Bryan Roth, Ph.D., M.D.

Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Roth and his colleagues are engaged in drug discovery and synthetic biology research

Immunohistochemistry In Vitro Pharmacology Molecular Biology Cell Culture

Julio A. Camarero, PhD

John A. Biles Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in biological therapeutics, microbial pathogenicity, and protein and peptide therapeutics.

Inteins Bio-organic Chemistry Biological Therapeutics Microbial Pathogenicity Protein and peptide therapeutics

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

Scott Requadt

CEO · Talaris Therapeutics

Scott Requadt has operating and investment experience in the biopharmaceutical industry including therapeutics, medtech and diagnostics.

Entrepreneurship Corporate Development Life Sciences Biotechnology Venture Capital

Ramani Varanasi

President and CEO · X-Biotix Therapeutics

Ramani Varanasi is a biopharmaceutical expert with experience structuring, negotiating and executing successful strategic alliances.

Clinical Trials Molecular Biology Oncology Pharmaceutical Industry Biotechnology

Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD, BCPP

Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs & Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Kari L. Franson is a leader in health professions education, workforce development and psychopharmacology with an emphasis on cannabinoids.

Cannabinoids Curriculum Development and Assessment Interprofessional Education Psychopharmacology Experiential Education

Yong (Tiger) Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Yong (Tiger) Zhang is an expert in chemical biology, drug design and discovery, protein engineering, and immunotherapy.

Nanomedicine Protein Biosynthesis Immunotherapy Drug Design and Discovery Chemical Biology

Vassilios Papadopoulos, DPharm, PhD, DSc (Hon)

Dean, USC School of Pharmacy, John Stauffer Dean's Chair in Pharmaceutical Sciences & Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in pathophysiology and treatment of diseases related to altered steroid hormone synthesis.

Steroid hormone biosynthesis Hypogonadism Cancer Endocrine Pathologies Male Reproductive Disorders

Pankaj Karande

Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on engineering peptides as novel drugs, drug carriers, affinity agents, and biomaterials for medical applications

Diagnostics Vaccine Design Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Peptide Engineering

Deepak Vashishth

Director, Center for Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies & Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Working to redefine the role of a top tier research university

Extracellular Matrix Science and Engineering Osteocalcin Glycation Tissue Engineering Bone

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

Jennica Zaro, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences & Assistant Dean for Assessment of the Office of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Studies · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in protein and peptide drug delivery, targeted therapies, and biologics.

Recombinant Fusion Proteins Protein Drugs Pharmacology Pharmaceutical Sciences Targeted Drug Delivery

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

Sina Rabbany

Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Professor of Engineering · Hofstra University

Sina Rabbany specializes in biosensors, cardiovascular dynamics, and cellular biomechanics

Cellular and Tissue Engineering Biomedical Engineering Bioengineering Biomechanics Stem Cell Biology

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD

Professor, Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology · Tulane University

Dr. Ferdinand focuses on cardiac risk factor evaluation and control, including communities of racial and ethnic minorities.

COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Nuclear Cardiology Hypertension Cardiology Hyperlipidemia

Jeff Karp

Professor · Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives.

Biomaterials Stem Cell Therapeutics Drug Delivery Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering

Professor Bruce Drinkwater

Professor of Ultrasonics · University of Bristol

Exploring the uses of ultrasonics waves: for levitation and manipulation, non-destructive testing and monitoring the health of materials

Ultrasonic Array Imaging Levitation Engineering Damage Soundwaves Mechanical Engineering

Rintaro Mori

Regional Adviser for Population Ageing and Sustainable Development · UNFPA

Involved in research/aid-works in Madagascar, Bangladesh and Mongolia, as well as research in health systems & women’s & children’s health

Global Health Health Policy Population Ageing Women's and Children's Health Sustainability

Jing Liang, MD, PhD

Professor · USC School of Pharmacy

Expert in drug development. Established targeting gephyrin-GABAAR pathway, a NOVEL THEORY, to intervene Alzheimer disease

Neurodegenerative Disease Sleep Disorders Neuroscience Drug Development GABA A Receptor

Mark Namchuk

Executive Director Therapeutics Translation · Harvard Medical School

Mark Namchuk works with scientists to identify and insights into clinical therapies, advancing scientific discoveries.

Clinical Trials Pharamcology Drug Discovery Drug Development Biotechnology