FRANCOISE BAYLIS

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Bioethics and Philosophy · Dalhousie University

Dr. Baylis researches matters related to ethics, health law and policy of assisted human reproduction and novel genetic technologies.

Bioethics Assisted Human Reproduction Genetic Technologies & Ethics Genetics and the Law Policy & Regulation Identity

Radhika Rao

Professor of Law, Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: raor@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4650 / Office 340-200

Biolaw Constitutional Law Comparative Constitutional Law Property Law Abortion

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

Christopher A. Lemmon, Ph.D.

Inez A Caudill 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;

Candice Odgers

Professor Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Candice Odgers is a developmental psychologist who studies adolescents’ mental health and development.

Early Adversity Quantitative Psychology Social Inequality Technology and Young People Digital Inequality

Richard Dees

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Bioethics · University of Rochester

Richard Dees' research and teaching interests are in public health ethics, neuroethics, and political philosophy.

Neuroethics Public Health Ethics Political Philosophy

Lyndsay V. Rhodes, Ph.D.

Expert in cellular, molecular and cancer biology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Lyndsay Rhodes' research focuses on understanding breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Research Natural Compounds Cancer Biology Molecular Biology Stem Cell (Adult)

Robert Lanza

Scientist · Ocata Therapeutics

Robert Lanza is currently Chief Scientific Officer at Ocata Therapeutics and Adjunct Professor at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

biocentrism Science Research Regenerative Medicine

Jens O.M. Karlsson, PhD

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Jens Karlsson, PhD, specializes in biothermal sciences, including cryobiology (cooling) and hyperthermic processes (heating).

Hyperthermic Processes Intracellular Ice Formation Cryopreservation Biophysical Mechanisms Cryosurgery

Andrew Devitt

Professor, School of Biosciences · Aston University

Professor Devitt's research over 20 years has focused on the innate immune system and its role in protection and tissue repair.

Extracellular Vesicles Intercellular Adhesion Molecules Macrophages Apoptosis Phagocytes

Dr. Sharven Taghavi

Assistant Professor of Surgery · Tulane University School of Medicine

Dr. Taghavi specializes in trauma surgery including gun violence, and is an expert in surgical critical care.

David A. Gerber, M.D. FAC

Chief of Abdominal Transplant Surgery · UNC-Chapel Hill

Practicing surgeon and professor of surgery with an expertise in transplantation.

Kidney Transplant Liver Cancer Pediatric Transplantation Organ Transplant Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine