (Vancouver), Canada. Studying Performance of Microbial Fuel Cell Inoculated with Shewanella Oneidensis MR-1 for Copper Recovery

  3. 584563: Julie Lake, University of California, Berkeley, USA. Converting Fatty Acids to Alkanes with Blue Light

  4. 585287: Hyun Jong Lee, Gachon University, Korea, Republic of (South). The Comparison of MSC Secretome Effects on Corneal Wound Healing Depending on the Cell Culture Environments

  5. 587829: Tsutomu Tanaka, Kobe University, Japan. Metabolic Engineering to Improve 1,5-Diaminopentane Production from Cellobiose Using Bgl-Secreting Corynebacterium glutamicum

  6. 587838: Ryosuke Fujiwara, Kobe university, Japan. "Parallel Metabolic Pathway Engineering" for the Bioproduction of Shikimate Pathway Derivatives

  7. 588537: Hwa Jun Cha, Osan university, Korea, Republic of (South). Ip Is Decreased Melanogenesis Using Inhibition of PKA

  8. 589291: Junchul Kim, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of (South). CXCR4 Regulates Branching Morphogenesis in Developing Epithelial Organ

  9. 590581: Takumi Kuwata, Soka University, Japan. Salt-Induced Assembly Kinetics of Archaeoglobus Fulgidus Ferritin Monitored By Time-Resolved Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering

  10. 590697: Jong Deog Kim, Chonnam Natational University, Korea, Republic of (South). Theasaponin E1 Attenuate Aβ Amyloid and Hyperphosphorylated Tau in Sweapp N2a and Shy-5Y Cells By Down or up-Regulation of the Associated Signaling Molecules and Enzymes

  11. 590756: Dima Abu Alhawa, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar. Solar Spectrum Characterization, Impact on Human Health and Mitigation Using Innovative Materials

  12. 590784: Ying Xie, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Polarisome Scaffolder Spa2-Mediated Macromolecular Condensation of Aip5 for Actin Polymerization

  13. 590881: Sharon Chee, p53LAB (A*STAR), Singapore. Selection of Peptides Inhibiting p53 Function

  14. 591232: Shuhei Noda, Riken, Japan. Microbial Platform to Synthesize Valuable Bulk Chemicals in Escherichia coli

  15. 591046: Ayokunmi Oyeleye, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. Loop Motions and Dynamics in the Catalytic Domain of GH Family 19 Chitinases Are Essential for Binding to Complex Substrates