Caldas University, Colombia
Researcher in Bioprospecting development and consulting. Doctor in medicine from Caldas University, Manizales, Colombia (2001). Master degree in biomedical sciences from Antioquia University, Medellín, Colombia (2008). Expert in design and implementation of antimicrobial platforms for to evaluate natural products and synthesis drugs with the aim of optimize in vitro antimicrobial activity selection of new chemical entities for future anti infective pharmaceutical, Bogotá, Colombia. Fellow, COLCIENCIAS-Universidad de Caldas (2002). Fellow of University of the United Nations in antifungal susceptibility testing, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas, INEI.ANLIS, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2004). Fellow, International Visitor Leadership Program on “Public Health”, United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (2012). Award of Colombian Dermatology Association, Best research in dermatology (2006). Enrique Nuñez Olarte award for pharmacological research. Colombian Phamarcology Association (2009) Visiting scientist, Anadolu University, Eskisehir (Turkey) (2015). Author of 31 publications in pharmacological research. Author in three chapter books in antimicrobial drug discovery.
Bioprospecting development and consulting
Professor, Director of Kosair Children's Hospital Research Institute, Pediatrics
University of Louisville, USA
Lu Cai received his MD in 1983, and Ph.D. in 1990 from Jilin University (formally Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences), Changchun, P.R. China. Postdoctoral training was in Department of Pathology at University of Western Ontario in 1993, and Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McGill University in 1995, Canada. He is currently a tenured Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Radiation Oncology and Pharmacology and Toxicology, Director of Kosair Children's Hospital Research Institute, the University of Louisville School of Medicine, and also Visiting Professor, Jilin University and Wenzhou Medical University. Lu Cai's research interests include radiation biology and toxicology, for which he has contributed more than 75 peer-reviewed publications in high impact journals including Mutation Res, Radiation Res, Toxicological Sciences, Experimental Hematology, and J Biol Chem. Lu Cai's recent work has been mainly on cardiovascular complications of diabetes, including the diabetic cardiomyopathy, nephropathy and wound healing, for which he has made a great contribution to understanding the mechanisms and to potentially preventing these cardiovascular complications for diabetic patients with more than 94 peer-reviewed publications in Diabetes, Free Radical Biol Med, J Mol Cell Med, Am J Pathol, J Am Coll Cardiol, and Circulation.
Cardiovascular complications of diabetes and obesity; Antioxidant metallothionein and its preventive effect on oxidative damage; Trace element (Zinc, copper, iron) homeostasis; Low-dose radiation
Gamil S G Zeedan
Assistant Professor, National Research Center
Dr. G. S. Gamil Zeedan obtained Ph.D. Virology ,Cairo University Egypt , MVSCs Virology , Cairo University. BVSCs , Cairo University . Currently 2014 up to date Researcher at National Research Center (NRC) – Cairo – Egypt. 2010- 2013 Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Virology at Collage of Medicine and Applied Medical sciences, Northern Border University(NBU) Saudi Arabia. He teaching the following curriculum , Medical Microbiology and Virology, Diagnostic Microbiology ,Clinical Rotation of Microbiology and Clinical Rotation Immunology & Virology . Title of supervised projects: Development of a Therapeutic Vaccine against Hepatitis B Virus - Incidence of hepatitis A , B, C ,D and E in Saudi Arabia .The laboratory diagnosis of hepatitis B virus-Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection testing technologies & strategies -Hepatitis C virus virological studies and diagnosis of liver diseases -My research focuses on the molecular epidemiology of animals and human diseases , immune and inflammatory responses. He published more than 10 publications in reputed journals supervising postgraduate students and serving as an editorial board member of reputed journals. My research focuses on the molecular epidemiology of animals and human diseases , immune and inflammatory responses.
Molecular typing and epidemiological studies of Microbes of animal origin with special interest of zoonotic ones