John P. Marino, Ph.D.
Interim Co-Director, Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, Group Leader, NIST Biomolecular Measurement Biomolecular Structure and Function
John P. Marino is the Interim Co-Director at the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) and the Group Leader of the NIST Biomolecular Structure & Function Group at IBBR. He is also appointed adjunct professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and a member of the Molecular and Cell Biology Program at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Marino graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University in 1989 and completed a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Yale University in 1995. He then held an Alexander von Humboldt post-doctoral fellowship from 1995 to 1997 at the Goethe Universität in Frankfurt, Germany. Dr. Marino’s research focuses on developing Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and other biophysical methods to advance precision measurement of biomolecular structure and dynamics.
David Weber, Ph.D.
Interim Co-Director, Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
David Weber is the Interim Co-Director of the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) and the Director of the Center for Biomolecular Therapeutics (CBT). He is also a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Weber has also been the Director of the UMB NMR center since 1993 and was the Director of Graduate Education for the Joint Program in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (from 2001 to 2011). He serves as an editorial member of more than 10 journals, and has authored more than 150 research articles and book chapters involving basic science and biomedical therapeutics advances.