I have provided consultancy to governments, international agencies, industry, and academia, and my areas include:
- the isolation, identification, synthesis, and biosynthesis of natural product
- the quality control and sustainability of phytotherapeuticals, dietary supplements, and traditional medicines
I have wide experience in natural product drug discovery (cancer, malaria, HIV-AIDS). In addition, I have provided strategic advice in the areas of academic (dept., college) and research program reviews, academic organization, grant and manuscript writing and reviews, animal care and human subject programs, and other ethical issues, to many universities in Asia and South America. I have Edited 37 books and served as Executive Editor of a Chinese Journal, and am a member of 30 Editorial Advisory Boards. I have global travel experience of over 55 countries.