Dr.Haixia Chen is a professor at the School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Tianjin University, P.R. China.She accomplished her Ph.D.(2002) in natural product and food chemistry from Huazhong Agricultural University (China), and received nutritional and pharmaceutical research training as a postdoctoral fellow and visiting scholar from Ocean University of China (2002-2004, China) and University of California, Berkeley (2011-2012, USA). She has a broad background in the chemistry, nutrition, pharmacology and toxicology of food, natural products and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). She has outstanding records of scientific and academic accomplishments with more than 15 research fundings as PI, more than 100 publications in highly prestigious international journals and various presentations in both national and international conferences. She has 8 books published,20 authorized Chinese patents. She has been the editorial board member of journals such as Journal of Functional Foods, EC Pharmacology and Toxicology, Journal of Food Safety & Quality, Pharmaceutical Journal of Chinese People’s Liberation Army. She has also been the reviewer of NSFC, MOST and more than 20 international journals and Chinese journals. She has been awarded the Youth Science and Technology Innovation Leader, the First Level of 131 Innovative Talent of Tianjin City.
Dr. Min Zhang is a professor of food science and technology and Vice President of Tianjin Agricultural University, P.R. China. He completed his Bachelor Degree from Shandong Agricultural University in 1996, and Doctoral Degree from Huazhong Agricultural University in 2003. He has been the visiting scholar of University of Arkansas (USA). He is employed by Tianjin University of Science & Technology and then Tianjin Agricultural University. Professor Zhang has over 120 scientific papers published, 8 patents authorized, and serves as the reviewer of NSFC, MOST and editorial board member of 4 journals. He has been awarded the Leading Scientist of National Ten Thousand Talent Program, Youth Leading Talent of Ministry of Science and Technology and the First Level of 131 Innovative Talent of Tianjin City.