External Research Advisory Board Participants

Arup Chakraborty, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

ARUP CHAKRABORTY, Ph.D.

MIT, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, and Biological Engineering, NAE, Director, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science

Shu Chien, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

SHU CHIEN, Ph.D.

University of California, San Diego, NAE, NIM, NAS, AAAS, Founding Director of UCSD’s Institute of Engineering in Medicine, and the UC System-wide Bioengineering Institute in California

Dorothee Kern, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

DOROTHEE KERN, Ph.D.

Brandeis University, Professor of Biochemistry, HHMI Investigator, Founder, Relay Therapeutics

Cato Laurencin, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

CATO LAURENCIN, Ph.D.

University of Connecticut, University Professor, Van Dusen Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Professor of Chemical Engineering, Laureate, National Medal of Technology and Innovation, Elected member, National Academy of Medicine, National Academy of Engineering and Chinese Academy of Engineering, CEO of UConn’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Raphael C. Lee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Carle Illinois College of Medicine

DR. RAPHAEL C. LEE, Ph.D.

University of Chicago, Professor of Surgery, Medicine, Anatomy and Organismal Biology, NAE, International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering, MacArthur Fellow, AAAS Fellow

Jack Szostak, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

JACK SZOSTAK, Ph.D.

Harvard Medical School, Professor of Genetics, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, HHMI Investigator, NAS, 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Art Weiss, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

ART WEISS, Ph.D.

UCSF, Departments of Medicine, Microbiology, and Rheumatology, NAS, Institute of Medicine, HHMI Investigator, Director of Medical Scientist Training Program at UCSF

Internal Research Advisory Board Participants

Kenneth Aronson, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

DR. KENNETH ARONSON

Neurology + Neurosciences at Carle Foundation Hospital

Rohit Bhargava, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

ROHIT BHARGAVA, Ph.D.

Head of Cancer Center of Illinois, Professor of Bioengineering

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Stephen Boppart, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

DR. STEPHEN BOPPART, Ph.D.

Director of Imaging at Illinois, Professor of Engineering

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Paul Braun, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PAUL BRAUN, Ph.D.

Director of Materials Research Lab, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

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Neal J. Cohen, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

NEAL COHEN, Ph.D.

Director the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Initiative at Illinois, Professor of Psychology

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Brian Cunningham, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

BRIAN CUNNINGHAM, Ph.D.

Director, Micro and Nanotechnology Lab, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Jennifer Eardley, Carle Illinois College of Medicine

JENNIFER EARDLEY, Ph.D.

Vice President of Research at Carle Foundation Hospital

Martha Gillette, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

MARTHA GILLETTE, Ph.D.

Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Martin Gruebele, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

MARTIN GRUEBELE, Ph.D.

Professor and Head of Chemistry, Professor of Physics, Biophysics and Quantitative Biology

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Wendy Heller, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

WENDY HELLER, Ph.D.

Head of Psychology Department, Professor of Psychology

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Paul Hergenrother, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PAUL HERGENROTHER, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry, Co-founder: Vanquish Oncology

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Princess Imoukhuede, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PRINCESS IMOUKHUEDE, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering

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Michael Insana, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

MICHAEL INSANA, Ph.D.

Interim Head of Bioengineering

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Paul Kenis, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PAUL KENIS, Ph.D.

Professor and Head of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

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Kesh Kesavades, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

KESH KESAVADAS, Ph.D.

Director, Health Care Engineering Systems Center
Professor of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering

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Zhi-Pei Liang, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

ZHI-PEI LIANG, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Susan Martinis, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

SUSAN MARTINIS, Ph.D.

Professor and Head of Biochemistry, Interim Vice Chancellor for Research

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Jeffrey Moore, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

JEFFREY MOORE, Ph.D.

Director of Beckman Institute, Professor of Chemistry, NAS

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Catherine Murphy, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

CATHERINE MURPHY, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry, NAS

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Klara Nahrstedt, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

KLARA NAHRSTEDT, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer Science, Director of Coordinated Science Lab

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Jian Peng, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

JIAN PENG, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Pablo Perez Pinera, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PABLO PEREZ PINERA, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering

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Gene Robinson, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

GENE ROBINSON, Ph.D.

Swanlund Chair, Director of Institute for Genomic Biology

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Sally Salmons, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

DR. SALLY SALMONS

Family Medicine at Carle Foundation Hospital

Steve Silgar, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

STEVE SLIGAR, Ph.D.

Professor and Head of Molecular and Cell Biology

Sligar Lab

Petros Sofronis, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PETROS SOFRONIS, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Director of WPI International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research

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Emad Tajkhorshid, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

EMAD TAJKHORSHID, Ph.D.

Professor of Biochemistry

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Kimani Toussaint, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

KIMANI TOUSSAINT, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Director of NSF Center for Nanofabrication

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Dr. Michael Tsipursky, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

DR. MICHAEL TSIPURSKY

Ophthalmology at Carle Foundation Hospital

Wilfred van der Donk, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

WILFRED VAN DER DONK, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry, HHMI Investigator

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Christina White, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

CHRISTINA WHITE, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry

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Karen White, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

DR. KAREN WHITE, Ph.D.

Critical Care at Carle Foundation Hospital

Huimin Zhao, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

HUIMIN ZHAO, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

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