19th World Congress on

Biotechnology

Theme: Biotechnology: From Evidence to Excellence

OCM for Biotechnology Series Conferences

Organizing Committee - Euro Biotechnology 2016

OCM Member

Thomas McKeon

Board Member
International Society for Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology
USA

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Stefan Selbert

Executive Director Business & Development
PolyGene Transgenetics
Switzerland

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Prabir K. Mandal

Professor
Edward Waters College
USA

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Seyed Ali Ravanfar

Research Scientist
University of Florida
USA

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Jose M. Guisan

Professor
Spanish Research Council (CSIC),
Spain

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Gassan Hodaifa Meri

Chemical Engineer
Granada University
Spain

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Francisca Mulero Aniorte

Head, Molecular Imaging Unit
Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO)
Spain

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Jan Szopa-Skorkowski

Professor
University of Wrocław
Poland

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Fuad Fares

Professor
University of Haifa
Israel

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Georgios Skretas

Research Assistant Professor
National technical University of Athens
Greece

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D. H. Tejavathi

Professor
Bangalore University
India

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Hanan I. Malkawi

Professor
Yarmouk University
Jordan

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Organizing Committee - Euro Biotechnology 2015

OCM Member

Wilfried Schwab

Associate Professor
Biotechnology of Natural Products
Technical University München
Germany

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Sandeep Kumar Vashist

Head of Immunodiagnostics
Department of Microsystems Engineering(IMTEK)
University of Freiburg
Germany

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Guido Krupp

CEO and President
AmpTec GmbH
Germany

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Fuad Fares

Department of Human Biology
Faculty of Natural Sciences
University of Haifa
Israel

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Organizing Committee - Biotechnology-2014

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Mukesh Verma

Program Director, Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
USA

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OCM Member

Lawrence E. Murr

Professor & Chair
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
University of Texas at El Paso
USA
Tel: +1-915-747-6929

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Ara Kanekanian

Principal Lecturer
Cardiff School of Health Sciences
Cardiff Metropolitan University
UK
Tel: +44-292-041-6449

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Munis Dundar

President
European Biotechnology Thematic Network Association
Erciyes University
Turkey
Tel: +90-532-648-6116

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Martin J. D’Souza

Director of Clinical Laboratory and Graduate Programs
College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Mercer University
USA
Tel: +1-678-547-6353

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Achuth Padmanabhan

Laboratory of Dr. Mark Hochstrasser
Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemsitry
Yale University
USA

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Nikolai Zhelev

Professor of Medical Biotechnology
Director of CMCBR
Abertay University
Scotland

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Manuel Perez Alonso

president of the Valencian Bioregion
Professor of Genetics
University of Valencia
Spain

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Ramón Serrano

Professor
Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology of Plants
Polytechnic University of Valencia-CSIC
Spain
Ph: +34-963-877-883

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Ruben Artero

INCLIVA Health Research Foundation
Department of Genetics
University of Valencia
Spain
Tel: +34-963-543-028

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Francesc Xavier Aviles

Director Department of Biochemistry & Mol Biology
Group leader at Institute for Biotech & Biomed
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Spain
Tel: +34 606 87 32 90

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Beatriz Amorena

Research Professor (Research Council of Spain, CSIC)
Head of the group of Animal Health
Institute of Agrobiotechnology (CSIC- Public University of Navarra-Government of Navarra)
Spain
Tel: +34-948-168-006

Biography Research Interest

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Damián F. de Andrés Cara

Research Scientist
Institute of Agrobiotechnology (CSIC- Public University of Navarra-Government of Navarra)
Spain
Tel: +34-948-168-005
Tel: +34-948-168-005

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Manuel Martinez Garcia

Profesor
Department of Physiology, Genetics and Microbiology
University of Alicante
Spain
Tel: +34-965-909-494

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Marua Pilar Santamarina Siurana

Director
Agroforestry Ecosystems Department
Polytechnic University of Valencia
Spain
Tel: +34-963-877-000 (Ext-74142)

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Sergi Ferrer

Professor of Microbiology
ENO LAB
Universitat de Valencia
Spain
Tel: +34-963-543-145

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Salvador Ventura

Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Spain
Tel: +34-935-868-956

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Marisa Manzano

Associate Professor
Department of Food Science
University of Udine
Italy
Tel: +39-432-558-127


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Robert S. Marks

Associate Professor
Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Israel
Tel: +972-864-619-19

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Fragiskos N. Kolisis

Professor of Biotechnology
School of Chemical Engineering
National Technical University of Athens
Greece
Tel: +30-210-772-3156

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Zlatka Alexieva

Associate Professor
Department of Microbial Genetics
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Bulgaria
Tel:+35-929-793-114

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Graciela Brelles-Marino

Professor of Microbiology
Biological Sciences Department
Center for Research and Development on Industrial Fermentations
Universidad Nacional de La Plata
Argentina

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Luca Rastrelli

Full Professor of Food Chemistry
Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Salerno
Italy
Tel: +39-089-969-766

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Giuseppe Manco

Senior Researcher and Group Leader
Institute of Protein Biochemistry
National Research Council
Italy
Tel: +39-081-6132-296

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Marina Vladimirovna Frontasyeva

Associate professor
Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics
Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
Russia
Tel: +74-962-165-064

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Tiina Leiviskä

Senior Researcher
Chemical Process Engineering Laboratory
University of Oulu
Finland
Tel: +358-294-482-386

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Nicola Pugno

Professor
Solid and Structural Mechanics
University of Trento
Italy
Tel: +39-0461-282-525

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Gustavo Orlando Bonilla Rodriguez

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences
The State University of São Paulo
Brazil
Tel: +55-17-3221-2361

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Shailendra K Saxena

Senior Scientist & Leader (Infectious Diseases)
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology
India


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Yan Feng

Professor
State Key Laboratory of Microbial Metabolism
Shanghai Jiaotong University
China
Tel: +86-213-420-7189

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Stefano Curcio

Assistant Professor
Department of Engineering Modeling
University of Calabria
Italy
Tel: +39-098-449-6711

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Abd El-Latif Hesham

Associate Professor
Faculty of Agriculture
Genetics Department
Assiut University
Egypt
Tel:+20-162-069-551

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Mohamed Mostafa A. Mohamed

Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
United Arab Emirates University
UAE
Tel: +97-137-135-163

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Sawson Mohammed Bakhubira

Associate Professor of Hematology
Vice Dean Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences for Medical Laboratories
University of Aden
Yemen

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Shweta Kulshreshtha

Assistant Professor
Institute of Biotechnology
Amity University of Rajasthan
India


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OCM Member

Anna Serafina Rapisarda

(Student Organizing committee)
University Hospital Sant’Andrea
Italy
Phone : +34-691-958-092

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Organizing Committee - Biotechnology-2013

OCM Member

Mukesh Verma

Chief
Methods and Technologies Branch
Program Director
Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
USA
National Institutes of Health

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ara Kanekanian

Principal Lecturer
School of Health Sciences
Cardiff Metropolitan University
UK
Tel: 44-0-29-2041-6449
Fax: 44-0-29-2020-5039
Cardiff Metropolitan University

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dawen Gao

Professor
School of Forestry
Northeast Forestry University
China
Tel: 86-451-86289185
Fax: 86-451-82192015
Northeast Forestry University

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ganapathy Sivakumar

Research Assistant Professor
Bioengineering, Arkansas Biosciences Institute
Arkansas State University
USA
Tel: 870-680-4809
Fax: 870-680-4348
Arkansas State University

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Stephen B. Shears

Inositol Signaling Section
National Institutes of Health
Laboratory of Signal Transduction, NIEHS
USA
Tel: 919-541-0793
Fax: 919-541-1898
National Institutes of Health

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jimmy Thomas Efird

Associate Professor
Department of Public Health
Brody School of Medicine
East Carolina University
USA
Tel: 650.248.8282
Fax: 252-744-4008
East Carolina University

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Tanja Dominko

Associate Professor
Department of Bioengineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
USA
Tel: 508-831-4108
Fax: 508-831-5936

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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OCM Member

George Perry

Dean and Professor
Department of Biology
University of Texas
USA
Tel: 210-458-4450
Fax: 210-458-4445
University of Texas

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Alejandro Giorgetti

Assistant Professor
Department of Biotechnology
University of Verona
Italy

University of Verona

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OCM Member

Marin Berovic

Professor
University of Ljubljana
Republic of Solvenia
Tel: 386-1-2419510
Fax: 386-1-4760300

University of Ljubljana

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mehdi Shadaram

Briscoe Distinguished Professor
Associate Dean of Engineering
Director of the Center for Excellence in Engineering Education
University of Texas-San Antonio
USA
Tel: 210-458-4431
University of Texas

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Daniel M Barry

Professor and Head
Dept of Animal Science
University of Venda
South Africa
Tel:015-962 8372
University of Venda

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vijay K. Khanna

Professor, Plant Biotechnology
Chairman, School of Crop Improvement
Dean, College of Post-Graduate Studies
Central Agricultural University
India
Tel: 09436997876
Central Agricultural University

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Biotechnology-2015

OCM Member

Mukesh Verma

Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Brij M Gandhi

CEO
Neo BioMed Services
Formerly Adviser to the Government of India
Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Biotechnology
India

Biography Research Interest

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Katta Jayaram Reddy

Professor
University of Wyoming
USA

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OCM Member

Sagar M Goyal

Professor
Veterinary Population Medicine
University of Minnesota
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ara Kanekanian

Programe Director
Cardiff School of Health Sciences
Cardiff Metropolitan University
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sandhya Gupta

Principal Scientist
National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Indira Shrivastava

Research Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh
USA

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OCM Member

Cheorl-Ho Kim

Professor
Department of Biological Science
Sungkyunkwan University
Korea

Biography Research Interest

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Mariapia Viola-Magni

President
University of Perugia
Italy

Biography Research Interest

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Alexander A. Kamnev

Professor
Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms
Russian Academy of Sciences
Russia

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Vakhtang Barbakadze

Head of Laboratory of Plant Biopolymers
Tbilisi State Medical University
Georgia

Biography Research Interest

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Tiina Leiviska

Senior Researcher
Chemical Process Engineering Laboratory
University of Oulu
Finland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shiv Kant Shukla

Assistant General Manager
Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL)
India

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OCM Member

Dr. Vijai Kumar Gupta

Lead Researcher
NUI Galway
Ireland

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Sharad R. Khandelwal

Associate Professor
University of Pune
India

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Nipunjot Kaur

Assistant Professor
Khalsa College, Punjab
India

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Venkata Dasu Veeranki

Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
India

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Suman Kapur

Dean,International Programmes and Collaboration Division
Senior Professor, Biological Sciences Department
Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani
India

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Evans Clifton Coutinho

Professor and Head
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Bombay College of Pharmacy
India

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Smita C Pawar

Assistant Professor & Chairperson
BOS in Genetics
Osmania University
India

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Mugasimangalam C Raja

President, Founder and CEO
Genotypic Technology
India

Biography Research Interest

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Rajiv Dutta

Director
Institute of BioScience and BioEngineering
India

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Bina Pani Das

Former Joint Director
Centre for Disease Control (DGHS)
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
india

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Narayana Sai Baba KV

Assistant Professor
Department of Biotechnology
GITAM University
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Saheem Ahmad

Assistant Professor
Laboratory of Glycation Biology and Metabolic disorders
Department of Bio-Sciences
Integral University
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

P. Prakash Babu

Professor and Head
Department of Biotechnology
School of Life Science
University of Hyderabad
India

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P. B. Kirti

Professor
Department of Plant Sciences
School of Life Sciences
University of Hyderabad
India

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Utpal Bhadra

Senior Wellcome Trust Fellow (United Kingdom
HFSP Young Investigator (G8 Countries)
Senior Principal Scientist
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology
India

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Veena Agrawal

Professor
Department of Botany
University of Delhi
India

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Vaibhav Vindal

Assistant Professor
Department of Biotechnology
School of Life Science
University of Hyderabad
India

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Nidhee Chaudhary

Professor
Amity Institute of Biotechnology
India

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Shashi Singh

Chief Scientist
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology
India

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Mrutyunjay Suar

Director, School of Biotechnology &CEO, KIIT-Technology Business Incubator
KIIT University
India

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Subhendu Ghosh

Formerly Professor
University of Hyderabad
University of Delhi
India

Biography Research Interest

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Sunit K. Singh

AssociateProf, Head, Molecular Biology Unit, Institute of Medical Science, Banaras Hindu University
Banaras Hindu University
India

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A. Thirugnanam

Assistant Professor
Department of Biotechnology & Medical Engineering
National Institute of Technology Rourkela
India

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Suman Kundu

Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry
University of Delhi South Campus
India

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Subha Narayan Rath

Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
India

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Mohammed Kuddus

Associate Professor
University of Hail,Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia

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Organizing Committee - Biotechnology Congress-2015

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Sanaa Haroon

Director
Fayoum University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Vakhtang Barbakadze

Head, Lab of Plant Biopolymers
Tbilisi State Medical University
Georgia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Henry Nguyen

Director National Center for Soybean Biotechnology
University of Missouri
USA

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Rafael “Rafi” Boritzer

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Bioinfomedical Ltd.
Hawaii

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Cheorl-Ho Kim

Former Chairman
Sungkyunkwan University
Republic of Korea

Biography Research Interest

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M. A. Martin-Luengo

Professor
Institute of Materials Science of Madrid, CSIC
Spain

Biography Research Interest

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Brij M. Gandhi

Chief Executive Officer
Neo BioMed Services
India

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OCM Member

D M Pandey

Associate Professor
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
India

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