Video Challenge
Introduction, Dates, & Awards
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2017 Awards
2016 Awards
2015 Awards
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2017 RCSB PDB Video Challenge for High School Students

Molecular View of Diabetes Treatment and Management

2017 Panel of Expert Judges

Louis F. Amorosa, MD

Professor, Interim Division Chief
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Endocrinologist with interests in thyroid nodular diseases, diabetes, endocrine tumors, and calcium disorders.

Maja Divjak, Ph.D.

Science Animator
Gene Technology Access Centre, Melbourne Australia

Biomedical animator, created two animations detailing the molecular mechanisms of type 2 diabetes (Inflammation and Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Receptor and Type 2 Diabetes); currently working on infectious disease animations including tetanus and recently completed one on whooping cough.

Tim Herman, Ph.D.

MSOE Center for BioMolecular Modeling, an instructional materials development laboratory

Educator interested in projects designed to measure the impact of physical and computer-based models of molecular structures on student learning.

John W. Kozarich, Ph.D.

Distinguished Scientist and Executive Advisor
ActivX Biosciences, Inc., La Jolla, CA

Award-winning biochemist with experience in academia and drug discovery industry spanning over 4 decades. His research over the years has focused on the mechanisms of enzyme and drug action.