Genes — Journal Editorial Boards


Prof. Dr. J. Peter W. Young *
Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
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Interests: bacterial genomes; population genetics; phylogenomics; phylogenetics; genome projects; genetic diversity
* Founding Editor-in-Chief of Genes
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Prof. Roberto Tuberosa *
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Agricultural Sciences University of Bologna Viale Fanin, 44 40127-Bologna Italy
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Interests: Quantitative Trait Loci mapping, drought resistance, root system architecture, phenotyping, maize, durum wheat, barley
* Section Plant Genetics and Genomics
Dr. Paolo Cinelli *
Section Editor-in-Chief
Center for Clinical Research, Clinic for Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Sternwartstrasse 14, CH-8091 Zurich, Switzerland
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Interests: transcriptomics; microarrays; gene expression analysis; genotyping; molecular genetics; mouse genetics; transgenic technologies; embryonic stem cells; pluripotency
* Section Molecular Genetics
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Prof. Dr. Thierry Wirth *
Section Editor-in-Chief
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle - EPHE, Department of Systematics and Evolution, UMR-CNRS 7205, 16, rue Buffon, 75231 Paris cedex 05, France
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Interests: evolution; population genetics and genomics; evolutionary microbiology; molecular epidemiology
* Section Microbial Genetics and Genomics
Prof. Dr. Selvarangan Ponnazhagan *
Section Editor-in-Chief
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
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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
* Section Medical Genetics and Gene Therapy
Prof. Dr. Montserrat Corominas *
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Genetics, School of Biology, University of Barcelona, Diagonal, 643, 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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Interests: development; regeneration epigenetics; chromatin; Drosophila; transcription
* Section Technologies and Resources for Genetics
Prof. Dr. Roel Ophoff *
Section Editor-in-Chief
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Genetics, UCLA Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics, UCLA, 760 Westwood Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
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Interests: genetics of schizophrenia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
* Section 'Human Genetics and Genomics'

Editorial Board

Dr. Arkhat Abzhanov
1. Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus Buckhurst Road, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
2. Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
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Interests: invertebrate and vertebrate developmental biology; evolutionary developmental biology; molecular evolution
Assoc. Prof. Thorsten Allers
School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
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Interests: DNA repair; Homologous recombination; Archaea; yeast; E. coli; Haloferax volcanii
Prof. Corrado Angelini
Fondazione Ospedale San Camillo - I.R.C.C.S., Via Alberoni, 70 - 30126 VENEZIA-LIDO
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Interests: microRNAs; muscle atrophy; myotonic dystrophy; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; gene expression; lipid metabolism
Prof. Dr. Juan-Jose Arranz
Departamento de Producción Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de León, Campus de Vegazana, León, Spain
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Interests: genetics of milk production; genomic analysis in small dairy ruminants; detection of QTLs; mammary gland transcriptome analysis
Dr. Michel Arthur
Bacterial structures involved in the modulation of antibiotic resistance, UMRS 1138-Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers Equipe 12, Esc B 3ème étage.15, Rue de l'école de médecine, 75006 Paris, France
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Interests: Antibiotic, resistance to antibiotic, antibiotic target, peptidoglycan, cell wall
Prof. Dr. Gil Atzmon
Associate Professor of Epigenetics and Genomics of Aging/Longevity Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences University of Haifa Mount Carmel, Haifa, Israel 31905
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Interests: Longevity, genomic, epigenomic, genetic, epigenetic, healthy aging, healthy lifespan, diabetes
Prof. Dr. Ilka Maria Axmann
Institute for Synthetic Microbiology, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
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Interests: synthetic microbiology, RNA regulators,cyanobacteria, circadian clock, metabolic engineering, bioinformatics,mathematical modeling
Dr. Blanca Barquera
Department of Biological Sciences. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Troy, NY. USA
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Interests: Bacterial physiology, Membrane proteins,Ion transport, Microbiome, pathogens
Prof. Dr. Anke Becker
LOEWE Center for Synthetic Microbiology, Philipp-Universität Marburg, Hans-Meerwein-Str. 6, 35043 Marburg, Germany
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Interests: microbe-plant interactions, symbiosis, nitrogen fixation, alpha-proteobacteria, genomics, transcriptomics
Dr. Charles Bell
Department of Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA
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Interests: diversification; divergence times; molecular clocks; RADseq; phylogeny; phylogenetics; phylogenomics
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Special Issue in Genes: Estimating Phylogenies from Large Genomic Datasets
Dr. Nathalie Bissonnette
Research and Developent Center of Sherbrooke, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Sherbrooke, QC Canada
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Interests: animal genetics; bovine genomics; epigenetics; innate immune system; disease resistance; immune tolerance; paratuberculosis; mycobacteria
Dr. Ed Bolt
The University of Nottingham Medical School, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
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Interests: molecular biology; protein biochemistry; CRISPR-cas immunity; homologous recombination; DNA Repair
Dr. Aureliano Bombarely
Department of Horticulture Virginia Tech Latham Hall, 216 220 Ag Quad Ln Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
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Interests: plant genomics, evolutionary genomics, polyploidy, bioinformatics, databases, sequence assembly, solanaceae, domestication
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Special Issue in Genes: Evolution and Biodiversity of the Plant Genome Architecture
Dr. Carolina Bonilla
Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Interests: genetic epidemiology, mendelian randomization, cancer, pigmentation, admixture, population genetics, mitochondrial DNA, Latin America
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Special Issue in Genes: Genetic Epidemiology of Complex Diseases in Latin America
Dr. Robert Brosh
Section on DNA Helicases, Laboratory of Molecular Gerontology, NIA, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
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Interests: helicase; DNA repair; replication; recombination; genomic stability; DNA metabolism; premature aging; chromosomal integrity
Prof. Dr. Frank Buchholz
Medical Systems Biology UCC Medical Faculty and University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Am Tatzberg 47/49, 01307 Dresden, Germany
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Interests: cancer stem cells; functional genomics; systems biology; RNAi screens
Dr. Mario Cáceres
ICREA and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Institut de Biotecnologia i de Biomedicina (IBB), Bellaterra 08193 (Barcelona), Spain
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Interests: Comparative genomics, functional genomics, human evolution, structural variants, inversions, gene expression
Prof. Dr. Michael Calcutt
Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
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Interests: Bacterial Pathogenesis, Bacterial Genetics and Genomics, Antigenic variation, Antibiotic resistance, Bacteriology
Dr. Jian-Min Chen
Directeur de Recherche Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM) U1078 and EFS, Université de Bretagne Occidentale (UBO), Brest, France
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Interests: chronic pancreatitis, genetics, mutational mechanisms, mutation, human genetic disease
Dr. Richard Cordaux
Université de Poitiers, CNRS UMR 7267, Ecologie et Biologie des Interactions, Equipe Ecologie Evolution Symbiose, Poitiers, France
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Interests: evolutionary genomics; molecular evolution; transposable elements; endosymbionts; Wolbachia; sex determination; genomic plasticity
Dr. Hongchang Cui
Florida State Univ, Dept Biol Sci, Tallahassee, FL 32306 USA Phone/fax numbers: (850) 645-1967 / (850) 645-8447
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Interests: plant development, root biology, molecular biology, genetics, genomics, epigenetics
Prof. Dr. Maurizio D'Esposito
Institute of Genetics and Biophysics, Adriano Buzzati Traverso, 80131 Naples, Italy
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Interests: epigenetics, DNA methylation, MECP2, Rett syndrome, chromatin diseases
Dr. Assaf Distelfeld
The Institute for Cereal Crops Improvement; Tel Aviv University
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Interests: Wheat, wild emmer wheat, polyploidity, Genetic-mapping, genotyping, Chromosome substitution lines, Molecular markers, Segregating populations, Genetic material, genome sequencing, homoeologous gene expression, genomics, domestication, crop evolution, QTL, yield.
Dr. Allison Ebert
Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy, 8701 Watertown Plank Road Milwaukee, WI 53226-3548, USA
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Interests: induced pluripotent stem cells; neurodegeneration; neurodevelopment; gene therapy; cell death/apoptosis; growth factors; parkinson's disease; spinal muscular atrophy
Prof. Dr. Garth Ehrlich
1. Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine
2. Executive Director, Center for Advanced Microbial Processing, Executive Director, Center for Genomic Sciences, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Infectious Disease, Drexel University College of Medicine
3. Director, Meta-omics Core, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University/Drexel University Consortium
4. College of Medicine, Drexel University, New College Building, Room 14309, 245 N. 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
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Interests: host-pathogen interactions, molecular pathogenesis; virulence factors; infectious diseases; biofilm; microsatellite mapping, microarrays, next-generation sequencing; bacterial genomics
Prof. Dr. Toshihiko Eki
Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Division of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
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Interests: DNA barcoding of soil nematode; bio-sensing with budding yeast; RNA interference in C. elegans; helicase family; eukaryotic DNA replication and repair
Prof. Dr. med. Dr. Judith Fischer
Institute of Human Genetics, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
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Interests: genodermatoses, keratinization disorders, ichthyoses, psoriasis, NGS, genotyping, association studies, Whole exome sequencing
Dr. Brunella Franco
Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM), and Medical Genetics Service, Department Translational Medicine, Federico II University Naples, Italy
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Interests: Ciliopathies, Cilia biology, mitochondrial disorders, X-chromosome, miRNA and diseases, OFD syndromes, Renal cystic disease
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Terrence S. Furey
Departments of Genetics and Biology,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
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Interests: epigenomics, gene regulation, chromatin biology, high-throughput sequencing, toxicogenomics, inflammatory bowel diseases
Prof. Dr. Daniel H. Geschwind
Program in Neurogenetics, Department of Neurology, Center for Autism Research and Treatment, Semel Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
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Interests: precision health, genomic medicine, neurodevelopmental disorders, systems biology, integrative genomics, neurodegenerative diseases
Prof. Dr. Bruno González-Zorn
Veterinary Faculty and Health Surveillance Center Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Avda. Puerta de Hierro, s/n. Ciudad Universitaria,28040. Madrid, Spain
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Interests: bacteria, antimicrobial resistance, ecology, evolution, plasmids, mobile genetic elements
Prof. M. Michael Gromiha
1. Department of Biotechnology, Bhupat and Jyoti Mehta School of BioSciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 600 036, Tamilnadu, India
2. Advanced Computational Drug Discovery Unit (CADD), Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 Nagatsutacho Midori-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 226-8501, Japan
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Interests: Databases; web servers; genome-wide analysis; protein-nucleic acid interactions; protein-protein interactions; protein structure and function; protein folding and stability; amino acid mutations
Prof. Dr. Christoph Grunau
Université de Perpignan Via Domitia, Perpignan, France
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Interests: epigenetics; epigenomics; evolution; parasitology
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Special Issue in Genes: Epigenetics and Adaptation
Prof. Dariusz Grzebelus
Institute of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Al. 29 Listopada 54, 31-425, Krakow
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Interests: Apiaceae, carrot, crop domestication, genetic diversity, molecular markers, plant breeding, plant genomics, transposable elements
Prof. Gary Hardiman
1. Center for Genomics Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
2. Departments of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
3. Laboratory for Marine Systems Biology, Hollings Marine Laboratory, Charleston, SC, USA
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Interests: computational biology; genomics and genetics; big data; pharmacogenomics; endocrine disruption; systems biology
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Special Issue in Genes: Systems Analytics and Integration of Big Omics Data
Prof. Heidi C. Hauffe
Department of Biodiversity and Molecular Ecology, Centre for Research and Innovation, Fondazione Edmund Mach, Via E. Mach 1, 38010 S. Michele all'Adige, TN, Italy
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Interests: biodiversity loss and gain, speciation, rodent-borne viruses, conservation genetics of alpine species
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Herrmann
Director, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics (MPI-MG), Department Developmental Genetics, Ihnestr. 63-73, D-14195 Berlin, Germany
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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
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Special Issue in Genes: Long Noncoding RNAs
Prof. Dr. Michael Hofreiter
Institute for Biochemistry and Biology, Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Potsdam, 14476 Potsdam, Golm, Germany
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Interests: adaptation, ancient DNA, bears, DNA extraction, DNA sequencing, genetic diversity, hybridization, phylogenetics, Pleistocene mammals, population genetics, proboscideans, reticulate evolution, speciation
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Special Issue in Genes: Novel and Neglected Areas of Ancient DNA Research
Dr. Anelia D. Horvath
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
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Interests: genomics, transcriptomics, cancer genomics, computational biology, bioinformatics, RNA seq, bioinformatic tools
Prof. Dr. Víctor Jiménez-Cid
Departmento de Microbiología II, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Plaza Ramon y Cajal s/n. 28040 Madrid, Spain
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Interests: humanized yeast models, heterologous expression, TLR signaling, bacterial translocated effectors, phosphoinositides, cell signaling, PI3K signaling, PTEN, vesicular traffic, cytoskeleton
Dr. Victor Jin
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Molecular Medicine/Institute of Biotechnology, Rm. 261 South Texas Research Facility, MC 8257, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX, 78229-3900, USA
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Interests: Bioinformatics, Genomics, Cancer, Biological Chemistry
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Special Issue in Genes: Integrative Genomics and Systems Medicine in Cancer
Prof. Dr. Estelle Jumas-Bilak
Faculté de Pharmacie - Université de Montpellier, Team PHySE/microbiology Lab, UMR5569, 15, Avenue Charles Flahault, BP14491, 34093 Montpellier cedex 05, France
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Interests: Phylotaxonomy, genome dynamics, molecular epidemiology, population genetics, emergence and spread of pathogens, resistance to antibiotics, hospital infections
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Special Issue in Genes: Population Genetics and Genomics of Opportunistic and Drug-Resistant Bacterial Pathogens: Dealing with Complexity
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
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Interests: breast cancer; microarrays; gene expression analysis; carcinogenesis; molecular-targeted cancer therapy; estrogen-receptor-regulation
Dr. Michael Knapp
Department of Anatomy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Interests: Evolutionary genomics; conservation genomics; biological anthropology; ancient DNA; population genetics; environmental DNA
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Special Issue in Genes: Conservation Genetics in the Age of High-Throughput Sequencing
Special Issue in Genes: Conservation Genetics and Genomics
Assoc. Prof. Wayne Knibbs
GeneCology Research Centre, University of Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
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Interests: genetic fish improvement; genetics breeding; genetic diversity; marine invertebrates
Prof. Dr. Mattheos Koffas
Network and Metabolic Engineering Group. Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Department of Biological Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 Eighth Street Troy, NY 12180-3590, USA
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Interests: Metabolic Engineering, Synthetic Biology, Industrial Microbiology, Natural Products
Prof. Lukáš Kratochvíl
Department of Ecology, Faculty of Science, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
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Interests: sex determination; sex chromosomes; sexual dimorphism; vertebrates
Dr. Oscar Lao
Centre Nacional d'Anàlisi Genòmica, Centre de Regulació Genòmica (CNAG-CRG), Parc Científic de Barcelona - Torre R, Baldiri Reixac 4, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: human population genetics, human evolution, bioinformatics, analysis of genetic diversity, population substructure, algorithms
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Special Issue in Genes: Evolutionary Medicine
Prof. Dr. Lars Allan Larsen
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK-2200, Denmark
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Interests: Medical genetics, Molecular genetics, Genomics, Mechanisms of embryonic development, Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac development
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Special Issue in Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease: Genetics of Congenital Heart Disease
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
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Interests: Y chromosome genes; sex determination; sexual dimorphisms; developmental genetics; cell cycle; male-specific cancers
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Special Issue in Genes: 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
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Interests: genome research; tumor systems biology; technology development
Prof. Dr. Brendan Loftus
Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Interests: host-pathogen interaction; sequencing; genomics; transcription; bioinformatics; genome analysis
Dr. Arne Ludwig
Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Leibniz-Institute for Zoo & Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany
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Interests: ancient DNA; conservation genetics; domestication; endangered species; palaeogenetics
Dr. Anca Macovei
Department of Biology and Biotechnology ‘L. Spallanzani’, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
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Interests: DNA damage; DNA repair; Oxidative Stress; ROS; Abiotic Stress; Genome Editing; Plant Genetic Transformation
Dr. Kira Makarova
National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
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Interests: Comparative genomics, evolution, protein structure and function, archaea, defense systems
Prof. Julin N Maloof
Department of Plant Biology and Genome Center, University of California, Davis
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Interests: quantitative genetics; genomics; transcriptomics; plant development; plant environmental responses
Prof. Ion Mandoiu
Computer Science and Engineering department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 06269 CT, USA.
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Interests: bioinformatics, next-generation sequencing data analysis, metagenomics and metatranscriptomics, computational molecular epidemiology, immunogenomics
Prof. Dr. Juan Francisco Martín
Department of Molecular Biology. Faculty of Biology. Universidad de León. 24071 León, Spain
Interests: Molecular Genetics, Streptomyces secondary metabolism, Filamentous fungi gene clusters, Transcriptional factors
Prof. Joao Meidanis
Institute of Computing, University of Campinas, Av. Albert Einstein, 1251, Cidade Universitria Campinas, SP, CEP 13083-852, Brazil.
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Interests: Computational analysis, bioinformatics, genome rearrangements, genome evolution, computational genomics
Dr. Dan Milbourne
Crop Science Department, Oak Park Research Centre, Teagasc, Carlow, Ireland
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Interests: Plant breeding, genetics, genomics, genome sequencing, marker assisted selection (MAS), disease resistance, R genes, genomic selection (GS), genetic mapping, quantitative trait loci (QTL), potato, forage, perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne), white clover, (Trifolium repens), polyploid
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
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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
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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
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Interests: genetics of complex disease, especially diabetes and complications; bioinformatics; computational statistics
Prof. Dr. Jenae M. Neiderhiser
Liberal Arts Research Professor, Department of Psychology, Penn State University, University Park, PA, USA
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Interests: gene-environment interplay, lifespan development, developmental psychopathology, family process
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Neri
1. Emeritus Professor of Medical Genetics at the Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
2. Senior scholar at the Greenwood Genetic Center in Greenwood (South Carolina), USA
Interests: genetic bases of intellectuial disability/malformation syndromes; fragile X syndrome; genetic bases of hereditary cancers
Prof. Dr. Kay Nieselt
Integrative Transcriptomics, Center for Bioinformatics (ZBIT), University of Tübingen, Tübingen, 72076, Germany
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Interests: bioinformatics; transcriptomics; comparative genomics of prokaryotes; computational paleogenomics; visualisation of life-science data
Prof. Vincenzo Nigro
Dipartimento di Medicina di Precisione, Università degli Studi della Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli,", Naples,Italy
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Interests: Undiagnosed diseases; muscular dystrophies; human genomics
Dr. Naruo Nikoh
Department of Liberal Arts, The Open University of Japan, Chiba 261-8586, Japan
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Interests: symbiosis, microbial genomics, horizontal gene transfer, insect-bacteria interaction, genome degradation, molecular evolution
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
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Interests: genetic and molecular epidemiology; multivariate modeling; biochemical pathway modeling; gene expression; carcinogenesis; metabolic disorders
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Special Issue in Genes: Cancer Genetics
Dr. Eishi Noguchi
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
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Interests: DNA replication; DNA repair; genomic instability; cancer; aging
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Special Issue in Genes: DNA Replication Controls
Prof. Dr. Leonard Nunney
Department of Biology, University of California,Riverside, CA 92521, USA
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Interests: population genetics; evolutionary theory; evolution of cancer suppression; conservation genetics; microbial genomics; Peto's paradox; effective population size; genomics of microbial host adaptation
Assoc. Prof. Dale R. Nyholt
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, 60 Musk Ave, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
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Interests: genetic epidemiology; gene mapping; complex genetic disease; statistical genetics; migraine; neurogenetics
Prof. Arlindo Oliveira
Instituto Superior Técnico / INESC-ID, University of Lisboa, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal.
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Interests: bioinformatics, machine learning, gene regulatory networks, genome analysis
Dr. Elaine Ostrander
Cancer Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute/National Institute of Health. Bethesda, Maryland, USA
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Interests: dog breeds; canine genetics; prostate cancer; domestic dog
Prof. Dr. Juan José Pasantes Ludeña
Department of Bichemistry, Genetics and Immunology University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
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Interests: cytogenetics, fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH), rRNA gene clusters, histone gene clusters, chromosome mapping, bivalve
Dr. Xu Peng
Danish Archaea Center, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Biocenter, Ole Maaløes Vej 5 DK-2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
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Interests: archaeal viruses, CRISPR-Cas, virus-host interactions, thermophiles
Prof. Rosario Perona
Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas CSIC/UAM, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Raras CIBERER, Madrid, Spain
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Interests: telomere-base diseases, bone marrow failure, pulmonary fibrosis
Prof. Dr. Mihaela Pertea
Center for Computational Biology, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine,Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
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Interests: computational biology, transcriptome reconstruction, gene finding, next generation sequence analysis
Prof. Dr. Jochen Prehn
Royal College of Sur. in Ireland, Department of Physiology and Medical Physics, Dublin, Ireland
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Interests: Colorectal cancer, Apoptosis, BCL-2, mitochondria, bioenergetics, ER stress, motoneuron, angiogenin, tiRNA
Dr. Sergi Puig
Departamento de Biotecnología, Lab. 309 Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos (IATA) Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) Ave. Agustín Escardino 7, Paterna 46980 (Valencia-Spain)
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Interests: iron homeostasis, copper homeostasis, mRNA decay, mRNA degradation, yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Prof. Dr. Ute Radespiel
Institute of Zoology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hannover, Germany
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Interests: population genetics; speciation; phylogeography; primates; olfaction; fragmentation genetics
Dr. Santiago Rodriguez
MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit,School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove Bristol BS8 2BN, UK
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Interests: Human Genetics; Genetic Epidemiology; Population Genetics; Molecular Genetics; Complex genetic loci; Complex human traits
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Special Issue in Genes: Complex Genetic Loci
Prof. Dr. Laura Rose
Institute of Population Genetics, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Universitätsstraße 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
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Interests: plant evolution; speciation; evolutionary genetics; population genetics
Prof. Dr. Knut Rudi
Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Po. Box 5003, 1432 Ås, Norway
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Interests: establishment of the infant gut microbiota; transition from infant to adult gut microbiota; the role of the commensal microbiota as a reservoir for antibiotic resistance; honey bees as a model for understanding spread of antibiotic resistance; dynamic interactions in the horse cecal microbiota; the salmon gut microbiota
Prof. Dr. Aurora Ruiz-Herrera
Department of Cellular Biology, Physiology and Immunology, Faculty of Bioscience, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain
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Interests: comparative genomics, karyotype and chromosomal evolution, speciation, recombination, meiosis, telomeres
Prof. Silvio Salvi
Department of Agricultural Sciences (DipSA), University of Bologna, Bologna 40127, Italy
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Interests: QTL mapping; root architecture; root development; shoot development; flowering time; maize; barley; wheat; mutagenesis; tilling
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Special Issue in Agronomy: QTL Mapping of Drought Tolerance
Special Issue in Genes: Novel Insights into the Genetics of Root Development
Dr. Tilman Sanchez-Elsner
Clinical and Experimental Sciences, Sir Henry Wellcome Laboratories, Centre for Cancer Immunology, Faculty of Medicine University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
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Interests: macrophages, microRNAs, epigenetics, transcription, cancer immunology, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease
Dr. Eduardo Santero
Departamento de Biologia Molecular e Ingenieria Bioquimica Centro Andaluz de Biologia del Desarrollo Universidad Pablo de Olavide Ctra. Utrera Km 1. 41013-Sevilla. Spain
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Interests: biodegradation organic contaminants; catabolic pathways characterization; gene expression regulation in bacteria; nitrogen metabolism control, carbon catabolite repression, design of expression systems in bacteria
Prof. Dr. Ralph Schlapbach
Functional Genomics Center Zurich, ETH Zurich / University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190 / Y32H52, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
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Interests: genomics and transcriptomics technologies; microarrays; next generation sequencing; bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Alan F. Scott
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
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Interests: comparative and evolutionary genomics; sequencing and genotyping technology; genome assembly; gene annotation; genetic basis of mendelian and complex disorders
Prof. Jeremy B. Searle
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
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Interests: evolution; small mammals; speciation; phylogeography; archaeogenetics
Dr. Dominik Seelow
NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Charitéplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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Interests: bioinformatics; variant prediction; genetics; homozygosity mapping; genomics; rare diseases; databases; user interfaces
Prof. Dr. Eileen M. Shore
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Department of Genetics, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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Interests: osteogenesis, chondrogenesis, rare bone disease, musculoskeletal biology, heterotopic ossification, fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP), progressive osseous heteroplasia (POH), BMP signaling, GNAS
Prof. Dr. Panos Soultanas
Centre for Biomolecular Sciences, School of Chemistry, University Park University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
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Interests: DNA replication mechanisms; DNA repair mechanisms; molecular motors; Bacillus subtilis; bacterial host pathogen interactions; biomolecular interactions; multi-protein complexes; protein structure/function
Prof.Dr. Rainer Spanagel
Institute of Psychopharmacology, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
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Interests: transgenic animals, gene expression profiling, behavioural genetics, psychiatric genetics, genetics in addiction research, convergent genomics
Prof. Dr. Clifford J. Steer
Departments of Medicine and Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
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Interests: receptors; receptor-mediated endocytosis; gene expression; post-transcriptional gene regulation; liver regeneration; gene therapy; bile acids; apoptosis; microRNAs; NAFLD; NASH; hepatocellular carcinoma
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Special Issue in Genes: microRNA in Health and Disease
Prof. Amalio Telenti
The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA
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Interests: non-coding genome, regulatory genome, whole genome sequencing, host-pathogen genomics
Assoc. Prof. Kumiko Ui-Tei
Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan
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Interests: gene regulation; protein-noncoding RNAs; short interfering RNAs; microRNAs
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Special Issue in Genes: RNA Modification
Prof. Dr. C. A. M.J.J van den Hondel
Professor Emeritus Molecular Microbiology of Filamentous Fungi, Institute of Biology IBL, Department Biotechnology and Health, Leiden University, The Netherlands
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Interests: Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology , Transcriptomics, Cell wall Biosynthesis, Biotechnology of Filamentous Fungi; Discovery of antifungal compounds; Endophytic Filamentous Fungi
Prof. Dr. Cornelia M. Van Duijn
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Erasmus MC-Faculty, Dr. Molewaterplein 50, 3015 GE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Interests: Alzheimer\'s disease; endocrinologic epidemiology; genetic epidemiology; sex hormones; thyroid hormones; Parkinson\'s disease; pediatric epidemiology; osteoporosis; osteoarthrosis
Prof. Dr. Nico M. van Straalen
Em. Professor of Animal Ecology, Department of Ecological Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Interests: Evolution, Molecular Ecology, Ecological Genomics, Zoology, Toxicology
Prof. Dr. Philippe Vandenkoornhuyse
Université de Rennes I, CNRS UMR 6553, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes, France
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Interests: symbiosis evolution, plant microbiome, agriculture, agro-ecology, microorganisms diversity and functions, fungi, environmental genomics, modelling
Prof. Dr. Karen M. Vasquez
University of Texas System, College of Pharmacy, Austin, TX, USA
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Interests: DNA damage, DNA repair, Genetic Instability, DNA structure
Dr. Joris Veltman
Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
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Interests: genomics; disease gene discovery; male infertility; structural genomic variation; translational genomics
Prof. Dr. Joris Vermeesch
Center for Human Genetics, UZ Leuven, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
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Interests: Preimplantation, prenatal and postnatal diagnosis; CGH; chromosomal instability; developmental, mental and behavioural disturbances
Dr. Lily Wang
1. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
2. Department of Public Health Science, Division of Biostatistics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
3. Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation, Department of Human Genetics, and John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA.
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Interests: gene expression; pathway analysis; gene set analysis; statistical significance; statistical models; analysis of high throughput omics datasets
Prof. Dr. Helen J. Wing
School of Life Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4004, USA
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Interests: Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis, Bacterial Transcription and Gene Regulation, Protein Localization Studies, Bacterial Motility and Chemotaxis, Outer Membrane Proteases, Bacterial Resistance to Cationic Antibacterial Peptides, Extra-host Survival of Bacterial Pathogens
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Genes: Virulence Gene Regulation in Bacteria
Dr. Bing Yang
Dept. Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Iowa State University; Ames, IA 50011
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Interests: Plant Genome Editing, Rice Genomics, Rice Disease
Dr. Bin Yu
School of Biological Sciences University of Nebraska, Lincoln 1901 Vine St Lincoln, NE, USA
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Interests: Non-coding RNAs, miRNAs and siRNAs, epigenetics, functional genomics, plant molecular biology, genetics
Dr. Qingyi Yu
Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center 17360 Coit Road Dallas, Texas 75252, USA
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Interests: plant genomics, plant sex chromosome, genome evolution, abiotic stress responses
Prof. Dr. Lubo Zhang
Center for Perinatal Biology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
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Interests: development, epigenetic modulation, programming, DNA methylation/demethylation, micro RNAs, histone modification, heart, brain, hypoxia
Prof. Dazhong Dave Zhao
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 3209 N. Maryland Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53211
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Interests: Somatic and Reproductive Cell Fate Determination, Signal Transduction, MicroRNA and Auxin Signaling, Anther and Ovule Cell Differentiation, Plant Reproduction and Abiotic Stress, Male Sterility and Hybrid Breeding, Plant Developmental Biology and Molecular Genetics
Dr. Huitong Zhou
Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, New Zealand
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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
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Interests: cytogenetics; chromosome aberrations; cancer cytogenetics; molecular cytogenetics; radiation biology; thyroid cancer; radiation-induced carcinogenesis; positional cloning of chromosomal breakpoints
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Special Issue in Genes: Radiation-Related Cancer 25 Years After Chernobyl
Prof. Dr. Quan Zou
School of Computer Science and Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300350, China
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Interests: bioinformatics; molecular computing; sequence alignment; systems biology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Molecules: Computational Analysis for Protein Structure and Interaction
Special Issue in Molecules: Selected Papers from the Second CCF Bioinformatics Conference (CBC 2017)
Special Issue in Genes: Selected Papers from the Bioinformatics and Intelligent Information Processing Conference (BIIP2018)
Special Issue in Genes: Selected Papers from the 14th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA)
Special Issue in Molecules: Molecular Computing and Bioinformatics
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