Latest Advancements of Mathematical Research (27th – 29th December, 2011)

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1.

Dr. Saeid Abbasbandy

Iran

abbasbandy@yahoo.com

1.Variant of homotopy analysis method – Predictor HAM

2. Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin Method (MLPG)

2.

Dr. Gazanfer Unal

Turkey

gazanferunal@gmail.com

1.Stochastic Jump - Diffusion equations in Science, Finance and Engineering, Part 1: Fundamentals

2. Stochastic Jump- Diffusion equations in science, Finance and Engineering, Part 2: Solutions methods

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Meraj Mustafa

Pakistan

Meraj_mm@hotmail.com

Boundary layer flow over an exponentially stretching surface

2.

Dr. Zaheer Abbas

Pakistan

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Falkner-Skan wedge flow

3.

Dr. Muhammad  Imran

Pakistan

imrandhab@gmail.com

Properties of connected graphs related to metric and partition dimension

4.

Ms. Rabia Bibi

Pakistan

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Time scale integral inequalities for super quadratic functions

5.

Mr. Muhammad  Ayub

Pakistan

muhammad_ayub5@hotmail.com

Symmetry analysis for system of ODEs

6.

Miss Noreen Sher Akbar

Pakistan

noreensher@yahoo.com

Blood flow in tapered stenosed arteries

7.

Mr. Adeel Ahmad

Pakistan

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Flow and heat transfer over a hyperbolic stretching sheet

8.

Mr. Aamir Ali

Pakistan

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Oscillatory channel flow for non-Newtonian fluid

9.

Dr. Muhammad  Yousaf  Malik

Pakistan

drmymalik@hotmail.com

Heat transfer analysis in extended surfaces

10.

Dr. Nasir Ali

Pakistan

nasir.ali@iiu.edu.pk

Peristalsis in curved channel

11.

Dr. Muhammad Umar

Pakistan

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Orbifolds and equivariant geometry

12.

Dr. Tariq Javed

Pakistan

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Applications of spectral methods in fluid mechanics

13.

Dr. Safia Akram

Pakistan

safia@mcs.edu.pk

Peristaltic flow in rectangular duct

14.

Dr. Khaula Naeem Khan

Pakistan

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Fractional integral transforms of generalized functions

15.

Dr. Sohail Nadeem

Pakistan

snqau@hotmail.com

Adomian decomposition method

16.

Prof. Asghar Qadir

Pakistan

aqadirmath@yahoo.com

 

Linearization: Geometric, Complex and Conditional

17.

Dr. Muhammad  Nawaz

Pakistan

Nawaz_d2006@yahoo.com

Soret and Dufours effects in an axisymmetric flow with Newtonian heating

18.

Mr. Syed Muhammad Imran

Pakistan

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Numerical solution for flow of nano fluid over an exponentially stretching surface

19.

Mr. Muhammad  Awais

Pakistan

awais_mm@yahoo.com

Channel flow of Jeffery fluid

20.

Dr. Muhammad Sajid

Pakistan

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Stretching flow in an Oldroyd-B fluid

 


Advancement in Genetic Engineering of Plants (20th – 22nd December, 2011)

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1.

Prof. Jacobsen

Germany

Jacobsen@genetik.uni-hannover.de

The role of plant biotech in securing global food supply

Video Conference

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Aftab Bashir

Pakistan

aftab.bashir@gmail.com

1. Bioinformatics tools in gene characterization

2. Optimization of gene expression for the development of transgenic plants

2.

Dr. Saifullah Khan

Pakistan

drsaif65@gmail.com; saifullah.khan@iccs.edu

1. Plant Biotechnology Beyond Food or Feed Industrial and Pharmaceutical Beyond fermentation (Part-1)

2. Plant Biotechnology Beyond Food or Feed Industrial and Pharmaceutical Beyond fermentation (Part-2)

3.

Prof. Dr. Rob Briddon

Pakistan

rob.briddon@gmail.com;
rob.briddon@gmail.com

1. Geminivirus diseases of plants in Pakistan – the molecular pathology of begomoviruses causing cotton leaf curl disease

2. Strategies for engineered resistance against geminiviruses

4.

Dr. Saadia Naseem

Pakistan

saadia1@gmail.com;
saadia.naseem@comsats.edu.pk

Genetic Engineering for viral disease management in Plants: Trends and Prospects

5.

Dr. Mehboob Rehman

Pakistan

mehboob_pbd@yahoo.com

Exploitation of Genomic-based Technology in Crop Plants

6.

Nasir Ahmad Saeed

Pakistan

nasaeedpk@yahoo.com;
nasaeed@nibge.org

1. Advances in Understanding and Management of Abiotic Stress (Part 1)

2. Advances in Understanding and Management of Abiotic Stress (Part 2)

7.

Zahid Ali

Pakistan

zahi06@googlemail.com

Advances in vector construction for genetic engineering of plants 

8.

Dr. Yusaf Zafar

Pakistan

Y_zafar@yahoo.com

1. Labs to Land : GM plant development road map

2. Future challenges in developing GM crops in public sector  

9.

Dr. Zabta Khan Shinwari

Pakistan

shinwari2008@gmail.com; shinwari2002@yahoo.com

Biosafety, Biosecurity:

Background, International Obligations, National scene, Dual Use Education

 


Healthcare in the 21st Century: Importance of Interoperability (21st – 23rd November, 2011)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Mr. Abdul Malik Shakir

USA

AbdulMalik@shakirconsulting.com

Tutorial: HL7 v3 Reference Information Models

2.

Dr. Peter Bloodsworth

UK

peter.bloodsworth@seecs.edu.pk

Health Informatics in 21st Century in Europe

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Hamid Mukhtar

Pakistan

hamid.mukhtar@seecs.edu.pk

Emerging Trends in Ubiquitous Health Care

2.

Dr. Abdus Salam Khan

Pakistan

askhan65@yahoo.com

Interoperability, Past, Present and Future: A Physician's Perspective

3.

Dr. Hafiz Farooq Ahmad

Pakistan

farooq.ahmad@seecs.edu.pk

Building Health Informatics Community: HL7 Pakistan

4.

Dr. Faisal Sultan

Pakistan

faisal@skm.org.pk

The Role of Information Technology in Healthcare: Shaukat Khanum Perspective

5.

Mr. Shamyl Bin Mansoor

Pakistan

shamyl.mansoor@seecs.edu.pk

Advances in Tele Surgery

6.

Mr. Rizwan Hanif

Pakistan

rizwan@skm.org.pk

Tutorial: Health Information System Deployment and use in Large Healthcare

7.

Dr. Asif Zafar

Pakistan

azmalik@hotmail.com

Role of Tele-medicine in Healthcare

8.

Mr. Mansoor Ahmed

Pakistan

mansoor09@hotmail.com

Self Hypnosis through Meditation

9.

Muhammad Afzal

Pakistan

Muhammad.afzal@seecs.edu.pk

Tutorial: Interoperability in Health Systems

10.

Ms. Shagufta Umer

Pakistan

Shagufta.umer@seecs.edu.pk

Tutorial: Health Life Horizon Project: Analysis, Design and     Implementation

11.

Mr. Yasar Khan

Pakistan

  yasir.khan@seecs.edu.pk

Tutorial: Health Life Horizon Project: Analysis, Design and     Implementation

 


Biosafety, Biosecurity and Bioethics (17th – 19th October, 2011)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Susan Caskey

USA

sacaske@sandia.gov

Biorisk assessment

Video Conference

2.

Prof.Tijen Talas-Ogras

Turkey

tijen.ogras@mam.gov.tr

Plant Biotechnology and

Biosafety

3.

Dr. Jennifer Gaudiso

USA

jmgaudi@sandia.gov

Biological safety principles and practices

Video Conference 

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Rakhshanda Bilal

Pakistan

rakhshanda.bilal@gmail.com

Introduction to the workshop

2.

Prof. Dr. Shahana Urooj Kazmi

Pakistan

shahanaurooj@yahoo.com;
shahanaurooj@gmail.com

Biosafety and Biosecurity; Minimizing

the risks in the laboratory

(microbiology research lab settings)

3.

Dr. Aamer Ikram

Pakistan

maahin1@yahoo.com

Biosafety and Biosecurity; Minimizing

the risks in the laboratory (clinical lab settings)

4.

Dr. Huma Qureshi

Pakistan

pmrc@comsats.net.pk

A Public Health Approach to

reducing Risks

5.

Dr  Qurban Ali

Pakistan

drqurban@yahoo.com

Mitigation measures; plan for

operational challenges in Biorisk event(s) involving environment and communities

6.

Dr. Farhana Azim
(Co-Coordinator)

Pakistan

farhanaazim@hotmail.com

Lahore Dengue event; planning ahead (case study)

7.

Dr. Erum Khan

Pakistan

erum.khan@aku.edu

Bioethics Human Subjects Research

8.

Dr. Kauser Abdulla Malik

Pakistan

kauser45@gmail.com

Responsible Conduct of Research

9.

Dr. Samar Mubarakmand
 

Pakistan

samar.mubarakmand@gmail.com.pk

Concluding remarks of the ceremony

10.

Dr. Maria Sultan

Pakistan

maria.sultan@sassu.org.uk

Home land Biosafety and Biosecurity; Policy Aspects

11.

Ms. Yasmeen Chaudhary

Pakistan

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Use of Human Samples & Export

Control

 


Modern Techniques in Structural Biology (1st – 4th October, 2011)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Christian Betzel
Prof. Dr. rer. nat., Dr. Sc.

Germany

Christian.Betzel@uni-hamburg.de

1.Introduction of Structural Biology - Past, Present, and Future

2. Case Studies of Structural Biology Research by Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction

3. Visualization in 3D by stereo glasses

2.

Ms. Emine Sonay Elgin

Turkey

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Work Presentation

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Atia-tul-Wahab

Pakistan

atiatulwahab@gmail.com

tulwahab@yahoo.com

Structure Determination of Proteins by Using Multi-dimensional NMR Spectroscopy

2.

Ms. Sadaf Iqbal

Pakistan

sadaf_iqbal@iccs.edu

1.From Soluble Protein to X-ray Diffracting Crystals: Recommendations

2. Crystallization of Proteins by Using Hanging Drop and Diffusion Methods

3.

Dr. Ahmed Akrem Attari

Pakistan

ahmedakrem@hotmail.com

1. Crystallographic Structure Analysis of Selected Important Plant Proteins and their Complexes

2. Structure Determination of Proteins by Using Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction

4.

Professor Dr. M. Iqbal
Choudhary H.I, S.I, T.I (PATRON)

Pakistan

iqbal.choudhary@iccs.edu

hej@cyber.net.pk

Basic Principles of NMR Spectroscopy

 

 


Biosafety Practices: Need & Necessity (26th – 28th September, 2011)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Dr. Eskandar Omidinia

Iran

Eomid8@yahoo.com

Status of Biosafety practices and preparedness in participating OIC countries

2.

Dr. Arash Ghalyanchi Langeroudi

Iran

ghalyana@ut.ac.ir

Status of Biosafety practices and preparedness in participating OIC countries

3.

Dr. Sara Heninger
 

USA

shening@sandia.gov

Awareness and Implementation of CWA 15793

Video Conference

4.

Eric Cook
 

USA

encook@sandia.gov

Opportunities for Risk Communication Using BioRAM Video Conference

5.

Mr. William J. Pinard
 

USA

wjpinar@sandia.gov

Introduction to Biorisk Management

Video Conference

Local Speakers

1.

Prof. Dr. Gen ®
Karamat A. Karamat, H.I, S.I

Pakistan

karamatahmed@hotmail.com

Conference Chair Précis; safety practices in clinical labs

2.

Dr. Rakhshanda Bilal
 

Pakistan

rakhshanda.bilal@gmail.com

Bio-threat Agents Overview;  the CDC listed bio-threat agents in their historical perspective

3.

Prof. Dr. Shahana Urooj Kazmi

Pakistan

shahanaurooj@yahoo.com;
shahanaurooj@gmail.com

1. Laboratory Biosafety and Biosecurity Risk Assessment

2. Biorisk Assessment Procedures and documentation

3. Need and necessity to adopt mitigation measures  

4. Role of laboratories in public health preparedness;  building their capability and capacity to respond to biological threats     

4.

Dr. R.H. Usmani

Pakistan

usmanirh@gmail.com

Biorisk Management:  developing program at laboratory level

5.

Dr. Farhana Azim

Pakistan

farhanaazim@hotmail.com

1.Implicated Bio-threat agents in Pakistan environment; Suggested local listing

2. Understanding epidemics and endemics in Pakistan; implications on Public health 

6.

Shahida M. Qureshi

Pakistan

shahida.qureshi@aku.edu

Biosafety Compliance; Biocontainment Facility and Equipment, Good Laboratory Biosafety Practices (GLP) and regulatory procedures

7.

Maqboola Dojki

Pakistan

maqboola.dojki@aku.edu

Decontamination and disposal

8.

Dr. Faheem Tahir

Pakistan

faheemtahir2000@yahoo.com

Laboratory level hazard and risk communication

9.

Dr. Mirza Imran Shahzad

Pakistan

mirza.imran@uaar.edu.pk

The lab people and the management as initiators and responders in an unforeseen bioterrorist attack in Pakistan

 


Integrated Pest Management (4th – 6th July, 2011)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Dr. Yorck Michael Graf Von Korff

France

yorck.von-korff@lisode.com

1. Facilitation Skills and importance in IPM/FFS approach

2. Future Planning for IPM-strategies in participating countries

2.

Dr. Ooi Aun Chuan

Thailand

peteracooi@gmail.com

Global IPM: Past, present and future

Local Speakers

1.

Arif Hameed Makhdum

Pakistan

amakhdum@wwf.org.pk

IPM Methodologies and FFS approach-an overview

2.

Mr. Kevin Gallaghar

Pakistan

Kevin.gallaghar@fao.org

Science and Farmers in FFS approach

3.

Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad

Pakistan

iftahmad@gmail.com

Status of IPM in Pakistan

4.

Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan

Pakistan

azparc@yahoo.com

Socio-economic impact of IPM-FFS approach

5.

Mr. Saifullah Talpur

Pakistan

saiftalpur@hotmail.com

IPM Methodologies and FFS approach-an overview

6.

Dr. Anjum Munir

Pakistan

anjums41@yahoo.com

Future Planning for IPM-strategies in participating countries

7.

Roshanzada Khattak

Pakistan

roshanzada@yahoo.com

Introduction to Agro-ecosystem analysis:

Field visit

8.

Munawar Raza Kazmi

Pakistan

munawarkazmi@gmail.com

Non-formal Education

9.

Dr. Tahira Yasmin

Pakistan

tahirayasmin@hotmail.com

Review of the Day

 


Green Technology (28th – 30th June, 2011)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Ms. Saher Hasnain

USA

asifjavedkhan@hotmail.com

Technologies in Urban Environments

2.

Prof. Souad El Hajjaji

Kingdom of Morocco

selhajjaji@hotmail.com

Sharing Moroccan Experience

Local Speakers

1.

Mr. Asef Farooki

Pakistan

lsp@brain.net.pk

RDF and the WtE Plants

2.

Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad

Pakistan

dgnarc@comsats.net.pk;

iftahmad@gmail.com

Bioremediation of Sewage Effluent: NARC Experience

3.

Hammad Bashir

Pakistan

hammad@nemspk.com

WHR power generation

project for Industry and CDM

4.

Anusha Sherazi SDPI

Pakistan

aunsha@sdpi.org

Encouraging Green Technologies : Introducing and promoting Energy Efficient Cooking Stoves (EECS) in remote underdeveloped rural areas

5.

Muhammad Munir Sheikh

Pakistan

munir.sheikh@gcisc.org.pk

Green Technology Strategy in Pakistan in the Context of Climate Change

6.

Dr Zahiruddin Khan

Pakistan

Zahirkhan61@gmail.com

Cleaner Production as Economical Tool for Sustainable Development

7.

Mr. Ahmad Khan

Pakistan

akhan@wwf.panda.org

Conserving Natural Resources through Green Technologies Promotion at Grassroots Levels

8.

Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro

Pakistan

manzoorhsoomro@gmail.com

Role of Pakistan Science Foundation in supporting Green Technologies

9.

Dr. Ghulam Akbar

Pakistan

Akbarwwf@yahoo.com

Conserving Natural Resources through Green Technologies Promotion at Grassroots Levels

10.

Syed Mahmood Nasir

Pakistan

mnasirn@yahoo.com

Opportunities and Challenges REDD, An emerging technology for Pakistan

11.

Dr. Romana Tabassum

Pakistan

romanatabassum@yahoo.com

Biogas Technology from Wastes for Energy Production

12.

Uzma Hanif

Pakistan

uzmahanif@fccollege.edu.pk;
uzmahanif.fcc@gmail.com

Economic Impact of Climate Change in Agriculture

13.

Umarah Mubeen

Pakistan

www.umarah@yahoo.com

Algal Bio Fuel

14.

Naveed Hasan Bukhari

Pakistan

navid@aedb.org

Economics of Hydrogen CNG

15.

Munawr Sheikh

Pakistan

Sheikh173@yahoo.com

Role of PCRET for the development of Renewable Energy Technology in Pakistan

 


Modern Techniques in Combinatorial Chemistry (13th – 16th June, 2011)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Dr. A. Ganesan

United Kingdom

a.ganesan@soton.ac.uk

1.Introduction to Combinatorial Chemistry and Methods for Analyzing Molecular Diversity and Druglikeness

2. Synthetic Reactions for High-Throughput Chemistry

3. Methods for Screening Mixture Libraries

4. Library Design and Synthesis of Potential Lead Molecules in Search of Therapeutics

5. Solid-Phase Synthesis: Peptides and Small Molecules

2.

Professor Chung-Ming Sun

China

cmsun@mail.nctu.edu.tw

1. Utilization of Microwave Irradiation as a Powerful Tool to Accelerate Library Collection

2. Scaffold-Directed Synthesis of Biological Interesting Compounds in Diversity Fashion

Local Speakers

1.

Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal
Choudhary H.I., S.I., T.I.

Pakistan

iqbal.choudhary@iccs.edu

hej@cyber.net.pk

Discovery of New Antimicrobial Compounds

2.

Dr. Farzana Shaheen

Pakistan

afnan.iccs@gmail.com

Synthesis and High-Throughput Screening of One-Bead One-Compound Combinatorial Libraries

3.

Prof. Dr. Farzana Latif Ansari T.I.

Pakistan

fla_qau@yahoo.com

Positional Scanning Protocol for Deconvolution of Combinatorial Libraries of Chalcones as Potential Antibacterial and Antitumor Agents

4.

Dr. Kamran Azim

Pakistan

kamran.azim@iccs.edu

Discovery of Novel Protease Inhibitors by High-Throughput Screening

5.

Dr. Muhammad Ali

Pakistan

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Library Design and Synthesis of Potential Lead Molecules in Search of Therapeutics

 


Mathematical Sciences and their Applications (23rd – 25th May, 2011)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Prof. Dr. Rozaini Roslan

Malaysia

rozaini@uthm.edu.my

1.Oscillatory natural convection flow: Review and extension

2. Natural convection in trapezoidal enclosure filled with nanofluids

2.

Prof. Dr. Ishak Hashim

Malaysia

ishak_h@ukm.my

1. Conjugate convection in a Cavity.

2.  Chaotic convection in a fluid layer heated from below

3.

Assoc. Prof. A. Sukru Ozdemir

Turkey

ahmet.ozdemir@marmara.edu.tr

Using the relationship between finite continued fractions and the type of ax+by+c=0 equations. Asab-II Cipher

4.

Prof. Necip Simsek

Turkey

necipsimsek@hotmail.com

On the fine spectrum of the second order difference operator over the sequence spaces (p) and bv(p), (1,p<0.)

5.

Prof. Ibrahim Rahimov

UAE

Ibrahim.Rahimov@zu.ac.ae

Validity of the boot strap in certain class of stochastic processes

Local Speakers

1.

Prof. Dr. Saleem Asghar

Pakistan

sasghar@comsats.edu.pk

Some problems by Group Theoretic Method

2.

Dr. Sohail Nadeem

Pakistan

snqau@hotmail.com

Peristaltic flow in a rectangular duct

3.

Dr. Muhammad Yousaf Malik

Pakistan

drmymalik@hotmail.com

Numerical solution of a one-dimensional split fin assembly at steady-state position

4.

Dr. Shamsul Qamar

Pakistan

Shamsul.qamar@comsats.edu.pk

Modeling and Simulation in Process Engineering

5.

Prof. Dr. Muneer Ahmad Rashid

Pakistan

muneerrshd@yahoo.com

Use of Symmetry in life

6.

Dr. Imran Akhtar

Pakistan

Imran.akhtar@ceme.nust.edu.pk

Reduced order modeling in fluid structure interaction: A perspective of Applied Mathematics

7.

Prof. Faiz Ahmed

Pakistan

faizmath@hotmail.com

Axis of Symmetry in Geometry and Mechanics

8.

Dr. Zaheer Abbas

Pakistan

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Thermal radiation and MHD effects over a stretching cylinder in a porous medium

9.

Prof. Dr. Asghar Qadir

Pakistan

aqadirmath@yahoo.com

Complex symmetry analysis

10.

Dr. Tariq Javed

Pakistan

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Computational methods for boundary layer problems

11.

Ms. Noreen Sher Akbar

Pakistan

noreensher@yahoo.com

Effects of heat and chemical reaction on Jeffery fluid model for blood flow in tapered arteries with stenosis

12.

Dr. T. Hayat

Pakistan

pensy_t@yahoo.com

Dynamics of blood flow

13.

Mr. Muhammad Awais

Pakistan

awais_mm@yahoo.com

Three-dimensional flow of an Oldroyd-B fluid

14.

Ms. Quanita Kiran

Pakistan

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Fractals: An Introduction

15.

Dr. M. Qasim

Pakistan

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Steady flow of an Eryng Powel fluid with convective boundary conditions

 


Essential Need of Nano-Education in OIC Countries (7th – 9th April, 2011)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Dr. Joe Shapter

Australia

joe.shapter@flinders.edu.au

Nanotechnology Education and Why?

2.

Dr. Guanglu Ge

China

gegl@nanoctr.cn

Nano Science and Technology Education in China

3.

Dr. Carvus Falamki

Iran

c.falamaki@aut.ac.ir

Graduate Level Nanotechnology Education in Iran: Present Status and Trends

4.

Prof. Volkan H.OZGUZ

Turkey

vozguz@sabanciuniv.edu

Nanotechnology and Undergraduate Nano-Education

5.

Dr. Salim Hamoud
Al- Harthi

Oman

Salim1@squ.edu.om

Key elements for a successful nano-education strategy in the OIC countries

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. N. M. Butt

Pakistan

nmbutt36@yahoo.com

Nanotechnology and Nano-Education Introduction

2.

Dr. Arshad Saleem Bhatti

Pakistan

asbhatti@comsats.edu.pk

Importance of Interdisciplinary Education for Nanoscience

3.

Dr. Mazhar Mehmood

Pakistan

mazhar@pieas.edu.pk

Nanomaterials Research at PIEAS

4.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Aslam

Pakistan

principal@shifacollege.edu
professormaslam@yahoo.com

Nanotechnology and Nanoeducation in Health Sciences

5.

Prof. Dr. Fazal Khalid

Pakistan

khalid@giki.edu.pk

Processing and Characterization of Nanocomposite Materials

6.

Dr. Irshad Hussain

Pakistan

ihussain@lums.edu.pk

Nano-biotechnology - Opportunities for Teaching and Research in Pakistan

7.

Dr. Mati-ur-Rehman

Pakistan

drmatiur@hotmail.com

Short Presentation

8.

Dr. Syed Tajammul Hussain

Pakistan

dr_tajammul@yahoo.ca

Nanotechnology education for energy and environment

 


Frontiers in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (28th – 30th March, 2011)

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Foreign Speakers

1.

Prof. Soroush Sardari

Iran

ssardari@hotmail.com

Protein Engineering, Designing from the Structure

2.

Dr. Sevnur Mandaci

Turkey

sevnur.mandaci@mam.gov.tr

Site-Directed Mutagenesis as the Cornerstone of Protein Engineering: From Basic Biotechnology to Industrial Enzymes

3.

Dr. Imran Khan

USA

ihkhan@ucdavis.edu

Phosphoproteomic Profiling of Signaling in Cancer Cells by Microparticle Suspension Arrays

4.

Dr. Muhammad Afzal

Egypt

cmafzal@gmail.com

Governance Challenges of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology Applications

5.

Dr. Andrew Shelling

New Zealand

a.shelling@auckland.ac.nz

New Strategies to Identify Disease Genes

Video Conference

6.

Dr. C. H. Nair
 

Australia

Hari.Nair@nusep.com

Biotechnology and Industrial Applications: the Commercialisation Conundrum

Video Conference

7.

Prof. Dr. Julio Licinio

Australia

julio.licinio@anu.edu.au

A Missense Leptin Gene Mutation: From Rare Disease to Insights into Biology and Therapeutics

Local Speakers

1.

Prof. Dr. Abid Azhar

Pakistan

abid.azhar@kibge.edu.pk

Governance Challenges of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology Applications

2.

Ms. Sitwat Zahra

Pakistan

sitwat.zehra@kibge.edu.pk

Molecular Diagnostics: Role in Medicine, Public Health and Pharmaceuticals

3.

Dr. Shahid Mahmood Baig

Pakistan

shahid_baig2002@yahoo.com

Molecular Diagnosis of Genetic Diseases

4.

Dr. Abdul Hameed

Pakistan

ahameed0786@hotmail.com

Human Genetic Markers and their Application in Health and Forensic

5.

Dr. Anwar Nasim

Pakistan

anwar_nasim@yahoo.com
advisersc@comstech.org

Workshop Introduction

6.

Dr. Asifa Ahmed

Pakistan

asifa_ahmed@comsats.edu.pk

Allergen-specific Immunodiagnostics and Therapy: From Extracts to Biomarkers and Vaccines

7.

Prof. Dr. Azra Khanum

Pakistan

Khanamazrakhanum@uaar.edu.pk

Gene Cloning: From Basic to Advance

8.

Dr. Muhammad Ismail

Pakistan

m.ismail02@gmail.com

1.Discovery of New Genes through Linkage Analysis

2. Genetic Analysis of Diabetes in Pakistani Populations

9.

Prof. Dr. Zabta K. Shinwari

Pakistan

shinwari@qau.edu.pk

DNA Barcode for Land Plants

 


Biotechnology for Economic Development (16th – 18th February, 2011)

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Presentation Topic

Foreign Speakers

1.

Dr. Roger Beachy

USA

rbeachy@nifa.usda.gov
rnbeachy@danforthcenter.org

Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology

Video Conference

2.

Dr. Behzad Ghareyazie

Iran

ghareyazie@yahoo.com

1. Main Food and Feed Challenges, GM Crops and Biosafety Status in this Region

2. Comparison between Traditional Breeding and Genetic Engineering from the Safety Point of View

3.

Dr. Bayram Yuksel

Turkey

bayram.yuksel@mam.gov.tr

The role of biotechnology for agricultural sustainability

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Kauser A. Malik

Pakistan

Kauser45@gmail.com

Introduction to the Workshop

2.

Dr. Anwar Nasim

Pakistan

anwar_nasim@yahoo.com

COMSTECH Thematic Workshops

3.

Prof. Raheel Qamar

Pakistan

drraheel@gmail.com

Analysis of Inherited Disorders by Using High Throughput Bio-Techniques

4.

Dr. Yusuf Zafar

Pakistan

y_zafar@yahoo.com

Advancement in Genetic Engineering of Plants

5.

Prof. M. Waheed Akhtar

Pakistan

mwapu@brain.net.pk

Bioenergy from Plant Biomass

6.

Ishtiaq Qadri

Pakistan

ishtiaqmq@yahoo.com

Molecular Biology of Hepatitis C Virus

7.

Dr. Shahid Mansoor

Pakistan

smansoor@nibge.org

RNAi technology for control of plant viruses and insect pests

8.

Prof. Dr. Masroor Ellahi Babar

Pakistan

drbabar@hotmail.com

Role of Biotechnology in Livestock Productivity

9.

Dr. M. Ibrahim Rajoka

Pakistan

mirajoka@nibge.org;
mibrahimrajoka47@gmail.com

Biotechnology for Energy:

An overview

10.

Dr. Aftab Bashir

Pakistan

aftabbashir@nibge.org
aftabb_pk@yahoo.com

Improvement of cotton fiber traits through transgenic technology

 


Synthetic Biology and Its Dual Uses (3rd – 5th February, 2011)

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Foreign Speakers

  1.  

Dr. Terence Taylor

USA

taylor@iclscharter.org

Synthetic Biology -- Exploiting the Advances and Managing the Risks

  1.  

Dr. Piers D Millett

Switzerland

pmillet@unog.ch

1. Safe, Secure and Solely Beneficial Synthetic Biology

2. Building a Global Synthetic Biology Community: the International Genetically Engineered Machines Competition

  1.  

Dr. Peer Staehler

 

Germany

peer.staehler@t-online.de

Voluntary self regulation as community based approach to bio-security in the gene design sector

Video Conference

  1.  

Prof. Dr. Malcom Dando

United Kingdom

M.R.Dando@Bradford.ac.uk

Life Scientists and the BTWC 7th Review Conference

Video Conference

  1.  

Dr. Ara Tahmassian

USA

aratahma@bu.edu

Biosafety and Biosecurity

Video Conference

  1.  

Prof. Dr. Robert Carlson

West America

rob@biodesic.com

Engineering a new Bio-economy

Video Conference

  1.  

Dr. James Revill

UK

james.revill1979@gmail.com

Dual Use Implications of Synthetic Biology

Video Conference

  1.  

Dr. Cathy Bollaert

UK

C.E.Bollaert1@Bradford.ac.uk

Dual Use Education

Video Conference

  1.  

Dr. Simon Whitby

UK

S.Whitby@Bradford.ac.uk

Dual Use Education

Video Conference

  1.  

Dr. Berrin ERDAG

Turkey

Berrin.erdag@mam.gov.tr

Generation of antiangiogenic peptides and recombinant antibodies  from Synthetic Libraries

Local Speakers

1.

Dr. Anwar Nasim

Pakistan

anwar_nasim@yahoo.com

“The Century of Biology”

Ethics to Responsible Conduct of Science

2.

Dr. Zabta K. Shinwari

Pakistan

shinwari@qau.edu.pk

Workshop Introduction

3.

Dr. Mohammad Osman Yusuf

Pakistan

osman@allergypakistan.com
osman_allergy@yahoo.com

Immunology and its potential for Dual-Use in Pakistan

4.

Dr. Muhammad Zeeshan Haider

Pakistan

mzeeshanhyder@gmail.com

Virology Research and Its Dual Use

5.

Dr.Farah Mustafa

Pakistan

torpiester@gmail.com

Vaccines and Bioterrorism: A new challenge

6.

Dr.Muhammad Mukhtar

Pakistan

mukhtar.muhammad@gmail.com

Synthetic Biology Products Management - Nexus of Research and Development

7.

Dr Aamer Ikram

Pakistan

maahin1@yahoo.com

Code of Conduct

8.

Prof. Dr. Masoom
Yasinzai

Pakistan

vco@qau.edu.pk

Bio-security & Dual use Issues: The need for more awareness

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