Mike Pluth, Ph.D.


Education: B.S., University of Oregon, 2004. Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2008 (Robert G. Bergman and Kenneth N. Raymond). Postdoctoral: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008-11 (Stephen J. Lippard).

Vamsi Mootha, M.D.


Vamsi Mootha is an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a Professor of Systems Biology and of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His laboratory is based in the Department of Molecular Biology and Center for Genome Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Mootha leads a research team dedicated to mitochondrial biology.

Dean Jones, Ph.D.


Dean P. Jones, Ph.D. is Professor of Medicine (Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine) and Biochemistry (Adjunct) at Emory and Director of the Clinical Biomarkers Laboratory. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Illinois, Urbana, in 1971 and a Ph.D in Biochemistry from Oregon Health Sciences Univ., Portland, in 1976. He was a National Sciences Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell University, Ithaca, and a Visiting Scientist in Molecular Toxicology at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm prior to joining Emory in 1979.

Young Jang, Ph.D.


Education: Harvard University (Postdoc), University of Texas (Ph.D.), University of Florida (M.S.), Korea University (B.S.)

Daniel Beard, Ph.D.


Daniel Beard is a Professor in the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and holds affiliate appointments in Biomedical Engineering and Emergency Medicine. His laboratory is focused on systems engineering approaches to understanding the biophysical and biochemical operation of physiological systems. Dr. Beard is the Director of the Virtual Physiological Rat (VPR) project, supported as an NIH National Center for Systems Biology, working to analyze, interpret, simulate, and ultimately predict physiological function in health and disease.


"Synthetic Human Embryo-like Structure: A New Paradigm for Human Embryology" - Jianping Fu, Ph.D. - University of Michigan
Conference registration website will open in February, 2019. Abstract submission deadline is March 1, 2019
"Precision Profiling of Microbiome-host Interactions via Single Molecule and Single Cell Sequencing" - Iwijn De Vlaminck, Ph.D. - Cornell University

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