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Third Annual Symposium of Protein Society of Thailand:
Frontiers in Protein Research
28th August, 2008
08:00-08:45 Registration
08:45-09:00 Opening ceremony
Chairperson: Prof. M.R. Jisnuson Svasti
09:00-09:20 Protein changes in disease
Prof. M.R. Jisnuson Svasti
(Laboratory of Biochemistry, Chulabhorn Research Institute)
09:20-10:00 Differential expression of potential biomarkers in human lung cancer
Prof. Shui-Tien Chen
(Institute of Biological Chemistry, Taiwan)
10:00-10:30 Coffee/Tea Break/ Exhibition
Chairperson: Prof. Worachart Sirawaraporn
10:30-11:05 WF6: a CS monoclonal antibody and its application in monitoring joint pathology in vitro and in vivo
Assoc. Prof. Prachya Kongtawelert
(Thailand Excellence Center for Tissue Engineering, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University)
11:05-11:35 Molecular genetics of nonsyndromic hearing loss in Thais
Assoc. Prof. Duangrurdee Wattanasirichaigoon
(Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University)
11:35-12:00 Protein O-GlcNAcylation: A novel cardioprotective mechanism
Dr. Voraratt Champattanachai
(Laboratory of Biochemistry, Chulabhorn Research Institute)
12.00-13:00 Lunch: Luncheon Lecture
13:00-14:00 3rd Annual Meeting (Protein Society of Thailand)
14:00-15:00 Poster Session
15:00-15:30 Coffee/Tea Break/ / Exhibition
Chairperson: Assoc.Prof. Dr. Rudee Surarit
15:30-17:00 Free paper presentation
29th August, 2008
Chairperson: Assist. Prof. Dr. James Ketudat-Cairns
08:30-09:10 Molecular structure and function of α -glucosidase
Prof. Atsuo Kimura
(Research Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Japan)
09:10-09:35 Mutational analysis in the substrate binding pocket of α-glucosidase
Assist. Prof. Prachumporn Kongsaeree
(Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University)
09:35-10:00 Polyhydroxyalkanoate, a biodegradable polymer from bacteria: aspects of protein engineering and applications for nanobiotechnology and biomedicine
Dr. Nuttawee Niamsiri
(Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University)
10:00-10:30 Coffee/Tea Break/ Exhibition
Chairperson: Assoc. Prof. Pimchai Chaiyen
10:30-11:05 Proteomics for the Thai shrimp industry
Prof. Timothy W. Flegel
(Centex Shrimp and Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok)
11:05-11:35 Sperm capacitation in marine animals: a lesson from mammals towards shrimp
Assoc. Prof. Wattana Weerachatyanukul
(Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University)
11:35-12:00 Hidden facets of protein evolution in plants and malaria
Dr. Thanat Chookajorn
(Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University)
12:00-13:00 Lunch: Luncheon Lecture
Innovation solutions for cutting edge proteomic research
Dr. John Xue, Waters Corparation. USA.
13:00-14:00 Poster Session
Chairperson: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Palangpon Kongsaeree
14:00-14:35 A novel therapeutic target against dengue virus diseases - the NS2b/NS3b two-component protease
Assist. Prof. Gerd Katzenmeier
(Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Mahidol University)
14:35-15:00 Multitarget drug screening and design
Dr. Ekachai Jenwitheesuk
(Genome Institute, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology)
15:00-15:50 Coffee/Tea Break/Exhibition
15:50-16:30 Structures of b-lactoglobulin and sulfotransferase Synchrotron protein crystallography at NSRRC
Dr. Chun-Jung Chen
(National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Taiwan)
16:30-17:00 Poster awards and Closing ceremony

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