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Cell Motility and Adhesion


Dr. Alexander E. Kalyuzhny

Neuroscience, UMN Twin Cities, 6-145 Jackson Hall, 321 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Website: http://www.tc.umn.edu/~kalyu001/
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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
Assoc. Prof. Bor Luen Tang

Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Website: http://www.med.nus.edu.sg/bch/bchtbl.htm
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Interests: membrane trafficking; neuronal death and regeneration; Sirt1 and aging

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Urs Greber

Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Website: http://www.imls.uzh.ch/research/Greber.html
Interests: membranes; transport; virology; pathogens; infection
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Cytoskeleton in Viral Infections
Prof. Dr. Rosalinde Masereeuw

Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Universiteitsweg 99 (room 2.72), 3584 CG Utrecht, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.uu.nl/staff/RMasereeuw/0
Interests: experimental pharmacology; kidney; renal excretion; proximal tubule cell; nephrotoxicity; kidney injury; regeneration
Dr. Sreenivasan Ponnambalam

Reader in Human Disease Biology, School of Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, United Kingdom
Website: http://www.fbs.leeds.ac.uk/research/ECBU/
Interests: membrane receptors; receptor tyrosine kinases; scavenger receptors; signal transduction; membrane trafficking; ubiquitination; endothelial cells; vascular physiology; cancer; atherosclerosis
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
Website: http://biology.nd.edu/people/faculty/wingert/
Interests: development; pattern formation; organogenesis; regeneration; stem cell biology; nephrogenesis; hematopoiesis
Dr. Nihal Altan-Bonnet

Earl Stadtman Investigator, Head of Laboratory of Host-Pathogen Dynamics, Cell Biology and Physiology Center, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Builidg 50, Room 2535, 50 South Drive, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Website: http://newarkbioweb.rutgers.edu/department/FacultyProfiles/altan-bonnet.html
Interests: membrane trafficking; organelle biogenesis; host-pathogen interactions; RNA virus replication; live-cell imaging
Contribution: In other journals:
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
Website: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/v.azuara
Interests: epigenetics; regulation of gene expression; stem cells; cell fate decisions; development
Dr. Stephen Y. Chan

Divisions of Cardiovascular Medicine and Network Medicine, Department of Medicine Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Room 630N Boston, MA 02115, USA
Website: http://www.sychanlab.net
Interests: microRNA; network biology; pulmonary hypertension; hypoxia; mitochondrial metabolism; vascular biology
Contribution: Special Issue: MicroRNAs in Cardiovascular Biology and Disease
Dr. Vladimir V. Didenko

Departments of Neurosurgery and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Website: http://www.bcm.edu/neurosurgery/?PMID=5835
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
Contribution: Special Issue: Apoptosis
Dr. Gang Dong

Computational and Structural Biology, Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Website: http://www.mfpl.ac.at/dong
Interests: structural biology; vesicular traffic; cilium biogenesis
Contribution: Special Issue: Cilia and Flagella: Biogenesis and Function
Prof. Dr. Christoph Englert

Leibniz Institute for Age Research, Fritz Lipmann Institute, 07745 Jena, Germany
Website: http://www.fli-leibniz.de/groups/englert_en.php
Interests: regulation of gene expression; development; organogenesis; cellular and organismic aging
Contribution: Special Issue: The Kidney: Development, Disease and Regeneration
In other journals:
Special Issue: Genomics of Aging
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
Contribution: 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
Website: http://fsmweb.northwestern.edu/faculty/FacultyProfile.cfm?xid=20272
Interests: membrane trafficking; epithelial cell polarity; clathrin adaptor complexes; recycling endosomes; protein sorting in biosynthetic and recycling pathways
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
Website: http://www.port.ac.uk/institute-of-biomedical-and-biomolecular-science/cell-biology-and-pharmacology/sassan-hafizi/
Interests: epigenetics; focal adhesion proteins; receptor tyrosine kinases; cell signalling; vitamin K; cancer; myelin; multiple sclerosis; brain tumours; renal carcinoma; cytoskeleton; cell migration
Contribution: Special Issue: Receptor Tyrosine Kinases
Prof. Dr. Hanjo Hellmann

Plant Stress Physiology, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
Website: http://www.hellmann-lab.com
Interests: ubiquitin proteasome pathway; E3 ligases; stress physiology; vitamin B6 metabolism
Contribution: Special Issue: Protein Ubiquitination
Dr. Myriam Hemberger

Epigenetics Programme, The Babraham Institute, Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge CB22 3AT, UK
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/myriam-hemberger
Interests: placenta; stem cells; trophoblast lineage; development; genetic and epigenetic regulation of cell fate decisions
Prof. Dr. Andrew Hill

Department of Biochemistry and Genetics, La Trobe Institute for Molecular Sciences, La Trobe University, VIC 3086, Australia
Website: www.latrobe.edu.au
Interests: protein folding and misfolding; neurodegenerative diseases; prion proteins; endosomal trafficking; miRNA analysis; proteomics; amyloid proteins; disease biomarkers
Dr. Laurent Kreplak

Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., B3H 4R2, Canada
Website: http://fizz.phys.dal.ca/~kreplak/
Interests: cytoskeleton; nanomechanics; mechanotransduction; cell mechanics
Dr. Guido Kroemer

Team 11, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, 17 rue de l'Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris, France
Website: http://www.kroemerlab.com/
Interests: apoptosis; autophagy; necrosis; tumor immunology
Dr. George Kunos

NIAAA/NIH, 5625 Fishers Lane, Rm 2S-24, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
Website: http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/research/niaaa-intramural-program/niaaa-laboratories/laboratory-physiologic-studies/lps-section
Interests: metabolic control; endocannabinoids; obesity; alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver; insulin resistance
Dr. Jean-Claude Labbé

Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Institute of Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC), Université de Montréal, C.P. 6128, Succ centre-ville, Montréal, QC, H3C 3J7, Canada
Website: http://www.iric.ca/Recherche/Chercheurs/Labbe_JC_EN.html
Interests: cell polarity; asymmetric cell division; spindle positioning; cytoskeleton; intracellular trafficking
Dr. Thomas Lecuit

IBDML, UMR6216 CNRS/Université de la Méditerranée, Campus de Luminy case 907, 13288 Marseille cedex 9, France
Website: http://www.ibdml.univ-mrs.fr/equipes/equipe_gb.php?id=6
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
Website: http://www.ibdm.univ-mrs.fr/equipe/physical-approaches-to-cell-dynamics/
Interests: mechanics of cell interfaces; high resolution imaging; quantitative modelling
Prof. Dr. Roderick Lim

Biozentrum and the Swiss Nanoscience Institute, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 70, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland
Website: http://www.biozentrum.unibas.ch/lim/index.html
Interests: nucleocytoplasmic transport and the nuclear pore complex; nanomechanics; bio-synthetic pores; soft matter and bio-interfaces
Dr. Michael Lisby

Copenhagen Biocenter, Room 4-1-07, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Ole Maaløes Vej 5, DK-2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
Website: http://www1.bio.ku.dk/english/research/fg/transkription/
Interests: DNA repair; homologous recombination; saccharomyces cerevisiae; fluorescence microscopy; genetics
Dr. Eduardo Moreno

IZB, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland Best, Edu P IZB, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern
Website: http://www.izb.unibe.ch/content/groups/moreno/index_eng.html
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
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
Website: http://naef-lab.epfl.ch/
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. Gaetano Santulli

College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, 1150 St Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
Website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gaetano_Santulli
Interests: cardiology; hypertension; restenosis; heart failure; myocardial infarction; endothelial dysfunction; mitochondria; diabetes; interventional cardiology; miRNA; insulin resistance; atherosclerosis; thrombosis; cardiac hypertrophy; pancreatic beta cell function; insulin release
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Diet and Metabolic Dysfunction
Special Issue: Mitochondria and Endoplasmic Reticulum in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders
Prof. Dr. Jeremy C. Simpson

University College Dublin, School of Biology and Environmental Science, Science Center - West, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Website: http://www.ucd.ie/bioenvsci/ourstaff/academic/simpsonjeremy/
Interests: organisation and regulation of eukaryotic membrane traffic pathways
Contribution: In other journals:
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
Prof. Dr. Ritva Tikkanen

Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty, Justus-Liebig University of Giessen, Friedrichstrasse 24, D-35392, Giessen, Germany
Website: http://www.uni-giessen.de/cms/fbz/fb11/institute/biochemie/forschungbiochemie/agtikkanen
Interests: signal transduction; receptor tyrosine kinases; mitogen-activated protein kinases; endosomal sorting; lysosome biogenesis; lysosomal storage diseases; cell adhesion; cell polarity
Contribution: Special Issue: Signal Transduction 2016
In other journals:
Special Issue: Lysosomal Storage Disorders: Novel Concepts, Therapeutic Aspects and Beyond
Prof. Dr. Gisou Van Der Goot

Global Health Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, SV-AI extension, Station 19, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Website: http://vdg.epfl.ch/
Interests: endosomal and biosynthetic membrane trafficking; ER protein folding; host pathogenesis interaction; bacterial toxins
Prof. Dr. Mihaela Zavolan

Biozentrum, University of Basel and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Klingelbergstrasse 50-70, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
Website: http://www.mirz.unibas.ch
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
Website: http://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/~zernickagoetzlab/
Interests: fate decisions; cell polarity; regulation of gene expression
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
Website: http://www.vetbio.uzh.ch/en/research/ProfHottiger.html
Interests: NF-kappaB signaling and gene expression, protein ADP-ribosylation, interplay of chromatin structure and cell fate decisions
Prof. Dr. Alexander Dityatev

Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen (DZNE), D-39120 Magdeburg, Germany
Website: https://www.dzne.de/en/sites/magdeburg/research-groups/dityatev.html
Interests: extracellular matrix; cell adhesion; synaptogenesis; synaptic plasticity; intrinsic plasticity; dementia; schizophrenia; mental retardation; epilepsy
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
Website: http://www.mei.org/dimitris-karamichos-phd1
Interests: corneal fibrosis; dystrophies; wound healing; innovative materials; development and implementation of novel materials
Contribution: Special Issue: Tissue Regeneration and Fibrosis
In other journals:
Special Issue: Corneal Disease and Biomaterials
Special Issue: Ocular Tissue Engineering
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