Tentative Schedule of workshop

Monday, July 4: Introduction to B cells and antibodies

Time Topic Faculty
9:30-10:00 Inauguration
10:00-11:00 Orientation Avery August, Ph.D., Cornell University
11:00-11:15 Tea Break
11:15-1:00 The B cell immune response Jagan Pongubala, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:00 Antibody genes, Isotypes and class switching Avery August, Ph.D., Cornell University
3:00-3:15 Tea Break
3:15-4:00 Development of B cell memory Jagan Pongubala, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
4:15-5:15 The T cell immune response Avery August, Ph.D., Cornell University

Tuesday, July 5: Animal Free generation and genetic engineering of monoclonal antibodies

TimeTopicFaculty
9:30-11:00 Magic of antibodies Vijay. K. Chaudhary, Ph.D.,University of Delhi South Campus
11:00-11:15 Tea Break
11:15-1:00 Recombinant mouse antibodies Amita Gupta, Ph.D., University of Delhi South Campus
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:00 Phage display based cloning and engineering Amita Gupta, Ph.D., University of Delhi South Campus
3:00-3:15 Tea Break
3:15-4:30 Phage display based cloning and engineering (contd.) Amita Gupta, Ph.D., University of Delhi South Campus
4:30-5:30 Human antibodies through phage display Vijay. K. Chaudhary, Ph.D.,University of Delhi South Campus

Use of antibodies and T cells in the immune response

TimeTopicFaculty
9:30-10:15 CAR T cells Avery August, Ph.D., Cornell University
10:15-11am T cell assays Avery August, Ph.D., Cornell University
11:15-12:00 Tea Break
12:00-12:45 Antibodies and Western Blot Avery August, Ph.D., Cornell University
1:00-2:00 Antibodies and immunoprecipitation Avery August, Ph.D., Cornell University
2:00-2:45 Lunch Break
2:45-3:00 Antibodies and Flow Cytometry Jagan Pongubala, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
3:00-3:45 Tea Break
3:45-4:15 Tour of Flow Cytometry Facilities Staff
4:15-5:30 Tour of Flow Cytometry Facilities Staff

Thursday, July 7: Humanization of monoclonal antibodies

TimeTopicFaculty
9:30-11:00 Humanization of Antibodies Avery August, Ph.D., Cornell University
11:00-11:15 Tea Break
11:15-12:00 Humanization of Antibodies Avery August, Ph.D., Cornell University
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-2:45 To be Scheduled
2:45-3:00 Tea Break
3:00-5:00 To be Scheduled

Friday, July 8: Vaccine and antibodies

TimeTopicFaculty
9:30-11:00 Vaccines (Topic to be determined) Dinaker Raj, PhD., Translational Research Platform for Veterinary Biologicals
11:00-11:15 Tea Break
11:15-12:30 Topic to be determined Lavleen Gupta, Ph.D., IgY Immunologix India Pvt Ltd
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2-5:30 Tour of Indian Immunologicals Kapil Maithal, Ph.D., and Anand Kumar, Ph.D., Indian Immunologicals

Saturday, July 9: Current antibodies as therapeutics, targets and indications

TimeTopicFaculty
9:30-11:00 Monoclonal antibody use in humans Dr. Sadashivudu Gundeti, Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad
11:00-11:15 Tea Break
11:15-12:00 Laboratory aspects of monoclonal antibodies Jayant Bhanushali, Ph.D., and G. Seetha, Amar Immunodiagnostics
12:00-1:00 Development of ELISA and rapid lateral flow based immunodiagnostic kits Jayant Bhanushali, Ph.D., and G. Seetha, Amar Immunodiagnostics
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:00 Demonstration of ELISA kits Jayant Bhanushali, Ph.D., and G. Seetha, Amar Immunodiagnostics
3:00-3:15 Tea Break
3:15-5:30 Demonstration of ELISA kit to differentiate cow meat from Buffalo meat Jayant Bhanushali, Ph.D., and G. Seetha, Amar Immunodiagnostics

Monday, July 11: Current antibodies as therapeutics, targets and indications

TimeTopicFaculty
9:30-11:00 Monoclonal antibody use in humans Dr. Sadashivudu Gundeti, Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad
11:00-11:15 Tea Break
11:15-12:00 Antibody Drug Conjugate Lavleen Gupta, Ph.D., IgY Immunologix India Pvt Ltd
12:00-1:00 Immuno-oncology - Emerging trends for cancer therapy Lavleen Gupta, Ph.D., IgY Immunologix India Pvt Ltd
1:00-2:00 Lunch break
2:00-5:30 Open/Tour

Tuesday, July 12: Antibodies in animal health and diagnostics

TimeTopicFaculty
9:30-10:30 Animal Heath: Current status in India and Data mining G. K. Sharma, Ph.D., NDDB, Hyderabad
10:30-11:00 Principles and procedures: Serological and Molecular Diagnosis of Infectious Bovine Rhinotraechitis (IBR) S.K. Rana, Ph.D., NDDB, Hyderabad
11:00-11:15 Tea Break
11:15-12:00 Practical demonstrations on serological and molecular diagnosis of IBR (ELISA and PCR S.K. Rana, Ph.D., NDDB, Hyderabad
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:00 Practical demonstrations on serological and molecular diagnosis of IBR (ELISA and PCR) S.K. Rana, Ph.D., NDDB, Hyderabad
3:00-3:15 Tea Break
3:15-5:30 Practical demonstrations on serological and molecular diagnosis of IBR (ELISA and PCR) S.K. Rana, Ph.D., NDDB, Hyderabad

Wednesday, July 13: Diagnostic antibodies and vaccines for infectious diseases in animals and humans

TimeTopicFaculty
9:30-11:00 Diagnostic tests for leptospirosis Manjula Sritharan, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
11:00-11:15 Tea Break
11:15-12:00 Cancer diagnostic tools and technologies in animals and humans Sutrave Pramod, Ph.D., Scientific Adviser, Aprus, Bangalore
12:00-1:00 Virus Like Particles as animal Vaccines Present status, Constraints and future prospects Ramadevi Nimmanapalli, BVSc & AH, M VSc, D. Phil, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Banaras Hindu University
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:00 Demonstration - Isolation of Immunoglobulin from serum and egg yolk (Wet lab experiment) Lavleen Gupta, Ph.D., IgY Immunologix India Pvt Ltd
3:00-3:15
3:15-5:30 Demonstration - Isolation of Immunoglobulin from serum and egg yolk (Wet lab experiment) (contd) Lavleen Gupta, Ph.D., IgY Immunologix India Pvt Ltd

Thursday, July 14: Diagnostic tools and technologies in animals and humans

TimeTopicFaculty
9:30-11:00 Immunotherapy in cancer treatment Kumar Prabhash, MD, DM, ECMO, PDCRTata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
11:00-11:15 Tea Break
11:15-12:00 Design your antigen for better affinity and avidity antibodies Lavleen Gupta, Ph.D., IgY Immunologix India Pvt Ltd
12:00-1:00 Raising high titre and specific antibodies in animals and birds Lavleen Gupta, Ph.D., IgY Immunologix India Pvt Ltd
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-5:00 Biotech Tour/exploration

Friday, July 15: Business and Target development

TimeTopicFaculty
9:30-11:00 Business development and startup Radha Rangarajan, Ph.D. Vitas Pharma
11:00-11:15 Tea Break
11:15-12:00 Incubating your new company Radha Rangarajan, Ph.D. Vitas Pharma
12:00-1:00 Demonstration - How to optimize your sequence for specific and better antigen (Multiple software based antigen design) Lavleen Gupta, Ph.D., IgY Immunologix India Pvt Ltd
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:00 Economically viable transgenic approaches for the generation of affordable immunologicals for therapeutic purposes Subeer Mazumdar, Ph.D., National Institute for Immunology, Delhi
3:00-3:15 Tea Break
3:15-5:30 Wrap up/C. Chana Reddy, Ph.D., Director Emeritus, Penn State University

Saturday, July 16: Wrap up and Closing remarks

Free city tour/option