ComSciCon-Cornell 2016, Expert

Merry Buckley

Merry Buckley

Education and Outreach Program Manager at the Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University)

Merry Buckley is a writer and communications professional with a background in science. After earning her Ph.D. in Crop and Soil Sciences in 2001, Merry… Read more about Merry Buckley

Chamblis

Lauren Chambliss

Communications Director for the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future (Cornell University)

A former prize-winning journalist in Washington, DC, Lauren Chambliss now teaches and practices communication, from social media to traditional print.… Read more about Lauren Chambliss

Itai Cohen

Itai Cohen

Associate Professor of Physics at Cornell University

Professor Itai Cohen is obsessed with matter in motion. At Cornell, his research has focused on investigating the behavior of microscopic and nanoscopic… Read more about Itai Cohen

Diana Friedman

Diana Friedman

Director of Communications at the New York Academy of Sciences

Diana Friedman serves as the Director of Communications at the New York Academy of Sciences, where she oversees communications strategy and planning,… Read more about Diana Friedman

Sylvester James Gates, Jr.

Sylvester James Gates, Jr.

John S. Toll Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland
Director of the String and Particle Theory Center
U.S. President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

Sylvester James “Jim” Gates, Jr., (born December 15, 1950) is an American theoretical physicist.  He received two B.S. degrees and a Ph.D. degree from the… Read more about Sylvester James Gates, Jr.

Linda B Glaser

Linda B Glaser

Writer and Publicist at Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences

Linda B. Glaser is the writer and publicist for the College of Arts & Sciences. She works with faculty, students and alumni to promote their work to the… Read more about Linda B Glaser

Luis Quevedo

Luis Quevedo

Director, Editor & Host of CST [Science, Health & Technology]

Luis Quevedo is an award-winning Spanish filmmaker, TV producer and personality. A former scientist turned communicator, after moving to New… Read more about Luis Quevedo

Chris Schaffer

Chris Schaffer

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University
Science Policy Advisor for Representative Edward Markey in the United States Congress

Chris B. Schaffer is an Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Biomedical Engineering department at Cornell University. Chris grew up… Read more about Chris Schaffer

Kara Verno

Kara Verno

Program Supervisor at the Rochester Museum and Science Center

Kara Verno is a Program Supervisor at the Rochester Museum and Science Center (RMSC). Her career spans over 15 years working with several RMSC outreach… Read more about Kara Verno