Journal of Botany Research

ISSN: 2643-6027

Editorial Board



Dr. Altino Branco Choupina

Professor
University Education
Mountain Research Centre
Portugal
Tel: +351-273-303-200


Dr. Altino Branco Choupina is a Professor of Biotechnology at University Education & Research Director at Mountain Research Centre. He received his PhD, Masters in Biotechnology from the Technical University & Degree in Biology and Geology from the University of the

Dr. Altino Branco Choupina is a Professor of Biotechnology at University Education & Research Director at Mountain Research Centre. He received his PhD, Masters in Biotechnology from the Technical University & Degree in Biology and Geology from the University of the Azores. He worked as Professor of Biology in Secondary Education.
Dr. Ana Fontenele Urano Carvalho

Professor
Department of Biology
Federal University of Ceara
Brazil
Tel: +55-85-33669830


Dr. Ana Fontenele Urano Carvalho did BSc in Pharmacy at Federal University of Ceará (1976), Master's degree in Human Nutrition, University of Florida, USA (1983) and Ph.D. in Nutrition Biochemistry at Rowett Research Institute / University of Aberdeen, UK (1993). She

Dr. Ana Fontenele Urano Carvalho did BSc in Pharmacy at Federal University of Ceará (1976), Master's degree in Human Nutrition, University of Florida, USA (1983) and Ph.D. in Nutrition Biochemistry at Rowett Research Institute / University of Aberdeen, UK (1993). She is currently professor at the Department of Biology and accredited as a supervisor at the Graduate Program in Biochemistry, in Federal University of Ceará. She is a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Brazilian Society of Biotechnology (SBBiotec) having experience in the field of Biochemistry and Chemistry, with emphasis on bioprospecting Caatinga plant species with nutritional and bioactive potential of medical and industrial significance. Her goals are to find alternative sources of food and bioactive substances to combat dengue and other diseases and develop bioproducts with high added social and environmental value. She also Works on risk assessment of molecules and biotech products (GMOs and their derivatives, and novel foods – protein isolates derived from legumes). She teaches "Comparative Animal Physiology", "Biosafety" and "Methods of Toxicity Assessment". She is a member of the editorial board of the Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, development agencies consultant to research other states and proofreader journals such as the Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, Journal of Science of Food and Agriculture, Research in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, International Journal of Pharmacy Green, Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, and others.
Prof. Zhi Liu

Professor
College of Bioscience and Biotechnology
Hunan Agricultural University
Changsha
China


Dr. Liu is a professor of molecular biology, genomics and proteomics at Hunan Agricultural University. He received his BA and MA from Hunan Agricultural University in 1996 and 1999, and Ph.D. in plant molecular breeding at Nanjing Agricultural University in 2002.

Dr. Liu is a professor of molecular biology, genomics and proteomics at Hunan Agricultural University. He received his BA and MA from Hunan Agricultural University in 1996 and 1999, and Ph.D. in plant molecular breeding at Nanjing Agricultural University in 2002. He subsequently performed post doctoral research in molecular regulation of plant secondary metabolism at Nanjing University from 2002 to 2004, and then he started his career in Hunan Agricultural University as an associate professor and he became a professor since 2010. He is a member of the International Cotton Genome Initiative (ICGI) and the Chinese Cotton Society. His research interests focus mainly on the molecular mechanism in plant tolerant to abiotic stresses with integrative “omics” methods and plant molecular breeding. To date, he has served a reviewer for the Journal of Plant Physiology, Scientific Reports, and Molecular Biology Reports.
Prof. Myoung Gun Choung

Professor
Department of Herbal Medicine Resources
Kangwon National University
South Korea
Tel: +1-817-903-6324


Dr. Myoung-Gun Choung is currently a Professor at Kangwon National University in Korea and chief of the Department of Herbal Medicine Resources. Dr. Myoung-Gun Choung was born (1966) in South Korea. He obtained BS, MS and Ph.D degrees from the Yeungnam

Dr. Myoung-Gun Choung is currently a Professor at Kangwon National University in Korea and chief of the Department of Herbal Medicine Resources. Dr. Myoung-Gun Choung was born (1966) in South Korea. He obtained BS, MS and Ph.D degrees from the Yeungnam University in Korea. All degrees were in Agronomy with emphasis on plant breeding and chemical analysis. He worked a agricultural researcher of Rural Development Administration(RDA) in Korea from 1997 to 2003. He is a researcher who is making the utmost efforts at the forefront of research on growing, developing, supplying, and enhancing availability of new breeds of plants that are major food crops in Korea that are not produced enough inside the country and have to be imported from other countries such as rice, soybean, peas, kidney beans, and potatoes. Dr. Choung's research interests include plant breeding and metabolomic analysis of nutritional and functional compounds for plants.
Dr. Xin Deng

Professor
Plant Drought Control Group
Plant Abiotic Stress Molecular Physiological Biology
Beijing, China
Tel: 86-10-62836261


Dr. Deng received her bachelor's degree in Heilongjiang Bayi Agricultural University in 1993, master's degree in Shenyang Agricultural University in 1996, and her Ph.D. degree in Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1999. From1999 to 2003, Dr. Deng worked

Dr. Deng received her bachelor's degree in Heilongjiang Bayi Agricultural University in 1993, master's degree in Shenyang Agricultural University in 1996, and her Ph.D. degree in Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1999. From1999 to 2003, Dr. Deng worked on desiccation tolerance of resurrection plants in Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research as a postdoctoral researcher. In 2003, she started her career in IBCAS as an associate professor and she became a professor since 2009. In 2006, she was elected to Novel Stars of Science and Technology supported by Beijing Metropolis. Since 2008, she became the leader of Plant Desiccation Tolerance Group.Drought stress severely affects plant growth and development. Resurrection plants have evolved a unique set of adaptive mechanisms to tolerate water loss of more than 90% and recover rapidly after rehydration. To reveal the bases of their adaptation, we have launched comprehensive “omics” studies on the resurrection plants Boea hygrometrica, aiming to identify the key components that play important roles for the protection and repair during dehydration and resurrection process. Special attention is paid to the genes that are involved in signal transduction, hormone regulation, stomata movement and osmo-regulation.
Dr. Cecilia Veronica Nunez

Researcher
Bioprospection and Biotechnology Laboratory - LABB
Technology and Innovation Coordination - COTI
National Institute of Amazonian Research - INPA
Brazil


Dr. Cecilia Veronica Nunez is a Graduate at Chemistry at University Mackenzie (1993), master's at Chemistry from University of São Paulo (1996), Ph.D. at Chemistry at University of São Paulo campus São Carlos (2000). Has experience in Biotechnology and Chemistry, focusing

Dr. Cecilia Veronica Nunez is a Graduate at Chemistry at University Mackenzie (1993), master's at Chemistry from University of São Paulo (1996), Ph.D. at Chemistry at University of São Paulo campus São Carlos (2000). Has experience in Biotechnology and Chemistry, focusing on Chemistry of Natural Products, acting on the following subjects: bioprospection of plants and endophytic fungus, plant biotechnology (callus and cell suspension culture), biomonitored fractionation, antioxidant activity, antimicrobial activity, cytotoxic activity, insecticide activity, methodology of chromatographic separation, NMR structural identification/elucidation of molecules and natural products photoionization. She is part of the editorial board of Revista Fitos and referee of several journal as International Research Journal of Biotechnology, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Acta Amazonica and thesis referee of Bharathiar University (India) Botanical program, and several Brazilian Programs. In 2009, participated of the 59th Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany and of the Post-Conference Programme in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. She was Afiliated member of the Brazilian Academy of Science from 2007 to 2012.
Dr. Ana Lúcia Bertarello Zeni

Professor
Fundação Universidade Regional de Blumenau ­ FURB
University of Joinville Region
Univille
Brazil


Dr. Zeni graduated in Full Degree and Bach.Science in Biology from the University of Caxias do Sul (1990), master's degree in Biotechnology from the University of Caxias do Sul (1996) and PhD in Neurosciences at the Federal University of Santa Catarina

Dr. Zeni graduated in Full Degree and Bach.Science in Biology from the University of Caxias do Sul (1990), master's degree in Biotechnology from the University of Caxias do Sul (1996) and PhD in Neurosciences at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (2011). Currently teaches full-time with the discipline of Biochemistry at the University Foundation of Blumenau. She is also a professor in the Master's degree in Chemistry and a Masters in Public Health at the same University. It operates in the following areas: Phytochemical, ethnopharmacology and neurochemistry
Dr. Aziz Bin Ahmad

Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
Malaysia
Tel: 6016-9806310


Associate Professor Dr. Aziz Bin Ahmad obtained his first degree; Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biochemistry & Microbiology from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, Serdang Selangor in 1994 and doctoral degree in Plant Biochemistry in 2000 from the same university. Dr. Aziz

Associate Professor Dr. Aziz Bin Ahmad obtained his first degree; Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biochemistry & Microbiology from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, Serdang Selangor in 1994 and doctoral degree in Plant Biochemistry in 2000 from the same university. Dr. Aziz began his career as a lecturer at the Department of Biological Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) in 2001 and was promoted to be Associate Professor in early 2007. He taught biochemistry, physiology, plant biochemistry and biotechnology. Dr Aziz had served in administrative in UMT as Senate (November 2008 – March 2009; December 2014 - current), Head of Publisher of UMT Publisher (2011 – 2012). Deputy Dean (Academics and Student Affair) at Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) from May 2008 to October 2010, Head of Department of Biological Sciences, FST (April 2006 – April 2008), and Head of Marine Biotechnology Research Group (2006-2008). Currently, he is the Dean of Centre for Fundamental and Liberal Education, UMT. Dr Aziz is actively involved in research activities on the stress tolerance/defence mechanism in plants. His research focus mainly on the effects of abiotic stress on the fatty acids biosynthesis and heat-shock protein. To date, he has served a reviewer for the Journal of Bioresource Technology, Asean Journal of Biotechnology, Malaysian Applied Biology, Pakistan Journal of Biological Science and Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology. Currently, he is also the editorial board member for Journal of Sustainability Science and Management, UMT Publisher and Associate Editor for Malaysian Applied Biology Journal, UKM Publisher.