Microbiology Organizing Committee

Ahmed G Hegazi

Professor of Microbiology
National Research Center, Dokki Egypt
Egypt

Biography: Ahmed Hegazi is currently a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology i ReadMore...

Research Interest: Prof. Hegazi's research work has been focused lately on bee ReadMore...

Rajinder S. Ranu

Professor
Colorado State University Fort Collins
India

Biography: Professor Rajinder S. Ranu received his DVM from Punjab University, In ReadMore...

Research Interest: Cell & Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Plant Path ReadMore...

Hua Zhu

Associate Professor
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School US
US

Biography: Hua Zhu, Ph.D., M.S. ASSOC PROF-TE Department of Microbiology, Biochem ReadMore...

Research Interest: nfectious Diseases; Human Cytomegalovirus - Host Cell Gene E ReadMore...

Patricia Poeta

Professor
European College of Veterinary Microbiology Greece
Greece

Biography: Patrícia Alexandra Curado Quintas Dinis Poeta, Associated Professor w ReadMore...

Research Interest: Group of Antibiotic resistance and head of Medical Microbiol ReadMore...

Huang Wei Ling

Dr.
Medical Acupuncture and Pain Management Clinic Brazil
Brazil

Biography: Huang Wei Ling has completed her Graduation in Medicine in Brazil, spe ReadMore...

Research Interest: Antimicrobial Medication and Infectious Diseases

Dr..CIFTCI SEVGI

Doctor
istanbul university Turkey
Turkey

Biography: Dr. Sevgi Ciftci received her Ph.D. from the Microbiology of Medical F ReadMore...

Research Interest: Virology and Immunology

Mazen Saleh

Chair Person
Laurentian University Canada
Canada

Biography: Dr. Saleh received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto in ReadMore...

Research Interest: The area of my expertise is molecular biophysics. My trainin ReadMore...

Emiliya Kalamiyets

General Director
Belarus National Academy of Sciences, Belarus
Belarus

Biography: Dr. E.I.Kalamiyets is a recognized expert in the field of microbial sy ReadMore...

Research Interest: Microbiology and Biotechnology

Reshetilov Anatoly

Head of the Laboratory
Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow Russia
Russia

Biography: Reshetilov Anatoly, Ph.D., M.S. ASSOC PROF-TE Department of Microbiolo ReadMore...

Research Interest: Microbial fuel cells,Electrochemical biosensors

Giulio Filippo Tarro

Professor
Biotechnologies and VirusSphere, World Academy Biomedical Technologies, Italy
Italy

Biography: Giulio Filippo Tarro, male, graduated summa cum laude from Medicine Sc ReadMore...

Research Interest: Virology and Cancer Research

Nelson Lima

Full Professor
University of Minho
Portugal

Biography: In 1993 I got my PhD in Engineering Sciences (Biotechnology) by Univer ReadMore...

Research Interest: Food and Environmental mycology

Rajinder S. Ranu

Professor
Colorado State University
USA

Biography: Professor Rajinder S. Ranu received his DVM from Panjab University, In ReadMore...

Research Interest: Cell & Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Plant Path ReadMore...

Abd El Aziz Mousa Nour

Emeritus Professor
Alexandria University
Egypt

Biography: Abd El Aziz Nour has completed his PhD in rumen microbiology 1976 fro ReadMore...

Research Interest: Rumen Microbiology

Atef El-Gendy

Head
United States Naval Medical Research Unit-3
Egypt

Biography:

Research Interest: Microbiology, Bacteriology

Dilek Heperkan

Professor
Istanbul Technical University
Turkey

Biography: Dilek Heperkan has completed her Ph.D. in 1986 from Egean University, ReadMore...

Research Interest: Food Engineering, Food Microbiology

Hua Zhu

Associate Professor
Rutgers University
NJ, USA

Biography:

Research Interest: Infectious Diseases; Human Cytomegalovirus - Host Cell Gene ReadMore...

Massimo Ciccozzi

Professor
Italian National Institute of Health
Italy

Biography: Massimo Ciccozzi is currently associated with Istituto Superiore di Sa ReadMore...

Research Interest: Influenza, Virology, public health, Virus, infectious Diseas ReadMore...

Carlos Alberto Guzman

Head (Vaccinology & Applied Microbiology)
Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research
Germany

Biography: C. A. Guzman graduated in Medicine and become Board Certified in Medic ReadMore...

Research Interest: Vaccinology and Applied Microbiology

Joachim Wink

Group Leader-Microbial Strain Collection
Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Germany

Biography: Joachim Wink studied biology at Frankfurt University and obtained his ReadMore...

Research Interest: microbial strain collection

Kathrin Mohr

Scientist
Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research
Germany

Biography: Dr. Kathrin I. Mohr studied biology at the TU Braunschweig. During her ReadMore...

Research Interest: My main focus is set on the detection and increase in produc ReadMore...

Patrick Fickers

Professor
University of Leige
Belgium

Biography: Patrick Fickers obtained a PhD from University of Liège (Belgium) in ReadMore...

Research Interest: Microbial Processes and Interactions

Sveltana Ermolaeva

Professor
Gamaleya Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology
Russia

Biography: Svetlana Ermolaeva has completed her PhD from Gamaleya Institute of Ep ReadMore...

Research Interest: Epidemology, Microbiology

Maria Isabel Brusca

Scientist
Univerdad de Buenos Aires
Argentina

Biography: Bruca Maria Isabel has completed her PhD from Buenos Aires a Universit ReadMore...

Research Interest: Infection, Diagnosis, Treatment

Ludmila Viksna

Professor
President of the Latvian Association of Infectologists and Hepatologists
Riga Stradins University, Latvia

Biography: Professor Ludmila Viksna is one of the most experienced experts in Inf ReadMore...

Research Interest: Infectious Diseases

Khaled Barakat

Assistant Professor
University of Alberta
Canada

Biography: Barakat is an Assistant Professor at the school of Pharmacy at the Uni ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Barakat’s major focus is on developing and applying st ReadMore...

Patrícia Poeta

Full Professor (Head)
University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro
Portugal

Biography: Patricia Poeta, is Full Professor at UTAD, Portugal. PhD in Veterinary ReadMore...

Research Interest: Medical Microbiology

Gustavo H Goldman

Professor
The University of São Paulo
Brazil

Biography: He is a graduate at Biology from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeir ReadMore...

Research Interest: Molecular Biology, Fungal Genetics, Microbiology

Willy Verstraete

Emeritus Professor
Ghent University
Belgium

Biography: W. VERSTRAETE is born on April 25, 1946 in Beernem (Belgium). He gradu ReadMore...

Research Interest: Microbial Ecology and Technology

Alexander Rapoport

Professor, Head (Biotechnology)
University of Latvia
Latvia

Biography: Alexander Rapoport graduated Faculty of Biology, University of Latvia. ReadMore...

Research Interest: Microbiology and Biotechnology

Sevgi Ciftci

Associate Professor
Istanbul University
Turkey

Biography: Sevgi Ciftci is the Associate Professor at the the Department of Micro ReadMore...

Research Interest: Virology, Microbiology

Ajit Varma

Vice Chairman
Amity Science, Technology & Innovation Foundation
India

Biography: Prof. Dr. Ajit Varma Distinguished Scientist & Professor of Eminence ReadMore...

Research Interest: Soil Biology

Gülnur TARHAN

Professor, Head (Medical Microbiology)
Adiyaman University
Turkey

Biography:

Research Interest: Medical Microbiology

Chinikar Sadegh

Head of Arboviruses and Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers Laboratory
WHO Expert
Pasteur Institute of Iran

Biography:

Research Interest: Virology

Sahin Direkel

Associate Professor
Giresun University
Turkey

Biography:

Research Interest: Clinical Microbiology

Maysaa El Sayed Zaki

Professor
Mansoura Faculty of Medicine
Egypt

Biography:

Research Interest: Medicine, Immunology, Virology, Clinical Pathology, Clinical ReadMore...

Moustafa El-Shenawy

Emeritus Professor
National Research Centre
Egypt

Biography:

Research Interest: Food & Environmental Microbiology

Liliana Cepoi

Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Moldova

Biography:

Research Interest: Microbiology

Carlos A Guzmán

Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Germany

Biography: Prof. Carlos A. Guzmán (MD, PhD) is head of the department Vaccinolog ReadMore...

Research Interest: Vaccinology and Applied Microbiology

Patrick FICKERS

Université de Liège, Belgium

Biography: Patrick Fickers has completed a PhD from Université de Liège (Be ReadMore...

Research Interest: Microbial Processes and interactions

Natalia Shubladze

Nataional Center of Tubercolosis and Lung Diseases, Georgia

Biography:

Research Interest: Tubercolosis and Lung Diseases

Dragoslava Radin

University of Belgrade, Serbia

Biography:

Research Interest: Microbiology

Branka Vasiljevic

University of Belgrade, Serbia

Biography:

Research Interest: Epidemiology and Microbiology

Armen Trchounian

Yerevan State University, Armenia

Biography: Armen Trchounian has completed Ph.D at the age of 25 years from Yereva ReadMore...

Research Interest: Microbiology & Plants and Microbes

Atef El-Gendy

United States Naval Medical Research Unit-3, Egypt

Biography:

Research Interest: Microbiology

Sylvester R. Moyo

Namibia University of Sciences and Technology, Namibia

Biography:

Research Interest: Epidemiology and Microbiology

Rup Lal

University of Delhi, India

Biography: Rup Lal is a Professor of Molecular Biology at the Department of Zoolo ReadMore...

Research Interest: Zoology

Vera Katic

University of Belgrade, Serbia

Biography:

Research Interest: Microbiology

Olga R. Torres de Matute

Director, Center for Research in Nutrition and Health, Gautemala

Biography:

Research Interest: Nutrition and Health

Dunja Bruder

Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg
Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Germany

Biography: Dunja Bruder studied biotechnology at the Technical University of Brau ReadMore...

Research Interest: immunology

Rita Kumar

CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, India

Biography: Dr Rita Kumar has completed her PhD in 1984 from Delhi University, Ind ReadMore...

Research Interest: Genomics and Integrative Biology

Nikos E Mavroudis

Programme Leader Department of Applied Sciences (FoESA)
Northumbria University
United Kingdom

Biography: Nikos Mavroudis is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader in Food Scie ReadMore...

Research Interest: Food Safety: Surface decontamination of intact agricultural ReadMore...

Nikos E Mavroudis

Programme Leader Department of Applied Sciences (FoESA)
Northumbria University
United Kingdom

Biography: Nikos Mavroudis is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader in Food Scie ReadMore...

Research Interest: Food Safety: Surface decontamination of intact agricultural ReadMore...

Elliot T. Ryser

Professor
Michigan State University
United States

Biography: Dr. Elliot Ryser received his B.S. in Bacteriology, and his M.S. and P ReadMore...

Research Interest: Quantitative transfer of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonell ReadMore...

Carol Phillips

Professor and Deputy Dean 
The University of Northampton
United Kingdom

Biography: Professor Phillips is the Director of the Institute of Health and Well ReadMore...

Research Interest: Her present research portfolio focuses on natural anti-micro ReadMore...

Leon G.M. Gorris

Professor
University of Wageningen
The Netherlands

Biography: Dr. Leon Gorris is Director for Regulatory Affairs for Unilever, speci ReadMore...

Research Interest: Food safety management in food chains; Design of safe foods ReadMore...

Richard Fuchs

Principal Scientist
University of Greenwich
United Kingdom

Biography: Dr Richard Fuchs is a Principal Scientist and food safety specialist a ReadMore...

Research Interest: Food Safety and Quality Management

Vivian Chi-Hua Wu

Professor
USDA-ARS Western Regional Research Center
USA

Biography: Dr. Vivian C. H. Wu is Professor in the School of Food and Agriculture ReadMore...

Research Interest: Discovery of natural functional ingredients to control patho ReadMore...

Neela Badrie

Professor and Head of Department
The University of the West Indies
Trinidad and Tobago

Biography: Professor Neela Badrie is the former Head of the Department of Food Pr ReadMore...

Research Interest: Her areas of interests are in food microbiology, food proces ReadMore...

Osman Erkmen

Professor
University of Gaziantep
Turkey

Biography: Osman Erkmen is professor of food microbiology in the Department of Fo ReadMore...

Research Interest: Food Microbiology, Food Toxicology, Food Sanitation, and Gen ReadMore...

Asgar Ali Warsi

Professor
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC)
Malaysia

Biography: Asgar Ali is a Professor of Postharvest Biotechnology and the Founding ReadMore...

Research Interest: Experiences span across knowledge of the physiology and bioc ReadMore...

DO Thi Hoa Vien

Associate Professor
Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST)
Vietnam

Biography: Do Thi Hoa Vien, working as an Associate Professor in the Department o ReadMore...

Research Interest: Natural bioactive compounds and their applications in pharma ReadMore...

Stoyanka R. Stoitsova

Associate Professor
StephanAngeloff Institute of Microbiology
Bulgaria

Biography: Dr Stoyanka R. Stoitsova is Associate Professor at the Stephan Angelof ReadMore...

Research Interest: Cell biology of microorganisms, structure-function relations ReadMore...

Manpreet Singh

Associate Professor
Purdue University
United States

Biography: Manpreet Singh is associate professor and extension food safety specia ReadMore...

Research Interest: Manpreet’s research interests include pre- and post-harves ReadMore...

Slavica Vesković Moračanin

Senior Research Associate
Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology
Serbia

Biography: During the past 20 years of the laboratory work in the Institute of M ReadMore...

Research Interest: Food safety, technological microbiology, protective cultures ReadMore...

Abdel Moneim El-Hadi Sulieman Hamad

Professor
University of Hail
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Biography: Prof. Dr. Abdel Moneim has been awarded his PhD in the field of Food S ReadMore...

Research Interest: Food Science and Technology, Food Microbiology

Tejpal Dhewa

Assistant Professor
Central University of Haryana
India

Biography: Dr. Tejpal Dhewa, currently working as Assistant Professor in the Depa ReadMore...

Research Interest: Probiotics (gut microbiology) and multidrug resistance among ReadMore...

Dragoslava Radin

Professor
University of Belgrade
Serbia

Biography:

Research Interest: Ecology, Food and Nutrition, Food Microbiology, and Food Sci ReadMore...

Rosane Freitas Schwan


Federal University of Lavras (UFLA)
Brazil

Biography:

Research Interest: Microbiology of fermentations; Microbial enzymes, Fermented ReadMore...

Melese Abate Reta

Senior Lecturer
Jigjiga University
Ethiopia

Biography: Melese Abate Reta had received his B.Sc. Degree in Applied Biology fro ReadMore...

Research Interest: Melese Abate Reta research interests include Food & Industri ReadMore...

Muhammad Riaz

Assistant Professor
Bahauddin Zakariya University
Pakistan

Biography: Dr. Muhammad Riaz is the Assistant Professor at the Institute of Food ReadMore...

Research Interest: His research interest is on the decontamination strategies o ReadMore...

Shalini Sehgal

Associate Professor
University of Delhi
India

Biography: At present, Dr. Shalini Sehgal is working as an Associate Professor i ReadMore...

Research Interest: Food Safety,Food Microbiology and Food Chemistry