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Editorial Office

Dr. Alexander E. Kalyuzhny
Neuroscience, UMN Twin Cities, 6-145 Jackson Hall, 321 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Tel. +1 612 624 2991
Website: http://www.tc.umn.edu/~kalyu001/
E-Mail: kalyu001@umn.edu
Interests: physiology of pain; antinociceptive brainstem circuit; cellular localization, trafficking and oligomerization of opioid receptors; drugs of abuse; cytokines and cytokine receptors

Assistant Editor
Ms. Jing Gao
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China
Tel. +86 10 81521170; Fax: +86 10 59011089
E-Mail: jing.gao@mdpi.com

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

Editorial Board

Dr. Nihal Altan-Bonnet
Earl Stadtman Investigator, Head of Laboratory of Host-Pathogen Dynamics, Cell Biology and Physiology Center, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Builidg 50, Room 2535, 50 South Drive, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Tel. +301 435 0817; Fax: +301 402 1519
Website: http://newarkbioweb.rutgers.edu/department/FacultyProfiles/altan-bonnet.html
Interests: membrane trafficking; organelle biogenesis; host-pathogen interactions; RNA virus replication; live-cell imaging
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Lipid Modulation of the Viral Lifecycle

Dr. Véronique Azuara
Epigenetics and Development Group, Stem Cell Biology, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, Du Cane Road, W12 ONN London, UK
Tel. +44 20 7594 1915
Website: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/v.azuara
Interests: epigenetics; regulation of gene expression; stem cells; cell fate decisions; development

Dr. Julie A Brill
Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, 686 Bay Street, Room 15.9716, Toronto, Ontario M5G 0A4, Canada
Tel. +1 416 813 8863; Fax: +1 416 813 8823
Website: http://www.sickkids.ca/AboutSickKids/Directory/People/B/Julie-Brill-Staff-Profile.html
Interests: phosphoinositides; membrane trafficking; cytoskeleton; cytokinesis; spermatogenesis; cell polarity; development; Drosophila molecular genetics

Dr. Stephen Y. Chan
Divisions of Cardiovascular Medicine and Network Medicine, Department of Medicine Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Room 630N Boston, MA 02115, USA
Website: http://www.sychanlab.net
Interests: microRNA; network biology; pulmonary hypertension; hypoxia; mitochondrial metabolism; vascular biology
Contribution: Special Issue: MicroRNAs in Cardiovascular Biology and Disease

Dr. Vladimir V. Didenko
Departments of Neurosurgery and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Tel. +713 794 7572; Fax: +713 794 7095
Website: http://www.bcm.edu/neurosurgery/?PMID=5835
Interests: neural cell injury and programmed cell death; mechanisms of age-related neural cell death; methods to detect and control programmed cell death in vivo; development and application of nucleic acid-based nanoprobes and molecular machines
Contribution: Special Issue: Apoptosis

Dr. Gang Dong
Computational and Structural Biology, Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Tel. +43 1 4277 61625; Fax: +43 1 4277 9240
Website: http://www.mfpl.ac.at/dong
Interests: structural biology; vesicular traffic; cilium biogenesis
Contribution: Special Issue: Cilia and Flagella: Biogenesis and Function

Prof. Dr. Christoph Englert
Leibniz Institute for Age Research, Fritz Lipmann Institute, 07745 Jena, Germany
Tel. +49 3641 656042; Fax: +49 3641 656040
Website: http://www.fli-leibniz.de/groups/englert_en.php
Interests: regulation of gene expression; development; organogenesis; cellular and organismic aging
Contribution: Special Issue: The Kidney: Development, Disease and Regeneration
In other journals:
Special Issue: Genomics of Aging

Prof. Dr. Birthe Fahrenkrog
Laboratoire du Biologie du Noyau, Institut de Biologie & de Médecine Moléculaire, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Rue Profs Jeener & Brachet, 12, B-6041 Charleroi, Belgium
Tel. +32 2 650 9793; Fax: +32 2 650 9950
Interests: nuclear pore complex; nucleocytoplasmic transport; nuclear envelope; lamins; apoptosis in yeast
Contribution: Special Issue: Nucleocytoplasmic Transport

Dr. Heike Fölsch
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Ward 11-270, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Tel. +1 312 503 4843; Fax: +1 312 503 7912
Website: http://fsmweb.northwestern.edu/faculty/FacultyProfile.cfm?xid=20272
Interests: membrane trafficking; epithelial cell polarity; clathrin adaptor complexes; recycling endosomes; protein sorting in biosynthetic and recycling pathways

Dr. Sassan Hafizi
School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, University of Portsmouth, St. Michael's Building, White Swan Road, Portsmouth PO1 2DT, UK
Tel. +44 0 2392 842665; Fax: +44 0 2392 843565
Website: http://www.port.ac.uk/institute-of-biomedical-and-biomolecular-science/cell-biology-and-pharmacology/sassan-hafizi/
Interests: epigenetics; focal adhesion proteins; receptor tyrosine kinases; cell signalling; vitamin K; cancer; myelin; multiple sclerosis; brain tumours; renal carcinoma; cytoskeleton; cell migration
Contribution: Special Issue: Receptor Tyrosine Kinases

Prof. Dr. Hanjo Hellmann
Plant Stress Physiology, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
Tel. +1 509 335 2762
Website: http://www.hellmann-lab.com
Interests: ubiquitin proteasome pathway; E3 ligases; stress physiology; vitamin B6 metabolism
Contribution: Special Issue: Protein Ubiquitination

Dr. Myriam Hemberger
Epigenetics Programme, The Babraham Institute, Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge CB22 3AT, UK
Tel. +44 1223 496534
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/myriam-hemberger
Interests: placenta; stem cells; trophoblast lineage; development; genetic and epigenetic regulation of cell fate decisions

Prof. Dr. Andrew Hill
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
Tel. +61 3 8344 2308; Fax: +61 3 9348 1421
Website: http://www.bio21.org/group-leaders/bio-chemistry/andrew-hill
Interests: protein folding and misfolding; neurodegenerative diseases; prion proteins; endosomal trafficking; miRNA analysis; proteomics; amyloid proteins; disease biomarkers

Dr. Laurent Kreplak
Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., B3H 4R2, Canada
Tel. +1 902 494 84 35; Fax: +1 902 494 51 91
Website: http://fizz.phys.dal.ca/~kreplak/
Interests: cytoskeleton; nanomechanics; mechanotransduction; cell mechanics

Dr. Guido Kroemer
Team 11, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, 17 rue de l'Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris, France
Tel. +33 1 42116046; Fax: +33 1 42116047
Website: http://www.kroemerlab.com/
Interests: apoptosis; autophagy; necrosis; tumor immunology

Dr. George Kunos
NIAAA/NIH, 5625 Fishers Lane, Rm 2S-24, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
Tel. +1 301 443 2069
Website: http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/research/niaaa-intramural-program/niaaa-laboratories/laboratory-physiologic-studies/lps-section
Interests: metabolic control; endocannabinoids; obesity; alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver; insulin resistance

Dr. Jean-Claude Labbé
Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Institute of Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC), Université de Montréal, C.P. 6128, Succ centre-ville, Montréal, QC, H3C 3J7, Canada
Tel. +1 514 343 7893; Fax: +1 514 343 6843
Website: http://www.iric.ca/Recherche/Chercheurs/Labbe_JC_EN.html
Interests: cell polarity; asymmetric cell division; spindle positioning; cytoskeleton; intracellular trafficking

Dr. Thomas Lecuit
IBDML, UMR6216 CNRS/Université de la Méditerranée, Campus de Luminy case 907, 13288 Marseille cedex 9, France
Tel. +33 491 26 96 20; Fax: +33 491 82 06 82
Website: http://www.ibdml.univ-mrs.fr/equipes/equipe_gb.php?id=6
Interests: tissue mechanics; cell polarity; adhesion; cytoskeleton; morphogenesis; development

Dr. Pierre-François Lenne
IBDM - Developmental Biology Institute of Marseilles, UMR7288 CNRS/Aix-Marseille Université, Campus de Luminy case 907, 13288 Marseille cedex 9, France
Tel. +33 491 26 93 65
Website: http://www.ibdm.univ-mrs.fr/equipe/physical-approaches-to-cell-dynamics/
Interests: mechanics of cell interfaces; high resolution imaging; quantitative modelling

Prof. Dr. Roderick Lim
Biozentrum and the Swiss Nanoscience Institute, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 70, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 267 2083; Fax: +41 61 267 2109
Website: http://www.biozentrum.unibas.ch/lim/index.html
Interests: nucleocytoplasmic transport and the nuclear pore complex; nanomechanics; bio-synthetic pores; soft matter and bio-interfaces

Dr. Michael Lisby
Copenhagen Biocenter, Room 4-1-07, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Ole Maaløes Vej 5, DK-2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
Tel. +45 3532 2120; Fax: +45 3532 2128
Website: http://www1.bio.ku.dk/english/research/fg/transkription/
Interests: DNA repair; homologous recombination; saccharomyces cerevisiae; fluorescence microscopy; genetics

Dr. Eduardo Moreno
IZB, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland Best, Edu P IZB, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern
Tel. +41 31 631 46 77
Website: http://www.izb.unibe.ch/content/groups/moreno/index_eng.html
Interests: cell competition processes in drosophila, mouse and humans; cell competition in relation to neurobiology, tumorigenesis and aging stem cell niches; evolution of cell competition in multicellular organisms

Prof. Dr. Felix Naef
The Institute of Bioengineering (IBI), Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, EPFL SV IBI UPNAE AAB 040 Station 15, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Tel. +41 21 693 1621
Website: http://naef-lab.epfl.ch/
Interests: circadian biology and circadian oscillators; biomolecular oscillators; transcription regulatory networks; protein-DNA interactions; bioinformatics in functional genomics; data mining; high-throughput sequencing data; ChIP-seq; modeling in systems biology

Dr. Gaetano Santulli
Columbia University Medical Center,College of Physicians & Surgeons 1150 St Nicholas Avenue 10032, New York, NY USA
Website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gaetano_Santulli
Interests: cardiology; hypertension; restenosis; heart failure; myocardial infarction; endothelial dysfunction; mitochondria; diabetes; interventional cardiology; miRNA; insulin resistance; atherosclerosis; thrombosis; cardiac hypertrophy; pancreatic beta cell function; insulin release
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Diet and Metabolic Dysfunction

Prof. Dr. Jeremy C. Simpson
University College Dublin, School of Biology and Environmental Science, Science Center - West, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Website: http://www.ucd.ie/bioenvsci/ourstaff/academic/simpsonjeremy/
Interests: organisation and regulation of eukaryotic membrane traffic pathways
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: RNA Interference
Special Issue: Regulation of Membrane Trafficking and Its Potential Implications
Special Issue: Regulation of Membrane Trafficking and Its Potential Implications 2014

Prof. Dr. Ritva Tikkanen
Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty, Justus-Liebig University of Giessen, Friedrichstrasse 24, D-35392 Giessen, Germany
Tel. +49 641 9947 420
Website: http://www.uni-giessen.de/cms/fbz/fb11/institute/biochemie/forschungbiochemie/agtikkanen
Interests: signal transduction, receptor tyrosine kinases, mitogen-activated protein kinases, endosomal sorting, lysosome biogenesis, lysosomal storage diseases, cell adhesion, cell polarity

Prof. Dr. Gisou Van Der Goot
Global Health Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, SV-AI extension, Station 19, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Tel. +41 21 693 1791; Fax: +41 21 693 9538
Website: http://vdg.epfl.ch/
Interests: endosomal and biosynthetic membrane trafficking; ER protein folding; host pathogenesis interaction; bacterial toxins

Prof. Dr. Stephen J. Weiss
University of Michigan, 5000 LSI, 210 Washtenaw, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2216, USA
Tel. +1 734 764 0030; Fax: +1 734 764 1934
Website: http://www.med.umich.edu/intmed/mmg/faculty/bios/weiss.html
Interests: extracellular matrix; proteinases; cell invasion; epithelial-mesenchymal transition

Prof. Dr. Mihaela Zavolan
Biozentrum, University of Basel and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Klingelbergstrasse 50-70, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 267 1577; Fax: +41 61 267 1584
Website: http://www.mirz.unibas.ch
Interests: post-transcriptional gene regulation; miRNAs; RNA-binding proteins; regulation of translation; mRNA stability; high-throughput sequencing; computational models of gene expression

Prof. Dr. Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz
The Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge CB2 1QN, UK
Tel. +44 1223 331729
Website: http://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/~zernickagoetzlab/
Interests: fate decisions; cell polarity; regulation of gene expression

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