Raul N Ondarza-Vidaurreta is a Professor of Biochemistry at Faculty of Medicine, UNAM and Medical Researcher at National Institute of Public Health, currently teaching Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and directing research theses in both Master’s and Doctor’s degree in the Faculties of Sciences and Medicine of the UNAM. He has published more than 50 scientific papers. He has completed his Postgraduate in Biochemistry, Glasgow University, Scotland, Great Britain and Doctor in Biology (Biochemistry) Faculty of Sciences, UNAM, Mexico and he was a Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Dr. Honoris Causa, Republique Francaise, Académie de Créteil, Universitè Paris XIII. He was a Visiting Professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego at La Jolla, California. For twelve years, Dr. Ondarza was Advisor and General Coordinator of Science Committees within CONACYT (1971-1982) and created five new research centers in several locations in Mexico dedicated to the fields of Ecology, Biomedical Research, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Marine Biology and Oceanography. These centers are CICESE in Ensenada, B.C.; CIBNOR in La Paz, B.C. Sur; CIES in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas; CIQA in Saltillo, Coahuila; and CICY in Mérida, Yucatán.
Molecular Biology, Biochemistry
Dr. Abdeen Mustafa Omer (BSc, MSc, PhD) is an Associate Researcher at Energy Research Institute (ERI). He obtained both his PhD degree in the Built Environment and Master of Philosophy degree in Renewable Energy Technologies from the University of Nottingham. He is qualified Mechanical Engineer with a proven track record within the water industry and renewable energy technologies. He has been graduated from University of El Menoufia, Egypt, BSc in Mechanical Engineering. His previous experience involved being a member of the research team at the National Council for Research/Energy Research Institute in Sudan and working director of research and development for National Water Equipment Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Sudan. He has been listed in the book WHO’S WHO in the World 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010. He has published over 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 200 review articles, 15 books and 150 chapters in books.
Health care and Pharmacy
Dr. Navanietha Krishnaraj is a Research Scientist in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD. His research activities are focused on nanobiotechnology, biosensors and bioelectronics. In 2016, he received prestigious Bioenergy-Award for Cutting Edge Research. In 2017, he received the Indo-Australian Overseas Award. He received Young Faculty Award in Chemical Engineering for his outstanding accomplishments in teaching and research. He has been PI/Co-I for 4 research grants supported by National and International agencies. He has edited 3 books, authored 10 book chapters, 25 research articles and filed a patent. He is the active member of several professional societies and associate editor/editorial board member for few reputed journals.
Material Characterization, Nanobiotechnology, Electrochemical Analysis, Functionalization, Electron Microscopy, Gold Nanoparticles, Bioelectrochemistry, Electrochemical Biosensors, Microbial Fuel Cell
Dr. Pongsak Rattanachaikunsopon is a Professor in the Department of Biological Science at University of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. He obtained Bachelor of Science in Radiological Technology at Mahidol University, Thailand and a Master of Science in Anatomy at Mahidol University, Thailand. He earned Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at Lehigh University, Pennsylvania USA. He has been awarded with Professor Sood Saengvichain Award for Best Research and Presentation in 13th Annual Meeting of the Society of Anatomy of Thailand in 1990, Professor Dr. Tab Nilanidhi Foundation Award for the outstanding graduate student in Anatomy in 1991 and Best Government Officer, The Ministry of Education in 2014. He serves as an Editorial board member of more than 10 international Journals
Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry. His present research focuses on searching for biological agents such as microorganisms and plants to use as alternatives to control animal and human diseases caused by pathogenic bacteria
Dr. Parichat Phumkhachorn is a Professor in the Department of Biological Science at Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand. She has completed her Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology at KhonKaen University, Thailand and Master of Science in Microbiology at Mahidol University, Thailand. She received her Ph.D. in Biology at KhonKaen University, Thailand. She serves as an Editorial board member of more than 10 international Journals.
Medical Microbiology and Immunology. Her present research focuses on finding bacteriophages for use as prophylactic and therapeutic agents against pathogenic bacteria causing animal and human diseases.
Dr. Giulio Tarro graduated from Medicine School, Naples University (1962). Research Associate, Division of Virology and Cancer Research, Children’s Hospital (1965-1968), Assistant Professor of Research Pediatrics, College Medicine (1968-1969), Cincinnati University, Ohio. Oncological Virology Professor, Naples University (1972-1985). Chief Division Virology (1973-2003), Head Department Diagnostic Laboratories, (2003-2006). D. Cotugno Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Naples; Emeritus, 2006 -. Since 2007 Chairman Committee of Biotechnologies and VirusSphere, World Academy Biomedical Technologies, UNESCO, Adjunct Professor Department Biology, Temple University, College of Science and Technology, Philadelphia, recipient of the Sbarro Health Research Organization lifetime achievement award (2010). His researches have been concerned with the characterization of specific virus-induced tumour antigens, which were the "finger-prints" left behind in human cancer. Achievements include patents in field; discovery of Respiratory Syncytial Virus in infant deaths in Naples and of tumor liberated protein as a tumor associated antigen, 55 kilodalton protein overexpressed in lung tumors and other epithelial adenocarcinomas.
Virology, Immunology and Microbiology
Anil Chandra Phukan completed MD (Medical Microbiology) from Dibrugarh University, Assam and DMV from Pune University, India and obtained DSA from COTTISA, Bangkok, Thailand under WHO Fellowship. He worked as Senior Scientist in Indian Council of Medical Research for a long time. Presently he has been working as Dean of Academics and Prof. & Head of Microbiology Department, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong, India with active involvement in implementation of national health programmes. He has several national and international publications in reputed Journals.
Molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases
Sharad Kumar Yadav has 25 years of teaching and research experience and has served to various senior positions of the University including Registrar of the Veterinary University, Mathura, India. He is currently the Director at Cow Research Institute and Professor and Head of Department of Veterinary Microbiology at Veterinary University, India. He has published number of papers in reputed international & national journals and has a vast experience in the arena of BHV-I virus research
Microbiology and Immunology.