Kuppuswamy Kasturi, after completing D.Sc from the University of Paris South, France, he pursued postdoctal studies at the Beatson Institute for Cancer Resaerch, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom and then as a member of Microbiology Faculty at Mount Sinai Meical Center, New York, USA prior to joining USFDA as a Microbiologt in 2002. He has published more than 50 papers in reputed international journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of International Journal of Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics
He has published more than 50 papers in reputed international journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of International Journal of Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics
Mohammed O. Aljahdali is the Professor of Ecological Physiology at King Abdulaziz University, Previous Dean of Science & Art College – Rabigh campus, Saudi Arabia. He did his PhD from the University of Alabama in 2003 and trained at Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, AL USA. His Research interest is manipulations of environmental parameters on physiological and ecological functions of biota at Rabigh lagoon at the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia.
Oceanography and Marine Ecology; Environmental Impact Assessment Studies; Environmental Pollution and Pollutants; Marine Biology and Organisms; Ecological physiology of Public Health and Pollution-related Diseases; Ecological Physiology of Reproduction and Development
Prof. Masroor Alikhan. is aRetired as professor & Head of the department of Zoology, Saifia college, Barkatullah University, Bhopal (India). Having more than 30 years teaching & research experience in the field of zoology and Entomology. Presently working as a Consultant, Public Health Pests Laboratory; Municipality Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Some latest research publications are: Public health and veterinary important flies (order: diptera
Public health and veterinary important flies (order: diptera),Characterization of Forensically Important Necrophagus Flies (Diptera) of Jeddah,Saudi Arabia Adv. Environ. Biol, Fauna of Aedes Mosquito species in western Saudi Arabia
Dr. Rubén Bueno-Marí finished his PhD in 2010 in the University of Valencia (Spain) and obtained the Special Doctorate Award in the field of Natural Sciences two years later. He is an active member of several scientific associations at national and international level, highlighting his role as member of the Board of the European Mosquito Control Association (EMCA). He also collaborates with several scientific journals as member of the Editorial Board, is an expert advisor of the Iberoamerican Society of Scientific Information (SIIC) and has published more than 60 scientific publications in journals related with the fields of medical and veterinary entomology, applied zoology and public health. He currently cooperates with several universities and other academic institutions in superior teaching issues related with his field of expertise (medical entomology, vector control and vector-borne diseases) and is the head of the Department of Research and Development (R+D) of a leading company in environmental health called Laboratorios Lokímica".
Medical and Veterniary Entomology
Dr Helieh S. Oz has DVM, and MS (U. IL); PhD (U. MN) and clinical translational research certificate (U. KY Med Center). Dr Oz is an active member of American Association of Gastroenterology (AGA) and AGA Fellow (AGAF). Dr Oz is Microbiologist scientist with expertise in infectious and inflammatory diseases, drug discoveries, pathogenesis, innate and mucosal Immunity, molecular biology, and micronutrient. Dr Oz has over 90 publications in areas of chronic inflammatory disorders (e.g. pancreatitis, hepatitis, colitis), microbial and infectious diseases (e.g. Toxoplasmosis, Trypanosomasis, Babesiosis, Coccidiosis, Pneumocystis pneumonia). She has served as Lead editor for special issues including Gut Inflammatory, Infectious diseases and Nutrition 2017 (Mediators of Inflammation); Nutrients, Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases 2017 (Nutrients); Gastrointestinal Inflammation and Repair: Role of Microbiome, Infection, Nutrition 2016 (Gastroenterology Research Practice), and co-editor for Parasitic infections in pediatric clinical practice 2017 (J Pediatric Infectious Disease), Chagas Disease, Intech Open Science 2017 and member of different advisory committees.
Dr. Khalil has contributed to research in the general field of Biotechnology and Microbiology. This includes contributions to basic research in diverse areas of this field such as biotechnology of thermophiles and its applications, bioremediation of oil-contaminated sites, bioactive agents from medicinal plants and Nano biotechnology applications (developing new Nano materials and testing them for various biological applications). In these areas, he contributed to the investigation and exploring the biodiversity of thermophiles in Saudi Arabia. In addition, he has contributed to the investigation of microbial dynamics in oil field system and the bioremediation of oil-contaminated sites. Furthermore, he has contributed to the developing new Nano material (Carbon nanotubes CNT) and investigate their effect of microorganisms (bacteria).
One of the major achievements of my work on CNT is the development of modified CNT with other organic molecule and the testing of these molecules on killing bacteria in contaminated water Lately, Dr. Khalil focused on isolation and characterization of thermophilic bacteria from hot springs in Saudi Arabia and deep red sea. Recently we are able to identify two novel thermophilic strains (deposited in DSMZ and BCCM/LMG bacteria collection).
Jay Stauffer received his BS from Cornell University in 1972 and completed his Ph.D from Virginia polytechnic institute and state university in 1975.From April 1975 until June1984 he was an assistance professor for Appalachian Environmental Laboratory, Center for Environmental and Estuarine Studies at the University of Maryland. From July 1984, he has been with the Penn State School of Forest Resources, first as an Associate Professor of Fishery Science from July 1984 to June 1988. Then as a Professor of Ichthyology from July 1988 until December 2005 and now as a Distinguished Professor of Ichthyology. He acts as an editor and session chairman for American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Annual Meeting at Penn State which is held in June 2001.He has published nearly 250 articles.Dr.Stauffer had received Phi sigma award in 1974 for outstanding graduate research in the biological sciences at VPI & SU.In 1974 he had received sigma Xi award for outstanding graduate students and promoting scholarly achievement. In 1990 he had also received an Fulbright Research Scholar award. Professor Stauffer is certified as a Professional Fisheries Biologist by the American Fisheries Society. He is also a member of the American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists. He had published many articles including the River of the Dammed: Longitudinal changes in fish assemblages in response to dams" with Jonathan Freedman, B. D. Lorson, R.B. Taylor, R. F. Carline, J.R. Stauffer, "Introgression in Lake Mala?i: Increasing the Threat of Human Urogenital Schistosomiasis?" with Jay R Stauffer, Henry Madsen, David Rollinson. "Prey species and size choice of the molluscivorous fish, black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus)" N. M. Hung, J. R. Stauffer, H. Madsen
Endangered fishes; freshwater fish behavior; impact of introduced fishes; systematics and zoogeography of freshwater fishes Ichthyology
Min LU, Ph.D., is a Professor at the Institute of Zoology (IOZ), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He received his PhD in Ecology from Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, and held a postdoctoral fellow from 2008-2009 in FABI in University of Pretoria, South Africa, and then an associate professor position from 2011-2015 at the Institute of Zoology, CAS. Prof. Lu’s research includes Forest Protection, Invasion Biology, and microbial Ecology. He made great achievements in the scientific research of the invasive mechanism of insect-microbial symbiosis, and published more than 20 SCI papers in Ecology, the ISME Journal, and Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, etc.