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Gregory J Tsay M.D., Ph.D., FACR

Designation: Conference President University: Director, Immunology Research and Development center, and Professor of Medicine, China Medical University Vice-president of Federation of Immunological Society of Asia-Oceania (FIMSA) Country: Taiwan More Details
Gregory J Tsay is professor of School of Medicine and director, Immunology Research and Development Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan. He graduated from Medical School of Chung Shan Medical with M.D. and earned Ph.D. Following a one-year research fellow at Royal North Shore hospital, Sydney, Australia (under the supervision of Dr. David Nelson) and a two-year research fellow at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA (under the supervision of Dr. Eng M Tan), He returned to Taiwan to head the division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan. He was appointed as an assistant professor, associated professor, and then full professor in 1990. His main fields of scientific interest are in autoimmune diseases. He is vice-president of Federation of Immunological Society of Asia- Oceania (FIMSA 2015-) and He was president of Taiwan Immunology Society and Taiwan Rheumatolgy Society, and Secretary General of FIMSA. 
His main fieldds of scientific interest are in autoimmune diseases.

Dr. Rajeev Ramanlal Shah

Designation: Professor & Head University: Parul Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Country: India More Details

Dr. Xiaoping Xie

Designation: Researcher University: Department of Immunology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Country: USA More Details
Biography

I got my doctoral degree at China Agriculture University under the supervision of Dr. Bin Wang in China. During that time, I mainly focused on the exploration of novel strategies to prevent and immunotherapeutically treat acute or chronic viral infectious diseases including HBV and newly emerged H7N9 avian influenza virus. After that I did my postdoctoral training in U.T. MD Anderson Cancer Center in U.S. My current projects focus on investigation the function of ubiquitinase and deubiquitinase in the regulation of immunological tolerance, autoimmunity, chronic inflammation and cancer development

Rasearch Interest

1) ubiquitination and deubiquitination in the regulation of NF-kB and immune functions, 2) signaling pathways regulating immunological tolerance, autoimmunity, and chronic inflammation and 3) deregulated activation of NF-kB in cancer development.

Dr. Jithesh M PhD

Designation: Professor & Head University: Vaidyaratnam PS Varier Ayurveda College Country: India More Details
Born at Manjeri in Kerala, graduated from the esteemed Vaidyaratnam PS Varier Ayurveda college, Kottakkal in 1998. Postgraduated in Kayachikitsa (Internal Medicine) from Govt. Ay College, Thiruvanantapuram in 2004. Completed PhD in Ayurveda from Tilak University, Pune Maharashtra in 2016. Experience of PG & UG teaching in Ayurveda in Kayachikitsa and Ayurvedic Psychiatry for last 14 yrs. Mentored 20 Ayurveda MD thesis of which 17 works are completed. Published 40 articles in Peer reviewed journals of Ayurveda. Working as editorial board member of almost 10 journals. Presented several papers in national conferences of Ayurveda. Currently working as professor and head, Kayachikitsa and PG studies in Manas roga, Vaidyaratnam PS Varier Ayurveda college, Kottakkal
Research interest : Ayurvedic Psychiatry, male infertility, Gastroenterology

Dr. Prantosh K. Paul

Designation: Executive Director, MSCIS University: Raiganj University Country: India More Details
Dr. P K Paul, Executive Director, MCIS & Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer & Information Sciences, holds PhD-Information Science and Technology (IST) from India’s premier & oldest Public Engineering Institute IIEST Shibpur (An Institute of National Importance), MSc (Double), MBA-InfoSys, is actively engaged in the research and academic activities in the field of IST and Engineering Sciences related with Information Processing and Management. He has been associated with Raiganj University, Raiganj, West Bengal for the teaching and learning activities. He is also CEO and VP of IST Foundation. Virtually he is among the few Indian Information Science professional who holds Post Graduate Qualification in all the dimensions of Information Sciences; ranging from Computer Sciences, Management Science, Information Studies and Information Technology. He is in favor on starting programs and specialization in emerging IT & Computing subjects that are applied and having social and business touch. He was engaged as consultant for designing country’s first MBA-Information Management programme for VMS University, Sikkim. He is also mastermind for designing India’s first interdisciplinary Masters (MSc) program on computing i.e. MSc-Computer & Information Science based on principles of interaction of information- technology-people. The first of its kind program already been started in the Government University RGU, India. He has credited many writing/research first and few among the Indian Researcher which including; first research/ policy paper on Cloud Computing Applications in Information Science, Systems, Information Centre/ Green Computing or Green IT in Information Field/ I-Schools aspects/ Usability Engineering in Information Science and Services/ HCI in Information Uses/ Information Science Educational aspects/ [IST]/ Information Scientist/ Geo-Information Science, Quantum Information Science and so on. He is Associate Chief Editor of IJASE, New Delhi, India. He is also responsible as Associate Chief Editor for IJISC, New Delhi, India. He is also involved as Editorial Board Member and Reviewer of more than 70 National and International Journals in diverse field ranging from Computer Science, Informatics, Management, Engineering Science to Education, Social science, Health Science, Pharmacy and so on like Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, International Journal of E-Adoption, International Journal of Web Services Research, International Journal of E-Health and Medical Communications, International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, JECO, IJIRR, IJHCITP, IJOSSP, IJMDEM, IJTHI, IJDET, IJITPM, IJISSCM, IJISSS, IJBDCN, IJWP published from United States, Dubai, India, Nigeria, South Africa and so on. Moreover he is also responsible and associated with several coming international conferences and event as committee members, chairs, reviewers etc and among these few important are International Conference on Computer and Digital Manufacturing (ICCDM 2017), 4-6 th May, 2017, Singapore, Fourth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications (AIAPP 2017), 25-26 March, 2017, Geneva, Switzerland, 5 th International Conference on Information Technology and Science (ICITS 2017), 25-27 June, 2017, Beijing, China, 2nd International Conference on Information Systems Engineering (ICISE2017), 1-3 April, 2017, South Carolina, USA, Sixth International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (SEA-2017), 25- 26 March, 2017, Geneva, Switzerland, IND-17 Lisbon, Portugal, 7 th International BDSM-17, Spain, 5 th International Conference on Information and Computer Networks (ICICN 2017) 26-28 February, 2017, Bangkok, Thailand, 8 th International Conference on ICT: Big Data, Cloud and Security (ICT-BDCS 2017), 21-22 August, 2017, Singapore and other 50+ reputed International events. He was also served in various visiting, invited and guest position in recent past and among the coming events few important are ICRDSTHM-17, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 28-29 th April, 2017, NSETRAR-17, Tamilnadu, India, ICIRHT-17 etc. And also in many reputed Institutes such as VIT University, SRM University, Sikkim Central University etc. He has received many Awards and Fellow position such as Best Researcher Award in Information Sciences (from IARA, Trichy), David Clark Blair Young Scientist Award in Computer & Information Science (from BSS, India), International Young Scientist Award (from ISROSET) for the contribution in Health Informatics, Distinguished Young Information Science & Computing Academician in Asia and so on.

Dr. Abdul Wahab

Designation: Assistant Professor University: Kohat University of Science and Technology Country: Pakistan More Details
Abdul Wahab is an assistant professor at Kohat University of Science & Technology, Pakistan. He has completed his PhD in Pharmaceutics on the topic Formulation and Evaluation of Controlled Release Matrices of Selected Propionic Acid Derivatives. He has been a part of various international conferences and seminars. 

Professor Dr. Muhammad Akram Muneer

Designation: Professor of Microbiology University: The Riphah University Country: Pakistan More Details

Born at Sialkot Pakistan in 4th November 1947, Professor Dr. Muhammad Akram Muneer:  having qualifications of BSc (AH) & BVSc (Punjab), M.Sc (Hons, UAF), MSc (Veterinary Virology, Tuskegee University USA), PhD (Veterinary Microbiology, University of Minnesota USA) and Post-doctorate from University of Minnesota;   has over 47 year experience as professor in Veterinary Microbiology, Dean Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Acting Vice Chancellor UVAS, National Director, Ministry of Livestock GOP National program on control and prevention of Avian Influenza, National Consultant FAO/UN for SAARC countries in highly pathogenic emerging diseases, etc.  He has published over 100 research papers in international and national research journals. He has supervised over 24 PhD candidates and 52 Mphil/MSc scholars in the field of Microbiology. He has been recognized as HEC best university teacher, approved PhD supervisor and awarded izaz-e-Kamal by the president of Pakistan. He has contributed on the control of viral diseases in poultry in Pakistan and also worked as member national disease control of Pakistan Poultry Association.  Dr.  Muneer has presented his work in over 100 science moots in Pakistan, USA, Canada and India. Currently he is working as Professor of Veterinary Microbiology at Riphah International University College of Veterinary Sciences, Raiwind Road, Lahore

Research interests: Working with infectious zoonotic diseases of man and animals (Viral, bacterial, fungus diseases; immune-diagnostics, pharmaceutical microbiology)

Dr. Godfred A Menezes, PhD

Designation: Associate Professor University: RAK Medical and Health Sciences University Country: UAE More Details
Dr. Godfred A Menezes received his Master’s in Medical Microbiology in 2003 at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal, India. He received his PhD in Medical Microbiology at JIPMER, a Post-graduate Medical Institute of National Importance, Pondicherry, India in 2011. He has been a scientist at Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. In 2018, he was promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology at RAK College of Medical Sciences (RAKCOMS) RAKMHSU, Ras al Khaimah, UAE. He has worked in Ha’il University, Ha’il, Saudi Arabia as Assistant Professor & Scientist till 2016. He has worked as the In charge/ Scientist of Central Research Laboratory (CRL) and also as an Assistant Professor of Microbiology at Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital, Chennai, India for 3 years. He has set up Central Research Laboratories in couple of Institutes. He has worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology at SSR Medical College, Belle Rive Mauritius. He was as a Junior Research Fellow and Research Scholar in the Institute of National Importance, JIPMER, Pondicherry, India. He has worked as a short-term research worker on nanoscience in the renowned Indian Institute of Science (IISc, Bangalore, India). He has been working extensively on molecular characterization of Enterobacteriaceae members, particularly extended and expanded spectrum beta-lactamase producing bacteria and fluoroquinolone resistant bacteria. He has been a faculty of several Medical Institutes and a Para-Medical Institute. He has more than 50 research publications in reputed journals to his credit with more than 800 citations and h-index of 15. He has a RG (Researchgate) score of 36.92. He is an editorial member of more than dozen journals. He has research grants from Department of Biotechnology – (DBT), New Delhi, Govt. of India and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Government of Saudi Arabia. He has received International travel grant from CSIR, ICMR, DBT and RAKMHSU, Ras al Khaimah, UAE. For Recognition for medical teaching and research activities- Marquis Who's Who has printed his biography in 2011 to 2018 Edition of Who's Who in the World, the world-renowned reference directory by the publisher of Who's Who in America. (Marquis Who's Who VIP Number is: 35535126). He is a recognized PhD guide for Medical Sciences, under Bharathiar University (State Govt.), India. He is a life member of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM) and Emirates Medical Association (Emirates Society of Clinical Microbiology- ESCM) and The International Association of Medical and Biomedical Researchers (IAMBR). He is a member of RAKMHSU REC and RAK REC (Ethical committee). He has organized International conference and workshop (ACRUS, 2018 and SAMR, 2018) in UAE.

Research area of interest: Infectious diseases Molecular Microbiology Antimicrobial resistance

Prof. Saber Mohamed Abd-Allah

Designation: Chairman University: Reproductive Biology & Genetics Society Country: Singapore More Details
Prof. Saber Abd-Allah (Professor, Researcher, Author, Scientist, Consultant and Orator). He has been awarded many International Awards for Teaching, Research, Innovation and Scientist Activities and recognitions for his contribution including: 1) Best Researcher Award, DK International Research Foundation (DKIRF), India, 2018. 2) Distinguished Scientist Award, SBBS -2017- Faculty of Vet. Med., Sher-e- Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Jammu, India. 3) Best Professor Award, Association of Scientists, Developers and Faculties (ASDF International), Oakland University, Michigan, USA, 2016. 4) Postdoctoral fellow from Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2014. 5) CV RAMAN International Fellowship for African Researchers, India – 2012. To his credit, He has published 60+ Research Papers in various National and International Conference and National and International Referred Journals (Scopus, Thomson Reuters, SCI, SCIE, and Nature Indexed Journals) and even reputed animal Magazines. He has published 5 Books in different subjects of reproductive Science with international publishers. He has reviewed more than 1000 Research Papers for various National and International journals. He has been associated with more than 100 National & International Conferences as Advisory Board, Technical Programme Committee and Reviewer Committee Member cum Panelist. He has acted as Session Chair, Plenary and Keynote Speaker in many intentional conferences around the world such as in Russia, India, China, Dubai. etc. He has overall 20+ Years of teaching and research experiences with Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Beni-Suef University. Currently working as Professor, Scientist and Researcher at Theriogenology Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Beni- Suef University, Egypt.

Dr. Mrs. Vishakha Rajesh Wetal

Designation: Associate Prof University: Chaudhary Brahmprakash Ayurveda Charak Sansthan Country: India More Details

Dr. H.C. Yashavantha Rao, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Designation: Microbiologist University: Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Country: India More Details
Biography
Dr. H.C. Yashavantha Rao obtainied his Doctoral degree and Masters degree in Microbiology at Microbial Drugs Laboratory, Department of Studies in Microbiology, Manasagangotri, University of Mysore, India. He is working in the field of biodiscovery of anti-infective drugs from endophytic fungi and actinomycetes assocated with medicinal plants. He has been invited as a ‘Speaker’ for several International conferences held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Singapore to mention in few. He has published many scientific research articles in international peer reviewed journals. He has also published book chapters, serves as Editor in reputed journals and bagged several awards from different organizations. His areas of research are multidisciplinary, which are as but not limited to: Bioprespecting of Microbial endophytes, Natural products chemistry, Anti-cancer drugs, Microbial genomics, Nano biotechnology, Management of infectious diseases and multidrug resistant pathogens.

Research Interest
Biodiversity of Medicinal Plants, Biodiscovery of Natural products, anticancer drugs, chemical and biological interactions, polyketide anti-infective drugs from endophytes, Biodiversity, Microbial genomics, Management of infectious diseases and multidrug resistant pathogens, Nano biotechnology.

Prof. Valentina Divocha

Designation: Chief Scientific Officer University: Lugansk State Medical University Country: Ukraine More Details
Biography

Divocha Valentina in 1967 she graduated from I. I. Mechnikov Odessa State University, Faculty of Biology (Department of Virology). In 1973 continued her postgraduate study ate Odessa Institute of Virology and Epidemiology (specialty virology). In 1974 she was awarded her candidate degree with the thesis "Interaction of Coxsackie B viruses with sensitive cell cultures and their antigenic relationships." In 2009 she was awarded her doctoral degree with the thesis entitled "Biological basis antiproteinase therapy of influenza". Under her leadership performed a doctoral and two master's theses. Scientific experience is 35 years.

Research Interest :

I have more than 190 scientific publications, 3 monographs, textbook "Virology" (2012), 10 patents, 4 innovations. I am currently working as the Lugansk State Medical University, Rubezhnoye, Ukraine , is the supervisor of the nine research programs in virology and biochemistry.

Dr. Konstantinos Papageorgiou PhD

Designation: Research Fellow University: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Country: Greece More Details

Dr. Dnyaneshwar Jadhav MD

Designation: Assistant Professor University: Shree Dhanwantari Ayurved Medical College, Country: India More Details
  •  Assistant.professor of kaychikitsa department @ Shree dhanwantri ayurved medical college & Working as Director of NAKSHTRA AYURVED CLINIC AND RESERCH CENTER- Mumbai.
  • He was Ex.General secretary (G.S) of Maharashtra university of health science, Nashik (Student council 2009-10)
  • He published his printed book 'Manual of Research Methodology and Medical statistics. &   android book named as "Ayurvedic anusandhan".
  • "Three World Records" & "one National record" booked on his name.
  • He Working as editorial &  Reviewer on more than 200 International peer reviewed journals.
  • He Worked as Technical Program Committee member on more than 10 International Conferences.
  • He was Received Dr Sunanda and Dr Subhash Ranade Award 2016. Recently he facilities as silver winner of Nirogstrret Research paper compition

Dr. Gehan Fawzy Abdel Raoof Kandeel

Designation: Researcher University: National Research Centre Cairo Country: Egypt More Details
Gehan Fawzy Abdel Raoof has completed her PhD in 2015 from Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University. She is a researcher at Pharmacognosy Department, Pharmaceutical and Drug Industries Research Division, National Research Centre Giza, Egypt. Her research focuses primarily on isolation, purification and identification of natural compounds from medicinal plants, bacteria and marine organisms using advanced techniques for identification (1D and 2D NMR analysis), synthesis of derivatives of natural products, and bioactive assays in vivo and in vitro in natural products for use in treating different diseases. She has published many papers in international journals and has been serving as a reviewer member in many journals. She is a member of Organization for Women in Science for The Developing World (OWSD) and a member of International Scientific Committee of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET).

Dr. Ivan Minic

Designation: Researcher University: University of Nis Country: Serbia More Details
Dr Ivan Minicis in department of Oral medicine and Parodontology, Medical faculty, University of Nis, Serbia. He is author of 2 and co-author of 3 scientific papers presented at the international congress. He is also the author of 16 scientific papers on SCI list. Since 22th Aug. 2012, he is associated in an international project as assistant research "Development of Periodontal Health Related Quality of the Scale“.Dr Ivan Minic is interested in Oral medicine, Parodontology, Oral parology, drug investigation, biomedical science.

Dr. Suresh Kumar Kalangi PhD

Designation: Assistant Professor University: Indrashil University Country: India More Details
Biography: Dr. Suresh K Kalangi, currently working as Asst. professor, Department of Biosceinces, School of Sciences, Indrashil University, India. Previously was a Post-doctoral researcher from in Nano- bioscience Lab, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. Dr. Kalangi have obtained Ph.D. from University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India for Developing the platform of Quantum dot based imaging system for tracing of drug candidates in-vitro and in-vivo. Dr. Kalangi has expertise in device making for diagnostics, cell-cell communications and various Drug screening platforms through interdisciplinary approaches like Optics, Nanotechnology and Microfluidics. Dr. Kalangi have published his research in good impact journals in the area of drug discovery, Nano therapeutics, Eicosanoids, cancer and inflammation. Dr. Kalangi have received International visiting research scholar’s grant to work in Institute of Pharmacy, Freie University Berlin. Germany (2011-2012). Serving as Editorial member for peer reviewed international journals like Frontiers publishers in the area of Pharmacology, Oncology and Microbiology etc. As an interdisciplinary researcher with focus on Nano-Pharmacology/ toxicology along- side on Inflammation & cancer aiming to develop new drug molecule/ devices /platforms for drug discovery. On the other hand, also working for host pathogen interactions to develop new antimicrobial agents/carriers and diagnostics. Dr. Kalangi was graduated in Biochemistry and completed Masters in Animal Biotechnology from University of Hyderabad, India
Research Interest(s): Nano Therapeutics and diagnostics 3D human skin constructs and tissue engineering (Organ on Chip) Eicosanoids in cancer / inflammation and drug discovery Host Pathogen Interactions and Antimicrobial agents

Dr. Mahmoud Nasr

Designation: Doctoral - Faculty of Engineering University: Alexandria University Country: Egypt More Details
Biography

Dr. Mahmoud Nasr (born in December 1983) has more than ten years of specialization in environmental engineering. A strong academic background in infrastructure, sanitary engineering and environmental studies, supports his experience. Currently, he is an associate professor at the Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, as well as, a design lead at a consulting office. He has an in-depth capability as team-leader, design lead and projects coordinator for water and wastewater treatment plants. He has a specific practice with all aspects of environmental studies, wastewater collection & treatment and reuse, water management and networks design, water supply, water plants operation and maintenance, background analyses to conceptual studies, master plans and projects economic research. In 2006, B.Sc. Civil Engineering, Alexandria University; 2010, M.Sc. Sanitary Engineering, Alexandria University; 2013, Exchange Ph.D. student, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology; 2014, Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, Egypt - Japan University of Science and Technology; 2015, Post-Doc Fellow, Institute of water and wastewater Technology, Durban University of Technology; 2016-now Assistant research scientist, Texas A&M University at Qatar.

Research Interest

Agricultural and Biological Sciences; Biochemistry; Business; Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Planetary Sciences; Energy; Engineering; Environmental Science; Genetics and Molecular Biology; Management and Accounting; Social Sciences

Dr. Marwa Abdelaziz Ali Fayed PhD

Designation: Assistant Professor University: University of Sadat City Country: Egypt More Details
Doctor Marwa A.A. Fayed is interested in Phytochemical and Pharmacognostical studies of medicinal plants, isolation of bioactive constituents from different natural sources using advanced chromatographic techniques (separation on VLC, column chromatography using different adsorbents as RP, Sephadex, Cellulose or Polyamide and separation using PC), structure elucidation of naturally isolated compounds using different spectroscopic techniques.
- Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacognosy), Assiut University (2013). - Appointed as Lecturer of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Sadat City University on December 2016. - Member of the editorial board of Universal Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (UJPR) and Pharmaceutical Sciences & Analytical Research Journal.
- More recently, has developed a significant interest in monitoring the pharmacological effects and mechanism of action of different classes of chemical compounds isolated from natural sources and their possible role in medicine.
Research/scholarly interests
- Understanding and having good skills in structure elucidation of the isolated compounds from any natural source on the basis of classic and recent spectroscopic methods: (UV, IR, 1H-NMR,1H-1H COSY, 13C-NMR, DEPT 13C-NMR, HSQC, HMQC, EI-,+FAB- and MALDI-TOF-MS) in addition to comparison of the physical, chemical and chromatographic characters of these compounds with authentic samples.
- excellent skills in botanical studies of medicinal plants through their macro- and micro- morphological characters of their different parts (leaves, roots, seeds…..etc.).
- excellent skills in extraction, fractionation and isolation of active constituents from natural medicinal plants.

Dr. Nejash Abdela Ahmed

Designation: Vice Head University: Daro Labu Livestock and Fishery Resource Development Office Country: Ethiopia More Details

Biography

Dr. Nejash Abdela did an excellent academic achievement and received a degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) with great distinction from Jimma University in 2017.  He is also a well-versed young energetic researcher with admirable scientific paper writing and publication skills. Inspiringly he has published more than 40 scientific papers on reputable peer reviewed international journals.  Moreover, he is the reviewer and editorial board member of different international journals.

Research Interest 

DVM Thesis Title: Prevalence, Risk Factors and vectors identification of Bovine Anaplasmosis and Babesiosis in and around Jimma Town, South Western Ethiopia

Dr. Tatjana Pljesa, MD, PhD

Designation: Assistant Research Professor University: Specialist in Microbiology and Parasitology, Public Heath Institute of Belgrade, Serbia Country: Serbia More Details
Biography :

Dr Tatjana Plješa received her medical education (MD), specialization (Specialist in Microbiology and parasitology) and PhD studies (Clinical and Experimental Bacteriology) at the Medical Faculty, University of Belgrade, Serbia. Dr Plješa is the author of many publications in the field of microbiology and immunology. Dr Plješa has a rich experience in the production and quality control of viral vaccines, bacterial vaccines and diagnostic devices. She was Production Director in the Institute of Virology, Vaccines and Sera Torlak. She worked in bacterial vaccine production area as Team leader in establishing single-use WAVE technology in the production of pertussis vaccine, diphtheria toxoid and tetanus toxoid projects. Prior to this, Dr Plješa was the Head of Vaccine Production Department, where she managed the production of pertussis vaccine. She was involved in the study of comparing clinical isolates and vaccine strains of Bordetella pertussis by serotyping and genotyping, as a part of the project of surveillance of B. pertussis antigenic divergence and pertussis re-emergence in countries with high vaccination coverage. Dr Plješa participated in the projects of the World Health Organization and the Institute Torlak in the area of vaccines production and control. She published a lot of scientific papers and was present at numerous national and international conferences. She has 15 years of experience in microbiology and biotechnology, in research, quality control, industrial and technology development. Also, she is involved in environmental and food microbiology studies in Public Health Institute of Belgrade, Serbia.

Research Interest :

Vaccine production and Quality Control; Bordetella pertussis antigenic divergence and pertussis re-emergence; Public Health; Food microbiology; Environmental microbiology; Clinical Microbiology

Obegu Emmanuel Ifeanyi Ph.D

Designation: Medical Laboratory Scientist University: Michael Okpara University Country: Nigeria More Details

BIOGRAPHY OF OBEAGU, EMMANUEL IFEANYI

Emmanuel Ifeanyi Obeagu is one of Medicine's leading celebrities, known for leadership skills and breakthrough research potential. Emmanuel Ifeanyi Obeagu starred in Medicine. Emmanuel Ifeanyi Obeagu is working in Diagnostic Laboratory Unit, Department of University Health Services, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria. He was born in Amede, Eha- Amufu, Enugu State, Nigeria and is pursuing his PhD in Haematology, received his M.Sc in Haematology in Imo State University, Owerri. He attained Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science in Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria.

Emmanuel Ifeanyi Obeagu received 2 international research awards in 2017 as World Academic Champion in Medicine and Fellow, Directorate of Medicine, IASR, World Academic Champion in Diagnostics and Fellow, Directorate of Diagnostics, IASR. He received 2018 Best Editor award by Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Research. He was included among world 500 most influential public health experts on earth 2017 and included among Global Infectious Diseases Control Experts. He equally received 46 International awards and recognitions He is a research-oriented person. He has published more than 380 research papers and invited and reviewed more than 245 papers in reputable international journals and editor and reviewer to more than 110 International Journals. He was promoted to Editor-in Chief of Journal of Biomedical Research and Review on 4th September, 2018. He attended as a delegate, plenary speaker, keynote speaker and organizing committee member of international conferences. He is an eminent scholar and a researcher. He is a prolific writer and has a very high research gate score. 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Emmanuel Ifeanyi Obeagu research interests include Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Immunology, and Public Health. He has been enlightening the world with his scientific contributions. 

Dr. Abhijeet B Jagtap

Designation: Specialist Pathologist University: Bahrain Specialist Hospital Country: Kingdom of Bahrain More Details
In this JCI accredited hospital, it is pleasure serving the clients of diverse culture and several nationalites. The main work revolves around Histopathology grossing and reporting of variety of specimens ranging from GI endoscopic biopsies,Skin biopsies to resection specimens from Gynecology and Surgery units. Also, reporting of Biochemistry, Hematology and Microbiology results with strict quality assurance system is carried out routinely. Recently, I have helped in setting up the molecular Laboratory which runs PCR tests.

Membership/Affiliation with professional societies
Associate fellow, Royal college of Pathologists, London (FRCPath).
Associate fellow, American association of clinical chemistry(FAACC).
International member fellow, American society for clinical pathology( FASCP). Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologist, 2009- 2010. 2013 till present.
Member,International association of coroners and medical examiners, Active, 2014.
Associate editor , Indian Journal of Pathology & Oncology ; 2014 Status: Active & Permanent
Editorial member, International Journal of Life-Sciences Scientific Research
Editorial board member, Peertechz Journal of Cytology & Pathology National editorial board member, Indian Journal of Pathology: Research and Practice
Editorial board member, International Journal of Biomedical and Healthcare Science (IJBHS)

Prof. Dr. Amar Nagila

Designation: Head of Department University: Gandaki Medical College & Teaching Hospital Country: Nepal More Details

RESEARCH INTEREST:

            1) Infectious disease

            2) Apoptosis

            3) Dengue Virus        

AWARDS, PARTICIPATION AND PRESENTATIONS:

 

  1. Best Faculty Award, 2016. Gandaki Medical Colege & Teaching Hospital, Pvt. Ltd, Pokhara, Nepal.

 

  1. Distinguished Thesis Awards, Mahidol University, Health Science category. “The Apoptotic Role of CD137 Signaling In Dengue Virus-Infected HepG2 Cells”. Feb 6th – 7th 2014. Mahidol Unversity, Thailand.

 

  1. Runner Up Award: “Role of p38 MAPK signaling in dengue virus-mediated apoptosis”. International Conference in Medicine and Public Health. September 18-19, 2012 Bangkok, Thailand.

 

  1. Travel Grant Award: Liver Week-2018, 14th June 2018 – 16th June 2018, Hyatt Residency, Inchon, Korea.

 

  1. International Travel Grant Award: AACC 2016 Scientific meeting and Clinical Lab Expo. Philadelphia, July 31 – August 4, 2016. USA.

 

  1. The 28th World Congress of Biomedical Laboratory Science, August 24-28, 2008, Delhi, India.  Oral Presentation: “Thyroid stimulating hormone and its correlation with lipid profile in obese Nepalese population”.

 

  1. Travel Award: European Science Foundation-IFW on Global Health Economy, Kiel 4-8 October 2007, Germany. 

Poster Presentation “Effect of Atorvastatin on Paraoxonase (PON) gene family and oxidative stress in Hypercholesterolaemic Thai populations”.

 

  1. The 27th World Congress of Biomedical Laboratory Science: The role of Medical Technologist for Human Health, 15-19 September, 2006, Korea.

 

  1. Annual Scientific meeting and presentation of the Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University, 4-5 December, 2005,

Poster Presentation on “Paraoxonase status on Thalassaemic Patients”.

Dr. Mahendra Prasad Bhatta

Designation: Executive Chairman University: LifeCare Diagnostics and Research Center Pokhara & Dhangadhi Country: Nepal More Details

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • International Travel Grant: Liver week 2018, 14-16 June 2018, Grand Hyatt, Icheon, South Korea.
  • Young Scientist Award:

Awarded for the publication of research article in the journal of American Diabetes Association “Diabetes” (Diabetes, 2013; 62: 243-253), which was selected as the best publication of the year by Korean Society for Cell Biology, and invited for oral presented in the Annual Meeting 11-12 January 2013, Daejeon, South Korea.

  • BaekRyeong Medical Award:

Awarded by Kangwon National University School of Medicine, Chuncheon, South Korea in 22 February 2013 for excellence Ph.D. thesis.

  • F1000 recommendation: The research article (Diabetes, 2013; 62: 243-253), is recommended by Faculty of 1000 Prime in 2013.

National Education Award (Nepal Biddhya Bhusan “Ka”): Honored Gold medal from the Ministry of Education, Nepal, and awarded by the President of Nepal, 2015.

Dr. Attapon Cheepsattayakorn, MD, FRCP, FRCP (Edin), FRCP (Glasg), FACP, FCCP, FRCP (Thai)

Designation: Director of the 10th Zonal Tuberculosis and Chest Disease Center University: Ministry of Public Health Country: Thailand More Details
Dr. Cheepsattayakorn graduated Doctor of Medicine from Chiang Mai Medical School, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand in 1986. He then further had trained in Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, and Radiology at Chiang Mai University Medical School. He certified numerous Fellowships in Respiratory Medicine from the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London, Edinburgh and Thailand, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, American College of Physicians, and American College of Chest Physicians. Presently, he serves both Editor and Editorial Board Member and also referee of several international journals. He has very high experience in the fields of Pulmonary Diseases and Tuberculosis including Infectious Diseases and Immunology. He has numerous scientific publications both in national and international journals and books. Recently, he published scientific papers, entitled “ Silicosis-Associated Tuberculosis : Management and Control ”, “ Silicosis and Lung Cancer ”, “ Silicosis : Pathogenesis and Biomarkers ”, “ Climate Changes and Human Infectious Diseases ”, “ Lung Cancer Chemotherapy, New Treatment and Related Patents ”, “ Parasitic Pneumonia and Lung Involvement ”, “ Breath Tests in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine : From Research to Practice in Current Perspectives ”, “ Roles of Nanotechnology in Diagnosis and Treatment of Tuberculosis “, Dengue-Virus Infection : Lung Involvement, Clinical Implications, and Associated Human Leukocyte Antigens ”, “ Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and Associate Human Leukocyte Antigens ”, “ Novel Avian Flu A (H7N9) : Clinical and Epidemiological Aspects, and Management ”, and “ Novel Avian Flu A (H7N9) Epidemic : A China‘s Lesson Learned ” (Editorial), and textbook chapters, entitled “ Management of TB in HIV Subjects : The Experience in Thailand ”, “ Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis- Diagnosis, Treatment, Management, and Control ”, and “ Influence of Human Leukocyte Antigen on Susceptibility of Tropical Pulmonary Infectious Diseases ”. He had been served a Director of the 10 th Zonal Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand for a long time and presently serve as Consultant in Respiratory Medicine (Pulmonologist) at the 10 th Zonal Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand; Director and Senior Expert of the 5 th Office of Disease Prevention and Control, Ratchaburi, Thailand, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand.
Research Interest 1.)Novel Therapeutics in Lung Cancer 2.)Nontuberculous mycobacterial infection in HIV- infected patients 3.)Multidrug – resistant tuberculosis patterns in HIV- infected patients 4.)Chemokine gene polymorphisms and their susceptibility to tuberculosis 5.)Breath Tests in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 6.)Tropical Infectious Diseases 7.)Human Genetics and Infectious Diseases 8.)Environmental and Occupational Pulmonary Diseases

Prof. Loai Aljerf

Designation: Professor University: Damascus University Country: Syria More Details
Loai Aljerf is a Prof in the Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Dental Medicine/Damascus University. He is a specialist in analytical and industrial chemistry. He obtained many awards and published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers (two of them in French) in Environmental Sciences, Green Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Synthesis Chemistry, Concrete, Ceramics, Paper Industry, Petrochemical, Extraction, Separation, Lithium-Ion-Batteries, and Oral Chemistry. He is a partner in Advances in Cleaner Production Network, and a member of the German Chemical Society e.V. (GDCh), Asian Chemical Society, and the American University of Beirut. He is a member of the higher committee of the 6th International Workshop-Advance in Cleaner Production (São Paulo, Brazil (May 24th to 26th - 2017)) and in more than 20 conference organizing committees. Loai Aljerf is in the Cambridge Scholars Publishing-Life Science Advisory Board and an editor of more than 50 journals and a reviewer for Top journals in Industry, Chemical Engineering, and Environmental Chemistry.

Research Interest: Industrial Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Chemistry, Green Chemistry, Cement Industry, Ceramics, Paper Industry, Advances in Cleaner Production, Climate Change, Pollution, Wastewater Treatment, Air Pollution, Eco-friendly Biopolymers, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Polychlorinated biphenyls, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Nanotechnology, Adsorption, Ecology and Natural Resources, Biodiversity, Sustainable Development, Waste Management, Environmental Management, Life Cycle Assessment, Ecodesign, Design for the Environment, Energy Labeling, Eco-efficiency, Chromatography, HPLC, GC, MS, AAS, Spectroscopy, and Lithium-Ion-Batteries.