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3rd AMDI International Biohealth Science Conference (IBSC) 2018

Emerging Infectious Diseases, 19-20 January 2018

Riverside Majestic Hotel Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

DAY 1 - 19th JANUARY 2018 (FRIDAY), SARAWAK CHAMBER, LEVEL 3

TIME

AGENDA

0800 - 0900

Registration, Poster set up, Morning Tea

0900 - 1000

Keynote I

Professor Dale Fisher

“The Management of Global Outbreaks (GOARN 2.0)”

National University Hospital, Singapore

Chairperson: Ms. Siti Nurfatimah Mohd. Shahpudin

1000 - 1100

Opening Ceremony

 

IMPROVED DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS FOR EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASE & CHALLENGES IN HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED INFECTION

Chairperson:  Ms. Siti Nurfatimah Mohd. Shahpudin

1100 - 1135

Plenary 1

Dr. Paul CS Divis

“The Complexity of Zoonotic Malaria Parasite in Malaysia”

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia

1135 - 1210

Plenary 2

Professor Dale Fisher

“Multi-drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs) and Their Control in Healthcare Settings”

National University Hospital, Singapore

1210 - 1400

Lunch Break

Exhibition

Poster Viewing*

Friday Prayer (shuttle bus to mosque provided)

 

TROPICAL-NEGLECTED INFECTIOUS DISEASES & VACCINE PREVENTABLE DISEASES

Chairperson:  Ms. Siti Nurfatimah Mohd. Shahpudin

1400 - 1435

Plenary 3

Dr. Reuben Sharma

“Zoonotic Parasitic Infections of Wildlife in Southeast Asia and their Global Implications”

Universiti Putra Malaysia

1435 - 1510

Plenary 4

Dato’ Dr. Musa Mohd Nordin

“Immunisation: Debunking the Myths”

KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital, Malaysia

Friday 19th January 2018

Oral Presentation Session 1, SARAWAK CHAMBER, LEVEL 3

Session Chair: Dr. Kumitaa Theva Das (USM)

1510 - 1520

S3

Mohd Yusmaidie Aziz

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Inhibition of CYP3A by antimalarial piperaquine and its metabolites in human liver microsomes with in vitro to in vivo extrapolation

1520 - 1530

S5

Nafiu Aminu

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Simplified ligature-induced periodontitis model in rats for better diagnosis

1530 - 1540

S6

Khoo Boon Yin

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Proliferation reduction and migration inhibition of IL-21- and Clusterin-silenced in colorectal cancer cells

1540 - 1550

S7

Ching Hoong Chew

Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin

In silico docking of phage-displayed peptides targeting Plasmodium vivax apical membrane antigen 1 (PvAMA1)

1550 - 1600

C1

Usman Abubakar

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Audit of surgical antibiotic prophylaxis for obstetric and gynaecologic procedures in a tertiary hospital in Nigeria 

1600 - 1610

C3

Nurulhuda Mat Hassan

Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin

Is needle exchange programme still relevant in the advent of Methadone Maintenance Therapy?

1610 - 1620

C5

Nor Hazliana Harun

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Bacteriostatic properties of heterostructure TiO2/ZnO nanocomposite against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli with potential biomedical applications

1620 - 1640

COFFEE / TEA BREAK

1640 - 1650

C6

Khalid Hajissa

Omdurman Islamic University, Sudan

Evaluation of a recombinant Toxoplasma gondii epitope-based antigen as potential vaccine candidate

1650 - 1700

C7

Nur Sakinah Soid

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Identification of phages-bearing peptide that bind specifically to murine norovirus 1 (MNV-1) NS6 protease using phage display technique

1700 -1710

C16

Noor Zawani Zakaria

Universiti Sains Malaysia

In silico molecular docking study of caffeic acid derivatives as potential efflux pump inhibitor(s) of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

1710 - 1720

C17

Rozainanee Mohd Zain

Institute for Medical Research Malaysia

Integrase strand transfer inhibitors (INSTI) resistance among HIV-1 patients in Malaysia: A preliminary data

1720 - 1730

C18

Siti Farah Alwani Mohd Nawi

Universiti Teknologi MARA

Observation of vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) creep among methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates from surgical sites infected patients at a Clinical Training Centre, Malaysia 

1730 - 1740

C20

Nur Fatini Husain

Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin

Preliminary study on prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) and its associated factors among diabetic patients in selected health clinics in Terengganu

1745

End of day 1 conference

DAY 2 - 20th JANUARY 2018 (SATURDAY), SARAWAK CHAMBER, LEVEL 3

TIME

 

AGENDA

0900 - 1000

Keynote II

Professor Ian Goodfellow

“The Utilisation of Mobile Sequencing Platforms During Epidemics, Ebola and Beyond”

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Chairperson: Dr. Muhammad Amir Yunus

1000 - 1030

Morning Break

Exhibition 

Poster Viewing*

 

RE-EMERGENCE OF AIRBORNE AND VECTOR-BORNE PATHOGENS & DENGUE: THE NEVER ENDING STORY

Chairperson:  Dr. Muhammad Amir Yunus

1030 - 1105

Plenary 5

Professor Datuk Dr. Lokman Hakim Sulaiman

“The War Against Dengue: Are We Fighting a Losing Battle?”

International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1105 - 1140

Plenary 6

Professor Ian Goodfellow

“New Insight into Zika Virus Pathogenesis - The Neuronal RNA-binding Protein Mushashi Binds to the Zika Virus Genome and Promotes Replication”

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

 

ONCOGENIC/LYTIC VIRUSES AND CANCER & MDR, TB AND HIV

Chairperson:  Dr. Muhammad Amir Yunus

1140 - 1210

Plenary 7

Dr. Nethia Mohana Kumaran

“Targeting the Apoptosis Pathway as a Treatment Strategy for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma”

Universiti Sains Malaysia

1210 - 1240

Plenary 8

Professor Dato’ Dr. Adeeba Kamarulzaman

“The Perfect Storm - TB & HIV”

University of Malaya, Malaysia

1240 - 1400

Lunch Break

Exhibition

Poster Judging*

Saturday 20th January 2018

Oral Presentation Session 2, SARAWAK CHAMBER, LEVEL 3

Session Chair: Dr. Rafeezul Mohamed (USM)

1400 - 1410

C2

Nafiu Aminu

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Development, characterisation and in vivo evaluation of triclosan loaded nanoparticles against periodontal infection

1410 - 1420

S11

Vinod RMT Balasubramaniam

Monash University Malaysia

Zika NS5 protein interactomics reveal possible role played by RPS20 in pathogenesis 

1420 - 1430

S12

Azali Azlan

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Non-coding RNA profiles of DENV1-infected Ae. albopictus cells

1430 - 1440

C19

Nithya Ravichantar

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Multiplex CRISPR/Cas9 for specific and effective elimination of prevalent HIV strain in Southeast Asia

1440 - 1450

S16

Tan Bee Ling

Universiti Putra Malaysia

Brewers’ rice ameliorates oxidative stress in azoxymethane-induced colon carcinogenesis in rats 

1450 - 1500

S17

Winnie Liew Pui-Pui

Universiti Putra Malaysia

Alleviation of cancer induced by AFB1 via probiotic intervention

1500 - 1510

S18

Syed Umar Faruq Syed Najmuddin

Universiti Putra Malaysia

Evaluation of efficacy of the recombinant Newcastle disease virus (rAF-IL12) as therapeutic cancer vaccine in colon cancer-challenged BALB/c mice

1510 - 1520

S19

Zahiah Mohamed Amin

Universiti Putra Malaysia

Safety, stability and efficacy of recombinant Newcastle disease virus expressing human interleukin 12 (rAF-il12) as an anti-breast cancer vaccine

1520 - 1530

S20

Mowaffaq Adam Ahmed Adam

Universiti Sains Malaysia

The implication of aflatoxin B1 and ochratoxin A exposure on tumour-related genes in normal and cancerous breast cells

1600

Closing Ceremony

Tea

End of 3rd AMDI IBSC 2018

*List of Poster Presentations

P1

Murtala Yay Dahiru

Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic, NIGERIA

Synergistic effects investigation of chamomile and lavender essential oils for antibacterial activity

P2

Khoo Boon Yin

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Neutralizing FGF4 protein in conditioned medium of IL21-silenced HCT116 cells restores the invasiveness of the colorectal cancer cells

P3

Tan Xinq-Yuan

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Computational identification and experimental validation of 18 novel sRNAs in Leptospira interrogans serovar Lai

P4

Suat Moi Puah

University of Malaya

Presence of blaTEM and blaOXA-10  in clinical isolates of Alcaligenes faecalis from a hospital in Kuala Lumpur

P5

Afzan Mat Yusof

International Islamic University Malaysia

In silico sequence analysis, homology modeling and function annotation of putative subtilisin-like serine protease from Cryptosporidium parvum

P6

Mohamed Hussein Abdikarim

Universiti Sains Malaysia

The effect of TLR2 agonist (Pam3csk4) on the phagocytic activity of macrophage in mice immunized with the rBCG expressing the MSP-1C of Plasmodium falciparum

P7

Cheah Hong Leong

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Small regulatory RNA profiling of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in response to stress conditions

P8

Abd Elhafiz M.A.Muhajir

Omdurman Islamic University, Sudan

Comparison between microscopy and PCR detection of Giardia lamblia among school-age children in Khartoum, Sudan

P9

Sa’adiah Shahabudin

Universiti Sains Malaysia

The effect of Dental Unit Waterline (DUWL) flushing on the quality of water in dental training center in Malaysia 

P10

Laina Zarisa Mohd Kamal

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Investigation on the effect of antifungal active alkaloids of Ruta angustifolia (L.) Pers. on gene expression in Candida albicans using real time PCR  

P11

Nor Zilawati Mohd Isa

Universiti Teknologi MARA

Identification of nontuberculous mycobacteria: public health and diagnostic implications

P12

Nor Zilawati Mohd Isa

Universiti Teknologi MARA

Multidrug resistant tuberculosis: application of preliminary data for surveillance system

P13

Nurul Azira Mohd Shah 

Universiti Teknologi MARA

Five-year review of sputum for Acid-Fast Bacilli (AFB) smear and Mycobacterial culture in Centre of Pathology Diagnostic and Research Laboratories (CPDRL), Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sungai Buloh, Selangor

P14

Nafiu Aminu

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Systematic optimization of triclosan loaded nanoparticles formulation by Design Expert® for improved local delivery in the treatment of periodontal infection

P15

Noorsuzana Mohd Shariff

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Drug resistant profile among foreign-born tuberculosis patients in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

P16

Nalini Krishnan

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Production and purification of RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (NS7) of murine norovirus 1 (MNV-1)

P17

Najma Ibrahim

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Preliminary toxicity evaluation of Tualang honey in Vero cells for future anti-chikungunya study

P18

Nurul Islam Rosmera

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Production of infectious recombinant murine norovirus 3 (MNV-3) particles for atherogenesis study