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Editors

Prof. Dr. Chris O'Callaghan

Editor-in-Chief
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7BN, UK
Website: http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/principal-investigators/researcher/chris-o-callaghan
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Interests: immunity; inflammation; vascular disease; gene regulation; protein structure; function
Contribution
Prof. Dr. Jukka Finne

Associate Editor
Department of Biosciences, Division of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, P. O. Box 56 (Viikinkaari 9), Helsinki, FI 00014, Finland
Website: http://www.helsinki.fi/biosciences/biochemistry/finne.htm
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Interests: glycobiology; glycoproteins, polysialic acid; bacterial adhesion
Contribution

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Spencer Benson

Professor Faculty of Health Science University of Macau Macau, SAR, China
Website: http://www.cbmg.umd.edu/faculty/spencerbenson
Interests: science education; bacterial membranes; bacterial genetics; microbial physiology; microbial signaling pathways
Prof. Dr. Edward L. Braun

Department of Biology, University of Florida, P.O. Box 118525, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Website: http://people.biology.ufl.edu/ebraun
Interests: biodiversity; bioinformatics; computational biology; evolutionary biology; genomics; molecular evolution; phylogenetics; phylogenomics; science education; systematics
Prof. Dr. Andrew Clayton

Centre for Micro-Photonics (H34), Swinburne University of Technology, John Street, PO Box 218, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122, Australia
Website: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/engineering/cmp/profile.php?member=aclayton
Interests: biophysics; biochemistry; membrane peptides; membrane proteins; receptors; tryptophan fluorescence; cell signalling; fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy; polarisation microscopy
Prof. Dr. Arthur J.L. Cooper

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
Website: http://www.nymc.edu/People/Arthur.JL.Cooper/index.html
Interests: pyridoxal 5'-phosphate enzymes; enzyme mechanisms; bioactivation mechanisms; neurochemistry; neurodegenerative diseases; chemoprevention; and 1-C; nitrogen; sulfur and selenium biochemistry; transglutaminases (protein cross linking enzymes)
Contribution: Special Issue: Enzymes of Glutamate Metabolism in Health and Disease
Prof. Dr. Christian D. Doerig

Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Building 76, level 1, Room 153, Clayton, Australia
Website: http://med.monash.edu.au/microbiology/staff/doerig.html
Interests: molecular parasitology; malaria; kinomics of parasitic infections; signalling
Prof. Dr. Fevzi Daldal

103B Carolyn Lynch Laboratory, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Website: http://www.bio.upenn.edu/faculty/daldal/
Interests: cytochrome and cytochrome complexes structure function regulation; maturation and biogenesis
Prof. Dr. Paul Dietl

Institute of General Physiology, University of Ulm, Albert-Einstein Allee 11, 89081 Ulm, Germany
Website: http://www.uni-ulm.de/en/med/institute-of-general-physiology.html
Interests: mechanotransduction; stretch signalling; lung physiology; surfactant; exocytosis; epithelial secretion; purinergic signalling in epithelia; pulmonary epithelium; pulmonary transport
Prof. Dr. Jacques E. Dumont

School of Medicine, Institute of Interdisciplinary Research (IRIBHM), Free University of Brussels, Campus Erasme, Route de Lennik 808, B-1070 Brussels, Belgium
Website: http://www.ulb.ac.be/medecine/iribhm
Interests: thyroid cell biology and cancer
Prof. Dr. Pamela K. Elf

Math, Science and Technology Department, University of Minnesota Crookston, Crookston, MN 56716, USA
Website: http://www3.crk.umn.edu/faculty/E/Pam_Elf.htm
Interests: temperature-dependent sex determination; steroid hormone effects on development in avian and reptilian species
Prof. Dr. Holger Fröhlich

UCB Biosciences GmbH, Alfred-Nobel-Strasse 10, 40789 Monheim, Germany
Website: http://www.abi.bit.uni-bonn.de/
Interests: bioinformatics (diagnostic and prognostic biomarker discovery; network biology)
Prof. Dr. Douglas S. Glazier

Department of Biology, Juniata College, 1700 Moore Street, Huntingdon, PA 16652, USA
Website: http://jcsites.juniata.edu/faculty/glazier/
Interests: biological scaling; physiological ecology; life-history evolution; metabolism; zoology
Dr. Jack Gray

Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, 112 Science Place Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5E2, Canada
Website: http://artsandscience.usask.ca/profile/Jgray
Interests: neural control of animal behaviour, especially visual sensory processing for guidance of insect flight
Prof. Dr. Stephen Harding

School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, NCMH Building, Sutton Bonington, LE12 5RD, UK
Website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ncmh
Interests: Sizes, shapes and interactions of biological macromolecules in solution; DNA
Prof. Dr. Eyke Hüllermeier

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Marburg University, Hans-Meerwein-Str., Marburg, Germany
Website: http://www.uni-marburg.de/fb12/kebi/people/eyke
Interests: machine learning; bioinformatics; systems biology; structural biology
Prof. Dr. Mike S.M. Jetten

Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Huygens Building HG 02.339, Radboud University Nijmegen, Heyendaalseweg 135, 6525 AJ Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.ru.nl/microbiology/department/people/prof_dr_ir_mike_s_m/
Interests: discovery; ecology; physiology; interaction and application of new (anaerobic) micro-organisms and pathways involved in the global element cycles; anaerobic ammonium and methane oxidation; application of anaerobic bacteria for nitrogen and sulfur removal from water and air streams; (meta) genomics and proteomics of anaerobic microbes
Dr. Lawrence A. Kelley

Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Website: http://www.sbg.bio.ic.ac.uk/people/kelley/kelley.html
Interests: computational modelling and prediction of protein sequence/structure/function relationships; protein folding; close and remote homology modelling; machine learning
Prof. Dr. John Korstad

Department of Biology, Oral Roberts University, 7777 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74171, USA
Website: http://webapps.oru.edu/new_php/academics/faculty_profile.php?id=9&k=
Interests: limnology (lake ecology); aquaculture; biofuels (particularly algae biofuels); phytoplankton-zooplankton interactions; sustainability
Prof. Dr. Rob Krams

Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Interests: systems biology; synthetic biology; modelling; RNAi; mechanotransduction
Dr. Dennis L. Murray

Department of Biology, Trent University, Peterborough, ON, K9J 7B8, Canada
Website: http://www.trentu.ca/biology/people_murray.php
Interests: population ecology; behavioral ecology; conservation biology; ecological modeling
Prof. Dr. Constance I. Nugent

Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of California Riverside, 900 University Ave. Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Website: http://www.cbns.ucr.edu/faculty/nugent.html
Interests: telomeres; genome integrity; DNA replication; checkpoints
Prof. Dr. Ruth Nussinov

Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD 21702-1201, USA
Website: http://ccr.cancer.gov/staff/staff.asp?profileid=6892
Interests: protein structure; dynamycs and function
Prof. Dr. William C. Parks

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Blvd., A9403, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
Interests: tissue repair; metalloproteinases; extracellular matrix; cell migration; cell adhesion; innate immunity; host defense
Prof. Dr. Reza Pezeshki

Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Memphis, 3774 Walker Avenue, Memphis, TN 38152-3530, USA
Website: http://memphis.edu/biology/faculty/reza_pezeshki.htm
Interests: soil-plant interactions; plant gas exchange and water relations responses to root zone hypoxic/anoxic conditions; the effects of natural (drought, flooding) and anthropogenic factors (pollutants, oil spill) on survival, productivity, and distribution of wetland plants
Prof. Dr. Nicoletta Sacchi

Department of Cancer Genetics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
Website: http://www.roswellpark.edu/nicoletta-sacchi
Interests: genome wide epigenetic control of transcription; transcription factors and nuclear receptors; regulatory RNAs
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Cancer Epigenetics
Prof. Dr. Allan M. Showalter

Department of Environmental and Plant Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Porter Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701-2979, USA
Website: http://www.plantbio.ohiou.edu/index.php/directory/faculty_page/allan_showalter/
Interests: plant cell walls; biofuels; DNA barcoding; bioinformatics; halophytes
Prof. Dr. Teja Tscharntke

Agroecology, Goettingen University, Grisebachstr. 6, D-37077 Göttingen, Germany
Website: http://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/74726.html
Interests: ecology; biodiversity and associated ecosystem services; community ecology; agroecology; plant-insect multitrophic interactions
Prof. Dr. Kurt Wüthrich *

The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA and Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics, ETH Hönggerberg, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Website: http://www.mol.biol.ethz.ch/groups/wuthrich_group/wu_people/wkurt
Interests: molecular structural biology; protein science and structural genomics; nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy with biological macromolecules in solution
* Winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Stephen R. Pennington

UCD Conway Institute, School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, Ireland
Website: http://www.ucd.ie/research/people/medicinemedicalscience/professorstephenroypennington/
Interests: human disease biomarker discovery and translation to clinical utility; quantitative proteomics
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Proteomics Methods
Prof. Pabulo H. Rampelotto

Center of Biotechnology and PPGBCM, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Interests: biotechnology; next generation sequencing; metagenomics; molecular biology and biochemistry of microorganisms; extremophiles; grand challenges
Contribution: Special Issue: Polar Microbiology: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives
In other journals:
Special Issue: Extremophiles and Extreme Environments
Special Issue: Enzymes and Their Biotechnological Applications
Special Issue: Advances and New Perspectives in Microbial Research
Special Issue: Grand Celebration: 10th Anniversary of the Human Genome Project
Special Issue: Advances and New Perspectives in Marine Biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Tamas Dalmay

School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
Website: http://www.uea.ac.uk/biological-sciences/People/Academic/Tamas+Dalmay#research
Contribution: Special Issue: Insights from Plant Genomes
Prof. Dr. Jonathan B. Baell

Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University (Parkville Campus), 381 Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
Website: http://www.monash.edu.au/pharm/research/researchers/profile.html?sid=2520607&pid=7227
Contribution: Special Issue: Screening for Biologically Active Compounds
Prof. Dr. Annette Graham

Life Sciences, School of Health and Life Sciences, and the Institute for Applied Health Research, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
Website: http://www.gcu.ac.uk/hls/staff/professorannettegraham/
Interests: Intracellular lipid transport in health and disease; lipid and lipoprotein metabolism; vascular contributions to diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease
Contribution: Special Issue: Lipid Metabolism
Prof. Dr. Jim O. Vigoreaux

Department of Biology, University of Vermont, USA
Website: http://www.uvm.edu/~biology
Interests: insect flight muscle; thick filaments; myosin binding proteins; molecular evolution; proteomics
Contribution: Special Issue: Muscle Structure and Function
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