Anna Nagurney

John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations & Information Management · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Anna Nagurney studies network systems with applications including congested urban transportation networks, disaster relief and supply chains

COVID-19 and supply chains Sustainable Supply Chains Supply Chain and Logistics Management Cold Chain Logistics

John Lednicky

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Lednicky has experience in microbiology and molecular biology, various bacteria, fungi and viruses, including influenza and coronaviruses.

Zoonotic Diseases West Nile Virus Infectious Disease Airborne Disease Global Health

Sandro R. P. da Rocha, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Sciences Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. da Rocha specializes in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering and nanotechnology.

Nanomedicine Nonivasive Drug & Gene Delivery Biomaterials Cancer nanotechnology Aerosol formulation

Jeremy Clark

Senior Research Associate · University of East Anglia

His research is in the diagnosis of, and the prediction of treatments for, prostate cancer.

Movember Treatments for Prostate Cancer Cancer Prostate Cancer Urine-Based Test for Prostate Cancer

Robert Garry

Professor · Tulane University

Dr. Garry has published over 100 papers in the area of retrovirology

COVID-19 Pathology Lassa Fever Molecular Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis Ebola

Catriona Jamieson

Professor of Medicine · UC San Diego

Dr. Catriona Jamieson is a board-certified hematologist with broad clinical expertise in caring for patients with hematologic malignancies.

Bone Marrow Transplantation Bone Marrow Polycythemia Vera Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Myelofibrosis and Essential Thrombocythemia

Glenn Morris

Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases; College of Medicine Director, Emerging Pathogens Institute · University of Florida

Morris’ initiatives include work with cholera and other diarrheal diseases.

Foodborne Illness Incidence Global Health Antimicrobial Resistance

Anna Moore

Director of Precision Health Program and Assistant Dean · Michigan State University

Expert in imaging and image-guided therapies in cancer and diabetes

Early Detection Cancer In Vivo Imaging Diabetes Image-Guided Therapy

Matthew Daugherty

Assistant Professor · UC San Diego

Evolution of host-pathogen interactions; innate antiviral immunity; how SARS-CoV-2 & other viruses enter the human population

Evolutionary Genomics Innate Immunity Virology Host-Pathogen Interactions

Paulo Verardi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Expert on vaccine development & virology (Smallpox, Rinderpest, Zika, coronaviruses, Rift Valley, Powassan, SFTSV, Heartland, & more)

COVID-19 Mosquito-borne Diseases Tick-borne Diseases Zika Smallpox

Rachel O'Neill, Ph.D.

Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology and Institute for Systems Genomics · University of Connecticut

Dr. O'Neill's research projects use molecular genetic approaches to study centromere function and evolution

Genome Stability Genomics Cancer Susceptibility

Stormy Chamberlain, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Genetics and Genome Sciences · University of Connecticut

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

Molecular Genetics Genome Science Angelman Syndrome Genetics Molecular Biology

Yishi Jin

Professor and Chair, Section of Neurobiology · UC San Diego

Yishi Jin's work assists to understand the molecular genetic mechanisms underlying the development and function of the nervous system.

Signal Transduction Genetics Neurobiology Synaptic Activity

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

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

Carlo Urbinati

Associate Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Molecular Genetics of Gene Expression Rna Transport/Localization Structure and Function of Ribonucleoproteins

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

Dr. John Schieffelin

Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics, Sections of Pediatric & Adult Infectious Diseases · Tulane University

His research focuses on the natural history, clinical care and immunology of viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs)

COVID-19 Clinical Infectious Disease Infections in Transplant Recipients Virology and Immunology Tuberculosis

Edie Dullaghan

Head, Target Validation · Centre for Drug Research and Development

Striving for excellence through mentoring people and by fostering creative/critical thinking,

Drug Development Infectious Disease Biology Molecular Genetics of Gene Expression Immunohistochemistry Antibiotic development

Kristin Bennett

Professor, Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science & Associate Director, Institute for Data Exploration and Application (IDEA) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Extracts information from data using novel predictive or descriptive mathematical models

Bioinformatics Data Visualization Machine Learning Data Mining Health Informatics