Dr. Atocha Romero
Director, Liquid Biopsy Laboratory
Hospital Universitario Puerta di Hierro
Dr. Romero discusses the potential of liquid biopsy as a tool in the fight against lung cancer.
Shimon Sakaguchi, MD, PhD
Immunology Frontier Research Center Osaka University
Professor Sakaguchi became fascinated by the immune system early in his career. His drive and curiosity led him to the discovery of Treg cells and their role in autoimmunity.
Research Investigator Michigan Center for Translational Pathology University of Michigan
Meet Lanbo Xiao, a researcher using TaqMan Gene Expression analysis to differentiate between aggressive and non aggressive prostate cancer.
Senior Director, Product Management
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Meet Sheri Olson, and learn about her journey from a curious kid to one of the history-making scientists who studied and patented the BRCA1 breast cancer gene.
Aayushi Uberoi, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Aayushi Uberoi is exploring the new frontier of the skin microbiome, and its potential for preventing the spread of infections.
Dr. Sinaye Ngcapu
Dr. Sinaye Ngcapu is studying the link between vaginal microbiota and HIV infection, in order to help reduce rates of HIV in South African women.
Federal University of Bahia
The first scientist to identify the Zika virus in Brazil, Gúbio Soares discusses his journey to the forefront of virology in his home country.
Dr. Satish Pillai
Senior Investigator, Vitalant Research Institute
Dr. Pillai is trying to unravel some of the biggest challenges still facing researchers when it comes to developing a cure for HIV.
Luther King Abia Akebe
Professor, Applied & Environmental Microbiology
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Professor Abia Akebe wants to close the loop in understanding how infections are passed between the environment, animals and humans.
University of Kawzulu-Natal
Professor Ramsuran is using epigenetics to learn more about what makes certain people more susceptible to infectious diseases such as HIV and SARS-CoV-2.
Diana Mechtcheriakova, PhD
Anastasia Meshcheryakova, PhD
Medical University of Vienna
Learn about the mother-daughter research team working to decipher the complexity of multi-factorial diseases.
Maristella Donato, PhD
Candidate, Pharmacological Sciences University of Padua / University of Washington
Maristella Donato’s research uses TaqMan gene expression assays to understand the linkage between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Quinton Smith, PhD
University of California, Irvine
Quinton Smith talks about how his engineering based approach to stem cell research has implications for conditions such as end stage liver disease
Philip Empey, PharmD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Associate Director
Pitt/UPMC Institute of Precision Medicine
Learn how microarray technologies enable Philip Empey perform broad based genotyping, in an effort to understand more about drug variability.
Ulrich Broeckel, MD
Founder and CEO
RPRD Diagnostics, LLC
Dr. Broeckel shares his vision for the future of pharmacogenetics, and how its integration with precision medicine approaches can impact clinical care
Animal Projects Coordinator
Fort Worth Zoo
Learn how Amy Coslik is working with Thermo Fisher Scientific to help protect the health and safety of the elephants living at the Fort Worth Zoo.
Gregory O’Corry Crowe, PhD
Harbor Branch Oceanographic
Professor O’Corry Crowe discusses how his team uses capillary electrophoresis techniques to tackle Arctic mammal conservation.