The second Rencontres de Quy Nhon:

Training course on molecular detection of foodborne diseases

December 11-12, 2023, ICISE, Quy Nhon, Vietnam


December 13-14, 2023, ICISE, Quy Nhon, Vietnam

limited to only 30 slots

Agrica Vol.12
MDMD proceeding
MDMD abstract book


Two days: 11rd - 12th December, 2023
Two–days training course on molecular diagnostics of foodborne microbes
Wednesday, 13th December, 2023
8:00 – 8:30 Moving to ICISE from Seagull Hotel by Shuttle Buses
8:00 – 16:00 Opening registration and poster hanging ICISE, Quy Nhon City
Chair: Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Bao Quoc
8:30 – 9:00 Welcome address
Opening remarks
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Bao Quoc
Chair of Organizing Committee, MDMD2022

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Thi Thu Hoai
Vice Director of RCID, International University, VNU-HCMC

Dr. Tran Thanh Son
ICISE, Quy Nhon City
Plenary talks – Main Hall
Chair: Assoc.Prof.Dr. Rajesh Pandey
9:00 – 9:40 Plenary lecture 1 (PO-01)
Title of talk: Stitching together an abode for itself by Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Dr. Dhiraj Kumar
Cellular Immunology, ICGEB New Delhi, India
9:40 – 10:20 Plenary lecture 2 (PO-02)
Title of talk: Multi-locus sequence analysis (MLSA) system for plant bacterial pathogen diagnosis and a case study with Xanthomonas
Prof.Dr. Seong Hwan Kim
Department of Microbiology, Dankook University, Republic of Korea
10:20 – 11:00 Group photo
Tea break and poster visiting
Keynote talks – Main Hall
Chair: Dr. Dhiraj Kumar
11:00 – 11:30 Keynote 1:
Title of talk: Can Transcriptionally Active Microbes (TAMs) be used for Disease Severity Prediction?
Prof. Rajesh Pandey
Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, New Delhi, India
11:30 – 12:00 Keynote 2:
Title of talk: Development of diverse diagnostic tools to understand poultry diseases
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Thi Thu Hao Van
RMIT University, Australia
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch break ICISE, Quy Nhon City
13:30 – 14:00 Poster presentation
Keynote talks – Main Hall
Chair: Assoc.Prof.Dr. Thi Thu Hao Van
14:00 - 14:30 Keynote 3:
Title of talk: Translating the uses of molecular techniques into routine diagnostics
Dr. Ngo Tat Trung
Centre for Genetics Counsulation and Cancer Screening, Viet-German Medical Research Center (VGCARE), 108 Military Central Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam
Concurrent sessions
Infectious diseases and pathology - Main Hall Plant and Animal Diseases – Meeting Room 1 New technologies and microbial Genomics – Meeting Room 2
Chair: Dr. Ngo Tat Trung Chair: Assoc.Prof.Dr. Tran Van Hieu Chair: Dr. Vu Minh Thiet
14:45 – 15:05 Invited speaker (IO-01):
Selective Detection of HBV Pre-Genomic RNA in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients Using a Novel RT-PCR Assay
Dr. Ho Huu Tho
Vietnam Military Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
Invited speaker 5 (IO-05):
Identification and Characterization of Microbial Pathogens in Agriculture Through High Throughput Sequencing
Prof.Dr. Kumar Pankaj
Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut, UP, India
Invited speaker 9 (IO-09):
A pilot exploration of gut microbiota diversity in colorectal cancer patients using 16S rRNA sequencing
Dr. Tran Thi Thanh Tam
University of Science and Technology Hanoi (USTH), Hanoi, Vietnam
15:05 – 15:25 Invited speaker (OP-02)
The potential of F12 as a biomarker for early diagnosis, prognosis, and development of treatment strategies for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
Dr. Nguyen Minh Nam
School of Medicine, VNU-HCMC, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Invited speaker 6 (IO-06):
Fast and reliable method for molecular identification of Bos Gaurus, an example of applying animal forensic for wildlife conservation
Dr. Le Minh Thong
International University, Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Invited speaker 10 (IO-10):
Investigating the circulation of AMR between animals, humans and their environment using (meta)genomics approaches
Dr. Juliette Hayer
Infectious Diseases: Vector, Control, Genetic, Ecology and Evolution, Centre IRD de Montpellier, France
Chair: Dr. Ho Huu Tho Chair: Dr. Nguyen Minh Nam Chair: Dr. Duong Vu
15:25 -15:45 Invited speaker 3 (IO-03):
Amplification efficiency comparison of different polymerases and application in real-time PCR reaction for the rapid detection of Clostridium botulinum serotypes A and B
Dr. Pham Bao Yen
University of Science, VNU-Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam
Invited speaker 7 (IO-07):
Immunosensor development: antibody conjugation matters
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hieu Tran Van
University of Science, VNU-HCMC, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Invited speaker 11 (IO-11):
Optimizing Electrode Surfaces in Electrowetting-on-Dielectric-Based Digital Microfluidic Platforms for Automated Molecular Biology Assays
Dr. Huynh Chan Khon| International University, VNU-HCMC, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
15:45 – 16:05 Invited speaker 4 (IO-04)
Application of the Peptide Nucleic Acid Blocker to Improve the Sensitivity of Real-Time PCR for Quantitating JAK2 V617F Mutation
Dr. Nguyen Tuan Anh
Molecular Biomedical Center, University Medical Center Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Invited speaker 8 (IO-08):
Molecular Identification of 16SrIX group of Phytoplasma associated with Ash gourd in Eastern Uttar Pradesh in India
Assist.Prof.Dr. Smriti Mall
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, India
Invited speaker 12 (IO-12):
Genomic sequencing and a novel mouse-adapted Helicobacter pylori model for hpEastAsia genotype
Dr. Vu Minh Thiet
NTT Hi-Tech Institute Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
17:50 – 18:10 Oral talk 19 (OP-14)
Low-cost microfluidic-based devices for biological cells monitoring and biomarker detection
Dr. Nguyen Tien Anh
Le Quy Don Technical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
18:30 – 19:00 Cocktail banquet
19:00 – 21:00 GALA dinner
21:00 ~ Returning to Seagull Hotel by shutter Buses
Thursday, 14th December, 2023
8:15 – 8:30 Moving to ICISE from Seagull Hotel by Shuttle Buses
Plenary/keynote talks – Main Hall
Chair: Prof.Dr. Seong Hwan Kim
Prof.Dr. Jitender Singh
9:00 – 9:30 Keynote 4:
Title of talk: Organoid based drug discovery and development; from Science to Industry
Assoc.Prof. Jongman Yoo
Department of Microbiology, CHA university School of Medicine, Republic of Korea
9:30 – 10:00 Keynote 5:
Title of talk: Development of LAMP based assays for detection of microbial pathogens
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Bao Quoc
Faculty of Biological Sciences, Nong Lam University Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
10:00 – 10:30 Keynote 6:
Title of talk: Exploring Cutting-Edge Approaches for Detecting Antimicrobial Resistance
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Thi Thu Hoai
Research Center for Infectious Diseases, International University, VNU-HCMC, Vietnam
10:30 -11:00 Coffee break and poster visiting
Chair: Dr. Duong Vu
11:00 – 11:30 Keynote 7:
Title of talk: Bacterial Genetics and Omics Exploration to Unveil Molecular Basis of Animal and Human Infectious Diseases
Assist.Prof.Dr. Teerasak E-kobon
Faculty of Science, Kasesart University, Bangkok, Thailand
11:30 – 12:00 Keynote 8:
Title of talk: Unveiling the Viral Diversity in Indian Garlic Cultivation: A Comprehensive Genomic Study using High-Throughput Sequencing
Prof. Dr. Jitender Singh
Ch.Charan Singh University, Meerut, UP, India
12:00 – 12:30 Keynote 9:
Title of talk: Clinical Genomics and Epigeneomics Testing
Dr. Loi Luu
Grant and Innovation Center, UMP, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break ICISE, Quy Nhon City
13:30 – 14:00 Poster presentation
Keynote talks – Main Hall (cont.)
Chair: Assist.Prof.Dr. Teerasak E-koborn
14:00 – 14:30 Keynote 10:
Title of talk: Enhancing fungal identification in environemental and clinical samples
Dr. Duong Vu
The Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute (WI), Netherlands
14:30 – 14:50 Oral talk 7 (OP-05): Development of Hepatitis C virus quantification assay using the chip-based digital PCR and evaluation its application Dr. Nguyen Thi Le Thuy
Biotechnology Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
14:50 – 15:30 Round Discussion (Network and Future Direction of MDMD in Asia and Worldwide)
Closing ceremony – Main Hall
Chair: Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Bao Quoc
Co-chair: Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Thi Thu Hoai
15:30 – 16:00 Closing ceremony – Main Hall
+ Best oral and poster prize for students
16:00 ~ Returning to Seagull Hotel by shutter Buses

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