Scope | Important Dates | Organizing Committee | Research Tour

Scientific Program:

Day 1: 19 Nov 2019, Tuesday
Time Event
8.00-8.30 Registration
Session 1
8.30-8.40 Welcome Remarks: Assoc. Prof. Dr Maha Abdullah, Chair 2nd ICOMOI
8.40-8.50 President Speech: Prof. Dr Mohammad Tariqur Rahman, President, MySOMOI
8.50-9.35 Keynote address: Speaker: Prof. Dr. Florent Ginhoux, SIgN A*STAR, Singapore
9.35-10-10 Plenary Lecture 1: Speaker: Emeritus Prof. Dr. Cheong Soon Keng, UTAR
10.10-10.30 Photo Session and Tea Break
Session 2: Cancer Biology and Therapy
10.30-11.15 Plenary Lecture 1: Prof. Dr Jean-Francois Rossi, Universite de Montpellier, France

Title: Immune precision medicine for cancer: a novel insight based on the efficiency of immune effector cells

11.15-11.45 Invited Speaker: Adj. Prof Dr. Cheong Sok Ching (Cancer Research Malaysia)
11.45-12.15 Invited Speaker: A/P Dr. Noor Hayati Abdul Razak (Universiti Sains Malaysia)
12.15-1.00 Oral presentation 1-3
1.00-2.15 Lunch / Poster exhibition / Trade booth
Session 3: Oral and Mucosal Immunity
2.15-2.35 Invited Speaker: Prof. Dr. Mohammad T Rahman (University Malaya)
2.35-3.05 Invited Speaker: Dr Zohaib Khurshid, College of Dentistry, King Faisal University.
Title: Saliva, a liquid biopsy
3.05-3.25 Invited Speaker: Prof Dr. Chong Pei Pei , Taylor University
3.25-4.15 Oral presentation 4-6
4.15-5.30 Poster evaluation session
Day 2: 20 Nov 2019, Wednesday
Time Event
8.00-8.30 Registration
Session 4: Microbiome and Cancers
Chair: Prof. Dr Cheah Yoke Kqueen
8.30-9 Invited speaker: Prof. Dr Cheah Yoke Kqueen, UPM

Title: MicroRNA and cellular components of TME on NSC-lung cancer progression

9-9.45 Plenary Lecture 3

Speaker: Associate Professor Dr. Subree Subramanian (Dept. of Surgery, University of Minnesota, USA).
Title: Host-microRNA-microbiota interactions in colorectal cancer

9.45-10.20 Plenary Lecture 4

Speaker: Prof Datuk Dr. Rahman Jamal (UKM, Medical Molecular Biology Institute)
Title: Analyzing the Secretome of Gut Microbiota as the Next Strategy for Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer

10.20-1040 Tea Break
Session 5: Microbiome, Nutrition and Cancers
10.40-11 Invited speaker: A/P Dr. Mohd Hafiz Arzmi (International Islamic University Malaysia)
11-11.15 Invited speaker: A/P Dr. Maha Abdullah (Universiti Putra Malaysia)


11.15-1 Oral Presentation 7-13
1.00-2.15 Lunch / Poster exhibition / Trade booth
Session 6: Immunometabolism and Immunomodulation
Chair: Assoc. Prof. Dr Sharmili Vidyadaran
2.15-2.45 Invited speaker Professor Dr. Foo Hooi Ling (Universiti Putra Malaysia)

Title: Postbiotic metabolites produced by Lactobacillus plantarum strains exert selective cytotoxicity effects on cancer cells.

2.45-3.05 Invited speaker: A/P Dr. Marina Mohd. Bakri (University Malaya)


3.05-3.25 Invited speaker: : A/P Dr. Rajesh Ramasamy (Universiti Putra Malaysia)


3.25-4.15 Immunology Quiz
4.15-5.00 Prize giving and Official Closing Ceremony

Yg Bhg. Dr Noormi Othman, Pengarah, Bhg Dasar dan Perancangan Strategik Kesihatan Pergigian, Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia

Post-conference : Agrotour-cum-research on edible bird nest
Date : 21-23 November 2019 (Thursday – Saturday)