Scientific Program

Day 1: 14.09.2016

8.30 – 9.30 am – Breakfast & Registration
9.30 – 10.30 am – Inauguration & Lead Talk (M.Fahim Hall)
Chief Guest: Prof H. A. Ranganath, I.I.Sc, Bangalore.
Guest of Honor: Prof S. Pyne, PHFI-H’bad / Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

10.30 – 11.00 am – Special Lecture
Speaker: Prof Saumyadipta Pyne, PHFI-H’bad / Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

11.00 – 1.00 pm – Work Shop on RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
(Synopsis & Report writing for ICMR student grant; Writing & publishing research paper)

1. Importance of Research during Medical graduation (Presentation 15 min)
Speaker: Prof. Kusal K. Das, BLDEU

2. How to identify research problem and frame a research question? (Presentation 20 min)
Speaker: Dr Meghana Aruru,IIPH, Hyderabad

3. How to plan and write research proposal (Presentation 20 min)
Speaker: Dr Satish G. Patil, BLDEU

4. How to select a research design? (Presentation 20 min)
Speaker: Dr Shailaja Patil, BLDEU

5. Data analysis and report writing (Presentation 20 min)
Speaker: Dr Satish G. Patil, BLDEU

6. Tips for writing research paper (Presentation 10 min)
Speaker: Dr. Shailaja Patil, BLDEU

7. How to select Peer Reviewed Indexed Journal? (Presentation 15 min)
Speaker: Dr Satish G. Patil, BLDEU
Queries & feedback (10 min)

1.00 – 1.30 pm – Lunch

1.30 – 3.30 pm – Oral Presentation (Dept. of Physiology)
3.00 – 5.00 pm – Poster Presentation (S. B. Deshpande gallery)
5.00 – 5.45 pm – Interactive session with UGs

Dr Salim Dhundasi, AMC, Vijayapura

Dr M. B. Mulimani, KCP Science College, Vijayapura

Dr Ritupurna Barooah, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong

Coordinator: Prof Kusal K Das, BLDEU

6.00 – 6.30 pmValedictory function of Student ASSOPICON & Prize distribution (M.Fahim Hall)
Chief Guest: Dr Salim Dhundasi, AMC, Vijayapur
President: Dr Tejaswini Vallabha, BLDEU

Day 1: 14.09.2016 (3:00 – 6:30 pm)

Preconference workshop On
Conducted by Editors & Reviewers of International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Physiology (IJCEP): (A.S.PAINTAL HALL)

1. Importance of publication in the Medical Profession (Presentation 10 minutes)
Speaker: Dr. G. K. Pal, Editor-in-Chief

2. Preparation of the manuscript
2a. Title page and Abstract (Presentation10 minutes, Group task 10 minutes)
Speaker: Dr. G. K. Pal, Editor-in-Chief

2b. Writing ‘Introduction’ of the paper (Presentation 15 minutes, Group task 10 minutes)
Speaker: Dr. Pravati Pal, Editor

2c. Describing ‘Materials and methods’ (Presentation 10 minutes, Group task 10 minutes)
Speaker: Dr. Y Dhanalakshmi, Senior Reviewer

2d. Presentation of ‘Results’ (Presentation 15 minutes, Group task 10 minutes)
Speaker: J. Indhumathi , Associate Editor

2e. Addressing ‘Discussion, including limitations of the study, future perspectives and conclusion’ (Presentation 15 minutes, Group task 15 minutes)
Speaker: Dr. Nivedita Nanda, Editor

2f. Acknowledgement, Conflict of Interest and References (Presentation 10 min, Group task 10 min)
Speaker: Dr. Pravati Pal, Editor

3. Selection of a Journal and submission of manuscript (Presentation 10 minutes)
Speaker: Miss. J. Indhumathi , Associate Editor

4. Revision of manuscript (Presentation 20 minutes, group task 10 minutes)
Speaker: Dr. G. K. Pal, Editor-in-Chief

5. How to deal with the manuscript if rejected (Presentation 10 minutes)
Speaker: Dr. G. K. Pal, Editor-in-Chief

6. Ethical issues related to publication (Presentation and role play 10 minutes)
Role play: Dr. Y Dhanalakshmi, Senior Reviewer
Dr. Nivedita Nanda, Editor
J. Indhumathi, Associate Editor

7. Queries and feedback
*Pre and post session (10MCQs)
7:00 pm: Executive Body Meeting

Day 2: 15.09.2016

8.00-9.00 am – Breakfast & Registration :

(M.Fahim Hall)
9.00-9.30 am – Plenary lecture – 1
Speaker: Dr M. S. Pal, DIPAS
Topic: Metabolic Cost of Load Carriage at Sea Level by Indian Soldiers

9.30-10.00 am – Keynote Address -1
Speaker: Prof Saumyadipta Pyne, PHFI, Hyderabad
Topic: Tumor microenvironment and its role in cancer development and prognosis

10.00-11.30 am – Inaugural Ceremony

Inauguration by: Dr M. B. Patil, Honorable Minister, Govt. of Karnataka
Chief Guest: Dr Shashi Bala Singh, DIPAS
Presided by: Dr.S.B.Deshpande, President-ASSOPI

11.45-12.10 pm – Keynote Address -2
Speaker: Prof M. Fahim, Jamia Hamdard Univ., Delhi
Topic: Regulation of Blood Pressure in Heart Failure

12.10-12.35 pm – Keynote Address -3
Speaker: Prof T. R. Raju, NIMHANS
Topic: “Stem Cells-Nothing more, Nothing less”

12.35-1.50 pm – ASSOPI Award Paper Presentation

1.30 – 2.30 pm – Lunch

2.30-3.00 pm – Plenary lecture – 2: (M.Fahim Hall)

Speaker: Dr Kinsuk Maitra, Georgia State Univ., USA
Topic: Conscious and Non conscious mind: interactions and clinical implications

3.00-4.30 pm – Symposium 1: Medical Education: Basic Science to Clinical Medicine (M.Fahim Hall)

1. Dr Latika Mohan, AIIMS, Rishikesh
Topic: Is memorizing and rote learning science!!! Why we are still emphasizing & relying so much on the rote learning in modern education?

2. Dr Anita Herur, SNMC, Bagalkot
Topic: Changing trends in physiology education and the unchanging curriculum!

3. Dr Chinmay Shah, GMC, Bhavnagar
Topic: Early Clinical Exposure: Physiology Perspective

4. Dr Vidya Patil, BLDEU
Topic: Unraveling of the ATCOM module!

5. Dr Surekha Hippargi, BLDEU
Topic: “Learning to learn –find a best teacher in you”- Role of medical teacher /Student.

6. Dr Manpreet Kaur, BLDEU
Topic: “PBL-Help or Hype”
4.30-5.30 pm – Live Demonstration- AD instruments
4.30-5.30 pm – Free Paper Presentation (Dept. of Physiology)
5.30-6.30 pm – Free poster Presentation (S.B.Deshpande Gallery)
7.00 pm- Dinner/Cultural Program

Day 3: 16.09.2016

8.00 -9.00 am – Breakfast
9.00 – 10.30 am- Symposium II: Vascular Physiology & Medicine in post genomic era (M.Fahim Hall)

1. Prof K. Ravi, VPCI
Topic: An insight into the sensory mechanisms of cough

2. Dr G. K. Pal, JIPMER
Topic: Cardiovascular risks in Indian population: pathophysiology and prevention

3. Dr Rita Khadka, BPKIHS, Nepal
Topic: Baroreflex sensitivity in patients with myocardial ischemia

4. Dr Sathya Subramani, CMC, Vellore
Topic:Adrenergic stimulation can cause vasodilatation in specific circumstances.

5. Dr Vijayalakshmi K, NIMHANS
Topic: VEGF: Much more than an angiogenic factor – Neurons need it too

6. Prof Kusal K. Das, BLDEU
Topic: Cell signaling pathways in hypoxia: Metal exposure, glucose homeostasis, L/N type calcium channel blocker and vascular integrity

10.30 – 12.00 am- Symposium III: Nanoscience, Drug delivery, Molecular Biology & Genetics (M. Fahim Hall)

1. Prof S. M. Shivaprasad, JNCASR
Topic: Bio-molecular detection by Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy using Ag nanoparticles decorated GaN Nanowall Network.

2. Dr Antony Gomes, Univ. of Calcutta
Topic: Application of nanotechnology in snake venom research

3. Dr Md. Iqbal Alam, Jamia Hamdard Univ., Delhi
Topic: Snake venom Phospholipase A2 inhibitors from Indian Medicinal plants.

4. Dr Suchandra Chatterjee, BARC, Mumbai
Topic: Biocompatible silver nanoparticles from plant extracts: Its characterization and bioefficacy

5. Dr Raghavendra V. Kulkarni, BLDEA’s Pharmacy College, Vijayapur
Recent Transformations in Drug Delivery Strategies

10.30 am- 12.00 pm- Symposium IV: Endocrine & Metabolic Syndrome, Nutrition/Toxicology (T. R. Raju Hall)


1. Dr Edathil Vijayan, CUSCT, Kochi
Topic: Brain – Endocrine interactions in hormonal regulation of physiological functions.

2. Dr Sandhya T. Avadhany, St. John’s, Bangalore
Topic: Obesity, Diabetes and Cancer.

3. Dr G. S. Gaur, JIPMER
Topic: The Metabolic Syndrome: current scenario

4. Dr Pravati Pal, JIPMER
Topic: The role of sympathovagal imbalance in the pathogenesis of type II diabetes.

5. Dr Tanveer Majeed, Asian Cancer Institute, Mumbai
Topic: Surgical Management of Pancreatic Cancers and their outcomes.
12.00- 12.20 pm- Plenary Lecture – 3 (M. Fahim Hall)

Speaker: Dr S. S. Goudar, KLEU, Belgaum
Topic: NICHD Global Network: Generating Research Evidence to Inform Public Health Policy for Impacting the Health Outcomes of Mothers and Children in Developing Countries.

12.20-12.40 pm- Plenary Lecture – 4 (M. Fahim Hall)

Speaker: Dr G. L. Khanna, MRIU, Haryana
Topic: Physiological support to High performance Athletes in Indian Scenerio.

12.40 – 1.00 pm- Panel Discussion- Future direction of Physiology: As a Teacher & Researcher (T.R.Raju Hall)

Panelists: Dr Sandip Sardessai GMC, Goa, Dr Ritupurna Barooah NEIGRIHMS, Shillong, Dr Swati Tikare AMC, Vijayapur, Editor: Dr Kusal K Das, BLDEU/IUPS

1.00 -2.00 pm – Lunch

2.00-2.30 pm – Keynote Address-4 (M. Fahim Hall)

Speaker: Dr S. B. Deshpande, BHU, Varanasi
Topic: Neuro-immunological reflexes in ARDS

2.30-4.00 pm – Symposium V: Advances in Neurosciences (M. Fahim Hall)

1. Dr Bindu Kutty, NIMHANS
Topic: Neuroscience and Pursuit of Excellence: Importance of Meditation, Neural Plasticity and Cognitive Reserve.

2. Dr B. S. S Rao, NIMHANS
Topic: Novel approaches to treat epilepsy-induced cognitive deficits.

3. Dr P Ravindra, GIMS, Gadag
Topic: Modulation of thalamocortical oscillations – sleep versus meditation

4. Team Laboratory of Vascular Physiology and Medicine: Dr B S Patil, Dr Saeed Yendigeri
Topic: Chronic sustained hypoxia and its impact on cerebral ischemia in rodent model.

5. Dr B. N. Srikumar, NIMHANS
Topic: Plasticity of NMDA receptors at the hippocampal mossy fibre-CA3 synapses.

2.30 – 4.00 pm – Symposium VI – Yoga & Environmental Physiology (T.R.Raju Hall)

1. Dr Ishwar Basavaraddi, AYUSH

2. Prof Goutam Paul, Kalyani Univ., Calcutta
Topic: Inorganic Arsenicals Potentiate the Force of Contraction of Duodenal Visceral Smooth Muscle by Augmenting the Activity of Facilitatory (Cholinergic) Myenteric Efferents.

3. Dr Rajkumar Yadav, AIIMS, Delhi
Topic: Evidence based Yoga: Our AIIMS experience

4. Dr Satish G. Patil, BLDEU
Topic: Yoga and Cardiovascular Health in Elderly

5. Dr Subramanya Pailoor, S- Vyasa, Bangalore
Topic: Yoga: An Evidence Based Science

4.00-5.00 pm – JIPMER Golden Jubilee Award of ASSOPI for Best PG Research Paper
5.00-6.00 pm – Free paper & Free Poster Presentation
6.00-7.00 pm- General Body meeting
7.30 pm – Banquet Dinner

Day 4: 17.09.2016

8.00 – 9.00 am Breakfast

9.00-9.30 am – Plenary Lecture – 5

Speaker: Dr R. S. Sarashetti, BLDEA’s AVS Institute of Ayurvedic Sciences,Vijayapur.
Topic: Concept of Nano – technology in Ancient Indian medicine & its application in health care.

9.30-10.00 am – Plenary lecture – 6
Speaker: Dr Amit K. Singh, UPUMS, UP
Topic: Role of multivitamins & micronutrients in treatment of azoospermia due to maturation arrest

10.00-11.30 am – Symposium VII- Ergonomics & Occupational Health

1. Prof Debkumar Chakrabarti, IIT Guwahati
Topic: Ergonomics and its approach for safe design and comfort.

2. Dr D Venkatesh, M. S. Ramaiah, Bangalore
Topic: Facts and fantasies about the use of LASER in medical practice

3. Dr P C Dhara, Vidyasagar Univ., WB
Topic: Influence of work related stress on general trends of motion stereotype for common control-display configurations

4. Dr Anita Talwar, GenTech, Delhi
Topic: Physiology on the click button-a versatile,dynamic and real-time system solution for translational research

11.30-12.30 pm – Free Paper and Free Poster Presentation
12.30-1.00 pm – Evaluation of Prizes & Awards

1.00-2.00 pm Lunch

2.00-3.00 pm- Valedictory Function and Prize Distribution

Chief Guest: Prof M. Fahim
President: Dr. S.P. Guggarigoudar