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

Karla MacDonald

Vice President, Communication and Patient Advocacy · Ipsen

Karla MacDonald is an expert in strategy, leading communications and building talent for companies ranging from biotechs to large pharma.

Corporate Communications Pharmaceutical Industry Strategic Communications Patient Advocacy Drug Development

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

Roslyn Bern

President · Leacross Foundation

Roslyn Bern is president of the Leacross Foundation and an educator, business woman, and philanthropist

Philanthropic Foundations Philanthropy Women in Engineering Stem preventing violence against women

Emily Walsh

Principal Consultant · Halloran Consulting Group, Inc.

Recovering Scientist

Personalized Medicine and Genetics Translational Medicine Transitioning From the Bench Project Management 101 Program Management 101

Jessica Winter

Professor of Biomedical, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering | College of Engineering · The Ohio State University

Biomedical expert, revolutionizing our knowledge of the relationship between nanoparticles and biology

Neural Engineering Nanotechnology Biomolecular Engineering Biomedical Engineering Nanoscale neural prosthetic devices

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

Liette Vasseur

Professor and UNESCO Chair · Brock University

Working in Environmental sustainability, mainly sustainable agriculture and conservation

Plant biologist Pest management Ecosystem Management Ecosystem services Conservation 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

Dr. Goldie Nejat

Associate Professor · Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto

Goldie Nejat, PhD, P.Eng. is the Founder and Director of the Autonomous Systems and Biomechatronics (ASBLab) Laboratory

Biomedical Engineering Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Applied Mechanics and Design Robotics, Mechatronics and Instrumentation Human Factors/Ergonomics

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

Rich Lenski

Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics · Michigan State University

“The Man Who Bottled Evolution”

Experimental Evolution Bacteria Digital Organisms Dynamics of Evolution Microbiology

M. Eric Benbow

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Insect - Microbe interactions in aquatic ecology, forensics, and human health.

Forensic Sciences Infectious Disease Ecology Aquatic Entomology Aquatic Ecology Microbial Ecology

Mo Jiang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · Virginia Commonwealth University

Advance material manufacturing for health and energy applications

Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Multiphase Flow Process crystallization (Bio)Pharmaceuticals Battery materials

Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin, Jr. Dean, College of Engineering | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dean 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

Timothy B. Folta, Ph.D.

Professor of Management; Thomas John and Bette Wolff Family Chair in Strategic Entrepreneurship; Academic Director, Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation · University of Connecticut

Prof Folta is an expert in entrepreneurship and corporate strategy, analyzing decisions around entry, exit, and diversification.

Strategic Management Market Entry and Exit Corporate Strategy and Diversification Innovation Policy Managing Uncertainty

B. Frank Gupton, Ph.D.

Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Chair in Pharmaceutical Engineering; Chair, Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Gupton's research is focused on the development of new technologies that will streamline organic synthesis

Cross-Coupling Catalysis Flow Chemistry / Continual Chemical Processing Organic Synthesis in Pharmaceutical Applications

David Sinclair

Director · International Longevity Centre

Particular interests in older consumers, adult vaccination, active ageing, financial services, & the role of technology in an ageing society

Ageing Local Government Stakeholder Engagement Public Policy Policy Analysis

Deepa Dabir

Associate Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Disease Disease Mechanisms Yeast Genetics Neuroscience Cell Biology

Manish Dhane

e-Marketing Analyst

Manish Dhane is Digital Marketing Analyst

Social Media Internet Marketing Search Engine Optimization