Scientific Advisory Committee


Robert Keynton, PHD

Interim Executive Vice President for Research & Innovation
University of Louisville

Philip Kern, PHD

Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Science
University of Kentucky


Lawrence E. Cornett, PHD

INBRE Director
Vice Chancellor for Research
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Nigel G. F. Cooper, PHD

INBRE Director
Professor, Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
University of Louisville

Konstantin “Gus” Kousoulas, PHD

INBRE Director
Louisiana State University

Mohamed Omar Elasri, PHD

INBRE Director
T.W. Bennett Professor of Microbiology
University of Southern Mississippi

Jose F. Rodríguez-Orengo, PHD

Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Puerto Rico
CEO & CSO at FDI Clinical Research

Edie C. Goldsmith, PHD

INBRE Director
Professor and Director
Biomedical Sciences
University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Gary O. Rankin, PHD

INBRE Director
Professor and Chair
Department of Pharmacology Physiology and Toxicology
Marshall University

Paula Bates, PHD

Professor of Medicine; ExCITE Program Director, University of Louisville

Sally Hodder, MD

Professor of Medicine,
Director, West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute,
Associate Vice President, Clinical and Translational Research at West Virginia University

Laura P. James, MD

Director, Translational Research Institute,
Professor, Department of Pediatrics,
Associate Vice Chancellor, Clinical and Translational Research at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences