Section Editors

Section Board for 'Biomineralization and Biominerals' (19)

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Dr. Yannicke Dauphin
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Section Editor-in-Chief
National d'Histoire Naturelle, Biodiversité, 75005 Paris, France
Interests: biomineralization; mollusc shells; coral skeletons; bone and teeth; mineralogy; organic matrices; SEM; AFM; chromatography; electrophoresis; Infrared and Raman spectroscopy; XANES; electron microprobe; fossilization and diagenesis
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Prof. Dr. Yul Roh
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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Chonnam National University, Gwangju 61186, Korea
Interests: biomineralization (biologically induced mineralization and biologically controlled mineralization); reduction and precipitation of redox-sensitive metals and radionuclides; metal recovery
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Prof. Dr. Iuliu Bobos
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Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, 4168-007 Porto, Portugal
Interests: low-temperature mineralogy and geochemistry; stable and light isotope geochemistry; clay minerals and zeolites; hydrothermal alteration and diagenesis; biomineralization; uranium aqueous geochemistry; analytic techniques
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Dr. Jean-Pierre Cuif
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Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, CR2P, 8 rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France
Interests: coral and shell growth-modes at the micrometer and infra-micrometer levels; microstructure and fossilization: fossils as environmental archives; microstructural development of the pearl layers: from early post-grafting stages to nacre biomineralization
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Dr. Yan Li
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School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China
Interests: environmental mineralogy; interactions between minerals and microorganisms; mineral catalysis and environmental evolution on early earth; remediation of wastewater and mine tailings; pathological mineralization in human bodies
Prof. Dr. Bin Lian
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College of Marine Science and Engineering, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing 210046, China
Interests: geomicrobiology; bio-weathering; microbial mineralization; carbon sink; bioremediation
Dr. Paolo Montagna
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Institute of Polar Sciences - National Research Council, Via Gobetti 101, 40129 Bologna, Italy
Interests: carbonate geochemistry; proxy development; paleoclimate reconstructions
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Prof. Dr. Denis Gebauer
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Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Callinstr. 9, 30167 Hannover, Germany
Interests: physical chemistry; materials chemistry; crystallization; nucleation; non-classical crystallization; polyamorphism; pre-nucleation clusters; biomineralization; additive-controlled crystallization; bio-inspired materials
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Dr. Fabio Nudelman
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EaSTCHEM, School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, David Brewster Road, Edinburgh EH9 3FJ, UK
Interests: Biogenic minerals, organic-inorganic hybrid materials, protein-crystal interactions, (cryo)electron microscopy, soft matter
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Prof. Dr. Matías Reolid
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Departamento de Geología, Universidad de Jaén, Campus Las Lagunillas sn, 23071 Jaén, Spain
Interests: sedimentary geochemistry; microbialites; iron crusts; geochemical redox proxies; biomineralization; C and O stable isotopes; biotic crisis
Dr. Alejandro B. Rodriguez-Navarro
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Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Granada, Av. Fuentenueva, 18002 Granada, Spain
Interests: biomineralization; bone; mollusk shells; eggshell; laying hens; calcite; apatite
Dr. Aleksey Sadekov
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ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Ocean Graduate School, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
Interests: biomineralisation; paleoclimatology; climate change; geochemistry; evolution of marine calcifiers; ocean chemistry
Dr. Gernot Nehrke
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Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Reserach, Section Biogeosciences, 27570 Bremerhaven, Germany
Interests: biomineralization; proxy development; low temperature geochemistry; Raman spectroscopy; crystal nucleation; crystal growth
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Prof. Dr. Alberto Perez-Huerta
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Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
Interests: biomineralization; biogeochemistry; crystallography; microscopy; nanogeochemistry; electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD); atom probe tomography (APT); paleoecology
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Prof. Dr. Toshiro Sakae
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Department of Dentistry, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: anatomy; scanning electron microscopy; powder X-ray diffraction; raman spectroscopy
Dr. Jinhui Tao
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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 908 Battelle Blvd K2-01, Richland, WA 99354, USA
Interests: energy materials; biomineralization; interface sciences; crystallization; in situ atomic force microscopy
Dr. Dominique J. Tobler
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Nano-Science Center, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 5, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: microbe-mineral-fluid interactions; environmental mineralogy; mineral formation kinetics and mechanisms; biomineralisation; remediation
Dr. Olev Vinn
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Department of Geology, University of Tartu, 50411 Tartu, Estonia
Interests: skeletal micro- and ultrastructures; evolution of mineral composition; biomineralization in serpulids; biomineralization in problematic fossils; aragonite versus calcite seas; ocean acidification
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Prof. Dr. Steve Weiner
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Department of Structural Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Herzl St 234, Rehovot 7610001, Israel
Interests: biomineralization; microarchaeology; bone formation; bone structure; tooth function; precursor minerals in biology; infrared spectroscopy; minerals in archaeology; atomic order in minerals; mineral diagenesis
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