Events | GWG 2018 Conference | Speakers

Speakers

Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD

Dean of the University of Minnesota Medical School, Director of the Minnesota Stem Cell Institute, Distinguished McKnight Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Introduction

Scot Wolfe, PhD

Professor, Molecular, Cell, and Cancer Biology, University of Massachusetts
New Engineering Technologies

Branden Moriarity, PhD

Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, University of Minnesota
New Engineering Technologies

Martin Maiers, MS

National Marrow Donor Program, Department of Bioinformatics Research, Director of Bioinformatics, Be the Match
Cell and Gene Therapies I

William Hoffman, MA

Communications Director in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota
Cell and Gene Therapies I

Theresa Reineke, PhD

Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Chemistry, University of Minnesota
Cell and Gene Therapies I

Maciej Maselko, PhD

Post Doctoral Associate, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, University of Minnesota
Synthetic Biology

Kate Adamala, PhD

Assistant Professor, College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota
Synthetic Biology

David Odde, PhD

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota
TED Style Talk

Lynn Fellman, BFA

Multimedia Artist for Science, Fellman Studio Inc
TED Style Talk

Ellen Jorgensen, PhD

Founder, Genspace and Biotech without Borders
Keynote Speaker

Sergei Svitashev, PhD

DuPont Pioneer
Plant Genome Engineering

Matthew Begemann, PhD

Associate Director, Molecular Technologies at Benson Hill Biosystems
Plant Genome Engineering

Michael Holmes, PhD

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Sangamo
Cell and Gene Therapies II

Matthew Porteus, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation), Stanford University
Cell and Gene Therapies II

Jennifer Gori, PhD

Associate Director and Head of Immuno-oncology and Pharmacology, Obsidian Therapeutics
Cell and Gene Therapies II

Neil Hoffman, PhD

Science Advisor, Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Regulatory Issues and Education

Johnny Kung, PhD

Personal Genetics Education Project, Harvard University
Regulatory Issues and Education

Tammy Lee, MBA

President & Chief Executive Officer, Recombinetics
Regulatory Issues and Education

William Hahn, MD/PhD

Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, Medical Oncology, Harvard Medical School
Functional Genomics

Shondra Pruett-Miller, PhD

Director, Center for Advanced Genome Engineering, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital
Functional Genomics

Drena Dobbs, PhD

Professor, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Iowa State University
TED Style Talk

Tad Sonstegard, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer of Acceligen, Recombinetics
TED Style Talk

Dana Carroll, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry, University of Utah School of Medicine
Keynote Speaker

Ingunn Stromnes, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology, University of Minnesota
Infection and Immunology

Hind Fadel, MD/PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Infection and Immunology

Jeffrey Essner, PhD

Professor of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Iowa State University
Developmental Biology and Stem Cells

Rita Perlingeiro, PhD

Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
Developmental Biology and Stem Cells