Scott Requadt

CEO · Talaris Therapeutics

Scott Requadt has operating and investment experience in the biopharmaceutical industry including therapeutics, medtech and diagnostics.

Entrepreneurship Corporate Development Life Sciences Biotechnology Venture Capital

Edie Dullaghan

Head, Target Validation · Centre for Drug Research and Development

Striving for excellence through mentoring people and by fostering creative/critical thinking,

Drug Development Infectious Disease Biology Molecular Genetics of Gene Expression Immunohistochemistry Antibiotic development

Justin Cole

Director of the Center for Pharmacy Innovation · Cedarville University

Dr. Cole is an expert in pediatrics, pharmacy innovation, interprofessional care, and pharmacy practice advancement.

Neurology Pharmacy Clinical Pharmacy Pediatrics Pharmacy Innovation

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

Elias Sayour

Assistant Professor/M.D. · University of Florida

Dr. Elias Saymour is an expert in pediatric oncology and hematology with a specialization in immunologic treatment of cancer.

Pediatric Oncology mRNA Vaccines Cancer Immunotherapy Pediatric Cancer

Steven G. Kinsey, Ph.D.

Professor, Director, Center for Advancement in Managing Pain · University of Connecticut

Steven G. Kinsey is an educator and researcher with specialized training in pain, immunology, and behavioral pharmacology.

Pain Management Substance Use Disorders Chronic Pain Cannabinoids Anxiety

Deepak Vashishth

Director, Center for Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies & Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Working to redefine the role of a top tier research university

Extracellular Matrix Science and Engineering Osteocalcin Glycation Tissue Engineering Bone

Whitney Stoppel

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Whitney Stoppel focuses on transport in biological systems, biomolecular engineering, and natural biopolymer characterization.

Nanomaterials Surgical Materials Silk Fibers Silk Fibroin Biomaterials

Sandro R. P. da Rocha, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Sciences Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. da Rocha specializes in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering and nanotechnology.

Nanomedicine Nonivasive Drug & Gene Delivery Biomaterials Cancer nanotechnology Aerosol formulation

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

Pankaj Karande

Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on engineering peptides as novel drugs, drug carriers, affinity agents, and biomaterials for medical applications

Diagnostics Vaccine Design Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Peptide Engineering

Sina Rabbany

Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Professor of Engineering · Hofstra University

Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science, The Jean Nerken Distinguished Professor in Engineering and Professor of Engineering

Cellular and Tissue Engineering Biomedical Engineering Bioengineering Biomechanics Stem Cell Biology

Jeff Karp

Professor · Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives.

Biomaterials Stem Cell Therapeutics Drug Delivery Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering

Michael J. McClure, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | BE, Vanderbilt University | Ph.D, Virginia Commonwealth University · VCU College of Engineering

Understanding the role of extracellular matrix and mechanical forces to regulate skeletal muscle structure, function, and innervation.

Muscle aging Cell-matrix interactions Integrin-mediated signaling Myoblast fusion Regenerative rehabilitation in skeletal muscle trauma

Reinhard Laubenbacher

Professor · University of Florida

Reinhard Laubenbacher's research is in computational and mathematical systems biology, with applications to human health.

Systems Biology Data Science Systems Medicine Mathematical and Computational Modeling Computational Immunology

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD

Professor, Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology · Tulane University

Dr. Ferdinand focuses on cardiac risk factor evaluation and control, including communities of racial and ethnic minorities.

COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Nuclear Cardiology Hypertension Cardiology Hyperlipidemia

Wujie Zhang, Ph.D.

Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Wujie Zhang is an expert in biomaterials, tissue engineering, stem cell-based medicine, micro/nanotechnology, and drug delivery.

Biomaterials Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Micro/Nano-technology Drug Delivery Stem Cell Research

Mark Namchuk

Executive Director Therapeutics Translation · Harvard Medical School

Mark Namchuk works with scientists to identify and insights into clinical therapies, advancing scientific discoveries.

Clinical Trials Pharamcology Drug Discovery Drug Development Biotechnology

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

Russell Schwartz

Professor and Department Head · Carnegie Mellon University

Russell Schwartz works in computational biology and the use of algorithms, AI, machine learning, and simulation in biomedical science.

Cancer Biology Biophysics Population Genetics Computational Genomics Machine Learning