Dr. Gaël McGill is Director of Molecular Visualization at the Center for Molecular and Cellular Dynamics at Harvard Medical School where he also teaches scientific visualization. He is the founder & CEO of Digizyme, Inc. a firm dedicated to the visualization and communication of science through advanced technology applications, and the creator of the online portal molecularmovies.org and the Molecular Maya software toolkit. He is also a technical editor for Wiley/SYBEX Publishing where he has contributed to leading Maya and ZBrush textbooks. Dr. McGill is also currently the Digital Media Director for E.O. Wilson’s ‘Life on Earth’ next-generation digital biology textbook. He has served as a scientific and communications consultant for the Boston Scientific Corporation and is also a scientific advisory board member of Vast Scientific, Sage Science. After working at Dupont-Merck Pharmaceuticals and INSERM/Cochin Hospital in Paris, he completed his PhD at Harvard Medical School in the Division of Medical Sciences (Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology) and postdoctoral fellowship at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. His research on the mechanisms of tumor cell death/apoptosis was supported by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Sandoz Pharmaceuticals fellowships. He received his B.A. summa cum laude in Biology, Music, and Art History from Swarthmore College.