Plant-Based Vaccines, Antibodies & Biologics

10-12 June 2019, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

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Day One

Final Conference Programme | Monday 10th June 2019

08.15am onwards
Registration

09.15-09.30
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Conference Chairman: Julian Ma (St George’s Hospital, University of London, London, UK)

SESSION 1:
CLINICAL TRIALS

Moderator: Julian Ma (St George’s Hospital, University of London, London, UK)

09.30-10.00
‘Towards phase I clinical trials of plant-based norovirus vaccines’
Frank Thieme and Victor Klimyuk (Icon Genetics GmbH, Halle/Saale, Germany)

10.00-10.30
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION:
‘New genome engineering tools for molecular farming in Nicotiana

Diego Orzaez (CISC, Valencia, Spain)

10.30-11.00
‘Preclinical safety of the plant-produced lectin Griffithsin supporting its clinical development’
Daniel Tusé (Intrucept Biomedicine LLC, Sacramento, California, USA), Joshua L. Fuqua, Ph.D., Kenneth E. Palmer, Ph.D. and the PREVENT Team (University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA)

11.00-11.30
Coffee Break & Posters

11.30-12.15
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION:
‘Big Data and AI applied to Molecular Farming’

Francois Laviolette (Laval University, Quebec, Canada )

12.15-13.30
Lunch Break & Posters

SESSION 2:
NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Moderator: Poova Saxena (Medicago Inc, Quebec, Canada)

13.30-13.50
‘Plant-made recombinant natural thaumatins as sweeteners and taste modifiers’
Anatoli Giritch, Anett Stephan, Simone Hahn, Steve Schulz and Yuri Gleba (NOMAD Bioscience GmbH, Halle (Saale), Germany)

13.50-14.10
‘Plant cell culture platforms for production of bioscavengers for biodefense’
Jasmine M. Corbin1, Kantharakorn Macharoen1, Zachary R. Kyser1, Sara Sukenick2, Somen Nandi1,3 and Karen A. McDonald1,2,3 (1 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Davis, California, USA; 2 Engineering Graduate Program, Davis, California, USA; 3 Global HealthShare Initiative, University of California, Davis, California, USA)

14.10-14.30
‘Plant-made bacteriocins as food antimicrobials’
Simone Hahn-Löbmann, Anett Stephan, Steve Schulz, Tobias Schneider, Anatoli Giritch and Yuri Gleba (NOMAD Bioscience GmbH, Halle (Saale), Germany)

14.30-14.50
‘Plant-expressed antimicrobial proteins as new medicines’
Aušra Ražanskiene1, Šarunas Paškevicius1, Erna Denkovskiene1, Audrius Misiunas1, Simone Hahn2, Benita Stockunaite1, Viktorija Dapkute1, Astra Vitkauskiene3 and Yuri Gleba2 (1 Nomads UAB, Vilnius, Lithuania; 2 Nomad Bioscience GmbH, Halle (Saale), Germany; 3 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania)

14.50-15.10
‘LEGOCINS™: Chimaeric bacteriocins engineered by domain shuffling’
S. Paškevicius1, T. Schneider2, Aušra Ražanskiene1, Simone Hahn2, Anatoli Giritch2 and Yuri Gleba2 (1 Nomads UAB, Vilnius, Lithuania; 2 Nomad Bioscience GmbH, Halle (Saale), Germany)

15.10-15.40
Tea Break & Posters

SESSION 3:
CONTROLLING MANUFACTURE

Moderator: Pascal Drake (St George’s University of London, London, UK)

15.40-16.00
‘The impact of upstream production heterogeneity on product purification: A credo for controlled cultivation environments’
Jan Hübbers1, Matthias Knödler1, Clemens Rühl1,2, Catherine Müschen1 and Johannes F. Buyel1,2 (1 Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME, Aachen, Germany; 2 Institute Molecular Biotechnology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany)

16.00-16.20
‘Cleaner and more uniform molecular farming’
Fabian Schvartzman (AeroFarms, Newark, New Jersey, USA)

16.20-16.40
‘Plant-based influenza hemagglutinin production under controlled environment: Efforts toward optimizing plant growth conditions for a transient gene expression system’
Ryo Matsuda (Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan)

16.40-17.00
KEYNOTE OVERVIEW:
‘12 years later: Quo Vadis PMP?’

John-Edward Butler-Ransohoff (Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany)

17.00
ISPMF Annual General Meeting

Evening
ISPMF Sponsored Conference Dinner

 

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PBVAB 2019 Sponsors

  • Plant Transformation Technologies
  • John Innes Centre
  • Protalix Biotherapeutics
  • Fraunhofer USA
  • BioVAXX
  • Angany Genetics
  • Owensboro Cancer Research Program
  • Root Lines Technology
  • Intrucept Biomedicine
  • iBio
  • Epso
  • Nexgen
  • MAPP Biopharmaceutical
  • Vismederi
  • Bioapp
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Kentucky BioProcessing
  • Ilvo
  • PlantForm
  • Aldevron
  • The International Society for Plant Molecular Farming
  • Molecular Farming
  • Nomad
  • Conviron
  • NanoTemper
  • Proteins Easy
  • Medicago
  • Icon Genetics
  • Greenovation
  • Fraunhofer IME

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