2024 Annual Meeting Program Committee  

The Annual Meeting Program Committee develops the agenda and structure of the scientific content presented at the ABRF Annual MeetingThe Committee includes members familiar with current issues and best practices in each of the key technology areas within ABRFCollaborating with other ABRF leaders, the Program Committee identifies and invites experts to deliver keynote and plenary presentations. 

The Committee also organizes a call for proposals to present content developed by ABRF members and provide opportunities for members to present their work, including updates from ABRF Research Groups.   

2024 Program Committee Members: 

  • Joe Dragavon (Chair) – University of Colorado, Boulder 
  • Roxann Ashworth (Executive Board liaison) – Johns Hopkins University  
  • Carolien Denef Colorado State University  
  • Christiane Hassel – Indiana University - Bloomington
  • Pratik Jagtap – University of Minnesota 
  • Tania Mesa (DEI Council liaison) – Moffitt Cancer Center  
  • Ashlyn Montgomery – Texas A&M University 
  • Natasha Nikolaidis – Purdue University 
  • Mark Sanders – University of Minnesota 
  • Todd Smith – Digital World Biology  
  • Mary Winn (DEI Council liaison) – Van Andel Institute  
  • Molly Zeller - University of Wisconsin Biotechnology Center