Editorial Board

Editors (8)

Prof. Jay Fox
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Editor-in-Chief
Department of Microbiology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Interests: Snake venom metalloproteinases, SVMPs, ADAMs, Disintegrins, Pathophysiology/Histology, Hemorrhagic toxins, Coagulopathy, Disintegrin-like/Cysteine-rich domains
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Dr. Michel R. Popoff *

Section Editor-in-Chief
Bacteries Anaerobies et Toxines, Institut Pasteur, 28 rue du Docteur Roux, Paris 75724, France
Interests: bacterial protein toxins; clostridial toxins; pore-forming toxins; cellular uptake of bacterial toxins; Rho-GTPases; interactions of clostridial toxins with the actin cytoskeleton; botulinum neurotoxins; passage of the neurotoxins through epithelial barrier; regulation of clostridial toxin synthesis
* Section 'Bacterial Toxins'
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Assoc. Prof. Bryan Grieg Fry *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Venom Evolution Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, QLD, 4072, Australia
Interests: venom molecular evolution; phylogenetics and structure-function relationships; toxins
* Section 'Animal Venoms'
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Prof. Dr. Vitor Manuel Oliveira Vasconcelos *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Universidade do Porto, 4099-002 Porto, Portugal
Interests: cyanobacteria; toxins; cyanotoxins; marine biotechnology; secondary metabolites; cyanobacterial blooms; ecotoxicology; environmental contamination
* Section 'Marine and Freshwater Toxins'
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Dr. Nilgun E. Tumer *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Plant Biology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Interests: plant, bacterial and fungal toxins, ribosome inactivating proteins, toxin ribosome interactions, toxin mechanism of action, toxin-host interactions
* Section: Plant Toxins
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Prof. Dr. R. Vanholder *

Section Editor-in-Chief
Nephrology Section, 0K12, Department of Internal Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: uremia, chronic kidney disease, hemodialysis, adequacy of dialysis, acute kidney injury
* Section: Uremic Toxins
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Prof. Dr. Med. Florian Lang *

Founding Editor-in-Chief
Physiologisches Institut I, Universität Tübingen, Gmelinstrasse 5, D-72076 Tübingen, Germany
Interests: mechanisms and clinical significance of cell volume regulation; erythrocyte death signaling; serum-and glucocorticoid inducible kinase isoforms; physiology and pharmacology of human ion channels and carriers expressed in oocytes; host cell physiology in hostpathogen interaction; mechanisms of apoptotic cell death
* Founding Editor-in-Chief 2009-2014

Previous Editors (3)

Prof. Dr. Richard A. Manderville *
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Former Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemistry and Toxicology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
Interests: DNA damage by phenolic toxins including ochratoxin A; Modified DNA bases as fluorescent probes
* Section 'Mycotoxins'
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Prof. Dr. John P. Berry *
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Former Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida International University (FIU), 354/332 Marine Science, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., North Miami, FL 33181, USA
Interests: cyanobacteria; toxins; bioactive compounds; zebrafish embryo model; natural products
* Section 'Marine and Freshwater Toxins'
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Prof. Dr. Vernon L. Tesh *
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Former Editor-in-Chief
Department of Microbial and Molecular Pathogenesis, Medical Research and Education Building, Room 3002, College of Medicine, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, 8447 State Highway 47, Bryan, TX 77807, USA
Interests: shiga toxins; verotoxins; ribosome-inactivating proteins; intracellular signaling pathways activated by microbial toxins; ER stress response; regulation of cytokine expression; innate immune response to microbial toxins; microbial pathogenesis
* Former Section Editor-in-Chief of Toxins during 2015-2017
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Editorial Board Members (104)

Dr. Gerhard Adam
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Institute of Microbial Genetics, Department of Applied Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Konrad Lorenz Str. 24, Tulln 3430, Austria
Interests: Plant-pathogen interaction, role of microbial secondary metabolites. Fusarium mycotoxins, biosynthesis, mode of action, and detoxification in planta. Microbial detoxification of mycotoxins.
Prof. Michael Adang
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, B122 Life Sciences Bldg, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: Bacillus thuringiensis, Lysinibacillus sphaericus, Bt, Cry toxins, insecticidal proteins, insecticidal toxins
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Prof. Klaus Aktories

Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Alberstr. 25, Otto-Krayer-Haus, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany
Interests: Bacterial protein toxins, ADP-ribosylating toxins, glycosylating toxins, deamidating toxins, Rho GTPase activating and inhibiting toxins, Clostridial glucosylating toxins, Pasteurella multocida toxin, Legionella glucosyltransferases, Photorhabdus toxins, Yersinia toxins
Dr. Amparo Alfonso

Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Veterinary, University of Santiago of Compostela, Lugo 27002, Spain
Interests: marine toxins; cyanotoxins; mycotoxins; detection methods of toxins; mechanism of action of toxins; toxin effects
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Prof. Laura Anfossi
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Universita degli Studi di Torino, Department of Chemistry, Torino, Italy
Interests: analytical Chemistry; immunochemical assays
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Dr. Kevin Arbuckle
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Department of Biosciences, College of Science, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
Interests: evolutionary toxinology; macroevolution; diversification; convergent evolution; antipredator defence; herpetology; phylogenetic comparative methods
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Prof. Dr. Jimmy D. Ballard
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Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
Interests: Molecular mechanism of action of intracellular bacterial toxins; Bacterial pathogenesis; Bacterial toxins; Clostridium difficile; Bacillus anthracis; Clostridium difficile TcdB; Bacillus anthracis edema toxin; Impact of toxin variation on disease outcomes; Contribution of canonical and non-canonical cAMP signaling event; Toxin interruption of host immune response
Prof. Joseph Barbieri
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Medical College of Wisconsin
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Prof. Dr. Holger Barth

Institut für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie, Universitätsklinikum Ulm, Albert-Einstein-Allee 11, 89081 Ulm, Germany
Interests: bacterial protein toxins; actin; Rho-GTPases; macrophages; cellular uptake and intracellular membrane transport of bacterial toxins; interaction of bacterial toxins with host cell chaperones; bacterial toxins as Molecular Trojan Horses for drug delivery
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Prof. Dr. Paola Battilani
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Department of Sustainable Crop Production, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 29122 Piacenza, Italy
Interests: mycotoxin producing fungi; fungal ecology; epidemiology; modelling; Decision Support System; plant pathogen interaction; cropping system; cereals; grapes; dry cured meat
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