Prof. Nathan Keller, MD, Ph.D
Prof. Keller is head of clinical microbiology and a consultant on infectious diseases at the pediatric hemato-oncology department at Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan. He heads Israel’s national center for meningococcal disease, and is a member of Israel’s advisory committee for vaccines and infectious diseases. He serves on Sheba Medical Center’s animal ethical committee, as vice chairman of the hospital’s ethical review board, and as a member of Sheba’s formulary committee. He previously served as president of the Israeli Society for Infectious Diseases.
Prof. Keller is a member of the scientific advisory board at Pfizer Israel, MSD Israel, and Astella Israel. He is a scientific advisor to several Israeli biomed startups, including Pocared, Contipi, Elphitech, Eos, and other companies involved in developing microbiological diagnostics. Additionally, he is chairman of the advisory board at Anjon, USA, and a member of the advisory board at Safeguard Biosystems, USA
Having published over 147 manuscripts in peer-reviewed scientific journals, Prof. Keller’s main interests are diagnosis of infectious diseases, epidemiology of infectious diseases, epidemiology of antibiotic resistance, meningococcal disease, and fungal infections within pediatric hemato-oncology.
Prof. Keller is a graduate of Hadassah Medical School at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, with a Ph.D in medical microbiology from the Royal University in Utrecht, and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management.
Prof. Rasmus Bro
Prof. Bro is a full professor at the University of Copenhagen’s Dept. of Food Science, and holds several teaching positions in a number of universities worldwide.
Prof. Bro has published 188 peer reviewed papers with an h-index of 66. His most cited paper has been cited more than two thousand times and is by far the most cited paper on the subject on Web of Science. The research in this paper has led to new scientific fields such as the use of fluorescence spectroscopy for monitoring dissolved organic matter in environmental analysis.
Prof. Bro holds an MSc in Analytical Chemistry from The Technical University of Denmark, and a PhD in Multi-way Analysis from University of Amsterdam.
Janet A. (Fick) Hindler, M.Sc
Ms. Hindler is a senior specialist in clinical microbiology and is the R&D manager of the clinical microbiology laboratory at UCLA Medical. She is also a consultant to the association of public health laboratories.
Ms. Hindler has over 110 publications, and 80 book chapters and monographs and is considered a go to source of knowledge on antimicrobial susceptibility testing and CLSI, CDC and FDA issues.
Ms Hindler holds a B.Sc. in biology from Albright college and an MSc in clinical laboratory science from the university of California.