Non-Coding RNA — Editors

Editor

Prof. Dr. George A. Calin Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Editor-in-Chief
Department of Experimental Therapeutics, Unit 1950, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 301429, Houston, Texas 77230-1429, USA
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Interests: non-coding RNA, microRNA, cancer, metastasis
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Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Suresh K Alahari
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, LSU School of Medicine, CSRB 406, 533 Bolivar Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
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Interests: cell migration, Invasion, breast cancer, integrin, signaling
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Special Issue: ncRNA and Cell Migration
Dr. Ulf Andersson Ørom
Long non-coding RNA research group, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Ihnestraße 63-73 14195 Berlin, Germany
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Interests: long non-coding RNA, transcription regulation, chromatin dynamics, enhancer activity, RNA-protein interactions, microRNAs, cancer
Prof. Dr. Alexei Aravin
Division of Biology, 147-75, California Institute of Technology, 1200E California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
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Interests: piRNA, epigenetics
Dr. Uttiya Basu
Department of Microbiology & Immunology, College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia University 701W, 168th street HHSC910C, New York, NY10032, USA
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Interests: Long non-coding RNA, genomic instability, enhancers, superenhancers, 3D genomes, somatic mutations, genome rearrangements
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Special Issue: Genomic instability and ncRNA
Dr. Ioana Berindan-Neagoe
Department of Functional Genomics, The Oncology Institute, Research Center for Functional Genomics, Biomedicine and Translational Medicine, Department of Immunology, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Interests: microRNAs, biomarkers, apoptosis, cancer profiling, immunology
Prof. Dr. Neil Brockdorff
Group of Developmental Epigenetics, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QU, UK
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Interests: X inactivation, non-coding RNA, epigenetics
Prof. Dr. Kausik Chakrabarti
1 Center for Nucleic Acids Science and Technology, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
2 Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH), Department of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh (Adjunct), Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
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Interests: RNA in infectious diseases; malaria; trypanosomiasis; HIV; RNA folding; RNA interference; non-coding RNAs; long non-coding RNAs; telomerase RNA; RNA-protein interactions; RNA-mediated gene regulation
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Special Issue: Non-Coding RNAs in Human Infectious Diseases
Prof. Dr. James C.S. Chim
Professor of Hematology & Oncology, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Interests: non-coding RNA in cancer, myeloma, lymphoma, leukemia
Dr. Simon Conn
Head, Alternative Splicing in Human Pathologies, Centre for Cancer Biology SA Pathology and University of South Australia, Frome Road, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
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Interests: alternative splicing, circular RNAs, cancer, epithelial-mesenchymal transition, plant molecular biology
Prof. Dr. Nicholas Delihas
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, School of Medicine, 158 Life Sciences Building, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
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Interests: regulation of gene expression by small RNAs; functions of non-coding genomic regions; repetitive sequences in human chromosome 22
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Special Issue: Regulation by non-coding RNAs 2013
Prof. Dr. Sven Diederichs
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), RNA Biology & Cancer, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany, and, University Hospital Freiburg, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Division of Cancer Research, Breisacher Str. 115, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
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Interests: long non-coding RNA, cancer biology
Prof. Dr. Shou-Wei Ding
Center for Plant Cell Biology, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
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Interests: antiviral RNAi, RNA-based immunity, RNA silencing
Dr. Sandra Duharcourt
Institut Jacques Monod, UMR7592 CNRS-Universite Paris Diderot, 15 rue Helene Brion, 75205 Paris Cedex 13, France
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Interests: genome organization, Paramecium tetraurelia, RNA-guided DNA rearrangement
Prof. Dr. Assam El-Osta
Epigenetics in Human Health and Disease Laboratory, Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute, 75 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Interests: epigenetics; chromatin; transcription; non-coding RNA; diabetes; metabolic disorders
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Special Issue: The Biology of Non-Coding RNAs and Metabolic Diseases
Prof. Dr. Muller Fabbri
Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Saban Research Institute, Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
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Interests: microRNAs, long non-coding RNAs, exosomes and extracellular vesicles, cancer, inflammation, tumor microenvironment, immunity
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Special Issue: microRNAs and Other Non-Coding RNAs in Human Diseases
Dr. Manuela Ferracin
Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine – DIMES, University of Bologna, Via S. Giacomo, 14, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Interests: molecular diagnostics; microRNAs; non-coding RNA; cancer expression profile; liquid biopsy; microvescicles
Prof. Dr. Witold Filipowicz
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Maulbeerstrasse 66, 4058 Basel, Switzerland.
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Interests: microRNAs, RNAi, RISC, AGO, GW182, mammalian cells
Prof. Dr. Ramiro Garzon
Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, 460 W 12th avenue, BRT building, Room 1084, Columbus, OH, 43210, USA
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Interests: non-coding RNA, blood formation, Leukemia
Prof. Dr. Daniel Gautheret
Institute for Integrative Biology of the Cell CNRS, CEA, Université Paris-Sud - Bâtiment 400 91405 Orsay Cedex - France
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Interests: bacterial small RNA, microRNAs, messenger RNA processing, RNA motifs, non-coding RNA annotation
Prof. Dr. Brian D. Gregory
Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, 433 S, University Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
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Interests: RNA silencing, RNA secondary structure, microRNAs, RNA-protein interactions, post-transcriptional gene regulation
Dr. Curtis C. Harris
Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, National Cancer Institute, 37 Convent Dr., Rm 3068A, MSC 4258, Bethesda, MD. 20892-4258, USA
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Interests: non-coding RNA, p53, microRNAs, metabolome, microbiome, cancer, aging
Dr. Maite Huarte Martínez
Center for Applied Medical Research, University of Navarra, 55 Pio XII Avenue., 31008 Pamplona, Spain
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Interests: long non-coding RNA, long intergenic non-coding RNAs, p53, epigenetics, cancer, functional genomics
Dr. Florent Hubé
UMR7216 Epigenetics and Cell Fate, University of Paris Diderot - Paris 7, Lamarck Building, 35 rue Hélène Brion, 75013 Paris, France
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Interests: long non-coding RNAs, small non-coding RNAs, functional genomics, epigenetics, transcriptional regulation, RNA secondary structure, RNA-protein interactions
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Topical Collection: Non-Coding RNA Methods
Prof. Dr. Hailing Jin
Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Center for Plant Cell Biology, Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, University of California Riverside, CA 92521, USA
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Interests: microRNA, Arabidopsis, small RNA-mediated gene regulation, plant immunity
Dr. Michael Ladomery
Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol; Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK
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Interests: RNA biology in development and disease; RNA binding proteins; alternative splicing; splice factors; splice factor kinases
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Special Issue: RNA Interference
Special Issue: Targeting Cancer through RNA Biology
Special Issue: Aberrant Pre-mRNA Splicing in Disease
Prof. Dr. Gabriel Lopez-Berestein
rofessor of Medicine, Cancer Biology, and Experimental Therapeutics, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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Interests: small interfering RNA, experimental therapeutics, cancer, apoptosis
Prof. Dr. Sendurai A. Mani
Dept of Translational Mol. Pathology, Co-Director, Metastasis Research Center, Co-Director, Center for Stem Cells & Developmental Biology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77054, USA
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Interests: metastasis, non-coding RNA, therapeutics
Prof. Dr. John Mattick Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Garvan Institute of Medical Research, 384 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
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Interests: RNA biology, human genome, plasticity, regulatory RNA, gene expression
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Special Issue: Non-Coding RNA in the Nervous System
Prof. Dr. Gunter Meister
Lehrstuhl für Biochemie I, Fakultät für Biologie und Vorklinische Medizin, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstr. 31, D-93053 Regensburg, Germany
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Interests: non-coding RNAs, microRNAs, RNA interference, cancer
Dr. Antonin Morillon
Institut Curie, 26 rue d'Ulm, 75248 Paris cedex 05, France
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Interests: non-coding RNA, cryptic transcription, epigenetic, cancer, chromatin, genomic instability
Prof. Dr. Kevin V. Morris
The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
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Interests: epigenetics, long ncon-coding RNA, small non-coding RNA, RNAi, HIV, pseudogenes, DNA methylation, tumor suppressor genes, lentivirus, chromatin, nucleosomes
Prof. Dr. Massimo Negrini
Department of Morphology, Surgery and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
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Interests: cancer genomics; microRNA; non-coding RNA; RNA-based diagnostic approaches; RNA-based therapeutic approaches; expression profiling
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Special Issue: Diagnostic, Prognostic and Predictive Cancer Biomarkers
Prof. Dr. Mariusz Nowacki
Institute of Cell Biology, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 4, Bern 3012, Switzerland
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Interests: epigenetics, RNA, genome rearrangement, non-Mendelian inheritance, ciliates
Dr. Sébastien Pfeffer
Université de Strasbourg, Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire du CNRS, 15 rue René Descartes, 67084 Strasbourg, France
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Interests: microRNA, RNA regulation, virus, innate immunity, host-virus interactions
Dr. Martin Pichler
Division of Clinical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, Austria
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Interests: non-coding RNAs, microRNAs, cancer, inflammation, metabolism, gene expression, stem cells, epithelial-mesenchymal transition
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Topical Collection: Regulation by Non-Coding RNAs
Prof. Dr. Patrick Provost
Université Laval, CHUQ Research Center/CHUL, 2705 Blvd Laurier, Room T1-65, Quebec, QC G1V 4G2, Canada
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Interests: Dicer, Ago2, microRNA, RNA silencing, gene regulation, human cells, platelets, ribonucleoprotein complexes, protein-protein interactions, diseases
Prof. Dr. Isidore Rigoutsos
Computational Medicine Center, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, 1020 Locust Street, Suite #M81, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
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Interests: short and long non-coding RNAs, microRNAs, microRNA targeting, transfer RNAs, piRNAs, pyknons, post-transcriptional regulation, DNA motifs, RNA motifs, cancer, repeated elements
Dr. John Rinn Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Harvard Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology Department, Harvard University. 7 Divinity Ave/Rm 305 Cambridge MA, 02138, USA
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Interests: long non-coding RNAs, mice, development and disease, nuclear dynamics and organization, technology development
Dr. Claire Rougeulle
Equipe ARNs non-codants, UMR 7216 Epigénétique et Destin Cellulaire, Différenciation et Développement, Université Paris Diderot, Bâtiment Lamarck, 4ème étage, Case 7042, 35 rue Hélène Brion, 75205 Paris Cedex 13, France
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Interests: long non-coding RNAs, X-inactivation, stem cells, differentiation, development, non-coding RNA evolution, epigenetics
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Special Issue: Long non-coding RNAs, from an Evolutionary Perspective
Dr. Gaetano Santulli
College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, 1150 St Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
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Interests: cardiology, hypertension, restenosis, heart failure, myocardial infarction, endothelial dysfunction, mitochondria, diabetes, microRNAs; insulin resistance, atherosclerosis, thrombosis, cardiac hypertrophy, pancreatic beta cell function, insulin release
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Special Issue: Diet and Metabolic Dysfunction
Special Issue: Mitochondria and Endoplasmic Reticulum in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders
Prof. Dr. Thomas D. Schmittgen
Department of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, Cancer Genetics Research Complex, University of Florida 2033 Mowry Rd, P.O. Box 103633, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
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Interests: cancer therapeutics; exosomes as targeted drug delivery systems; role of noncoding RNAs in cancer initiation and progression
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Special Issue: Non-Coding RNAs and Epigenetics in Cancer & Selected Papers from the 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Molecular Science
Prof. Dr. Patrick Shiu
Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, 103 Tucker Hall, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
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Interests: RNA silencing, small interfering RNA, epigenetics, Meiotic Silencing by Unpaired DNA
Dr. Alena Shkumatava
Unité de Génétique et Biologie du Développement, Institut Curie, Centre de Recherche 26, rue d'Ulm, 75248 PARIS Cedex 05, France
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Interests: regulatory RNAs, long non-coding RNAs, microRNAs, genomics, genetics, zebrafish, development
Prof. Dr. Keith Slotkin
Department of Molecular Genetics, Ohio State University, 570 Aronoff Laboratory, 318 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
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Interests: small interfering RNA, epigenetics, transposable element, transposon, DNA methylation, RNA-directed DNA methylation, Arabidopsis, retrotransposon
Prof. Dr. Anil K. Sood
Departments of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, and Cancer Biology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1362, Houston, TX, USA
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Interests: non-coding RNA, nanotechnology, RNAi therapeutics, angiogenesis, metastasis, biomarkers
Dr. Frank Speleman
Center for Medical Genetics Ghent (CMGG). Cancer Research Institute Ghent (CRIG). Medical Research Building (MRB), 2nd floor. De Pintelaan 185, B-9000 Ghent
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Interests: Childhood cancers, Cancer Genomics, Zebrafish cancer models, Targeted cancer drugs
Prof. Dr. Hab. Zofia Szweykowska-Kulinska
Department of Gene Expression, Head of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Biology, ul. Umultowska 89, 61-614 Poznań, Poland
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Interests: non-coding RNAs, microRNAs, Arabidopsis, potato, barley, splicing, PTGS
Prof. Dr. Andrei Thomas-Tikhonenko
Division of Cancer Pathobiology and Center for Childhood Cancer Research, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104. USA
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Interests: microRNAs, splicing, B-cell receptor, B-cell malignancies, pediatric cancers
Dr. Lisa Timmons
The University of Kansas, 5041 Haworth Hall, 1200 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
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Interests: RNAi, epigenetics, C.elegans
Prof. Dr. Sergio Verjovski-Almeida
Universidade de Sao Paulo, Instituto de Quimica, Departamento de Bioquimica, Av. Prof. Lineu Prestes 748 sala 1200, 05508-000 Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Interests: long non-coding RNAs, antisense long non-coding RNAs, functional genomics, transcriptional regulation, cancer
Prof. Dr. Yanli Wang
Laboratory of Non-Coding RNA, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
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Interests: AGO protein
Prof. Dr. Joanne B. Weidhaas
Department of Radiation Oncology, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Professor, Director, Translational Research, Los Angeles, USA.
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Interests: microRNAs, 3'UTR variants, oncogenes, breast cancer, radiation biology, genetics
Prof. Dr. Jian-Hua Yang
Biotechnology Research Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
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Interests: bioinformatics, computational RNomics, long non-coding RNAs, microRNAs, competing endogenous RNAs, RNA-binding protein, CLIP-Seq, cancer genomics, regulatory networks
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Special Issue: Bioinformatics Softwares and Databases for Non-Coding RNA Research
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