Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (49)

Dr. Sara Monteiro Pires
National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: foodborne diseases; burden of disease; risk assessment; source attribution; epidemiology; enteric pathogens; foodborne pathogens; health metrics
Prof. Horst Posthaus
Institute of Animal Pathology, Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathobiology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Switzerland
Interests: pathogenesis and pathology of bacterial infections; host-pathogen interaction; bacterial exotoxins; pore-forming toxins; clostridium perfringens toxins
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Prof. Dr. Michel Treilhou
Équipe "Biochimie et Toxicologie des Substances Bioactives" - EA7417, Institut National Universitaire Champollion, Place de Verdun - 81012 Albi Cedex 9, France
Interests: ant venom; venom composition; proteomics; venomics; structure-function relationships; bioactive peptides; immunomodulatory peptides; antimirobial peptides; molecular evolution of venom components
Prof. Dr. Todd A. Castoe
Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, MA, USA
Interests: snake genomics
Dr. Piotr Jedziniak
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, National Veterinary Research Institute, Pulawy, Poland
Interests: mycotoxins presence in food and feed; toxins analysis with mass spectrometry techniques (LC-MS/MS); veterinary drugs residues; validation; quality assurence
Prof. Dr. Gunther Antonissen
Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Biochemistry, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
Interests: gut health; fusarium mycotoxins; interaction with bacterial enteric diseases
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Prof. Dr. Markus Naumann

Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Academic Hospital, Klinikum Augsburg, Augsburg 86156, Germany
Interests: movement disorders; botulinum toxin; autonomic disorders; neurophysiology; neuroimaging
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Dr. Dafne Bongiorno
Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences (BIOMETEC)—Medical Molecular Microbiology and Antibiotic Resistance Laboratory (MMARLab), University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: staphylococcus spp.; MRSA; staphylococcus aureus virulence; host-pathogene interaction; S.aureus internalizzation; enterococcus spp.; bacterial molecular typing; the modulation of expression level of different regulator genes and toxins
Dr. Chandan Pal
Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (PHEL), Biosecurity New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: bacterial toxins; toxin-antitoxin systems; bioinformatics; biosecurity; food safety; pathogens; antimicrobial resistance; virulence; high-throughput sequencing
Dr. Duarte Diaz
School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, University of Arizona, William J. Parker Agricultural, Rm. N119, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Interests: mycotoxins; dairy; nutrition; comparative nutrition; animal nutrition; international agri-culture; toxicology; food safety
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Dr. Elisabete Valério

Departamento de Saúde Ambiental, Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge. Avenida Padre Cruz, 1649-016 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: cyanotoxins; toxicity mechanisms; proteomics; toxin genes; gene expression
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Dr. Toshiyuki Suzuki
Fisheries Technology Institute, National Research and Development Agency, Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency, Yokohama 236-8648, Japan
Interests: marine algal toxins and metabolites in shellfish; analytical chemistry; seafood safety; monitoring and risk evaluation; reference materials
Dr. Samuel Robinson
Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: venom; toxins; ants; bees; wasps; cone snails; stings; chemical defence
Dr. Avi Priel
Pharmacology section, The Institute for Drug Research (IDR), The School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Interests: venom toxins; plant toxins; disulfide-rich peptides; ion channels biophysics and pharmacology; snake and spider toxins; pain evoking toxins
Dr. Anjana Silva

1. Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Saliyapura, 50008, Sri Lanka
2. Monash Venom Group, Monash University, Melbourne 3800, Australia
Interests: clinical and experimental toxinology
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Dr. Grazia Devigili

Neurological Unit 1, Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: botulinumtoxin
Dr. Aram Megighian
Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: nervous system
Dr. Maiko (Myco) Umemura
Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), 1-1-1 Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8566, Japan
Interests: ribosomally synthesized and post-translationally modified peptide (RiPP); cyclic peptide; mycotoxin; effector; bioinformatics; mass spectrometry; transcription factor
Dr. Karolina Gromadzka
Department of Chemistry, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poznań, Poland
Interests: mycotoxins analysis; toxins presence in grains and in aqueous environmental; methods of cereals biological protection; bioactive compounds; antagonistic fungi; endophytes
Dr. Juan R. Muñoz-Castañeda
Instituto Maimonides de Investigación Biomédica de Córdoba (IMIBIC), Cordoba, Nephrology Department. Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía de Córdoba, Spain
Interests: chronic kidney disease; hyperphosphatemia; hypomagnesemia; vascular calcification; mineral metabolism; wnt/β-catenin; renal osteodystrophy; klotho; FGF23 and vascular dysfunction
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