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

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ONSITE
09:00 - 09:20 Opening Remarks
Munis Dundar (Online), Ivana Marova (Onsite)
09:20 - 11:10 Plenary Session 1
Chairs: Ivana Marova (Onsite), Stanislav Obruca (Onsite)
09:20 - 09:50 Biotechnologies in the Czech Republic – Current status, trends and challenges
Ivana Marova
09:50 - 10:10 Bacterial production of polyhydroxyalkanoates by extremophiles and stress-adapted bacterial strains
Stanislav Obruca
10:10 - 10:30 Stress response in recombinant Escherichia coli expressing pha biosynthesis genes derived from Arctic and Antarctic bacteria
Jakub Grzesiak
10:30 - 10:50 About the mechanisms keeping intracellular granules amorphous and its biophysical consequences
Petr Sedlacek
10:50 - 11:10 Processing and applications of polyhydroxyalkanoates
Adriana Kovalcik
11:10 - 11:30   Coffee Break
ONLINE
11:30 - 12:30 BGU COVID-19 Session
Chairs: Robert Marks (Online), Jaroslav Turanek (Onsite)
11:30 - 11:50 Israel approves new groundbreaking COVID-19 testing method
Angel Porgador
11:50 - 12:10 Rethinking wastewater risks and monitoring in light of the COVID-19 pandemic
Ariel Kushmaro
12:10 - 12:30 Epidemiological model for the inhomogeneous spatial spreading of COVID-19 and other diseases
Rony Granek
12:30 - 13:30   Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Session 1
Chairs:
Donald Martin (Online), Adriana Kovalcik (Onsite)
13:30 - 14:00 Application of artificial intelligence in biomedicine  
Munis Dundar, Ugur Sezerman
14:00 - 14:20 Biological engineering of nanostructured devices with proteins
Donald Martin
14:20 - 14:40 Aplications in wearable smart systems and future challenges
Osman Erogul
14:40 - 15:00 Role of the copper dyshomeostasis in the neurodegeneration process
Marco Greco
15:00 - 15:20   Coffee Break
15:20 - 17:00 Session 2
Chairs: Martin Koller (Online), Ines Fritz (Online)
15:20 - 15:40 Established and advanced approaches for recovery of microbial polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) biopolyesters from the surrounding microbial biomass
Martin Koller
15:40 - 16:00 Market, opportunities and challenges for polyhydroxyalkanoates
Lenka Mynarova
16:00 - 16:20 PHB from cyanobacteria - Why phototrophic biotechnology is interesting for Europe
Ines Fritz
16:20 - 16:40 Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates in pilot scale
Markus Neureiter
16:40 - 17:00 In vivo imaging in preclinical testing: Animal vaccination and inflammation models
Jens Waldeck
17:00 - 17:20   Coffee Break
17:20 - 19:00 Session 3
Chairs: Satya Prakash (Online), Bajram Berisha (Online)
17:20 - 17:40 Microbiome and Brain Health - Alzheimer
Satya Prakash
17:40 - 18:00 10 Flexible approaches are required for the successful production of functionally active, structurally stable, pharmaceutically important recombinant proteins
Tarlan Mamedov
18:00 - 18:20 Angiogenesis in the ovary - some molecular mechanisms of regulation
Bajram Berisha
18:20 - 18:40 Advances in non-viral growth hormone gene therapy in dwarf “little” mice via muscular electroporation
Paolo Bartolini
18:40 - 19:00 Small molecule inhibitor library screening for MCL-1
Sehime Gulsun Temel
19:00 - 19:10 Advanced biotechnology for production of biocomposites based on macromycetes mycelium
Marian Butu