November 16-17, 2020
12:00 - 19:00 GMT

Pharma Virtual 2020

Theme: To Foster the Strategies of Pharmaceutics and Novel Drug Delivery Systems
Speakers / 3rd Edition Speakers
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Guanjie He
Guanjie He

University of Lincoln, UK

Biography
Title:
Development of electrocatalysts and their structural evolution
Biography
Dr. Guanjie He is a Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, University of Lincoln and an Honorary Lecturer in University College London (UCL). Dr. He's research focused on materials for electrochemical energy storage and conversion applications, especially electrode materials in aqueous electrolyte systems. Dr. He has published over 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals, with total citation of over 1900, and an h-index of 24 (Data from google scholar). Dr. He received his PhD degree in Chemistry Department, UCL. Before current appointment, he worked in Electrochemical Innovation Lab in Chemical Engineering Department, UCL as a Research Fellow
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Daniela Monti
Daniela Monti

University of Pisa, Italy

Biography
Title:
Nanostructured Formulations in Skin Cancer: Challenges and Perspectives
Biography
Dr. Monti graduated in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology in 1987 and received the PhD in "Design, Development and Bio-evaluation of Drugs" in 1993 and continued to work in the technological and biopharmaceutical field. In 2000, she became Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Pisa. Her scientific research is oriented towards the study of drug delivery systems to the cutaneous, ungual, ocular, vaginal and buccal site, the use of cell cultures to evaluate toxicity on corneal epithelium cells of ophthalmic excipients and the cosmetic field, by focusing attention on the irritating and corrosive effect, on the one hand, and cutaneous permeation/penetration of cosmetic ingredients, on the other one. From 1997 to 2000 he participated in the European project BIOMED-2, (BMH4-97-2324) entitled "Evaluation of oculotoxicity of drugs in vitro" with the following European partners: University of Tampere (Finland), University of Bremen (Germany), University of Ioannina (Greece), Orion Corporation Ltd. and Oy Star AB, (Finland). She is also responsible for several research projects involving international companies. Furthermore, she is the author of many publications in international journals with referee, of patents and presented her research at national and international meetings. She has been reviewer for many scientific journals such as International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Journal of Controlled Release, Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, European Journal of Pharmaceuticals and Biopharmaceutics, Pharmaceutics and AAPS PharmSciTech.  
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Hector M. Alvarez
Hector M. Alvarez

University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco, Argentina

Biography
Title:
Bioengineering single-cell oil production by oleaginous Rhodococcus spp. to enlarge their application spectrum
Biography
H.M. Alvarez studied Biochemistry at the University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco (Argentina) and graduated in 1993. He received his PhD degree in 1998 at the same institution. Between 1993 and 1997 he performed doctoral research at the Institute of Microbiology, Georg-August University of Göttingen, and the Institute for Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology (IMMyB), Westfälischen Wilhelms University in Münster, Germany supervised by Prof. Alexander Steinbüchel. Between 2000 and 2001 he conducted postdoctoral research at the IMMyB, WWU Münster, Germany. He obtained the position of an Full Professor at the UNPSJB. He has published more than 55 research articles in SCI(E) journals
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Fabio M. S. Rodrigues
Fabio M. S. Rodrigues

University of Coimbra, Portugal

Biography
Title:
Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials for Catalytic Applications
Biography
Fabio M. S. Rodrigues (Portugal, 1990) received his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Chemistry (2013) and his MSc in Advanced Chemistry with specialization in Industrial Chemistry (2015), both from the University of Coimbra. Currently he is finishing is PhD in the Coimbra Chemistry Centre with a Catalysis and Sustainability PhD program fellowship. His research interests involves the development of new catalytic systems and new hybrid nanocatalysts for sequential processes. He is author and co-author of 5 scientific international publications in journals of high impact, 2 book chapters, and near 20 (oral/poster) participations in scientific meetings.  
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Loai Aljerf
Loai Aljerf

Damascus University, Syria

Biography
Title:
Factors Affecting Foam Stability and Behavioral Description of Dynamic Surface Tension for Polysiloxane-Polyether Copolymers in Polyol
Biography
Loai Aljerf is a Prof in the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences/Damascus University. He is a specialist in analytical and industrial chemistry. He obtained many awards and published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers (two of them in French). He is a partner in Advances in Cleaner Production Network, and a member of the German Chemical Society e.V. (GDCh), Asian Chemical Society, and the American University of Beirut, the higher committee of the International Workshop-Advance in Cleaner Production (and in more than 60 conference organizing committees. He is editor of more than 80 journals and a reviewer for Top journals.
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Nouha Siragi
Nouha Siragi

University of Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech, Morocco

Biography
Title:
Synthesis and characterization of copper-doped forsterite as new blue ceramic pigments
Biography
Nouha received an engineering degree in “Process and Ceramic Materials Engineering” at the National School of Applied Sciences in Safi, University of Cadi Ayyad - Marrakech in 2015. She later joined the Laboratory of Materials Science at the Faculty of Sciences Semlalia of the same university as a PhD student, and is currently working on the elaboration, via Sol-gel route, and the characterization of new ceramic pigments.
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Aleksandra Kosinska
Aleksandra Kosinska

Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Biography
Title:
Ferrocenylated molecular cages bearing triazine moieties
Biography
Aleksandra Kosińska studies Chemical Technology at the Warsaw University of Technology, Poland and is now a student of the last, seventh semester of studies. She is a member of Dr. Artur Kasprzak’s Group of the Functional Organic Compounds. Her research interests are focused on the synthesis of a molecular cage containing ferrocenyl groups.    
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Victor Alfonso Alonso Campos
Victor Alfonso Alonso Campos

IPICYT, Mexico

Biography
Title:
Biotechnological approach to valorize emissions: biological conversion of styrene to polyhydroxyalkanoates using two-phase partitioning bioreactors
Biography
Mr. Víctor Alonso studied Environmental Biochemistry Engineering at the Autonomous University of Campeche, Mexico. During Bachelor studies, He studied the sequestration of carbon in mangroves. Currently, He is studying a master´s degree in Environmental Sciences at IPICYT, Mexico. He is learning about treatment and valorization of gaseous effluents using biotechnological processes.
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Itzel Covarrubias
Itzel Covarrubias

IPICYT, Mexico

Biography
Title:
Implementation of conductive materials: reduced graphene oxide adorned with Fe3O4 nanoparticles for biogas upgrading
Biography
Ph.D. student Itzel studied Chemical Engineering at the Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (UASLP), Mexico and she graduated as MS in biotechnology and environmental sciences in Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (IPICyT), Mexico at 2016. After finishing the MS, she started her Ph. D. in Advanced Materials at the same institution. She count with stays abroad in Denmark and Canada, at Aalborg Universitet (AAU) and Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), respectively. She has published research articles related with biotechnology and nanomaterials.
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Lucelly Montserrat Medina Pino
Lucelly Montserrat Medina Pino

Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla, Mexico

Biography
Title:
Obtaining Blue Fluorescent Protein Trough a Novel Technique
Biography
Lucelly studies Biotechnology at the Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla, Mexico since 2018. She works in the research group of Dra. Maria del Rayo Santellan Olea at the Micoplasmas Laboratory on the Research Center for Microbiological Science
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Dmitry Ustyuzhanin
Dmitry Ustyuzhanin

National Medical Research Center of Cardiology, Russia

Biography
Title:
Assessment an umbilical cells induced neuroplasticity in patients with schizophrenia using functional MRI
Biography
Dr. Dmitry Ustyuzhanin studied Medicine at the Moscow State University and graduated as MD in 2001. He then joined the research group of Prof. Sergey Ternovoy at the National Medical Research Center of Cardiology, Moscow, Russia. He finalized postgraduate residency in Radiology. He received his PhD degree in 2006 at the same institution. After that, he obtained the position of researcher at Department of tomography, National Medical Research Center of Cardiology, Moscow, Russia. He has published 55 research articles in Russian Citation Index and 23 in Scopus.
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Carla CCR de Carvalho
Carla CCR de Carvalho

Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal

Biography
Title:
Improving bioprocesses by using adaptation strategies of Rhodococcus
Biography
Carla C.C.R. de Carvalho graduated in Chemical Engineering in 1998 and did a Master in Biotechnology (Biochemical Engineering) in 1999 at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (UTL). She completed a PhD in Biotechnology at UTL in 2003. She was awarded 2 Post-doctoral grants (2004-2006, IST-UTL; 2007-Feb 2008, IST-UTL and UFZ, Leipzig, Germany). In 2008, she was awarded a FCT ‘Ciencia2007’ 5-year contract and in 2014 she received a ‘FCT Investigator 2013’ 5-year contract as Principal Investigator. Since 2019, she is Assistant Professor at IST, Universidade de Lisboa. She published ca. 90 research papers in international peer reviewed journals and wrote 13 book chapters. 
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Mohammed Amine Serghini
Mohammed Amine Serghini

Ibn Zohr University, Morocco

Biography
Title:
Molecular marker characterization and petal valorization of saffron ‘Crocus sativus L.'
Biography
Mohammed Amine SERGHINI, born in 1964, holds a thesis from the Louis Pasteur University of Strasbourg, France and a PhD from Ibn Zohr Univesity of Agadir, Morocco in molecular plant virology. Currently, he is a professor of higher education and director of biotechnology and genetic resources team in the faculty of sciences – Ibn Zohr University, Agadir.  In terms of research activities, Prof. M.A. SERGHINI carries out several national and international research programs in the field of plant biotechnologies. He has supervised more than twelve doctoral theses and has published around forty publications in national and international journals.  
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Neha Mishra
Neha Mishra

Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, India

Biography
Title:
Photoluminescence and Electrochemical Properties of Thiazole Derivative’s Schiff Base Ligand Based Coordination Complexes
Biography
Neha Mishra - The area of research interests are- Synthesis of unique organic compound(Schiff Base) and to study their transition metal complexs. Synthesis of Schiff Base compound and study of metal sensitivity and their florescent activity. To synthesize new generation of organo-metallic complexes to enhance their antimicrobial against pathogens. Research paper submitted: Synthesis, characterization, optical and antibacterial properties of benzothiazole Schiff Bases and their lanthanide (III) complexes, Neha Mishra, Kaushal Kumar, Himanshu Pandey, Satyesh Raj Anand, Ritu Yadav, Satya Prakash Srivatava, and Rampal Pandey, Journal of Saudi Chemical Society (2020). UGC-NON NET fellowship, Best paper award in national conference on "Recent Advancement in Physical Sciences‟,19th -20th Dec 2019.
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Kuriya M. Lokanatha Rai
Kuriya M. Lokanatha Rai

University of Mysore, India

Biography
Title:
Organic Synthesis under Solvothermal condition
Biography
Kuriya M. Lokanatha Rai received Bharatha Rathna Dr. Radhakrishnan Gold Medal award (Sept. 2018) for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Education and Reasearch Bharatha Rathna Dr. Abdul Kalamn Gold Medal award (July. 2019) for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Education and Reasearch 
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Rahul Hajare
Rahul Hajare

Indian Council of Medical Research, India

Biography
Title:
Evaluating non-milk beast of non-teaching staffs living with academic deformation bypass less sunlight pharmacy institutions in Pune University India Privately
Biography
Dr. Rahul Hajare has been a hard worker all his academic life. After his Ph.D in Pharmacy from Bangalore which he completed with flying colours, he is fortunate to work NARI primer HIV research Institute to complete Post Doc of World Renowned Scientist Respected Dr. R.S.Paranjape., Retired Director & Scientist ‘G’ National AIDS Research Institute Pune. Dr. Rahul Hajare has Associate Professor of Medical Chemistry to Pune University (until 2020), he has serviced three times Associate Professor in Pharmaceutical Science and Analytical Science. Dr. Rahul Hajare now Principal of Ishwar Deshmukh Institute of Pharmacy affiliated to council of India.
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Shyamapada Mandal
Shyamapada Mandal

University of Gour Banga, India

Biography
Title:
Bioinformatic approaches on differential gene expression in scrub typhus compared to some other acute febrile infections 
Biography
Dr. Shyamapada Mandal is a Professor at the University of Gour Banga, India. His research interest is on infectious diseases, probiotics, genomics and bioinformatics. Did pre-PhD, PhD, and post-PhD research under the guidance of Professor Nishith Kumar Pal at Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine, India. He has published 110 articles and seven book chapters. He is life member of IAMM and IASR, India. Seven national academic and research awards have been conferred to him. He has guided 47 post graduate students; three MPhil and three PhD students have been awarded the degree, and five PhD students are working under the guidance of him
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Mansureh Ghavam
Mansureh Ghavam

University of Kashan, Iran

Biography
Title:
An overview of RSV antiviral medicinal plants that may be key to Coronavirus
Biography
Mansureh Ghavam graduated from Isfahan University of Technology in Iran in 2004 with a degree in Natural Resources Engineering. She completed a PhD in field of medicinal plants at University of Tehran in 2013. Her doctoral dissertation was in the field of genetics, cytogenetics and phytochemistry of medicinal plants, which was accepted with honors. She has been officially employed by University of Kashan since 2013 and is researching the antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of medicinal plants, nanotechnology of medicinal plants, and cultivation and propagation of medicinal plants. Her first research was accepted entitled "Effects of ecological factors on the antioxidant potential and total phenol content of Scrophularia striata Boiss." in  Scientific Reports  in November 2019. Due to this research skill, she now has a partnership agreement with the University of Cagliari.
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Beddiaf Zaidi
Beddiaf Zaidi

University of Batna 1 , Algeria

Biography
Title:
Numerical analysis of ZnS/SnS Heterojunction solar cell
Biography
Dr. Zaidi working as Asso. Prof. in Dept. of Physics at the University of Batna 1. He obtained a doctorate in Physics at the University of Annaba in 2014. He has published a number of research papers in reputed journals, has written three books on solar cells. He acted as an Editor-in-Chief of IJMSA (From 2017 to 2018). He is a potential reviewer for reputed journal papers. He participated in many international conferences serving as a referee, PC member... etc. He is also an Editorial Board member of numerous journals.
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Peter Kessels Dadzie
Peter Kessels Dadzie

Interior Design and Materials Technology Dept., Kumasi Technical University, Ghana

Biography
Title:
The worth of tropical hardwood branchwood as supplementary material to its stemwood for wood products manufacturing
Biography
Dr. Peter Kessels Dadzie is a Ghanaian professional teacher and holds BEd. Technology Education in Wood and Construction (2002), MSc. Wood Technology and Management (2007) and PhD. Wood Science and Technology (2014) from the University of Education, Winneba, and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, all in Kumasi, Ghana. Currently, he is a senior lecturer at the Interior Design and Materials Technology Department of Kumasi Technical University, Kumasi, a member of the Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST) and Forest Products Society (FPS) and has published over 17 research articles in various very reputable journals.
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Alexander Ajai
Alexander Ajai

Federal University of Technology, Nigeria

Biography
Title:
Impacts of Artisanal Mining Activities on Heavy Metal contents in Soil, Water and Selected Food Crops                                        
Biography
Dr Alexander Ajai Ikechukwu is an Associate Professor and a Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology Minna, Nigeria. He has his PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the same institution in 2011 and his M.Sc. Industrial Chemistry from University of Benin, Nigeria (1994).  He is a member of the institution’s Directorate of Research Innovation and Development (DRID) Grant Proposal evaluation committee and a Research Team Leader of the Heavy Metals and Pesticide Residues Unit of African Centre of Excellence for Mycotoxin and Food Safety. He has over twenty five (25) publications in various International peer reviewed Journals.
Speaker for Pharma Webinar - Vakhtang Barbakadze
Vakhtang Barbakadze

Tbilisi State Medical University, Georgia

Biography
Title:
Poly(sugar acids): Acidic Polysaccharide Poly[3-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)Glyceric Acid] from Medicinal Plants of Boraginaceae Family, its Synthetic Analogues and their Potential Therapeutic Effect
Biography
Dr. Vakhtang Barbakadze has his expertise in isolation and structure elucidation of  biologically active plant polysaccharides and polyethers. In 1978 and 1999 he has completed his Ph.D and D.Sci., respectively. He is the Head of Department of Plant Biopolymers at the Tbilisi State Medical University Institute of Pharmacochemistry. In 1996 and 2002 he has been a visiting scientist at Utrecht University (The Netherlands) by University Scholarship and The Netherlands organization for scientific research (NWO) Scholarship Scientific Program, respectively. He has published more than 100 papers in reputed journals. In 2004 he was Georgian State Prize Winner in Science and Technology.
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