Richard Njouom | Microbiology | Top Researcher Award

Prof Richard Njouom | Microbiology |  Top Researcher Award

Head Virology Department at  Centre Pasteur du Cameroun

Dr. Richard Njouom is a distinguished virologist from Cameroon, currently serving as the Head of the Virology Department at the Centre Pasteur of Cameroon. With a Ph.D. and HDR in Virology from the University Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, France, Dr. Njouom has garnered extensive expertise and experience in his field.

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  • PhD and HDR in Virology
  • 🎓 2013: HDR, University Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, France
  • 🎓 2003: Ph.D., University Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, France
  • 🎓 1999: DEA in Virology, University Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, France
  • 🎓 1995: DEA in Biochemistry, University of Yaounde, Cameroon
  • 🎓 1994: Master in Biochemistry, University of Yaounde, Cameroon
  • 🎓 1992: Bachelor in Biochemistry, University of Yaounde, Cameroon

Short Course Training:

  • 📚 2015: 2nd annual Short Course in Medical Virology, Institut of Human Virology, Baltimore, USA
  • 📚 2008: Surveillance, Alert and Investigation of epidemics, Institut Pasteur of Paris, France
  • 📚 2007: Diagnosis and Epidemiology of respiratory viruses, HKU Pasteur Research Centre, Hong Kong
  • 📚 2006: Systematic Virology, Pasteur Institute of Paris, France

Work Experience:

  • 🎓 Teaching: Lecturer of virology and molecular biology
  • 🏫 Since 2001: Lecturer at the technician school of the Centre Pasteur of Cameroon
  • 🏫 Since 2009: Lecturer at the University of Ngaoundere and Catholic University of Central Africa in Cameroon
  • 📚 Supervision: Overseeing numerous research projects and theses
  • 🏥 Public Health: Supervision of diagnostic and patient follow-up for various viruses
  • 🧪 Research: Diverse research focusing on viral diversity, prevalence, and transmission dynamics
  • 👨‍💼 Management: Head of the Virology Department at the Centre Pasteur of Cameroon

🔬 Research Focus:

Dr. Richard Njouom’s research focus spans across diverse areas of virology, with a particular emphasis on viral epidemiology, transmission dynamics, and molecular characterization. He has contributed significantly to the understanding of various viral infections in Cameroon and beyond, including hepatitis E virus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), hepatitis C virus, monkeypox virus, and Rift Valley fever virus. 🦠 His work encompasses genomic surveillance, molecular characterization, and epidemiological investigations, shedding light on the circulation patterns, genetic diversity, and associated factors of these viruses. Dr. Njouom’s research provides crucial insights for public health interventions and disease management strategies in the region.


  • Citations: 6,925
  • Documents: 5,887
  • h-index: 33

Publications Top Notes

  1. Concurrent Clade I and Clade II Monkeypox Virus Circulation, Cameroon, 1979-2022 Authors: Djuicy, D.D., Sadeuh-Mba, S.A., Bilounga, C.N., …, Kazanji, M., Njouom, R. Journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2024, 30(3), pp. 432–443
  2. Hepatitis E virus infections among patients with acute febrile jaundice in two regions of Cameroon: First molecular characterization of hepatitis E virus genotype 4 Authors: Modiyinji, A.F., Tankeu, L.T.A., Monamele, C.G., …, Mirdad, K., Njouom, R. Journal: PLoS ONE, 2024, 19(2 February), e0298723
  3. High seroprevalence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 among healthcare workers in Yaoundé, Cameroon after the first wave of Covid-19 pandemic and associated factors Authors: Tejiokem, M.C., Abessolo, H.A., Nkodo, J.M., …, Njouom, R., Richard, V. Journal: Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses, 2024, 18(2), e13239
  4. Global epidemiology of hepatitis C virus in dialysis patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis Authors: Kenfack-Momo, R., Ngounoue, M.D., Kenmoe, S., …, Ndip, L., Njouom, R. Journal: PLoS ONE, 2024, 19(2 February), e0284169
  5. First detection of Rift Valley fever virus antibodies in non-human primates in Cameroon Authors: Ebogo-Belobo, J.T., Sadeuh-Mba, S.A., Chavely, G.M., …, Mbacham, W.F., Njouom, R. Journal: Journal of Medical Primatology, 2024, 53(1), e12687
  6. Genomic surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 reveals highest severity and mortality of delta over other variants: evidence from Cameroon Authors: Fokam, J., Essomba, R.G., Njouom, R., …, Dir, A.N., Eboumbou, C. Journal: Scientific Reports, 2023, 13(1), 21654

Shohana Parvin | Molecular Biology Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr Shohana Parvin | Molecular Biology | Best Researcher Award

Associate Professor at  Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Bangladesh

Dr. Shohana Parvin is an accomplished academician and researcher specializing in Agroforestry and Molecular Biology. She obtained her Ph.D. in Life Science from Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea, with a focus on Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, and Genetic Engineering in 2012. Prior to that, she completed her Master’s degree in Agroforestry and Environment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), Bangladesh, in 2008.


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🎓 Education:

  • Ph.D. in Life Science, Kyung Hee University, South Korea (2012)
  • M.Sc. in Agroforestry and Environment, BSMRAU, Bangladesh (2008)
  • B.Sc. in Agriculture, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Bangladesh (2004)

👩‍🏫 Professional Experience:

  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Agroforestry and Environment, BSMRAU (2018 – Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Agroforestry and Environment, BSMRAU (2012 – 2018)
  • Ph.D. Student and Research Assistant, Kyung Hee University, South Korea (2008 – 2012)
  • Research Assistant, Kyung Hee University, South Korea (2008)

🏆 Academic Achievements and Awards:

  • Kyung Hee University President Scholarship during Ph.D. Study (2008-2012)
  • Academic Research Scholarship from Kyung Hee University for publishing research works (2009-10)
  • Merit Scholarship in B.Sc. in Agriculture (1st Class 3rd in Merit Position) (2004)
  • Merit Scholarship in M.Sc. in Agroforestry and Environment (CGPA 4.00) (2006-07)
  • National Education Board Scholarship for SSC and HSC Examinations (1995-97)
  • Primary and Junior School Scholarships by the Bangladesh Government (1989 and 1992)

👩‍🔬 Research Focus:

Dr. Shohana Parvin’s research focuses on understanding the impact of stress on agroforestry species, particularly ginseng. Her work explores the molecular and physiological aspects of plant responses to stress, emphasizing the role of polyamines and antioxidant defense systems. With expertise in molecular biology and biotechnology, she has contributed significantly to elucidating the mechanisms that enhance plant resilience under adverse conditions. Dr. Parvin’s studies on ginseng seedlings have garnered attention, earning her numerous citations. Her work not only expands our knowledge of plant stress physiology but also holds promise for improving the cultivation of valuable medicinal plants like Panax ginseng. 🍃🔬✨


  • Citations: 334
  • Documents: 313
  • h-index: 9

The h-index is a metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of a researcher’s publications. It means that there are 9 papers that have been cited at least 9 times.

Publications Top Notes:
  1. Title: Spermidine alleviates the growth of saline-stressed ginseng seedlings through antioxidative defense system
    • Authors: Parvin, S., Lee, O.R., Sathiyaraj, G., … Kim, Y.-J., Yang, D.-C.
    • Journal: Gene, 2014, 537(1), pp. 70–78
    • Citations: 89
  2. Title: Acclimation of hydrogen peroxide enhances salt tolerance by activating defense-related proteins in Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer
    • Authors: Sathiyaraj, G., Srinivasan, S., Kim, Y.-J., … Khorolragchaa, A., Yang, D.C.
    • Journal: Molecular Biology Reports, 2014, 41(6), pp. 3761–3771
    • Citations: 37
  3. Title: Modulation of polyamine levels in ginseng hairy root cultures subjected to salt stress
    • Authors: Parvin, S., Lee, O.R., Sathiyaraj, G., … Miah, M.G., Yang, D.C.
    • Journal: Russian Journal of Plant Physiology, 2012, 59(6), pp. 757–765
    • Citations: 7
  4. Title: Interrelationship between calmodulin (CaM) and H2O2 in abscisic acid-induced antioxidant defense in the seedlings of Panax ginseng
    • Authors: Parvin, S., Lee, O.R., Sathiyaraj, G., … Sri Renuka Devi, B., Yang, D.-C.
    • Journal: Molecular Biology Reports, 2012, 39(7), pp. 7327–7338
    • Citations: 17
  5. Title: Influence of potassium nitrate on antioxidant level and secondary metabolite genes under cold stress in Panax ginseng
    • Authors: Devi, B.S.R., Kim, Y.J., Selvi, S.K., … Lee, S., Yang, D.C.
    • Journal: Russian Journal of Plant Physiology, 2012, 59(3), pp. 318–325
    • Citations: 58
  6. Title: Transcript profiling of antioxidant genes during biotic and abiotic stresses in Panax ginseng
    • Authors: Meyer, C.A., Sathiyaraj, G., Lee, O.R., … Kim, Y.-J., Yang, D.C.
    • Journal: Molecular Biology Reports, 2011, 38(4), pp. 2761–2769
    • Citations: 41
  7. Title: Classification and characterization of putative cytochrome P450 genes from Panax ginseng C. A. Meyer
    • Authors: Devi, B.S.R., Kim, Y.-J., Sathiyamoorthy, S., … Lee, S., Yang, D.-C.
    • Journal: Biochemistry (Moscow), 2011, 76(12), pp. 1347–1359
    • Citations: 25

Marta Romano | biochemistry | Best Researcher Award

Dr Marta Romano | biochemistry | Best Researcher Award

Profesora at  Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del I.P.N, Mexico

Dr. Marta Catalina Romano Pardo is a highly qualified medical professional with a Doctorate in Medicine from the Universidad Nacional del Rosario, Argentina. She specializes in Pediatrics, holding accreditation from the Colegio de Médicos de la Provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina.


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🎓 Education:

  • Medical Degree, Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad Nacional del Rosario, Argentina.
  • Doctor in Medicine, Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina.
  • Specialist in Pediatrics, Colegio de Médicos de la Provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina.

🌍 Experience:

  • Clinical experience in Neurology and Neurosurgery at Hospital Provincial Marcelino Freyre, Rosario, Argentina.
  • Postdoctoral researcher at Schweizerisches Forschungsinstitut, Davos, Switzerland.
  • Current position: Full Professor at CINVESTAV 3E, Department of Physiology, Biophysics, and Neuroscience, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del I.P.N., Mexico.

🏆 Awards and Scholarships:

  • Recipient of scholarships during undergraduate and graduate studies.

👩‍🔬 Research Focus:

  • Specialization in Pediatrics, with a strong focus on endocrinology and molecular research.

Dr. Marta Catalina Romano Pardo has made significant contributions to the field of medicine, combining extensive clinical experience with a rich academic background. Her research and teaching roles reflect a commitment to advancing medical knowledge and educating the next generation of healthcare professionals.


  • Citations: The person has received a total of 1,093 citations from 925 documents. Citations are references to a researcher’s work by other researchers, indicating the impact and influence of their contributions.
  • Documents: There are 60 documents associated with this individual. These documents could include research papers, articles, or other scholarly works.
  • h-index: The h-index is a metric that combines both the number of publications and the number of citations. An h-index of 18 suggests that there are 18 papers that have each been cited at least 18 times.


Publications Top Notes:

  1. Title: Intranasal Versus Intravenous Dexamethasone to Treat Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients: A Randomized Multicenter Clinical Trial
    • Authors: Cárdenas, G., Chávez-Canales, M., Espinosa, A.M., … Laclette, J.P., Sciutto, E.
    • Journal: Archives of Medical Research, 2024, 55(2), 102960
  2. Title: Sex hormone dose escalation for treating abnormal sleep in ovariectomized rats: in vitro GABA synthesis in sleep-related brain areas
    • Authors: Carrasco-Nuñes, N., Romano, M., Cabeza, M.
    • Journal: Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 2023, 101(10), pp. 529–538
  3. Title: Dead newborn calf affects behavior, cortisol, milk production, and reproductive performance in primiparous dairy cows
    • Authors: González-de-la-Vara, M., De Anda, F., Romano, M.C.
    • Journal: Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 2023, 66, pp. 20–28
  4. Title: Low responsiveness of peripheral lymphocytes in extraparenchymal neurocysticercosis
    • Authors: Romo, M.L., Osorio, R., Toledo, A., … Fragoso, G., Fleury, A.
    • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2023, 17(6), e0011386


Snehal Jadhav | Functional food | Best Researcher Award

Ms Snehal Jadhav: Functional food | Best Researcher Award

Research Scholar at  Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam, Tamil nadu, India

Snehal Mahesh Jadhav is a dedicated Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Food Technology at Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu. She holds a Ph.D. in Food Technology from Anna University, Chennai, and is set to complete it in January 2024. Snehal has an impressive academic background with an M.Tech in Food Technology and a B.Tech in Food Technology, both from Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra. She also holds a Diploma in Food Technology from SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai.

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🎓 Education:

Ph.D. (Food Technology) – Bannari Amman Institute of Technology. M.Tech (Food Technology) – Shivaji University, Kolhapur. B.Tech (Food Technology) – Shivaji University, Kolhapur. Diploma (Food Technology) – SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai

🔍 Work Experience:

Research Associate at ICAR-CCRI, Nagpur (2017-2018). Nutritional analysis of citrus fruits, Formulation of pomelo candy, Pectin isolation from citrus peel. Project Assistant at BIT, Tamil Nadu (2019) Enhanced shelf life of instant coffee extract, Preservative-free extract development

📄 Achievements:

  • 3rd prize for paper on “Extraction of raw soursop fruit” at International conference
  • 2nd prize for paper on “Formulation and evaluation of herbal syrup” at Nutrizion’18

🔬 Ph.D. Research:

Bioprospecting of Annona muricata, Drying process impact on leaves and fruits, Extraction and purification of bioactives, Characterization using FTIR, HPLC, LC-MS/MS, FE-SEM, TGA, and DSC, In-vitro cell line studies on breast cancer cells


Research Focus 🌱🔬:

Dr. Snehal Mahesh Jadhav is a dedicated researcher with a focus on phytochemical studies and mass transfer phenomena in fruits. Her expertise lies in exploring the impact of drying temperatures on raw soursop fruit and ripen graviola fruit, employing mathematical modeling and artificial neural networks. She delves into the influence of extraction techniques on biologically enriched soursop fruit, emphasizing a comparative approach using statistical tools. Dr. Jadhav’s current work includes investigating the effect of drying temperatures, solvents, and extraction methods on antioxidant activity and acetogenin content in Annona muricata leaves. Her diverse research spans Biomass Conversion, Biorefinery, and Food and Humanity, showcasing a holistic commitment to advancing knowledge in the field of food technology. 🌐📊


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Dr ARMAND SYLLVIN  ETEME: Leading Researcher in Biological
University of YAOUNDE I, Cameroon

🌱🍲 Dr. Eteme Armand Sylvain, born on January 2, 1984, in Menguek I, Cameroon, is a Cameroonian physicist specializing in Biological Physics and Medical Physics. He obtained his Doctorate in Physics with a focus on Biophysics from the University of Yaoundé I in 2019, following a Master’s degree in the same field in 2013 and a Bachelor’s degree in Physics in 2005. Currently affiliated with the Department of Physics at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Yaoundé I, Dr. Eteme is actively engaged in research across diverse scientific domains. His expertise includes Biological Physics, Medical Physics, Neuroscience, Networks Nonlinear Dynamics, Cooperative Behaviors, Computational Sciences, and Numerical simulation of complex structures.📘

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📚 Education:
  • 2019: Ph.D. in Physics (Biophysics Option), University of Yaoundé I.
  • 2013: Master’s in Physics (Biophysics Option), University of Yaoundé I.
  • 2005: Bachelor’s in Physics, University of Yaoundé I.
  • 2001: Bachelor’s in Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Okola High School.
🏫 Professional Journey:

2006-2008: Student-Teacher at the Higher Teacher Training School of Yaoundé I. Since 2008: Stand-in Teacher of Experiment and Applied Sciences at “Collège de la Retraite,” Yaoundé. Since 2009: Professor of General Secondary Education. Since 2020: Part-Time Teacher at the National Advanced School of Engineering and the Department of Physics, University of Yaoundé I.

🌱 Research Focus:

🧠 Dr. Armand S. Etémé is a passionate researcher exploring the intricate realms of Biological Physics and Neuroscience. His work, spanning various publications, delves into the mesmerizing world of neural networks. From investigating long-range patterns in Hindmarsh–Rose networks to exploring synchronized nonlinear patterns and firing modes, he unravels the secrets of brain dynamics. Driven by curiosity, he explores the impact of magnetic stimulation on neural networks and the elimination of spiral waves. His research, marked by a blend of theoretical and numerical insights, sheds light on the fascinating interplay between physics and the complexities of the human brain. 📚🔬


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