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Prof. Dr. J. Peter W. Young *
Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
Interests: bacterial genomes; population genetics; phylogenomics; phylogenetics; genome projects; genetic diversity
* Founding Editor-in-Chief of Genes

Dr. Arkhat Abzhanov
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology/FAS, Biological Laboratories 4105, 16 Divinity Avenue, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Interests: invertebrate and vertebrate developmental biology; evolutionary developmental biology; molecular evolution
Prof. Dr. Michael L. Arnold
Department of Genetics, Life Sciences Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: reticulate evolution; web of life; speciation; adaptation
Contribution: Special Issue: Reticulate Evolution
Prof. Dr. Frank Buchholz
Medical Systems Biology UCC Medical Faculty and University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Am Tatzberg 47/49, 01307 Dresden, Germany
Interests: cancer stem cells; functional genomics; systems biology; RNAi screens
Dr. David Burgner
Group Leader and Principal Research Fellow, Infection & Immunity Theme, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The Royal Children’s Hospital, 50 Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
Professorial Fellow, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia
Interests: susceptibility to paediatric and neonatal infectious diseases; Kawasaki disease; refugee health
Dr. Paolo Cinelli
Center for Clinical Research, Clinic for Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Sternwartstrasse 14, CH-8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: transcriptomics; microarrays; gene expression analysis; genotyping; molecular genetics; mouse genetics; transgenic technologies; embryonic stem cells; pluripotency
Contribution: Special Issue: Natural and Induced Pluripotency in Stem Cells
Prof. Dr. Montserrat Corominas
Department of Genetics, School of Biology, University of Barcelona, Diagonal, 643, 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Interests: development; regeneration epigenetics; chromatin; Drosophila; transcription
Dr. Elodie Ghedin
Department of Computational and Systems Biology, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, 3501 5th Avenue, BST3, Room 9048, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
Interests: genomics and bioinformatics; viral genomics; nematode genomics; genome projects
Prof. Dr. Leif Groop
Department of Clinical Sciences, Diabetes and Endocrinology, CRC, Jan Waldenströmsgatan 35 University Hospital Scania, SE-205 02 Malmö, Sweden
Interests: diabetes genetics; type 2 diabetes; genetics of diabetic complications; genome wide association studies; endocrinology
Dr. Roderic Guigó
Centre de Regulacio Genomica, C/ Dr. Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: genome informatics and sequence analysis; any computational/statistical problem arising in the pathway from DNA sequences to protein structures; gene identification; evolution of genome structure; reconstruction of molecular phylogenies; machine learning from biosequence databases
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Herrmann
Director, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics (MPI-MG), Department Developmental Genetics, Ihnestr. 63-73, D-14195 Berlin, Germany
Interests: developmental genetics of the mouse; trunk development; regulatory networks controlling tissue formation and organ development; EMT; epigenetic control mechanisms; long noncoding RNA; tumorigenesis; non-Mendelian inheritance in the mouse
Contribution: Special Issue: Long Noncoding RNAs
Prof. Dr. Toyomasa Katagiri
Division of Genome Medicine, Institute for Genome Research, The University of Tokushima, 3-18-15, Kuramoto-cho, Tokushima, 770-8503, Japan
Interests: breast cancer; microarrays; gene expression analysis; carcinogenesis; molecular-targeted cancer therapy; estrogen-receptor-regulation
Prof. Dr. Yun-Fai Chris Lau
Laboratory of Cell and Developmental Genetics, Department of Medicine, VA Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Interests: Y chromosome genes; sex determination; sexual dimorphisms; developmental genetics; cell cycle; male-specific cancers
Contribution: Special Issue: The TSPY Gene Family
Prof. Dr. Hans Lehrach
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics (MPI-MG), Department Vertebrate Genomics, Ihnestr. 63-73, D-14195 Berlin, Germany
Interests: genome research; tumor systems biology; technology development
Prof. Dr. Brendan Loftus
Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Interests: host-pathogen interaction; sequencing; genomics; transcription; bioinformatics; genome analysis
Prof. Dr. Bryan Mowry
Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072, Australia & Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park - Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland 4076, Australia
Interests: molecular genetics of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders; statistical genetics; functional genomics; gene expression
Dr. Lukas Mueller
Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Tower Road, Ithaca, New York 14853-1801, USA
Interests: plant genomics; biochemistry; genome sequencing; bioinformatics
Dr. Josyf C. Mychaleckyj
Center for Public Health Genomics, University of Virginia, PO Box 800717, Charlottesville, VA 22908-0717, USA
Interests: genetics of complex disease, especially diabetes and complications; bioinformatics; computational statistics
Dr. Nora L. Nock
Division of Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, 2103 Cornell Road, Cleveland OH 44106-7281, USA
Interests: genetic and molecular epidemiology; multivariate modeling; biochemical pathway modeling; gene expression; carcinogenesis; metabolic disorders
Contribution: Special Issue: Cancer Genetics
Assoc. Prof. Dale R. Nyholt
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, 60 Musk Ave, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
Interests: genetic epidemiology; gene mapping; complex genetic disease; statistical genetics; migraine; neurogenetics
Prof. Dr. Roel Ophoff
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Genetics, UCLA Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics, UCLA, 760 Westwood Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Interests: genetics of schizophrenia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
PD Dr. Matthias Platzer
Genome Analysis, Leibniz Institute for Age Research - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI), Beutenbergstr. 11, 07745 Jena, Germany
Interests: genome research; comparative and functional genomics; structural variations; transcriptomics; alternative splicing; genetic of complex diseases and ageing
Contribution: Special Issue: Genomics of Aging
Prof. Dr. Selvarangan Ponnazhagan
Professor of Pathology, Endowed Professor in Experimental Cancer Therapeutics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1825 University Blvd., SHEL 814 Birmingham, AL 35294-2182, USA
Interests: adeno-associated virus (AAV)-mediated gene therapy for cancer; AAV-mediated gene therapy for metabolic diseases; development of targeted-AAV for human gene therapy; biology, life cycle and molecular virology of adeno-associated virus
Dr. Paul Richardson
PRC LLC, 25 Amber Lane, Lafayette CA 94549, USA
Interests: microbial genomics; technology development; infectious diseases; gene expression
Contribution: Special Issue: Next Generation DNA Sequencing
Dr. Walter Salzburger
Zoologisches Institut, Universität Basel, Vesalgasse 1, CH-4051 Basel, Switzerland
Interests: molecular evolution; speciation; adaptive radiation; genome evolution; evo-devo
Prof. Dr. Ralph Schlapbach
Functional Genomics Center Zurich, ETH Zurich / University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190 / Y32H52, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: genomics and transcriptomics technologies; microarrays; next generation sequencing; bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Cornelia M. Van Duijn
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Erasmus MC-Faculty, Dr. Molewaterplein 50, 3015 GE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: Alzheimer\'s disease; endocrinologic epidemiology; genetic epidemiology; sex hormones; thyroid hormones; Parkinson\'s disease; pediatric epidemiology; osteoporosis; osteoarthrosis
Dr. Lily Wang
Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, S-2323 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232-2158, USA
Interests: gene expression; pathway analysis; gene set analysis; statistical significance; statistical models; analysis of high throughput omics datasets
Prof. Dr. Thierry Wirth
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle - EPHE, Department of Systematics and Evolution, UMR-CNRS 7205, 16, rue Buffon, 75231 Paris cedex 05, France
Interests: evolution; population genetics and genomics; evolutionary microbiology; molecular epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Xiao Yan Zhong
Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel, Hebelstrasse 20, CH-4031 Basel, Switzerland
Interests: women’s health: non invasive prenatal diagnosis and tumor marker’s in gynecologic cancer
Dr. Huitong Zhou
Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, New Zealand
Interests: genetic variation; population genetics; genotyping; gene-marker technology
Prof. Dr. Horst Zitzelsberger
Research Unit of Radiation Cytogenetics, Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health (GmbH), Ingolstädter Landstr. 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
Interests: cytogenetics; chromosome aberrations; cancer cytogenetics; molecular cytogenetics; radiation biology; thyroid cancer; radiation-induced carcinogenesis; positional cloning of chromosomal breakpoints
Contribution: Special Issue: Radiation-Related Cancer 25 Years After Chernobyl
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