Kam Dahlquist

Chair and Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Molecular Biology Science Bioinformatics Genomics Computational Biology

Bryan Roth, Ph.D., M.D.

Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Roth and his colleagues are engaged in drug discovery and synthetic biology research

Immunohistochemistry In Vitro Pharmacology Molecular Biology Cell Culture

Ralph Baric, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Epidemiology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Ralph Baric performs research using coronaviruses as models to study the genetics of RNA viruses.

Microbiology Virology Immunology Epidemiology Coronaviruses

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

Sophia Lunt

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

The Lunt Lab focuses on understanding the role of metabolism in supporting cancer proliferation, heterogeneity, and metastasis.

Cells Metabolomics Molecular Biology Mass Spectrometry LC-MS

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

Gregg Fields, Ph.D.

Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry · Florida Atlantic University

Gregg Fields uses chemistry to answer biological questions, many of which assist in the diagnosis and treatment of major diseases.

Extracellular Matrix Biochemistry Matrix Metalloproteinase Collagen Drug Discovery Protein Biochemistry

Ty Redd

Professor of Chemistry · Southern Utah University

Specializing in molecular and cell biology, environmental chemistry, environmental contaminants, and macromolecular host guest science

Organic Macrocycles Environmental Contaminants Water Research Physical Science Molecular and Cellular Biology

Harry Klee

Eminent Scholar · University of Florida

Harry Klee’s research interests center around the biochemistry and genetics that underlie flavor in tomato and other fruits.

Genetically Modified Crops Tomato Breeding

Julio A. Camarero, PhD

John A. Biles Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in biological therapeutics, microbial pathogenicity, and protein and peptide therapeutics.

Inteins Bio-organic Chemistry Biological Therapeutics Microbial Pathogenicity Protein and peptide therapeutics

William Heyborne

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians

Suvranu De

Department Head, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering (MANE); Director, Center for Modeling, Simulation and Imaging for Medicine (CeMSIM); & J. Erik Jonsson ‘22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches novel computational technology to solve challenging and high-impact problems in engineering, medicine, and biology

Haptics Computer Modeling and Simulation Virtual Surgery Health Care Technology

Matthew Daugherty

Assistant Professor · UC San Diego

Evolution of host-pathogen interactions; innate antiviral immunity; how SARS-CoV-2 & other viruses enter the human population

Evolutionary Genomics Innate Immunity Virology Host-Pathogen Interactions

Aziz Sancar, Ph.D., M.D.

Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, School of Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Sancar's research explores DNA repair and regulation of the circadian clock

Biochemistry Molecular Biology DNA Repair Cell Cycle Checkpoints Circadian Clock

Stormy Chamberlain, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Genetics and Genome Sciences · University of Connecticut

Assistant Professor focused on angelman syndrome, genetics, and genome sciences.

Molecular Genetics Genome Science Angelman Syndrome Genetics Molecular Biology

FRANCOISE BAYLIS

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Bioethics and Philosophy · Dalhousie University

Dr. Baylis researches matters related to ethics, health law and policy of assisted human reproduction and novel genetic technologies.

Bioethics Assisted Human Reproduction Genetic Technologies & Ethics Genetics and the Law Policy & Regulation Identity

Michelle Lum

Associate Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Microbiology Plant Biology Biology Plant Research Molecular Biology

Michael J. Buchmeier

Professor of Medicine-Infectious Diseases · UC Irvine

Michael Buchmeier studies the pathogenesis and control of emerging viral infections, especially coronavirus, for more than 30 years.

Viral Pathogenesis Coronaviruses Viruses Arenaviruses Biology of RNA Viruses

Serdar Ozturk, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Ozturk’s interests include biotechnology, chemical engineering, surface and interfacial chemistry, microfluidics, and material science.

Characterization Biotechnology Microfluidics and Microfabrication Chemical Engineering Biomolecular Engineering

Kit Pogliano

Dean and Professor, Section of Molecular Biology · UC San Diego

Kit Pogliano focuses on biological tools and interactions between microbes to discover new antibiotics.

Microbial Interactions Infectious Disease Microbiology Cell Biology Drug Discovery