USERN Summer School 2017:

Modern Technologies in Science

September 5th-7th, 2017

Hosted by Amol University of Special Modern Technologies

The practice of science without borders doesn’t stop just because its summer time! Let your scientific movement this summer be on Modern Technologies. Spend 3 days in a university located in the beautiful lands of northern Iran, with the top one percent scientists of the world, and participate in lectures and workshops on how technology is applied to the different aspects of science Gain advice from experts on your “modern technology” related proposals and improve your presenting skills. Keep yourself updated on paradigm shifts in your field and be prepared for whatever the new academic year will have in store.

To register for USERN School please fill in the form below:

https://goo.gl/forms/G81Aw8K2SMv6Nmiz1

Please note that this form is only the primary registration; and therefore, in case of eligibility we will contact you in person to confirm and complete your registration. (Please make sure your contact information is correct). Due to the advanced level and limited capacity of this school, your motivation and previous experience is highly important.

Early Registration Deadline: June 30, 2017
Late Registration Deadline: August 15, 2017

Scientific Program

 

Day 1: Tuesday, September 05, 2017

7:00 – 8:30 Registration
  Main Hall
8:30 – 10:00 Opening Session
8:30 – 8:40 Readings of Holy Quran verses and Iran National Anthem
8:40 – 8:45 Clip of USERN Introduction
8:45 – 9:00

Welcome Message
Davood Domiri Ganji: President of Amol University of Special Modern Technologies

9:00 – 9:20

Opening Speech
Reza Malekzadeh: Vice Minister for Research and Technology; Ministry of Health and Medical Education

9:20 – 9:40

Introduction on the 1st Summer School on Modern Technologies
Hossein Salar Amoli: Acting Minister for International Scientific Cooperation; Ministry of Science, Research and Technology

9:40 – 9:55

Chemistry in Iran: An Exceptional Growth in the Past Two Decades
Mojtaba Shamsipour

9:55 – 10:00 Introduction Clip on Amol University of Special Modern Technologies
10:00 – 11:00 USERN School Lectures (USL)
10:00 – 10:20 USL 01: Nanotechnology in the Development of Nucleic Acid Biosensors
Gao Zhiqiang
10:20 – 10:40 USL 02: Modern Technologies in ensuring stability in structure systems
Mohammad Reza Eslami
10:40 – 11:00 USL 03: Modern Technologies in Nonlinear Dynamics
Davood Domiri Ganji
11:00 – 11:10 Questions and Answers
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 13:00 USERN School Workshops (Parallel)
  USW 01: Modern Technologies in Mathematical Models
Reza Tavakkoli-Moghaddam
  USW 02: Modern technologies in Nano-encapsulation of food bioactive ingredients by lipid-base formulation
Seid Mahdi Jafari
  USW 03: Modern Technologies in Water Resource Management
Omid Bozorg-Haddad
  USW 04: Basic and Modern Techniques in Stem Cells Culture
Fazel Samani (Royan Institute)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 16:00 USERN Junior Talks (UJT)
14:00 – 14:10 UJT 01: Synthesis and Characterization of NiO Nano-Spheres by Templating on Chitosan as a Green Precursor
Ladan Shahcheraghi
14:10 – 14:20 UJT 02: The study of antibacterial activities of synthesized Ag nanoparticles using waste extract
Zahra Rezaei
14:20 – 14:30 UJT 03: NanoBioTechnology, bioMEMS Protein refolding using nanoparticles and microfluidic systems
Faezeh Kashanian
14:30 – 14:45 Questions and answers UJT 01-03
14:45 – 14:55 UJT 04: A network approach for minimal functionality of C. elegans neuronal system
Rasoul Rajaei
14:55 – 15:05 UJT 05: Study of Competitiveness Concept with Innovation Approach in Knowledge-based Economy for Selected Countries
Masoud Gharakhani Dehsorkhi
15:05 – 15:15 UJT 06: Finding and introducing new approaches of MIDAS method to do macroeconomic forecasts
Mahboubeh Bayat
15:15 – 15:30 Questions and answers UJT 04-05
15:30 – 16:00 Final Review of UJT 01-06
16:00 – 17:30 The USERN Advisory Board Meeting
19:00 – 21:00 Social Program and Gala Dinner
 

Day 2: Wednesday, September 06, 2017

8:00 – 8:20 USERN Virtual Talk
To be confirmed later
8:20 – 11:10 USERN School Lectures (USL)
8:20 – 8:40 USL 04: Modern Technologies in Problem Solving or Group Decision Models
Reza Tavakkoli-Moghaddam
8:40 – 9:00 USL 05: Modern Technologies in Developing Usage of Renewable Energies
Jamshid Aghaei
9:00 – 9:20 USL 06: Modern Technologies in Purification of Water Resources from Pollutants
Amir Hossein Mahvi
9:20 – 9:40 USL 07: Modern Technologies in Controlling Climate Change Effects on Natural Resources
Omid Bozorg-Haddad
9:40 – 10:00 USL 08: Modern Technologies in Biosensor applications
Farnoush Faridbod
10:00 – 10:20 USL 09: Modern Technologies in Nanoparticle Synthesis
Mehrdad Hamidi
10:20 – 10:40 USL 10: Modern Technologies in Analytical and/or Synthetic Chemistry
Mehrorang Ghaedi
10:40 – 11:00 Questions and Answers
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 USERN School Workshops
  USW 05: Modern Technologies in Developing Individualized Diet for Metabolic Syndrome
Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
  USW 06: Modern technologies and advances in Pharmacokinetics of drugs
Mario Giorgi
  USW 07: Modern Technologies in Application of Nano drugs in Clinical Medicine (Cancer)
Mehrdad Hamidi
  USW 08: Basic and Modern Techniques in Stem Cells Culture
Fazel Samani (Royan Institute)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 16:00 USERN junior Talks (UJT)
14:00 – 14:10 UJT 07: Ergonomics evolution of the effect of smart phone on users: A systematic review
Zahra Vahedi
14:10 – 14:20 UJT 08: Oral Vaccines and Bioreactors: Physical and chemical determination of Balagu seeds for bioreactor and medical usage
Mahdi Yonesi
14:20 – 14:30 UJT 09: Molecular evidence on the protective effect of ellagic acid on phosalone-induced senescence in rat embryonic fibroblast cells
Maryam Baeeri
14:30 – 14:45 Questions and answers UJT 07-09
14:45 – 14:55 UJT 10: A treatment model of Parkinson’s disease: Beneficial antioxidant properties of
betaine against levodopa/benserazide drugs
Masoud Alirezaei
14:55 – 15:05 UJT 11: Role of metformin and erythropoietin on inflammation phenomenon during sepsis
Tina Didari
15:05 – 15:15 UJT 12: Development of an Artificial Male Germ Cell Niche Using Electrospun Poly Vinyl Alcohol/Human Serum Albumin/Gelatin Fibers
Zahra Borzouie
15:15 – 15:30 Questions and answers UJT 10-12
15:30 – 16:00 Final Review on UJTs 07-12
19:00 – 21:00 Social Program
 

Day 3: Thursday, September 07, 2017

8:00 – 11:00 USERN School Lectures (USL)
8:00 – 8:20 USL 11: Modern Technology in Understanding Toxicology of Diseases
Mohammad Abdollahi
8:20 – 8:40 USL 12: Modern Technologies in developing Pharmaceutical Policies
Shekoufeh Nikfar
8:40 – 9:00 USL 13: Modern Technologies in Diagnosis of Primary Immunodeficiencies
Nima Rezaei
9:00 – 9:20 USL 14: Modern Technologies in Food Process Engineering Through Nano-encapsulation
Seid Mahdi Jafari
9:20 – 9:40 USL 15: Modern Technologies in Promoting Nutritional Lifestyle on populations
Leila Azadbakht
9:40 – 10:00 USL 16: Modern Technologies in Developing Nutritional Regimens for Special Diseases
Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
10:00 – 11:00 Questions and Answers
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 USERN School workshops
  USW 09: Modern Technologies in Pharmaceutics of Medications to Improve their Clinical Efficacy
Shekoufeh Nikfar
  USW 10: Modern Technologies in Improving Application of Evidence-based Medicine in Scientific World
Mohammad Abdollahi
  USW 11: Basic and Modern Techniques in Stem Cells Culture
Fazel Samani (Royan Institute)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 16:00 Closing ceremony and awarding the top groups

To register for USERN School and submit abstract, please fill in the form via the following link:

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