15 April 2020
2019 Toxins Outstanding Reviewer Award: Winner Announced

We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Outstanding Reviewer Award sponsored by MDPI and Toxins. This award was granted to two outstanding reviewers for the quality, timeliness, and volume of their reviews.

2019 Toxins Outstanding Reviewer Award
Dr. Matthias Koch holds a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry and is Head of the BAM division that focuses on the trace analysis of organic pollutants in food and environmental matrices. His work over the last 20 years has aimed at developing and improving analytical procedures, standardization of methods, and developing reference materials. One of his main research areas in recent years has been the simulation and identification of transformation products, especially for food-related mycotoxins. He authored or co-authored more than 80 peer-reviewed papers.

2019 Toxins Outstanding Reviewer Award

Dr. Sumit Ghosh was awarded his Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Biology from North Dakota State University in the summer of 2012. He then continued his postdoctoral work in the field of Immunology at North Dakota State University, where he investigated the role of B lymphocytes and extracellular matrix components (ECM) components in allergic fungal asthma. He is a Registered Biosafety Professional, Certified Safety Professional l and currently serves on the Publication and Distance Learning Committee of American Biological Safety Association International (ABSA). Additionally, he serves on the editorial board of numerous national and international journals. He is an Environmental Health and Safety Leader with extensive research experience in Biological Safety, OSHA, EPA, DOT regulations, and in-depth knowledge of high-containment labs. He is currently Associate Director of Research Safety/Research Biosafety Officer at the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

We would like to congratulate the winners and thank them for their dedication and efforts in providing critical feedback to authors and contributing to upholding the standard and integrity of peer review.

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