Juan Gambini Department of Physiology Faculty of Medicine University of Valencia Valencia (Spain)
Dr. Juan Gambini completed his bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Valencia in 2001 and obtained a predoctoral fellowship. He made three stays in foreign research centers 2 in Dallas (USA), in the SMU University, and another one in Dusseldorf (Germany) in Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf. He received PhD from the University of Valencia in 2007. He participated in 30 research projects, having H-index 25 and more than 2000 citations. He is currently working in the field of nutrition and longevity.
Surajit Pathak Faculty of Allied Health Sciences Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE) Chennai (India)
Dr. Surajit Pathak is an Indian born research scientist, advisor and an Associate Professor at CHETTINAD ACADEMY OF RESEARCH AND EDUCATION, Chennai who has multiple expertise encompassing endocrinology, cancer biology, stem cell and regenerative medicine. He started active research in the year 2001 and received his Ph.D. from University of Kalyani, INDIA in 2007.Worked in USA, Italy and Sweden over 10 years with 930 citations. Dr. Pathak has published over 52 papers till date.
Ramesh Pothuraju Division of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE (USA)
Dr. Ramesh Pothuraju, Ph.D. is currently working as Instructor (Junior Faculty) in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Omaha, USA. During initial years of postdoctoral training at UNMC, he studied the differential expression of mucins in pancreatic as well as CRC progression and developed genetically engineered mouse models for CRC. Before joining at UNMC, he obtained his M.Sc. (2009) and Ph.D. (2015) degrees from the National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, India. During his Ph.D. program, he studied the anti-obesity effects of probiotics (Lactobacilli) and herbal ingredients in diet induced obesity and insulin resistance mouse models. He gained extensive research experience of more than 10 years in functional foods, nanotechnology, obesity, diabetes, and their related metabolic disorders along with pancreatic and CRC. He has published several research and review articles (>35 articles) in peer reviewed scientific journals and cited >680 with H-index: 15 and i10-index: 22. In addition, he has served as an Associate Editor, Editorial Board Member as well as a reviewer for several international and national journals.
Liu Qicai Department of Reproductive Medicine Centre Fujian Medical University Fuzhao (China)
He was selected as the Outstanding Youth Research Talent Cultivation Program in
Colleges and Universities in Fujian Province. He was a member of the standing
committee Reproductive Health of Chinese Rehabilitation Medical Association,
member of Fujian Medical Genetics Society, member of the standing Committee of
Cancer Sequencing and Large Data Collaboration Group of China Anti-Cancer
Association. Research Direction: enzymes and pain. As project leader, he is
responsible for the youth and general program of the National Natural Science
Foundation of China (No.81201362, No.81571613, and No.81871293) and
participation in two National Major Basic Research "863" Programs. A series of
innovative results were obtained in the fields of autoimmune diseases, pancreatitis,
and pancreatic cancer. More than 20 papers were published as the first author or
correspondent author index by SCI and the impact factor was over 100, including
"Cell Death & Disease", "EBioMedicine", "Int J Nanomedicine", "Biosensors &
Bioelectronics" and other academic journals. The first prize winner received the 2009,
2014 Fujian Provincial Science and Technology Award. For his outstanding
contribution, he was awarded the May4th Youth medal in Fuzhou.
Emilio Jirillo Department of Basic Medical Sciences Neuroscience and Sensory Organs University of Bari “Aldo Moro” Bari (Italy) Biography
Biography of Emilio Jirillo
Emilio Jirillo is full professor of Immunology at University of Bari Medical School (Bari, Italy) since 1986.His current fields of interest are: mucosal immunity, microbial immunity and immunonutrition. Especially in this last field, he has recently published in vitro and in vivo studies on the anti-inflammatory effects of polyphenols. He is author of more than 560 papers (326 scientific papers are listed in PUBMED), including books and chapters of books. He is also editor-in-chief- of another Bentham journal: Clinical Immunology Endocrine Metabolic Drugs.