Ricardo Jorge Dinis-Oliveira University Institute of Health Sciences of CESPU Paredes Portugal Biography
Biography of Ricardo Jorge Dinis-Oliveira
RICARDO JORGE DINIS-OLIVEIRA, PhD, European PhD, DSc, is a Forensic Sciences Expert, namely in Toxicology and Forensic Medicine areas, and develops its scientific and academic activity in the areas of Toxicology and Pharmacology of Psychoactive Substances, Pesticides and Medicines, in their preclinical, clinical and forensic aspects and in Forensic Medicine, namely the development of mathematical models to calculate the postmortem interval, known as the Holy Grail of Forensic Sciences. He is an Associate Professor with Aggregation at University Institute of Health Sciences and of the Faculty of Medicine of University of Porto. He is an Integrated Researcher at UCIBIO-REQUIMTE - Applied Molecular Biosciences Unit/ Associated Laboratory for Green Chemistry, Clean Technologies and Processes and at the IINFACTS. He is the founder and current President of the Portuguese Association of Forensic Sciences (APCF).
Section: Forensic Toxicology
Serkan Yilmaz Institute of Forensic Sciences Ankara University Ankara Turkey Biography
Biography of Serkan Yilmaz
Dr. Serkan Yilmaz is serving as Professor, in Ankara University Faculty of Nursind and Institute of Forensic Sciences. He did his PhD in Genetics from Gazi University, Turkey. He is an official member of a number of international societies. He received awards from The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, Gazi University and Ankara University. His research interests are Genetics, Toxicology, Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology. He has more than 30 peer-reviewed publications, 2 books. He has many editorial board memberships, and serve as associate editor and editor in many journals.
Editorial Board Members
Maria J. Alves Department of Public Health and Forensic Sciences University of Porto Porto Portugal Biography
Biography of Maria J. Alves
Dr. Maria Joao Vidal-Alves received her Bacheclor’s in Psychology and MS in Forensic Sciences, she is presently undertaking her doctorate research at the University of Murcia, Spain and is a teaching assistant in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP) and the University Institute of Health Sciences, besides collaborating with the Catholic University of Porto. She is also a Psychologist at the Student Psychological Support Center of FMUP. Her research has focused on intimate partner violence and child abuse/neglect. She is currently enrolled in a research project about workplace violence in healthcare and another on abusive head trauma prevention.
Irshad A. Ansari PDPM Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur India
Hassan Bousbaa Institute of Health Sciences (IUCS) of CESPU Paredes Portugal Biography
Biography of Hassan Bousbaa
Dr. Hassan Bousbaa is an Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Biology at the Universitary Institute of Health Sciences (IUCS) of CESPU and has a PhD in Life and Health Sciences at University of Paris-Est Créteil, France (1993). Post-doc in 1994 at the Institute of Cancer Research, CNRS, Villejuif, France, and a Post-doc fellow (1994-1998) at the lab of Molecular Genetics of Mitosis at IBMC/i3S, of the University of Porto. Since 2012, he is the Director of the IINFACTS, in charge of organizing and promoting research activities within CESPU. Dr. Hassan's research focused on unveiling the mechanisms of cell division (mitosis) in somatic cells in order to understand how errors in chromosome segregation arise and lead to genomic instability in cancer; exploiting the clinical relevance of mitosis regulation/control mechanisms to identify novel cancer diagnostic and prognostic markers. He was part of the pioneering team that identified and characterized the genes involved in the mitotic checkpoint signaling, such as Bub1, BubR1, Bub3, and Mad2, in Drosophila melanogaster. Dr. Hassan has published more than 50 publications. Since 2014, he is the coordinator of PhD program in Biological Sciences Applied to Health, at CESPU.
Hirak R. Dash Forensic Science Laboratory Bhopal India
Chawki Djeddi Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Larbi Tebessi University Tebessa Algeria
Alexandra Guedes University of Porto Porto Portugal Biography
Biography of Alexandra Guedes
Dr. Alexandra Guedes completed her degree in geology at the University of Porto, Portugal where she carried out research in the field of materials characterization. She is interested in soils forensic and in the applications of Raman spectroscopy to forensic problems. She has published over 80 research papers and is on the Editorial Boards of “Minerals”, “Open Journal of Geology” and “Geonovas”.
Hyo J. Lee Chonbuk National University Jeonju-si South Korea
Teresa Magalhaes Department of Public Health and Forensic Sciences University of Porto Porto Portugal Biography
Biography of Teresa Magalhaes
Dr. Teresa Magalhães (MD PhD) specialized in Legal medicine and is a Full Professor of Forensic Sciences in the University Institute of Health Sciences – CESPU, and the Faculty of Medicine of Porto University. She is also the Director of the Forensic Science Master and PhD programs of Porto University. Her research focuses on maltreatment and sexual assault detection and diagnosis, supporting the necessary treatment, protection, security, and criminal measures, as well as in personal injury assessment and compensation.
Deepak Rawtani National Forensic Sciences University Gujrat India Biography
Biography of Deepak Rawtani
Dr. Deepak Rawtani, M.E, PhD (CEng) is an Associate Professor of Nanotechnology and Associate Dean School of Pharmacy at National Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar. His research is focused on forensic nanobiotechnology with special emphasis on DNA‐nanoparticle interaction and functionalization of halloysite nanotubes for enzyme immobilization, drug delivery, environmental applications. Dr. Rawtani is the author of more than 60 scientific papers and handbooks in his research domain with journals of international repute. Besides being a researcher, he is also a NABL empaneled Technical Assessor (ISO/IEC 17025).
Helena Ribeiro University of Porto Porto Portugal Biography
Biography of Helena Ribeiro
Dr. Helena Isabel Ribeiro is a Palynologist at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto.
Her specific areas of interest are pollen sampling and identification using microscopic and
spectroscopic techniques and related data analysis. She is also interested in applying new
pollen identification methods in the forensic context. Dr. Ribeiro teaches Palynology and
Aerobiology at the Master and PhD courses on Forensic Sciences and is engaged in several
seminars for high school students and workshops related to palynology.
S. Smys Department of Information Technology RVS technical Campus Coimbatore India Biography
Biography of S. Smys
Dr.S.Smys received his M.E and Ph.D degrees all in Wireless Communication and Networking from Anna University and Karunya University, India. His main area of research activity is localization and routing architecture in wireless networks. He serves as Associate Editor of Computers and Electrical Engineering (C&EE) Journal, Elsevier and Guest Editor of MONET Journal, Springer. He has published many research articles in refereed journals and IEEE conferences. He has been the General chair, Session Chair, TPC Chair and Panelist in several conferences. He has been serving as Organizing Chair and Program Chair of several International conferences, and in the Program Committees of several International conferences. Currently he is working as a professor in the Department of Information Technology at RVS technical Campus, Coimbatore, India.
Jun Zhang School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Inner Mongolia University Hohhot China Biography
Biography of Jun Zhang
Dr. Jun Zhang currently serves as a professor and Dean of Chemistry in the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of Inner Mongolia University. Dr. Zhang earned his Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from the College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering of Peking University in 2002. He then was invited to The French Institute of Health and Medical Research, Strasbourg, France for one year of postdoctoral research. He was appointed as a senior research scientist by Nomadics Inc.,Oklahoma, USA, from 2004-2006. Dr. Zhang’s research mainly focuses on rare earth and transition metal-based nanostructures for catalytic applications. Dr. Zhang has authored and co-authored more than 100 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Associate Editorial Board Members
Rui Azevedo University Institute of Health Sciences (IUCS) Porto Portugal Biography
Biography of Rui Azevedo
Dr. Azevedo obtained his PhD in Astrophysics at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto in 2009. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor at Instituto Universitário de Ciências da Saúde (CESPU) and is responsible for curricular units in undergraduate and master’s degrees involving Mathematics/Statistics/Physics/Informatics applied to the Forensics Sciences. Dr. Azevedo is also a dissertation supervisor and a systems administrator.
Danilo V. Bernardo Federal University of Rio Grande Rio Grande Brazil
Ignasi Galtes Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Science (IMLCFC) Barcelona Spain Biography
Biography of Ignasi Galtes
Dr. Ignasi Galtés Vicente is a Forensic Physician at the Spanish Ministry of Justice, Department of Justice, Public Administration. He is also a staff member of Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Catalonia (IMLCFC), staff member of Forensic Anthropology Unit (IMLCFC), an Associate Professor in Forensic and Legal Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB),Researcher at the Departament de Biologia Animal, Biologia Vegetal i Ecologia. GROBGREAB (UAB) and Sociedad de Ciencias Aranzadi. Equipo Antropología Física
Nelson G.M. Gomes Department of Biological Sciences University of Porto Porto Portugal Biography
Biography of Nelson G.M. Gomes
Dr. Nelson Gomes holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Porto, Portugal and Integrated MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Coimbra degrees. His current research interests are focused on the therapeutic value of plants from Guinea-Bissauan and Thai flora. In 2017 he was appointed as invited Assistant Professor at Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Politécnico e Universitário. Dr. Gomes is actively enrolled in projects related to psychoactive plants and Forensic Chemistry. He has authored 26 peer-reviewed papers and 2 book chapters and has been frequently requested to act as a peer-reviewer for Cancer, Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Marine Drugs, Molecules, amongst others.
Liliang Li Department of Forensic Medicine Fudan University Shanghai China
Daniel Perez-Mongiovi University Institute of Health Sciences (IUCS) Gandra Portugal Biography
Biography of Daniel Perez-Mongiovi
Dr. Daniel Pérez-Mongiovi graduated in Fundamental Biology from the University of Malaga and received PhD Degree in Molecular and Cell Biology of Development from the University of Paris VI and Post PhD. in Molecular and Cell Biology at IBMC, University of Porto. He further completed his Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Anthropology at the University of Coimbra. Dr. Mongiovi serves as a Vice-President of the Fiscal Council of the Portuguese Association of Forensic Sciences (APCF),a member of IALM and FASE organizations and an invited Assistant Professor at IUCS- CESPU.
Serenella Serinelli Department of Pathology SUNY Upstate Medical University Syracuse, NY USA Biography
Biography of Serenella Serinelli
Dr. Serenella Serinelli received her M.D. degree from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy. She trained in Forensic Pathology and received her Ph.D. in Infectious Diseases, Microbiology and Public Health from Sapienza, Università di Roma, Italy. She then moved to the State University of New York (SUNY) – Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, USA, where she works as a Research Scientist. She has written multiple books and book chapters and has authored numerous papers in international journals in the field of Pathology and Forensic Pathology. She has attended numerous international conferences as a speaker and is actively involved in teaching trainees by providing teaching conferences.
Ritesh K. Shukla Ahmedabad University Ahmedabad India Biography
Biography of Ritesh K. Shukla
Dr Ritesh obtained his master's degree in Forensic Sciences and PhD in Nanomaterial Toxicology. Currently he is working as Assistant Professor at Ahmedabad University, India and his research work focused on Forensic Biotechnology and Forensic Nanotechnology. He has co-authored >35 research articles and 7 book chapters in International peer reviewed Journal/ Book. He has edited 2 books, Forensic Nanotechnology (2019) and Nanotoxicity (2020). He is recipient of Early Career Research Award from DST- SERB, Government of India in 2016. He has been associated as a forensic expert with Tata Consultancy Services since 2018. He is a member of various scientific societies including, "International Society for Forensic Genetics (ISFG)" and "Silk Road Forensic Consortium (SRFC)", China.
Eman Tadros Division of Psychology and Counseling Governors State University Lockport, IL USA
Tiago Taveira-Gomes University of Porto Porto Portugal Biography
Biography of Tiago Taveira-Gomes
Dr. Tiago Taveira-Gomes is a Medical Doctor specialized in Medicine. He serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Porto Medical School, Fernando Pessoa University and University Institute for Health Sciences - IUCS CESPU. He is a research fellow at Centre for Research in Health Technologies and Services – CINTESIS and Institute of Research and Advanced Training in Health Sciences and Technologies -IINFACTS. He obtained his Master’s Degree - Medical Doctor in 2012 and then his Doctoral Degree – Medicine in 2016. He has published in multiple Indexed Journals, reviewed papers for indexed Journals and presented in multiple conference proceedings.
Alexandra Teixeira University Institute of Health Sciences (IUCS) Porto Portugal Biography
Biography of Alexandra Teixeira
Dr. Alexandra Teixeira graduated in Biochemistry and received her PhD Degree in Biomedical Sciences from University of Porto, where she also worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher in Molecular and Cell Biology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Anthropology at the University of Coimbra. She has also a member of the Portuguese Association of Forensic Sciences (APCF) and IALM and FASE organizations. She was also an invited Assistant Professor at IUCS- CESPU.
Chen Wang Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA USA
Mingyang Zhang Soochow University Suzhou China
Diana D. da Silva Department of Biological Sciences University of Porto Porto Portugal Biography
Biography of Diana D. da Silva
Dr. Diana Dias Silva is a Research Associate at the UCIBIO- Laboratory of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Porto (FFUP) and a Lecturer at the University Institute of Health Sciences, Portugal. she holds a 6-year PharmD degree granted by FFUP. In 2009, she was awarded with an FCT fellowship to carry out her doctoral studies at FFUP and The Centre for Toxicology of The UCL London (UK). In 2013, she obtained her Eur. Ph.D in Forensic Sciences from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto with honor and distinction. In 2016, she became Secretary of the Board of the General Meeting of the Portuguese Association of Forensic Sciences (APCF).