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Organizing and Program Committees

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2024 Co-Chairs

  • Silvia Penuela, PhD Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • James Smyth, PhD Associate Professor, Virginia Tech, USA

Advisory Committee

  • Brant Isakson, PhD, University of Virginia, USA
  • Samy Lamouille, PhD, Virginia Tech, USA
  • Scott Johnston PhD, Virginia Tech, USA
  • Rob Gourdie, PhD, Virginia Tech, USA
  • Dale Laird, Western University, USA
  • Leigh-Anne Swayne, PhD, University of Victoria, British Columbia

Scientific Program Committee Co-Chairs

  • Samy Lamouille, PhD, Virginia Tech, USA
  • Scott Johnston PhD, Virginia Tech, USA

Scientific Program Committee Members

  • Scott Johnstone, Committee Organizer, Virginia Tech, USA
  • Samy Lamouille, Committee Organizer, Virginia Tech, USA
  • Brant Isakson, Organizing Committee, UVA, USA
  • Jorge Contreras, Professor, University of California, Davis, USA
  • Patricia Martin, Reader, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
  • Brenda Kwak, Professor, Universite De Geneve, Geneva
  • Dale Laird, Professor, Western University, Canada
  • Rob Gourdie, Professor, Virginia Tech, USA
  • Anaclet Ngezahayo, Professor, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany
  • Leigh Ann Swayne, Professor, University of Victoria, Canada
  • Maria Mayan, Head of Research Group, CellCom Research Group, Spain
  • Trond Aasen, Senior Investigator, Vall Hebron University, Spain
  • Justin Lathia, Professor, Case Western/ Cleveland Clinic, USA
  • Maria Dagli, Professor, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Jessica Esseltine, Assistant Professor , Memorial University Newfoundland, Canada
  • Jennifer Fang, Assistant Professor, Tulane University, Los Angeles , USA
  • Ying Yang, Assistant Professor, University of South Florida, USA
  • Zhi sheng, Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech, USA
  • Hung-I Yeh, Principal Investigator, Department Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
  • Kyle Cowan, Assistant Professor MD, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • Huawei Zhang, Chair/ Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
  • Eliana Scemes, Professor, New York Medical College, USA
  • Fabio Mammano, Professor, University of Padua, Italy
  • Alex Lohman , Associate Professor, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Samar Sayedyahossein, NIH Scientist, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Iran/USA
  • Joe Stains, Professor, University of Maryland, USA