Rachel Noble, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

A main thread of Rachel Noble’s work is the application of novel molecular techniques for applied and basic science.

stormwater E. Coli Water Treatment Microbial Contaminants Viruses

Bijan Zakeri

Global Technical Marketing Manager · BASF

Bijan Zakeri is a pharmaceutical industry professional with a strong business acumen, scientific expertise and technical marketing.

Drug Discovery Pharmaceutical Industry Biochemistry Protein Chemistry Biotechnology

Dr Amreen Bashir

Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences · Aston University

Dr Amreen Bashir's research interests include clinical microbiology and environmental microbiology.

Clinical Microbiology Antimicrobial Resistance Bacteria Found in Food Make Up Products Food and Water Microbiology

David Livermore

Professor of Medical Microbiology · University of East Anglia

His work focuses on rapid & more precise detection of antibiotic resistance in order to identify the most appropriate antibiotic treatments.

Antimicrobial Agents Bacteria Microbiology Antibiotic Resistance Enterobacter Infections

Jeffrey LeJeune

Professor I Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine · The Ohio State University

Jeffrey T. LeJeune is an internationally recognized expert in food safety and bacterial diseases transmitted between animals and people.

Veterinary Medicine Animal Health Ecology Food Safety Bacterial Diseases

Shannon Manning

MSU Foundation Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in Microbial Pathogenesis and Molecular Epidemiology

Coronavirus Molecular Epidemiology Microbiology Escherichia coli Group B Streptococcus

Dr. Serhat Unal

Chair of Department of Infectious Disease · Hacettepe University

Dr. Unal is the previous Dean of the School of Medicine and Chair of Department of Internal Medicine.

Vaccination Infectious Diseases HIV Infection Hospital Infection Control Adult Vaccination

Vicki Grassian

Distinguished Professor · UC San Diego

Vicki Grassian is an expert on the chemistry and impacts of atmospheric aerosols, indoor surfaces and nanomaterials.

Indoor Air Chemistry Atmospheric Aerosols Aerosol Chemistry Environmental and Health Effects of Nanomaterials

Wei-Ning Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Aerosol-enabled technologies towards addressing critical challenges in the sectors of energy, the environment, and human health.

Environmental Science and Technology Heterogeneous Catalysis Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Aerosol science and technology Materials Science and Engineering

Rich Lenski

Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics · Michigan State University

“The Man Who Bottled Evolution”

Experimental Evolution Bacteria Digital Organisms Dynamics of Evolution Microbiology

Robert Abramovitch

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Robert Abramovitch is an assistant professor at Michigan State University.

Antibiotic Resistance Tuberculosis Reaserch Microbiology Plant Pathology

Joerg Graf, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Graf's research deciphers the role of the microbiome in health and disease of animals.

Molecular Biology Molecular Interactions Bacteria Cell Biology Evolution of Microbe-Host Relations

Kit Pogliano

Dean and Professor, Section of Molecular Biology · UC San Diego

Kit Pogliano focuses on biological tools and interactions between microbes to discover new antibiotics.

Microbial Interactions Infectious Disease Microbiology Cell Biology Drug Discovery

James Douglass, Ph.D.

Expert in coastal marine ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

James Douglass studies the interactions among living organisms and the environment in coastal waters, including algae blooms.

Reefs Algae Oysters Water Pollution Marine Biology

Monica Embers

Assistant Professor, Division of Bateriology and Parasitology · Tulane University

Professor Embers specializes in Lyme disease.

Cell Culture Antibiotic Resistance Lyme Disease Research Lyme Disease Antibiotics

Shauna McGillivray

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Biology expert, focusing on genetic methods of fighting disease

Bacterial Virulence in Genes Intersections of Genetics and Disease

Marcy Balunas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry focused on pharmaceutical advances and drug discovery from nature.

Microbial Communities Selective Anti-parasitic Agents Targeted Anti-cancer Agents Drug Discovery Psychrophilic Glacial and Periglacial Bacteria

Kim Prather

Professor · UC San Diego

Kimberly Prather’s research focuses on understanding the impact of atmospheric aerosols and their impacts on clouds and climate.

Marine Life Energy and the Environment California Environment Earth and Planetary Chemistry Global Change

Dr. Susan Huang

Professor and Director of Epidemiology and Infection Prevention, Department of Medicine, Division of Infection Diseases · UCI Health

Dr. Huang’s is one of the nation's leading experts on clinical epidemiology of highly antibiotic-resistant organisms.

MRSA Pandemics Epidemiology and Infection Prevention Infectious Diseases Antimicrobial Resistance

Jonathan S. Dordick

Howard P. Isermann Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering & Co-Director, Heparin Applied Research Center · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Applies biological principles to advance bioengineering and biomanufacturing, stem cell engineering, and drug discovery

Drug Discovery Biomanufacturing Biochemical Engineering Biochemistry Chemistry