Riccardo Panicucci

Senior VP CMC · QED Therapeutics and Origin Biosciences

Riccardo Panicucci is an expert in the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, clinical development, and biopharmaceuticals.

Technology Transfer Biotechnology Clinical Development Drug Discovery Drug Development

Jonathan Moreno

Professor · University of Pennsylvania Health System

Professor at University of Pennsylvania Health System

Bioethics Biopolitics National Security Policy

Tani Chen

Patent Attorney · Wolf Greenfield

Tani Chen counsels clients in IP protection across a variety of areas including nanotechnology, chemical processes, and analytical devices.

Pharmaceutical Chemical & Materials Technologies Intellectual Property Protection Intellectual Property Biotechnology

Anna Yeung-Cheung, Ph.D.

Professor, Biology · Manhattanville College

An expert in Principles of Biology, Microbiology, Principles of Virology, Infectious Disease, and Human Disease.

Nutrition in Health & Disease Infectious Disease Microbiology Principles of Biology Principles of Virology

Alex Hodgson

Managing Director / Co-Founder · 1DegreeBio Inc.

Managing Director / Founder @ 1DegreeBio

Biotechnology Lifesciences Start-Ups Science Academia

Ding-Yu Fei, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., M.S., Tsinghua University, China | Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University · VCU College of Engineering

Bioinstrumentation expert, theorizing the future of brain-computer interface-based devices

Development of new instruments for applications in telemedicine Development of brain-computer interface-based devices for patients with movement disorder Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques for studies of vessel properties and vascular hemodynamics Ultrasonic imaging techniques for studies of cardiovascular dynamics Technologies for radiation oncology

Avak Kahvejian

Partner, VentureLabs · Flagship Pioneering

Avak Kahvejian is an expert in conceiving and launching internally generated platform companies and leveraging new biological mechanisms.

Biotechnologies Design Biology Technology Biological Mechanisms

Robert Coleman

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Coleman is both a research scientist and an entrepreneur. He is a founding member of Codagenix, a biotech start-up company.

Biotechnology Start Up Companies Infectious Diseases Vaccines Biology

Kevin Asbjornson

Managing Director & Global Executive Coach · Inspire Imagine Innovate, Pte. Ltd.

Master Facilitator and Global Executive Coach who inspires personal transformation, engages the imagination and evokes engaging leadership.

Leadership is A Performing Art Global Leadership; Global Mindset Creativity & Innovation in the Workplace Personal Centeredness & Well-Being Coaching for Performance and Potential

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

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

Nancy Fujishige

Associate Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Biology Plant Development Microbiology Molecular Biology Genetics

Massimo Faggioli, PhD

Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Massimo Faggioli, PhD, is an expert on the history and administrative inner workings of the Catholic Church and of the papacy.

Pope Francis Religion Catholicism and World/European Politics Historical Theology and Ecclesiology American Catholicism

Sarah Gross

Biology Department Chair, and Associate Professor, Biology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Gross is an expert in the field of Virology, specializing in herpesviruses.

Biology Biomedical Science Virology Cell Biology Zika Virus

Rachel Noble, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

A main thread of Rachel Noble’s work is the application of novel molecular techniques for applied and basic science.

stormwater E. Coli Water Treatment Microbial Contaminants Viruses

Kellie Watson

Head of Licensing, Corporate Development · LabCorp

Kellie Watson is an expert in biotechnology, scientific communications, and assisting biotechnology companies.

Diagnostics Life Sciences Cellular Biology Molecular Biology Biology

Stephanie Willerth

Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering · University of Victoria

I run an internationally recognized research group focused on stem cell bioengineering.

Stem Cells Biomaterials Drug Delivery Systems Tissue Engineering Neuroscience

Jens O.M. Karlsson, PhD

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Jens Karlsson, PhD, specializes in biothermal sciences, including cryobiology (cooling) and hyperthermic processes (heating).

Hyperthermic Processes Intracellular Ice Formation Cryopreservation Biophysical Mechanisms Cryosurgery

Barry Elkind

Manager, Technology & Venture Development (Head, Molecular Diagnostics) · MaRS Innovation

Commercializing life science technologies in the areas of molecular diagnostics, medical devices and therapeutics

Molecular Cell Biology Molecular Diagnostics Life Sciences Commercialization Project and Program Management

Paul Jansen

Consultant, Board Member and Advisor · Haselmeier Group

Paul Jansen is an experienced pharmaceutical industry professional with expertise in drug and biologics device development.

Biotechnology Pharmaceutical Industry Drug Development Biologics Device Development Product Launch