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Editors (18)

Prof. Dr. Ron Elber *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemistry, Oden Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Interests: computer simulations; computational biophysics; membranes; membrane permeation; conformational transitions of proteins; molecular dynamics; reaction pathways; long time dynamics; RNA folding
* Section 'Biochemistry, Biophysics and Computational Biology'
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Prof. Dr. Renate Kunert *
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1. Department of Biotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, A-1190 Vienna, Austria
2. Institute of Animal Cell Technology and Systems Biology, 1190 Wien, Austria
Interests: biotechnology; HIV research; chemical biology; biochemistry; cell biology; bioprocess technology; medical biotechnology
* Section 'Cell Biology and Tissue Engineering'
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Prof. Dr. Doron Lancet *
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Department of Molecular Genetics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 7610010, Israel
Interests: systems biology; systems prebiology; mutually catalytic networks; genome; origin of life
* Section 'Origin of Life'
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Prof. Dr. Bruce J. Nicholson *
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Center for Innovative Drug Discovery, Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
Interests: intercellular communication; gap junctions in cancer, deafness and endometriosis; ion channel structure and function
* Section 'Biochemistry, Biophysics and Computational Biology'
Prof. Dr. Katalin Prokai-Tatrai *
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Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, University of North Texas Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
Interests: drug design of central nervous system agents; neuropeptides and peptidomimetics; prodrugs for CNS delivery; CNS-selective estrogen therapy; neuroprotection; proteomics
* Section 'Medical Research'
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Prof. Dr. Andrew Pohorille *
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1. NASA Center for Computational Astrobiology and Fundamental Biology, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA 94035, USA
2. Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94035, USA
Interests: statistical mechanics of chemical and biological systems; molecular and cellular-scale computer simulations and modeling; astrobiology; origin of life; protein structure; function and folding; biological membranes; transport through membranes; evolutionary innovation
* Section 'Astrobiology'
Prof. Dr. Pabulo H. Rampelotto *
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Experimental Laboratory of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre 90040-060, RS, Brazil
Interests: microbiome; molecular microbiology; metagenomics; omics; next-generation sequencing; microbial ecology; bioinformatics; biotechnology; system biology; grand challenges
* Section ' Microbiology and Engineering'
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Prof. Dr. Einar Ringø *
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Norwegian College of Fishery Science, Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, N-9037 Tromsø, Norway
Interests: fish; microbial ecology; lipid nutrition; electron microscopy; gut microbiota
* Section 'Animal Science'
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Prof. Dr. Koichiro Tamura *
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Department of Biological Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University, ‎Tokyo‎ 192-0397, Japan
Interests: evolutionary genetics; molecular phylogenetics; molecular and genome evolution; mathematical modeling; bioinformatics
* Section 'Evolutionary Biology'
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Prof. Dr. Kousuke Hanada *
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Department of Bioinformatics, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Fukuoka 804-8550, Japan
Interests: plant genomics; plant evolution; system biology in plants
* Section 'Plant Science'
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Prof. Dr. Pasquale Stano *
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Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche e Ambientali (DiSTeBA), Università del Salento Campus Ecotekne, S. P. 6 Lecce-Monteroni, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: origins of life; synthetic biology; artificial life; synthetic cells; drug delivery; bio-chem-ICTs; autopoiesis and cognition
* Section 'Synthetic Biology and Systems Biology'
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Prof. Dr. Lluís Ribas de Pouplana *
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Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: genetic code; genetic translation; codon usage; proteome control; tRNAs; ribosomes; proteome quality control in cell biology and disease; structure-function studies of protein-RNA interactions; biomedicine and biotechnology
* Section 'Genetics and Genomics'
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Prof. Dr. Nicola Smania *
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Head Neuromotor and Cognitive Rehabilitation Research Center (CRRNC), Department of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, Head Neurorehabilitation Unit, AOUI Verona, P.le L.A. Scuro, 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
Interests: neurorehabilitation; rehabilitation; posture; physical rehabilitation; musculoskeletal disorders; movement analysis biomechanics; exercise science; sports injuries; muscle function
* Section 'Physiology and Pathology'
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Prof. Dr. Ramón Cacabelos *
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Euroespes Biomedical Research Center, International Center of Neuroscience and Genomic Medicine, 15165 Corunna, Spain
Interests: pharmacogenomics; pharmacoepigenetics; genomics of brain disorders; neuroepigenetics; CNS drug development; neurodegenerative disorders; Alzheimer’s disease; Parkinson’s disease
* Section 'Pharmaceutical Science'
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Dr. William Bains *
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1. Five Alarm Bio Ltd., Cambridge CB22 5HX, UK
2. Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Interests: astrobiology; detection of life; limits of life; origin of life; nature of aging; anti-aging medicine; computational chemistry; science commercialization; biotechnology financing; venture capital
* Section 'Hypotheses in the Life Sciences'
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Dr. Michael Sheriff *
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Section Associate Editor
Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
Interests: predator–prey interactions; maternal stress effects; physiological ecology; ecology and evolution; mammals
* Section 'Ecology'
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Dr. Chan-wook Park *
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Section Associate Editor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 03080, Korea
Interests: preterm birth; preterm labor; preterm-PROM; fetal growth restriction; placenta; feto-maternal interface; ascending intrauterine infection; intra-amniotic inflammation; chorioamnionitis; maternal vascular malperfusion; fetal vascular malperfusion; neonatal morbidity
* Section 'Reproductive and Developmental Biology'
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Advisory Board (5)

Prof. Dr. Don A. Cowan
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UP Genomics Research Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0028, South Africa
Interests: extremophiles; microbial ecology (soils, particularly desert soils); environmental microbiology; functional metagenomics; microbial enzymes
Prof. Dr. David Deamer *
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Department of Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
Interests: membrane biophysics; nanopore sequencing; origin of cellular life
* Former Editor-in-Chief (from January 2016 to January 2018)
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Paolisso
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Department of Advanced Medical and Surgical Sciences (DAMSS), University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, 80138 Naples, Italy
Interests: diabetes; ageing; insulin action; glucose metabolism; molecular biology of aging
Prof. Dr. Michael Russell
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1. Department of Chemistry, University of Turin, 10125 Turin, Italy
2. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
Interests: emergence of life; emergence of oxygenic photosynthesis; giant sedimentary exhalative orebodies; nanoengines; chemobrionics
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Prof. Dr. Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
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1. Chair of Analytical Food Chemistry, Technical University of Munich, Maximus-von-Imhof Forum 2, 85354 Freising, Germany
2. Research Unit Analytical BioGeoChemistry, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Ingolstaedter Landstraße 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
Interests: analytical chemistry; high-resolution analytics; complex bio(geo)systems; omics/metabolomics; meteoritics; astrochemistry; origin of life
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Editorial Board Members (501)

Dr. Takashi Abe
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Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management, School of Applied Science, University of Mississippi, University, MS 38577, USA
Interests: facial muscle training; facial rejuvenation; orofacial strength
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Prof. Dr. Ana Margarida Abrantes
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Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Coimbra, 3000-370 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: molecular imaging; radiation effects; molecular characteristics; radiopharmaceuticals kinetics
Dr. Bruno Amato
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Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico IIdisabled, Naples, Italy
Interests: general surgery; vascular diseases; endovascular surgery; vascular imaging; carotid arteries; angioplasty; vascular surgery; surgery; adult learning; educational management
Dr. Attila Ambrus
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Semmelweis University, 1094 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: lipoamide dehydrogenase deficiency; α-ketoglutarate dehydrogenase complex; protein structure; multienzyme complexes; NMR spectroscopy; X-ray crystallography; cryo-EM; molecular enzymology
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Dr. Antonella Angiolillo

Department of Medicine and Health Sciences "Vincenzo Tiberio", University of Molise, 86100 Campobasso, Italy
Interests: laboratory medicine; biomarkers; metabolomics; stem cell; cystic fibrosis; neurologic diseases
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Prof. Dr. Ferenc A. Antoni
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Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, Deanery of Biomedical Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, UK
Interests: neuroendocrinology of the stress response; GABAa receptors; cognitive function in preclinical models; intracellular signalling
Dr. Fernando Aranda
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Program of Immunology & Immunotherapy, Center for Applied Medical Research (Cima), University of Navarra / IdiSNA, Pamplona, Spain
Interests: cancer immunotherapy; immuno-oncology; tumour microenvironment; immunocheckpoints; antitumour immune response; adoptive cell transfer
Dr. Hossam Ashour
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Department of Integrative Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33701, USA
Interests: immune tolerance; autoimmune diseases; multiple sclerosis; rheumatoid arthritis; type 1 diabetes
Prof. Dr. Caterina Aurilio
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Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, 81100 Naples, Italy
Interests: anaesthetics; pain medicine; anesthesiology; anesthesia; pain management and critical illness
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Topical Collection in Life: Antimicrobial Resistance
Dr. Riccardo Autelli
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Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e Biologiche, Università degli Studi di Torino, 10124 Torino, Italy
Interests: autophagy; lysosomes; lysosomal cell death; apoptosis; anticancer drug resistance; breast cancer; hepatocellular carcinoma; protein turnover; molecular determinants of protein instability
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