University of Crete, Greece
Biography of M. Tsatsakis
Aristides Tsatsakis is the Director of the Department of Toxicology and Forensic Sciences of the Medical School at the University of Crete and the University Hospital of Heraklion. Dr Tsatsakis has written over 1000 publications (books and abstracts proceedings), over 400 of them in ISI journals. He is holder of several patents and has an extensive array of citations and reads /downloads to his papers. Dr Tsatsakis has given numerous keynote and plenary lectures in international congresses and was the promoter and chair of noumerous Symposiums and workshops in International Forum. He has coordinated as a PI in over 50 scientific research and technology projects and has established worldwide collaborations. Aristides Tsatsakis was elected EUROTOX President-Elect in 2012 served as President (2014- 2016) of the Federation of European Toxicologists and European Societies of Toxicology. Dr. Tsatsakis has a long standing activitiy as Editor in toxicology journals. Prof. Tsatsakis is Emeritus Professor for the Federal Institute of Hygiene and Toxicology in Moscow (2014), Doctor Honoris Causa of the Mendeleev Moscow University (2016), of the Far East Federal University (FEFU), Vladivostok 2017 and of the Carol Davila, in Bucharest (2017). In 2016 was elected Foreign Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Russia (FMRAS) and in 2017 of Fellow Academy of Toxicological Sciences (FATS, USA). Aristides Tsatsakis is the inspirator, founder and chief scientific officer of the University of Crete spin-off Company ToxPlus S.A. The main research interests of Professor Tsatsakis are biomonitoring of various xenobiotics in a variety of biological samples and linking of chemical chronic exposure at low doses with health problems and diseases and risk assessments. He developed numerous biomarkers of exposure and of effects for the pesticide and chemical toxicology area uncovering the mechanistic understanding of the mode of actions and adverse outcome pathways and clinical effects
Conference Co Chair
Dr. Antonio Rodriguez
Expert and International Master in Toxicology Ecology. Advisor and consultant. Private practice
Dr. Antonio Rodriguez
He was born in the city of Jiquilpan, Michoacán, Mexico.He studied a degree in medicine at the Michoacán University of San Nicolas de Hidalgo (UMSNH).He obtained training to be a professor in Pharmacology and Toxicology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He obtained the postgraduate degree of Expert and International Master in Toxicology at the Illustrious Official School of Chemists of Seville, Spain.He pparticipated in the following FAO courses: "International Code of Conduct for Pesticide Management" and "International Code of Conduct for Pesticide Distribution and Storage".
He is a member of the Spanish Association of Toxicology (AETOX) and the European Association of Toxicology (EUROTOX).In addition, he is also a member of the following groups: EHSQ Elite (No.1 IN SAFETY) Environmental Health Safety Sustainability Security Elite, Regulatory Toxicology Group, Society of Cosmetic Scientists-SCS Group, EUSAAT- EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR ALTERNATIVES TO ANIMAL TESTING, Eurotox 2017, REACH, CLP and Biocides Regulations and Genetic Literacy Project.
He is dedicated to the private practice of General Toxicology with a focus on treatment and design of strategies in the problem of agrochemicals. Since 1995, he has provided advice to health institutions, educators, day laborers and small producers, providing information on the risks that the inadequate management of agrochemicals has as a consequence. He has participated as an organizer and speaker of courses and conferences in the region and in the State.
He currently works as a consultant and altruistic consultant in the two universities of the state and in the ecology council of the state (COEECO), which is the only one in the country.
Conference Co Chair
Dr. Jerry Blythe
Fybrinet, Inc, USA
Dr. Jerry Blythe is a medical doctor and founder of a company in Polymer Research. He earned an undergraduate degree in science from Purdue University and a medical degree from Indiana University. Dr Blythe is a cancer survivor of many years and was invited to talk about his Case Report published in 2017, and what he did to reverse the course of the disease through the removal of toxins. Dr. Blythe served as director of an Industrial Medical Clinic, and holds memberships in the American Chemical Society, Medicinal & Fluorine Chemical Divisions, the American Association of Cancer Research, the International Society of Exercise Immunology, the CMT Association, and state and local medical organizations. Past memberships include the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the American Occupational Medical Association, and the American College of Sports Medicine. He has been a clinical lecturer at two medical schools, authored medical and technical articles, and has been featured in news media, radio and television including past mention in the German Frank further Zeitung and OTC Journal Aktuelles.