XIII SBBN Congress and 20th IUPAB Congress, October 4h to 8th-virtual
The Organizing Committee of the XIII BRAZILIAN SOCIETY ON NUCLEAR BIOSCIENCES CONGRESS 2021 invites you to partner with us in organizing this event, which will be held in parallel with the 20th Congress of the International Union for Pure and Applied Biophysics (IUPAB), the 45th Annual Brazilian Society of Biophysics Meeting, and the 50th Annual Brazilian Society of Biochemistry Meeting, during 4th-8th of October 2021, in a 3D virtual platform format.
Link to 20th IUPAB Congress program: http://iupab2020.sbbq.org.br/interna-542/program
The SBBN Congress will be an excellent opportunity for participants to share information among the international scientific community aiming to promote new collaborations at research and technical projects in health, environmental and radiological safety, in a transdisciplinary approach.
a) Presenting biochemistry and biotechnology research for molecular imaging products, radiation therapy techniques and dosimetry, and discussing preclinical and clinical experiences.
b) Presenting nuclear analytical techniques for minimizing the environmental impact and improving water quality, pollution control, and the protection of biodiversity, as well as the sustainable transport of radioactive materials.
c) Comparing the Radiation Biology state-of-the-art with the diseases epidemiology surveys, discussing the society risk perception (nuclear, radiological, sanitary, and environmental) and comparing the actual regulatory framework with the new paradigms.
• Radiation Biology, Epidemiology and Radiation Exposures (occupational, public, and medical)
• Internal and external dosimetry (medical and industrial)
• Climate changes, natural occurrence of radioactive materials, waste management
• Transport of nuclear and radioactive materials and equipment and its environmental impact
• Nuclear analytical techniques
• Potential and accidental exposures, biodosimetry, countermeasures and medical management
• Radioisotopes production in research nuclear reactors and cyclotrons
• Nanomaterials, nanobiotechnology and nanotoxicity
• Radiopharmaceuticals development, preclinical, translational modeling and clinical studies
• Molecular imaging techniques, signaling processing, quality assurance and artificial intelligence.
• Radionuclide therapy and external radiotherapy, including proton therapy.
• Regulatory issues, education, employment, and science communication
SEE THE PLATFORM HERE: 3D PLATFORM
How to access the virtual platform: https://iupab2020.sbbq.org.br/access-virtual-event_564
Silvia Maria Velasques de Oliveira, D.Sc., SBBN President
Marcelo Mamede, Ph.D., SBBN Vice President
Valbert Nascimento Cardoso, D.Sc., SBBN Scientific Director
Divanizia Nascimento Souza, D.Sc., SBBN Events and scientific diffusion Director
Luciana Malavolta Quaglio, D.Sc., SBBN Secretary
Fabio Luiz Navarro Marques, D.Sc., SBBN Treasurer
Rodrigo Modesto Gadelha Gontijo, D.Sc., SBBN Second Secretary
Adelia Sayhun, M.Sc., SBBN Second Treasurer
Alessandro Facure, D.Sc. (Comissão Nacional de Energia Nuclear-CNEN)
Ademir de Jesus Amaral, Ph.D. (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco)
Bianca Gutfilen, D.Sc. (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro-FM/UFRJ)
Claudia de Alencar Santos Lage, D.Sc. (Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro- IBCCF/UFRJ)
Denison Souza Santos, D.Sc. (Instituto de Radioproteção e Dosimetria, IRD/CNEN)
Désirée Zouain, D.Sc. (R2IBF Radiopharmaceuticals)
Dunstana Melo. Ph.D. (Melohill Technology Inc., USA)
Edson Ramos de Andrade, D.Sc. (Universidade Federal da Paraiba)
Jean Remy D. Guimarães, D.Sc. (Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro- IBCCF/UFRJ)
Priscilla Brunelli Pujatti, D.Sc. (Instituto Nacional do Cancer-INCA/MS)
Simone Coutinho Cardoso, D.Sc. (Instituto de Física, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro-IF/UFRJ)
Sergio Augusto Lopes de Souza, D.Sc. (Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro-FM-UFRJ)
9:00-9:30 am IUPAB opening ceremony
9:30 to 10:30 am IUPAB Lecture 1: Richard Henderson, Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2017
for cryo-electron microscopy, a new way to obtain high-resolution three-dimensional images of biological molecules such as proteins, DNA and RNA,
10:45 to 12:15 am
10:45 to 10:50 am: SBBN Congress opening (Silvia Velasques, SBBN President, Brazil and Hernandes F. de Carvalho, FeSBE President, Brazil)
10:50 to 12:15 pm: Symposium 1: The nuclear technologies: innovations for minimizing the environmental impact
Chairs: José A. Perrotta (IPEN/CNEN/SP, Brazil) and Viviana Canhao Bernardes Goncalves Coelho (Climate Change Executive Manager, Petrobras, Brazil)
• Non-electrical applications of nuclear energy (Leonam S. Guimarães, ELETRONUCLEAR President, Brazil) (22:34 min)
• Deployment of Small Modular Reactors (SMR) and Transportable Nuclear Power Plants (TNPP) (Stephen Whittingham, Head of Transport Safety Unit, International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria) (18:50 min)
• Naturally occurrence of radioactive materials (NORM) in the mining and oil industry (Amenônia Pinto, CDTN/CNEN, Brazil)
12:15 to 1:15 pm Keynote Lecture 1: The control of exposure to natural occurring radioactive materials
Lecturer: Abel J. González (Autoridad Regulatoria Nuclear, Argentina)
Chair: Adelia Sahyun (ATOMO, Brazil)
2:45 to 4:45 pm Symposium 2: Biochemistry and biotechnology for radiopharmaceuticals development
Chairs: Priscilla Pujatti (National Cancer Institute, Health Ministry, Brazil) and Thiago Salazar (Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil)
• New developments in imaging cell-based therapy (Jane Sosabowski, Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London, UK) (33:10 min)
• Radioisotopes and pharmaceuticals for positron emission tomography (PET) (Suzanne Lapi, Director U.A.B. Cyclotron, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA) (16:57 min)
• Global initiatives for diagnosis and therapy (theranostics) radiopharmaceuticals availability (Amir Jalilian, International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria)
5:00 to 7:00 pm: Symposium 3 – speakers to be confirmed
9:30 to 10:30 am Keynote Lecture 2: The Chernobyl Tissue Bank: a resource for radiation research
Lecturer: Geraldine Thomas, OBE (Imperial College London, UK)
Chair: Maria Paula Curado (A.C. Camargo Cancer Center, Brazil)
10:45 am to 12:45 pm Symposium 4: Patients radiation exposures and epidemiological surveys
Chairs: Claudia Lage (Rio de Janeiro Federal University, Brazil) and Maria Paula Curado (A.C. Camargo International Cancer Center, Brazil)
• Subsequent neoplasm risk following childhood cancer (Lindsay M. Morton, National Cancer Institute, NCI-NIH, USA) (20:40 min)
• The EPI-CT-a European cohort study to quantify cancer risks in paediatric and young adult patients from CT radiation (Ausrele Kesminiene, International Agency for Research on Cancer- IARC/WHO, Lyon, France)
• Global surveillance of trends in cancer incidence and survival (M. P. Curado, A.C. Camargo International Cancer Center, Brazil) (video 26:37 min)
1:00 to 3:00 pm– POSTER SECTION
3:00-4:45 pm Symposium 5: Development of models for tumoral and inflammatory imaging
Chairs: Daniele Faria (CMN-FM-USP, Brazil) and Thiago Salazar (UFPE, Brazil)
• Three-dimensional cellular culture system for testing of biological effects of radiations in tumoral and non-tumoral models (Daniel P. Vieira, IPEN/CNEN, Brazil) (15:04 min)
• 131I-ixolaris as a theranostic (diagnostic and therapy) agent: metastatic melanoma preclinical studies (Sergio A. L. Souza, Medical School, UFRJ, CENABIO, Brazil) (14:10 min)
• Derivative from the antimicrobial peptide LyeTx I as potential pósitron emission tomography (PET) radiopharmaceutical (Leonardo Fuscaldi, Medical School, Santa Casa de São Paulo- SCSP, Brazil) (17:34 min)
• Use of 99mTc-anti-TNF-alpha as a marker of inflammatory disease activity (Sergio A. L. Souza, Medical School, UFRJ, CENABIO, Brazil) (17:00 min)
5:00 to 7:00 pm Symposium 6: Radiotracers as signatures evaluating water quality and the biodiversity protection
Chairs: Jean Remy D. Guimarães (Biophysics Institute, UFRJ) and Viviana Canhao Bernardes Goncalves Coelho (Climate Change Executive Manager, Petrobras, Brazil)
• High uranium concentrations in the groundwater of the Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, mountainous region (José M. Godoy, Chemistry Department, Rio de Janeiro Pontifical Catholic University, Brazil) (13:53 min)
• Removal of Zn and Cd from overlying water by mangrove sediments: testing the effects of sediment resuspension (Wilson Machado, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil)
• Chemical diversity in tree species from Caatinga (Elvis França, CRCN/CNEN, Brazil)
• Decarbonization and the biodiversity (Viviana Coelho, Petrobras, Brazil)
9:00- to 10:00 am Keynote Lecture 3: Radiation biodosimetry: new paradigms
Lecturer: Sally Amundson (Center for Radiological Research, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, USA)
Chair: Dunstana Melo (Melohill Technology, USA)
10:15 to 12:15 am Symposium 7: Radiation occupational exposures
Chair: Denison S. Santos (Instituto de Radioproteção e Dosimetria-IRD/CNEN, Brasil and International Commission on Radiological Protection-ICRP member)
• Mathematical tools for radiological protection and dosimetry (Denison S. Santos, IRD/CNEN, Brazil) (29:51 min)
• Occupational exposure to ionizing radiation (Dunstana Melo, Melohill Technology, USA) (25:29 min)
• Radiation protection from a laboratory service perspective (Yvone Mascarenhas, SAPRA Landauer, Brazil) (27:08 min)
2:45 to 4:45 pm Symposium 8: External radiation techniques for precision cancer therapy
Chairs: Ademir Amaral (Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil) and Camila Salata (National Energy National Commission, Brazil)
• Dose fractionation in radiotherapy patients (Helena Segreto, São Paulo Federal State University-UNIFESP and Brazilian Society on Radiotherapy, Brazil) (20:50 min)
• Proton therapy to treat pediatric patients (Luis A. Perles, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas University, USA) (19:20 min)
• Postmastectomy radiation therapy: challenges on the ESTRO-ACROP consensus guideline (Divanizia Souza, Federal University of Sergipe, Brazil) (19:43 min)
• Biological dosimetry for predicting acute side effects in radiotherapy (Ademir Amaral, Federal Univesity of Pernambuco, Brazil) (21:00 min)
5:00 to 7:00 pm Symposium 9: Androgen receptors signaling for prostate cancer imaging and therapy
Chairs: Sergio Souza (Medical School, Ro de Janeiro Federal University, Brazil) and Camila Salata (National Energy National Commission, Brazil)
• Androgen receptor and prostate cancer (Hernandes Carvalho, Biology Institute, UNICAMP, Brazil) (22:02 min)
• Clinical trials with 18F-PSMA1007 (Cristina Matushita, Brain Institute-InsCer, Rio Grande do Sul Pontificial Catholic University, Brazilian Society on Nuclear Medicina, Brazil) (15:50 min)
• Clinical applications of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) with 68Ga-PSMA (Lilian Yuri Itaya Yamaga, Albert Einstein Israeli Hospital, Brazil) (18:57 min)
• Radionuclide therapy with 177Lu PSMA for prostate cancer (Euclides T. Rocha, Barretos Cancer Hospital, Brazil) (21:21 min)
9:30 to 10:30 am Keynote Lecture 4: Particle Radiation Therapy: developments, studies and applications
Lecturer: Gustavo A. Santa Cruz (CNEA, Argentina)
Chair: Alessandro Facure (CNEN, Brazil)
10:45 to 12:30 pm Symposium 10: Molecular imaging in neurosciences
Chairs: Valbert N. Cardoso (UFMG, Brazil) and Luciana Malavolta (FCM-SCSP, Brazil)
• Peripheral nervous system in the war against cancer (Alexander Birbrair, UFMG, Brazil) (20:45 min)
• New trends in PET radiopharmaceuticals for neurological diseases: preclinical research in astrocytocis in Alzheimer Disease (Eduardo Savio, CUDIM, Uruguay) (15:55 min)
• Temporal and spatial changes in cerebral blood flow in neuropsychiatric systemic Lupus Erythematosus: a subtraction brain SPECT study (Lauro Wichert-Ana, Ribeirão Preto Medical School, USP, Brazil) (20:11 min)
2:30 to 4:30 pm Symposium 11: Perspectives for innovations and the intersection between research and the health public attention
(Discussion in Portuguese) (69:46 min gravados)
Chairs: Daniel Coiro (SCMBA, ABFM, Brazil) and Marycel F.F. Barboza (Albert Einstein Israeli Hospital, Brazil)
• Legal framework, scenarios and perspectives for technology innovations in Brazil (Gianna Sagazio, National Industry Confederation-CNI, MEI, Brazil) (11:25 min)
• Cyclotron products certified by a public hospital in São Paulo (Miriam Okamoto, CMN-FM-USP, Brazil) (19:10 min)
• Growth and strengthening of the private sector in the Brazilian radiopharmaceutical market – the case of R2IBF (Désirée Zouain, IBFR2 Radiopharmaceuticals, Brazil) (17:34 min)
• A public facility for alpha emitters production (Julio C. Suita, IEN/CNEN, Brazil) (21:37 min)
4:30 to 6:30 pm POSTER SECTION
10:15 to 12:15 am Symposium 12: Synchrotron Radiation in Biology and Medicine
Chair: Simone Coutinho Cardoso (Rio de Janeiro Federal University, Brazilian Association on Health Physics, Brazil)
• Synchrotron X-ray biosample imaging (Regina Cely Barroso, UERJ, Brazil) (20:05 min)
• Opportunities and challenges for achieving high-resolution in vivo tomographic images in animal systems (Murilo de Carvalho, CNPEM, Brazil) (20:41 min)
• Synchrotron-based X-ray imaging and microspectroscopy applied to life sciences (Carlos Alberto Perez, CNPEM, Brazil)
• Manganese as a central element in tumor progression (Mariana Paranhos Stelling, IFRJ, Brazil) (19:40 min)
2:00-2:30 pm IUPAB Closing Ceremony and Awards
2:30 to 5:00 pm streaming: https://www.youtube.com/SBBNbiocienciasnucleares
2:30 to 3:00 pm Keynote Lecture 5: Women in the nuclear field promoting Latin American integration
Lecturer: Nelida Del Mastro (IPEN, Brazil)
Chairs: Silvia Velasques (SBBN President, Brazil) and Marcio Alvarenga (UFU, Brazil)
3:00 to 5:00 pm Symposium 13: Multidisciplinar education and employment (In Portuguese and LIBRAS)
Chairs: Rodrigo Gadelha Gontijo (SBBN Jovem Coordinator, Brazil) and Marcio Alvarenga (Radio Universidade de Uberlândia, UFU, Brazil)
3:00 to 3:30 pm Teachers experience:
– Luciene Mota (Curso de Tecnologia em Radiologia da Faculdade de Medicina, UFMG, Brazil)
– Denise Zezell (Mestrado profissional em saúde do IPEN/CNEN/SP, Brazil)
– Residência multiprofissional (Priscilla Pujatti, Instituto Nacional do Câncer, Brazil)
3:30 to 5:00 pm Live interviews (Marcio Alvarenga, UFU, Brazil):
– Liliane Bauerman (Curso de Biologia, UFSM, Brazil)
– Fernando Russo Costa do Bomfim, FHO, Brazil)
– Camille G. Guex (UFSM, Brazil)
– Danielle V. Sobral (FCM-SCSP, Brazil)
5:30 to 7:00 pm SBBN General Assembly (SBBN Zoom room)
He has expertise in radiation and nuclear safety. He is a plenary Member of the Academy of Sciences of Buenos Aires, the Argentine Academy of Environmental Sciences, the Argentine Academy of the Seas, and the International Nuclear Energy Academy. Currently, he is Senior Advisor of the Argentine Nuclear Regulatory Authority, a representative at the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, member of the Commission of Safety Standards (CSS) of the International Atomic Energy Agency and the Committee on Radiological Protection and Public Health of the Nuclear Energy Agency (OECD-NEA). He has been Vice-chair of the International Commission on Radiological Protection, Vice-President of the International Radiation Protection Association and Director for the IAEA Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety Division for over two decades.
Dr. Jalilian has a Ph.D. in Pharmacy (Tehran University of Medical Sciences), postdoc in Molecular Biology (School of Medicine, Yale University, EUA and Faculty of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of Alberta, Canadá). He works as a radioisotope and radiopharmaceutical chemist at the Radioisotope Products and Radiation Technology Section, Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria.
See here Dr. Jalilian´s interview: https://sbbn.org.br/sbbnews-entrevista-prof-amir-jalilian/
Medical Doctor, pos-graduated on Radiation Epidemiology and Biology at Radiation Effects Research Foundation and Hiroshima University, Japan. She is the Deputy Section Head of Environment and Radiation at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). She is currently coordinating several IARC projects: Radiation exposures at an early age: impact of genotype on breast cancer risk (Gene-Rad-Risk) IARC, Strategic Agenda for Research on Chernobyl Health (ARCH) IARC, Combined Analysis of Mortality among Nuclear Workers IARC and Epidemiological study to quantify risks for paediatric computerized tomography and to optimise doses (EPI-CT).
GERALDINE ANNE THOMAS, OBE
She is a senior academic and Chair in molecular pathology at the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery & Cancer, Imperial College London. Ph.D. in pathology, member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Personal Medicine Consortium of Luxembourg (from June 2011), member of the Scientific Advisory Board, German Biobanking Initiative (from 2010), Scientific Advisor, Safer Medicines Campaign (from 2010), UK-Japan Nuclear Dialogue (from 2012). Prof. Thomas coordinates the Imperial College Healthcare Tissue Bank, the Chernobyl Tissue Bank. She was appointed Officer of the British Empire Order (OBE), in the 2019 Birthday Honours for services to science and public health.
Ph.D. in Biophysics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She has served on the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) as a member of four task technical groups and she has served as a consultant in the development of United Nations Scientific Committee on Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) reports. She founded Melohill Technology Inc. and is the president and chief scientist. Melohill Technology’s mission is to improve public health by providing industry-leading biomedical research and consulting services including radiation dose assessment, medical countermeasures to mitigate radiation health effects, and guidance for radiation emergency response.
See here Dr. Melo´s interview: https://sbbn.org.br/entrevista-thiago-salazar-entrevista-dunstana-melo-para-o-sbbnews/
PhD in Chemistry. Director in Research and Development, Biomedical and Chemical Deparments, Uruguayan Centre for Molecular Imaging (CUDIM), Montevideo, Uruguay.
GUSTAVO SANTA CRUZ
Ph.D. in Physics (Buenos Aires University); former researcher at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA); project coordinator of BNCT and protontherapy center (CNEA) and manager of the Department of Research and Development in Nuclear Applications for Human Health, Comisión Nacional de Energia Atomica-CNEA, Argentina.
Graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry and MSc in Photochemistry from the University of Natal, Durban, South Africa. Ph.D. by the Department of Physics at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton, Surrey, UK. Postdoc at the Nuclear Medicine Research Laboratory at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. With the advent of preclinical imaging systems, this lab developed into the Cancer Imaging Laboratory.
Ph.D. in epidemiology from Yale University and postdoctoral in National Institutes of Health, USA. She is a radiation epidemiology senior scientist studying multiple primary cancers, evaluating the carcinogenic effects of radiotherapy and chemotherapy, as well as other environmental and genetic risk factors for second cancer. She was recognized with an NCI Career Development Innovation Award, an NIH Merit Award, and an NCI Director’s Award. See here Dr. Morton´s interview: https://sbbn.org.br/sbbnews-entrevista-divanizia-souza-entrevista-lindsay-morton/
LUIS AUGUSTO PERLES
Professor (Assistant), Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas, USA.PhD in Physics (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil). Experience in protontherapy equipment accreditation and acceptance tests, machine learning and computational science.
SALLY A. AMUNDSON
She is an associate professor of radiation oncology in the Center for Radiological Research at the Columbia University Medical Center in New York. She holds a doctorate in radiation biology and cancer biology from the Harvard School of Public Health. Her research uses functional genomics approaches to study low dose radiation and bystander effects, unique effects of space radiation, and the development of gene expression approaches for radiation biodosimetry. She is co-director of the Center for High-Throughput Minimally-Invasive Radiation Biodosimetry. She is a recipient of the Michael Fry Research Award from the Radiation Research Society (RRS), and she is also a member of the RRS Council.
Ph.D. in Chemistry. she is currently Vice-Chair of Translational Research in the Department of Radiology, Professor with Tenure of Radiology and Chemistry, and Cyclotron Facility Director. She is also a member of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Centre and the UAB Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Her research interests are in the development and translation of new PET radionuclides and molecular imaging agents. Her other main area of research interest is in the development of new isotopes for PET imaging.
Mechanical Engineering, St Helens College, UK; MSc in Management, Salford University, UK. In the UK Competent Authority, he developed the compliance inspection program for non-nuclear operators. He was a member of the UK Government decommissioning and waste strategy groups. He served as chairman of the European Association of Competent Authorities (Transport Safety). Currently, he is the Head of the Transport Safety Unit and the scientific secretary of the Transport Safety Standards Committee in the International Atomic Energy Agency.
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September 24th, 2021: Deadline for online regular registration
After September 24th the registration should be made only by credit card.
Registration fees include Congress streaming, online certification and the abstract book.
Participants may pay only one inscription for attending the four events (IUPAB, SBBN, SBBf and SBBq).
IUPAB Program: http://iupab2020.sbbq.org.br/interna-542/program
English is the IUPAB Congress official language.
SBBN Congress will have the lectures subtitled in Portuguese. For ive discussions, the chairs may translate the audience questions.
All abstracts from lectures and E-posters will be published in the Biophysical Reviews special supplement online. Link: http://iupab.org/publications/biophysical-reviews/
Authors may publish the full paper in the ANNALS OF SBBN, without charge and according to author´s guidance in https://sbbn.org.br/anais-sbbn/