(Chairman)Prof. Dr. Yasser Fakri Mustafa

Yasser Fakri Mustafa was born in Mosul, Iraq, in 1976. He received his B.Sc. in Pharmacy from the College of Pharmacy at the University of Mosul in 1999. Also, he acquired the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the College of Pharmacy/University of Mosul, Mosul, Iraq, in 2005 and 2017, respectively.
He had various teaching experiences, such as organic pharmaceutical chemistry, inorganic pharmaceutical chemistry, chemistry of natural products, chemotaxonomy, and heterocyclic compounds. Also, he is an editorial member of several documented journals, such as the Iraqi Journal of Pharmacy, Mosul Journal of Nursing, Journal of Medicinal and Chemical Sciences, Eurasian Chemical Communications, and the International Journal of Pharmacy and Chemistry.
The present work of this academic aims to isolate natural coumarins from the seeds of various apple phenotypes and modify their chemical structures for improving biological activities. Also, this project has been extended to another fruit. The other branch of his work is directed toward the chemical modification of curcumin to enhance its physicochemical properties and biological activities to serve better in therapeutics.