Professor, Academician Aristidis Tsatsakis, PhD, ERT, DSc, FATS, DHonC, DHonC, DHonC, HonProf, FMRAS, FMWAS 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. Prof Tsatsakis has published well over 1000 works (articles in journals, books and abstracts proceedings), over 500 of them in ISI journals. He is the holder of several patents and has an extensive array of citations (over 12,000 GS) and reads /downloads (over 80,000 RG) of his papers. His current IF index is 54 (GS) and 43 (ISI). Prof Tsatsakis has given over 200 keynote and plenary lectures in international
congresses and has been the promoter and chair of numerous Symposiums and workshops in International Forum. He has coordinated as a PI in over 60 scientific research and technology projects and has established worldwide collaborations. Prof. Tsatsakis has a long-standing activity as Editor in toxicology journals, he is currently Editor in chief of Toxicology Reports and editor of Food and Chemical Toxicology and has served as editor and guest editor in many other journals, such as Toxicology, Food and Chemical Toxicology, Toxicology Letters. 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. Prof. Tsatsakis is Emeritus Professor for the Federal Institute of Hygiene and Toxicology in Moscow (2014), Doctor Honorary 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 he was elected Foreign Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Russia (FMRAS), in 2017 Foreign Member of Fellow Academy of Toxicological Sciences (FATS, USA) and in 2018 Full Member of The World Academy of Sciences (FMWAS). In 2017 he was elected Honorary Member of Bulgarian Toxicology Society and in 2018 Honorary President of the European Institute of Nutritional Medicine (E.I.Nu.M.) and Honorary Member of EUROTOX. Aristides Tsatsakis is also the inspirator, founder and chief scientific leader of the University of Crete spin-off Company ToxPlus S.A. The main research interests of Professor Tsatsakis include biomonitoring and risk assessments of xenobiotics as well as links of chronic exposure to them at low doses with health problems and diseases. He developed numerous biomarkers of exposure and of effects for various chemicals, in particular pesticides, pharmaceuticals, etc., uncovering the mechanistic understanding of the mode of action and adverse outcome pathways leading to clinical effects and chronic diseases (metabolic, autoimmune, cancer etc.) Professor Tsatsakis’ long-standing public activities in disseminating science for safety health and wellbeing of the society and the environment have often been endorsed and awarded by state and municipal authorities. His motivation and basic concept highlights the important role of academia involvement in social life problems. The postulation of real-life risks simulation based on low dose combined long term exposures related to health issues, is a crucial element and the central driving force for application of theory to practice on safety evaluations in 21 century.
Dr. Jim Clarke is currently a Professor of the Practice of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Vanderbilt University.
In August of 2019 he will become an Adjunct Professor in both Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth and Environmental Sciences.
Jim’s research interests are in the areas of sustainable and resilient environmental protection, nuclear environmental engineering, environmental risk analysis and performance assessment, the investigation, remediation and long-term management of contaminated sites, and the environmental consequences of energy choices.
Jim was a member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) former Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste and Materials and was its lead member for decommissioning and risk-informed regulation. He is also a former consultant to the NRC Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards and its subcommittee on Radiation Protection and Nuclear Materials. Jim also served on the National Academy of Science Committees on Remediation of Buried and Tank Waste and Tritium Releases from Nuclear Power Plants.. He is a peer reviewer for the Department of Energy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the National Academies, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and several journals and book publishers.
Professor Clarke has over 45 years of professional experience with over 200 publications and presentations. He received a Ph.D. in theoretical chemical physics from The Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in chemistry with honors from Rockford College (now Rockford University).
Dai-Yeun Jeong is presently the Director of Asia Climate Change Education Center and an Emeritus Professor of Environmental Sociology at Jeju National University in South Korea. He received BA and MA Degree in Sociology from Korea University (South Korea), and PhD in Environmental Sociology from The University of Queensland (Australia). He was a Professor of Sociology at Jeju National University (South Korea) from 1981 to 2012. His past major professional activities include a Teaching Professor at the University of Sheffield in UK, the President of Asia-Pacific Sociological Association, a Delegate of South Korean Government to UNFCCC, a Delegate of South Korean Government to OECD Environmental Meeting, and a Member of Presidential Commission on Sustainable Development, Republic of Korea, etc. He has published 60 environment-related research papers in domestic and international journals and 13 books including Environmental Sociology. He has conducted 91 unpublished environment-related research projects funded by domestic and international organizations.
Master in Environmental Management Engineering received her Graduate of Science in Chemistry Engineering from Barcelona University, Post degree Occupational Health Safety from Suffolk University, PhD Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC). Currently, she is Director of Occupational Hygienist Health Safety in Hospital Bellvitge (ICS) the main health institution in Spain. Her research and work focus on preventing harmful exposures and creating healthy environments at work. Previous, Dra. Orriols was Technical Officer Occupational Health & Safety in National Occupational Safety and Health (INSHT) at the Spanish Government. She is Auditor. Her research interests include:1)occupational&environmental exposure assessment for studies of human health risks;2)intervention research to prevent illness and injury and promote healthy environments in healthcare;3)methods to integrate occupational&environmental health and safety into production and consumption of goods and services. Dra. Orriols has spoken, written and testified extensively on health issues, including indoor air quality (specially surgical hume),prevention of blood borne exposures,radiations exposures, as well as about the effects of work organization
Dr Mishra did his Master degree in Chemistry from University of Allahabad and Ph.D. in Medical Biophysics from University of Gujarat.
Pursued scientific research career in permanent employment at Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC) , Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai for more than 4 decades ( 1968-2006) and grew upward from position to next position. Superannuated as Senior Scientist and Head of Radiation Biology and Health Sciences Division of the Center.
Invited as Adjunct Professor at Department of Life Science, University of Mumbai and at the Institute of Technology, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE). Honored with the invitation to hold the position of Vice Chancellor, Nehru Gram Bharti University ( a deemed-to-be University), Allahabad, 2010-2014.
Elected a Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Science and Fellow of International Academy of Physical Sciences (IAPSci).
Founder President, Society of Radiation Researchers, India, President, Asian Association of Radiation Research (AARR), President, Indian Biophysical Society, President, Foundation for Education and Research, India, Council Member, International Association of Radiation Research (IARR), USA.
Visiting Professor at New York University, USA, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, University of Bielefeld, Germany, University of Kyoto and Nagoya University, Japan, KAERI, South Korea, University of Moscow, Russia, University of Rome, Italy, University of Sydney, Australia
Honored with the Life Time Achievement Award of Indian Society for Radiation Biology, Distinguished Visiting Faculty Award of Institute of Medical Science, Semipalanisk Medical Academy, Kazakhstan, Distinguished Service Award of International EPR Society and many other awards
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Radiation and Cancer Research (JRCR) and is serving on the Editorial Board of prestigious scientific Journals such as IJRB, WJR, JEPTO, JPBB and others.
Guided successfully more than 50 Ph.D. students from Universities of India and abroad. Published about 300 research papers in refereed National and International Journals , most of which are available on web space ( Citations: > 4000, Google Scholar).
Served as an Expert in International Atomic Energy Agency ( IAEA), Vienna, World Health Organization (WHO )and other international bodies.
Currently Emeritus Professor, B.M.International Research Center, Jain Vishwa Bharti Institute( a deemed-to-be University), Rajasthan.
Mohamed Eddouks is Professor at Moulay Ismail University, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques Errachidia, Morocco. He is a researcher in Physiology and Pharmacology with a Master Degree in Metabolic and Molecular Endocrinology from University of Paris 6, a specialized certificate in Endocrine Pharmacology from University of Paris 7 and PhD degrees in Physiology and Pharmacology from University of Liege, Belgium and Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University, Fez, Morocco. After his post-doctoral fellowship at Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine of Montreal, Canada, he is working for the last 20 years on medicinal plants. His research focuses on ethnobiological as well as pharmacological issues in the use of Moroccan medicinal plants for the treatment of diabetes mellitus, obesity and hypertension. His contribution to this field includes four international books, 5 special issues in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine and more than 100 indexed peer-reviewed articles and 20 book chapters of international repute. He served as Guest Editor and Member of Editorial Board of several international journals. He has been honored with the first Prize of Scientific Research in 2008 by the Moroccan Association of Research and Development and the first Prize of the Federation of Arab Scientific Councils in 2016. He has been classified among the best third Moroccan researchers in the field of Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Sciences by the National Center of Scientific Research and Technology, Morocco for his scientific contribution. He has been the founding Dean of Polydisciplinary Faculty of Errachidia from 2008 to 2012.
Balali-Mood (MD, Tehran Univ., 1968; PhD, Edinburgh Univ., 1981) is prof. of medicine and clinical toxicology; co-founder, Medical Toxicology Research Ctr (MTRC).and Clin Toxicol Dept (CTD), Mashhad Univ. of Medical Sciences (MUMS); clin. toxicol. adviser, OPCW and IPCS-WHO. His previous positions include: asst. prof. and dir. medical education, Ferdowsi Univ. Mashhad; res. fellow and lecturer, Edinburgh Univ.; dirs. MTRC and CTD, MUMS; and pres., Iranian Soc. of Toxicology and Asia Pacific Assoc. of Medi. Toxicol. He has received Int. and Nat. awards for teaching, research and medical care by Iranian authorities and Intl. organizations including Natl. Research Medal, Int Prof. Alireza Yalda Found. Award 2011 and The 2015 OPCW-The Hague Award. The National Elite Foundation recognized him as the Father of Toxicology of Iran and held commemoration in his birth place (Birjand, Mood) on 29 October 2016. Chief editor, JBUMS and assoc. editor of AJM. His membership includes: Iranian Medical Council; Iranian Acad. of Medical Sciences; Ir. Soc. Toxicology; Europ. Assoc. Poison Centr. Clin Toxicol; Asia pacific Association of Medical Toxicology and Program Advisory Committee, IPCS-WHO.
Sermin Tetik has completed her PhD at the 2003 years from University of Marmara (Istanbul-Turkey). She is an academician at the same University in IstanbulTurkey as an Associated Professor and Project Director of a research team focusing on thrombosis -hemostasis area and she completed before 6 months in Cyprus as a Founder (vice-Dean) of a new Pharmacy Faculty at University of International Cyprus. She has published more than 20 papers and 50 international abstracts in reputed journals and conferences and is serving as an Editorial Board Member of repute.
H. M. Srivastava (Hari Mohan Srivastava) has held the position of Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Victoria in Canada since 2006, having joined the faculty there in 1969, first as an Associate Professor (1969–1974) and then as a Full Professor (1974–2006). He began his university-level teaching career right after having received his M.Sc. degree in 1959 at the age of 19 years from the University of Allahabad in India. He earned his Ph.D. degree in 1965 while he was a full-time member of the teaching faculty at the J. N. V. University of Jodhpur in India. He has held numerous visiting research and honorary chair positions at many universities and research institutes in different parts of the world. Having received several D.Sc. (honoris causa) degrees as well as honorary memberships and honorary fellowships of many scientific academies and learned societies around the world, he is also actively associated editorially with numerous international scientific research journals. His current research interests include several areas of Pure and Applied Mathematical Sciences such as (for example) Real and Complex Analysis, Fractional Calculus and Its Applications, Integral Equations and Transforms, Higher Transcendental Functions and Their Applications, q-Series and qPolynomials, Analytic Number Theory, Analytic and Geometric Inequalities, Probability and Statistics, and Inventory Modelling and Optimization. He has published 26 books, monographs and edited volumes, 30 book (and encyclopedia) chapters, 45 papers in international conference proceedings, and more than 1,100 scientific research articles in peer-reviewed international journals, as well as Forewords and Prefaces to many books and journals, and so on. In the year 2015 he was named Thomson-Reuters Highly Cited Researcher. Further details about his other professional achievements and scholarly accomplishments, as well as honors, awards and distinctions, can be found at the following Web Site: URL: http://www.math.uvic.ca/faculty/harimsri/
Dr Huiqin Yang joined the Peninsula Technology Assessment Group (PenTAG) from the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York. She is a Senior Research Fellow at PenTAG, with over 13 years research experience in Health Services Research. She has undertaken a range of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) projects for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) HTA Programme, including multiple therapeutic technology appraisals, single therapeutic technology appraisals, diagnostic imaging technology assessments, and prognostic technology assessments in several clinical areas. These areas include advanced breast cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, osteoporosis, scoliosis, psoriasis, type 1 Gaucher disease, rheumatoid arthritis, childhood obesity, psoriatic arthritis and prenatal fetal RhD status detection.
Dr Yang has a PhD in Medical Decision Making and an MSc. in Evidence Based Practice (Health Services Research) from the University of York. She has published a number of original papers that contribute to the methodological development of medical decision making research.
Dr Yang is Deputy Director of Peninsula Technology Assessment Group at the University of Exeter Medical School (UEMS). She is responsible for the leadership and management of the systematic review team at PenTAG, the health technology assessment group at UEMS.
Dr Yang is an Associate Editor of BMC Health Services Research. She is a member of the Cochrane Bias Methods Group, the Cochrane Prognosis Methods Group, the Cochrane Individual Participant Data Meta-analysis Methods Group, and the European Society for Medical Decision Making.
Diego Ettore Liberati
Research Director National Research Council, Italy
Research Director National Research Council, Italy
Diego Liberati is the Research Director for Information, Control and Biomedical Engineering, and memeber of the Board, within the Institute for Electronics, Information and Communications Engineering of the Italian National Research Council at the Electronics and Information Department of the Milano Institute of Technology. Secretary of the Biomedical Engineering Society of the Italian Electrical and Electronic Engineering Association (and Milano prize laureate in 1987) and member of the Technical Committe on Control Design of the International Federation of Automatic Control, with particular emphasys on neural control, he has chaired the Scientific Committee for the Conferences on Information and Control Technologies in Health Systems sponsored by the Italian Control Association and has been a technological transfer expert with the Milano Chamber of Commmerce. Visiting scientist at Rockefeller University, New York University, University of California and International Computer Science Institute, he has directed joint projects granted by both private (e.g. Hewlett Packard on artificial neural networks in industrial processes monitoring) and public (e.g. European Union on non-linear analysis of brain plasticity) institutions. Having taught signal processing, mathematical modeling, microelectronics, lab instrumentation and control theory in european Universities, he has also mentored dozens of pupils toward and beyond their doctorate. His main scientific interests in Information and Communication Technologies for life are related to measurement analysis, model identification and synthesis of emulations in natural and artificial complex systems, whose scientific and ethical aspects involving the human beings he loves to discuss in his papers.
Dr. Subhash C. Mandal is working as Associate Professor at the Division of Pharmacognosy, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, and is one of the worlds leading Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy researcher with special focus on Indian Traditional Medicines and Botanical Extractions. Dr. Mandal is the recipient of many prestigious awards, including Endeavour Research Award, Government of Australia; Distinguished Education & Research Award, AAiPS, USA; Talented Scientist Award, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka; SAARC Fellowship Award, University Grants Commission (UGC) Bangladesh; and UGC Research Award, India. Dr. Mandal has supervised more than 25 PhDs, 15 M Pharm and has more than 215 research publications, several patents, edit book and authors books to his credit. Dr Mandal has delivered more than 50 research presentation around the globe at various scientific platforms and also has chaired many International Conferences. Dr. Mandal is also the reviewer and board member of several high impact journals and is also a recognized host scientist for many International research programmes with developing countries sponsored by Government of India.
French National Institute for Agricultural Research, France
Dr. D. K. Dhawan is presently working as a Professor in the department of Biophysics and also worked as chairman department of Biophysics, Coordinator of Centre for Nuclear Medicine as well as Centre for Medical Physics at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. Professor Dhawan completed his M.Sc. (Honors) in Biophysics from P. U. in the year 1978 and Ph.D. from PGIMER, Chandigarh, in the year 1984. Prior to Ph.D., he worked as a trainee in Radiation Medicine Centre of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai and was awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Radioisotopes Techniques. His research areas are neurodegeneration, cancer and toxicology. He has published 176 research articles, out of which 140 are cited in Scopus. Prof. Dhawan has supervised 33 Ph.D. and 42 M.Sc. theses during 30 years of his research career. He is a Fellow of Indian College of Nuclear Medicine and Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists.
Zeliha Selamoglu is a Professor in Medical Biology department of Nigde Ömer Halisdemir University, Turkey. She earned her PhD in Biology from Inonu University, She has published over 110 peerreviewed journal articles with over 1200 citations and many technical reports. She is a member of Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine: Associate Membership and European association for cancer research. She has served as Editorial Board member for many Journals.
Ms. Parisa Ziarati is a hardworking researcher since she has published some 125 research articles in some leading technical and scientific journals. She is the author of 3 books. She has delivered 135 lectures at national and international conferences on relevant subjects, primarily environmental chemistry. She has also supervised 95 master’s theses and mediated 81 theses as an advisor. She has also published several papers on new findings in phytoremediation, a topic of current and original research attracting commercial interest. Moreover, she has worked exhaustively on turning low cost wastes products (food, agricultural, forestry, industrial and mine wastes) into a valuable resources for water/wastewater remediation and pollution prevention. It is notable that remediation of contaminated soils by heavy metals and organics, detoxification and removal of heavy metals from foods, including rice and vegetables by adsorbents/bio-sorbents is her current research passion.
Sahar Y Issa has completed her Doctorate degree in Clinical Toxicology & Forensic Medicine in 2008, from Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt and is a Lecturer of Clinical Toxicology & Forensic Medicine in the same University. She is currently a Consultant Toxicologist and Medical Director, supervising Emergency Toxicology, Molecular Toxicology and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring units in Dammam Poison Control Center, MOH - Saudi Arabia. She has published more than 25 papers in reputed journals and serving as an Editorial Board Member of repute. sah
Seyed Jamaleddin Shahtaheri has completed his PhD at the age of 38 years from Surrey University, Guildford, Surrey, England in 1996. He is an academic member of Department of Occupational Health Engineering, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, acting as the Dean Research Deputy at Institute for Environmental Research the same University too. He is the Persistent Organic Pollutant Review Committee (POPRC) Member under the Stockholm Convention, UNEP, UN. He has published more than 150 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of 7 national and International Journals.