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Distinguished Faculty:


Vivek C. Abraham, Ph.D., Group Leader, Lead Discovery, Abbott Laboratories 


David W. Andrews, Ph.D., Professor, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, Canada Research Chair in Membrane Biogenesis, McMaster University


Nathalie Aulner, Ph.D., Research Engineer, PFID - Imagopole, Institut Pasteur


Amit Bahl, Ph.D., Research Associate, Applied Computer Science and Mathematics Group, Merck


Marc Bickle, Ph.D., Head, HT Technology Development Studio, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology & Genetics


John L. Bixby, Ph.D., Professor, Pharmacology and Neurological Surgery; Associate Dean for Graduate Studies; Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


Ching-Wei Chang, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley


Miroslav Cik, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Assay Development and Target Validation, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical R&D


Anthony M. Davies, Ph.D., Director, High-Content Research Facility, Clinical Medicine, Trinity College


Hakim Djaballah, Ph.D., Director, HTS Core Facility, Molecular Pharmacology and Chemistry Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Eugenio Fava, Ph.D, Director, Services & Facilities, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases


Paul French, Ph.D., Professor, Physics; Head, Photonics Group, Physics Department, Imperial College London


Ilya G. Goldberg, Ph.D., Head, Image Informatics & Computational Biology, NIH, NIA


Rajarshi Guha, Ph.D., Research Informatics Scientist, Informatics Department, NIH Chemical Genomics Center


Emmanuel Gustin, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Informatics, Tibotec BVBA


Steven Haney, Ph.D., Associate Fellow, Biological Profiling, Pfizer Research Technology Center


Peter Horvath, Ph.D., Image Processing Scientist, Light Microscopy Center, ETH Zurich


Bev Isherwood, Ph.D., Associate Principal Scientist, Research & Development, Advanced Science and Technology Laboratory, AstraZeneca


Paul A. Johnston, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh Drug Discovery Institute


Karol Kozak, Ph.D., Head, Data Handling Unit & High Content Screening, ETH Zurich


Michael Lenard, Ph.D., Solutions Architect, Applied Biotechnologies & Biology Informatics, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company


David Logan, Ph.D., Computational Biologist, Imaging Platform, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard


Robert F. Murphy, Ph.D., Professor, Computational Biology and Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, and Machine Learning; Director, Ray and Stephanie Lane Center for Computational Biology, Carnegie Mellon University


Carmel Nanthakumar, Ph.D., R&D Discovery, Technology Group, GlaxoSmithKline


Peter J. O’Brien, D.V.M., Ph.D., Veterinary Clinical Pathologist, Pathology, University College Dublin


Stephen C. Pak, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


Stefan Prechtl, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Lead Discovery Berlin – Screening, High-Content Analysis, Bayer Schering Pharma AG


Valerica Raicu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin


J. Paul Robinson, Ph.D., SVM Professor, Cytomics, Biomedical Engineering; Director, Purdue University Cytometry Laboratories, Purdue University


Paul Sammak, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, The University of Pittsburgh

Francesca Santini, Ph.D., Cellular Discovery Biology Leader, Cell Based HTS/Genomic Profiling, Automated Biotechnology Department, Merck & Co.


Stephan Schürer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Center for Computational Science, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami


David Shum, Ph.D., Assay Development Specialist, HTS Core Facility, Molecular Pharmacology and Chemistry Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Larry A. Sklar, Ph.D., Director, University of New Mexico Center for Molecular Discovery


Lisa Smith, M.S., Scientist, In Vitro Pharmacology, Merck Research Labs


Martin Stöter, Scientist, High-Content Screening, HT-Technology Development Studio (TDS), Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics


Jason Swedlow, Ph.D., Professor, Quantitative Cell Biology, Wellcome Trust Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression, University of Dundee


Joe Trask, Ph.D., Head, Cellular Imaging Core, The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences


Vincent Unterreiner, Ph.D., Scientist II, Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research – Lead Finding Platform, Novartis Pharma AG 


Andreas Vogt, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, Drug Discovery Institute, University of Pittsburgh


Alan S. Waggoner, Ph.D., Professor, Biological Sciences; Director, Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center, Carnegie Mellon University