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

Marcy Balunas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry focused on pharmaceutical advances and drug discovery from nature.

Microbial Communities Selective Anti-parasitic Agents Targeted Anti-cancer Agents Drug Discovery Psychrophilic Glacial and Periglacial Bacteria

Bryan Roth, Ph.D., M.D.

Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Roth and his colleagues are engaged in drug discovery and synthetic biology research

Immunohistochemistry In Vitro Pharmacology Molecular Biology Cell Culture

Seth Cohen

Professor · UC San Diego

Seth Cohen's research and experience include drug development, advance materials, and science policy.

Drug Discovery Metal Organic Frameworks Bioinorganic Chemistry Synthesis Inorganic Chemistry

Mark Namchuk

Executive Director Therapeutics Translation · Harvard Medical School

Mark Namchuk works with scientists to identify and insights into clinical therapies, advancing scientific discoveries.

Clinical Trials Pharamcology Drug Discovery Drug Development Biotechnology

Tatiana Kuzmenko

Instructor of Biology · Loyola Marymount university

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Medicinal Plants Educational Research Evolutionary Biology Molecular Biology Neurobiology

Rommie Amaro

Professor and Shuler Scholar, Chemistry and Biochemistry · UC San Diego

Her research focuses on development of computational methods in biophysics for applications to drug discovery.

H1N1 Computational Methods in Drug Discovery COVID-19 Biochemistry Chemistry

Antonis Rokas

Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on patterns of evolution, with a focus on the earliest forms of life.

Tree of Life Mosquito Functional Genomics Evolution of Fungal Metabolism Molecular Evolution Evolutionary Development

Julio A. Camarero, PhD

John A. Biles Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in biological therapeutics, microbial pathogenicity, and protein and peptide therapeutics.

Inteins Bio-organic Chemistry Biological Therapeutics Microbial Pathogenicity Protein and peptide therapeutics

Laura Bowater

Professor of Microbiology Education and Engagement · University of East Anglia

Her interest is in antibiotic resistance and infection control – and the public understanding of science and health issues.

Biochemistry Science Communication Microbiology Antibiotic Resistance Microbial Biochemistry

Hadis Morkoç, Ph.D.

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

Professor Morkoç researches nitride semiconductor heterostructures and devices

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

Margaret "Peg" Riley

Professor of Biology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

The focus of Peg Riley's research is in the area of microbial evolution - namely antimicrobial resistance evolution - and drug development.

Evolution of microbial resistance Alternatives to antibiotics Drug Discovery Antimicrobial Drug Discovery Antibiotic Resistance

Anton Toutov, Ph.D

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Toutov develops new chemical strategies for organic synthesis, catalysis, and medicinal chemistry.

Hydroesulfurization of Fuels PET Radiotracer Development Organic Synthesis Catalysis Medicinal Chemistry

Preetam Ghosh, Ph.D.

Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Ghosh researches systems biology, specifically stochastic modeling and discrete event simulation

Systems Biology Stochastic modeling and discrete event simulation Reverse engineering analysis and visualization of gene regulatory networks (GRNs) Static/Dynamic modeling and control of network robustness Graph theoretic analysis of protein interaction networks to identify functionally significant modules

Justin Cole

Director of the Center for Pharmacy Innovation · Cedarville University

Dr. Cole is an expert in pharmacy innovation, interprofessional care, and pharmacy practice advancement.

Neurology Pharmacy Clinical Pharmacy Pediatrics Pharmacy Innovation

Bijan Zakeri

Global Technical Marketing Manager · BASF

Bijan Zakeri is a pharmaceutical industry professional with a strong business acumen, scientific expertise and technical marketing.

Drug Discovery Pharmaceutical Industry Biochemistry Protein Chemistry Biotechnology

William Hahn, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Florida Atlantic University

William Hahn researches neural networks and deep learning.

Neural Networks Deep Learning Medical Imaging

Kuldeep Neote

Senior Director · Consulate General of Canada (CTA Boston)

Kuldeep focuses primarily on the areas of Oncology and Immunology.

Drug Discovery Immunology Oncology Molecular Biology

Stephen Frye, Ph.D.

Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor of Pharmacy & Director, Center for Integrative Biology and Drug Discovery · UNC-Chapel Hill

Stephen Frye is a professor and director of the Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery.

Chromatin Chemical Biology Medicinal Chemistry Drug Discovery Oncology

Riccardo Panicucci

Senior VP CMC · QED Therapeutics and Origin Biosciences

Riccardo Panicucci is an expert in the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, clinical development, and biopharmaceuticals.

Technology Transfer Biotechnology Clinical Development Drug Discovery Drug Development