13th Annual congress on

Vaccines, Therapeutics & Travel Medicine : Influenza and Infectious diseases

Theme: Research and Methodology Implemented on Influenza Vaccines & Respiratory diseases

OCM for IRDI Vaccines Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

Giulio Filippo Tarro

Chairman Committee of Biotechnologies and Virus Sphere
Foundation de Beaumont Bonelli for Cancer Research
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Magdalena Tary-Lehmann

Co-Founding Scientist and Chief Scientific Officer for Cellular Technology Limited
Case Western Reserve University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kei Numazaki

Department of Pediatrics and Infection Control
International University of Health and Welfare Hospital
Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Michele Stone

Executive director of Vaccines at Liquidia Technologies
University of Maryland
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Doaa Ahmed Saleh

Professor of Public Health
Cairo University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Valery A. Petrenko

Professor of Public Health
Auburn University
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Vaccines-2013

OCM Member

Takashi Kei Kishimoto

Selecta Biosciences
USA
Selecta Biosciences, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Robin Robinson

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
USA
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yongqun

University of Michigan Medical School
USA
University of Michigan Medical School, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Macaulay Onuigbo

Mayo Clinic
USA
Mayo Clinic, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shiladitya DasSarma

University of Maryland
USA
University of Maryland, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Haval Shirwan

University of Louisville
USA
University of Louisville, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Trilochan Mukkur

Curtin University of Technology
Australia
Curtin University of Technology, Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lokesh Agrawal

Sanofi Pasteur
USA
Sanofi Pasteur, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Graham Clarke

ImmunoBiology Ltd
UK
ImmunoBiology Ltd, UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Xiao-Qing Wei

Cardiff University
UK
Cardiff University, UK

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Vaccines-2014

OCM Member

Ray Spier

Former President
International Society for Vaccines
UK
Former President, International Society for Vaccines, UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alexander von Gabain

European Institute of Innovation and Technology
Europe
European Institute of Innovation and Technology, Europe

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Charung Muangchana

National Vaccine Institute
Thailand
National Vaccine Institute, Thailand

Biography Research Interest

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Leonard A. Smith

U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
USA
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, USA

Biography Research Interest

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Maurizio Chiriva-Internati

Texas Tech Unviersity
USA
Texas Tech Unviersity, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yuzhang Wu

National Engineering Lab for Vaccine Development
China
National Engineering Lab for Vaccine Development, China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Haval Shirwan

University of Louisville
USA
University of Louisville, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

De-chu Christopher Tang

International Vaccine Institute
Korea
International Vaccine Institute, Korea

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jeffrey B. Ulmer

Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics, Inc.,
USA
Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics Inc, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Manmohan Singh

Novartis Vaccines
USA
Novartis Vaccines, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Geert Vanden Bossche

UNIVAC llc
Belgium
UNIVAC llc, Belgium

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jon H. Heinrichs

Merck & Co., Inc.
USA
Merck & Co., Inc. USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yongqun Oliver He

University of Michigan Medical School
USA
University of Michigan Medical School, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Magdalena Tary-Lehmann

Cellular Technology Limited
USA
Cellular Technology Limited, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

John Dong

GenPhar Inc.,
USA
GenPhar Inc., USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Li Shi

Shanghai Zerun Biotechnology Co .,Ltd.
China
Shanghai Zerun Biotechnology Co .,Ltd. China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Periasamy Selvaraj

Emory University
USA
Emory University, USA

Biography Research Interest

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Ethan Rubinstein

University of Manitoba
Canada
University of Manitoba, Canada

Biography Research Interest

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Mohammed Alsharifi

The University of Adelaide
South Australia
The University of Adelaide, South Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yasuhiro Yasutomi 

Tsukuba Primate Research Center
Japan
Tsukuba Primate Research Center, Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Andrzej Chris SIWICKI

University in Olsztyn
Poland
University in Olsztyn, Poland

Biography Research Interest

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Jude E Uzonna

University of Manitoba
Canada
University of Manitoba, Canada

Biography Research Interest

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Tatjana Pljesa

Vaccines and Sera Torlak
Serbia
Vaccines and Sera Torlak, Serbia

Biography Research Interest

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Zarema Obradovic

University of Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Vaccines Asia Pacific-2015

OCM Member

Michael G. Hanna

Founder Vaccinogen, Inc., USA
Vaccinogen Inc., USA Discoverer - Developer, OncoVAX® Director, Frederick Cancer Research Center (1975-1983)
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Allan Cripps

Executive head of the Health Faculty
Griffith University
Australia

Biography Research Interest

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De-chu Christopher Tang

Chief Technical Officer at Vaxin Inc.
University of Alabama
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Kenneth Beagley

Deputy director and the leader of the Infectious Disease Research Program at Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI)
Queensland University of Technology
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Tarl Prow

Deputy Director
Dermatology Research Centre, University of Queensland
Queensland, Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Xiaomi Tong

Senior VP & Chief Technology Officer
Protein Sciences Corporation
Meriden USA

Biography Research Interest

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Roy Hall

professor of virology
The University of Queensland
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yuzhang Wu

National Engineering Lab for Vaccine Development
China
National Engineering Lab for Vaccine Development, China
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mohammed Alsharifi

Director,Chief Scientific Officer, Gamma Vaccines Australia
Vaccine Research Laboratroy
Australia

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Middle East Vaccines-2015

OCM Member

Najwa Khuri-Bulos

Director, Infectious Disease and Vaccine Center
University of Jordan,
Jordan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Michael G. Hanna

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Vaccinogen
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Jeffrey Ulmer

Head
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdel-Azeem M El-Mazary

Pediatric department and Clinical-pathology department
Minia University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Professor Hisham N Tarraf

MD FRCPE Professor of Medicine & Allergy , Overseas Regional Adviser of the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh President of the Modern Egyptian Society of Internists and Vice president of the Egyptian Society of Allergy & Immunology
Cairo University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Rabah M. Shawky

Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics
Ain Shams University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Aymen Samir Yassin

Associate Professor
Cairo University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Richard W Compans

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Director of the Influenza Pathogenesis and Immunology Research Center
Emory University School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Osman Ortashi

CCT (UK), MD, MROCG, RCOG/RCR Dip Consultant in gynecology and gynecology cancers Assistant professor College of Medicine & Health Sciences Al Ain – UAE
United Arab Emirates University
UAE

Biography Research Interest

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Dr Mohammed Alsharifi

Head of the Vaccine Research Group
University of Adelaide.
Australia

Biography Research Interest

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Mohamed Labib Salem

Professor of Immunology Immunology & Biotechnology Division (IBT) Faculty of Science, Tanta University Director, Grants, Innovation & Technology Transfer Center (GITTC) Director, Center of Excellence in Cancer Research (CECR) Member, National Committee f
Medical University of South Carolina
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Joshy Jacob

Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Emory University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Shoenfeld Yehuda

PROF. SHOENFELD YEHUDA, MD.,FRCP, MaACR Head: Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center (Affiliated to Tel-Aviv University) Israel Incumbent of the Laura Schwarz-Kipp Chair for Research of Autoimmune Diseases,
Tel-Aviv University
Israel

Biography Research Interest

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Md. Faiyazuddin

Department of Pharmaceutics College of Pharmacy,
University of Hail Hail 2440 KSA
KSA

Biography Research Interest

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Madhavan Nair

Ph.D. Distinguished Professor and Founding Chair Department of Immunology Director,Institute of NeuroImmune Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Associate Dean, Biomedical Research,
Florida International University
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Vaccines 2015

OCM Member

Michael G. Hanna

Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Vaccinogen Inc., USA
Discoverer - Developer, OncoVAX®
Director, Frederick Cancer Research Center (1975-1983)
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Haval Shirwan

Chair in Autoimmune Disease
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Director of the Molecular Immunomodulation Program at the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics
University of Louisville
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marek Malecki MD PhD

President
Phoenix Biomolecular Engineering Foundation
Principal Investigator at the National Institutes of Health
USA
[email protected]
415-713-4370

Biography Research Interest

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Michael Vajdy

Co-founder
Principal and Chief Scientific Officer
Mucosal Immunologist and Vaccinologist
EpitoGenesis, Inc.
USA

Biography Research Interest

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William B. Smith, MD, FACC

President of New Orleans Center
Professor of Medicine
University of Tennessee Medical Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Gregory J. Tobin

VP/R&D, Chief Scientific Officer
Biological Mimetics, Inc.
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Carmen Alvarez-Dominguez

Director of Genomics, Proteomics and Vaccines
Institute Marqués de Valdecilla (IDIVAL)
Spain

Biography Research Interest

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Istvan Toth

ARC Australia Professorial Fellow
Chair in Biological Chemistry
Editor-in-Chief, Current Drug Delivery
Editor-in-Chief, Drug Delivery Letters
University of Queensland
Australia

Biography Research Interest

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C. Yong Kang

Molecular virologist and Professor of Virology
University of Western Ontario
Ho-Am Prize in Medicine
Life-time Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Canada

Biography Research Interest