Suvranu De

Department Head, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering (MANE); Director, Center for Modeling, Simulation and Imaging for Medicine (CeMSIM); & J. Erik Jonsson ‘22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches novel computational technology to solve challenging and high-impact problems in engineering, medicine, and biology

Haptics Computer Modeling and Simulation Virtual Surgery Health Care Technology

Julie Ann Dopheide, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Expert in psychopharmacology, particulary pediatric psychopharmacology and the treatment of mood disorders

Eating Disorders Insomnia and Sleep Disorders Depression and Bipolar Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asd)

Davide Zori, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History and Archaeology · Baylor University

Dr. Davide Zori is an Assistant Professor of history and archaeology at Baylor University.

History Archaeology Medieval History Viking Expansion into North America Social Standing in the Viking Age

Kathy Rapp

VP · hrQ

Engaging former HR pro speaking on all things talent related, with the street cred to back it all up.

Talent Acquisition Leadership Development Hr Trends Working With Retained Search Firms Social Media

Deborah Kurrasch

Associate Professor, Department of Medical Genetics · University of Calgary

Kurrasch’s research is focused on genetic programs that govern hypothalamic development using both mice and zebrafish as model organisms.

Molecular Biology Developmental Biology Pharmacology Neuroscience Genetics

Josette-Renée Landry

Vice-President, Business Development / Vice-présidente, développement des affaires · Mitacs

Scientist with expertise in research, innovation, partnerships and entrepreneurship/ recherche, innovation, partenariats et entrepreneuriat

Genetics Innovation Genomics Partnerships Entrepreneurship

Michael J. Buchmeier

Professor of Medicine-Infectious Diseases · UC Irvine

Michael Buchmeier studies the pathogenesis and control of emerging viral infections, especially coronavirus, for more than 30 years.

Viral Pathogenesis Coronaviruses Viruses Arenaviruses Biology of RNA Viruses

Emily Walsh

Principal Consultant · Halloran Consulting Group, Inc.

Recovering Scientist

Personalized Medicine and Genetics Translational Medicine Transitioning From the Bench Project Management 101 Program Management 101

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

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

Prof. Maria Barcikowska

President · Polish Neurological Society, Alzheimer Section

Professor Barcikowska's research addresses cognitive impairment among elderly populations, with a specific focus on Alzheimer's disease

Social Issues Molecular Biology Neurodenegerative Disease Dementia

Stormy Chamberlain, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Genetics and Genome Sciences · University of Connecticut

Assistant Professor focused on angelman syndrome, genetics, and genome sciences.

Human Imprinting Disorders Molecular Biology Genetics Angelman Syndrome Genome Science

Dennis Wykoff, PhD

Professor of Biology and Dennis M. Cook Endowed Gregor Mendel Chair in Genetics · Villanova University

Dennis Wykoff, PhD, has expertise in genetics, genomics, genetic diseases and infectious diseases.

Evolution Genetics Genomics Genetic diseases Infectious Diseases

Paraskevi Goggolidou

Lecturer · The Open University

Enthusiastic, interactive speaker that relates every day experiences to Human Disease.

Human Disease Public Health Genetics

Cynthia Kimball Davis

Graduate Program Director of the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies (MIS) Degree · Southern Utah University

Specializing in Heart-based Hope Communication, Culture, and Leadership

Educational Outreach & Professional Development Belonging How to Market Interdisciplinary Studies Heart-based Hope Communication, Culture, and Leadership Advocacy

Cynthia M. Bulik, Ph.D.

Founding Director, UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders · UNC at Chapel Hill

World-renowned expert on eating disorders and disordered eating. Led the largest genetic initiative in eating disorders ever undertaken

Eating Disorders Eating Disorders/Disordered Eating Abnormal Psychology

Randy Blakely, Ph.D.

Executive Director, FAU Brain Institute & Professor, Biomedical Science · Florida Atlantic University

Randy Blakely is an expert in molecular neuroscience, focusing on how diseases and drugs impact the function of brain synapses and circuits.

Medications Brain Neuroscience Brain Disease Synapse

Michael L. Parsons, Ph.D.

Expert in coastal water health · Florida Gulf Coast University

Michael Parsons studies the causes of harmful algal blooms and how their toxins can impact marine and human lives.

Phytoplankton Ecology Coral Reef Ecology Ciguatera Outbreaks Coastal Water Health Plankton Ecosystems

David Sinclair

Director · International Longevity Centre

Particular interests in older consumers, adult vaccination, active ageing, financial services, & the role of technology in an ageing society

Ageing Local Government Stakeholder Engagement Public Policy Policy Analysis

Wizdom Powell, Ph.D.

Director of the Health Disparities Institute and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UConn Health · University of Connecticut

Expert on the role of racism and gender norms in African American male health and healthcare inequities.

Ptsd African American Men Health Health Disparities Military Mental Health