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Journal of Advanced Research

Cairo University

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF DEPUTY EDITOR MANAGING EDITOR

Hussein M. Khaled Ahmed S. Shawali A. M. Abd El-Aty


National Cancer Institute, Cairo University College of Science, Cairo University College of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University

Dear colleagues,
Editorial Advisory Board – Pharmacy
Paul W. Pare
Texas Tech University, USA
Plants constitute an important part of our everyday diet, their components
Teresa W.M. Fan and nutritional/medicinal values have been intensively studied for decades.
University of Louisville, USA
Abeer M. Al-Ghananeem In fact, natural products account for approximately 30% of all sales of human
University of Kentucky, USA
Mostafa S. El Shahed
therapeutics, and are the basis or lead to more than 40 % of our sales drugs.
Oklahoma State University, USA In some target areas like anticancer compounds even more than 2/3 of all
Angelo de Fatima
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil sales drugs are from or inspired by secondary metabolites, mostly from
Abdel A. Abdel-Rahman
East Carolina University, USA
plants. Improvement of producing organisms, active constituents yield,
consistent product quality, botanical authentication, and identification of
Editorial Advisory Board - Veterinary Medicine
Gen Watanabe adulterants in plant extracts are ongoing challenges facing the nutraceutical
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology,
Japan industry.
Elisa Escudero
Campus Universitario de Espinardo, Spain Therefore; Journal of advanced research is planning a special issue on
Minoru Shimoda
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, natural products drug discovery to focus on plants natural products drug
Japan
Mohamed Faisal discovery as well as how such chemicals function in the context of biological
Michigan State University, USA systems.
Clifford E. Starliper
USGS National Fish Health Research Laboratory,
USA Topics to be covered shall include: 1) natural products chemistry &
Robert J. Linhardt
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA bioactivities, 2) biotechnological efforts to enhance and or understand its
Editorial Advisory Board – Agriculture
production in its natural sources, 3) modern methods for analysis of natural
Karl Schellander products (i.e. metabolomics), and 4) chemical ecological background behind
University Bonn, Germany
Kounosuke Fujita production of certain classes of natural products. Classical reviews on
Hiroshima University, Japan
David Lightfoot
natural products distribution within certain families are not highly
Southern Illinois University (SIU), USA encouraged. The Journal is receiving an increasing number of submissions in
Editorial Advisory Board – Engineering this burgeoning field and we hope to publish both review articles and
Alan W. Gertler
Desert Research Institute, USA contributed papers in this special issue. Your work on these fields would
Tarek N. Saadawi make a substantial contribution to this project either as a review (if you feel
City College of the City University of New York,
USA the time is “ripe”) or as a regular paper. Resulting from our preliminary
Pak K. Chan
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore discussions, we are proposing the following timeline.
Tarek M. Sobh
University of Bridgeport, USA
M. Sherif Aggour
University of Maryland, USA

Editorial Advisory Board – Medicine Commitments to contribute – January 20, 2014;


Gaku Ichihara
Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Submission of papers- June, 2014;
Japan Review process – July & August, 2014;
Sayed Dauod
Washington State University, USA Revisions due back – October, 2014;
Mohamed B. Abou-Donia
Duke University, USA Final decision – November, 2014;
Jan P. Van Meerbeeck
University Hospital, Belgium
Production - December 2014
Nicholas A. Pavlidis Publication – March 2015
University of Ioannina, Greece
Enrico Mihich
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, USA
Youcef M. Rustum
This schedule would give approximately 6 months to prepare a paper. It will
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, USA have some flexibility, but must be reasonably adhered to. We hope you will
Neil Dewhurst be able to submit a paper. If so, please acknowledge in an e-mail
University of Dundee, UK
Tawfik Ayoub (jarcuhala@gmail.com; mfarag73@yahoo.com; helshemy@hotmail.com) within 2
University of Southern California, USA weeks, and provide a working title of a manuscript. We are enthused about
Charles Swanepoel
The University of Cape Town, South Africa this project and look forward to working with you. Special issues such as this
F.van der Veen give us a chance not only to feature the best, but also to focus and advance
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam,
The Netherlands the discipline. These papers tend to be widely read and cited. You will be
published alongside many of the best researches in the discipline. If you have
Editorial Advisory Board – Science
Hian Kee Lee any questions or concerns, you can contact us via email.
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Jae-Han Shim
Chonnam National University, Republic of Korea
In case you are not aware of the Journal of Advanced Research, JAR is the first
Jose L. Tadeo official international English language peer-reviewed interdisciplinary
National Institute for Agricultural Research, Spain
Michael Spiteller
scientific Journal of Cairo University, published and hosted by Elsevier B.V.
University of Dortmund, Germany http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/722881/de
Neil J. Coville scription, and aims to serve as the junction between academic excellence
School of Chemistry, University of Witwatersrand,
Johannesburg and the development of new technologies through the publication of recent
Mostafa A. El-Sayed research work of high quality in various areas of science. The journal
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Farouk El-Baz published bimonthly, and the contents are available on Sciencedirect:
Boston University Centre for Remote Sensing, USA http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/20901232
Mourad E.H. Ismail
University of Central Florida, USA
Adolfo Ballester-Bolinches
Universitat de Valencia, Spain
Ismael Herrera
Sincerely,
National University of Mexico, Mexico
Holger Hindorf Guest Editors,
Pflanzenkrankheiten Institute, Bonn, Germany
Frantisek Svec
University of California, USA Mohamed A. Farag, PhD Hany A. El-Shemyy, PhD
Markus W. Sigrist Alexander von Humboldt Fellow Professor, Cairo University Research Park (CURP)
Institute for Quantum Electronics, Switzerland
Giuseppe Patane Global Young Academy member Biochemistry Department
Italian National Research Council, Associate Professor Faculty of Agriculture
Institute for Applied Mathematics and Information Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, Egypt
Technologies, Italy
Pharmacognosy Department helshemy@hotmail.com
Cairo University, Egypt
mfarag73@yahoo.com