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Section Board for 'Evolutionary Biology' (19)

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Prof. Dr. Koichiro Tamura
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biological Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University, ‎Tokyo‎ 192-0397, Japan
Interests: evolutionary genetics; molecular phylogenetics; molecular and genome evolution; mathematical modeling; bioinformatics
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Prof. Dr. Pedro Martinez
Department of Genetics, University of Barcelona, ​​Av. Diagonal 643, 08028-Barcelona, ​​Spain
Interests: evolution; EvoDevo; invertebrates; genomics; patterning genes; developmental neurobiology; embryogenesis
Prof. Dr. Esperanza Martinez-Romero
Center for Genomic Sciences, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Interests: biodiversity; taxonomy; evolution and molecular genetics of bacterial symbiosis; nitrogen fixation in plants of agricultural and forestry interest; use of biofertilizers in reforestation projects and in agricultural fields; bacterial genomics; metagenomics of endosymbionts and arthropod microbiome
Dr. Peter Funch
Department of Biology, Aarhus University, Ny Munkegade 116, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
Interests: evolutionary zoomorphology; animal evolution; systematics; species interactions; phylogeography; meiofauna
Prof. Dr. Katsumi Matsuura
Institute for Early Metabolic Evolution, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo 192-0397, Japan
Interests: mechanisms, ecology, and evolution of electron transfer through hydrogen, sulfur, iron, nitrogen, chlorophyll, cytochrome, and quinone in bacteria and archaea
Dr. Frietson Galis
Vertebrate Evolution, Development and Ecology, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, 2333 CR Leiden, The Netherlands
Interests: evo-devo; body plans; evolutionary novelties; evolutionary constraints
Prof. Dr. Dietmar Kültz
Biochemical Evolution Laboratory, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: aquatic animals; cellular stress response; stress-induced evolution; evolutionary proteomics; ecological and physiological proteomics; molecular phenotypes
Prof. Dr. Mario Vaneechoutte
Laboratory Bacteriology Research, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: evolution; evolution theory; origin of life; origin of Homo; origin of language; semiotics; microbiology
Prof. Dr. Huabin Zhao
Department of Ecology, College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
Interests: molecular evolution; molecular ecology; comparative genomics; conservation genetics; phylogenetics; transcriptome; mammals; birds
Prof. Dr. Nikolai N. Modyanov
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Research, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH 43614-2598, USA
Interests: ion transporting ATPases; gene cooption and evolution of mammalian proteins
Dr. Jorge Doña
1. Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
2. Departamento de Biología Animal, University of Granada, 18001 Granada, Spain
Interests: molecular ecology; host-symbiont interactions; speciation; hybridization; feather mites; feather lice; population genetics; cophylogenetics; macroecology; DNA Barcoding; DNA metabarcoding; microbiomes; molecular taxonomy; species delimitation; high-throughput sequencing; bioinformatics
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Dr. Gaetano Odierna
Department of Biology, University of Naples Federico II, 80100 Naples, Italy
Interests: amphibians; reptiles; karyotype; chromosome structure and rearrangements; chromosome banding; evolution
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Prof. Dr. Roberto Bertolani
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Department of Education and Humanities, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 213/D, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: systematics, biogeography, evolution and adaptations in tardigrades, taxonomy, phylogeography, karyotype and genome; reproductive biology of invertebrates, gametes and life histories; extreme environments: adaptive and microevolutionary aspects of cryptobiosis; ecology of soil microarthropods of the agroecosystems: effects of herbicides and tillage on pedofauna
Prof. Dr. Edgar Lehr
Department of Biology, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL 61702-2900, USA
Interests: taxonomy; systematics; vertebrate biology; herpetology; comparative anatomy; conservation biology; biodiversity
Prof. Dr. Joseph Neigel
Department of Biology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, PO Box 42451, Lafayette, LA 70504, USA
Interests: population genetics; molecular evolution; ecology and evolution of marine animals; marine conservation genetics; disease ecology; invasive species
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Dr. Fabia U. Battistuzzi
Department of Biological Sciences, Oakland University, 118 Library Dr., Rochester, MI 48309, USA
Interests: microbial evolution; early life evolution; phylogenetic tools; tempo and mode of evolution; speciation patterns; timing of the origin of species; genomic innovations; adaptations; speciation events
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Prof. Dr. Clifford F. Brunk
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Biology Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, 621 Charles E. Young Dr. So., Los Angeles, CA 90095-1606, USA
Interests: origin of life; molecular evolution; environmental history; Ciliates; mitochondria; eukaryogenesis
Prof. Dr. Antonia Herrero Moreno
Instituto de Bioquímica Vegetal y Fotosíntesis, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Universidad de Sevilla, Seville, Spain
Interests: transcriptional regulation; NtcA transcription factor; bacterial cell differentiation; bacterial cell division; intercellular communication in multicellular bacteria
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Prof. Dr. Luis Delaye
Departamento de Ingeniería Genética, CINVESTAV Irapuato, Km. 9.6 Libramiento Norte Carr., Irapuato-León 36821, Irapuato Guanajuato, Mexico
Interests: genome evolution; endosymbiotic bacteria; novel genes; horizontal gene transfer; early evolution of life; phylogenetic analysis
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