He is a Professor of Food Control, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Benha University, Egypt. He is also a Member of the Egyptian Organization for Standardization & Quality, Meat Hygiene Committee. He became a Member EUPC (Egyptian Universities Promotion Committees) at Supreme Council Universities Egypt Higher Education Committee 102 b (2013-2016), Member of the EUPC (Egyptian Universities Promotion Committees) at Supreme Council Universities Egypt Higher Education Committee 102 (2016-2018) Judging Committee. In May 1986 he completed his Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (B. V. Sc.), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Zagazig University-Benha Branch, Egypt. In January 1992, he completed his Master of Meat Hygiene (M. V. Sc.), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Zagazig University-Benha Branch, Egypt.In February 1996; he completed his Ph.D. of Meat Hygiene Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Moshtohor, Zagazig University, Benha University, Egypt.
Food hygiene, meat hygiene, food science, food safety, food microbiology, chemical residues in food, fish meat hygiene, food quality, food chemistry, food parasites
Mahmoud Effat BAK
Baher Abdel Khalek Mahmoud Effat
Department:Food and Dairy Technology
University/Institute:National Research Centre
Baher Effat is a Research Professor of Food and Dairy Microbiology, National Research Centre, Egypt. Over 36 years of experience in Food and Dairy Bacteriology, he shared and supervised over than 3 Master and Ph.D. Thesis in Food and Dairy sciences and more than 59 scientific publications in food and dairy microbiology, functional dairy products, probiotics and propionic acid bacteria and pathogenic bacteria and in Food and Dairy Products. He has shared in national and international programs and projects. He joined many international conferences and workshop, in addition to scientific activities. In addition, he awarded for CAS-TWAS Visiting Scholar Fellowship From 03 Aug. 2006 to 31 October 2006. Training of young researchers and lecturers on many science-related subjects; including courses for Microbiological Analysis of Food, Control of Bacteria, Contamination during Food Process and Isolation and Identification of Microorganisms.
Food and Dairy Microbiology, Functional Foods, Functional Dairy Products, Probiotics, Propionic acid bacteria, Pathogenic bacteria in foods and dairy products.
Assoc. Professor, USA
Department:Food and Nutrition Science
University/Institute:Virginia State University
Telephone:(804) 524 5957
Dr. Rafat Siddiqui is currently working as Associate Professor and Director of the Nutrition Science Food Chemistry Laboratory at Virginia State University, Petersburg, Virginia, United States. He obtained his PhD from the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. Dr. Siddiqui served as a postdoctoral fellow at Massey University in Palmerton North, New Zealand. He immigrated to America in 1989 and worked as a Howard Hughes Research Fellow at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Dr. Siddiqui began his work as a researcher at Methodist Hospital in 1993 and served as Director of Cellular Biochemistry and Lipid Biology programs from 2002 – 2015. He is an internationally recognized expert in many areas including cancer, cardiovascular disease, inflammation and the neurosciences. He has published over 100 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and has been invited as a keynote speaker at several national and international conferences. Dr. Siddiqui’s research has been featured on BBC, FOXTV, and WTHR broadcasts, as well as in the Sun, Telegraph, and Indianapolis Star newspapers and several other media outlets. He is on the editorial board of numerous journals. His recent work focuses on the health benefits of grape pomace, green papaya, pomegranate, Plums, Ginger, and Turmeric extracts.
Dr. Siddiqui's research interests are in the area of cancer, inflammation, and cardiovascular diseases. His research emphasis is on the synergistic modulation of chronic diseases by combination of nutrients and drugs.
Assi. Professor, USA
University/Institute:University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Dr. Bettaieb received his master and Ph.D. in biochemistry and biology at the University of Quebec at Montreal. He then completed his postdoctoral training in Obesity and Diabetes research at University of California-Davis. In 2015, Dr. Bettaieb Joined the Department of Nutrition at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Bettaieb is a well-rounded basic scientist who is particularly well-poised to make significant contributions to the development of novel therapeutics for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes. This is reflected in his strong training record in research and his impressive record of publications and awards. To date, Dr. Bettaieb has 53 publications in the top biomedical journals (i.e., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, J Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, PLoS One, Biochemical Biophysica Acta, Journal of Biological Chemistry, etc).
Dr. Bettaieb’s research focuses on the molecular and genetic mechanisms contributing to the development of metabolic diseases including obesity, diabetes, chronic inflammation and cardiovascular diseases. The main goal of this research is to exploit novel therapeutic strategies aiming at reducing the overall burden of these diseases.
López Sánchez GF
Assistant Professor, Spain
Guillermo Felipe López Sánchez
Department:Physical Activity and Sport
University:University of Murcia
Guillermo Felipe López Sánchez is Professor in the Faculty of Sports Sciences at the University of Murcia (Spain) and member of the research group KINGSPORT. He works in the next research lines: 1) Physical Education and Health 2) Sports Management. He is the author of an important number of research papers, books, and chapters of books. He has carried out stays of research in Masaryk University (Czech Republic), University Tor Vergata of Rome (Italy) and Khalsa College Amritsar (India).
obesity and physical activity
Solomon Ike Okosun
Solomon Ike Okosun
Department:Department of Population Health Sciences
University:: Georgia State University
Dr. Ike Okosun is currently an Associate Professor for the School of Public Health at Georgia State University (GSU). He received his doctorate from The University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health and has over 25 years of experience in public health. Dr. Okosun is a chronic disease epidemiologist who is an internationally recognized expert in the epidemiology of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome. Dr. Okosun’s research in diabetes, hypertension, obesity and insulin resistance syndrome has provided an understanding of the epidemiology of these diseases. His work on the role of abdominal obesity in explaining racial/ethnic variations for cardiovascular diseases has furthered understanding of lipid biology.
Dr. Okosun is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health, The North American Association for the Study of Obesity and the Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene. He is a member of the American Academy of Health Behavior and serves on the nutrition consultation team for the CDC Community Guide to Preventive Services. He is also a member of many scientific organizations, including, American Public Health Association, Society for Epidemiologic Research, North American Association for the study of Obesity, International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Blacks and the American College of Epidemiology.
Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, Epidemiology of Metabolic Syndrome, Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases in Populations of African Origin, Immigrant Health, Data Management and Analyses & Secondary Data Analysis.
Pablo I Altieri
Pablo I. Altieri
Department:Department of Medicine
University:University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus
PABLO I. ALTIERI was born in Añasco one of the first founded towns in Puerto Rico. He studied his primary grades in Añasco and Mayagüez at the Inmaculada Concepcion Academy until his college studies at the RUM-University of Puerto Rico where he received a major in Biology and Humanities with a minor in Chemistry. He did his Medical School at the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico and his Internal Medicine at the same campus. His Cardiology was done at the University of Puerto Rico and Ohio State University Under the chairs of Dr. Richard P. Lewis and Dr. Richard F. Leighton. He directed the Cardiology Section of Andrews Air Force Base in Washington D.C. There he related the section with the Johns Hopkins University Hospital System (Baltimore) Walter Reed Hospital (Washington D.C.) and NIH (Bethesda, Maryland). He came back to the University Hospital (U.P.R.) to direct the catheterization laboratories at the University Hospital and at the Cardiovascular Center of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. In the following years, he has been Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, and Physiology at the University of Puerto Rico. He belongs to the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, European Society of Atherosclerosis, European Lipid Society, American Electrophysiology Society, Muscle Society, Association Medical de Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rico Society of Physiology. He has given more than 350, local and international, lectures and has published more than 380 scientific papers.
His research field mainly focus onInternal Medicine and Cardiology