Cells — Journal Editorial Boards


Dr. Alexander E. Kalyuzhny
Neuroscience, UMN Twin Cities, 6-145 Jackson Hall, 321 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
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Interests: physiology of pain; antinociceptive brainstem circuit; cellular localization, trafficking and oligomerization of opioid receptors; drugs of abuse; cytokines and cytokine receptors
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Dr. Bor Luen Tang
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
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Interests: membrane trafficking; neuronal death and regeneration; Sirt1 and aging
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Editorial Board

Dr. Nihal Altan-Bonnet
Head of the Laboratory of Host-Pathogen Dynamics, National Heart Lung Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bldg 50, Room 2537, Bethesda MD 20892, USA
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Interests: membrane trafficking; organelle biogenesis; host-pathogen interactions; RNA virus replication; live-cell imaging
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Special Issue: Lipid Modulation of the Viral Lifecycle
Dr. Véronique Azuara
Epigenetics and Development Group, Stem Cell Biology, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, Du Cane Road, W12 ONN London, UK
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Interests: epigenetics; regulation of gene expression; stem cells; cell fate decisions; development
Dr. Stephen Y. Chan
Director, Center for Pulmonary Vascular Biology and Medicine, Heart, Lung, Blood, and Vascular Medicine Institute, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, UPMC and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 200 Lothrop Street BST 1704.2, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
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Interests: microRNA; network biology; pulmonary hypertension; hypoxia; mitochondrial metabolism; vascular biology
Dr. Vladimir V. Didenko
Departments of Neurosurgery and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
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Interests: neural cell injury and programmed cell death; mechanisms of age-related neural cell death; methods to detect and control programmed cell death in vivo; development and application of nucleic acid-based nanoprobes and molecular machines
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Special Issue: Apoptosis
Prof. Dr. Alexander Dityatev
Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen (DZNE), D-39120 Magdeburg, Germany
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Interests: extracellular matrix; cell adhesion; synaptogenesis; synaptic plasticity; intrinsic plasticity; dementia; schizophrenia; mental retardation; epilepsy
Dr. Gang Dong
Computational and Structural Biology, Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
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Interests: structural biology; vesicular traffic; cilium biogenesis
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Special Issue: Cilia and Flagella: Biogenesis and Function
Prof. Dr. Christoph Englert
Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute, 07745 Jena, Germany
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Interests: regulation of gene expression; development; organogenesis; cellular and organismic aging
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Special Issue: Genomics of Aging
Special Issue: The Kidney: Development, Disease and Regeneration
Prof. Dr. Birthe Fahrenkrog
Laboratoire du Biologie du Noyau, Institut de Biologie & de Médecine Moléculaire, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Rue Profs Jeener & Brachet, 12, B-6041 Charleroi, Belgium
Interests: nuclear pore complex; nucleocytoplasmic transport; nuclear envelope; lamins; apoptosis in yeast
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Special Issue: Nucleocytoplasmic Transport
Dr. Heike Fölsch
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Ward 11-270, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
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Interests: membrane trafficking; epithelial cell polarity; clathrin adaptor complexes; recycling endosomes; protein sorting in biosynthetic and recycling pathways
Prof. Dr. Urs Greber
Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
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Interests: membranes; transport; virology; pathogens; infection
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Special Issue: Cytoskeleton in Viral Infections
Dr. Sassan Hafizi
School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, University of Portsmouth, St. Michael's Building, White Swan Road, Portsmouth PO1 2DT, UK
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Interests: epigenetics; focal adhesion proteins; receptor tyrosine kinases; cell signalling; vitamin K; cancer; myelin; multiple sclerosis; brain tumours; renal carcinoma; cytoskeleton; cell migration
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Special Issue: Receptor Tyrosine Kinases
Prof. Dr. Alireza Heidari
American International Standards Institute (AISI), Irvine CA, USA
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Interests: biophysical chemistry; biomolecular spectroscopy; quantum chemistry; nanochemistry; modern electronic structure computations; synchrotron radiation; cancer cells
Prof. Dr. Hanjo Hellmann
Plant Stress Physiology, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
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Interests: ubiquitin proteasome pathway; E3 ligases; stress physiology; vitamin B6 metabolism
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Special Issue: Protein Ubiquitination
Dr. Myriam Hemberger
Epigenetics Programme, The Babraham Institute, Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge CB22 3AT, UK
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Interests: placenta; stem cells; trophoblast lineage; development; genetic and epigenetic regulation of cell fate decisions
Prof. Dr. Michael O. Hottiger
Department of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease, Cell signaling in inflammatory diseases group, Science and Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
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Interests: NF-kappaB signaling and gene expression, protein ADP-ribosylation, interplay of chromatin structure and cell fate decisions
Dr. Dimitrios Karamichos
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 608 Stanton L. Young Blvd, DMEI PA-409, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
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Interests: corneal fibrosis; dystrophies; wound healing; innovative materials; development and implementation of novel materials
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Special Issue: Corneal Disease and Biomaterials
Special Issue: Ocular Tissue Engineering
Special Issue: Tissue Regeneration and Fibrosis
Prof. Dr. Jun-ichi Kira
Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan
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Interests: multiple sclerosis; demyelinating disease; neurodegenerative disease; neuroimmunology; neuropathic pain; immunogenetics
Dr. Laurent Kreplak
Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., B3H 4R2, Canada
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Interests: cytoskeleton; nanomechanics; mechanotransduction; cell mechanics
Dr. Guido Kroemer Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Team 11, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, 17 rue de l'Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris, France
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Interests: apoptosis; autophagy; necrosis; tumor immunology
Dr. Thomas Lecuit
IBDML, UMR6216 CNRS/Université de la Méditerranée, Campus de Luminy case 907, 13288 Marseille cedex 9, France
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Interests: tissue mechanics; cell polarity; adhesion; cytoskeleton; morphogenesis; development
Dr. Pierre-François Lenne
IBDM - Developmental Biology Institute of Marseilles, UMR7288 CNRS/Aix-Marseille Université, Campus de Luminy case 907, 13288 Marseille cedex 9, France
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Interests: mechanics of cell interfaces; high resolution imaging; quantitative modelling
Dr. Michael Lisby
Copenhagen Biocenter, Room 4-1-07, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Ole Maaløes Vej 5, DK-2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
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Interests: DNA repair; homologous recombination; saccharomyces cerevisiae; fluorescence microscopy; genetics
Dr. Eduardo Moreno
Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Av. Brasília 1400-038, Lisbon,Portugal
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Interests: cell competition processes in drosophila, mouse and humans; cell competition in relation to neurobiology, tumorigenesis and aging stem cell niches; evolution of cell competition in multicellular organisms
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Special Issue: Selected Papers from the Champalimaud Symposium "Physiology: from Development to Disease"
Prof. Dr. Sylviane Muller
Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, 15 rue René Descartes, 67000 Strasbourg, France
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Interests: autoimmunity; autophagy; post-translational modifications of antigens; NETosis; peptide-based therapy (in autoimmunity)
Prof. Dr. Felix Naef
The Institute of Bioengineering (IBI), Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, EPFL SV IBI UPNAE AAB 040 Station 15, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
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Interests: circadian biology and circadian oscillators; biomolecular oscillators; transcription regulatory networks; protein-DNA interactions; bioinformatics in functional genomics; data mining; high-throughput sequencing data; ChIP-seq; modeling in systems biology
Dr. Sreenivasan Ponnambalam
Reader in Human Disease Biology, School of Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, United Kingdom
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Interests: membrane receptors; receptor tyrosine kinases; scavenger receptors; signal transduction; membrane trafficking; ubiquitination; endothelial cells; vascular physiology; cancer; atherosclerosis
Prof. James A. Radosevich
Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
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Interests: head & neck cancer; lung & upper aerodigestive tumors; labyrithin biology in human tumors; lasers and PDT; human tumor stem cells
Dr. Gaetano Santulli
College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, 1150 St Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
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Interests: cardiology, hypertension, restenosis, heart failure, myocardial infarction, endothelial dysfunction, mitochondria, diabetes, microRNAs; insulin resistance, atherosclerosis, thrombosis, cardiac hypertrophy, pancreatic beta cell function, insulin release
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Special Issue: Diet and Metabolic Dysfunction
Special Issue: Mitochondria and Endoplasmic Reticulum in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders
Prof. Dr. Jeremy C. Simpson
School of Biology & Environmental Science and Conway Institute of Biomolecular & Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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Interests: membrane traffic; cytoskeleton function; endocytic pathway
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Special Issue: RNA Interference
Special Issue: Regulation of Membrane Trafficking and Its Potential Implications
Special Issue: Regulation of Membrane Trafficking and Its Potential Implications 2014
Special Issue: Molecular Control of Organelle Shape and Identity in the Endomembrane System
Prof. Dr. Ritva Tikkanen
Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty, Justus-Liebig University of Giessen, Friedrichstrasse 24, D-35392, Giessen, Germany
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Interests: signal transduction; receptor tyrosine kinases; mitogen-activated protein kinases; endosomal sorting; lysosome biogenesis; lysosomal storage diseases; cell adhesion; cell polarity
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Special Issue: Signal Transduction 2016
Special Issue: Lysosomal Storage Disorders: Novel Concepts, Therapeutic Aspects and Beyond
Special Issue: Molecular Features of Lysosomal Storage Disorders
Special Issue: Mitogen Activated Protein Kinases: Functions in Signal Transduction and Human Diseases
Dr. Rebecca A. Wingert
Gallagher Family Assistant Professor of Stem Cell Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
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Interests: development; pattern formation; organogenesis; regeneration; stem cell biology; nephrogenesis; hematopoiesis
Prof. Neven Zarkovic
Laboratory for Oxidative Stress (LabOS), Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenička 54, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
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Interests: oxidative stress; growth regulation; cancer; lipid peroxidation; 4-hydroxynonenal (HNE)
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Special Issue: Antioxidants and Second Messengers of Free Radicals
Prof. Dr. Mihaela Zavolan
Biozentrum, University of Basel and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Klingelbergstrasse 50-70, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
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Interests: post-transcriptional gene regulation; miRNAs; RNA-binding proteins; regulation of translation; mRNA stability; high-throughput sequencing; computational models of gene expression
Prof. Dr. Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DY, UK
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Interests: fate decisions; cell polarity; regulation of gene expression
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