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2nd Annual BioSpot Conference

DATE: MARCH 1st, 2017carolyn_vizual_4
VENUE: DOX GALLERY, PRAGUE
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2nd Annual BioSpot Conference attracted 70 participants from academia and representatives of venture capital companies. BioSpot Database collected in the second year 17 new technologies and in total 57 innovative biotechnologies.

Conference programme
09:00 – 09:30 Registration 
09:30 – 10:00 Opening speech (Marián Hajdúch)
10:00 – 10:45 Johnson & Johnson´s Innovation System and Approach (Presenter: Parth Chakrabarti, Sr. Director, New Ventures & Transactions, Johnson & Johnson) 
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break 
11:00 – 12:20 Oral presentations – Section I (chair: Michal Votruba, M.D.)
11:00 – 11:20 – COMS: Continuous monitoring system in psychiatry (Presenter: Filip Španiel, National Institute of Mental Health)
11:20 – 11:40 – DIANA assay for in-vitro diagnostics and drug discovery (Presenter: Václav Navrátil, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry CAS)
11:40 – 12:00 – Femtosecond-laser-adjustable intraocular lens (Presenter: Vladimír Stoy, Medicem Institute, s.r.o.)
12:00 – 12:20– HPC-ready analytical pipeline solution for DNA massive parallel sequencing (Presenter: Petr Vojta, Palacky University, Olomouc, Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine)
12:20 – 13:30 Lunch & poster presentations
13:30 – 14:00 Merck – Our business interests today and tomorrow (Presenter: Annett Duemmler, Merck)
14:00 – 15:20 Oral presentations – Section II (chair: Jaromír Zahrádka, Ph.D.)
14:00 – 14:20 – Synthesis and application of new fluorescent dyes (Presenter: Vishwas Joshi, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry CAS)
14:20 – 14:40 – Photoactivatable nanoparticles for photodynamic and phototermal applications (Presenter: Martin Hrubý, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry CAS)
14:40 – 15:00 – FastPCR kit for predictive RAS genotyping in metastatic carcinoma (Presenter: Jiří Drábek, Palacky University, Olomouc, Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine)
15:00 – 15:20 – Novel anti-hemostatics  and immunomodulators from tick saliva (Presenter: Jindřich Chmelař, University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science)
15:20 – 16:00 – Conclusion remarks (Martin Fusek)
Presented technologies
Oral presentations:carolyn_vizual_2
  • COMS: Continuous monitoring system in psychiatry (Presenter: Filip Španiel, National Institute of Mental Health)
  • DIANA assay for in-vitro diagnostics and drug discovery (Presenter: Václav Navrátil, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry CAS)
  • Femtosecond-laser-adjustable intraocular lens (Presenter: Vladimír Stoy, Medicem Institute, s.r.o.)
  • HPC-ready analytical pipeline solution for DNA massive parallel sequencing (Presenter: Petr Vojta, Palacky University, Olomouc, Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine)
  • Synthesis and application of new fluorescent dyes (Presenter: Vishwas Joshi, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry CAS)
  • Photoactivatable nanoparticles for photodynamic and phototermal applications (Presenter: Martin Hrubý, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry CAS)
  • FastPCR kit for predictive RAS genotyping in metastatic carcinoma (Presenter: Jiří Drábek, Palacky University, Olomouc, Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine)
  • Novel anti-hemostatics  and immunomodulators from tick saliva (Presenter: Jindřich Chmelař, University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science)
Poster presentations:6-1-1
  • Polymer Therapeutics for Oral Treatment of Wilson´s Disease (Presenter: M. Vetrík, Charles University, Prague, 1st Faculty of Medicine)
  • Detection of estrogens in water using novel reverse osmosis enrichment device and in vitro bioassay (Presenter: Radoslav Trautmann, Masaryk University, Brno)
  • Novel antimicrobial peptides for topical treatment of osteomyelitis and prevention of implant-related infections in orthopedics (Presenter: Pavel Melicherčík, Charles University, Prague, 1st Faculty of Medicine & Faculty Hospital Motol)
  • Rapid simultaneous detection of herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) and herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in clinical samples (Presenter: Lucie Bartošová, Faculty Hospital Hradec Králové)
  • Photoactive nanofiber materials with antibacterial and antiviral effect (Presenter: Jiří Mosinger, Charles University, Prague, Faculty of Science)
  • Iodinated radiolabelable ChT ligands for diagnostics and therapy (Presenter: Pavel Švec, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry CAS)
  • Targeted modification of plant biomass properties (Presenter: Jan Hejátko, CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno)
  • Software system for reliable identification of mutant and polymorphic proteins from mass spectrometric data (Presenter: Miroslav Hruška, Palacky University, Olomouc, Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine)