Aperito Journal of Cellular and Molecular Biology

Afrooz Habibi

Assistant professor
Anatomy department
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Address:Iran
Biography
Research Interests
  • Medical Education
  • oral and dental hygiene
  • Apoptosis
  • Cell Aging
  • stem cell
  • PGD, Implantation
  • "The effects of Medicago Sativa on blood sugar,TG & Cholesterol in Rat"
  • Determination the percentage of effectivefactors causing respiratory distress syndrome Ininfants where born in Shiraz hospitals"
Publications
Scientific Activities

ANCA MARIA CIMPEAN PhD

PROFESSOR


Address:ROMANIA
Biography
Research Interests
Publications
Scientific Activities

Domenica Mangieri

Research Associate & Affiliated Researcher
Section For Histology and Surgical Pathology
UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF PARMA Via Gramsci
Address:Italy
Biography

Domenica Mangieri was born on 11th March 1975 in Ferrandina (MT-Italy). In 2002 she graduated in Biological Sciences at University of Bari, Italy. In 2007 Domenica received her PhD degree in “Cellular Sciences and Technologies”, from Department of Human Anatomy and Histology, University of Bari Medical School, Italy. During the years 2008-2011 She performed her postdoctoral training at University of Parma Medical School, Italy and from December 2011 she was nominated Research Assistant at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Pathology, Parma University Medical School. Also, she was elected Contract Lecturer in Stem Cell Biology and Histology at Department of Life Sciences, University of Parma, Italy.

Research Interests
  • Role of angiogenesis in the progression of solid and hematologic tumours and in degenerative diseases
  • Role of pericytes in tumour angiogenesis and cancer cells intra-/extravasation during metastasis
  • Pericytes as target in tumour treatment
  • Mechanisms in fibro-inflammatory disorders
Publications
Scientific Activities

Canhua HuangPhD

professor and Principle Investigator
he State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy/Collaborati
West China Hospital, Sichuan University
Address:China
Biography
  • Professor and Principle Investigator The State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy/Collaborative Innovation Center of Biotherapy west China Hospital, Sichuan University 2005-Present
  • Research Scientist Oncology Research Institute National University of Singapore 2003-2005
  • Research Fellow Department of Biological Science National University of Singapore 2000-2003
  • Associate Professor Wuhan Institute of Virology Academia Sinica 1999-2000
  • Research Associate Wuhan Institute of Virology Academia Sinica 1999-2000
  • Ph.D Wuhan Institute of Virology Academia Sinica 1997-2000
  • M.Sc Wuhan Institute of Virology Academia Sinica 1993-1996
  • B. Sc Department of Biological Science Hubei University 1987-1991
Research Interests
  • Molecular mechanisms of virus-induced carcinogenesis, insights from Redox Proteomics
  • High throughput Systems Biology screening for novel drug targets
  • Chemistry-based functional proteomics for drug target deconvolution
Publications
Scientific Activities

Lakshmi Rao Kandukuri PhD

Principal Scientist and In-Charge Chromosome Diagn
Clinical Research Facility-Medical Biotechnology (
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSI
Address:INDIA
Biography

Lakshmi Rao is Principal Scientist and InCharge Chromosome Diagnostics at the Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, a position she has held since 1999 (after joining CCMB in 1995). She graduated from Lakshmi Narayan Institute of Technology in Biochemistry, Nagpur in 1993. While serving as Scientist at CCMB, completed her PhD at Hyderabad, Department of Genetics, Osmania University, Hyderabad in 2010. She completed her postdoctoral studies in 2013 at Florida International University, Miami, United States. In 1997 she joined Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, as a Scientist on Contract establishing Chromosome Diagnostics Services.

Lakshmi’s group has been associated with chromosomal diagnostic services. So far she submitted about 10,000 reports for various referrals of genetic disorders. Her group research activities focus on reproductive disorders and deal with a whole gamut of disorders related to human reproductive genetics. A part of her study involving recurrent miscarriages, ovarian failure, male infertility, endometriosis and polycystic ovarian syndrome in the Indian population wherein novel chromosome defects and mutations were identified associated with these various disorders. Another facet of her studies relate to establishment of primary cell lines from reptiles especially from various Indian snakes and crocodiles which were subsequently characterized cytogenetically.

She was awarded the travel grants from Royal Society of Edinburgh, and presented her work in London, Japan and United States. She has about 40 publications and successfully coordinated in guidance of PhD students and imparted training in cytogenetics to several students and establishing centers for human cytogenetics. Finally her contributions in cytogenetics helped in bridging patients as geneticist with clinicians and doctors across the country and provided tremendous help for human cause in society.

Research Interests
Publications
Scientific Activities

Dr. Sulaiman ShamsPhD

Assistant Professor
Biochemistry
Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan
Address:Stem Cells Regenerative Medicine Lab, Department of Biochemistry, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan,
Biography

Dr. Sulaiman Shams earned a BS (Hons) degree in Biotechnology from the University of Peshawar in 2006.  He completed his Doctorate in Molecular Biology (with specialization in Stem Cells Regenerative Medicine) from National Center of excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB) in 2012.   In August 2012 he joined the faculty at the Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM) as an Assistant Professor in the Biochemistry Department. He established Stem Cells Regenerative Medicine Lab in AWKUM. He is the author of several papers and abstracts and reviewer of international reputed journals. Dr. Sulaiman research interests include Cell and Molecular Biology, stem cells and regenerative medicine, Liver fibrosis and stem cell transplantation, tissue engineering, in vitro and vivo disease models. 

Research Interests

Stem Cells, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Medical Biotechnolgy

Publications
  1. Sadia Mohsin, Sulaiman Shams, Ghazanfar Ali Nasir, Mohsin Khan, Sana Javaid Awan, Shaheen N. Khan and Sheikh Riazuddin. (2011). Enhanced hepatic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells after pretreatment with injured liver tissue. Differentiation. 81:42-48.

 

  1. Ghazanfar Ali Nasir, Sadia Mohsin, Mohsin Khan, Sulaiman Shams, Gibran Ali, Shaheen N Khan and Sheikh Riazuddin. (2013). Mesenchymal stem cells and Interleukin-6 attenuate liver fibrosis in mice. Journal of Translational Medicine. 11:78.

 

  1. Gibran Ali, Sadia Mohsin, Ghazanfar Ali Nasir, Mohsin Khan, Sulaiman Shams, Shaheen N, Khan, Sheikh Riazuddin (2012). Nitric oxide augments Mesenchymal stem cell ability to repair liver fibrosis. Journal of Translational Medicine, 10:75.

 

  1. M. Arif Lodhi, Sulaiman Shams, M. Iqbal Choudhary, Atif Lodhi, Zaheer-ul-Haq, Saima Jalil, Sarfraz Ahmad Nawaz, K. Mohammad Khan, Sajid Iqba, Atta-ur-Rahman. (2014). Structural Basis of Binding and Rationale for the Potent Anti Urease activity of Biscoumarines. BioMed Research International. doi.org/10.1155/2014/935039.

 

  1. Sulaiman Shams, Abdur-Rahman, Abdul Haq, Hammad Hassan, Sahib Gul Afridi and Abdul Wadood. (2014). Prevalence of Tuberculosis in District Khar Bajaur Agency, Khyb er Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan. Biochem Anal Biochem. 2014, 3:1.

 

 

  1.  Fawad Khan, Sulaiman Shams, Ihtesham ud Din Qureshi, Muhmmad Israr, Hayat Khan, Muhammad Tahir Sarwar, Muhammad Ilyas. (2011). Hepatitis B virus infection among different sex and age groups in Pakistani Punjab. Virology Journal. 8:225.

 

  1. Masaud Shah, Sulaiman Shams and Ziaur Rahman. (2012). Molecular Relationship between Field and Vaccine Strain of Measles Virus and its Persistence in Pakistan. Genetic Vaccines and Therapy. 10:1.

 

  1. Abdul Wadood, Muhammad Riaz, Amir ul Mulk, Momin Khan, Sobia Ahsan Haleem, Sulaiman Shams, Sahib Gul, Ayaz Ahmed, Muhammad Qasim, Farman Ali & Zaheer Ul-Haq.  (2014). Design of New and Potent Diethyl Thiobarbiturates as Urease Inhibitors: A Computational Approach. Bioinformation. 10(5): 299-307.

 

  1. Mukhtar Alam, Ziaur Rahman, Masaud Shah, Mian Sahib Zar, Sulaiman Shams, Faiz Ali, Muhammad Kazim Khan. (2012). Bioethics: Awareness, attitudes and opinions among University students and Faculty/Researchers. Pak J Med Sci. 28(4), 680-685.

 

  1. Muhammad Ilyas, Ziaur Rahman, Sulaiman Shams, Mukhtar Alam, Muhammad Israr and Khalid Masood. (2011). Bioinformatics Analysis of Envelope Glycoprotein E epitopes of Dengue Virus Type. African Journal of Biotechnology. 10(18):3528-3533.

 

  1. Sulaiman Shams, Sahib Gul Afridi, Abdul Wadood, Marukh Iqbal, Mehwish Munir, Umaia Shams, Madiha Khan, Shumaila Yousaf. (2013). Frequency Distribution of Blood Groups ABO and RhD among the Students of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan (IJAVMS, doi: 10.5455/ijavms.25-1354125896).

 

  1. Nasrullah Shah, Shehla Farman, Zahid Hussain, Muhammd Balal Arain, Sulaiman Shams. (2013). Cold extraction strategy for crude dye extraction from Cucurbita Pepo leaves. Pakhtunkhwa J. Life Sci. 1 (3):130-144.

 

  1. Mehwish Munir, Sulaiman Shams, Muhammad Arif Lodhi, Zahida Parveen, Nazif Ulla. (2013). Prevalence of Hepatitis B in the Students, and Employees of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan Shankar Campus. Pakhtunkhwa J. Life Sci. 1(3): 120-129.

 

  1. Abdul Wadood, Nasir Ahmad, Muhammad Riaz, Sulaiman Shams, Javed Anwar, Ayaz Ahmad. (2013), Homology Modeling and Molecular Dynamics study of Candida Albicans Heat Shock Protein 21, a Potential Target Protein for Antifungal Drug Development. International Journal of Science. 2: 10.

 

  1. Sahib Gul Afridi, Sulaiman Shams, Abdul Nasir, Muhammad Junaid, Ashfaq-ur-Rahman, Muhammad Naeem, Najum Saqib, Abdul Wadood. (2013). Prevalence of Hepatitis C in Shahbaz Ghari, District Mardan, Pakistan. Journal of Public Health and Biological Sciences. 2: 293-297.

 

  1. Muhammad Arif Lodhi, Sulaiman Shams, Khalid Mohammad Khan. (2013). Thiazolidine Esters: New Potent Urease Inhibitors. (Accepted in Journal of the Chemical Society of Pakistan.

 

  1. Abdul Wadood, Ashfaq Ur Rehman, Sulaiman Shams, Momin Khan, Taj Ur Rahman, Syed Babar Jamal, Asifullah Khan, Ayaz Ahmad and Farman Ali. (2014). Homology Modeling, Molecular Dynamic Simulation and Phylogenetic Analysis of Human Transient Receptor Potential Melastatin 1 (TRPM1). International Journal of Computational Bioinformatics and In Silico Modeling 3(3) 2: 381-387.

 

  1. Abdul Wadood, Huma, Zahid ullah, Muhammad Riaz, Sulaiman Shams, Mehreen Gufran, Amir Fahira, Muhammad Naeem, Sahib Gul and Ayaz Ahmad. (2014). Structural Modeling and Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies of Camel Milk Kappa Casein Protein" (2014).  International Journal of Computational Bioinformatics and In Silico Modeling Vol:3 pp:484-490.

 

  1. Sulaiman Shams, Ghazanfar Ali Nasir. “Mesenchymal stem cell pretreated with cytokines can reduce liver fibrosis in mice”. Stem Cell International. 2014 (In Press)
Scientific Activities

Work as Researcher, Teaching, reviwer, Editor


V. Vijaya Padma PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Bharathiar University
Address:India
Biography

Dr.V.Vijaya Padma working as Assistant Professor, in the Department of Biotechnology, scine April 2005. Now her research group is involved in testing various phytochemicals as cytoprotective agents against hypoxia and toxin (eg. mycotoxins, pesticides, dioxin) induced oxidative stress by evaluating their ant-imutagenic and anti-inflammatory properties. She has published 29 research papers in various peer reviewed journals.

Research Interests
  • Evaluating therapeutic potential of phytochemicals against various disease conditions in experimental models
  • Evaluating the anticancer potential of phytochemicals and understanding their role in chemosensitization and targeting cancer stem cells
  • Evaluating the cytoprotective efficacy of phytochemicals against environmental toxins such as mycotoxins, pesticides and dioxin ets., by in vitro and in vivo studies
Publications
Scientific Activities

Abhay Kumar Pandey PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry
University of Allahabad
Address:India
Biography

Dr. Abhay K. Pandey is presently serving as Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India since 2004. Dr. Pandey has more than 17 years of experience in teaching and research activities. Earlier he has served as Lecturer in Biochemistry Department, PG School for Biological Studies, Ahmed Nagar College, Poona University (1994-95) and as Lecturer/Reader in the Departments of Biochemistry, Microbiology & Biotechnology at SBS PGI, Dehradun (1998-2004). He has been recipient of UGC NET JRF and SRF during his Doctoral studies. He has been bestowed with Fellowship of the Society for Plant Research (FSPR), India and the Memberships of The National Academy of Sciences, India, The Society of Biological Chemists, India, Indian Science Congress Association, Italo-Latin American Society of Ethnomedicine as well as the Distinguished Academician Honour. Currently Dr. Pandey’s research activities are focused around three major areas viz. pharmaceutical biology, oxidative stress & antioxidants, and cancer biology in search of novel natural phytochemicals having biological activity. His research group is actively engaged in the assessment of biological activities of natural products as well as identification and characterization of phytochemical moieties exhibiting specific biological activities. He has published many research articles related with plant based antimicrobials, antioxidants and cytotoxic agents in addition to microbial enzymes in peer reviewed international journals of repute. Dr. Pandey is a member of the Editorial Board and on the reviewer panel of many peer reviewed International research journals. He has presented his work, chaired scientific sessions and delivered many invited lectures in the National and International Conferences/Symposia/Workshops. He has also been the resource person to Academic Staff Colleges of various Indian Universities and The National Academy of Sciences, India. Besides teaching and research, Dr. Pandey is also associated with the popularization of science under Science communication programme of The National Academy of Sciences, India.

Research Interests
  • Oxidative stress
  • Free radical Biology
  • Antimicrobials
Publications
Scientific Activities

Mohan Prasad Singh PhD

Professor
Centre of Biotechnology
university of Allahabad
Address:India
Biography

Mohan Prasad Singh is presently working as Professor of Biotechnology at University of Allahabad (India). After completion of M. Phil. and qualifying NET and JRF, he joined as Lecturer in HNB Garhwal University in Botany in 1992. In 1998 he completed his Ph.D. and in 2000 he moved to the Department of Biotechnology at VBS Purvanchal University, Jaunpur where he became Reader in 2000 and Professor in 2008. Prof. Singh has been carrying out his research on various aspects of edible oyster mushroom over last two decades. He has improved production and nutritional content of mushroom and suggested the effective way to get rid of environmental problems through this mushroom. He has published 23 research papers, edited three books and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute. His research area is Mushroom nutraceuticals, biodegradation & bioremediation.

Research Interests
  • Microbial and Mushroom Biotechnology
  • Genetics & Molecular Biology
  • Production and nutritional analysis of oyster mushroom
  • Bioremediation of dyes and heavy metals through Pleurotus species
  • Biodegradation of lignocellulosic wastes by oyster mushroom
Publications
Scientific Activities

Nasra Naeim Ragab Ayuob

Associate professor
medical education department, Faculty of medicin
King AbdulAziz University
Address:kingdom of Saudia Arabia
Biography

Nasra Naeim Ayuob, is an associate professor in Anatomy/Medical education Department, Faculty of medicine, King AbdulAziz University, kingdom of Saudi Arabia as well as associate professor in Histology and Cytology department, Faculty of medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt. She is a teaching faculty. She has M.D in Histology and Cytology in 2007 from Mansoura University, Egypt. She has an interest in two research areas, histology and cell biology as well as medical education. Her ORCID number: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3369-2897. ResearcherID D-2504-2012.

Research Interests
  • Histology
  • cell biology
  • immunohistochemistry
  • electron microscopy
  • medical education
  • curriculum integration
  • teaching learning
Publications
Scientific Activities

Nathan Robert WallPhD

Assistant Professor

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Address:USA
Biography

The goal of my lab’s research is to investigate the contribution extracellular (exosomal) biomarkers make to the resistance of cancers to stress-induced cell death in the tumor microenvironment. Specifically, we plan to identify the functional role of inhibitors of apoptosis (IAPs) in promoting cancer cell survival in the presence of stress as well as investigate the functional significance of exosomal release of IAPs from stressed cancer cells. I have the expertise, leadership and motivation necessary to successfully carry out the proposed work. I have a broad background in Cancer Biology, with specific training and expertise in key research areas for this work. I first became interested in Inhibitor of Apoptosis (IAP) proteins while a doctoral student in the cancer biology graduate program and the laboratory of Ayad M. Al-Katib at Wayne State University. As a postdoctoral fellow at Yale and then at the University of Massachusetts while in the laboratory of Dario C. Altieri, while working primarily on the biochemistry and cell biology of intracellular survivin, I became interested in the possible significance of extracellular survivin and at this time decided to investigate this potentially significant research question when I became a faculty member and principal investigator. At Harvard Medical School, in the laboratory of Yang Shi, I expanded my research to include mass spectrometry and molecular based approaches to targeting genes using siRNA. As PI or co-Investigator on several previous university-, foundational- and NIH-funded grants, I have sought to define a novel survivin research niche that doesn’t directly compete with established investigators. The paradigm shift to focus less on the autonomous functions of the cancer cell and more on the heterotypic interactions that go on in the tumor microenvironment is just such a niche. I have thus laid the groundwork for this research by developing effective measures of characterizing the release of survivin to the extracellular space, the uptake of survivin into cancer cells and surrounding non-cancer cells, and its proliferative and therapy resistance-inducing mechanisms. In addition, I have successfully administered the projects (e.g. staffing, research protections, budget), collaborated with other researchers, and produced several peer-reviewed publications from this project. As a result of these previous experiences, I am aware of the importance of frequent communication among project members and of constructing a realistic research plan, timeline, and budget. The current work builds logically on my prior work, and I have chosen to develop relationships with the bio repository here at Loma Linda University in order to acquire the clinical samples that are needed to expand our in vitro findings in cell lines to translational questions with cancer patients. I have also acquired a joint appointment in the Dept. of Radiation Biology, specifically the James M. Slater, MD, Proton Treatment & Research Center (the world’s first and most comprehensive hospital-based proton facility for cancer treatment and research), in order to study in vitro and in vivo proton-based therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer. In summary, I have a demonstrated record of successful and productive research projects in an area of high relevance in cancer pathobiology and my expertise and experience have prepared me to lead the proposed projects and laboratory.

Research Interests
  • Tumor Microenvironment
  • Pancreatic&ChildhoodCancers
  • Health Disparities Research
  • Biomarker Discovery
  • Apoptosis & Inhibition of Apoptosis
  • Leukemia/lymphoma/myeloma
  • Transcriptional Regulation
  • Tumor Suppression/Oncogenesis
  • Protein Complexing
  • Cancer Surveillance
  • Exosomes
  • Immunemodulation
Publications
Scientific Activities

Vikas SharmaPhD

Assistant Professor
Osmania University

Address:India
Biography

Dr. Vikas Sharma received his PhD in Genetics from Osmania University, India. During his doctoral studies he worked on the Cytogenetic, Biochemical, Molecular aspects of abnormal sex differentiation in humans. He is currently working as Assistant professor. He was associated with organisations like Institute of Genetics and Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology. He has published research papers in the area of Human Cytogenetics and Molecuar Biology of disorders of sex development. He has done extensive work in Cytogenetics aspect of cancer and congenital anomalies.

Research Interests
  • Cytogenetic studies of genetic disorders
  • inborn errors of metabolism
  • Molecular etiology of genital anomalies
  • disorders of sex development
  • Different aspects of cancer research
  • cell proliferation
  • motility
  • adhesion
  • apoptosis
  • gene regulation
  • signal transduction pathways
Publications
Scientific Activities

Ashutosh Sharma PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Agriculture
DAV University
Address:India
Biography


Dr. Ashutosh Sharma is a dedicated researcher working in the area of Medicinal Plant Biotechnology and Plant Pathology. He has published his work in international journals of high repute. He has published in journals like Biotechnology Advances, Annals of Applied Biology, Plant disease, journal of Pest Science, Journal of plant pathology and many more. He is presently working as Assistant Professor at DAV University, Jalandhar, India. Previously, he has worked at Department of Biotechnology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar India. For his work entitled ‘PCR based detection of Alternaria sp. infecting Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal, a high value medicinal plant’, he received Young Scientist Award by Punjab Academy of Sciences.

 

Research Interests
  • Plant Bio-technology
  • Molecular Plant Pathology
Publications
Scientific Activities

Belhocine Mansouria PhD

Lecturer
Department of Biology
Faculty ofNatural and life Sciences University of
Address:Algeria
Biography

I am a teacher as lecturer and researcher at the UniversityAbdelhamidIbn Badisof Mostaganem, Faculty of Natural and life Sciences (FSNV), Department of Biology. I received my PhD degree in2008 and my Habilitation degree in 2012.I carried out my research in the Laboratory of Arid Areas Research (LRZA), Faculty of Biological Sciences (FSB), University of Sciences and Technology HouariBoumédiène (USTHB),Algiers where I obtained my two diplomas. My research concerns the mammalian reproductionand its regulation inSaharan environments, especially desertrodents known to be perfectly adapted to their eco system.We aim to study the adaptive strategies developed by the reproductive function of these rodentsto cope with the constraints of their arid environment.The study is discussed on histological, morphometric, histochemical, immuno histochemical, biochemical and ultra-structural levels. We seek to identify endogenous and exogenous factors responsible for the seasonality of reproduction. I also studythe involvement of matrix metalloproteinase(MMPs) in the reproductive physiologyof these rodents and in the rhythmicity of this activity. MMPs are studied with immuno histochemistry and zymography, and with molecular biology techniques (PCR, RT-PCR etc…). We plan toexpandour research onTIMPs (tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases)and neuropeptides of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis such as kisspeptin. At the University of Mostaganem, Ibelongas aresearch team leaderatLMBAFS (Laboratory of Beneficial Microorganisms, Functional Foods and Health) whereI develop my research on bioactive compounds present in our food products of animal origin,terrestrial (red meat, chicken and fish) and marine such as echinoderm (Holothuria), and of vegetal origin because of their healthy value and therapeutic effects on diseases such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension, cardiovascular and inflammatory diseases, antitumor and antimicrobial activitiesas well asfertility problems. In this laboratory, we also develop a doctoral thesis (PhD) on energy balance and its centraland peripheral regulation in Merioness hawiadevastating semi-desertrodentalso involved in thetransmission of leishmaniasis. I try to study the leptinandkisspeptin system in order to establish a link between energy homeostasis and reproduction and to demonstrate the role of leptin in adaptive faculties to aridity.

Research Interests

Mammalian reproduction and its regulation especially in desert rodents 
Adaptive strategies developed by the reproductive function of the rodents 
Involvement of Matrix Metallo Proteinase(MMPs) in the reproductive physiology of the rodents

 

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Emin Turkay Korgun PhD

Professor
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Histology and
University of Akdeniz
Address:Turkey
Biography

Emin Turkay Korgun was born on 25th March 1967 in Ankara, Turkey. In 1992 he graduated from Medical Biological Sciences at Istanbul University, Turkey. In 2002 he received his PhD degree in the Department of Histology and Embryology, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey and Graz Medical University, Institute of Cell Biology, Histology and Embryology Austria. During the years 1994-2002 he was nominated as Research Assistant and from 2002 to 2006, he was Assistant Professor Doctor at the Department of Histology and Embryology, Akdeniz University. From 2006 till 2012, he was Associate Professor Doctor and since 2012, he has been Professor Doctor at the Department of Histology and Embryology, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey. His research interest is focused on Placental stem cell, Normal and pathological placental development, the glucose metabolism in early developmental stages and Immunology of Reproductive Biology. Dr. Korgun has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles with an H-index of 12. He has got many book chapters from his research areas and served as a reviewer for various renowned journals

Research Interests
  • Placental Stem Cell
  • Normal and pathological placental development
  • The glucose metabolism in early developmental stages
  • Immunology of Reproductive Biology
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Jiankai Luo PhD

Head of Molecular Signalling Unit
Albrecht-Kossel-Institute for Neuroregeneration (
School of Medicine University of Rostock
Address:Germany
Biography

PD Dr. Jiakai Luo received his MD from the Ruhr University Bochum in Germany and subsequently worked as a postdoc at the University of Essen and a group leader at the University of Jena, Germany. Now he is a principle investigator and the head of Molecular Signalling Unit at the Albrecht Kossel Institute for Neuroregeneration, University of Rostock, Germany.

Research Interests
  • Molecular and cellular neuroscience
  • Neurodegenerative disease
  • Developmental biology
Publications
Scientific Activities

Bokara Kiran KumarPhD

Scientist
CSIR-Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology
ANNEX-2, Clinical Research Facility-Medical Biotec
Address:India
Biography
Research Interests
Publications
Scientific Activities

Koon-Chu Yaiw PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine

Address:Sweden
Biography

I obtained Biomedical Sciences degree with First-Class honor from the National University of Malaysia in 2001 and PhD in Medical Sciences from the University of Malaya (pathology and virology) in 2007. Since my PhD study involved the use of potential BSL-3/4 agent, I had the opportunity to work with a molecular virologist, Dr. Lin-Fa Wang in the BSL-3/4 facility of the Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL), CSIRO, Geelong, Australia. Upon completing my PhD, I joined the Department of Molecular Medicine Department, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota to work as a postdoctoral fellow, working with the use of oncolytic measles virus in lymphoma treatment (virotherapy) together with Professor Roberto Cattaneo. In 2010, I joined the Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Solna, Sweden for the second postdoctoral fellow to investigate the role of cytomegalovirus in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease. I was appointed as a research associate or assistant professor in June 2013 in viral pathogenesis in chronic inflammation and cardiovascular diseases. My current focus is to better understand the role of cytomegalovirus in a myriad of diseases, including cancer and the basic virological aspects of the virus.

Research Interests

To better understand the molecular pathogenesis of cytomegalovirus in a plethora of human diseases, including cancer To study the entry and replication of cytomegalovirus Anti-viral treatment

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Minqi LiPhD

Professor
Department of Bone Metabolism,
Shandong University
Address:China
Biography

Minqi Li, male, was born in Liaoning Province of China on November 6th, 1970. He was graduated from the stomatology college, Liaoning Medical University in 1995, and then worked in his native medical institution, Dengta City Center Hospital, Liaoning Province. At the end of 1999, he arrived in Japan and started his study career abroad. In 2004, he attained the doctor’s degree of oral surgery (Ph.D) from the graduate school of medical and dental sciences of Niigata University, a national university of Japan. From 2004 to 2006, he worked for Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) as a Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researcher. Thereafter, he experienced the phase of assistant professor in Niigata University and Hokkaido University, and is working for the School of Stomatology, Shandong University of China as a professor. In terms of achievements in scientific research, he has published more than 100 papers and got more than 8 items of awards. In addition, he was also charged several science projects of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology in Japan (MEXT), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), and National Nature Science Foundation of China (NSFC) as principal.

Research Interests

Bone metabolism
Stomatology

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Scientific Activities

Poonam GautamPhD

Scientist
Central Proteomics Facility,
National Institute of Pathology (ICMR)
Address:India
Biography

Dr. Poonam Gautam is presently working as Scientist and Head, Central Proteomics Laboratory at National Institute of Pathology, ICMR, New Delhi, India since 2012. She obtained her Ph.D. degree from CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), New Delhi, India and Department of Biotechnology, University of Pune, Pune, India. She worked as Research Associate at CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad from 2007-2012. She has experience in the field of proteomics. She has 12 research publications in international peer-reviewed journals and one book chapter.

Research Interests

molecular pathogenesis of cancer and identification of biomarkers for diagnostic and therapeutic applications in glioma and gallbladder cancer.
proteomic profiling of Aspergillus fumigatus, a medically important fungus, for better understanding of the proteins and molecular pathways functional in the fungus. She had used immunoproteomics approach for identification of novel specific IgE-inducing allergens from culture filtrate of A. fumigatus for diagnostic applications in allergic aspergillosis patients. She was also involved in studying transcriptomic and proteomic profile of A. fumigatus on exposure to antifungal agents, amphotericin B and artemisinin, to understand their molecular targets.

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Ram NaraianPhD

Associate Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Mushroom Training and Research Centre
Address:India
Biography

Dr. Ram Naraian is ‘Associate Professor’ of Biotechnology in the Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Beer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur-222003(UP), India. Additionally he is ‘Coordinator’ of Mushroom Training & Research Centre (MTRC), Beer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur-222003 (UP), India. He did his doctoral work in ‘Microbiology’ and was awarded Ph.D. degree in the year 2003 from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad (UP), India. During his doctoral work he has been transferred advanced mushroom cultivation technology to many hundred farmers and rural persons for improvement of their economic status. He followed the ‘Post Doctoral Research’ in the Environmental Microbiology Section, Indian Toxicology Research Centre, Lucknow, India. Later he joined as ‘Lecturer’ of Microbiology in the Department of Microbiology, Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology, C. S. J. M. University, Kanpur, India and have broad research & teaching experience. At present Dr. Naraian is member of various academic and scientific bodies which includes; American Society for Microbiology, Association of Microbiologist’s of India, Indian National Science Congress, International Society of Biotechnology, Prof H.S. Srivastava foundation for Science and Society and ‘Fellow member’ of International Society of Biotechnology(FISBT). Currently he is actively engaged in teaching and research and project leader of research projects funded by University Grants Commission, India & Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. In addition he is expert/reviewer of various national & international journals of reputed publications e.g., Elsevier, Springer, Willey InterScience etc. He had broad area of research interest viz., Bioremediation & biodegradation, Microbial enzyme technology and Mushroom technology. Dr. Naraian published several research papers, articles, reviews, book chapter and conference proceedings of peer reviewed publications.

Research Interests

Bioremediation & biodegradation
Microbial enzyme technology and Mushroom technology.

Publications
Scientific Activities

Se-Kwon KimPhD

Professor
Department of Chemistry,
Pukyong National University
Address:South Korea
Biography
Research Interests
Publications
Scientific Activities

Vinay LomashPhD

Research Associate


Address:337, Tansen Nagar, Gwalior (M.P.) - 474 002 India
Biography

Dr. Vinay Lomash, Research Associate at Bioinformatics Center, School of Studies Neuroscience, Jiwaji University, Gwalior- India- 474011. He graduated from Bombay Veterinary College, Parel, Mumbai, India and did his Masters from College of Veterinary Science and A & H., Jabalpur India, with specialization in Veterinary Pathology. He did his Ph.D. (Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacology) from Jiwaji University Gwalior. He has more than ten years of research experience in the area pre clinical drug safety evaluation, toxicopathology, mechanistic pathology of chemical and biological warfare agents, environmental pollutants, heavy metal toxicity, nanomaterials toxicity, herbal and synthetic drugs etc., in experimental animals. He has good exposure for diagnosing disease of large domesticated and wild animals along with diseases of poultry. His significant contribution in the area of inflammatory reparative response, toxicity evaluation and establishment of mechanistic pathways in animal models was recognized nationally and internationally

Research Interests

Regulatory toxicology
Neurotoxicology
Mechanistic toxicology
Image analysis
Clinical Pathology

Publications
Scientific Activities

Zheng HuachuanPhD

Professor

Liaoning Medical University
Address:China
Biography

I graduated from Faculty of Library and Bioinformatics, China Medical University in 1999 and have been studying my master and doctor courses oncopatholgy in Cancer Institute of China Medical University. To break the limitation of pathomorphological approaches, I came to Japan and began to study molecular biology. After good at the biochemical methods, I returned to the oncological field. My interests included the establishment of spontaneous tumors of transgenic and conditional knockout mice, molecular mechanisms of tumorigenesis and progression of malignant tumor cells, early diagnosis and target therapy of malignancies. Until now, About 130 papers have been published and 10 grants achieved, including 2 natural science foundation of China.

Research Interests

Molecular Biology
Pathological morphology
Bioinformatics

Publications
Scientific Activities

Antonio Simone LaganaMD

In-Training Member
Department of Pediatrics
University of Messina
Address:Italy
Biography

I am Dr. Antonio Simone Laganà, MD from the "Department of Pediatric, Gynecological, Microbiological and Biomedical Sciences" of the University of Messina (Italy).
Currently, I am Member of the "Italian Association of Endometriosis" Expert Panel , In-Training Member of the "Society for Reproductive Investigation", Regular Member of  the "European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology", of the “International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology, of the “Italian Society of Gynecology of Childhood and Adolescence”, of the “Italian Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy” and of Giorgio Pardi Foundation’s professional research team.

 

Research Interests

Endometriosis
Reproductive Immunology
T cell subsets
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Organogenesis and Genetic of Mullerian-Derived Structures
Gynecological Endocrinology
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Laparoscopy
Hysteroscopy
Minimally invasive surgery in ob/gyn.

 

Publications
Scientific Activities

Friedrich Wilhelm SchardtPhD

Professor
histochemical and immunohistochemical investigations with cancer cells

Address:Germany
Biography

After my study of medicine in Berlin(West) and Wuerzburg and postgraduate training(1964-71) I made my special training in interne medicine and later in occupational medicine at the University Hospital in Wuerzburg(1972-78).
For my research in gas exchange and acid-base balance I got the Carl Diem prize(1988). The publications about resorption of minerals had been honoured with the Albert Creff prize of the Academie Francaise Nationale(1993) and La Roche prize(1995).Since 2001 I made histochemical and immunohistochemical investigations with cancer cells. My special interest is now the metabolism of cancer cells.

 

Research Interests

Histopathology of cancer cells and the weak point of their metabolism

Publications
Scientific Activities

Vivien Jane Coulson-ThomasPhD

Research Associate

University of Cambridge
Address:UK
Biography

Dr. Vivien Jane Coulson-Thomas has received her PhD   in Federal University of São Paulo  during the period of  2006 - 2010  Currently, she is working as Research Associate in University of Cambridge. She has authored several research articles/books. He/she is a member of American Society for Biochemistry. She also attended for several international conferences. She also participated successfully in funded grants. Her research involves primarily the study of glycosaminoglycans and proteoglycans in the field of: cancer, wound healing, stem cells, inflammation, development, spinal cord injury and nerve regeneration. This broad background provides a unique inter-disciplinary approach to glycosaminoglycan research.

Research Interests


The structure and function of the proteoglycans 
Studies of proteoglycans in 
cancer, more specifically the cancer stromal reaction
Wound healing, cornea and skin
Inflammation
Stem cells 
Mainly conditional gene knockouts,transgenic mice, cell co-culture techniques, immuno histochemistry, proteomics and glycomics 

Publications
Scientific Activities

Venkatesh KotaPh.D

Postdoctoral Scholar
Biochemistry
Medical University of South Carolina
Address:Charleston, SC USA
Biography
Research Interests

Biochemistry

Proteomics

Cancer Biology

Ceramide Biology

RNA Biology

 

Publications

Kota V, Dhople VM, Fullbright G, Smythe NM, Szulc ZM, Bielawska A, Hama H. (2013) 2'-hydroxy C16-ceramide induces apoptosis-associated proteomic changes in C6 glioma cells. J. Proteome Res. 12, 4366-4375.

 

Kota V, Szulc ZM, Hama H. (2012) Identification of C6-ceramide-interacting proteins in D6P2T Schwannoma cells. Proteomics 12, 2179-2184.

 

Rai P, Kota V, Sundaram CS, Deendayal M, Shivaji S. (2010) Proteome of human endometrium: Identification of differentially expressed proteins in proliferative and secretory phase endometrium. Proteomics Clin. Appl. 4, 48-59.

 

Rai P, Kota V, Deendayal M, Shivaji S. (2010) Differential proteome profiling of eutopic endometrium from women with endometriosis to understand etiology of endometriosis. J. Proteome Res. 9, 4407-4419.

 

Kota V, Rai P, Weitzel JM, Middendorff R, Bhande SS, Shivaji S. (2010) Role of glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase 2 in mouse sperm capacitation. Mol. Reprod. Dev. 77, 773-783.

 

Kameshwari DB, Bhande S, Sundaram CS, Kota V, Siva AB, Shivaji S. (2010) Glucose-regulated protein precursor (GRP78) and tumor rejection antigen (GP96) are unique to hamster caput epididymal spermatozoa. Asian J. Androl. 12, 344-355.

 

Kota V, Dhople VM, Shivaji S. (2009) Tyrosine phosphoproteome of hamster spermatozoa: role of glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase 2 in sperm capacitation. Proteomics 9, 1809-1826.

 

Kumar V, Kota V, Shivaji S. (2008) Hamster sperm capacitation: role of pyruvate dehydrogenase A and dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase. Biol. Reprod. 79, 190-199.

 

 

Review Articles

 

Kota V, Hama H. (2014) 2'-Hydroxy ceramide in membrane homeostasis and cell signaling. Adv. Biol. Regul. 54, 223-230.

 

Shivaji S, Kota V, Siva AB. (2009) The role of mitochondrial proteins in sperm capacitation. J. Reprod. Immunol. 83, 14-18.

Scientific Activities

João Miguel Silva e Costa RodriguesPhD

Investigator in the Laboratory for Bone Metabolism
Habilitation in Dental Medicine by Faculty of Dental Medicine
University of Porto
Address:Portugal
Biography

Joao Costa-Rodrigues has a college degree in Biochemistry and a PhD in Biomedical Sciences. He is Assistant Professor in Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal, where he conducts his research activity. His main area of investigation is bone tissue metabolism and regeneration, at a cellular and molecular level. He has published many scientific papers, one book chapter and has made a big number of communications in scientific events. He is a reviewer of more than 20 international journals, and member of three editorial boards.

 

Research Interests

Cellular and molecular basis of bone tissue metabolism and regeneration

Publications
Scientific Activities

Md. Ahsanur RezaPhD

Faculty of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine
Department of Physiology & Pharmacology
Patuakhali Science and Technology University
Address:Bangladesh
Biography

I gained my first degree in Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) and MS in Physiology under the supervision of Professor Md. Mamtazur Rahman in Bangladesh (Bangladesh Agricultural University). Later I awarded PhD in Veterinary Functional Medicine (Major in Pharmacology) under the supervision of Professor Seung-Chun Park in Republic of Korea (Kyungpook National University). After a short period of graduation, I joined at a government veterinary college as lecturer. I later entered into the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Bangladesh in 2008. After a 12-year career in veterinary medicine and medicinal properties of natural products research, I am now Chairman in Department of Physiology and Pharmacology of Faculty of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine at Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Bangladesh on March, 2015. 

Research Interests

My current research interest in Cancer and Molecular Biology, Phyto-chemical analysis, Antitumor, Anti-hyperlipidemic, Anti-microbial, Anti-oxidant, Anti-inflammatory Activities of Natural compounds

Publications
Scientific Activities

K. SRIKANTHPhD

postdoctoral research scientist
Department of Chemistry
University of Aveiro
Address:Portugal
Biography

Dr. K. Srikanth obtained his Ph.D in Environmental Science from Osmania University, India. After his Ph.D thesis submission in 2010, he joined as a postdoctoral researcher under the Brain Korea 21 Programme at Andong National University, South Korea. He was working on growth blocking peptide an insect cytokine in S. exigua, cross talk between plastamatocyte spreading peptide and Eicosanoids in S. exigua and cellular immunity in T. castaneum using advanced molecular biology and proteomics techniques. In 2012 KS secured a post-doctoral grant from Fundacao para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia (SFRH/BPD/79490/2011) and joined Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM), Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, Portugal where he had initiated the cell culture and established nanotoxicology laboratory.  During KS Post doc. work at UA he had collaboration with American, South Korean and Indian universities in both brain research, molecular biology, health and environmental sciences research groups with very good research outputs.

Research Interests
  • Nanotoxicology
  • Insect immunity
  • Cytotoxicity
  • Biomonitoring and Risk assessment
  • Aquatic toxicology
Publications
Scientific Activities

Tarek Mohamed Mustafa HeikalPhD

Professor
Environmental Toxicology Research Unit
National Research Centre
Address:Egypt
Biography
Research Interests

Interests with the interaction between drugs and toxins such as pesticides, and the role of antioxidants (natural or synthetic origin) in ameliorating the hazards of pollutants. Using medicinal plant extracts such as of Green Tea, Origanum majorana. Toxicity and related gene expression as well as reproductive toxicity

Publications
Scientific Activities

Lin LinPhD

Associate Professor
Otorhinolaryngology
Huashan Hospital of Fudan University
Address:China
Biography

Dr. Lin was born on July 3, 1972, and is presently serving as Associate Professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology in Huashan Hospital of Fudan University.Dr. Lin has 21 years of experiences in medical teaching and research since 1994. He has acquired 2 items of financial supports, one is from Shanghai MunicipalCommission of Healthand Family Planning, and the other is from National Natural ScienceFoundation of China. Now his research group is involved in allergic airway diseases such as allergic rhinitis, nasal polyposis and asthmaincluding clinical and laboratory studies.He has published 14research papers in various peer-reviewed journals.

Research Interests

Study for the mechanisms of the expression, distribution and regulation of CRAC channel protein in human nasal polyps. his research group is involved in allergic airway diseases such as allergic rhinitis, nasal polyposis and asthmaincluding clinical and laboratory studies

Publications
Scientific Activities

Koenders, Marije Ingrid PhD

Staff Member and Program Leader
Cytokine Targeting and Immunomodulation in Arthrtiis
Radboud university medical center
Address:Netherlands
Biography

My research team focuses on cytokine targeting and immunomodulation to (selectively) dampen the immune response to suppress synovial inflammation during arthritis and to prevent further destruction of cartilage and bone. We approach this by blocking the proinflammatory cytokines IL-17 and IL-22, and by inhibiting the pathogenic T lymphocytes (Th17 cells) via IL-21 and IL-6. Closely related with this Th17 research is our research on the effects of modulation of intestinal flora on the development of arthritis, and the activation of several Toll-Like Receptors (TLRs) involved in this. Within the European IMI project "BeTheCure" we contribute to the standardization of murine models of experimental arthritis, and we participate in the research on new therapeutic targets in the IL-17 and TLR pathways. Because of our long-standing expertise in animal models, we also collaborate with external parties in the screening of new therapeutic agents in our RA and OA models. To translate potential new targets from bench to bedside, we make use of the humanized RA synovium SCID mouse model, which we extensively validated with frequently applied biological treatments. Combing our in vitro assays, classical in vivo systems and this translational model of RA, we contribute to the preclinical research and development of new, personalized treatment in RA.

Research Interests

My research team focuses on cytokine targeting and immunomodulation to (selectively) dampen the immune response to suppress synovial inflammation during arthritis and to prevent further destruction of cartilage and bone

Publications
Scientific Activities

Seonghyang Sohn PhD

Professor
Department of Microbiology
Ajou University School of Medicine
Address:Korea
Biography
Research Interests

Herpes simplex virus –induced Inflammation,

Animal model of Behcet’s disease,  

Electron microscopy

Publications
Scientific Activities

Yaser Hosny Ali ElewaPhD

Assistant professor
Histology and cytology
Zagazig University
Address:Egypt
Biography
  • Research Scientist, Laboratory of Anatomy, Department of Biomedical Science, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan October 2013-2016.
  • Associate Professor Department of Histology, Faculty of Veterinary medical science, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt  Since 2011-Present.
  • Post doctoral Research fellow, Laboratory of Anatomy, Department of Biomedical Science, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan juli 2012-January 2013.
  • Ph. D Department of Histology, Faculty of Veterinary medical science, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt  Since 2011.
  • Chanel system Doctoral Research fellow, Laboratory of Anatomy, Department of Biomedical Science, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan October 2008-2010.
  • Visiting researcher for 6 months  grant (August 2006- January 2007) in Department of Structural Pathology, Institute of Nephrology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan.
  • M.Sc Department of Histology, Faculty of Veterinary medical science, zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt  Since 2005.
  • B. Sc Faculty of Veterinary medical science, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt  Since 2001
Research Interests

Analysis of a novel fat-associated lymphoid tissue in the mediastinum of different mouse strains

Publications
  1. Magdeldin, S., Elewa, Y. H. A., Ikeda, T., Ikei, J., Zhang, Y., Xu, B., Nameta, M., Fujinaka, H., Yoshida, Y., Yaoita, E., Yamamoto, T.: .Dietary supplementation with arachidonic acid but not eicosapentaenoic or docosahexaenoic acids alter lipids metabolism in C57BL/6J mice. Gen Physiol Biophys. (2009) 28 (3): 266-75.

 

  1. Elewa,Y. H. A.,  Bareedy, M.H., Abuel-Atta, A.A., Ichii, O., Otsuka, S., Kanazawa, T., Hashimoto, Y.,     Kon, Y.: Structural characteristics of goat (Capra hircus) parotid salivary glands. Japn. J. Vet. Res. (2010) 58(2): 121-135.

 

  1. Elewa,Y. H. A.,  Bareedy, M.H., Abuel-Atta, A.A., Ichii, O., Otsuka, S., Kanazawa, T., Hashimoto, Y.,     Kon, Y.: Cytoarchitectural differences of myoepithelial cells among goat major salivary glands“Vet. Res. Commun. (2010) 34:557–567.

 

  1. Khalil, S., Awad, A., Elewa, Y. H. A. “Antidotal impact of extra virgin olive oil against genotoxicity, cytotoxicity and immunotoxicity induced by hexavalent chromium in rat”, Intern. J. of Vet. Sci. and Med. (2013) 1: 65–73.

 

  1. Lee SH, Ichii O, Otsuka S, Elewa, Y. H. A., Namiki Y, Hashimoto Y, Kon Y. “Ovarian cysts in MRL/ MpJ mice are derived from the extraovarian rete: a developmental study”. J Anat. (2011), 219 (6):743-55 and (2013) 222(3):396.

 

  1. Elewa,Y. H. A., Ichii, O., Otsuka, S., Hashimoto, Y., Kon, Y. “Characterization of mouse mediastinal fat-associated lymphoid clusters” Cell Tissue Research. (2014) 357:731–741.

 

  1. Elewa,Y. H. A., Ichii, O., Otsuka, S.,  Hashimoto, Y., Kon, Y. “Structural changes of goat parotid salivary gland: pre- and post-weaning periods”. Anat. Histol. Embryol. (2014) 43: 265–272.

 

  1. Mohamed A. A., Galal A. A., Elewa,Y. H. A. Comparative protective effects of royal jelly and cod liver oil against neurotoxic impact of tartrazine on male rat pups brain. Acta Histochemica  (2015) 117:  (2015) 649–658.

 

  1. Chihara, M., Nakamura, T., Otsuka-Kanazawa, S, Ichii, O,  Elewa,Y. H. A., Kon Y. Genetic factors derived from the MRL/MpJ mouse function to maintain the integrity of spermatogenesis after heat exposure. Andrology. (2015) 3(5):991-999.

 

  1. Gouda, Z. A. Elewa, Y. H. A. and Selim A. O. Histological architecture of cardiac myofibers composing the left ventricle of murine heart. Journal of Histology & Histopathology. (2015) Volume 2, Article 2.

 

  1. Elewa,Y. H. A., Ichii, O.,  Kon, Y. Comparative analysis of mediastinal fat-associated lymphoid cluster development and lung cellular infiltration in murine autoimmune disease models and the corresponding normal control strains. (2015) (in press).

 

  1. Shiozuru, D., Ichii, O., Kimura, J., Nakamura T., Elewa, Y. H. A., Otsuka-Kanazawa S. , Kon, Y. MRL/MpJ mice show unique pathological features after experimental kidney injury. Histology and Histopathology. (2015) (in press).
Scientific Activities

Tilahun Ayane

PhD student

National Taiwan University of Science and technology
Address:Taiwan
Biography
Research Interests

Biomaterials for Drug delivery

Interaction between nanoparticles and cells,

Photodynamic Cancer Therapy

Biomedical chemistry

Bio imaging probe 

Publications
Scientific Activities

Mustafa ErbogaPhD

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Medicine
Namik Kemal University
Address:Turkey
Biography

Dr. Mustafa Erboga spesialist in Histology and Embryology and working at Department of Histology and Embryology, Namik Kemal University, Faculty of Medicine. He is a longstanding member of the International Federation of Societies of Microscopy, European Microscopy Society, International Federation of Societies for Histochemistry and Cytochemistry, Turkish Society for Electron Microscopy, and Turkish Society of Histology and Embryology. Fields of research prevalent: urological research, urinary tract, experimental studies, reproductive biology, and apoptosis. Author of more than 45 original papers, mainly on gastroenterology and reproductive biology. H-index: 13; number of citations: 369

Research Interests

Urological research

Urinary tract experimental studies

Reproductive biology

Apoptosis

Publications
Scientific Activities

Joong Hyun ShimPhD

Assistant professor
Department of Oriental cosmetic science
Semyung University
Address:Korea
Biography

B.S. in Biotechnology, Korea University (1999~2005)

M.S. and Ph.D. in Biotechnology, Korea University (2005~2009)

Senior Researcher in Amorepacific R&D center (2009~2014)

Assistant professor in Semyung Univ. (2014~)

Research Interests

Skin stem cell

Screening of antiaging materials for skin

Pancreatic differentiation of embryonic stem cell

Publications
Scientific Activities

Mohamed A. ShakerPhD

Assistant Professor
college of pharmacy
Taibah University
Address:Saudi Arabia
Biography

I am a graduate of the school of pharmacy, Memorial University (MUN), St John’s, NL, Canada. I received my BSc (Pharm) in 1999 and my MSc (Pharmaceutics) in 2004 from faculty of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt. I worked for one year as a post doctoral fellow in bio-pharmaceutics, pharmaceutics & polymeric drug delivery research at college of pharmacy, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar. I am currently a lecturer of pharmaceutics at the pharmaceutics department, faculty of pharmacy, Helwan University. My research core is at the interface of biotechnology and biomaterials science, focusing on the creation of effective biodegradable and biocompatible polymers for biomedical applications. These multidisciplinary applications include localized cytokine delivery for cancer therapy, determining the mechanisms governing drug release and the role of biomaterial's mechanical properties in thermodynamic stability of various pharmaceutical carriers.

Research Interests

Biodegradable polymeric drug delivery

Osmotically triggered zero-order release system

Photo-irradiated pharmaceutical carriers

Self assembled nano-carriers

Publications
Scientific Activities

Mohammad Ali Ahmad Saeed

PhD student

Universiti Sains Malaysia
Address:Malaysia
Biography

Mohammed Ali Ahmed Saeed is a PhD scholar at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. He got his M.Sc in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2013 from Universiti Sains Malaysia, and B.Sc (Pharmacy) in 2004 from University of Sciences and technology, Sana'a, Yemen. He has published few articles and participated in International Expo and Conferences. He has experience in teaching for more than 7 years as Research Assistant in field of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Research Interests

Pharmaceutical chemistry

Phytochemistry

Natural products

Publications
Scientific Activities

Gang Wang


Department of Pharmaceutics
Jiangsu University
Address:China
Biography

Education:

Sept. 1994 – Jun. 1998: WuHan University, B.S in Medicine

Sept. 2003 – Jun. 2006: HuBei University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, M.S in Pharmacology of Chinese Material Medicine

Sept. 2009 – Jun. 2012: ChengDu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ph.D. in Pharmacology of Chinese Material Medicine

 Work Experience:

2006-2012: Vice-director: Department of the Secondary National Laboratory of Traditional Chinese Medicine, TaiHe Affiliated Hospital of Hubei Medical College

1). Development and Research on Preparation of Traditional Chinese Medicine

2). Development and Utilization on Natural Resources of Chinese Medicinal Materials

2014-2015: Director:Department of Pharmaceutics, Shanghai Eighth People's Hospital, Jiangsu University

Research Interests

Designing of the experiment schemes

Biochemical, pharmacological, toxicological, and clinical research techniques

Establishment of quality standards

Publications
Scientific Activities

Peng LiaoPhD

Assistant Professor
Institute of Subtropical Agriculture
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Address:China
Biography

Dr. Liao was born July, 23, 1981. From September 2001 to July 2005, Dr. Liao received her Bachelor's degree in College of Veterinary Medicine, Hunan Agricultural University (HAU), China. Major for animal science. From September 2006 to July 2008, Dr. Liao received her Master programs of study in College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Jilin University (JLU), China. Major: animal science and animal nutrition. From September 2008 to December 2012, Dr. Liao received her Ph.D. programs of study in College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Jilin University (JLU), China. Major: veterinary medicine.

From July 2012-June 2013, Dr. Liao worked in Institute of Special Economic Animal and Plant Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. He was a Assistant Professor of Toxicology Science at the Institute of Special Economic Animal and Plant Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. From July 2013 to Present, Dr. Liao worked in Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was a Assistant Professor of Toxicology Science at the Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Her current research interests include Mycotoxins for gastro-intestinal tract (GIT) health and some functional nutrients or Chinese herbal medicine triggered protective mechanism for intestinal cells using pig as a research model. Considering that the gastrointestinal tract and the immune system of pigs are not vastly different from those of humans, the pig can be regarded as a good model that can be applied to humans.

Since July 2014, Dr. Liao has been supporting as National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant no. 31402088) for deoxynivalenol (DON) research program. The program name: the protective mechanisms of arginine and glutamic acid in intestinal porcine epithelial cells after DON exposure. Fusarium infection of wheat, barley and corn with concurrent production of DON and other trichothecene mycotoxins is an increasing food safety concern worldwide. Our research interests was confirmed the functional nutrients or Chinese herbal medicine for protective using pig model and cells. We have recently discovered that dietary supplementation with L-Arginine exerts a protective role in pigs fed DON-contaminated diet

Research Interests

Animal science and nutrition

Toxicology and Mycotoxins

Amino acids nutrition

Proteomics

Publications
Scientific Activities

LIN YEPhD

Lecturer
cancer biology
Cardiff University School of Medicine
Address:Cardiff
Biography

After graduating from the Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine with MB and BCh in 1993, Dr Ye started his clinical training and work at the Department of Surgery in the University Hospital, Jinan, China. He had been a surgeon and clinical teacher before he moved to Cardiff to pursue a PhD in cancer biology in 2004. Following his PhD study of bone morphogenetic proteins (BMP) and their signalling in prostate cancer, Dr Ye continues to explore the mechanism(s) of bone metastasis from prostate cancer and breast cancer, seeking and developing therapeutic approaches particularly by targeting BMPs signalling.

Research Interests

BMP signalling and the predisposition to metastasise to bone

BMPs and colonisation of metastatic cancer cells in the bone

BMP signalling events in cancer cells

BMPs and epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT)

Therapeutic potential

Publications
Scientific Activities

Jin Seop Bak PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Address:Korea
Biography

Jin Seop Bakwas born on January16, 1980, andhas a college degree in Chemistry in Yonsei University and a PhD in Food Biotechnologyin Korea University with top honors. He is ResearchAssistant Professor/Committee Member/Subproject Leaderin Faculty of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering/Advanced Biomass R&D Center, KAIST, where he conducts his research activity. He also worked as a postdoctoral researcher in UC Berkeley (conditionally), Korea University,Seoul National University, KRIBB, IPET, and MIT (conditionally). In Korea University, he played a key role in teachingPhysical Chemistry lectures.He is a leading member of a large number of academies and nonprofit organizations (e.g., Mensa).His main area of investigation is MicrobialSignalling/Systems Biotechnologyand BioprocessEngineering/MetabolicBiosystems/Biomimetics at either a upstreamordownstream level. He has achieved many research publications with highly citation index,2 patents, 4 grantsand has made a big number of communications in scientific events. He is a reviewer of more than 8 international journals, and member of 3 editorial boards.

Research Interests
  • Systems Biotechnology/Chemical Biology/Microbial Signallingand Communication
  • Bioprocess and Biochemical Engineering/Metabolic Cascade/Bioenergy
  • Food Science
  • Physical Biology/Biomimetics
Publications
Scientific Activities

Shahanshah Khan

PhD student
Division of Radiation Biodosimetry
Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences
Address:India
Biography

Shahanshah Khan is a Radiation Oncology Researcher and currently worked at the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, Defence Research & development Organization, Ministry of Defence, Delhi as a PhD scholar. He has more than 4 years of extensive research experience in the field of radiation biology, radiation countermeasure development, molecule biology, immunology, redox biology, and radiation oncology.

Research Interests

Radiation Biology

Radioprotector

Radiomitigator

DNA damage and Repair response

Apoptosis

Immunophenotyping

Cell cycle regulation

NRF2-NFκB cross-talk

Non-homologous end joining.

 

Publications
Scientific Activities

Matthias StopePhD


Department of Urology
University Medicine Greifswald
Address:Germany
Biography

Matthias B. Stope is a molecular biologist working at the Department of Urology at the University Medicine Greifswald, Germany. The major focus of his scientific work is on the control of initiation and progression of tumor cells by heat shock proteins and microRNAs. His aim is to identify and characterize molecular pathways that contribute to pathology of cancer, and could help to develop new therapeutic strategies based on biological understanding. He is an editorial board member of several international journals and a member of the Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS), the German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM), the German Society for Cell Biology (DGZ), and the German Society of Urology (DGU).

 

Research Interests

To identify and characterize molecular pathways that contribute to pathology of cancer

The small heat shock protein HSP27 was identified to control various pathways of proliferative, cytoprotective, and chemoresistance mechanisms

Understanding the role of this regulatory network in prostate, kidney, breast, and ovarian cancer

Publications
Scientific Activities

Abdullah ASLANPhD


Department of Biology
University of Firat
Address:Turkey
Biography

Dr. Abdullah Aslan completed his Ph.D in 2006-11 in MolecularBiology, Department of Biology, University of Firat, Elazig, Turkey. His PhD thesis is TheEffect of Lycopene on TheCyclooxygenase (Cox-2), Caspase-3, Caspase-9, Bax, Bcl-2, P53 Protein Expressionand DNA DamageInRatsWithAzoxhymethane-InducedColorectalCancer. He completed his M.Sc. (2003-06) inMolecularBiology, Department of Biology, University of Firat, Elazig, Turkey.

His Mater’sThesis is Expression of The Gene Coding Enzyme Lactate Dehydrogenase From PlasmodiumVivax Purification of The Related Protein and Its Analysis. His B.Sc (1999-2003). ?n Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Firat, Elazig, Turkey.

Research Interests

Molecular Biology and Genetic

Cancer Molecular Biology

Cell Biology

Biochemistry

Apoptotic markers

Protein Electrophoresis

DNA electrophoresis

Western blotting

Molecular analysis in different tissue (liver, lung)

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