Advisory Board and Editors Drugs & Devices

Silvia Alessi-Severini

Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Canada. President of the Womenís Health Research Foundation of Canada. Member of the Manitoba Drug Standards and Therapeutics Committee. Academic Editor of PLOS ONE. Board member of the Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada.

Giovanni Benelli

My research focuses on behavioral ecology and biological control. I have published more than 130 papers in international journals with impact factors. I cooperate with about 80 researchers on various research projects, including FP7 Collective Cognitive Robots and H2020 subCULTron.
I serve as Academic Editor and Executive Editorial Board Member for PeerJ, Parasitology Research, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, Current Organic Chemistry, BioMed Research International, Asia Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine and others.

Kathrin M. Cresswell

Chancellor's Fellow, The School of Health in Social Science, The University of Edinburgh. Recipient of the 2011 Yvonne Carter Award for Outstanding New Researcher. Academic Editor for PLoS ONE.

Krystyna Polska Dąbrowska

Affiliation: Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wrocław, Poland (Bacteriophage Laboratory).Position: professor.

Current field of interest: non-bactericidal effects of phages in mammals; i.e. phage molecular biology tools for studies of phage impact on immunological system and other physiological aspects in mammals.

Donatella de Pascale

Mainly involved in the discovery of new bioactive compounds from Antarctic and Arctic bacteria. Also working on on Antarctic psychrophilic microorganisms with potential biotechnological applications, and the dissection of the virulence determinants of some human pathogens by the use of non-vertebrate host model, like Caenorhabtidis elegans.

Bill Hooker

PhD = cloning and characterizing potential vaccine antigens from schistosomes; first postdoc = fine details of HIV replication (with David Harrich); second postdoc = best ignored; third postdoc = role of Max network, especially Mnt, in cancer and development (with Peter Hurlin). Now I make HIV and other diagnostic devices in a small biotech company.

Victor J. Hruby

Regents Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Arizona. Professor of Neuroscience Recently inducted into the ACS Hall of Fame and 2011 ACS Goodman Award for Scientific Excellence and Mentorship.

Kazunori Kataoka

Professor of Biomaterials at Department of Materials Engineering of University of Tokyo. Joint appointment in Medical School of University of Tokyo as Professor of Clinical Biotechnology, Center for Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine. Editorial of Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition. Associate Editor of Biomacromolecules. Associate Editor of Biomaterials. Recipient of the 2012 Humboldt Research Award. President of Controlled Release Society.

Yeong Yeh Lee

Yeong Yeh Lee, MD PhD FACP FRCP FACG. He currently holds a faculty position with the School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia. He also holds research positions at the University of Glasgow and Georgia Regents University. Dr. Lee is actively involved in research related to gastroenterology and internal medicine. He is editor of BMC Gastroenterology, Journal of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (JRCPE) and Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences (MJMS).

Kam W. F. Leong

James B. Duke Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University. Recipient of the 2012 Clemson Award for Applied Research.

KoonGee Neoh

Professor of Chemical Engineering at the National University of Singapore. Recipient of the 1996 National Science Award of Singapore.

Audrey R Odom

Assistant Professor, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO.
Department of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases). Department of Microbiology.

The primary research goals of our lab are to understand the biological functions of specific metabolic pathways in the malaria parasite--that is, to understand what the parasite needs to make, and why it needs to make it.