Professor José Luis Martínez S. is a chemical biologist and did his MSc from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. He works at the Vice-Rectory for Research, Development and Innovation of the University of Santiago, Chile. He is the author and co-author of scientific articles in pharmacology and ethnobotany and has a hundred presentations in conferences at national and international scientific events. He is the editor and founder of the Latin American and Caribbean Bulletin of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (BLACPMA) and is also the Editor of other journals and scientific research books.
Professor Amner Muñoz-Acevedo is PhD in Chemistry and teaches in the Department of Chemistry and Biology at Universidad of the North Colombia, with wide experience in studies of natural products (plants/microorganisms--volatile/non-volatile secondary metabolites) based on ethnomedicine, organic synthesis, in vitro biological assays (antioxidant capacity, cito-toxicity/anticancer, antimicrobial, repellency/insecticidal, antiviral activities), functionalized beverages and food, sustainable uses of agroindustrial wastes, sample preparation techniques (HD, SPME, S-HS, SDE, SFE, SPE, Soxhlet, US, LLE) and instrumental methods of chemical analysis (TLC, GC, LC, MS, NMR, IR, UV/Vis). He has authored/co-authored several papers and delivered lectures at national/international scientific events.
Professor Mahendra Rai is a senior professor and Basic Science Research Faculty (UGC) at the Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Maharashtra, India. He has been Visiting Scientist in the University of Geneva, Debrecen University, Hungary; University of Campinas, Brazil; Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland. VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, and National University of Rosario, Argentina. He has published more than 380 research papers in national and international journals. In addition, he has edited/authored more than 45 books and 6 patents.