Jessica Rouge, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Professor Rouge is an expert in enzyme-mediated assembly of nanomaterials and delivery of DNA and RNA into cells.

SELEX Therapeutic Oligonucleotides Gene Regulation Nanocharacterization

Amy Iezzoni

Professor · Michigan State University

Amy Iezzoni leads a sour cherry breeding and genetics program, and also a cherry rootstock breeding program.

Cherry Genetics Plant Breeding

Serghei Mangul, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Serghei Mangul's research focuses on improving the techniques of bioinformatics.

Bioinformatics Quantitative Biosciences Clinical Pharmacy Computational Biosciences Computational Biology

Malik Magdon-Ismail

Professor, Computer Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Learning from data and decision-making in complex data systems

Probability and Stochastic Processes Pattern Recognition Machine Learning Big Data Algorithms

Mary Catherine McElwain

Emerita Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Biology Gene Regulation Science Education

Gary Firestein

Director, Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute · UC San Diego

Dr. Gary Firestein's research interests focuses on the pathogenesis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Biomarkers Metalloproteinase and Cytokine Gene Regulation Epigenetics Rheumatic Diseases Rheumatoid Arthritis

Houda Alachkar, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Houda Alachkar focuses on the identification and functional characterization of therapeutic targets in acute myeloid leukemia.

Pharmacogenomics Immunogenomics Functional Genomics Acute Myeloid Leukemia Experimental therapeutics

Clay C.C. Wang, PhD

Chair & Professor of the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in natural products drug discovery, gene regulation of fungal secondary metabolism, metabolic engineering, and space biology.

Space Biology Gene Regulation of Fungal Secondary Metabolism Pharmacology Fungal and Bacterial Genomes Natural Products Drug Discovery

Christopher J. Pappas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Laboratory Safety, Biology · Manhattanville College

An expert in Borrelia burgdorferi, the etiologic agent of Lyme disease.

Lab Safety / OSHA Regulations Lyme Disease Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases Leptospirosis

Kam Dahlquist

Chair and Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Molecular Biology Science Bioinformatics Genomics Computational Biology

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