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Section Editorial Boards

Organic Synthesis

Natural Products

Medicinal Chemistry

Molecular Diversity

Metabolites

Editorial Office

Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Derek J. McPhee
Director of Chemistry, Amyris, Inc., 5885 Hollis St, Suite 100, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
Tel. +1 510 450 0761 xt 718; Fax: +1 510 225 2645
E-Mail: mcphee@mdpi.com
Interests: organic synthesis; medicinal chemistry; biotechnology

Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Fernando Albericio
1 School of Chemistry, Yachay Tech, Yachay City of Knowledge, 100119-Urcuqui, Ecuador
2 Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), Parc Científic de Barcelona, Baldiri Reixac 10, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
3 School of Chemistry, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
Tel. +34 93 403 70 88; Fax: +34 93 403 71 26
Website: http://www.pcb.ub.es/fama
E-Mail: albericio@irbbarcelona.org
Interests: marine natural products; bioactive natural products; peptides; solid-phase chemistry; combinatorial chemistry; drug delivery systems

Associate Editor
Dr. Jean Jacques Vanden Eynde
Laboratory of Organic Chemistry (FS), University of Mons-UMONS, Place du parc, 23, 7000 Mons, Belgium
Tel. + 32 65 352589
Website: http://www.umons.be
E-Mail: jean-jacques.vandeneynde@ex.umons.ac.be
Interests: heterocycles; microwave-induced synthesis; medicinal chemistry; green chemistry

Assistant Editor
Ms. Ran Dang
MDPI Beijing Office, Suite 2011, Ruidu International Center, No. 1 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing, 101100, China
Tel. +86 10 8152 1170; Fax: +86 10 8152 1170
E-Mail: ran.dang@mdpi.com

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
E-Mail: rittman@mdpi.com

Editorial Board

Dr. Geo Adam
Head Site-Development, F. Hoffmann-LaRoche AG, Pharmaceuticals Division, Bldg. 49-2021, CH-4070 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 688 9588; Fax: +41 61 688 8866
Website: http://www.roche.com/
Interests: medicinal chemistry; drug discovery; lead generation; lead optimization; CNS drugs

Dr. Kamyar Afarinkia
Head of Medicinal Chemistry, Institute of Cancer Therapeutics, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
Tel. +44 01274 235831; Fax: +44 01274 233234
Website: http://www.cancer.brad.ac.uk
Interests: synthetic organic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; organophosphorus chemistry

Prof. Dr. Stig Allenmark
Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, Goteborg University, SE-41296 Goteborg, Sweden
Tel. +46 317723841; Fax: +46 317723840
Website: http://www.gu.se/omuniversitetet/personal/?userId=xallst&userName=Stig%20Allenmark
Interests: enantioselectivity in chromatography and in catalytic reactions; chiroptical methods for solving stereochemical problems
Contribution: Special Issue: Chiroptical Techniques
Special Issue: Dynamic Stereochemistry

Prof. Dr. Yitzhak Apeloig
President (and Professor of Chemistry), Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 32000 Haifa, Israel
Tel. +972 4 8292595/7; Fax: +972 4 8292000, (confidential): +972 4 8112530
Website: http://www.technion.ac.il/technion/chemistry/staff/apeloig
Interests: organosilicon chemistry; in particular compounds with multiple bonds; organic reaction mechanisms; computational chemistry

Prof. Dr. Atta-Ur-Rahman
International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry and Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, University of Karachi, 75270 Karachi, Pakistan
Interests: natural product chemistry; organic synthesis

Prof. Dr. David Avnir
Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
Tel. +972 2 658 5332; Fax: +972 2 652 0099
Website: http://chem.ch.huji.ac.il/avnir/
Interests: materials science; chirality; symmetry; catalysis; composite materials

Prof. Dr. Eugene Babaev
Chemistry Department, Moscow State University, GSP-3, Moscow 119991, Russia
Tel. +7(985)997-9475
Website: http://www.chem.msu.ru/eng/misc/babaev
Interests: heterocyclic chemistry; periodic table
Contribution: Special Issue: Selected Papers from the “2nd International Conference on Natural Products and Physiologically Active Substances” (ICNPAS-2004) and the 3rd EuroAsian Heterocyclic Meeting “Heterocycles in Organic and Combinatorial Chemistry”
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the Second Eurasian Meeting on Heterocyclic Chemistry: Heterocycles in Organic and Combinatorial Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino
Department of Odontostomatologic and Specialized Clinical Sciences, Sez-Biochimica, Faculty of Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Ranieri 65, 60100 Ancona, Italy
Tel. +39 071 2204646; Fax: +39 071 2204398
Website: http://www.univpm.it/Entra/Engine/RAServePG.php/P/320710014095/idsel/335/docname/MAURIZIO%20ANTONIO%20BATTINO
Interests: periodontal diseases/periodontitis; oxidative stress; nutrition; aging; mitochondrial; function/diseases; berries (strawberry, blueberry, bilberry, cranberry,....); olive oil (dietary fats); polyphenols; flavonoids; antioxidants
Contribution: Special Issue: Natural Antioxidants and Ageing
In other journals:
Special Issue: Antioxidants and Periodontal Diseases

Prof. Dr. Jan Becher
Department of Chemistry, Odense University, 5230 Odense M, Denmark
Tel. +45 6615 86 00, direct +45 65 57 2554; Fax: +45 66 15 87 80
Website: http://www.ou.dk/Nat/Chem/staff/sci/JbeE.html
Interests: supramolecular chemistry; heterocyclic chemistry; especially sulfur-containing heterocycles; tetrathiafulvalene chemistry; macrocyclic chemistry; macrocyclic ligands; cyclophanes; rotaxanes and catenanes of donor-acceptor type

Dr. John A. Beutler
Molecular Targets Laboratory, Bldg 560-1, Room 11-86, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Frederick, MD 21702-1201, USA
Tel. +1 301 846 1942; Fax: +1 301 846 6177
Website: http://mtdp.nci.nih.gov/
Interests: natural products; cancer; HIV; plants; molecular targets
Contribution: Special Issue: Natural Product Pre-fractionation

Prof. Dr. Stefan Bienz
Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 63 542 45; Fax: +1 44 635 68 12
Website: http://www.cmszh.uzh.ch/index.php?id=40
Interests: polyamines; polyamine derivatives; polyamine alkaloids; organosilicon chemistry; stereoselective synthesis; stereochemistry mass spectrometry; MS fragmentation

Prof. Dariusz Bogdal
Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Politechnika Krakowska ul. Warszawska 24, 31-155 Krakow, Poland
Tel. +48 12 6282572; Fax: +48 12 6282038
Website: http://www.cyf-kr.edu.pl/~pcbogdal
Interests: organic synthesis; phase-transfer catalysis; microwave-assisted synthesis; nitrenium ions; polymer chemistry; fotoluminescence; electroluminescence
Contribution: Special Issue: Phase Transfer Catalysis

Dr. Werner Bonrath
DSM Nutritional Products, Research and Development, CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 815 87 15; Fax: +41 61 687 21 17
Interests: catalysis (general); vitamins (general); chemistry under non-classical conditions (ionic liquids; supercritical fluids; ultrasound and microwaves)
Contribution: Special Issue: Sonochemistry-organic synthesis
Special Issue: Ionic Liquids
In other journals:
Special Issue: Green Chemistry for Environment and Health

Prof. Dr. Margaret A. Brimble
Chair of Organic Chemistry and Director of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Chemical Sciences and School of Biological Sciences, The University of Auckland, 23 Symonds St, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Tel. +64 9 3737599, ext 8259 8280; Fax: +64 9 3737422
Website: http://web.chemistry.auckland.ac.nz/staffsites/BrimbleM/margaretbrimble.html
Interests: asymmetric synthesis; spiroketals; quinones; ring closing metathesis; alkaloids; peptides; glycopeptides; peptidomimetics

Prof. Dr. Per H.J. Carlsen
Department of Chemistry, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N-7491 Trondheim, Norway
Tel. +47 73 59 39 68; Fax: + 47 73 59 39 85
Interests: organic synthesis; total synthesis; new syntheic methods and reagents; polymer- and surface chemistry; electroactive materials; heterocyclic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; mechanistic organic chemistry; photochemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Nucleic Acid Derivatives in Emerging Technologies
Special Issue: Nucleic Acids

Prof. Dr. Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560 012, India
Tel. +91 80 2293 2404/ 2360 2423; Fax: +91 80 2360 0529
Interests: organic synthesis; new synthetic methods; catalysis; organic materials

Prof. Dr. Rodolphe Clerac
CNRS, UPR 8641, Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal (CRPP), Equipe, "Matériaux Moléculaires Magnétiques", 115 avenue du Dr. Albert, Schweitzer, 33600 Pessac, France
Tel. +33 5 56 84 56 50; Fax: +33 5 56 84 56 00
Website: http://www.crpp-bordeaux.cnrs.fr/spip.php?rubrique178
Interests: graphen molecular analogues; single-molecule magnets and single-chain; magnets (and their derivatives; paramagnetic complexes possessing metal-metal bonds; magnetic and/or electro-active solutions and liquid-crystals

Prof. Dr. James M. Coxon
Chemistry Department, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tel. +64 3 364 2872; Fax: +64 3 364 2110
Website: http://www.chem.canterbury.ac.nz/people/coxon.shtml
Interests: Compounds: cyclopropanes; cyclobutanes enzyme inhibitors epoxides; reactive intermediates; Reactions and Methods: pericyclic reactions; cycloadditions 4+2 (Diels-Alder etc.); stereoselective processes; Analytical and Physical Methods: conformational analysis; Phenomena: stereochemistry; configuration; conformational analysis

Prof. Dr. Wim Dehaen
Department of Chemistry, Celestijnenlaan 200F, B-3001 Leuven, Belgium
Tel. +32 16 32 74 39 (office) or 74 26 (lab); Fax: +32 16 32 79 90
Website: http://www.kuleuven.be/cv/u0006038e.htm
Interests: organic synthesis; heterocycles; supramolecular chemistry; porphyrin analogues; natural products; helicenes
Contribution: Special Issue: Heterocycles in Supramolecular Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Roman Dembinski
Oakland University, Department of Chemistry, 2200 N. Squirrel Rd., Rochester, Michigan 48309-4477, USA
Tel. +1 248 370 2248; Fax: +1 248 370 2321
Website: http://www.oakland.edu/chemistry/dembinski
Interests: organic synthesis; alkynes; fluorous; nucleosides; organometallic; cycloisomerizations; cyclizations

Prof. Dr. Ulf Diederichsen
Georg-August Universitaet Goettingen, Institut fuer Organische und Biomolekulare Chemie, Tammannstrasse 2, D-37077 Goettingen, Germany
Tel. +49 551 3933221; Fax: +49 551 3922944
Website: http://www.diederichsen.chemie.uni-goettingen.de/
Interests: peptides; proteins; peptide nucleic acids; nucleic acids; conformation; molecular architecture; electron transfer

Dr. Gregor Drummen
BIO & NANO-SOLUTIONS, Bielefeld, Germany
Tel. +49 211 40 51 810; Fax: +49 211 47 45 476
Interests: quantum dots; bionanotechnology; two-photon fluorescence imaging; cellular imaging; fluorescence microscopy; nucleic acids; DNA damage; cancer; cell signaling; radiation biology; oxidative stress; lipids and biomembranes; lipid peroxidation
Contribution: Special Issue: Fluorophores - The Fluorescent Toolbox in Biological and Biomedical Research
In other journals:
Special Issue: Quantum Dots: From Synthesis to Applications in Biomedicine and Life Sciences
Special Issue: Redox Signaling in Biology and Patho-Biology
Special Issue: Oxidative Stress and Ageing

Prof. Dr. Richard R. Ernst *
Laboratorium für Physikalische Chemie, ETH Zürich, Wolfgang-Paulistrasse 10, 8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 1 632 4368; Fax: +41 1 632 1257
Website: http://www.chab.ethz.ch/personen/emeritus/rernst
Interests: NMR; physical chemistry
* Winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Dr. Peter Ertl
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Novartis Campus, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 324 06 85; Fax: +41 61 324 33 57
Website: http://peter-ertl.com
Interests: cheminformatics; property prediction; virtual screening; drug design; molecular diversity; web-based chemistry tools

Dr. Eduard Felder
Department of Chemical Core Technologies, Oncology Research, Nerviano Medical Sciences, Viale Pasteur 10, I-20014 Nerviano (MI), Italy
Tel. +39 0331 581474; Fax: +39 0331 581757
Interests: combinatorial chemistry; parallel synthesis; solid-phase synthesis; medicinal chemistry; molecular diversity

Prof. Dr. James C. Fishbein
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, BaltimoreCounty, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
Tel. +1 410 455 2190; Fax: +1 410 455 2608
Interests: compounds: antitumor compounds; carcinogens; mutagens; N-nitroso compounds; nucleic acids; nucleosides; nucleotides; prodrugs; reactive intermediates; sulfur-containing compounds; toxins; reactions and methods:additions; aliphatic substitution; aromatic substitution; carbonyl reactions; catalytic methods; eliminations; immonium (iminium) ion reactions; mutagenesis; solvolysis; thermal rearrangements; dissociations; analytical and physical methods: chromatography; mass spectrometry; NMR; phenomena: acidity; basicity; catalysis; drug metabolism; hydrogen bonding; hyperconjugation; ion pairing; isotope effects; kinetics; linear free energy relationships; nucleophilicity; QSAR; rotation barriers; solvent effects; substituent effects

Dr. Peter M. Gannett
West Virginia University, School of Pharmacy, Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences, PO Box 9530, Morgantown, WV 26501-9530, USA
Tel. +1 304 293 1480; Fax: +1 304 293 2576
Website: http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/sop/bps/faculty/pgannett.asp
Interests: EPR; ESR; EMR; NMR; DNA; RNA; spin labels; spin probes; molecular modeling; SAR; structure-activity relationships; aryl hydrazines; DNA adducts; chemical carcinogenesis

Prof. Dr. Markus W. Germann
Department of Chemistry, Georgia State University, 50 Decatur St., Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
Website: http://chemistry.gsu.edu/Germann.php
Interests: DNA damage; unusual DNA constituents; HIV- RNA binding Zinc fingers; NMR imaging and Metabonomics

Prof. Dr. Andrea Goti
Dipartimento di Chimica "Ugo Schiff", Università di Firenze, Polo Scientifico, via della Lastruccia 13, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Firenze), Italy
Tel. +39 055 4573505; Fax: +39 055 4573531
Interests: stereoselective synthesis; natural products; nitrones; oxidation; green chemistry

Dr. Andrey V. Gutnov
Head of Chemistry, Chiroblock GmbH, Andresenstrasse 1a, 06766 Wolfen, Germany
Tel. +7 095 135 5047; Fax: +7 095 135 5085
Interests: asymmetric synthesis; homogeneous catalysis; heterocyclic compounds; organometallic chemistry

Prof. Dr. Norbert Haider
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Tel. +43 1 4277 55624; Fax: +43 1 4277 9551
Website: http://merian.pch.univie.ac.at/
Interests: medicinal heterocyclic chemistry; pyridazines; carbazoles; nitrogen hetarenes
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Henk Hiemstra
Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Tel. +31 20 525 5941; Fax: +31 20 525 5604
Website: http://hims.uva.nl/
Interests: alkaloids; amino acids; allenes; nitrogen heterocycles; plant natural products; iminium ion reactions; photochemical cycloaddition; stereochemistry; organocatalysis

Prof. Dr. Ramachandra S. Hosmane
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland 21250, USA
Website: http://research.umbc.edu/~hosmane
Interests: heterocycles; nucleosides; nucleotides; medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; purines; pyrimidines; enzymes of purine and pyrimidine metabolism; bioorganic synthesis
Contribution: Special Issue: Nucleoside Analogues
In other journals:
Special Issue: Purine and Its Derivatives

Prof. Dr. Narayan S. Hosmane
Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, The Michael Faraday Laboratories, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115-2862, USA
Tel. +1 815 753 3556; Fax: +1 815 753 4802
Website: http://www.niu.edu/hosmane/
Interests: heteroatom (groups III and IV) compounds: organometallic complexes; antitumor compounds

Prof. Dr. Christian Huck
Institute of Analytical Chemistry and Radiochemistry, CCB-Center for Chemistry and Biomedicine, Leopold-Franzens University, Innrain 80-82, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Tel. +43 512 507 57304
Website: http://uibk.ac.at/acrc/mitarbeiter/huck/
Interests: vibrational spectroscopy; separation science; enrichment techniques; mass spectrometry
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances of Vibrational Spectroscopic Technologies in Life Sciences

Prof. Dr. Ivo C. Ivanov
Professor of Organic Chemistry, G.S. Rakovski No.150, Bx.A, an.3, BG-1142 Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: synthesis of N-heterocycles; polyfunctional enamines; coumarin chemistry; reaction mechanisms; biologically active compounds; tert-amino effect; Mannich reaction; Michael addition

Prof. Dr. Jindrich Jindrich
Department of Organic and Nuclear Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Hlavova 8, 128 40 Prague, Czech Republic
Tel. +42 2 2195 2313; Fax: +42 2 2191 958
Website: http://portal.jindrich.org
Interests: synthesis; carbohydrates; cyclodextrins; chemosensors; porous silicon

Prof. Dr. Ishenkumba A. Kahwa
Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry, Chemistry Department, University of the West Indies, Mona, Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica
Tel. +1 876 927 1910; Fax: +1 876 977 1835
Website: http://wwwchem.uwimona.edu.jm:1104/
Interests: Compounds: rare earths and actinides; supramolecular assemblies; Reactions: complexion-transition metals; carbonyl condensation; Analytical physical: fluorescence methods; Phenomenon: physical properties of materials - optical; host-guest chemistry

Prof. Dr. Ivars Kalvins
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, Aizkrauklesstr. 21, Riga LV-1006, Latvia
Tel. +371 7 553233; Fax: +371 7 828114
Website: http://www.lza.lv/scientists/KALVINSI.HTM
Interests: new physiologically active substances for CNS; cardiovascular and malignant diseases; chemistry of heterocyclic compounds and amino acid analogues; Action of new medicines: biochemical mechanisms; immunochemistry

Dr. Peter Karuso
Department of Chemistry & Biomolecular Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9850 8290; Fax: +61 2 9850 8313
Website: http://www.chem.mq.edu.au/~vislab/karuso.html
Interests: natural products; chemical biology; chemical proteomics; fluorescence

Prof. Dr. Anake Kijjoa
Departamento de Química, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar and CIIMAR, Universidade do Porto, Rua Jorge de Viterbo Ferreira, nº228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal
Tel. +351 220428331
Website: http://anakekijjoa.com/
Interests: characterization and antitumor evaluation of the bioactive compounds from the marine sponges and marine-derived fungi; search for antifungal and antibacterial compounds from higher plants, marine invertebrates, soil and marine-derived fungi

Prof. Dr. Jun'ichi Kobayashi
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sapporo 060-0812, Japan
Tel. +81 011 706 4985; Fax: +81 011 706 4989
Interests: bioactive marine natural products; structure elucidation; mecanism of action; drug leads; bioprobes; biogenesis

Dr. George Kokotos
Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, Athens 15771, Greece
Tel. +30 210 7274462; Fax: +30 7249101
Website: http://users.uoa.gr/~gkokotos/
Interests: development of new methods for the synthesis of unnatural amino acids and derivatives; synthesis and study of inhibitors for lipolytic enzymes; synthesis of fluorogenic substrates for the determination and study of proteases; synthesis of organic compounds exhibiting biological activity (e.g. anti-inflammatory; cytotoxic activity); biotransformations in organic sysnthesis

Prof. Dr. Miroslav Koóš
Institute of Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, SK-845 38 Bratislava, Slovakia
Tel. +421 2 59410254; Fax: +421 2 59410222
Website: http://www.chem.sk/people/koosmiroslav/
Interests: carbohydrate chemistry; glycoconjugates; N,O-heterocycles; organic synthesis; structure determination

Prof. Dr. Lajos Kovacs
Nucleic Acids Laboratory, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Universtiy of Szeged, Dóm tér 8, H-6720 Szeged, Hungary
Tel. +36 62 54 51 45; Fax: +36 62 42 59 71
Website: http://www.mdche.u-szeged.hu/~kovacs/nal.html
Interests: preparative organic chemistry of carbohydrates; nucleobases; nucleosides; C-nucleosides; peptide nucleic acids; indoles; alkaloids; polyamines; heterocycles; protecting groups; chemical information management
Contribution: Special Issue: Nucleic Acid Analogs
In other journals:
Special Issue: Nucleic Acid Derivatives in Emerging Technologies

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kraus
Institut für Chemie, Universität Hohenheim, Garbenstr.30, D-70593 Stuttgart, Germany
Tel. +49 711 459 2171; Fax: +49 711 459 2951
Website: http://www.uni-hohenheim.de/
Interests: natural products isolation; structure determination; bioassays; structure-activity relationships

Dr. S. Anand Kumar
Directorm, Astra Zeneca Research Foundation India, Bellary Road (Kirloskar Business Park) Hebbal, Bangalore 560 024, India
Tel. +91 80 2362 2010; Fax: +91 80 2362 2011
Interests: microwave assisted (or enhanced) organic synthesis; enzyme catalyzed organic syntheses in non-aqueous media

Prof. Dr. Guigen Li
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1061, USA
Tel. +1 806 742 3015; Fax: +1 806 742 1289
Website: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/chemistry/faculty/li/
Interests: halo aldol reaction; alkene additions; aminohalogenation; diamination; Baylis-Hillman reaction
Contribution: Special Issue: Baylis-Hillman Reaction and Related Processes

Prof. Dr. Hai-yang Liu
Department of Applied Chemistry, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510640, China
Tel. +86 020 22236805; Fax: +86 020 22236805
Website: http://www.scut.edu.cn/ce/
Interests: porphyrin; corrole; bioinorganic chemistry; nonlinear optical material; catalytic oxidation; anti-tumor complexes

Prof. Dr. Ana María López-Colomé
Instituto de Fisiologia Celular, U.N.A.M., Departamento de Neurociencias, Apartado postal 70-253, 04510, Mexico, D. F., Mexico
Tel. +525 622 5617, +525 622 5615 (Secretary); Fax: +525 622 5607
Interests: retina; retinal pigment epithelium; glutamate receptors; glutamate transporters; nitric oxide; vitreoretinopathy

Prof. Dr. Dariusz Matosiuk
Chodzki 4A str., 20-093 Lublin, Poland
Interests: heterocycles containing nitrogen; simple and fused heterocycles; nitrogen containing compounds; amines; poliamines; isocyanates and hydrazines; addition reaction; pseudo-Michael condensation; carbonyl compounds reactions; acylation; nucleophylic addition and other condensations; synthesis of biologically (especially CNS) active compounds; opioid; serotonergic; glutaminergic; nicotinic receptors; molecular modeling of small drug-like molecules; identification of their physical properties affecting pharmacological activity

Dr. Pedro Merino
Departamentode Quimica Organica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Zaragoza, Plza. San Francisco s/n, E-50009 Zaragoza, Spain
Tel. +34 976 762075; Fax: +34 976 762075
Website: http://www.unizar.es/bioorganica/staff/merino.html
Interests: asymmetric synthesis; organometallics; nitrones; imines; carbohydrates; nucleosides; aminoacids

Dr. Antonio Monge
CIFA - Universidadde Navarra, Irunlarrea, s/n, 31080 Pamplona (Navarra), Spain
Tel. +34 948 42 56 53; Fax: +34 948 42 56 52
Interests: antitumor; antituberculosis; antimalarial compounds; heterocycles; nitrogen; N-nitroso compounds; N-oxides

Dr. Patrick Moyna
Missisipi 1634 Apto.104, Montevideo, 11400, Uruguay
Tel. +598 2619 7491; Fax: +598 2942 1906
Interests: natural products; green chemistry; biomimetics

Dr. Gerald Anthony Murphy
Formerly Colorants Research Basel, BASF Schweiz AG (retired) Freelance editor and translator.
Tel. +41 614616204
Interests: synthesis of dyes and pigments; anthraquinone; cyanine; azo and cationic dyes; electronic materials; process development and process safety

Dr. Carl David Nager
ECBI, CH-4102 Binningen, Switzerland
Tel. +41 76 515 50 46; Fax: +41 815 846 38 27
Interests: chemoinformatics; bioinformatics; IT application and integration to pharmaceutical R&D

Dr. John Nielsen
Department of Natural Sciences, Bioorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Life Sciences (LIFE), University of Copenhagen, Thorvaldsensvej 40, DK-1871 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
Tel. +45 3533 2436; +45 6024 2436 (mobile); Fax: +45 3533 2398
Interests: combinatorial chemistry; natural products; antibiotics; bioconjugates; bioorganic chemistry; synthesis

Prof. Dr. Lajos Novak
Department of Organic Chemistry and Technology, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 1111 Budapest, Szt. Geller ter 4, Hungary
Tel. +36 1 463 2207; Fax: +36 1 4633297
Website: http://www.och.bme.hu/org/novak.htm
Interests: synthetic organic chemistry; rearrangement reactions; enzyme-catalyzed reaction, insect pheromone; insect growth regulators; lipoxygenase enzyme inhibitors; tryptamine derivatives
Contribution: Special Issue: Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions

Dr. Alessandro Pedretti
Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, Via Mangiagalli 25, I-20133 Milano, Italy
Tel. +39 02 503 19332; Fax: +39 02 502 19359
Website: http://www.ddl.unimi.it
Interests: molecular modelling; molecular docking; QSAR; computer programming; virtual screening; homology modelling

Dr. Alice L. Perez
Professor, Universidad de Costa Rica, Escuela de Quimica, 2060 San Pedro, San Jose, Costa Rica
Tel. +506 2207 4091; Fax: +506 2253 5020
Interests: organic synthesis; 1,4-naphthoquinones; antitumoral; alkylation; lawsone; antiparasite

Prof. Dr. Charles L. Perrin
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0358, USA
Tel. +1 858 534 2164; Fax: +1 858 822 0386
Website: http://chem-faculty.ucsd.edu/perrin/Perrin.html
Interests: physical-organic chemistry: stereoelectronic and anomeric effects; hydrogen bonding; isotope effects; ionic solvation; structural effects on organic reactivity

Prof. Dr. Leonidas A. Phylactou
Acting Chief Executive Medical Director, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics, PO Box 23462, 1683 Nicosia, Cyprus
Website: http://www.cing.ac.cy/
Interests: RNA biology; regulatory RNA molecules; muscle regeneration, identification of genetic defects in inherited diseases
Contribution: Special Issue: Towards Understanding the Mechanisms and Curing Of Muscular Dystrophy Diseases
In other journals:
Special Issue: Gene Therapy
Special Issue: Towards Understanding the Mechanisms and Curing Of Muscular Dystrophy Diseases

Dr. Pierre Pichat
Photocatalyse et Environnement, CNRS/ Ecole Centrale de Lyon (STMS), 69134 Ecully CEDEX, France
Interests: heterogeneous photocatalysis, advanced oxidation processes, environmental chemistry, catalysis, photochemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Photocatalysis

Dr. Esteban Pombo-Villar
C.Chem FRSC, Chief Operations Officer, Oxford BioTherapeutics AG, Aeschenvorstadt 71, CH-4051 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 (0)61 225 4290
Website: http://www.oxfordbiotherapeutics.com
Interests: medicinal chemistry; antibody-drug conjugates; oncology; use of microwaves in synthesis; research alliances

Prof. Dr. Milan Potacek
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kotlarska 2, CZ - 611 37 Brno, Czech Republic
Tel. +420 549496615; Fax: +420 549492688
Website: http://org.sci.muni.cz/index.php?article=Potacek&lang=en
Interests: heterocycles; fused rings; multiple heteroatoms; nitrogen; ylides; microwave; pericyclic reactions; cycloadditions; 1, 3-dipolar; sigmatropic rearrangements; [3,3] (Claisen; Cope; etc.); thermal rearrangements; dissociations

Prof. Dr. Marcelo Daniel Preite
Facultad de Quimica, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, VicuñaMackenna 4860, Casilla 306, 6904411 Santiago, Chile
Tel. +56 2 354 4436; Fax: +56 2 354 4744
Website: http://www.uc.cl
Interests: total synthesis; stereoselective synthesis; asymmetric synthesis; chiral auxiliaries and catalysts; main-group in synthesis
Contribution: Special Issue: Stereoselective Synthesis

Dr. Katalin Prokai-Tatrai
Department of Pharmacology & Neuroscience, University of North Texas Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
Tel. +1 871 735 0617; Fax: +1 817 735 2118
Website: https://profile.hsc.unt.edu/profilesystem/viewprofile.php?pid=101052
Interests: medicinal chemistry: drug design of central nervous system agents; neuropeptides and peptidomimetics; prodrugs for CNS delivery; oxidative stress; estrogens and other phenolic antioxidants; protein carbonylation
Contribution: Special Issue: Neuroprotective Strategies
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Special Issue: Neuroprotective Strategies
Special Issue: Neuroprotective Strategies 2012
Special Issue: Neuroprotective Strategies 2014

Dr. Francesco Puoci
Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, Università della Calabria, Edificio Polifunzionale, Arcavacata di Rende (CS) 87036, Italy
Tel. +39 0984 493151; Fax: +39 0984 493298
Website: http://www.unical.it/portale/portaltemplates/view/view.cfm?18749
Interests: molecularly imprinted polymers; functional materials for biomedical applications
Contribution: Special Issue: 5-Fluorouracil

Prof. Dr. Andrzej Rajca
Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304, USA
Tel. +1 402 472 9196; Fax: +1 402 472 9402
Website: http://www.chem.unl.edu/rajca/rajcahome.html
Interests: stable organic radicals and polyradicals: synthesis; magnetism and biomedical applications (paramagnetic contrast agents and spin labels); Helicenes and tetraarylenes: asymmetric and diastereoselective syntheses; chirooptical properties

Dr. Jeremy M. Rawson
Canada Research Chair in Molecular Materials, Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4, Canada
Website: http://www.thiazyl.net/
Interests: molecular magnetism; organic magnet; ferromagnet; antiferromagnet; ferrimagnet; density functional theory; exchange interaction
Contribution: Special Issue: Ferromagnetic Organic Radicals
Special Issue: Organic Magnetic Materials

Prof. Dr. Oliver Reiser
Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstr. 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
Tel. +49 (0)941 943 4631(4630); Fax: +49 (0)941 943 4121
Website: http://www-oc.chemie.uni-regensburg.de/reiser/index.html
Interests: asymmetric catalysis; stereoselective synthesis; natural product; synthesis; unnatural amino acids; foldamers
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Asymmetric Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry

Prof. Dr. René Roy
Departement of Chemistry, Université du Quebéc à Montréal, P. O. Box 8888, Succ. centre-Ville, Montréal (QC), H3C 3P8, Canada
Tel. +1 514 987 3000 ext 2546; Fax: +1 514 987 4054
Website: http://www.er.uqam.ca/nobel/r25431/
Interests: carbohydrate; dendrimers; polymers, olefin metathesis; cross-coupling

Prof. Dr. Peter Rüedi
Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 (0)1 635 42 41
Website: http://www.oci.unizh.ch/groups/ruedi.html
Interests: Organophosphorous Chemistry: stereochemistry of the inhibition of serine hydrolases by organophosphorous acetylcholine mimetics; synthesis; enzyme kinetics; 31P-NMR investigations. Phytochemistry: physiologically active secondary metabolites from medicinal plants; isolation; synthesis; broad band screening; biomimetic transformations

Dr. Claudio J. Salomon
Departamento Farmacia, Facultad de Cs. Bioquimicas y Farmaceuticas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Suipacha 531, 2000 Rosario, Argentina
Tel. +54 341 4370477; Fax: +54 341 4370477
Interests: macromolecules; biopolymers; drug delivery systems; pharmaceutical chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Macromolecules Applied to Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Arturo San Feliciano
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, CIETUS, University of Salamanca, Campus Miguel de Unamuno s/n, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
Tel. +34 923 294528; Fax: +34 923 294515
Interests: alicyclic, aromatic and heterocyclic compounds; alkaloids; coumarins; flavonoids; lignans; quinones; stilbenoids; heterostilbenoids; terpenoids; chemo-modulation and chemo-induction of bioactivity; design and synthesis of bioactive molecules

Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Schmidt
Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry, University of Münster, Corrensstrasse 48, D-48149 Münster, Germany
Tel. +49 251 83 33378; Fax: +49251 83 38341
Website: http://www.uni-muenster.de/Chemie.pb/forschen/schmidt/
Interests: natural products; anti-parasitic activity; structure elucidation; spectroscopy; computer-aided structure-activity relationship studies

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Contribution: Topical Collection: Natural Products as Leads or Drugs against Neglected Tropical Diseases

Prof. Dr. Milos Sedlak
Institute of Organic Chemistry & Technology, Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice, Studentská 573, 532 10 Pardubice, Czech Republic
Tel. +420 466 037 506; Fax: +420 466 037 068
Website: http://www.upce.cz/
Interests: synthesis of heterocyclic compounds; studies of kinetics and mechanism of their formation; decomposition or transformations; modification of ligands by polymeric carriers

Prof. Dr. Masakatsu Shibasaki
Institute of Microbial Chemistry, Tokyo, 3-14-23 Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0021, Japan
Tel. +81 (0)3 5841 4830; Fax: +81 (0)3 5684 5206
Website: http://www.f.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~kanai/shibasaki/e_index.html
Interests: chiral auxiliaries and catalysts; Lewis acids and bases; asymmetric synthesis; catalysis

Prof. Dr. Emília Sousa
Laboratory of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Rua Jorge Viterbo Ferreira 228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal
Tel. +351 220 428 586; Fax: +351 226 093 390
Website: https://sigarra.up.pt/ffup/funcionarios_geral.formview?p_codigo=373844
Interests: medicinal chemistry; organic synthesis; heterocycles, chiral drugs; anticancer; anticoagulants; P-glycoprotein

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stadlbauer
Institute of Chemistry, Department of Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry, Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Heinrichstrasse 28, A-8010 Graz, Austria
Tel. +43 (0)316 380 5334; Fax: +43 (0)316 380 69 5334
Website: http://www.uni-graz.at/wolfgang.stadlbauer/
Interests: heterocycles; natural products; fluorescence labeling; organic synthesis; thermal analysis; calorimetry

Prof. Dr. Branko Stanovnik
Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of Ljubljana, Askerceva 5, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tel. +386 1 241 92 38; Fax: +386 1 241 92 20
Website: http://www.fkkt.uni-lj.si/en/?418
Interests: organic chemistry; heterocyclic chemistry synthesis; new reagents in organic synthesis; new synthetic methodologies; natural products structural elucidation of organic compounds

Prof. Dr. Steven L. Suib
Unit 3060, Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, 55 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT 06269-3060, USA
Tel. +1 860 486 2797; Fax: +1 860 486 2981
Website: http://chemistry.uconn.edu/people/faculty/suib.html
Interests: manganese oxides; catalysis; ceramics; nanotech; microwaves

Prof. Dr. Gabriel J. Summers
Department of Chemistry, University of South Africa, P.O.Box 392, Pretoria 0003, South Africa
Tel. +27 12 429 8020; Fax: +27 12 429 8549
Interests: organic polymer chemistry; polymers; polymer synthesis and mechanism: free radical poymerization; ionic polymerization; polymerization kinetics; polymerization processes; functionalized polymers; polymers for industrial applications

Prof. Dr. H. Timmerman
VU-University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1083, 1081HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel. +20 444 7580; Fax: +20 444 7610
Interests: Receptor: receptor agonists; receptor antagonists; receptor inverse agonists. Histaminergic systems; medicinal chemistry

Prof. Dr. Motoo Tori
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Yamashiro-cho, Tokushima 770-8514, Japan
Tel. +81 88 622 9611(ext.5631); Fax: +81 88 655 3051
Website: http://p.bunri-u.ac.jp/~tori/english/e-tori.html
Interests: natural product chemistry; isolation; structure determination; synthesis; terpenoids; samarium; ruthenium
Contribution: Special Issue: Challenges in Synthetic Chemistry
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Special Issue: Challenges in Synthetic Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Francisco Torrens
Institut Universitari de Ciencia Molecular, Edifici d\'Instituts de Paterna, P. O. Box 22085, E-46071 Valencia, Spain
Tel. +34.963544431; Fax: +34 963543274
Website: http://www.uv.es/uiqt
Interests: physical chemistry; theoretical chemistry; molecular science; molecular simulation; intermolecular interaction; electric polarizability; mathematical chemistry; computational chemistry; fullerene; nanotube

Prof. Dr. Iztok Turel
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Askerceva 5, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tel. +386 1 2419124; Fax: +386 1 2419220
Interests: bioinorganic chemistry; metal ions; biologically active compounds; quinolones; guanine derivatives; ruthenium chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Practical Applications of Metal Complexes

Dr. Jean Jacques Vanden Eynde
Laboratory of Organic Chemistry (FS), University of Mons-UMONS, Place du parc, 23, 7000 Mons, Belgium
Tel. + 32 65 352589
Website: http://www.umons.be
Interests: heterocycles; microwave-induced synthesis; medicinal chemistry; green chemistry
Contribution: Topical Collection: Prodrugs
Special Issue: Flow Chemistry
Special Issue: Novel Drug Candidates for Anticancer Therapy: Design, Preliminary Evaluations, and Further Developments
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Special Issue: Prodrugs

Prof. Dr. Didier Villemin
ENSICAEN, Laboratoire de Chimie Moléculaire et Thioorganique (LCMT), Laboratoire associé au CNRS, UMR6507, 6 Boulevard du Maréchal Juin, 14000 Caen, France
Tel. +33 2 31 45 28 40; Fax: +33 2 31 45 28 77
Interests: biomimetic synthesis (catalytic methods; acid-base; alumina; clays; silica; asymmetric; crowns; cryptandsenzymatic; heterogeneous; homogeneous; phase-transfer; polyethers; polyamines (including macrocyclic); solid-supported zeolites); combinatorial chemistry; spatially separate methods; coupling reactions; transition metal mediated; green chemistry; metathesis (alkene and alkyne); microwave; phosphorylation; QSAR; sonochemistry/ultrasound

Prof. Dr. Christian Vogel
Department of Organic Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, University of Rostock, Albert-Einstein-Str. 3a, D-18059 Rostock, Germany
Tel. +49 (0)381 498 6430; Fax: +49 (0)381 498 6412
Website: http://www.chemie.uni-rostock.de/forschung/organische-chemie/prof-dr-christian-vogel/
Interests: heterocycles; organic synthesis; natural products; carbohydrates; stereochemistry

Prof. Dr. Curt Wentrup
Reactive Intermediates and Unusual Molecules Group, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane Qld 4072, Australia
Website: http://www.scmb.uq.edu.au/homepages/wentrup/researchinterests1.html
Interests: reactive intermediates; unusual molecules; carbenes; nitrenes; cumulenes; flash vacuum thermolysis; photochemistry; matrix isolation; microwave-induced reactions

Prof. Dr. Itamar Willner
Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
Tel. +972 2 6585272; Fax: +972 2 6527715
Interests: sensors; molecular recognition; monolayers; electrochemistry; photochemistry; photochromism

Prof. Dr. Peter Wipf
757 Chevron Science Center, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
Tel. +1 412 624 8606; Fax: +1 412 624 0787
Website: http://ccc.chem.pitt.edu/wipf/index.html
Interests: natural product total synthesis; organometallic chemistry; heterocyclic chemistry; combinatorial chemistry; medicinal chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Diversity Oriented Synthesis

Prof. Dr. Thomas Wirth
Cardiff University, School of Chemistry, Cardiff CF10 3TB, UK
Tel. +44 29 2087 6968; Fax: +44 29 2087 6968
Website: http://www.cf.ac.uk/chemy/wirth
Interests: asymmetric synthesis; stereoselective synthesis; enantioselective catalysis; organoselenium chemistry; hypervalent iodine chemistry; addition reactions; alkane activation; computational chemistry

Prof. Dr. Henry N. C. Wong
Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
Tel. Office +852 2609 6329; Mobile 9120 6538; Fax: +852 2603 5057
Website: http://www.chem.cuhk.edu.hk/hncwong.html
Interests: organosilicon chemistry; natural products synthesis; non-natural molecules; aromatic compounds

Prof. Dr. Jiaxi Xu
Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing 100029, China
Tel. +86 10 64435565
Website: http://gs.buct.edu.cn/public/showteacherinfo.aspx?teacherID=d01032
Interests: organic synthesis; heterocyclic chemistry; asymmetric catalysis and synthesis; peptide chemistry

Prof. Dr. Yoshinori Yamamoto
WPI-AIMR, Tohoku University, Katahira 2-1-1, Aobaku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan
Tel. +81 22 217 6581; Fax: +81 22 217 6784
Interests: organometallic compounds; organocopper; organopalladium; transition metals; catalytic reaction; asymmetric synthesis; stereoselective synthesis; aldol reaction michael addition; heterocycles; marine natural products

Prof. Dr. Zoran Zdravkovski
Institute of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, P.O. Box 162, 1001 Skopje, Macedonia
Tel. +389 2 324 9926; Fax: +389 2 322 6865
Website: http://www.pmf.ukim.edu.mk/PMF/Chemistry/teachers/zdraz.htm
Interests: pericyclic reactions; cycloadditions; 1, 3-dipolar; 2+2, 4+2 (Diels-Alder etc.); molecular structure; conformational analysis

Prof. Dr. Hussein F. Zohdi
Professor of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza 12613, Egypt
Tel. +20 9713 765 6641; Fax: +20 9713 671291
Website: http://chem05.cu.edu.eg/chemdept/
Interests: green chemistry; renewable energy resources; synthesis of fluorinated heterocyclic compounds and trifluoromethyl-substituted nucleosides

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