Invited speakers

Special Lecture:

Jan KARLSEN (Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway)
"ISCNP- The making of an international symposium. History, organization, participants and the future / Supporting the science of natural products"


Confirmed Invited Plenary Speakers:

Yoshinori ASAKAWA (Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Tokushima, Japan)
"Fifty years of phytochemisty and biological studies of Bryophytes"

Rudolf BAUER (Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmacognosy, Karl-Franzens-Universitaet Graz, Austria)
“Application of plant metabolomics in pharmacognosy”

Bogusław BUSZEWSKI (Nicolaus Copernicu University, Torun, Poland)
"Simple does not mean easy – a new generation of materials for solid-phase extraction"

Lars BOHLIN (Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Division of Pharmacognosy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden)
"Experience of 40 years of natural product research in the rain forest and in the sea"

Günther K. BONN (Institute of Analytical Chemistry and Radiochemistry, Leopold-Franzens University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria)
"New analytical approaches in natural product research"

Ioanna B. CHINOU (Department of Pharmacognosy and Chemistry of Natural Products, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
"The use of essential oils, as herbal medicinal products, in the EU. An up-to-date scientific view"

Geoffrey A. CORDELL (Natural Products Inc., Evanston, Illinois, USA and Department of Pharmaceutics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA):
"Cognate ecopharmacognosy in an antropogenic era"

Alexander D. CRAWFORD (Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, University of Luxembourg, Belvaux, Luxembourg)
"Fishing for drugs from nature: Zebrafish as a biodiscovery platform"

Gerhard FRANZ (Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany):
"Quality Monographs on Herbals for the European Pharmacopoeia: Selection of adequat assay procedures"

Milen I. GEORGIEV (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Plovdiv, Bulgaria):
"Pharmaceutically relevant molecules from plant origin and their sustainable bioproduction"

Simon GIBBONS (Department of Pharmaceutical & Biological Chemistry, UCL School of Pharmacy, London, UK)
"Antibacterials from plants and bacteria: from the forest to the bath"

De-an GUO (Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China)
"From TCM Comprehensive Analysis to Quality Standards"

Maria HALABALAKI (Department of Pharmacognosy & Natural Products Chemistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
“Metabolomic applications in Natural Products”

Francisco A. MACIAS (Department of Organic Chemistry, Allelopathy Group, Universidad de Cádiz, Cadiz, Spain)
"How Important is the Separation of Bioactive Natural Products?"

Wiesław OLESZEK (Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, Puławy, Poland)
"Phytochemistry in agriculture research"

Ilkay E. ORHAN (Department of Pharmacognosy, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey):
"Promising enzyme inhibitory potential of natural products by in vitro and in silico methods"

Rob VERPOORTE (Natural Products Laboratory, Institute Biology Leiden, Leiden University, The Netherlands):
"Alkaloids: back to basics for drug development"

Alvaro M. VILJOEN (Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa)
"Quality control and pharmacological activity - Bridging the chasm"

Jean-Luc WOLFENDER (Laboratory of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland):
"How far deep can we get into plant and microbial metabolomes with modern mass spectrometry approaches"

Haruki YAMADA (Department of Campo Medicines, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Tokyo, Japan):
"Elucidation of action mechanism of multi-ingredient natural drugs, Kampo (Japanese Traditional) Medicines for modern-day therapy"