Dr.Gaurisankar Sa obtained his Ph.D. degree (in 1990) in Biochemistry from
University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India. Dr. Sa is currently affiliated with Bose
Institute, Kolkata, India, as Senior Professor in the Division of Molecular
Medicine. His research interests mainly lie in the subject areas/fields of Tumor
Immunology and Cancer Biology. Dr. Sa, as an author/co-author, has published
more than 50 articles in various journals of international repute, having over
1,325 total citations.
C. Zhang The University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL USA
Dr. Chunxiang “Kevin” Zhang, MD, PhD, FACC, is presently serving as a tenured Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine. He has over 20 years of experience and expertise in the areas of basic, translational and clinical cardiovascular research. Dr. Zhang had worked as the Vice Chairman for Research at New Jersey Medical School. From 2010-2016, He had worked at Rush University as the Chairman of the Pharmacology Department. Dr. Zhang’s research team is a pioneering group to explore the roles of Non-coding RNAs in HIV and anti-HIV-drug-induced aging; cardiovascular biology and cardiovascular diseases. He has obtained over n$20 million research grants from NIH, AHA and ADA. Dr. Zhang’s current research programs are focused on non-coding in atherosclerosis & restenosis, myocardial infarction, cardiac hypertrophy, cardiovascular aging and diabetic cardiovascular complications.
Yuntao Wu National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases School of Systems Biology George Mason University Manassas, VA USA
Dr. Yuntao Wu is a professor at the National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, George Mason University, Manassas, Virginia, USA. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, and his postdoctoral training at NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Dr. Wu studies HIV infection of blood CD4 T cells and macrophages (Science, 2001, 293:1503-6), mainly focusing on the role of chemokine- and HIV-1-mediated G-protein signaling and actin dynamics in HIV infection and pathogenesis (Cell, 2008, 134,782; Science Advances, 2019, 5:1,aat7911). Currently, his lab also studies the mechanisms of PSGL-1 restriction of HIV infection (Nature Microbiology, 2019, 4:813-25).