2019 Speakers

We are in the process of securing the speakers for our 2020 symposium. We were grateful to present the following speakers in 2019. The speakers were selected and invited based on providing a diverse range of topics in effort to make the symposium as applicable and interesting to as many people as possible. 

Professor of Biochemistry
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Next Generation MALDI Imaging Mass Spectrometry: Enabling Molecular Microscopy in the New Age of Biology and Medicine
Squire Booker
Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Pennsylvania State University
The Biosynthesis of Lipoic Acid: A Saga of Death, Destruction, and Rebirth
Staff Scientist
The Scripps Research Institute
Protection Against Neurodegenerative Pathologies Caused by Mistranslation: A Modifier-Based Mechanism
Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics
University of Minnesota
Developing therapeutics to treat aging
Senior Correspondent
Telling your research stories: How to talk science with a journalist
Grayson Wawrzyn
Scientist III
Zymergen, Inc.
Applying high-throughput genome engineering to optimize a variety of microbes for industrial fermentation
Professor of Cancer Biology,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Mutant-selective allosteric inhibitors for EGFR-mutant lung cancer