Thi Mong Diep Nguyen | Molecular Biology | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Omvir Singh| Molecular Biology | Best Researcher Award

🔬🧬 Holding a Doctor of Science in Life Science (Cell Biotechnology) from the University of Tours, France, I’ve delved into diverse realms including cell biology, microbiology, and animal reproduction. As a Visiting Professor at the University of François-Rabelais and an Associate Professor at Quy Nhon University, I’ve led research projects exploring avian reproductive biotechnologies and the impact of AMPK protein kinase on male gonad functions. My contributions to grants investigating hCG glycoforms and fertility treatments showcase my dedication to advancing scientific understanding. 🌱👨‍🔬





Training Background:

University of Tours, France Years: 4/2022 Major/ Specialty: Life Science (Cell biotechnology) Academic Degree: Doctor of Science University of François-Rabelais, Tours, France Years: 1/2020 – 3/2020 Major/ Specialty: Biotechnology Role: Visiting Professor Quy Nhon University Year: 1/2020 Major/ Specialty: Biotechnology Role: Associate Professor INRA _Institut national de la recherche agronomique (Nouzilly), France Years: 10/2018 – 2/2019, 11/2016 – 04/2017 Major/ Specialty: Animal Cell Biotechnology + Immunology + Gonadotropins Role: Postdoctoral Researcher François-Rabelais University, France Years: 11/2011 – 10/2015 Major/ Specialty: Life Science (Cell biotechnology) Academic Degree: Ph.D Quy Nhon University Years: 9/2005 – 6/2008 Major/ Specialty: Biology Academic Degree: Master Quy Nhon University Years: 9/2001 – 9/2005 Major/ Specialty: Biology Academic Degree: Bachelor


🔍Research Projects (Last 5 Years):

CRYOBIRD – Development of avian reproductive biotechnologies for the management of genetic diversity Years: 10/2010 – 10/2014 Funding Institution: France Role: Participant. Study on pathogenic microorganisms in Arachis Hypogaea L. in ecological condition of Hoai An district, Binh Dinh province Year: 2016 – 2017 Funding Institution: Quy Nhon University Role: Chairman Impact of AMPK protein kinase on male gonad and spermatozoa functions Years: 2018 – 2019 Funding Institution: Quy Nhon University Role: Chairman Characterization of new hCG glycoforms for implantation and early pregnancy diagnostic Years: 2017 – 2020 Funding Institution: France Role: Participant Investigation on the role of 5’-AMP activated protein kinase (AMPK) in adenylate cyclase gene expression using pharmacologicals activators and human Luteinizing Hormone (hLH) or Forskolin stimulators in Leydig MLTC-1 cells Years: 2018 – 2020 Funding Institution: NAFOSTED Role: Chairman Production of single-chain gonadotropins for fertility treatments Years: 2020 – 2023 Funding Institution: VINIF Role: Chairman

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. Highly-Sensitive In Vitro Bioassays for FSH, TSH, PTH, Kp, and OT in Addition to LH in Mouse Leydig Tumor Cell
    • Authors: Klett, D., Pellissier, L., Lomet, D., Jean-Alphonse, F., Combarnous, Y.
    • Year: 2023


  1. Undissociable chemically cross-linked and single-chain gonadotropins
    • Authors: Nguyen, T.M.D., Klett, D., Combarnous, Y.
    • Year: 2023


  1. Impact of microwave synthesis time on the shape of silver nanostructures and their antibacterial activity
    • Authors: Hoang, N.H., Nguyen, V.N., Nguyen, T.T., Nguyen, T.M.D.
    • Year: 2023


  1. Natural and recombinant equine chorionic gonadotropins past and future in animal reproductive technology
    • Authors: Thach, D.T., Cuong, B.K., Van Tong, H., Combarnous, Y., Nguyen, T.M.D.
    • Year: 2022


  1. Effect of fluoxetine on cyclic adenosine monophosphate response to follicle-stimulating hormone in HEK cells
    • Authors: Nguyen, T.T., Nguyen, T.M.D.
    • Year: 2022


  1. Membrane Hormone Receptors and Their Signaling Pathways as Targets for Endocrine Disruptors
    • Authors: Combarnous, Y., Nguyen, T.M.D.
    • Year: 2022


  1. Roles of Soluble Adenylyl Cyclase in cAMP Synthesis in Animal Cells
    • Author: Nguyen, T.M.D.
    • Year: 2022


Annesha Chakraborty| Bioinformatics | Women Researcher Award

 Dr. Annesha Chakraborty | Bioinformatics | Women Researcher Award


👩‍🔬 A highly motivated Ph.D. candidate at SASTRA Deemed University, specializing in Bioinformatics and Biomolecular Crystallography, with hands-on experience in molecular docking, dynamics, and laboratory techniques. Possessing an M.Sc. in Microbiology and B.Sc. (Hons.) in Microbiology, Chemistry, and Botany, I excel in research and academic achievements. As a Research Intern at MEAB LAB and Lab Tech. Intern at Suraksha Diagnostic Pvt. Ltd., I contributed to multiple publications and gained expertise in DNA/RNA extraction and PCR. Currently engaged in molecular dynamics studies on COVID Mpro, biomass production, and A.baumannii’s efflux pump research. Passionate about advancing scientific knowledge and addressing real-world challenges.🌟






🎓 Education

Doctor of Philosophy (2023-Ongoing) SASTRA Deemed University, India Bioinformatics Center and Biomolecular Crystallography Lab, under the supervision of Dr. S. Thamotharan and co-supervision of Dr. Vigneshwer R. Currently pursuing research funded by DBT-govt. of India. M.Sc in Microbiology (2020-2022) Grade: A+ (80%) [Ranked 4th] B.Sc (Hons.) in Microbiology (2017-2020) Optional subjects: Chemistry and Botany Grade: B+ 12th (High School) (2015-2017) Science stream

🔬 Key Skills

  • Molecular Docking
  • Molecular Dynamics
  • Schrodinger
  • Pymol
  • Agarose Gel Electrophoresis
  • qPCR
  • RT-PCR
  • Flow Cytometry
  • Online tools for nucleic acid or protein sequence-based analysis (Expasy, Clustal Omega, NCBI)

💼 Work Experience

Research Intern at MEAB LAB (08/2021-09/2022) JIS University (Hybrid mode) Responsibilities: Worked on current research projects with PhD scholars as a Project Associate Intern. Co-authored 3 review articles and 1 book chapter, and contributed to 3 research projects. Previously worked here for Master’s thesis paper. Lab Tech Intern at Suraksha Diagnostic Pvt. Ltd. (12.08.2022-24.08.2022) Responsibilities: Conducted DNA and RNA extraction for PCR to detect HLA, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and Covid-19 virus. Performed RT-PCR and real-time PCR to detect RNA and DNA viruses.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. Title: Lignocellulolytic Microbial Systems and its Importance in Dye Decolourization: A Review


  1. Title: Microbial electrolysis cells for effective biohydrogen biogenesis from biowastes


  1. Title: Algae educed industrial enzymes production: a sustainable way forward?
    • Book: Industrial Microbiology
    • ISBN: 978-93-5461-997-7
    • Publisher: Astral International Pvt. Ltd. (Scopus)

Yubo ZHANG | Genomics Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Yubo ZHANG | Genomics Award | Best Researcher Award

👨‍🏫Profile Summary

As a senior genomic scientist with over a decade of experience specializing in 3D genome research, I have a proven track record of leveraging cutting-edge technologies to investigate the dynamic functions of transcription factors (TFs) and genes within intricate genomes. My work has significantly contributed to enhancing our understanding of enhancer-promoter interactions and gene expression regulation. Currently, I am seeking a role where I can utilize my expertise in translational applications, particularly in identifying novel drug targets and optimizing therapeutic approaches in areas such as cancer and stem cell research.

🌐 Professional Profiles


Certification in Intro + Intermediate Python, CyberWeb Consulting, USA (2012): Enhanced computational skills for genomic data analysis and bioinformatics. Ph.D. in Hydrobiology, Institute of Hydrobiology (IHB), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China (2007): Conducted research on aquatic ecosystems, providing a solid foundation in biological sciences. M.S. in Molecular Biology and Animal Breeding, Huazhong Agricultural University, China (2004): Specialized in molecular biology techniques and genetic breeding strategies. B.S. in Animal Husbandry, Huazhong Agricultural University, China (2000): Acquired fundamental knowledge in animal science and husbandry practices.

🔬 Researcher Experience

Principal Investigator, Agricultural Genomics Institute at ShenZhen, CAAS, China (2016/05-2023/12): Led research projects focusing on elucidating the mechanisms underlying 3D genome organization and function. Director, NGS Facility, Agricultural Genomics Institute at ShenZhen, CAAS, China (2016/10-2023/12): Oversaw the operations of the Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) facility, ensuring high-quality genomic data generation and analysis. Research Fellow, National Institutes of Health, USA (2013/04-2016/05): Conducted research on transcriptional regulation and chromatin architecture, contributing to advancements in understanding gene regulation networks. Post-doctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA (2011/01-2013/03): Investigated the role of chromatin remodeling complexes in gene expression control, utilizing state-of-the-art genomic techniques. Post-doctoral Fellow, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore (2008/01-2011/01): Explored the epigenetic regulation of stem cell differentiation pathways, with a focus on chromatin modifications.

Awards 🏆

The Elite Leading Scientists of CAAS, Category B, China, 2017, The Thousand Talents Plan, Youth, China, 2017, Distinguish Scientist Award, NIH-CAAS, USA, 2016, Overseas High-Caliber Personnel, Level B, ShenZhen, China, 2016, National-Level Talent, ShenZhen, China, 2015, Youth Talent Program, Category A, CAAS, China, 2015, Special Award, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore, 2010, Special Award, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore, 2009

📝Membership in Societies and Editorial Boards:

Committee, China Anti-Cancer Association (CACA), 2021-present, Editorial Board Member, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 2021-present, Editorial Board Member, Chinese Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2021-present, Editorial Board Member, Chinese Journal of Herbivores, 2019-present, Member, The Chinese Society of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 2019-present, Advanced Member, Chinese Association of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, CAAV, 2018-present, Committee, National Yak Industry Quality Improvement and Efficiency Technology Innovation, 2018-present, Committee, National Special Economic Animal Science and Efficiency Technology Innovation, 2018-present, Deputy Editor-in-Chief/Editorial Board Member, Global Journal of Animal Sciences and Medicine, 2018-present, Committee, National Agricultural Genomics Innovation, 2017-present, Editorial Board Member, Animal Models and Experimental Medicine, 2017-presen

🎖️Research Grants Awarded:

Principal Investigator, Study on the regulation of Sox2 gene in embryonic stem cells by different long-distance gene interactions, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 31970592, 2020.01-2023.12, 0.58 million CNY. (Competitive Project), Principal Investigator, Research and application of key technologies for yak genetic modification and efficient breeding in Taxian County, Shenzhen Science and Technology Program, KCXFZ20201221173205015, 2021.01-2023.12, 4.00 million CNY. (Competitive Project), Principal Investigator, Analysis of synthetic pathways and heterologous expression of active natural products such as anti-tumor and anti-infection (sub-project). National Key Research and Development Program of China, SQ2018YFA090005, 2019.07-2014.06, 1.28 million CNY. (Competitive Project), Principal Investigator, Construction of cross-species three-dimensional genomics platform, Basic scientific research business fund of CAAS, Y2019PT18-02, 2019.01-2019.12, 0.20 million CNY. (Institute Funding), Principal Investigator, “Pearl River Talents Plan” Leading Talents, 2017GC010063, 2017.05-2021.12, 0.81 million CNY. (Competitive Project)

📚Top Noted Publication

  1. Distinct enhancer-promoter modes determine Sox2 regulation in mouse pluripotent cells
    • Source: Genes & Diseases
    • Publication Date: 2024-01
    • DOI: 10.1016/j.gendis.2022.11.019
    • Contributors: Lei Huang; Xiusheng Zhu; Qing Li; Dashuai Kong; Qitong Huang; Jing Luo; Siyuan Kong; Yanling Peng; Yubo Zhang


  1. MAE-seq refines regulatory elements across the genome
    • Source: Nucleic Acids Research
    • Publication Date: 2023-11-10
    • DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkad1129
    • Contributors: Yubo Zhang; Xiusheng Zhu; Qitong Huang; Lei, Huang; Jing Luo; Qing` Li; Dashuai Kong; Yi Gu; Xueyan Wang; Chenying Li et al.


  1. Exploring the Role of Enhancer-Mediated Transcriptional Regulation in Precision Biology
    • Source: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
    • Publication Date: 2023-06-29
    • DOI: 10.3390/ijms241310843
    • Contributors: Xueyan Wang; Danli Liu; Jing Luo; Dashuai Kong; Yubo Zhang


  1. Genome-wide identification of silencers in human cells
    • Source: Preprint
    • Publication Date: 2023-06-23
    • DOI: 10.1101/2023.06.20.545673
    • Contributors: Xiusheng Zhu; Chao Wang; Dashuai Kong; Jing Luo; Biao Deng; Yi Gu; Siyuan Kong; Lei Huang; Yuwen Liu; Yubo Zhang


  1. Nucleosome-Omics: A Perspective on the Epigenetic Code and 3D Genome Landscape
    • Source: Genes
    • Publication Date: 2022-06-22
    • DOI: 10.3390/genes13071114
    • Contributors: Siyuan Kong; Yuhui Lu; Shuhao Tan; Rongrong Li; Yan Gao; Kui Li; Yubo Zhang


  1. Baiting out a full length sequence from unmapped RNA-seq data
    • Source: BMC Genomics
    • Publication Date: 2021-12
    • DOI: 10.1186/s12864-021-08146-4
    • Contributors: Dongwei Li; Qitong Huang; Lei Huang; Jikai Wen; Jing Luo; Qing Li; Yanling Peng; Yubo Zhang


  1. A single-cell genomic strategy for alternative transcript start sites identification
    • Source: Preprint
    • Publication Date: 2021-12-10
    • DOI: 10.1101/2021.12.09.472038
    • Contributors: Yanling Peng; Qitong Huang; Rui Kamada; Keiko Ozato; Yubo Zhang; Jun Zhu


  1. Induce Pluripotency via Specific distal enhancer-promoter associations
    • Source: Other
    • Publication Date: 2021-06-10
    • DOI: 10.1101/2021.06.09.447809
    • Contributors: Xiusheng Zhu; Lei Huang; Dongwei Li; Jing Luo; Qitong Huang; Xueyan Wang; Yubo Zhang


  1. Comparative Analysis of Super-enhancers Across Mammals Reveals Their High Function Conservation
    • Source: Other
    • Publication Date: 2020-12-08
    • DOI: 10.21203/
    • Contributors: Yanling Peng; Yubo Zhang


  1. Exonuclease combinations reduce noises in 3D genomics technologies
    • Source: Nucleic Acids Research
    • Publication Date: 2020-03-04
    • DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkaa106
    • Contributors: Yubo Zhang