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

David Ostrov

Associate professor · University of Florida

Dr. David Ostrov is an expert on immunology, structural biology, and drug discovery in the areas of cancer therapeutics.

Covid Autoimmunity Drug Discovery T cell immunobiology Immunology

Glenn Morris

Professor/Director · University of Florida

Dr. Glenn Morris’ initiatives include work with Covid-19 epidemiology, zika, and cholera.

Diarrheal Disease Zika Foodborne Illness Incidence Cholera Food Safety

Glenn Knox

Clinical Associate Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Knox is a double board-certified ear surgeon and trained expert witness with over 40 years of experience treating ear related disorders

Brain Injury mTBI Ear Infections Hearing Loss Ear Injury

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

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

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

Anthony Maurelli

Professor · University of Florida

Anthony Maurelli studies bacterial genetics to address questions about how bacteria cause gut disease and sexually transmitted infections.

Laboratory Capacity Building Wasterwater Epidemiology Sexually Transmitted Diseases Shigella Genetics and Pathogenesis Bacterial Pathogenesis

Michael Lauzardo

Chief/Associate 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

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.

Optimisation Computational Intelligence Data Mining Data Science

Jiang Bian

Professor/Chief · University of Florida

Jiang Bian uses big data to advance medicine and creates methods to analyze diverse, massive data sources.

Data Privacy in Healthcare Cancer Data Artificial Intelligence Data-driven Medicine Biomedical Informatics

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

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

Professor Ben Jones

Professor · Leeds Beckett University

Ben is an accredited strength and conditioning coach and works in a consultancy capacity with sports teams and national governing bodies.

Fatigue and Recovery Fluid and Electrolyte Balance Sport Sport Science Physical Education

Katie Edenfield

Associate Professor/Team Physician · University of Florida

Dr. Katie Edenfield's expertise is in non-operative sports medicine, with specific expertise in sports cardiology and sports supplements.

Doping Sports Related Concussion Sports Cardiology Swimming Sports Supplements

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.

Department Head and Associate Professor of Virology and Vaccinology · 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

John Stepp

Associate Professor · University of Florida

John Stepp conducts conservation research on the persistence, change and variation of traditional ecological knowledge.

China Biocultural Diversity Indigenous Peoples Issues Latin American Studies Ethnobotany

Caitlyn Butler

Associate Professor of Civil and Industrial Engineering · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Caitlyn Butler’s research focuses on developing energy-efficient treatment strategies for both water and wastewater treatment.

Wastewater Surveillance Microbial Fuel Cell Latrine Biofilm Systems Wastewater Treatment