Jean-Marc Sabatier Laboratoire ERT 62 'Ingénierie des peptides à visée thérapeutique' Université de la Méditerranée Faculté de Médecine Nord Boulevard Pierre Dramard 13916 - MARSEILLE, Cedex 20 France Biography
Biography of Jean-Marc Sabatier
Jean-Marc SABATIER is a Director of research at the French CNRS, with PhD and HDR degrees in Biochemistry and Microbiology. He headed several academic research teams (CNRS, INSERM and University), as well as a combined academic-industry research laboratory devoted to the engineering of therapeutic peptides (ERT62, Marseilles, France). He was also a Director of Research for several French private companies as well as a Canadian public company. He acts as a Consultant for top pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies. Dr. Sabatier works in the field of animal toxins. He so far contributed to several books in toxinology and virology, and more than 160 scientific articles, 180 communications, and 53 patents in both biology and chemistry.
Robert Goldman RGC Consulting Wimauma, FL USA Biography
Biography of Robert Goldman
Dr. Goldman received his PhD in Microbiology from the University of California, Los Angeles and completed postdoctoral training at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worchester, MA. He was then awarded the prestigious Leverhulme Fellowship to teach and pursue research at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. Returning to the United States Dr. Goldman accrued 4 years advanced training in infectious disease research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD. He then joined Abbott Laboratories, Chicago, IL were he spent 16 years discovering and developing anti-infective agents, and continued this work as Director of Biology, Incara Research Labs, Princeton, NJ, before returning to the NIH for 14 years, focusing on discovery and development of new TB drugs. Dr. Goldman is currently a private consultant (RGC Consulting), senior advisor to Valaria Technical Consultants and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Lilly-NIH TB Drug Discovery Initiative. Dr. Goldman was the Founding Editor and Editor-in-Chief for Infectious Disorder – Drug Targets (2000-2007). He has authored 79 peer-reviewed publications and 18 invited reviews.
Zhijan Cao Visiting scholar Meharry Medical College Nashville, TN USA Biography
Biography of Zhijan Cao
Dr. Cao is a professor from College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, China. He has nearly 20 years of experience in the research of animal toxin peptides, involving in cDNA, genome, biological and pharmacological roles (such as anti-virus, anti-tumor, ion-channel-modulating), molecular diversity and evolution. Dr. Cao graduated Ph.D from College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, China in 2004. He was a visiting scholar of Meharry Medical College, USA from 2014 to 2015. Notably, Dr. Cao has authored more than 100 manuscripts and 12 patents. He was an Excellent Young Scholar of China National Science Fund in 2014 and got Youth Science and Technology Award from Chinese Society of Toxicology in 2016.
Tommy R. Tong Department of Pathology, Montefiori Medical Center Bronx, NY USA Biography
Biography of Tommy R. Tong
Prof. Tong obtained his medical degrees (M.B.,B.S., MD) from the University of Hong Kong and the University of the State of New York. He has also American Board of Pathology-certified and fellowship-trained at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Currently, he is Clinical Professor of Pathology at City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center. He has published multiple peer-reviewed scientific articles, owns 4 U.S. patents and named co-inventor in a pending U.S. patent application. He is on the editorial board of multiple journals, as well as associate editor of this journal, published by Bentham Science Publishers.
M. Tumbarello Catholic University of the Sacred Heart Rome Italy
A.R. Amin Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) VA USA
I. Qadri King Abdul Aziz University Jeddah Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of I. Qadri
Dr. Ishtiaq Qadri obtained his PhD degree in Biotechnology from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, UK. Later on, he completed several years of postdoctoral training from the university of California San Francisco, CA, USA. He is an active researcher involved in the study of viral-induced pathogenesis and has served in many top academic positions in US, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. He is the founding Director General of National Center of Virology and Immunology which was sponsored by HEC, Pakistan and US-State Dept. Dr. Qadri has completed 30 research grants and 170 research publications and is Editor in chief of and Editor of over a dozen International journals
T.A. Black Infectious Diseases, Merck Research Laboratories Kenilworth, NJ USA
L.E. Hensley US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases Maryland USA
Section: Virology, HIV
E. Loret Lab. Retrovirology, Faculté de Pharmacie Marseille Cedex 5 France
Section: Virology, SARS
T.R. Tong Dep. Path. Montefiori Med. Center North Div. Bronx, NY USA
Prof. Jinglin Wang Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology Beijing China
Frontiers Section Editor
Section: Medical Microbiology
H. Kazemian PhD of Medical Microbiology Tehran University of Medical Sciences Iran Biography
Biography of H. Kazemian
Hossein Kazemian was born in Ilam, west of Iran in 1988. He gained the first rank in Msc and PhD exam in Iran. He received his master of Medical microbiology in Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. His thesis was about Mycobacterium tuberculosis. He is PhD candidate (senior) of Medical Bacteriology in Tehran University of Medical Sciences.
Now, he is member of Clinical Microbiology Research Center in Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Iran and also Iranian society of microbiology. His main field is tuberculosis, Molecular genotyping, Antimicrobial resistance, Herbal Medicine, etc.
Editorial Board Members
Hourieh ALKADI Damascus University Damascus Syria
C. Abad-Zapatero Abbott Lab. Abbott Park, IL USA Biography
Biography of C. Abad-Zapatero
Celerino Abad-Zapatero, Ph.D. Obtained a Licenciado degree in Physics from the University of Valladolid, Spain, and later a Ph.D.in Biophysics (Macromolecular Crystallography) from the University of Texas at Austin, sponsored by a Fulbright Scholarship. He was part of the team that unveiled the atomic structures of the first viruses (SBMV) in the early 1980’s with Michael Rossmann at Purdue University. He worked in the pharmaceutical industry (Abbott Laboratories) for twenty-two years using the methods of Structure-Based Drug Design to expedite the design and optimization of medicinal drugs. He retired from the private industry in 2008 and is currently Adjunct Professor to the Graduate Faculty at the University of Chicago.
A. A. Y. Abouelfetouh Alexandria University Alexandria Egypt Biography
Biography of A. A. Y. Abouelfetouh
Dr. Abouelfetouh obtained an MSc (2007) and a PhD (2010) in Microbiology from Alexandria University studying biofilms as part of the mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance among bacteria. She was a bioVision.Nxt fellow (Lyon, 2011). She conducted two post-doctoral fellowships at Loyola University Chicago 2012-2013 on a Fulbright scholarship and Medical College of Wisconsin 2013-2014. Dr. Abouelfetouh is currently an associate Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Alexandria University, Egypt where she teaches microbiology to Pharmacy students. She is the principal investigator of a number of projects studying antimicrobial resistance among clinical isolates. She has important publications in the field.
D. Andreotti GlaxoSmithkline Res. Centre Verona Italy Biography
Biography of D. Andreotti
Dr. D. Andreotti obtained his degree in Chemistry from the University of Ferrara, Italy, in addition Dr. Andreotti also holds a further qualification as Specialist in Organic Synthesis from University of Milan, Italy. Dr. Andreotti has got about 30 years of experience in the Drug Discovery field with a particular focus on the antibacterial side. He has published more than 65 scientific publications including papers and patents. Since 2015 Dr. Andreotti is member of the Editorial Board Member of IDDT journal.
M. Ballal Manipal University Manipal India Biography
Biography of M. Ballal
Dr. Ballal is currently working as the Professor of Microbiology, Kasturba Medical College,Manipal, Manipal University. She heads the Enteric Diseases Division under the Central research Laboratory of Manipal university. The Enteric division plays an important role in investigating and managing outbreaks of cholera and food poisoning in this geographical area. She completed her Masters in Medical Microbiology from Kasturba Medical College in 1984 and in 1990 continued to do her Doctorate in “Bacteriological, immunological and serological studies of Salmonella typhimurium in humans and experimental studies in animals. She was awarded Ph.D. in 1995. She worked as a Junior Research Fellow (1984-1986) and as a Senior Research Fellow (1989-1990) under ICMR – New Delhi.
Jean-Claude Chermann URRMA R&D, Centre de Vie Agora Aubagne Cedex France
A. Dalimi Tarbiat Modares University Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of A. Dalimi
Prof. Dr Abdolhossein Dalimi was born in Khorramshahr, Iran, on March 1957. He earned his DVM at Shiraz University in 1984 and PhD in Medical Parasitology at Tehran Medical Sciences University in 1990. He worked as Vice Dean for Research & Education at Medical Faculty of Tarbiat Modares University (3 years), Chief Deputy for Research and Education of Razi Vaccine Research Institute (4 years), President of Razi Vaccine Research Institute (6 years). He is a member of the Iranian Parasitology Society, member of the Parasitology Board of Ministry of Health and member of the editorial board of three Iranian scientific journals.
S.G. De Simone Centre for Technological Development in Health Rio de Janeiro - RJ Brazil Biography
Biography of S.G. De Simone
Bachelor on Sci, MSci and DrSci in Biochemistry (Federal of Rio de Janeiro University). Visiting researcher at the Department of Medical Parasitology, NYU, USA and European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany. Was full Professor of Biochemistry at the Federal Fluminense University, Niterói, RJ, Brazil and Chief of the Biochemistry of Protein and Peptides Laboratory at Oswaldo Cruz Institute-FIOCRUZ, RJ, Brazil. Is Specialist in Sci & Technology Production and Innovation in Health of the Center for Technological Development in Healthy (FIOCRUZ-CDTS) and Researcher of the National Council of Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) of Brazil.
Sumanta K. Dey Indian Institute of Chemical Biology Infectious Diseases and Immunology Division Kolkata India Biography
Biography of Sumanta K. Dey
Sumanta is currently holding the position of Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Biological Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology since 2013. His current studies are focused broadly on development of tools and their application to understand the biology of malaria parasites. One of his major goals is to explore essential genes in the malaria parasite using these tools and further develop high throughput antimalarial drug screening and drug target validation assay systems. Sumanta Dey received his PhD from the Jadavpur University in 2013 for his studies on mechanistic aspects of liver damage during blood stage of malaria.
C. Guarneri University of Messina Messina Italy Biography
Biography of C. Guarneri
Prof. Dr. Claudio Guarneri was born in Catania, Italy, on November 01, 1973. He did University studies from 1992 to 1999 at University of Messina, Italy, School of Medicine and Surgery - Degree in Medicine and Surgery (cum laude) followed by Master in Dermatologic Surgery, University of Siena, Italy 2005. He worked as Medical Director Dermatologist at the ‘Pugliese-Ciaccio’ Regional Hospital, Catanzaro, Italy 2005-2006. Presently he is working as Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Venereology at the Department of Clinical Experimental Medicine, Institute of Dermatology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy 2006-to date.
M.K. Jahromi Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, MD USA Biography
Biography of M.K. Jahromi
Dr. Maryam Keshtkar Jahromi is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her area of clinical expertise is viral hemorrhagic fevers. She earned her M.D. at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in Iran. She completed an internal medicine residency at Union Memorial Hospital, University of Maryland in Baltimore, USA. She performed a fellowship in infectious diseases at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She is currently certified by American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease.
V. Kumar Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences Allahabad India Biography
Biography of V. Kumar
Dr. Vikas Kumar M. Pharm, Ph.D is currently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences, Allahabad, India. The main research focus includes natural product drug discovery. His research work focused on the cancer management via herbal drug and their phyto-constituents.
W. Leowattana Mahidol University Bangkok Thailand Biography
Biography of W. Leowattana
Associate Professor Wattana Leowattana, MD., Ph.D. is Professor of Tropical Medicine and faculty member of the Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, and Mahidol University. He also serves as Director of Hospital for Tropical Diseases during 2005 – 2009.
Dr. Leowattana earned his MD. from Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, in Bangkok, Thailand. He completed his residency in Clinical Pathology and Family Medicine at Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University in 1989 and Master Degree in Clinical Science in 1991. He also earned Ph.D. Degree in Clinical Tropical Medicine in 2005.
H. Maltezou Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention Athens Greece Biography
Biography of H. Maltezou
Dr. Maltezou received her Medical Diploma in 1991 from the University of Crete, Greece, and had her post-doctoral fellowship during 1994-1997 on viral infections in immunocompromised patients at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, USA. In 2000 Dr. Maltezou received her PhD from the University of Crete in collaboration with the University of Texas (Thesis: Viral Infections in Children Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplants). During 1997-2001 Dr Maltezou was trained at the Pediatric Residency Program of the University of Athens, Greece, and subsequently, during 2001-2003, she was trained in infectious diseases at the Unite des Rickettsies, Universite de la Mediterannee, Marseille, France, as the 2001 recipient of the European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Award.
G. Nakazato State University of Londrina Londrina Brazil Biography
Biography of G. Nakazato
I am graduate in Veterinary Medicine (1997) by Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV - Brazil) and MSc. and PhD. in Genetic and Molecular Biology by Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP – Brazil) with performance in Microbiology. Today, I am professor and researcher by Department of Microbiology from Universidade Estadual de Londrina (UEL – Brazil). I have expertise in Bacteriology, Veterinary, Molecular Biology and Nanotechnology. I am productivity scholarship from CNPq (government research agency) in Technological Development with several patents. I have great experience as reviewer`s journals and associate editor. I have also partnership with international researchers (USA, Canada and Mexico).
V. Nissapatorn Walailak University Nakhon Si Thammarat Thailand Biography
Biography of V. Nissapatorn
Dr. Veeranoot Nissapatorn is currently working at the School of Allied Health Sciences, Walailak University, in Thailand. She obtained MBBS from Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi University, India, Diploma and Master of Clinical Tropical Medicine from Mahidol University, Thailand. Moreover, Dr Veeranoot actively involves in the research development with her areas of interest are infectious parasitic diseases including epidemiology, clinical relevant, diagnostic challenges, natural products and health awareness including human and animal aspects. Dr Veeranoot is a member on different editorial board for established journals as well as an active peer reviewer for over 30 different journals. Dr Veeranoot has published book chapters and also served as Book Editor, Associate Editor, Guest Editor/speakers in various international conferences and Visiting Professor.
R.N. Ondarza Nat. Institute Public Health Mexico Biography
Biography of R.N. Ondarza
Professor of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico,UNAM and
Medical Researcher, Center of Research on Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Public Health
Doctor in Biology (Biochemistry) Faculty of Sciences , UNAM, 1963. Fellow John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1963 Doctor Honoris causa, Universite du Paris Xlll, Republique Francaise, Ministere de l'Education Nationale, Academie de Creteil, 1984. Visiting Professor in four occasions, at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego at La Jolla, California, during his sabbatical years, 1964, 1982, 2002, 2005 and Visiting Researcher, Department of Chemistry, University of California, San Diego, at La Jolla, 1986. 50 scientific publications and 16 books.
I. Qadri King Abdul Aziz University Jeddah Saudi Arabia
F. Scaglione University of Milan Milan Italy
G.G. Stone Pfizer Global Research and Development Groton USA
B. L. Tekwani National Center for Natural Products Research University of Mississippi USA Biography
Biography of B. L. Tekwani
Principal Scientist & Professor of Pharmacology, National Center for Natural Products Research (NCNPR), School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi, University, MS, USA. Leading Molecular Parasitology and in vitro/in vivo screening research related to the antiparasitic drug discovery programs at the NCNPR. Coordinator and Co-PI collaborative UM (NCNPR) and Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) drug discovery program (2001-till date).Focus of Research- Biochemistry and molecular biology of tropical disease pathogens (malaria, leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis); Drug Metabolism; Neurodegenerative disorders; New drug discovery research; Pharmacokinetics, In vitro–in vivo drug metabolism, Molecular and functional characterization of potential targets enzymes, genes and metabolic pathways from malaria and leishmania parasites.
E. Tramontano University of Cagliari Monserrato Italy Biography
Biography of E. Tramontano
Enzo Tramontano, graduated in Biology in 1990 at the University of Cagliari, Italy, he spent four years at the Department of Pharmacology of the Yale University School of Medicine, USA, as Visiting Research Scientist and was then recruited at the University of Cagliari, Italy, where is currently Full Professor of Microbiology and serves as Dean of the Faculty of Biology and Pharmacy. His main fields of interest are HIV drug development, the interplay between viruses and the innate immune system, and the human endogenous retroviruses.
W.H. Yan Wenzhou Medical University Linhai China Biography
Biography of W.H. Yan
Wei Hua Yan is an Professor and Director of the Medical Research Center, Taizhou Hospital of Zhejiang Province, China. He earned his PhD in Immunology at Shanghai Institute of Immunology, Shanghai Second Medical University, China. He has published more than fifty international peer reviewed research papers and reviews, and serves as a reviewer of peer-reviewed journals in the area of clinical immunology and immunogenetics.
Associate Editorial Board Member
V. Fidan Yunus Emre Government Hospital Eskisehir Turkey Biography
Biography of V. Fidan
Dr Vural Fidan has recieved his MD and PhD in Hacettepe University. He has attended sleep trainig at TUTDER. He was first at sleep training examp at TUTDER. He is an Otorhinolaryngologist at Eskisehir Goverment Hospital.
M. Khan University of Maryland Baltimore, MD USA Biography
Biography of M. Khan
Dr. Khan is a host-pathogen systems biology expert, who has extensively published in infectious diseases domain. Dr. Khan has performed cutting-edge research, generated big datasets, and employed different analytical tools to uncover human – pathogen interaction biology and characterize immunotherapeutics, bacterial biofilms, and endotoxins. His fields of expertise include Endotoxin Biology, Host-pathogen systems biology, systems immunoproteomics, Biofilms, and high-resolution accurate mass spectrometry.
Jean-Marc Sabatier Laboratoire ERT 62 'Ingénierie des peptides à visée thérapeutique' Université de la Méditerranée Faculté de Médecine Nord Boulevard Pierre Dramard 13916 - MARSEILLE, Cedex 20 France