Giovanni Gherardi University Bio-Medico Rome Italy Biography
Biography of Giovanni Gherardi
Giovanni Gherardi has Specialized in Clinical Pathology. He is an Associate Professor since 2017, and holder of fellowships at the the Istituto Superiore di Sanità and then at the University campus Bio-Medico, Rome. He had been Guest researcher for 15 months at the Centre of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of Atlanta (USA). He served as specialist with high qualification in clinical microbiology at the University Hospital Campus Bio-Medico since 2007.His Research experience in antibiotic resistance genotyping and phenotyping, studying of virulence factors and molecular typing of several bacterial species.Collaborator in several research projects (Futuro in Ricerca, Cystic fibrosis Foundation).
V. Alagarsamy MNR College of Pharmacy Hyderabad India Biography
Biography of V. Alagarsamy
Dr. V. Alagarsamy, is currently heading the MNR College of Pharmacy at Hyderabad, India. He is also serving as the Director of MNR Research Foundation. Dr. Samy, obtained his master degree in Pharmacy from LM College of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad, India and doctorate (PhD) in Medicinal Chemistry from The MS University of Baroda, India. He has published more than 100 research papers and his books on the title of “Text Book of Medicinal Chemistry,” (published by Elsevier), “Pharmaceutical Chemistry of Natural Products” (published by Elsevier) and “Pharmaceutical Inorganic chemistry” (published by Pharmabook syndicate) are well appreciated in the academic community.
Editorial Board Members
F. Afrin Taibah University Medina Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of F. Afrin
Dr. Farhat Afrin received Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata, India. She served Department of Biotechnology, Hamdard University, New Delhi, India for 16 years. She also worked at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA and Centre for Immunology and Infection, University of York, UK. She is a recipient of several honors including American Association of Immunologists Young Faculty Travel Grant, Commonwealth Academic Staff fellowship. Her research interest is microbial immunology with emphasis on immunotherapeutics. She has published over 55 papers in Journals of International repute and is an Associate Editor, Editorial Board member of several Journals.
K. Aftab Sialkot Medical College Sialkot Pakistan Biography
Biography of K. Aftab
Dr. Khalid Aftab, Ph.D. male, Pharmacologist, graduated from department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy University of Karachi, Pakistan in 1995. He worked for Pharmaceuticals industry as Quality Control & Quality Assurance professional and was actively involved in Research & Development of Pharmaceutical preparations. He is the Only Pakistani Pharmacologist who has got membership of American College of Clinical Pharmacology. He has published more than 50 papers in scientific journals of international repute and presented many lectures & poster presentations throughout the world. In recent year, he focused on the Biodiversity & Pharmacological activities of Marine organisms and got some important success.
M. Akram Government College University Faisalabad Pakistan Biography
Biography of M. Akram
Dr. Muhammad Akram, PhD, is currently an assistant professor at the department of Eastern Medicine, Directorate of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Government College University Faisalabad. His research interests are Hyperuricemia, Xanthine oxidase inhibition by some selected medicinal plants, Enzyme Inhibition, Study of traditional system medicine (Indusyunic Medicine) Phytochemistry, and poisonous plants. He has contributed more than 96 publications, having citations around 419.
J.B. Behr Université de Reims Champagne Ardenne Reims France Biography
Biography of J.B. Behr
Professor Behr studied chemistry at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie in Mulhouse (France), and he completed a Ph.D thesis at the Université de Haute Alsace (1994), working on asymmetric Diels-Alder reactions to target biologically active sugar analogues. He is currently member of the Institute of Molecular Chemistry (ICMR) in Reims, where he conducts research on the development of enzyme inhibitors, from their design to their synthesis and biological evaluation. His team carried out intense collaborations with national/international research groups. He is currently member of the French Chemical Society and of the French Group of Glycosciences.
C. Biot Universite Libre de Bruxelles Bruxelles Belgium Biography
Biography of C. Biot
Dr. Christophe Biot is a Professor in the Unit of Structural and Functional Glycobiology at the Université de Lille 1 in France. His scientific background is characterized by a very strong thematic mobility reflecting his desire to explore the fields of chemistry, biochemistry and biophysics.
As of July 2016, he has published (h-index = 37, total citations = 3528) almost 90 original research papers in international peer-reviewed journals, around 10 review articles (in refereed journals), and 9 book chapters (textbooks and specialist books).
J.M. Brunel Aix Marseille Université Marseille France Biography
Biography of J.M. Brunel
Jean Michel Brunel was graduated from the School of Chemistry of Marseille (France) in 1991. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1994 from Université Aix Marseille in the field of asymmetric organophosphorus chemistry. In 1994, he joined the group of Pr. H. B. Kagan (Université Paris Sud) as a postdoctoral fellow working on the enantioselective catalytic oxidation of sulfides. In 1997, he joined the CNRS as Chargé de Recherche and is now working at the Centre de Recherche en Cancérologie de Marseille. His research program is focused on the development of novel classes of antimicrobial and anticancer agents.
R. Bucki University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA USA
D. Craik University of Queensland Brisbane Australia
P. Domingo Autonomous Univeristy of Barcelona Barcelona Spain
R. Fernandez-Lafuente ICP-CSIC, Campus UAM Madrid Spain Biography
Biography of R. Fernandez-Lafuente
Dr Fernandez-Lafuente obtained a doctorate in Biology sciences from UAM, Madrid, Spain in 1992. Currently, he is a Research Professor at ICP-CSIC, Madrid, Spain. He has published over 350 scientific papers in ISI Journals and is co-inventor of 20 patents, co-supervisor of 18 doctoral thesis and has a current H index of 61 (Scopus). He is member of the editorial team of more than 2 dozens journals (e.g., AAI, PRBI; EMT, JB, JMCB:B; Molecules).
S.H. Huang USC School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA USA
R.J.R. Hwu National Tsing Hua University Taipei Taiwan Biography
Biography of R.J.R. Hwu
Prof. Hwu obtained a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Stanford University, California, USA. He is a Distinguished Chair Professor of National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan and has published more than 200 scientific publications and is a named inventor of 49 international patents. Dr. Hwu is Fellows of The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, The Royal Society of Chemistry, and Asian Federation for Medicinal Chemistry.
M. Konaklieva American University Washington, DC USA
T. Maisch University of Regensburg Regensburg Germany Biography
Biography of T. Maisch
Tim Maisch studied Biology at the Univ. of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. In 1997 he received his diploma and achieved his Ph.D. with a thesis titled "Upregulation of protein expression on endothelial cells infected with human cytomegalovirus” in 2001. Since 2002, he has been working as postdoctoral fellow at the Dept. of Dermatology, University of Regensburg on photodynamic inactivation of multi-resistant bacteria. He gained his Postdoctoral Habilitation in 2009 (venia legendi). Currently he is the project leader of the Antimicrobial Photodynamic and Cold Plasma Research Unit at the Dept. of Dermatology.
M.O. Mitchell Salisbury University Salisbury, MD USA
D. Nisheeth Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavngar University Bhavnagar India Biography
Biography of D. Nisheeth
Professor Nisheeth C Desai, Professor Nisheeth C Desai had obtained his Ph.D degree from Bhavnagar University in 1982 in the field of Medicinal Chemistry and 33 years of teaching and research experience. Till date he has produced 40 Ph.D students and currently six students are working for their Ph.D degree and two students have completed post-doctoral research under his guidance. Till date, published more than 110 research papers in the national and international journals. Main interest he had developed in the field of synthesis of bio-active hetercyclic molecules, antimicrobial, antitubercular, anticancer screening, green chemistry and intellectual property and its management in academic institutes. Received prestigious Carrier Award for young scientist by University Grants Commission, New Delhi in 1995. I hope that this will serve your purpose. My photograph is already available on the website of AIA. With regards, Prof.NC Desai.
T. Plech Medical University of Lublin Lublin Poland Biography
Biography of T. Plech
Dr. TOMASZ PLECH obtained PhD "Synthesis and pharmacological activity of 3-chlorobenzoic acid hydrazide derivatives" from Medical University of Lublin, Poland. He is an Associate Professor and the Head of Department of Pharmacology in Medical University of Lublin, Poland. His research interests are in design and synthesis of novel antibacterial, bacterial topoisomerases, synthesis of nitrogen- and sulfur-containing heterocycling drugs, use of chromatographic techniques and (Q) SAR studies. He has contributed 40 publications, having citations around 467.
T. Rezanka Institute of Microbiology Prague Czech Republic
S. Sardari Pasteur Institute of Iran Tehran Iran
M. Shahid Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh India
F. Tabaran University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca Cluj-Napoca Romania Biography
Biography of F. Tabaran
Tabaran Alexandru-Flaviu, DVM, has a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine and is board certified specialist in Veterinary Pathology (ACVP). Currently he is lecturer in pathology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, USAMV Cluj-Napoca, Romania, and key researcher in several research projects. He accomplished a postdoctoral training in comparative pathology at the University of Minnesota, and holds several national and international awards for research.
His expertise is focused on experimental and comparative pathology, toxicologic pathology and nanomaterial science, including their usage in anti-infectious therapy.
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C. Agyare Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi Ghana Biography
Biography of C. Agyare
Prof. Agyare obtained his doctorate from University of Muenster, Germany and an alumnus of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). He obtained his Bachelor o Pharmacy (BPharm) and Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) degrees from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. He has been a post-doctoral fellow at University of California San Francisco, California and the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, Boston, USA. He was appointed a Lecturer at KNUST in 2003 and promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2011 and to Associate Professor in 2016. He research areas are search for antimicrobial, wound healing and anti-inflammatory agents from medicinal plants and natural products. He also researches on antibiotic resistance in animals and humans.
M. Ali Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Pakistan Biography
Biography of M. Ali
Muhammad Ali has obtained his PhD from University Roma Tre, Rome, Italy in 2015. Soon after, he got opportunity to work as Assistant Professor at the Department of Biotechnology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. He is interested in interdisciplinary research with special focus on antimicrobial resistance, infectious diseases and biotechnology. He has published >46 articles in peer-reviewed journals of international repute with GoogleScholar citations of >850.
P. Behzadi Islamic Azad University Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of P. Behzadi
Dr. Payam BEHZADI was born in 1973, Tehran, Iran. He began his collaboration with Department of Microbiology, College of Basic Sciences, Shahr-e-Qods Branch, Islamic Azad University as a faculty member (with MSc degree in Microbiology) in 2004. He got his PhD degree in 2016 (BSC and MSC in Microbiology; PhD in Molecular Biology) and now continues his scientific activities in the position of Assistant Professor at the same university. He has several students from different academic levels including BSc, MSc and PhD. Dr. Payam BEHZADI has authored and edited >15 chapter and Academic Books and >55 Original and Review articles.
S.A. Dake Deogiri Institute of Engineering and Management Studies Aurangabad India Biography
Biography of S.A. Dake
Dr. Satish A. Dake, Assistant professor, had achieved his Ph.D degree from S.R.T.M. University, Nanded (MS), India in 2011 in the field of Chemistry. He has teaching and research experiences in the field of Chemistry. He has published 27 research papers in the national and international journals and 4 Book Chapters. He had developed interest in the field of Green Chemistry, Synthesis of bioactive hetercyclic compounds such as antibacterial and in vitro antiproliferative, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-bacterial, Anticancer and Antimicrobial Activity. He has worked as Associate Editor Member of Basic and Applied Science Journal. He has Life Membership of the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA).
M.A. Khan University of Toronto Toronto, ON Canada Biography
Biography of M.A. Khan
Dr. Meraj Khan received his Master’s degree in Biotechnology from Hamdard University, New Delhi, India and his PhD in Cellular and Molecular Implantation Biology from the Department of Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. Following the completion of his doctorate, he moved to Toronto, Canada and joined Dr. Palaniyar Lab at SickKids, University of Toronto. He has largely been focusing on the understanding of the molecular mechanism of the neutrophil extracellular trap (NET) and their role during pathological conditions. He has published many novel findings and mechanisms related to NETosis, Cystic Fibrosis and other lung complications.
V. Kunhikatta Manipal University Manipal India Biography
Biography of V. Kunhikatta
Dr. Vijayanarayana Kunhikatta completed M.Pharm. in Pharmacology and Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmacy from Manipal University, India. He has more than 19 years of experience in teaching and research, has guided many postgraduate students for their thesis work, and has published more than 40 research articles in reputed international journals. At present, Dr. Kunhikatta is serving as Managing Editor for Manipal Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. His areas of interest are development of prognostic models, study of antibiotic utilisation and resistance pattern.
Giovanni Gherardi University Bio-Medico Rome Italy