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Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening

Accelerated Technologies for Biotechnology, Bioassays, Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products Research

Volume 23, 10 Issues, 2020
ISSN: 1875-5402 (Online)
ISSN: 1386-2073 (Print)
This journal supports open access

In the current pandemic scenario, publication process of all articles related to Coronavirus will be expedited, for timely publication of much needed research

Meet the Executive Guest Editor(s)

I.M. Alarifi
Majmaah University
Al Majma'ah
(Saudi Arabia)
Dr. Ibrahim Alarifi received his Ph.D. degree in 2017 from the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at Wichita State University. After having the lecturer experience, he joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Majmaah University in 2012 as a lecturer and received his tenure and promotion to be an assistant professor in 2018. He is currently working in the same Department as Assistant Professor, ME Head of Dept from 2017 to current., Director of Engineering & Applied Sciences Research Center from 2019 to current, ME Quality Coordinator from 2017 to current and Vic-dean for Academic Affairs of Common First Year at Majmaah University from 2018 to current. Throughout his research experience, he has published 58 journal papers and 18 conference proceedings, edited 2 books, authored 4 book chapters and 1 laboratory manuals, received 4 funded proposals, and 4 honors/awards, presented 10 presentations, chaired many international conferences and reviewed several manuscripts in international journals and conference proceedings.

H. Ding
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC)
Dr. Hui Ding is presently serving as an Associate Professor of Center for Informational Biology at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. She has been awarded a degree of PhD from Inner Mongolia University, China in 2009. Her research areas are of Systems Biology and theoretical Biology. She has contributed over 60 peer reviewed paper in SCI- indexed Journals. Her publications have been cited over 3, 406 times with H- index of 31 in google scholar.

M.A. Dkhil
King Saud University
(Saudi Arabia)
I started my undergraduate studies at Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Egypt. I got my master degree from Helwan University (1999) then I started research on malaria during my PhD (2000-2004) at Molecular Parasitology Institute, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany. I am working now at King Saud University as a full Professor. My permanent job is at Faculty of Science, Helwan University, Egypt. I have close to 180 peer reviewed publications in international journals. I am an editor in several journals.

Guohua Huang
Shaoyang University
Dr. Guohua Huang is currently a Full Professor at Provincial Key Laboratory of Informational Service for Rural Area of Southwestern Hunan, Shaoyang University. He received his Ph.D. in informatics and system biology from Shanghai University. Prof. Huang’s research interest focuses mainly on algorithms of machine learning and application of it in the molecular biology, drug design and drug repositioning. He has recently published more than 50 scientific papers, edited 4 special issues as guest editors, and reviewed more than 50 manuscripts for more than 20 peer-reviewed journals as reviewers.

M.R. Javed
Government College University Faisalabad
Dr. Muhammad Rizwan Javed is presently working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Government College University Faisalabad (GCUF). He has been awarded scholarships for postgraduate and doctoral studies within the country and abroad by the National organizations. He has also been the recipient of National Research Productivity Award and Organizational Research Productivity Allowances at numerous times. His academic and research interests include; In-Silico analysis of proteins, phylogenetic analysis, protein 3D-structure modeling, molecular docking and computer aided drug designing; Kinetic and thermodynamic characterization of proteins, their heterologous expression in prokaryotic/eukaryotic expression systems and elucidation of their activation/inhibition mechanisms; Immobilization of proteins on nanoscale polymeric materials and their characterization; Molecular determination of mycotoxin biosynthesis genes and biological decontamination of mycotoxins; CRISPR-Cas mediated genome engineering of microbial cells. He has published a number of peer-reviewed SCI Indexed research articles & conference proceedings which have received reasonable citations, authored book chapters, received funded projects, organized / participated in numerous international events and has been engaged in the establishment of Central Hi-Tech Research Facility at GCUF.

Muthusamy Karthikeyan
CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory
Pune, 411008
Muthukumarasamy Karthikeyan is a Principal Scientist in the Chemical Engineering and Process Development Division at CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory Pune, India. He holds PhD in Organic Chemistry and working in the area of chemoinformatics its application in drug discovery and design of novel materials for the past 16 years. He has co-authored a text book on Practical Chemoinformatics and about 40 research papers in the area of chemoinformatics handling large scale molecular data and developed open source tools for harvesting chemical information ( He is also the recipient of BOYSCAST Award by Department of science and Technology and Overseas Associate Award by Department of Biotechnology. He is selected for 2015 Open Innovation Challenge Award by Thomson Reuters and CodeX. Recently he published two special issues in J. Combi. Chem. High Throughput Screening containing articles on chemoinformatics tools for drug discovery.

Cheng C. Kui
University Malaysia Pahang
He is a PhD holder from The University of New South Wales, specializing in the area of renewable energy from biomass. He is currently an Associate Professor of chemical reaction engineering at Universiti Malaysia Pahang. His field of interest includes renewable energy, steam reforming, dry reforming, hydrothermal process, photocatalysis and reaction engineering.

D. Kumar
Bharti VidyaPeeth University
Dileep Kumar received his B. Pharm from Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University, and M. Pharm from S.G.S.I.T.S Indore, Madhya Pradesh. During his research he published many research and review articles in peer reviewed journals. He was awarded Junior Research fellowship by National Medicinal Plant Board (NMPB) New Delhi, Senior Research Fellowship from University Grants Commission (UGC), Teaching Assistantship and institute Post-Doctoral fellowship from IIT (BHU) Varanasi. At present he is teaching as an assistant professor in Poona College of pharmacy, Bharti Vidyapeeth University Pune. His current research interests include design and development of adamantyl analogues as GluN2B selective NMDA receptors antagonist and Amyloid-β protein aggregation inhibitors for treatment of Alzhmer’s disease.

S. Kurbanoğlu
Ankara University
(Turkey )
Dr. Sevinc Kurbanoglu obtained PhD in Analytical Chemistry from Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Nano bioelectronics & Biosensor Group at Institute Catala, Barcelona, Spain. She has been serving as a Research and Teaching Assistant Chemistry, Ankara, Turkey. She has contributed her valuable publications in different journals. Her skills and expertise are in Polymerization Materials, Nanomaterials, Polymers, Enzymes, Sample Preparation, Biomaterials, Nanoscience, High-Performance Liquid Chromatography and Chromatography.

Q. Li
Tianjin University
Qifeng Li received his BS (1999) and PhD (2004) degrees from University of Science and Technology of China. In 2010, he joined Tianjin University as a Professor. His research interest is in the area of designing, building and perfecting remote optical devices. He has published more than 60 peer-reviewed journal articles. The overall practicality of research solutions is confirmed by more than 20 authorized patents. Since 2012, he has received more than 10 research grants as a Principal Investigator.

Yujing Li
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
Dr. Yujing Li is presently serving as a faculty member at the Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine. He has been awarded a degree of PhD in Genetics from Institute of Genetics and Development Biology, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China. He shares one patent with Dr. Richard B. Meagher. He serves as editorial board members / guest editor for several JCR journals as well as reviewers for many journals. He has authored 70 of peer reviewed papers and several book chapters. His research interests include cell biology, molecular genetics, genomics, neuroscience, epigenetics, and chemical biology and stem cells.

Z. Liang
York University
Toronto, ON
Dr. Zhaohui Liang received his PhD degree in Medical Sciences from Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine in 2013. He worked as a registered physician and acupuncturist in Guangzhou, China from 2003 to 2014. Dr. Liang moved to Canada in 2014 and received his master’s degree in Information Systems and Technology from York University, Toronto in 2017. He worked for US National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a research fellow on the NIH intramural research project on automated diagnosis of malaria from. 2016 to 2017. He was the workshop chair and an active participant of IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM). His research focuses on the areas of bioinformatics and health informatics, artificial intelligence and machine learning for medical sciences. Dr. Liang has published more than twenty papers respectively In international renowned peer-reviewed journals. He is currently a Big Data scientist and PhD candidate in the program of electric engineering and computer science at Lassonde School of Engineering, York University.

C. Luo
Medical College of Soochow University
Dr. Chengliang Luo is presently serving as an Associate Professor of the Department of Forensic Medicine, Medical College of Soochow University, China. He has been awarded a degree of Ph.D. from Fudan University, Shanghai, China in 2013. He has completed his training as a Post-doc fellow in Brigham and Women’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School from 2017 to 2019. He serves as editorial board members/guest editor and reviewer for several journals. He has contributed over 50 peer-reviewed JCR papers and several book chapters. His research interests include biomarkers, brain injury, neuroscience, molecular and cell biology, pharmacology and pharmacy.

Ali Maleki
Iran University of Science and Technology
Dr. Ali Maleki received his Ph.D. in Chemistry in 2009. He started his career as an Assistant Professor in Iran University of Science and Technology in 2010, where he is currently Associate Professor. His research interests focus on design and development of novel catalysts, nanochemistry and green chemistry. He has more than 100 ISI-JCR publications. He has been selected as a distinguished researcher of IUST within 2010-2017. Dr. Maleki was awarded the 2016 IUPAC prize for green chemistry.

B. Mathew
Ahalia School of Pharmacy
Dr. Bijo Mathew is presently working as an Associate Professor in Ahalia School of Pharmacy, Kerala, India and he has also been working on the screening of Novel Inhibitors of Monomine Oxidases and Cholinesterases from synthetic compounds to pursue pharmaceutical agents. He has been awarded a degree of PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) Hyderabad, India in 2016. He has contributed 80 research articles in qualified international journals with H index of 15.

L. Mengshan
Gannan Normal University
Dr Li Mengshan is presently serving as an Associate Professor in Artificial Intelligence and its application, College of Physics and Electronic Information, Gannan Normal University, China. His research interest includes Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship, Artificial Intelligence and its application, Computer-aided drug design, High Throughput Screening and Material Processing Engineering, Polymer theoretical calculation and simulation. He has contributed his valuable publications in different scientific journals.

M. Mobashir
Karolinska Institute
Dr. Mohammad Mobashir has received his Ph.D. in natural science from Institute of Molecular and Clinical Immunology, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany. He is a System biologist mainly interested in understanding complex human disease pathways, functions, biomarkers, and look for potential drug targets. Biological functions mainly arise as a result of the integration of multiple processes interacting across a range of spatio-temporal scales. The aim of his work is to develop theoretical approaches which not only will address problems at specific scales and specific disease but also bridge scales at multiple levels in a computationally efficient and mathematically tractable way.

Tarek A. Mohamed
Al Azhar University
Dr. Tarek A. Mohamed is presently serving as a full Professor in the Chemistry Department at Al-Azhar University. He has been awarded a degree of PhD in Chemistry through a joint program between the Chemistry Departments at the USC and UMass (USA) with Al-Azhar University (Egypt). He previously served at United Arab Emirates University (UAE), Sultan Qaboos University (Oman) and University of Nizwa (Oman). Dr. Mohamed has already authored/co-authored over 55 published manuscripts in refereed ISI international journals. Furthermore, he is a reviewer in 13 ISI-international journals, and he is also a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of many international conferences.

K.H. Ryu
Ton Duc Thang University and Chungbuk National University
(South Korea)
Keun Ho Ryu received his Ph.D. degree in computer science and engineering from Yonsei University, South Korea, in 1988. He is an Honorary Doctorate of the National University of Mongolia. He is currently a Professor at the Faculty of Information Technology in Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam, as well as an Emeritus and Invited Professor at Chungbuk National University, South Korea. He has worked at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA, as a Postdoctoral and a Research Scientist, and also at the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, South Korea, as a Senior Researcher. He has published or presented over 1000 referred technical articles in various journals and international conferences, in addition to authoring several books. His research interests include temporal databases, spatiotemporal databases, temporal GIS, stream data processing, knowledge-based information retrieval, data mining, biomedical informatics, and bioinformatics. He is also a Life Member of IEEE and has been a member of the ACM since 1983.

M.Z.M. Salem
Alexandria University
Mohamed Z.M. Salem received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Forestry and Wood Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University, Egypt, and the Ph.D. from the Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic, in 1999, 2004 and 2011, respectively. He is currently an Associate professor in the Department of Forestry and Wood Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University, Egypt. His research is in the areas of bioactivities of natural products, identification and characterization of extracted natural chemical compounds, wood-treated biofungicides, nanoparticle application and formaldehyde emission from wood-based panels. Several related works have been published by the Journal of Cleaner Production, Industrial Crops, and Products, BioResources, Molecules, Science of the Total Environment, Microbial Pathogenesis, etc. He is also enrolled as an editorial board member of several scientific Journals.

N. Song
Henan Agricultural University
Associate professor at the Department of Entomology of College of Plant Protection, Henan Agricultural University. I received completed Ph.D. in Zoology (field of study - Molecuar Phylogenetics) at the Institute of Zoology (2009) Chinese Academy of Sciences. Since 2006, I have been doing research on the insect mitogenome sequencing and the phylogenetic analyses on the mitogenomic data. In recent years, I used NGS method to assemble mitogenome sequences and tried to apply genome-scale data to insect phylogeny reconstruction. My reasearch focuses mainly on Hemiptera and Coleoptera (Insecta). As of February 2020, I have authored over 30 scientific publications indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded.

T.Y. Sun
Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, CA
Thomas Yang Sun received a B.A. in Philosophy from the Columbia University, New York, in 2007. He did his M.D. M.H.S. from the Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT in 2012. He also did Post-graduate training from the Residency in Internal Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA in 2017. He has published several research/review papers in well-reputed journals. Besides, he is a Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (2019) and American College of Physicians (2017). Also, an Applicant Interviewer at the Columbia Alumni Representatives Committee.

Z. Tu
Wuhan University
Zhigang Tu started his Master's Degree in image processing at the School of Electronic Information, Wuhan University, China, 2008. In 2015, he received a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Utrecht University, Netherlands. From 2015 to 2016, he was a postdoctoral researcher at Arizona State University, US. Then from 2016 to 2018, he was a research fellow at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is currently a Professor at the State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote sensing, Wuhan University. His research interests include computer vision, image processing, video analytics, and machine learning. Special for motion estimation, object segmentation, object tracking, action recognition and localization, and anomaly detection. He has published more than 40 papers in several journals.

B. Uslu
Ankara University
Prof. Bengi Uslu is currently a full Professor at Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Turkey. Her areas of interest are electrochemistry, nano/biosensors, drug analysis, redox mechanisms of drugs, spectrophotometry, validation, separation techniques, method development, research, and development. Her postdoctoral research was sponsored by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey and was conducted with Prof. Emil Palecek in the Czech Republic. She has published as author and co-author of more than 200 scientific articles and publications.

Zhiwei Yang
Xi'an Jiaotong University
Dr. Zhiwei Yang is the Assistant Professor of the School of Science at Xi’an Jiaotong University. He received his Ph.D. from Northeast Forestry University, P.R. China in 2011. His research is in the area of Condensed Matter Physics in Living Systems. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers in SCI-indexed journals.

L-M. Yuan
Wenzhou University
Dr. Lei-ming Yuan is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the College of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Wenzhou University. He graduated in the 2016 year and researched in signal processing and data mining for chemical compositional analysis and classification. Since five years, he has been publishing several scientific papers in distinguished journals.

Y. Zhang
Harbin Institute of Technology
Prof. Yanxiang Zhang holds a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Anhui, China (2013). Currently, he is a Professor and Associate Professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, HIT, China. His research interests include irreversible thermodynamics of solid-state ionic materials and devices, analysis of electrochemical kinetics, and three-dimensional reconstruction of heterogeneous materials. He has published more than 50 papers in well-reputed journals. Besides, he is the Editorial Board Member of Advances in Materials (Science Publishing Group) and Journal of Electronics & Information Systems (Bilingual Publishing Co.). Also, he is a Reviewer for some academic journals such as Journal of Materials Chemistry A, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Journal of Power Sources, Electrochemistry Communication, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, and Solid State Ionics.

P. Zheng
University of Canterbury
(New Zealand)
Dr. Pan Zheng received a PhD and Master of Science (Computer Science) from the Universiti Sains Malaysia and Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) Information Systems Engineering from the Multimedia University. Currently, he is a Lecturer at the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. He is also an editorial board member in the International Journal of Adaptive and Innovative Systems and Cogent Engineering. Moreover, he has published several scientific papers in distinguished journals.

Q. Zou
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Dr. Quan Zou is presently serving as a Professor in the Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. He completed his B.Sc. and M. Sc. In Computer Science from Harbin Institute of Technology, China in 2004 and 2007. He has been awarded a degree of PhD in the same field from the same institution in 2009. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and ACM. He worked at Xiamen University and Tianjin University from 2009 to 2018 as an assistant professor, associate professor and professor. His research is in the areas of bioinformatics, machine learning and parallel computing. Several related works have been published by Science, Briefings in Bioinformatics, Bioinformatics, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, etc. Google scholar showed that his more than 100 papers have been cited more than 5000 times.


Gerald H. Lushington
LiS Consulting, Lawrence

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Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening Journal was launched in 1998. Dr. Gerald H. Lushington serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.
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