Swati Agrawal

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Agrawal's research focuses on protozoan pathogens that cause serious diseases like African sleeping sickness and Toxoplasmosis.

Molecular Biology (CRISPR-cas9 gene editing) Microscopy (Fluorescence, Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopy) Biochemistry Bioinformatics Biomolecular Visualization (PyMOL, MolStar, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality)

Tamara Franz-Odendaal

Professor, Faculty of Biology, NSERC Chair Women in Science and Engineering- Atlantic Canada; Principal Investigator - Bone Development Laboratory · Mount Saint Vincent University

Developmental biologist / Anatomist; Advocate for the Advancement of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Morphology Embryology Molecular Biology Anatomy Genetics

Parrish Waters

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Parrish Waters’ areas of expertise include neuroscience, physiology, hormone axis function, stress physiology and sensory perception.

Neuroscience Scientific Writing Molecular Biology Stress Physiology Human Physiology

Chunyu Wang

Professor, Biological Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Applying nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy to study Alzheimer's and other diseases.

Oncology Biochemistry Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Biomedical imaging Alzheimer's Disease

Ken Catania

Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on sensory systems' impact on animal behavior, particularly naked mole rats, star-nosed moles, cockroaches and eels.

spatial maps rodents Biological Sciences neural processing mammals

Gentry Patrick

Professor · UC San Diego

Gentry Patrick researches neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Lewy body disease.

Dementia Alzheimer's Disease Protein Synthesis and Degradation Neurobiology Synaptic Activity

Simon Garnier

Assistant Professor, College of Science and Liberal Arts · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Garnier focuses on the study of collective behaviors and swarm intelligence in natural and artificial systems

Biological Sciences Swarm Robotics Interdisciplinary Education Collective Behavior Swarm Intelligence

Stephen Kajiura, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

He studies the sensory biology and behavior of sharks and their relatives as well as their seasonal migrations in southeast Florida.

Telemetry Rays Shark Behavior Sensory Biology Elasmobranchs

Richard Aronson, Ph.D.

Department Head | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Aronson's research combines paleontology and ecology to reconstruct the response of marine communities to environmental changes.

Marine Biology Coral-Reef Ecology Ecology Paleobiology Antarctica

Fredric Govedich

Professor of Biology / Department Chair · Southern Utah University

Specializing in predator prey interactions, evolution of reproductive strategies, and leech systematics

Evolutionary Biology Population Biology Predator Prey Interactions Leech Systematics Animal Behavior

Frank M. LaFerla

Chancellor’s Professor and Dean · UC Irvine

Frank M. LaFerla,Ph.D.,is the dean of the UCI School of Biological Sciences.His research focuses on the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Learning and Memory Alzheimer's Disease Molecular Biology Neurodegenerative disorders

James Nieh

Professor, Section of Ecology, Behavior and Evolution · UC San Diego

James Nieh’s research focuses on bee communication and bee health.

Predator Hornets and Impact on Bees Honey Bees Ecology Beekeeping Pesticides

Lynn Lewis

Professor, Biology · University of Mary Washington

Lynn Lewis is a professor of biology at the University of Mary Washington.

Biology Microbiology Virology University Teaching Academic Advising

Hadis Morkoç, Ph.D.

Founders Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Morkoç researches nitride semiconductor heterostructures and devices

Group III-V Semiconductors Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) Nitride Semiconductor Heterostructures

Owen Jones

Glenn M. Weaver, M.D. and Mary Ellen Weaver Chair in Law, Brain, and Behavior · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the intersection of law and behavioral biology.

Contracts Law and Neuroscience Law and Behavioral Sciences Law and Behavioral Biology Evolutionary Analysis in Law

Kit Pogliano

Dean and Professor, Section of Molecular Biology · UC San Diego

Kit Pogliano focuses on biological tools and interactions between microbes to discover new antibiotics.

Microbial Interactions Infectious Disease Microbiology Cell Biology Drug Discovery

Alison Barth

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Maxwell H. and Gloria C. Connan Professor in the Life Sciences, Biological Sciences, Neuroscience Institute

Neuroscience

Jennifer Hurley

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Investigating fundamental mechanisms underlying the circadian clock and health implications of a disrupted clock.

Ecology Protein Structure / Function Relationships Macrophages Circadian Rhythms Neurospora

Professor Innes Cuthill

Professor of Behavioural Ecology · University of Bristol

Innes Cuthill's research has helped change the way behavioural ecologists and ethologists study animal coloration.

Human Applications of Camouflage Vision of Birds Animal Camouflage Animal Colouration Vision of Fish

Jessica Reichmuth, PhD

Associates Professor and Associate Director · Augusta University

A leading expert in marine ecology and community ecology, ranging from crustacean population genetics to invertebrate animal behavior.

Biological Sciences Marine Ecology Community Ecology