Symposium on “Recent Trends in Reproductive Health Research”
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
OWAISI Hospital & Research Center,
Deccan College of Medical Sciences
in collaboration with
Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB)
18 Annual Scientific Meet-ISSRF-2008
Venue – IICT Auditorium, Uppal Road, Hyderabad, A.P. INDIA.
20th February 2008
08.00 - 09.00 am Registration
09.00 -10.00 am Inauguration
Chief guest: Honarable Smt. Panabaka Lakshmi
Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India.
10.00 – 10.30 am High Tea
10.30 – 11.30 am Session–I Presidential Address: C.P. Puri. NIRRH Mumbai
Chairman: Dr. Lalji Singh, CCMB, Hyderabad.
11.30 -11.45 pm Session– II Women and Child Health current scenario
Chairpersons: C.P. Puri, NIRRH, Mumbai.
TC Anand Kumar, HIRC, Bangalore
11.30 -11.45 pm Shri. Subhashan Reddy, Chairperson, A.P. State Human Rights
Women and Child Health current scenario
11.45 – 12.50 Session– III “Current Status in Stem Cell Research”
Chairpersons: TC Anand Kumar, HIRC, Bangalore
B. Sesi Kiran, NIN, Hyderabad
Satish Kumar, CCMB, Hyderabad
11.45 -12.00 am Ercole Brusamolino-Italy
Hematopoetic stem cell transplant in malignant lymphoma: Biology; Clinical indications and results
12.00 – 12.15 pm R.O. Samani-Iran
Stem cells and reproduction
12.15 -12.30 pm Himansu Patel, Ahmedabad
Therapeutic potentiality of Adult stem cells
12.30 -12.45 pm Shashi Singh-CCMB, Hyderabad.
Adult Stem Cells: Their Phenotype and Differentiation
12.45- 01. 00 pm Baharvand Iran
Embryonic stem cell research from bench to bedside
01.00 -01.05 pm concluding remarks by chairpersons
01.05 -03. 40 pm Session – IV “Genomics/ Proteomics/ Bioinformatics”
Chairpersons: P.M. Bhargava, Hyderabad
P.P Reddy, MGNIRSA, Hyderabad
A.J. Rao,IISc, Bangalore
01.05 -01.20 pm Venkata Ramana Devi, A.P. State Council of the science and Technology
Genetic origin thalassemia
01.20 -01.35 pm Nasr, Iran
01.35 - 02.05 pm Lunch
02.05 – 02.20 pm Anil Suri, New Delhi
Small interference RNA mediated knock down of sperm associated antigen involved
02.20 – 02.35 pm Dheer Singh, NDRI, Karnal.
Ex-pression of aromatase transcripts in buffalo ejaculated spermatozoa: putative markers of motility,
02.35 – 02.50 pm John C. Herr, U.S.A.
A case for prepatterning of mammalian oocyte based on patterns of KH domain RNA binding proteins MOEP-19 and ecat-1 in the pre implantation embryo
02.50 - 03.05 pm PB Seshagiri, IISC, Bangalore
Blastocyst hatching phenomenon: Role of cysteine proteases
03.05 - 03.20 pm S.K Gupta,NII. New Delhi
Molecular Basis of Fertilization in Humans
03.20 – 03.35 pm K. Tangaraj, CCMB, Hyderabad
Genetic factor associated with male infertility
03.35 – 03.50 pm Deepak Modi, NIRRH, Mumbai
Topic to be finalised
03.50 – 03.55 pm concluding remarks by the chairpersons
03.55 – 05.15 pm Session-V “Fertility Regulation and Expanding Contraceptives
Chairpersons: M. Rajalakshmi, New Delhi.
V.S.V. Prasad, Lotus Children Hospital, Hyderabad
Kaiser Jamil, BMHRC, Hyderabad
03.55 - 04.10 pm N.K. Lohiya, UR, Jaipur.
Prospects and constraints in developing a resersible male contraceptive
04.10 – 04. 25 pm Vrinda Khole, NIRRH, Mumbai
topic to be finalized
04.25 - 04.40 pm S. Majumdar, NII, New Delhi
Investigating Molecular basis of the pubertal switch for its use as a double-edged sword in managing male fertility
04.40 - 04.55 pm Syed N. Kabir, IICB, Kolkata.
Acaciaside B, a prospective candidate molecule towards development of prophylactic contraceptive for HIV epidemic .
04.55 – 05.10 pm A.H Bandivdkar, Mumbai
Sperm Antigens for Development of antifertility Vaccine
05.10 - 05.15 pm concluding remarks by the chairpersons
05.15 - 05.30 pm Tea Break
05.30 - 06.30 pm Session-VI “Environment and Reproduction”
Chairpersons: S.K. Guha, IIT, Kharagpur.
Vijayalxmi Kodati Hyderabad
Ramesh, Rainbow Children Hospital, Hyderabad.
05.30 - 05.45 pm R.S. Sharma ICMR New Delhi
topic to be finalized .
05.45 - 06.00 pm PP Mathur, PU, Pondicherry
Effect of xenoestrogens on testicular function
06.00 - 06.15 pm J. Behari, JNU.
Electromagnetic field exposure effect on enzyme activity in reproductive system of male rats
06.15 – 06.30 pm A.K. Jain, IOP, New Delhi.
topic to be finalized
06.15 – 06.30 pm A. Nath, PU, Patna
Endosulfan causes proliferation in gonads of Swiss Albino Mice
06.30 – 06.35 pm concluding remarks by the chairpersons
06.35 - 07.35 pm Session-VII Poster Presentation
08.00 - 11.05 am Session VII “Infertility and reproductive disorders”
Chairpersons: Somanath Roy, NIHFW, New Delhi.
N.K.Lohiya, RU, Jaipur
Seshi Kiran, NIN, Hyderabad.
Joyothi, Institute of Genetics, Hyderabad.
Sujatha, Institute of Genetics, Hyderabad.
08.00 - 08.15 am Ch.V.Rao, USA.
Recent Advances in hCG Research
08.15 - 08.30 am Sunita Mittal, New Delhi.
Endometriosis-recent trends in reproductive medicine
08.30 - 08.45 am Jayant Mehta, UK.
Infertility and Reproductive Diseases
08.45 – 09.00 am Kamini Rao, Bangalore
topic to be finalized
09.00 - 09.15 am Jyotsna Gokral, NIRRH, Mumbai
Y chromosome micro deletion in severe male infertility, gene and protein exp. in aberrant spermatogenesis and a preliminary report in osteoporosis in this group of infertile males
09.15 - 09.30 am Gulam Bahadur, UCLHT, UK.
Stem cells to gametes: the beginning of the end?
09.30 - 09.45 am P.K. Meherjee
PCOS and Hyperinsulinemia
09.45 - 10.00 am B.K. Singh,
Molecular analysis of Y chromosome microdeletions in nonobstructive idiopathic cases of male infertility in Indian population
10.00 - 10.15 am Narendra Malhotra, Agra.
Does Doppler evolution have a role? Minimal monitoring of IVF stimulation with ultrasound
10.15- 10.30 am Smita Mahale, NIRRH, Mumbai.
Polymorphisms in Follicle Stimulating Hormone Receptor Gene and Altered Ovarian Response
10.30 – 10.45 am Kanthi Bansal, Ahmadabad
Clinical application of GnRh analogues
10.45 - 11.00 am Rajat Ray, Orissa
Predictive value of FHR in 1st trimester threatened abortion
11.00 – 11.15 am Roya Rozati MHRT, Hyderabad
Is Endometriosis genetic disease?
11.15 – 11.20 am concluding remarks by chairpersons
11.20 – 11.35 am Tea Break
11.35 - 01.20 pm Session – VIII “Labhsetwar Award”
Chairperson: C.P. Puri, NIRRH, Mumbai
01.20 - 02.20 pm Lunch Break
02.20 - 04.25 pm Session- IX “Recent trends in the management of infertility disorders”
Chairpersons: B.N. Chakraverthy, IRM, Kolkata
Kamini Rao, BACC, Bangalore
Prabhakar, Osmania University, Hyderabad
Vishnu Priya, Osmania University, Hyderabad
02.20 - 02.35 pm Edwin Ramirez, USA
Uterine transplantation in the sheep and goat models with the achievement
02.35 - 02.50 pm Abha Majumdar
02.50 - 03.05 pm Kuldeep Jain, Agra.
03.05 - 03.20 pm Himanshu Patel, Ahmedabad.
Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis
03.20 - 03.35 pm Sujata Kar, Orissa.
Recent advances in endometrial receptivity and IVF success
03.35 - 03.50 pm Ghosh Datsidar, Kolkata.
Our experience in addition of LH in the COS protocols using recombinant FSH.
03.50 – 04.05 pm Gunasheela, Bangalore.
Controversies in diagnosis of Genital Tuberculosis and place of IVF in established Tuberculosis.
04.05 - 04.20 pm Kamala Selvaraj, Chennai
Egg donation and surrogacy
04.20 – 04.25 pm concluding remarks by the chairpersons
04.25 – 04.40 pm Tea Break
04.40 - 05.30 pm Session - X Academia - Interaction between Pharma, IT, Biotech
industry and Health
Chairpersons: Bajaj, President of AIBA, Hyderabad
Habeebullah, Director OHRC, Hyderabad
Reddanna, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
Ramesh, Chairman, Raibow Children’s Hospital, Hyderabad.
04.40 - 04.55 pm Krishna Ella, Bharath Biotech Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad
04.55 - 05.10 pm Ravesh, Consul General, Islamic Republic of Iran, Hyderabad
05.10 - 05.25 pm Dinesh, Rainbow Children Hospital, Hyderabad
05.25 – 05.30 pm concluding remarks by the chairpersons
05.30 – 06.30 pm Session - X Poster Presentation
08.00 pm Dinner
22nd February 2008
08.00 - 08.50 am Session –XI “HIV, Microbicides & STDs”
Chairpersons:ccccc G.P. Talwar,TRF, New Delhi.
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N C Saxena, DFID, Kolkata
08.00 - 8.15 am Rekha Davar, Grant Medical College, Mumbai
Management of HIV in reproductive age group.
08.15 - 08.30 am A.K. Khera, NACO, New Delhi
topic to be finalized
08.30 - 08.45 am S. Mahendale, NARI, Pune
Clinic based interventions for prevention of spread of HIV among STI patients.
08.45 - 08.50 am concluding remarks by the chairpersons
08.50 - 09.05 am Tea Break
09.05 -11.25 am Session – XII “Use of Animals in Bio-medical Research”
Chairpersons: VP. Komboj, CDRI, Lucknow
09.05 - 09.20 am Bindu Dey, New Delhi
Topic to be finalized
09.20 - 09.35 am Ning Li, China Agricultural University. China
Alterations of milk composition by transgenic tools
09.35 - 09.40 am concluding remarks by the chairpersons.
09.40 – 11.20 am Session – XIII Free communication
qqqqqqqqqqqqqqqChairpersons: R. S. Sharma, ICMR, New Delhi
Ayesha DCMS, Hyderabad
Lalitha Prakash, DCMS, Hyderabad
Anni Hasan, BMHRC, Hyderabad
M. Najeebullah, N.B.K.R. S&A College, Nellore
Profiling health, reproductive health and STI/STD management programmes, meditation for rural adolescent girls
Pratap Chand Mali, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
Biochemical and histological changes in male Albino rats after oral administration of Withania somnifera dunal ethanolic extract
M. Ikram Khatkhate, NIRRH, Mumbai.
Consequences of aging with special reference to osteoporosis
Deepti Sharma, NDRI, Karnal
Analysis of genetic polymorphisms in the proximal promoter region of
CYP19 gene in buffalo heifers
Krishna Moorthy, Dr. A.L.M. Post Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Science, University of Madras
Effect of lycopene on polychlorinated biphenyl (Aroclor 1254) - induced oxidative stress and functional disruption in Sertoli cells of adult rat
Anil K. Jain,
Cyclooxygenase-2 derived both PGE2 and PGI2 plays an important role via EP2 and PPARδ in early steps of oil induced decidualization.
Ashutosh Halder, AIMS, New Delhi
Biological Basis of Skewed Sex Ratio
11.20 – 12.20 pm Valedictory function
P.C. Pal, AIIMS, New Delhi
Semen profile and sperm ultra structure in men with varicocele or Idiopathic infertility
Manoj Kumar Singh, National Dairy Reasearch Institute, Karnal
Repelicative senescence in skin fibroblast cells of Bhadawari buffaloes (Bubalus Bubalis)
Balaiah Donta, NIRRH, Mumbai
Strategies to encourage contraceptive acceptance among couples: Findings from an intervention study in urban slums of Mumbai, India
Alizadeh L., Omani Samani R., Merghati S. T. Royan Institute, Tehran, Iran
Registration method of oocyte and sperm donation: a practical way to solve payment consequences.
Towseef Amin Rafeeqi, NDRI, Karnal
Isolation and maintenance of buffalo spermatogonial stem cells
Nidhi Mishra, Banasthali University, Rajasthan
Evaluation of antifertility activity of Hibiscus rosa sinensis in swiss albino