IMMUNOCON-2009 PROGRAM 16th Dec.09 CME 09:00AM- 010:00AM ....docDocument Transcript
16 th DeC.09
Dr. D Nagaraja,
10:00AM-10:30AM ----------------- Dr. S.K.SHANKAR
10:30AM-11:00AM —--------------Dr. SITA NAIK
11:00AM-11:30AM --------- -------Dr. DESIRAZU N RAO
11:30 AM-11:45AM-----------------Tea break
11:45AM-12:15AM------------------ Dr. SATISH DEVADAS
12:15AM-12:45PM------------------ Dr. TARUNA MADAN
01:15PM-02:00PM------------------- Lunch break
02:00PM-02:30PM---------------------Dr. PLACID E. D’SOUZA
02:30PM-03:00PM--------------------Dr. UDAYKUMAR RANGA
03:45PM-04:15PM-------------------- Dr. S.L. HOTI
04:15PM-04:45PM-------------------- Dr. RAVI KUMAR
07:00PM :Inauguration of conference by:
Dr. VISHWA MOHAN KATOCH,
Director General, I.C.M.R
Secretary, Ministry of health and Family welfare,Govt. of INDIA
WITH KEYNOTE ADDRESS
7:30 PM -----------------------------------Dinner
08.00 AM Plenary talk: Prof. N K Mehra, AIIMS, New Delhi
Prof. Vijaya S., IISc., Bangalore
09.15AM- 11:15AM Symposia-1 Mycobacterial Immunology (HALL-B)
Chair : Dr. C. Jagannath, Dr. P. Salgame
Symposia-2 Immunology of parasitic and other bacterial
Chair : Dr. S. K. Shankar, Dr. K. Prasad
11.15AM -11:30 AM TEA BREAK.
11.30AM-12:45 PM Free papers related to the symposia.
HALL B: Chair:, Dr. Ramanathan, Dr. Kenneth Shindler
HALL C: Chair: Dr. Shakila, Dr. N. A. Khan
12:45 PM-01:30 PM SENIOR SCIENTIST ORATION AWARD
Prof. Ajit Sodhi, Banaras Hindu University
01.30 PM-02:00 PM LUNCH BREAK.
02.00 PM- 04:30 PM Symposia-3 Basic and Molecular Immunology (HALL-B)
Chair : Dr. Vijay Singh, Dr. S. L. Hoti
04.30 PM -4:45 PM TEA BREAK.
4.45 PM -05:45PM Poster viewing.
05.45 PM -07:00PM Free presentations and presentations from posters.(HALL-B)
Chair: Dr. Joshy Jacob, Dr. Sunil Arora
07.00 PM - 07:30 PM Student group discussion.
07.30 PM DINNER
07:30AM -8:00AM BREAK FAST
08:00AM - 09:15 AM PLENARY TALK: Jayasree Das
09.15 AM – 11:15 AM Symposia-4 Diagnostic and Clinical Immunology
HALL-B: Chair: Prof. Sita Naik, Prof. Shaila
Symposia-5 Viral Immunology and Cancer Immunology
HALL-C: Chair: Dr V. Ravi, Dr. S. N. Madhusudhana
11:15AM - 11:30AM TEA BREAK
11.30 AM-1:00PM Poster viewing
01.00 PM – 2:00 PM LUNCH BREAK.
02.00 PM-04:00 PM YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD.
Chair: Dr. D.N. Rao.
04.00 PM TEA BREAK.
04.15- 06:00 PM Symposia-6 NeuroImmunology (HALL-B)
Chair : Dr. Rajani Rani, Dr. Jayasri Das
04:15- 06:00PM Free papers and presentations from posters. (HALL-C)
Chair : Dr. Mustaq Siddiqui, Dr. Devinder Sehgal
06.30 PM-7:30 PM General Body Meeting.
07.30 PM Banquet
07:30AM -8:00AM BREAK FAST
08:30-09:15AM SRINI KAVERI
09.15 AM -11:30 Symposia-7 Vaccines and Immunomodulators.(HALL-B)
Chair: Dr. Madhusudhana, Dr. Anjali Karande
Symposia-8 Veterinary Immunology. (HALL-C)
Chair : Dr. Placid E D’Souza, Dr. K. L. Phaniraja
11.30 AM -11:45 TEA BREAK
11.45 AM -12.45 PM Free papers (HALL-C)
Chair: R. B. Narayanan, Dr. Bonnie Dittel
01.00 PM – 2:00 PM AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT AND
G.P. TALWAR YOUNG SCIENTIST PRESENTATION
GPT.01 Identification of micro RNA involved in IL-10 expression and its
implication in inflammation and asthma.
Amit Sharma, Manish Kumar, Tanveer Ahmad, Ulaganathan Mabalirajan, Jyotirmoi Aich,
Anurag Agrawal and Balaram Ghosh
GPT.02 Antimicrobial activity of skin secretion isolated from the indian cricket
frog Fejervarya limnocharis.
H.P. Gurushankara, M. Shanthala,P. Vishwaprakash mahadimane,
Cletus JMD’Souza and V. Vasudev
GPT.03 Transcriptional regulation of antimicrobial peptide expression at multiple
Krishnendu Chakraborty, Pujarini Dutta, Santasabuj Das.
GPT.04 Suppression of effector t cells response by regulatory t cells at the
pathologic site of miliary tuberculosis.
Prabhat K. Sharma , P. K. Saha, Amar Singh, Surendra K. Sharma, Balaram Ghosh and Dipendra
GPT.05 Molecular mechanism of immunomodulation and adjuvant activity of
g1-4a, a tlr4 agonist from Tinospora cordifolia.
Rashmi Raghu, Deepak Sharma, Vineet Kohli and Krishna Balaji Sainis
GPT.06 Altered lipid raft–associated signalling and inhibition of CMI in indian
leprosy patients: an immunotherapeutic approach.
Shashank Gupta and Krishnamurthy Natarajan
GPT.07 Developing defensin (s) as a mucosal adjuvant/mocrobicide with peptide
antigens of HIV.
Sudhir Kumar, Raza Ali Naqvi, Neena Khanna and D. N. Rao
GPT.08 Voltage gated calcium channels negatively regulates protective immune
responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Teena Mohan and D. N. Rao.
SYMPOSIUM-1: MYCOBACTERIAL IMMUNOLOGY
MI-I.01 Homologous Recombination in Mycobacteria: Protein Structures,
Mechanism and Regulation
MI-I.02 Enhancing the efficacy of the BCG vaccine against tuberculosis
MI-I.03 Study of Host Immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection
Padmini Salgame, Kamlesh Bhatt, Amanda McBride, Julius Potian, Wasiulla Rafi and Alexandra
MI-I.04 Dynamics of local Immune response in Human Tuberculosis.
Dipendra K Mitra
MI-I.05 Modulation of Inflammatory responses by Pathogenic Mycobacteria
K. N. Balaji
MI-I.06 Can we improve on the BCG vaccine?
MI-I.07 IL-7 and IL-15 promote long-lasting T cell memory against BCG
Javed N Agrewala and Vijender Singh
MI-O.01 Role of PknE, a Serine Threonine kinase from Mycobacterium
tuberculosis in bacterial survival through modulation of apoptotic events
P.Dinesh Kumar and Sujatha Narayanan
MI-O.02 Immunohistochemical identification of M leprae with anti-BCG antibody
in Leprous Neuropathy: A comparison with traditional ZN staining
Anu CB, Yasha TC, Shripad A Patil, AB Taly
MI-O.03 Mycobacterium bovis BCG induced expression of cyclooxygenase-2
requires nitric oxide dependent activation of Notch1 signaling
Kushagra Bansal, Yeddula Narayana, Shripad A. Patil2 and Kithiganahalli N. Balaji
MI-O.04 Diminished baseline and antigen-specific Th1 and Th17 responses in
N. Pavan Kumar, Suresh R, Ganesh R, Janani Shankar, V. Kumaraswami,
Thomas B. Nutmanm and Subash Babu,
MI-O.05 Influence of HLA-DR alleles on the efficacy of BCG vaccination
Anuradha Bandaru , K.V.Krishna Moorthy, Suman Jain, KJR Murthy and Vijaya Lakshmi
MI-O.06 Internalization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by non-phagocytic pleural
mesothelial cells (Met-5A)
Supriya Pokkali and Sulochana D. Das
MI-O.07 To Study the role of IL-6 gene polymorphism at position-174 in
Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients and their Contacts
Lavanya Joshi., Suman Latha G., Vijayalakshmi V., Murthy
MI-O.08 In vitro levels of interferon-γ, il-10 and il-12 to Mycobacterium bovis bcg
HariSaiPriya V, Sumanlatha G, Hasnain SE, Murthy KJR, Valluri VL
MI-O.09 Chemokine and chemokine receptor expression in HIV-infected
individuals with tuberculosis on ATT and ART.
Kaustuv Nayak, Luke Elizabeth Hanna, Sudha Subramanyam, Anbalagan S,
MI-P.01 PIM2 Induced MMP-9 Expression in Macrophages Requires PI3K and
Nisha Kapoor, Kushagra Bansal, Yeddula Narayana, Germain Puzo, Martine Gilleron,
Kithiganahalli Narayanaswamy Balaji
MI-P.02 Altered lipid raft–associated signalling and inhibition of CMI in Indian
leprosy patients: An immunotherapeutic approach
Sudhir Kumar, Raza Ali Naqvi, Neena Khanna and D. N. Rao
MI-P.03 High resolution structural analysis of Biofilm formation in Mycobacteria
V.Kumar, T.Sachan, D.S.Chauhan and V.M.Katoch
MI-P.04 Polymorphism at the -237 position of the IL-12Rβ2 promoter region and
its functional implication related to susceptibility or resistance to tuberculosis
Vikas Kumar Verma, Megha Jain, Sangeeta Sharma ,D. Behera and H.K. Prasad.
MI-P.05 CD38 expression in HIV-TB coinfection
Sharada Iyer, Surekha Rani H, Anuradha B, Jhunu Audito, KJR.Murthy, Vijaya Lakshmi Valluri
MI-P.06 QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube (QFT-GIT) assay to detect active and
latent tuberculosis infection
Sambasivan V, Anuradha B, Satya Sudheer P, KJR murthy, Krishnamoorthy KV, Suman Jain,
Hasan Q and Vijaya Lakshmi Valluri
MI-P.07 Antimicrobial response of KG-1 derived dendritic cells during
Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection
Rajashree P. and Sulochana D. Das
MI-P.08 Purification and immunological characterization of recombinant
Adenylate kinase of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
D. Anbarasu and Alamelu Raja
MI-P.09 QuantiFERON-TB Gold in-tube and Tuberculin Skin Test in tuberculosis
Basirudeen S, Paulkumaran P and Alamelu Raja
MI-P.10 Analysis of HLA association among North Indian HIV patients with
B.Saikia, K.Sarkar, S.Mahakur, and A.Wanchu
MI-P.11 A Study on Wound Infection among Leprosy patients.
G. Dhivya; M. Andrew Pradeep; P. Kavitha
MI-P.12 A study on susceptibility to dental caries among Leprosy patients
M. Manonmani Priyadharshini;M.AndrewPradeep;D.Ramya
MI-P.13 Detection of Immune complexes in the CSF of Tuberculous Meningitis
cases in correlation with antibody Response.
K.Ponnammal and Shripad A. Patil
MI-P.14 The immune subversion of XDR strains of M.tuberculosis isolated from
S. P. Kulkarni , P. Chakraborty, K. B. Sainis
MI-P.15 Functional characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb)
proteins involved in modulating macrophage functions
G Sreejit, C chaitanya, Sangita Mukhupadyay.
MI-P.16 Differential endocytosis of Mtbhsp60 triggers anti-inflammatory
response in activated macrophages
Nazia Parveen, Shiny Nair, and Sangita Mukhopadhyay
MI-P.17 Immunohistochemical detection of mycobacterial antigen in CNS
Tuberculous pathology using polyclonal anti BCG- antibody.
Deepashri Rao, Shripad A. Patil, Anita Mahadevan, S.K.Shankar
MI-P.18 P2x7 gene polymorphisms and risk assessment for pulmonary
Tuberculosis in Asian Indians
Sambasivan V1, Murthy KJR 1, Hasan Q 1,2 and Vijaya Lakshmi V 1,3
SYMPOSIUM-2: BASIC AND MOLECULAR IMMUNOLOGY
BI-I.01 Progenitor cells as an effective treatment for acute radiation syndrome.
Vijay K. Singh, Julie L Christensen.
BI-I.02Chronic antigenic stimulation reveals distinct outcomes in CD4+ and CD8+
Ashenafi Tilahun, Miluka Gunanaratna,Chella S. David and Govindarajan Rajagopalan
BI-I.03 Docosahexaenoic acid - induced upregulation of Foxp3, CLTA-4, TGF-β
is not correlated with increased TREG cell activity
Naim Akhtar Khan.
BI-I.04 Emerging Trends in Immunotoxin
Rama S Verma, Sirisha Potala and Mrudula Mathew.
BI-I.05 Involvement of the both C-terminal domains of Factor H in C3d/C3b
binding is confirmed
Arnab Bhattacharjee, Markus J. Lehtinen, Tommi Kajander.Adrian Goldman and T. Sakari
BI-I.06 Protective immune responses to novel swine-origin 2009 a (H1N1)
Ioanna Skountzou, Dimitrios G Koutsonanos, Richard Compans and Joshy Jacob
BI-I.07 Cytotoxic T cells and the immune response
BI-I.08 Interaction of the complement system with Mycobacterium tuberculosis
BI-O.01 The influence of human chorionic gonadotropin on systemic autoimmune
Alpana Satsangi, Nipun Jayachandran, Rahul Pal
BI-O.02 Allergenicity assessment of osmotin, a pathogenesis-related (PR) family
protein from Nicotiana tabaccum
Prerna Sharma, A. K. Singh, B.P.Singh, K.C. Bansal, Naveen Arora
BI-O.03 Abh secretors among blood donors.
Sundar P, Patil S,
BI-O.04 Neutralization of inositol polyphosphate-4-phosphatase, type i (INPP4A)
aggravates asthmatic features in experimental allergic mice.
Jyotirmoi Aich, Mabalirajan U and Balaram Ghosh
BI-O.05 Mechanism of asthma pathogenesis: role of Stat3, Socs3 and IL-6
Vani Mishra, Bhushan P.Chaudhari, Bholanath Paul
BI-O.06 Molecular dissection of antibody responses against pneumococcal
surface protein a: evidence for diverse ‘DH-less’ heavy chain gene usage and
Soma Rohatgi, Debjani Dutta, Suhail Tahir and Devinder Sehgal
BI-O.07 Identification of microRNA involved in IL-10 expression and its
implication in inflammation and asthma.
Amit Sharma, Manish Kumar, Tanveer Ahmad, Ulaganathan Mabalirajan,
Jyotirmoi Aich, Anurag Agrawal and Balaram Ghosh.
BI-O.08 Analysis of molecular mechanism associated with pesticide-induced
immunotoxicity: role of apoptosis and heat shock proteins.
Ashok Kumar Tripathi, Tanzeel Ahmed, Rafat S. Ahmed, Basudev Banerjee.
BI-O.09 Dysregulation in Th1/Th2 cytokine ratios in patients with multiple
Rehan Khan, Suhasini Joshi, Manoj Sharma, Lalit Kumar, Alpana Sharma
BI-O.10 B cell epitope prediction of alcohol dehydrogenase allergen from
Smitha Nair, Neetu Kukreja, Bhanu Pratap Singh, Naveen Arora
BI-O.11 Association between Plasma IgE and Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms
(SNPs) in the β2-adreneoceptor Gene and Control of Asthma.
Raj VL, Sabran A, Liam CK, Radhakrishnan AK, Naidu R, Mustafa MR
BI-O.12 Prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency in patients with Autoimmune
Jaya Kumari S, Ganapathy Bantwal, Anitha Devanath Vageesh Ayaar and
BI-P.01 A preliminary study of high sensitivity CRP levels using particle enhanced
turbidimetric immuno assay.
Jaya Kumari S Anitha Devanath Sultana Furruqh and Venkatesh
BI-P.02 Activation of map kinases in tributyltin treated rat thymocytes:role of
Monika Gupta and Shashi Khandelwal
BI-P.03 To unveil the functional domain of Glycodelin A- A pregnancy specific
Anjali A. Karande and Devasena .P
BI-P.04 Establishment of age related reference values for serum C-Reactive
Protein (CRP) in the healthy indian population using a turbidimetric assay.
Anitha Devanath, T Venkatesh Jaya Kumari S and Anita R Bijoor
BI-P.05 Epitope mapping of a high affinity neutralizing antibody reveals an
epitope adjacent to the defined region of neutralization.
Ashutosh Tiwari, Anurag Sankhyan, Navin Khanna, Subrata Sinha
BI-P.06 Allergenicity potential of proteins from green gram (Vigna radiata)
BI-P.07 Stage specific agglutinin in a coleopteran beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros
M.Jayalakshmi & Sr.M.R.Basil Rose
BI-P.08 Effect of inflammation on the expression of proteins involved in iron
Harish P Janardhan, B S Ramakrishna Debasis Danda and, Molly Jacob
BI-P.09 An approach towards development of a simple method for conjugation of
laccase to antibody and its characterization by ELISA.
Swarnadeep Ray, Protik Chowdhury, Nirmalendu Das and Biswadev Bishayi
BI-P.10 Effects of Prenatal/Juvenile exposure of Chlorpyrifos on mouse immune
R. Singh, A. K. Singh, P. Kumar, B.N.Paul
BI-P.11 Intra and inter person variation of immunity parameters in ahealthy human
population in bangalore, india.
Upadhyaya, S., Damle, A., Telkar, A., DiasP Bhat, J., Rafi, M., Seetha, R and Banerjee, G
BI-P.12 Specific IgE for diagnosis of allergic disorders.
Hima Sravanthi .G, Surendaran B.R., Gangadhar RDeepsikha Srivastava, Dr Nagendra
BI-P.13 Production of phosphotyrosine phenylsepharose CL-4B conjugated
Devaraju K S, Saraswathi R and Gopi A
BI-P.14 The role of suppressors of cytokine signaling 1 (SOCS1) in glutathione
redox mediated regulation of NF-κb/ rel signaling and induction of
proinflammatory molecules in macrophages.
Sheikh.Ghousunnissa, Kaiser Alam and Sangita Mukhopadhyay
BI-P.15 Stimulation of γδ t cells by plant derived and bacterial alkylamines.
Nirmala S, G Banerjee, V P Sinkar, S Chiplunkar
BI-P.16 T regulatory cells (CD4+CD25+FOXP3+) function in transplant
recipients with chronic allograft dysfunction.
Sharad K Mittal, R K Sharma, Amit Gupta, Sita Naik
BI-P.17 Toll-like receptor mediated innate immune responses in low birth weight
Singh, V.V. and Rai, G.
BI-P.18 Generation of molecularly distinct isozyme specific SCFV antibodies
binding to the same epitope of placental alkaline phosphatase.
Mukesh Kumar, Imran Khan, Pooja Goswami, Subrata Sinha
SYMPOSIUM-3: IMMUNOLOGY OF PARASITIC FUNGAL AND OTHER
PB-I.01 Phenotypic and functional profiling of effector CD8 and CD4 T cells
during blood-stage infection of Plasmodium yoelii.
Anmol Chandele, Paushali Mukerjee, Virandar Chauhan, Rafi Ahmed.
PB-I.01 Filarial lymphatic pathology is characterized by augmented pro-
inflammatory cytokine production in response to TLR2 and TLR9 ligands
Subash Babu, V. Kumaraswami and Thomas B. Nutman
PB-O.01 T-cell receptor Vβ (1-24) gene repertoire expression in peripheral blood
mononuclear cells (PBMCs) of patients with chronic pathology harboring
Wuchereria bancrofti infection
.Magapu Solomon Sudhakar, .R.B.Narayanan,Alalasundaram,
.S.V.Chiplunkar, Trupathi Pradhan ,.Shailja Bhattacharya .
PB-O.02 Decreased prevalence of filarial infection among diabetic subjects -
Implications for “extended hygiene hypothesis”
PB-O.03 Immunotherapy of Leishmaniasis: An adjunct to chemotherapy.
PB-O.05 Immune characterisation of cysticercal antigen with refrence to CNS
Mehak Sharma and Shripad A. Patil,
PB-O.06 Identification of B and T cell epitopes of YscF antigen of Yersinia pestis.
Riyasat Ali, Sudhir Kumar, Ajaz Ahmad Bhatt and D.N.Rao.
PB-P.01 Filarial lymphatic pathology is characterized by enhanced vascular and
lymphatic endothelial growth factor production in response to TLR2 and TLR9
Anuradha R, V. Kumaraswami, Thomas B. Nutmanand Subash Babu
PB-P.02 Inhibitory effect of Cystone on uropathogenic E.coli adherence and H2O2
induced toxicity in NRK-52E cells.
Vidyashankar S, Mahesh kumar P, Patki P S and Nandakumar K S.
PB-P.03 Antimicrobial activity of skin secretion isolated from the Indian cricket
frog Fejervarya limnocharis
H.P. Gurushankara, M. Shanthala, P. Vishwaprakash mahadimane,
Cletus JMD’Souza and V. Vasudev
PB-P.04 Molecular characterization of multi drug resistant Klebsiella pneumonia
by random amplified poly morphic DNA.
Rajeshwari H, Deepti Parashar, Nagaveni S,Ajay Kumar Oli, Kelmani Chandrakanth R
PB-P.05 Widespread emergence of multidrug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
in csf samples
Nagaveni S, Rajeshwari H , Ajay Kumar Oli, S. A. Patil and Kelmani Chandrakanth R
PB-P.06 Analysis of Whole Cell Protein Profiling to Characterize
Enterococcus species by SDS-PAGE
Ajay Kumar Oli, Rajeshwari. H, Nagaveni. S, Kelmani. Chandrakanth. R
PB-P.07 Stimulation of murine macrophages with recombinant Leishmania
antigen (rA6) causes intracellular parasite clearance.
Anuradha and Sunil K. Arora.
PB-P.08 In vitro Model of Leishmania-Macrophage interaction suitable for
screening of Anti-Leishmanial agents.
Rajendra Kumar and Sunil K. Arora
PB-P.09 Isolation of immunoreactive proteins of Setaria cervi adults by SDS-
polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis
Priyanka Priyadarshi, Deep C. Kaushal and Nuzhat A. Kaushal
PB-P.10 Capsular typing of Staphylococcus aureus in different hospitals in
Subhaschandra M. Gaddad, Venubabu Thati, Praveenkumar D and Channappa T. Shivannavar
PB-P.11 Immunogenisity of locally isolated capsular type-5 and 8 Staphylococcus
aureus whole cells in rabbits
Subhaschandra M. Gaddad, Venubabu Thati and Channappa T. Shivannavar
PB-P.12 Immunological Aspects of Protozoan Parasitic Diseases
Amulya Kumar, JyotishmanVeepaschit &Raajeev Singh.
PB-P.13 G3093T (exon 19, Complement receptor 1 gene (CR1)) was found to be
in linkage disequilibrium with non-coding region A to T (introne 27, CR1 gene)
and is prevalent in pockets of Falcipurum malaria transmission in northern India.
Mayank Madhukar, J.C. Samantaray, Sukla Biswas,P. Aggarwal, Ratanesh K. Seth and Nibhriti
PB-P.14 Antigenic analysis of embryo stage of Setaria cervi, the bovine filarial
Poonam Singh, Deep C. Kaushal and Nuzhat A. Kaushal
PB-P.15 Chlamydia Induces Caspase Activity and Apoptosis Signaling Pathway
via Cervical Epithelial Cells.
Vikas Vats, Tanvi Agrawal, Sudha Salhan and Aruna Mittal
PB-P.16 Immobilization of C1 inhibitor by nematode Transglutaminase
Chellam Gayathri.S., Pandiaraja.P., Perumal Kaliraj
PB-P.17 Expression of IL-10 superfamily members in filarial lymphatic pathology
Jovvian George. P, V. Kumaraswami, Thomas B. Nutman and Subash Babu,
PB-P.18 Increased levels of circulating immune complexes and enhanced classical
and MBL complement pathway activation in patent human lymphatic filariasis.
Senbagavalli P, Anuradha, Ramanathan VD, Subash Babu
PB-P.19 Antigen preparation of Mucor and Aspergillus and evaluation of
antibody response in CNS infections.
Soni R Sankapal, Shripad A.Patil
PB-P.20 Effect of ph and temperature on laccase production by Tramates sps,.
Manigandan.N. M.palaniswamy, Bharathi.S
PB-P.21 Contribution of coagulase and toxic shock syndrome toxin-1 in
Staphylococcus aureus induced septic arthritis in mice: possible therapeutic
protection by chloramphenicol
Sayantani Majumdar, Argha Manna, Rupanjan Mukhopadhyay, Kallol Dutta, Anirban Basu,
Sunil Kumar Manna and Biswadev Bishayi
PB-P.22 Evaluation of regulatory networks induced by B.malayi recombinant
proteins in different patient population.
Aparnaa Ramanthan, Madhumathi J, Perumal Kaliraj
SYMPOSIUM-4: DIAGNOSTIC AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY
DC-I.01 Dysfunctional dendritic cells- root cause of subdued immune-response in
chronic viral Hepatitis
Sunil K Arora & Deepa Rana,
DC-I.02 Clinical Immunology of Immunomodulators
DC-I.03 Primary Immune Deficiencies from Bedside to the Bench
DC-I.04 FUTURE TRENDS IN DIAGNPOSTICS
DC-I.05 SLIT in Management of Type I Allergy Disorders
DC-I.06 SERODIAGNOSIS OF LEPTOSPIROSIS: Evaluation of two tests done
within 8 days of onset against a Gold Standard of a combination of MAT and
DC-I.07 Buccal Delivery System - SLIT Films
DC-I.08 Highly Characterized Antibodies from Human Protein Atlas and Sigma
DC-O.01 Characterization and Functional studies with Monoclonal Antibody B11
F12 developed against Tumor Associated antigens of Squamous Cell Carcinomas
Atul Anand, M.Patkar, S.G.Dakave and Shubhada V. Chiplunkar
DC-O.02 IL-10 cytokine gene polymorphisms in allergic asthma patients
Suman Latha G., Hari Sai Priya V., Lavanya Joshi., Vijayalakshmi V., Murthy K.J.R.
DC-O.03 Comparison of PETIA kit from Siemens with Pureauto S CRP-Latex
(SS-type) kit from Diachi to evaluate C-reactive Protein
Anitha Devanath, Jaya Kumari, Anita R Bijoor
DC-O.04 Telomerase activity in CD4+ T cells of Parthenium dermatitis patients
Vivek Anand, Nasim Akhtar, Rakesh Khatri, K K Verma and Alpana Sharma
DC-O.05 T effector and T regulatory lymphocytes during acute hepatitis E virus
Mohd. Mushtaq Husain, Rakesh Aggarwal, Shahid Jameel, Sita Naik
DC-O.06 Significance of antibody detection in the diagnosis ofcryptococcal
Katyayani S., Arvind N. and Shripad A. Patil.
DC-P.01 Molecular cloning, expression and diagnostic evaluation of rWbL1
protein for the detection of Bancroftian filariasis
Siva Prasad. B.V, V.Anantharaman, D.Gajalakshmi, Reddy.M.V.R
DC-P.02 Detection of HRP-2 and pLDH antigen of P.falciparum in malaria
patients by Immunocapture based diagnostic assay.
Priyanka Verma, Sukla Biswas and Rao D.N
DC-P.3 Eosinophil Count and Interleukin-5 in Malaysian Asthmatic Patients
Raj VL, Sabran A, Liam CK, Radhakrishnan AK, Naidu R, Mustafa MR.
SYMPOSIUM-5: VIRAL IMMUNOLOGY AND CANCER IMMUNOLOGY
VC-I.01 Induction of anti tumor effector functions in gamma delta T lymphocytes
S. V. Chiplunkar
VC-I.02 Japanese encephalitis virus and NF-κb: activation of the canonical NF-κb
pathway and its importance in MHC-I induction
Sojan Abraham, Soumen Basak and Ramanathapuram Manjunath
VC- I.03 Relative transmissibility of an r5 clade c s HIV across different mucosae
in Rhesus macaques parallels the relative risks of sexual HIV-1 transmission via
NB Siddappa,A-L Chenine, VG Kramer, G Sciaranghella,RA Rasmussen, M Santosuosso, MC
Poznansky , RR Amara,C Souder, DC Anderson, JG Else, FJ Novembre, E Strobert,
SP O'Neil, WE Secor and RM Ruprecht
VC-O.01 Interplay of TNF-α, superoxide anion (SOA) and apoptosis in
Sandeepan Mukherjee, Sheetal Rai, Sahil Kulkarni, Shraddha Mehta, Arunagiri Subramanian,
R. A. Deshmukh, Abhay Chowdhary
VC-O.02 Analysis of CD 4 T cell responses of HIV patients under different ART
Sumi Mukhopadhyay, Indranil Dhar, Anindita Debnath,
Joyabrata Mal, Sonali Das, Bibhuti Saha and Swapna Chaudhuri
VC-O.03 Increased CD8+ T Lymphocytes in HAART non-responders with
Sukhvinder Singh Jaideep S. Toor and Sunil K. Arora
VC-O.04 Reconstitution of innate immune responses in HIV-1 infected subjects
undergoing antiretroviral treatment (ART).
Anuj Singla, Ajay Wanchu and Sunil K. Arora
VC- O.05 Assessing the significance of exogenous interleukins on natural killer
cell derived cytolytic molecules in HIV-infected individuals.
P.V. Ramana Rao, S. Ramanavelan, S. Rajasekaran, Alamelu Raja
VC-O.06 Pathogenic and vaccine strain of Japanese encephalitis viral strain elicit
differential human macrophage / DC effector functions.
Harini Sooryanarain, Milind M. Gore
VC-O.07 Soluble factors released by activated regulatory T cells suppress natural
killer T cell function in cervical cancer patients.
T. Pradhan, J.Patankar,B.Ravikiran, H. Tongaonkar, S.Chiplunkar
VC-O.08 Modulation of targeted cancer therapy by cytokines in tumor
Shyama Pal, Bhavani Shankar and K.B. Sainis
VC-O.09 Natural killer T cell activation in Hepatitis B virus infection.
Anuradha Tripathy, Rumki Das, Mandeep Chadha & Vidya Arankalle
VC-O.10 Role of Tumor Microenvironment on DNA Damage Responses and
Expression of IGF-1/clusterin Axis in Genomic Instability.
Bhavani S. Shankar,1 Shyama Pal1, David A. Boothman3 and K.B. Sainis2
VC-P.01 Temporal analysis of early immune responses in patients with Hepatitis
E virus infection.
Rumki Das, Anuradha Tripathy, VA Arankalle & YK Gurav
VC-P.02 Short-term immune response to Hepatitis-C virus in live related renal
Shivali Justa ,Ranjana W. Minz , Mukut Minz, Ashish Sharma,Neelam Pasricha, Shashi Anand
VC-P.03 2,5- Oligoadenylate synthetase2: a novel tumor derived factor involved
in CD3 ζ degradation.
S. Shah, D.Kulkarni, T. Pradhan, D.Chaukar,V.Manivel, K.V.S.Rao, S.Chiplunkar
VC-P.04 Role of ß-2 microglobulin in prognosis of HIV/AIDS
V Suresh Gupta, Arunagiri Subramanian, Shraddha Mehta, Sahil Kulkarni
SandeepanMukherjee, R. A.Deshmukh, Abhay Chowdhary
VC-P.05 Role of TNF-α and IL-6 in morbidity and mortality associated with HIV/
V Suresh Gupta, Shraddha Mehta, Arunagiri Subramanian, Sahil Kulkarni
SandeepanMukherjee, R. A.Deshmukh, Abhay Chowdhary
VC-P.06 NK cells in recent HIV-1 infection showed down regulation of
Archana Kulkarni, Madhuri Thakar, Meera Singh and Ramesh Paranjape
NI-I.01Dual Roles for Microglial Cells in Regulating the Progression and
Resolution of CNS Autoimmune Inflammation
Bonnie N. Dittel
NI-I.02 Evaluation of Neuroprotective Therapies in Experimental Optic Neuritis
Kenneth S. Shindler, Mahasweta Dutt, Philomena Tabuena,Elvira Ventura, Jayasri Das Sarma,
NI-I.03 Functional implications of Vitamin D Receptor-HLA DRB1*0301
interaction in Type 1 diabetes
Rajni Rani, Neetu Israni, Avinash Kumar,Ravinder Goswami
NI-O.01 Microglia,macrophage play a major role in mouse hepatitis virus induced
Dhriti Chatterjee, Lawrence C Kenyon, Kenneth S Shindler and Jayasri Das Sarma
NI-O.02 Immunopathogenetic differences between Guillain Barre Syndrome and
Mahadevan A, Suja MS, Madhusudana SN, Patil S, Satishchandra P, Shankar SK
NI-P.01 Pro-inflammatory phenotype of lean diabetic subjects compared to obese
diabetic subjects- new definition for Asian Indian Diabetic phenotype
Surendar J., Mohan V. and Aravindhan V.
NI-P.02 Elevated Expression of HSP90α in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Rai, R. and Rai, G.
NI-P.03 Association of IFN-γ and TNF-α gene expression with disease activity in
children with Systemic Lupus Erythaematosus (SLE) -a prospective study from
Rana A, Minz R W, Aggarwal R, Anand S, Singh S.
NI-P.04 Role of Toll-Like Receptors (TLRs) in Immuno-pathogenesis of
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Chauhan, S.K. and Rai, G.
NI-P.05 In-vitro detection of anti achr antibodies secreted by lymphocytes in
myasthenia gravis: A preliminary study
M. P .jayakishan., shripad A patil.
NI.P.06 Suppression of Experimental Optic Neuritis with Corticosteroids.
Mahasweta Dutt, Philomela Tabuena, Lawrence C. Kenyon,Elvira Ventura, Abdolmohamad
Rostami, Kenneth S.Shindler, Jayasri Das Sarma.
NI-P.07 Autoantibodies to Heat Shock Protein- 65 (HSP-65kDa) in patients with
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Ashica Sood A, P.Marimuthu ,Vandana Pradhan ,K.Ghosh and Shripad A. Patil
SYMPOSIUM-7: VACCINES AND IMMUNOMODULATORS
IV-I.01 Natural antibodies : more than mere bystanders
Srini V Kaveri
IV-I.02 Roles of Ras activation during Interferon-gamma responses and
acetaminophen-induced liver damage.
Banishree Saha, S. Jyothi Prasanna and Dipankar Nandi
IV-I.03 T cell Response to HCV Infection: Key to Vaccine Development
Krishna K. Murthy, La Shayla D. Morrow and Kaitlin E. Campbell
IV-I.04 Rabies vaccines : current state and new developments
IV-I.05Prophylactic Vaccines Against HPV Infection: A Hope for prevention
of cervical cancer?
Jayshree R S
IV-I.06 The immunomodulatory role of Glycodelin
Anjali A Karande
IV-O.01 Molecular aspects of immunoprevention by piperine in cadmium induced
thymic atrophy and splenomegaly .
IV-O.02 In vivo enhancement of Natural Killer Cell Activity through Tea fortified
with Ayurvedic herbs
Jyoti Bhat, aparna Damle, Pankaj P Vaishnav, Ruud Albers , Manoj Joshi and
IV-OI.03 Saved by poisons : Plant toxins in targeted cancer therapy
Sudarshan Gadadhar and Anjali A Karande
IV-O.04 Immunogenicity of garlic immunomodulatory proteins upon oral
administration in balb/c mice
Fatima Clement and Y. P. Venkatesh
IV-O.05 Molecular mechanism of immunomodulation and adjuvant activity of
g1-4a, a TLR4 agonist from Tinospora cordifolia.
Rashmi Raghu, Deepak Sharma, Vineet Kohli and Krishna Balaji Sainis
IV-O.06 Evaluation of protective immunity induced by rWbGST-BmALT-2 fusion
protein against Brugia malayi infection.
Anandharaman Veerapathran, Kiran Pote, Munirathinam Gnanasekar, Maryada Venkata
Rami Reddy and Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram.
IV-P.01 Ant-inflammatory properties of Septilin in lipopolysaccharide activated
monocytes and macrophages.
Sandeep Varma R, Ashok G, Vidyashankar S, Patki P S and Nandakumar K S
IV-P.02 Regulation of PPAR γ and TNF α by Liv.52 in alcohol treated liver cells.
Ashok G, Sandeep Varma R, Vidyashanker S, Patki P S and Nandakumar K S
IV-P.03 Presence of immunomodulatory proteins in the medicinal herb, guduchi
Ivan Aranha, Fatima Clement and Y. P. Venkatesh
IV-P.04 Enhancement of Immunity by Theanine
Bhat J, Upadhyaya S, Banerjee G
IV-P.05 Biochemical Effect of Curcumin and Embelin on chemical-induced
hepatocarcinogenesis in Wistar rats
M.C. Jagadeesh, M. Sreepriya, Geetha Bali, D. Manjulakumari
IV-P.06 Expression Of Immune Molecules On Human Pbmc Upon Treatment
With Extracts Of Pongamia Pinnata Linn.
M. Manikannan, R. Balamurugan, S. Dinesh, V. Mythili and Elanchezhiyan Manickan.
IV-P.07 Prophylactic and therapeutic potential of Asp f1 epitopes in naïve and
sensitized BALB/c mice
Neelkamal Chaudhary, Lakshna Mahajan, Taruna Madan, Anil Kumar, Gajendra Pratap Singh
Raghava, Ashok Shah, Seturam Bandacharya Katti, Wahajul Haq, Puranam Usha Sarma.
IV-P.08 Turbo Methanol Extract inhibits bone resorption through regulation of T
B. Balakrishnan, M. M. Indapa, S. G. Dakawe and S. V. Chiplunkar
IV-P.09 The Mucosal Adjuvant Activity Of Fructans Isolated From Aged Garlic
P. M. Chandrashekar and Y. P. Venkatesh
IV-P.10 TLR dependent and independent immune responses to type 1 Sabin and
Madhu Chhanda Mohanty and Jagadish M. Deshpan
IV-P.11 Lactobacillus sporogenes: Oral vaccine candidate
Sarika Amdekar, Sapna Kushwah, Deepak Dwivedi, Purabi Roy, Vinod Sing
IV-P.12 Glycodelin -A: Modulator of Cytolytic effector T cell activity
Anjali A. Karande and Chetna Soni
SYMPOSIUM-8: VETERINARY IMMUNOLOGY
VT-O.01 Evaluation of immune response to recombinant dna vaccine against
bovine tuberculosis in calves
Phaniraj.K.L., Shrikrishna Isloor., Naveen Kumar.G.S., Ravikumar.P., and Vasanth.M.Shetty
VT-O.02 Comparative Evaluation Of Rt-Pcr For Vp3, Vp7, Ns1 And Ns3
Genes In Detecting Bluetongue Virus In Clinical Specimens.
S. Vinay, S.M. Byregowda, Y. Hari Babu, K.M. Purushotham
VT-O.03 Novel toxin-neutralizing nanobodies isolated from Indian camel
phage display library possess unique molecular features
Jangra, Pooja, †Pandey, Neelam and ¶Singh, Ajit
VT-O.04 Immune Response to Persistent Foot and Mouth Disease Virus (Asia
1) Infection in Cattle and Buffaloes
Mohan.S Maddur , Subodh Kishore , Ashok C Kumar, Suryanarayana V. V. S,
Gopalakrishna S, Nem Singh, and Mukund.R Gajendragad
VT-O.05 Identification Of Milk Based Protein Biomarker For The Diagnosis
J.Thanislass, S.Prathibha, P.X.Antony,
S.Venkatesa Peruma1, K.V.Subba Reddy,R. M. Pillai
VT-O.06 Purification Of Bacteriocin Like Substances From Rumen Liquor
Obtained From Slaughtered Goats
S.Barathiraja, J.Thanislass, P.X.Antony, S.Venkatesa Perumal,K.V.SubbaReddy, R. M. Pillai
VT-P.01 Study of Humoral Immune Response against Recombinant-DNA
Vaccine against Bovine Tuberculosis By Interleukin-4 Elisa.
Phaniraj.K., jagadeesh Sanganal.., Jayaramu. G.M ..
VT-P.02 Development of Anti-Methanogen Igy Antibodies And Their Potential
Yogesh B.J , S.Bharathi and Michael A