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Section Board for 'Genetics and Genomics' (27)

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Prof. Dr. Blaine Bartholomew
Department of Epigenetics & Molecular Carcinogenesis, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park, Smithville, TX 78957, USA
Interests: chromatin; chromatin remodeling; transcription; enhancers; nucleosomes
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Dr. Pascale Bertrand
Université de Paris and Université Paris-Saclay, INSERM, iRCM/IBFJ, CEA, UMR Stabilité, Génétique Cellules Souches et Radiations, F-92265 Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
Interests: homologous recombination; genetics; DNA damage response; genome stability; DNA repair; mutagenesis; mutation; DNA damage; cancer research; DNA breaks
Dr. Ian Blaby
US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Interests: synthetic biology; microbial functional genomics/genetics; algal functional genomics/genetics
Dr. Carlo Catapano
Director, Institute of Oncology Research (IOR) Oncology, Institute of Southern Switzerland (IOSI) Via Vela 6, CH-6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland
Interests: cancer biology; experimental therapeutics; transcription factors; epigenetics; noncoding RNAs; cancer stem cells; drug resistance
Prof. Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti
1. Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Western University, London, ON N6A 5A5, Canada
2. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, LHSC/SJHC, London, ON N6A 5A5, Canada
Interests: microRNA; long Non-coding RNA; epigenetics; diabetic complications; vascular biology
Prof. Dr. Taiping Chen
Department of Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1808 Park Road 1C (P.O. Box 389) Smithville, TX 78957, USA
Interests: DNA methylation; histone modifications; genomic imprinting; mammalian development; cancer epigenetics
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Prof. Dr. Éric Crubézy
CNRS, CAGT, UMR 5288, Université Paul Sabatier, 31000 Toulouse, France
Interests: paleogenomics; paleopathology; paleoepidemiology; settlement history; kinship relations and past societies; culture/gene relations
Prof. Dr. Christopher Cullis
Francis Hobart Herrick Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Interests: genetics; DNA variation; flax; marama; drought tolerance; legum
Prof. Dr. Antoine Danchin
Robustness and Evolvability of Life, Institut Cochin, Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, (INSERM U1016 - CNRS UMR8104 - Université Paris Descartes), 75006 Paris, France
Interests: synthetic biology; Landauer's principle; microbial genomics; sulfur metabolism; origins of life; translation
Prof. Dr. Julian Dow
Institute of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
Interests: functional Genomics; drosophila; ion transport; osmoregulation; malpighian tubule
Dr. Gilles Fischer
Laboratory of Computational and Quantitative Biology, Sorbonne Université, CNRS, Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine, 75 252 Paris, France
Interests: evolutionary genomics; yeast; genome dynamics
Prof. Dr. Nicholas S. Foulkes
Chronobiology lab, Institute for Biological and Chemical Systems - Biological Information Processing (IBCS-BIP), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
Interests: chronobiology; zebrafish; medaka; coral; cavefish; cell biology; evolution; genetics; circadian clock
Prof. Dr. Jordi Garcia-Fernàndez
Department of Genetics, Microbiology and Statistics, Facultat de. Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av. Diagonal 643, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: homeobox; comparative genomics; Evo Devo; chordates; Hox; gene regulation; amphioxus; developmental evolution; gene duplication
Prof. Dr. Robert Henry
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation and ARC Centre of Excellence for Plant Success in Nature and Agriculture, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: genomics; transcriptomics; plant adaptation; wild crop relatives; output traits
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Dr. Alper Kucukural
Program in Molecular Medicine, Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology, Bioinformatics Core, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester MA 01655, USA
Interests: high throughput sequencing; RNA-Seq; scRNA-Seq; Chip-Seq; big data analysis; miRNA analysis; differential gene expression; analysis pipelines; classification; clustering; deep learning; bioinformatics; post-transcriptional regulations of RNAs; biomarker discovery; genetic algorithms; machine learning algorithms
Prof. Dr. Arne Ludwig
Leibniz Institute for Zoo & Wildlife Research, 10315 Berlin, Germany
Interests: conservation of endangered species; wildlife forensics and trade control; conservation genetics
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Dr. Gerton Lunter
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 9DS, UK
Interests: population genetics; non-coding functional genomics; statistical modeling and Machine Learning
Prof. Dr. Ross McManus
Molecular Medicine, Trinity Translational Medicine Institute, Department of Clinical Medicine, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St James’s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
Interests: inflammation; genomics; celiac disease; gene expression; inflammatory bowel disease; molecular genetics
Prof. Dr. Thomas Mock
School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR47TJ, UK
Interests: algal genomics; genome editing; phytoplankton; evolution; ecology; adaptation; microbiology
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Prof. Dr. Norihiro Okada
Laboratory of Genomics for Health and Longevity, Endowed Chair, School of Pharmacy, Kitasato University, Room519, 5F, MB Bldg., 1-15-1 Kitasato, Minami, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 252-0373, Japan
Interests: retroposons and their biological functions; retroposons and their application for determining phylogeny; molecular evidence for efficacies of herbal medicines
Dr. Daniel G. Peterson
Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing & Biotechnology, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS 39762, USA
Interests: genomes; genomics; genetics; nucleic acids; plants; animals; computational biology
Dr. Salvatore Piscuoglio
Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
Interests: precision medicine; tumor heterogeneity; gastrointestinal cancers; breast cancer; cancer genomics; tumor evolution; targeted therapy
Dr. Manuel Sanchez-Martin
Departamento de Medicina, Universidad de Salamanca, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: Mouse models for human disease; genome editing and gene therapy
Dr. Narayan Shivapurkar
Department of medicine, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20057, USA
Interests: epigenetics; DNA methylation; noncoding RNA; miRNA; Lnc RNA; siRNA; RNA interference
Prof. Jose M.G. Vilar
Biofisika Institute (CSIC, UPV/EHU), University of the Basque Country, P.O. Box 644, 48080 Bilbao, Spain
Interests: gene regulation; signal transduction; biophysical modeling; stochastic systems; multilevel approaches; macromolecular assembly; population dynamics; statistical thermodynamics; computational biology; machine learning; predictive analytics
Prof. Dr. Jean-Nicolas Volff
Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle de Lyon, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, 69007 Lyon, France
Interests: sexual development; sex determination; sex-specific regulation; sex chromosomes; transposable elements; genomics; evolution; fish; vertebrates
Prof. John Williams
Davies Research Centre, School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, University of Adelaide, Roseworthy, South Australia 5005, Australia
Interests: livestock genomics; animal breeding; genetic diversity; phenotypic variation
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