Jennifer Dungan

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Jennifer Dungan’s expertise is on the use of direct-to-consumer genetic testing platforms for experiential learning in the classroom.

Women’s Heart Disease Cardiovascular Disease Genetics

Glenn Morris

Professor/Director · University of Florida

Glenn Morris’ initiatives include work with cholera and other diarrheal diseases.

Malaria Food Safety Zika Evolutionary genetics Foodborne Illness Incidence

Stephen Mayfield

Director, California Center for Algae Biotechnology Co-director, Food & Fuel for the 21st Century Professor · UC San Diego

Stephen Mayfield's research analyses the structures and proteins in algae.

Pharmaceuticals Biofuel Algae Molecular Genetics Protein Biochemistry

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

John E. Hayes

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Food Science · Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Hayes explores how sensations from food and nonfood products drive consumer acceptability, including the role of biology in food choices

Behavioral Genetics Smell Flavor Perception Integrated traditional sensory science methods with behavioral genetics to understand biological factors that may cause individuals to consume some foods but not others Taste

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

Michele Goodwin

Chancellor's Professor of Law · UC Irvine

Chancellor's Professor Michele Goodwin is an internationally renowned scholar, advocate, author, social commentator, and strategist

Constitutional Law Bioethics Civil Rights Reproductive Health Family Law

Cheryl Hertz

Senior Instructor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Genetics Biology Immunology Microbiology Infectious Disases

Mary Smania

Assistant Professor, Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified Advanced Genetics Nurse · Michigan State University

Expert in genetic risk assessment and treatment for breast cancer.

Genetics Breast Cancer Cancer Research

Anthony Mazeroll, PhD

Professor Environmental Studies · Soka University

Professor Mazeroll focuses on the behavioral ecology of fishes

Ecology of Amazonian Fishes Population Genetics Fish Ecology Fish Behaviour Observation Human Impact on the Environment

Chuck Perou, PhD

The May Goldman Shaw Distinguished Professor of Molecular Oncology and Professor in the Department of Genetics, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Co-Director of The Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Breast Cancer Research Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Perou has researched genomic categorization of human tumors, resulting in the discovery of Intrinsic Subtypes of Breast Cancer.

Clinical Research Systems Biology Cancer Biology Genomics Breast Cancer Subtyping

Simone Immler

Professor of Genetics and Reproduction · University of East Anglia

Her research focuses on the genetics and genomics from parents to offspring and germ line to gametes.

Sexual Reproduction Genomics Reproductive Biology Genetics Sperm

Debra Lyon

Dean/Chair · University of Florida

Debra Lyon’s research focuses on symptom management in women with breast cancer and other chronic illnesses.

Symptom management in breast cancer Cancer Genetics

Cory J. Evans

Assistant Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Molecular Genetics Model Systems Drosophila Immunology Biomedical Research

Tamara Franz-Odendaal

Professor, Faculty of Biology, NSERC Chair Women in Science and Engineering- Atlantic Canada; Principal Investigator - Bone Development Laboratory · Mount Saint Vincent University

Developmental biologist / Anatomist; Advocate for the Advancement of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Morphology Embryology Molecular Biology Anatomy Genetics

Rebecca Fry, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences & Engineering, Gillings School of Global Public Health · UNC at Chapel Hill

Rebecca Fry's lab focuses on understanding how environmental exposures are associated with human disease.

Toxicology Genetics Epigeneitcs Epidemiology Public Health

Shannon Manning

MSU Foundation Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in Microbial Pathogenesis and Molecular Epidemiology

Coronavirus Molecular Epidemiology Microbiology Escherichia coli Group B Streptococcus

Dru Riddle

Director, Center for Translational Research and Associate Professor of Professional Practice · Texas Christian University

Professor Riddle focuses on genetics as applied to anesthesia.

Nursing Genetics Anesthesia

Aron Cory

Research Manager, Agriculture · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Dr. Aron Cory leads our worldwide research program for the agriculture industry.

Ag Tech Precision Agriculture Digital Transformation Agricultural Biotechnology Bioinformatics

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