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

Zhipeng Lu, PhD

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

An expert in RNA structures and interactions, chemical tools for RNA, RNA in genetic and infectious diseases, and computational biology.

Computational Biology Chemical tools for RNA RNA structures and interactions RNA in genetic and infectious diseases

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

Serghei Mangul, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Serghei Mangul's research focuses on improving the techniques of bioinformatics.

Bioinformatics Quantitative Biosciences Clinical Pharmacy Computational Biosciences Computational Biology

Jessica Rouge, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Professor Rouge is an expert in enzyme-mediated assembly of nanomaterials and delivery of DNA and RNA into cells.

SELEX Therapeutic Oligonucleotides Gene Regulation Nanocharacterization

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

Colin Brenan

CEO and Founder · 1CellBiO Inc.

Colin Brenan is a serial entrepreneur with expertise in research, project management, and financing of early-stage life science companies.

Business Development Commercialization of Life Science Technologies Product Development Lifesciences Start-Ups

Lukasz Kurgan, Ph.D.

Robert J. Mattauch Endowed Professor and Vice Chair of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Data scientist specializing in high-throughput structural bioinformatics of proteins & small RNAs.

Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Structural Genomics Big Data Analysis Computer-aided molecular modeling Protein-ligand(drug) interactions

Roger F. Duncan, PhD

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

Roger Duncan is an expert in molecular responses to cellular stress and regulation of translation.

Regulation of Translation Toxicology DNA RNA Molecular Responses to Cellular Stress

Henry J. Donahue, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin Jr. Professor and Distinguished Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | BS, San Diego State University; Ph.D. UC Santa Barbara · VCU College of Engineering

Bone, mechanobiology, regenerative medicine, effects of space travel on bone and muscle, gap junctions, osteoblast, osteocyte, osteoclast

Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Musculoskeletal Mechanobiology Space Biology and Bioengineering

Ian S. Haworth, PhD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Ian Haworth's research focuses on bioinformatics, computer-aided drug design and therapeutic drug development.

Therapeutic drug development Computational Chemistry Computer-aided Molecular Design DNA and RNA structure Protein Structure

Prof. Allan Randrup Thomsen

Professor, Department of Immunology and Microbiology · University of Copenhagen

Prof. Allan Thomsen research is focused on immunology and microbiology.

Microbiology Virology Medicine Immunology

Jung Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Jung Lee is an expert in bioinformatics, drug design and molecular modeling.

Molecular Modeling Computational Biology Chemistry Biomolecular Engineering Bioinformatics

Kam Dahlquist

Chair and Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Molecular Biology Science Bioinformatics Genomics Computational 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

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

Dr. Hugo López Gatell Ramírez

Director of Innovation in Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control · National Institute of Public Health

Physician, specialist in Internal Medicine, and Master in Medical Sciences.

COVID-19 Internal Medicine Epidemiology Public Health Coronavirus

Carolyn Viviano

Associate Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Biology Curriculum Design Student Development Clinical Research

Mimi Ito

Professor in Residence Informatics · UC Irvine

Mizuko Ito is a cultural anthropologist of technology use, focusing on children and youth's changing relationships to media.

Media and Communications Anthropology Children/Video Games Technology

Anna Nagurney

John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations & Information Management · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Anna Nagurney studies network systems with applications including congested urban transportation networks, disaster relief and supply chains

COVID-19 and supply chains Sustainable Supply Chains Supply Chain and Logistics Management Cold Chain Logistics