Scientific Programme

  Plenary Session 1
  Chair: Anargyros Moulas
08:45 - 09:00 Opening ceremony, welcome
  Munis Dundar, Anargyros Moulas
09:00 - 09:30 Hellenic national policies on agriculture and food - Alternate Minister of Rural Development and Food
Yannis Tsironis
09:30 - 09:50 Biotechnology in Greece
Anargyros Moulas
09:50 - 10:10 OMIC-Engine: a Greek National Research Infrastructure on Synthetic Biology in agro-biotechnology
Konstantinos Mathiopoulos
10:10 - 10:30 Engineering Plant Metabolic Pathways
Kalliope K. Papadoulou
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
  Plenary Session 2
  Chair: Munis Dundar, Kevan MA Gartland, Tommaso Beccari
11:00 - 11:45 Biotechnological Opportunities
Kevan MA Gartland, Munis Dundar, Tommaso Beccari, Jill S. Gartland
  Plenary Session 2
11:45 - 12:30 Sheddin The Light On Spinal Cord Injury
Michel Salzet
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 HALL - A HALL - B HALL - C
Chair: Mark Nujiten, Ivana Marova Chair: Martin Koller Chair: Dana Tapaloaga, Anargyros Moulas
Valuation of Medical Nutrition Advanced Approaches to Produce Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Biopolyesters in a Sustainable and Economic Fashion Sexed Semen and the Reproductive Management of a Dairy Farm
Mark Nuijten Martin Koller Dana Tapaloaga
14:00 - 14:20 Pigmented Yeasts As Biotechnological Factories for Food and Feed Supplements A Modified Spin Filter for Overcoming of Gas Liquid Mass Transfer Problems in a Stirred Tank Bioreactor Vitamin D Effect on Sperm Motility
Ivana Marova German Gelves Anargyros Moulas
14:20 - 14:40 Antifungal Activity of Phthalide Lactones on Plant Pathogenic Fungi and Yeast Enzymatic Packed-Bed Microreactor: Transport Phenomena and Kinetics Artificial Oocyte Activation, Fertilization with a Biotechnology Method
Enriqueta Martinez Rojas Igor Plazl George Anyfandis
14:40 - 15:00     Sperm Epigenetics
    Byron Asimakopoulos
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 - 18:30 Oral Presentations Sessions
15:15 - 15:25 Chair: Martin Koller Chair: Mehmet Ulas Cinar, Elias Anastassopoulos Chair: Michele Maffia
Citric Acid Production by Autochthonous Candida zeylanoides Strains Comparison of Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Epithelium Cells In vitro Wound Healing Model in Terms of Migration Ability and Speed Differential Expression of Insecticide Resistance Genes in Anopheles gambiae from Northern Nigeria
Bilge Sayin Borekci Cem Bugra Kaboglu Habibu Usman Abdu
15:25 - 15:35 Producing Fucoidan and Fucose-Containing Hydrolysates from Brown Algae High and low protein input in maternal diet alters the expression of genes in fetal skeletal muscle in sheep Microbial Community Distribution Along A Biodigester (Lagoon Type) for Biogas Production from Livestock Waste
Svetlana Evgenievna Savchenko Mehmet Ulas Cinar Liliana Pampillon Gonzalez
15:35 - 15:45 A novel probiotic carrier fruit-based snack food: Apricot pestil Evaluation of Microhardness and Water Absorption Properties of Propolis Cream Added Resin Based Dental Composite Genomic Analysis of the Endosymbiotic Bacterium Candidatus Erwinia dacicola Provides Insights for the Management of the Olive Pest Bactrocera oleae
Elif Seyma Uslu Buse Ayse Serin Vassiliki Lila Koumandou
15:45 - 15:55 Protein hydrolysates from hempseed oil-cake as cell culture media supplement Copper dyshomeostasis in Multiple Sclerosis Investigation the Fuel Properties of Apricot Kernel Biodiesel and Diesel-Biodiesel Fuel Blends
Igor Slivac Lidia De Riccardis Tayfun Ozgur
19:00 - 21:00 Cocktail

  Plenary Session 1
  Chair: Oscar Vicente, Ratnesh Lal
09:00 - 09:30 Improving Crop Yields in A Climate Change Scenario
Oscar Vicente
09:30 - 10:15 Implantable Wearable Sensors for Personalized Global Health
Ratnesh Lal
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
  Plenary Session 2
  Chair: Ratnesh Lal, Donald Martin
10:45 - 11:15 Building on Biomimetics: Nanotechnology and Novel Medical Devices
Donald Martin
11:15 - 12:00  New Frontiers of Nanobiotechnology, Progress and Challenges
Shyam Mohapatra
12:00 - 12:30 A Tale of 2 Startup Companies Answering Two Pains with Value Propositions to Detect and Cure Ailments Using The Electrolateral Flow Immunosensor and Quorum Sensing Inhibitors
Robert S. Marks
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 HALL - A HALL - B HALL - C
Chair: Juraj Krajcovic, Ariola Bacu Chair: Anita Slavica, Tamara Jakovljevic Chair: Fabrizio Bruschi, Subhra Mohapatra
Cryptic Plastids and Their Biotechnological and Biomedical Potential Forest Ecosystem Monitoring in Croatia Nanotechnology for The Control of Parasitic and Vector-Borne Diseases
Juraj Krajcovic Tamara Jakovljevic Fabrizio Bruschi
14:00 - 14:30 Biotechnology As A Tool for Complex Utilization of Plant Biomass An Old Biocatalyst and Plenty of New Products A Fiber-inspired Smart Scaffold for Cancer Stem Cell-targeted Drug Discovery
Miroslav Ondrejovic Anita Slavica Subhra Mohapatra
14:30 - 15:00 Herbicides Impact on Wheat Pigment Synthesis and GST Detoxifying Contribution Green Solvents for Green Technologies Targeted Delivery of Bisphosphonate Nanoparticles for Diagnosis and Therapy of Bone Disorders
Ariola Bacu Ivana Radojcic Redovnikovic Safra Rudnick-Glick
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:45 Oral Presentations Sessions
15:15 - 15:25 Chair: Cengiz Toker Chair: Ivana Radojcic Redovnikovic Chair: Bernard Fioretti
Relationship Between Transgressive Segregations and Genetic Distances Based on SRR Markers in Pisum Species Tetrangomycin from Streptomyces stramineus CAH29 and Its Antimicrobial and Cytotoxic Activities Silver Ion Promotes Sodium Influx and Membrane Blebbing Growth in U251 Human Glioblastoma Cell Line
Cengiz Toker Ebru Ince Bernard Fioretti
15:25 - 15:35 Study of Obtaining Process of Industrial Significant Products from Wheat Straw and Guza-Paya Dynamic Observation of Changes In Myocardial Angiogenesis of Mice Chronically Exposed to Chromium Catalase prevents DNA damage and cationic current activation by silver nanoparticles in U251 human glioblastoma cell line
Bakhytzhan Kedelbaev Aigul Zhanabayeva Francesco Ragonese
15:35 - 15:45 First Report of Fusarium proliferatum Causing Seed Rot on Soybean (Glycine max) in Turkey Study of Some Responses of Biotechnological and Ecotoxicological Importance of Marine Yeasts Laccase Activity As A Key Factor in The Oligomerization of Rutin
Rustem Ustun Gustavo Eugenio Echeverri Abel Muniz Mouro
15:45 - 15:55 Callus Induction of Mature Wheat Embryos Treated with Sodium Hypocloride Applications of Whole Bacterial Cell Imprinted Biosensors Biomedical Applications of Nanodiamond: Interaction with Blood In vitro and In vivo
Onur Sinan Turkmen Neslihan Idil Yu Chung Lin
15:55 - 16:05 Antioxidant Responses of Pumpkin Genotypes Exposed to Drought Stress Conditions

Preparation of silver modified bacterial cellulose with antibacterial properties

Effect of Coating With Thymol-Loaded Chitosan-Based Electrospun Nanofibers on Fatty Acid Composition of Gilthead Sea Bream Fillets (Sparus aurata)
Mehmet Hamurcu Marina Yurievna Yazykova Zafer Ceylan
16:05 - 16:15 Introgression of Salt Tolerance Genes in Turkish Wheat Genotypes using marker-assisted backcross breeding   Electrospun poly (vinyl alcohol) with anthocyanins from black carrot nanofibrous film for pH biosensor applications
Erdogan Esref Hakki   Gulden Goksen
16:15 - 16:25     Protein refolding on ion-exchange chromatography: Improving total mass recovery and investigating separation factors of folded and unfolded states
    Amin Javidanbardan
16:25 - 16:35     Encapsulation Of Probiotic Living Cells In Alginate-PVA Based Electrospun Nanofibers: Evaluation Of Viability And Survival In Simulated Gastrointestinal Conditions
    Canan Yagmur Karakas
16:35 - 16:45     Rapid enrichment strategies of Anammox bacteria by using pilot scale Upflow packed bed reactors
    Ipek Erdem
  Plenary Session Bioeconomy
16:45 - 17:00 Bioeconomy and Circular Economy; Principles, Challenges and Open Questions
Constantinos E. Vorgias
17:00 - 17:30 Extremozymes As A Tool for Biomass Transformation - Paving the Path for A Sustainable Bioeconomy
Garo Antranikian
17:30 - 17:50 Bioeconomy in Greece: Current Situation, Barriers, Needs and Opportunities
Electra Papadopoulou
17:50 - 18:10 Bioeconomy: The Sustainable Way to Maximize The Benefits from Modern Biotechnology
Georgre Sakellaris
18:10 - 18:30 Bioeconomy As A Micro and Macro Growth Strategy
Constantina Kottaridi
18:30 - 18:50 Public Perception of Biobased Products and Tools to Increase Consumer Engagement in Bioeconomy
Iakovos Deliogiannis and Evaggelia Tsagkaraki

  Plenary Session 1
  Chair: Stanislav Miertus, Isabelle Fournier
09:00 - 09:30 Biosensors Development and Applications: From Past to Present and to Future
Stanislav Miertus
09:30 - 10:00 Temporally&Spatially-Resolved Microproteomics&MSI Analysis for Traumatic Brain Injury Biomarker Identification
Khalil Mallah
10:00 - 10:30 Can Real Time Molecular Analyses Change The Paradigm of Dog Sarcoma Diagnosis and Classification?
Isabelle Fournier
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
  MAGI - Medical Genetics
Session Chair: Matteo Bertelli
11:00 - 11:15 Vascular Malformations: A Strategy for The Identification of Germline and Somatic Pathogenic Variants
Stefano Paolacci
11:15 - 11:30 Moving from Research to Diagnostics: MAGI’s Experience in Lymphedema
Elena Manara
11:30 - 11:45 EBTNA-Lab: The Virtuous Model of Partnership Between Scientific Society and Private No-Profit Entity
Yeltay Rakhmanov, Daniele Malacarne
11:45 - 12:00 Whole Exome Sequencing Identified The Gene Responsible of Dominant Cystoid Macular Dystrophy in A Large Pedigree
Paolo Maltese
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
  Chair: Sehime Gulsun Temel, Kursat Ozdilli Chair: Osman Erogul Chair: Victor Revin, Edo D'Agaro
13:00 - 13:20 mi196a2 T/C variant as possible predisposal factor for ankylosing spondylitis in a Turkish Population Silver Nanonoparticles and Skin Regeneration New Trends in Precision Medicine
Kursat Ozdilli Maria Rachele Ceccarini Edo D’Agaro
13:20 - 13:40 RNAi for Insect Pest Control: Prospects and Challenges Smart Tourniquet Systems for Military and Civilian Applications Nature-derived microbial exposure as a novel strategy to modify immune modulation among urban dwellers
Luc Swevers Osman Erogul Aki Sinkkonen
13:40 - 14:00 Health Promoting Materials to Manage Urban Pollution and Immune-mediated Diseases Bubble Coalescence Model Effect on k_L_a Prediction Using CFD for Non-Newtonian Fluids in a Stirred Tank Bioreactor New trends in industrial baker's yeast fermentation: recovery of key biomolecules and low grade heat conversion
Marja I. Roslund Lilibeth Nino Josipa Lisicar
14:00 - 14:20 Association of Genetic Polymorphism of CLU in Risk Prediction of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Alzheimer’s Disease Intensification of Biocatalytic Processes by Reactor Miniaturization Extracellular enzymatic complex of Lentinus tigrinus VKM F-3616 D - highly active wood and xenobiotics destructor fungi: ligninases, cellulases and glucose oxidase
Attya Bhatti Polona Znidarsic Plazl Nelli Atykyan
14:20 - 14:40 Postmortem Genetic Testing in Sudden Cardiac Death: To Be or Not to Be? Application of Infrared Video Thermography for Monitoring of Freezing Processes within 3D Collagen-Hydroxyapatite Scaffolds Application of Comparative Genomics in Solanaceae Breeding
Sehime Gulsun Temel Elias Anastassopoulos Olga Babak
14:40 - 15:00 Investigation of Clinoptilolite's Effect on Cell Death and Antioxidant Response in THP-1 Cells in Oxidative Stress Conditions    
Gunnur Demircan    
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:45 Oral Presentations Sessions
15:15 - 15:25 Chair: Attya Bhatti, Gunnur Demircan Chair: Polona Znidarsic Plazl Chair: Dancho Danalev, Ahmet Yagci
Two novel missense variants of FGFR2 gene in two patients with Pfeiffer Syndrome Type 3 Antarctic Flavobacterium Aldehyde Dehydrogenase – A Cold-Adapted Catalyst for Biosensing New approaches to the development of wound dressing based on Xanthan Gum and Konjac Glucomannan
Bilge Dundar Georgiana Necula-Petrareanu Andreia Alves
15:25 - 15:35 The Possible Role of XRCC1 Gene Polymorphisms with Idiopathic Azoospermia in Southeast Turkey
Inhibition of Cell Cycle Progression and Cell Proliferation by Repressing Activity of Important Receptors with Bassiatin on MCF-7 Breast-Cancer Cells Design an Expert System to Select Knee Implants to Case Orthopaedical Surgery
Halit Akbas Erkay Ozgor Osman Erogul
15:35 - 15:45 Lysinuric Protein +C39:C55 Intolerance and HOIP Deficiency in A Boy: SLCA7A and RNF31 Gene Disruptions Comparison of Two Different Methods for Detecting Escherichia coli with a Surface Plasmon Resonance Based Sensor Automatic Blurry Colon Image Detection Using Laplacian Operator Based Features
Lamiya Aliyeva Esma Eser Mehmet Sait Dundar
15:45 - 15:55 A Turkish family with a very rare disease called hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type II (HSAN­2) The insulin based alternative glucose uptake activity assay with eukaryotic unicellular {Tetrahymena thermophila} A New System That Allows Modification of the Pressure Occurring In Blood Vessels at Force Application during Orthodontic Tooth Movement
Muhammer Ozgur Cevik Ayca Fulya Ustuntanir Dede Ahmet Yagci
15:55 - 16:05 Gene Variants of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia in Anatolia   Evaluation of The Enamel Thickness of Anterior Teeth And Safe Preparation Depth for Porcelain Laminate Veneers
Ayca Dundar   Filiz Yagci
16:05 - 16:15 Do UCP2, IL-17, mi196a2, and NR3C1 gene variants contribute to the risk of Microtia?: A preliminary study in Turkish population   Prognostic Value of Free/Total PSA Ratio in Prediction of Bone Metastases in Patient with Prostate Cancer
Kursat Ozdilli   Beril Su Ozdemir
16:15 - 16:25 Decreased Ambient Temperature during IVM Don’t Influence on Nuclear Maturation of Anatolian Buffaloes Oocytes   Evaluation of Accuracy of Electronic Apex Locators Under Different Circumtances with Micro-Computed Tomography
Uğur Şen   Yakup Ustun
16:25 - 16:35 The role of lipid phase of erythrocyte membranes in ensuring hemoglobin’s oxygen-binding capacity during experimental hyperoxia   The relationship between muscle fiber characteristics and some meat quality parameters in Turkish native goat breeds
Nadezhda V. Revina   Emre Sirin
17:00 - 18:00 General Assembly Meeting of EBTNA
Award Ceremony
EBTNA Mariapia Viola Magni Best Oral Presentation
EBTNA Best Poster Presentation
Best Biotechnology Product Award
EBTNA Membership E-Newsletter
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