11th Annual Medical Microbiology Summit & Expo

Theme: A New Era of Science in Medical Microbiology

OCM for Med Microbiology Series Conferences

Organizing Committee - Medical Microbiology 2016

OCM Member

Brent E. Korba

Professor
Georgetown University Medical Centre
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Thomas C Bosch

Professor of General Zoology (C4) and Director
University of Kiel
Germany

Biography Research Interest

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Chit Laa Poh

Distinguished Professor
Sunway University
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

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Geraldine Durand

Microbiology Director
BioMérieux
France

Biography Research Interest

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Haifa Altalhi

Head infection prevention and control department
King Saud University
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

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Anju Kaushal

Senior Scientist (Cell Biology/ Immunology) ( previous)
Virionyx Corporation Ltd, Auckland
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Clinical Microbiology 2016

OCM Member

Massimo Ciccozzi

Professor
Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Giulio Tarro

President
Foundation T. & L. de Beaumont Bonelli for cancer research
Italy

Biography Research Interest

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Amin Fadl

Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison
USA

Biography Research Interest

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John G Thomas

Professor Emeritus
West Virginia University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Gianfranco Donelli

Director, Microbial Biofilm Laboratory
IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Massimo Clementi

Professor
University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Patrícia Alexandra Curado Quintas Dinis Poeta

Professor
University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro
Portugal

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

M.V.Raghavendra Rao

Professor
Avalon University School of Medicine Curacao
Netherland Antilles

Biography Research Interest

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Chaoqun Yao

Associate Professor
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine,St. Kitts
West Indies

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

B Y Chin

Professor
International Medical University
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Applied Microbiology 2016

OCM Member

Rajinder S. Ranu

Professor
Colorado State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Abd El Aziz Mousa Nour

Emeritus Professor
Alexandria University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Atef El-Gendy

Head
United States Naval Medical Research Unit-3
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Dilek Heperkan

Professor
Istanbul Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hua Zhu

Associate Professor
Rutgers University
NJ, USA

Biography Research Interest

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Piero Mastroeni

Reader in Infection and Immunity
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

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Massimo Ciccozzi

Professor
Italian National Institute of Health
Italy

Biography Research Interest

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Carlos Alberto Guzman

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

Biography Research Interest

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Joachim Wink

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

Biography Research Interest

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Kathrin Mohr

Scientist
Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research
Germany

Biography Research Interest

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Patrick Fickers

Professor
University of Leige
Belgium

Biography Research Interest

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Sveltana Ermolaeva

Professor
Gamaleya Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology
Russia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maria Isabel Brusca

Scientist
Univerdad de Buenos Aires
Argentina

Biography Research Interest

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Ludmila Viksna

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

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Khaled Barakat

Assistant Professor
University of Alberta
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Patrícia Poeta

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

Biography Research Interest

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Gustavo H Goldman

Professor
The University of São Paulo
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

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Willy Verstraete

Emeritus Professor
Ghent University
Belgium

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alexander Rapoport

Professor, Head (Biotechnology)
University of Latvia
Latvia

Biography Research Interest

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Sevgi Ciftci

Associate Professor
Istanbul University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

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Gülnur TARHAN

Professor, Head (Medical Microbiology)
Adiyaman University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sahin Direkel

Associate Professor
Giresun University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maysaa El Sayed Zaki

Professor
Mansoura Faculty of Medicine
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Moustafa El-Shenawy

Emeritus Professor
National Research Centre
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Water Microbiology 2016

OCM Member

Prof. Miklas Scholz

Chair in Civil Engineering
Stanford University,UK
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Helmut Krosis

Professor emeritus
Vienna University of Technology
Austria

Biography Research Interest

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Jingrang Lu

Microbiologist at EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Malka Halpern

Associate Professor
University of Haifa
Israel

Biography Research Interest

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Ayman Noreddin

Professor, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Chapman University School of Pharmacy
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jizhong Zhou

Professor and Presidential Professor
University of Oklahoma
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Nisreen Ezz El-Dien Mahmoud

Professor of Parasitology
Cairo University,Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Industrial Microbiology 2016

OCM Member

Dr. Horng-Dar Wang

Professor and the Director of Institute of Biotechnology
Institute of Systems Neuroscience at National Tsing Hua University
Taiwan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr. Thomas Kurz

Professor
Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf
Germany

Biography Research Interest

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Dr. Sunil Kumar Lal

Professor
Monash University
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr. Fernando de la Calle

Head of the Department
PharmaMar
Spain

Biography Research Interest

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Dr. Sergio de los Santos Villalobos

Director
COLMENA and the Laboratorio de Biotecnología del Recurso Microbiano
Mexico

Biography Research Interest

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Dr. Peter Proksch

Director
Istitute of Pharmaceutical Biology and Biotechnology at the University of Düsseldorf
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr. Diep B. Dzung

Professor
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Norway

Biography Research Interest

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Dr. Maulin P. Shah

Chief Scientist & Head-Industrial Waste Water Research Lab
Enviro Technology Ltd.
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Microbiology 2016

OCM Member

Nikos E Mavroudis

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

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Elliot T. Ryser

Professor
Michigan State University
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Carol Phillips

Professor and Deputy Dean 
The University of Northampton
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

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Richard Fuchs

Principal Scientist
University of Greenwich
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vivian Chi-Hua Wu

Professor
USDA-ARS Western Regional Research Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Neela Badrie

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

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Asgar Ali Warsi

Professor
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC)
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

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DO Thi Hoa Vien

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

Biography Research Interest

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Stoyanka R. Stoitsova

Associate Professor
StephanAngeloff Institute of Microbiology
Bulgaria

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Manpreet Singh

Associate Professor
Purdue University
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdel Moneim El-Hadi Sulieman Hamad

Professor
University of Hail
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

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Shalini Sehgal

Associate Professor
University of Delhi
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Diagnostic Microbiology 2016

OCM Member

Adel Ibrahim Tanios

Professor
Animal Health Research Institute
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abd El-Latif Hesham

Professor
Assiut University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Idress Hamad Attitalla

Professor
Omar Al-Mukhtar University
Libya

Biography Research Interest

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Stef Stienstra

Director
Dutch Armed Forces / Royal Dutch Navy
Netherlands

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Pharmaceutical Microbiology 2017

OCM Member

Tim Sandle

Chair Head of Microbiology
Bio Products Laboratory
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Daniel Galbraith

Chief Scientific Officer
BioOutsource Ltd
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gregory Gregoriadis

Founder, Senior Research Adviser
Xenetic Biosciences Inc.
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Urszula Kosikowska

Professor
Medical University of Lublin
Poland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marcelo Pillonetto

Professor and Researcher
Pontifical Catholic University of Parana
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Edvaldo Antonio Ribeiro Rosa

Professor
Pontifical Catholic University of Parana
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jorg Kreuter

Professor and Dean
Goethe-Universität
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Serena Mazzucchelli

Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences University of Milano
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gülay Büyükköroğlu

Associate Professor
Anadolu University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Suleiman Al-Obeid

Chair
Security Forces Hospital
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Annual Clinical Microbiology 2017

OCM Member

Ananda M. Chakrabarty

Professor
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Stef Stienstra

Commander, Scientific Advisor
Royal Dutch Navy
Netherlands

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr. Ruhul Kuddus

Professor
Utah Valley University
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr. Pongsak Rattanachaikunsopon

Professor
Ubon Ratchathani University
Thailand

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr. Parichat Phumkhachorn

Assistant Professor
Ubon Ratchathani University
Thailand

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Clinical Microbiology 2015

OCM Member

Dr.John G Thomas

Professor Emeritus
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Teodor Brumeanu

Associate Professor
Uniformed Services University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Zafar Khan

Professor
Drexel University College of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr.Mervat G Al-Enany

Professor
Cairo University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr. Amr M. Mohamed

Professor of Laboratory Medicine
Umm al-Qura University
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ghada A. Abou El-Ella

Associate professor of Laboratory Medicine
Umm Al-Qura University, KSA
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Idress Hamad Attitalla

Associate Professor
Omar Al-Mukhtar University
Libya

Biography Research Interest