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Section Board for 'Biochemistry and Molecular Biology' (29)

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Prof. Giorgio Camilloni
Dipartimento di Biologia e BiotecnologieSapienza, Università di Roma, Roma, Italy Istituto di Biologia e Patologia Molecolari, CNR, Roma, Roma, Italy
Interests: rDNA; topoisomerase I; chromatin; epigenetics; molecular biology history; evolutionof gene regulation
Prof. Dr. Matteo Barberis
Systems Biology, School of Biosciences and Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Stag Hill Campus, Edward Jenner Building, GU2 7XH Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom
Interests: cell cycle regulation; signaling network dynamics; gene regulation; transcription; protein interaction and function
Dr. Francesco Bellanti
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Foggia,Foggia, Italy
Interests: redox biology; mitochondria; senescence; translational research; stem cells
Dr. Tinatin I. Brelidze
Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Interests: Ion channels; potassium channels; gating; ligand-dependent gating; voltage-dependent gating
Dr. Alessandro Di Cerbo
School of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine, University of Camerino, Camerino, Italy
Interests: nanotechnology; pharmacologic residues detection in animal-derived foods; toxicology, natural products
Prof. Dr. Manuela Helmer-Citterich
Department of Biology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Interests: bioinformatics; protein interaction; RNA biology; ncRNA functional annotation
Prof. Dr. Thomas Hollemann
Department of Medical Molecular Biology, Institute for Physiological Chemistry, Medical Faculty, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Hollystraße 1, D-06114 Halle (Saale), Germany
Interests: Ubiquitin; Ubiquitin-E3-Ligase; Trim-Family; Deubiquitinase; OTUD-Family; Transcription factors; Stem cells; Neurogenesis; Eye development; Xenopus
Dr. Brett D. Keiper
Associate Professor & Graduate Director, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Dept, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
Interests: Regulated translation initiation of mRNA in differentiating and transformed cells
Dr. Sigrun Lange
Tissue Architecture and Regeneration Research group, University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Interests: Peptidylarginine deimnases; tissue remodelling; Extracellular Vesicles; CNS regeneration; Cancer; Mucosal Immunity; Innate Immunity; Stem Cells; comparative immunology; complement system; comparative animal models
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Prof. Dr. Natalia Osna
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Veteran Affairs Medical Center, 4101 Woolworth Ave, R151, Omaha, NE 68105-8080, USA
Interests: hepatitis C, B and other viral hepatitis; alcoholic liver disease; innate immunity; antigen presentation; proteasome; autophagy; humanized mice (animal models for hepatitis study)
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Prof. Chao-Yie Yang

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Interests: biophysics; cancers; immunology; pharmacology; structure-based drug design; structural biology; RNA splicing
Prof. Dr. Elmar Wahle
Institut für Biochemie und Biotechnologie, Charles-Tanford-Proteinzentrum, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Kurt-Mothes-Str. 3A 06120 Halle (Saale), Germany
Interests: RNA biochemistry (processing, decay, translational regulation)
Prof. Nektarios Tavernarakis
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas & Medical School, University of Crete, Crete, GR-70013, Greece
Interests: ageing; apoptosis; autophagy; Caenorhabditis elegans; cell death; mitochondria; necrosis; neurobiology, neurodegeneration; protein homeostasis; senescence; stress
Dr. Michael Seidman
Laboratory of Molecular Gerontology, National Institute on Aging, NIH, Baltimore MD 21224, USA
Interests: DNA damage/repair; replication stress
Prof. Martin Schröder
Department of Biosciences, Durham University, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
Interests: endoplasmic reticulum; unfolded protein response; yeast molecular cell biology; transcription; histone/lysine deacetylases; stress signalling
Prof. Mark S.P. Sansom
Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3QU, UK
Interests: membrane proteins; structure; simulations; ion channels, protein-lipid interactions; molecular biophysics
Prof. Dr. Roland J. Pieters
Department of Chemical Biology & Drug Discovery, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, PO Box 80082, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: protein-carbohydrate interactions; lectins; glycosidases; carbohydrate microarrays; multivalency; bacterial adhesion; viral adhesion; O-GlcNAcylation
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Prof. Dr. Eiji Miyoshi
Department of Molecular Biochemistry and Clinical Investigation, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
Interests: gastroenterology; glycobiology; biochemistry; hepatology
Prof. Dr. Fredric M. Menger
Emory University, Atlanta GA 30322, USA
Interests: enzyme mechanism; bio-organic chemistry
Dr. Richard J. Maraia
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Interests: eukaryotic tRNA synthesis-processing and modifications; RNA polymerase III; mRNA polyadenylation
Dr. Pradeep K. Luther
Molecular Medicine Section, National Heart & Lung Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Interests: cardiac and skeletal muscle structure; sarcomeric cytoskeleton structure; myosin binding protein-C; electron tomography
Prof. Kui Li
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Interests: molecular virology; pathogenesis of positive-strand RNA viruses; innate immunity; virus-host cell interactions
Prof. Dr. Roman Kondratov
Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences and Center for Gene Regulation in Health and Diseases, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH 44115, USA
Interests: circadian clocks and rhythms; aging; metabolism; cell signaling; glucose homeostasis
Prof. Armand Keating
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5G 2M9, Canada
Interests: cell-based tissue regeneration; anti-cancer cell therapy; blood and marrow transplantation
Prof. Dr. Carmen Domene
Department of Chemistry, University of Bath, 1 South Bldg., Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
Interests: membrane proteins; enzymes; ion channels; computer simulations; enhanced sampling techniques; free energy methods; ab initio; QMMM; docking; HPC
Dr. Ulrich Desselberger

Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
Interests: molecular biology of rotaviruses and other major enteropathogenic viruses (human caliciviruses, astroviruses, enteric adenoviruses); molecular biology of influenza viruses; molecular epidemiology and pathogenesis of mammalian RNA viruses; immune responses to mammalian RNA virus infections and correlates of protection
Prof. Dr. Arthur J.L. Cooper
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
Interests: pyridoxal 5'-phosphate enzymes; enzyme mechanisms; bioactivation mechanisms; neurochemistry; neurodegenerative diseases; chemoprevention; and 1-C; nitrogen; sulfur and selenium biochemistry; transglutaminases (protein cross linking enzymes)
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Prof. Dr. Michael J. Bouchard
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19129, USA
Interests: liver cancer; hepatocyte transformation; calcium signaling; apoptosis; cell proliferation; novel liver models; hepatitis B virology
Prof. Dr. Marc Baaden
Laboratoire de Biochimie Théorique, CNRS, UPR9080, Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique, Paris, France
Interests: molecular dynamics; membrane proteins; artificial water channels; ion channels; molecular modeling of complex membrane systems including envelopped viruses, ion channels, artificial water channels for desalination purposes and membrane fusion machinery
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