Sharon Gerecht became associate director of INBT in January 2016 and director of INBT in January 2017. She is a Kent Gordon Croft Investment Management Faculty Scholar and professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Materials Sciences and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Her research interests are in the field of microenvironmental regulation of cell fate. She received her PhD in Bioengineering from the Israel Institute of Technology (’04) and postdoctoral training in bioengineering (2004-2007) at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology.
Hai-Quan Mao has been associate director of INBT since January 2016. He is a professor in the Department of Materials Sciences and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University with appointments in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Translation Tissue Engineering Center at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His research interests are in polymeric nanomaterials for regenerative engineering, therapeutic delivery, and immunoengineering. He received his PhD in polymer chemistry (’93) from Wuhan University and postdoctoral training in biomedical engineering (’95-98) at Johns Hopkins University.