Professor, Dept. of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
Dr. Vogt research is on mechanisms of cancer. He served as a scientific advisor to both Microgenics and Calydon. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
Secretary, Biological Sciences Division, Royal Society of London
Sir John Skehel FRS FMedSci was Director of the National Institute for Medical Research (UK) from 1987 to 2006, Director of the WHO World Influenza Centre from 1975 to 1993, and currently is Secretary, Biological Sciences Division, Royal Society of London. His research is on the structure and functions of the influenza virus hemagglutinin (HA) and neuraminidase (NA) membrane glycoproteins. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
Director, Center for Comparative Medicine, University of California, Davis
Dr. Barry was Director of the California National Primate Research Center at Davis. His research is on mechanisms of cytomegalovirus (CMV) persistence and pathogenesis, as well as human CMV vaccine strategies as tested in non-human primate models.
Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
Dr. Dowdy research interests include mechanisms of G1 cell cycle progression, macromolecular drug delivery using TAT Peptide Transduction Domains, mRNA replicons, RNAi and a class of RNAi pro drugs known as RiboNucleic Neutrals (RNN).
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Emeritus and Director of the Center for Biostabilization Emeritus at UC Davis.
Dr. Crowe is well known for work on stabilization of biomaterials in the frozen and dry states, with many applications in pharmacy and clinical medicine, and he holds, with the University of California, numerous patents in this field. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement for Science, Fellow of the Society for Cryobiology, Fulbright Senior Research Scholar, Guggenheim Fellow, and serves on numerous editorial boards for scientific journals. His work was recently featured on NPR’s Science Friday