Dr. Irina A. Koretsky, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), is an Associate Professor of Anatomy in the Laboratory of Evolutionary Biology, College of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, D.C., USA. She got her B Sc in Biology, M Sc in Vertebrate Zoology, and Ph.D. in Anatomy. Dr. Koretsky is an internationally-known paleobiologist and authority on the fossil record of the mammalian Family Phocidae (true seals). In a research career spanning more than thirty years, including extensive field and museum studies in the former Soviet Union, eastern and Western Europe, and eastern North America, she has established herself as the world’s leading expert on fossil seals of the Paratethyan (Eurasia), Mediterranean, and North Atlantic regions. Her peer-reviewed publications on this topic include two major published monographs. Dr. Koretsky’s research involves anatomy, paleobiogeography, functional morphology, and systematic analysis of true seals (Mammalia; Carnivora; Phocidae). She is pursuing two lines of research: (1) functional morphology, with emphasis on evolutionary and geographic origin of the seals; (2) determining whether the origin of pinnipeds is monophyletic or diphyletic. Most of her research effort is devoted to biomechanical and ecological interpretations of morphological characters of fossil seals. Morphological interpretation can provide a foundation for paleoecological reconstructions. Conversely, information on the environment in which early seals evolved is very important for pinniped systematics and classification. In addition to her current projects describing new fossil seals from the U.S. and Europe, Dr. Koretsky is working on a new phylogenetic analysis addressing the issue of pinnipeddiphyly/monopyly. This is the single most controversial issue in the entire realm of mammalian inter ordinal relationships.
Anatomy; Paleobiogeography; Functional Morphology; Systematic Analysis of True Seals
Dr McGrew earned her B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina. She later entered the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (IGP) and earned a Ph.D. from the Pharmacology Department at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee in 2002. Dr McGrew’s doctoral research focused on the role of serotonin in mood disorders. She joined the Biology Department at Belmont University in August of 2003, where she continues to conduct research exploring the role of serotonin and other neurochemicals on behavior. Most of her studies utilize zebrafish as a model organism. Zebrafish can be trained to solve a variety of mazes and can therefore be used for studies of learning and working memory. Further, because the fish absorb chemicals from the water in which they are housed, they can easily be exposed to drugs or neurochemicals. In addition to conducting research, Dr McGrew teaches courses in Human Anatomy & Physiology, Pharmacology and Neurobiology and was promoted to the rank of Full Professor in 2015.
Human Anatomy & Physiology, Pharmacology and Neurobiology
Paul S. Sung is Associate Professor at Central Michigan University. He received his DHScdegree from University of St. Augustine and a PhD degree from Nova Southeastern University. He has taught at several universities, including the University of Scranton, Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center and Clarke University. His research interests include the mechanisms of chronic low back pain, and non-operative spine care and its clinical application to neuromuscular control. His work has been published in numerous articles in the field of clinical biomechanics, motion analysis, non-operative spine care and its clinical application to neuromuscular control.
Low back pain, Non-operative spine care and its clinical application to neuro muscular control
Dr. Collins was born on January 3, 1949 to Samuel and Elizabeth Collins in New York City. He attended public school in New York City and in 1966 graduated from Andrew Jackson High School. He attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville as an National Institutes of Health Pre-doctoral Fellow and received a Ph. D. from The University of Tennessee, in association with Oak Ridge National Laboratories and The University of Tennessee Memorial Research Center and Hospital in 1976. After graduation he accepted a National Institutes of Health Post-doctoral Fellowship from 1976 to 1980 at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California. He remained at The Salk Institute as a research professor until 1986. In 1986 he moved to Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oncology Division, at WashingtonUniversity School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Missouri. In 1992 he returned home to Martin Tennessee where he took a position in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Martin, Tennessee. He remains there today.He has been married to his wife Susan for 44 years. They have one child, Emily.
The interaction of cancer cells and the immune system, chemotherapy and immune therapies for cancers and the mechanism of lysis and resistance to lysis of cancer cells by Tumor Necrosis Factor
He have over ten years of experience writing and reviewing scientific papers for a myriad of research journals (including Science and Nature), as well as experience reviewing and writing grants submitted to
the NIH (National Institutes of Health), ONR (Office of Naval Research), and DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Project Agency) in the area of biological and engineering sciences. Of late, he had written a text book entitled ‘Vision and the Visual System’ published with Oxford University Press and co-written with my collaborator Peter H. Schiller of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In this scientific collaboration, although his scientific training is in neuroscience, he has a diverse background that includes the understanding of the pure sciences, the social sciences (including business, economics, and
politics), and the engineering sciences
Dr. med. Dimitrios Kanakis is specialized Pathologist and Neuropathologist, and holdscurrently the position of Associate Professor of Pathologyat the University of Nicosia, Medical School. He teaches both in the 3rd-year of the MD6 Program as well as in the CS and T-years of the MBBS4 Program of St. George’s University of London (delivered in Cyprus by the University of Nicosia, Medical School).
His fields of research include Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-Degenerative Diseases, Demyelinating and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. However, he has also published in various other areas of General Pathology.
Molecular Biology, Medicine, Cell Biology, Neuroscience, Cancer Biology, Anatomy, Neurology, Human Biology
Prof. Marco Zedda has been graduated cum Laude in Veterinary Medicine, University of Sassari, in
1989, and he’s authorized for veterinary profession. He has been technical officer in the Institute
of Anatomy of domestic animals of the University of Sassari since 1990, and researcher since
1992. From 2002, he is associate professor in the Veterinary Anatomy. He is a component of
the Archaeological Sciences School of Specialization of the University of Cagliari. His
zooarchaeological research activity is oriented to reconstruct morphological features of animals
lived in the past and in order to understand relationships between humans and
animals through the time. Both prehistoric (Neolithic and Eneolithic), than protohistoric (Nuragic,
Phoenician, Punic and Roman sites) archaeological sites have been studied. He took part of a few
activities abroad, for example excavations in Minorca and Tunisia. He could set up a laboratory
equipped for ancient DNA studies supported by funding contributions, and he could create a
research team, formed by colleagues, fellows, grant recipients, PhD students, with the objective to
deepen the knowledge of domestic animals evolution history in Mediterranean islands. He’s a
scientific collaborator for Archaeological Superintendence of Sardinia, analyzing faunistic materials
of their archaeological excavations. He’s a member of CIAIMO (Interdepartmental Center for
Archaeology of West Mediterranean Islands), CIRTEBEC (Interuniversity Center of Cultural
Heritage Technology Research) and LaPArs (Prehistory and Experimental Archaeology Laboratory).
His scientific production is attested by 170 works: 52 scientific journal articles, 107 congress
proceedings, 9 book chapters, 2 curatorship.
Anatomy of domestic animals, Zooarcheology, Bone tissue, Histology
Dr. M. Stefanov received a PhD in morphology in 1998 and a Doctor of Science (DSc) in physiology in 2008. Currently he is working as an assoc. professor at Trakia University, Bulgaria. He is participating at editorial teams of several reputed journals like: Senior Editor of Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies, Member of Honorary Editorial Board of Open Access Animal Physiology, Member of Honorary Editorial Board of Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports, Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Technology, Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Nanomedicine and Biotherapeutic Discovery, Member of Editorial Board of Edorium Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, Member of Editorial board of Journal of Veterinary science and Technology, Editor for Journal of Anatomy & Physiology: Current research, Member of Editorial Board of Agricultural and Biological Sciences Journal, Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Animal Biology, Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Agricultural Science and Engineering, Member of Editorial board of Research and Reviews: Journal of Zoological Sciences. He has authored over 80 research articles, manuals and books. He is a member World Association of Veterinary Anatomists, European Association of Veterinary Anatomists, Bulgarian anatomical society, Bulgarian Union of the Scientists, International Society for the Primo Vascular System.
Morphological and physiological peculiarities of cardiovascular system, Prostate, Bone biology, Osteology, Imaging Anatomy, Primo Vascular System
Emin TurkayKorgun was born on 25th March 1967 in Ankara, Turkey. In 1992 he graduated from Medical Biological Sciences at Istanbul University, Turkey. In 2002 he received his PhD degree in the Department of Histology and Embryology, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey and Graz Medical University, Institute of Cell Biology, Histology and Embryology Austria. During the years 1994-2002 he was nominated as Research Assistant and from 2002 to 2006, he was Assistant Professor Doctor at the Department of Histology and Embryology, Akdeniz University. From 2006 till 2012, he was Associate Professor Doctor and since 2012, he has been Professor Doctor at the Department of Histology and Embryology, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey. His research interest is focused on Placental stem cell, Normal and pathological placental development, the glucose metabolism in early developmental stages and Immunology of Reproductive Biology. Dr. Korgun has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles with an H-index of 13. He has got many book chapters from his research areas and served as a reviewer for various renowned journals.
Placental Stem Cell - Normal and pathological placental development , The glucose metabolism in early developmental stages, Immunology of Reproductive Biology
ose Antonio Franchini Ramires has completed his PhD at the age of 31 years from University of Sao Paulo (USP) Medical School. He was the Director of the Heart Institute-INCOR of the University of Sao Paulo, from 1997 to 2012, and also Head Professor of Cardiology. He was President of the Council to evaluate all the University Professor at USP. He was the President of the undergraduate Committee of USP Medical School. He has published more than 480 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute. He was President of the Society of Cardiology of the State of Sao Paulo, Brazilian Heart Foundation, Brazilian Society of Cardiology, and vice-President of the Inter American Cardiology Society.
Atherosclerosis, Coronary Risk Factors, Coronary Artery Disease and Myocardial Infarction
Professor Dr. Ibrahim M S SHNAWA ,born at Babylon Provience in 1951and got his Ph.D in Biology in1996/University of Mosul ,College of Science ,Department of Biology/IRAQ .His teaching experience have been lasting 20 years, taught and teach under and postgraduate immunology.As well as under and postgraduate molecular biology both in University of Babylon,College of Science,department of Biology and University of Kasim, College of Biotechnology .So far postgraduate supervision is concerned he supervised 21 MSC and 21 Ph.D. thesis.Professor Shnawa s research trends have been covering;Mucosal immunology of human microbial infections, immune modulation, lectinimmunobiology, Helminth immunology, vertebrate immune-biology as well as immunobiology of cryoglobulinemias.He have been published 120 papers in local,regional,and international journals tackling various aspects of immunology.
Mucosal immunology of human microbial infections,immunomodulation,lectinimmunobiology,Helminth immunology,vertebrate immunobiology as well as immunobiology of cryoglobulinemias