Jennifer E. Fox, Ph.D.
Dr. Fox is a molecular and cellular biologist with more than 15 years of laboratory research experience.
Prior to becoming OTRADI's executive director, Dr. Fox was awarded postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Oregon and Northwestern University.
Dr. Fox earned her Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology from Tulane University, and earned her bachelor’s degree in genetics from the University of Georgia.
Dr. Fox has been awarded multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation. She has also written textbook chapters, commentaries and peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Fox also gives lectures at national and international scientific meetings.
David C. Smithson, Ph.D.
Chemical Biologist, High-Throughput Specialist
Dr. Smithson is a chemical biologist with nearly a decade of research and lab experience. Prior to joining OTRADI, Dr. Smithson conducted postdoctoral research at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Dr. Smithson earned his Ph.D. in chemical biology from the University of California and a bachelor’s degree from Linfield College. While a graduate student, Dr. Smithson was awarded a research fellowship from the Department of Homeland Security.
A published author, Dr. Smithson has written research articles, a book chapter and regularly presents at regional and international research conferences.
Ms. Thompson is an administrator with years of experience providing associations and businesses with managerial support. Before joining OTRADI, Thompson was an executive assistant at a number of large organizations, including Newsweek magazine and the City Club of San Francisco.