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

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

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

Christina Tang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Sciences Engineering · VCU College 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

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

Shiladitya Banerjee

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Shiladitya Banerjee develops theoretical models to understand how the internal structures of a living cell impacts its characteristics.

Single-cell Biophysics Soft Living Matter Physics Physics of Living Systems Molecular and Cell Biology

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

Joseph Katz

Professor · University of Florida

Joseph Katz bridges the gap between medicine and dentistry by teaching, conducting clinical research and participating in patient care.

Oral Cancer Dentistry Oral Manifestation of COVID-19 Oral Medicine Oral Systemic Connection

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 Immune System Neuroscience

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

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

Jonathan S. Dordick

Institute Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Biological Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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

Drug Discovery Biomanufacturing Biochemical Engineering Biochemistry Chemistry

William Heyborne

Dean of College of Natural Sciences and 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

Abigail Larson

Associate Professor of Kinesiology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bioenergetics and sports nutrition, advanced exercise prescription, and cardiovascular disease

Sport Rock Climbing Bioactivity Bioenergetics and Sports Nutrition Advanced Exercise Prescription Sports Conditioning

Bijan Zakeri

Global Technical Marketing Manager · BASF

Bijan Zakeri is a pharmaceutical industry professional with a strong business acumen, scientific expertise and technical marketing.

Drug Discovery Pharmaceutical Industry Biochemistry Protein Chemistry Biotechnology

Huajin Wang

Senior Librarian · Carnegie Mellon University

Huajin Wang leads innovative initiatives that help to create a culture change towards a more open and reproducible research landscape.

Data Collaboration Open Science Biomedical Data AI-Readiness of Research Data

Stefan Bernhard

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Stefan Bernhard is interested in interconverting radiative and electrochemical energy through the use of transition metal complexes.

Energy Organic Light Emitting Devices Luminescent Materials Solar Fuels Organic Photovoltaics

Zahra Alavi

Assistant Professor of Physics · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Material Science Experimental Biophysics Physics Polymer Physics Teaching

Matthew Grieshop

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in Cultural, Biological and chemical pest management for organic production systems

organic agriculture Extension Biological Control Integrated Pest Management Invasive Pests

Gregg Fields, Ph.D.

Executive Director · Florida Atlantic University

Gregg Fields uses chemistry to answer biological questions, many of which assist in the diagnosis and treatment of major diseases.

Extracellular Matrix Biochemistry Matrix Metalloproteinase Collagen Drug Discovery Protein Biochemistry