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Dr. Hongwei Liu
Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Western Sydney University, Richmond NSW 2751, Australia
Interests: bacterial endophytes; plant and soil microbiome; plant-microbe interactions; soil biology and biochemistry
Dr. Carola Parolin
Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Via San Donato 19/2, 40127 Bologna, Italy
Interests: probiotics; Lactobacillus; microbial active components, formulation of "health promoting" bacteria; microbial ecology; human health microbiology; applied microbiology
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Dr. Manuel Espinosa Urgel
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Department of Environmental Protection, Estacion Experimental del Zaidin, CSIC, Profesor Albareda, 1, 18008 Granada, Spain
Interests: biofilms; beneficial plant-bacterial interactions; bacterial signaling; gene regulation; environmental microbiology
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Dr. Pradeep Kumar
Faculty of Physics, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
Interests: biophysics; microbiology; astrobiology; extremophiles; evolutionary biology; systems biology; statistical physics; condensed matter theory
Dr. Enrique M. Muro
iomE-Faculty of Biology, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, 55128 Mainz, Germany
Interests: computational biology; bioinformatics; systems biology; genomics; evolution; data mining; artificial intelligence; non coding RNA; pseudogenes; mobile DNA; repeats; 3D genome structure
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Dr. Jung-Ho Park
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Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology(KRIBB), 30 Yeongudanji-ro, Ochang-eup, Cheongwon-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungbuk, 28116, South Korea
Interests: microbiology (toxin-antitoxin system, microbiome); protein engineering; biochemistry
Dr. Eiichi Tokuda
School of Pharmacy, Nihon University, 7-7-1, Narashinodai, Funabashi, Chiba, 274-8555, Japan
Interests: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; protein aggregation; endocytosis; metal homeostasis
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Prof. Dr. Olivier Huck
Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Surgery, University of Strasbourg, 8 rue Sainte Elisabeth, 67000 Strasbourg, France
Interests: periodontology; implantology; microbiology; inflammation; tissue regeneration
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Dr. Yuliang Wu
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunol, University of Saskatchewan, 107 Wiggins Road, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5E5, Canada
Interests: biochemistry; microbiology; immunology; Cancer, Genome stability, DNA repair, Helicase
Dr. Levon Abrahamyan
School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588, USA
Interests: virology; gene therapy; cell biology; host-pathogen interaction; antiviral drugs; drug discovery; biotechnology
Dr. Lucia Aronica
Department of Medicine, Stanford University, 1256 Welch Road, Room X3C18, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Interests: epigenetics; genetics; personalized nutrition; precision health; low-carbohydrate diets; ketogenic diets
Prof. Dr. Pedro Castro
1. Department of Neurology, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal
2. Cardiovascular Research and Development Unit, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine of University of Porto, Portugal
Interests: cerebrobascular diseases; stroke; cerebral blood flow; cerebral autoregulation; cerebral vasoreactivity; neurovascular coupling; transcranial doppler; cognitive impairment
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Dr. Kari Stone
Department of Chemistry, Lewis University, Romeoville, IL 60446, USA
Interests: bioinorganic; biocatalysis; enzyme immobilization; spectroscopy; heme enzymes; chemical education
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Dr. Fulvio Celsi
Lega Italiana Lotta ai Tumori, 00161 Roma, Italy
Interests: cell culture; neuroscience; cell biology; histology; laser therapy; recurrent infections; tonsillitis
Dr. Giulio Preta
Institute of Biochemistry, Life Sciences Center, Vilnius University, Sauletekio 7, LT-10257, Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: lipid rafts; cholesterol homeostasis; membrane organization; statins; membrane-lipid therapy
Dr. Paolo Martini
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Padova, via Schiavon 1, 35020, Ponte San Nicolo', Italy
Interests: bioinformatics; genomic data analysis; next gen sequencing data analysis; multi-omic data analysis; spatial transcriptomics; single cell data analysis
Prof. Dr. Salvatore Nesci
Biochemistry Lab, Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Bologna Via Tolara di Sopra, 50, 40064, Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy
Interests: F1FO-ATPase; mitochondria; bioenergetics; permeability transition pore; biochemistry; cellular metabolism
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Dr. Chawon Yun
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 303 E Superior Street, 11-271 Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Interests: biomaterials; AhR and toxicology; bone regeneration; stem cell
Dr. Armin Mešić
Ruđer Bošković Institute, Bijenička cesta 54, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: mycology (biodiversity, taxonomy, molecular phylogeny; ecology of fungal communities, and fungal biogeography); environmental microbiology (fungal and bacterial communities); nature conservation (conservation of fungi and their habitats)
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Dr. Nicola Salvi
Institut de Biologie Structurale (IBS), 38044 Grenoble, France
Interests: protein dynamics; biophysics; nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR); intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs); computational biology; structural biology; molecular dynamics (MD) simulation
Dr. Sergey Sedyh
SB RAS Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, Novosibirsk State University, 630090 Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia
Interests: catalytic antibodies; bispecific antibodies; human milk; exosomes; horse milk
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Dr. Soo-Hyun Kim
Molecular and Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Cell Biology Research Centre, St. George’s Medical School, University of London Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
Interests: hedgehog signalling; cilia (primary and motile); fertility; puberty; knockout mouse; embryogenesis; reproductive endocrinology; congenital disorders; human genetics; Kallmann syndrome; hypogonadotropic hypogonadism; primordial germ cells
Dr. Aaron Mendez-Bermudez
Institute for Research on Cancer and Aging, Nice (IRCAN), French Riviera University, CNRS – INSERM. 06107 Nice, France & International Research Laboratory for Haematology, Cancer and Aging, Shanghai Ruijin Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
Interests: cellular senescence; telomere biology; heterochromatin; DNA replication; recombination and repair
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Dr. Jea-Hyun Baek

Handong Global University, Pohang, Korea
Interests: innate immunity; inflammation; immunometabolism; cell migration; autoimmunity; immunopathology; skin immunity; renal immunity; antigen presentation; T cell activation; macrophages; dendritic cells
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Dr. Vlatka Filipović Marijić
Center for Marine and Environmental Research, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: biological effect of metals to organisms (fish, crustaceans, bivalves, acanthocephalans); environmental monitoring and ecological risk assessment; aquatic ecotoxicology; biomarkers
Dr. Narayanaganesh Balasubramanian
Sr. Applications Scientist-Omics, Thermo Fisher Scientific, San Jose, CA 95134, USA
Interests: proteomics; metabolomics; systems biology; organic chemistry; archaeological chemistry; big data in omics; proteins in paleontology
Dr. Alberto Marin-Sanguino
Technische Universität München, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Professorship for Systems Biotechnology, Boltzmannstr. 15, 85748, Garching, Germany
Interests: molecular and cell biology; systems biology; biochemical systems theory; design principles
Dr. Pietro Mascheroni
Department Systems Immunology (SIMM), Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
Interests: cancer modeling; continuum mechanics; contact inhibition; biophysics of the immune system
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Dr. Ana M. Melo
Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences (iBB), Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs); microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs); membrane biophysics; lipid-protein interactions; amyloid fiber formation; single-molecule fluorescence techniques (smFRET and FCS)
Dr. Jeremy Wideman
Biodesign Center for Mechanisms of Evolution, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85281, USA
Interests: evolutionary cell biology; mitochondria; membrane contact sites; heterotrophic flagellates; LECA; fungi; philosophy of biology
Dr. Beniamin Oskar Grabarek
1. Maria Sklodowska-Curie National Research Institute of Oncology Krakow Branch, 30-024 Krakow, Poland
2. Department of Histology, Cytophysiology and Emryology, Faculty of Medicine in Zabrze, University of Technology in Katowice, 40-007 Katowice, Poland
Interests: expression of genes and proteins; PCR; RTqPCR; microarray; immunohistochemistry; ELISA; epigenetics mechanisms (methylation, RNAi, histone modification); cancer researches; dermal diseases (psoriasis); gynaecology oncology; clinical trials; cell cultures; pharmacology; biotechnology
Dr. Igor Grabovac
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Interests: health promotion; health behaviour modification; occupational health; human sexuality; social discrimination; sports medicine
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Dr. David Draper

Centro de Ecologia, Evolução e Alterações Ambientais (CE3C- Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes), University of Lisbon, 1649-004 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: species conservation; niche modeling; protected areas; climate change; red listing
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Dr. Carla Mavian
Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32601, USA
Interests: virology; microbiology; evolutionary and molecular biology; next-generation sequencing (NGS); HIV; arboviureses; coronaviruses
Dr. Daniel Tamarit
Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University and Research, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: microbiology; evolutionary biology; genomics; phylogenetics; symbiosis; eukaryogenesis
Dr. Elena Kazamia
Institut de Biologie, Ecole Normale Supérieure, 46 rue d’Ulm, Paris 75005, France
Interests: algal metabolism; microbial symbiosis; microbial oceanography; algal biotechnology
Dr. Maamer Slimani
1. Department of Health Sciences (DISSAL), Genoa University, 16132 Genoa, Italy
2. Department of Neuroscience, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics, Maternal and Child Health (DINOGMI), Section of Psychiatry, Genoa University, 16132 Genoa, Italy
Interests: neuroscience; endocrinology; psychobiology; physical therapy; social and behavioral sciences; quality of life
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Dr. Josko Bozic

Department of Pathophysiology, University of Split School of Medicine, Soltanska 2, 21 000 Split, Croatia
Interests: obstructive sleep apnea; heart failure; biomarkers; inflammatory bowel disease; diabetes; quality of life
Dr. Marco Romano
Department of Earth Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: vertebrate palaeontology; tetrapods ichnology; locomotion; cladistics; Paleozoic; Mesozoic; early synapsids; dinosaurs
Prof. Dr. Helena H. Chowdhury
Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology-Molecular Cell Physiology, Institute of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: neurobiology; biostatistics; molecular biology; neuroscience; mechanisms of exocytosis; membrane fusion; membrane properties; cell metabolism; research on adipocytes; neuroendocrine cells; muscle cells; astrocytes and neurons; and cell and tissue engineering in advanced therapies
Dr. Hosam Al-Samarraie
School of Media and Performing Arts, Centre for Arts, Memory, and Communities, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Coventry University, Priory Street Coventry, CV1 5FB, UK
Interests: human-computer interaction; design studies; higher education
Dr. Gabriel Samasca
1. Director, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Emergency Hospital for Children, 400000 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2. Associate Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 400000 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: immunology; laboratory medicine; celiac disease
Dr. Krzysztof Tomasiewicz
Department and Clinic of Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Lublin, Staszica 16, 20-081 Lublin, Poland
Interests: hepatitis; GI track infections; respiratory infections; HCV; HBV; HIV; vaccines; immune system
Dr. Teshome Bizuayehu

Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, University of Bergen, Postboks 7800, N-5020 Bergen, Norway
Interests: RNA biology; miRNA; RNA structure; translation regulation; bioinformatics
Dr. Claudius Marondedze
1: Rijk Zwaan, De Lier 2678 ZG, Netherlands
2: Midlands State University, Department of Biochemistry, Gweru, Zimbabwe
Interests: plant biology; seed and flower development; abiotic stress; RNA-binding proteins; developmental genetics; molecular biology; proteomics; post-translational modifications; post-transcriptional gene regulation
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Dr. Carl DeSelm
Department of Radiation Oncology, Center for Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Programs, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
Interests: cancer immunotherapy; CAR T-cell therapy; cellular therapy
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Dr. Vladimir Airapetian
Sciences and Exploration Directorate, NASA GSFC and American University, Washington, DC, USA
Interests: astrobiology; exoplanetary science; solar and solar coronae and winds; prebiotic chemistry
Dr. Sayaka MINO
Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, 3-1-1 Minato-cho, Hakodate 041-8611, Japan
Interests: ecophysiology of marine microorganisms; extremophiles; population genetics of marine microorganisms
Dr. Benedetta Ruzzenente
Institute Imagine, INSERM U1163, 24 boulevard du Montparnasse, 75015 Paris, France
Interests: mitochondria; mitochondrial biology; mitochondrial diseases; mitochondrial gene expression; OXPHOS; mouse model
Prof. Dr. Seogang Hyun
Department of Life Science, Chung-Ang University, 84 Heukseok-ro, Heukseok-dong, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Interests: nutritional metabolism; host-microbe interaction; juvenile growth; body size regulation; organismal aging; transposable element; PIWI-interacting RNA; Drosophila
Dr. Miguel González Pleiter
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Alcalá, Pza. San Diego, s/n. 28801 - Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), Spain
Interests: bioassays; ecotoxicology; emerging pollutants; microplastics; nanoplastics
Prof. Dr. Cristina Cutillas
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sevilla, Calle Profesor García González 2, 41012 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: parasitology; Trichuris; geometric morphometrics; molecular biology; phylogeny; Nematoda; fleas
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Dr. Panagiotis Sapountzis

French National Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (INRAE), UMR MEDIS 0454 INRAE - Université Clermont Auvergne, 63000 Clermont-Ferrand, France
Interests: bacteria; symbiosis; genomics; evolution; microbiome; cattle; STEC
Prof. Dr. Jose Ignacio Priego-Quesada
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1. Research Group in Sports Biomechanics (GIBD), Department of Physical Education and Sports, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
2. Biophysics and Medical Physics Group, Department of Physiology, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Interests: sports science; biomechanics; running biomechanics; cycling biomechanics; infrared thermography; exercise thermoregulation
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Dr. Reena Sharma
1. Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
2. Consultant Adult Metabolic Medicine, The Mark Holland Metabolic Unit, Salford Royal Foundation NHS Trust, Greater Manchester, UK
Interests: metabolic disorders
Dr. Piotr Brągoszewski
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: molecular cell biology; molecular biology; protein-protein interaction; molecular genetics; cell biology; DNA; RNA; PCR; cell culture; DNA sequencing
Dr. Vincenzo Davide Palumbo
Department of Surgical, Oncological and Stomatolgical Disciplines, University of Palermo, Via Del Vespro, 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
Interests: experimental surgery; biotechnology; regenerative medicine materials; vascular scaffolds
Dr. Kelly J. Huffman
University of California, Riverside, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: immunohistochemistry; immunofluorescence; PCR; neurobiology immunocytochemistry; gene expression; neurobiology and brain physiology
Dr. Giampaolo Milior

Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology, Collège de France, Paris, France
Interests: microglia and astrocytes role in epilepsy; Microglia's role on hippocampal synaptic plasticity and on environmental responses; experimental imaging techniques and electrophysiology; genetic manipulations: Viral DNA/RNA vectors transduction; new experimental models in neuroscience; ethics in neuroscience
Dr. Igor Jurak

Department of Biotechnology, University of Rijeka, 51000, Rijeka, Croatia
Interests: herpes simplex virus; herpesviruses; miRNAs; ADARs; RNA editing
Dr. Marsel Kabilov

Head of SB RAS Genomics Core Facility, Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, SB RAS, Lavrentiev av. 8, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russia
Interests: genomics; metagenomics; transcriptomics; NGS data analysis
Prof. Dr. Irena Mamajanov
Earth-Life Science Institute (ELSI), Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2-12-1-I7E-313 Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8550, Japan
Interests: origin of life; prebiotic chemistry; systems chemistry; protoenzymes; functional polymers; hyperbranched polymers; chemical evolution
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Dr. Kwong (Alfred) Y. Tsang

Precision Biologics Inc, Rockville, USA
Interests: cellular immunotherapy; tumor immunology; cancer vaccines; CTL epitopes; regulatory T cells; monoclonal antibody to tumor associated antigens
Dr. Adam Sieradzan
Laboratory of Molecular Modeling, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Gdansk , Wita Stwosza 63, 80-308 Gdansk, Poland
Interests: computer simulations; computational biophysics; protein structure and folding; coarse-grained force fields; immune checkpoints; DNA repair mechanisms
Dr. Satoshi Komatsu

Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Health, Science Center at Tyler, 11937 US HWY 271 , Tyler, TX, 75708, USA
Interests: cell biology; cell migration and invasion; cell contraction; motor proteins; smooth muscle cell phenotypic modulation; smooth muscle contraction and relaxation; vascular and airway remodeling
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Dr. Morgan Delarue
LAAS-CNRS, 31400 Toulouse, France
Interests: mechano-biology; mechanical stress; compressive stress; cancer
Dr. Ivana Lojkić
Laboratory for Rabies and General Virology, Croatian Veterinary Institute, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: veterinary virology; viral zoonoses; wildlife virology; environmental microbiology (viral and bacterial communities); next-generation sequencing (NGS); NGS data analysis
Prof. Dr. Tzer-Bin Lin
Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: systemic Neurophysiology; sensory physiology; pain pathophysiology; biophysics; biotechnology
Dr. Wonbong Lim
1. Department of Premedical science, College of Medicine, Chosun University, GwangJu, Korea
2. Laboratory of Orthopaedcia Research, Chosun University Hospital, GwangJu, Korea
Interests: cancer therapy/diagnosis; bioimaging; bone; osteoporosis
Dr. Maya Dimova Lambreva

Institute of Crystallography, CNR, Via Salaria, Km 29.300, 00015 Monterotondo, Stazione (RM), Italy
Interests: plant physiology; plant biotechnology; biophysics; spectroscopy; biotic and abiotic stress physiology; unicellular algae; photosynthesis; reaction centres; photosynthetic electron transfer; cell-based bioassay; pant nanobionics; interaction of algae with carbon based nanomaterials
Dr. Claudia Pacelli
Italian Space Agency, Rome, Italy
Interests: life in extreme environments; fungi under space and planetary simulation exposure; environmental microbiology
Dr. Jochen Maurer
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Aachen, 52074 Aachen, Germany
Interests: cancer stem cells; gynecological malignancies; breast cancer
Dr. Chia-Hsin Chan
Department of Pharmacological Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-8651, USA
Interests: drug resistance; tumor relapse; tumorigenesis; cancer stem cells
Dr. Aussie Suzuki
McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research / Department of Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Interests: cell biology; cancer biology; oncology; imaging
Dr. Monica Rosas Lemus
Department of Microbiology-Immunology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Interests: bacterial pathogenesis; secreted protein toxins
Prof. Dr. Jaromír Mysliveček
Institute of Physiology, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Albertov 5, 128 00 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: muscarinic receptors; biological rhythm; behavior; locomotor activity; dopamine receptors; adrenoceptors; stress
Dr. Sara Carpi

Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacy, University of Pisa, 56126 Pisa PI, Italy
Interests: microRNAs; Non-coding RNAs; molecular medicine; natural compound; nutiepigenetics; bioactive molecules
Dr. Hugues Portier
Department of Bioengineering and Osteoarticular Bioimaging (B2OA), Universite d'Orleans, 45100 Orléans, France
Interests: Physical exercise; bone repair; bone quality, bone biology, total knee arthroplasty and rehabilitation
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Dr. Nirmal Robinson
Centre for Cancer Biology, University of South Australia, Adelaide SA 5001, Australia
Interests: host-pathogen interactions; cancer; autophagy; cell death; mitochondria; metabolism; endoplasmic reticulum (ER) - stress
Dr. Aldo Nicosia
National Research Council, Institute for Biomedical Research and Innovation (CNR-IRIB), Via Ugo la Malfa, 153, 90146 Palermo, Italy
Interests: genomics; gene expression; translational research; bioinformatics; computational biology; comparative genomics; gene regulatory sistems
Dr. Sayaka Akieda-Asai
Frontier Science Research Center, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki 889-1692, Japan
Interests: energy homeostasis; feeding behavior; bioactive peptides; lipid metabolism
Dr. Giuliana Fusco
Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EW, UK
Interests: biochemistry; structural biology; functional intrinsically disordered proteins; parkinson; alzheimer
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Dr. Masami Sekine
Department of Bioproduction Science, Faculty of Bioresources and Environmental Sciences, Ishikawa Prefectural University, Suematsu 1-308, Nonoichi, Ishikawa 921-8836, Japan
Interests: differentiation; growth; cell division
Dr. Jason Ashworth
Head of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Life Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, John Dalton Building, Chester Street, Manchester, UK
Interests: ageing and inflammation; infection (including host-pathogen interactions and sepsis); chronic wounds; wound repair & tissue regeneration
Dr. Andrew Surman

Department of Chemistry, King’s College London, 7 Trinity Street, London SE1 1DB, UK
Interests: supramolecular chemistry; systems chemistry; (bio)polymers; analytical chemistry; (bio)inorganic chemistry; prebiotic chemistry
Dr. Michał Otręba
Department of Drug Technology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medical University of Silesia, 41-200 Sosnowiec, Poland
Interests: drug testing; cellular migration; cellular viability; melanogenesis; antioxidant status; anticancer activity
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Dr. Felipe Gómez
Centro de Astrobiología (CSIC-INTA), 28850 Madrid, Spain
Interests: ultra-small microorganisms; microorganisms in extreme environments; microbiology
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Dr. Carmen Espinós
1. Unit of Genetics and Genomics of Neuromuscular and Neurodegenerative Disorders, Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe (CIPF), 46012 Valencia, Spain
2. CIPF-IIS La Fe Joint Unit Rare Diseases, 46012 Valencia, Spain
3. UPV-CIPF Joint Research Unit Disease Mechanisms and Nanomedicine, 46012 Valencia, Spain
Interests: rare diseases; movement disorders; genetics and genomics
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Prof. Dr. Boris S. Shenkman
Myology Laboratory, State Scientific Center of Russian Federation Institute of Biomedical Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences, 123007 Moscow, Russia
Interests: skeletal muscle cellular; molecular physiology
Dr. Giorgio Russo
Institute of Molecular Bioimaging and Physiology (IBFM), National Research Council (CNR), 90015 Cefalù (PA), Italy
Interests: radiobiology; medical physics; radioprotection; biomedical imaging; cancer biology; tumor hypoxia; radiosensitizing agents; biomarkers; target therapies
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Dr. Marjolaine Gosset
UR 2496 Oro-facial Pathologies, Imaging and Biotherapies Faculty of Health, Odontology, University of Paris, 92120 Montrouge, France
Interests: periodontology; inflammation; bone; experimental periodontitis; osteoarthritis; cartilage; cell biology; prostaglandins; interleukins; MMP
Dr. Olga M. Koper-Lenkiewicz
Department of Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics, Faculty of Pharmacy with the Division of Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of Bialystok, 15-089 Białystok, Poland
Interests: brain tumor biomarkers; serum and cerebrospinal fluid
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Dr. Andy Nauli
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Marshall B. Ketchum University, 2575 Yorba Linda Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92831-1699, USA
Interests: dietary fat absorption; intestinal lipid uptake; Caco-2; chylomicrons; very low-density lipoproteins; abdominal fat; visceral adiposity; lymphatic transport; nutrient digestion; hepatic portal transport
Dr. Angelo Toto
Department of Biochemical Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5, 00185 Roma RM, Italy
Interests: protein folding; folding intermediates; folding kinetics; protein misfolding; protein-protein interactions; folding upon binding; binding kinetics; intrinsically disordered proteins; protein engineering
Dr. Shin Kim

Department of Immunology, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Daegu 42601, Korea
Interests: apoptotic mechanism of anti-cancer efficacy; identification and functional study of cancer genes; bioinformatics; anti-inflammatory agents
Dr. Helena Melo Amaro
CIIMAR, Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, University of Porto, Terminal de Cruzeiros do Porto de Leixões, Avenida General Norton de Matos, S/N 4450-208 Matosinhos, Portugal
Interests: microalgae; macroalgae; cyanobacteria; optimization of upstream and downstream algal processes; algal bioactive compounds production; extraction of bioactive compounds; extracts Bioactivities assessment; valorisation of algal biomass; application of algae in food/feed/nutraceuticals
Dr. Angel Soto-Hermida
Department of Medicine University of California, San Diego 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
Interests: cardiomyopathy; gene therapy; molecular genetics; autophagy; inflammation pathways
Dr. Roberto Zefferino
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, 71122 Foggia, Italy
Interests: cell physiology; gap junctions; intercellular communications; carcinogen
Dr. Hana Mahmutefendić Lučin
Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia
Interests: cell biology; virology; endocytic trafficking; endosomal recycling
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Dr. Jonghoe Byun
Department of Molecular Biology, Dankook University, Gyeonggi-do 16890, Korea
Interests: molecular therapy; gene therapy; cell therapy; blood vessel formation; imaging modalities; RNA aptamer
Dr. Christopher John Arthurs
Biomedical Engineering Department, King's College London, London WC2R 2LS, UK
Interests: computational haemodynamics; fluid dynamics; computational cardiac electrophysiology
Dr. Rajesh Ramachandran
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Interests: intracellular membrane remodeling; mitochondrial division and fusion; synaptic vesicle endocytosis
Dr. Tahereh Javaheri
Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Interests: cancer biology; human genetics; signaling; metastasis; bioinformatics; digital health
Dr. Maheen Gull
School of Geosciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
Interests: astrobiology; inorganic chemistry; prebiotic phosphorylation; mineral catalysis; deep eutectic solvents; biogeochemistry
Dr. Antonija Jurak Begonja

Department of Biotechnology, University of Rijeka, R. Matejcic 2, O-224, 51 000 Rijeka, Croatia
Interests: molecular biology; biochemistry; cell culture; developmental biology; cell biology; signaling pathways
Dr. Motoki Takaku
School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of North Dakota, Columbia Hall, RM 1733D, 501 N Columbia Road, Stop 9061, Grand Forks, ND 58202, USA
Interests: epigenetics; chromatin; gene regulation; cancer
Dr. Asunción Contreras
Genetics Division, University of Alicante , 03690 San Vicente del Raspeig, Alicante, Spain
Interests: cyanobacteria genetics; molecular microbiology; interaction networks; nitrogen signalling
Dr. Ana Faustino
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies, 1749-024 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: veterinary medicine; experimental animal models; anti-inflammatory drugs; physical exercise; tumor angiogenesis; lymphangiogenesis
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Dr. Bradley Elliott
Translational Physiology Research Group, University of Westminster, London, UK
Interests: ageing; atrophy; cell culture; exercise; hypoxia; myostatin; physiology
Dr. Hiroshi Fujisaki
Department of Physics, Nippon Medical School, 1-7-1 Kyonan-cho, Musashi-sakai, Tokyo 180-0023, Japan
Interests: molecular dynamics simulations of biomolecules; mathematical modeling of cell dynamics
Dr. Anita Cote
School of Human Kinetics, Trinity Western University, Langley City, BC V2Y 1Y1, Canada
Interests: adult and paediatric cardiology; exercise physiology; cardiac rehabilitation; sex differences in cardiac structure and function
Dr. Olga Ozoline
Institute of Cell Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow 142290, Russia
Interests: molecular microbiology; secreted RNAs; bioinformatics in promoter modeling; taxonomic analysis of natural microbiota
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Dr. Linda Celeste Montemiglio
Institute of Biology and Molecular Pathology (IBPM), National Research Council (CNR)- Department of Biochemical Sciences "A. Rossi Fanelli", University of Rome Sapienza, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: protein structural biology; x-ray crystallography; single particle cryoelectron microscopy; drug delivery
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Dr. Giuseppe Celenza
Dipartimento di Medicina clinica, Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy
Interests: clinical biochemistry; enzyme kinetics; antimicrobial resistance; natural bioactive compounds; SOS response in bacteria; antimicrobial adjuvants
Dr. Yasser Shahzad
Department of Pharmacy, COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus, Lahore 45550, Pakistan
Interests: topical and transdermal drug delivery; pre-formulations; controlled drug delivery; mesoporous silica; gastroretentive drug delivery; solid dispersions; nanoemulsions; nanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Tatiana Shkurat
Chief of Genetics, Southern Federal University, pr Stachki 194/1, Rostov on Don 344090, Russia
Interests: genetics; genomics; bioinformatics bioinformatics; biomedicine; synthetic biology; theoretical biology
Dr. Fabian Blombach
Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
Interests: Archaea; transcription; RNA polymerase; ChIP-seq; transcriptome; gene regulation; microbiology
Dr. Michele Menotta
Department of Biomolecular Sciences, University of Urbino "Carlo Bo", Via Saffi 2 61029 Urbino (PU), Italy
Interests: biochemistry; molecular biology; rare diseases; ataxia telangiectasia
Dr. Frieder Krafft
Institute of Sports ans Sports Science, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology | KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany
Interests: sports injuries; biomechanics musculoskeletal disorders; sports science Sport Biomechanics; athletic injuries exercise science; Rehabilitation Gait Analysis; movement analysis
Dr. Filippo Migliorini
Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, RWTH Aachen University, 52074 Aachen, Germany
Interests: prisma; medical statistics; biomechanics; regenerative medicine; orthopaedic surgery; trauma surgery
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Dr. Giuseppe Ietto
Department of Surgery, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese VA,Italy
Interests: Kidney Transplantation; Surgery Transplantation; Dialysis; Acute Kidney Injury Chronic Kidney Failure; Peritoneal Dialysis Organ Transplantation; Renal Failure; Renal; immunology
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Dr. Andrea Catte
SMART Lab - Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Palazzo D'Ancona, Via Consoli del Mare 1, 56126 Pisa, Italy
Interests: physical chemistry; biophysics; chemical biology; medicinal chemistry; biochemistry
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Dr. Morten Tange Olsen
University of Copenhagen, 1165 Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: marine mammal; ecology; evolution; pathogens; conservation; molecular ecology
Dr. Sunny Sharma

Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Rutgers University, New Jersey, Piscataway, USA
Interests: RNA modifications; ribosomes; protein synthesis; RNA decay; epigenetics; Non-coding RNAs; Metabolite-caps
Dr. Bradlee L. Heckmann

Department of Molecular Medicine, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute, USA
Interests: Neurobiology; Immunology; Biochemistry; Cell Biology; > Molecular Biology
Dr. Anis Rehman
School of Medicine, Southern Illinois University, 1263 Lincoln Dr, Carbondale, IL, USA
Interests: General Endocrinology; Obesity and Metabolic Disorders; Diabetes Mellitus; Thyroid Disorders/Cancer; Adrenal Disorders Osteoporosis and Parathyroid Disorders; Pituitary Disorders; Hypogonadism
Dr. Francesco Rusconi
Department of Medical Biotechnology and Translational Medicine, University of Milan, Via F.lli Cervi, 93 20090 Segrate (MI), Italy
Interests: proteins; RNA; gene expression; gene regulation; DNA; PCR; cell culture; gel electrophoresis; SDS-PAGE; epigenetics
Dr. Clément Carré
Transgenerational Epigenetics & Small RNA Biology, Sorbonne Université, CNRS, Laboratoire Biologie du Développement, Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine, UMR7622, 75005 Paris, France
Interests: sncRNAs (si, mi and piRNAs); RNA methylation; epitranscriptomic; chromatin and RNAPII biogenesis.
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Fois
Respiratory Unit, Department of Medical, Surgical and Experimental Sciences, University of Sassari, V.le San Pietro, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; oxidative stress; COPD; bronchoscopy
Dr. Sabrina Oliva
Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and EnvironmentalSciences, University of Messina, Viale Ferdinando Stagno d'Alcontres 31, I-98166 Messina, Italy
Interests: aquatic toxicology; biomonitoring of aquatic environment; nanotoxicology; emerging pollutants; waste valorization; bioconversion; gene and protein expression; gene regulation
Dr. Alexey Nikulin

Institute of Protein Research, Russian Academy of Sciences, 142290 Pushchino, Moscow, Russia
Interests: protein crystallography; RNA-protein interaction; structural biology; translation regulation; ribosome structure
Dr. Manuel Landecho Acha
Faculty of Medicine, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
Interests: hospitalism, vascular risk, multiple pathology patient, patient with difficult diagnosis and severe patient
Dr. Armin Kraus

Department of Plastic, Aesthetic and Hand Surgery, Otto-von-Guericke University, Leipzger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
Interests: tissue engineering; microgravity research; 3D-cell culture techniques; growth factors; tumor biology
Dr. Benoît Pilmis
1. Hopital Universitaire Necker-Enfants Malades, 149 Rue de Sèvres, 75015 Paris, France
2. Groupe Hospitalier Paris Saint-Joseph, 185 Rue Raymond Losserand, 75014 Paris, France
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; endocarditis; extended-spectrum bêta-lactamase; antibiotic susceptibility test; antimicrobial stewardship
Dr. Jorge Doña
1. Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
2. Departamento de Biología Animal, University of Granada, 18001 Granada, Spain
Interests: molecular ecology; host-symbiont interactions; speciation; hybridization; feather mites; feather lice; population genetics; cophylogenetics; macroecology; DNA Barcoding; DNA metabarcoding; microbiomes; molecular taxonomy; species delimitation; high-throughput sequencing; bioinformatics
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Dr. Martina Cappelletti
Molecular and Applied Microbiology Lab, Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Via Irnerio 42, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: bacterial degradation of contaminants; mechanisms of bacterial adaptation to toxic compounds; waste bioconversion into valuable compounds; metal-based nanoparticles; bacterial resistance/tolerance to metals; biodiversity in extreme environments and bioreactors; cave microbiology; bacterial genomics; anti-microbial strategies; biofilms; drug discovery from environmental bacterial isolates
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Dr. Daniel Hesselson
Beta Cell Regeneration Lab, Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney NSW 2050, Australia
Interests: directed evolution; protein engineering; nanobodies; organogenesis; zebrafish
Dr. Kalyani Nair
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bradley University, Peoria, IL 61625, USA
Interests: biomechanics; tissue engineering; biomaterials, medical devices, computer aided design, finite element methods
Dr. Tesfaye Mersha
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA
Interests: population genetics; genomics; bioinformatics; omics; human disease
Prof. Dr. Simona Gurzu
George Emil Palade University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences and Technology, 310377 Targu-Mures, Romania
Interests: pathology; immunohistochemistry; molecular oncopathology; gastrointestinal cancer; targeted therapy of cancer
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Prof. Dr. Vladimir Pletser
Blue Abyss, Colchester CH45 3QJ, UK
Interests: astrobiology; life detection technology; space life sciences; space biology
Dr. Diego Cotella
Laboratory of Applied Biology, Department of Health Sciences, Università del Piemonte Orientale via Solaroli 17, 28100 Novara, Italy
Interests: biomolecular interaction; non-coding RNA; protein engineering; synthetic biology
Dr. Moran Frenkel-Pinter
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
Interests: chemical evolution; peptide-nucleic acid interactions; proto-peptides; peptide self-assembly; systems chemistry; biotechnology; amyloidogenesis
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Dr. Lee Robertson
Department of Plant Protection, National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology Madrid, Spain
Interests: parasitic nematodes; diagnostics; proteomics; nematode - host interactions; integrated pest management
Dr. Anna Szóstek-Mioduchowska
Department of Reproductive Immunology and Pathology, Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 10-748 Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: fibrosis; ECM remodeling; immunology; cytokine; reproduction; endometrium; endometrial disorders
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Prof. Dr. Ralf Schittenhelm
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: proteomics; mass spectrometry; metabolomics; lipidomics; bioinformatics
Dr. Laura Mechtouff

Stroke Department, Hospices Civils de Lyon, France and CarMeN laboratory, INSERM U1060, University Lyon 1, France
Interests: stroke; transient ischemic attack; inflammation; atherosclerosis; imaging
Dr. Gergely Fehér
Lead Researcher, Consultant Neurologist and Stroke Physician, Centre for Occupational Medicine, Medical School, University of Pécs, 7602 Pécs, Hungary
Interests: cerebrovascular disease; prevention; chronic pain; neuropathic pain; headache; burnout; internet addiction; working capacitiy assessment
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Dr. Silvia De Francia
Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin, 10124 Torino, Italy
Interests: drugs; gender-specific medicine; TDM (Therapeutic Drug Monitoring); adverse events
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Dr. Anna Blumental-Perry
Department of Biochemistry, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
Interests: cellular stress responses; endoplasmic reticulum; mitochondrial responses; non-coding RNAS mitochondria-nucleus communications
Dr. Stanislav Pantelyushin
Institute of Laboratory Animal Science, University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich, Switzerland
Interests: immunology; cancer immunotherapy; neuroimmunology
Dr. Lindsey Van Haute

Mitochondrial Genetics, Medical Research Council Mitochondrial Biology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 0XY, UK
Interests: mitochondrial epitranscriptome; mitochondrial transcription and translation; RNA modifications; mitochondrial ribosome
Dr. Felipe Paredes

Cardiovascular division, School of Medicine, Emory University
Interests: Mitochondria; Metabolism; post-translational modifications; signal translation; cardiovascular diseases
Dr. Ioannis Kanakis
Institute of Life Course & Medical Sciences, Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, William Henry Duncan (Apex) Building, 6 West Derby Street, L7 8TX, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Interests: bone biology; musculoskeletal physiology; extracellular matrix; osteoarthritis; microRNAs
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Dr. Borros Michael Arneth
Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg, Standort Gießen, 35390–35398 Giessen, Germany
Interests: Endocrine
Dr. Simone Di Franco
Department of Surgical Oncologial and Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
Interests: cell culture; PCR; flow cytometry; immunohistochemistry; western blot; analysis; immunofluorescence; cancer biology; gel electrophoresis; electrophoresis; gene expression
Dr. Ranajay Saha
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Interests: origin of life; prebiotic evolution; RNA world; minimal synthetic cells; molecular biology; protein and RNA biophysics; macromolecular crowding and confinement; UV damage; fluorescence spectroscopy
Dr. Alexander Hunold
Technische Universität Ilmenau, Ehrenbergstraße 29, 98693 Ilmenau, Germany
Interests: transcranial electrical stimulation; electroencephalogrphy; magnetoencephalography; source localization; forwards simulation; volume conductor modeling
Dr. Rajan Gogna

Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, 1400-038 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: Cell Competition; Cancer; Transcriptional Networks; Gene Regulation
Dr. Duilio Pagano
Mediterranean Institute of Transplantation and High Specialization, Therapies (ISMETT), Palermo, Italy
Interests: liver; liver regeneration; echocardiography; surgery; coronary artery bypass; coronary artery disease; genetic engineering; liver transplantation; pharmacology; cell culture
Dr. Jonathan Lowery
Division of Biomedical Science (Physiology), Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46222, USA
Interests: cell biology; molecular biology; medical physiology; cell signaling; genomics; genetics; gene expression; cell culture; immunohistochemistry; PCR
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Dr. Marianna Flora Tomasello
Institute of Crystallography (IC), National Council of Research (CNR), Via Paolo Gaifami 18, 95126 Catania, Italy
Interests: apoptosis; mitochondria; neurodegeneration; oxidative stress; fluorescence microscopy; flow cytometry; single cell imaging; signalling.
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Dr. Valerio Conti
Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Meyer, 50139 Firenze, Italy
Interests: neurobiology; neurogenetics; animal models; malformations of Cortical Development (MCDs); epilepsy; mTORopathies
Dr. Concetta Scimone
Department of Biomedical, Dental, Morphological and Functional Imaging Sciences, University of Messina, Via Consolare Valeria 1, 98125 Messina, Italy
Interests: genetics; molecular genetics; molecular biology; genomics; transcriptomics; next generation sequencing analysis; population genetics; gene expression regulation; neuroscience; characterization of molecular mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of genetic rare mendelian diseases; cerebral cavernous malformations; brain arteriovenous malformations; retinitis pigmentosa; Genetics of metabolic diseases
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Dr. Celia Blanco
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA
Interests: biological homochirality; biomolecular evolution; fitness landscapes; directed evolution; origin of life; mathematical modeling; sequence analysis; numerical simulation; bioinformatics; RNA world
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Prof. Dr. Tomasz Gosiewski
Departament of Molecular Medical Microbiology, Jagiellonian University, Poland
Interests: molecular biology; microbiology; microbiome; NGS; probiotics; infectious
Dr. Fabrizio Ambrosino
Department of Mathematics and Physics, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Viale Abramo Lincoln, 5, 81100 Caserta CE, Italy
Interests: applied physics; radioactivity; environmental radiation; radon gas; ionizing radiation; radioactive pollution; numerical analysis; time series analysis; neural networks; machine learning; Montecarlo simulation; software development; data processing; geogenic phenomena; Earth rotation (Length of the day - LOD)
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Dr. Lara Milane
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: cancer Biology; drug delivery systems; nanomedicine
Dr. Daniela Messineo
Radiology, Oncology and Anatomical Pathology Department, La Sapienza University, Italy
Interests: advanced cochlear implantology technologies; genetic pathologies and their effects on development; acquisitions of degenerative diseases
Dr. Bijan K. Dey
The RNA Institute and Department of Biological Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY), Albany, NY 12222, USA
Interests: non-coding RNAs; microRNAs; epigenetics; muscle stem cell biology; regeneration; muscle degenerative diseases
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Dr. Natale Musso
Centre for Secondary Hypertension, Unit of Clinical Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa Medical School, 16132 Genova, Italy
Interests: catecholamines; ambulatory blood pressure monitoring; dietary sodium; blood pressure measurement; neuroendocrinology.
Prof. Dan L Dumitrascu

2nd Medical Department, Iuliu Haţieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca 400003, Romania
Interests: neurogastroenterology; psychosomatic medicine; trials; clinical diagnosis; hepatogastroenterology
Dr. Hélène Gaillard
Universidad de Sevilla, Departamento de Genética-CABIMER, Sevilla, Spain
Interests: DNA repair; chromatin dynamics; nucleotide excision repair; genome stability
Prof. Dr. Palma Simoniello
Parthenope University of Naples, 80133 Naples, Italy
Interests: cell biology; developmental biology; radiobiology, cytology; environmental toxicology; heavy metals; histology; heavy ions; ionising radiation; tissue; embryology; oogenesi
Dr. Helmar Bornemann-Cimenti
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University of Graz, 8036 Graz, Austria
Interests: pain management; anesthesiology; preventive analgesia; quality of life
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Dr. Antonio Varriale
Institute of Food Science, Italian National Research Council (CNR), 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: biochemistry and biophysics of proteins; biotechnologies; biosensors; diagnostic tools; food safety; security
Dr. Soo‐Kyoung Choi
Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, Brain Korea 21 Plus, Project for Medical Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul 03722, Korea
Interests: diabetes; physiology
Prof. Dr. Paweł Ptaszek
Department of Carbohydrate Technology, Faculty of Food Technology, University of Agriculture in Krakow 31-120 Kraków, Poland
Interests: food rheology; food technology; rheology; bioreactors; carbohydrates polymers physics and chemistry
Dr. Daniele Bertoglio
Molecular Imaging Center Antwerp (MICA), University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, Wilrijk, Belgium
Interests: neuroscience; CNS; nuclear medicine; biomarker; neurodegenerative disorder; imaging methodology; molecular imaging
Dr. Javier Murciano-Calles
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Department of Physical Chemistry, University of Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
Interests: PDZ domains; protein folding and binding and conformational equilibrium; biocatalysis; directed evolution of proteins; DSC; proteins; protein expression; biochemistry; protein purification; PCR; biotechnology; protein-protein interaction; protein structure; protein biochemistry
Dr. Jukka Vakkila
Clinic for Children and Adolescents, Mehiläinen, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: neoplastic process; gut microbiota; immune system; pediatric cancer
Dr. Sheetal Parida
Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
Interests: cancer; breast cancer; tumor microenvironment; microbiome; cancer microbiome; obesity; cervical cancer; colorectal cancer, metastasis and angiogenesis
Dr. Francesco Aiello

Ophthalmology Unit, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Via Cracovia, 50, 00133 Roma RM, Italy
Interests: cornea; cataract and refractive surgery
Prof. Dr. Sung Jean Park
College of Pharmacy, Gachon University, Incheon 21936, Korea
Interests: protein structure; drug discovery; protein folding; E3 ubiquitination; folding disease; protein degradation
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Dr. Akos Kereszturi
1. Konkoly Observatory - CSFK, 1121 Budapest, Hungary
2. European Astrobiology Institute, Strasbourg, France
Interests: astrobiology; envionmental conditions for life; Earth analogue sites for extremophiles; instrumental evaluaton of biomarkers; search for life with next Solar System mission
Dr. Yongho Bae
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
Interests: mechanobiology; vascular biology and disease; cell biology; cell cycle; cell proliferation; cell migration; atomic force microscopy
Dr. Seyed M. Ghiasi
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction, Imperial College London, London SW7 2BU, UK
Interests: RNA decay pathways; inflammasome complexes; pharmacological intervention of gap-junctions; Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) stresses
Dr. Mélanie Dieude
Department of microbiology, infectiology and immunology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1J4, Canada
Interests: tissue injury; cell death; autoimmune responses; graft versus host disease; autoimmune diseases; cardiovascular diseases
Dr. Thomas Greither
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, 06108 Halle (Saale), Germany
Interests: androgens; spermatogenesis; infertility; adipogenesis; prostate carcinoma; soft tissue sarcoma; OSCC
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Dr. Krisztina Tar
Department of Medical Chemistry, University of Debrecen, Faculty of Medicine, 4032 Debreceni Egyetem, Hungary
Interests: proteasome; proteasome activator PA200; protein aggregation; mitochondrial dynamics and activity; neurodegenerative diseases; Huntington’s disease
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Dr. Gun Woo Lee
Yeungnam University, College of Medicine, Gyeongsan, South Korea
Interests: Spine diseae; mesenchymal stem cell; extracelluar vesicle; biomarkers; regeneration
Prof. Dr. Rolland Gyulai
Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Oncodermatology, Medical Faculty, University of Pécs, H-7632 Pécs, Hungary
Interests: dermatology; dermato-oncology; inflammatory skin diseases; psoriasis; atopic dermatitis; melanoma
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Dr. Emanuela Colla
[email protected] Laboratory, Scuola Normale Superiore, 56126 Pisa, Italy
Interests: Parkinson's disease; alpha-Synuclein; ER stress; neurodegeneration; protein misfolding; gut-brain axis; molecular biology
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Dr. Elena Pacella
Department of Ophthalmic Science, University of Rome "Sapienza", 00185 Roma RM, Italy
Interests: OCT; glaucoma; retinal diseases; cataract surgery; optical coherence tomography; eye diseases; macular degeneration; clinical ophthalmology; optometry and vision science; vision science
Dr. Anna Walczewska
Cell-to-Cell Communication Department, Medical University of Lodz, 90-419 Łódź, Poland
Interests: astrocyte biology; astrocyte-neuron interaction; neurodegeneration; neuroinflammation; omega-3 in the brain function; FADS2; cytotoxicity of dental materials
Dr. Hiromasa Tsuda
Department of Biochemistry, Nihon University School of Dentistry, 1-8-13 Kanda Surugadai Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8310, Japan
Interests: periodontal disease; cellular death; oxidative stress; autophagy; bone metabolism; innate immunity; inorganic-polyphosphate metabolism; three-dimensional culture system
Dr. Ruzanna Djavadian
Department of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: adult neurogenesis; neurotrophins; brain development; cerebral cortex; cerebellum; olfactory bulb
Dr. Filip Raciborski
Department of Environmental Hazard Prevention and Allergology, Warsaw Medical University, 02-091 Warszawa, Poland
Interests: epidemiological research; data analysis; allergology; rheumatology; e-health
Dr. Valentina Di Liberto
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Dipartmento di Biomedicina, Neuroscienze e Diagnostica avanzata (BIND), Università degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: neuroscience; neurotrophic factors; synaptic plasticity; neurodegenerative disease; oxidative stress; neuroinflammation
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Dr. Jong Hyuk Yoon

Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Group, Korea Brain Research Institute, Daegu 41062, South Korea
Interests: Neurodegenerative disease; proteomics; multi-omics; biochemistry; bioinformatics
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Prof. Dr. Jonghoon Kang
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Department of Biology, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA 31698, USA
Interests: biophysics; immunology; bioinformatics; education; thermodynamics
Dr. Eva Reali
San Donato Hospital Group 20097 San Donato Milanese MI, Italy
Interests: immunology; T cells; tumor immunology; immunotherapy; immune-mediated diseases; skin immunology; cytokines
Dr. Olga Tura-Ceide
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Dr. Josep Trueta University Hospital de Girona, Santa Caterina Hospital de Salt and the Girona Biomedical Research Institut (IDIBGI), 17190 Girona, Spain
Interests: pulmonary vascular diseases; endothelial dysfunction; stem cells; angiogenesis; metabolism; hypoxia; shear stress; adhesion molecules
Dr. Anca Oana Docea
Department of Toxicology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, 200349 Craiova, Romania
Interests: toxicology; risk assessment; clinical trials; clinical pharmacology; neurotoxicology; pesticides
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Dr. Elisa Bona
Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale, 13100 Vercelli, Italy
Interests: microbial community; soil microbiome; human microbiome; healthy compounds; natural antibiotic compounds; essential oils
Dr. Ryoma Morigaki
Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University, Tokushima 770-8501, Japan
Interests: deep brain stimulation; movement disorders; striatal anatomy; striatal function; basal ganglia circuitry
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Dr. Kazunori Tomita
Centre for Genome Engineering and Maintenance, Brunel University London, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, UK
Interests: genetics; molecular biology; telomeres; cancer; ageing
Dr. Tae-Gyu Lim
Department of Food Science & Biotechnology, Sejong University, Seoul 05006, Korea
Interests: skin-aging; skin inflammation; photoaging
Dr. Charisse Flerida A. Pasaje
Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Interests: Plasmodium; antimalarial drug discovery; CRISPR-Cas9; gene editing; translation regulation; aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases
Prof. Chi-Chien Lin
Institute of Biomedical Science, National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung 40227, Taiwan
Interests: Dendritic cells; T cells; Immunotherapy; Autoimmune diseases
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Dr. Tae Gyu Choi
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul 02447, Korea
Interests: Reactive oxygen species; Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; autophagy; cancer bioinformatics
Dr. Zsuzsanna Hamari
University of Szeged, Faculty of Science and Informatics, Department of Microbiology, Szeged, Hungary
Interests: role of HMGB proteins in chromatin organization and physiology of Aspergillus nidulans; revealing the first eukaryotic nicotinate utilization system in Aspergillus nidulans
Dr. Peter Christoph Reinacher
1. Consultant at the Department of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Medical Center- University of Freiburg, Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, 79085 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
2. Attract Group Leader at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology, 52074 Aachen, Germany
Interests: lasers in neurosurgery; laser bone removal; laser osteotomy; directional deep brain stimulation; subarachnoid hemorrhage; stereotactic ventriculocisternostomy; Stereo-EEG; hypothalamic hamartoma; stereotactic lesioning; radiofrequency thermocoagulation
Dr. Wan-Long Chuang

Hepatobiliary Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Interests: viral hepatitis; non-alcoholic steatohepatitis; liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma
Dr. Chiara Di Malta

TIGEM Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Naples, Italy
Interests: inherited kidney cancer, MiT/TFE-associated tumors, PKD, lysosomal disorders, mTOR signaling, autophagy
Dr. Tatsuhito Matsuo
Department of Molecular Imaging and Theranostics, National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS), Institute for Quantum Life Science, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology (QST), Chiba, Japan
Interests: Biophysics; Biochemistry; Protein Structure; protein dynamics; small-angle X-ray scattering; small-angle neutron scattering; quasielastic neutron scattering
Dr. Angela Tramonti

Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, CNR c/o Department of Biochemical Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome P.le A. Moro, 5 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: enzymology; pyridoxal 5’-phosphate-dependent enzymes; vitamin B6 metabolism; cancer metabolic reprogramming; bacterial transcriptional regulation
Dr. Anastasiya V. Snezhkina

Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, 119991 Moscow, Russia
Interests: molecular oncology; genomics; transcriptomics; epigenetics; energy metabolism; mutations; mutational load; oxidative stress
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Dr. Yusuke Kato
Division of Biotechnology, Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO), Oowashi 1-2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8634, Japan
Interests: biological containment; synthetic biology; development of novel genetic parts; unnatural amino acids; heterologous protein production
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Dr. Kamila Czechowska

Yale School of Medicine
Interests: Microbiology Biotechnology Pseudomonas Flow Cytometry
Dr. Mitsuoki Kawano
Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Contemporary Life Science, Chugokugakuen University, Okayama 701-0197, Japan
Interests: drug-resistant bacteria; phage therap; bacterial small RNA; toxin-antitoxin systems
Prof. Dr. Tofy Mussivand
Cardiovascular Devices Research Laboratory, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7, Canada
Interests: medical devices research and development; artificial organs; cardiovascular devices; regulatory standards and guidelines; clinical engineering; artificial hearts; fluid dynamics and biosensors
Prof. Dr. Ashok Bidwai
Department of Biology, West Virginia Universitydisabled, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
Interests: proteins; genetics; protein kinases; drosophila developmental genetics; protein interactions
Prof. Dr. Juan Sainz
1. GENYO. Centre for Genomics and Oncological Research, 18010 Granada, Spain
2. University of Granada, PTS, 18010 Granada, Spain
Interests: human genetics; haematological malignancies; stem cell transplantation; cancer-related infections; solid tumours; molecular genetic epidemiology
Dr. Joao Lobo
Instituto Portugues de Oncologia de Francisco Gentil Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: miRNA; epigenetics; Biomarkers; prostate cancer; testicular cancer; bladder cancer; kidney cancer; methylation
Prof. Dr. Claudia Perez Cruz
Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del I.P.N. 07360 Ciudad de México, Mexico
Interests: Alzheimer´s disease; microbiome; gut-brain-axis; nutrition; diet; infections
Dr. Radka Symonová
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Interests: animal genome evolution
Dr. Verena Prokosch
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Münster, 48149 Münster, Germany
Interests: eyes; western blot; genetic engineering; glaucoma; retinal ganglion cells; pharmacology; ophthalmology; retina; medicine
Prof. Dr. Martina Pigazzi
Onco-Hematology Lab and Clinic, Woman and Child Health Department, University of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy
Interests: acute leukemia; AML; pediatric oncology; drug screening and development; oncogenes; minimal residual disease
Prof. Dr. Gerrit Bouma
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, United States
Interests: placenta; steroid receptors; development; gene editing; reproductive physiology; hormones
Dr. Catherine Duez
Chronic Respiratory Diseases Department, Center for CardioVascular and Nutrition, 13005 Marseille, France
Interests: asthma; pulmonary inflammation; immune cells; mouse model; bronchial epithelial cell
Dr. André Fehr
Sahlgrenska Center for Cancer Research, University of Gothenburg, 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: solid tumors; fusion genes; breast cancer; experimental pathology; molecular pathology; biomarker; genomics; functional genomics; head and neck cancer; MYB; NR4A3; HMGA2; PLAG1; CRTC1-MAML2; NFIB; mucoepidermoid carcinoma; enhancer hijacking; pleomorphic
Dr. Neda Slade
Institut Ruđer Bošković, Bijenička cesta 54, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: p53 family of proteins; p53 isoforms; metastatic melanoma; protein interactions; BRAF inhibitors; resistance
Dr. Blanca Molins
Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques Agusti Pi i Sunyer. Hospital Clinic Barcelona, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: inflammation; ocular immunology; C-reactive protein; retinal pigment epithelium; bioengineering; organ-on-a-chip; diabetic retinopathy; macular degeneration; uveitis
Dr. Alessandro Poli
FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology (IFOM), 20139 Milan, Italy
Interests: phosphoinositides; mechanobiology; immunology; cancer research; LINC-complex
Dr. Werner Mohl
Surgery Medical University Vienna, Lazarettgasse 12, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Interests: mitral valve repair; cardiac regeneration; myocardial ischemia; cell therapy; mechanochemical feedback loop; cardiac development
Dr. Atsushi Matsuda

Department of Biochemistry, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
Interests: Glycobiology; Cancer diagnosis
Prof. Dr. Kyung-Ah Lee
Department of Biomedical Science, College of Life Sciences, CHA University, 135-081 Seoul, South Korea
Interests: ovary; follicle; oocyte; stem cell; implantation
Dr. David Aebisher
Department of Photomedicine and Physical Chemistry, University of Rzeszów, 35-310 Rzeszow, Poland
Interests: photomedicine; photochemistry; singlet oxygen; photobiology
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Dr. Rohit Gundamaraju
School of Health Sciences, University of Tasmania,Hobart 7000, Australia
Interests: cancer; metastasis; gastrointestinal diseases; Cell culture; clinical cancer research
Dr. Roberto Colasanti
Department of Neurosurgery, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona and Padua University Hospital, 35122 Padova, Italy
Interests: neuro-oncology; Skull Base; Cerebrovascular Surgery; spine surgery; neurotrauma; neuroanatomy; neuroradiology
Prof. Dr. Fable Zustovich

San Martino Hospital, 32100 Belluno BL, Italy
Interests: oncology clinical; experimental; management
Dr. Anna Serefko
Laboratory of Preclinical Testing, Chair and Department of Applied and Social Pharmacy, Medical University of Lublin, Chodźki 1, 20-093 Lublin, Poland
Interests: pharmacology; depression; anxiety; neuroscience; preclinical studies; toxicology and pharmaceutics biochemistry
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Dr. Danila Cianciosi
Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche Specialistiche ed Odontostomatologiche (DISCO)-Sez. Biochimica, Facoltà di Medicina, Università Politecnica delle Marche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
Interests: cancer stem cells; natural compounds; bioactive compounds; cancer; polyphenols; vitamins; dietary supplements; self-renewal; chemosensibilization; functional foods; antioxidants; dietary supplementation; human health; chronic diseases; prevention; chemoresistance; metastasis; tumor
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Dr. Chungoo Park
Assistant ProfessorSchool of Biological Sciences and TechnologyChonnam National University
Interests: Evolutionary genomics; Molecular evolution; Bioinformatics; Ecogenomics; Epigenomics
Dr. Federico Nalesso

Department of Medicine, Università di Padova, 35122 Padova PD, Italy
Interests: renal replacement therapy; chronic kidney disease
Dr. Kwong Ming Tse
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Product Design Engineering, Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology (FSET), Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Austrilia
Interests: biomechanics; protective equipment; impact mechanics; injury prevention; finite element modelling; mechanics in medicine (orthopaedic biomechanics, re-engineering and design of prostheses, surgical procedures, cardiovascular biomechanics)
Dr. Sabrina Reinehr
Experimental Eye Research Institute, University Eye Clinic, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Interests: glaucoma; immune system; neurodegeneration; retina; complement system; glaucoma animal models
Dr. Jan Ševčík
Institute of Biochemistry and Experimental Oncology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague, U Nemocnice 5, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: oncogenetics; hereditary cancer syndromes; DNA repair; gene expression; splicing
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Dr. Matteo Claudio Da Vià
Department of Oncology and Hematology-Oncology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Interests: next generation sequencing; hematology leukemia; multiple myeloma; fungal infection; myelodysplastic syndromes; hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; tumor immunology
Prof. Dr. Ren-You Gan
Research Center for Plants and Human Health, Institute of Urban Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Chengdu, China
Interests: redox biology; gut microbiota; phytochemicals; metabolic syndrome; molecular mechanism
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Prof. Dr. Xin Wu
Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha, Hunan, China
Interests: animal reproduction; fetal nutrition and metabolism; nutritional biochemistry and physiology; biological rhythm and nutrition; amino acids metabolism Photo
Dr. Ramon Gutiérrez-Sánchez
University of Granada | UGR · Department Statistics and Operations Research
Interests: stochastic differential equations
Dr. Simona Carmen Liţescu
National Institute for Research Development of Biological Sciences, Centre of Bioanalysis, Bucharest 060031, Romania
Interests: antioxidants and antioxidative mechanism; free radicals associated toxicity; biochemistry; biocompatible nanomaterials; ecology
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Dr. Laura Miozzi
Istituto per la Protezione Sostenibile delle Piante, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, 10133 Turin, Italy
Interests: plant virology; bioinformatics; silencing; transcriptome; high-throughput sequencing; omics
Dr. Silvia Caggia
CAU · Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development, Clark Atlanta University, CCRTD, 223 James P. Brawley SW, Atlanta, GA 30314, USA
Interests: prostate cancer; cell migration; invasion; metastasis; G-protein subunit; lamellipodia; small molecule inhibitors; chemotherapeutic drugs
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Dr. Cédric G. Geoffroy
Department of Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics, College of Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Bryan, TX 77807, USA
Interests: spinal cord injury; axon regeneration; aging; gene therapy; drug discovery; cardiometabolic disease; bowel dysfunction
Dr. Darren Korbie
Head of Sequencing, Centre for Personalized NanomedicineTrau Group,The University of Queensland, Brisbane, St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: epigenetics; DNA methylation; non-coding RNA; cancer genomics; PCR methodology; multiplex PCR
Dr. Md Obyedul Kalam Azad
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Department of Bio-Health Technology, College of Biomedical Science, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon 24341, Korea
Interests: Plant photochemistry and photobiology; artificial light; plant metabolites; plant pigment
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Dr. Filippo Scialó
Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
Interests: gerontology; ROS signalling; ageing; mitochondria metabolism
Dr. Stefanos Roumeliotis
Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Medicinedisabled, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: oxidative stress; vascular calficiation and cardiovascular disease in diabetics; chronic kidney disease and hemodialysis
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Dr. Nora Fernandez-Jimenez
Department of Genetics, Physical Anthropology and Animal Physiology, Faculty of Medicine and Nursing, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Barrio Sarriena, s/n, 48940 Leioa, Spain
Biocruces-Bizkaia Health Research Institute, 48903 Barakaldo, Spain
Interests: genomics; epigenomics; DNA methylation; complex diseases; celiac disease; gene expression; childhood development
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Dr. Iraia Garcia Santisteban
Department of Genetics, Physical Anthropology and Animal Physiology, Faculty of Medicine and Nursing, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Barrio Sarriena, s/n, 48940 Leioa, Spain
Biocruces-Bizkaia Health Research Institute, 48903 Barakaldo, Spain
Interests: genomics, epigenomics and transcriptomics; immune-related diseases; cell cycle; DNA damage; deubiquitinases
Dr. Md. Adnan
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Department of Bio-Health Convergence, College of Biomedical Science, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon-24341, Korea
Interests: Natural product chemistry (In vitro, In vivo, In silico, molecular docking, network pharmacology); Pharmacology (Mechanism of actions and signaling pathways) and drug discovery; Cancer Research; Nanotechnology (metal nanoparticles synthesis, surface modification, drug delivery); and food biochemistry
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Dr. Sevdalina Lambova
Department of Propaedeutics of Internal diseases, Medical University, 4002 Tsentar, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Interests: nailfold capillaroscopy; Raynaud’s phenomenon; systemic sclerosis; connective tissue diseases; osteoarthritis
Prof. Dr. Samir Suweis
1. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Padova, Laboratory of Interdisciplinary Physics, Via Marzolo 8, 35131, Padova, Italy
2. Padova Neuroscience Center, Via Orus 2/b, 35131, Padova, Italy
Interests: complex systems; statistical mechanics; physics of living systems; quantitative biology; ecological modeling; quantitative biodiversity; ecological networks; theoretical and computational neuroscience; brain networks; socio-enviromental systems; sustainability
Prof. Dr. Joohyun Nam
Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, Dongguk University, Gyeong-Ju, Korea
Interests: physiology; epithelial physiology; immune physiology; skin physiology; allergic disease; ion channel; electrophysiology; calcium imaging; patch-clamp recording; potassium channel; chloride channel; cation channel
Dr. Ali Aghazadeh Habashi
Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho, ID 83209, USA
Interests: renin angiotensin system; inflammation; inflammatory diseases; peptide; drug targeting; drug delivery; pharmacokinetics; biomedical research; bioanalysis; biomarkers
Dr. Michele D'Angelo

Department of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of L’Aquila, 67100 L'Aquila, Italy
Interests: neurodegerative disorders; Parkinson’s disease; probiotics; brain repair
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Dr. Adam P. Lightfoot

Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science & Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
Interests: skeletal muscle; mitochondria; reactive oxygen species; endoplasmic reticulum; exosomes; myopathy; sarcopenia
Dr. Gareth A. Nye
University of Chester, Chester, UK
Interests: antioxidants; inflammation; immunology; Pregnancy; Maternal and fetal health; Anatomy and physiology, Medicine
Dr. Mario Mauthe

Department of Biomedical Sciences of Cells and Systems, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: Autophagosomes; Mitophagy; Autophagy-Related Proteins
Dr. Vasily Sukhorukov
1. Laboratory of Angiopathology, Institute of General Pathology and Pathophysiology, 8 Baltiiskaya Street, 125315 Moscow, Russia
2. Laboratory of Infection Pathology and Molecular Microecology, Institute of Human Morphology, 3 Tsyurupa Street, 117418 Moscow, Russia
3. Laboratory of Medical Genetics, Institute of Experimental Cardiology, National Medical Research Center of Cardiology, 15A 3-rd Cherepkovskaya Street, 121552 Moscow, Russia.
Interests: atherosclerosis; ER stress; LDL; HDL; signaling pathways; genetics LDL; sialidase; glycome; mice model of atherosclerosis; macrophages; CRISPR
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Dr. Kamil Krawczyński
Department of Neurochemistry, Mossakowski Medical Research Center, PAS, Poland
Interests: microRNA; gene expression; tumorigenesis
Dr. Abhilash Samykutty

University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA
Interests: autophagy; autophagic cell death; active targeted liposome; pancreatic cancer; alternative cancer therapy; photoacoustic tomography; thermoacoustics; multispectral
Dr. Kirill Gorshkov
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), Rockville, MD 20852, USA
Interests: COVID-19; Ebola; Zika; fluorescent biosensors; high-content imaging; high-throughput screening; fluorescence microscopy; phenotypic profiling; cell biology; in vitro models; pharmacology; drug discovery; neuropharmacology
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Dr. Kristóf Endre Károly

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
Interests: brown adipose tissue; thermogenesis; beige adipocytes; irisin; autophagy; adipokines; interleukin-6
Dr. Domenico Benvenuto

Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Rome, Italy
Interests: Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus; Alphavirus; Togaviridae
Dr. Martina Chiu
Dept Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Italy
Interests: Cancer metabolism; glutamine; amino acid transporters; mesenchymal stem cells; multiple myeloma; hepatocellular carcinoma; asparagine
Dr. Laura Tapella
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale”Amedeo Avogadro”, Via Bovio 6, 28100 Novara. Italy.
Interests: non cell autonomus degeneration and proteostasis
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Prof. Loredana Albonici
University of Rome, “Tor Vergata”, Department of Clinical Sciences and Translational Medicine, School of Medicine, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: analysis of molecular mechanisms associated with tumor growth and progression related to angiogenesis; Analysis of molecular mechanisms associated with polarized immune cells in tumor microenvironment
Dr. Madhulika Tripathi

Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore, Singapore City, Singapore
Interests: Biochemistry; Genetics and Molecular Biology Pharmacology
Dr. Ching-Hu Chung
Department of Medicine, Mackay Medical College, New Taipei City 25245, Taiwan
Interests: anti-cancer; anti-inflammation; anti-platelet; anti-arthritis drug development
Dr. Wen-tao Deng
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Interests: blue cone monochromacy; cone and cone-rod dystrophy; viral vector-mediated gene therapy; inherited retina disorder; disease mechanism and pathophysiology of retinal diseases
Dr. Kyoung Seob Song

Department of Cell Biology, Kosin University College of Medicine, Busan 49267, Korea
Interests: GPCR and G-protein signaling; airway inflammation; pulmonary diseases
Dr. Hugo Arasanz Esteban
Oncoimmunology Group, Navarrabiomed, 31008 Pamplona, Spain
Interests: programmed death-1 Ligand-1 (PDL1); checkpoint; tumor associated leukocyte
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Dr. Augusto Quaresma Henriques Pedro
Department of Chemistry, CICECO-Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: biopharmaceuticals; recombinant production; fermentation; downstream processing; aqueous biphasic systems; chromatography; ionic liquids; biopharmaceuticals stabilization
Assist. Prof. Andrej Kastrin
Faculty of Medicine, Institute for Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: biostatistics; medical informatics; artificial intelligence; text mining; literature-based discovery
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Prof. Dr. Maurizio Evangelista
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 20123 Milano MI, Italy
Interests: pain management; pain medicine; pain assessment; chronic pain; pain measurement; pain perception; pain research; acute pain; neuropathic pain; neuroinflammation; transition from acute to chronic pain; Headaches; K pain; palliative medicine
Prof. Dr. Kee-lung Chang
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan
Interests: biochemistry; ntrients research; nutrition and immunology; cancer immunology; allergy immunology; bone and joint research; dermatological research
Dr. Guido Alessandro Primiano
Neurophysiopathology unit, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy
Dipartimento Universitario di Neuroscienze, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
Interests: neuromuscular disorders; mitochondrial diseases; mitochondrial genetics
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Dr. Chirag Vasavda
The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 733 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Interests: neuroscience; neuroimmunology; neuropharmacology; and chemical biology
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Dr. Hilal Tayara
School of International Engineering and Science, Jeonbuk National University, 54896 Jeonju, Korea
Interests: deep learning; artificial intelligence; bioinformatics; computational biology; genomic data analysis; image processing
Dr. Sewon Lee
Exercise Physiology & Biochemistry Lab, Division of Sport Science, College of Arts & Physical Education, Incheon National University, (Songdo-dong) 119 Academy-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea
Interests: physiology; exercise science; atherosclerosis; diabetes
Dr. Hamed Hatami-Marbini
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago 842 W Taylor ST, Chicago, IL, USA
Interests: biomechanics and biomaterials; ocular mechanics; computational/experimental mechanics; finite element analysis
Dr. Arvind Ramanathan
Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, United States
Interests: Computational Science; Artificial Intelligence
Dr. Madhu Sudhana Saddala

Mason Eye Institute M102C, 1 Hospital Dr University of Missouri School of Medicine Columbia-65201, MO, USA
Interests: Bioinformatics, Genomics, Proteomics, Microarray, single cell sequencing, miRNA
Dr. Evangelos Koustas
Molecular Oncology Unit, Department of Biological Chemistry, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 11527 Athens, Greece
Interests: oncology; medicine; cancer biology; autophagy; molecular science
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Dr. Magdolna Szanto
Department of Medical Chemistry, University of Debrecen, 4032 Debrecen, Hungary
Interests: lipid metabolism; skin; skin biology; sebaceous gland diseases; sebaceous glands; keratinocytes; human microbiome
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Dr. Katharina Bell

CSIC - Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas (CIB), Madrid, Spain
Interests: Glaucoma
Dr. Alina Gajewska
The Kielanowski Institute of Animal Physiology and Nutrition of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 05-110 Jabłonna, Poland
Interests: nterior pituitary gland; gonadal steroids; pituitary galaninergic system activity; hormone (Cu-GnRH) complex
Dr. Yanmei Tie
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: functional MRI; surgical planning; functional brain mapping; brain connectivity; diffusion MRI; brain tumor
Dr. Woon Kyu Lee

Department of Biomedical Science, College of Medicine, Inha university, Incheon 22212, South Korea
Interests: apoptosis during embryonic development; animal model design and production; pre-clinical efficacy test; Bio-triz.
Dr. Mattia Cappelletti
1. Servizi Medici Associati - 20145 Milano, Italy
2. Inflammation Society, Bexley DA52EL, UK
Interests: applied nutrition; chronic inflammation; glycation; advanced glycation end products; nutrition immunology; personalized nutrition; hepatitis; NASH; NAFLD; liver diseases
Dr. Babak Nami
Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3E1, Canada
Interests: functional genomics; functional proteomics; genetic interactions; signal transduction; system biology; cancer biology; cancer stemness
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Dr. Kiyoung Kim
Department of Medical Biotechnology, Soonchunhyang University, Asan 31538, Korea
Interests: drosophila genetics; neurodegenerative diseases; protein aggregation; post-translational modification; RNA/DNA-binding proteins; mitochondrial dynamics and activity; antioxidant enzymes
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Dr. Stefan Prekovic
The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: nuclear receptors; cancer; molecular genetics
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Dr. Ian R.D. Johnson

University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Interests: cancer; prostate cancer; Endosomes; lysosomes; Biomarkers; trafficking, microgravity; space biology
Dr. Valentina Serafin
Università degli Studi di Padova, Padua, Italy
Interests: pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia; proteomic; relapse; biomarkers; T and B-ALL pediatric leukemia; the research of prognostic marker; therapeutic targets
Dr. Annadurai Thangaraj
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, USA
Interests: Drugs of abuse; HIV
Dr. Teresa Stachowicz-Stencel
Department of pediatrics, Hematology, Oncology, Medical University of Gdansk, 80-210 Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: pediatric cancer; biomarkers; pediatric rare tumors
Dr. Ho-Hyung Woo
Cancer Center Division, College of Medicine, University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ 85641, USA
Interests: molecular mechanisms of mRNA translation; RNA-binding proteins (RBP); metastasis in epithelial ovarian and breast cancers; proto-oncogenes; c-fms; CSF-1
Dr. Cecilia Vecoli
Institute of Clinical Physiology-CNR, Pisa, Italy
Interests: arteriosclerotic vascular disease; atherosclerosis; cardiovascular; genetic instability, DNA damage and biomarkers
Dr. Monika Sakowicz- Burkiewicz
Department of Molecular Medicine, Medical University of Gdansk, 80-210 Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: cell culture; PCR; western blot analysis; gel electrophoresis; gene expression; inflammation; adaptive immunity; T cell biology; cellular immunology; immunity
Dr. Paul J. D. Janssen
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Interdisciplinary Biosciences, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCKCEN), Boeretang 200, 2400 Mol, Belgium
Interests: microbial resistance to ionizing radiation; cyanobacteria; Arthrospira/Limnospira; natural and artificial photosynthesis; bioremediation; microbes and heavy metals/radionuclides; Cupriavidus; extremophiles; space microbiology; environmental microbiology; microbial carbon mitigation; general microbiology; evolutionary microbiology; microbial genomics; bioinformatics; data mining; databases; systems biology; synthetic biology
Dr. Anna Crescenti

Eurecat, Technology Centre of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: Drug Safety; Pharmacovigilance; Clinical Data Management; Clinical Trial Management; Cholesterol; Pharmacology; Clinical Trials; Lipoproteins
Dr. Daeeun Choi
Department of Nephrology, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea
Interests: hemodialysis; clinical nephrology; dialysis; chronic renal failure
Prof. Dr. Tao Xu
Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute, Tsinghua University, 100084 Beijing, China
Interests: 3D bioprinting; biofabrication; biomaterials; medical devices
Dr. Sonja Kallendrusch
Institute of Anatomy, University of Leipzig, 04109 Leipzig, Germany
Interests: cell culture; neuroprotection; neuron culture
Dr. Santos Alonso
Department of Genetics, Physical Anthropology and Animal Physiology, University of the Basque Country, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
Interests: human skin pigmentation; melananoma; vitamin D
Dr. Roberto Caronna
Department of Surgical Sciences, Sapienza University, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: pancreatic cancer surgical treatment; gastric cancer surgical treatment; colorectal cancer surgical treatment; neuroendocrine tumors surgical treatment; surgical treatment of spontaneous and traumatic emergencies
Prof. Shuangjun Lin
School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao University, Shanghai 200240, China
Interests: biosynthesis of microbial natural products; enzymatic reaction
Dr. Theodora Benedek
Clinical Department of Internal Medicine M3, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Târgu Mures | UMFTGM, Târgu Mureș, Romania
Interests: acute coronary syndrome; acute myocardial infarction; myocardial infarction; echocardiography; interventional cardiology; heart failure; atherosclerosis; cardiac catheterization; atrial fibrillation
Dr. Danilo Rocco
Department of Oncology, AORN Ospedali dei Colli | AORN, Naples, Italy ·
Interests: lung cancer; cancer biology; mesothelioma; lung diseases; malignant pleural effusion; cancer biomarkers; metastasis; cancer diagnostics; clinical oncology; medical oncology
Dr. Utkarsh H. Acharya
Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Interests: adoptive cell transfer; CAR T-cell therapy; cellular and immunotherapy; chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy; hematologic malignancies
Dr. Hon Shing Ong
Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore City, Singapore
Interests: corneal & external eye disease; refractive surgery; cataract & comprehensive ophthalmology
Dr. Andrea Borghini
Genetics Research Unit, CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy
Interests: cardiovascular genetics; molecular epidemiology; ionizing radiation exposure; biomarkers; non-coding RNA; single nucleotide polymorphisms; mitochondrial DNA; telomeres
Dr. Francesco Napolitano
Centre of Genetics Engineering CEINGE - Biotecnologie Avanzate, University of Naples Federico II, 80138 Napoli, Italy
Interests: dopamin; glutamate; striatum, hippocampus; behavior; Parkinson’s disease; Schizophrenia; bipolar disorders
Dr. Róbert Pórszász
Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, University of Debrecen, H-4032 Debrecen, Hungary
Interests: sensory nervous system pharmacology; diabetes; cardiovascular pharmacology
Dr. ‪Joana Rolo‬
Centro de Investigação em Ciências da Saúde, Universidade da Beira Interior (CICS-UBI), 6201-001 Covilhã, Portugal
Interests: vulvovaginal candidosis; in vitro models; virulence; natural products; recurrence
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Dr. Jennie Pouget
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Interests: genomics; neuroimmunology; mentalhealth
Dr. Cathrin Rohleder
1. Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
2.Youth Mental Health Team, Brain and Mind Centre, Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
3. Institute of Radiochemistry and Experimental Molecular Imaging, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Cologne, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Interests: neurobiology; behavioral biology and pharmacology; molecular imaging; positron emission tomography; endocannabinoid system; mental health; schizophrenia; neuro-immune-mediated mood and psychotic syndromes; cannabinoids, cannabidiol; antipsychotics; translational research
Dr. Sookyung Lee

Department of Clinical Oncology, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, Seoul, Korea
Interests: cancer; herbal medicine; traditional medicine; cancer research
Dr. Lela Lackey
Department of Genetics and Biochemistry, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
Interests: bioinformatics; molecular biology; genetics; RNA structure; post-transcriptional regulation
Prof. Dr. Carlo Gaudio
Department of Clinical Internal, Anesthesiology and Cardiovascular Sciences, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Interests: cardiovascular imaging; coronary CT angiography; ischemic heart disease; cardiovascular prevention
Dr. Riccardo Rizzo
National Research Council of Italy - High-Performance Computing and Networking Institute (CNR -ICAR), Naples, Italy
Interests: artificial neural networks; machine learning and their application to bioinformatics problems
Dr. Jing-Hsien Chen
Department of Nutrition, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung City 40201, Taiwan
Interests: cancer and chemoprevention; herbal medicine; functional food; metabolic syndrome; nutrition; toxicology; pharmacology
Dr. Fabiano Jares Contesini
Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine (DTU Bioengineering), Technical University of Denmark, Søltofts Plads, Building 223, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: CRISPR systems; lipases; CAZymes; filamentous fungi; aspergillus; genome editing; fermentation; enzyme secretion; fungal secondary metabolites
Dr. Michal J. Dabrowski
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Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, Computational Biology Lab, PL-01248 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: epigenetic marks; transcriptomic regulation; DNA methylation,; cancer; glioma; population genetics
Dr. Santosh Jadhav
Institute of Neuroimmunology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, 845 10 Bratislava 45, Slovakia
Interests: Alzheimer's disease; tauopathies; aging; synaptic impairment; Tau; intrinsically disordered proteins; microtubule-associated proteins; macrophages; dendritic cells; immunotherapy, genetic background
Dr. Andrzej Tukiendorf
Department of Public Health, Wrocław Medical University, 50-556 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: medical statistics; epidemiology; risk assessment; geostatistics
Dr. Martina Valachovičová
Faculty of Nursing and Professional Health Studies, Slovak Medical University, 83303 Bratislava, Slovakia
Interests: biology; environmental studies; biochemistry; cytology; nutrition; comparative toxicology
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Prof. Dr. Sandro Azaele
Department of Physics and Astronomy “G. Galileo", Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy
Interests: non-equilibrium statistical mechanics; stochastic modelling; noise-induced phenomena; population dynamics; neutral theory of biodiversity; gene expression; applications of the principle of maximum entropy; mathematical biology
Dr. Gaia Zuccolotto
Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology (DISCOG), University of Padua, 35128 Padua, Italy
Interests: immunotherapy; chimeric antigen receptors; prostate tumor; oncology; Imaging; microCT; bioluminescence
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Dr. Maryam Aliee
School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
Interests: infectious diseases; gHAT; NTD modelling
Dr. Nicolò Bertozzi
Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeon U.O.C. of Hand Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery Unit, Santa Chiara Hospital, AOU Pisa, Street Roma 67, 56126 Pisa (PI), Italy
Interests: breast cancer; breast reconstruction; breast surgery; regenerative medicine; mesenchymal stem cell; migraine; migraine surgery
Dr. Ling Li
Department of Biological Sciences,315 Harned Hall, 295 Lee Blvd P.O. Box GY, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS 39762, USA
Interests: plant genome; plant transcriptome; plant metabolome; plant proteome
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Dr. Yuvaraj Sambandam
Comprehensive Transplant Center, School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Interests: endocrinology; immunology; transplant; cancer biology
Dr. Flora N. Balieva
1. Department of Dermatology, Stavanger University Hospital, 4011 Stavanger, Norway
2. Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Stavanger, 4021 Stavanger, Norway
Interests: dermatology; life quality; photodynamic therapy; phototherapy; skin cancer
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Dr. Renata A. Batista-Brito
Department of Neuroscience, Genetics, and Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, The Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Interests: cortical development; inhibitory circuits; visual processing; neurodevelopmental disorders
Dr. Rafael A. Casuso
Department of Physiology, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Granada, 18010 Granada, Spain
Interests: mitochondria; oxidative stress; exercise physiology; skeletal muscle; keywords
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Dr. Paolo Spinnato
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Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
Interests: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology; Oncologic Imaging; Musculoskeletal Imaging
Dr. Chi-Hun Park
Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Interests: developmental biology; stem cell biology; embryo development; primordial germ cells; gene editing; CRISPR
Dr. Federica Talarico
Natural Hystory Museum and Botanical garden, University of Calabria, Via Pietro Bucci, 87036 Arcavacata di Rende, CS, Italy
Interests: morphometry; compound eyes; carabids; morphology
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Dr. Claire Louise Simpson
Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 71 S. Manassas Room 417, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Interests: genetics; epidemiology; complex traits; gene-environment interactions; health disparities; global health; women’s health
Dr. Cassandra Terry
School of Human Sciences, London Metropolitan University, London N7 8DB, UK
Interests: protein misfolding; protein structure and function; neurodegeneration; pathogen structure and function
Dr. Efrat Eliyahu
Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY 10029, USA
Interests: gene and cell therapy; gene editing; reproductive medicine; Sphingolipids metabolism; senescence; cell death and survival
Dr. Enric Poch
Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Health Sciences, Universidad Cardenal Herrera-CEU, CEU Universities, Moncada, 46113 Valencia, Spain
Interests: Rho proteins; Rnd3; cell transformation and tumor progression; autophagy; neural disorders
Dr. María Salazar-Roa
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: Apoptosis; Cancer Biology; Cell Biology; Cancer Research; Cancer Cells; Cell Signaling; Oncology; Tumors; Signal Transduction; Immunoprecipitation
Dr. Susanna Ambrosio
Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM), 80078 Pozzuoli, Naples, Italy
Interests: DNA damage response; DNA repair enzymes; DNA breaks; DNA damage; cancer biology; gene expression; cell culture; epigenetics; regulation of gene expression
Dr. Rita Polito
Department of Advanced Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Piazza Miraglia 2, 80138 Naples, Italy
Interests: nutrition; obesity; physical activity; adiponectin; Orexin-A; adipose tissue and immunity; interaction between exercise; central nervous system and adipose tissue; role of adiponectin and orexin-A in metabolic; inflammatory and immune diseases
Dr. Claudia Neunaber
Trauma Department, Experimental Trauma Surgery – Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Trauma and Regenerative Therapies Hannover Medical School (MHH), Carl-Neuberg-Str.1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
Interests: bone healing; bone regeneration; stem cells; transplantation; multiple trauma; inflammation; tissue regeneration; biomaterials; implants
Dr. Rachita Yadav
1. Center for Genomic Medicine,Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
2. Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
Interests: GWAS; risk variants; genomics and genetics; DNASEQ; RNAseq/transcriptome; crispr gene editing; Transcriptome; GWAS haplotype; GWAS QTL; genome assembly; Transposable elements (TEs); genome; Human DNA; mitochondrial gene flow; population dynamics; breast cancer; metabolic disorders, dystonia; Parkinson's disease; TAF1; DYT3; XDP; DNase-seq; Neurodegenerative
Dr. John Kyndt
College of Science and Technology, Bellevue University, Bellevue, NE 68005, USA
Interests: microbial symbiosis; extremophiles; microbial photosensors; evolutionary microbiology; biochemistry; NGS; algal biofuels and algal biology
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Dr. Dorota Dymkowska
Laboratory of Cellular Metabolism, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS, 02-093 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: cell metabolism; endothelial physiology and dysfunction; mitochondrial role in response to stress; bioenergetics; mitochondrial network architecture, oxidative stress; inflammatory response; intercellular communication; prosurvival cell response to stress.
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Prof. Dr. Daniel Mlocicki
1. Department of General Biology and Parasitology, Medical University of Warsaw, 02-091 Warsaw, Poland
2. W. Stefanski Institute of Parasitology, Polish Academy of Siences, 00-818 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: parasitology; medical parasitology; genomics; proteomics; immunoparasitologi; host-parasite interactions; ultrastructure; developmental biology of parasites
Dr. Jörg Eschweiler

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
Interests: biomechanics biomedical engineering; biomechanical engineering; biomedical instrumentation; hip; knee surgery; kinematics; arthroplasty; bone; biomedical signal processing
Dr. Paola Feraco
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1. Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine, University of Bologna, 40126 Bologna, Italy
2. Neuroradiology Unit, Azienda Provinciale per i Servizi Sanitari di Trento, largo Medaglie d’oro 9, 40123 Trento, Italy
Interests: magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); neuroimaging; neuro-oncology; imaging biomarkers; MRI spectroscopy; Diffusion weighted imaging; Radiogenomic
Dr. Vincenzo Piccolo
Dermatology Unit, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: dermatology; dermoscopy; pediatric dermatology
Dr. Diana Martins
Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology, University of Porto (Ipatimup), 4200-135 Porto, Portugal
Interests: cancer; pathology; molecular biology; genetics; genomics
Dr. Kostas A. Papavassiliou
Department of Biological Chemistry, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 11527 Athens, Greece
Interests: molecular oncology; signal transduction in cancer; cancer epigenetics; transcription factors in cancer; neuro-oncology; biology of gliomas; therapeutic targeting in gliomas; biomarkers in gliomas
Dr. Melissa Barber
Vascular Biology & Inflammation, King's College London, London, UK
Interests: developmental neurobiology; neuronal migration; corticogenesis; nutrigenomics; in-vitro human BBB model; Alzheimer's disease and age-related cognitive decline.
Dr. Stefano Manodoro

Department Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University Hospital San Paolo, ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo, Milan, Italy
Interests: urogynaecology; pelvic floor disorders; childbirth; benign gynaecological pathology
Dr. Jessica Cottrell
Department of Biological Sciences, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07076, USA
Interests: fracture healing; immune cells; inflammation; acute immunity; bone homeostasis; bone disease; diabetes
Dr. Regina Vontell
Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
Interests: inflammatory mediators; encephalomalacia; down syndrome
Dr. Amber M. Paul
NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
Interests: immunology; neurology; virology; space biology; aerospace physiology; molecular biology; system biology; biotechnology
Dr. Francesco Schettini
August Pi I Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS), 08036 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: translational research; meta-analysis; breast cancer; intrinsic subtypes; hormone receptors; HER2-low; CDK4/6-inhibitors; PAM50; gene expression; clinical trials
Dr. Su-Jeong Kim
The Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0191, USA
Interests: mitochondria; mitochondrial-derived peptides; Parkinson’s disease; aging
Dr. Tamara Nikuseva Martic
School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: hereditary genetic disease; cancer genetics; NGS; molecular pathology and tumor biology
Prof. Dave Spratt
Microbial Diseases, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, 256 Gray's Inn Rd, London WC1X 8LD, UK
Interests: biofilm; microbiome; microbiota; microbial community; antimicrobials; microbiology of oral diseases
Dr. Ulrike Ritz
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, BiomaTiCS Group, University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg University, Langenbeckstraße 1, D-55131 Mainz, Germany
Interests: biomaterials; bone; 3D (bio)printing; in vitro; in vivo models for bone or muscle regeneration; stem cells; primary cell culture; 3D in vitro models
Dr. Ho Yeon Kim

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Interests: pregnancy; preterm birth; preeclampsia; inflammation; proteomics
Dr. Arnaldo Stanzione
Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences, University of Naples "Federico II," Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: oncologic imaging; genitourinary cancer; prostate MRI; radiomics
Dr. Gail N. Iles
Department of Physics, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
Interests: instrumentation; neutron scattering; nanoparticles; magnetism; microgravity
Prof. Dr. Jun Wan
Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Interests: bioinformatics; epigenetics; cancer genomics; machine learning
Prof. Dr. Bartłomiej Perek
Department of Cardiac Surgery and Transplantology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, 61-848 Poznan, Poland
Interests: cardiac surgery; safety in cardiac surgery; coronary artery disease; aortocoronary grafts outcomes; heart failure; myocardial regeneration; minimally invasive cardiac procedures.
Dr. Steffen Braune
Institute of Biotechnology, Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany
Interests: hemocompatibility; thrombogenicity; vascular implants; blood platelets; blood plasma proteins; cyanobacteria; arthrospira platensis
Dr. Tamer Gamal El-Din
Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-7280, USA
Interests: drug discovery and precision medicine; molecular basis of disease; protein structure
Dr. Nicoletta Cordani
Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milan-Bicocca, 20019 Milan, Italy
Interests: immunohistochemical staining; RNA analysis; immunofluorescence; cloning; microRNA; real-time PCR; DNA sequencing; western blot analysis; tumors
Dr. Cheng-Yen Kao
Institute Microbiology and Immunology, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taipei 112, Taiwan
Interests: antibiotic resistance; bacterial genomics; bacterial pathogenesis; drug development; gene regulation
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Dr. Katie Meehan
1. Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 999077, China
2. Translational Cancer Pathology Laboratory, School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Perth 6009, Australia
Interests: precision medicine; liquid biopsy, extracellular vesicles, translational cancer research; head and neck cancer; breast cancer, colorectal cancer; immune regulation; mechanisms of metastases
Dr. Rossella Miele
Department of Biochemical Sciences "A. Rossi Fanelli", Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, I-00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: G protein-coupled receptor; signal transduction; chemokines; protein-protein interactions; yeast genetic analysis; alternative splicing; transcriptional regulation
Dr. Amer Harky

Department of Vascular Surgery, Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester CH2 1UL, UK
Interests: cardiac surgery; aortic diseases; cardiovascular surgery
Dr. Andrea Balla
General Surgery Unit, San Paolo Hospital, Largo Donatori del Sangue 1, 00053 Civitavecchia, Rome, Italy
Interests: abdominal surgery; minimally invasive surgery; oncologic surgery; abdominal wall surgery; bariatric surgery; colorectal surgery; gastric surgery; bile duct stones; cholecystectomy; ICG fluorescence; esophageal surgery; gastroesophageal reflux disease
Dr. Edoardo D'Angelo
Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology, First Surgical Clinic, University of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy
Interests: gastrointestinal cancer; biomarker; liquid biopsy; microRNA; 3D cell culture; 3D tumor model; epithelial to mesenchymal transition; chemoradiotherapy; response to therapy
Dr. Abbas Jafari Kermani
Department of Cellular & Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: bone remodeling; mesenchymal (skeletal) stem cells; osteoblasts; pathogenesis of bone loss in the context of inflammation, aging and cancer
Dr. Maximilian Marhold
Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Interests: cancer; breast cancer; prostate cancer; tumor heterogeneity; organoids; animal models; medical oncology
Dr. Paolo Mendogni
Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplant Unit, Foundation IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico di Milano, University of Milan, 20122 Milan, Italy
Interests: thymoma; mesothelioma; lung cancer; lung transplantation; pneumothorax; video-assisted thoracic surgery
Dr. Cesare Gagliardo

Dipartimento di Biomedicina, Neuroscienze e Diagnostica avanzata (BiND), Università degli Studi di Palermo (UNIPA), 90100 Palermo, Italy
Interests: neuroradiology; magnetic resonance imaging; HI-FU; MRgFUS; image-guided therapy
Dr. Binh P. Nguyen
School of Mathematics and Statistics, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
Interests: data science; machine learning; image analysis; health informatics; bioinformatics; drug discovery
Dr. Renato Cuocolo
Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy
Interests: musculoskeletal imaging; prostate cancer; radiomics; machine learning; CT; MRI
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Dr. Juan Antonion Fafián Labora
Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Group, Department of Physiotherapy, Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of A Coruña (UDC), 15008 A Coruna, Spain
Interests: small extracellular vesicles (sEV); ageing; cellular senescence; senescence-associated secretory phenotype (SASP); progeria (HGPS); cellular metabolism
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Dr. Matteo Bauckneht
Nuclear Medicine Unit, IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Largo R. Benzi 10, 16132 Genoa, Italy
Interests: nuclear medicine; positron emission tomography; oncology; nuclear neurology; nuclear cardiology
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Dr. Tung-Hsun Hsieh
Department of Physical Therapy, School of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan City 33302, Taiwan
Interests: non-invasive brain stimulation; neuromodulation; neural plasticity; electrophysiology; biomechanics; neuroscience; neuroengineering; Parkinson's disease; traumatic brain injury
Dr. Claudia Cava
Institute of Molecular Bioimaging and Physiology (IBFM), National Research Council (CNR), Via F.Cervi 93, 20090 Segrate-Milan, Italy
Interests: bioinformatics; computational biology; artificial intelligence; pathway; network; miRNA; multi-omics data
Dr. Lucia Brodosi
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, “Alma Mater” University, Bologna, Italy
Interests: non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; type 2 diabetes mellitus; orthotopic liver transplantation; inborn metabolic disorders; nutrition
Dr. Ting Lu
The Grainger College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Interests: microbial synthetic biology; systems biology; microbial consortia; probiotics
Dr. Kyung Suk Lee
Department of Physics Education, Kongju National University, Chungcheongnam-do, Korea
Interests: animal behaviors in response to environmental stimuli
Dr. Ryan Schacht
Department of Anthropology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
Interests: reproductive ecology; demography; parental investment; life history; violence
Dr. Simone Filardo
Section of Microbiology, Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, University of Rome "Sapienza", 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: chlamydia trachomatis; host-pathogen interaction; inflammatory pathways; human microbiota; bioinformatics
Dr. Annunziata Raimondo
Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, University of Salerno, 132, 84084 Fisciano SA, Italy
Interests: chronic inflammation; biologic therapies; cytokines; inflammatory pathways; immunology; biothecnology; skin barrier; cutaneous diseases
Dr. Stella D'Oronzo
Medical Oncology Unit, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Bari 'Aldo Moro', 70121 Bari BA, Italy
Interests: bone metastasis; breast cancer; gynecological malignancies; cancer-treatment induced bone loss; iatrogenic complications of anti-cancer treatments
Dr. Tessa Blanken
Department of Psychological Methods, University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 129-B, 1018 WT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: insomnia; depression; complex systems; network analysis
Dr. Vincenzo L'Imperio
Department of Medicine and Surgery, Pathology, University of Milan-Bicocca, San Gerardo Hospital, 20126 Milano MI, Italy
Interests: renal pathology; glomerulonephritis; proteomics; autoimmunity; molecular pathology; digital pathology; lymphoma
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Dr. Rocio Callejón
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Sevilla, 41004 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: parasitology; parasite biology; Trichuris; Trichuriasis; nematodes; phylogeny; molecular diagnostic
Dr. Daniele Lettieri-Barbato
Department of Biology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via della Ricerca Scientifica, 00133 Roma, Italy
Interests: systems physiology; metabolism; nutrition; adipose tissue; adipocytes; mitochondrial bioenergetics
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Dr. Rineke Steenbergen
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology and Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E1, Canada
Interests: metabolic functionality of tissue culture models; immunometabolism; HCV mediated fatty liver disease
Dr. Janete Maria Quelhas-Santos
Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200-250 Porto, Portugal
Interests: inflammation; biomarkers; endothelial dysfunction; endothelial progenitor cells; chronic kidney disease; kidney transplantation; lupus nephritis; bone metabolism; acute heart failure; microbiome
Dr. Mose Manni
Medical School and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, University of Geneva, Rue Michel-Servet 1, 1206 Geneva, Switzerland
Interests: genomics; metagenomics; bioinformatics; viral genomes; arthropod vectors; mosquitoes
Dr. Emanuela Chiarella
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Magna Graecia, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
Interests: stem cells; mesenchymal stromal cells; Adipocytic and osteoblastic differentiation; haematopoietic stem cells; acute myeloid leukemia; lentiviral vectors; gene regulation
Dr. Kyoung Sub Kim
Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Interests: drug delivery system; nanomedicine; cancer treatment; diabetes treatment; oral medication
Dr. Arvydas Kanopka
Department of Immunology and Cell Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Life Sciences Center, Vilnius University, 10257 Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: cellular hypoxia; cancer biology; alternative splicing; RNA splicing; hypoxia dependent changes in cells; splicing factors
Prof. Dr. Bratko Filipič
Croatian Institute for Experimental and Translational Oncology, Koledinečka 03, 10040 Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: Interferon Alpha & Gamma; NDV1999HDS and other NDV viruses; Propolis; Royal Jelly; Honeys antimicrobial activity in vitro; antiviral activity in vitro; antitumour activity in vitro
Dr. Jacob Genizi
Pediatric Neurology Unit, Bnai Zion Medical Center, 31048 Haifa, Israel
Interests: classification, epidemiology and treatment of pediatric headaches
Dr. Joana Xavier
Institute for Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-University Dusseldorf, Germany
Interests: origin of life; minimal cells; protocells; chassis cells; metabolic networks; autocatalytic networks; prokaryotes; metabolic modelling
Dr. Mathias Dahlmann
Department Translational Oncology of Solid Tumors, Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Charité University Medicine Berlin and Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine, 13125 Berlin, Germany
Interests: cancer cell signaling; metastasis; primary tumors; biomarkers
Dr. Elisabeth Richardson
School of Public Health, 3-300 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 - 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9, Canada
Interests: microbial ecology; reclamation; genomics; metagenomics
Dr. Artur Slomka
Department of Pathophysiology, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum, 87-100 Torun, Poland
Interests: hemostasis; COVID-19; ischemic stroke; extracellular vesicles
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