Adam Little

Mentor | CBASE · LifeLearn, Inc.

Adam is a veterinarian and entrepreneur with a passion for applying his diverse experience towards tackling big problems.

Global Health Dogs Epidemiology Animal Nutrition Community Outreach

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

Judith Blumstock

Senior Director, Corporate Development · MaRS Innovation

Senior Director, Mars Innovation

Investing in Life Sciences Making Investments and Overseeing Existing Portfolio Companies

Leland Sandler Coach

Consulting · The Sandler Group

Leland Sandler is a highly sought-after executive coach and consultant from Jefferson County, Colorado.

Executive Advising Business & Leadership Business Leadership Start Up Business

Joel Lessem

CEO and Co-Founder · Firmex Inc.

This CEO has a firm grasp on data storage solutions that assist businesses and organizations in improving productivity

Cloud Computing and Data Storage Entreprenuership Start-Ups Social Enterprise Sales Presentations

Amanda Paluch

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amanda Paluch is a physical activity epidemiologist and kinesiologist with a focus on advancing the measurement of physical activity.

Step Tracking Physical Activity Wearables Physical Behavior Measurement Chronic Disease Prevention

Richard Barker

Director · 2030healthfutures

Challenging and entertaining speaker on the future of healthcare and life sciences

Future of Medicine and Healthcare Implications for Life Sciences Businesses Personalised Medicine

Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Institute for Engineering and Medicine | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Boyan specializes in cell and tissue engineering

Cell and Tissue Engineering Response of Cells to Biomaterials Mechanisms of Action of Hormones and Growth Factors in Cartilage and Bone Normal and Pathological Calcification Stem Cell Delivery Technologies

Krzysztof Przybylski

Council Member | Sales Manager · Canon, Inc. | GLG|

Council Member |Sales Manager | Medical Devices | High-tech | Canon | GLG | 15+ years of expertise

Medical Devices Sales Operations Market Development Optical Diagnostics and Imaging Brand & Identity Development and Execution

Aria Eshraghi

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Aria Eshraghi has expertise in infection microbiology and his team's goal is to develop new ways to prevent and treat infections.

Francisella Francisellosis Graduate Education in the Life Sciences Tularemia Tularensis

Leonard Fleck

Professor of Philosophy · Michigan State University

Leonard Fleck is an expert in health care justice, health care rationing, as well as ethical issues related to genetic technologies.

Health care policy including changes being made by the Trump administration

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

Afroditi V. Filippas, Ph.D.

Professor, Graduate Program Director and VIP Director · Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor Filippas is VCU’s representative to CCAM. Her research focuses on Smart Manufacturing, Data Analytics, and Modeling.

Electromagnetic Device Modeling Data Analytics Higher Order Statistical Analysis Multimodal Data Analytics Experimental Design

Dr Alan Goddard

Senior Lecturer, School of Biosciences · Aston University

Dr Goddard's research interests focus around membrane proteins and the lipid membranes in which they reside.

Biological Membranes Biochemistry Lipid Membranes Membrane Protein Systems Antimicrobials

Christina Eubanks-Turner

Professor of Mathematics · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Mathematics Commutative Algebra Graph Theory Mathematics Education Broadening Participation in Mathematical Sciences

Robin Feldman

Harry & Lillian Hastings Distinguished Professor of Law ; Director of the Institute for Innovation Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: feldmanr@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4661 / Office 372-200

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Intellectual Property Startup & Innovation Law Privacy and Property Law Law & Science

Thomas D. Roper, Ph.D.

Director, Pharmaceutical Engineering| Engineering Foundation Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Roper specializes in efforts to bring engineering and science closer to patients who utilize medicines via novel technologies.

Metabolic Engineering and Biocatalysis 3D Printing of Dose Forms Long Acting Therapy Development Nanomaterials and Particle Sciences Continuous Chemical Reaction Engineering

Michael Hamblin, PhD

Principal Investigator, Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital · Associate Professor, Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Hamblin's research interests are now broadly in the area of phototherapy for multiple diseases

Microscopy Molecular Biology Photomedicine Flourescence Microscopy Biotechnology

Andrew McAninch, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Andrew McAninch specializes in ethics and applied ethics, with an emphasis on bioethics, engineering ethics, and ethics of AI.

Ethics and Applied Ethics (esp. Bioethics, Engineering Ethics, Ethics of AI) Philosophy of Action Moral Psychology Epistemology

Ana Santos Rutschman, SJD, LLM

Professor of Law · Villanova University

Professor Rutschman, SJD, LLM researches topics in health law, biotech, innovation policy, patent law, and law and technology.

Drug Prices Intellectual Property/Patent Innovation Policy Health/Bio 3D Printing Health AI