Dr Simon Underdown

Reader in Biological Anthropology in the Human Origins and Paleo-Environments Research Group · Oxford Brookes University

He researches human evolution - examining ancient DNA to reconstruct past human and animal life.

Public Engagement in Science Human Evolution Anthropology Ancient DNA Genetics

Craig Smith

Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development · Vanderbilt University

Expert on cognitive neuroscience, with a particular focus on emotion and coping with stress.

Cognitive Neuroscience Adaptation Emotion Health Psychology Social Psychology

Dr Dannielle Green

Senior Lecturer in Ecology · Anglia Ruskin University

She researches the impact of human activities on land, rivers, seas and oceans.

Discarded Cigarette Waste Plastic Pollution Oceans Ecology Marine Biology

Shankar Subramaniam

Chair and Professor of Bioengineering, Professor Chemistry and Biochemistry and Nanotechnology · UC San Diego

Research in the Subramaniam laboratory spans several areas of bioinformatics, systems biology and medicine.

Neurology Systems Medicine Bioengineering Gene Expression and Regulation Genetics and Genomics

C. Ray Chandler

Professor · Georgia Southern University

C. Ray Chandler is an expert in the ecology of coastal plains

Biology Ecology of the Coastal Plain Birds

Imogen Coe

Dean, Faculty of Science · Ryerson University

Dr Imogen R. Coe is a scientist who is internationally recognized for her advocacy in promoting equity & diversity in science in Canada

Science Education Women in STEM Membrane Protein Cell Biology Membrane Protein Cell Biochemistry Clinical Research

Sasha Kabanov, Ph.D.

Mescal Swaim Ferguson Distinguished Professor, Eshelman School of Pharmacy · UNC at Chapel Hill

Kabanov has conducted pioneering research that has considerably influenced current ideas and approaches in drug delivery and nanomedicine.

Pharmacology Pharmaceutical Development Chemistry Science Biochemistry

David Hu

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

David Hu's research focuses on fundamental problems of hydrodynamics and elasticity that have bearing on problems in biology.

Physical Applied Mathematics Biomechanics Fluid Dynamics Fluid Mechanics Solid Mechanics

Suvranu De

Department Head, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering (MANE); Director, Center for Modeling, Simulation and Imaging for Medicine (CeMSIM); & J. Erik Jonsson ‘22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches novel computational technology to solve challenging and high-impact problems in engineering, medicine, and biology

Haptics Computer Modeling and Simulation Virtual Surgery Health Care Technology

Donald Hoffman

Professor Cognitive Science · UC Irvine

Donald Hoffman studies consciousness, visual perception and evolutionary psychology.

Visual Recognition Virtual Reality Philosophy Consciousness and Cognition Machine and Human Vision

Tim Crippen

Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Crippen's research focuses on evolutionary behavior.

Military Sociology Political Sociology Evolution Darwinism American Education

René Olivares-Navarrete, D.D.S, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | D.D.S, National Autonomous University of Mexico | Ph.D., National Autonomous University of Mexico · VCU DEPT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Olivares-Navarrete’s research focuses on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine approaches for Craniofacial and Orthopaedic needs.

Tissue Engineering Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Biomaterials for Craniofacial and Musculoskeletal Tissues Immunomodulation and Immunoengineering Wnt Signaling in Morphogenesis Healing and Regeneration

Deborah Kurrasch

Associate Professor, Department of Medical Genetics · University of Calgary

Kurrasch’s research is focused on genetic programs that govern hypothalamic development using both mice and zebrafish as model organisms.

Molecular Biology Developmental Biology Pharmacology Neuroscience Genetics

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Rachel Warren

Professor of Global Climate Change · University of East Anglia

Her work assesses the risks that climate change poses to humans and ecosystems.

Hydrology Sustainable Development Climate Change Ecosystems Biodiversity

Sophia Lunt

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

The Lunt Lab focuses on understanding the role of metabolism in supporting cancer proliferation, heterogeneity, and metastasis.

Cells Metabolomics Molecular Biology Mass Spectrometry LC-MS

Serge Resnikoff

Professor · University of New South Wales

Professor Serge Resnikoff is an international expert and consultant in global public health, ophthalmology, and eye health.

Biostatistics Public Health Topical Medicine Ophthalmology Air and Space Medicine

Allison McDonald

Associate Professor of Biology · Wilfrid Laurier University

Expert in plant and animal physiology with a focus on how organisms make energy. Advocate for women and persons with disabilities in STEM.

Plant and Animal Physiology and Biochemistry Bioenergetics (Mitochondria and Chloroplasts) Human Mitochondrial Diseases and Disorders Women in STEM Origin of Life and Endosymbiosis

Ning Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Professor Zhang is engineering strategies for the treatment of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and brain stroke

Stem Cell Biology Central nervous system trauma and diseases Biomaterials for oral biofilm prevention

Yong (Tiger) Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Yong (Tiger) Zhang is an expert in chemical biology, drug design and discovery, protein engineering, and immunotherapy.

Nanomedicine Protein Biosynthesis Immunotherapy Drug Design and Discovery Chemical Biology