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Dr. Franck Vazquez
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MDPI AG, St. Alban-Anlage 66, CH-4052 Basel, Switzerland
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Dr. Maria Kydonaki
Managing Editor
MDPI Barcelona Office, Avenida Madrid, 95, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
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Editors

Prof. Dr. J. Peter W. Young *
Editor-in-Chief
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
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
Prof. Dr. Michael L. Arnold
Department of Genetics, Life Sciences Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
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Interests: reticulate evolution; web of life; speciation; adaptation
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Reticulate Evolution
Dr. Carolina Bonilla
School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove, Bristol BS8 2BN, UK
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Interests: genetic epidemiology, mendelian randomization, cancer, pigmentation, admixture, population genetics, mitochondrial DNA, Latin America
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. 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
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
Associate Professor 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
Dr. Elodie Ghedin
Department of Biology, New York University, 1009 Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, New York, NY 10003-6688, USA
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Interests: genomics and bioinformatics; viral genomics; nematode genomics; genome projects
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: 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
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
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
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
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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
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
Institute of Genomic Medicine, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo F. Vito, 1, 00168 Roma, Italy
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Interests: genetic bases of intellectuial disability/malformation syndromes; fragile X syndrome; genetic bases of hereditary cancers
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Cancer Genetics
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. 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
PD Dr. Matthias Platzer
Genome Analysis, Leibniz Institute for Age Research - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI), Beutenbergstr. 11, 07745 Jena, Germany
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Interests: genome research; comparative and functional genomics; structural variations; transcriptomics; alternative splicing; genetic of complex diseases and ageing
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Special Issue: Genomics of Aging
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. Paul Richardson
PRC LLC, 25 Amber Lane, Lafayette CA 94549, USA
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Interests: microbial genomics; technology development; infectious diseases; gene expression
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Next Generation DNA Sequencing
Dr. Santiago Rodriguez
MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit,School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove Bristol BS8 2BN, United Kingdom
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Interests: Human Genetics, Genetic Epidemiology, Population Genetics, Molecular Genetics, Complex genetic loci, Complex human traits
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. 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. 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. 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. Lily Wang
Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, S-2323 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232-2158, 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. 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. Dr. Xiao Yan Zhong
Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel, Hebelstrasse 20, CH-4031 Basel, Switzerland
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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
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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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Radiation-Related Cancer 25 Years After Chernobyl

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