Natalia Rubinstein is currently Group Leader at Molecular mechanism of metastasis Laboratory at Department of Physiology Molecular and Cellular Biology, School of Science, University of Buenos Aires. She did her PhD from Dr Rabinovich’s lab, Immunogenetics, Hospital de Clinicas, University of Buenos Aires in 2005. She is Researcher at CONICET since 2010. Dr. Rubinstein has numerous publications in International Refereed Journals. Her h-index is 15, i10-index: 19 and total citations of 1418 to her credit.
) Department of Physiology and Molecular and Cellular Biology University of Buenos Aires Buenos Aires Argentina
Prof. Dr. Angel Catalá studied Chemistry at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina, where received a Ph.D. degree in chemistry (Biological Branch) in 1965. Prof. Catalá is currently Research Director in Instituto de Investigaciones Físicoquímicas Teóricas y Aplicadas (INIFTA), National University of La Plata, La Plata, Argentina. His skills and expertise mainly lie in the subject areas of Lipids, Fatty Acids, Liposomes, and Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids. Prof. Catalá has directed 12 doctoral theses, published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals (having over 2,055 total citations), several chapters in books, and 11 edited books.
) Institute of Theoretical and Applied Physicochemical Research University National of La Plata La Plata Argentina
Dr. Lee obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Biochemistry from National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Currently he is the director and professor in the Department and Institute of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University. Over the last 25 years, he has published over 120 SCI journal papers and book chapters, and edited/reviewed for over 90 academic journals. Dr. Lee is currently the Editor-in-Chief of this journal (Open Biological Sciences Journal), published by Bentham Science Publishers.
) Department & Institute of Pharmacology School of Medicine National Yang-Ming University Taipei Taiwan
Dr. Attia is a Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at College of Pharmacy at Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt. Dr Attia now works full time as a Professor at College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. He received his Ph.D. in Genetics at Technical University of Munich, Germany in 2004. Dr. Attia also has worked as a postdoctoral fellow at GSF-Institute of Experimental Genetics and Helmholtz Zentrum München-Genome Analysis Center, Germany. This period of research was concerned with developing new methodologies for drug screening, mutagens detection and prevention. During his scientific career, Dr. Attia has developed an expertise in several advanced techniques and research protocols related to molecular cytogenetic. Since 2001, Dr. Attia authored and co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and supervised and co-supervised number of graduate and postgraduate students. He is a reviewer and editor for many reputable international journals. He has received grants from federal and local agencies and from various foundations. He has been an invited speaker in many national and international conferences and he is the recipient of numerous national and international awards and honours for his contribution to the scientific research.
) College of Pharmacy King Saud University Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Dr. Sevket Balta has completed his MD from Akdeniz University and postdoctoral studies from Gulhane Medical Faculty, School of Medicine. He is a specialist of Cardiologist and has been serving as a Staff cardiologist in the cardiac catheterization laboratory, Department of Cardiology since 2009. He has 500 entries on PubMed and 2825 citations listed in the ISI index, Core Collection (H-factor = 27) (March 2018). He has been serving as an editorial board member of some journals. Also, he has acted as referee about 50 journals. He was awarded the best young cardiologist in 2016 by Turkish Cardiology Society. His research and clinical work focuses on inflammatory diseases, inflammatory markers, hypertension and atherosclerosis.
) Department of Cardiology Bilgi Medical Hospital Ankara Turkey
Affiliated Member of Brazilian Academy of Sciences. Alexander is a professor at the Pathology Department of the Biological Sciences Institute of the Federal University of Minas Gerais. He holds a bachelor's degree in Biomedicine from the Santa Cruz State University (UESC) (2005-2009), a PhD in Neuroscience from Wake Forest University, North Carolina, United States (2010-2014) and a postdoc in Cell Biology from the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York, United States (2014-2016). Has experience in the area of Biology and Molecular Genetics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Pathology, Biotechnology and Cell Biology. Currently the key word in the laboratory is tissue microenvironment. We try to unravel the function of each cellular component in the tissues under various physiological and pathological conditions.
) Department of Pathology Federal University of Minas Gerai Belo Horizonte Brazil
Dr. Calaf is a full professor at the Instituto de Alta Investigación, Tarapaca University in Arica, Chile and Adjunct Research Scientist at Columbia University Medical Center of New York. She received her MS and PhD degrees in Biological Sciences at Michigan State University, East Lansing Michigan. After completing her PhD research, she joined University of Chile in Chile, then Michigan Cancer Foundation in Detroit, Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA and afterwards Columbia University in New York. She has published 137 research papers in peer reviewed journals, several chapters in books and has presented her research in several conferences, symposiums and workshops.
) Institute of High Research University of Tarapacá Arica Chile
Dr. Marcos De Donato has obtained Ph.D. in Genetics. He has been serving as a Genetic Advisor at Farallón Aquaculture and a Professor at Tecnologico de Monterrey, Queretaro Campus, Queretaro, Mexico since 2016 and 2015 respectively. His skills and expertise are in Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology, Evolution and Genetic Analysis. He has contributed more than 153 publications, having citations around 1569. He has received National Research System award and Stimulus Program for Innovation and Research award.
) Department Regional of Bioengineering Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education Querétaro Mexico
Dr. Massimo Di Giulio graduated summa cum laude (1976) in Biology at the University of Naples, Italy. Since 2014, he is a researcher at Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources, National Research Council, Naples, Italy. His areas of expertise include the following: origin of life, RNA world, genetic code origin, tRNA origin, 5S rRNA origin, life at high temperature and high pressure, last universal common ancestor, progenote, and panspermia theory. Dr. Di Giulio, as an author/co-author, has published over 80 articles in various journals, having total number of citations of more than 1,895.
) Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources National Research Council Naples Italy
Dr. Mohamed F. R. Hassanien is a Professor of Biochemistry at Zagazig University (Egypt) and a Professor of Biochemistry at Umm-Al Qura University (KSA).He obtained his Ph.D. in Food Chemistry from Berlin University of Technology (Germany, 2004). As post-doctoral researcher, Prof. Hassanien continued his research in ranked universities in different countries such University of Helsinki (Finland), Max-Rubner Institute (Germany), Berlin University of Technology (Germany), and University of Maryland (USA). In 2012, he was invited to be visiting Professor (100% teaching) in School of Biomedicine, Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok, Russian Federation. He published more than 150 papers, in international journals with high impact factor.
) Department of Biochemistry University of Zagazig Zagazig Egypt
Professor Imsland is research director in aquaculture in Akvaplan-niva, Tromsø, Norway. He is also adjunct professor in aquaculture at the Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Norway. Professor Imsland has previously worked as Director of Statistics in the Icelandic based genomic company, Urður-Verðandi-Skuld. Professor Imsland has authored more than 160 peer-review manuscripts and several book chapters in aquaculture related topics.
) Department of Biology University of Bergen Bergen Norway
Dr. Ching Ting Lee received M.S. in Electrical Engineering from National Cheng Kung University and further he obtained Ph.D. from Carnegie-Mellon University, USA. He is presently serving as a Vice President of Yuan Ze University. His research interest is in Optoelectronic Semiconductor Devices, High-speed Electronic Devices, Blue and White Light Emitting Diode, Nano devices, Solar Cell Devices, and Biosensors. He has contributed more than 421 publications, having citations around 4815.
) Department of Photonics Engineering Yuan Ze University Taoyuan City Taiwan
Dr. Carmen Molina-París obtained her Ph.D. degree (1996) from the Department of Physics, The University of Texas at Austin, USA. Since 2010, Dr. Molina-París is Professor, in the Department of Applied Mathematics, School of Mathematics, at University of Leeds, UK, where she initially joined in 2002 as a lecturer. Furthermore, she holds Chair of the Mathematical Modelling Affinity Group of the British Society for Immunology (since 2009). She has authored/co-authored more than 60 articles in various journals, having total number of citations of over 1,215. She has published mainly in the subject areas of Physics and Astronomy, Mathematics, Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Engineering, and Materials Science.
) Department of Applied Mathematics University of Leeds Leeds UK
Fulvio Plescia is a Researcher of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the School of Medicine and at the School of Pharmacy at the University of Palermo where he graduated in Biology in 2002. He received a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Social-Environmental Toxicology from the University of Studies of Palermo in 2007. He currently teaches Pharmacology and Toxicology course, and lectures in School of Specialization in Hospital Pharmacy. His research focus on the detection of specific neuronal and behavioral features that underlie alcohol abuse, and the influence cannabinoidergic system in addictive properties of alcohol. He has served as reviewer for different scientific journals, and has published over 40 scientific papers, book chapters, and reviews. Memberships include the Italian Society of Pharmacology, and Toxicology.
) Department of Science for Health Promotion and Maternal Care Univeristy of Palermo Palermo Italy
Dr. Bahare Salehi is Research Scientist in Medical Ethics and Law Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Her main topics of study and research interests have been Medical Sciences. She is component of the board of editors of several reputable international journals and several scientific societies. She has authored over 50 publications and so many international and national conference papers about biological activities of natural products.
) Medical Ethics and Law Research Center Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Tehran Iran
Dr. Brahma Singh obtained MS (2004) and PhD in Biochemistry (2010) from National Botanical Research Institute, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, India. Currently, he is a scientist at Pharmacology Division of NBRI. He did his postdoctoral studies in USA and received several prestigious scientific awards including Young Scientist Award of Biotech Research Society, India.
) Pharmacology Division CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute Lucknow India
Dr. Hassan Vatandoost has obtained PhD in Toxicology and biochemistry of insecticide resistance on malaria vectors from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, University of Liverpool, UK. He has worked in the university for the past 25 years and is involved in research in Medicine and Pharmacology. He has served as a WHO advisor in different parts of the world. He is President of the Iranian Scientific Society of Medical Entomology and Vector Control, Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases. To date, he has presented a total of 162 articles at international meetings, published a total of 342 scientific papers in different international journals.
) Institute for Environmental Research University of Medical Sciences Tehran Iran
Y. Marunaka Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine Kyoto Japan
Investigator at University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy. Author of scientific papers and book chapters on National and International Journals (and books) with impact factor. Invited reviewer, lead guest editor, past-associate editor and editorial board member in International journals. Visiting Professor at "City Unity College - Greece" (and affiliated Institutions).Visiting Senior Clinical Lecturer at BPP University, United Kingdom. Visiting Scientist at "Tecnologica Research Institute" in Crotone, Italy. Member of the " World Academy of Growth Factors & Stem Cells in Dentistry- WAGroFSCD". Winner of “Sant’Apollonia award” from ANDI (Italian Dental National Association) in year 2005 for the best clinical and scientific report in dental sciences. Winner of "research award" from Medical and Dental Council of Bari (italy) in year 2016. Invited speaker in National and International courses and conferences. PI in International research projects. Participant in National research projects.
) Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Neurosciences and Sense Organs University Of Bari Aldo Moro Bari Italy
Dr. Berardis works as Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist in the "real world" clinical practice at the NHS Department of Mental Health, Psychiatric Service of Diagnosis and Treatment, Hospital “G. Mazzini”, ASL 4 Teramo, Italy. He collaborates independently with the Institute of Psychiatry of University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy (concerning research projects and teaching). He attained post-graduate course in “Addiction Medicine”, Ph.D. in “Functional Neuroimaging” and university masters in “Clinical Psychopharmacology” and “Healthcare Communication”. In 2016, he has achieved a MPH - Master of Public Health Management at University of L’Aquila. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles, for an h-index of 30 and 2700 citations (Google Scholar, march 2018) and several book chapters.
) Department of Mental Health “G. Mazzini” Hospital Teramo Italy
Stefania Bulotta is researcher in Applied Biology at the Department of Health Sciences, University of Catanzaro 'Magna Graecia'. She graduated cum laude in Biology at the University of Pisa and she got the PhD degree in Pharmacology and Biochemistry of Cell Death. She currently teaches Animal Biology and Genetic course in School of Pharmacy and Nutraceutical, at University of Catanzaro. She is author/co-author of over 40 publications in peer-reviewed international journals, and she has numerous participations at national and international congresses. She is reviewer for several scientific journal. Her principal research fields focus on mechanisms involved in thyroid tumorigenesis and on the biological effects of nutraceuticals obtained from plants in experimental models of thyroid tumors.
) Department of Health Sciences University of Catanzaro “Magna Graecia” Catanzaro Italy
Dr. Mariusz Cycoń obtained his Ph.D. (2006) in medical sciences in the discipline of medical biology from Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland, where he is also currently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Virology, School of Pharmacy with the Division of Laboratory Medicine in Sosnowiec. He then completed his Ph.D. habilitated (2014) in biological sciences in the discipline of biology from University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland. His scientific interests include Environmental microbiology, Environmental biotechnology, Degradation of the organic compounds, Bioremediation of the environment, Phytoremediation, Soil microorganisms, etc. Dr. Cycoń has authored/co-authored over 25 articles in various journals, having more than 610 total citations.
) Department of Microbiology and Virology Medical University of Silesia Sosnowiec Poland
Dr. Diefenbach is a Senior Research Fellow based at Macquarie University. He completed a PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Queensland in 1992. He embarked on postdoctoral studies at the University of Toronto (1991-1994) working on complement C3. He then returned to Australia as a Research Fellow in the Biochemistry Department, University of Sydney (1995) before moving to the Centre for Virus Research, The Westmead Institute. Here his focus was investigating entry, assembly and egress of herpes simplex virus and HIV. In 2017, he relocated to Macquarie University to work in the melanoma field on biomarker discovery.
) Department of Biomedical Sciences University of Macquarie Macquarie Australia
Professor Marco Giammanco received is M.D. degree in Medicine and Surgery from University of Palermo, Italy. He is currently Aggregate Professor of Nutrition and expert in the field of Human Nutrition and Endocrine Physiopathology, with particular reference to thyroid gland diseases. Professor Giammanco is Editor in Chief of Journal Biological Research, component of board of editors of several international scientific journals, member of the board of Italian Society for Experimental Biology (SIBS) and of other several scientific societies. Professor Giammanco is President of Santo Gammanco Foundation for Scientific Research. Advancement and component of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Prof Giammanco has authored over 200 publications, 5 books and numerous international and national conference papers.
) Department of Medicine Pneumology, Physiology and Human Nutrition University of Palermo Palermo Italy
Dr. Diaz obtained his Doctorate in Sciences from National Autonomous University of Mexico in 1989, He is senior research at Marine Biotechnology Department (CICESE). His research focused in evaluate the effect of climate change on the physiological and molecular responses in different marine organisms, principally molluscs, crustacean and fishes. Dr. Diaz authored about 82 peer-reviewed research papers in the journal of International repute.
) Department of Marine Biotechnology Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education of Ensenada Ensenada Mexico
Dr. Min Hyung Jung was born in November 5, 1971. He has obtained MD degree from College of Medicine, Kyunghee University, Seoul, Korea. He further got PhD in Medical Science. He has specialty in Gynecologic Oncology & Endocrinology. Presently, he is serving as a Full Professor in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Kyung Hee University Hospital, Korea. He is a member of many societies such as Editorial board of Korean Society of Osteoporosis, Associate member of American Association for Cancer Research, Associate member of American Society of Bone and Mineral Research.
) Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Kyunghee University Hospital Seoul South Korea
Dr. Miquel Martorell completed his doctoral program (2013) in Human Nutrition from the Department of Fundamental Biology and Health Sciences in the Research Group on Community Nutrition and Oxidative Stress (University of Balearic Islands, Spain). Currently, he holds as Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics (University of Concepción, Chile). His main research interest has been oxidative stress and inflammation, and the modulatory effects of biological components present in food in these processes. He has published so many scientific papers about antioxidant/oxidant molecules in exercise and oxidative stress associated pathologies, and phytotherapy.
) Department of Nutrition and Dietetics University of Concepción Concepción Chille
Worked as a former head in the Plant Molecular Biology group of an Institute named as International Center for Genetic engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi. Has published about a hundred of scientific articles in the internationally peer-reviewed journals in the long span of 30 years of research profession. Has been elected as a member of all three established Science Academies of India. Served as a member of research advisory committee of several research institutes and funding agencies in India. Served as an editorial board member of five Science journals.
) Plant Molecular Biology Group International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology New Delhi India
Dr. Pongsak Rattanachaikunsopon is a Professor in the Department of Biological Science at University of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. He obtained Bachelor of Science in Radiological Technology at Mahidol University, Thailand and a Master of Science in Anatomy at Mahidol University, Thailand. He earned Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at Lehigh University, Pennsylvania USA. He has been awarded with Professor Sood Saengvichain Award for Best Research and Presentation in 13th Annual Meeting of the Society of Anatomy of Thailand in 1990, Professor Dr. Tab Nilanidhi Foundation Award for the outstanding graduate student in Anatomy in 1991 and Best Government Officer, The Ministry of Education in 2014. He serves as an Editorial board member of more than 10 international Journals.
) Department of Biological Science Ubon Ratchathani University Ubon Ratchathani Thailand
Dr. Ali Demir Sezer received M. Sc. from Department of Pharmaceutical Technology at the Faculty of Pharmacy in University of Marmara in 1996. He further obtained Ph. D. from the same institution. His research interest is in Nano biotechnology, Nano and micro carrier systems, drug delivery and formulations, modern therapeutic systems, biopolymers, wound healing, recombinant DNA technology and antisense technology. He is a member of International Microencapsulation Society, European Society of Biotechnology and Chitin and Chitosan Society. He has contributed more than 20 publications, having citations around 722.
) Departmant of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biotechnology Marmara University Istanbul Turkey
Dr. Gilda Varricchi obtained her Ph.D. degree (2015) in Clinical Pathophysiology and Experimental Medicine from University of Naples Federico II, Italy. Since 2016, she is Assistant Professor of Medicine, in the Department of Translational Medical Sciences, at this same university. Her main topics of study and research have been as follows: Immunopathogenesis of allergic disorders; Role of T follicular helper cells and IL-21 in allergic disease; Mechanisms of immunotherapy in allergic rhinitis; Treatment of asthma and urticarial vasculitis associated to EGPA; Role of angiogenesis in allergic and autoimmune disorders; and Role of mast cells in tumor biology. Dr. Varricchi has authored/co-authored over 30 articles in various journals, having total number of citations of more than 180.
) Department of Translational Medical Sciences (DiSMeT) University of Naples Federico II Naples Italy
Dr. Urban Philippe has been awarded Ph.D. in Enzymology from the University of Paris XI Orsay France. His Doctoral and Post- Doctoral experience is in enzymology and molecular biotechnology applied to the study of flavor enzymes and cytochrome P450 enzymes. He works at the LISBP at Toulouse (CNRS UMR5504). He has contributed more than 254 publications, having citations around 2196. He has received Outstanding Young Scientist Award, NATO.
) Laboratory of Engineering of Biological Systems and Processes Centre national de la recherche scientifique Toulouse France
Dr. Raziye KURŞUNLUOĞLU AKCILAR obtained PhD in Physiology in 2012. She is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physiology, Dumlupınar University, Turkey. She investigated obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension on molecular and biochemical mechanism in physiological and pathophysiological conditions. She had published 40 publications in national and international journals.
) Department of Physiology Dumlupinar University Kütahya Turkey
I am working on the protein modification and human diseases, and we are using cell, animal model and disease specimens, integrated with molecular, cellular and developmental biology and pathology knowledge and methods, to study the regulatory mechanism of protein SUMO modification (SUMOylation) mediated cell signaling transduction, and its role in the development of human diseases, and provide theoretical basis for medical treatment.
) Department of Cell Biology Shaanxi Normal University Shaanxi China
Dr. Javad Sharifi-Rad is Research Scientist in Phytochemistry Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. His main topics of study and research interests have been phytochemistry, medicinal chemistry and biological activities of natural products. He is component of the board of editors of several reputable international journals and several scientific societies. He has authored over 100 publications and so many international and national conference papers about biological activities of medicinal plants.
) Phytochemistry Research Center Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Tehran Iran
Dr. Erdogan obtained a doctorate (Ph.D) in Molecular Biology from Akdeniz University in Turkey in 2016. Currently, she is an assistant professor in Genetic and Bioengineering Department at Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University. Dr. Erdogan’s research interest is to discover and develop novel drugs with natural products especially essential oils for parental and drug resistant cancer cells. She has published so many scientific papers about antioxidant-prooxidant molecules, essential oils, membrane and DNA damaging.
) Genetic and Bioengineering Department Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University Antalya Turkey
Dr. Fakher Rahim received PhD in molecular medicine from Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Iran 2013. He currently works at the Department of Molecular Medicine at the same institution. His subject areas are Medicine, Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics Immunology and Microbiology and Environmental Science. He has contributed 220 publications having citations around 1,043.
) Health Research Institute Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences Ahvaz Iran
Dr. Luiz J.C.B. Carvalho completed his doctoral program (1990) in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry from the Department of Crop Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA. He currently holds the following positions: (1) Scientific Consultant of Chine Academy of Tropical Agriculture Science, Hainan, China (2010 - present); Visiting Professor of Chine Academy of Tropical Agriculture Science, Hainan, China (2010 - present); Researcher Scientist at EMBRAPA Recursos Genéticos e Biotechnologia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil (2008 - present). His current research interests are focused on the use of GENOME, PROTEOME, and plant biochemistry to study crop natural resource with an evolutionary biology approach. Dr. Carvalho has authored/co-authored over 30 articles in various journals, having more than 250 total citations.
) EMBRAPA Genetic Resources and Biotechnology Brasilia Brazil