Professor Zhou received his B.S.and Ph.D degrees from Fudan University in 1990 and 1995, respectively. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Virginia with professor Lester Andrews from 1997 to 1999. He then joined the chemistry department of Fudan University and became a professor of physical chemistry in 2000 and Cheung Kong Scholar in 2002. He is currently a member of the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Physical Chemistry.
Professor Scott C. Bailey-Hartsel received his B.S. degree from Ohio University and then went on to earn his Ph.D. from the Ohio State University in 1985. He worked as an American Heart Association postdoctoral fellow under David Cafiso from 1985-1987 at UVa and was an NSF/CNRS research fellow at Universite Pierre et Marie Curie and Institut Curie in Paris in 1995 and 96.
Professor Shipman received his B.A. from Rice University and earned his Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley under Charles Harris in 2005. He was then a post-doctoral researcher from 2006 until 2008 at the University of Virginia with Professor Brooks Pate. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry at New College of Florida, a small liberal arts college in Sarasota, FL.
Seth W. Snyder, Ph.D. received a B.A. from University of Pennsylvania in Chemistry and Environmental Studies (1980), a M.S. in Physical Chemistry (1985) and a Ph.D. in Biophysics (1989) from the University of Virginia in James Demas‘ laboratory. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Argonne National Laboratory in Photosynthesis. In 1989, he joined Abbott Laboratories, first in Alzheimer’s Disease Research and later in Pharmaceutical Discovery Research.
Dr. McWhorter earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry (with Brooks H. Pate) from the University of Virginia and a B.S. in Chemistry from Washington and Lee University. As a Principal of Catalyst Partners, work focuses on helping clients navigate US Department of Homeland Security’ (DHS; especially the SAFETY Act) and helping DHS navigate his clients. Dr.
Professor Garcia received his B.S. degree from the University of California, Davis and then went on to earn his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia under Donald Hunt in 2005. Ben then was an NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign with Professor Neil Kelleher.
Dr. Frazier graduated from Harvey Mudd College with a B.S. in Applied Chemistry. In 2003, she earned her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia Chemistry Department with Prof. David Cafiso. She works at Pro-Cure Therapeutics (a Prostate Cancer Stem Cell Company) where she performs two roles. She is the Commercial Operations Manager and a research scientist. She manages business relationships with corporate partners and tests and develops assays for novel prostate cancer stem cells.
After earning his Ph.D. with Sidney Hecht at the University of Virginia in 2003, Dr. Christopher Claeboe joined the laboratory of David R. Williams at Indiana University for a post-doctoral fellowship that was focused upon the total synthesis of Peloruside A. In 2005, Dr. Claeboe began his industrial career as a process chemist with Albemarle Corporation, working at their Baton Rouge, LA facility.
John M. Butler is NIST Fellow and Group Leader of Applied Genetics at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He is author of the internationally acclaimed textbook Forensic DNA Typing—now in its third edition—as well as more than 100 scientific articles and invited book chapters. His book was also been translated into Chinese (2007) and Japanese (2009). He earned his Ph.D in 1995 from the University of Virginia with Ralph Allen (Analytical Chemistry). His Ph.D.