Shauna McGillivray

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Biology expert, focusing on genetic methods of fighting disease

Bacterial Virulence in Genes Intersections of Genetics and Disease

Charles Emery

Professor | Department of Psychology · The Ohio State University

Clinical psychology expert, specializing in aging and adult development

Cardiopulmonary endurance Cognitive functioning Psychological well-being

Arjun Krishnan

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Arjun Krishnan develops and applies computational data-driven approaches to unravel how our genome relates to health and disease.

Precision Medicine Big Data Genome-wide molecular networks Computational Biology Machine Learning

Victoria Lorient-Faibish MEd, CCC, BCPP

Keynote Speaker/Holistic Psychotherapist//Relationship Expert/Life and Wellness Coach · MassEnergy

Keynote Speaker/Holistic Psychotherapist//Relationship Expert/Life and Wellness Coach

The Ultimate Holistic Anti-Anxiety Workshop Relationships Boundaries Transform the Inner Bully Into A Supportive Coach

Michael Thomashow

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Is an expert on the regulation of abiotic & biotic stress tolerance pathways in plants with an emphasis on plant freezing tolerance

Biochemistry Soil and Microbial Sciences Plant Biology Molecular Biology Plants

Edward Walker

Professor of Entomology · Michigan State University

Edward Walker is an expert in emerging infectious diseases, landscape ecology and landscape risk analysis.

Landscape Risk Analysis Mosquitos Emerging Infectious Diseases Ladnscape Ecology

Kelly Hogan, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Instructional Innovation, QEP Director and STEM Teaching Professor of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Hogan has been reinventing UNC's largest classrooms with the implementation of groundbreaking, interactive teaching methods.

Institutional Transformation Interactive Teaching Techniques Instructional Innovation Teaching in STEM fields Inclusive Teaching

Gareth James

John H. Harland Dean and Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Data is the sword of the 21st century, those who wield it well, the Samurai. -Jonathan Rosenberg, adviser to Larry Page & former Google SVP

Statistical Problems in Marketing Functional Data Analysis Statistical Methodology High Dimensional Regression

Dr Ellen Brooks-Pollock

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health · University of Bristol

Investigating the transmission and control of infectious diseases

Infectious Diseases Reproduction Number Infectious Disease Modelling Social Contact Networks Mathematical Modelling

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

Yue Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Dr. Zhang's research topics include bone biology, regeneration and animal models of musculoskeletal conditions.

Bone biology and regeneration Cartilage biology Animal Models of Musculoskeletal Conditions

Mike Rea

CEO · IDEA Pharma

The Change Maker: How Innovation Makes It To Market In Pharma

Innovation Strategy Lifecycle Product Design Path-To-Market

Mark Hahnel

figshare founder · figshare

Product Development Manager

Open Science Open Access Stem Cells

Dennis Cheek

Abell-Hanger Professor of Gerontological Nursing · Texas Christian University

Dr. Cheek's interest include women and cardiovascular disease, pharmacogenomics and cortisol measurement.

Cortisol Measurement Endothelial Dysfunction Cardiovascular Disease Pharmacogenomics

Stacey Ivanchuk

Director, Intellectual Property · MaRS Innovation

Experienced and strategy-minded director with extensive experience managing commercially driven programs

Intellectual Property Strategy Access to Essential Medicines Biotechnology Patent Protection Early Stage Commercialization

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

Todd Latham

Publisher · Actual Media Inc.

Motivator, Optimist, Author, Speaker and President - Actual Media Inc.

Environment Infrastructure Water

Joseph Piven, M.D.

Thomas E. Castelloe Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology and Director, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Piven's research focuses on developmental disabilities/autism.

Psychiatry Psychology Pediatrics Brain Imaging Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri)

Erin Calipari

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the neuroscience of mental illness and addiction, including gender differences.

Opioids adaptive processes self-administered drugs Dopamine Addiction and Recovery

Josephine Antwi

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Antwi is an entomologist whose research focuses on the effects that sucking-piercing insect pests have on crops of economic importance.

Plant-Insect-Microbes Interactions Entomology Ecology Molecular Ecology Urbanization on Insect Pollinators