is a Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at University of Louisville, KY. His long-standing research interest is molecular biology, pathogenesis, treatment and prevention of viral hemorrhagic fevers and encephalitides caused by highly pathogenic viruses. He also worked in endemic areas of West Africa and managed international population-based studies on viral epidemiology.
is a Professor of microbiology and the Director of the Department of Microbiology at Nankai University, China. His research interests include the pathogenesis of fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans with emphasis on the molecular and genomic basis. Fungal secondary metabolites of pharmaceutical and environmental significance are also investigated in his laboratory.
is the Director of Internationalisation and Lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading. He has nearly twenty years research experience with viruses that have pandemic and bioterrorism potential. His research focuses on virus structure, evaluating and designing new antiviral compounds for haemorrhagic fever viruses and phage therapy to control bacterial infections.
is the Director, Workforce Development and Extended Learning at the School of Public Health and Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational & Environmental Health Sciences, West Virginia University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Abraham’s aim and aspiration is to improve population based health care with integration of public health in the various disciplines.
is a Professor at the Department of Pathology, the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA. He is also the Director of the Galveston National Laboratory Preclinical Studies Core, one of the two National High Containment Laboratories built by the NIAID. His research interest is in understanding the mechanisms by which viruses cause encephalitis, hemorrhagic fever, or respiratory diseases.
is the Head of the Center for Transfer of Biomedical Technologies, University Hospital, Czech Republic. His research interests include Military toxicology, Acetyl cholinesterase inhibitors in Alzheimer´s disease and Myasthenia Gravis treatment, Synthesis of the detergents as disinfectants, decontamination means and environment for micellar catalysis, Drug design and Development.
is a Professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi. His research interests include Antimalarial Agents (Artemisinin), Antifungal Agents (Pseudolaric Acid), Anticancer Agents (Epothilones, Taxanes, Curacins), Contraceptive Agents: Male (Enzyme Inhibitor Design), Female (Antiprogestins) and Molecular Modeling.
is a Professor working at University of Texas Medical Branch in departments of Pathology and Microbiology & Immunology. He is a member of Galveston National Laboratory & UTMB Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases. His research interests are Filoviruses Ebola and Marburg, the H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses, vectored vaccines & reverse genetics.
is a Professor at the Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. Dr. Huang has broad interests in developing novel vaccines and antiviral drugs for major viruses of interest in public health. Currently, his research focus is on creating virus-like particle based recombinant vaccines and understanding their protective mechanisms.
is a Professor in the Department of Tropical Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii. His research focuses on the outer coat of DENV including the precursor membrane and envelope proteins, understanding the protective as well as enhancing antibody responses in humans would have significant implications for dengue pathogenesis & vaccine development.
is a Professor of Institute Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. His research interests are to understand the mechanisms of HIV-1 primary infection, and to elucidate the host restriction and viral latency.
is the Head of Department for Mathematics and Statistics at University of Canterbury, New Zealand. She is the immediate past president of the New Zealand Statistical Association. Dr. Jennifer has an international research profile in environmental statistics and expertise in statistical survey design and data modelling.
is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Biosecurity, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University. She is an influenza expert and has also worked on the next-generation smallpox vaccine. Her academic interests include regulatory & compliance issues in public health & her teaching interests public health ecology, zoonoses & biosafety.
is working as an Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Kansas Medical Center. His clinical and research focus has been infectious diseases in transplant recipients and immunocompromised patients. He is member of Infectious Diseases Society of America, American Society of Transplantation, American Academy of HIV Medicine.
is an Associate Professor in the Department of Global Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida. His is also currently the director of the Donald Price Parasitology Center. His areas of specialization are vectorborne Diseases, waterborne Diseases, vaccinology, ecological Changes and emerging diseases.
is an Associate Professor in the School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. His research focuses on biosafety assessment of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and food safety assessment on biotoxins and hazardous compounds occurring in the processed foods.
is an Associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research focuses on the molecular cell biology, virus-host interactions, replication mechanisms and pathogenesis of human and animal RNA viruses.
is working as Associate Professor, Department of Biological Science and Technology, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology. His research interests includes Function and inhibition of enzymes-inhibition of fungal spore germination & mycelia growth, Cell-to-cell signaling in bacteria including Biosynthesis & degradation of signaling molecules and regulation of virulence gene expression.
is working as a Principal Investigator in the department of Infectious Diseases, Tsinghua University, China. His research focuses on the immuno-pathogenesis & vaccine development of mosquito-borne viral diseases like Dengue and Japanese encephalitis (Flaviviridae Family), understanding the interactions between pathogen, host, and vector & molecular basis of disease in animal and arthropod models.
is an Assistant professor in the department of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba, Canada. He is a clinical microbiologist at Cadham Provincial Public Health Laboratory. His research interests are serological diagnosis of infectious diseases, sero-epidemiological investigations and molecular laboratory diagnosis of blood-borne pathogens.
is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology in the Mailman School of Public Health and the Chief Technology Officer for the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University. His research focus is on developing technologies that can rapidly identify emerging pathogens either directly or by host response biomarker profiling.
is an Assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center. His research interests are molecular microbiology, immunology, and epidemiology of tuberculosis. Dr. Kong’s long term goals are developing tuberculosis diagnosis tools, anti-tuberculosis therapies, and vaccines against tuberculosis.
is an experienced Public Health and Infectious diseases Epidemiologist in Oxford Brookes University. He is a member of Royal Institute of Public Health, UK. His current research areas include occupational health risks from exposure to nano-particulates in photocopier machines and Enquiry into students health behaviours and wellbeing.
is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He also served as a senior epidemiologist for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Marine Corps & US Department of Defense. He develops novel solutions for public health emergency preparedness including early detection, mathematical modeling, and improved response capacity.