Evandro L. de Souza Federal University of Paraíba João Pessoa Brazil Biography
Biography of Evandro L. de Souza
Evandro L. de Souza received a Ph.D. in Nutrition (2006) from Federal University of Pernambuco (Brazil) and a master’s degree in Food Science and Technology (2003) from Federal University of Paraíba (Brazil). He is currently an Associate Professor and a leader scientist at Laboratory of Food Microbiology - Department of Nutrition - Federal University of Paraíba. His research expertise and interests are food microbiology, food safety, probiotics, prebiotics and gut microbiota modulation. He is (co)-author of more than 200 scientific outputs, including original research, review papers, book chapters and patents.
Hary Razafindralambo University of Liege Gembloux Belgium Biography
Biography of Hary Razafindralambo
Hary Razafindralambo received a Ph.D. in Agronomic Sciences and Biological Engineering (1996) and a master’s degree in Chemistry and Bio-industries (1990) from the Gembloux Agricultural University in Belgium. He is currently a leader scientist of e-Lab for multidisciplinary Science and Technology Abreast. His research expertise and interests are the physical chemistry of biological and food systems focused on colloids and interfaces, synergism, and interactions of nutraceuticals, probiotic metabolites, and lactic bacteria. He is (co)-author of more than 110 scientific outputs, including original research and review papers, book chapters, patent, and recently editor of the book Trends in Probiotic Applications.
Editorial Board Members
Beatriz G. Estévez University of Vigo Vigo Spain
Asit R. Ghosh Department of Integrative Biology Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore India
Andrea Gómez-Zavaglia National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) Buenos Aires Argentina Biography
Biography of Andrea Gómez-Zavaglia
Dr. Andrea Gómez-Zavaglia is a Principal Investigator of the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET, Argentina) and Director of the Center for Research and Development in Food Cryotechnology (CIDCA, depending from CONICET and the National University of La Plata Argentina). She is a visiting Professor at the Universities of Vigo (2009), Autonomous from Madrid (since 2010), Paris Diderot (since 2014), Paris Descartes (since 2016), AgroParisTech (2019) and member of the Academic Staff of the Graduates Program in Chemical Sciences (National University of Tucumán, Argentina since 2011). She has published more than 150 articles in peer reviewed international journals (h-index: 26), is a co-inventor of 5 patents, and 1 product on the market (scheduled for 2020). Associate Editor of Frontiers in Microbiology. She has supervised 10 PhD theses, 6 Assistant researchers, 10 postdocs.
Tse-Min Lee Department of Marine Biotechnology and Resources National Sun Yat-sen University Kaohsiung Taiwan Biography
Biography of Tse-Min Lee
Professor Tse-Min Lee received B.Sc. degree from National Taiwan University in
1984, MS degree from National Taiwan University in 1986, and Ph.D. degree from
National Taiwan University in 1990. Then, he worked in Institute of Botany,
Academia Sinica, Taiwan as a post-doctoral fellow during 1990-1994. In 1995, he
worked as Professor in National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
His research is focused on seaweed physiology, antioxidant defense system and
redox signaling in microalgal stress response, the application of microalgae for
bioenergy and aquaculture, and the algal extract on microbial community in soil for
Ana R. Madureira Universidade Católica Portuguesa Porto Portugal Biography
Biography of Ana R. Madureira
Dr. Ana Raquel Madureira is a senior researcher at CBQF from Catholic University. In the last 15 years, she was involved in several industry-led projects with companies for the establishment of an integrated valorization strategy for their by-products and development of new products. She is a. She is a Lead Researcher of Alchemy PROJECT R&D+I consisting of the Creation of a center of excellence in Portugal focused on the areas of Biotechnology and Circular Economy consisting in development of new molecules of high commercial interest for food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic industries. She is Coordinator of the Alchemy microbiome platforms (GIOTA and SKINBIOME) for the development of human and animal digestive and skin simulation models that allow the evaluation of microbiota modulation by bioactive and prebiotic compounds that can be used in the development of human and animal feed and prebiotic skincare products.
Lynne V. McFarland University of Washington Seattle USA Biography
Biography of Lynne V. McFarland
Lynne V. McFarland is a world expert on C. difficile disease and the clinical uses of probiotics. She
received her Master’s degree in Microbiology from Portland State University, Portland Oregon in 1980
and her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Washington, Seattle Washington in 1988. Since then
she has published over 160 peer-reviewed scientific articles, authored two books, served on editorial
boards of over 6 journals, was a reviewer for over 30 journals and is an international speaker on
probiotics and C. difficile infections. She is an affiliate associate professor at the U. of Washington and
was a health science research specialist for 14 years at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Seattle,
Mohammad Moniruzzaman Jeju National University Jeju South Korea
M.E.F. Nader-Macias CERELA-CONICET and Universidad del Norte Santo Tomas de Tucuman Argentina Biography
Biography of M.E.F. Nader-Macias
Prof. M. E. Fatima Nader-Macias works as CONICET Superior Scientist at
CERELA, a research institute in Tucuman (Argentina), where she is the
Head of the Pharmabiotic Department. And is Full Professor of
Microbiology in the Nutrition School (UNSTA). She is involved in
different research projects about probiotic lactic acid bacteria for
human and animal applications. The projects involve isolation, evaluation
and selection of homologous specific lactobacilli from human and animal
mucosas by using “in vitro” protocols and animal experimental models. She
has gained experience in the study of human vaginal strains and in the
design of probiotic/pharmabiotic/phytobiotic formulas, some transferred
and available in the market.
Artabandhu Sahoo ICAR-Central Sheep & Wool Research Institute Rajasthan India Biography
Biography of Artabandhu Sahoo
Graduated (Bachelor in Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry) in 1988 from OUAT, Bhubaneswar
and then, MVSc in Animal Nutrition in 1990 and PhD (Animal Nutrition) in 1994 from Indian
Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Izatnagar. Started professional career as Scientist at IVRI in 1993
and then selected as Senior Scientist in 2001 and Principal Scientist in 2006. Undertaken post-doctoral
research programme at CERAR, University of South Australia being awarded Endeavour Research
Fellowship by Government of Australia during 2009-10. Worked extensively in the field of Animal
Nutrition and Feeding involving both ruminant and non-ruminant species and the contribution in the
field of neonatal and post-nata nutrition, rumen fermentation and manipulation, usage of probiotics and
plant bioactives, clinical & therapeutic nutrition and nutrition-environment interaction draws critical
appreciation. Published >150 research papers in journals of high repute with >2000 citations, i10-index
52 and h-index 20.
Elizabeth M. Sulkowska Department of Psychiatry Medical School Boston, MA USA Biography
Biography of Elizabeth M. Sulkowska
Professor Elizabeth M. Sajdel-Sulkowska, a neuroscientist, holds BS, MS, and
D.Sc. (1972) degrees from MIT and has been a faculty member of Harvard
Medical School Dept. of Psychiatry for over four decades. Her research mainly
focused on the mechanisms involved in the gene-environment interactions during
brain neurodevelopment using animal models and examining the effects of toxins,
infections, and altered gravity (NASA). She is an author and co-author of
numerous book chapters, articles in leading journals, and conferences bridging
fundamental neuroscience and neuropsychiatry. Her recent research focuses on the
role of the gut- brain axis in the neurodevelopmental outcome of maternal
depression during pregnancy and potential issues associated with COVID-19.
Yun-Zhang Sun Jimei university Xiamen China Biography
Biography of Yun-Zhang Sun
Professor and PhD supervisor in Fisheries college, Jimei University, China. He lead
the aquatic animals intestinal microbes research group from 2007, and was the head of
Animal nutrition and feed teaching and research department from 2015. He has led
more than ten government funded projects, all involving aquatic animals intestinal
microbes and nutritional modulation. His expertise is in intestinal microbes of aquatic
animals and published over 30 papers in peer-reviewed international journals. He is
the reviewer of more than 20 well known international journals.
Naifeng Zhang Feed Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Beijing China Biography
Biography of Naifeng Zhang
Prof. zhang holds a PhD in Animal Science from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS, 2008). He was a visiting scholar at University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA (2014-2015). He is currently Professor and PhD supervisor at Feed Research Institute of CAAS in the area of animal nutrition and feed sciences, with emphasis on young animal nutrition and metabolic regulations, feed nutritional value evaluation, and feed additives research and development. He is senior membership of Chinese association of animal science and veterinary medicine (CAAV).
Associate Editorial Board Members
Maria Loudres Martinez Cartas Department of Chemical Environmental and Materials Engineering University of Jaen Jaen Spain Biography
Biography of Maria Loudres Martinez Cartas
María Lourdes Martínez Cartas received a Ph.D. in Chemical Sciences from the
University of Jaen (Spain) in 2007. With a teaching experience of thirty years in the
Department of Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering of the
University of Jaen, currently, she is an Associate Professor whose research work is
carried out in the field of the use of biomass, mainly lignocellulosic materials to
obtain biofuels and by-products. She has also worked on the development of new
materials, from valuing lignocellulosic waste. She has participated in different
research projects and she is (co)-author of more than 50 scientific outputs, including
original research, contribution to congress, book chapters and patents.
Rodrigo Dias O. Carvalho Sechenov University Moscow Russia
Alok P. Das Department of Life Science Rama Devi Women’s University Bhubaneswar India
Ronny Lesmana Universitas Padjadjaran Bandung Indonesia Biography
Biography of Ronny Lesmana
Ronny is graduated as Medical Doctor from Faculty of Medicine and Master of Health Science in 2006.
He has been working as tenure lecturer in Physiology Division, Departement of Biomedical Science,
Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran after his graduation. Then, he continued his PhD study in
Gunma University Graduate Medical School Japan under supervision from Prof Noriyuki Koibuchi (PhD),
one of the world known researcher in Endocrinology in 2013. His project is focus to elaborate about sport
molecular endocrinology, particulary exploring role of thyroid hormone in exercise. Then, he had spent
two and half years as a part time lecturer and researcher in DUKE-NUS Singapore under supervision Prof
Paul Michael Yen (2013-2015). Since 2015, he has been actively working in Central Laboratory, as Head
of Biological activity.
Veeranjaneya Reddy Dept. of Microbiology Yogi Vemana University Kadapa India Biography
Biography of Veeranjaneya Reddy
Obtained doctoral degree from Sri Venkateswara University, India, and have good expertise in the production of wine and lactic acid production and development of probiotic tropical fruit juices. At present working as an Associate professor at Yogi Vemana University, India.
Ilknur Ucak Department of Animal Production and Technologies Nigde Omer Halisdemir University Nigde Turkey Biography
Biography of Ilknur Ucak
Dr. İlknur Ucak is presently working as an Assoc. Prof. Dr. in the
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Technologies, Nigde Omer
Halisdemir University. She completed her BS degree in 2007, MS
degree in 2010 and PhD degree in 2015. She worked as a guest
researcher in German Institute of Food Technologies, Germany, in scope of DAAD and TUBITAK fellowship in 2014-2015. She has research and
teaching experience in the fields of Food Processing Technology,
Animal production technology, Food Microbiology, Lipid Oxidation in
foods, Antioxidants, Antimicrobials, Plant extracts, Food Quality and
Control, Food Analyses, Food preservation, Edible films and coatings,
High pressure processing, Bioactive compounds, Dietary polyphenols.
She acts as reviewer and editor of several international and national journals.