Dr. Luo is a member of the Divisions of Experimental Pathology, Molecular and Cellular Pathology and Anatomic Molecular Pathology. He is the Director of the High Throughput Genome Center at the Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, involving collaboration of faculties from multiple departments.Currently, Dr. Luo's research interests involve identifying new tumor suppressor genes and tumor markers in several human malignancies such as prostate cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, etc. Subsequently, we will direct our effort to evaluate the prognostic values of these genes and markers in making early diagnosis of prostate cancer and serving as drug targets for cancer prevention programs.
Identifying new tumor suppressor genes and tumor markers
Prof. Dr. Alireza Heidari, Ph.D., D.Sc. is a Full Professor and Academic Tenure of Chemistry at California South University (CSU), Irvine, California, USA. He has got his Ph.D. and D.Sc. degrees from California South University (CSU), Irvine, California, USA. Furthermore, he has double postdocs in Project Management, Oncology, Human Cancer Tissues and Synchrotron Radiation from Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and also in Nanochemistry and Modern Molecular Electronic–Structure Computations Theory from California South University (CSU), Irvine, California, USA. He has participated at more than two hundreds reputed international conferences, seminars, congresses, symposiums and forums around the world as yet. Also, he possesses many published articles in Science Citation Index (SCI)/International Scientific Indexing (ISI) Journals. It should be noted that he has visited many universities or scientific and academic research institutes in different countries such as United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Scotland, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Russia, Estonia, Turkey, France, Swiss, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Brazil, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, South Korea, China, India, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, etc. as research fellow, sabbatical and volunteer researcher or visitor and so on heretofore. He has a history of several years of teaching for college students and various disciplines and trends in different universities. Moreover, he has been a senior advisor in various industry and factories. He is expert in many computer programs and programming languages. Hitherto, he has authored more than twenty books and book chapters in different fields of Chemistry. Syne, he has been awarded more than eight hundreds reputed international awards, prizes, scholarships and honors. Heretofore, he has multiple editorial duties in many reputed international journals, books and publishers. Hitherward, he is a member of more than two hundreds reputed international academic–scientific–research institutes around the world. In addition, he is member of the Nobel committee for Chemistry. It should be noted that he is currently the President of American International Standards Institute (AISI), Irvine, California, USA and also Director of the BioSpectroscopy Core Research Laboratory at California South University (CSU), Irvine, California, USA.
Giulio Tarro graduated from Medicine School, Naples University (1962), Italy. Research Associate, Division of Virology and Cancer Research, Children’s Hospital (1965-1968), Assistant Professor of Research Pediatrics, College Medicine (1968-1969), Cincinnati University, Ohio. Oncological Virology Professor, Naples University (1972-1985). Chief Division Virology (1973-2003), Head Department Diagnostic Laboratories, (2003-2006). D. Cotugno Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Naples; Emeritus (2006). Since 2007 Chairman Committee of Biotechnologies and VirusSphere, World Academy Biomedical Technologies, UNESCO, Adjunct Professor Department Biology, Temple University, College of Science and Technology, Philadelphia, recipient of the Sbarro Health Research Organization lifetime achievement award (2010). President, Foundation de Beaumont Bonelli for Cancer Research. His basic researches have been concerned with antigens induced early during the replication cycle of human herpesviruses. Another study has involved the identification, isolation and characterization of specific virus-induced tumour antigens, which were the "finger-prints" left behind in human cancer. Achievements include patents in field; discovery of Respiratory Syncytial Virus in infant deaths in Naples and of tumor liberated protein as a tumor associated antigen, 55 kilodalton protein overexpressed in lung tumors and other epithelial adenocarcinomas.
Chol-Hee JUNG (PhD) is currently employed as a Bioinformatician with Computer Science background at the Melbourne Bioinformatics, the University of Melbourne, since 2011. Prior to this, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Laboratory, the University of Melbourne (2010-2011), after finishing the PhD in the University of Queensland in 2010. He also worked for Macrogen Inc., Korea, as one of the founding members of the company’s Bioinformatics Department (2000-2004). Over his career, he participated in various projects including the genetic and epigenetic variants analysis, gene expression analysis and comparative genomics, on which he published over 30 papers. He regularly reviews research articles for journals such as International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Agronomy, Molecules, PLoS-ONE, Epigenomes, BMC Bioinformatics and etc. His current research interest is mainly in human cancer genomics, as he is an active member of an international prostate cancer genomics consortium.
Dr. Wang received her MD degree from Fudan University Medical School and her Ph.D from the Academy of Military Medical Science in Beijing. She did postdoctoral training at the University of California San Francisco. She was a Research Assistant Professor at Ohio State University, Department of Cancer Biology and Genetics and Associate Director of Center for Pharmacogenomics prior to joining the University of Florida. Dr. Wang’s research interests are the discovery of genetic biomarkers for personalized drug therapy. She has discovered many functional regulatory variants in genes related to drug therapy in the areas of cardiovascular diseases, mental diseases and drug dependence. Some of these functional variants are currently included in biomarker testing panels to predict drug response. Funded by NIH R01 award, “Expression genetics of CYP3A drug metabolizing enzymes”, Dr. Wang’s current research is to understand factors controlling the expression of CYP3A, the main drug metabolizing enzyme in the liver. Using recently developed cutting edge functional genetics/genomics approaches, the research will focus on understanding what genetic, epigenetic and non-genetic factors may contribute to CYP3A variability, with the goal to identify biomarker predicting CYP3A enzyme activity for personalized therapy of nearly 50% of currently used medications. Dr. Wang has served as an Associate Editor of “European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences” and was on editorial Board of “Journal of Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacoproteomics”. She has also served as grant reviewer for NIH.
Founder Partner and CEO, NeoBioMed Services, providing consultancy and services related to regulatory affairs, technology transfer and entry India issues for APIs, pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, medical devices including bioimplants, regenerative medicine and tissue engineering including stem cell research and application, designing GMP, GLP, containment facilities and other related commercial activities and businesses. As Advisor/Director of a number of academic/ industrial organizations, support is provided for promotion and application of biological sciences including biomedical, bio-agri, bio-industrial, bio-ventures, bio-defence and allied services including policy matters. He also worked as an Adviser, HOD International Relations, Medical Biotechnology and Infrastructure Development, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
Dr. Ian James Martins is an Editor/Reveiwer for Open Acess Pub/MDPI journals and various other international journals. Advisory Board Member for Photon Journal. Fellow of International Agency for Standards and Ratings (IASR). Conferred with the RICHARD KUHN RESEARCH AWARD-2015 ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM. Chief Editor for International Journal of Diabetes Research (2014-2018), Research and Reviews: Neuroscience (2016-2018) and Journal of Diabetes and Clinical Studies (2017-2018). BIT Member (BIT Congress. Inc) with an H-index of 64, (ResearchGate STATs (27), Scopus Author ID: 7103152779/Mendeley STATS (21), UWA Research Repository (16). Scientist for The Science Advisory Board (USA) and an Academic with Academia.edu. The citations past 27 years have accumulated to >4584. Ian James Martins - Semantic Scholar https://www.semanticscholar.org/author/Ian-James-Martins/5258067. Semantic Scholar profile for Ian James Martins, with fewer than 50 highly influential citations