Metabolites — Journal Editorial Boards

Editors

Prof. Dr. Peter Meikle
Editor-in-Chief
Metabolomics Laboratory NHMRC, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
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Interests: dyslipidemia associated with obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease and its relationship to the pathogenesis of these disease states; application of lipidomics to the early diagnosis, risk assessment and therapeutic monitoring of these most prevalent diseases
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Prof. Dr. Per Bruheim
Associate Editor
Department of Biotechnology and Food Science, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N-7491 Trondheim, Norway
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Interests: mass spectrometry; metabolomics; metabolic engineering; secondary metabolites; biomakers
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A/Prof. Silas G. Villas-Boas
Associate Editor
Centre for Microbial Innovation, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Auckland, 3A Symonds Street, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
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Interests: microbial metabolomics; central carbon metabolism; microbial physiology; secondary metabolites; metabolic pathway analysis; mass spectrometry; gas chromatography; metabolic flux analysis; sample preparation for metabolome analysis; metabolic engineering
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Dr. Devin Benheim *
Section Editor-in-Chief
La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
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Interests: plant and soil metabolomics; instrumental method development; statistical modelling and muti-omics integration
* Thematic Reviews
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Dr. Vladimir Likic *
Former Editor-in-Chief
Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute, University of Melbourne, 30 Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
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Interests: systems biology; eukaryotic parasites; microbial metabolomics; metabolic networks; metabolic flux; signal processing; mass spectrometry
* Founding Editor-in-Chief of Metabolites

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Jerzy Adamski
German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Experimental Genetics, Genome Analysis Center, Neuherberg, Germany
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Interests: pathogenesis of complex metabolic diseases, genome impact on phenome, gender-specific metabolomics, personalized medicine
Dr. Christopher Barlow
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
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Interests: Lipidomics, mass spectrometry, gas-phase chemistry, immunology
Dr. Madhu Basetti
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, University of Cambridge, Robinson way, Cambridge CB2 ORE, UK
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Interests: NMR, cancer; metabolomics, bioinformatics, system biology, tumour metabolism
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Cancer Metabolism
Special Issue in Metabolites: Selected Papers from 2nd International Electronic Conference on Metabolomics
Prof. Dr. Jan Baumbach
TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich, Germany​
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Interests: metabolomics; biomarker discovery; disease classification; ion mobility spectrometry
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Data Processing in Metabolomics
Special Issue in Metabolites: Big Data in Metabolomics
A/Prof. Clinton Bruce
Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood VIC, Australia
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Interests: insulin resistance, diabetes, isotope tracers in metabolic research, regulation of lipid and glucose metabolism, integrative physiology
A/Prof. Chi Chen
Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN 55108, USA
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Interests: metabolomics; nutrient metabolism; xenobiotic metabolism; nutritional biochemistry; animal nutrition; pharmacometabolomics; lipidomics; microbial metabolism
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Metabolite Markers of Phytochemicals
Prof. Dr. Monica Colitti
Department of Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Animal Sciences, (DI4A) via delle Scienze, 206 - 33100 Udine Italy
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Interests: mammary gland; apoptosis; metabolism; browning of preadipocytes and adipocytes
Prof. Dr. James Cox
University of Utah, 20 South 2030 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
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Interests: yeast metabolism; iron and copper metabolism; metabolomics core; secondary metabolism in antibiotic producing bacteria
Dr. Miroslava Cuperlovic-Culf
National Research Council Canada, 1200 Montreal Road, M-50 Room 353, Ottawa, ON K1A 0R6, Canada
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Interests: cell metabolomics; cancer; omics data analysis; metabolism modelling; biomarker discovery
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Integrative Metabolomics
Special Issue in Metabolites: Metabolomics Modelling
Dr. Clare Daykin
Chemucation Science and Maths Tuition, Heanor, DE75 7UY, UK
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Interests: metabolomics; metabonomics; metabolite-protein interactions; biological sample handling; NMR spectroscopy; chromatography
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Selected Papers from 2nd International Electronic Conference on Metabolomics
Dr. Katja Dettmer-Wilde
Institute of Functional Genomics, University of Regensburg, Josef-Engert-Str. 9, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
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Interests: metabolomics; small molecule analysis; seperation science; hyphenated mass spectrometry; sample preparation for metabolomics; cancer
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Selected Papers from 1st International Electronic Conference on Metabolomics
Prof. Dr. Arthur S. Edison
University of Georgia, USA
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Interests: metabolomics, NMR technology development, metabolomics and systems biology data integration, model organisms, C. elegans
Dr. RuAngelie Edrada-Ebel
Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, The John Arbuthnott Building, 161 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G4 0RE, UK
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Interests: natural products; drug discovery; NMR spectroscopy; metabolomics
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Special Issue in Marine Drugs: Terpenoids of Marine Origin
Special Issue in Marine Drugs: Selected Papers from Canadian Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning Symposium
Special Issue in Metabolites: Marine Metabolomics
Special Issue in Marine Drugs: Selected Papers from the 9th European Conference on Marine Natural Products
Special Issue in Marine Drugs: Bioactive Compounds from Marine Sponges
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Eisenreich
Technische Universität München, Department Chemie, Lichtenbergstraße 4, 85747 Garching, Germany
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Interests: isotopologue profiling; metabolic simulation; metabolic pathways and flux in plants; metabolic pathways and flux in microorganisms; metabolic pathways in animals
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Carbon Metabolism
Special Issue in Metabolites: Isotope Guided Metabolomics and Flux Analysis
Prof. Dr. Teresa Fan
Department of Toxicology, Markey Cancer Center and Center for Environmental and Systems Biochemistry (CESB), University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
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Interests: use of metabolomics and transcriptomics for probing metabolic regulation and adaptation in organisms in response to environmental perturbations; molecular mechanism of Se toxicity in the environment and chemoprevention in human cancers; translation of basic metabolic knowledge into functional diagnostic markers and molecular targets for cancers
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Response to Environment and Stress Metabolism
Prof. Dr. Nils J. K. Færgeman
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
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Interests: Coordination of lipid uptake, metabolism, and signalling in eukaryotes. Lipid storage and energy metabolism in metazoans, ceramide/sphingolipid metabolism, Dyslipidemia associated with obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease; application of metabolomics/lipidomics to identification of biomarkers, diagnosis, and risk assessment
Prof. Dr. Eiichiro Fukusaki
Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
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Interests: metabolomics; metabolic profiling; bioengineering; metabolic fingerprinting, food profiling
A/Prof. Maria Fuller
Genetics and Molecular Pathology, SA Pathology (at Women's and Children's Hospital), Adelaide, Australia
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Interests: Cell Biology, Genetics
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Special Issue in Metabolites: Selected Papers from 2nd International Electronic Conference on Metabolomics
Dr. G. A. Nagana Gowda
Northwest Metabolomics Research Center and Mitochondria and Metabolism Center, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, UW Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
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Interests: Metabolomics, NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, biomarker discovery
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Selected Papers from 2nd International Electronic Conference on Metabolomics
A/Prof. Jan Bert Gramsbergen
Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Southern Denmark, DK-5000 Odense, Denmark
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Interests: biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases; brain energy metabolism; HPLC with electrochemical detection, biosensor technology; metabolomics using GC/LC-MS; microdialysis; mitochondrial dysfunction; neurochemistry, neuropharmacology, neurotoxicology
Prof. Dr. Jules Griffin
Department of Biochemistry and Cambridge Systems Biology Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
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Interests: diabetes; cancer; metabolomics; systems biology; toxicology; animal models of disease
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Cancer Metabolomics
Dr. Haiwei Gu
Arizona Metabolomics Laboratory, Center for Metabolic and Vascular Biology, College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University, USA
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Interests: metabolomics, mass spectrometry, biomarker discovery, metabolism, systems biology
Dr. Kati Hanhineva
Academy Research Fellow, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
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Interests: food and nutritional metabolomics; LC-MS based metabolic profiling approaches; development of data-analytical procedures for metabolomics
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Special Issue in Nutrients: Cereal Grains for Human Health
Special Issue in Nutrients: Diet and Food as Means and Mechanisms for Anti-Inflammation Gut-Related Mechanisms in Special Interest
Special Issue in Metabolites: Metabolomics Data Processing and Data Analysis—Current Best Practices
Dr. Caroline H. Johnson
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, USA
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Interests: LC-MS based metabolomics; environmental influences in colorectal cancer; early life exposures and adverse perinatal outcomes; metabolites and therapeutic response
Dr. Christoph Kaleta
Research Group Theoretical Systems Biology, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Raum 15N10, Leutragraben 1, D-07743 Jena, Germany
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Interests: analysis of metabolic and regulatory networks; system biology
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Metabolism and Systems Biology
Dr. Peter D. Karp Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Director, Bioinformatics Research Group, SRI International, AE206, 333 Ravenswood Ave, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
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Interests: metabolic pathway bioinformatics, computational genomics, database integration, biological databases, pathway reconstruction, metabolic modeling, model organism databases
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Bioinformatics and Data Analysis
Prof. Dr. Michael Lalk
Cellular Biochemistry & Metabolomics, Institute of Biochemistry, University of Greifswald, Felix-Hausdorff-Strasse 4, 17489 Greifswald, Germany
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Interests: metabolic profiling; microbial metabolomics; eukaryotic metabolism; host-pathogen interactions; mass spectrometry; NMR spectroscopy; gas chromatography; liquid chromatography; sampling protocols in metabolomics
Dr. Kyongbum Lee
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Tufts University, Room 142, 4 Colby Street, Medford, MA 02155, USA
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Interests: adipose tissue metabolism; liver drug transformation; dynamic models of metabolic networks; targeted metabolomics
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Metabolic Network Models
Dr. Igor G. L. Libourel
Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Biology, BioTechnology Institute, University of Minnesota, BioTechnology Institute University of Minnesota, 140 Gortner Labs, 1479 Gortner Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108-6106, USA
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Interests: metabollic systems biology; core metabolism in algae
Dr. Manuel Liebeke
Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Department of Symbiosis, Celsius Strasse 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
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Interests: mass spectral imaging, metabolic profiling, symbiosis, microbial metabolomics, marine and terrestrial invertebrate metabolism, host-pathogen interactions, mass spectrometry, gas chromatography, sample preparation for metabolomics
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Environmental Metabolomics
Prof. Dr. Malcolm McConville
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Melbourne, Bio21 Institute of Molecular Science and Biotechnology, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
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Interests: isotopologue profiling; metabolic pathways in microbial pathogens; microbial glycomics and lipidomics
A/Prof. Christian Metallo
Department of Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA
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Interests: metabolism, system biology, mass spectrometry, flux analysis, cancer, stem cell biology
Dr. Steffen Neumann
Department of Stress- and Developmental Biology, Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Weinberg 3, 06120 Halle, Germany
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Interests: mass spectrometry; metabolite profiling; metabolite identification; bioinformatics; databases
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Small Molecule Identification beyond the Crystal Ball - Selected Papers from CASMI
Dr. Basil Nikolau
The Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
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Interests: biochemistry; molecular biology; regulation of plant lipid metabolism
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Selected Papers from 2nd International Electronic Conference on Metabolomics
Prof. Dr. Daniel Raftery
Mitochondria and Metabolism Center, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, UW Medicine, South Lake Union, PO Box 358057, 850 Republican St., Seattle, USA
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Interests: biomarkers; cancer; metabolic disease; companion diagnostics; NMR; mass spectrometry
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Selected Papers from 1st International Electronic Conference on Metabolomics
Prof. Dr. Ute Roessner
Metabolomics Australia, School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic. 3010, Australia
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Interests: metabolomics; analytical biochemistry; metabolism; crop improvement; biomarker discovery
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Metabolomics in Plant Metabolic Engineering
Special Issue in Marine Drugs: Metabolomics - Applications in Marine Natural Products Chemistry
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Metabolomics in the Plant Sciences
Dr. Richard Röttger
Practical Computer Science and Bioinformatics, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (IMADA), University of Southern Denmark, Compusvej 50, DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark
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Interests: machine learning; classification; clustering; systems biology; biological network analysis
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Big Data in Metabolomics
Dr. Thusitha W. Rupasinghe
Metabolomics Australia, School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
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Interests: lipidomics; metabolomics; bioanalytics; fluxomics; analytical chemistry; plant physiology
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Selected Papers from the 3rd Australian Lipid Meeting
Special Issue in Metabolites: Pathway Mapping
Special Issue in Metabolites: Bioinformatics in Metabolomics
Prof. Dr. Augustin Scalbert Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
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Interests: cancer; nutrition; exposome; epidemiology; metabolomics; mass spectrometry
Dr. Horst Joachim Schirra
Centre for Advanced Imaging, University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072, Australia
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Interests: NMR-based metabolomics; systems biology; metabolic modelling; metabolic regulation; C. elegans; clinical metabolomics; livestock science biology
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Special Issue in Metabolites: NMR-based Metabolomics and Its Application
Prof. Dr. Age K. Smilde
Biosystems Data Analysis, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Interests: chemometrics, omics data analysis, computational systems biology, data fusion
Prof. Dr. Bruno Stefanon
Department of Agrofood, Environmental and Animal Sciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
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Interests: System biology, functional genomics, nutrigenomics, metagenomic, biomarkers discovery
Dr. Dirk Steinhauser
Department Molecular Physiology, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Am Mühlenberg 1, 14476 Potsdam-Golm, Germany
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Interests: metabolic diversity and evolution; systems metabolomics, synthetic biology; computational biology and bioinformatics
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Metabolism in Phototrophic Prokaryotes and Algae
Special Issue in Metabolites: Metabolic Engineering and Synthetic Biology
Prof. Dr. Lloyd W. Sumner
Department of Biochemistry, University of Missouri Metabolomics Center, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
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Interests: metabolomics, plant specialized metabolism, terpenoids, flavonoids, mass spectrometry, metabolite identification
Prof. Dr. Claudiu T. Supuran Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Neurofarba Department, Sezione di Scienze Farmaceutiche e Nutraceutiche, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Sesto Fiorentino (Florence) 50019, Italy
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Interests: drug design; metalloenzymes; carbonic anhydrases; anticancer agents; antiinfectives; sulfonamides; coumarins
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Special Issue in Molecules: Structure-Based Drug Design
Special Issue in Metabolites: Cancer Metabolomics 2016
Special Issue in Pathogens: Pathogen Legionella pneumophila
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Enzyme-Inhibitor Interaction as Examples of Molecular Recognition
Special Issue in Molecules: Sulfonamides
Special Issue in Metabolites: Carbonic Anhydrases and Metabolism
Special Issue in Marine Drugs: Carbonic Anhydrase in Marine Organism
Special Issue in Molecules: Metalloenzyme Inhibitors and Activators
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Protease and Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors and Their Roles in Pathological Processes
Prof. Dr. Georgios Theodoridis
Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University, 541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece
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Interests: mass spectrometry; metabolomics; biomarker discovery; biomedical applications; nutritional metabolomics; standardising metabolomics; analytical method development
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Selected Papers from 2nd International Electronic Conference on Metabolomics
Dr. Vladimir V. Tolstikov
Director of Metabolomics. BERG. 500 Old Connecticut Path, Framingham, MA 01701, USA
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Interests: discovery and clinical metabolomics; biomarkers; systems biology; AI; multi-omics, separation science; mass spectrometry
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Metabolomics and Its Application in Human Diseases
Prof. Dr. Dietrich A. Volmer
Institute for Bioanalytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Saarland University, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany
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Interests: metabolomics; lipidomics; proteomics; analytical method development; structure elucidation; quantitative mass spectrometry; ionization mechanisms and gas-phase ion chemistry
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Lipidomics
Prof. Dr. Walter Wahli
Nanyang Technological University & Imperial College London, Singapore
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Interests: liver and muscle biology, lipid metabolism, fatty acid signaling, nuclear receptors, PPARs, obesity, NAFLD, type 2 diabetes, organ crosstalk, microbiota, mice
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Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: PPARs in Cellular and Whole Body Energy Metabolism
Prof. Dr. Matthew Watt
Department of Physiology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
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Interests: adipose tissue biology, skeletal muscle metabolism, lipid metabolism, insulin resistance, obesity, type 2 diabetes, mice, inter-tissue communication
Dr. Aalim Weljie
Department of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania, 10-113 Translational Research Center, 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Bldg 421, Philadelphia, PA 19104 USA
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Interests: cancer; brain tumors; NMR spectroscopy; GC-MS; biomarkers
Prof. Dr. Markus Wenk
Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
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Interests: lipidomics
Prof. Dr. Craig Wheelock
Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
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Interests: metabolomics; systems medicine; multivariate modelling; asthma; COPD; respiratory medicine; exposome
Prof. Dr. David Wishart Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Departments of Computing Science and Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E8, Canada
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Interests: metabolomics; bioinformatics; cheminformatics; synthetic biology; protein chemistry; structural biology; nanotechnology and nanoscience
Dr. Jianguo (Jeff) Xia
McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 0G4, Canada
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Interests: bioinformatics, metabolomics and big data analytics within the areas of gene-environment interactions, host-microbiome interactions and host-parasite interactions
Prof. Dr. Guowang Xu
Dalian institute of chemical physics (DICP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian, China
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Prof. Dr. Pollen K.F. Yeung
Pharmacokinetics and Metabolism Laboratory, 5968 College Street, Burbidge Building, College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4R2, Canada
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Interests: biomarkers; pharmacokinetics; metabolism; metabolites; HPLC; pharmacology
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Special Issue in Metabolites: Biomarkers in Metabolomics
Special Issue in Metabolites: Metabolomics and/or Biomarkers for Drug Discovery
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