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2022 Speaking Faculty

Mollie Roth, JD
Mollie Roth, JDConference Chair

The Annual Translational Microbiome Conference

David Kyle, Ph.D.
David Kyle, Ph.D.Chief Scientific Officer

Evolve Biosystems

Orly Levitan, Ph.D.
Orly Levitan, Ph.D.Chief Scientific Officer


Scott Jackson, Ph.D.
Scott Jackson, Ph.D.Leader - Complex Microbial Systems Group

National Institute of Standards & Technology

Danny Grannick
Danny GrannickCo-Founder & Chief Executive Officer


Hasan Nur, Ph.D., MBA
Hasan Nur, Ph.D., MBAChief Executive Officer

EZ Biome

Leigh Frame, Ph.D.
Leigh Frame, Ph.D.Program Director, Integrative Medicine, Exec. Director, Office of INTM & Health

The George Washington University

Heba Ismail, Ph.D.
Heba Ismail, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Indiana University School of Medicine

Rajita Menon, Ph.D.
Rajita Menon, Ph.D.Associate Director, Modeling & Statistics

Vedanta Biosciences

Heidi Hau, Ph.D.
Heidi Hau, Ph.D.Senior Director Translational Biology

Rebiotix Inc., A Ferring Company

Vivek Lal, MD, FAAP
Vivek Lal, MD, FAAPFounder, President & CEO

Alveolus Bio

Director, Pulmonary Microbiome Lab

University of Alabama Birmingham

Emily Hollister, Ph.D.
Emily Hollister, Ph.D.Director, R&D, Computational Biology,


Nini Fan
Nini FanFounder & Chief Executive Officer


Sandrine Miller-Montgomery, Ph.D.
Sandrine Miller-Montgomery, Ph.D.President & CEO


Priyanka Jain
Priyanka JainCo-Founder & CEO


Yvonne Nyavor, Ph.D.
Yvonne Nyavor, Ph.D.Principal Scientist - Microbiome

Boston Analytical

Kamlesh Oza, Ph.D.
Kamlesh Oza, Ph.D.Head, Technical Sales & Formulation & Application Services - N.America


Dorottya Nagy-Szakal, MD, Ph.D.
Dorottya Nagy-Szakal, MD, Ph.D.Chief Medical Officer


Research Assistant Professor

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Lutz Krause, Ph.D.
Lutz Krause, Ph.D.Chief Scientific Officer

Microba Life Sciences

George Tetz, MD, Ph.D.
George Tetz, MD, Ph.D.Chief Scientific Officer

Human Microbiology Institute

Christian Furlan Freguia, Ph.D.
Christian Furlan Freguia, Ph.D.Vice President of Research

Rise Therapeutics

Rafal Iwasiow, Ph.D.
Rafal Iwasiow, Ph.D.Vice President, Innovation & Technology

OraSure Technologies Molecular Solutions

Raul Cano, Ph.D.
Raul Cano, Ph.D.Chief Scientific Officer

The BioCollective

Manoj Dadlani, Ph.D.
Manoj Dadlani, Ph.D.Chief Executive Officer

Cosmos ID

Areta Kupchyk
Areta KupchykPartner, Co-Chair, Administrative Law Department and FDA Practice

Foley Hoag LLP

Lisa Cunden, Ph.D.
Lisa Cunden, Ph.D.Senior Scientist, Metagenomics


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