International Virtual Symposium on the Biological, Clinical and Basic Science Approaches to Covid-19

:: Symposium Program


International Virtual Symposium on the Biological, clinical and Basic Science approaches to Covid-19 (IBS-SU-COVID-19, 2020) was successfully hold on the scheduled timetable (Sept 10-11, 2020). Thank you all for your support and attendance.
The recorded materials for this spectacular event are accessible here:
Day 1 - Sept 10, 2020 Day 2 - Sept 11, 2020
 
This event was organized as part of IBS-2020 Congress, which will host you once again by Feb 16-19, 2021 (for more info, visit the Congress website). Please join us by submitting your papers and attending the virtual Congress as per the program.
 


Program Update:
New Schedule for Lecture by Dr. Reza Yousefi on Day 1: 16:40-17:10.
New Schedule for Lecture by Prof. Olaf Wolkenhauer on Day 2: 14:00-14:30.
New lecture will be presented by Dr. Ali Farazmand on Day2: 11:50-21:10.

International Virtual Symposium on the Biological, Clinical and Basic Science approaches to COVID-19
(IBS-SU-COVID_19, Semnan Univ., 10-11 Sep. 2020, Iran)
 

1399/6/20, 21

Thursday (10-9-2020)

Day 1  

Quran (verses related to biology or virus)

National Anthem

Opening session

8:00-8:10

Head of Dep of Biology, University of Semnan/ Executive Director IBS2020

Dr. Shamsozoha Abolmaali

Program Announcement

8:10-8:20

Chancellor of Semnan University

Prof. Masoud Nasiri

The message of Chancellor of University

8:20-8:30

Head of Iranian Biology Society/ Scientific Director IBS2020

Prof. Mohamad Nabiouni

The message of the head of IBS

8:30-8:40

 

Dr. Mahdi Sadeghi

Report of Executive Director

8:40-8:50

Coffee Break

8:50-9:00

Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Committee of Biophysical Detection and Challenge with Covid-19, University of Tehran, InterAcademic Partnership (IAP) Adviser committee on Covid-19

Prof. Hamid Mobasheri

Why biological and basic sciences matter in challenging with Covid-19

9:00-9:20

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Chronic Respiratory Diseases Research Center (CRDRC), National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (NRITLD), Masih Daneshvari Hospital,

Prof. S. Mohammad Reza Hashemian

Treatment strategies for COVID-19 critically ill patients

9:20-9:50

Discussion: The unknown causes of the symptoms in Covid-19 to be addressed by basic sciences

9:50-10:00

Tehran University of Medical Sciences,  Iranian Network For Research In Viral Diseases

Prof. S. Mohamad Jazayeri

The outbreak of COVID-19 in Iran means of outbreak and protection

10:00-10:30

Discussion: Importance of knowledge of biologists, physicists, chemists, mathematicians and engineers in combat with virus outbreak

10:30-10:40

Coffee Break

10:40-10:50

Department of Biology, University of Tehran

Dr. Ehsan Arefian

Molecular genetics of SARS-CoV-2

10:50-11:20

Discussion: Basic machinery of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and means of basic combats

11:20-11:30

Semnan University of Medical Sciences

Prof. Parviz  Koukhaei

COVID-19 Immunopathology  &  Laboratory  Diagnosis

11:30-12:00

Discussion: Importance of immunological and diagnosis in challenge with COVID-19

12:00-12:10

Chair coordinates UNESCO/UNITWIN Network on Postgraduate Education in Biophysics and Environmental Health, UNESCO Chair in Life Sciences, Yerevan State University (YSU)

Yerevan, Armenia

Prof. Sinerik Ayrapetyan

Metabolic driving water efflux from the cell as the main barrier for virus intervention

12:10-12:40

Discussion: Quantum biology and the importance of water uptake in virus activity

12:40-12:50

Lunch and Prayer

12:50-14:00

Lab. Vascular Physiology & Medicine, Dep. Physiology, Shri B.M.Patil Medical College, Hosp. Res. Centre, BLDE (Deemed to be University), Vijayapur – 586103, Karnataka, India

Prof. Kusal Das

Oxygen sensing and Lead (Pb) toxicities: Molecular interactions, cell signaling & antioxidant defense

14:00-14:30

Discussion: Medical Physiology and basic mechanisms to assist patients with COVID-19

14:30-14:40

 

Selected posters for oral presentation

Members of panels: Prof. Kusal Das, Prof. Zeinali, Dr. Arefian


Presentation (8 min each,Students Poster

2 min question afterwards)

14:40-15:50

Coffee Break

15:50-16:00

Director of IPPA - President of Zubieta University, Vice- President of International Society of Chronic Hypoxia

Prof. Gustavo Zubieta-Calleja

COVID-19: Pneumolysis, Silent Hypoxemia & Lower aggressiveness at high altitude

16:00-16:30

Discussion: Possible mechanism involved (Blood O2 saturation, Air pressure, alveoli membrane flexibility, …)

16:30-16:40

Shiraz University

Dr. Reza Yousefi

Important biochemical targets for effective coping with Covid-19

16:40-17:10

Discussion: Biochemical approaches to tackle with COVID-19

17:10-17:20

Shiraz. University of Technology

Dr. Omid Bavi

Computational view of SARS-CoV-2

17:20-17:50

Discussion: Computation, simulation and theoretical means to tackle with the corona virus

17:50-18:00


 

1399/6/20, 21

Friday (11-9-2020)

Day 2

Shahid Beheshti University

Dr. Seyed Masoud Hosseini

Importance of BSL3 Lab in the detection and research on viruses

9:00-9:30

Discussion:  Standards, regulations and protocols

9:30-9:40

Fargen Pouyesh Iranian Company

https://www.fargene.com/p32.html

Eng. Mohamad Yazdi

Production and import of lab instruments and chips needed for virus studies

9:40-10:00

University of Tehran and Pasteur Institute

Prof.  Sirous Zeinali

Vaccine production in Iran

10:00-10:30

Discussion: Knowledge, facilities and chemicals needed

10:30-10:40

Coffee Break

10:40-10:50

Kosar Biotechnology Company

Prof. Sirous Zeinali

Workshop on vaccines production

10:50-11:10

Razi University of Kermanshah

Dr. Vahid Akmali

Bats and human health: Are bats blamed for COVID-19?

11:10-11:40

Discussion: Other potential biological niches

11:40-11:50

University of Tehran
 
Dr. Ali Farazmand
Iranian Biology Society's recent publications on Coronaviruses and COVID-19

11:50-12:10

Coffee Break

12:10-12:20

SINACLON Company  http://www.sinaclon.ir/

 

Workshop of kit production, virus detection and analysis

12:20-12:40

Lunch and Prayer

12:40-14:00

Dept. of Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, Rostock University

Prof. Olaf Wolkenhauer

Understanding escalations through modelling

14:00-14:30

Discussion: Application of proteomics, genomic, lipidomics and other data banks in challenging with the virus

14:30-14:40

Administrative and policy making discussion and Roundtables

Panel of discussion

14:40-15:40

Postgraduate Education in Biophysics and Environmental Health

 A

Collaborations defined to tackle with COVID-19

B

Recruit of students and graduates to work in university labs of private labs and companies

C

Selection of Best Workshop

15:40-16:00

Selection of Best poster

16:00-16:15

Closing Ceremony

16:15- 16:30

Symposium Poster

IBSS-2020 Poster

COVID-19 Special Volume by IBS (in Persian)

Translation under Publish