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2016 RCSB PDB Video Challenge for High School Students

Structural Biology & Diabetes

2016 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.

Victoria Feher, Ph.D.

Assistant Director
Center for Drug Discovery Innovation, University of California, San Diego

Drug discovery computational chemist; professionally interested as a previous Principal Scientist at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, a company that develops Type II therapies and personally interested as a parent of Type I diabetic.

Tim Herman, Ph.D.

Director
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.