2012 International Symposium

KSABC organizes the international symposium annually. The symposium will be held in Kimdaejung Convention Center, Gwangju, Korea, between November 8-10 this year. Many members and scientists in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, biotechnology, chemical biology, natural products chemistry, food science, and environmental science are scheduled to attend. We are confident that this international symposium offer a legitimate platform to enhance mutual understanding and scientific communications among participants pertaining to the above mentioned fields of science. We are looking forward to welcoming you in Gwangju metropolitan city.


PL Plenary Lecture
AL Award Lectures
IL Invited Lectures IL-A BiochemistryㆍMolecular Biology
IL-B Natural ProductsㆍBiologics
IL-C Environmental ScienceㆍFood Science
YS Young Scientists Presentation YS-A Biochemistry·Molecular Biology
YS-B Natural Products
YS-C Environmental Science·Food Science
Poster Session PBM Biochemistry·Molecular Biology
PNP Natural Products
PES Pesticide·Environmental Science
PFM Food Science·Microbiology


November 8 (Thu)
Time Hall A Hall B Hall C
09:00-10:00 Registration (Lobby)
10:00-11:40 YS-A YS-B YS-C
11:40-12:40 Lunch (lunch box)
12:40-13:00 Opening Ceremony (Hall A)
13:00-13:50 PL (Hall A)
13:50-14:00 Break
14:00-16:00 IL-A IL-B IL-C
16:00-17:40 Poster Session Ⅰ
17:40-19:40 Welcome Reception (Convention Hall)
November 9 (Fri)
Time Hall A Hall B Hall C
09:00-09:40 Registration (Lobby)
09:40-11:40 IL-A IL-B IL-C
11:40-12:40 Lunch (Deli House)
12:40-14:00 IL-A IL-B IL-C
14:00-15:20 Poster Session II
15:20-16:20 AL (Hall A)
16:20-17:00 General Assembly Members Meeting & Closing Ceremony (Hall A)
November 10 (Sat)
09:00-09:40 Research Institute Tour

Hall A

Date Lectures Time Speaker Affiliation Title
November 8 (Thu) YS-A1 10:00 - 10:12 Bok Kyu Shin Chung-Ang University Phe162 of Ginkgo biloba IDS1 is an Important Residue for the Catalysis
YS-A2 10:12 - 10:24 Soojin Yoon Konkuk University Cytoskeletal Keratin Phosphorylation Induced by Autophagy Protects Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells from Apoptosis during Oxidative Stress
YS-A3 10:24 - 10:36 Quyen Van Nguyen Jeju National University Cloning and Functional Analysis of Phytoecdysteroids Biosynthesis Genes in Spinach
YS-A4 10:36 - 10:48 Yeon Jeong Kim Seoul National University Protein Disulfide Isomerase Has a Regulatory Role in Endosperm Development in Rice
YS-A5 10:48 - 11:00 Dong Hun Lee Konkuk University Thiacremonone, a Sulfur Compound Isolated from Garlic, Attenuates Lipid Accumulation via AMPK Activation in 3T3-L1 Adipocyte and db/db Mice
YS-A6 11:00 - 11:12 Seung Woon Bang Myongji University Characterization of the Stress-Inducible OsNCED3 Promoter in Different Transgenic Rice Organs and Over Three Homozygous Generations
YS-A7 11:12 - 11:24 Eun Mi Lee Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute Regulation of Dual Enzymatic Functions of Bas1 in Arabidopsis thaliana L.
YS-A8 11:24 - 11:36 Eun-Kyung Seo Konkuk University Screening and Characterization of a Chemical Regulator for Plant Disease Resistance
PL 13:00 - 13:50 Chang Kee Lim Editor-in-Chief of Biomedical Chromatography (since 1986), Honorary Consultant Clinical Scientist, King’s College Hospital, London, UK. Travelling Wave Ion Mobility Spectrometry/tandem Mass Spectrometry: Application to the Study of Intermediates and Metabolites of the Haem Biosynthetic Pathway
IL-A1 14:00 - 14:40 David M. Bisaro Ohio State University, USA Epigenetic Defense and Counter-Defense in Geminivirus Pathogenesis
IL-A2 14:40 - 15:20 Deborah S. Parris Ohio State University, USA Silencing Suppression by Mammalian Viruses-Links to Innate Immune Mechanisms
IL-A3 15:20 - 16:00 Liang Li University of Alberta, Canada Metabolomics: Analytical Challenges and Biological Applications
November 9 (Fri) IL-A4 09:40 - 10:20 Francisco Javier Cejudo Sevilla University, Spain The Function of Plastid Redox Regulation on Plant Development
IL-A5 10:20 - 11:00 Giltsu Choi Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) How Does a Plant Transcription Factor Choose Its Binding Site in vivo?
IL-A6 11:00 - 11:40 Hunseung Kang Chonnam National University Regulation of RNA Metabolism in the Growth, Development, and Stress Response of Plants
IL-A7 12:40 - 13:10 Doil Choi Seoul National University The Genome that Makes Hot Pepper
IL-A8 13:10 - 13:40 Jihyun F. Kim Yonsei University  
IL-A9 13:40 - 14:10 Jin Hoe Huh Seoul National University Functional Modules of DNA Demethylase Family Proteins Necessary for Arabidopsis Seed Development
AL-1 15:20 - 15:40 In Sik Chung Kyung Hee University Recombinant Canstatin Inhibits Angiopoietin-1-induced Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis
AL-2 15:40 - 16:00 Sangkee Rhee Seoul National University Structural and Functional Insights into Enzymes in Purine Catabolism
AL-3 16:00 - 16:20 Jaehong Han Chung-Ang University Flavonoids Biotransformation by Human Intestinal Bacteria

Hall B

Date Lectures Time Speaker Affiliation Title
November 8 (Thu) YS-B1 10:00 - 10:12 Ja Yeong Jang Chonnam National University Isolation and Identification of Insecticidal Metabolite against Green Peach Aphid (Myzuse persicae) of Pseudomonas protegens F6 Isolated from the Soil Contaminated with Diesel Oil
YS-B2 10:12 - 10:24 Ji-Yeon Yang Chonbuk National University Acaricidal Toxicities of Volatile Constituents Derived from Ostericum koreanum Oil against House Dust and Stored Food Mites
YS-B3 10:24 - 10:36 Bhesh Raj Sharma Mokpo National University Effects of Gracillaria chorda on Differentiation of 3T3-L1 Cells and Nitric Oxide Production in RAW264.7 Cells
YS-B4 10:36 - 10:48 Min-Gi Kim Chonbuk National University Changes of Mite-control Activities by Indroducing of Functional Radicals on Acetophenone Derivatives against Dermatophagoides spp. and Tyrophagus putrescentiae
YS-B5 10:48 - 11:00 Md. Musfiqur Rahman Chonnam National University Pepper Leaf Matrix as a Promising Analyte Protectant Prior to the Analysis of Thermolabile Metabolites in GC System
YS-B6 11:00 - 11:12 Young Mi Kim Konkuk University LC-MS-based Chemotaxonomic Classification of Wild-type Lespedeza sp. and Its Correlation with Genotype
YS-B7 11:12 - 11:24 Van-Tinh Nguyen Chosun University Effects of Gliotoxin Isolated from Marine Fungus Aspergillus sp. on Apoptosis in Human Cervical Cancer Cell and Human Chondrosarcoma Cell
YS-B8 11:24 - 11:36 Ji Hae Park Kyung Hee University  
IL-B1 14:00 - 14:40      
IL-B2 14:40 - 15:20 Paul M Finglas Institute of Food Research, Norwich Research Park, UK The PlantLIBRA Project: Plant Food Supplements - intake, Benefit and Risk Assessment
IL-B3 15:20 - 16:00 Irena Valterová Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic Semiochemicals of Social Insects: From Communication to Defence
November 9 (Fri) IL-B4 09:40 - 10:20 Enos Tangke Arung Mulawarman University, Indonesia Effect of Eupatorium triplinerve Vahl Leaves, a Skin Care Herbal from East Kalimantan in Melanin Biosynthesis Assay
IL-B5 10:20 - 11:00 Hyoungwoo Bai Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) Modulation of COX I and COX II-Mediated Formation of Various Arachidonic Acid Metabolites in vitro and in vivo by Dietary Polyphenols
IL-B6 11:00 - 11:40 Cheol-Ho Pan Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) Bioaccessibilty of Natural Products during Simulated Digestion
IL-B7 12:40 - 13:00 Jong-Seo Lee AbClon Inc. Therapeutic Antibody Platform Technology in AbClon with Human Protein Atlas Project
IL-B8 13:00 - 13:20 Se-ho Kim Mogam Biotechnology Research Institute, Green Cross Co. Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Targeting Human Monoclonal Antibody for Cancer Therapy
IL-B9 13:20 - 13:40 You Suk Suh Genexine Co., Ltd. Preclinical and Clinical studies of DNA-based Therapeutic Vaccine for High Grade Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
IL-B10 13:40 - 14:00 Ki Sung Kwon Celltrion, Inc. CELLTRION Strategy and Case Study for Biosimilar Development

Hall C

Date Lectures Time Speaker Affiliation  
November 8 (Thu) YS-C1 10:00 - 10:12 Min-Suk Kim Korea University Changes in the Phytotoxicity of Acid Mine Drainage through Spent Coffee Grounds Treatment
YS-C2 10:12 - 10:24 Mi Jin Lee Woosuk University Characterization and Quantification of Anthocyanins in Purple Fleshed Sweet Potatoes Cultivated in Korea by HPLC-DAD and HPLC-TOF/MS
YS-C3 10:24 - 10:36 Ji Su Park Woosuk University Simultaneous Characterization and Quantitation of Gingerol-Related Compounds in Ginger Products by LC-TOf MS
YS-C4 10:36 - 10:48 Cho-long Jin National Academy of Agricultural Science, RDA Simple Validation Method for Wood Panel through New Sampling Process of Formaldehyde from Wood Sawdust
YS-C5 10:48 - 11:00 Ki Hun Park Chonnam National University Quantifying Fenobucarb Residue Levels in Beef Muscles using Liquid Chromatography-tandem Mass Spectrometry and QuEChERS Sample Preparation
YS-C6 11:00 - 11:12      
YS-C7 11:12 - 11:24 Jeonghwan Jang Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) Ecological Study of Escherichia coli Populations in Yeongsan River Basin of South Korea
YS-C8 11:24 - 11:36 Jong-Hyouk Park Chonnam National University Three-Phase Hollow Fiber Liquid Phase Microextraction Approach for the Determination of Avermectins in Water
IL-C1 14:00 - 14:40 Hian Kee Lee National University of Singapore, Singapore Microscale Sample Preparation and Analysis of Environmental Aqueous Matrices for Possible Automated Operations in the Field
IL-C2 14:40 - 15:20 JoséL. Tadeo Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), Spain Analysis and Occurrence of Emerging Contaminants in Environmental Solid Samples
IL-C3 15:20 - 16:00 Frantisek Svec E.O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA Novel Nanotechnology-based Approaches to Chromatographic Eeparations Designed for Biological Systems
November 9 (Fri) IL-C4 09:40 - 10:10 H. Inci Gul Ataturk University, Turkey  
IL-C5 10:10 - 10:40 A. M. Abd El-Aty Cairo University, Egypt Synergistic Effect of Washing and Cooking on the Removal of Multi-classes of Pesticides from Various Food Samples
IL-C6 10:40 - 11:10 Jeong-Han Kim Seoul National University Analysis of Pesticide Multi-Residues in Agricultural Produce by GC-MS/MS and LC-MS/MS with QuChERS Method
IL-C7 11:10 - 11:40 Joon Kwan Moon Hankyong National University Hapten Design Strategy for Immunoassay Development of Pesticide
IL-C8 12:40 - 13:10 Gerasimos Lyberatos National Technical University of Athens and Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (ICEHT/FORTH), Greece Biotechnological Processes for Wastes and Biomass Valorization- Production of Biofuels, Energy and Biopolymers
IL-C9 13:10 - 13:40 Wonyong Choi Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) Advanced Redox Processes for Water Treatment Based on the Chemical Transformation of Inorganic and Metallic Species
IL-C10 13:40 - 14:10 Ji-Hoon Lee Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources Biogeochemical Activities Affecting Mobility of Radionuclide Contaminants in Fluvial Subsurface Environment
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