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Prof. Dr. Irmgard Tegeder
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Pharmazentrum Frankfurt, Dept. of Clinical Pharmacology, Goethe-University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, Bd. 74, 4th Fl, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Tel. 496963017621
Interests: nerve injury and neuropathic pain; pain and aging; central adaptations to chronic pain; multiple sclerosis; neuroinflammation; neuro-immunologic communication; redox signaling; nitric oxide; endocannabinoids and other lipid signaling molecules; progranulin; autophagy
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Prof. Nadia Rucci
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Department of Biotechnological and Applied Clinical Sciences, University of L'Aquila, 67100 L'Aquila, Italy
Interests: Bone cell biology; metabolic; genetic and cancer-induced bone diseases
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Dr. Manlio Vinciguerra
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International Clinical Research Center (FNUSA-ICRC), Brno, Czech Republic. Division of Medicine, University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 77 25488381
Interests: epigenetics of liver cancer; nutrition and aging
Dr. Gemma Vilahur
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Cardiovascular Program- ICCC, Research Institute-Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, IIB-Sant Pau, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: Atherosclerosis; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiology; Obesity; Lipoproteins; Cardiovascular Disease; Vascular Medicine; Cardiovascular; Coronary Artery Disease; Thrombosis; Cardiovascular System; Platelets; Acute Coronary Syndrome; Ischemic Heart Disease; cardioprotection
Prof. Dr. Jan B. Parys
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Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and Leuven Kanker Instituut, KU Leuven—B-3000 Leuven, Belgium
Interests: calcium signaling; IP3 receptors; ryanodine receptors; ER Ca2+ handling; mitochondrial Ca2+ handling; lysosomal Ca2+ handling; TPC channels; TRPML channels; ER-mitochondrial contact sites; Ca2+ and cell death; Ca2+ and autophagy; Ca2+ in cancer; Ca2+ in neurodegenerative diseases
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Prof. Giovanni Capranico
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Department of Pharmacy & BioTechnology University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: R-loops; G-quadruplex; DNA topoisomerases; genomics; DNA damage and repair; cancer; anticancer therapeutics; cancer immune response
Dr. Vladimir Trifonov
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Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
Tel. +7-(383)-363-9062
Interests: vertebrate comparative genomics; karyotype evolution; repetitive DNA; sex determination
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Prof. Dr. Terry Hébert
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Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McGill University, Room 1303 McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, 3655 Promenade Sir-William-Osler, Montreal, QC H3G 1Y6, Canada
Interests: cellular signalling; G protein-coupled receptors; stem cells; heart disease; drug discovery
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Prof. Dr. Toshio Hayashi
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Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Interests: atherosclerosis; elderly; aging; cellular senescence; dyslipidemia; nitric oxide; endothelium
Prof. Dr. Marco Falasca
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Metabolic Signalling Group, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences | Faculty of Health Sciences. Curtin University, Perth, Australia
Interests: signal transduction; cancer invasion and metastasis; pancreatic cancer; phosphoinositide signalling; cannabinoids; cannabinoid receptors
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Prof. Dr. Satoshi Inoue
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1. Department of Functional Biogerontology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
2. Division of Gene Regulation and Signal Transduction, Research Center for Genomic Medicine, Saitama Medical University, Hidaka, Saitama 350-1241, Japan
Interests: Estrogen; Androgen; Prostate Cancer; Mitochondrial respiratory supercomplex; Vitamin K
Prof. Dr. Janine Cossy
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Laboratoire de Chimie Organique, Institute of Chemistry, Biology and Innovation (CBI), UMR 8231, ESPCI Paris/CNRS/PSL Research University, 10 rue Vauquelin, Paris 75231 Cedex 05, France
Interests: Organic synthesis; rearrangements; organometallic, enantioselective and enzymatic reactions; heterocycles; total synthesis of complex molecules
Assoc. Prof. Santina Bruzzone
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Department of Experimental Medicine and CEBR, University of Genova, Genova, Italy
Interests: NAD+ metabolism; sirtuins; CD38; signal transduction; intracellular calcium signaling
Dr. Sandrine Etienne-Manneville
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Institut Pasteur Paris CNRS UMR369, Paris, France
Interests: cell migration; cell polarity; cell morphology; cell adhesion; cytoskeleton; molecular interactions; astrocyte; glial cells
Prof. Dr. Lluis Fajas
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Universitat Lausanne Schweiz, Center for Integrative Genomics, Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: metabolism; cell cycle; cancer; obesity; diabetes
Dr. Ziarih Hawi
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Monash Institute for Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN), School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: Gene Expression; Genetic Analysis; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); Psychopharmacology; Psychiatric Disorders
Prof. Dr. Robert G. Gourdie
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Virginia tech Carilion Research Institute, 2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016, USA
Interests: connexin; sodium channel; heart; cardiac conduction; wound healing
Prof. Dr. Vassilis G. Gorgoulis
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Laboratory of Histology-Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Goudi, Athens, 115 27, Greece
Interests: DNA damage and response; replication licensing; DNA repair mechanisms; genomic instability; antitumor barriers
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Dr. Naotoshi Sugimoto
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Department of Physiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan
Interests: cancer cell; cell biology; cell migration; homeostasis; signal transduction; autoimmune disease
Dr. John Lucocq
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Structural Cell Biology Group, School of Medicine, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY169TF, UK
Interests: PCR; cell culture; gene expression; Western blot analysis; cancer biology; flow cytometry; immunohistochemistry; molecular biology; immunofluorescence; mitosis; membrane traffic; autophagy; molecular cell biology; cell signaling; phosphoinositide signalling; phosphoinositide localisation; stereology; morphomics; cell biology; apoptosis; cell proliferation; immunofluorescence staining; signal transduction; cellular biology; immunocytochemistry; phosphorylation; microscopy; cells; signaling kinase; electron microscopy; liposomes; mitosis; electron microscope; endosomes; phosphatases; membrane biology; endoplasmic reticulum; organelles; immunogold labeling; membrane transport; golgi; immunoelectron microscopy; microsporidia; host parasite interactions; mitosomes
Prof. A. Phillip West
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Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology, Reynolds Medical Building, Rm. 407A College Station, TX 77843-1114, USA
Interests: innate immunity; inflammation; cGAS-STING; mitochondria; mitochondrial DNA; mitochondrial disease; cancer; tumor immunity
Prof. Dr. Nicoletta Sacchi
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Department of Cancer Genetics and Genomics, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY, USA
Fax: +1 716 845 1071
Interests: genome wide epigenetic control of transcription;transcription factors and nuclear receptors; regulatory RNAs
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Prof. Dr. Wilfried A. Kues
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Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute, Department of Biotechnology, Neustadt/Mariensee, Germany
Interests: Epigenetic mechanisms of heredity; Transgenesis; Genetic engineering; Synthetic biology; Cell biology; Developmental biology; Stem cells
Prof. Cheorl-Ho Kim
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Molecular and Cellular Glycobiology Unit, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Sungkyukwan University, 2066, Seobu-Ro, Jangan-Gu, Suwon-Si, Gyeong Gi, Korea
Tel. +82-31-290-7002; Fax: +82-31-290-7015
Interests: glycobiology; sialobiology; sialyltransferase; N-glycan; O-glycan; glycolipid; sphingolipid; glycoprotein; surface sugar; ganglioside; sialic acid; sialyl Le antigen; lectin; galectin; siglec; ER-Golgi glyosylation; sugar–receptor interaction; innate immune; xenotransplantation; cell–cell interaction
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Assoc. Prof. Antonio Rosato
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Center for Magnetic Resonance, University of Florence, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Interests: metalloproteins; NMR; bioinformatic research; metallomics; metalloproteomics; bioinformatics; structural biology
Prof. Dr. Tej K. Pandita
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Department of Radiation Oncology, Weill Cornell Medical College, The Houston Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Interests: DNA damage; response DNA; DSB repair; Telomere metabolism; Chromatin structure; Radiation signaling
Prof. Dr. Benoit Chabot
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Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Université de Sherbrooke, QC J1E 4K8, Canada
Interests: alternative RNA splicing; DNA damage; cancer; senescence; Apoptosis; RNA binding proteins; hnRNP; SR; splicing; antisense; intron evolution; DDR; RNA; RBP; aging
Prof. Dr. Jeffrey H. Boatright
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Lab B-5500, Emory Eye Center, 1365-B Clifton Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Tel. 404 778-4113; Fax: +1 404 778 2231
Interests: molecular vision; retina-specific gene regulation, oligonucleotide-directed DNA repair gene therapy, transcleral ionotophoretic delivery of pharmaceuticals and DNA constructs, bile acids and other endogenous anti-apoptotics in treatment of retinal degeneration
Prof. Dr. Atsushi Matsuzawa
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Laboratory of Health Chemistry, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University, 6-3 Aoba, Aramaki, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8578, Japan
Tel. +81-22-795-6827; Fax: +81-22-795-6826
Interests: kinase signal transduction; MAP kinase signaling; stress response; ubiquitination; post-translational modifications; redox signaling; cell death; innate immunity; inflammasome; cancer; drug toxicity
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Dr. Timothy M. Thomson
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Department of Cell Biology, Molecular Biology Institute, National Research Council (IBMB‐CSIC), Barcelona 08028, Spain
Interests: cancer; metastasis; cell biology; developmental biology
Prof. Kazumasa Wakamatsu
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Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Medical Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi 470-1192, Japan
Interests: UV damage; biosynthesis of melanin pathway; internal and external melanin; melanoma; fossil melanin; pro-oxidant activity
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Prof. Dr. Maria Grazia Cifone
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Department of Life, Health & Environmental Sciences, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy
Interests: immunology; immunopathology; inflammation; cancer biology; adipose-derived stem cells; tumor stem cells; signal transduction; probiotics
Prof. Michael F. Good
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Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Australia
Interests: cellular immunity to malaria, malaria vaccine development, streptococcal vaccine development
Prof. Dr. Darío Acuña-Castroviejo
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Biomedical Research Center, University of Granada, Avda del Conocimiento s/n 18016, Granada, Spain
Interests: melatonin; mitochondria; aging; neurodegeneration; sepsis; oxidative stress
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Dr. Paola Perego
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Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Molecular Pharmacology Unit, Milan, Italy
Interests: molecular biology; apoptosis; cancer research; pharmacology; cancer cells; DNA damage; cancer therapy; cytotoxicity; cancer cell line; p53; methods; cancer chemotherapy; cell survival
Prof. Dr. Janusz Blasiak
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Faculty of Biology and Environmental Sciences, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
Interests: DNA and RNA structure; DNA damage and repair; DNA damage response; mutagenesis; cancer transformation; age-related macular degeneration; autophagy; mitochondrial quality control; mitophagy; miRNA-lncRNA regulation; gene regulation; epigenetics
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Dr. Sally Martin
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Stem Cell Engineering Group, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), The University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: molecular biology; cell biology; lipids; energy metabolism; adipocytes; endocytosis; endosomes; exocytosis; DNA methylation; epigenetic mechanism; proteomic analyses; neurons; stem cells
Assoc. Prof. Christopher B. Lawrence
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Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Interests: inflammation and immunity; plant, animal, and fungal genomics; therapeutics
Prof. Dr. Genji Imokawa
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Utsunomiya University, Center for Bioscience Research & Education, 350 Mine Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321-8505, Japan
Tel. 028-649-5229
Interests: Photo-aging/Fibroblast Biology; Atopic Dermatitis/Sphingolipid Metabolism; Melanogenesis/Melanocyte Biology; Keratinization/Keratinocyte Biology
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Dr. Silvano Bertelloni
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Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric Division, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Pisana, I-56126 Pisa, Italy
Tel. +39-050-992.743; Fax: +39-50-992.641
Interests: pediatric and adolescent andrology; pediatric and adolescent gynecology; puberty, precocious puberty; delayed puberty; Klinefelter syndrome; Kallman syndrome; gonadal dysgenesis; disorders of sex development; androgen insensitivity syndrome; bone health; Turner syndrome; HOX deficiency; androgen hormones
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Prof. Dr. Adriana Maggi
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Center of Excellence for neurodegenerative diseases and Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Milan Via Balzaretti, 9 Milan, Italy
Interests: estrogens; metabolism; neuroendocrinology; gender and sex pharmacology; sexual differentiation; SERMs; steroid receptors
Prof. Dr. Laszlo Virag
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Department of Medical Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
Interests: poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation; PARP; cell death; oxidative stress; inflammation
Prof. Dr. Guy Leclercq
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Faculty of Medicine, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Interests: estrogens and antiestogens; estrogen receptor; estrogen receptor modulators; hormone dependence of breast cancer; ER molecular structural analysis; ER regulatory proteolytc products
Dr. Farzad Pakdel
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Research Institute in Health, Environment and Occupation (Irset), Inserm U1085, Transcription, Environment and Cancer Group, University of Rennes 1, Rennes, France
Tel. +49-941-944-7009
Interests: estrogen receptor; gene expression; transcription mechanisms; endocrine disrupter chemicals; breast cancer
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Prof. Kum Kum Khanna
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Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) Berghofer Medical Research Institute, 300 Herston Rd., Herston, 4006, Brisbane, Australia
Interests: DNA damage signalling; Cell cycle checkpoint control DNA; breast cancer; DNA repair; therapeutic targets; preclinical drug testing
Prof. Jonathan L. Tilly
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Laboratory for Aging and Infertility Research, Department of Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: germ cell biology, mitochondrial biology, aging, infertility, regenerative medicine, reproductive biology, stem cell biology
Prof. Dr. Hans Knecht
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Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, McGill University, Jewish General Hospital-Sir Mortimer Davis, Montréal, QC, Canada
Interests: Hodgkin’s lymphoma, LMP1-oncogene, molecular pathogenesis, 3D nuclear organization, telomere, shelterin complex, nanotechnology, precision medicine, biomarkers
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Dr. Paulino Gómez-Puertas
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Molecular Modelling Group, Center of Molecular Biology “Severo Ochoa” (CSIC-UAM), Cantoblanco, E-28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: molecular modelling; molecular dynamics; drug design; simulation of enzymatic reactions; QM/MM; protein-protein interactions; protein-ligand interactions
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Prof. Gerhard Kostner
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Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Medical University of Graz, A-8010 Graz, Austria
Interests: lipid and lipoprotein metabolism; lipid oxidation; atherogenesis; transcriptional regulation; micro-RNA; T2DM
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Prof. Dr. Marc Fransen
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Laboratory of Lipid Biochemistry and Protein Interactions, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, KU Leuven, University of Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Interests: molecular biology, biochemistry, and function of peroxisomes; peroxisomal disorders; inter-organelle crosstalk; mitochondria; oxidative stress; redox signaling; monitoring and modulation of the intracellular redox state at the subcellular level; intracellular protein trafficking; pulse labeling of proteins; protein–protein interactions
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Prof. Dr. Tzong-Shyuan Lee
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Graduate Institute and Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: cell culture; cholesterol metabolism; atherosclerosis; reactive oxygen species; signaling; endothelial cell biology; endothelial dysfunction; angiogenesis; vascular biology; vascular diseases; macrophage-foam cells; cardiovascular physiology
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Prof. Dr. Elena Giulotto
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Department of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Pavia, Via Ferrata 1, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: mammalian centromeres; neo-centromeres; centromere evolution; telomeres; telomere transcription; interstitial telomeres; genomics of horse and other equids; comparative genomics; gene amplification; molecular cytogenetics; ChIP-seq; production of recombinant proteins in mammalian cells
Prof. Dr. Noriyuki Koibuchi
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Department of Integrative Physiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3-39-22, Showa-machi, Maebashi, Gunma 371-8511, Japan
Interests: steroid/thyroid hormone in CNS; neuroendocrine; cerebellum; trophic factors in brain development and organ metabolism; nuclear receptor; endocrine disrupting chemicals; epigenetics
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Prof. Cesare Indiveri
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Department DiBEST (Biologia, Ecologia, Scienze della Terra), University of Calabria, Via P. Bucci 4c, 87036 Arcavacata di Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: carnitine; cell metabolism; membrane transporters; bioenergetics
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Prof. Karen A. McDonald
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Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: plant-based recombinant protein production; bioprocess engineering; techno-economic analyses
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Prof. Calogero Caruso
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Department of Pathobiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: Ageing; Age-related diseases; Centenarians; Immunogenetics; Immunosenescence; Inflammation; Longevity; Successful ageing; Unsuccessful ageing
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Prof. Dr. Faruk Hadziselimovic
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Institute for Cryptorchidism Research, Kindermedizinisches Zentrum Liestal, Liestal, Switzerland
Interests: leydig cells; gene expression; FGF; cryptorchidism; testicular dysfunction
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Maga
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Head of the DNA Enzymology and Molecular Virology Section, Institute of Molecular Genetics IGM-CNR, National Research Council, via Abbiategrasso 207, I-27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: genome replication and repair in normal and tumor cells and human viruses; molecular virology; antiviral and anticancer drug development; molecular mechanisms of drug resistance
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Prof. Motonari Kondo
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Department of Molecular Immunology, Toho University School of Medicine, 5-21-16 Omori-Nishi, Ota-ku, Tokyo 143-8540, Japan
Interests: lymphocyte development; cytokine receptors; signaling; T cell biology
Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Sorrentino
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Molecular Medicine Section, Department of Molecular and Developmental Medicine, University of Siena, via A. Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
Interests: cellular and molecular muscle biology; myogenesis; genetics of muscle diseases; muscular dystrophy; excitation contraction coupling; malignant hyperthermia; molecular and cellular biology; skeletal muscle physiology; skeletal muscle metabolism
Dr. Geoffrey Brown
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Institute of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Interests: haematopoiesis; cell decision-making; cell differentiation; myeloid leukaemias; retinoids
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Prof. Dr. Riccardo Alessandro
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Dipartimento di Biopatologia e Biotecnologie Mediche, Università degli studi di Palermo, sezione di Biologia e Genetica, Palermo, Italy
Interests: cancer biology; exosomes; cancer cells; cell migration; cell adhesion; endothelial cells; cell biology; angiogenesis; signal transduction; cancer research; metastasis; tumor invasion
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Prof. Dr. Luigi F. Rodella
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Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, Division of Anatomy and Physiopathology, University of Brescia, Viale Europa 11, 25123 Brescia, Italy
Interests: tissue regenerations; platelet preparations; stem cells; antioxidants; atherosclerosis; pain
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Prof. Dr. Andras Perl
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Departments of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chief, Division of Rheumatology, State University of New York, UMU, College of Medicine, 750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
Interests: genes and viruses predisposing to autoimmunity; genetics; apoptosis; endogenous retroviruses, transaldolase; metabolic control of immune system activation; autophagy; lupus; autoimmunity; cancer
Prof. Dr. Antonino Germana
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P/I Zebrafish Neuromorphology Lab, Section of Morphology, Department of Veterinary Scinces, University of Messina, Polo Universitario dell’Annunziata, Messina, 98168, Italy
Interests: zebrafish; transgenic mice; immunohistochemistry; neurosciences; cell biology; electron microscopy; the involvement of growth factors and ionic channels in the development, maintenance and regeneration of central and peripheral nervous system with a special focus on sensory systems
Prof. Dr. Sabrina Angelini
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Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Via Irnerio, n 48, IT-40126, Bologna, Italy
Tel. +39 051 2091787; Fax: +39 051 2091780
Interests: Pharmacogenetic studies; biomarkers of effect and susceptibility in populations exposed to pollutants; epidemiological studies in populations exposed to ionizing radiation
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Prof. Dr. Nicholas Delihas
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Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, School of Medicine, 158 Life Sciences Building, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
Fax: +1 631 632 9797
Interests: regulation of gene expression by small RNAs; functions of non-coding genomic regions; repetitive sequences in human chromosome 22
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Prof. Dr. Daniel Rittschof
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Duke Marine Lab, 135 Duke Marine Lab Road, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA
Interests: environmentally benign fouling management; biological glues; peptide phermones and signals; chemcial ecology; toxicology; environment androgens and estrogens; plastic leachates and terratogenicity; conservation coupling between whooping cranes and blue crab prey; blue crab ecology
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Dr. Jesus Vicente De Julián Ortiz
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Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Valencia, Av. Vicent Andrés Estellés, 0, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain.
Fax: +34 (9) 63879444
Interests: molecular topology; topological indices; drug design; virtual combinatorial synthesis; virtual screening; linear models; QSAR; statistical validation; antituberculosis; antimalarial; antialzheimer; antineoplastic; telomerase inhibitors; insecticides; 5-HT receptors ligands; interaction SDA-zeolite; microporous oxides modeling; templating
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Prof. Dr. Clifford Louime
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College of Natural Sciences, University of a Puerto Rico, Ave. Ponce de Leon, San Juan, PR, USA
Tel. 787-764-0000 Ext. 4718
Interests: applications of genomics sciences to bioenergy and the environment
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Prof. Dr. Céline Audet
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Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski, Universite du Quebec a Rimouski, Rimouski, Québec, Canada
Tel. +1-418-723-1986; Fax: +1-418-724-1842
Interests: environmental physiology; marine biology; fish; crustaceans; diadromous migrations; aquaculture; fisheries; stress response; reproductive success; metabolism
Dr. T. G. Emyr Davies
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Principal Research Scientist, Pesticide Resistance Group, Department of Biological Chemistry & Crop Protection, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 2JQ, UK
Tel. +44 (0)1582 763133 x 2759; Fax: +44 (0)1582 760981
Interests: voltage gated sodium channels; ryanodine receptors; synthetic pyrethroid insecticides; DDT; neonicotinoid insecticides; fiprol insecticides; pesticide resistance; aphids; whitefly; diamondback moth; brown planthoppers; bed bugs; bee toxicogenomics; bee learning and memory; varroa; insect transgenesis; insect rearing; molecular entomology; agricultural entomology; target site resistance to insecticides; integrated pest management; beneficial insects; ticks; mites
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Prof. Dr. Patrick C.Y. Woo
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Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital Compound, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
Interests: microbial genomics; microbial metabolomics; novel microbes discovery; emerging infectious diseases
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Prof. Dr. Ritva Tikkanen
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Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty, Justus-Liebig University of Giessen, Friedrichstrasse 24, D-35392, Giessen, Germany
Interests: lysosomes; matabolic pathways; lysosomal storage disorders; signaling; cell adhesion; endosomal trafficking
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Prof. Dr. Constantinos Stathopoulos
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Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, University of Patras, 26504 Patras, Greece
Tel. +30-2610-99-7932
Interests: protein synthesis inhibitors; antibiotic resistance; novel antibiotics; riboswitch inhibitors; RNA inhibitors
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Prof. Dr. Walter Herzog
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Faculty of Kinesiology, Engineering, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
Fax: +1 403 284 3553
Interests: musculoskeletal biomechanics; muscle mechanics; mechanisms of contraction; joint biomechanics; osteoarthritis; clinical biomechanics; sport biomechanics
Prof. Dr. Hye Gwang Jeong
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College of Pharmacy, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, 34134, Korea
Interests: molecular biology; drug metabolism; drug toxicity; carcinogenesis; cancer metastasis; chemoprevention; post translational modifications; transcriptional regulation; immune regulation; inflammation; biomarkers
Prof. Oliver Ullrich
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Institute of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190 CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: Cell Biology, Gravitational Biology and Biomechanics
Dr. Makoto Kimura
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Department of Biological Mechanisms and Function, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Furo‐cho, Chikusa‐ku, Nagoya, Aichi 464‐8601, Japan
Interests: fungal molecular biology; mycotoxin biosynthesis and regulation; secondary metabolism; plant-pathogen interaction; gene expression
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Dr. Anne-Catherine Prats
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UMR 1048-I2MC, Université de Toulouse, Inserm, UT3, FHU IMPACT, 31432 Toulouse, France
Interests: Translation control; RNA; IRES; hypoxia; angiogenesis; cardiovascular disease; cancer; gene therapy
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Prof. Dr. Akila Mayeda
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Division of Gene Expression Mechanism, Institute for Comprehensive Medical Science, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
Interests: pre-mRNA splicing; mechanism of splicing; regulation of splicing; aberrant splicing in diseases
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Prof. Manfioletti Guidalberto
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Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, 34127 Trieste, Italy
Interests: high mobility group A (HMGA) proteins; chromatin; regulation of gene expression; protein–protein interactions; post-translational modifications (PTMs); epithelial–mesenchymal transition; proteomics; tumor microenvironment; breast cancer; metastasis
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Prof. Dr. Ferdinando Palmieri
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Department of Biosciences, Biotechnologies and Biopharmaceutics, University of Bari, Via Edoardo Orabona 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: mitochondrial carriers; diseases associated to mitochondrial carriers and mitochondrial membrane transport
Prof. Dr. Jakob Troppmair
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Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: molecular oncology; molecular transplantation biology; intracellular signaling; ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI); reactive oxygen species (ROS); etc.
Prof. Ari Zimran
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1. Gaucher Unit, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem 9103102, Israel
2. Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,Jerusalem 9112102, Israel
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Prof. Dr. Lars Ellgaard
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Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, 2200 Copenhagen N., Denmark
Interests: protein folding; protein degradation; endoplasmic reticulum-associated degradation (ERAD); conotoxins
Prof. Dr. Anna A. Birukova
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Professor of Medicine, Director of Basic Research, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Interests: vascular endothelium; inflammatory signaling, cytoskeleton, cell contacts and adhesion, small GTPases
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cristobal Miranda
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Linus Pauling Institute, and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, United States
Interests: molecular nutrition; molecular toxicology; biochemical pharmacology; and natural bioactives in metabolic disorders and cancer
Prof. Dr. William A. Banks
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Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care Center and Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
Interests: blood-brain barrier, pathophysiology and treatment of type 2 diabetes, neuroimmunology, traumatic brain injury, neurodegeneration
Dr. Daniah Trabzuni
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UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London, UK
Interests: genetics; genomics; functional genomics; human brain expression
Dr. J. Fielding Hejtmancik
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National Eye Institute, Ophthalmic Genetics and Visual, Function Branch, Bethesda, United States
Interests: inherited visual diseases; lens; cataract; Bietti crystalline dystrophy; retinal dystrophy; linkage
Prof. Dr. Kai Kai Kaarniranta
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Department of Ophthalmology, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
Interests: aging; autophagy; eye diseases; genetics; macula; oxidative stress; proteolysis; retinal pigment epithelium
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Prof. Dr. Yasuo Yamakoshi
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Dental Medicine, Tsurumi University, 2-1-3 Tsurumi, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama 230-8501, Japan
Interests: tooth enamel formation; tooth dentin formation; protein; protease; physiologically active substances; ameloblasts; odontoblasts; dental pulp
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Prof. Dr. Jaap Keijer
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Human and Animal Physiology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Interests: molecular physiology; intermediary metabolism; energy metabolism; mitochondria; molecular nutrition; rodent dietary intervention studies
Prof. Rita Rezzani
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Anatomy and Physiopathology Division, Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Interests: aging; melatonin; lymphoid organs; metabolic syndromes; cardiovascular and neurodegenerative; sex/gender anatomy
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Prof. Dr. Kalyan Das
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KU Leuven, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Interests: biophysics; biochemistry; infectious diseases; molecular biology; molecular mechanisms of drug resistance; structure-based drug design; single particle cryo-electron microscopy (Cryo-EM); structural biology; transcription/polymerases; X-ray crystallography
Prof. Dr. Haim Breitbart
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The Mina&Everard Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
Interests: spermatozoa; cell signaling; fertilization; sperm capacitation; sperm acrosome reaction; sperm motility
Assoc. Prof. Pil Joon Seo
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Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University, Seoul 08826, Korea
Interests: Epigenetics; Plant regeneration; Plant circadian clock
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Morten Schallburg Nielsen
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Department of Biomedicine, Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Interests: Neurons, Blood Brain Barrier, Cellular receptor transport
Dr. Hisashi Harada
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Philips Institute for Oral Health Research, VCU School of Dentistry, Massey Cancer Center, Richmond, Virginia, United States
Interests: cancer therapy; cell death; BCL-2 family
Assoc. Prof. Joost Luiken
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Department of Genetics and Cell Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: lipid metabolism; myocellular insulin resistance; diabetic cardiomyopathy; cellular signaling; endo/exocytosis
Prof. Dr. Consuelo Borras
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Freshage Research Group-Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Valencia, CIBERFES, INCLIVA, Spain
Interests: aging; stem cells; sex; frailty
Dr. Claude Prigent
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CNRS Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France
Interests: mitosis; spindle; centrosome; kinase; microtubule; cancer
Prof. Dr. Riko Nishimura
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Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
Interests: signal transduction; transcription factor; bone biology; cell differentiation
Assoc. Prof. Claus Storgaard Sørensen
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Biotech Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC), University of Copenhagen, Ole Maaløesvej 5, 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
Interests: cancer biology; cell biology; DNA damage; DNA repair; cell cycle; chromatin; DNA replication stress
Prof. Dr. Jose J.G. Marin
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Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Experimental Hepatology and Drug Targeting (HEVEFARM), University of Salamanca, Campus Miguel de Unamuno E.D. Lab231, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: liver cancer; bile acids; chemoresistance; drug targeting; ABC protein
Prof. Dr. Maria Rita Rippo
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Department of Clinical and Molecular Sciences, DISCLIMO, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
Interests: aging; apoptosis; autophagy; mesenchymal stem cells; Fas/FasL; microRNA; tumor; MeCP2; inflammaging; ganglioside
Prof. Dr. Alexandre Mironov
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Istituto FIRC di Oncologia Molecolare (IFOM-IEO Campus), Via Adamello 16, 20139, Milan, Italy
Interests: immunofluorescence; microscopy; electron microscopy; three-dimensional electron microscopy; correlative light-electron microscopy; intracellular transport; Golgi complex, endoplasmic reticulum exit sites; Golgi exit sites; coatomer; models of intracellular transport; autophagy; clathrin-independent endocytosis; nuclear envelope
Dr. Etienne Challet
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Neurobiology of Rhythms UPR 3212 CNRS, Institute for Cellular and Integrative Neurosciences, University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
Tel. 33388456693
Interests: circadian rhythms; clock genes; nutrition; energy metabolism
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Prof. Dr. Fredrick M. Pavalko
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Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Interests: bone cell biology; mechanotransduction in osteoblasts and osteocytes; mechanical signaling through integrins; mechanical regulation of gene expression in bone; Src kinase function in bone remodeling
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