Reviewer Board

Members of the reviewer board are selected from all Life reviewers for regularly providing timely high quality reports on submitted manuscripts. Responsibilities of reviewers are available here.


Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: stem cells (embryonic, adult and induced pluripotent stem cells); derivation, and differentiation to different lineages; liver; organoids; high throughput screening; lipid metabolism; genetics (GWAS exploration)
Department of Biotechnology, Lunds University, Lund 221 00, Sweden
Interests: biochemistry; bioinformatics; biotechnology; extremophiles; microbiology; molecular biology; synthetic biology; structural biology
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Interests: cancer metabolism; metabolic flux analysis; systems biology; bioinformatics; machine learning; precision medicine; personalized medicine
Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON M4N3M5, Canada
Interests: cell biology; tissue engineering; biomaterials; biomedicine; regenerative medicine
Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, 2-579-15 Mikajima, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359-1192, Japan
Interests: early evolution; evolutionary molecular engineering; origin of Life; prebiotic amino acids; primordial protein; protein engineering

Department of Clinical Sciences and Translational Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Rome, “Tor Vergata”, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: analysis of molecular mechanisms associated with tumor growth and progression related to angiogenesis; analysis of molecular mechanisms associated with polarized immune cells in tumor microenvironment

Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 2JD, UK
Interests: endo-lysosomal Ca2+ signalling; phase 1 oncology trials; pharmacogenomics

Department of Mathematics and Physics, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Viale Abramo Lincoln, 5, 81100 Caserta CE, Italy
Interests: applied Physics; radioactivity; environmental radiation; radon gas; Ionizing Radiation; radioactive pollution; numerical analysis; time series analysis; neural networks; machine learning; montecarlo simulation; software development; data processing; geogenic phenomena; earth rotation (Length of the day - LOD)

Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), Rootstown, OH 44272, USA
Interests: molecular pathway(s); pathogenesis of osteoarthritis (OA); novel therapeutic target(s)

Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, Deanery of Biomedical Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Interests: neuroendocrinology of the stress response; gabaa receptors; cognitive function in preclinical models; intracellular signalling

Researcher in Public Health, National School of Public Health Sergio Arouca, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Interests: metabolomics; systems biology; chemical biology; chemical ecology; microbial signaling; quorum sensing, sociomicrobiology; gene regulation; microbiota; transcriptomics; microbial pathogenesis; host-microbe interactions
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
Interests: drug delivery; tissue engineering; biomaterials; synthesis of polymers; ion exchange resins; ion exchange polymers

Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University & Research, Stippeneng 4, 6708 WE Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: microbial ecology; anaerobic microbiology; microbiome-xenobiotic interaction; micropollutants; bioremediation; reductive dehalogenation; natural halogen cycle
Department of Molecular Genetics, Institute of Plant Molecular Biology, Biology Centre ASCR, 37005 České Budějovice, Czech Republic
Interests: plant secondary metabolism; CRISPR/Cas9 based crop improvement; plant molecular biology and transcriptome analysis
Laboratory for Molecular Psychiatry, RIKEN Center for Brain Science, 2-1 Hirosawa, Saitama 351-0106, Japan
Interests: schizophrenia; autism; asd; genetics; behavior; ngs; mouse model; biological psychiatry

Nature Research Centre, Akademijos 2, 08412 Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: small mammal biology; ecology and feeding ecology of birds that predate mice; on the morphometry of the skulls of mice and voles; small mammal communities; wildlife-vehicle accidents
Median Technologies, Les Deux Arcs, 1800 Route des Crêtes Batiment B, 06560 Valbonne, France
Interests: algebraic topology; information theory; machine learning; statistical physics; Information decompositions; multivariate mutual information

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Rome, Italy
Interests: biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology agricultural and biological sciences environmental science immunology and microbiology medicine

Department of Pharmacy, University of Salerno, via Giovanni Paolo II 132, 84084 Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: skin wound healing; angiogenesis; endothelial to mesenchymal and epithelial to mesenchymal transition; cancer biology; cell transfection; in vitro cultures; wound healing in mice; cell migration
Laboratory of Ligand Engineering, Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, v.v.i., BIOCEV Research Center, 25250 Vestec, Czech Republic
Interests: biotechnology; bioinformatics; drug discovery; nanotechnology

Department of Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Interests: physiology; drought signaling; ABA signaling; proline metabolism; transcriptomics; aba receptors; co-receptors

Louvain Institute of Biomolecular Science, Université Catholique de Louvain, 1348 Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Interests: plant stress adaptation; plant genetic and molecular biology
Collection of Vertebrate Cell Cultures, Institute of Cytology RAS, 4 Tikhoretsky Prospekt, 194064 St. Petersburg, Russia
Interests: cell biology; cell cultures; cell motility; cell signaling; Cytoskeleton; actin-binding proteins; protein complexes; replicative senescence; mesenchymal stem cells; cardiomyocytes; coelomocytes; confocal microscopy; applied statistics
Department of Dermatopharmacy and Cosmetics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: texture analysis; cosmetic design; cosmetic evaluation but also to design and evaluation of dermatological products
Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Division of Animal Sciences, University of Bologna, Viale Giuseppe Fanin 46, 40127 Bologna, Italy
Interests: genomics; metabolomics; metagenomics; proteomics; bioinformatics; computational biology; animal genetics; food genomics; GWAS; CNV; genome scans; food traceability; functional annotation; systems biology; honey; honeybees
Institute of Molecular Cell & Systems Biology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
Interests: G protein-coupled receptors; neurodegenerative diseases; cell-surface receptors; drugs

Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: molecular cell biology; molecular biology; protein-protein interaction; molecular genetics; cell biology; DNA; RNA; PCR; cell culture; DNA sequencing
Zoologisches Institut, Universität Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Interests: evolution; taxonomy; Lophotrochozoa; flatworms; phylogenetics; comparativw methods; rnaseq

Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Victor Babeş“, Eftimie Murgu Square, No. 2, 300041 Timişoara, România
Interests: endothelial dysfunction; hypertension; antihypertension drugs; fitotherapy; oenothera biennis
Department of Sciences, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research in Applied Biology (IMAB), Public University of Navarre (UPNA), Avda. de Pamplona 123, 31192 Mutilva, Spain
Interests: ammonium; auxin; CYP71A; Indole-3-acetaldehyde oxidase; Indole-3-acetaldoxime; nitrate; oximes; phenotype; root; superroot; nitric oxide; urea and medicago truncatula
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