Ramani Varanasi

President and CEO · X-Biotix Therapeutics

Ramani Varanasi is a biopharmaceutical expert with experience structuring, negotiating and executing successful strategic alliances.

Clinical Trials Molecular Biology Oncology Pharmaceutical Industry Biotechnology

Angela Kashuba, Pharm.D.

John and Deborah McNeill, Jr. Distinguished Professor, Director, CFAR Clinical Pharmacology and Analytical Chemistry Core & Adjunct Professor, Infectious Diseases · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Kashuba is an associate professor of pharmacy at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill .

Coronavirus Pharmacy Pharmacology Clinical Trails Infectious Disases

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

Prof. Raina MacIntyre

Head, School of Public Health and Community Medicine & Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology · University of New South Wales

Prof. MacIntyre is an international expert in infectious diseases, vaccinology (especially for the elderly) and biosecurity.

Vaccination COVID-19 Biosecurity Epidemic Response and Emerging Infectious Diseases Vaccinology

Christopher J. Pappas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Laboratory Safety, Biology · Manhattanville College

An expert in Borrelia burgdorferi, the etiologic agent of Lyme disease.

Lab Safety / OSHA Regulations Lyme Disease Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases Leptospirosis

Jay Rappaport

Director · Tulane University

Rappaport is an expert in HIV/AIDS and nonhuman primate models of diseases in biomedical research.

COVID-19 Hiv/Aids Neuroscience Coronavirus

Yong (Tiger) Zhang, PhD

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

Yong (Tiger) Zhang is an expert in chemical biology, drug design and discovery, protein engineering, and immunotherapy.

Nanomedicine Protein Biosynthesis Immunotherapy Drug Design and Discovery Chemical Biology

Asli Aslan

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Asli Aslan specializes in Environmental Health Sciences

Watershed Management Wastewater Treatment Global Environmental Health Environmental Molecular Microbiology Environmental Health Sciences

Dr. Alan Barbour

Professor of Medicine-Infectious Diseases · UC Irvine

For more than 30 years Alan Barbour has been studying infectious diseases, and is a world-leading expert on Lyme disease.

Evolutionary Biology Microbiology Infectious Disease Medicine Molecular Genetics

Cheolho Sim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biology · Baylor University

Professor Sim's research is focused predominantly on the vector biology of human pathogens.

Vector Biology Functional Genomics Disease Vectors Biology

Jeffrey LeJeune

Professor I Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine · The Ohio State University

Jeffrey T. LeJeune is an internationally recognized expert in food safety and bacterial diseases transmitted between animals and people.

Veterinary Medicine Animal Health Ecology Food Safety Bacterial Diseases

Lorenza Beati

Curator of the U.S. National Tick Collection, Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Lorenza Beati's research focuses on the study of the taxonomy, evolutionary relationships, and population genetics of arthropods.

Hard-Ticks Ecology of the Swiss Alps Systematic Biology Arthropod Diversity Population Genetics of Arthropods

Marina Eremeeva

Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences · Georgia Southern University

Expert in health sciences

Public Heath Laboratories Zoonotic and Emerging Diseases Epidemiology Biostatistics Environmental Health Sciences

Cheryl Hertz

Senior Instructor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Genetics Biology Immunology Microbiology Infectious Disases

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

Alana Pindar

Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Environmental Sciences · University of Guelph

Wild bee expert who studies the impact of environmental stressors such as climate change and habitat loss on bee communities

Biodiversity Pollination Biology Pollination Ecological Analysis Ecological disturbance

David Livermore

Professor of Medical Microbiology · University of East Anglia

His work focuses on rapid & more precise detection of antibiotic resistance in order to identify the most appropriate antibiotic treatments.

Response to COVID Pandemic Enterobacter Infections Antibiotic Resistance Microbiology Bacteria

Myron Cohen, M.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health; Yeargan-Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology; Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases & Director, Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases · UNC at Chapel Hill

Myron S. Cohen, MD is the J. Herbert Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology and Public Health.

Coronavirus Immunology Medicine Epidemiology Microbiology

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

Robert Garry

Professor · Tulane University

Dr. Garry has published over 100 papers in the area of retrovirology

COVID-19 Pathology Lassa Fever Molecular Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis Ebola