The “European Biotechnology Congress 2020” ” is organized under the auspices of
Rector of Brno University of Technology, Brno and Rector of University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague.

Scientific Programme


08:30 - 09:00 Opening Remarks
Munis Dundar, Ivana Marova
  Plenary Session 1
Chairs: Munis Dundar, Ivana Marova
09:00 - 09:30 Biotechnologies in the Czech Republic – Current status, trends and challenges
Ivana Marova
09:30 - 10:00 Bringing proof of value to the lateral flow immunoassay using proprietary innovations
Robert Marks
10:00 - 10:30 Climate change effects on the biodiversity of salt marsh habitats
Oscar Vicente
10:30 - 10:45   Coffee Break
  Plenary Session 2
Chairs: Donald Martin, Ratnesh Lal, Satya Prakash
10:45 - 11:00 Application of artificial intelligence in biomedicine  
Munis Dundar
11:00 - 11:30 Nanotechnology for complementary medicine and acupuncture
Ratnesh Lal
11:30 - 12:00 Optical nanomedicines as enablers and therapeutics
Tayyaba Hasan
12:00 - 12:30 Microbiome and Brain Health - Alzheimer
Satya Prakash
12:30 - 13:00 Biological engineering of nanostructured devices with proteins
Donald Martin
13:00 - 14:00   Lunch
HALL A HALL B
  Chairs: Christoph Johann, Jaroslav Turanek   Chairs: Ines Fritz, Stanislav Obruca
14:00 - 14:20

Field flow fractionation

Christoph Johann

14:00 - 14:20

Established and advanced approaches for recovery of microbial polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) biopolyesters from the surrounding microbial biomass

Martin Koller

14:20 - 14:40

Bioreactors for laboratory and industrial production of recombinant proteins

Sartorius

14:20 - 14:40

Bacterial production of polyhydroxyalkanoates by extremophiles and stress-adapted bacterial strains

Stanislav Obruca

14:40 - 15:00

In vivo imaging in preclinical testing: animal vaccination and inflammation models

Jens Waldeck

14:40 - 15:00

Market, opportunities and challenges for polyhydroxyalkanoates

Lenka Mynarova

15:00 - 15:20   Coffee Break
15:20 - 15:40

Microfluidic technology

Ajay Johny

15:20 - 15:40

PHB from cyanobacteria - Why phototrophic biotechnology is interesting for Europe

Ines Fritz

15:40 - 16:00

Application of MADSL in characterisation of recombinant proteins and VLP

Stuart Macaulay

15:40 - 16:00

Analysis of PHA accumulating bacteria by Raman spectroscopy and Raman tweezers

Ota Samek

16:00 - 16:20

Hollow fibre bioreactors for production of exosomes

FibreCells

16:00 - 16:20

Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates in pilot scale

Markus Neureiter

16:20 - 18:20

Stem cells…

Chair: George Sakellaris

16:20 - 16:40

Stress response in recombinant Escherichia coli expressing pha biosynthesis genes derived from Arctic and Antarctic bacteria

Jakub Grzesiak

 

16:40 - 17:00

About the mechanisms keeping intracellular granules amorphous and its biophysical consequences

Petr Sedlacek

 

17:00 - 17:20

Processing and applications of polyhydroxyalkanoates

Adriana Kovalcik

18:20 - 20:00 Oral Sessions