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

Dr David Matthews

Reader in Virology · University of Bristol

Applying high throughput approaches to study infectious disease

COVID-19 CoV Proteomics Adenovirus Vaccines Respiratory Viruses

Glenn Morris

Professor/Director · University of Florida

Glenn Morris’ initiatives include work with cholera and other diarrheal diseases.

Malaria Food Safety Zika Evolutionary genetics Foodborne Illness Incidence

Piyush Jain

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Piyush Jain researches the molecular basis of DNA and ways to improve technologies such as CRISPR and Cas.

CRISPR/Cas systems Nanomaterials Nucleic Acids Gene Editing Bioengineering

Derek Cummings

Professor · University of Florida

Derek Cummings’ research on emerging pathogens has included studies of MERS, Ebola and novel influenza.

Emerging Pathogens Immunology of Infectious Diseases Global Health Ebola Influenza

John Lednicky

Research Professor · University of Florida

John Lednicky focuses on microbiology and molecular biology, various bacteria, fungi and viruses, including influenza and coronaviruses.

Airborne Transmission Zoonotic Diseases West Nile Virus Infectious Disease Airborne Disease

C. Michael White, Pharm.D., FCP, FCCP

Head and Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice · University of Connecticut

Dr. White’s research interests are in drug, dietary supplement, and illicit drug safety, quality, and cost

Diet CBD Drug Costs Dietary Supplements Cardiovascular Drugs

Matthew Gurka

Professor/Director · University of Florida

Matthew Gurka is a biostatistician who has focused his collaborations on child health research.

Biostatistics Early Childhood Education

Alison Barth

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Maxwell H. and Gloria C. Connan Professor in the Life Sciences, Biological Sciences, Neuroscience Institute

Neuroscience

Michael Lauzardo

Chief/Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Michael Lauzardo's clinical practice and research centers around tuberculosis among at-risk populations.

Public Health Pulmonary Tuberculosis Pulmonary Disease Tuberculosis

Lauren Berkow

Professor/Chief/Director/M.D. · University of Florida

Dr. Lauren Berkow is an expert on airway management and neuroanesthesia.

Environmental Sustainability in Healthcare Neuroanesthesia Difficult Airway Management

Dr Felipe Campelo

Senior Lecturer, Computer Science · Aston University

Dr Campelo works in data science. He creates solution pipelines integrating data mining, optimisation and multicriteria decision support.

Data Science Computational Intelligence Optimisation Data Mining

Matt Hitchings

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Matt Hitchings researches the effectiveness of interventions against infectious disease, including COVID-19, influenza and dengue virus.

COVID-19 Infectious Disease Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Avinash Bidra

Clinical Professor & Director, Post-Graduate Prosthodontics · University of Connecticut

Dr. Avinash Bidra is an expert in advanced prosthodontics, subcrestal prosthodontics (implant surgery) and maxillofacial prosthodontics.

Public Health Implant Surgery Subcrestal Prosthodontics Dentistry Prosthodontics

Professor Stephan Lewandowsky

Professor in Cognitive Science · University of Bristol

Leading voice on misinformation, fake news and propaganda

Online Information Climate Change Belief Misinformation Propaganda Fake News

Cliff Bailey

Emeritus Professor, College of Health and Life Sciences · Aston University

Professor Bailey's research is mainly directed towards the pathogenesis and treatment of diabetes.

Diabetes Endocrinology Insulin Therapy Diabetes Treatments Surrogate Beta-Cells

Paulo Verardi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Expert on vaccine development & virology (Smallpox, Rinderpest, Zika, coronaviruses, Rift Valley, Powassan, SFTSV, Heartland, & more)

COVID-19 Mosquito-borne Diseases Tick-borne Diseases Zika Smallpox

John Brownstein

Chief Innovation Officer · Boston Children's Hospital

John Brownstein's research is focused on predicting patterns of epidemics and pandemics, and the efficacy of disease control strategies.

Population Health Informatics Molecular Biology Program Management Epidemiology Public Health

Justin O'Grady

Honorary Professor · University of East Anglia

His research is into the rapid detection of infections, particularly respiratory infections such as Tuberculosis and Pneumonia.

Detection of Pneumonia Respiratory Infections Microbiology Medical Microbiology Detection of Tuberculosis

Robert Walker

Professor · University of Florida

Robert Walker is a human geographer with training in statistics and economics who studies land cover change processes.

Land Change The Amazon Latin American Studies Land Use Change Modeling Geospatial Analysis and Techniques