Section Editors

Section Board for 'Technologies and Resources for Genetics' (52)

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Prof. Dr. Montserrat Corominas
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Genetics, Microbiology and Statistics, School of Biology, University of Barcelona, Diagonal, 643, 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Interests: development; regeneration epigenetics; chromatin; Drosophila; transcription
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Special Issue in Genes: Genes at Ten
Dr. Adam Ameur
Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala 75108, Sweden
Interests: next-generation sequencing; single-molecule sequencing; clinical sequencing; bioinformatics; genomics
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Prof. Dr. Miguel Andrade
Faculty of Biology, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, 55128 Mainz, Germany
Interests: computational biology; systems biology; genomics; evolution; protein and gene function prediction; data mining; text mining; bioinformatics; protein repeats; 3D genome structure
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Special Issue in Genes: 3D Genomics
Dr. Peter Gill

Forensic Genetics Research Group, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo Norway
Interests: forensic genetics; mixtures; activity level; transfer and persistence; STR polymorphisms
Dr. Maria Anisimova
1. Institute of Applied Simulation, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), Waedenswil, CH-8820, Switzerland
2. Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB), Lausanne, CH-1015, Switzerland
Interests: phylogenetic methods; likelihood inference; molecular evolution; positive selection; algorithms for genomics
Dr. Stefania Bortoluzzi
Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, 35122 Padova, Italy
Interests: cancer genomics and transciptomics; bioinformatics; systems biology; microRNAs; circular RNAs
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Prof. Dr. Bruce Budowle
Center for Human Identification, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Ft Wort, TX 76107, USA
Interests: forensic genomics; microbial forensics; molecular genetics; sequencing; mitochondrial genomics; diagnostics
Dr. Carlo V. Catapano
Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Via Vela 6, CH-6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland
Interests: development of molecular- and gene-targeted therapeutics; new cancer drugs; clinical and translational studies
Prof. Dr. Phoebe Chen
Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria 3086, Australia
Interests: analysis of non-coding RNAs; RNA structure and function; bioinformatics; genomic privacy; genomic security
Prof. Dr. Maria Luisa Chiusano
1. Department of Agriculture, University of Naples Federico II, Portici, 80055 Naples, Italy
2. Department of Research Infrastructures for Marine Biological Resources, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Villa Comunale, 80121 Naples, Italy
Interests: systems biology; molecular modelling; genomics; bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Ana Conesa
Microbiology and Cell Science, Institute for Food and Agricultural Research, Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-0700, USA
Interests: bioinformatics; transcriptomics; multi-omics data integration; systems genomics; functional annotation; alternative splicing
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Dr. Susan Coort
Department of Bioinformatics-BiGCaT, NUTRIM School for Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism, Maastricht University, Maastricht 6200 MD, The Netherlands
Interests: data integration; network biology; pathway analysis; transcriptomics; proteomics; (epi)genetics; biological pathways
Dr. Maria C. DeRosa
Chemistry Department, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel by Drive, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6, Canada
Interests: nucleic acid aptamers; targeted delivery; biorecognition; biosensing, DNA origami
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Dr. Eran Elhaik
Department of Biology, Lund University, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Interests: computational genomics; population genetics; medical genetics; functional genomics; genome annotation; ancient DNA; paleo-genomics
Prof. Dr. Piero Fariselli
Department of Medical Sciences, University of Torino, Torino 10126, Italy
Interests: machine learning; computational biomedicine; bioinformatics; physical modelling of biological systems
Prof. Dr. Vladimir Filkov
Department of Computer Science, University of California, Davis, CA, 95618, USA
Interests: gene networks; plant genomics and bioinformatics; algorithms; data analytics
Dr. Sujoy Ghosh
1. Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore 169857, Singapore
2. National Heart Research Institute, Singapore 169609, Singapore
3. Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
Interests: integrative bioinformatics; systems genomics; obesity genetics and genomics; nutrigenomics; functional genomics
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Prof. Dr. Georgios V. Gkoutos
1. College of Medical and Dental Sciences, Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, Centre for Computational Biology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
2. Institute of Translational Medicine, University Hospitals Birmingham, NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Interests: bioinformatics; databases; standards; multi-omics data integration; machine learning; knowledge representation; disease variant prioritisation
Dr. David Gómez Matallanas
Systems Biology Ireland-School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Dublin, Ireland
Interests: Cancer, signal transduction, Ras signalling, Hippo signalling, systems biology, data integration, proteomics
Prof. Dr. M. Michael Gromiha
1. Department of Biotechnology, Bhupat and Jyoti Mehta School of BioSciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 600 036, Tamilnadu, India.
2. Tokyo Tech World Research Hub Initiative (WRHI), Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 Nagatsuta-cho, Midori-ku, Yokohama, Japan.
Interests: bioinformatics; genome-wide analysis; protein-nucleic acid interactions; protein-protein interactions; protein structure and function; protein folding and stability; amino acid mutations; machine learning; NGS
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Dr. Bianca Habermann
Computational Biology Group, Aix-Marseille Univ, CNRS, IBDM UMR 7288, 13288 Marseille, France
Interests: data integration; data visualisation; biological networks; genomics; transcriptomics; evolutionary biology; remote sequence homology; motif discovery; software development; mitochondria
Prof. Dr. Gary Hardiman
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1. School of Biological Sciences, Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS), Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
2. Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
Interests: computational biology; genomics and genetics; big data; pharmacogenomics; endocrine disruption; systems biology
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Prof. Dr. Heinz Himmelbauer
Institute of Computational Biology, Department of Biotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Muthgasse 18, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Interests: bioinformatics; genome biology; high-throughput sequencing; plant genomics
Dr. Fereydoun Hormozdiari
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Genome Center and MIND Institute, The University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: bioinformatics; structural variation; genome organization; autism
Dr. Anelia D. Horvath
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
Interests: genomics, transcriptomics, cancer genomics, computational biology, bioinformatics, RNA seq, bioinformatic tools
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Dr. Yuval Itan
1. The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY 10029, USA
2. Department of Genetics and Genomics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY 10029, USA
Interests: human genomics; disease genomics; bioinformatics; computational biology; machine learning; next-generation sequencing; mutation prediction
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Prof. Dr. Zoltan Ivics
Division of Medical Biotechnology, Paul Ehrlich Institute, 63225 Langen, Germany
Interests: gene transfer; genetic engineering; gene therapy; transpositions; transposable elements
Dr. Victor Jin
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Molecular Medicine/Institute of Biotechnology, Rm. 261 South Texas Research Facility, MC 8257, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX, 78229-3900, USA
Interests: bioinformatics; genomics; cancer; biological chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Guoliang Li
Website SciProfiles
National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, College of Informatics, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, Hubei 430070, China
Interests: bioinformatics; epigenomics; 3D genomics; computational biology, NGS data analysis
Prof. Dr. Stefano Lonardi
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, Riverside, CA, 92521, USA
Interests: computational molecular biology; bioinformatics; genomics; epigenetics; data mining
Prof. Dr. Ion Mandoiu
Website SciProfiles
Computer Science and Engineering department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Interests: bioinformatics; next-generation sequencing data analysis; metagenomics and metatranscriptomics; computational molecular epidemiology; immunogenomics
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Prof. Dr. Joao Meidanis
Institute of Computing, University of Campinas, Av. Albert Einstein, 1251, Cidade Universitria Campinas, SP, CEP 13083-852, Brazil
Interests: computational analysis; bioinformatics; genome rearrangements; genome evolution; computational genomics
Prof. Dr. Folker Meyer
Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen 47057, Germany
Interests: computational biology; (meta)genomics; DNA sequence analysis
Prof. Dr. Lukas A. Mueller
Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA; Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Interests: bioinformatics; databases; Solanaceae; cassava; root and tuber crops; breeding
Prof. Dr. Kay Nieselt
Integrative Transcriptomics, Center for Bioinformatics (ZBIT), University of Tübingen, Tübingen, 72076, Germany
Interests: bioinformatics; transcriptomics; comparative genomics of prokaryotes; computational paleogenomics; visualisation of life-science data
Prof. Dr. Arlindo Oliveira
Instituto Superior Técnico / INESC-ID, University of Lisboa, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: bioinformatics; machine learning; gene regulatory networks; genome analysis
Prof. Dr. Ian Paulsen
Department of Molecular Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, 2109, Australia
Interests: synthetic biology; membrane transport; microbial genomics; efflux pumps
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Dr. Mehdi Pirooznia
1. Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Core, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
2. Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Interests: computational genomics; bioinformatics; functional genomics; genome annotation; transcriptomics; epigenomics; multi-omics data integration; gene expression analysis
Dr. Zhaohui S. Qin
1. Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
2. Department of Medical Informatics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Interests: bioinformatics; computational biology; statistical genetics, genomics and epigenomics, multi-omics data integration; functional annotation; big data analytics; machine learning
Dr. Paolo Ribeca
Integrative Biology, The Pirbright Institute, Woking, GU24 0NF, UK
Interests: bioinformatics; high-throughput sequencing; algorithm/method development; genomics; evolution
Prof. Dr. Ralph Schlapbach
Functional Genomics Center Zurich, ETH Zurich / University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190 / Y32H52, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: genomics and transcriptomics technologies; microarrays; next generation sequencing; bioinformatics
Dr. Dominik Seelow
NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Charitéplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Interests: bioinformatics; variant prediction; genetics; homozygosity mapping; genomics; rare diseases; databases; user interfaces
Prof. Dr. Alok Sharma
1. School of Engineering and Physics, University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji
2. Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems, Griffith University, Nathan Qld 4111, Australia
3. RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, Yokohama 230-0045, Japan
Interests: proteomics; gene selection; drug analysis using multi-omics data; artificial intelligence (AI) and data mining; bioinformatics
Dr. Yutaka Suzuki
Department of Computational Biology, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-0882, Japan
Interests: transcriptomics; cancer genomics; systems biology; infectious diseases; computational biology; next generation sequencing
Prof. Dr. George C. Tseng
1. Department of Biostatistics and Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2. Department of Computational and Systems Biology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Interests: statistical genomics; bioinformatics; omics data integration; machine learning; cluster analysis; high-dimensional statistical learning
Dr. Bjarni J. Vilhjalmsson
National Center for Register-based Research, Department of Economics and Business Economics, Bioinformatics Research Centre, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Interests: statistical genetics; bioinformatics; risk prediction; machine learning; Bayesian statistics; health informatics; genetic epidemiology; psychiatric genetics
Prof. Dr. Susana Vinga
1.INESC-ID, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, 1000-029, Portugal
2.IDMEC, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, 1000-029, Portugal
Interests: bioinformatics; computational biology; systems biology; biostatistics; sequence analysis
Prof. Dr. Martin Vingron
Department of Computational Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, 14195 Berlin, Germany
Interests: computational biology; computational regulatory genomics; epigenetic regulation; algorithms and statistics in molecular biology; next generation sequencing and applications
Prof. Dr. Guanghua Xiao
1.Quantitative Biomedical Research Center, Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 75390, USA
2.Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 75390, USA
3.Department of Bioinformatics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 75390, USA
Interests: statistical genomics; high-dimensional data; imaging data; bioinformatics tools and database; computation algorithms
Dr. Lily Wang
1. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
2. Department of Public Health Science, Division of Biostatistics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
3. Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation, Department of Human Genetics, and John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
Interests: gene expression; pathway analysis; gene set analysis; statistical significance; statistical models; analysis of high throughput omics datasets
Prof. Dr. Louxin Zhang
Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore, 10 Lower Kent Ridge, 119076 Singapore, Singapore
Interests: bioinformatics; comparative genomics; network biology; protein networks; discrete algorithms
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