Dawn Bowdish

Associate Professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine · McMaster University

Understanding why changes in immunity that occur with age and how this predisposes us to infection and chronic inflammatory diseases.

Immunology Microbiome Immunosenescence Aging Immune System Pneumonia

Pramod Srivastava, M.D.

Director of the UConn Health Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center · University of Connecticut

Immunology expert, specializing in the development of vaccinations for difficult-to-treat ovarian cancer

Vaccination for Ovarian Cancer Novel Cancer Immunotherapy

Janice Kiecolt-Glaser

Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Director of the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research | College of Medicine · The Ohio State University

Medical expert focused on the impacts of stress on metabolic response.

Psychoneuroimmunology Behavioral immunology Close relationships, inflammation, and health Stress and inflammation in cancer survivors Behavioral influences on metabolism following high-fat meals

Jianming Xie, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Jianming Xie's research develops novel tools for understanding and enhancing the function of the immune system to combat cancer and HIV.

CAR-T and CAR-NK cells Cancer and HIV immunotherapy Protein and cellular engineering Immuno-oncology T cell and NK cell immunology

Allison Aiello, Ph.D., M.S.

Professor and Social Epidemiology Program Leader · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Allison E. Aiello is a professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Coronavirus Epidemiology Infectious Disases Social Epidemiology Influenza Transmission

Tiffany Field, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Over thirty years of research on the positive effects of touch

Infant Mental Health Alternative Therapies High-Risk Infants Depression Research Methods

Robert Hawkes, MSPA, PA-C

Expert in primary care medicine · Florida Gulf Coast University

Robert Hawkes focuses on emergency and out-patient medicine.

Geriatric Assessment Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Preventative Health Emergency Medicine Primary Care Medicine

Orhan Hakli, DNP, FNP-C

Assistant Professor · Manhattanville College

Orhan has worked in various areas of health care: medical surgical nursing, cardiology, geriatrics, wound care, hyperbaric medicine & more

Infectious Diseases Primary Care Geriatrics Medical Surgical Nursing COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Amanda Burkhardt, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

An immunology researcher and educator with experience working in both basic and translational science.

Chemokines Vaccine Immunology Immunology Vaccines Cytokines

Daniel Bolnick, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Bolnick is an expert on how evolution maintains genetic variation within species.

Speciation Host-parasite Interactions Ecology Evolutionary Biology Biostatistics

Marcy Balunas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry focused on pharmaceutical advances and drug discovery from nature.

Microbial Communities Selective Anti-parasitic Agents Targeted Anti-cancer Agents Drug Discovery Psychrophilic Glacial and Periglacial Bacteria

David Pride

Associate Professor of Pathology · UC San Diego

Our laboratory focuses on the role that microbial communities play in human homeostasis, health and disease.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Testing Pathology Infectious Disease COVID-19

Erin Calipari

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology · Vanderbilt University

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

maladaptive processes neural signals Pharmacology associative learning Addictive Behavior

Endia Lindo

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Endia Lindo is an expert on teaching reading comprehension, research-based interventions and factors in student responsiveness.

Research Methods Reading Disabilities Special Education Instructional Strategies

Pere Santamaria

Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Infectious Diseases · Diabetes Canada

Looking at the immunogenetics and immunopathogenesis of autoimmune disorders, with a particular focus on type 1 diabetes.

Therapeutic Intervention Autoimmune Diseases Type 1 Diabetes Immunogenetics

Jose Vazquez

Infectious Diseases · Augusta University

Dr. Jose Vazquez studies and treats infectious diseases, including COVID-19, antibiotic-resistant superbugs and fungal infections.

Coronavirus Translational Medicine in Infectious Diseases Drug-Resistant Infections (CREs, KPCs) Infectious Disease Clinical Trials Antimicrobials and Antifungals

Sarah Knutie, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Knutie focuses on host-parasite systems

Parasite Interactions Parasite manipulation of host behavior Invasive Species

Philip Santangelo

Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Philip J. Santangelo researches optical microscopy and in vivo imaging, RNA virus pathogenesis, HIV/SIV.

Therapeutics and Vaccines RNA Regulation RNA Virus Pathogenesis Optical Microscopy and In Vivo Imaging HIV/SIV and hRSV

Jack Yu

Pediatric Plastic Surgery · Augusta University

Dr. Yu is director of the Craniofacial Center at Children's Hospital of Georgia, where he has repaired cleft palates for more than 20 years.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Pediatrics Pediatric Plastic Surgery Craniofacial Surgery Cleft Lip/Palette

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