Martine Culty, PhD

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

Martine Culty focuses on neonatal gonocytes, precursors of male germline stem cells; environmental chemical effects on testis development.

Gonocytes Endocrinology Stem Cells Differentiation Spermatogenesis

Sophia Lunt

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

The Lunt Lab focuses on understanding the role of metabolism in supporting cancer proliferation, heterogeneity, and metastasis.

Cells Metabolomics Molecular Biology Mass Spectrometry LC-MS

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

Treena Arinzeh

Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Arinzeh specializes in stem cell tissue engineering, developing biomaterial repair of bone, cartilage and musculoskeletal tissues

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Musculoskeletal Injuries Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Biomedical Engineering STEM Cell

Ozzie Zehner

Visiting Scholar · UC Berkeley

Author of Green Illusions | Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley

Alternative Energy Environmentalism Wind Power Consumer Society Walking and Biking Neighborhoods

Jose Cibelli

Professor of Animal Science and of Physiology · Michigan State University

Pioneer on Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer - cloning in mammals and zebrafish

Cellular Reprogramming Stem Cells

Karen Christman

Professor, Bioengineering & Associate Dean, Office of the Dean of Engineering · UC San Diego

Karen Christman's research group focuses on developing novel biomaterials for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications.

Biomedical Engineering Heart Attack Regenerative Medicine Heart Failure Bioengineering

Houda Alachkar, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Houda Alachkar focuses on the identification and functional characterization of therapeutic targets in acute myeloid leukemia.

Pharmacogenomics Immunogenomics Functional Genomics Acute Myeloid Leukemia Experimental therapeutics

Daniel E. Conway, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Rice University | Ph.D., Georgia Tech and Emory University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Conway focuses on methods to directly measure forces across proteins and understand how these forces affect cellular function.

Mechanotransduction Cellular biomechanics Forces at intracellular junctions Nuclear LINC complex

Illona Jaspers, PhD

Professor of Microbiology, Immunity, and Environmental Science Engineering · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Jaspers is a pediatric microbiologist and immunologist with expertise on environmental oxidants and its impact on human immune responses

Coronavirus Immunology E-cigarettes Ambient air pollutants Asthma

Aziz Sancar, Ph.D., M.D.

Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, School of Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Sancar's research explores DNA repair and regulation of the circadian clock

Biochemistry Molecular Biology DNA Repair Cell Cycle Checkpoints Circadian Clock

Dr. Daniela Bota

Associate Dean of Clinical Research and Associate Professor of Neurology · UC Irvine

Dr. Daniela A. Bota is a UCI Health neuro-oncologist who specializes in the treatment of primary and metastatic brain tumors.

Clinical Trials Neuro-Oncology Brain Cancer Neurology Brain Tumors

Michael J. McClure, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | BE, Vanderbilt University | Ph.D, Virginia Commonwealth University · VCU College of Engineering

Understanding the role of extracellular matrix and mechanical forces to regulate skeletal muscle structure, function, and innervation.

Muscle aging Cell-matrix interactions Integrin-mediated signaling Myoblast fusion Regenerative rehabilitation in skeletal muscle trauma

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Christopher A. Lemmon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Lehigh University | M.S., University of Wisconsin | Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University · VCU College of Engineering

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;

Dr. Edward Nelson

Chief of Hematology/Oncology · UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Nelson is a physician-scientist and tumor immunologist who conducts both laboratory and clinical studies.

Immunomodulation & Immunotherapeutics Cancer Stem Cell Biology Cancer Tumor Immunology Psychoneuroimmune Axis

Jasna Jankovic, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering · University of Connecticut

Prof. Jasna Jankovic is an expert in the development of advanced imaging and spectroscopy, fuel cells and industrial collaborations.

Industrial Collaborations Fuel Cells Development and application of advanced imaging and spectroscopy techniques 3D material design and imaging Advanced Nanomaterials for Clean Energy

Dr James Brown

Associate Professor in Ageing and Metabolism, ARCHA Director, Associate Dean External Engagament · Aston University

Dr. James Brown is a lecturer in biology and biomedical science and a researcher into obesity, diabetes and healthy ageing.

Breast Cancer Exercise in PCOS Healthy Ageing Type 2 Diabetes in Young Adults Type 2 Diabetes in Older Adults

Wujie Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Wujie Zhang is an expert in biomaterials, tissue engineering, stem cell-based medicine, micro/nanotechnology, and drug delivery.

Biomaterials Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Micro/Nano-technology Drug Delivery Stem Cell Research

Dr Eric Hill

Stem Cell Biologist · Aston University

Dr Eric Hill's research interests include the development of tissue engineering strategies to model stem cell behaviour.

Cell Culture Molecular Biology Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology (iPSC) Stem Cells