Ralph Baric, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Epidemiology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Ralph Baric performs research using coronaviruses as models to study the genetics of RNA viruses.

Microbiology Virology Immunology Epidemiology Coronaviruses

Dr David Matthews

Reader in Virology · University of Bristol

Applying high throughput approaches to study infectious disease

COVID-19 CoV Proteomics Adenovirus Vaccines Respiratory Viruses

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

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

Derek Cummings

Professor · University of Florida

Derek Cummings’ research on emerging pathogens has included studies of MERS, Ebola and novel influenza.

Influenza Ebola Global Health Immunology of Infectious Diseases

Carl Philpott

Professor of Rhinology & Olfactology · University of East Anglia

He is the chief investigator of a large trial to compare sinus surgery and medical treatment for patients with chronic sinusitis.

Loss of Smell Smell Disorders Rhinology Olfactology Taste Disorders

Matthew Gurka

Professor and Director of Education and Training, Health Outcomes and Policy, College of Medicine; Member of the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies; Associate Director Institute for Child Health Policy · University of Florida

Matthew Gurka is a biostatistician who has focused his collaborations on child health research.

Early Childhood Education

Dr. Mine Durusu-Tanriover

Professor of Internal Medicine · Hacettepe University

Prof Mine Durusu Tanriover works closely with regional and global scientific community on adult vaccination, influenza and COVID-19.

Acute Care Quality Improvement Vaccines 4 Life Program Influenza Vaccination

Stephen Taylor

Assistant Professor of Finance, MT School of Management · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Stephen Taylor's interests are at the intersection of the application of mathematics, statistics, finance and data analysis/visualization.

Derivatives Markets Machine Learning Fintech Quantitative and Computational Finance Data Science

Professor Stephan Lewandowsky

Professor in Cognitive Science · University of Bristol

Leading voice on misinformation, fake news and propaganda

Online Information Climate Change Belief Misinformation Propaganda Fake News

Avinash Bidra

Clinical Professor & Director, Post-Graduate Prosthodontics · University of Connecticut

Dr. Avinash Bidra is an expert in advanced prosthodontics, subcrestal prosthodontics (implant surgery) and maxillofacial prosthodontics.

Public Health Implant Surgery Subcrestal Prosthodontics Dentistry Prosthodontics

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

Dr. Joel Sadavoy

Medical Director Reitman Centre and Professor Psychiatry · Mt Sinai Hospital

Dr. Joel Sadavoy is a Professor of Psychiatry and inaugural holder of theSam and Judy Pencer Chair in Applied General Psychiatry.

Frailty Geriatric Psychiatry Carers and Caregiving

Justin O'Grady

Associate Professor in Medical Microbiology · University of East Anglia

His research is into the rapid detection of infections, particularly respiratory infections such as Tuberculosis and Pneumonia.

Detection of Pneumonia Respiratory Infections Microbiology Medical Microbiology Detection of Tuberculosis

John Stepp

Associate Professor · University of Florida

John Stepp conducts conservation research on the persistence, change and variation of traditional ecological knowledge.

China Biocultural Diversity Indigenous Peoples Issues Latin American Studies Ethnobotany

Dr Ellen Brooks-Pollock

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health · University of Bristol

Investigating the transmission and control of infectious diseases

Infectious Diseases Reproduction Number Infectious Disease Modelling Social Contact Networks Mathematical Modelling

John Brownstein

Chief Innovation Officer · Boston Children's Hospital

John Brownstein's research is focused on predicting patterns of epidemics and pandemics, and the efficacy of disease control strategies.

Population Health Informatics Molecular Biology Program Management Epidemiology Public Health

Julia Schaletzky

Executive Director, Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases, Drug Discovery Center · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Life Sciences Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Pharmaceutical Development Bioentrepreneurship Biotechnology Health Policy Public Health

Robert Walker

Professor · University of Florida

Robert Walker is a human geographer with training in statistics and economics who studies land cover change processes.

The Amazon Latin American Studies Land Use Change Modeling Geospatial Analysis and Techniques Land-Climate Interactions

Tara L. Sabo-Attwood

Associate Professor and Department Chair · University of Florida

Sabo-Attwood's most recent work has centered on understanding the connection between nature and wellness,

Aquatic Toxicology Nanomaterials Global Health Environmental Toxicology