Appendix CParticipants List (speakers in italics)

  • Kandis Abdul-Aziz
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Andrew Adair
    Office of Senator Mark Kirk
  • Irfan Ahmed
    University of Illinois
  • Guillermo Ameer
    Northwestern University
  • Nancy Auyeung
    Northwestern University
  • Emily Ayshford
    Northwestern University
  • Allison Bedell
    Northwestern University
  • Michael Beltran
    Northwestern University
  • Karen Bender
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Dan Berglund
    State Science and Technology Institute (SSTI)
  • Daniel Biss
    Representative, 17th District State of Illinois
  • Keith Bowman
    Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Jim Bray
    Northwestern University
  • Kasey Brink
    Northwestern University
  • Linda Broadbelt
    Northwestern University
  • Grant Bunker
    Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Louise Burton
    Technology Innovation Center
  • Jian Cao
    Northwestern University
  • Michael Cason
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Olivia Castellini
    Museum of Science & Industry
  • Debra Chandler
    Northwestern University
  • Venkat Chandrasekhar
    Northwestern University
  • McAlister Clabaugh
    The National Academies
  • Lori Clark
    Northern Illinois University
  • Dick Co
    Northwestern University
  • Jeffrey Coney
    Northwestern University
  • James Conley
    Northwestern University
  • Margaret Connolly
    Northwestern University
  • Kathleen Cook
    Northwestern University
  • Jim Corboy
    The Castleton Marketing Group
  • Pamela Cox
    Marshall, Gerstein & Borun
  • Van Crocker
    AuraSense Therapeutics
  • David Dawson
    The National Academies
  • Michael Deem
    Northwestern University
  • Natacha DePaola
    IIT University, Chicago
  • Tony Dickherber
    National Cancer Institute
  • Martin Donakowski
    Northwestern University
  • Vinayak Dravid
    Northwestern University
  • Debasish Dutta
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Mitra Dutta
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Robert Easter
    University of Illinois
  • Tabriz Ebrahim
    Northwestern University
  • David Eddington
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Chris Fall
    Office of Naval Research
  • Omar Farha
    Northwestern University
  • Steve Feldman
    Husch Blackwell LLP
  • John Fernandez
    SNR Denton
  • Edward Fetters
    Illinois Science & Technology Coalition
  • Jane Fischer
    Illinois Science and Technology Coalition
  • John Flavin
    Chicago Innovation Mentors
  • Jonathan Freaney
    Northwestern University
  • Laura Frerichs
    University of Illinois Research Park
  • Elizabeth Friedman
    Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Arianna Gammel
    AuraSense LLC
  • Edward Gamson
    Husch Blackwell LLP
  • David Gatchell
    Northwestern University
  • Dimitra Georganopoulou
    Ohmx Corporation
  • Liz Gerber
    Northwestern University
  • David Giljohann
    AuraSense Therapeutics LLC
  • Matthew Glucksberg
    Northwestern University
  • Wade Green
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Emily Greenspan
    National Cancer Institute
  • Tolga Gulman
    Northwestern University
  • Andrew Gumbinder
    Department of Energy
  • David Hanses
    Museum of Science & Industry
  • Ford Harrington
    Northwestern University
  • Mark Harris
    Illinois Science & Technology Coalition
  • Heidi Hattendorf
    Motorola Solutions
  • Ben Hernandez
    NuMat Technologies
  • Adam Hock
    Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Jeremy Hollis
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Eneda Hoxha
    Northwestern University
  • Sarah Hurst
    Northwestern University
  • Eric Isaacs
    Argonne National Laboratory
  • Michael Janse
    Northwestern University
  • Michael Jewett
    Northwestern University
  • Sheila Judge
    Northwestern University
  • Mercouri Kanatzidis
    Northwestern University
  • Neil Kane
    Illinois Partners
  • John Ketterson
    Northwestern University
  • Brad Keywell
    Light Bank
  • Mark Krivchenia
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Laura Labeots
    Husch Blackwell LLP
  • Tim Lavengood
    Technology Innovation Center
  • Jerry S. H. Lee
    Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives
    National Cancer Institute
    National Institutes of Health
  • Mike Lippitz
    Northwestern University
  • Alicia Loffler
    Northwestern University
  • Rich Lueptow
    Northwestern University
  • Kevin Lynch
    Northwestern University
  • Bryan Mangelson
    Northwestern University
  • Michael Marasco
    Northwestern University
  • Phillippe Melin
    Office of Congressman Robert Dold
  • David Miller
    Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO®)
  • Beverly Milligan
    Northwestern University
  • Chad Mirkin
    Northwestern University
  • Roger Moody
    Nanosphere
  • Nicole Moore
    National Cancer Institute
  • Emily Morehouse
    University of Illinois
  • David Mosena
    Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
  • Milan Mrksich
    Northwestern University
  • Allan Nader
    Northwestern University
  • Larry A. Nagahara
    Office of Physical Sciences-Oncology
    National Cancer Institute
  • Joan Naper
    Northwestern University
  • Michael Narea
    NuMat Technologies
  • Virginia Neale
    Northwestern University
  • Mark Nolan
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Caralynn Nowinski
    University of Illinois
  • Teri Odom
    Northwestern University
  • Thomas O’Halloran
    Chemistry of Life Processes Institute
    Northwestern University
  • Sarah Ostman
    Northwestern University
  • Andrew Ott
    Northwestern University
  • Julio Ottino
    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences,
    Northwestern University
  • Tuncay Ozel
    Northwestern University
  • Tim Persons
    Government Accountability Office
  • Thomas Peterson
    Director for Engineering
    National Science Foundation
  • Karl Putz
    Northwestern University
  • Patrick Quinn
    Governor of Illinois
  • Brian Quist
    Northwestern University
  • Mark Ratner
    Northwestern University
  • Norbert Riedel
    Baxter International
  • Dennis Roberson
    Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
  • Billie Scales
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Carlo Segre
    Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Nancy Shi
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Sujai Shivakumar
    The National Academies
  • Richard B. Silverman
    Department of Chemistry
    Northwestern University
  • Matthew Small
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Frank Stabile
    Northwestern University
  • Nancy Sullivan
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • George Sweeney
    State of Illinois
  • Tyrone Taylor
    Capitol Advisors on Technology
  • William Testa
    Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Sammy Tin
    Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Matthew Tirrell
    Institute for Molecular Engineering
    University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory
  • Eric Toone
    Advanced Research Projects Agency for Energy (ARPA-E)
  • Howard Tullman
    Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts
    Academy
  • Katelyn Tye
    State of Illinois
  • Keith Tyo
    Northwestern University
  • Robert van Lith
    Northwestern University
  • Jay Walsh
    Northwestern University
  • Patricia Ward
    Museum of Science & Industry
  • Mike Wasielewski
    Northwestern University
  • Mark Werwath
    Northwestern University
  • Charles Wessner
    The National Academies
  • Chris Wilmer
    Northwestern University
  • Robert Wolcott
    Kellogg School of Management
    Northwestern University
  • Chris Wolverton
    Northwestern University
  • Teresa Woodruff
    Northwestern University
  • AnTu Xie
    Northwestern University
  • Fruma Yehiely
    Northwestern University
  • Nanjia Zhou
    Northwestern University