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Dr. Derek J. McPhee

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Senior Director, Technology Strategy, Amyris, Inc., 5885 Hollis St, Suite 100, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
Interests: organic synthesis; medicinal chemistry; biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Michal Szostak *
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Department of Chemistry, Rutgers University, 73 Warren St, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
Interests: amide bonds; N-heterocyclic carbenes; C-N activation; C-H activation; C-O activation; lanthanides; cross-coupling; catalysis; reductions; reductive couplings; radical chemistry; synthetic methodology; natural products
* Organometallic Chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Rudy J. Richardson *
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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States
Interests: Computational/predictive toxicology (including molecular modeling; classical, sequential, inverse, ensemble, and covalent docking; molecular dynamics simulations; cheminformatics; pharmacophore/toxicophore mapping; QSAR; and pathway analysis); ligand-receptor interactions (active and allosteric sites); protein structure prediction (threading, homology modeling, and in silico mutagenesis); protein engineering; drug discovery and development; adverse side effects of drugs; biomarkers and biosensors; counterterrorism and chemical/biological defense; mechanisms of chemical inactivation of viruses; nanotechnology; exposure and risk assessment of single or multiple agents (mixtures); pathogenesis and mechanisms of neurodegenerative disease; organophosphorus compounds; serine hydrolases; mechanisms of oxidative stress and protein oxidation; plant analogs of mammalian proteins; heat and salt resistance in plants; insecticide resistance; boron chemistry and biology
* Molecular Structure
Prof. Dr. Mara Guadalupe Freire Martins
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Department of Chemistry, University of Aviero, Potugal
Interests: green chemistry; separation processes; biopharmaceuticals; ionic liquids; deep eutectic solvents
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Cirillo
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Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: nanoparticles; carbon nanomaterials; hybrid materials; hydrogels; polymer therapeutics; self-assembling materials; stimuli-responsive drug delivery systems; cancer; infectious diseases
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Prof. Dr. Anan Yaghmur *
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Kobenhavns Universitet, Department of Pharmacy, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: biophysical characterization of nano-self-assemblies, cubosomes, hexosomes; nanodispersions of inverse non-lamellar liquid crystalline phases; drug and functional food soft self-assembled nanocarriers; lyotropic liquid crystalline phases; microemulsions
* Physical Chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Vadim A. Soloshonok *
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Previous research and teaching experience in Ukraine, Poland, Italy, Japan and USA. Ikerbasque Research Professor at the Department of Organic Chemistry I, University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU in San Sebastian.
Interests: Organic Chemistry
* Organic Chemistry
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Dr. Joselito P. Quirino *
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Australian Centre of Research on Separation Science, School of Physical Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Interests: capillary electrophoresis; liquid chromatography; mass spectrometry; sample concentration; green sample preparation
* Analytical Chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Roland J. Pieters *
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Department of Chemical Biology & Drug Discovery, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, PO Box 80082, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: protein-carbohydrate interactions; lectins; glycosidases; carbohydrate microarrays; multivalency; bacterial adhesion; viral adhesion; O-GlcNAcylation
* Chemical Biology
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Prof. Dr. Mark von Itzstein *
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Institute for Glycomics, Gold Coast Campus, Griffith University, Queensland, 4222, Australia
Interests: drug discovery, glycobiology, chemoenzymatic transformations, chemical virology, infectious diseases, cancer
* Bioorganic Chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Ashok Kakkar *
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Department of Chemistry, McGill University, 801 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 0B8, Canada
Interests: nanostructures; soft nanoparticles; macromolecules; dendrimers; miktoarm polymers; telodendrimers, naked nanocarriers; metal nanoparticles; gold nanoshells; iron oxide nanoparticles; nanomedicine; drug delivery; diagnostics
* Nanochemistry
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Dr. James W. Gauld *
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4, Canada
Interests: computational chemistry; quantum mechanics/molecular mechanics; molecular dynamics; docking; catalysis; enzymology; thermochemistry; reaction mechanisms; sulfur biochemistry
* Theoretical Chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Diego Muñoz-Torrero *
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Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences, and Institute of Biomedicine (IBUB), University of Barcelona, Av. Joan XXIII, 27-31, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: multitarget anti-Alzheimer agents; hybrid compounds; cholinesterase inhibitors; amyloid anti-aggregating compounds; BACE-1 inhibitors; antiprotozoan compounds
* Medicinal Chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Roman Dembinski *
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Oakland University, Department of Chemistry, 146 Library Drive, Rochester, Michigan 48309-4479, USA
Interests: organic, organometallic, and medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; nucleosides; heterocycles; alkynes; fluorine and fluorous; cycloisomerizations; cyclizations
* Organic Chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Schmidt *
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Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry, University of Münster, Corrensstrasse 48, D-48149 Münster, Germany
Interests: natural products; anti-parasitic activity; anti-cancer activity; structure elucidation; spectroscopy; computer-aided structure-activity relationship studies
* Natural Products Chemistry
Dr. Pierre Pichat *

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Photocatalyse et Environnement, CNRS/ Ecole Centrale de Lyon (STMS), 69134 Ecully CEDEX, France
Interests: heterogeneous photocatalysis, advanced oxidation processes, environmental chemistry, catalysis, photochemistry
* Photochemistry
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Prof. Dr. M.-H. Whangbo *
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1. Department of Chemistry, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-8204, USA<br/>2. State Key Laboratory of Structural Chemistry, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter (FJIRSM), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Fuzhou 350002, China<br/>3. State key Laboratory of Crystal Materials, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, China
Interests: Solid state chemistry; Materials chemistry; Condensed matter physics; Magnetic properties; Optical properties; Superconductivity; Electronic band structure calculations; Structure-property correlations
* Inorganic Chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Daniela Rigano
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Associate Editor
Department of Pharmacy, School of Medicine and Surgery, University Federico II of Naples, Via Domenico Montesano, 49, Naples 80131, Italy
Interests: natural products; structure elucidation; essential oils; NMR spectroscopy; GC-MS and LC-MS
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Prof. Dr. Fernando Albericio
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Associate Editor
1. School of Chemistry, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
2. Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Barcelona, 08028-Barcelona, Spain
Interests: solid-phase chemistry; combinatorial chemistry; drug delivery systems; peptides; peptide drug conjugates; orthogonal chemistry; drug discovery; biomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino
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1. Nutrition and Food Science Group, Department of Analytical and Food Chemistry, CITACA, CACTI, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain.
2. International Research Center for Food Nutrition and Safety, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang 212013, China
3. Department of Clinical Sciences, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy.
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Dr. John A. Beutler
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Associate Editor
Molecular Targets Laboratory, Bldg 560-1, Room 11-86, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Frederick, MD 21702-1201, USA
Interests: natural products; cancer; HIV; plants; molecular targets
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Dr. Jean Jacques Vanden Eynde
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Associate Editor
Formerly head of the Department of Organic Chemistry (FS), University of Mons-UMONS, 7000 Mons, Belgium
Interests: heterocycles; microwave-induced synthesis; medicinal chemistry; green chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Curt Wentrup
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School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane Qld 4072, Australia
Interests: reactive intermediates; unusual molecules; carbenes; nitrenes; radicals; biradicals; cumulenes; flash vacuum pyrolysis; photochemistry; matrix isolation; microwave-induced reactions
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Prof. Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz
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Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P, Canada
Interests: Metal-Containing Macromolecules; Organometallic Polymers; Dendrimers
Dr. Amor M. Abdelkader
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Associate Professor of Advanced Materials, Head of Research & Professional Practice, Department of Design and Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Bournemouth University, C226, Christchurch House, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Dorset, BH12 5BB, UK<br/>Visitor Academic, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 0FA, UK
Interests: rechargeable batteries; supercapacitors; nanomaterials; energy materials; electrochemical CO2 sequestration
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Dr. Fatwa Firdaus Abdi
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Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB), Institute for Solar Fuels, Berlin, Germany
Interests: solar fuel; novel semiconductor photoelectrodes and photocatalysts; complex metal oxides; photoelectrochemistry; charge carrier dynamics; semiconductor-electrolyte interface; (photo)electrochemical engineering; scale-up of devices
Prof. Dr. William E. Acree, Jr.
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Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203, USA
Interests: Chemical and solution thermodynamics, solute transfer properties; phase equilibria
Prof. Dr. Carlo Adamo
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Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris 11, rue Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris - France
Interests: Theoretical and computational chemistry; density functional theory; spectroscopic properties; computational material science; photovoltaic cells; fuel cells
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alexander Adibekian
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Department of Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute, Florida Campus, 130 Scripps Way, Jupiter, FL 33458, USA
Interests: chemical proteomics; mass spectrometry; activity-based protein profiling; drug discovery; posttranslational modifications; target identification
Dr. Kamyar Afarinkia
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Head of Medicinal Chemistry, Institute of Cancer Therapeutics, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
Interests: synthetic organic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; organophosphorus chemistry
Prof. Dr. Luigi A. Agrofoglio
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ICOA UMR CNRS 7311, Universite d\'Orleans, Rue de Chartres, 45067 Orleans Cedex 2, France
Interests: nucleoside and nucleotide analogues; heterocycles; infectious diseases, oncolytic virus; drug delivery system; (asymmetric)-organic synthesis; medicinal chemistry; synthetic methodologies; enzyme inhibitors
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Prof. Dr. Takashiro Akitsu
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Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science Division II, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: inorganic coordination chemistry; physical inorganic chemistry (magnetism and spectroscopic properties); structural chemistry (X-ray crystallography) ; bioinorganic chemistry; nano-materials for environmental applications (biofuel cell or DSSC)
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Prof. Dr. Igor Alabugin
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA
Interests: organic reaction mechanisms; stereoelectronic effects; organic photochemistry; DNA photocleavage; carbon-rich materials; chemistry of alkynes; radical chemistry; cyclizations; cycloaromatizations; cycloadditions
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