Xiuchun (Cindy) Tian, Ph.D.

Interim Department Head and Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Tian is an expert in animal biotechnology.

Pluripotent Stem Cells Nuclear Reprogramming by Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer Genetic Engineering in Farm Animals Assisted Reproductive Technologies Pre-Implantation Embryo Development

Jaime King

Associate Dean and Professor of Law, Bion M. Gregory Chair in Business Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: kingja@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8834 / Office 394-200

Health Law and Policy The U.S. Healthcare System Genetics and the Law Healthcare Antitrust Health Policy & Reform

Kam Dahlquist

Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Molecular Biology Science Bioinformatics Genomics Computational Biology

Roxanne Mykitiuk

Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School · York University

Roxanne Mykitiuk investigates the legal, ethical and social implications of assisted reproductive and genetic technologies.

Health Law Disability Law Feminist Legal Theory Family Law Genetics and the Law

Sai Zhang

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Sai Zhang's research leverages machine learning and big biomedical data to decode complex human diseases and advance precision medicine.

Computational Biology Computational Genomics Machine Learning Precision Medicine Statistical Genetics

David Fuller

Professor · University of Florida

David Fuller is a professor in the department of physical therapy who directs a research laboratory in the McKnight Brain Institute.

Motor Neurons Pompe Disease Spinal Cord Breathing Respiratory Muscles

Rich Lenski

Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics · Michigan State University

“The Man Who Bottled Evolution”

Experimental Evolution Bacteria Digital Organisms Dynamics of Evolution Microbiology

Curt Breneman

Dean of the School of Science; Professor; Director, Rensselaer Exploratory Center for Cheminformatics Research (RECCR) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Specializes in the development of new molecular property descriptors and machine learning methods for physical and biochemical problems

Science Machine Learning Methods Chemical Biology Physical Organic and Computational Chemistry Chemistry

George Kuchel, M.D., F.R.C.P.

Professor of Medicine, Travelers Chair in Geriatrics and Gerontology · University of Connecticut

Improving health and independence in older adults through multidisciplinary team science

Mobility and Frailty Voiding Issues and Urinary Incontinence Geroscience Geriatric Medicine Aging

John Lednicky

Research Professor · University of Florida

John Lednicky focuses on microbiology and molecular biology, various bacteria, fungi and viruses, including influenza and coronaviruses.

Airborne Transmission Zoonotic Diseases West Nile Virus Infectious Disease Airborne Disease

Stephen S. Fong, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Bioengineer who modifies micro-organisms to produce chemicals (e.g. from beer to fuel).

Systems Biology Synthetic Biology Evolutionary Biology Metabolic Engineering Molecular engineering

E. Virginia Merriam

Professor Emeritus of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

The Cytogenetics of Tetrahymena

David Ostrov

Associate professor · University of Florida

Dr. David Ostrov is an expert on immunology, structural biology, and drug discovery in the areas of cancer therapeutics.

Covid Autoimmunity Drug Discovery T cell immunobiology Immunology

Charles Yarish, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yarish is an expert in marine macroalgae, coastal management and commercial uses for seaweed for food, cosmetics and biofuels.

Marine Phycology Commercial uses of seaweed Marine Algae “Captain Seaweed” Aquaculture

Bruce Armitage

Professor and Co-Director · Carnegie Mellon University

Bruce Armitage’s current research interests include the use of PNA for sequence-specific recognition of DNA and RNA.

Peptide Nucleic Acids DNA Nanotechnology Bioorganic Chemistry Fluorescent Dyes Molecular Evolution

Renee Miller

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Instructional Track; Director, Undergraduate Neuroscience Program · University of Rochester

Miller examines sex differences in brains and behaviors. She is author of "Cognitive Bias in Fantasy Sports."

Fantasy Football Fantasy Sports and decision making Neuroscience Cognitive Bias Neurobiology

Yutao Liu, MD, PhD

Associate Professor · Augusta University

Dr. Liu is a human molecular geneticist in glaucoma and keratoconus.

DNA Copy Number Analysis Animal Modeling Functional Genomics Human Molecular Genetics Next Generation Sequencing

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

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

Kevin Otto

Professor · University of Florida

Kevin Otto directs the NeuroProstheses Research Lab, which focuses on engineering approaches to treat neurological disorders.

Neurostimulation Device-Tissue Interfaces Neural Engineering Implantable Devices Neuromodulation