Topical Advisory Panel


Dr. Masahiko Ajiro
Department of Drug Discovery Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan
Interests: RNA biology; RNA splicing; gene expression; cancer; genetic disease
Bioinformatics Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Catania, 95131 Catania, Italy
Interests: bioinformatics; machine learning; pathway analysis; computational simulations; genomics and transcriptomics
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Department of Biology, University of Naples Federico II, Monte Sant'Angelo, via Cintia 26 – 80126 Napoli, Italy
Interests: DNA methylation; chromatin dynamics; epigenetics; stem cell regulation; cancer
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Institute of Genetics and Biophysics "Adriano Buzzati-Traverso", IGB-CNR, Via P. Castellino 111, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: adipose tissue dysfunction; hypertrophic obesity; PPARG; cell models of adipogenesis; alternative splicing
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Dr. Alyson Ashe
School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Interests: RNA interference; molecular biology; genetics and genomics; molecular biology and biotechnology
Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Charleston, SC 29425, USA
Interests: developmental genetics; Hox genes; hair follicle differentiation; cardiovascular biology; positional identity; genome editing in embryos
Dr. Antonio Bedalov
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Clinical Research Division, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Interests: chromatin; sirtuins; aging; DNA replication; transcriptional silencing; genome stability; cancer therapy; X-chromosome inactivation
Plant Biochemistry and Physiology, Plant Breeding and Acclimatisation Institute—NRI, 05-870 Błonie, Radzików, Poland
Interests: tissue culture; plant regeneration; mechanisms involved in plant regeneration; epigenetics; QTL (gene) identification; evaluation of molecular markers linked to agronomic traits
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Genomics lab, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia
Interests: chromatin; gene regulation; replication-coupled chromatin renewal; genomic imprinting; genomics; transcription; drosophila; genome-wide analysis
Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, 06128 Perugia, Italy
Interests: cancer systems biology; mathematical modeling; lung cancer; public health; bioinformatics; precision medicine
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Department of Ecological and Biological Sciences, DEB-University of Tuscia, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
Interests: epigenetics; DNA methylation; Histone code; chromatin structure; genetics of Drosophila
Department of Biology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
Interests: genome rearrangements; epigenetics; evolutionary genomics; molecular diagnostics
Dr. Beata Burzyńska
Department of Cardiology and Internal Diseases, Military Institute of Medicine, 04-141 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: genetics of common and rare diseases; transcriptomics; gene expression analysis; NGS; genotyping; mutation analysis
Department of Molecular Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, 00189 Rome, Italy
Interests: translational medicine; personalized medicine; hereditary breast/ovary cancer; target therapy; clinical pathway
Department of Biological, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, Edificio 16, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: nutrigenomics; epigenetics; gene expression; precision nutrition
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School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Interests: plant epigenetics; transposable elements; genomics; DNA methylation; plant viruses; genome plasticity
Laboratory of Cancer Biology, Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, 252 42 Vestec, Czech Republic
Interests: ubiquitin-proteasome pathway; ubiquitin ligases; protein degradation
Dr. Jennifer Cihlar
1. Center for Human Identification, University of North Texas Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
2. Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Genetics, University of North Texas Health, Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
Interests: forensic genetics; forensic molecular biology; sequencing; mitochondrial DNA; short tandem repeats (STRs)
Department of Biology, University of Naples Federico II, 80126 Naples, Italy
Interests: neuroblastoma; ctDNA sequencing; coding and non-coding somatic variants; liquid biopsy
Institute for Applied Ophthalmobiology (IOBA), University of Valladolid, 47011 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: medical retina; inherited retinal diseases; AMD; high myopia; retinal detachment
Department of Environmental, Biological and Pharmacological Sciences and Technologies (DiSTABiF), InterUniversity Center for Research in Neurosciences (CIRN), University of Campania "L. Vanvitelli",​ Caserta 81100, Italy
Interests: brain tumors; neurodegeneration; signal transduction; ERK signaling; natural compounds
Departmental Unit of Molecular and Genomic Diagnostics, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, 00168 Rome, Italy
Interests: molecular diagnostics; NGS; breast and ovarian cancer molecular diagnosis; molecular diagnosis of endocrine diseases; congenital adrenal hyperplasia
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Genomics & Manager, Deakin Genomics Research and Discovery Facility, Deakin University, Geelong, VIC 3216, Australia
Interests: genome assembly; sequencing; transcriptomics; bioinformatics; noncoding RNA; comparative genomics
Dr. Andrea Dardis
Regional Coordinator Centre for Rare Diseases, University Hospital Santa Maria della Misericordia, 33100 Udine, Italy
Interests: molecular genetics; lysosomal diseases; splicing
Department of Biomedical Data Sciences, Section Molecular Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
Interests: non-coding RNAs; microRNAs; long non-coding RNAs; bioinformatics; transcriptomics; genetics
Department of Biology, Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende, Italy
Interests: genetic variability in age-related complex traits; genetic data analysis; epigenetics of aging; healthy aging; genetic epidemiology; association studies
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Department of Marine Sciences, Tjärnö Marine Laboratory, University of Gothenburg, 45296 Strömstad, Sweden
Interests: marine evolutionary biology; population genomics; local adaptation; marine connectivity; aquaculture genetics; climate change
Prof. Dr. Madhusudan Dey
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
Interests: endoplasmic reticulum
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Division of Genomics and RNomics, Medical University of Innsbruck Bioctr, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: protein synthesis; mRNA modifications; decoding; tRNAs
Dr. Davide Degli Esposti
INRAE, UR RiverLy, Ecotoxicology Team. Centre de Lyon-Grenoble, 5 rue de la Doua CS 20244, 69625 Villeurbanne, France
Interests: protein networks,; proteomics; mode of action; adverse outcome pathways,; endocrine disruptors; molecular physiology; phylogenomics; crustaceans
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