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Guest Faculty / Rice Faculty


Mary C. Farach-Carson, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Translational Bioscience, Scientific Director of BioScience Research Collaborative, Ralph and Dorothy Looney Professor of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, and Professor of Bioengineering

K. Jane Grande-Allen, Ph.D., Professor of Bioengineering, Associate Chair, External Partnerships, and Director of Integrative Matrix Mechanics Laboratory

Jeffrey D. Hartgerink, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, and Professor of Bioengineering

Jeffrey G. Jacot, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, Rice University, and Director of Pediatric Cardiovascular Bioengineering Laboratory, Congenital Heart Surgery Services, Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Lydia E. Kavraki, Ph.D., Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science, Professor of Bioengineering, and Director of Physical and Biological Computing Laboratory

Antonios G. Mikos, Ph.D., Course Director, Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Director of Center for Excellence in Tissue Engineering, and Director of J.W. Cox Laboratory for Biomedical Engineering

Jordan S. Miller, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Bioengineering

Junghae Suh, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, and Director of Laboratory for Nanotherapeutics Research

James M. Tour, Ph.D., T.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Computer Science, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Kyriacos Zygourakis, Ph.D., A.J. Hartsook Professor of Chemical Engineering, and Professor of Bioengineering

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Mohit Bhatia, Ph.D., Senior Director, Tissue Therapeutics Research and Development, Celgene Cellular Therapeutics, Warren, New Jersey

Rena Bizios, Ph.D., Peter T. Flawn Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Director of Cellular and Tissue Engineering Laboratory, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

Stephanie J. Bryant, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado

Arnold I. Caplan, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Professor of General Medical Sciences (Oncology), and Director, Skeletal Research Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

George J. Christ, Ph.D., Professor of Regenerative Medicine, Translational Science, Urology and Physiology and Pharmacology, Core Faculty Member, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Affiliate Faculty Member, Molecular Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Head of the Cell, Tissue and Organ Physiology Program, and Director of Education and Training Programs, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernández, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 

Patrick G. De Deyne, M.P.T., Ph.D.,
Director, Research and Development, Bioscaffolds, LifeCell Corporation, Branchburg, New Jersey

Stanislav Emelianov, Ph.D., Cockrell Family Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Director of Center for Emerging Imaging Technologies, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

John P. Fisher, Ph.D., Fischell Family Distinguished Professor and Associate Chair, Director of Graduate Studies, Fischell Department of Bioengineering, and Director of Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials Laboratory, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

Jeremy J. Harris, Ph.D., Technical Director, Secant Medical, Inc., Perkasie, Pennsylvania

John A. Jansen, D.D.S., Ph.D., Professor and Head Dentistry, Department of Biomaterials, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, and Dental Implant and Osseointegration Research Chair, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Peter C. Johnson, M.D., Vice President, Research and Development and Medical Affairs, Vancive Medical Technologies, an Avery Dennison business, and President and CEO, Scintellix, LLC, Raleigh, North Carolina

Brendan Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Robert and Janice McNair Endowed Chair in Molecular and Human Genetics, and Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Joseph A. Ludwig, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Athanasios Mantalaris, Ph.D., Professor in Biosystems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Todd C. McDevitt, Ph.D., Carol Ann and David D. Flanagan Professor, The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, Director, Stem Cell Engineering Center, and Faculty Member, Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

Michael J. Miller, M.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Plastic Surgery, The Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

Anthony Ratcliffe, Ph.D., President and CEO, Synthasome, Inc., San Diego, California

A. Hari Reddi, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Director of the Center for Tissue Regeneration and Repair, Director, Lawrence Ellison Musculoskeletal Research Center, and Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California

Heungsoo Shin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Bioengineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea

Vassilios Sikavitsas, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, and Associate Member, Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center, The University of Oklahoma Medicine, The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Josh Simon, Ph.D., Business Development Manager, Secant Medical, Inc., Perkasie, Pennsylvania

Yasuhiko Tabata, Ph.D., D.Med.Sci., D.Pharm., Professor and Chairman, Department of Biomaterials, Field of Tissue Engineering, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Johnna S. Temenoff, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

William R. Wagner, Ph.D., Director, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and Professor of Surgery, Chemical Engineering, and Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Joseph C. Wenke, Ph.D., Manager, Extremity Trauma and Regenerative Medicine Task Area, and Orthopaedic Extremity Trauma Research Program, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Chrysanthi (Sandy) Williams, Ph.D., Biologics Business Unit Manager, ElectroForce Systems Group, Bose Corporation, Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Mark E.K. Wong, D.D.S., Chair and Program Director, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The University of Texas School of Dentistry, and Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 

Michael J. Yaszemski, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, Director of Tissue Engineering and Polymeric Biomaterials Laboratory, and Bone Histomorphometry Laboratory, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 

James J. Yoo, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Urology, Physiology and Pharmacology, and Biomedical Engineering, Wake Forest School of Medicine, and Associate Director and Chief Scientific Officer, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 

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