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February 22 Short Course
February 23-25 Conference Workshops
  Bioanalysis
  Biotransformation
SESSION TOPIC SPEAKER COMPANY TIME
Registration       07:45- 08:30
  Welcome address     08:45-08:50
  Conference: Introduction     08:50-08:55
  Conference: Opening Remarks     08:55-09:00
Plenary Speaker I       9:00 - 9:45
Session I: Bioanalysis : Large & Small Molecules
 

 Method Development challenges                                       (Calibration curve and Qcs)

    9:45 - 10:15
  Bioanalytical Challenges for Development of LC-MS/MS Biomarker Assays - Case Studies      10:15 - 10:45
Break       10:45 - 11:15
  Lignad Binding assays : Specificity of Critical reagents Anita Krishnan Lupin, India 11:15 - 11:45
  Biosimilars :  Use of reference Standards     11:45 - 12:15
  ADA Assays  when and where  you need? and  Optimizing cell based  assays  for immunogenicity assessmen Gopalkrishna Dasika Hospira, India 12:15 - 12:45
  Vendor Talk     12:45 - 1:15
Lunch Break       1: 15 -2:15
  Neutralizing Antibody assay Aparna Kasinath Clinigene, India 2:15 -2:45
Panel Discussion       2:45- 3:00
Session II: Bioanalysis: Newer Technologies
  HRMS in Regulated Bioanalysis? Advantages of Qual/Quant High Resolution/Accurate Mass in Regulated Bioanalysis     3:00 - 3:30
  Beyond sensitivity: improving the performance, productivity and compliance of the bioanalytical assay process     3:30 - 4:00
Panel Discussion       4:00 - 4:15
Break       4:15 - 4:30
 Session IV:  Bioanalysis: Regulatory Aspects      
 

Recent regulatory issues on bioanalysis and  impact on GDUFA (Generic drug user fee program)-a case study 

Amarnath Jaiswal Mylan, India 4:30 - 5:00
  Perceptions about Regulatory Agency Inspections and reflections on current Guidances : Industry and Regulators (e.g. ANVISA, US FDA draft, EMEA guidelines)     5:00 - 5:30
Panel Discussion       5:30 - 5:45
Evening snacks/mocktail  6:00 - 7:30
 
SESSION TOPIC SPEAKER COMPANY TIME
         
Session Introduction       8:25 - 8:30
Plenary-I Challenges and opportunities in India-Discovery aspect     8:30 - 9:15
Plenary-II The Continuing Development of Quantitative Bioanalytical Methods to Support Drug Discovery and Development Tim Olah BMS, USA 9:15 - 10:00
Session I: Sample Preparation
  Session I Introduction     10:00 - 10:05
  Microsampling for Pharma development case study and DBS for an environmental application Timothy Sangster (Invited) CRL, USA 10:05 - 10:35
   Dried Blood Spot Analysis Work: stabilization for hydrolyzable compunds Vijay Raina Nektar, India 10:35 - 11:05
  Panel Discussion     11:05 - 11:20
Break       11:20 - 11:35
Session II: Large Molecule Bioanalysis
Session Introduction       11:35 - 11:40
  Quantitation of endogenous protein biomarker’s and challenges: case studies Himanshu Gadgil Intas, India 11:40 - 12:10
  Quantitation of Therapeutic Proteins (mAb/ Fc-fustion proteins and ADCs etc.) Anand Khedekar Biocon, India 12:10 - 12:40
  Discovery Research -Early Pharmacology & Bioanalytical Aspects on a Novel Therapeutics Protein: PEGlylated Protein  Murali Adipali Nektar, India 12:40 - 1:10
  Vendor Talk     1:10 - 1:40
Lunch       1:40 - 2:40
Session III: Newer Technologies/Tissue Bioanalysis
Session III Introduction        2:40- 2:45
 

Identification and Characterization of Proteins 

Jonathan Josephs  Thermo, USA 2:45 - 3:15
 

Biosensers development: application in biomarker/biomolecule substances

Raman Suri (invited) Microbial tech, India 3:15- 3:45
 

Application of plasma resonance Technology: interactions and binding of Proteins 

Anita Patil (Invited)   3:45 - 4:15
Panel Discussion       4:15 - 4:30
Break       4:30 - 4:45
Session IV Drug Discovery-Preclinical Phase      
Sessions IV Introduction

Tissue concentrations and its relevance in ADME-PK

Punit Marathe BMS, USA 4:45- 5:15
  Role of Biotransformation in Drug Discovery and Development Krishna Iyer Bombay Uni. 5:15 - 5:45
Panel Discussion  "Outsourcing in India: Preclinical Drug Discovery and Development" Tim Olah, Jonathan Josephs, Punit, Krishna Iyer,   5:45 - 6:15
Poster Presentation & Evening snacks 6:30 - 8:00
SESSION TOPIC SPEAKER COMPANY TIME
         
Session Introduction       08:25-08:30
Plenary Talk   Nils Lonberg BMS, USA 08:30- 9:15
Session I: Recent Advances : BTX pathaways
Session I Introduction        
  Discovery and pre-clinical development of vismodegib
Harvey Wong

Genentech,  USA

09:15 - 09:45
  Unusual Biotransformation Pathways Kaushik Mitra Merck, USA  09:45 - 10:15
  Non-P450 (MAO) metabolism Arti Basak Sawant (Invited)

Pfizer,    USA

10:15 - 10:45
Panel Discussion       10:45 - 11:00
Break       11:00 - 11:15
Session II-  Metabolite coverage in Safety evaluation
Session II Introduction        
  Microtracers Swamy Yeleswaram (Invited) Incyte, USA 11:15 - 11:45
  Mitigation of Reactive Metabolites in Drug Discovery Vinayak Hosagraha Astrazeneca, USA 11:45 - 12:15
Vendor Presentation       12:15 - 12:45
Lunch       12:45 - 1:45
Session III- 
Session III Introduction        
  DDI caused by Drug Metabolites ChandraPrakash (Invited)  Biogen, USA 1:45-   2:15
  Regulatory Perspective  Nilima Kshirsagar ICMR, India 2:15 -  2:45
  DDIs Sheila Peters (Invited) AstraZeneca, USA 2:45 -  3:15
    Charles Crespi (Invited) BD Corning 3:15 -  3:45
Panel Discussion       3:45 -  4:00
Break       4:00 -  4:15
Session IV-   Transporters      
Session IV Introduction        
  Predictive immunotoxicity studies talk     4:15-   4:45
  Role of four transporters in the intestinal absorption of metformin Dhiren Thakker  UNC 4:45-   5:15
  DDIs based on Induction Jasminder Sahi (Invited)  GSK, Shanghai 5:15 -  5:45
Panel Discussion       5:45-6:00
APA India 2015 Concluding remarks 6.00