University of New Hampshire, Affiliate Assistant Professor
Over the past 16 years, Gary Smejkal has worked in both academia and the biotechnology industry. He has worked with the companies including Covaris, Pressure Biosciences, and Proteome Systems and is currently an Affiliate Assistant Professor at the University of New Hampshire. He is the Founder of Focus Proteomics, a contract research organization.
Formerly, he was Visiting Scientist at the Harvard School of Public Health and Proteomics Technologies Manager at the Harvard School of Medicine. He worked at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, both in basic research and in clinical research.
Expertise is in sample preparation, protein electrophoresis, and assay development. He has developed and helped bring to market ten kits for five different companies. He also has experience in MALDI-TOF, having been formally trained at Bruker-Daltonics.
His publications include 42 PubMed citations, 10 book reviews and compendium chapters, and is currently working on his second book on protein electrophoresis.
CEO, Partner, Architects Rudanko + Kankkunen Ltd. Helsinki Area, Finland
Leads a young and ambitious architecture firm’s office in Helsinki, Finland.
Hilla see architecture and urban design as tools to shape living environments as well as to inspire everyday life. Her field of expertise is ‘learning environments’. She designs school buildings, kindergarten spaces and workplaces internationally with socially and ecologically responsible goals.