An International Symposium on Snakebites

Indian Institute of Science

October 16, 2019

Snakebite has been a major health crisis, especially in developing countries and rural tropical areas. In  the year 2017, snakebite was recognized as a priority Neglected Tropical Disease and  in response, with the support from UK's Department for International Development  (DFID), International Aids Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), along with the Liverpool School  of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Nigeria Snakebite Research & Intervention Centre (Bayero University, Kano), Kenya Snakebite Research & Intervention Centre (Institute of Primate Research, Nairobi), and Scripps Research (La Jolla) united to form a consortium - Scientific Research  Partnership for Neglected Tropical Snakebite (SRPNTS). SRPNTS aims at  generating safe, effective and affordable next generation snakebite therapies for use  across India and Africa.

SRPNTS is looking to convene many of the leading Indian scientists, clinicians, herpetologists, as well as activists, dedicated to the work on snakebites, for a day of in-depth discussion regarding exciting  scientific progress in the field as well as policy and advocacy aims that will help  make bring about much needed change to address this public health crisis.

 

 

Time and Venue

 October 16, 2019

 Golden Jubilee Hall

 Department of Electrical Communications

and Engineering

 Indian Institute of Science

Bangalore 560012

 

Schedule

Speakers

 
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Dr. Kartik Sunagar

Assistant Professor

Evolutionary Venomics Lab,

Indian Institute of Science,

Bangalore, India

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Prof. Robert Harrison

Head of Centre for Snakebite Research and Interventions

 

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine,UK

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Prof. Ashis Mukherjee

 

Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology,

Tezpur University, Guwahati, India

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Dr. George Omondi

Head of Kenya Snakebite Research and Intervention Centre,

 

Institute of Primate Research,

Nairobi, Kenya

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Dr. Milind V. Khadilkar

Technical Director

Premium Serums and Vaccines Pvt. Ltd., Pune, India

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Gerard Martin

Founder

The Gerry Martin Project,

Hunsur, India

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Rajat Goyal

Director

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, India

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Dr. Devin Sok

Director

Antibody Discovery and Development,
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative,USA

 

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Prof. Abdulrazaq G Habib

 

Infectious Disease Unit, 
Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, 
Bayero University,

Kano, Nigeria.

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Prof. Nicholas Casewell

Wellcome Trust Research Fellow
 

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK.

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Dr. Jaideep Menon

Consultant

Cardiologist,

AIMS, Kochi, India

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Prof. K. Kemparaju

Department of Studies in Biochemistry, University of Mysore, India

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Vishal Santra

Researcher

Simultala conservationists (Foundation for Wildlife)

 

Invitees

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Prof. Umesh Varshney

Chair of Biological Sciences Division

Indian Institute of Science,

Bangalore, India

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Mr. Romulus Whitaker

Conservationist

Madras Crocodile Bank Trust,

Chennai, India

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Dr. Hastings Ozwara

Director

Institute of Primate Research,

Nairobi, Kenya

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Dr. Vincent Muturi-Kioi

Associate Medical Director

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, 

New York, USA

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Dr. Kurt Wibner

The Scripps Research Institute,

California, USA

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Dr. Stefanie Menzies

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine,

Liverpool, UK

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Dr. Muhammad Y. Gwarzo

Bayero University,

Kano, Nigeria

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Mr. Kabiru Tahir

Bayero University,

Kano, Nigeria.

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Ms. Lucy Kamau

Institute of Primate Research, Nairobi, Kenya

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Dr. Brent Thomas

Research Assistant

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine,

Liverpool, UK

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Dr. Jayanta Bhattacharya

Principal Investigator

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI),

New Delhi, India

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Dr. Sadanand Raut

Vighnahar Medical foundation,

Pune, India

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Mr. Ashok Captain

Herpetologist

Pune, India

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Dr. Suman Rijal

Director   

Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative,

New Delhi, India

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Mr. Kedar Bhide

Founder of Reptile Rescue and Study Center (RRSC)

Zero Bite campaign,

Mumbai, India

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Mr. Dilip Kulkarni

Director

i Sera Biological Pvt Ltd., 

Pune, India

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Dr. Arun Waghmare

Head of Production and Research

Premium Serums & Vaccines PVT LTD,

Pune, India

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Mr. Mayur Vikharankar

Executive Officer

Serum Institute of India,

Pune, India

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Mr. Ajay Kartik

Assistant Curator and Project Coordinator

Snakebite Mitigation,

Madras Crocodile Bank Trust,

Chennai, India

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Mr. Sanjeev Pednekar

Animal conservationist​

PRANI- The Pet sanctuary,

Bangalore, India

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Ms. Olayinka Fagbayi

Program Director

 

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative,

New York, USA

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Mr. Saif ul Hadi

Manager – Outreach, Advocacy & Research Literacy

 

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative,

New York, USA

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Ms. Pritha Aggarwal

Consultant

 

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative,

New Delhi, India

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Mr. Julien Potet

Policy Advisor on Neglected Tropical Diseases

Doctors without border, Access Campaign

 

Médecins Sans Frontières.

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Dr. Dennis Burton

Co-Chair


Department of Immunology and Microbiology
California Campus,

USA

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Ms. Hester Kuipers

Executive Director, Europe

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI),

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Dr. Sergey Menis

Senior Scientist

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative,

New York, USA

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Dr. Joseph Jardine

Head of Antibody Discovery

 

The Scripps Research Institute,

California, USA

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Dr. Garba Iliyasu

Department of Internal Medicine

Bayero University,

Kano, Nigeria

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Dr. Hadiza Lawal Abdullahi

Department of Internal Medicine

Bayero University,

Kano, Nigeria

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Mr. Collins Waweru

Associate Director

Institute of Primate Research,

Nairobi, Kenya

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Dr. Daniel Misiani

Institute of Primate Research,

Nairobi, Kenya

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Ms. Arianna Bracionni

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine,

Liverpool, UK

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Prof. Vishwanath

Chairperson, Department of Biochemistry

University Of Mysore,

Mysore, India

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Mr. Anil Khaire

Chairman

 

Indian Herpetological Society,

Pune, India

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Ms. Leena Menghaney

Regional Head (South Asia) at the Access Campaign, India

Zero Bite campaign,

India
 

Médecins Sans Frontières
 

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Mr. Jose Louies

Coordinator

 

Wildlife Trust India

Kottayam, India

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Dr. Dayal Bandhu Mujumdar

Senior Medical officer 

Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital,

Kolkata, India

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Mr. Nandkumar Kadam

Director  

i Sera Biological Pvt Ltd,
Pune, India

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Dr. Nitin Salvi

Head of Quality Control

Premium Serums & Vaccines

PVT. LTD.,

Pune, India

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Mr. Satish Kakade

Deputy Director

Serum Institute of India,

Pune, India

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Ms. Priyanka Kadam

President & Founder

 

Snakebite Healing and Education Society,

Mumbai, India

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Dr. Pallavi Raut

Vighnahar Medical foundation,

Pune, India

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Mr. Khoa Le

Project Manager

 

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative,

New York, USA

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Mr. Rueban Issac

Senior Manager

 

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative,

New Delhi, India

 

Volunteers

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Senji Laxme

PhD Student

Evolutionary Venomics Lab,

Indian Institute of Science,

Bangalore, India

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Vivek Suranse

PhD Student 

Evolutionary Venomics Lab,

Indian Institute of Science,

Bangalore, India

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Dr. Saurabh Attarde

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Evolutionary Venomics Lab,

Indian Institute of Science,

Bangalore, India

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Suyog Khochare

Project Assistant

Evolutionary Venomics Lab,

Indian Institute of Science,

Bangalore, India

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Devika Jadhav

Project Assistant

Evolutionary Venomics Lab,

Indian Institute of Science,

Bangalore, India

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Jayalakshmi

Lab Manager

Evolutionary Venomics Lab,

Indian Institute of Science,

Bangalore, India

 

Student Registration

There are limited spaces for the interested students to participate in this symposium. Please register by filling in the following form. Selected students will be informed via email shortly.

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