Reviewer Board (161)

Members of the reviewer board are selected from all Marine Drugs reviewers for regularly providing timely high quality reports on submitted manuscripts. Responsibilities of reviewers are available here.

Prof. Dr. Clélia Neves Afonso
MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, ESTM, Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal
Interests: marine biotechnology; marine microbiology; bioactive compounds of marine origin; marine drugs; seaweed biotechnology and ecology
Dr. Guillermin Agüero-Chapin
CIIMAR (Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental), Matosinhos, Portugal
Interests: bioinformatics; Molecular Biology; biotechnology; computational chemistry
Prof. Dr. Josefina Aleu
Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Cádiz, Science Faculty, 11510 Puerto Real, Cádiz, Spain
Interests: organic chemistry; enzymatic synthesis; biotransformations; bioactive molecules; secondary metabolism; marine fungi; phytopathogenic fungi
Dr. Celso Alves
MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, Polytechnic of Leiria, 2520-630, Peniche, Portugal
Interests: Marine Natural Products; biotechnological applications; pharmaceutical applications; signal transduction; anticancer activities; compounds isolation
Dr. Dmitry Aminin
G.B. Elyakov Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russian Federation
Interests: biochemistry; Cell Biology; structure and function of biological membranes; mechanism of biological activity of natural and synthetic biologically active substances; new drug discovery; molecular targets; toxicology; ecotoxicology; Biomarkers; biosensors
Prof. Dr. Anna Andolfi
Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples, Federico II, Complesso Universitario Monte S. Angelo Via Cintia 4, I-80126 Naples, Italy
Interests: isolation and structure elucidation of bioactive natural compounds from microorganisms and plants; chromatographic techniques; chemical derivatization; analytical and spectroscopic techniques
Dr. Eric Andrianasolo
Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Interests: Marine Natural Products; cancer therapy
Dr. Alexander S. Antonov
Saint Petersburg State University Institute of Chemistry 198504 Russian Federation St. Petersburg, Petergof, Universitetskii prospect, 26
Interests: Organometallics; heterocycles; organolithium; organic chemistry
Dr. Javier Avila-Román
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Faulty of Chemistry, Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Interests: microalgae; inflammation; oxylipins; inflammatory bowel disease; colon cancer; inflammatory skin diseases
Dr. Kateřina Bišová
Laboratory of Cell Cycles of Algae, Centre Algatech, Institute of Microbiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, 37981 Třeboň, Czech Republic
Interests: Green Algae; cell cycle; growth; starch production; chlamydomonas
Dr. João Borges
Department of Chemistry, CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: natural-origin and synthetic polymers; self-assembling peptides; macromolecular and interfacial self-assembly; surface modification/functionalization; Layer-by-Layer assembly technology; soft supramolecular biofunctional multicomponent materials; biomimetic and bioinstructive matrices; drug delivery; tissue engineering; regenerative medicine
Dr. Nica M. Borradaile
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, Canada
Interests: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD); vascular disease; Peripheral Vascular Disease; obesity; metabolic syndrome; lipotoxicity
Dr. Ana María Botana
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: marine toxins; analytical chemistry; liquid chromatography; validation; solid phase extraction; Chromatographic Method Development
Dr. Jaydee Cabral
Department of Chemistry/Centre of Bioengineering & Nanomedicine, Department of Food Science, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Interests: biomedical hydrogels; biomaterials; 3d bioprinting; bioengineering; regenerative medicine
Prof. Dr. Daniela Calina
University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania
Interests: Pharmacology (clinical and experimental), clinical toxicology, oxidative stress, clinical trials, general Medicine
Dr. Yanis CARO
Université de La Réunion
Interests: fermentation; industrial biotechnology; marine fungi; fungal pigments; anthraquinones; chemistry of lipids; Biodiesel
Dr. Gabriella Caruso
Institute of Polar Sciences (ISP), National Research Council, Spianata S. Raineri, 98122 Messina, Italy
Interests: marine microbiology; microbial ecology; Environmental quality; marine monitoring; biogeochemical cycles; microbial enzymes; microbial viability; substrate colonization; plastisphere; bacterial pathogens; rapid detection methods; fish microflora and physiology; temperate and polar ecosystems
Dr. Paulo Carvalho
Feik School of Pharmacy, University of the Incarnate Word, TX, USA
Interests: Medicinal Chemistry; natural products; HPLC; X-ray crystallography
Prof. Dr. Armando Caseiro
Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde, Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: protein biochemistry; Diabetes; Molecular Biology; saliva; Laboratory Diagnostics; matrix metalloproteinases; spectroscopy; Proteomics; clinical chemistry
Prof. Dr. José Javier Fernández Castro
Universidad de la Laguna (ULL), Instituto Universitario de Bio-Orgáncia Antonio González (IUBO AG), Spain
Interests: Marine Natural Products; marine toxins; marine polyether; marine microalgae; biosynthesis; Laurencia; antiparasitic substances; phosfatase inhibitors
Prof. Dr. Yuan-Bin Cheng
Graduate Institute of Natural Products, Kaohsiung Medical University
Interests: natural product chemistry; organic structure determination
Dr. Vladimír Chobot
Division of Molecular Systems Biology, Department of Ecogenomics and Systems Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Interests: antioxidants; Bioinorganic Chemistry; Bioorganometallic Chemistry; chromatography; electroanalysis; natural product chemistry; pharmacobotany; pharmacognosy; phytochemistry; reactive oxygen species
Dr. Evangelia Chronopoulou
Laboratory of Enzyme Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
Interests: enzymology; enzyme engineering; therapeutic enzymes; prebiotics, enzyme-based sensors; antioxidants; enzyme biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Arrigo Cicero
University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: Dietary Supplements; clinical trials; meta-analysis; epidemiology; lipid metabolism; Diabetes; obesity; blood pressure
Dr. Annamaria Cimini
Cell Biology and Neurobiology, Department of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of L’Aquila, Italy
Interests: brain development; neuronal maturation; Neurodegenerative Diseases; brain cancer
Dr. Maria Costantini
Department of Marine Biotechnology, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Naples, Italy
Interests: marine biotechnology; natural products; Genomics; stress response; transcriptomics
Dr. Sónia Cruz
Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: Algae eco-physiology; physiological photoprotective mecanisms in micro- and macroalgae & applied photobiology for algae biomass production; Marine photosynthetic symbiosis; functional kleptoplasty in Metazoa; physiological and behavioural photoprotective responses against oxidative stress; sacoglossan sea slugs biology
Prof. Dr. Antonella D’Anneo
"Department of Biological, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies (STEBICEF), Laboratory of Biochemistry, University of Palermo, 90127 Palermo, Italy"
Interests: biochemical pathways in cancer cell death (apoptosis, necrosis, necroptosis, autophagy and anoikis); oxidative stress in cancer; signal transduction; targeted therapies; cancer stem-like cells; tumor cell metabolism
Dr. Keith R. Davis
Co-Founder and VP of Plant Research, SativaGen, Inc.
Interests: cancer chemoprevention and treatment; soy-derived peptide; ascorbic acid; plant-made pharmaceutical
Dr. Paula Daza-Navarro
Departamento de Biología Celular, Universidad de Sevilla, Av. Reina Mercedes s/n, Sevilla, Spain
Interests: Autophagy, Proteasome, Aging
Dr. Ana Cristina Cardoso Freitas Lopes De Freitas
CBQF – Centro de Biotecnologia e Química Fina, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal
Interests: marine bioactive compounds; Seaweeds; microalgae; Functional Foods
Dr. Paul Déleris
Life Sciences Department, University of Nantes, Nantes, France
Interests: cancer research; Cell Biology; macroalga; diatom; phycocyanin and phycoerythrin pigments; Proteomics
Dr. Gerardo Della Sala
Laboratory of Pre-clinical and Translational Research, IRCCS CROB Referral Cancer Center of Basilicata, Rionero in Vulture (Potenza, Italia)
Interests: chemistry and biosynthesis of marine natural products; genome mining; nmr; mass spectrometry; anticancer drugs; cancer cell metabolism; Drug discovery; quorum sensing; quorum quenching
Prof. Dr. Eric Deslandes
LEMAR UMR 6539 UBO CNRS Ifremer IRD, European Institute of Marine Studies (IUEM), Université de Bretagne Occidentale (UBO), Technopôle Brest-Iroise, Rue Dumont d'Urville, Plouzané 29280, France
Interests: marines plants (seaweed and angiosperms) and their importance related to various marine ecosystems; ecophysiology, biochemistry and analysis of marines plants and the adaptations to abiotic and biotics stresses; marines plants invasives (seaweed) and the problem of conservation
Dr. Dipesh Dhakal
Department of Life Science and Biochemical Engineering, Sun Moon University, Republic of Korea
Interests: antibiotics; Anticancer agents; Drug Discovery and Development; natural product bio synthetic pathways; synthetic biology; genetic engineering; nanopartciles
Dr. Valeria Di Dato
Marine Biotechnology Department, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Napoli, Italy
Interests: diatoms; microalgae; pharmacological and nutraceutical activity
Dr. Flaviana Di Lorenzo
Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: microbial glycans structure/activity relationship; Lipopolysaccharides; Innate and Adaptive Immunity; structural characterization of glycans and glyco-conjugates from several sources
Dr. Ana R. Diaz-Marrero
Instituto Universitario de Bio-Orgánica Antonio González (IUBO AG), Centro de Investigaciones Biomédicas de Canarias (CIBICAN), Universidad de La Laguna (ULL), Avda. Astrofísico F. Sánchez, 2, 38206 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
Interests: Marine Natural Products; marine microbial compounds; bioassay-guided isolation; nmr structural analysis; biomedical applications
Dr. Adiphol Dilokpimol
Fungal Physiology, Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institure, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: glycosyltransferase; glycoside hydrolase; enzyme discovery; fungal feruloyl esterase; recombinant protein produciton
Dr. Enrique Domínguez-Álvarez
Institute of General Organic Chemistry, Spanish National Research Council (IQOG-CSIC)Juan de la Cierva 3, 28006 Madrid, Spain
Interests: selenium; anticancer research; antibacterial activity; cancer multidrug resistance; bacterial multidrug resistance; efflux pumps; Medicinal Chemistry; organic synthesis; selenium chemistry; antifungal activity
Dr. Brendan M Duggan
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
Interests: nuclear magnetic resonance; molecular dynamics; Biophysics; natural products; structural biology
Prof. Dr. Hermann Ehrlich
Institute of Electronic and Sensor materials, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Gustav-Zeuner Str. 3, 09599 Freiberg, Germany
Interests: biomaterials, chitin; chitosan; collagen, spongin; biominerals; bromotyrosines; sponges; biomimetics; tissue engineering
Prof. Dr. Alexandre Escargueil
Centre de Recherche Saint-Antoine – Sorbonne University & INSERM UMR 938, Paris, France
Interests: cancer cell pharmacology; anticancer drugs; drug resistance; predictive biomarkers; dna damage response; cell signaling; tumor microenvironment
Dr. Alberto Falcó
Instituto de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación de Biotecnología Sanitaria de Elche, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche, Alicante 03202, Spain
Interests: antiviral activity; Nanostructures; controlled release; biopolymer formulations; Antimicrobial Compounds; immunomodulators
Dr. Xesús Feás
Academy of Veterinary Sciences of Galicia, Edificio EGAP, Rúa Madrid, No. 2-4, 15707 Santiago de Compostela, (A Coruña), Spain
Interests: apiculture; invasive vespa velutina var nigrithorax (lepelletier, 1835) asian hornet; bee products; invasion science; vespa velutina; molecularly imprinting polymers (MIPs); FOOD SAFETY
Dr. Noelia Flórez-Fernández
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Vigo, Campus Ourense, As Lagoas, Ourense 32004, Spain
Interests: Seaweeds; brown seaweeds; fucoidan; polymerisation; Material characterisation; Nanotechnology; nanoparticles; antitumoral activity; Antioxidant activity
Dr. Pedro Fonte
1. Centre for Marine Sciences (CCMAR), Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal
2. iBB - Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences, Department of Bioengineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: drug delivery; Nanomedicine; protein delivery; protein characterization; freeze-drying; biopharmaceutical; tissue engineering; wound healing; biomaterials; translational medicine
Prof. Dr. Alfred Fonteh
Neurosciences, Huntington Medical Research Institutes, Pasadena, CA, USA
Interests: lipidomics; Proteomics; alzheimer’s disease; apolipoproteins; fatty acids; energy dysfunction; inflammation
Prof. Dr. Laura Fumagalli
Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: Medicinal Chemistry; chemical biology; antimicrobial; disinfectants; Surfactants
Dr. Ranko Gacesa
Department of Gastroenterology and Department of Genetics, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)
Interests: microbiome; Data Science; bioinformatics; artificial intelligence; genetics; inflammatory bowel disease; Evolutionary biology; microbiology; next generation sequencing
Dr. Inés Garbayo
Algal Biotechnology Group, University of Huelva and Marine International Campus of Excellence (CEIMAR), CIDERTA and Faculty of Sciences, Huelva 21071, Spain
Interests: microalgae; carotenoids; marine microorganisms; Marine Environment
Dr. Ronald Garcia
1. Department of Microbial Natural Products, Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS), Saarbruecken, Germany
2. German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), Partner site Hannover-Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Interests: marine and benthic microorganisms; myxobacteria; Metagenomics; Microbial Natural Products; estuarine natural products; microbial ecology; bioassays and screenings; biotechnology; fermentations; bacteriology; infection research; host-microbial interactions
Dr. Marco Gerdol
Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, 34127 Trieste, Italy
Interests: bivalves; antimicrobial peptides; immunity; defense peptides; molecular evolution
Prof. Yolanda Gilaberte
Miguel Servet Unversity Hospital. IIS Aragon. Zaragoza (Spain)
Interests: dermatology; photoprotection; Skin cancer; photodermatology
Dr. Živana Ninčević Gladan
Laboratory of Plankton and Shellfish toxicity, Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, 21000 Split, Croatia
Interests: Phytoplankton Ecology; taxonomy
Dr. Nelson Gomes
REQUIMTE/LAQV, Laboratory of Pharmacognosy, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy,University of Porto, R. Jorge Viterbo Ferreira No. 228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal
Interests: natural products chemistry; Marine Natural Products; Ethnopharmacology
Dr. Himaya Siddhihalu Wickrama Hewage
IMB Centre for Pain Research, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
Interests: animal venoms; Peptide Chemistry; bioactivities of marine natural products; cone snail evolution; venom transcriptomics and proteomics
Dr. Terry D. Hinds
University of Kentucky, Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences Healthy Kentucky Research Building (HKRB), Office 221 760 Press Avenue Lexington, KY 40508, USA
Interests: bilirubin; heme oxygenase; nuclear receptors; fatty liver; obesity
Dr. Takujiro Homma
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Medical Science, Yamagata University, 2-2-2 Iidanishi, Yamagata 990-9585, Japan
Interests: oxidative stress; proteasome; autophagy; ferroptosis; liver injury; Neurodegenerative Diseases; protein aggregation; cell death; cell cycle; innate immunity; prion diseases
Dr. Rosalina Stancheva Hristova
Department of Biological Sciences, Science Hall 2, Lab 141, California State University San Marcos, 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92096-0001, USA
Interests: diatoms; soft-bodied algae; taxonomy; Ecology; streams; water quality; bio-assessment
Dr. Katarzyna Jelonek
Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Interests: drug delivery; polymeric micelles; paclitaxel; filomicelles; PLA/PEG
Dr. Jessica Amber Jennings
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA
Interests: chitosan; biopolymers; biofilm; local drug delivery; infection; Orthopaedics; wound healing
Dr. Manuel Jiménez-Tenorio
Department of Material Science and Metallurgy Engineering and Inorganic Chemistry, Universidad de Cadiz, Cadiz, Spain
Interests: organometallic chemistry; inorganic chemistry; homogeneous catalysis; organic synthesis; NMR spectroscopy; Venomics; marine drugs; marine toxins; Systematics (Taxonomy)
Prof. Dr. Won-Kyo Jung
Biomedical Engineering / Marine-Integrated Bionics R&D Center / Fisheries-Integrated Biomedical Materials R&D Center / College of Engineering Pukyong National University Busan 608-737, Korea
Interests: biomedical devices; biomaterials; Marine Natural Products; biocompatibility; bioactivities
Dr. Dev Karan
Department of Pathology, Prostate Cancer Center of Excellence, MCW Cancer Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226​, USA
Interests: prostate cancer; tumor immunology; immunotherapy; tumor microenvironment
Dr. Marta Kaszowska
Ludwik Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Scienses, Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: NMR spectroscopy; oligosascharide; exopolysaccharides; mass spectrometry; chromatography
Dr. Panagiota Katikou
Ministry of Rural Development and Food, Directorate General of Rural Development, Directorate of Research, Innovation and Education, School of Meat Professionals of Thessaloniki, Hapsa & Karatasou 1, 54626, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: Marine biotoxins; phycotoxins; harmful algal blooms; toxic pufferfish; emerging marine toxins; tetrodotoxins; lipophilic toxins; toxic episodes management; phycotoxins regulatory monitoring; marine toxins analysis; mouse bioassay; liquid chromatography mass spectrometry; freshwater toxins; ciguatera; paralytic toxins; amnesic toxins
Dr. Takamitsu Kato
Department of Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Colorado, USA
Interests: radiation; cancer biology and oncology; chromosome stability and instability
Prof. Dr. Airat Kayumov
Kazan Federal University
Interests: bacterial biofilms; plymicrobial biofilms; antibiotic resistance; recombinant microorganisms; gene expression control; nitrogen metabolism; PII signaling
Dr. Mohsin Khan
Department of Physiology, Center for Metabolic Disease Research, Temple University, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Interests: Stem cells; cardiac repair; Myocardial infarction; micrornas
Dr. Chrow Khurshid
University of Salford Manchester, UK
Interests: natural products; synthesis; marine research; natural bioactive molecules; cancer; Nanomaterials; pharmaceuticals; materials
Dr. Paula Kiuru
Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, Helsingin Yliopisto, Helsinki, Finland
Interests: Medicinal Chemistry; marine bioactive compounds; pharmacy; chemical sciences; organic chemistry; synthesis
Dr. Peter Kornprat
Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
Interests: colorectal cancer; Liver; hepatobiliary surgery; Tumors; cancer; PANCREATIC SURGERY; ONCOLOGIC SURGERY
Dr. Sergey Kozlov
Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Interests: receptors; peptide toxin; ion channels; alkaloid; drug design
Dr. Justyna Kozłowska
Department of Chemistry of Biomaterials and Cosmetics, Faculty of Chemistry, Nicolas Copernicus University in Torun, Gagarina 7, 87-100 Torun, Poland
Interests: biomaterials; collagen; Material Characterization; biopolymers; encapsulation
Prof. Dr. Takaaki Kubota
Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Japan
Interests: search for novel bioactive substances contained in marine organisms
Dr. Denis S. Kudryavtsev
Russian Acad Sci, Shemyakin Ovchinnikov Inst Bioorgan Chem, Dept Mol Neuroimmune Signaling, Moscow 117997, Russia
Interests: allosteric interactions; neurochemistry; rational drug design; Forensic science; Intellectual Property
Dr. James La Clair
Xenobe Research Institute, P.O. Box 3052, San Diego, CA, USA
Interests: lead discovery; structure elucidation; Mode of action; chemical biology
Dr. Sandra Lage
Stockholm University, Department of Environmental Science, Sweden
Interests: microalgae; cyanobacteria; cyanotoxins; bioactive peptides; bmaa; saxitoxins; Domoic Acid; natural products
Prof. Dr. Jun Sik Lee
Department of Life Sceince, Immunology Researh Lab, College of Natural Science, Chosun University, Gwangju 501-759, Korea
Interests: T cells activation and regulation; B7 family interaction and stimulation; dendritic cells activation and maturation; APC-T cells interaction; neuro-inflammation; anti-cancer immunotherapy; immuno-senescence; regulation of inflammation; immune-regulation of diseases
Dr. Manuela Leri
Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences "Mario Serio", University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 50 50134 Florence, Italy
Interests: proteins amyloid aggregation; natural polyphenols; autophagy; Biophysics; confocal microscopy; Neurodegenerative Diseases
Dr. Anna Lewinska
Department of Biotechnology, University of Rzeszow, Poland
Interests: antioxidants; oxidative stress; apoptosis; cancer biology; nutraceuticals
Dr. Sofia Lima
LAQV, REQUIMTE, Departamento de Ciências Químicas, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto, Portugal, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal
Interests: cell culture; Colloids; magnetic nanoparticles; marine polysaccharides; liposomes; lipid nanoparticles; photothermal therapy; polymeric nanoparticles
Dr. Han-Jia Lin
Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan
Interests: microalgae; synthetic biology; polyamines; Aquatic pathogens
Dr. Angelina Lo Giudice
Institute of Polar Sciences, Messina, Italy
Interests: microbial ecology in polar systems; Microbial Biotechnology; bacterial isolates; prokaryotic diversity; biotechnological applications of bacteria from extreme environments; prokaryotic communities associated with filter-feeding benthic organisms
Dr. Bernhard Loll
Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Freie Universität Berlin, Takustr. 6, D-14195 Berlin, Germany
Interests: structural biology; terpene synthases; biotechnologically relevant enzymes; enzyme mechanism; protein engineering; natural product synthesis; white biotechnology
Dr. Lucía Méndez López
Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (IIM-CSIC), E-36208 Vigo, Galicia, Spain
Interests: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids; marine bioactive food compounds; oxidative stress; redox proteomics; Protein Carbonylation; metabolic disorders
Prof. Dr. Jose M. Lorenzo
Centro Tecnologico de la Carne Avd. Galica nº4 32900, Ourense, Spain
Interests: meat products; volatile compounds; fatty acid; sensorial analysis; antioxidant; lipid and protein oxidation; helathier food
Dr. Jacob Lorenzo-Morales
Instituto Universitario de Enfermedades Tropicales y Salud Pública de Canarias, Universidad de La Laguna, Avda. Astrofísico F. Sánchez s/n, 38206 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
Interests: Free Living Amoebae; therapeutics; emerging parasitic protozoa; diagnosis; natural compounds; synthetic compounds
Dr. Erwann P. Loret
IAix-Marseille University (AMU), France
Interests: Drug discovery; lung cancer; endothelial cells; sea anemone; antiangiogenic; virus; HIV
Dr. Leonard B. Maggi
Molecular Oncology/BJC-IH 7624, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid, Box 8069, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
Interests: Oncogenes; tumor suppressors; nucleolus; ribosome; Cell Biology
Dr. Yuki Manabe
Laboratory of Marine Bioproducts Technology, Graduate School of Agriculture Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Interests: carotenoids; inflammation; LC-MS; lipidomics; Molecular Biology
Dr. Francis Mann
University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, United States
Interests: natural products chemistry; terpenoids; biochemistry; isoprenoids
Dr. Michele Mari
Department of Biomolecular Sciences, University of Urbino, Via Saffi 2 - 61029 Urbino, PU, Italy
Interests: natural products; Total Synthesis; Indole reactivity; melatonin receptors ligands; Medicinal Chemistry; alkylation; c-h activation; natural extracts analysis
Dr. Angela Marino
Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences, University of Messina, Viale F. Stagno D’Alcontres 31, 98166 Messina, Italy
Interests: cell physiology; toxicology; erythrocytes; Band 3 protein; oxidative stress
Dr. Gian Luigi Mariottini
Department of Earth, Environment and Life Sciences, University of Genova, Italy
Interests: toxicology; ecotoxicology; Cell Biology
Dr. Álvaro Martínez Del Pozo
Bioquímica y Biología Molecular, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: proteins; toxins; sea anemones; spiders; pore-forming-proteins; ribotoxins; α-sarcin; antifungal proteins; insecticidal; immunotoxins
Dr. Óscar Martínez-Álvarez
Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN, CSIC), Spain
Interests: protein hydrolysates; hypoglycemic molecules; antihypertensive molecules; antimicrobials; antioxidants; Enzymes from marine origin; Identification of bioactive compounds; clinical trials; nutraceuticals
Dr. Rosa María Martínez-Espinosa
Department of Agrochemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Alicante, Ap. 99, E-03080 Alicante, Spain
Interests: microbial biochemistry and molecular biology; N-cycle, enzymes; archaea; natural carotenoids; Bioremediation
Dr. Patrícia Máximo
LAQV-REQUIMTE, Departamento de Química, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal
Interests: phytochemistry; Marine Natural Products; structure elucidation; chromatography
Dr. Agnieszka Mazur-Bialy
Faculty of Health Science, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Grzegorzecka 20, 31-531 Krakow, Poland
Interests: obesity; insulin resistance; physical activity; inflammation; irisin
Prof. Dr. Owen M. McDougal
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Boise State University, Boise, ID 83725, USA
Interests: Identification and testing of bioactive components from marine and terrestrial sources; drug design; food and nutraceutical chemical analysis for area industry
Dr. Mohamed Mehiri
University Nice Côte d’Azur, CNRS, Nice Institute of Chemistry, UMR 7272, Marine Natural Products Team, Nice 06103, France
Interests: sponges; microorganisms; metabolites; metabolomics, structural determination; organic chemistry; chemical biology
Prof. Dr. Philippe Michaud
Institut Pascal UMR 6602 CNRS, Université Clermont Auvergne, Polytech Clermont Ferrand, Aubière cedex, France
Interests: biochemistry of poly- and oligosaccharides; biosourced materials; biological engineering; biorefinery; microbiology : enzymes acting on carbohydrates
Prof. Dr. Kazuo Miyashita
Department of Bioresources Chemistry, Hokkaido University, Hakodate, Japan
Interests: lipid oxidation; lipid chemistry; bioactive compound; carotenoid; obesity; Diabetes; antioxidant
Dr. Manuel Montalban-Lopez
Universidad de Granada, Facultad de Ciencias, Granada, Spain
Interests: Proteins Mass Spectrometry Chromatography; protein purification; Protein Expression Cloning Gel Electrophoresis SDS-PAGE; Molecular Biology; PCR
Dr. Steve L. Morton
NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Charleston, United States
Interests: Marine Ecology; Spectrometry; Phytoplankton Ecology; Microalgae Algae; Marine Environment; Algal Diversity; Phytoplankton Biological; oceanography; marine biodiversity
Dr. Monique T Mulder
Laboratory of Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: lipid metabolism; insulin resistance; cardiovascular disease; alzheimer's disease
Dr. Rosario Nicoletti
Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Research Center for Olive, Fruit and Citrus Crops, Caserta, and Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Naples 'Federico II', Portici, Italy
Interests: microbiology; antimicrobials; Environmental Science; plant protection; plant pathology; integrated pest management; antibiotics; crop protection; pathogens; bioactivity; pest management; Phytopathology; Fungi; marine fungi
Prof. Dr. Tamao Noguchi
Graduate School of Healthcare, Tokyo Healthcare University, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: isolation and characterization of biotoxins from toxic marine organisms; analytical determination of marine biotoxins related to seafood poisonings; toxicity studies of biotoxins in shellfish and fish; paralytic shellfish poison (PSP) composition of toxic marine dinofalagellate; distribution and accumulation of tetrodotoxin in aquatic organisms; accumulation of PSP by filter-feeding and nonfilter feeding vectors in the sea
Dr. Rafał Ogórek
Institute of Genetics and Microbiology, Department of Mycology and Genetics, University of Wroclaw
Interests: Molecular Biology; Mycology; microbiology
Dr. Naomasa Oshiro
Division of Biomedical Food Research, National Institute of Health Sciences 3-25-26 Tonomachi, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 210-9501, Japan
Interests: marine biotoxin; ciguatera; ciguatoxin; FOOD SAFETY; Food Poisoning; analysis
Dr. Paz Otero
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: Marine biotoxins; freshwater toxins; mycotoxins; emerging marine toxins; phycotoxins regulatory monitoring; bio-actives; advanced analytical techniques; hyphenated techniques; gas chromatography; liquid chromatography; mass spectrometry; green extraction processes; compressed fluids; Supercritical fluid extraction; pressurized liquid extraction; marine compounds; food and pharmaceutical industry
Dr. Mirian Pateiro
Centro Tecnológico de la Carne de Galicia, rúa Galicia n° 4, Parque Tecnológico de Galicia, San Cibrao das Viñas, 32900 Ourense, Spain
Interests: food technology; functional food; Bioactive compounds; natural antioxidants; meat quality; emerging technologies; healthier meat products
Dr. Antonia Patruno
Department of Medicine and Aging Science, University “G. D’Annunzio” Chieti-Pescara, Via dei Vestini, 31, 66100 Chieti, Italy
Interests: oxidative/nitrosative stress; cell signalling; tissue repair; Neurodegenerative Diseases; antioxidant properties; lipopolysaccharide
Dr. Elina Peltomaa
Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Ecosystems and Environment Research Programme, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Interests: Functional Foods; polyunsaturated fatty acids; microalgae; nutraceuticals; omega-3; sterols; omega-6
Dr. Sara B. Pereira
i3S/IBMC - Instituto de Biologia Celular e Molecular, Universidade do Porto, Rua Alfredo Allen, 208, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal
Interests: Extracellular polymeric substances (EPS), Cyanobacteria, Biotechnology, Biopolymers, Proteomics, Molecular Biology, Synthetic Biology
Dr. David Perez-Pascual
Institut Pasteur, 28 rue du docteur Roux 75015, Paris, France
Interests: Flavobacteria; quorum sensing; virulence factor; aquaculture; Flavobacterium; gliding motility; fish pathogen; host-pathogen interaction; colonization resistance; microbiota
Dr. Sylvain Petek
Laboratory of Environmental MARine sciences (LEMAR), Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer (IUEM), F-29280 Plouzané, France
Interests: marine invertebrates; natural product extraction; natural product isolation; Bioactive compounds; chemotaxonomy; quorum sensing; anticancer and anti-infective agents; scientific database
Dr. Susete Pinteus
MARE—Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, ESTM, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, 2520-641 Peniche, Portugal
Interests: marine derived bioactive compounds; marine resources valorization; biotechnology; Seaweeds; antifouling; antitumor; antioxidant and antimicrobial potential of natural products
Dr. Tatiana V. Plisko
Institute of Physical Organic Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, 13 Surganov Str., 220072 Minsk, Belarus
Interests: polymer membranes; ultrafltration; pervaporation; gas separation; membrane contactors; thin-films composite membranes; interfacial polymerization; water treatment; dehydration; nanocomposite membranes; hollow fiber membranes
Dr. Anna Poli
Mycotheca Universitatis Taurinensis, Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology, University of Torino, Viale Mattioli 25, 10125 Torino, Italy
Interests: Genotyping; microarray; Mycology; regulation of gene expression; secondary metabolites; bioinformatics; signaling; Genetic Diversity; phylogeny; Molecular Biology
Dr. Mahesha M. Poojary
Department of Food Science, University of Copenhagen, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
Interests: extraction and analysis of bioactive compounds; chromatography; mass spectrometry; Maillard reaction; protein oxidation; food chemical toxicology; plant polyphenols; non-conventional food processing; ultrasound; pulsed electric field; high-pressure
Dr. Olga N. Pozharitskaya
Murmansk Marine Biological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (MMBI RAS), Vladimirskaya, 17, 183010 , Murmansk, Russia
Interests: fucoidan; sea urchin; coelomic fluid; phlorotannins; deep euthectic solvents; naphthoquinone pigments; pharmacokinetic; echinochrome; bergenia; Echinopanax; oplopanax; Leeches; sika deer; hirudo; nades; betulin; taxifolin; eleutherococcus; spinochrome; me
Dr. Sandra Pucciarelli
School of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine, University of Camerino, Via Gentile III da Varano, 1, Camerino, MC, Italy
Interests: antarctica; ciliate; cold-adaptation; enzymes; tubulin
Dr. Melany P. Puglisi
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chicago State University, 9501 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60623, USA
Interests: algal chemical defenses; chemistry of natural products; marine bacteria and fungi; biochemistry; curriculum development; Drug discovery
Dr. Gaurav Rajauria
School of Agriculture and Food Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Interests: bioactive; emerging extraction technologies; biological activities; bioassays; biofortification
Dr. Elia Ranzato
Dipartimento di Scienze ed Innovazione Tecnologica, Università del Piemonte Orientale, Piazza San Eusebio 5, 13100 Vercelli, Italy
Interests: Ca& amp; lt; sup& gt; 2+& /sup& homeostasis; confocal microscopy; honey; malignant mesothelioma; natural products; platelet lysate; skin; wound repair
Dr. Mostafa Rateb
School of Computing, Engineering, & Physical Sciences, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley PA1 2BE, UK
Interests: bioactive microbial natural products; marine bacteria; marine endophytes; structure elucidation
Dr. Federica Riva
Dept. of Public Health, Experimental and Forensic Medicine, Histology and Embryology Unit, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: cell biology, histology, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, cell cycle, cell proliferation and differentiation, stem cells
Dr. Alessandra Rogato
1. Institute of Bioscience and Bioresources CNR, Via Pietro Castellino 111, 80131 Naples, Italy
2. Associate Research at the Department of Integrative Marine Ecology, Stazione Zoologica “A. Dohrn”, Naples, Italy
Interests: marine diatoms; molecular mechanisms of photosyntetic organisms; molecular biology, genetic engineering; nutrient sensing; nitrogen transporters; biomineralization
Dr. Giovanna Romano
Department of Marine Biotechnology, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn of Naples, Villa Comunale, Napoli, Italy
Interests: Novel marine natural products derived from microalgae with biological activity and their role in the ecosystem functioning; Potential development of natural compounds as valuable industrial products in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmeceutical sector
Dr. Larance Ronsard
Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard University, 400 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA, USA
Interests: HIV, Influenza, SARS-CoV2, COVID-19, AIDS, B cell Receptor Sequencing, Immunity, Vaccination
Dr. Pasquale Sacco
Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, 34127 Trieste, Italy
Interests: marine polysaccharides; fabrication of innovative hydrogels; hydrogel-to-cell interplay; mechanobiology; regenerative medicine
Dr. Kalu Kapuge Asanka Sanjeewa
Jeju National university, Korea
Interests: RAW 264.7; toll like receptors; anti-inflammation; NF-KB; mapks; zebrafish
Dr. Kumar Saurav
Centre ALGATECH, Laboratory of Algal Biotechnology, Institute of Microbiology, Czech Academy of Sciences, Novohradska 237, Opatovicky mlyn, 379 01 Trebon, Czech Republic
Interests: Isolation and structural elucidation of new leads compounds as anti-microbial; anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer drugs; exploration of the quorum sensing inhibitory and the quorum sensing molecules for development of antivirulence drug therapy; cyanobacteria as a source of novel lead compounds and toxins; advances in the detection of toxins in fresh water
Dr. Dawid Siodłak
Faculty of Chemistry, University of Opole, Poland
Interests: conformational analysis; oxazole; dehydroamino acids; non-standard amino acids
Dr. Iyyakkannu Sivanesan
Department of Bioresources and Food Science, Institute of Natural Science and Agriculture, Konkuk University, 1 Hwayang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul 05029, South Korea
Interests: Plant Tissue Culture; secondary metabolites; Hydroponics; environmental protection
Dr. Elizabeth Skellam
Centre for Biomolecular Drug Research, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany
Interests: natural products; biosynthesis; Fungi; polyketides; Metabolic engineering; combinatorial biosynthesis; biotransformation; biotechnology; secondary metabolism; biosynthetic gene clusters
Dr. Yury A. Skorik
Head of the Laboratory of Natural Polymers, Institute of Macromolecular Compounds of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation; Head of the Analytical Chemistry Department, Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Russian Federation
Interests: polysaccharides; biomaterials; tissue engineering; drug delivery; gene delivery; Nanomedicine; nanocomposites; electrospinning
Dr. Sylwia Śliwińska-Wilczewska
Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdansk, Av. Pilsudskiego 46, Gdynia, Poland
Interests: allelopathy; picocyanobacteria; plant ecophysiology; phytoplankton; cyanobacteria and microalgae
Prof. Dr. Francisco Solano
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology B and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Murcia, 30100 Murcia, Spain
Interests: biomaterials; fungal pigments; natural bioactive products; Polyphenols; flavonoids and other antioxidants; oxidative stress and ros; antibiotics and secondary metabolism; melanin structure; function and biotechnological applications; enzymology; tyrosinase and related proteins; copper proteins; amino acid metabolism; neurochemistry and catecholamines
Dr. Maria João Sousa
Escola Superior Agraria, Instituto Politecnico de Braganca, Portugal
Interests: chemistry of natural products; functional compounds; technology of natural products
Dr. Andriy Synytsya
Department of Carbohydrates and Cereals, Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology, University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: polysaccharides; bioactive natural products
Dr. Jioji N. Tabudravu
School of Forensic & Applied Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology JB Firth Building, University of Central Lancashire (UClan) Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, UK
Interests: Drug discovery; nmr; ms
Dr. Han-Shen Tae
Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI), University of Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
Interests: nicotinic acetylcholine receptor; Conotoxins
Prof. Dr. Luciana Tartaglione
Department of Pharmacy, University of Napoli Federico II, Via D. Montesano 49, Napoli 80131, Italy
Interests: LC-MS; LC-MS/MS; LC-HRMS; marine toxins; freshwater toxins; ovatoxins; Palytoxin; ostreopsis; spirolides; Domoic Acid; okadaic acid; cyanotoxins; saxitoxins; yessotoxins; tetrodotoxin; ciguatoxins
Prof. Dr. Nicole Teusch
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Health Research and Education, University of Osnabrück, 49074 Osnabrück, Germany
Interests: Elucidation of novel molecular mechanisms-of-action of metabolites from marine organisms or plants; Molecular pharmacology of natural products in cancer and anti-inflammatory research; Tumor microenvironment as a pharmacological target: Role of tumor associated immune cells and cancer associated fibroblasts on cancer progression, epithelial-mesenchymal transition and metastasis; Analysis of inter- and intracellular processes of drug resistance development and pharmacological mechanisms to overcome chemotherapy resistance
Dr. Alexander V. Timoshenko
Department of Biology, The University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond St N, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B7
Interests: galectins; o-glcnac; Cellular differentiation; glycobiology; cell aggregation; lectins
Prof. Dr. Ewa Tomaszewska
Department of Animal Physiology, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, 20-950 Lublin, Poland
Interests: nutrition; probiotics; glucocorticoids; heavy metals; toxicology; bone metabolism and development; bone and tendon mechanical properties; gut structure; gut-bone axis; skin in fur animals
Dr. Leto-Aikaterini Tziveleka
Department of Pharmacy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: 3D scaffolds; polyelectrolyte complexes; nanoparticles; biomedical applications; biopolymers
Dr. Alexander V Ivanov
Engelhardt institute of molecular biology, Russian academy of sciences
Interests: redox biology; metabolism; hepatitis virus; HBV; HCV; hdv; polyamines; antiviral drugs
Dr. Adriana Vallesi
School of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine, University of Camerino, Via Gentile III da Varano, 62032 Camerino, Italy
Interests: Zoology; Cell Biology; protistology; microbiology; oxidative stress
Dr. Michael Van Dyke
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Science and Mathematics, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA 30144-5661, USA
Interests: ligand-nucleic acid interactions; transcription regulation; immobilized metal affinity chromatography; G*G multiplex nucleic acids and associated proteins; histone deacetylase I homeostasis; ribosomes; nutritional stress; DNA sequencing; dna binding; combinatorial methods; extremophiles; nonradioactive assay development
Prof. Dr. Laurent Vandanjon
Université Bretagne Sud LBCM Rue André Lwoff 56000 Vannes FRANCE
Interests: water; algae; seawater
Prof. Dr. Dan C. Vodnar
Department of Food Science, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Calea Mănăştur 3-5, 400372 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: Food biotechnology; Food fermentation; bioactivity of natural extracts and chemical synthesized compounds; Immobilization and microinjection of enzymes and microorganisms; Microencapsulated bioactive powders; in vitro gastrointestinal digestions; Developing innovative functional foods; food science; Molecular gastronomy
Dr. David Wilson
Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics (CBMDT), Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM), James Cook University, McGregor Road, Smithfield, Cairns 4878, Australia
Interests: jellyfish venom; toxin; spider venom; coral venom; scorpion venom
Dr. Konrad Woiowski
Polish Academy Science, W Szafer Institute of Botany, Department of Phycology, Lubicz 46, PL-31512 Krakow, Poland
Interests: phycology; freshwater ecology; hydrobiology, microbiology; aquatic ecology; environmental studies, water quality; cell culture; microscopy
Dr. Heejung Yang
College of Pharmacy, Kangwon University, Korea
Interests: triterpenes; mass spectrometry; nmr; molecular networking; multivariate analysis; machine learning
Dr. Inho Yang
Ocean Science & Technology School, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, Busan 49112, Korea
Interests: marine natural products chemistry; marine microorganisms; marine chemical ecology; marine natural products based drug discovery
Dr. Yasunori Yaoita
Pharmaceutical Education Center, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University, 4-4-1 Komatsushima, Aoba-ku, Sendai 981-8558, Japan
Interests: natural product chemistry; isolation; structure determination; sterols; terpenoids
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