4th International Conference and Exhibition on

Natural Products, Medicinal Plants & Marine Drugs

Theme: Medicinal Development and Strategies of Natural Products

OCM for Naturalproducts Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

Pei-Yuan QIAN

Chair Professor, Director
University of Alberta
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shailendra Saraf

Vice President
Pharmacy Council of India
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Izabela Konczak

Senior Research Scientist
CSIRO Food & Nutritional Sciences
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Angelo Fontana

Professor, Organic Chemistry
Italian National Research Council
Italy

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OCM Member

Milind Umekar

Vice President
Pharmaceutical Teachers of India
India

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Bruce Bowden

Associate Professor
James Cook University
Australia

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OCM Member

Ciddi Veeresham

Professor
Kakatiya University
India

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OCM Member

Pramod J. Hurkadale

Professor & Head
KLE University
India

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Alireza Heidari

Professor, Natural Chemistry
California South University
USA

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OCM Member

Ramesh L. Londonkar

Professor
Gulbarga University
India

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Organizing Committee - Natural Products 2017

OCM Member

Vakhtang Barbakadze

Head of the Department of Plant Biopolymers
Tbilisi State Medical University
Georgia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mohammed S. Ali-Shtayeh

Professor
An-Najah National University
Palestine

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OCM Member

Nobuo Yamaguchi

Professor Emeritus
Kanazwa Medical University
Japan

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OCM Member

Linda Harvey

Secretary and UK representative to the European Federation of Biotechnology
Professor, University of Strathclyde
UK

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OCM Member

Heru Chen

Professor and Research Director
Jinan University
China

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OCM Member

Niroshini Nirmalan

Senior Lecturer, Programme Leader of Biomedical Sciences
University of Salford
UK

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OCM Member

Milind Umekar

President
Pharmaceutical Teachers of India
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Natural Products 2016

OCM Member

Fatma U. Afifi-Yazar

Professor of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
University of Jordan
Jordan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alexander V.Sirotkin

Professor
Constantine the Philosopher University
Slovakia

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OCM Member

Jae-Ha Ryu

Director, Research Center for Cell Fate Control
Sookmyung Womens University
Korea

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OCM Member

Heru Chen

Professor and research director
Jinan University
China

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Organizing Committee - Pharmacognosy 2015

OCM Member

A.K.S. Rawat

Professor
CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute,
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Zhi-Ling Yu

Professor
School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University,
Hong Kong

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OCM Member

H.N. Aswatha Ram

Associate Professor
Manipal University
India

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OCM Member

Ian Cock

Professor
Griffith University
Australia

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OCM Member

Chandrakant Kokate

Professor, Vice-Chancellor, National Advisor. Society of Pharmacognosy
KLE University
India

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OCM Member

Saeid Ghavami

Professor
University of Manitoba
Canada

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Marcelo Maraschin

Research Scientist
Federal University of Santa Catarina
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ciddi Veeresham

Professor. Society of Pharmacognosy
Kakatiya University
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

B.G.Shivananda

Professor. Society of Pharmacognosy
Govt. College of Pharmacy, Bangalore
India

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Shahid Husain Ansari

Professor. Society of Pharmacognosy
Jamia Hamdard
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Umesh K. Patil

Professor. Society of Pharmacognosy
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore
India

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OCM Member

Saikat Sen

Associate Professor
Assam Down Town University
India

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OCM Member

Rabab Mohammed

Professor
Beni-Suef University
Egypt

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OCM Member

Sreenivasan Sasidharan

Research Scientist
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Malaysia.

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maryam Farooqui

Senior Lecturer & Researcher
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

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Aline Pereira

Research Scinetist
Federal University of Santa Catarina
Brazil

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Dongdong Wang

Professor
China Medical University
China

Biography Research Interest

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Sameh AbouZid

Associate Professor
Beni-Sueif University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Ladislav Kokoska

Professor
Czech University
Czech Republic

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Organizing Committee - Pharmacognosy-2014

OCM Member

Ehab A. Abourashed

Associate Professor
Chicago State University
USA

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Yoshinori Asakawa

Professor
Tokushima Bunri University
Japan

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Kelvin Chan

Joint Chair in Traditional Chinese Medicine
The University of Sydney
Australia

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Fred Stevens

Associate Professor
Oregon State University
USA

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Marcello Iriti

Professor
Milan State University
Italy

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Mark A Feitelson

Professor
Temple University
USA

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Heru Chen

Professor
Jinan University
China

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Jiang Yong

Associate Professor
Peking University
China

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OCM Member

Q. Ping Dou

Professor
Wayne State University
USA

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OCM Member

Mahmut Miski

Professor
Medipol University
Istanbul

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Amani Shafeek Awaad

Professor
King Saud University
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ahmed M. Alafeefy

Associate Professor
Salman Bin Abdulaziz University
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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OCM Member

Jian-ye Zhang

Associate Professor
Guangzhou Medical University
China

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Luca Rastrelli

Professor
University of Salerno
Italy

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OCM Member

D. Siva Sundara Kumar

Research Assistant Professor
Hong Kong Baptist University
China

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Jiapu Zhang

Research Scientist
Ballarat University
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Keivan Zandi

Associate Professor
University Malaya
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdel Nasser Badawi Singab

Professor
Ain Shams University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nehad Ahmed Abdel Latif

Associate Professor
Taif University
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mohamed Eddouks

Professor
Moulay Ismail University
Morocco

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

S.V.Krishna Prasad

CEO & Director
Cito Healthcare (P) Ltd
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Srinivasa Ramaraju Rao

Director
Issar Pharmaceuticals
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Veeresham Ciddi

Professor
Kakatiya University
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vikas Kumar

Associate Professor
Banaras Hindu University
India

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Organizing Committee - Traditional Medicine 2016

OCM Member

Frank Yurasek

Director of Acupuncture
Cook County Health & Hospital Systems
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Zhang-Jin Zhang

Associate Director
University of Hong Kong
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Wen-Long Hu

Vice Director, Department of Chinese Medicine
Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine
Taiwan

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John Howard

Professor
Maryland Institute of Traditional Medicine
USA

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Leanne Zaver

National Board Member, State Committee Chairperson, AACMA
Australian Colleges of Natural Medicine
Australia

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OCM Member

Yibin Feng

Associate Director
University of Hong Kong
China

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OCM Member

Yu-Chiang Hung

Director
Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine
Taiwan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Rong Peijing

Secretary General
Academic Committee, China Association of Acupuncture and Moxibustion (CAAM)
China

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Organizing Committee - Herbal Diabetes 2017

OCM Member

Marina Cetkovic-Cvrlje

Professor
Saint Cloud State University (SCSU)
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mohamed Eddouks

Professor
Moulay Ismail University
Morocco

Biography Research Interest

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Agnes George

Founder and CEO
Mind & Body Healthy Lifestyle Company
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mohammad Kamil

Head
WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Traditional Medicine 2017

OCM Member

Naglaa G. Shehab

Chief Academic Officer
Dubai Pharmacy College
UAE

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Herbal Diabetes 2016

OCM Member

Frank Yurasek

Director of Acupuncture
National University of Health Sciences
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Bert Little

Professor
University Louisville
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Baojun Xu

professor
Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

XIA, Zheng-yuan

Associate Professor and Deputy Director
The University of Hong Kong
China

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Plant Physiology 2016

OCM Member

Kiran Mysore

Professor
Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Arie Altman

Professor
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel

Biography Research Interest

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Michael Orzolek

Professor
Pennsylvania State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Desh Verma

Professor
The Ohio State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Nirmal Joshee

Associate Professor
Fort Valley State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Meira Ziv

Professor
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel

Biography Research Interest

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Baruch Rubin

Chair
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ilan Sela

Professor
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Milan S. Stanković

Asst Professor
University of Kragujevc
Republic of Serbia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Tianzhen Zhang

Professor
Nanjing Agricultural University
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yongbiao Xue

Director
Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology
Chaina

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Wenjun Zhang

President of International Society of Computational Ecology and International Society of Network Biology
Sun Yat-sen University
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Weicai Yang

Chair
Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chaina
Chaina

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Organizing Committee - Plant Science 2017

OCM Member

Grace Chen

Senior Researcher
U.S. Department of Agriculture
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nurul Islam-Faridi

Associate prof
Southern Institute of Forest Genetics
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Leon Van Rensburg

Professor
University of the Free State
South Africa

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Petronia Carillo

Associate Professor
University of Campania
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vanderlan da S. Bolzani

Professor
Sao Paulo State University
Brazil

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OCM Member

Caroline Janitz

Manager Next-Generation Sequencing Facility
Western Sydney University
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Taoufik Saleh Ksiksi

Associate Professor
UAE University
UAE

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

André Luis de Alcantara Guimarães

Prof
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nabil Killiny

Associate Professor
University of Florida
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alexander Ivlev

Professor
Russian State Agrarian University of K. A. Timiryazev, Moscow
Moscow

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Rajinder Singh

Principal Research Officer
Malaysian Palm Oil Board
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Milan Stankovic

Associate Professor
University of Kragujevac
Republic of Serbia

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Toxicology 2016

OCM Member

Thomas Slaga

Professor
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Bahie M. Abou-Donia

Professor
Duke University School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Max Costa

Professor
New York University School of Medicine
USA

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Raghbir Athwal

Professor
Temple University School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Mustafa I. Selim

Professor
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
USA

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Amr Amin

Professor
United Arab Emirates University
UAE

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Alexei G. Basnakian

Professor
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
USA

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OCM Member

Marina A. Dobrovolskaia

Senior Principal Scientist
Nanotechnology Characterization Lab
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marcelo L. Larramendy

Principal Researcher CONICET
National University of La Plata
Argentina

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kattesh V. Katti

Curators’ Professor
University of Missouri
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

G.A. Shakeel Ansari

Professor
The University of Texas Medical Branch
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Martin H. Bluth

Professor
Wayne State University School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Burton M. Altura

Professor
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Chuanshu Huang

Professor
New York University School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Euro Personalized Medicine 2016

OCM Member

Jonathan Harris Burroughs

President and CEO
The Burroughs Healthcare Consulting Network, Inc.
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vincent S. Gallicchio

Professor
Clemson University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sergey Suchkov

Professor
A.I.Evdokimov Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry
Russia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Anatoly V. Skalny

Director
(RUSTEM) President of ANO
Russia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Farid Menaa

Director
(OGGENIO)
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sukhwinder singh

Acupuncture therapist
Guru Kirpa Acupuncture Health Centre
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Andreas Scherer

Project Director
Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM)
Finland

Biography Research Interest

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Candida Fratazzi

President
Boston Biotech Clinical Research
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Pharma Europe 2017

OCM Member

Irina Ermolina

Professor
De Montfort University School of Pharmacy
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

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Adalberto Rezende Santos

Senior Investigator
Oswaldo Cruz Institute
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

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Vakhtang Barbakadze

Head of Laboratory of Plant Biopolymers
Tbilisi State Medical University
Georgia

Biography Research Interest

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Anka G. Ehrhardt

Director
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Hussam AS Murad

Professor, Faculty of Medicine
King Abdulaziz University
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

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Isam Mustafa

Director, Pharmaceutical Services
National Health Insurance Fund
Sudan

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