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

Joseph Muenzer, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Pediatrics · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Muenzer's research has focused on the development of gene therapy as a treatment for neurological disease in the mucopolysaccharidoses

Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) Hunter Syndrome Organic Acidurias Urea Cycle Disorders

Bjoern Hamberger

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry · Michigan State University

Hamberger's research focuses on the discovery of plant pathways for bioactive diterpenoids found in medicinal plant species.

Synthetic Biology Plant Specialized Metabolites Terpenes

Christina Tang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Sciences Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Prof. Tang specializes in polymer nanomaterial synthesis/characterization with interest in hybrids with inorganic nanoparticles/biomolecules

Smart Polymer Materials Polymer Processing Hybrid Materials Catalysis/Biocatalysis Nanotechnology

Brent Feske

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Feske specializes in biocatalysis (catalysis using enzymes) and asymmetric synthesis towards pharmaceuticals

Biochemistry Asymmetric Synthesis Chemistry Catalysis/Biocatalysis Organic Chemistry

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

Jean C. Shih, PhD

University Professor & Boyd & Elsie Welin Professor, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Dr. Jean Chen Shih is one of the world’s leading researchers on the MAO enzymes and emotion behavior and cancers associated with this enzyme

Autism Spectrum Disorder Novel Cancer Drug for both Therapy and Diagnosis Repurposing Antidepressants for Brain Cancer Repurposing Antidepressants for Prostate Cancer Brain Development

David Banach

Associate Professor of Medicine Head of Infection Prevention Hospital Epidemiologist · University of Connecticut

Dr. David Banach is an expert in the field of infectious diseases and epidemiology.

Coronavirus Medicine Health Care Associated Infections Infectious Diseases Infections in Immunocompromised Patients

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

Dr Cathy Slack

Lecturer & Research Scientist in Biosciences · Aston University

Dr Cathy Slack is an expert in models of healthy ageing.

Drosophila Genetics Biology Biological Mechanisms of Ageing Ageing Cell Signalling

Vicki Grassian

Distinguished Professor · UC San Diego

Vicki Grassian is an expert on the chemistry and impacts of atmospheric aerosols, indoor surfaces and nanomaterials.

Indoor Air Chemistry Atmospheric Aerosols Aerosol Chemistry Environmental and Health Effects of Nanomaterials

Angela Kashuba, Pharm.D.

John and Deborah McNeill, Jr. Distinguished Professor, Director, CFAR Clinical Pharmacology and Analytical Chemistry Core & Adjunct Professor, Infectious Diseases · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Kashuba is an associate professor of pharmacy at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill .

Coronavirus Pharmacy Pharmacology Clinical Trails Infectious Disases

Edie Dullaghan

Head, Target Validation · Centre for Drug Research and Development

Striving for excellence through mentoring people and by fostering creative/critical thinking,

Drug Development Infectious Disease Biology Molecular Genetics of Gene Expression Immunohistochemistry Antibiotic development

Daniele Piomelli

Distinguished Professor · UC Irvine

Daniele Piomelli's research is focused on the function of lipid-derived messengers, with particular emphasis on endogenous cannabinoids.

Anatomy & Neurobiology Cellular Pharmacology CBD Marijuana Neuropharmacology

Patrick Mercier

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · UC San Diego

Patrick Mercier specializes in low-power electronics for wearable computing.

Wearable Technology Low Power Electronics for Wearable Computing Electronics Wearable Sensing

Dennis Wright, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Prof. Dennis Wright is an expert in medicinal pharmacy, therapeutic development for infectious disease and cancer.

Drug Design Infectious Disease Cancer Medicinal Chemistry

Stephen Crocker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Associate Director of Neuroscience Graduate Program · University of Connecticut

Prof. Stephen Crocker is an expert on how the immune and nervous systems interact and how this balance is disrupted.

Nervous System Neuroscience Immune System

Jonathan S. Dordick

Howard P. Isermann Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering & Co-Director, Heparin Applied Research Center · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Applies biological principles to advance bioengineering and biomanufacturing, stem cell engineering, and drug discovery

Drug Discovery Biomanufacturing Biochemical Engineering Biochemistry Chemistry

Sasha Kabanov, Ph.D.

Mescal Swaim Ferguson Distinguished Professor, Eshelman School of Pharmacy · UNC at Chapel Hill

Kabanov has conducted pioneering research that has considerably influenced current ideas and approaches in drug delivery and nanomedicine.

Pharmacology Pharmaceutical Development Chemistry Science Biochemistry

William Heyborne

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians