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Section Board for 'Biological Membrane Composition and Structures' (22)

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Prof. Dr. Shiro Suetsugu
Section Editor-in-Chief
1. Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara 630-0192, Japan
2. Data Science Center, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara 630-0192, Japan
3. Center for Digital Green-innovation, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara 630-0192, Japan
Interests: mechanisms of cell shaping and cell fate determination
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Prof. Dr. Gheorghe Benga
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1. Romanian Academy, Calea Victoriei 125, 010071 Bucureşti, Romania
2. Academy of Medical Sciences of Romania, B-dul I.C. Brătianu 1, 030171 Bucureşti, Romania
3. School of Molecular Biosciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Interests: membranes; membrane transport; membranes structure and properties
Prof. Dr. Roslyn Bill
College of Health & Life Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
Interests: membrane proteins; recombinant protein production in yeast; aquaporins; water homeostasis; cytotoxic oedema
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Dr. Dasiel O. Borroto Escuela
Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet; Retzius väg 8, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: G protein coupled receptor; receptor tyrosine kinases; neurochemistry; neurobiology; biochemistry
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Dr. Matthew A. Coleman
1. Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
2. School of Medicine, Radiation Oncology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Interests: development of biotechnology and advance biochemical techniques; cell-free expression; membrane protein function; membrane protein supporting scaffolds known as nanolipoproitein particles (NLPs) constructed from apolipoproteins and lipids; developing biophysical characterization techniques for nanoparticles and membrane proteins
Prof. Dr. Mihaela Delcea
Institute of Biochemistry, University of Greifswald, 17489 Greifswald, Germany
Interests: biological membranes; membrane biophysics; membrane proteins; liposomes; membrane-ligand interactions; cell membrane-nanoparticle interactions
Dr. Alan Goddard
School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
Interests: cell membranes; yeast; membrane proteins; biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Che-Ming Jack Hu
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Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei 11529, Taiwan
Interests: lipid membrane functionalized materials; membrane dynamic in immunology; nanoparticle/membrane interactions; biological membrane functionalization
Prof. Dr. Claus Hélix-Nielsen
Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Bygningstorvet, Building 115, room 140, 2800 Kgs, Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: biomimetic membranes; membrane transport; membrane channel and transporter proteins; lipid–protein interactions, electrophysiology
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Prof. Dr. Arwyn Tomos Jones
Cardiff School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cardiff University, Redwood Building, Cardiff, Wales CF10 3NB, UK
Interests: cell biology; cancer cell biology; endocytosis; membrane traffic; drug delivery; intracellular targeting; membrane active peptides; cell penetrating peptides
Dr. John Katsaras
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6453, USA
Interests: model membranes; lipid bilayers; membrane associated proteins and peptides; lipid domains and rafts; membrane structure; neutron and x-ray scattering
Prof. Dr. Lingxue Kong
Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, VIC 3216, Australia
Interests: nanostructured membranes; porous materials; membrane characterization
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Prof. Dr. Oleg Krishtal
Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, Bogomoletz Str.4, Kiev 01024, Ukraine
Interests: neuronal membrane; ion channels; receptors; synaptic plasticity
Prof. Dr. Francisco Monroy
Departamento de Química Física, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Avda. Complutense, s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: membrane mechanics; plasma membrane; nuclear membrane; lipid bilayers; membrane energetics; membrane dynamics
Prof. Dr. Christopher Murphy
Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Camperdown NSW 2006, Australia
Interests: biological membranes; especially plasma membranes; membrane structure; membrane molecules
Dr. Gabriella Pocsfalvi
Laboratory of Extracellular Vesicles and Mass Spectrometry, Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources, Italian National Research Council, Via P. Castellino 111, 80131 Napoli, Italy
Interests: extracellular vesicles; membrane vesiculation; mass spectrometer; lipidomics
Prof. Dr. Venkatesan Renugopalakrishnan
1. Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02138, USA
2. Center for Life Sciences, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: diagnostics; organ-on-chip; 2D materials; nanomedicine; vaccines; biosensors
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Dr. Maikel Rheinstadter
Department of Physics & Astronomy, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4M1, Canada
Interests: membrane dynamics; membrane structure; structure and dynamics of membrane embedded proteins; interactions between membrane inclusions; protein aggregation; neutron scattering; X-ray scattering; preparation of synthetic membranes; development of sample environment (humidity chambers) for neutron and X-ray experiments
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Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schuster
Institute for Synthetic Bioarchitectures, Department of NanoBiotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Muthgasse 11, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Interests: biomimetics; self-assembly; functional supported lipid membranes; cell envelope structures of archaea; bioinspired materials; biosensors; nanobiotechnology; smart nanocarriers for drug targeting and drug delivery
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Prof. Dr. Slawomir Sek
Faculty of Chemistry, Biological and Chemical Research Centre, University of Warsaw, Żwirki i Wigury 101, 02-089 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: biophysical chemistry; model lipid membranes; physicochemical characterization of lipid bilayers; antimicrobial peptides; electrochemistry; spectroelectrochemistry; atomic force microscopy
Prof. Dr. Stella M. Valenzuela
School of Life Sciences, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2007, Australia
Interests: membrane proteins chloride intracellular ion channel protein (CLIC) family; biosensors; inflammation; macrophage cells; model membrane systems; Langmuir films and tethered membranes; moonlighting proteins; oxidoreductase enzymes; antioxidants
Prof. Dr. Kornelius Zeth
Department for Science and Environment, Roskilde University, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Interests: recombinant protein expression; protein structure; protein biochemistry; molecular biology; microbiology; biochemistry; nanobiotechnology; crystal structure; crystallization; microscopy
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