genetics


Updated 07/16/20 | Location: Florida | Subjects:

Dr. Kartik Cherabuddi is a clinical associate professor of infectious diseases at the University of Florida and the hospital epidemiologist and director of antimicrobial stewardship at UF Health. As an expert on infectious diseases, Cherabuddi can provide insight into the coronavirus situation in Florida and how things will develop over the coming weeks.

Updated 04/12/21 | Location: Georgia | Subjects:

Aditi Pai is a professor of biology and co-director of the Teaching Resource and Research Center at Spelman College. She is an expert on genealogy and evolutionary biology, focusing on sexual selection. Pai piloted Spelman’s Genetic and Genealogy Program, where students track their genes, their history, and their relatedness to other humans in the world.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Washington | Subjects: ,

Jay Shendure is a professor of genome sciences at the University of Washington. His lab investigates the genetic basis of human disease and develops new technologies for genetics, genomics and molecular biology, largely using next-generation DNA sequencing.

Updated 04/13/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Esmeralda Casas-Silva is a scientific program manager at the National Cancer Institute, where she leads the Cancer Moonshot Biobank project. Her research focuses on gene expression and cancer biology, specifically the genetic drivers of cancer. She blogs at Vulgar Science. Expertise: Biomedical science, oncology, human genetic networks Location: Washington, D.C. Email: mail@emicasas.com | emi.casas-silva@nih.

Updated 04/02/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Mariel Vazquez is a professor of mathematics and of microbiology and molecular genetics at the University of California, Davis. She is faculty director of the Center for the Advancement of Multicultural Perspectives on Science. Vazquez’s research lies at the intersection of mathematics, polymer physics and molecular biology.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: Virginia | Subjects: ,

Pearl Chiu is an associate professor at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, the department of psychology and the department of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at Virginia Tech University. She specializes in the emerging field of computational psychiatry.

Updated 04/21/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Dr. Wendy Chung is a clinical and molecular geneticist and the Kennedy Family Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University. Her work is in human genetic research, looking at diseases such as breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, inherited arrhythmias, obesity, diabetes and autism, among others.

Updated 04/09/21 | Location: North Carolina | Subjects: ,

Nita Farahany is the Robinson O. Everett Professor of Law at Duke University, the founding firector of Duke Science & Society and principal investigator of SLAP Lab. Farahany is an expert on the intersection of science and ethics.

Updated 04/21/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , ,

Patricia Williams is a professor at Northeastern University’s law school and in the department of philosophy and religion. She is also director of Law, Technology and Ethics Initiatives in the School of Law and the College of Social Sciences and Humanities.