Allison Hubel, PhD: Dr. Hubel is Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Biopreservation Core Resource (BioCoR, www.biocor.umn.edu), a national resource in biopreservation. Dr. Hubel has studied both basic science and translational issues behind preservation of molecules, cells and tissues.
Dr. Roland Kaunas is an Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Programs in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University. He is also the Associate Director of the National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing, Director of the Regenerative Engineering Foundry, and a Co-Director of the TEES Institute for Manufacturing Systems.
Christine Reilley is business development director of Healthcare for the Technology Advancement and Business Development (TABD) unit of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), based in New York City. As director, she leads the ASME Alliance of Advanced Biomedical Engineering (AABME), which focuses on creating and growing the Society’s portfolio of programs, products, and services in this area.
Patrick Thayer graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering in 2010. In 2015, he obtained a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Virginia Tech. After graduation he joined CELLINK as the Chief Bioink Officer.