Παρασκευή, 16 Σεπτεμβρίου 2011

2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES AND METHODS IN ARCHAEOLOGY


THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON:
BIOMEDICAL SCIE CES A D METHODS I ARCHAEOLOGY
15-18 SEPTEMBER 2011
KUSADASI (EPHESUS), TURKEY
FINAL PROGRAM

Thursday 15/9/2011
14.00-18.00 Registration for the conference
19.30-20.30 Plenary Lecture
Archaeology of human pandemics: New approaches and concepts
O. Dutour
21.00 Welcome Dinner
Friday 16/9/2011
Session I- Biomedical Sciences
Chairs: E. Sarlak & A. Touwaide
09.00-09.30 Keynote lecture
Next generation sequencing of pathogen DNA in human bones
T. Brown
09.30-09.50 A potential technique for biomedical archaeology: Surface-enhanced
Raman scattering
M.Culha
09.50-10.10 Bioarchaeology at Shahr-i Sokhta (3rd Mill. BC), Iran: Palaeopathology,
dental histology and isotopic analyses
K.O. Lorentz
10.10-10.30 Recent discoveries of parasitic helminths from excavations in the Eastern
Mediterranean region
P. D Mitchell, E. Anastasiou
10.30-10.45 Coffee Break
10.40-11.00 Lipid biomarker combinations in the diagnosis of ancient leprosy and
tuberculosis
O. Y-C. Lee, H. H. T. Wu, D. E. Minnikin, G. S. Besra, H. D. Donoghue
11.00-11.20 Detection and genetic analysis of ancient Mycobacterium leprae DNA
H. D. Donoghue, J. O'Grady, G. M. Taylor
11.20-11.40 Allele and haplotype analysis of 17 Y-STR (Short Tandem Repeat) loci and
mitochondrial DNA in Turkish Population
K. Yucebilgili, E. Kaleintzi, M. F. Abasiyanik
11.40-11.50 Discussion
11.50-12.30 Lunch Break
Poster presentations will be available in the venue for all day on Friday
“CHALLE GES I BIOARCHAEOLOGY” WORKSHOP 1st DAY
12.00-13.00 Registation for the workshop
(not needed for the participants registered to the conference)
Chair: E. H. Yukseloglu
13.00-14.00 Bioarchaeology: An interdisciplinary science
E. A. Kalfoglu
14.00-15.00 Trauma in the crusades and its medical treatment
P. Mitchell
15.00-16.00 Degenerative Joint Diseases
O. Dutour
16.00-16.15 Coffee Break
Chair: M. Sayar
16.15-17.15 CT and Radiology Methods I
R. Chhem
17.15-18.15 CT and Radiology Methods II
C. Trompoukis
18.15-19.15 Byzantine Surgery
S. Geroulanos
19.15-20.15 Social life in antiquity in the light of ancient grave monuments
C. Ozgan

Saturday 17/9/2011
09.00-13.00
VISIT TO EPHESUS
13.00-13.30 Lunch Break
“CHALLE GES I BIOARCHAEOLOGY” WORKSHOP 2nd DAY
Chair: K. Ozdemir
13.30-14.30 Prehistoric diet reconstruction by elemental analysis: The Đkiztepe example,
K. Ozdemir
14.30-15.30 Contribution of forensic anthropology to bioarchaeology
G.Petridis
15.30-16.30 Genetics and bioarchaeology
E. H. Yukseloglu
16.30-17.30 Perspectives on Shamanism and representation of Shamanic world view in
material culture
E. Akinci
17.30-17.45 Workshop Closing
E. A. Kalfoglu
17.45-18.00 Coffee Break
Session II- Ancient Medicine
Chairs: R. Chhem & S. S. Ozcan
18.00-18.30 Keynote lecture
Archaeo-pharmaco-genetics
A.Touwaide, E. Appetiti, R. Fleischer
18.30-18.50 Pharmaceutical substances from Ephesus in the works of ancient Greek
writers
A. Diamandopoulos
18.50-19.10 History and herbal medical texts: “new” drugs from old books
M. Papadakis, A. Manios, E. Charitopoulos, I. Kosmidis, C. Trompoukis
19.10-19.30 Medical equipments as illustrated in healing Saints Cosmas and Damian’s
iconography
D. Kokkinakis
19.30-19.50 Medical Saints and healing places. A constant relation?
E. Charitopoulos, A. Dimitriadou, M. Papadakis, I. Kosmidis
19.50-20.10 A brief history of orthopaedic instrumentation
I. Kosmidis, M. Papadakis, C. Trompoukis
20.10-20.30 Death of Socrates. Revealing the truth behind Plato’s words
S. K. Arihan, O. Arihan
20.30-20.40 Discussion
21.00 Official Dinner

Sunday 18/9/2011
Session IIIa- Paleopathology
Chairs: O. Dutour & C. Ozgan
09.00-09.30 Keynote lecture
Precarious lives: Weaning and dietary stress in Byzantine populations (7th-
12th c. A.D.)
C. Bourbou
09.30-09.50 Health status of some Anatolian Byzantine Populations
H. Ustundag
09.50-10.10 History, present status and outlook of bioarchaeological research in Georgia
Ramaz Shengelia, Lia Bitadze
10.10-10.30 Olmec clay sculpture representing genetic disorders
C. T. Viesca, M. R. de Viesca
10.30-10.50 Of gods and men: An annotated history of medicine in the Paphos District,
Cyprus
M. Gamble, S. C. Fox
10.50-11.10 Coffee Break
Session IIIb- Paleopathology
Chairs: S.C. Fox & A. Diamandopoulos
11.10-11.30 Intramural infant & child burials in Minoan Crete: Context, Symbolism &
Eschatological beliefs
T. McGeorge
11.30-11.50 “Standing one leg in grave”. Two cases of deaths around delivery period
from Middle Age, Bulgaria
V. Russeva
11.50-12.10 Evidence for head traumas and surgery in Bronze Age Crete
T. McGeorge
12.10-12.30 Mayan craneal artificial deformations: Between symbolical significance and
aesthetics
M. R. de Viesca, C. T. Viesca
12.30-12.45 Discussion
12.45-13.15 Concluding Remarks
R.Chhem - C.Trompoukis - E. A. Kalfoglu
13.15-14.00 Lunch Break