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Yasmina M Abd-Elhakim

Dr. Yasmina Mohammed Abd-Elhakim is an Associate Professor in the Forensic Medicine and Toxicology Department in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt. Her major area of expertise is the use of eco-friendly mitigation strategies to combat the hazards of environmental pollutants. Additionally, she has a special interest in the therapeutic uses of arthropods venoms, particularly in neurodegenerative diseases and cancer. She has 60 papers in prestigious international journals and 2 book chapters, h-index 18, and more than 850 citations based on the Scopus database. She reviewed about 800 manuscripts for highly impacted journals in the field of toxicology and environmental pollution based on the Publon database. She has been included in the editorial board of several highly impacted international journals. She received various awards including The Egyptian State Encouragement Award in "Agricultural sciences" in 2019, the Publons peer reviewer award as a Top Reviewers for Pharmacology & Toxicology in 2018 and 2019, and the international publication's award from Zagazig University (2015-2019).

Isabella C. Bordon

Bachelor of Science - Biology (Sao Paulo State University-UNESP/Brazil); Master of Science (Fisheries Institute of Sao Paulo State); PhD. (Nuclear and Energy Research Institute-IPEN/Brazil). Post doc - UNESP/Brazil and University of Sao Paulo -USP/Brazil.

Previous experiences include Biomonitoring and Environmental Chemistry (metals).

Interests in new projects includes Environmental sustainability in Production Engineering and R&D

Björn Brembs

- Dr. rer. nat., Dept. Genetics and Neurobiology, Universität Würzburg, 2000
- PostDoc, Dept. Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, 2000-2003
- Independent Researcher, Institute of Biology - Neurobiology, Freie Universität Berlin, 2003-2009
- Habilitation in Zoology, Freie Universität Berlin, 2009
- Heisenberg Fellow of the DFG, Institute of Biology - Neurobiology, Freie Universität Berlin, 2009-2012
- Adjunct professor, Department of Genetics, Universität Leipzig, Apr-Sep. 2012
- Professor of Neurogenetics, Institute of Zoology, Universität Regensburg, 2012-present

Karen Chan

Assistant Professor, Biology Department, Swarthmore College. Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Suchana Chavanich

Dr. Suchana Chavanich received her bachelor degree in Marine Science from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. She then further pursued her master degree in Biology at Central Connecticut State University and her Ph.D. in Zoology at University of New Hampshire, USA. Later on, she was also certified as a scuba diving instructor.

Dr. Chavanich has a broad base of ecological research interests that involve the study of nearshore species from tropical to polar regions. In addition, her research focuses on conservation and restoration of marine ecosystems particular on coral reefs. Currently, Dr. Chavanich is also the Project Leader of Coastal Marine Biodiversity and Conservation in the Western Pacific under the UNESCO/IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific.

In Thailand, additional to her research work, Dr. Chavanich is considered to be Thailand’s first female scientist to go to Antarctica and Thailand’s first female scientist to go diving in Antarctica. Her research work on Antarctica has inspired Thai and young people. Thus, in 2013, she was selected to be one of the 100 Most Inspiring People in Thailand, and in 2015 as one of 17 Asia Power Women of Inspiration, selected by Her World Magazine. Because of her work, Dr. Chavanich has received several awards, for example, UNESCO-IOC/WESTPAC Outstanding Scientist Award and UNESCO-L’OREAL For Women in Science Award in Thailand.

Luis E.C. Conceição

Senior Research at Sparos Lda. PhD and MSc Course in Aquaculture by the Wageningen University, The Netherlands; Licenciatura in Aquatic Sciences by ICBAS, University of Porto, Portugal. Reviewer of several Journals int the fields of Aquaculture, Aquaticic Sciences and Nutrition.Coordinator of several national projects and of the EC-FP6 project SEACASE.
Vice-chair of COST Action Larvanet.

Mark John Costello

B.Sc. (NUI Galway); Ph.D. 1987 (NUI Cork). Involved in World Register of Marine Species, International Association for Biological Oceanography, Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Ocean Biogeographic Information System, Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network, Species 2000.

Agnes Dettai

Associate professor at the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris. Curator of the fish barcode collection.

I study the systematics and evolution of Actinopterygians, especially at the inter/intra specific boundary and in species delineation with integrative approaches, but also on the evolution of mitogenomes in fish species from the Southern Ocean. I also work on molecular identification (barcoding, metabarcoding) of marine and freshwater fish and benthic species.

María Ángeles Esteban

Professor of Cell Biology in the Cell Biology & Histology Department, Faculty of Biology, Murcia University. She is the head of the research team "Immunobiology for Aquaculture" working on fish species of interest for aquaculture. She has been Vice-chancellor of the University of Murcia and she is the actual director of the Department of Cell Biology & Histology at the University of Murcia.

Jorge MO Fernandes

Professor in Genomics and Molecular Biology. My main research interests are antimicrobial peptides, microRNAs and the epigenetic regulation of myogenic gene networks by environmental factors, such as temperature and photoperiod. ERC grantee with the project EPIFISH: Innovative epigenetic markers for fish domestication. ERC Consolidator Grant, European Research Council (Ref. 683210). Academic editor of PLoS One and Scientific Reports.

Carlos Eurico Fernandes

Dr. Carlos Eurico Fernandes is Professor within the Experimental Pathology Laboratory at the Institute of Biosciences, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.

His research within the Experimental Pathology Laboratory focuses on descriptive and functional histology, with an emphasis on biometric, histological, histopathological and histomorphometric analyses, having fish and anurans as experimental models.

Dany Garant

Professor of Ecology in the Department of Biology at Université de Sherbrooke.

Research in my lab aims to understand the processes that generate and maintain biodiversity, mainly through the establishment of evolutionary related parameters in their ecological context. Current research projects in our laboratory involve molecular ecology, quantitative genetics and population dynamics to study wild animal populations.