Aziz Sancar, Ph.D., M.D.

Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, School of Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Sancar's research explores DNA repair and regulation of the circadian clock

Biochemistry Molecular Biology DNA Repair Cell Cycle Checkpoints Circadian Clock

James Dahlman

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

James Dahlman uses molecular biology to rationally design the genetic drugs he delivers.

Vascular and Immunoengineering DNA Barcoded Nanoparticles Drug Delivery CRISPR Gene Editing

Deborah Bolnick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Bolnick is an expert on genetic ancestry testing and how sociopolitical forces & history shape human genomic diversity.

Native American Genetic Histories Genetic Ancestry Testing Human Biodiversity Anthropology Ancient DNA

Dr Cheryl Allsop

Senior Lecturer in Criminology · University of South Wales

She researches cold cases including unsolved murders, sexual violence and missing people, with interest in police investigation processes.

Unidentified Found Remains Cold Case Reviews Missing Persons No Body Murders

Dr Simon Underdown

Reader in Biological Anthropology in the Human Origins and Paleo-Environments Research Group · Oxford Brookes University

He researches human evolution - examining ancient DNA to reconstruct past human and animal life.

Public Engagement in Science Human Evolution Anthropology Ancient DNA Genetics

Douglas Yu

Professor of Ecology · University of East Anglia

His work focuses on Environmental Impact Assessment – measuring the state of nature – using environmental DNA.

Wildlife Hunting Bans Biodiversity Environmental Impact Assessment Ecology Leeches

Arsalan Mirjafari, Ph.D.

Expert in materials chemistry · Florida Gulf Coast University

Arsalan Mirjafari develops materials to solve major societal challenges, such as resources, health and energy.

Material Characterization Materials Chemistry Organic Chemistry Ionic Liquids

Jessica Rouge, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Professor Rouge is an expert in enzyme-mediated assembly of nanomaterials and delivery of DNA and RNA into cells.

SELEX Therapeutic Oligonucleotides Gene Regulation Nanocharacterization

Vera Gorbunova

Doris Johns Cherry Professor Professor of Biology and Co-Director of the Rochester Aging Research Center · University of Rochester

Gorbunova's innovative research on DNA repair and the aging process has been internationally recognized

Biology of Aging DNA Repair Cancer Resistance

Suzanne Tulien, Brand Consultant, Speaker,Author

Principal &Founder · The Brand Ascension Group

Brand Elevation Enthusiast! I align business + personal brands to walk their talk, from the inside out.

Internal Brand Development Employee Engagement & Development Brand Alignment Brand Advocacy Brand Positioning

Claire Cupples

Dean of Science and Professor of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Faculty of Science · Simon Fraser University

Dr. Cupples has worked as a scientist, faculty member and administrator in three Canadian comprehensive universities since 1989.

Molecular Biology Microbiology DNA Repair University Administration Science Outreach to the Public

David L. Faigman

Chancellor & Dean | John F. Digardi Distinguished Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contact: faigmand@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4700 Office 300-200

Constitutional Law Scientific Methods for Lawyers Science Policy Scientific Evidence Peer Review; Expert Testimony

Mark Zylka, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology & Member, UNC Neuroscience Center · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Zylka's research explores the management of chronic pain

Cell Biology Angelman Syndrome Chronic Pain Ectonucleotidases in Nociceptive Circuits Neural Circuit-Based Approaches

Jeremy McCallum

Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Chemistry Oxidation Organic Chemistry Science NMR

Kit Pogliano

Dean and Professor, Section of Molecular Biology · UC San Diego

Kit Pogliano focuses on biological tools and interactions between microbes to discover new antibiotics.

Microbial Interactions Infectious Disease Microbiology Cell Biology Drug Discovery

Lukasz Kurgan, Ph.D.

Robert J. Mattauch Endowed Professor and Vice Chair of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Data scientist specializing in high-throughput structural bioinformatics of proteins & small RNAs.

Structural Bioinformatics Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Protein-ligand(drug) interactions Computer-aided molecular modeling Big Data Analysis

Ginger Grant

Professor (Marketing and Innovation) · Sheridan College

Innovation Management, Leadership Development, Strategy, Corporate Anthropology, Organizational Design, Scenario Planning, Storytelling

Experiential and Archetypal Marketing Scenario Planning Revisioning Retirement Innovation Culture Design Thinking

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

Ellen Clayton

Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics; Professor of Law; Professor of Health Policy · Vanderbilt University

World-renowned medical ethicist working at the intersection of law, medicine and public health, with a focus on genetics.

Gender and the Law Legal and Ethical Issues in Children's and Women's Health Research Ethics Genetics and Health Policy Medical Ethics

Ian S. Haworth, PhD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Ian Haworth's research focuses on bioinformatics, computer-aided drug design and therapeutic drug development.

Therapeutic drug development Computational Chemistry Computer-aided Molecular Design DNA and RNA structure Protein Structure