Section Editors

Section Board for 'Genetics and Genomics' (22)

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Prof. 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. Federico Canzian
Genomic Epidemiology Group, German Cancer research Center (DKFZ), 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Interests: Genetic epidemiology; cancer; genetic polymorphisms; cancer susceptibility; association studies
Prof. 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. 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. 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. Antoine Danchin
Robustness and Evolvability of Life, Institut Cochin, Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, (INSERM U1016 - CNRS UMR8104 - Université Paris Descartes), Paris, France
Interests: synthetic biology; Landauer's principle; microbial genomics; sulfur metabolism; origins of life; translation
Prof. Dr. Nicholas S. Foulkes
Institute of Toxicology and Genetics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology,76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
Interests: circadian clock; zebrafish; cavefish; DNA repair; evolution; photoreceptor
Prof. 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. Robert Henry
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4069, Australia
Interests: genomics; transcriptomics; plants; food
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Prof. Dr. Arne Ludwig
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1. Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, 10315 Berlin, Germany
2. Faculty of Life Sciences, Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute, Humboldt University Berlin, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Interests: genetic adaptation and selection; conservation and restoration genetics; domestication; wildlife forensics
Dr. Gerton Lunter
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Interests: Population genetics; Non-coding functional genomics; Statistical modeling and Machine Learning
Prof. Ross McManus
School of Medicine, Trinity Translational Medicine Institute, Trinity College Dublin, 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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Craig L. Peterson
Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
Interests: epigenetics; chromatin structure; chromatin remodeling enzymes; transcription; yeast molecular genetics
Prof. Dr. Nicoletta Sacchi
Department of Cancer Genetics and Genomics, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY, USA
Interests: genome wide epigenetic control of transcription;transcription factors and nuclear receptors; regulatory RNAs
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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
Dr. Raz Vered
Department of Human Genetics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Interests: ageing; muscle ageing; adult neuromuscular dystrophies; mRNA processing
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, 46 allée d'Italie, Lyon, France
Interests: genomics; evolution; transposable elements; sex chromosomes; genome duplications; vertebrate; fish
Dr. Jennifer J. Wernegreen
Nicholas School of the Environment, and Center for Genomic and Computational Biology (GCB), Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
Interests: bacterial genome evolution; host-microbe symbioses, with a focus on bacterial mutualists of ants and other insects; processes shaping natural variation; microbial responses to changing environments
Prof. John Williams
Davies Research Centre, University of Adelaide, Roseworthy, SA, 5371, Australia
Interests: livestock genomics; animal breeding; genetic diversity; phenotypic variation
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