SERVING AS CHAIR/SPEAKER AT NATL. & INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS

2017
Chairperson: Podium session titled ‘OZONE & INFLAMMATION’ at the Society of Toxicology’s 2017 annual meeting held at the Baltimore convention ctr, Baltimore, MD March 12-16, 2017.

2015
Chairperson: session titled ‘APOPTOSIS & CELL DEATH’ at the Society of Toxicology’s 2015 annual meeting held at the San Diego convention ctr, San Diego, CA March 22-25, 2015.

2014
Co-Chaired pódium sesión titled ‘ANTIOXIDANTS & NOVEL THERAPEUTICS-II’ at the Society of Free Radical Biology & Medicine’s annual meeting held at Seattle, Washington, November 20-23, 2014.

Chairperson: session titled ‘CARCINOGENESIS-I’ at the Society of Toxicology’s 2014 annual meeting held at the Phoenix convention ctr, Phoenix, AZ. March 23-26, 2014.

Chairperson: session titled ‘Gene Regulation and Signal Transduction II’ at the Society of Toxicology’s 2014 annual meeting held at the Phoenix convention ctr, Phoenix, AZ. March 23-26, 2014.

2013
Chaired a podium session titled “Natural Health Products & Metabolism/ Diabetes/ Obesity & NHP Drug Interactions” organized by International Conference on Natural Health Prod. Res. Society of Canada held at Windsor, Canada, 2013.

Chaired a poster session titled “Gene Expression and Signal Transduction” at the Society of Toxicology’s Annual meeting held at San Antonio, TX in March 2013.

2012
Served as a judge for the “Young Investigator Award”, Society of Free Radical Biology & Medicine, San Diego, CA (Nov, 2012).

Chaired podium session titled ‘miRNA as Biomarkers for Organ Damage’ at the 2012 Society of Toxicology’s annual meeting held at the Moscone convention ctr, San Francisco, CA.

Served as judge for ‘ISTCP Young Investigators Award Platform Session’: Am. Soc. Pharmacol. Exp. Therapeutics’s ‘ISTCP’ Pharmacology’s specialty section (Experimental Biology meeting held at San Diego Conv. Ctr, April 2012)

2011
Co-Chaired pódium sesión titled ‘Antioxidants and Therapeutics’ at the SFRBM’s anual meeting held at Atlanta, GA in November, 2011.

Co-Chaired ‘Apoptosis’ session at the SOT meeting held at the Wash DC convention center, March 2011.

Served as graduate student/post doctoral fellow best poster award judge for the ASPET’s ‘Molecular Pharmacology’s specialty section (Experimental Biology’ 2011 meeting held at Wash DC. (2011)

2010
Co-Chaired pódium sesión titled ‘Natural Antioxidants: Beyond Therapeutics’ at the SFRBM’s annual meeting held at San Francisco, November, (2010)

2009
Spoke at the International Congress in Cardiology held at the Evergreen Convention Ctr, Shanghai, China, December 5-7; Sessions title: Cardiovascular Biology and Current Technologies. Title of Presentation: Oxidative Stress and Cyt C Release: Crossroads of Cell Death via Mitochondria? (2009)

Chaired a session at the International Congress in Cardiology held at the Evergreen Convention Ctr, Shanghai, China, Dec 5-7, 2009. Sessions title: Renal and Cardiovascular Diseases.Title of Presentation: Natural Antioxidants: Magic Bullets of the New Millenium for Hepatorenal Disorders.

2008
Session Co-Chair: Soc. of Free Radical Biol. & Medicine’s Annual meeting held at Marriot Indianapolis, Nov’ 2008. Session’s Title: Antioxidants & Novel Therapeutics

Session Co-Chair/Invited Speaker: Ehrlich-II, Paul Ehrlich’s 100the Nobel Prize Winning Anniversary World Conf. held at Nuremberg, Germany, Nov’2008. Session’s Title: Analgesia & Analgesic drugs: Mechanisms IV

2007
Session Chair: Society of Toxicology’s Annual meeting March’ 07, Charlotte, NC. Session’s Title: Natural Products.

2006
Invited Speaker at the APOPTOSIS-2006, International Congress held at the European Parliament Conv. Center, Luxemburg, Presentation Title: How Phytochemicals Maneuver Antitoxic and Anticancer signals in vivo. (2006)

2005
Invited speaker at the 3rd Intl. Symp. on Natural Antioxidants: Molecular Mechanisms and Health Effects, Shanghai, China, June 2005. Presentation Title: How Natural Antioxidants Propagate Anti-Cell Death Message to Normal Cells and Pro-Cell Death Message to Cancer Cells In Vivo? (2005)
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2004
Podium Session Chair “Antioxidants & Redox Signaling’ podium session at the Society of Free Radical Biology Medicine Meeting held at US Virgin Islands, Nov, 2004.

Invited Speaker at the Worldnutra-2004 meeting held in San Francisco, CA Presentation Title: Antitoxic Properties of Polyphenolic Phytochemicals in vivo. (Nov, 2004).

Invited Speaker at the 228th American Chemical Society meeting held in Philadelphia Presentation Title: “Molecular Regulation of Antiapoptotic and Antinecrotic Pathways by Citrus Bioflavonoids”. (Aug 2004).

2003
Served as a judge for the “Young Investigator Award”, Soc. of Free Radical Biol. & Med., Seattle, WA (Nov, 2003).

Invited Speaker at the International Conference on Food Factors & Antioxidants meeting held in Tokyo, Japan (Dec, 2003). Presentation Title: Oxidative Stress is the Master Operator of Drug & Chemically-Induced Programmed & Unprogrammed Cell Death: Implications of Natural Antioxidants In Vivo. [Received ¥ 300,000 (approx. $2500.00) International Travel Award to attend this conference.] (2003)

Invited Speaker: Society of Free Radical Research, Asia, International Congress to be held in Seoul, Korea, Title: “Drug & Chemically Induced Free Radical-Mediated Patterns of Target Organ Cell Death In Vivo”. (2003)

Invited Speaker: Society of Free Radical Research, Europe, Intl. Congress held in Greece,Title: “Oxidative Stress Orchestrates Both Apoptotic & Necrotic Cell Death In Vivo: A New Molecular Toxicology Perspective”. (2003)

Invited Speaker: World APOPTOSIS Congress-2003, International Meeting held at the European Convention Center, Luxembourg, Session’s Title: Pharmacology of Apoptosis. Presentation Title: “Lessons Learned from Drug and Chemically Induced Apoptotic Death in the Liver and Kidneys In Vivo”. (2003)

2002
Chairperson at the Society of Toxicology’s 2002 Annual meeting held in Nashville, TN. Session’s Title: Metals- Cadmium & Mercury.

2001
Chairperson at the Society of Toxicology’s 2001 Annual meeting held in San Fransisco, CA.
Session’s Title: Apoptosis-I (2001)

1998
Invited Speaker at the 39th Annual Meeting of American College of Nutrition, Albuquerque, NM, from Oct 1-4, 1998. Symposium Title: Oxidative Stress & Apoptosis: Cancer Signaling Mechanisms. (1998)

1997
Co-Chairperson at the Society of Toxicology’s 1997 Annual meeting held in Cincinnati, OH.
Session’s Title: Apoptosis. (1997)

1996
Chairperson: Society of Toxicology’s 1996 Annual meeting held in Los Angeles, CA.
Podium session Title: In Vivo, Metal toxicology. (1996)

1995
Co-Chairperson at the Society of Toxicology’s 1995 Annual meeting held in Baltimore, MD. Podium session Title: APOPTOSIS. [This was SOT’s 1st podium session on APOPTOSIS] (1995)