Editorial Board for section 'Animal Venoms'

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Please note that the order in which the Editors appear on this page is alphabetical, and follows the structure of the editorial board presented on the MDPI website under information for editors: editorial board responsibilities.

Members

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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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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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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Hunter College Belfer Research Building and CUNY Graduate Center, BRB 424, New York, NY 10021, USA
Interests: discovery; characterization and delivery of novel venom peptides; chemical and molecular diversity of conoidea venom; venomics; terebridae evolution and phylogeny; de novo transcriptome assembly; disulfide peptide chemistry; peptide natural product drug discovery and development
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Laboratório de Imunopatologia, Instituto Butantan, São Paulo 05503-900, Brazil
Interests: snake venoms; metalloproteinases; hemostasis; venom composition; venom variability; antivenoms; immunoassays
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Inserm U1148 LVTS, School of Pharmacy, University Paris-Saclay, 91400 Orsay, France
Interests: scorpion; spider; antivenom; recombinant antibody; neurotoxin; immunoassay

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Center of Allergy and Environment (ZAUM), Technical University of Munich, Faculty of Medicine and Helmholtz Center Munich, German Research Center for Environmental Health, D-85764 Munich, Germany
Interests: hymenoptera venom; venom allergy; allergy; immunological mechanisms; T cell response; B cell response; antibodies; immunological tolerance; allergen; venom proteomics; biochemical protein characterization
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Alistair Reid Venom Research Unit, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
Interests: molecular evolution of venom components; venom composition; toxin convergence; venom gland transcriptomics; antivenom manufacturing and testing
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1. Project Scientist, Department of Pharmacology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
2. Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brasil
Interests: molecular biology and pharmacology; characterization of venom toxins; cell signaling in tumor biology

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Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, UMR 261-MERIT, 4 Ave de l'observatoire, 75270 Paris, France
Interests: snakebite; scorpion sting; antivenom; neglected tropical diseases; epidemiology; public health; health policy; clinical trial; clinical; treatment
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Immunochemistry Laboratory, Butantan Institute, São Paulo 05503-900, Brazil
Interests: antibodies CDRs; synthetic CDRs; 3D CDRs x ags epitopes interactions; antivenom

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Faculdade Santa Casa de Belo Horizonte – Programa de Pós Graduação em Medicina e Biomedicina, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Interests: toxins; biotechnology; spider venom; antimicrobial toxins; toxins and pain; anticancer toxins; toxins and therapeutic; arthropod toxins; animal venoms; toxin active in erectile function
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Venom Systems & Proteomics Lab, School of Natural Sciences, Ryan Institute, National University of Ireland Galway, H91 TK33 Galway, Ireland
Interests: evolution of venom systems; ultrastructure of venom systems; arthropod venom; arachnids; therapeutics from venom; bioassay

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Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: disulfide-rich peptide and protein toxins from animal venom and plants; Urticaceae; chemical synthesis; 3D structure; X-ray crystallography; NMR; biosynthesis; postttranslational modification; mass spectrometry; proteomics; pharmacology; ion channels; GPCRs

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Department of Biology, Linderstrøm-Lang Centre for Protein Science, University of Copenhagen, 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
Interests: conotoxins; structure-function relationships; recombinant expression systems for animal toxins; disulfide-bond formation

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Department of Human Genetics, School of Medicine, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, One West University Blvd, BRBII Building, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
Interests: proteomics; snake Venom; molecular Toxinology
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Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: venoms; toxins; mass spectrometry imaging

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Department of Earth and Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
Interests: predator-prey relationships; behavioral ecology of toxins; coevolution; interspecific communication; aposematism; aversive conditioning; mimicry; risk assessment between venomous arthropods and and their enemies; conservation biology; science pedagogy
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BioIndustrial Center, Institute Butantan, São Paulo 05503-900, Brazil
Interests: snake venom; genomic; transcriptome; protein chemistry; antiserum production
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Monash Venom Group, Department of Pharmacology, Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia
Interests: animal venoms & toxins; receptors; pharmacology; antivenoms
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Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
Interests: molecular evolution of animal venoms and toxins; phylogenetics of toxins; venom gland transcriptomics

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Institut de neurophysiopayhologie (INP), CNRS UMR 7051, Faculté de Médecine, Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, France
Interests: venom; integrins; cancer; migration; invasion

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Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117558, Singapore
Interests: protein chemistry; structure-function relationships; protein–protein interaction; protein design and engineering
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Institute of Natural Medicine, University of Toyama, Toyama 930-0194, Japan
Interests: chemistry (isolation, structure and synthesis) of natural products; solitary wasp and ant venom peptides; sea anemone toxins; spider toxins
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1. Division of BioAnalytical Chemistry, Amsterdam Institute of Molecular and Life Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2. Centre for Analytical Sciences Amsterdam (CASA), 1098 XH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: snake venom; antivenom; mass spectrometry; chromatography

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Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, Josef Stefan Institute, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: molecular evolution; adaptive evolution of toxins; evolution of animal toxin multigene families; functional diversification after gene duplication; PLA2 and BPTI neurotoxins; phylogenomic analysis of protein superfamilies; structure–function relationships; regulatory evolution; genome evolution
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Structural Biology Multiuser Center for Biomolecular Innovation, Department of Physics, State University of São Paulo, São Jose do Rio Preto 15054-000, SP, Brazil
Interests: structure/function/mechanism/specificity of toxins; high-resolution X-ray crystal structures of toxins

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Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, China
Interests: toxin; venom; peptide; ion channel; inhibitor; coagulation; neuron
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Laboratory of Neuropharmacology, Neuro-oncology and Neural Engineering, School of Pharmacy-Institute for Drug Research, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
Interests: animal venoms; neurotoxins; nerve growth factors; disintegrins; neurotoxicity and neuroprotection; neurodegenerative diseases; neuropharmacology and neurooncology; preclinical pharmacological assessments; in vitro and in vivo model systems; drug development
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