Bor-Yann Chen is Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering Department, NIU. He has completed PhD from University of California, Irvine USA in 1995. Prior to recruitment in 1999, he worked as NRC-awarded Research Associate in NRMRL, US EPA, Cincinnati, Ohio. He was invited to have Plenary, Keynote speeches in many International Conferences and published 150+ SCI-peer reviewed articles in reputed journals and owns many National Awards (e.g., four times Professor Yen-Ping Shih Best Paper Awards from TIChE). His research interest focued on biomass energy applications (e.g., re-evaluation of natural bioresource with electrochemical potentials for bioenergy utilization and herbal medication).
Hongbin Zou has completed his PhD from Zhejiang University, China and postdoctoral studies from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany. He then had two years’ visiting to Bradely Moore’s lab at Scripps Institute of Oceanograph, UC San Diego, US. He is the deputy director of Institue of Drug Discovery and Design, Zhejiang University. He has published more than 30 papers in reputed journals and has authorized more than 20 patents
Dr. Farooq Anwar, with PhD in Analytical Chemistry, has earned
Two Post-Doc fellowships including from University of Lethbridge,
Lethbridge, Alberta,Canada and Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.
Presently he is serving as Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Director
ORIC and Chairman of Department of Chemistry at University of Sargodha, Sargodha-Pakistan. He has supervised 12 PhD and published 223 articles with an Impact Factor > 350 and 13800 Citations to his credit. He has been enlisted as Productive Scientist of Pakistan and Fellow of the Chemical Society of Pakistan. He has been awarded Dr. Atta-ur-Rehman Gold Medal/Prize-2010 (Chemistry) by PAS and TWAS Young Affiliate Fellowship by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).
Raivis Žalubovskis has completed his PhD at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm under supervision of Prof. Christina Moberg. Currently he is the head of the group at the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, where he also serves as the member of Scientific Board. At the same time he also holds position of associated professor at Riga Technical University. He has published more than 35 papers in reputed journals and he is a member of Editorial Board of Journal of Enzyme Inhibition and Medicinal Chemistry.
Prof. Umesh Yadava has completed his PhD from DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, India and postdoctoral studies from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA. Currently, he is working as Professor in the Department of Physics, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur since 2016. He is the reciepient of Raman Fellowship and Young Scientist awarded by University Grants Commission, New Delhi and Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, India respectively. He has published more than 45 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.
Hiroshi Tomoda graduated from the University of Tokyo, Japan and obtained a PhD degree from the same. After that, he has worked for Kitasato Institute and Kitasato University. During the employment, he had an experience to work as a postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins University, USA. He became a professor of Kitasato Institute for Life Sciences, Kitasato University in 2000, then moved to Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kitasato University in 2005. He has discovered a number of bioactive compounds from microorganisms and published more than 300 papers in international journals. He has been serving as an editorial board member of J. Antibiotics.
Daniel Becker earned his PhD at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and worked
in the pharmaceutical industry in Searle, Pharmacia, and then Pfizer as a Project
Leader and Research Fellow in cancer, arthritis, and cardiovascular diseases. He
moved from industry and joined Loyola University Chicago in 2004 where he serves as
a full Professor of Chemistry performing research in synthetic organic and medicinal
chemistry, especially in antibiotics and in cancer, as well as in supramolecular
chemistry. He has published more than 50 scientific papers in various areas of
chemistry and is an inventor on over 50 U.S. patents.
Dr. Valeria La Pietra is Assistant Professor in Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Naples "Federico II". She got her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical sciences in 2010after one year stint at the laboratory of Prof. William Jorgensen at Yale University (USA) pursuing research in the field of Free Energy Perturbation.In August 2017 she obtained the national scientific qualification of Associate Professor. Specifically, she is highly involved in the discovery of new chemicals especially for cancer therapy. So far, she has published more than 30 papers in reputed journals mostly working on anticancer targets: P53-MDM2/4, INTEGRINS, CXCR4 and some KINASES
Rebeca Garcia-Fandino is a young researcher recently in corporated to the CIQUS-Santiago de Compostela University through the “Ramón y Cajal” program, working in the field of computational simulation of supramolecular systems and using cutting-edge simulation and visualization technologies. She completed her PhD at Santiago de Compostela University and postdoctoral studies in IRBB-Barcelona and Oxford University (UK). She has published more than 30 papers in reputed journals, three book chapters and she is also author of a patent and several registered software. She has been PI in several national and international competitive funded projects, and is also the main founder of the university start-up MD.USE Innovations SL.
Dr. Parul Grover has completed her PhD from Punjabi University, Patiala, India. She is Assistant Professor at KIET School of Pharmacy, KIET Institute, Ghaziabad. She has published 1 patent, 2 books, 1 book chapter and have more than 20 papers in reputed journals.
Ana Cristina Lima Leite has completed his PhD from Université de Montpellier I, France. She is a professor at University Federal of Pernambuco organization. She has published more than 55 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute in Medicinal Chemistry field.