Meet the speakers

The speakers listed below will be available for “meet-the-speaker” networking opportunities during each midday poster session on the exhibit floor, providing attendees and poster presenters substantive opportunities to network with invited speakers, award winners and other scientific leaders.  

Sunday, 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall, across from ASBMB Booth 1316:

  • Juan Alfonzo,Ohio State Univ.
  • M. Madan Babu, Univ. of Cambridge
  • Jane DysonScripps Res. Inst. 
  • Andres Gomez, J. Craig Venter Inst.
  • Lora Hooper, UT Southwestern Med. Ctr.
  • Ya-Ming HouThomas Jefferson Univ.
  • Lynne Maquat, University of Rochester
  • Eric MartensUniv. of Michigan Med. Sch.
  • Elizabeth Rhoades, Univ. of Pennsylvania 
  • Gil SharonCaltech

Sunday, 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall, across from ASBMB Booth 1316:

  • Vytas Bankaitis, Texas A&M Health Science Ctr.
  • Nicquet Blake, UT Health San Antonio
  • Rachell Booth, Univ. of the Incarnate Word
  • John BurkeUniversity of Victoria  
  • Mary Canady, Comprendia, LLC and San Diego Biotechnology Network 
  • Rosalind Coleman, Univ. of North Carolina
  • Lydia M. Contreras, UT Austin
  • Andrew Ellington, UT Austin
  • Jean GruenbergUniv. of Geneva  
  • Gerald Hart, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Dan Tawfik, Weizmann Inst.
  • Paul Thompson, Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch.
  • Robert To, Bayer HealthCare  
  • Michael Wakelam, Babraham Inst.
  • Suzanne Walker, Harvard Med. Sch.   
Monday, 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall, across from ASBMB Booth 1316:
  • Markus Aebi, ETH Zürich
  • Paul Craig, Rochester Inst. of Tech.
  • Jason Gestwicki, Univ. of California, San Francisco
  • Leemor Joshua-Tor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • Jeffery Kelly, Scripps Inst.
  • Nana Lee, Univ. of Toronto
  • Lara Mahal, New York Univ.   
  • Richard Morimoto, Northwestern Univ. 
  • Marina Ramirez-AlvaradoMayo Clinic 
  • Dennis Voelker, National Jewish Health
  • Elizabeth WinzelerUCSD
  • Natasha Zachara, Johns Hopkins Univ. Sch. of Med. 

Monday, 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall, across from ASBMB Booth 1316:

  • Omar Abdel-Wahab, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Ctr.
  • Montserrat Anguera, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Sch. of Vet. Med. 
  • Lewis Cantley, Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Steven Carr, Broad Inst.
  • Ileana Cristea, Princeton Univ. 
  • Ralph DeBerardinis, UT Southwestern Med. Ctr.
  • Ron Evans, Salk Inst. HHMI
  • Andrei Korostelev, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Arthur Lupia, Univ. of Michigan
  • Jeff Mills, Rochester Inst. of Tech.
  • Celeste Simon, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Perelman Sch. Of Med.
  • Blanton Tolbert, Case Western Res. Univ.

Tuesday, 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall, across from ASBMB Booth 1316:   

  • James EberwineUniv, of Pennsylvania, Perelman Sch. of Med. 
  • Kun-Liang Guan, Univ. of California, San Diego  
  • Amy Herr, Univ. of California, Berkeley 
  • James Hurley, Univ. of California, Berkeley  
  • Beronda Montgomery, Michigan State Univ.
  • Kim OrthUT Southwestern
  • Chris Sander, Harvard Medical School DFCI
  • Daniel Voytas, Univ. of Minnesota
  • Li Yu, Tsinghua Univ

Tuesday, 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall, across from ASBMB Booth 1316:

  • Vahe Bandarian, Univ. of Utah
  • Heran DarwinNew York Univ. Sch. of Med. 
  • Laurence Ettwiller, New England Biolabs
  • Samie Jaffrey, Weill Cornell Med. Col. of Cornell Univ. 
  • Andrew Kruse, Harvard Med. Sch. 
  • Zhao-Qing LuoPurdue Univ.  
  • Andrew Tsin, UT Rio Grande Valley

Wednesday, 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.
Sails Pavilion, Upper Level:

  • Christopher Cheatum, Univ. of Iowa
  • Steven Clarke, UCLA
  • Titia de Lange, Rockefeller Univ.
  • Michael Fayer, Stanford Univ.
  • Benjamin Garcia, Univ. of Pennsylvania Sch. of Med.
  • Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  
  • Peter Lewis, Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Christian Metallo, Univ. of California, San Diego
  • Caryn Outten, Univ. of South Carolina
  • Amy Palmer, Univ. of Colrado, Boulder  
  • Gary Patti, Washington Univ. at St. Louis
  • Eric Skaar, Vanderbilt Univ. Sch. of Med. 
  • Eranthie Weerapana, Boston Col.