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

Ethan Bier

Professor · UC San Diego

Ethan Bier's research uses fruit flies and other animals to better understand human diseases.

Protein Biosynthesis Developmental Patterning Cellular Biosciences Active Genetics Human Disease Mechanisms

Dra. Celia Alpuche Aranda

Directora Ejecutiva del Centro de Investigación sobre Enfermedades Infecciosas (Executive Director) · Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública

Director of Research Center for Infectious Diseases at the National Institute of Public Health

Immunization Infectious Diseases Bacterial Pathogenesis Epidemiological and Molecular Mechanisms Vaccination

B. Frank Gupton, Ph.D.

Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Chair in Pharmaceutical Engineering; Chair, Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Gupton's research is focused on the development of new technologies that will streamline organic synthesis

Cross-Coupling Catalysis Flow Chemistry / Continual Chemical Processing Organic Synthesis in Pharmaceutical Applications

Jennifer Hurley

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Investigating fundamental mechanisms underlying the circadian clock and health implications of a disrupted clock.

Ecology Protein Structure / Function Relationships Macrophages Circadian Rhythms Neurospora

Edith Mirzaian, PharmD, BCACP

Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Assistant Dean of Curriculum · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in international travel medicine and immunizations, as well as pharmacy-based patient care services and pharmacy education.

Pharmacy Education Improving STAR ratings in MTM Services in Medicare Populations Immunizations and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases International Travel Health Collaborative Practice Implementation and Compensation Mechanism for Clinical Pharmacy Services

Tony Hu

Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Biotechnology Innovation · Tulane University

Tony Hu is a pioneer in developing advanced diagnostics for personalized medicine and COVID-19 research.

Nanoengineering Biotechnology Innovation COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Biomaterials Biomedical Engineering

Abigail Larson

Associate Professor of Kinesiology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bioenergetics and sports nutrition, advanced exercise prescription, and cardiovascular disease

Sport Rock Climbing Bioactivity Bioenergetics and Sports Nutrition Advanced Exercise Prescription Sports Conditioning

The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson

President · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Serves as the 18th President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the oldest technological research university in the United States

Research Women in STEM Science Innovation Leadership

Robert Abramovitch

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Robert Abramovitch is an assistant professor at Michigan State University.

Antibiotic Resistance Tuberculosis Reaserch Microbiology Plant Pathology

Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D.

Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

DeSimone’s lab uses nanotechnology to engineer new disease treatment approaches, as well as 3D printing to engineer novel medical devices.

3-D Printing Nanotechnology Innovation Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering

Saad Bhamla

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

The Bhamla Lab explores fundamental and applied research questions through the development of new experimental tools and techniques.

Materials and Nanotechnology Biotechnology Organismic Physics Global Health Complex Systems

Stephen Rich

Professor of Microbiology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Stephen Rich studies zoonotic diseases, with a focus on tick-borne diseases and human malaria. He is the director TickReport.

Alpha-gal Zoonotic Diseases Malaria Research Parasitic diseases Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases

William Hahn, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Florida Atlantic University

William Hahn researches neural networks and deep learning.

Neural Networks Deep Learning Medical Imaging

Dr. John Schieffelin

Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics, Sections of Pediatric & Adult Infectious Diseases · Tulane University

His research focuses on the natural history, clinical care and immunology of viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs)

COVID-19 Clinical Infectious Disease Infections in Transplant Recipients Virology and Immunology Tuberculosis

Majora Carter

President · MCG Consulting

MacArthur "genius" Fellow; One of 6 talks that launched TED.com in '06; Peabody Award winning broadcaster with ThePromisedLand.org; and Urba

Visionary Leadership Cost Reductions Through Smart Planning Small Business Incubation

Ariel Garten

Founder and Chief Evangelist Officer · Muse

Global speaker, female tech founder, and expert in brain, neuroscience, psychotherapy, entrepreneurship, innovation, and women in business.

Neuroscience of Meditation Brain Computer Interface Start Up Mindfulness Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin, Jr. Dean, College of Engineering | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dean Boyan specializes in cell and tissue engineering

Cell and Tissue Engineering Response of Cells to Biomaterials Mechanisms of Action of Hormones and Growth Factors in Cartilage and Bone Normal and Pathological Calcification Stem Cell Delivery Technologies

Dr. Adey Nyamathi

Founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Nursing · UC Irvine

Dr. Nyamathi conducts studies among vulnerable groups, including homeless, drug-addicted and incarcerated persons and gay/bisexual youth.

Vulnerable Populations Tuberculosis Role of Nursing Hiv/Aids Hepatitis

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