Program

The 12th TALAS International Conference Program 5-7 June 2018






08:00 – 09:00
Registration
09:00 – 10:30


Keynote Topic: All about Dengue Viruses, Vectors and Animal Models – Why it is complicated?"

COL Louis R. Macareo, MD, JD, MPH
Chief, Department of Virology United States Army Medical Directorate,
Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences (USAMD-AFRIMS), Bangkok, Thailand


Dr. Piyanate Sunyakumthorn, PhD
Chief, Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Pathology Department of Veterinary Medicine, USAMD-AFRIMS

Collaborator:Dr. Alongkot Ponlawat, PhD
Chief, Vector Biology and Control Section Department of Entomology, USAMD-AFRIMS

Moderator: LTC Christine Ege
Chief, Department of Veterinary Medicine, USAMD-AFRIMS
09:30 – 10:00
Coffee/Tea/Snack Break and Visiting Exhibition
11:00 – 12:00


Model selection - Choosing the Mouse Line for Your Research

Dr. Patrick Sharp; DVM, MRCVS, DACLAM
Chief Executive Officer, Animal Resources Authority
Adjunct Professor, School of Veterinary and Life Science, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia


Moderator: Dr. Cholawat Pacharinsak DVM, PhD, DACVAA
Assistant Professor and Director of Veterinary Anesthesia, Pain Management and Surgery
Department of Comparative Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
12:00 – 13:30


Lunch Topic – International Standard Laboratory Animal Research and Testing Services in Thailand (some presentations will be in Thai for Thai audiences)

Limited seats are available and family style set lunch will be provided at the tables. At registration, please indicate if you would like to attend!

Speakers: Representatives from the following institutes (15 min each):

1. USAMD-AFRIMS (Presentation in English and Thai)
LTC Christine Ege and Dr. Rawiwan Im-erbsin
2. National Institute of Health (Thai NIH)
Dr. Navakanit Sachanonta
3. National Laboratory Animal Center (NLAC), Mahidol University
Dr. Surachai Chantip
4. Laboratory Animal Center, Chiang Mai University (LAC-CMU)
Dr. Thattawan Kaewsakhorn
5. Thai Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR)
Dr. Wipaporn Phatvej


Moderator: Dr. Parntep Ratanakorn
13:30 – 15:45


Panel Discussion: The New Trend – Microbiome and Gnotobiotic Research

• The Promise of Gut Microbiome Research (25 min)
Dr. Patricia V. Turner, MS, DV.M, DVSc, DACLAM, DABT, DECAWBM
Corporate Vice-President, Global Animal Welfare Charles River, Wilmington, USA

• Microbiome Research – Setting up and Maintaining Gnotobiotic Program (50 min)
Dr. Suzanne Craig, DVM, DACLAM, MBA
Professor & Chair, Department of Comparative Medicine
Director, Division of Laboratory Animal Resources
Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Charleston, South Carolina, USA


• Setting up Gnotobiotic System Using IVCs (15 min)
Dr. Vanessa Jensen, DVM, DACLAM
Associate Professor and Deputy Chair, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA


• Potential Pitfalls of Microbiome Research (15 min)
Dr. Patricia V. Turner, MS, DVM, DVSc, DACLAM, DABT, DECAWBM
Corporate Vice-President, Global Animal Welfare Charles River, Wilmington, USA

Moderator: Dr. Suzanne Craig
15:45 – 16:00
Coffee/Tea/Snack Break and Visiting Exhibition
16:00 – 16:30


Annual TALAS General Assembly Meeting (TALAS members)

Moderator: Dr. Wantanee Ratanasak,
Secretariat, TALAS
16:30 – 16:45
Closing Remark


TALAS Secretariat
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