Fulton Crews, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacology · University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Fulton Crews is Director of the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies and Distinguished Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Neurobiology Brain Alcoholism Neurodegeneration Addiction

Brian LaPointe, Ph.D.

Research Professor at FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute · Florida Atlantic University

Brian Lapointe’s research interests include algal physiology and biochemistry, marine bioinvasions and marine conservation.

Marine Bioinvasions Coral Reef Ecology Algal Physiology Biochemistry Seagrass Ecology

Joleah Lamb

Assistant Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · UC Irvine

Joleah Lamb's research focuses on natural buffers for mitigating infectious diseases that threaten coral reefs in coastal regions.

Coral Reefs Ecosystems Conservation Biology Ocean Health Ocean Pollution Disease Ecology

Gerald A. Berkowitz, PhD.

Professor of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture · University of Connecticut

Expert on plant genetics, plant biotechnology, GMOs and public perception of GMOs.

Plant-Water Relations Ion Channels Landscape Architecture Photosynthesis Plant Physiology

Harry Klee

Eminent Scholar · University of Florida

Harry Klee’s research interests center around the biochemistry and genetics that underlie flavor in tomato and other fruits.

Genetically Modified Crops Tomato Breeding

Michelle Lum

Associate Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Microbiology Plant Biology Biology Plant Research Molecular Biology

Michael Thomashow

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Is an expert on the regulation of abiotic & biotic stress tolerance pathways in plants with an emphasis on plant freezing tolerance

Biochemistry Soil and Microbial Sciences Plant Biology Molecular Biology Plants

Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S. Chemical Engineering, B.S. Biomedical and Health Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University | Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Heise studies pulmonary mechanotransduction, including lung injury and pulmonary regenerative medicine

Lung injury Pulmonary regenerative medicine Mechanobiology Tissue Engineering Smooth muscle cell signaling

Dr. Daniela Bota

Associate Dean of Clinical Research and Associate Professor of Neurology · UC Irvine

Dr. Daniela A. Bota is a UCI Health neuro-oncologist who specializes in the treatment of primary and metastatic brain tumors.

Clinical Trials Neuro-Oncology Brain Cancer Neurology Brain Tumors

Jean Polfus

Postdoctoral Fellow · University of Manitoba

Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellow working on caribou conservation in the NWT using non-invasive methods, traditional knowledge & sciart.

Ecology Ecology - Animal Movement and Space Use Conservation Biology Conservation Genetics Environmental Science

Sean Valles

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

I study the interplay of ethics and scientific evidence in population health, including race and migration issues and climate change issues.

Philosophy of Population Health Race in Science Health Justice Climate Change Philosophy Population Health Ethics

Alison Coil

Professor · UC San Diego

Alison Coil specializes in observational astrophysics, galaxy evolution, observational cosmology, and large-scale structure

Observational Cosmology Observational Astrophysics Astrophysics Galaxy Evolution

Karyn Rogers

Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on the relationships between microbial communities and environmental conditions in extreme ecosystems

Geobiology Geological & Environmental Sciences Geochemistry Geomicrobiology Astrobiology

Nancy Fujishige

Associate Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Biology Plant Development Microbiology Molecular Biology Genetics

James Johnson

Professor, LSI Diabetes Research Group · Diabetes Canada

Professor in Cellular & Physiological Sciences and Surgery and Diabetes Research Group Leader at the University of British Columbia

Cell Biology Diabetes Molecular Biology Biochemistry Cell Culture

Kayla Green

Associate Professor of Bio-Inorganic Chemistry · Texas Christian University

Chemistry expert, focusing on the treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Chemistry of Alzheimer's Disease Organic and Solid-phase Syntheses Neurobiology of Aging Cancer Research Applications at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology

Laura Coristine

Liber Ero Fellow, postdoctoral researcher · University of Calgary

Researching solutions for climate change

macroecology climate change mitigation for biodiversity science communication and outreach GIS and spatial analysis

Maxellende Ezin

Assistant Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Biomedical Technology Congenital Heart Disease Developmental Biology Biomedical Research

Sarah Bittick

Assistant Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

College of Science and Engineering

Marine Ecology Marine Biology

W. David Stahlman

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Stahlman specializes in animal behavior.

Psychology Animal Behavior Experimental Psychology Comparative Cognition