About the Creators of Animal Elements.

, Ph.D., has over 30 years of research experience helping to understand the fundamental mechanisms of gene expression and regulation to the role of iron on cellular functions to detailed explorations of how proteins function to prevent radical molecule production in cells.  He received his BS from Hope College in Chemistry and his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University in Biochemistry. He was an NIH post-doctoral researcher at Washington University in St. Louis.

He has published over 20 scientific papers in journals such as Biochemistry, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Annual Reviews of Nutrition and others. He is a Full Professor of Chemistry at John Carroll University and has taught undergraduate and graduate students in General Chemistry through Biochemistry as well as Entrepreneurship for 19 years. He has obtained over $500,000 in grant money from private and government agencies during his career.

 received his BS received his BS from John Carroll University in Biology with a concentration in neuroscience. He was a graduate assistant and student at John Carroll University before working at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute in pulmonary arterial hypertension and asthma research. Benjamin has extensive experience in light physiology (i.e. the effect different wavelengths of light have on the central nervous system); interpreting cell surface markers and correlating the markers with disease; animal surgery; and experimental design and implementation necropsy. He has won Entrepreneurship competitions for his ideas pertaining to pet supplements. He is currently working at University Hospitals and Cleveland Clinic and has a passion for diabetic limb salvage, wound care, and studying oxidative stress.