Journal of Developmental Biology — Editors

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Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
Dr. Yu Wang

Assistant Editor
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China
Fax: +86 10 8152 1170


Prof. Dr. Simon J. Conway (Website)

Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research, 1044 West Walnut Street, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Interests: birth defects; developmental basis of congenital and acquired cardiopulmonary diseases; neonatal lung alveolar septation; transgenic mouse modelling; cell lineage tracing; neural crest; fibroblast-to-myofibroblast transition; extracellular matrix
Dr. Jose M. Perez-Pomares (Website)

Associate Editor
Department of Animal Biology, University of Malaga, Spain; Visiting Scientist, National Centre for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC), Madrid, Spain
Interests: heart development and regeneration; epicardium; coronary blood vessels; heart valves; cardiac mesenchymal tissues; cardiac cell differentiation
Dr. Robert W. Dettman (Website)

Associate Editor
Department of Urology, Northwestern University and Developmental BIology Program, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, 225 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago IL 60611, USA
Interests: cell-fate determination; cell lineage; organ development; fibrotic disease
Special Issues and Collections
Dr. Robin C. Muise-Helmericks (Website)

Associate Editor
Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston SC, 29425, USA
Interests: Akt family of kinases; angiogenesis; wound healing; mitochondrial function and control
Special Issues and Collections
Prof. Dr. Andy Wessels * (Website)

Former Editor-in-Chief
Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina, 173 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29466, USA
Interests: cardiovascular development; valvuloseptal morphogenesis; development of the cardiac conduction system; epicardial development and differentiation; etiology of congenital heart disease; developmental basis of acquired cardiovascular diseases; cell lineage tracing; extracellular matrix
* Founding Editor-in-Chief and Editor-in-Chief up to 17 March 2016

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Mohammed Akaaboune (Website)

Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Interests: synaptic development and dynamics of synaptic components in living mice
Prof. Dr. Thomas Brand (Website)

National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Interests: heart development; proepicardial development; left-right asymmetry; cardiac pacemaker development; popeye genes
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Epicardial Development and Cardiovascular Disease
Prof. Dr. Thomas L. Brown (Website)

Laboratory of Cell Death, Differentiation, and Development, Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology, and Physiology, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, 011 Medical Sciences Building, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
Interests: placental development; trophoblast stem cells; hypoxia; apoptosis; lineage analysis
Prof. Dr. Gregor Bucher (Website)

Department of Developmental Biology, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, 37077 Göttingen, Germany
Interests: arthropod pattern formation; head patterning; brain patterning;segmentation; evolution and development; emerging model organisms; transgenic techniques and RNAi
Dr. Patrick Collombat (Website)

INSERM U636, University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, 06108 Nice, France
Interests: diabetes; mouse pancreas development; Arx; Pax4
Prof. Dr. Tom P. Fleming (Website)

Department of Developmental Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Mailpoint 840, Level D Lab & Path Block, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK
Interests: blastocyst morphogenesis; epithelial differentiation; trophectoderm; cell polarity; developmental programming
Prof. Dr. David L. Herrin (Website)

Section of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology and Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Interests: DNA repair; gene regulation; molecular evolution; RNA splicing; ribozymes; plant molecular biology; organelle molecular biology
Prof. Dr. Johnny Huard (Website)

Stem Cell Research Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Interests: muscle stem cells; musculoskeletal tissue regeneration and repair; angiogenesis; fibrosis
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Regenerative Medicine/Tissue Engineering
Prof. Dr. Herbert Jäckle (Website)

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Department of Molecular Developmental Biology, Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB), Am Fassberg 11, 37077 Göttingen, Germany
Interests: molecular processes and the mechanisms involved in the phenomenon of biological pattern formation during Drosophila embryogenesis; biochemical pathways and the molecular characterization of the regulatory networks leading to the establishment of the segmental organization of the embryo, organ formation and cell behaviour underlying morphogenesis; genetic basis for energy homeostasis in cells
Prof. Dr. Manuela Martins-Green (Website)

Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: wound repair and regeneration; prostate cancer growth and metastasis
Prof. Dr. Patrick Matthias (Website)

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Maulbeerstr. 66, 4058 Basel, Switzerland
Interests: gene regulation; transcription factors; histone deacetylases; chromatin; B cell development; immunoglobulin gene regulation
Prof. Dr. Ramón Muñoz-Chápuli (Website)

Department of Animal Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Málaga, Spain
Interests: cardiovascular developmental biology; vasculogenesis; angiogenesis; epithelial-mesenchymal transitions; Evo-Devo
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Retinoids in Development
Prof. Dr. Annette Neubüser (Website)

Institute of Biology 1, Department of Developmental Biology, Faculty of Biology, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 1, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany
Interests: craniofacial development; palatogenesis; inner ear development; development of the olfactory placode and GnRH neurons; FGF signaling; SoxE genes; Vax genes
Prof. Dr. Tsutomu Nohno (Website)

Department of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki 701-0192, Japan
Interests: musculoskeletal regeneration, limb development, Wnt signaling, microRNA, osteogenesis, myogenesis
Prof. Dr. Steven N. Popoff (Website)

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, School of Medicine, Temple University, 3500 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
Interests: bone cell biology; osteoblasts; osteoclasts; bone formation; bone resorption; metabolic bone disease; osteoporosis; bone loss; osteopenia; growth factors; connective tissue growth factor; osteoactivin; fracture repair
Prof. Dr. Gerald Schatten (Website)

University of Pittsburgh, 204 Craft Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Interests: fertilization; embryogenesis; gametogenesis; stem cells; reprogramming; motility; meiosis; mitosis
Prof. Dr. Rosa Serra (Website)

Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1918 University Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Interests: skeletal development; cartilage biology; intervertebral disc biology; skeletal tissue engineering; mammary gland development; branching morphogenesis; mammary stem cells; breast cancer
Prof. Dr. Gary Stuart (Website)

Department of Biology, Science Building, Room S-231, Indiana State University, 218 North Sixth Street Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
Interests: molecular evolution and development; genome evolution; gene regulation; transcription factors; transgene markers and transgenesis; DNA recombination and repair; zebrafish
Prof. Dr. David A. Weisblat (Website)

Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3200, USA
Interests: invertebrate development; cell lineage analysis; cell-cell signaling; segmentation; development and evolution in the super-phylum lophotrochozoa/spiralia
Prof. Dr. David Whitmore (Website)

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
Interests: circadian rhythms; cell cycle regulation; transcriptional regulation; evolutionary mechanisms; light-regulated biology
Dr. Dagmar Wilhelm (Website)

Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Bldg. 76 Monash University, Wellington Rd Clayton VIC3800, Australia
Interests: mouse development; non-coding RNA; sex determination; gonad development; microRNA; gene regulation
Prof. Dr. Ernst Wolvetang (Website)

Stem Cell Engineering Group, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Level 4, Building 75, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: iPS cells; embryonic stem cells; epigenetic regulation of stem cell fate; regenerative medicine; bioreactors

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