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Editors (26)

Prof. Dr. J. Peter W. Young *
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Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
Interests: bacterial genomes; population genetics; phylogenomics; phylogenetics; genome projects; genetic diversity
* Founding Editor-in-Chief of Genes
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Prof. Dr. Zoltan Ivics *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Division of Medical Biotechnology, Paul Ehrlich Institute, 63225 Langen, Germany
Interests: gene transfer; genetic engineering; gene therapy; transpositions; transposable elements
* Section Transgenic Technology
Prof. Dr. Jacqueline Batley *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
Interests: crop genomics; brassica; disease resistance; pan genomics; evolutionary genomics; population genomics
* Section Plant Genetics and Genomics
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Prof. Dr. Darren Griffin *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Biosciences, University, of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NJ, UK
Interests: chromosomes; cytogenetics; aneuploidy; genome evolution; chromosome segregation; infertility; IVF
* Section Cytogenomics
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Prof. Dr. Bin Yu *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln 1901 Vine St, Lincoln, NE, USA
Interests: non-coding RNAs; miRNAs and siRNAs; epigenetics; functional genomics; plant molecular biology; genetics
* Section Plant Genetics and Genomics
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Prof. Dr. Gil Atzmon *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Epigenetics and Genomics of Aging/Longevity, Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences University of Haifa Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
Interests: longevity; genomic; epigenomic; genetic; epigenetic; healthy aging; healthy lifespan; diabetes
* Section Human Genomics and Genetic Diseases
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Dr. Stefania Bortoluzzi *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
Interests: cancer genomics and transciptomics; bioinformatics; systems biology; microRNAs; circular RNAs
* Section Technologies and Resources for Genetics
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Prof. Dr. Christiane Branlant *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Christiane Branlant DRE CNRS, IMoPA CNRS-UL Laboratory UMR7365, Biopôle, Campus Brabois-Santé, Avenue de la Forêt de Haye, 54500 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
Interests: RNA structure and function; ribosome biogenesis; RNA splicing; RNA and diseases; non-coding RNAs
* Section RNA
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Prof. Dr. Diego Centonze *
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1. Department of Systems Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Rome, 00133, Italy
2. Unit of Neurology, IRCCS Neuromed, 86077 Pozzilli (IS), Italy
Interests: neuroimmunology; synaptic plasticity; multiple sclerosis; brain stimulation; neurophysiology
* Section Neurogenomics
Prof. Dr. Klaus-Peter Lesch *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Division of Molecular Psychiatry, Clinical Research Unit on Disorders of Neurodevelopment and Cognition, Laboratory of Translational Neuroscience, Center of Mental Health, University of Wuerzburg, Margarete-Hoeppel-Platz 1, 97080 Wuerzburg, Germany
Interests: molecular neurobiology of cognitive control and self-regulation; epigenetics of brain development and neuronal plasticity; imaging genetics; animal models of attention, cognition, and learning/memory as well as pathogenetic mechanisms of depression, attention-deficit/hyperactivity (ADHD), substance use and co-morbid disorders
* Section Neurogenomics
Dr. Paolo Cinelli *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Center for Clinical Research, Clinic for Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Sternwartstrasse 14, CH-8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: transcriptomics; microarrays; gene expression analysis; genotyping; molecular genetics; mouse genetics; transgenic technologies; embryonic stem cells; pluripotency
* Section Molecular Genetics
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Prof. Dr. Piero Fariselli *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Medical Sciences, University of Torino, 10126 Torino, Italy
Interests: machine learning; computational biomedicine; bioinformatics; physical modelling of biological systems
* Section Technologies and Resources for Genetics
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Dr. Antonio Figueras *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas, IIM - CSIC, Eduardo Cabello, 6, 36208 Vigo, Spain
Interests: aquaculture; fish; shellfish; genetics; genomics; transcriptomic; epigenomics
* Animal Genetics and Genomics
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Prof. Dr. Emiliano Giardina *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
1. Genomic Medicine Laboratory UILDM, Santa Lucia Foundation, 00142 Rome, Italy
2. Forensic Genetics Laboratoty, Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, Tor Vergata University, 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: forensic genetics; genetic counselling; human identification; neurogenetics; prenatal and postnatal genetic diagnosis; pharmacogenetics, genetics of complex diseases
* Section Pharmacogenetics
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Dr. Anelia D. Horvath *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
Interests: genomics; transcriptomics; cancer genomics; computational biology; bioinformatics; RNA seq; bioinformatic tools
* Section Technologies and Resources for Genetics
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Prof. Dr. Stefano Lonardi *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: computational molecular biology; bioinformatics; genomics; epigenetics; data mining
* Section Bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Mariarosa Anna Beatrice Melone *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Division of Neurology, Center for Rare Diseases & Inter University Center for Research in Neurosciences, Department of Medical, Surgical, Neurologic, Metabolic, and Aging Sciences, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, via Sergio Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: clinical neurology; neuropathology and experimental neurobiology; rare neurological and neuromuscular diseases; neurogenetics; nutraceuticals; nanotechnologies and functional foods; neurodegenerative disorders; autophagy
* Section Human Genomics and Genetic Diseases
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Prof. Dr. Roel Ophoff *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
UCLA Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics, UCLA, 760 Westwood Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Interests: genetics of schizophrenia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
* Section Human Genomics and Genetic Diseases
Dr. Elaine Ostrander *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
National Human Genome Research Institute, the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Interests: dog breeds; canine genetics; prostate cancer; domestic dog
* Section Animal Genetics and Genomics
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Prof. Dr. Selvarangan Ponnazhagan *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Experimental Cancer Therapeutics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1825 University Blvd., SHEL 814 Birmingham, AL 35294-2182, USA
Interests: adeno-associated virus (AAV)-mediated gene therapy for cancer; AAV-mediated gene therapy for metabolic diseases; development of targeted-AAV for human gene therapy; biology, life cycle and molecular virology of adeno-associated virus
* Section Human Genomics and Genetic Diseases
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Prof. Dr. Roberto Tuberosa *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Bologna Viale Fanin, 44 40127-Bologna, Italy
Interests: Quantitative Trait Loci mapping; drought resistance; root system architecture; phenotyping; maize; durum wheat; barley
* Section Plant Genetics and Genomics
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Prof. Dr. Nico M. Van Straalen *
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Department of Ecological Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: evolution; molecular ecology; ecological genomics; zoology; toxicology
* Section Population and Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics
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Prof. Dr. Mario Ventura *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Dipartimento Di Biologia, Università degli Studi di Bari, Bari, Italy
Interests: cytogenetics; genome evolution; chromosome evolution; pericentromere; centromere; neocentromere organization and evolution
* Section Cytogenetics
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Prof. Dr. Björn Voß *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Computational Biology, Institute of Biochemical Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Allmandring 31, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany
Interests: bioinformatics; RNA structure; RNA-based regulation; metagenomics
* Section RNA
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Prof. Dr. Thierry Wirth *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle - EPHE, Department of Systematics and Evolution, UMR-CNRS 7205, 16, rue Buffon, 75231 Paris CEDEX 05, France
Interests: evolution; population genetics and genomics; evolutionary microbiology; molecular epidemiology
* Section Microbial Genetics and Genomics
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Prof. Dr. Donato Gemmati *
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Associate Editor
Department of Biomedical & Specialty Surgical Sciences and Centre Haemostasis & Thrombosis, Section of Medical Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Genetics, University of Ferrara, corso Giovecca 203, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: pharmacogenetics/genomics, precision medicine and gender medicine in inherited thrombophilia and cardiovascular disease; coagulation; iron homeostasis and folate pathways; genetics of wound healing; childhood haematological malignancies
* Section Human Genomics and Genetic Diseases
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Editorial Board Members (656)

Prof. Dr. Serena Aceto
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Department of Biology, University of Naples Federico II, 80126 Napoli, Italy
Interests: evolutionary genetics; flower development genes; gene expression; genomics; Orchidaceae; transcriptomics
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Prof. Dr. Alberto Acquadro
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Department of Agricultural, Forestry and Food Sciences (DISAFA), University of Turin, 10124 Torino TO, Italy
Interests: genomics; bioinformatics; plant genetics; RNAseq, abiotic/biotic stress in plants
Prof. Dr. Sung-Min Ahn
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Department of Oncology, Genome Medicine and Science, Gachon University Gil Medical Center, 13381 Seongnam, Korea
Interests: genomics; pharmacogenomics; cell lines; Database; drug sensitivity
Dr. Erin (Eun-Young) Ahn
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Division of Molecular and Cellular Pathology, Department of Pathology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294-3300, USA
Interests: RNA splicing; RNA-binding proteins; noncoding RNAs; epigenetics; histone modifications; transcription factors; cancer genetics; cancer genomics; neurodevelopmental disorders
Prof. Dr. Paolo Ajmone-Marsan
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Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Piacenza, 29122, Italy
Interests: livestock; biodiversity; genomics; epigenomics; breeding
Dr. Ricard Albalat
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Department of Genetics, Microbiology and Statistics, University of Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Interests: gene family evolution; comparative genomics; gene loss; metallothioneins; evolution of chordates
Prof. Dr. Salvador F. Aliño

Department of Pharmacology, University of Valencia, 46010-Valencia, Spain
Interests: pharmacogenetic; nonviral; vectors; gene transfer; gene therapy; antisense therapy; therapeutic oligonucleotides
Prof. Dr. Thorsten Allers
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School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
Interests: DNA repair; DNA replication; homologous recombination; Archaea; yeast; escherichia coli; haloferax volcanii
Dr. Sam Alsford
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Department of Infection Biology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Interests: kinetoplastid parasites; drug mode-of-action; innate immunity; intracellular transport; forward genetics; gene expression regulation; epigenetics
Dr. Joachim Altschmied
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Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, Germany
Interests: transcriptional regulation; aging; cardiovascular diseases; mitochondria
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