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Prof. Dr. Claudiu T. Supuran
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Neurofarba Department, Sezione di Scienze Farmaceutiche e Nutraceutiche, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Sesto Fiorentino (Florence) 50019, Italy
Interests: drug design; metalloenzymes; carbonic anhydrases, anticancer agents; antiinfectives; sulfonamides; coumarins
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Prof. Dr. Claire Hellio
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Associate Editor-in-Chief
President of ESMB; Head of a bioprospection corefacility (Biodimar) at the University of Brest; Course leader for a master in Biotechnology at the University of Brest, Brest, France
Interests: marine biotechnology; biomimetics; bioactives; bioassays; new non-toxic antifouling solutions; new biocides; marine natural products; marine biochemistry
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Prof. Dr. Irene Söderhäll
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Department of Organismal Biology, Uppsala University, Norbyv. 18A, SE-75236 Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: astakine; hematopoiesis; Invertebrate immunity; neurogenesis
Prof. Dr. Ruben Carbonell
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North Carolina State University, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Raleigh, USA
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Linert
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Institute of Applied Synthetic Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 9/163-AC, A-1060 Wien, Austria
Interests: Transition metal chemistry; molecular magnesium; spin crossover; coordination chemistry related bioinorganic chemistry; redox-kinetics
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Prof. Dr. Ryszard Lobinski
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Institute of Analytical and Physical Chemistry for the Environment and Materials (IPREM), CNRS/UPPA, Hélioparc, 2, Av. Pr. Angot, 64053 Pau, France
Interests: Development of analytical methods for the identification and determination of chemical forms of elements in biology (speciation); analytical methods for large-scale probing of interactions of metal ions with proteins and metabolites (metallomics); mechanisms of uptake, metabolism and accumulation of essential elements (Fe, Co, Ni, Zn, Mo) by bacteria and plants; detoxification of cadmium and metallothioneins; metabolism of selenium in yeast and plants
Prof. Dr. Toshiyuki Kaji
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Department of Environmental Health, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo University of Science, Noda 278-8510, Japan
Interests: cellular and molecular mechanisms of heavy metal toxicity; physiological and pathological roles of metallothionein; intracellular signal pathways that mediate metallothionein induction; biological defense mechanisms against heavy metal toxicity; mechanisms underlying cadmium, lead, and methylmercury; metal transporters; toxicity of organic-inorganic hybrid molecules (organometallic compounds and metal complexes); analysis of biological systems using metal-containing compounds; bioorganometallics
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Prof. Dr. Athanasios Salifoglou
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Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University Box 462, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
Interests: Biotoxic metal ions in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases and neoplasias; bioinorganic and inorganic-organic vanadium and zinc compounds with physiological and biomimetic substrates, as potential pharmaceuticals of anticarcinogenic and insulin mimetic activity; surface-modified dendrimers in the selective separation and recovery of toxic and heavy metal ions from water resources in the environment; carcinogenic metal ions in the transcriptional activation of signal transducing Hα-Ras/K-ras genes through DNA minisatellites in the human genome; development of inorganic and inorganic-organic hybrid materials at low temperatures with specific physical optical, chemical catalytic, structural and magnetic properties
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Natile
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Department of Chemistry, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", via E. Orabona 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: transport of anti-tumoral platinum-based drugs and their interaction with proteins and DNA; non-classic platinum anticancer drugs; active trans-platinum compounds; platinum compounds with uncommon coordination numbers and oxidation states and activation of unsaturated ligands
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Prof. Dr. Kaixun Huang
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School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430074, P.R. China
Interests: bioinorganic chemistry; biological trace element; nutrition; nutraceuticals
Prof. Dr. Sotiris K Hadjikakou
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Biological Inorganic Chemistry Lab, Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
Interests: Inorganic Biochemistry; design and development of new metallotherapeutic compounds; new metal drugs against tumor cells or microbes; antibiotics and NSAID’s modifications; alternative disinfectants
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Prof. Dr. Angela Lombardi
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Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Department of Chemical Sciences, Naples, Italy
Interests: synthetic metalloproteins; heme- and non-heme- iron containing protein mimics; protein design; de novo design; peptide and protein chemistry; metalloenzyme functional characterization; spectroscopic and structural characterization; coordination chemistry and bioinorganic chemistry; structure/function relationships of metalloproteins and metalloenzymes; application of metalloenzymes and their mimics in biosensing, catalysis, diagnostics; drug design; design of constrained peptides
Prof. Dr. Ingo Ott
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Technische Universitat Braunschweig, Institute of Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Braunschweig, Germany
Interests: Inorganic Medicinal Chemistry; Bioorganometallic Chemistry; Bioinorganic Chemistry; Development of Metal-based Pharmacophores; Structure-Activity-Relationships of Metallodrugs; Trace Element Quantification; Bioanalytics of Metal Complexes
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Dallinger
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Institute of Zoology, University of Innsbruck, Technikerstr. 25, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: environmental toxicology and ecotoxicology; molecular physiology; microevolution of metal sensitivity; evolution, biochemistry and gene regulation of metallothioneins; metal-specific pathways in animal physiology; metal detoxification; metal-related biological indicators and biomarkers
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Prof. Dr. Luigi Casella
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Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Department of Chemistry, Pavia, Italy
Interests: Biological oxidations; bioinorganic neurochemistry; heme proteins; copper proteins; metal-peptide complexes; metal-amyloid complexes; oxidative stress and neurodegeneration; neuromelanin and Parkinson's disease; catecholamine metabolism and toxicity
Prof. Dr. Jinsong Ren
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Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, 130022, P.R. China
Interests: biofunctional materials; drug delivery and therapy; bioanalysis and biosensors
Prof. Dr. Christopher Rensing
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Institute of Environmental Microbiology, College of Environment and Resources, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, 350002 Fujian, P.R. China
Interests: microbe-metal interactions; legume–rhizobia interactions; protozoan–microbe interactions; phytoremediation
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Prof. Dr. Frank Thévenod
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Universitat Witten/Herdecke, Department of Physiology, Pathophysiology & Toxicology, Witten, Germany
Interests: renal epithelia; metal ions; cadmium; iron; membrane transport; cancer biology; signal transduction
Prof. Dr. Samuel De Visser
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Manchester Institute of Biotechnology and School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester, 131 Princess Street, Manchester M1 7DN, United Kingdom
Interests: computational chemistry; density functional theory; QM/MM; reaction mechanisms; biomimetic models
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Prof. Dr. Sang Won Suh
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Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Chuncheon 24252, Korea
Interests: the pathogenic mechanisms of NADPH oxidase activation on neuronal death; the role of zinc in the brain; neurogenesis after ischemia, hypoglycemia, epilepsy and brain trauma; role of zinc on multiple sclerosis pathogenesis; Alzheimer's disease; NADPH oxidase; stroke
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Prof. Dr. María Yolanda Madrid Albarrán
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Departamento de Química Analítica, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: selenium; mass spectrometry; metallomics; metallic and metallic oxide nanoparticles
Prof. Dr. Greg Anderson
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Iron Metabolism Laboratory, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, 300 Herston Road Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
Interests: biology of iron; iron-related diseases; hemochromatosis; iron deficiency; biomedical applications of nanotechnology
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Taiho Kambe
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Division of Integrated Life Science, Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Interests: zinc transporter; zinc metabolism; cellular biochemistry; metal enzymes; metal biology; absorption of essential trace elements; nutrient deficiency (Fe, Zn, Cu)
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Prof. Dr. Toshiyuki Fukada
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Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Tokushima, Japan
Interests: zinc signaling; Slc39a/ZIP and Slc30a/ZnT zinc transporters; signal transduction; physiology; disease
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Prof. Dr. Zdeněk Trávníček
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Division of Biologically Active Complexes and Molecular Magnets, Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Faculty of Science, Palacký University, Šlechtitelů 27, CZ-783 71 Olomouc, Czech Republic
Interests: transition metal complexes; organometallic compounds; bioinorganic chemistry; anticancer activity; interactions of small molecules with biomolecules; single crystal X-ray analysis; molecular magnets; spin crossover; hybrid molecular-crystalline nanostructures
Prof. Dr. Lothar Rink
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RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Medical Faculty, Institute of Immunology, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
Interests: trace elements; zinc; immunology; T cells; granulocytes
Prof. Dr. Magnus S. Ågren
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Department of Dermatology and Copenhagen Wound Healing Center, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: zinc; wound healing; skin; MMP; wound healing modeling; gastrointestinal
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Pace
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Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche Chimiche e Farmaceutiche - STEBICEF, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: synthesis; coordination chemistry; heterocyclic compounds synthesis; photocatalysis; photochemistry; supramolecular chemistry; heterocyclic compounds; coordination complexes; fluorinated compounds; fluorinated materials; functional organic salts
Prof. Dr. Wojciech Bal
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Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Pawińskiego 5a , 02-106 Warsaw , Poland
Interests: bioinorganic chemistry/inorganic biochemistry; metal toxicology; metal homeostasis and transport; copper; zinc; nickel; cadmium; coordination chemistry; peptides; proteins; stability constants; spectroscopy
Prof. Dr. Christopher Dennison
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Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
Interests: bioinorganic chemistry; metals in biology; biological chemistry; metal ion homeostasis; copper in biology; biological methane oxidation
Prof. Dr. Gianni Sava
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Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, via A. Fleming 22, 34127 Trieste, Italy
Interests: pharmacology; metastasis; solid tumors; metal-based drugs; drug development
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Prof. Dr. Vojtěch Adam
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Affiliation (1): Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mendel University in Brno, Zemedelska 1, CZ-613 00 Brno, Czech Republic
Affiliation (2): Central European Institute of Technology, Brno University of Technology, Purkynova 123, CZ-612 00 Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: metallomics; treatment of tumor disease; biomarkers; theranostics
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Prof. Dr. Luigi Messori
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Laboratory of Metals in Medicine (MetMed), Department of Chemistry, University of Florence, Via della Lastruccia 3, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Interests: bioinorganic chemistry; metals in medicine; gold complexes; ruthenium complexes; platinum complexes; zinc and copper complexes; ovarian cancer; MS; model protein
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Prof. Dr. Giorgio Pelosi
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Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
Interests: metal complexes; biological properties; sulfur containing ligands; thiosemicarbazones; anticancer compounds; antiviral compounds; metal-based antibiotics; antimycotic compounds; antioxidants; apoptosis; X-ray diffraction; inorganic synthesis; topoisomerase IIA; phototherapy; nanoparticles
Prof. Dr. Hajo Haase
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Department of Food Chemistry and Toxicology, Berlin Institute of Technology, Berlin, Germany
Interests: bioavailability, speciation and detection of trace metals; Molecular mechanisms of the toxicity of metal ions; Zinc as a second messenger
Dr. Alexey Nazarov
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Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Fine Organic Synthesis, Faculty of Chemistry M.V., Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory 1/3, 119991 Moscow, Russia
Interests: bioinorganic chemistry; organic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; development of anticancer compounds; phosphorus ligands
Prof. Dr. Viktor Brabec, DrSc.
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1. Institute of Biophysics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Head of the Department of Molecular Biophysics and Pharmacology, Kralovopolska 135, CZ-61265 Brno, Czech Republic
2. Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Science Palacky University,Slechtitelu 27, CZ-78371 Olomouc, Czech Republic
Interests: mechanisms of anticancer activity of metallodrugs; DNA interactions with compounds of biological significance; DNA synthesis and DNA repair; circular/linear dichroism spectroscopy, electrochemistry, microcalorimetry of nucleic acids and proteins
Prof. Dr. Gaetano Cairo
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Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, University of Milan, Milano, Italy
Interests: cellular and molecular mechanisms of iron homeostasis; pathophysiology of iron metabolism; mechanisms of iron toxicity: metals and oxidative stress
Prof. Dr. Cristina Marzano
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Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences, University of Padova, via F. Marzolo 5, 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: bioinorganic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; drug discovery and development; copper complexes; platinum complexes; molecular mechanisms of anticancer metallodrugs
Dr. Marco Malavolta
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Advanced Technology Center for Aging Research, Scientific Technological Area, IRCCS INRCA, Ancona, Italy
Interests: biogerontology; cellular senescence; trace elements biology; inflammaging; immunosenescence
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Prof. Dr. Martin Stillman
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Department of Chemistry, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada
Interests: metal-thiolate cluster formation in metallothioneins; heme transport proteins; the electronic structures of tetrapyrroles: porphyrins, phthalocyanines, chlorins; analysis of metallation reactions from mass spectrometry; electronic spectral anaysis from magnetici circular dichroism spectroscopy
Professor Stillman is the founding Chair of the CanBIC series of Bioinorganic Conferences held in Northern Ontario every 2 years.
Dr. Sabato D’Auria
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Institute of Food Science, Via Roma 64, Avellino, Italy
Interests: protein biochemistry; enzymology; biosensors; fluorescence protein; protein structure
Prof. Dr. Janine Cossy
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Laboratoire de Chimie Organique, Institute of Chemistry, Biology and Innovation (CBI), UMR 8231, ESPCI Paris/CNRS/PSL Research University, 10 rue Vauquelin, Paris 75231 Cedex 05, France
Interests: Organic synthesis; rearrangements; organometallic, enantioselective and enzymatic reactions; heterocycles; total synthesis of complex molecules
Dr. Annibale Puca
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Department of Medicine, Universita di Salerno, Salerno, Italy and IRCCS Multimedica, Milano, Italy
Interests: genetics of exceptional longevity; immunological phenotype of exceptional long living individuals; BPIFB4, a longevity associated protein, and its isoforms in health and diseases
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Dr. Camilla Evangelisti
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Istituto di Genetica Molecolare, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Bologna, Italy
Interests: Signaling transduction; signaling pathways; lamin A/C; laminopathies; progeria; dystrophy; aging; cancer; leukemia; mTOR; β-catenin
Prof. Dr. Werner Hoffmann
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Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Leipziger Str. 44, D-39120 Magdeburg, Germany
Interests: protection, regeneration and repair of mucous epithelia with special emphasis on the role of TFF peptides; TFF peptides in the immune and central nervous systems
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Prof. Dr. Mauro Salvi
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Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
Interests: protein phosphorylation; protein post-translational modifications
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Dr. Giuseppe Biamonti
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Istituto di Genetica Molecolare, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Pavia, Italy
Interests: alternative splicing; DNA replication; nuclear structure; SRSF1; hnRNP; splicing factors; heat shock; DNA damage; DNA replication; long non-coding RNAs; RNA binding proteins
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Li Volti
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Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, Section of Biochemistry, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: heme oxygenase; oxidative stress; liver steatosis; antioxidants; epigenetics; angiogenesis; glucose toxicity
Prof. Dr. Antonio Rosato
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Department of Chemistry and Center for Magnetic Resonance, University of Florence, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Interests: metalloproteins; NMR; metallomics; structural biology; metalloproteomics; bioinformatics
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Prof. Dr. Hartmut Schlüter
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Mass Spectrometric Proteomics, Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistr. 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: pathobiochemistry; proteoforms; glycomics; lipidomics; metabolomics; proteomics; mass spectrometry; mass spectrometry; liquid chromatography; biomarker
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc A. Lobaccaro
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Université Blaise-Pascal, Clermont, France
Interests: nuclear receptors; prostate; reproduction; lipids; steroids; endocrinology; cancer; ligand screening; mouse models
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Prof. Dr. Pradip K Mascharak
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University of California, Santa Cruz, Department of Chemistry, Santa Cruz, United States
Interests: Interactions of CO and NO with endogenous targets in mammalian cancer cells; design and synthesis of photoactive NO- and CO-donating drugs; and antimicrobial activity of NO- and silver-releasing drugs in connection to multidrug-resistant pathogens
Dr. Pedro Gomes
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Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC), University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: metabolism; obesity; diabetes; aging; sirtuins; oxidative stress; hypertension
Dr. Naruhiko Sahara
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Department of Functional Brain Imaging Research, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, 4-9-1 Anagawa, Inage-ku, Chiba-shi Chiba 263-8555, Japan
Interests: neurobiology; neurodegenerative diseases; neurodegeneration; Alzheimer's disease; neurochemistry; amyloid; Tau proteins; tauopathies; prion diseases; frontotemporal dementia; transgenic mouse models
Prof. Dr. Claudia Martini
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Prof. Dr. Maria Ruzzene
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Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
Interests: signal transduction; cell signaling; signaling pathways; protein phosphorylation; protein kinases; protein phosphatases; protein kinase inhibitors; cancer biology; proteins; apoptosis; cell death; cancer research; cancer cell line; CK2; Akt; protein kinase specificity
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Prof. Dr. Hideyuki Yamawaki
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Laboratory of Veterinary Pharmacology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Kitasato University, Higashi 23 bancho 35–1, Towada, Aomori 034–8628, Japan
Interests: vascular biology; hypertension; atherosclerosis; adipocytokine; diabetes-related vascular dysfunction; hypertrophy; heart failure; pulmonary arterial hypertension; calmodulin-related proteins; cardiovascular pharmacology
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Prof. Dr. Takeshi Noda
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Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka University, 1-8 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
Interests: autophagy, TORC1
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Martin J. Stone
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 3800, Australia
Interests: chemokines; chemokine receptors; tyrosine sulfation; GPCR signaling; protein structure-function relationships
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Dr. Lukas J.A.C. Hawinkels
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Department of Gastroenterology-Hepatology, Leiden University Medical Center - LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands
Interests: cancer-associated fibroblasts; colorectal cancer; endoglin; tumor microenvironment; angiogenesis; TGFbeta; tumor–stroma interactions
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Dr. Ignazio Barbagallo
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Department of Drug Science, Biochemistry Section, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: inflammation; cell differentiation; butrition; oxidative stress; natural compounds in cancer; degenerative and metabolic disease; aging
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Dr. Veronica Esposito
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Dipartimento di Farmacia, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via D. Montesano 49, 80131, Napoli, Italy
Interests: G-quadruplex; aptamers; nucleic acid chemistry; circular dichroism; electrophoresis; NMR
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Caruso

Vassar College, Department of Chemistry, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604, USA
Interests: antioxidants; natural products; docking; structure-activity relationship; antitumor metal compounds A recent photo: in the attachment
Dr. Ulhas P. Naik

Department of Medicine, Cardeza Center for Vascular Biology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Interests: cell-cell interactions; cell-extracellular matrix interactions; molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases; tumor-induced angiogenesis; adhesion molecules; jam-a; CIB1; platelet activation
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Terrinoni
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Department of Experimental Medicine, Clinical Chemistry Laboratory, Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Interests: genodermatoses; skin; clinical molecular chemistry; differentiation; keratins; epidermal proteins, miRNA biology, circulating miRNA
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Prof. Dr. Laszlo Prokai
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Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, University of North Texas Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, USA
Interests: chemical neuroscience; CNS drug discovery; neurobiochemistry of estrogens; biomedical mass spectrometry; chemical proteomics; omics-driven research in molecular sciences
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Prof. Dr. Yasumitsu Ogra
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Laboratory ofToxicology and Environmental Health, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Chuo, Chiba 260-8675, Japan
Interests: selenium; metallomics; speciation; ICP-MS; toxicology
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Prof. Dr. Martin W. Berchtold
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Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: cell signaling; cell cycle; cell proliferation; plasma membrane repair; cancer; calcium binding proteins; calmodulin; ALG-2
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Dr. Rebecca Pogni
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Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Siena, Italy
Interests: oxidative enzymes; metalloproteins; biocatalysis; protein radicals; electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR); enzyme immobilization; chitinolytic materials; biomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Maria Barile
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Department of Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biopharmaceutics, University of Bari A. Moro, via Orabona, 4, I-70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: vitamin B derived cofactors; homeostasis; RR-MADD; Bioenergetics; FLAD1 gene; FADS isoforms
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Dr. Irene Frischauf
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Johannes Kepler University Linz, Linz, Austria
Interests: calcium; CRAC; STIM; orai; Ca2+-dependent transcription; cancer; intracellular signalling
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Prof. Dr. Yuri V. Sergeev
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Head Biochemistry and Molecular Modeling Group, Ophthalmic Genetics and Visual Sciences Branch, National Eye Institute, NIH, Bethesda, United States
Interests: biochemistry; function and structure of tyrosinases; molecular modeling of proteins from inherited eye disease; global computational mutagenesis; protein biochemistry; molecular biophysics; structural and computational biology
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Dr. Vitaly V. Kushnirov
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Bach Institute of Biochemistry, Moscow, Russian Federation
Interests: prion; amyloid; liquid-liquid phase separation (LLPS); mnemon; chaperones; Sup35; yeast; proteinase K
Prof. Dr. Francesco Fedele
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Department of Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Nephrology, Anesthesiology and Geriatric Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: heart failure; ischemic heart-disease; coronary microcirculation; pulmonary hypertension; cardiac magnetic-resonance
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Prof. Dr. George P. Studzinski
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Department of Pathology, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, Medical Science Building (MSB), 185 South Orange Avenue Room C543, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
Interests: vitamin D; vitamin D analogs; retinoids; semi-selective activities; cell differentiation; nuclear receptors
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Dr. Gabriel R. Fries
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Translational Psychiatry Program, Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Precision Health, School of Biomedical Informatics, Houston, Texas, US
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Dr. Alicja Wegrzyn

Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Gdansk, Poland
Interests: biology of bacteriophages; biodiversity of bacteriophages; regulation of bacteriophage development; regulation of phage gene expression; control of phage DNA replication; phage therapy; phages bearing genes of toxins; bacteriophage genomics
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Dr. Grazia Chiellini
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Department of Surgical Pathology, Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Interests: metabolic biochemistry; thyroid hormone analogs and metabolites; vitamin D analogs; drug design, synthesis and development
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Prof. Dr. José Manuel González Ros
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Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche Edificio Torregaitán, Elche, Alicante, Spain
Interests: structure/function relationships in membrane proteins: neuroreceptors and ion channels; lipid–protein and protein–protein interactions in biological membranes; potential applications to drug discovery
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Dr. Jun-ichi Hanai
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Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Center for Cancer Research, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Interests: oncogenic stem cells; EMT (epithelial mesenchymal transition); fibrosis; vascular pathology; aging
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Prof. Dr. Susumu Ohya
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Department of Pharmacology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya City University, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya 467-8601, Japan
Interests: molecular pharmacological study of ion channel related diseases
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Dr. Antonella Scorziello
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Division of Pharmacology, Department of Neuroscience, Federico II University of Naples, School of Medicine, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: cerebral ischemia; in vivo and in vitro models; Parkinson's disease; calcium homeostasis; mitochondria; neruonal metabolism; astrocytes; microglia; mitophagy; apoptosis; neurodegeneration; neuroinflammation.. sodium calcium exchangers; transporters; calcium channels
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Prof. Dr. J.B. Bernd Helms
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Utrecht University, Department of Biomolecular Health Sciences, Utrecht, Netherlands
Interests: membrane transport; lipids; lipid droplets; lipidomics; liver fibrosis; liver regeneration; hepatic stellate cells; retinoids; functional amyloids; CAP superfamily proteins
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Prof. Dr. Libor Vítek
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Charles University in Prague, 1st Faculty of Medicine and General University Hospital, Institute of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics, U Nemocnice 2, Prague 128 08, Czech Republic
Interests: bilirubin; heme catabolic pathway; carbon monoxide; bile acids; cholestasis; liver diseases; atherosclerosis; cancer
Prof. Dr. Jeremy Simpson
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Prof. Dr. Maria Vittoria Cubellis
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Dipartimento di Biologia, Università Federico II, Napoli, 80126, Italy
Interests: protein stability; bioinformatics; PMM2-CDG; Fabry disease; pharmacological chaperones
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Prof. Dr. Gary A. Piazza
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University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute, Mobile, UAS
Interests: cyclic GMP; phosphodiesterase; RAS; drug discovery; sulindac; NSAIDs
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Prof. Dr. Toshihisa Komori
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Department of Cell Biology, Nagasaki University
Interests: bone development and maintenance; chondrocyte differentiation and proliferation; osteoblast differentiation and proliferation
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Dr. Ana Varela Coelho
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ITQB NOVA (Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier - Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
Interests: Proteomics; metabolomics; mass spectrometry; host-pathogen interaction; tissue/organ regeneration; marine organisms; antimicrobials; echinoderms
Dr. Antonella Roveri
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Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
Interests: selenium; selenoproteins; glutathione peroxidase; lipid peroxidation; ferroptosis
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Prof. Dr. Alexander Tonevitsky
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Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, National Research University Higher School of Economics, 101000 Moscow, Russia;
Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry RAS, 117997 Moscow, Russia;
Far Eastern Federal University, 690091 Vladivostok, Russia
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Prof. Dr. Razmik Mirzayans
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Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2, Canada
Interests: DNA damage response; p53 signaling; senescence; polyploidy; multinucleation; radioresistance; chemoresistance; Li-Fraumeni syndrome
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Prof. Dr. Vijay K. Singh
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Division of Radioprotectants, Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Therapeutics, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road Bethesda 20814, MD, USA
Interests: radiation biology; radiation countermeasures; biomarkers; animal models; signal transduction
Dr. Maria A. Miteva
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Université de Paris, Inserm U1268 MCTR, CiTCom UMR 8038 CNRS, Paris, France
Interests: Bio/Chemo-informatics; AI; electrostatics; molecular modeling; medicinal chemistry; drug discovery; toxicity prediction
Prof. Dr. Larry Fliegel
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Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, T6G 2H7 Alberta, Canada
Interests: membrane proteins; pH regulation; Na+/H+ exchanger
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Prof. Dr. David StC Black
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School of Chemistry, University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney), NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: heterocyclic chemistry; organic chemistry; synthesis and reactions
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Prof. Dr. Christoph Borchers

Department Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3G 1Y6, Canada
Interests: proteomics; biomarkers; metabolomics; structural proteomics; clinical diagnostics
Prof. Dr. Marek J. Łos
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Centre of Biotechnology, Silesian University of Technology, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
Interests: cancer immunology; cell death execution pathways; cancer stem cell biology; epigenetic reprogramming (production of iPS-cells); transdifferentiation technologies; other aspects of regenerative pharmacology
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Prof. Dr. Uday Kishore

Brunel University London, Uxbridge, UK
Interests: Innate immunity; complement; surfactant protein; host-pathogen interaction; cancer; pregnancy; hypersensitivity; therapeutic proteins
Prof. Dr. George Anderson
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CRC Scotland & London, London E16 6JE, UK
Interests: multiple sclerosis; gut dysbiosis; gut permeability; immune-inflammation; mitochondria; melatonin; orexin; platelets; circadian; treatment
Prof. Dr. Byung Hyun Park
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Jeonju 54896, Korea
Interests: Insulin resistance; obesity; NAFLD; metabolic inflammation; ischemia-reperfusion; post-translational modification; sirtuin and NAD metabolism
Prof. Dr. Christa Büchler
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Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
Interests: adipose tissue; obesity; non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; adiponectin; chemerin
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Prof. Dr. Vito De Pinto
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Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, Università di Catania, v.le A. Doria 6, 95125 Catania, Italy
Interests: Pore-forming proteins; VDAC; Mitochondria; Bioenergetics; recombinant and mutagenised membrane protein; Biophysics of membrane pores and channels
Prof. Dr. Joan Rosello-Catafau
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CSIC - Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas de Barcelona (IIBB), Barcelona, Spain
Interests: ischemia reperfusion injury; liver preconditioning; organ presevation solutions; inflammatory mediators; oxidative stress; nitric oxide; liver transplantatation; HOPE; machine perfusion
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tomohisa Ogawa
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Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, 2-1-1Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan
Interests: protein engineering; snake venom; lectin; biomineralization
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Prof. Dr. Nathalie M. Mazure
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Université Côte d¹Azur (UCA), INSERM U1065, C3M, 151 Route de St Antoine de Ginestière, BP2 3194, 06204 Nice, France
Interests: Cell Culture; Cancer Biology; Apoptosis; Metabolism; Cell Proliferation; Physiology; Cancer; Signaling Pathways; Phosphorylation; Mitochondria; Cell Death; Angiogenesis; Autophagy; Hypoxia; Cilia; Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1
Prof. Dr. David Lamb
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Institute of Life Science, Swansea University Medical School, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
Interests: cytochrome P450; monooxidation; redox proteins; biodiversity; evolution
Prof. Dr. Roberto Fernandez-Lafuente
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Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemistry (ICP-CSIC), Madrid, SpainAddress: C/Marie Curie, 2. Cantoblanco, E-28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: biocatalysis; enzyme immobilization; enzyme stabilization; enzyme chemical modification; bioprocess optimization
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Prof. Dr. Tohru Fukai
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Barbara A. Schnuck Professor, Co-director of the Redox Signaling Program, Vascular Biology Center, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Interests: Role of Antioxidants and its regulator Cu transport system in Cardiovascular Disease
Prof. Dr. Carmen Jeronimo
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Cancer Biology and Epigenetics Group, Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto (IPO Porto) & Department of Pathology and Molecular Immunology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar-University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: urological tumors; molecular pathology; tumor markers; epigenetics; epitranscriptomics; epi-drugs
Prof. Dr. Kunihiro Tsuchida
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Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan
Interests: neuromuscular disorders; sarcopenia; aging; myogenesis; cytokine signaling; nanomedicine; exosome; non-coding RNA; drug discovery
Prof. Dr. Oliver Ullrich
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Institute of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine University of Zurich, and Innovation Cluster Space and Aviation (UZH Space Hub), Winterthurerstrasse 190 CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: Cell Biology; Gravitational Biology and Biomechanics; Space Medicine; Space Biotechnology
Dr. Carla Ferreri

National Council of Research (CNR), Research Area of Bologna, 40129 Bologna, Italy
Interests: free radical chemistry and mechanisms; effects of stress conditions on biomolecules (lipids, DNA, proteins) also studied by biomimetic models (liposomes) with complete characterization of products and mechanistic schemes; applications to biomarker discovery and nanotechnology; membrane lipidomics and phospholipid remodeling for the evaluation of pathological and physiological conditions; including the role of nutrition and the design of targeted nutraceutical formulations; fatty acid biochemical pathways for positional and geometrical isomers
Prof. Dr. Klaus H. Hoffmann
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Universitat Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
Interests: comparative physiology of invertebrates; insect biochemistry and endocrinology; molecular ecology; neuropeptides
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Prof. Dr. Peter Watt
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University of Brighton, UK
Interests: metabolism; nutrition; exercise; mass spectrometry; stable isotopes; stem cells; environmental factors affecting function
Prof. Dr. Claudio O. Gualerzi
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Laboratory of Genetics, University of Camerino, Camerino, Italy
Interests: translation initiation in bacteria; cold and nutritional stress in bacteria; antimicrobials targeting bacterial translational apparatus
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Assoc. Prof. Saša Frank
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Gottfried Schatz Research Center for Cell Signaling, Metabolism and Aging Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Medical University of Graz, Neue Stiftingtalstraße 6/6, 8010 Graz, Austria
Interests: lipoproteins; HDL; lipids; serum lipases; endothelial dysfunction; vascular biology; heart failure biomarkers; metabolism
Prof. Dr. Manuel Prieto
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Instituto Superior Técnico, IBB, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: lipid phase diagrams and lipid domains (rafts); fluorescence (FRET) and fluorescence microscopy (FCS and FLIM); lipid-protein interaction; ceramides; ion channels; amyloid fiber formation
Dr. Claude Boucheix
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INSERM, Paris-Saclay University, UMR-s935, Villejuif, France
Interests: oncology; Hematology; cell biology; cell surface molecules
Prof. Dr. Andrei Ivanov
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Department of Inflammation and Immunity, Lerner Research Institute of Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
Interests: epithelial barriers; apical junctions; paracellular trafficking; cell migration; actin cytoskeleton; myosin motors; intestinal inflammation; mucosal restitution
Prof. Dr. Sumiko Mochida
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Department of Physiology, Tokyo Medical University, 1-1 Shinjuku-6-chome, Shinju-ku, Tokyo 160-8402, Japan
Interests: synaptic transmission; presynaptic terminals; neurotransmitter release; presynaptic calcium channels; presynaptic proteins; calcium-binding proteins
Prof. Dr. Martin Van der Laan
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Department of Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Managing Director) & Center for Molecular Signalling PZMS (Co-founding Director), Saarland University School of Medicine, D-66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany
Interests: mitochondria; membrane architecture; MICOS; OXPHOS; membrane protein insertion; membrane transporter proteins; protein sorting; protein complex assembly; cristae; membrane contact sites; molecular signalling
Prof. Dr. Hendrik Ungefroren
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First Department of Medicine, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH), Campus Lübeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Lübeck, Germany; Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH), Campus Kiel, Arnold-Heller Str. 7, 24105, Kiel, Germany
Interests: TGF-beta signaling and its crosstalk with other signaling pathways; cell migration and invasion; mechanisms of metastasis; tumour biology; pancreatic tumours; small GTPases
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Dr. Pavel Vodička

Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Department of Molecular Biology of Cancer, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: DNA and chromosomal damage; DNA repair; colorectal cancer; pancreatic cancer; cancer risk; cancer prognosis; therapy prediction
Prof. Dr. Paola Giardina
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Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Department of Chemical Sciences, Naples, Italy
Interests: protein self-assembly; biosurfactants; amyloids, laccase; hydrophobins
Dr. Tino Krell
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Department of Environmental Protection, Estación Experimental del Zaidín, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 18008 Granada, Spain
Interests: bacterial signal transduction; chemoreceptor; chemotaxis; Pseudomonas; two-component systems; molecular recognition; microcalorimetry; structural biology
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Prof. Dr. Paolo Manunta
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Chair and School of Nephrology, Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele and Genomics of Renal Diseases and Hypertension Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
Prof. Dr. Carlos Palmeira
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Department of Life Sciences and Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC), University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: mitochondria; mitochondrial dysfunction; metabolic diseases; liver; transplantation; oxidative stress; diabetes; aging
Prof. Dr. Miguel Alcalde
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CSIC - Instituto de Catálisisy Petroleoquímica (ICP), Department of Biocatalysis, Madrid, Spain
Interests: directed evolution; oxidoreductases; synthetic biology; biocatalysis; protein engineering
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Dr. Jose Javier Lopez
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Department of Physiology, Institute of Molecular Pathology Biomarkers, University of Extremadura, Cáceres, Spain
Interests: physiology; pathophysiology; breast cancer; calcium homeostasis; store-operated calcium entry; STIM; orai; TRPC
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Prof. Dr. Geert Baggerman
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Center for Proteomics, Antwerpen, Belgium
Interests: proteomics and mass spectrometry with focus on method development and bioinformatics; mass spectrometry imaging; biomarker discovery and cancer; natural peptides including neuropeptides; micropeptides and immune peptides; peptidomics
Prof. Dr. Michel Salzet
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INSERM, U1192 - Laboratoire Protéomique, Réponse Inflammatoire et Spectrométrie de Masse (PRISM), Université de Lille, F-59000 Lille, France
Interests: proteomics; neuroimmunology; oncoimmunology; dot blot hybridization; immunology; cancer research; elisa; innate immunity; MALDI-TOF MS; amino acids; proteins; enzymes; analytical chemistry
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fabio Dall’Olio
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Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine (DIMES), General Pathology Building, University of Bologna, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: glycosylation; carbohydrate antigens; glycosyltransferases; sialyltransferases; colon cancer; glycobiology; cancer associated carbohydrate antigens
Prof. Dr. Massimo Donadelli
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Department of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences; Section of Biochemistry Strada Le Grazie 8, University of Verona, 7134 Verona, Italy
Interests: cancer; ROS; metabolism; p53; chemoresistance
Prof. Dr. Clara Balsano
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MESVA Department, University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila 67100, Italy
Interests: metabolic syndrome; hepatocarcinoma; obesity; liver steatosis; transition biometas; HBV and HCV infective diseases
Prof. Dr. Peter Van Dam
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Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen, Edegem, Belgium
Interests: translational research; breast cancer; inflammatory breast cancer; cervical cancer; targeted treatment; biomarkers; liquid biopsies
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Prof. Dr. Stefano Iotti
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Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology (FaBit) Università di Bologna Italy; Member of the National Institute of Biostructures and Biosystems, Italy
Interests: biochemistry; biochemical thermodynamics; physical chemistry; cell imaging; science and art integration; effect of sound on living systems
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Prof. Dr. Young-Joon Surh
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Department of Molecular Medicine and Biopharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Interests: medicinal phytochemicals; oxidative stress in cells; cancer chemoprevention; tumor microenvironment; signal transduction in inflammation and carcinogenesis
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Prof. Dr. Gianni Marone
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Department of Translational Medical Sciences and Center for Basic and Clinical Immunology Research (CISI); University of Naples Federico II, 80125 Napoli, Italy
Interests: basophils; mast cells; asthma; allergic rhinitis; eosinophils; macrophages; TSLP; common variable immunodeficiency; IL-33
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Prof. Dr. Russel J. Reiter
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Department of Cellular & Structural Biology, The UT Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900, USA
Interests: melatonin; free radicals of disease processes and aging; oxygen derivatives
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Prof. Dr. Lucie Germain
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Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Québec, QC G1V 0A6, Canada. Regenerative Medicine Division, CHU de Québec—Université Laval Research Centre, Québec, QC G1J 1Z4, Canada Université Laval Research Center on Experimental Organogenesis/LOEX, Québec, QC G1J 1Z4, Canada
Interests: epithelial stem cells; tissue engineering; regenerative medicine; cell therapy; skin
Dr. Paula I. Moreira
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Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra and Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: Alzheimer’s disease; diabetes; metabolic hormones; mitochondria; neuroprotection; neurotoxicity; oxidative stress
Dr. Óscar J. Pozo
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Integrative Pharmacology and Systems Neuroscience Research Group, IMIM-Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, Dr. Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: analytical chemistry; mass spectrometry; chromatography; steroids; metabolomics; metabolism; bioanalysis
Prof. Dr. Jens Schlossmann
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Pharmakologie und Toxikologie, Institut für Pharmazie, Universitätsstr. 31, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
Interests: analysis of nitric oxide (NO)/natriuretic peptides (NP)/cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP)-mediated signal transduction to investigate the molecular; physiological; pathophysiological and pharmacological mechanisms of this signalling pathway; e.g., in the cardiovascular; renal; gastrointestinal and hematological/immunological system
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Prof. Dr. Purusotam Basnet
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Women’s Health and Perinatology Research Group, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
Interests: antioxidant activity; reactive oxygen species; free radicals; oxidative stress biomarkers; free radical scavengers; phytochemical analysis; lipid peroxidation; natural product drug discovery; SOD; free radical biochemistry; hepatoprotective
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Dr. Iain P. Hargreaves
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Department of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Science, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool L3 5UA, UK
Interests: mitochondrial dysfunction; oxidative stress; coenzyme Q10
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Prof. Dr. Yoshinori Marunaka
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The Representative Director, Kyoto Industrial Health Association, Kyoto 604-8472, Japan
The Director, Research Institute for Clinical Physiology, Kyoto Industrial Health Association, Kyoto 604-8472, Japan
The Director, Clinic, Kyoto Industrial Health Association, Kyoto 604-8472, Japan
Chair Professor, Research Center for Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Development Science, Research Organization of Science and Technology, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu 525-8577, Japan
Professor Emeritus, Department of Molecular Cell Physiology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan
Interests: ion transport; ion envrionmnets; physiological roles of pH and Cl
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Dr. Sonia Melino
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Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche; University of Rome “Tor Vergata”; Rome, Italy
Interests: cancer biology; proteins and antimicrobial peptides; biotechnology; cell biology; biomedical science; enzymes; cancer research; bioscience; biochemistry; the gasotrasmitter hydrogen sulfide and sulfur metabolism; 3D-stem cell culture systems for tissue repair and regeneration
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Prof. Dr. Godfrey Getz
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Department of Pathology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Interests: apolipoproteins in lipid metabolism, atherosclerosis and obesity, particular focus on apo E, A-1 and SAA; role of the immune system in lipid metabolism, and atherosclerosis, particular focus on NKT cells and costimulatory molecules, LIGHT and lymphotoxins and their receptors; role of NKT cells in obesity
Dr. Sung-Kun (Sean) Kim
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Northeastern State University, Department of Natural Sciences, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, USA
Interests: biochemistry; enzymology; drug discovery; SELEX (Systematic Evolution of Ligands by Exponential enrichment); in vitro selection technique
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Prof. Dr. Roberto Bei
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University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences and Translational Medicine; Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: cancer immunotherapy; natural and synthetic drugs and cancer
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Prof. Dr. Clemente Capasso
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Institute of Bioscience and Bioresources (IBBR), National Research Council, Via Pietro Castellino 111, 80131 Napoli, Italy
Interests: protein biochemistry; recombinant protein; heterologous expression; carbonic anhydrase; enzyme and protein purification; enzyme characterization; enzyme thermostability; cold-adapted enzymes
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Dr. William A. Donald
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University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia, School of Chemistry, Sydney, Australia
Interests: Mass spectrometry; diagnostics; proteomics; bioanalytical methods; medicinal chemistry; carbonic anhydrases; ion mobility; xenobiotic metabolism
Prof. Marc A. Ilies
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Moulder Center of Drug Discovery Research, Temple University School of Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Interests: medicinal chemistry; chemical biology; drug and nucleic acid delivery systems
Prof. Dr. Raymund J. Wellinger
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Dept. of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, J1E 4K8 Canada
Interests: telomere biology; telomerase RNP; telomeric chromatin; DNA replication; DNA damage checkpoints; DNA double-strand break repair; chromosome biology; genome stability issues
Prof. Dr. Jae Youl Cho
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Department of Integrative Biotechnology, Director, Institute of Biomolecule Control, Sungkyunkwan University, 2066 Seobu-ro, Suwon 16419, Korea
Interests: inflammation; cancer; signal transduction pathway; protein methylation; natural products; flavonoids; saponins; innate immunity; gastritis; colitis; hepatitis, arthritis, atopic dermatitis
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Claudio Santi
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Professor of Organic Chemistry at Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Perugia, Via del Liceo 1, Perugia 06100, Italy
Interests: organic synthesis; selenium chemistry; catalysis; bioorganic redox; green chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Andrew G. Ewing
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Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: electrochemical; separations; imaging with optical and mass spectrometry methods aimed at understanding the chemistry of single nerve cells, single vesicles; neural communication in cell networks and in the Drosophila nervous system; molecular messengers in cell differentiation; analytical chemistry methods; micro- and nanoscale; neurochemistry; chemical engineering; biochemistry and molecular biology; basic medicine
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Graier
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Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Medical University of Graz, 8010 Graz, Austria
Interests: mitochondria; beta-cells; Ca2+ channels; Ca2+ signaling; energy metabolism; mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake; ion homeostasis; fluorescence probes; nitric oxide dynamics; endothelial cells; signal transduction; cell biology; physiology; diabetes mellitus; intermolecular FRET
Prof. Dr. Antonio Giordano
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1. Department of Biology, College of Science and Technology, Temple University, PA, USA 2. Department of Medical Biotechnologies, University of Siena, Italy
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Prof. Dr. Ulf Hanefeld
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Biocatalysis & Organic Chemistry, Delft University of Technology, Julianalaan 136, 2628 BL Delft, The Netherlands
Interests: enzyme catalysis; dynamic kinetic resolutions; enzyme immobilisation
Prof. Dr. Koji Sode
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Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Interests: protein engineering; enzyme engineering; biosensors; biosensing; biomedical engineering; biomolecular engineering
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Prof. Dr. Ester Boix
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biosciences, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain
Interests: host-pathogen interactions; antimicrobial peptides; enzymology; ribonucleases; eosinophil granule proteins; glycosaminoglycan binding proteins; innate immunity; protein crystallography
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Prof. Dr. Julian Borejdo
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Professor of Molecular Biology, Department of Molecular Biology, University of North Texas, Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
Interests: muscles; interactions between actin and myosin; biochemical approach to determine the proximity of actin to myosin; physico-chemical approach to measure the orientation of myosin in vivo; molecular biology approach (cloning mutants of myosin) to establish the role of various amino acid residues in muscle functions
Prof. Dr. Cheorl-Ho Kim
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Molecular and Cellular Glycobiology Unit, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Sungkyukwan University, 2066, Seobu-Ro, Jangan-Gu, Suwon-Si, Gyeong Gi, Korea
Interests: glycobiology; sialobiology; sialyltransferase; N-glycan; O-glycan; glycolipid; sphingolipid; glycoprotein; surface sugar; ganglioside; sialic acid; sialyl Le antigen; lectin; galectin; siglec; ER-Golgi glyosylation; sugar–receptor interaction; innate immune; xenotransplantation; cell–cell interaction
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Prof. Dr. Li Lin

College of Animal Sciences and Technology, Zhongkai University of Agriculture and Engineering, Guangzhou, China
Interests: aquatic animal diseases; immunity responses; innate immunity;vaccine development; viral diseases; bacterial diseases; virus replication; virus infection and interferons; virus epidemic and host range; chicken yolk antibody (IgY); genome sequences; transcriptome analysis; high throughput sequencing; loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay (LAMP)
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Prof. Dr. Masatoshi Maki
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Department of Applied Biosciences, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Nagoya 464-8601, Japan
Interests: calcium-binding protein; calcium signaling; protein-protein interaction; post-transcriptional regulation; protein structure; membrane traffic
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Prof. Dr. Charles J. Malemud
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Department of Medicine, CASE School of Medicine, Cleveland, United States
Interests: inflammation; apoptosis, arthritis, chondrocytes, matrix metalloproteinases, signal transduction; pro-inflammatory; anti-inflammatory & amp; anabolic cytokines
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Prof. Dr. Vsevolod V. Gurevich
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Professor of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University, 2200 Pierce Avenue, Preston Research Building, rm 417D, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
Interests: arrestin proteins; structure-function; protein engineering; GPCR signaling; GPCR trafficking; receptor regulation; cell proliferation; apoptosis; MAP kinases
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Christo Z. Christov

Department of Chemistry, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: computational biomolecular science; enzyme mechanisms; protein conformational dynamics; biomolecular spectroscopy; combined quantum mechanical and molecular mechanical methods (QM/MM); quantum chemistry; molecular dynamics; protein-ligands interactions; bioinorganic electronic structure and mechanisms
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Dr. Mateus Webba Da Silva
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School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Coleraine Cromore Road, BT51 1SA, UK
Interests: DNA structural nanotechnology; structural biology; nucleic acids structure; protein structure; biomolecular NMR; biophysical spectroscopy
Prof. Dr. António J. C. Varandas
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Departamento de Quimica, Universidade de Coimbra, 3004-535 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: potential energy surfaces; electronic structure calculations; intermolecular forces; chemical dynamics; non-adiabatic effects; chemistry of atmospheric ozone
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