Lynn Schriml, PhD

Associate Professor

“MetaSUB Standards Development and Integration for Genomics”

DR. LYNN SCHRIML is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and at the Institute of Genome Science (IGS) in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Schriml’s current research focuses on developing bioinformatic tools, metadata standards and ontologies to gain a broader understanding of the relationship between infectious pathogens, their genomic sequence and disease.

Laurie Garrett

Scientific Journalist

“The History of Infectious Disease”

LAURIE GARRETT is a science journalist who received the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism for her coverage of the Ebola virus outbreak in Zaire (present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo). Photo Source: