Tamara Franz-Odendaal

Professor, Faculty of Biology, NSERC Chair Women in Science and Engineering- Atlantic Canada; Principal Investigator - Bone Development Laboratory · Mount Saint Vincent University

Developmental biologist / Anatomist; Advocate for the Advancement of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Morphology Embryology Molecular Biology Anatomy Genetics

Gentry Patrick

Professor · UC San Diego

Gentry Patrick researches neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Lewy body disease.

Dementia Alzheimer's Disease Protein Synthesis and Degradation Neurobiology Synaptic Activity

Ken Catania

Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on sensory systems' impact on animal behavior, particularly naked mole rats, star-nosed moles, cockroaches and eels.

spatial maps rodents Biological Sciences neural processing mammals

Simon Garnier

Assistant Professor, College of Science and Liberal Arts · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Garnier focuses on the study of collective behaviors and swarm intelligence in natural and artificial systems

Biological Sciences Swarm Robotics Interdisciplinary Education Collective Behavior Swarm Intelligence

Fredric Govedich

Professor of Biology / Department Chair · Southern Utah University

Specializing in predator prey interactions, evolution of reproductive strategies, and leech systematics

Evolutionary Biology Population Biology Predator Prey Interactions Leech Systematics Animal Behavior

Lynn Lewis

Professor, Biology · University of Mary Washington

Lynn Lewis is a professor of biology at the University of Mary Washington.

Biology Microbiology Virology University Teaching Academic Advising

Hadis Morkoç, Ph.D.

Founders Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Professor Morkoç researches nitride semiconductor heterostructures and devices

Group III-V Semiconductors Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) Nitride Semiconductor Heterostructures

James Nieh

Professor, Section of Ecology, Behavior and Evolution · UC San Diego

James Nieh’s research focuses on bee communication and bee health.

Predator Hornets and Impact on Bees Honey Bees Ecology Beekeeping Pesticides

Owen Jones

Glenn M. Weaver, M.D. and Mary Ellen Weaver Chair in Law, Brain, and Behavior · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the intersection of law and behavioral biology.

Contracts Law and Neuroscience Law and Behavioral Sciences Law and Behavioral Biology Evolutionary Analysis in Law

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

Professor Innes Cuthill

Professor of Behavioural Ecology · University of Bristol

Innes Cuthill's research has helped change the way behavioural ecologists and ethologists study animal coloration.

Human Applications of Camouflage Vision of Birds Animal Camouflage Animal Colouration Vision of Fish

Karyn Rogers

Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on the relationships between microbial communities and environmental conditions in extreme ecosystems

Geobiology Geological & Environmental Sciences Geochemistry Geomicrobiology Astrobiology

Chunyu Wang

Professor, Biological Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Applying nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy to study Alzheimer's and other diseases.

Oncology Biochemistry Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Biomedical imaging Alzheimer's Disease

Douglas Yu

Professor of Ecology · University of East Anglia

His work focuses on Environmental Impact Assessment – measuring the state of nature – using environmental DNA.

Wildlife Hunting Bans Biodiversity Environmental Impact Assessment Ecology Leeches

Rick Relyea

Director, Darrin Fresh Water Institute; Director, Jefferson Project; & David M. Darrin ’40 Senior Endowed Chair · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches community ecology, ecotoxicology, phenotypic plasticity, forest inputs to wetlands, disease ecology, and invasive species

Aquatic Biology Animal Behavior Evolution Environmental Science Ecology

Brooke Flammang

Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Flammang specializes in functional morphology, biomechanics, and bioinspired technology of fishes, including sharks and remora.

Marine Biology Physiology Biomechanics Biology Biomechanics of Animal Locomotion

Jeanette Wyneken, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Jeanette Wyneken is an expert in vertebrate morphology, physiological ecology, behavioral ecology, and marine conservation biology.

Marine Conservation Biology Physiological Ecology Vertebrate Morphology Behavioral Ecology

Diana Bell

Professor of Conservation Biology · University of East Anglia

Her research covers the risks from the trade in wildlife and how this leads to human disease.

Wildlife Disease Human Disease Conservation Biology Animal Parasites Viruses

Stephen Kajiura, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Stephen Kajiura researches the integration of sensory biology and behavior with functional morphology.

Shark Behavior Sensory Biology Elasmobranchs Comparative Morphology

Antonis Rokas

Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on patterns of evolution, with a focus on the earliest forms of life.

Tree of Life Mosquito Functional Genomics Evolution of Fungal Metabolism Molecular Evolution Evolutionary Development