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International Genetics Congress – 2003, United Arab Emirates, 9-11 Dec.2003, Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai


Department: Pediatrics

Event Date: Tuesday, December 09, 2003

Opening ceremony

§         National Anthem
§         Recitation from the Holy Qu’ran  
§         Opening speech

Dr. Ahaned Kalil Al-Mutawa 
Deputy vice Chancellor for Planning  

§         Welcome address 

Professor S.G Carruthers 
Dean Faculty of Medicine and Health sciences  

§         Vote of Thanks 

Dr. Yousef M. Abdulrazzaq 
Vice Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Health sciences

Tuesday, 9th December 2003
0930 – 1100 Registration
1100 – 1130 Opening Ceremony

1130 – 1200

 

 

 

Coffee Break

Session Chairperson: Professor S. G. Carruthers, Dean

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

UAE University

1200 – 1245

 

 

Gene-Environment Interactions and Common Exposures in Pregnancy: Opportunities for Prevention

Professor L. Holmes > Genetics and Teratology Unit

Harvard Medical School, USA

1245 - 1415

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch Break

Afternoon Session - I

Session Chairpersons: Professor Hasan Mukhtar, University of Wisconsin, USA

Dr. Ayman Saleh, FMHS, UAE University

CANCER GENETICS

1415 - 1445

 

 

 

Familial Colon Cancer: From Gene to Clinic

Professor E. Maher

Medical and Molecular Genetics Department

University of Birmingham, UK

1445 - 1500

 

Consanguinity and Homozygousity of Cancer Genes

Dr. S. Denic, FMHS, UAE University

1500 - 1515

 

 

 

Reduction of BRCA1 mRNA and Protein Expression in Breast

Carcinoma in Kuwait

Dr. M. Amirrad

Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait

1515 - 1530

 

 

 

 

 

 

Application of PCR – SSCP Molecular Method to Determine of P53

Gene Mutation in Breast Cancer Patients

Dr. K. Etemadi

Hamadan Univ. of Med. Sciences & Health Service

Hamadan, Iran

International Genetics Congress – 2003, United Arab Emirates, 9-11 Dec. 2003, Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai

1530 – 1545

 

 

 

 

Estimates of Cancer Attributable to Consanguinity in the UAE

Dr. M. Awad

College of Health Sciences

University of Sharjah

Sharjah, UAE

1545 - 1615

 

 

 

Coffee Break

Afternoon Session – II

Session Chairpersons: Professor Eamonn Maher, University of Birmingham, UK

Dr. S. Denic, FMHS, UAE University

1615 – 1645

 

 

 

Gene Nutrition Interaction for Cancer Chemo- prevention

Professor H. Mukhtar

Medical Science Center

University of Wisconsin, USA

1645 – 1715

 

 

The Affymetrix GeneChip One Primer, One Array, 10,000 Genotypes: Implications for Cancer Research

Mark Kelleher PhD

Affymetrix, USA

1715 – 1730

 

 

Breast Cancer: South Asian Patients’ Experience, Attitude, Beliefs and Perception of Genetic Risk

Dr. G. Karbani

Leeds University, U.K.

1730 – 1745

 

 

 

Gene Assembling, a New Approach in Mutation Detection Techniques; an Application for Scanning Of BRCA1/2 Genes

Dr. V. Yassaee

Shahid Beheshti Univ of Med. Sciences, Tehran, Iran

1745 – 1800

 

 

 

Screening of 75 Leukemic Patients for 7 Translocations by Multiplex RT-PCR

Dr. A. Taromchi

Pathology and Genetic Center, Tehran, Iran

International Genetics Congress – 2003, United Arab Emirates, 9-11 Dec. 2003, Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai