Tentative Schedule of Workshop

Lipid Signaling in Health and Disease in Plants and Animals.

Workshop Faculty

Hartmut Kuhn, Ph.D., University Medicine Berlin - Charite
Tatituri, Raju Venkata V., Harvard Medical School
Channa Reddy, C., Ph.D, Penn State University, USA
Ram Rajasekharan, Ph.D., CFTRI, Mysore
Mahesh Bhalgat, Ph.D., Shantha Biotechnics- A Sanofi Company
B. R. Lokesh, Ph.D., CFTRI, Mysore
B.S. Bapat, Ph.D., BARC, Mumbai
RBN Prasad, Ph.D., CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad
Dr. Mohana Krishna Reddy, M., IICT, Hyderabad
A.S. Raghavendra, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
P. Reddanna, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
Attipalli R. Reddy, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
P Prakash Babu, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
S. Rajagopal, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
P. Uma Maheswari, Ph.D., Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupathi
C. Madhava Reddy, Ph.D., Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa
Hridayesh Prakash, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
Mohana kumar reddy, CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad
GV Reddy, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
R Aparna, NIAB, Hyderabad
Vijaya Tatituti, Harvard medical School
Monica Kannan, University of Hyderabad
Devender Battula, University of Hyderabad

Monday, December 5: Chemistry, biochemistry and pharmacology of lipid mediators

TIME TOPIC FACULTY
9:30-11:00 Inauguration Prof. Appa Rao Podile, The Vice Chancellor, University of Hyderabad
Prof. Reddanna Pallu, The Dean, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad
Prof. Hartmut Kuhn, University Medicine Berlin-Charite, Berlin
Prof. C. Channa Reddy, Penn State University, USA
Prof. Ram Rajasekharan, CFTRI, Mysore
11:00-11:30 Tea Break
11:30-1:00 Orientation Hartmut Kuhn, Ph.D., University Medicine Berlin-Charite
Rajagopal Subramanyam, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:30 Structure and Classification of Lipids Pallu Reddanna, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
3:30-4:00 Tea Break
4:00-5:30 Introduction to lipid signaling and its biomedical impact. Lipid hormones beyond steroids and their roles for the homeostasis of living systems Hartmut Kuhn, Ph.D., University Medicine Berlin-Charite

Tuesday, December 6: Chemistry, biochemistry and pharmacology of lipid mediators

TIME TOPIC FACULTY
9.30-10.00 To be announced Mahesh Bhalgat, Ph. D., Shantha Biotechnics, A Sanofi Company
10.00-11:00 Sphingolipid signalling in plants: Relevance to plant health A. S. Raghavendra, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
11:00-11:30 Tea Break
11:30-1:00 Sphingolipids: now , then and forever guardian molecules in animal disease Dr. Hridayesh Prakash, Ph.D., Ramanujam Fellow, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:30 Anti-inflammmatory compounds of plant origin YB Tripathi, Ph.D., BHU, Varanasi
3:30-4:00 Tea Break
4:00-5:30 Leukotrienes as mediators of inflammatory and allergic disorders: Biosynthesis, degradation and biological implications Hartmut Kuhn, Ph.D., University Medicine Berlin-Charite

Wednesday, December 7: Chemistry, biochemistry and pharmacology of lipid mediators

TIME TOPIC FACULTY
9-30-11.00 Prostaglandins as mediators of Inflammation: Biosynthesis, degradation and biological implications. Pallu Reddanna, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
11:10-11:30 Tea Break
11:30-1:00 Anti-inflammatory eicosanoids (lipoxins, resolvins, protectins, maresins,): Biosynthesis and role in inflammatory resolution Hartmut Kuhn, Ph.D., University Medicine Berlin-Charite
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:00 Diacylglycerols and inositol phosphates as second messengers in ligand-triggered intracellular signaling cascades. Pallu Reddanna, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
3:00-3:30 Tea Break
3:30-4:30 Tea Break
3:30-4:30 Endocannabinoids as multifunctional lipid mediators in health and disease: Biosynthesis, degradation and biological implications. Hartmut Kuhn, Ph.D., University Medicine Berlin-Charite
4:30-6:00 Participants presentations (10 mins each)

Thursday, December 8, Chemistry, biochemistry and pharmacology of lipid mediators

TIME TOPIC FACULTY
9:30 -11.00 Eicosanoid receptors, their intracellular signaling cascades and pharmacological interference Pallu Reddanna, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
11:0-11:30 Tea Break
11:30-1:00 Evolutionary aspects of lipid signaling. Eicosanoid synthesizing enzymes and receptors in the three domains of terrestrial life and during mammalian evolution. Hartmut Kuhn, Ph.D., University Medicine Berlin-Charite
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:30 Introduction to lipid signaling in plants- Biochemistry of Oxygenase (Lipoxygenase, hydroperoxide lyase and hydroperoxide cyclase) pathways leading to formation of hydroperoxides, jasmonic acid, traumatin, hexeno(a)ls, nonen(o)als etc Uma Maheswari, Ph.D., Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam &
Pallu Reddanna, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
3:30-4:00 Tea Break
4:00-5:00 Role of lipid signaling in the regulation of physiological & pathologica processes in plants. Uma Maheswari, Ph.D., Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam
5.00-6.00 Participants presentations (10 mins each)

Friday, December 9: Lipid signaling in specific diseases

TIME TOPIC FACULTY
9:30-11:00 Lipid signaling in inflammatory disorders B.R. Lokesh, Ph.D. CFTRI, Mysore
11:00-11:30 Tea Break
11-30-1.00 Lipid signaling in hyperproliferative diseases (psoriasis & cancer) Pallu Reddanna, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3.30 Lipid signaling in neurodegeneration and cerebral ischemia P. Prakash Babu, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
3:00-3:30 Tea Break
3:30-4:30 Lipid signaling in cardio-vascular diesease (blood pressure regulation, atherogenesis and thrombosis) B.R. Lokesh, Ph.D. CFTRI, Mysore
4:30-6.00 Participants presentations (10 mins each)

Saturday, December 10: Lipid signaling in specific diseases

TIME TOPIC FACULTY
9:30-11:00 Biochemistry of plant lipids and their role in signaling B.S. Bapat, Ph.D., BARC, Mumbai
11:00-11:30 Tea Break
11:30-1:00 Isolation and characterization of lipids from plant sources RBN Prasad, Ph.D., CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:30 Lipid biosynthesis in oil seeds. Attipalli R. Reddy, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
3:30-4:00 Tea Break
4:00-6:00 Participants presentations (10 mins each)

Monday, December 12: Tutorials and practical courses

TIME TOPIC FACULTY
9-30-11:00 Analytical strategies for isolation & characterizatin of lipid mediators: Activity assays for LOX and COX enzymes C Madhava Reddy, Ph.D. Yogi Vemana University
G V Reddy, Ph.D, University of Hyderabad
Aparna Rachamallu, Ph.D., NIAB
11:00-11:30 Tea Break
11:30-1.00 Analytical strategies for isolation & characterizatin of lipid mediators: Activity assays for LOX and COX enzymes. C Madhava Reddy, Ph.D. Yogi Vemana University
G V Reddy, Ph.D, University of Hyderabad
Aparna Rachamallu, Ph.D., NIAB
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:30 Analytical strategies for lipid mediators: From immunoassays via HPLC to mass-spectrometry based lipidomics. The benefits and challenges of lipidomic methodologies. Tatituri, Raju Venkata V., Ph. D., Harvard Medical School
Monica Kannan, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad
3:30-4:00 Tea Break
4:00-5:00 Analytical strategies for lipid mediators: From immunoassays via HPLC to mass-spectrometry based lipidomics. The benefits and challenges of lipidomic methodologies. Tatituri, Raju Venkata V., Ph. D., Harvard Medical School
Monica Kannan, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad
5-00-6.00 Participants presentations (10 mins each)

Tuesday, December 13: Tutorials and practical courses

TIME TOPIC FACULTY
9:30-5:00 Oxidized phospholipids as markers of oxidative stress and as signaling molecules. Analytical strategies for quantification of the oxidized phospholipidome. Tatituri, Raju Venkata V., Ph.D., Harvard Medical School
Mohana Krishna Reddy, Ph.D, IICT
Monica Kannan, University of Hyderabad
11:00-11:15 Tea Break
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
3.30-4:00 Tea Break
5-00-6.00 Participants presentations (10 mins each)

Wednesday, December 14: Tutorials and practical courses

TIME TOPIC FACULTY
9:30-5:00 Oxidized phospholipids as markers of oxidative stress and as signaling molecules. Analytical strategies for quantification of the oxidized phospholipidome. Tatituri, Raju Venkata V., Ph.D., Harvard Medical School
Mohana Krishna Reddy, Ph.D, IICT
Monica Kannan, University of Hyderabad
11:00-11:15 Tea Break
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
3.30-4:00 Tea Break
5-00-6.00 Participants presentations (10 mins each)

Thursday, December 15: Closing session

TIME TOPIC FACULTY
9:30-1:00 Round table discussion of the participants with all lecturers on various aspects of lipid signaling as well as on the analytical strategies Hartmut Kuhn, Ph.D., University Medicine Berlin Charite
Tatituri, Raju Venkata V., Ph. D., Harvard Medical School
Pallu Reddanna, Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
Attipalli R Reddy, Ph.D., Yogi Vemana University
Rajagopal, S., Ph.D., University of Hyderabad
11:00-11:30 Tea Break
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:30 Valedictory session
3.30-4:00 High Tea