Myron R Szewczuk has completed his PhD in 1974 from University of Windsor in Biology and Immunochemistry and Postdoctoral studies from Cornell University Medical College, New York City, USA in Cellular Immunology with Dr Greg Siskind (1975-1978). He is presently a Full Professor of Immunology and Associate Professor of Medicine, Queen’s University, Canada. He has published more than 100 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial Board Member of repute.
His research interest includes the alternate therapeutic treatment of cancer and the role of glycosylation in the activation of neurotrophin Trk, EGFR, insulin and TOLL-like receptors.
Dr. Menter received his PhD degree in Chemistry from the George Washington University in 1969. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship with Prof. Dr. Theodor Foerster at the Institut fuer physikalische Chemie der Universtiaet Stuttgart, Germany. Subsequently, he was at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, and the VA Medical Center (Atlanta) He currently serves as Research Professor of Biochemistry at Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Menter is recognized internationally for his work in the areas of collagen photochemistry and melanin photobiology as pertaining to redox reactivity.
His research interest includes in the areas of collagen photochemistry and melanin photobiology as pertaining to redox reactivity.
Robert Engel is Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Queens College and has been in that position since 1968. He has also served there as Dean of Graduate Studies and Research and Dean of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences.
Amélia Pilar Rauter has made her Habilitation at Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon (FCUL, 2002) and completed her PhD at Technische Universitaet Graz, Austria (1982). She is the Head of the Carbohydrate Chemistry Group - Center of Chemistry and Biochemistry (FCUL), and has been serving as Editor (RSC Carbohydrate Chemistry book series), Associated Editor (Mediterranean Journal of Chemistry), and member of journals advisory board in Organic/Carbohydrate Chemistry. She is Secretary of the European Carbohydrate Organisation and Secretary of the IUPAC Division on Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, has published more than 130 papers and book chapters, and authored 12 patents.
Her research interest includes promising molecules for metabolic (diabetes), degenerative diseases (Alzheimer´s and Prion diseases, cancer) and infection.
Jorge Justino has his expertise in the biological evaluation and toxicity studies of natural and synthetic compounds and food chemistry. Full Professor of Escola Superior Agrária de Santarém, MSc. and Ph.D in Chemical Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico – Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Habilitation in Food Chemistry at Universidade de Trás-Os-Montes e Alto Douro. He is President of Instituto Politécnico de Santarém and former Director of Escola Superior Agrária de Santarém, He was a member of the networks Euroglycoforum and Prion Chemical Biology Network and is the representative member of the Instituto Politécnico de Santarém at the European Innovation Partnership A3 Group FCUL consortium.
Expertise in the biological evaluation and toxicity studies of natural and synthetic compounds and food chemistry.