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

Prof. Francesco Cappuccio

Professor & Cephalon Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine & Epidemiology, Warwick Medical School · University of Warwick

Francesco Cappuccio is an expert in the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease, nutrition, metabolic abnormalities and cardiovascular risk.

Salt Intake Cardiovascular Risk Epidemiology of Cadiovascular Disease Sleep Deprivation Sleep

Alpar Lazar

Senior Lecturer in Dementia and Complexity in Later Life · University of East Anglia

His research is in the role of sleep in brain health and in dementia.

Neurodegeneration Brain Health Dementia Sleep Pathological Ageing

Dr Liz Coulthard

Associate Professor in Dementia Neurology · University of Bristol

Exploring the relationship between sleep, dementia and long-term memory

Memory Alzheimers Cognitive Neurology Dementia Sleep

Cheolho Sim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biology · Baylor University

Professor Sim's research is focused predominantly on the vector biology of human pathogens.

Vector Biology Functional Genomics Disease Vectors Biology

Rick Relyea

Director, Darrin Fresh Water Institute; Director, Jefferson Project; & David M. Darrin ’40 Senior Endowed Chair · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches community ecology, ecotoxicology, phenotypic plasticity, forest inputs to wetlands, disease ecology, and invasive species

Aquatic Biology Animal Behavior Evolution Environmental Science Ecology

Michael Thomashow

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Is an expert on the regulation of abiotic & biotic stress tolerance pathways in plants with an emphasis on plant freezing tolerance

Biochemistry Soil and Microbial Sciences Plant Biology Molecular Biology Plants

Hanne M. Hoffmann

Assistant Professor, animal science; Expert in neuroendocrinology · Michigan State University

Dr. Hoffmann’s research program is focused on how light changes your well being, motivation, fertility and pregnancy success.

Light Contamination Impact of Light on Physiology Development Molecular Biology Preterm Labor

Randy Nelson

Professor and Chair | Department of Neuroscience · The Ohio State University

Expert in biological rhythms, sleep, neuroinflammation and behavioral endocrinology.

Behavioral endocrinology Neuroinflammation Sleep Biological rhythms Nighttime light exposure

Derek Riley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Computer Science Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Derek Riley's is an expert in big data, artificial intelligence, computer modeling and simulation, and mobile computing/programming.

Process Modeling and Simulation Big Data Computer Science Software Engineering Algorithms

Mark Zylka, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology & Member, UNC Neuroscience Center · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Zylka's research explores the management of chronic pain

Cell Biology Angelman Syndrome Chronic Pain Ectonucleotidases in Nociceptive Circuits Neural Circuit-Based Approaches