Bina Joe is Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology and Founding Director of the Center for Hypertension and Personalized Medicine at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. She is also a Fellow of the American Heart Association. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Mysore in India. After a brief postdoctoral fellowship at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, she worked briefly in AstraZeneca India before moving to the United States as an International Fogarty Scholar to conduct Molecular Genetics research on Arthritis in the Intramural Research Division of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. For the past 15 years, she has been instrumental in leading the Research Program on Physiological Genomics at the University of Toledo. Her research centers on the Genetics of Hypertension, which is continually funded through multiple grants from the NHLBI/NIH. She is the recipient of several Research Awards including the Young Scholar Award from the American Society of Hypertension and the Lewis K. Dahl Memorial Lecture Award from the American Heart Association Council on Hypertension. Her research work is published in several top-tier journals including PNAS, Cell, and Nature Communications. Dr. Joe has mentored several Research Assistant Professors, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, many of whom have won various accolades in their careers. She continues to serve on multiple NIH and other International review panels, is the Scientific Organizer of several International Conferences in USA and in UK and is currently engaged in various leadership activities to promote Research in her Institution. Besides being an internationally recognized Researcher, she has taken on multiple leadership positions within the American Physiological Society and the American Heart Association. Notably, she has contributed substantially to the development of the Physiological Genomics group of the American Physiological Society and was recognized with a Distinguished Service Award. Bina has been a member of the APS for over a decade, has served on the Editorial Board of Hypertension and been the Associate Editor for Physiological Genomics.