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Topical Advisory Panel Members (285)

Dr. Sofia A. Papadimitriou
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1. Prolepsis-institute of Preventive Medicines Environment and Occupational, Health, Athens, Greece
2. National School of Professional Training, Volos, Greece
Interests: pharmaceutical nanotechnology; aliphatic polyesters; biopolymers; biodegradable polymers; nanotechnology
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Dr. Younes Smani
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Institute of Biomedicine of Seville, University of Seville, 41013 Seville, Spain
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; bacterial pathogenesis; antibiotics; repurposing drug; non-traditional approaches
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Dr. Diane Ashiru-Oredope
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1. HCAI and AMR division, Public Health England, London, UK
2. Commonwealth Pharmacists Association, London E1W 1AW, UK
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; antibiotics; antibiotic awareness; healthcare associated infection; antimicrobial stewardship; antimicrobial prescribing
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Prof. Gregory Wiedman
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079, USA
Interests: SPPS; Antifungals; Antibiotics; Bilayers; Cell-Based Assay; Antimicrobial Resistance; Toxins; Peptides; Biochemistry; Biophysics; Biomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Salam A. Ibrahim
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Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC 27411, USA
Interests: food microbiology, food safety, food fermentation, lactic acid bacteria; probiotics; prebiotics; wine microbiology; organic acid production, malolactic fermentation; Saccharomyces cerevisiae; non-Saccharomyces; alcoholic fermentation; spoilage microbes; fermented beverages; bioconversion process, biofortification; foodborne pathogens; toxins degradation; rapid methods for detection and other related topics
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Dr. Marianna Patrauchan
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Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
Interests: calcium-regulated antibiotic resistance; molecular mechanisms of PolymyxinB resistance; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; calcium-induced tobramycin resistance; calcium signaling antimicrobial peptides; biofilm resistance
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Dr. Raechelle D'Sa
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Centre for Materials and Structures, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GH, UK
Interests: surface modification of polymers using plasma treatment; plasma polymerisation and grafting of polymers (polysaccharides, polyethylene glycol (PEG)) to create protein; cell and bacterial resistant surfaces
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Prof. Dr. Franco Palla
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Laboratory of Biology and Biotechnology for Cultural Heritage, University of Palermo, I-90123 Palermo, Italy
Interests: detection and characterization of macro and micro biological systems able to induce the biodeterioration of cultural heritage; detection and characterization of biological particles in the aerosol of indoor environments for the exposure and conservation of cultural asset, with reference to the artworks biodeterioration and the potential impact on the health of operators and users; study, isolation, characterization of bioactive molecules isolated from marine organisms, useful for the biocleaning of the surface of historical–artefacts; set up of molecular protocols for the genetic characterization and phylogenic study of plant systems; study of archaeological vegetal findings
Dr. Rohitashw Kumar
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Department of Oral Biology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
Interests: antimicrobial peptides; antifungal resistance; biofilm; fungal infection; candida albicans; oral infections; proteases; cell signaling; host pathogen interactions
Dr. Anabela Portela Borges
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Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy (LEPABE), Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, 4099-002 Porto, Portugal
Interests: bacterial infection; multidrug-resistance; biofilms; phytochemicals; strategies of biofilm prevention and control; quorum-sensing; quorum-quenching; virulence attenuators; drug-repurposing; molecular docking
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Dr. Saurabh Dhiman
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Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, Rapid City, SD, USA
Interests: CRISPR, Molecular Dynamics, Protein Engineering, Microbial Fermentation, System biology
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Dr. Christian Agatemor
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Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Interests: antibiotic resistance, antibiotic polymers, small-molecule antibiotics, antimicrobial
Dr. Jung Ro Lee
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National Institute of Ecology, Seocheon, Korea
Interests: antimicrobial mechanism; antibiotic drug discovery; biochemical and genetic study of plant defense system; redox regulation
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Dr. Marco Fiore
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Dep. of Women, Child and General and Specialized Surgery, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli" (Italy), Piazza Miraglia 2, 80138 Naples, Italy
Interests: life threatening infections; septic shock; spontaneous bacterial peritonitis; hepatology; infectious diseases
Dr. Kandasamy Saravanakumar
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Department of Medical Biotechnology, College of Biomedical Sciences, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon 24341, Gangwon-do, Korea
Interests: microbial biotechnology; fungal biology; antimicrobial agents; fungal metabolites; biocontrol agents; biomaterials
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Dr. Raffaela Pero
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Department of Molecular Medicine and Biotechnology, University of Naples, Naples, Italy
Interests: microbiology; human defensins; Helicobacter pylori; microbiome; genomics; epigenetics; cell biology; cancer biology; gene regulation; antimicrobial peptides
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Dr. Nuno Manuel Xavier
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Centro de Química Estrutural, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: organic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; carbohydrate and nucleos(t)ide chemistry; bioactive molecules; enzyme inhibitors; anticancer agents; antimicrobial agents; anti-Alzheimer’s agents
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Dr. Valentina Virginia Ebani
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1. Department of Veterinary Science, University of Pisa, Viale delle Piagge 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
2. Interdepartmental Research Center “Nutraceuticals and Food for Health”, University of Pisa, via del Borghetto 80, 56124 Pisa, Italy
3. Centre for Climate Change Impact, University of Pisa, Via del Borghetto 80, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: microbiology; bacterial infectious diseases; zoonosis; natural products; essential oils; antibacterial activity
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Dr. Elena Perrin
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Department of Biology, University of Florence, Via Madonna del Piano 6, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy
Interests: antibiotic resistance; evolution; efflux pumps; RND; Burkholderia
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Dr. Dipesh Dhakal
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Department of Life Science and Biochemical Engineering,Sun Moon University, 70, Sunmoon-ro 221, Tangjeong-myeon, Asan-si, Chungnam 31460, Korea
Interests: antibiotics; bio-active molecules; nanoparticles; drug development and discovery; chemical biology
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