Boutheina Ben Abdelmoumen Mardassi
Institute Pasteur Korea
Jayachandran Nair received his bachelor degree in Medical laboratory science from Mahatma Gandhi University, India and his post graduate degree in Medical Molecular Microbiology from University of Manchester, United Kingdom and is currently working as the Laboratory manager of a large regional government Pathology service (Pathwest Laboratory Medicine, WA) in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. His work in public pathology service has enabled him to closely study the diverse clinical cases that he encounters involving remotest communities in Australia. His 15 year career also involved a stint in Veterinary diagnostics. He has worked extensively as a scientist in Microbiology and collaborated with leading physicians and veterinarians in developing research projects in countries like Saudi Arabia, China and UK. His work on developing a milk screening ELISA test and culture for Mycoplasma bovis contributed significantly to the productivity of dairy industry in Saudi Arabia. His professional pursuits include having a deeper understanding of the co-relation between disease pathology and laboratory results, with emphasis on Microbiology and Haematology. He has also published few articles to this effect and his case study and article on: Plasmodium falciparum-An antipodean case study, was well received at the AIMS regional conference in Bunbury and national conference in Adelaide. Jayachandran is also a member of professional organisations like IBMS, UK; Science council, UK and AIMS, Australia. At present, he is working towards a fellowship with AIMS. Junping Peng has completed his MD from Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention in 2006. He is an Associate Professor of Institute of Pathogen Biology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College. He has published more than 20 papers in reputed journals. Boutheina Ben Abdelmoumen Mardassi is a doctorate in veterinary medicine from National School of Veterinary Medicine at Sidi Thabet, Tunis-Tunisia. She has completed her PhD from Biotechnology Research Institute at Montreal (BRI) and Montreal University in Canada. She was Post-Doctorate from Armand-Frappier Institute at Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Since 2000, she is a permanent researcher and a head of Mycoplasmas laboratories at Institute Pasteur de Tunis. She has published more than 15 papers in avian and human scientific journals.
Medical Molecular Microbiology,immunity