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IASCBC (International Anatomical Sciences and Cell Biology Conference) 2014 program outline-v1120
Dec 10th (Wed)
Dec 11th (Thu)
Dec 12th (Fri)
Dec 13th
(Sat)
6:30-8:00 (optional)
TCU’s Silent Mentor Program Initiation Ceremony
8:30-9:50 Symposium
Applied & Clinical Anatomy
9:00-9:15
Opening Ceremony
Prof Dr. Guo-Fang TSENG, Vice-President, Tzu Chi U
Prof Dr. Chung-Liang CHIEN, Executive Chair, Ministry of Science and
Techonology
Plenary speech
Evolutionary Medicine: ongoing evolution of human
anatomy and pathology
Frank Ruhli, U Zurich, Switzerland
Physical Anthropology Studies in Taiwan, A Review of
History and Recent Achievements
Kuo-Shyan LU et al., Nat’l Taiwan U, Taiwan
Educational forum
-anatomists in Mainland China and
Taiwan (I)
9:15-10:00
Keynote Speech
scanning electron microscopy using animal hairs
Body and Mind: Humanistic perspectives in contemporary social Forensic
(Felidae, Cervidae, Cercopithecidae and Hominidae Family)
sciences
for identification
Professor Dr. Mutsu SHU
Vice-president, Dean College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tzu Chi University
10:00-10:30
Tea break
10:30-12:10 Symposium
Neuroscience (I)
Cell/Molecular Biology
Plenary speech
Distribution and Function of Brain
Phospholipases A2
Wei Yi ONG, Nat’l U Singapore, Singapore
---------------------------------------------------Application and Evaluation of Nuclear
Medicine in Animal Model
Kuo-Hsing MA, National Defense Medical
Center, Taiwan
Cystathionine β-synthase inhibition is a
potential therapeutic approach to
treatment of acute stroke
Peter Tsun-Hon WONG, Nat’l U Singapore,
Singapore
Intralaminar
thalamic
deep
brain
stimulation ameliorates the memory
deficit and the dendritic regression in
β-amyloid infusion rats
Jack Sheng-Tzung TSAI, Tzu chi U, Taiwan
Developmental study of subplate neurons
in the somatosensory cortex
Li-Jen Lee, Nat’l Taiwan U., Taiwan
Plenary speech:
Role of perivascular adipose tissue in
pathogenesis of hypertension
Tony LEE, Tzu Chi U, Taiwan
---------------------------------------------------Role of antioxidants on the cardiovascular
system: clinical implications
Srijit DAS, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,
Malaysia
Hiang Lian HING, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Introduction of a modified double-staining technique of
Alizarin Red-Toluidine Blue in a formalin-fixed human
embryo
Omid IRAVANI, Nat’l U Singapore, Singapore
9:50-10:20
Tea break & Poster session
Posters #D2-1 to D2-60
10:20-12:00 Symposium
Anatomy teaching
Cross talk between anatomists in
- methodologyMainland China and Taiwan (II)
The application of one-minute preceptor technique in the
gross-anatomy laboratory
Lap Ki CHAN, U Hong Kong, HK
Weekly Q&A session by Tutors facilitated student learning
& application: A new strategy in the learning of human
gross anatomy
Satish RL, Nat’l U Singapore, Singapore
Enhancing the conceptual learning of anatomy by a
hands-on approach: A pilot study
Maternal diabetes induces molecular and Karthik HARVE SUBRAMHANYA, Nat’l U Singapore, Singapore
epigenetic changes during mouse brain
Optimizing the students’ visuospatial ability through gross
development
Thameem DHEEN, Nat’l U Singapore, anatomy lecture: A cognitive load theory approach
Siti Nurma Hanim HARDIE, Universiti Sains Malaysia,
Singapore
Malaysia
Reactive oxygen species in the Drosophila
Gross anatomy course as an example of the
testis germ-line stem cells
Gyeong Hun BAEG, Nat’l U Singapore, interprofessional learning environment for medical and
physical therapy students
Singapore
Wojciech PAWLINA, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA
Visualization of gold nanoparticle-induced
autophagosomes and autolysosomes in lung
12:00-13:00
and liver cells in vitro by transmission
electron
microscopy
and
electron
Lunch & Poster session
tomography
Posters #D2-1 to D2-60
Boon-Huat BAY, Nat’l U Singapore, Singapore
12:10-13:30
Lunch & Poster session
Posters #D1-1 to D1-60
Educational forum
13:00-13:20
Plenary speech
Anatomy Education in a changing environment
Richard Drake, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Col Med, USA
13:30-16:30 Symposium
-Teaching Outcome AssessmentNeuroscience (II)
Stem Cell and Cancer Biology
Plenary speech
Plenary speech
Exercise prevents aging-associated
dopaminergic neuron loss in the
substantia nigra via BDNF signaling
pathway
Yu-Min KUO, Nat’l Cheng Kung U, Taiwan
---------------------------------------------------Neuroprotective effects of germinated
brown Rice
Supin CHOMPOOPONG, Mahihdol U,
Thailand
Check in at
Tzu Chi University
14:00-17:30
Establishment of latent infection of
Epstein-Barr virus in premalignant
nasopharyngeal epithelial cells
George Sai-Wah TSAO, HKU
---------------------------------------------------Human umbilical mesenchymal stem cells
promote recovery after ischemic stroke
Yu-Show FU, Nat’l Yang-Ming U, Taiwan
The effects of mesenchymal stem
cells-conditioned medium on microglia
The effect of chronic hydrocephalus and activation
shunt treatment on cortex and Samuel Sam Wah TAY, Nat’l U Singapore,
Singapore
hippocampus in rats
Li-Jin CHEN, Tzu Chi U, Taiwan
Synergy of endothelial and neural
Role
of
sphingosine
kinase progenitor cells from adipose-derived stem
2/sphingosine-1-phosphate signalling in cells to preserve neurovascular structures in
promoting mitochondrial function in the hypoxic-ischemic brain injury
MPTP-induced
mouse
model
of Chia-Wei HUANG, Nat’l Cheng Kung U,
Parkinson’s disease and in the MPP+Taiwan
treated MN9D cell
Meenalochani SIVASUBRAMANIAN, Nat’l U
Singapore, Singapore
Small RNAs from “junk” DNA in stem cell
maintenance and neuronal differentiation
Cerebellar CB1 receptors expression Qidong HU, Nat’l U Singapore, Singapore
following
chronic
psychoactive
compounds
exposure
(Morphine,
of mRNA targets by EWS and
Cannabis
and
Kratom
alkaloid, Repression
their roles in Ewing sarcoma cells
Mitragynine) in Swiss albino mice
Nanthini JAYABALAN, Universiti Sains Ken MATSUMOTO, RIKEN, Japan
Malaysia, Malaysia
Drug discovery from natural toxins
including
anticancer
compounds
Ponnampalam
GOPALAKRISHNAKONE,
Nat’l U Singapore, Singapore
16:30-17:30
Teak Break & Poster session
Posters #D1-1 to D1-60
13:20-14:40
Anatomy Assessment Practices in Medical Curriculum
Muhamad Saiful Bahri YUSOFF, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Analysis of quality of test items and students’ perception of the online formative tests
in Anatomy
Shajan KOSHY, Taylors U, Malaysia
A comparative study in the levels of empathy among medical students attending a
Cadaveric Skills workshop in a humanistic environment
Kin Fah CHIN, U Malaya, Malaysia
Tzu Chi University’s silent mentor program: medical students’ perspective
Janet HO, Tzu Chi U, Taiwan
14:40-15:10
Tea break & poster session
Posters #D2-1 to D2-60
-Body donation15:10-16:50
History of KENTAI: the body donation system of Japan
Osamu AMANO, Dental School, Meikai U, Japan
Body Donation Program, Singapore - Our Journey
Yee Kong NG, Nat’l U Singapore, Singapore
Body Donation in Thailand
Sukumal CHONGTHAMMAKUN, Mahihdol U, Thailand
Body donation in New Zealand: perceptions of donors and students
Helen NICHOLSON, U Otago, New Zealand
Extramural collaboration helps medical school in willed body campaigning- an example
of the partnership between Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation and Tzu
Chi University
Guo-Fang TSENG, Tzu Chi U, Taiwan
16:50-16:55
Closing ceremony
17:30-19:30
Welcome
reception
dinner
18:3019:00-21:00
Silent
Mentor
ProgramInteraction
with
families
(optional)
Banquet
(by invitation)
Educational/
Pacific coast
tour
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