The 5th International Mediterranean Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

April 24-28, 2019, Cappadocia - TURKEY

Invited Speakers






INVITED SPEAKERS OF MESMAP-5 & ISPBS-5


PLENARY LECTURERS OF MESMAP-5
PROF.DR. GÜLAÇTI TOPÇU
Faculty of Pharmacy, Bezmialem Vakif University
Vatan Str. POB 34093, Fatih-Istanbul, TURKEY
"Chemical Diversity of Bioactive Diterpenoids in Endemic Anatolian Lamiaceae Plants”
PROF.DR. MOHAMMAD RAIS MUSTAFA
Head of CENAR (Centre for Natural Products Research and Drug Discovery) University of Malaya Department of  Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
"Elephant trunk, birds nest, cat whiskers and Fatima’s dagger: Can natural products from Malaysia treat diabetes mellitus?"
INVITED SPEAKERS OF MESMAP-5
PROF.DR. FİLİZ MERİÇLİ
Department Pharmacognosy, 
Faculty of Pharmacy, Near-East University, Nicosia, 
TURKISH REPUBLIC OF NORTHERN CYPRUS
"Some investigations on the medicinal plants growing in Northern Cyprus"


PROF. DR. ALVARO VILJOEN
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Tshwane University of Technology Pretoria 0001,
SOUTH AFRICA
"Evidence-based African natural medicines - exploring  the synergy between  ancient wisdom and modern science "


PROF.DR. MONICA HANCIANU
University of Medicine and Pharmacy,
Dept. Pharmacognosy-Phytotherapy,Faculty of PharmacyIasi, ROMANIA

"Neuroprotective behavior for a healthy brain"

PROF.DR. NOUREDDINE DJEBLI
Mostaganem University, Faculty of SNV,Pharmacognosy and Api-phytotherapy Laboratory Mostaganem – ALGERIA

"Can we protect our brain from neurotoxicity by natural products?"

PROF.DR. ZAHIA KABOUCHE
Université frères Mentouri-Constantine 1, Département de chimie, Laboratoire d’Obtention de Substances Thérapeutiques (LOST), 25000 Constantine, ALGERIA
"Biological potential of compounds isolated from Algerian plants"


ASSOC.PROF.DR. IVAN SALAMON

1Excellence Centre of Animal and Human Ecology, University of Presov 
2Department of Ecology, The Faculty of Humanities and Natural Sciences, University of Presov, SLOVAK REPUBLIC

"Effect Of Raw Spirit In “Borovička” Beverage On The Quality Of The Product"
ASSOC.PROF.DR. UFUK KOCA ÇALIŞKAN
Department Pharmacognosy, 

Faculty of Pharmacy, Gazi University, 
Ankara, TURKEY
"Synthesis of plant based hybrid nanoflowers and exploration in novel drug discovery”
DR. LAMIA HAMROUNI
Institut National de Recherche en Génie Rural, Eaux et Forêts (INRGREF) - TUNISIA
"Propagation, improvement, preservation and enhancement of forest species in Tunisia"
PLENARY LECTURER OF ISPBS-5
PROF.DR. ÇİMEN KARASU
Department of Medical Pharmacology, Gazi University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, TURKEY

"NutriREDOX: Control of Osteoarthritis Pathogenesis by Redox Active Compounds"

INVITED SPEAKERS OF ISPBS-5
PROF.DR. MADALENA MARIA DE MAGALHÃES PINTO
Universidade do Porto, Departamento de Ciências Químicas, Faculdade de Farmácia, Porto, PORTUGAL

"Chiral Xanthone Derivatives: Synthesis, biological activities and analytical applications"

PROF.DR. ERDEN BANOĞLU
Department Pharmaceutical Chemistry, 

Faculty of Pharmacy, Gazi University, 
Ankara, TURKEY

"Inhibition of Transforming Acidic Coiled-Coil Protein 3 (TACC3) by a Small Molecule Inhibitor: A Novel Therapeutic Strategy for the Treatment of Breast Cancer"

PROF. DR. SANDY VAN VUUREN
Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the

Witwatersrand, 7 York Road, Parktown 2193, SOUTH AFRICA

Searching for natural product antimicrobial leads: Lessons learnt from a southern African perspective