Suzanne Tulien, Brand Consultant, Speaker,Author

Principal &Founder · The Brand Ascension Group

Brand Elevation Enthusiast! I align business + personal brands to walk their talk, from the inside out.

Internal Brand Development Employee Engagement & Development Brand Alignment Brand Advocacy Brand Positioning

Stan Phelps

Chief Measurement Officer · 9INCH marketing

Makes Brands Remark-able

Customer Service Customer Experience Word of Mouth Marketing Strategy Differentiation

Laurie Westphal

Published Author / Educational Speaker · Laurie E. Westphal

Author/Speaker who focuses on making differentiation a teaching lifestyle

Differentiation Strategies Choice Menus

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

Christopher A. Lemmon, Ph.D.

Inez Caudill Jr. Distinguished Associate Professor; Associate Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Lehigh University | M.S., University of Wisconsin | Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University · VCU

Dr. Lemmon's research lies in cell-generated traction forces and extracellular matrix biology

Cell-generated traction forces Extracellular matrix biology Cellular mechanotransduction Mechanobiology of fibrosis Matrix mechanics and signaling in the tumor microenvironment;

Michel Neray

Chief Differentiation Officer · The Essential Message

Learn to differentiate yourself and your business in a competitive marketplace.

Sales & Conversational Selling Branding/Marketing Peak Performance & Personal Development Leadership Differentiation

Jonathan S. Dordick

Howard P. Isermann Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering & Co-Director, Heparin Applied Research Center · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Applies biological principles to advance bioengineering and biomanufacturing, stem cell engineering, and drug discovery

Drug Discovery Biomanufacturing Biochemical Engineering Biochemistry Chemistry

Joseph Hellige

Professor Emeritus of Psychological Science · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Research Methods for Consumers Left- and Right-Handedness Human Cognition Brain Asymmetry Cognitive Neuroscience

Karen Christman

Professor, Bioengineering & Associate Dean, Office of the Dean of Engineering · UC San Diego

Karen Christman's research group focuses on developing novel biomaterials for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications.

Biomedical Engineering Heart Attack Regenerative Medicine Heart Failure Bioengineering

Ira Glovinsky, PhD

Associate Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Early childhood development and mental health expert

Clinical Psychology Special Education Infant and Early Childhood Development Research in Child Development Mood Disorders in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool Aged Children

Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Institute for Engineering and Medicine | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. 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

Stormy Chamberlain, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Genetics and Genome Sciences · University of Connecticut

Assistant Professor focused on angelman syndrome, genetics, and genome sciences.

Human Imprinting Disorders Molecular Biology Genetics Angelman Syndrome Genome Science

Juliet Daniel

Professor of Biology · McMaster University

Dr. Daniel is a Cancer Biologist with expertise in breast cancer, racial disparities in cancer, and diversity issues in higher education.

Cadherin-mediated cell adhesion Cell & Molecular Biology Developmental Biology Kaiso and transcription factors Women in Science and Engineering

Monte Hunter, MD

Satcher Distiguished Chair of the Department of Sports Medicine, Director of the Sports Medicine Program · Augusta University

Hunter focuses on Knee alignment reconstruction and Injury prevention in female athletes.

Injury prevention in female athletes Knee allingment Reconstruction

Stephen Crocker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Associate Director of Neuroscience Graduate Program · University of Connecticut

Prof. Stephen Crocker is an expert on how the immune and nervous systems interact and how this balance is disrupted.

Nervous System Immune System Neuroscience

Cynthia Reinhart-King

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Director of Graduate Studies in Biomedical Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Biomedical engineering expert whose research focuses on reducing cancer metastasis and artery hardening.

Metastasis Cancer Cell-Based Movement Arthrosclerosis

Crystal Marull

Lecturer · University of Florida

Crystal Marull's research is in bilingualism and second language acquisition.

Distance/Online Learning Pedagogy Second Language Pedagogy Heritage Language Acquisition Education Second Language Processing

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

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

Angela Crawley

Scientist, Chronic Disease Program · Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Chronic Disease Program

Angela Crawley's lab studies the immunopathogenesis of HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) infection.

Biomedical Research Immunology Chronic Disease T-cell biology Hepatitis C Virus Infection (Hcv)