Shankar Subramaniam

Chair and Professor of Bioengineering, Professor Chemistry and Biochemistry and Nanotechnology · UC San Diego

Research in the Subramaniam laboratory spans several areas of bioinformatics, systems biology and medicine.

Neurology Systems Medicine Bioengineering Gene Expression and Regulation Genetics and Genomics

James Hendler

Director, Institute for Data Exploration and Applications · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading researcher in the Semantic Web and artificial intelligence

Cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Semantic Web Computer Science

Kam Dahlquist

Chair and Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Molecular Biology Science Bioinformatics Genomics Computational Biology

Janice Kiecolt-Glaser

Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Director of the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research | College of Medicine · The Ohio State University

Medical expert focused on the impacts of stress on metabolic response.

Psychoneuroimmunology Behavioral immunology Close relationships, inflammation, and health Stress and inflammation in cancer survivors Behavioral influences on metabolism following high-fat meals

Jayanta Gupta, M.D., Ph.D.

Expert in epidemiology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Jayanta Gupta explores the genetic and environmental risk factors behind chronic health conditions, including allergic and kidney diseases.

Asthma Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Healthly Living Chronic Kidney Disease

Jeremy Prokop

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development · Michigan State University

The Prokop lab focuses on integrative biosciences for understanding genes and genetic variants.

Pediatrics and Human Development Integrative Biosciences Genes and Genetic Variants

Renee Miller

Associate Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Instructional Track · University of Rochester

Miller examines sex differences in brains and behaviors. She is author of "Cognitive Bias in Fantasy Sports."

Fantasy Sports and decision making Neuroscience Cognitive Bias Neurobiology

Juergen Hahn

Professor & Department Head, Biomedical Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Specializes in systems biology and process modeling and analysis with a focus on Autism diagnosis and treatment

Autism Treatment Machine Learning Process Modeling and Analysis Systems Biology Process Systems Engineering

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

Jung Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Jung Lee is an expert in bioinformatics, drug design and molecular modeling.

Molecular Modeling Computational Biology Chemistry Biomolecular Engineering Bioinformatics

Ruth Williams

Professor & Charles Lee Powell Endowed Chair in Mathematics · UC San Diego

Ruth Williams is a mathematician working with stochastic processes as models for complex systems and networks.

Systems Biology Mathematics Probability Theory Stochastic Processes and Applications Complex networks (e.g., optimization and control, resource sharing, dimension reduction)

Stephen S. Fong, Ph.D.

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

Bioengineer who modifies micro-organisms to produce chemicals (e.g. from beer to fuel).

Systems Biology Synthetic Biology Evolutionary Biology Metabolic engineering Molecular engineering

Chuck Perou, PhD

The May Goldman Shaw Distinguished Professor of Molecular Oncology and Professor in the Department of Genetics, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Co-Director of The Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Breast Cancer Research Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Perou has researched genomic categorization of human tumors, resulting in the discovery of Intrinsic Subtypes of Breast Cancer.

Clinical Research Systems Biology Cancer Biology Genomics Breast Cancer Subtyping

Jennifer Hurley

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Investigating fundamental mechanisms underlying the circadian clock and health implications of a disrupted clock.

Ecology Protein Structure / Function Relationships Macrophages Circadian Rhythms Neurospora

Tomasz Arodz

Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Arodz's research focuses on machine learning and bioinformatics

Machine Learning: Nonlinear Classification Methods That Incorporate Existing Knowledge Into Training Systems Biology: Integration of Prior Biological Knowledge and Multiple Sources of Data for Pathway Discovery Computational Biology: Analysis of Role of Protein Mutations in Evolution and Disease Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning in Biomedicine Protein Evolution

Peter Lin

Director, Primary Care Initiatives · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Peter Lin lectures and speaks throughout the world and maintains two busy family practices in Toronto.

Diabetes Clinical Research Clinical Practice Diabetes and Dementia Cardiology

Allison McDonald

Associate Professor of Biology · Wilfrid Laurier University

Expert in plant and animal physiology with a focus on how organisms make energy. Advocate for women and persons with disabilities in STEM.

Plant and Animal Physiology and Biochemistry Bioenergetics (Mitochondria and Chloroplasts) Human Mitochondrial Diseases and Disorders Women in STEM Origin of Life and Endosymbiosis

Lukasz Kurgan, Ph.D.

Robert J. Mattauch Endowed Professor and Vice Chair of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Data scientist specializing in high-throughput structural bioinformatics of proteins & small RNAs.

Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Structural Genomics Big Data Analysis Computer-aided molecular modeling Protein-ligand(drug) interactions

Rebecca Fry, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences & Engineering, Gillings School of Global Public Health · UNC at Chapel Hill

Rebecca Fry's lab focuses on understanding how environmental exposures are associated with human disease.

Toxicology Genetics Epigeneitcs Epidemiology Public Health