International conference

Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology for Young Scientists

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Ellen van den Bogaard

Radboud University Medical Center, Netherlands


Kahlile Youssef-Abboud

Centre for Healthy Eating & Food Innovation, Maastricht University, Netherlands


Noelia Losada Garcia

University of Lisbon, Portugal

ICBEB-YS Conference agenda

  • 10:00-10:30 Registration
  • 10:30-10:40 Opening ceremony
  • 10:40-11:00 Opening lecture

Coffee break and posters

Biotechnology Applications in Biomedical Sciences
Chair: Ellen H. van den Bogaard and Patrick Zeeuwen

  • 11:30-12:00 Ellen H. van den Bogaard (RadboudUMC, The Netherlands)

    Invited speaker - Aryl hydrocarbon receptor signaling in health and disease: the potential and threats of targeting environmental sensors in human skin

  • 12:00-12:15 Noor van Hout

    Expanding the possibilities of the stratum corneum model for bacterial growth

  • 12:15-12:30 Jaimy Klijnhout

    3D in vitro skin models: a toolbox to study skin biology, disease pathophysiology, and therapeutics

  • 12:30-12:45 Mona Fayyazi Jolandan

    Bacteria X: studying microbe-microbe interaction

  • 12:45-13:00 Ivana Banićević

    Advancing the studies of physiological and pathological bone conditions by using a 3D in vitro cell culture model based on bone-like biomaterial and a perfusion bioreactor

Lunch break and posters

Biotechnological Production and Assessment of Bioactive Compounds
Chair: Patrick Jansen and Nevena Luković

  • 14:00-14:30 Alicia C. Bort (Alcalá University, Spain)

    Invited speaker - The Spicy Solution: Capsaicin's Therapeutic Potential in Hepatocarcinoma through AMPK activation.

  • 14:30-15:00 Marcus Janschel (Fraunhofer IAP Center, Germany)

    Invited speaker - Customized LNPs for targeted transfection

  • 15:00-15:15 Iván Benito

    Galactomannan extraction and characterization from Ceratonia siliqua seeds

  • 15:15-15:30 Mihailo Mladenović

    By-products from the processing of herbs as sources of antioxidants

  • 15:30-15:45 Anja Petrov Ivanković

    Discovering potential of polyphenol compounds from blueberry, cranberry and chokeberry extracts as skin prebiotics

  • 15:45-16:00 Verena Schulze

    Sugar functionalized superparamagnetic nanoparticles for capturing of cancer cells in liquid biopsy

Coffee break and posters

Enzyme Engineering and Immobilization
Chair: Jose Migel Palomo and Cesar Mateo

  • 16:00-16:30 Noelia Garcia Losada (University of Lisboa, Portugal)

    Invited speaker - Enzyme-metal nanoparticle hybrids for modulating enzyme-like activity and chemoenzymatic cascade processes for sugar building blocks synthesis

  • 16:30-16:45 Katarina Banjanac

    Immobilization of xylanase on magnetic nanoparticles modified with polyethyleneimine and its application in xylooligosaccharides synthesis

  • 16:45-17:00 Tanja Nedeljkov

    New life of waste material: immobilized horseradish peroxidase for degradation of antraquinone dye

  • 17:00-17:15 Ivana Gazikalović

    Determining the potential of submerged fermentation on wheat bran for production of xylanase

  • 17:15-17:30 Ana Vukoičić

    Study and preparation of artificial manganese metalloenzymes with laccase-like activity

Environmental Biotechnology
Chair: Maja Đolić

  • 09:30-10:00 Registration
  • 10:00-10:15 Vasilije Matijašević

    Characterization of emission from the combustion of solid biofuels in the residential heating appliances

  • 10:15-10:30 Vanja Lukić

    Removal of critical metals leached from fly ash using naturally derived cellulose-adsorbent

  • 10:30-10:45 Nataša Karić

    Utilization of fibrous textile wastes for adsorption of Inorganic and organic pollutants from water

  • 10:45-11:00 Dušan Trajković

    Chemometric modelling of the adsorption parameters of drug residues from water using modified fly ash as adsorbent

Coffee break and posters

Bio-based products and industrial biotechnology
Chair: Mirjana Rajilić-Stojanović

  • 11:30-12:00 Maja Marković (ICFTM, Serbia)

    Invited speaker - Biobased polymer materials as promising tool for efficient drug delivery

  • 12:00-12:15 Ana Mandura Jarić

    The employment of pullulan and collagen in the preparation of electrospun nanofibers loaded with Teucrium montanum L. extract

  • 12:15-12:30 Teodora Jakovljević

    The processing, bioactivity and biocompatibility of scaffolds based on multi-ion doped calcium-phosphates coated with chitosan

  • 12:30-12:45 Zorana Jovanović

    The use of starch and β-lactoglobulin composite hydrogels as frameworks for preserving c-phycocyanin

  • 12:45-13:00 Jovana Grbić

    Different treatments of lignocellulosic biomass for enhanced delignification and enzymatic hydrolysis

Lunch break and posters

Functional food and feed
Chair: Oswaldo Hernández-Hernández

  • 14:00-14:30 Kahlile Youssef Abboud (Maastricht University, The Netherlands)

    Invited speaker - The chemical features of dietary fibers with prebiotic potential - why is it important?

  • 14:30-14:45 Sofia Kilibarda

    Edible flowers of marigold (Calendula officinalis L.) as functional food

  • 14:45-15:00 Jovana Delić

    Sensory analysis of nutritionally improved corn-based snack product with addition of protein- and fiber-rich ingredients

  • 15:00-15:15 Yanyun Zhang

    Exploring the microbial degradation profile of 3 different dietary fibers via bacterial monoculture and an in vitro fermentation model of the colon (TIM-2)

  • 15:15-15:30 Spasoje Belošević

    Broccoli microgreens-apple juice as novel beverages: total phenolic, flavonoids and antioxidant activity

  • 15:30-15:45 Milica Veljković

    Nanofiltration as a tool for high-yield purification of dietary oligosaccharides

  • 15:45-16:00 Slađana Davidović

    Valorization of soybean meal for production of high protein animal feed and value-added products using new strain of Aureobasidium pullulans

Coffee break and posters

  • 16:30-17:00 Closing ceremony