Harold C. Smith
Founder and CEO
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Harold C. Smith is a tenured full professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and Founder and CEO of OyaGen, Inc. His expertise is as a cell and molecular biologist with a focus in his research on the structure, function and regulation of nucleic acid protein interactions. He is an opinion leader on the viral restriction factors known as APOBEC. OyaGen is a drug discovery and drug development company focused on eradication of HIV/AIDS and other viral diseases through the identification of novel drug targets and small molecules that interact with these targets.