Date

Venue

Oct 20

Oct 21


Oct 22   Symposium Day


South China University of Technology

Dongtang Hall, No. 13 Building, South China University of Technology

Shaw Building of Humanities, South China University of Technology



Agenda

Oct 20

Registration and Campus Tour

Oct 21

Workshop

The speaker: Mark Shirtliff

Presentation title: Biofilm Workshop

Oct 22

Content

8:00-8:05

Opening Ceremony

Dr. Lin Li, South China University of Technology, CHN

8:05-8:15

Welcome Greeting and Introduction

Dr.   Xin’an Zeng, South China University of Technology, CHN

8:15-8:30

Photographing

Morning Session Chair: Dr.   Mark Shirtliff & Dr. Bing Li

8:30-9:00

In vivo Utilization of Omics for Translational   Applications

Dr. Mark Shirtliff, University of Maryland, US

9:00-9:30

Dispersing Biofilms in vivo

Dr. Kendra Rumbaugh, Texas Tech University, US

9:30-10:00

Real Time Monitoring of Bacteria by SPR Biosensor

Dr. Chii-Wann Lin, National Taiwan University, TWN

10:00-10:15

Rapid Detection on VBNC, Biofilm Genetics and Toxins of   Various Bacteria

Dr. Xihong Zhao, Wuhan Institute of Technology, CHN

10:15-10:30

Coffee break

10:30-11:00

Mechanisms of Tolerance in Bacterial Biofilms

Dr. Tom Coenye, Ghent University, BEL

11:00-11:30

Developed Microbial Biofilms as Biofertilizers in   Agriculture and Plantations

Dr. Gamini Seneviratne, National Institute of   Fundamental Studies, SL

11:30-12:00

Bioinformatics on Bacterial Genomes, Transcriptomes and   Proteomes

Dr. Da Qi, University of Liverpool, UK

12:00-12:30

Phototrophic Biofilms: The Potential Applications and A   Study for Aquaculture Wastewater Treatment

Dr. Wanling Tang, Temasek Polytechnic, SIN

12:30-12:45

Inhibition of Bacterial Biofilms by d-Borneol

Dr. Jianyu Su, South China University of Technology,   CHN

13:00-14:15

Lunch at Xihu Hotel

Afternoon Session Chair: Dr.   Brian Peters & Dr. Zhenbo Xu

14:30-15:00

Fungal and Polymicrobial Biofilms: Basic Biology to   Clinical Relevance

Dr. Brian Peters, University of Tennessee, US

15:00-15:30

Immunization Strategies Against Staphylococcus   aureus Biofilms

Dr. Janette Harro, University of Maryland, US

15:30-16:00

Title to be determined

Dr. Chunlei Shi, Shanghai Jiaotong University, CHN

16:00-16:15

VBNC Status of Bacteria within Biofilms

Dr. Yang Deng, State Key Laboratory of Biological   Fermentation Engineering of Beer, CHN

16:15-16:30

Coffee break

16:30-17:00

Bacterial Biofilm in Food Safety Control

Dr. Zhenbo Xu, South China University of Technology,   CHN

17:00-17:30

Epidemiology on Biofilm of Staphylococcus and   Surveillance on Antimicrobial Resistance in Southern China

Dr. Dingqiang Chen, The University of Hong Kong, HK

17:30-18:00

Usage of The Kombucha 'Tea Fungus' Biofilm for   Value-addition of Tea (Camellia sinesis)

Dr. Viduranga Waisundara, Rajarata University of   Sri Lanka, SL

18:00-18:30

Electroactive Biofilm: A Versatile Platform for   Environmental and Industrial Application

Dr. Jian Sun, Guangdong University of Technology, CHN

18:30-18:45

Role of Blp-1 on The Polymicrobial Interaction of Candida   albicans

Ms. Junyan Liu, University of Tennessee, US

19:00-21:00

Dinner and networking   activities at Xihu Hotel