Jennifer Gardy

Canada Research Chair in Public Health Genomics | Science Television Host · University of British Columbia | BC Centre for Disease Control | CBC Television

Sequencing DNA to track infectious diseases, and occasionally appearing on your favourite science TV shows

Genomics Bioinformatics Public Health Tuberculosis Science Communication

Susan Desaulniers

Senior Director, Cardiovascular & Metabolism · Biogen

Susan Desaulniers is an expert in developing leading global clinical programs that protect people from infectious diseases.

Drug Discovery Regulatory Compliance Global Pharmaceutical and Clinical Development Programs Project Management Quality Assurance

Richard Oberhelman, MD

Chair of the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences and adjunct professor of pediatrics. · Tulane University

Dr. Oberhelman is an expert in impact, prevention and control of enteric infections/diarrheal diseases in children and COVID-19.

Coronavirus Impact prevention and control of enteric infections/diarrheal diseases in children International research training Impact, prevention and control of tuberculosis in children COVID-19

Marci Lynn Drees, M.D., MS

Chief Infection Prevention Officer and Hospital Epidemiologist · ChristianaCare

Marci Drees, M.D., MS, FACP, DTMH, is highly sought after national expert on infectious disease and vaccines.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Influenza (Flu) Healthcare-associated Infections Vaccines Mass Vaccination

David B. Peden, M.D.

Faculty · UNC-Chapel Hill

Nationally recognized as a leader in pediatric allergy and immunology, with particular interest in inflammatory processes of the body.

Coronavirus Lung Biology Environmental Sciences Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Allergy and Immunology

Stephen Rich

Professor of Microbiology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Stephen Rich studies zoonotic diseases, with a focus on tick-borne diseases and human malaria. He is the director TickReport.

Alpha-gal Zoonotic Diseases Malaria Research Parasitic diseases Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases

Andrew Noymer

Associate Professor of Public Health · UC Irvine

Andrew Noymer is an epidemiologist and demographer with an expertise in pandemics and post-pandemic social recovery.

Mathematical Sociology 1918 Influenza Pandemic Pandemic response Health and Mortality Demography

Pere Santamaria

Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Infectious Diseases · Diabetes Canada

Looking at the immunogenetics and immunopathogenesis of autoimmune disorders, with a particular focus on type 1 diabetes.

Therapeutic Intervention Autoimmune Diseases Type 1 Diabetes Immunogenetics

Pramod Srivastava, M.D.

Director of the UConn Health Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center · University of Connecticut

Immunology expert, specializing in the development of vaccinations for difficult-to-treat ovarian cancer

Vaccination for Ovarian Cancer Novel Cancer Immunotherapy

Dawn Wesson

Associate Professor · Tulane University

Professor Wesson is a national expert in vector-borne diseases spread by mosquitoes.

Zika Virus Chagas Disease Mosquito-Borne Viruses West Nile Virus Medical Entomology

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

Dra. María Eugenia Jiménez Corona

Deputy General Director of Epidemiology · Directorate General of Epidemiology (DGE)

Dra. María Eugenia Jiménez Corona serves as Deputy General Director of Epidemiology, Secretary of Health.

Vaccination COVID-19 Organization Analysis Fund Raising Immunology

Arni Rao

Professor · Augusta University

A respected leader in mathematical modeling for tracing the spread of infectious diseases, including COVID-19.

Complex Dynamics, Mathematical Analyses Infectious Disease Mathematical Modeling and Simulation

Gonçalo Sousa Pinto

Lead for Practice Development and Transformation · International Pharmaceutical Federation

Gonçalo Sousa Pinto leads the area of Development and Transformation of the Profession at the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP).

Vector-Borne Diseases Pharmacy-based Vaccination Public Health Medicines Use Optimisation Non-Communicable Diseases

Cheryl Hertz

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Genetics Biology Immunology Microbiology Infectious Disases

Dr. E. David G. McIntosh

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer · Imperial College

Dr E. David G. McIntosh is an Australian paediatrician, Vaccinologist and Infectious Disease Specialist.

Vaccination COVID-19 Pharmacology Vaccines Adult Vaccination

Gerry Brunk

Managing Director · Lumira Ventures

Gerry Brunk is a venture capital investor with expertise in biotechnology, medical devices, start-ups and corporate strategy.

Business Strategy Medical Devices Pharmaceutical Industry Drug Development Commercialization

Shan-Lu Liu

Professor I Department of Veterinary Biosciences · The Ohio State University

Professor Liu studies virus-host interactions, in particular how RNA viruses enter host cells and cause pathogenesis in humans and animals.

Viral Infections HIV Ebola Lung Cancer Cancer Biology

Clay C.C. Wang, PhD

Chair & Professor of the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in natural products drug discovery, gene regulation of fungal secondary metabolism, metabolic engineering, and space biology.

Space Biology Gene Regulation of Fungal Secondary Metabolism Pharmacology Fungal and Bacterial Genomes Natural Products Drug Discovery

Dr. John Schieffelin

Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics, Sections of Pediatric & Adult Infectious Diseases · Tulane University

His research focuses on the natural history, clinical care and immunology of viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs)

COVID-19 Clinical Infectious Disease Infections in Transplant Recipients Virology and Immunology Tuberculosis