Section Editors

Section Board for 'Biochemistry, Biophysics and Computational Biology' (29)

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Prof. Dr. Ron Elber *
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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
* Computational Biophysics and Biochemistry
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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
* Biochemical Mechanisms and Structural Biology
Prof. Dr. Yong-Bin Yan
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School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: proteostasis; translation regulation; cataract; mRNA decay; creatine kinase
Dr. Melissa K. Gardner
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College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Interests: motor; microtubule; mitosis; modeling; microtubule-associated protein; microtubule dynamics
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 und Systems Biology, 1190 Wien, Austria
Interests: biotechnology; HIV research; chemical biology; biochemistry; cell biology; bioprocess technology; medical biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Su Hao Lo
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: cell-cell; cell-matrix junctions; focal adhesions; cytoskeleton; signal transduction; tensin; animal models for human diseases
Prof. Dr. Markus Tamas
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Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Gothenburg, 40530 Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: transcription; signalling; transport; protein folding and aggregation; metal toxicity; metal resistance; yeast; arsenic; cadmium
Prof. Dr. Junsoo Park
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Division of Biological Science and Technology, Yonsei University, Wonju 26493, Korea
Interests: cancer; ageing; autophagy; natural products; coronavirus
Dr. Andres Daniel Maturana
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Graduate School of Bio-Agricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi 464-8601, Japan
Interests: ion channels; signal transduction; alternative splicing
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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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Prof. Dr. Ullrich Wüllner
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German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, 53127 Bonn, Germany
Interests: epigenetics; DNA methylation; molecular pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disorders; neuropharmacology; parkinson's disease
Prof. Dr. Stanislav Miertus
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Department of Biotechnologies, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of SS. Cyril and Methodius, 91701 Trnava, Slovakia
Interests: medicinal chemistry; computer drug design; biosensors; medicinal biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Ana Plemenitaš
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Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: molecular mechanisms of adaptation to extreme environments; signal transduction
Prof. Dr. Gerhard A. Holzapfel
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1. Institute of Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, 8010 Graz, Austria
2. Department of Structural Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 7491 Trondheim, Norway
Interests: biomechanics; mechanobiology; soft biological tissues; blood vessels; continuum mechanics; constitutive modeling; growth and remodeling; finite element methods; fracture; material failure
Dr. Angela Anna Messina
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Catania, 95124 Catania, Italy
Interests: voltage-dependent anion-selective channel; mRNA; mitochondrial genes; protein-protein Interaction; porins
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Dr. Rachid Benhida
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Nice Institute of Chemistry, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, 06100 Nice, France
Interests: chemistry of nucleic acids; synthesis of bioactive molecules; chemobiology; resistance mechanisms in oncology; cancer stem cells; small molecules therapy; fluorescence labelling
Prof. Dr. Rikard Blunck
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Department of Physics, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC 22001, Canada
Interests: ion channels; voltage-gating; fluorescence spectroscopy; structure-function relations of membrane proteins
Prof. Dr. Tigran Chalikian
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Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3M2, Canada
Interests: physico-chemical properties of proteins and nucleic acids; protein and nucleic acid recognition events; noncanonical nucleic acid structures; thermodynamics; solvation; volumetric properties of biological systems; optical spectroscopy
Dr. Jonathan L. S. Esguerra
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Diabetes - Islet Cell Exocytosis, Lund University, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Interests: functional genomics; cell and molecular biology; bioinformatics and systems biology; endocrinology and diabetes; non-coding RNA; biomarker discovery; RNA therapeutics
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Gerland
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Department of Physics, Technical University of Munich, 80333 Munchen, Germany
Interests: non-equilibrium physics of prebiotic evolution; biophysics of bacteria; quantitative biology
Dr. Rienk Van Grondelle
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Faculty of Science, Physics and Astronomy, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: biophysics; photosynthesis; light-harvesting; primary photosynthetic reactions; energy transfer; electron transfe; ultrafast spectroscopy; spectroscopy; quantum biology; single molecule biophysics
Prof. Dr. Paolo Mariani
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Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, Marche Polytechnic University, 60121 Ancona, Italy
Interests: molecular biophysics; structural properties of biological molecules and systems; lipid membrane; lipid non lamellar systems; lipid nanoparticles; hydrogels; G-quadruplex; DNA/RNA; nucleic acid origami; lyotropic systems; soft condensed biological matter; proteins in solution (including structure, dynamics, interactions and conformational changes); membrane proteins; X-ray diffraction; in-solution small-angle X-ray scattering; neutron scattering; small-angle neutron scattering; AFM; light scattering; large scale facility; synchrotron; neutron sources
Dr. Eric R. May
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Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Interests: computational biophysics; molecular dynamics simulations; multi-scale modeling; virus structure and dynamics; membrane biophysics; peptide-membrane interactions; protein dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Armen Mulkidjanian
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Department of FB 4 Physik, University of Osnabruck, 49074 Osnabruck, Germany
Interests: biophysics; bioinformatics; bioenergetics; molecular evolution; comparative genomics
Prof. Dr. Adrian Neagu
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Department of Functional Sciences, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 300041 Timisoara, Romania
Interests: biophysical theory and modeling; multicellular self-assembly; three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting; tissue engineering
Dr. Zoltan Neufeld
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School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Queensland, 4000 Brisbane, Australia
Interests: mathematical and computational cell biology; tissue modeling; bio-mechanics of cells; nonlinear dynamics; pattern formation; complex systems; fluid dynamics; mixing and turbulence
Prof. Dr. Robert V. Stahelin
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Department of of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Interests: biological membranes; sphingolipids signaling in cancers; host cell lipid metabolism; lipid-binding proteins
Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Stocchi
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Department of Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, IRCCS San Raffaele Pisana, 00163 Roma, Italy
Interests: parkinson’s disease; neurobiology; neurobiology; aging; neurodegenerative diseases; movement disorders
Prof. Dr. Phil Williams
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School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Interests: single molecule force spectroscopy; protein evolution; molecular simulation; astropharmacy; astromedicine
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