"The best attribute of the Bayer School is the faculty. Thanks to the instructors' broad backgrounds, I learned not only biotechnology, but also other related fields, such as disease diagnosis, pharmaceuticals and medical devices."
-Minghua Li, M.S. Biotechnology '17
Dr. Alan W. Seadler
Director, Center for Biotechnology
Edward V. Fritzky Chair in Biotechnology Leadership
Associate Academic Vice President for Research
Biomedical entrepreneurship, translational research, product development.
Office Phone: 412.396.1568
Dr. Philip E. Auron
Professor of Biological Sciences
Eukaryotic gene regulation and signal transduction.
Office Phone: 412.396.5657
Dr. Aleem Gangjee
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Cancer drug development and discovery.
Office Phone: 412.396.6070
Dr. Jelena Janjic
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics
Design, synthesis, formulation and biological testing of multifunctional nano reagents with focus on molecular imaging and drug delivery.
Office Phone: 412-396-6369
Dr. Wilson S. Meng
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Peptide immunotherapy, T-cell epitope prediction, dendritic cell biology, cancer genetic immunization.
Office Phone: 412.396.6366
John A. Viator, Ph.D.
Program Director and Professor
Diagnostic imaging of melanoma, laser induced photoacoustic imaging.
309 Libermann Hall
Office Phone: 412.396.2661
Richard Confer P.E.
Instructor - Vice President of Regulatory and Quality Affairs
Smith and Nephew (formerly Blue Belt Technolgies)
FDA and ISO compliance, business development, 510K and IDE submittals, clinical trials
Lauren Ernst Ph.D.
Instructor - Research Scientist
Carnegie Mellon University
Analysis of Biomolecules, Cell Biology, Flow Cytometry.
Senior Academic Advisor: Graduate Students
100 Mellon Hall
Office Phone: 412.396.6339