Animals — Journal Editorial Boards

Editors

Prof. Dr. Clive J. C. Phillips
Editor-in-Chief
Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Gatton Campus, Gatton, Queensland 4343, Australia
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Interests: animal welfare; animal ethics; captive animal management; heavy metals in animals
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Marina von Keyserlingk
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
UBC Animal Welfare Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, 2357 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
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Interests: animal welfare; behavior; farm animals; ethology

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Adegbola T. Adesogan
Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, P.O. Box 110910, Gainesville, FL 32611-0910, USA
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Interests: ruminant livestock nutrition; rumen and silage fermentation; improving forage quality and safety; neutraceuticals and additives for improving the health and performance of ruminant livestock
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Benelli
Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Pisa, Via del Borghetto 80, 56124, Pisa, Italy
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Interests: arthropod vectors; entomology; insect control; mosquitoes; nano-synthesis; nanoparticles; nano-pesticides; nanotechnology; non-target effects; ticks; aggression; behavioral asymmetries; courtship; ecology; entomology; insects; laterality; lateralization; mites; parasitology; vectors
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Agriculture: Pollination and Agriculture
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Together in the Fight against Arthropod-Borne Diseases: A One Health Perspective
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Green Synthesis of Nanomaterials
Dr. Wendy Y Brown
Animal Science, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia
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Interests: companion animal nutrition and health; canine dental health; feeding behavior and food preferences; urate urolithiasis in the dalmatian
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Veterinary Sciences: Nutritional Disorders in Companion Animals
Special Issue in Animals: Animal Management in the 21st Century
Prof. Dr. Michael Cockram
Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre, Department of Health Management, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 4P3, Canada
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Interests: transport and pre-slaughter management of farm animals; animal welfare assessment
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: Long Distance Transport of Animals
Prof. Dr. Biagio D'Aniello
Department of Biology, University of Naples "Federico II" Via Cinthia, Naples 80126, Italy
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Interests: cellular and organic organization of metazoans; reproductive biology; development; neuroanatomy; animal biodiversity; canine ethology
Prof. Dr. Marian Stamp Dawkins
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
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Interests: animal welfare; poultry welfare; broiler chickens; automated assessment; animal consciousness; bird vision; commercial research
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: The Future of Farm Animal Welfare
Dr. Bahram Sayyaf Dezfuli
Depatment of Life Sciences & Biotecnology, University of Ferrara, Via L. Borsari, 46, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
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Interests: fish helminths; fish parasitic diseases; fish histology and histopatholoy; fish immunology
Dr. Emily D. Dolan
Director of Applied Research, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Lynnwood, WA, USA
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Interests: Design and implementation of animal welfare studies and analyses
Prof. Dr. Christine M. Egger
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Tennessee, 2407 River Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
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Interests: anesthesiology (all species); pain management; acupuncture; Chinese herbal therapy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: Combination of Western and Chinese Medicine in Veterinary Science
Prof. Björn Forkman
Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
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Interests: Animal Welfare, Animal Cognition, Personality, Welfare assessment, Dog behaviour
Prof. Dr. Alan Fredeen
Department of Plant and Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Agricultural Campus, Dalhousie University, Truro, NS, B2N 5E3, Canada
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Interests: sustainable dairy systems; pasture-based milk production
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: Sustainable Animal Production
Prof. Dr. Charles Griffiths
Marine Biology Research Centre, Zoology Department, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
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Interests: marine systematics and biodiversity; marine invasive species; intertidal ecology
Emeritus Prof. Stephen J.G. Hall
(Emeritus Professor) Animal Science in the School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, LN6 7DL, UK
(Visiting Lecturer) Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Kreutzwaldi 5, 51014, Tartu, Estonia
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Interests: livestock biodiversity, animal welfare science
Prof. Dr. Michael Hässig
Section for Agrovet-Strickhof, Department for Farm Animals, University of Zurich, Eschikon 27, 8315 Lindau, Switzerland
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Interests: herd health; clinical epidemiology; neonatal immunity in newborn bovines; etiology; (NIR) non-ionidasing radiation
Prof. Dr. Christopher Hoagstrom
Department of Zoology, Weber State University, 2505 University Circle, Ogden, UT 84408, USA
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Interests: fish ecology; community ecology; conservation, and biogeography as well as general animal biology (zoology)
Prof. Dr. Xiaolei Huang
College of Plant Protection and Biological Control Research Institute, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, 15 Shangxiadian Road, Cangshan District, Fuzhou 350002, China
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Interests: biodiversity pattern; biogeography; ecology; entomology; evolutionary biology; genomics; molecular phylogenetics
Prof. Dr. Reinhold J. Hutz
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413, USA
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Interests: reproductive biology; endocrinology; toxicology; dioxins; environmental endocrine disruptors; nanoparticles; ovary
Prof. Dr. Paul A. Iji
School of Environmental & Rural Science, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia
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Interests: poultry science; animal nutrition; digestive physiology
Prof. Dr. Leslie Irvine
University of Colorado, Department of Sociology, Ketchum 223, 492-7039, UCB 327 Boulder, CO 80309, USA
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Interests: human-animal relationships; animal selfhood; animal sheltering; animal welfare in disasters
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: Animal Management Following Natural Disasters
Dr. Serdar Izmirli
Department of History of Veterinary Medicine and Deontology, Veterinary Faculty, University of Selcuk, Konya 42075, Turkey
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Interests: animal welfare; animal ethics; attitudes to animals; legal arrangements for animals
Prof. Dr. Anna K. Johnson
Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, 2356F Kildee Hall, Ames, IA 50011, USA
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Interests: farm animal behavior and well-being
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: Pig Transport
Special Issue in Animals: Pig Transport 2016
Prof. Craig Johnson
Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
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Interests: Comparative analgesia; Development of centrl pain pathways; Mechanisms of anaesthesia
Prof. Dr. Darryl Jones
Environmental Futures Research Institute and Griffith School of Environment, Griffith University, Nathan QLD 4111, Australia
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Interests: urban ecology and management; road ecology; behavioural ecology; human dimensions of wildlife management
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: Urban Wildlife Management
Special Issue in Animals: Wildlife-human interactions in urban landscapes
Prof. Dr. Philip H. Kass
Department of Population Health and Reproduction, 1089 Health Sciences Drive, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis,CA 95616, USA
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Interests: cancer research; quantitative epidemiology (companion animal, laboratory animal, primate); non-experimental inference; epidemiologic methodology and analysis; epidemiology of environmental hazards of animals and humans; companion animal epidemiology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals
Dr. Jerry L. Kaster
Great Lakes Water Institute, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 600 E. Greenfield Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA
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Interests: invertebrate biology with an emphasis in function and evolution; invertebrate benthic ecology
Prof. Andrew Knight
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences University of Winchester Sparkford Road, Winchester, SO22 4NR, UK
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Interests: animal welfare and ethics
Prof. Dr. John L. Koprowski
Wildlife Conservation & Management, School of Natural Resources & the Environment (SNRE), University of Arizona, 325 Biological Sciences East, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
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Interests: conservation biology of terrestrial vertebrates; behavioral and population ecology; social behavior; forest management; urban wildlife; threatened and endangered species; ecology and conservation of squirrels; climate change
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: Conservation of Endangered Animals and Protection of Their Habitats
Dr. Richard Laven
IVABS, Massey University, Palmerston North 5321, New Zealand
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Interests: Cattle, lameness , welfare, reproduction, mastitis, micronutrients
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: The Future of Antibiotics in Farm Animal Production Systems
Prof. Alistair Lawrence
SRUC, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3 JG, UK
the Roslin Institute, The University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian EH25 9RG, UK
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Interests: positive animal welfare; positive emotions; environmental enrichment; play behaviour; neural effects of environmental enrichment
Prof. John Madigan
Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
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Interests: disasters; welfare; equine; neonatal; neurology
Dr. Andreas Maletzky
Universität Salzburg, FB Organismische Biologie, AG Ökologie und Diversität der Tiere, Hellbrunnerstraße 34, A-5020 Salzburg, Austria
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Interests: amphibians; reptiles; monitoring; applied nature conservation; molecular ecology; habitat preferences
Prof. Xavier Manteca
School of Veterinary Science, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 08193 Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: animal welfare, animal behaviour, cattle, pigs, zoo animals, dogs, cats
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: Zoo Animal Welfare
Prof. Dr. John J. McGlone
Departments of Animal and Food Science and Animal Care Services, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
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Interests: behavior; neuroscience; welfare; immunology; stress physiology and behavior; pheromones in pigs and other animals
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: Pig Transport
Special Issue in Animals: Pig Transport 2016
Prof. Dr. Frank Mitloehner
Department of Animal Science, University of California, One Schields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
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Interests: livestock husbandry; environmental management; air pollution; greenhouse gases
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: Climate Change and Livestock Management
Dr. Mandy Paterson
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4076, Australia
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Interests: Animal Physiology;Animal Welfare;Behavioral Physiology;Animal Ethics
Dr. Gareth Pearce
Animal Health & Welfare Group, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ES, United Kingdom
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Interests: animal health; animal welfare; farm animals; aquatic animals; social networks; sensor technology
Prof. Dr. Christine V. Portfors
School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, 14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98686, USA
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Interests: neurobiology; auditory system; mammals; acoustic communication; neuromodulation of sensory systems; bats
Prof. Dr. Anne Marie Power
Department of Zoology, National University of Ireland, University Road, Galway, Ireland
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Interests: climate change impacts on rocky shores; zooplankton dynamics; fisheries and habitat suitability mapping; fish reproductive physiology
Prof. Jean-Loup Rault
Institute for Animal Husbandry and Animal Welfare, University of Veterinary Medicine (Vetmeduni) Vienna, 1210 Vienna, Austria
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Interests: social behaviour, oxytocin, human-animal interaction, prosocial behaviour, neuroscience, euthanasia, slaughter, free-range poultry
Dr. Andrew Robins
Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Gatton Campus, Gatton, Queensland 4343, Australia
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Interests: animal learning; animal welfare; brain lateralization; choice behaviour; visual pattern recognition
Dr. Jean-Pierre Scheerlinck
Center for Animal Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Corner Flemington Road and Park Drive, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
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Interests: regulation of immune responses and lymphocyte recirculation; development of protein and DNA vaccines; animal models for human diseases; infectious diseases
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: Advances in Veterinary Vaccines
Dr. Alireza Seidavi
Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture, Rasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, 41335-3516 Rasht, Iran
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Interests: Animal and Poultry Nutrition, Animal and Poultry Biotechnology, Silkworm (Genetics, Breeding, Nutrition and Management)
Prof. Dr. Robert L. Wallace
Department of Biology, Ripon College, 300 Seward Street, PO Box 248, Ripon, WI 54971, USA
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Interests: phylum Rotifera; freshwater zooplankton; invertebrate zoology; limnology; ecology; aquatic systems of aridlands; carnivorous plants
Dr. Jim Webster
AgResearch Ltd., Ruakura Research Centre, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand
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Interests: Animal welfare, Animal ethics, Assurance, Agriculture
Dr. Scott C. Williams
Department of Forestry and Horticulture The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station 123 Huntington Street, P.O. Box 1106, New Haven, CT, USA
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Interests: White-tailed deer; Hunting; Tick-borne diseases; White-footed mice; Lyme disease; Borrelia burgdorferi
Dr. Bonnie D. Wright
Veterinary Emergency and Rehabilitation Hospital, 816 South Lemay Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
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Interests: veterinary anesthesiology; pain management; acupuncture
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: Combination of Western and Chinese Medicine in Veterinary Science
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