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Prof. Dr. Ian A. Nicholls
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemistry and Biomedical Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
Interests: biomimetic systems; complex mixture modelling and spectroscopic studies of biological; synthetic and hybrid systems
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Dr. Vladimir N. Uversky
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Molecular Medicine, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Research Institute, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC07, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Interests: intrinsically disordered proteins; protein folding; protein misfolding; partially folded proteins; protein aggregation; protein structure; protein function; protein stability; protein biophysics; protein bioinformatics; conformational diseases; protein–ligand interactions; protein–protein interactions; liquid-liquid phase transitions
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Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: In-Silico Prediction and Characterization of Intrinsic Disorder in Proteins
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Intrinsically Disordered Proteins in the Norm and Pathology: In-Silico Perspective
Special Issue in Biomolecules: Intrinsically Disordered Proteins and Chronic Diseases
Special Issue in Biomolecules: Calcium Binding Proteins: Structure, Properties, Functions
Special Issue in Biomolecules: Biomolecules: Insights from Single Molecule, Single Cell, and Systems Biology Perspectives
Special Issue in Biomolecules: Computational Perspectives on Intrinsic Disorder-Based Functionality
Special Issue in Biomolecules: Biomolecular Engineering for Biomedical Applications—Selected papers from NanoBio&Med 2018
Topical Collection in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Feature Papers in Molecular Biophysics
Special Issue in Biomolecules: 2019 Feature Papers by Biomolecules’ Editorial Board Members
Special Issue in Biomolecules: Celebrating the First Impact Factor of Biomolecules
Topical Collection in Biomolecules: Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
Topical Collection in Biomolecules: Yersinia pestis Biomolecules
Special Issue in Biomolecules: 2020 Feature Papers by Biomolecules’ Editorial Board Members
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: It’s a Kind of Magic: Biological Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation, Biomolecular Condensates, and Membrane-less Organelles
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Alpha-Synuclein in Neurodegeneration
Special Issue in Biomolecules: 10th Anniversary of Biomolecules—Recent Advances in Understanding of Molecular Pathology and Therapeutics of Cancer
Special Issue in Biophysica: Role of Water in Biological Systems
Special Issue in Biomolecules: Selected Papers from the 1st International Electronic Conference on Biomolecules
Topical Collection in Polymers: Proteins and Peptides
Topical Collection in Biomolecules: The Biomolecules Journal Club: Highlights on Recent Papers
Prof. Dr. Alexande Baykov
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Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Interests: enzymology; protein chemistry; enzyme kinetics; membrane transporters; ligand binding; CBS domain; molecular dynamics; pyrophosphate
Prof. Dr. Stefano Ciurli
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Laboratory of Bioinorganic Chemistry, Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Viale G. Fanin 40, I-40127 Bologna, Italy
Interests: bioinorganic chemistry; biochemistry of metal ions; protein NMR spectroscopy; protein crystallography; nickel in biology; metal transport in biological systems; metal coordination chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Gennady Verkhivker
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Schmid College of Science and Technology, Computational and Data Science, School of Pharmacy, Chapman University, Orange, CA 92866, USA
Interests: computational cancer biology; translational bioinformatics; computational pharmacology
Prof. Dr. Victor Muñoz
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Director NSF-CREST Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines (CCBM), University of California Merced, 5200 North Lake Road, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Interests: molecular biophysics; quantitative and synthetic biology; protein engineering; protein folding, binding and function; protein–DNA interactions; molecular mechanisms of transcription; single molecule fluorescence; statistical mechanics; computational chemistry and biology; optical spectroscopy; nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR); atomic force microscopy (AFM); laser spectroscopy and ultrafast kinetics
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Dr. Vincenzo Carravetta
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Institute for Chemical-Physical Processes, Pisa, Italy
Interests: quantum chemistry; computational spectroscopy; molecular dynamics
Prof. Dr. Phillip E. Klebba
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Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Kansas State University, 141 Chalmers Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Interests: membrane transport; fluorescence spectroscopy; microbial iron acquisition and metabolism; siderophores; bacterial pathogenesis; spectroscopic observations of living cells
Prof. Dr. Yoongho Lim
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Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea
Interests: structure determination of biomolecules; structure-activity relationships; design-synthesis-biological evaluation of polyphenols
Dr. Elena Martínez

Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), Barcelona, ES 08028, Spain
Interests: nano and micropatterning; ligand-receptor and cell-substrate interactions; microengineered extracellular matrices; in vitro modelling; regenerative medicine
Dr. Eva Estébanez-Perpiñá
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Biochemistry and Molecular Biomedicine, Institute of Biomedicine of the University of Barcelona (IBUB), Edifici Helix, Carrer Baldiri Reixac 15-21, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: nuclear receptors; androgen receptor; structure-function relationship; crystal structures; allosteric modulators; allostery; antiandrogens; prostate cancer; mutations; X-ray crystallography; biochemistry; biophysics
Prof. Dr. Rashid Giniatullin
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A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, P.O.Box 1627/Neulaniementie 2, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
Interests: synaptic transmission; neuronal plasticity; neuron-glia interactions; neuronal networks; purinergic mechanisms; mechanosensitive ion channels; neurotransmitter receptors in health and disease; receptor desensitization; receptor trafficking; modelling of receptor kinetics; mitochondria; reactive oxygen species; molecular and cellular mechanisms of pain and analgesia; migraine; neuroprotection
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Prof. Dr. James K. Bashkin
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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Benton Hall 221, University of Missouri-St. Louis, One University Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63121, USA
Interests: antiviral strategies; DNA-binding molecules; DNA-binding polyamides; small DNA tumor viruses; negative strand RNA viruses; HPV; bioorganic; biomimetic; organic chemistry; NextGen sequencing; green chemistry; biochemistry; biophysical; synthetic; analytical chemistry; bioinorganic chemistry
Prof. Dr. Weontae Lee
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Department of Biochemistry, College of Life Science & Biotechnology, Yonsei University, 134 Shinchon-Dong, Seodaemoon-Gu, Seoul 120-749, Korea
Interests: structure-function of oncogenic proteins, GPCR and proteogylycans; structural biology; protein dynamics; structure-based drug design; protein biochemistry; X-ray free electron crystallography
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Prof. Dr. Thomas C. Irving
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Department of Biological Sciences, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA
Interests: biophysics of muscle contraction; non-crystalline x-ray diffraction; synchrotron radiation instrumentation
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Cavalli
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Computational Sciences, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Via Morego 30, 16163 Genova, Italy
Interests: molecular dynamics; computational chemistry; drug discovery; cancer; Alzheimer's disease; dynamic docking; enhanced sampling; neglected tropical diseases
Dr. Paulino Gómez-Puertas
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Molecular Modelling Group, Center of Molecular Biology “Severo Ochoa” (CSIC-UAM), Cantoblanco, E-28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: computational biology; drug design; molecular biology; molecular dynamics; genetics disorders
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Prof. Dr. Christian Huck
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Institute of Analytical Chemistry and Radiochemistry, CCB-Center for Chemistry and Biomedicine, Leopold-Franzens University, Innrain 80-82, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: vibrational spectroscopy; separation science; enrichment techniques; mass spectrometry
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Prof. Dr. Angela Lombardi
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Department of Chemical Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: synthetic metalloproteins; heme- and non-heme- iron containing protein mimics; protein design; de novo design; peptide and protein chemistry; metalloenzyme functional characterization; spectroscopic and structural characterization; coordination chemistry and bioinorganic chemistry; structure/function relationships of metalloproteins and metalloenzymes; application of metalloenzymes and their mimics in biosensing, catalysis, diagnostics; drug design; design of constrained peptides
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Prof. Dr. Constantinos Stathopoulos
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Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, University of Patras, 26504 Patras, Greece
Interests: protein synthesis inhibitors; antibiotic resistance; novel antibiotics; riboswitch inhibitors; RNA inhibitors
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Prof. Dr. Jiri Vondrasek
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Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Flemingovo nam. 542/2, Prague CZ-16610, Czech Republic
Interests: bioinformatics; protein-protein interactions; proteins structure; function and dynamics; intrinsically disordered proteins; molecular dynamics simulation; chemical biology; cheminformatics; ab initio calculations
Prof. Dr. Nicholas Delihas
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Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Renaissance School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
Interests: regulation of gene expression by small RNAs; functions of non-coding genomic regions; repetitive sequences in human chromosome 22, impact on gene creation, formation of genetic diseases; long non-coding RNA gene origins and their evolutionary mechanism of formation.
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Prof. Dr. Carsten Beta
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Institute of Physics and Astronomy, University of Potsdam, 14476 Potsdam, Germany
Interests: biological physics; cell motility and chemotaxis; microfluidics; nonlinear dynamics
Prof. Dr. Anthony W. Gummer
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Department of Otolaryngology, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
Interests: cochlea biophysics; cochlea nanomechanics; cochlear neural activity; physiology/biophysics associated with cochlear implants
Dr. Carlo Travaglini-Allocatelli
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Dipartimento di Scienze Biochimiche “A. Rossi Fanelli”, Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: protein folding; folding mechanism; protein engineering; amyloid; rapid kinetics; X-ray crystallography; fluorescence; far-UV CD spectroscopy
Dr. Shuichi Nakamura
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Biophysics and Bioengineering Lab, Department of Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Interests: bacterial motility; bacterial flagella; molecular motor; chemotaxis; spirochetes; Leptospira; microscopy; biophysics; bacteriology
Dr. Bin Xue
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Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620-5150, USA
Interests: bioinformatics; computational biology; computational protein structural biology; protein intrinsic disorder; non-coding RNA; regulation network
Dr. Valentin Djonov
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Institut für Anatomie, Bern, Switzerland
Interests: microbeam radiation therapy (MRT); angiogenesis; electron microscopy; imaging
Prof. Dr. César de la Fuente-Nú̃nez

Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Interests: antibiotics; machine biology; synthetic biology; AI
Dr. Jim Warwicker

School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester, Manchester M1 7DN, UK
Interests: structural bioinformatics; charge interactions in biological molecules; pH-dependence of biological processes; molecular biophysics
Dr. Antonio Martínez-Ruiz

Hospital Santa Cristina, Madrid, Spain
Interests: hypoxia; mitochondria; respiration; cell metabolism
Prof. Dr. Andrei G. Pakhomov
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Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23518, USA
Interests: electroporation; electrostimulation; bioelectromagnetics; cell membrane permeability; nanopores; electrophysiology; membrane biology
Prof. Dr. Nedilijko Budisa
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1. Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada
2. Institute of Biotechnology, Technical University of Berlin, Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25 (G17, R476) D-13355 Berlin, Germany
Interests: adaptive laboratory evolution; bioorthogonal chemistry; directed evolution enzymes; genetic code expansion; synthetic metabolism; synthetic proteins & proteomes; synthetic biology
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Prof. Dr. Akihiko Nunomura
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Department of Psychiatry, Jikei University School of Medicine, 3-25-8 Nishi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8461, Japan
Interests: Alzheimer's disease; brain aging; neurodegeneration; oxidative stress; RNA damage
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Prof. Dr. Piotr D. Bregestovski
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INSERM, INS, Institut of System Neurosciences, Aix-Marseille University, 13005 Marseille, France
Interests: receptor-operated ion channels; inhibitory synaptic transmission; electrophysiological analysis of neuronal function; fluorescent monitoring of ions and proteins; modulation of synaptic function
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Prof. Dr. Lester Drewes
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Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth, 251 SMed, 1035 University Drive, Duluth, MN 55812, USA
Interests: neurovascular unit; blood-brain barrier; brain endothelial cell; transport; membrane carriers; tight junctions; bioenergetics
Dr. Robert Philip Wynn Davies
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Department of Oral Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
Interests: soft matter; peptide self-assembly; functional biomimetic scaffolds and regenerative dentistry
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Prof. Dr. Assaf Friedler
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Institute of Chemistry, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Interests: peptides; peptide chemistry; protein interactions; medicinal chemistry; intrinsically disordered proteins
Prof. Dr. Oxana V. Galzitskaya
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Institute of Protein Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Russia
Interests: aggregation; Alzheimer’s disease; intrinsically disordered proteins; antibacterial peptides
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Dr. Anne Houdusse
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Structural Motility, Institut Curie, Paris Sciences et Lettres Research University, CNRS, UMR 144, F-75005 Paris, France
Interests: actin; myosin; microtubule; kinesin; dynein; molecular motors; structural biology; muscle; cell trafficking; motility
Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Ghomi
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Laboratoire Matrice Extracellulaire et Dynamique Cellulaire (MEDyC), Université de Reims, 51687 Reims, France
Interests: biomolecular structure; peptides, proteins and nucleic acids; physicochemical properties of therapeutic agents; elaboration and functionalization of plasmonic nanoparticles; use of plasmonic nanoparticles to probe cell receptors and enzymatic activity; surface-enhanced Raman scattering; optical spectroscopy; statistic and dynamic quantum mechanical calculations on the molecules of biological interest
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Prof. Dr. Surajit Bhattacharjya
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School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
Interests: biomolecular NMR spectroscopy; cell adhesion; antimicrobials
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Dr. Irina M. Kuznetsova
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Laboratory of Structural Dynamics, Stability and Folding of Proteins, Institute of Cytology, Russian Academy of Sciences, 4 Tikhoretsky Ave., St. Petersburg 194064, Russia
Interests: amyloid fibrils; thioflafin T fluorescence; equilibrium microdialysis; globule and intrinsically disordered proteins; proteins aggregattion; macromolecular crowding; membraneless organelles
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Prof. Dr. Masayuki Takahashi

School of Life Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo 152-8550, Japan
Interests: homologous recombination; DNA repair; RecA protein; Rad51 protein; DNA/protein interaction; kinetic analysis; fluorescence spectroscopy; circular dichroism; linear dichroism
Prof. Dr. Nuno C. Santos
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Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: dengue virus; Zika virus; West Nile virus; HIV; viral entry inhibitors; broad-spectrum antivirals; antimicrobial peptides; antiviral peptides; biophysics; nanomedicine
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Prof. Dr. Patrick R. Onck
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Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: intrinsically disordered proteins; nuclear transport; nuclear pore complex; coarse-grained molecular dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Fabio Polticelli
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Theoretical Biology and Bioinformatics Laboratory, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Department of Science, Rome, Italy
Interests: protein chemistry; structural bioinformatics; protein structure and function prediction; protein re-design; metalloproteins; membrane proteins
Prof. Dr. Suzana K. Straus
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Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, Canada
Interests: antimicrobial peptides; viral membrane proteins; biophysical chemistry; NMR; structure-function
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Prof. Dr. Holger Wille
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Department of Biochemistry & Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases, University of Alberta, 204 Brain and Aging Research Building, Edmonton, AB T6G 2M8, Canada
Interests: prions; amyloid; protein misfolding; neurodegenerative diseases; structure-based vaccine design; immunotherapy; conformation-specific antibodies; electron microscopy; X-ray fiber diffraction; biochemistry; biophysics
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Prof. Dr. Annalisa Pastore
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Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, Clinical Neurosciences Clinical Academic Group, King's College London, London, UK
Interests: structural biology; NMR; protein aggregation; neurodegeneration; muscle proteins; macromolecular interactions
Prof. Dr. Massimo Reconditi
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Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Clinica, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy
Interests: muscle physiology; mathematical modelling of muscle contraction; mechanics and structure of molecular motors
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Prof. Dr. Joseph Orgel
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Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA
Interests: protein structure; X-ray diffraction; collagen; extracellular matrix; neuroscience; traumatic brain injury
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Prof. Dr. Francis Cucinotta
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Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 89154, USA
Interests: radiation health effects; space radiation; radiation cancer risk; radiation neurological effects; biophysics models; high LET radiobiology
Prof. Dr. Bogusław Buszewski
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Department of Environmental Chemistry and Bioanalytics, Faculty of Chemistry, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Gagarina 7, 87-100 Toruń, Poland
Interests: analytical chemistry; physical chemistry; separation sciences; chromatography and related techniques (HPLC, SPE, SFC, GC, CZE, adsorption, sample preparation); spectrometry; bioanalytics; metabolomics; nanotechnology; environmental chemistry; modeling and chemometrics
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Prof. Dr. Tamar Schlick
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Department of Chemistry and Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York, NY, USA
Interests: nucleic acid structure; computational biology; structural biophysics; chromatin folding; RNA structure analysis and design; molecular dynamics; biomolecular simulations
Prof. Dr. Michael A. Kennedy
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
Interests: structural biology; structural genomics; DNA repair; NMR-based metabonomics; metabolic profiling; NMR spectroscopy; X-ray crystallography; pancreatic cancer; acute kidney injury; Type I Diabetes; oncolytic virus therapy; virus-host infection mechanisms; amide hydrogen exchange rates
Prof. Dr. Tamir Tuller
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Laboratory of Computational Systems and Synthetic Biology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv-Yafo 6997801, Israel
Interests: computational biology; bioinformatics; systems biology; synthetic biology; analysis of large-scale genomic data; theoretical analysis of algorithms; developing algorithms and statistical approaches for solving problems in molecular biology; developing mathematical and physical models of biological systems
Prof. Dr. Suwan N. Jayasinghe
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UCL Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, UCL Department of Mechanical Engineering and UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering, University College London, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE, UK
Interests: bio-electrosprays (BES); cell electrospinning (CE); aerodynamically assisted jets/threads; aerodynamically assisted bio-jets/threads (AABJ/T); pressure assisted spinning (PAS); pressure driven spinning; electrospraying living cells; electrospinning living cells; tissue engineering and regenerative biology/medicine; controlled and targeted advanced therapeutics
Dr. Marie-Pierre Rols
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Institut de Pharmacologie et de Biologie Structurale, IPBS CNRS (UMR 5089), Université de Toulouse, Paul Sabatier, 205, Route de Narbonne, 31077 Toulouse, France
Interests: electroporation; electrochemotherapy; cellular biophysics; gene transfer; nanoparticles; cell membrane; imaging; vectorization
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Dr. Andrzej Kloczkowski
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Battelle Center for Mathematical Medicine, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital and Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA
Interests: computational structural biology; protein structure; protein dynamics; protein structure prediction; coarse-grained model
Prof. Dr. Marco Colombini
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Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Interests: biophysics of membrane channels and voltage-gated channels in bacteria; ceramide channels; VDAC channels; the function of the mitochondrial outer membrane
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Prof. Dr. Christian Roumestand
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Centre de Biochimie Structurale (CBS), Univ Montpellier, CNRS, UM, INSERM, Montpellier, France
Interests: protein structure and folding; high-pressure NMR spectroscopy
Dr. Aziz Ghoufi
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Institut de Physique de Rennes, Univ Rennes, F-35000 Rennes, France Rennes CEDEX 05, France
Interests: molecular simulation; confinement effects; water and ions transport; interfacial properties; hydration; hydrogen bonds
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Dr. Hendrik Heinz
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College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO 80303, USA
Interests: computer simulation of inorganic-(bio)organic interfaces and biomineralization; design of catalysts and functional materials; development of force fields for the prediction of multiphase material properties; hierarchical simulation of building materials and multiscale mechanics; structure-property relationships in polymer nanocomposites
Prof. Dr. Maria Cristina Menziani
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Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, via G. Campi 103, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: computational chemistry; computational spectroscopy; rational drug design; molecular dynamics; DFT; quantitative-structure activity relationships; protein-nanoparticle interactions
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Prof. Dr. Ray Luo
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Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
Interests: computational analysis of biomolecular sequence, structure, dynamics, and function
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Dr. Johan Rosengren
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School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Interests: biomolecular NMR spectroscopy; peptide and protein structure; peptide drug design; cyclic peptide; peptide chemistry; neuropeptide
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Prof. Dr. Klaus Brandenburg
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Forschungszentrum Borstel, Leibniz-Zentrum für Medizin und Biowissenschaften, Parkallee 1-40, D-23845 Borstel, Germany
Interests: lipopolysaccharide (LPS); sepsis; antimicrobial peptides (AMP); membrane biophysics; bacterial infection; bacterial resistance; Isothermal titration calorimetry; X-ray scattering
Prof. Dr. Kevin H. Mayo
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Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Interests: structural biology; NMR spectroscopy; biophysical methods; protein and carbohydrate structures and their interactions; galectins; chemokines; drug development and discovery; angiogenesis; oncology; cardiovascular disease
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Paci
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Department of Chemical Science and Technologies, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
Interests: structural biology; NMR spectroscopy; structure and dynamics of proteins; bioinorganic chemistry; protein-protein interaction; peptide conformation and bioactivity; peptide membrane interaction
Prof. Dr. Takayuki Uchihashi
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Laboratory of Biomolecular Dynamics and Function, Department of Physics, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Interests: single-molecule biophysics; protein dynamics; protein assembly; atomic force microscopy; optical microscopy
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Prof. Dr. Koichi Kato
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Department of Creative Research, Biomolecular Organization Research Group, Exploratory Research Center on Life and Living Systems, National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Okazaki, Japan
Interests: biomolecular ordering; glycobiophysics; biomolecular NMR spectroscopy
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Prof. Dr. Istvan Simon
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Institute of Enzymology, RCNS, Lorand Eotvos Research Network, Center of Excellence of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, H-1117 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: protein bioinformatics; protein interactions; membrane proteins; protein stability; intrinsically disordered proteins; protein structure; protein folding; protein biophysics; protein binding; protein dynamics; protein conformation; molecular biophysics; protein refolding; membrane transport proteins; computational structural biology; structural bioinformatics
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Prof. Dr. Gian G. Tartaglia
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Gene Function and Evolution, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona, Spain
Interests: amyloid; protein aggregation; protein folding; molecular chaperones; transcriptomics; protein-RNA networks; transcriptomics; epigenetics; computer aided drug design; protein misfolding; Parkinson’s disease; Alzheimer's disease; RNA
Prof. Dr. Menico Rizzi
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy
Interests: M. tuberculosis; malaria; NAD metabolism; biochemistry; structural biology
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Prof. Dr. R.Holland Cheng
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Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA
Interests: structural biology; 3D image reconstruction; microscopy; vaccine design; virus structures; molecular medicine; genomics; proteomics; metabolomics
Prof. Dr. Laurence Lins
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Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics at Interface, Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, University of Liège, Passage des déportés, B-5030 Gembloux, Belgium
Interests: molecular modelling; protein sequence analysis; protein and peptide/lipid interaction; membrane interaction; structure-activity reationships (SAR); molecular biophysics
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Prof. Dr. Konstantin K. Turoverov
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Laboratory of Structural Dynamics, Stability and Folding of Proteins, Institute of Cytology, Russian Academy of Sciences, 4 Tikhoretsky Ave., 194064 St. Petersburg, Russia
Interests: protein structure, conformation and dynamics; globule and intrinsically disordered proteins; macromolecular crowding; membraneless organelles; protein aggregates; amyloid fibrils formation and structure; biosensors; biomarkers on the basis of fluorescent proteins and phytochromes; photophysics of fluorescent dyes; molecular rotors; intrinsic fluorescence of proteins; spectrofluorimetry device development
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Prof. Dr. José Luis Toca-Herrera
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Department of Nanobiotechnology (DNBT), Institute for Biophysics, BOKU University for Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Muthgasse 11 (Simon Zeisel Haus), A-1190 Vienna, Austria
Interests: physical chemistry; colloids and interfaces; scanning probe microscopy; spectroscopy; surface analytical techniques; mechanical properties of biomaterials; soft matter
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Prof. Dr. Andrew Clayton
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Department of Physics and Astronomy, Centre for Micro-Photonics (H34), Swinburne University of Technology, John Street, PO Box 218, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122, Australia
Interests: biophysics; biochemistry; membrane peptides; membrane proteins; receptors; tryptophan fluorescence; cell signalling; fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy; polarisation microscopy
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Dr. Paola Turano
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CERM and Department of Chemistry, University of Florence, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Interests: structural biology; spectroscopy; NMR; metabolomics; metabolomics profiling; magnetic resonance spectroscopy; biomolecular nuclear magnetic resonance; structural dynamics; biomolecules; bioinorganic chemistry
Prof. Dr. Zongchao Jia
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Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7N 3L6, Canada
Interests: biophysics; X-ray crystallography; protein structure; phosphatases; kinases; bacterial effectors; host-pathogen interactions
Prof. Dr. Nino Russo
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Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technologies, Università della Calabria, Via P. Bucci, Ponte Bucci cubo 14c, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: theoretical and computational methods; reaction mechanism; oxidative stress; excited states
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Prof. Dr. Jack A. Tuszynski
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Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2, Canada
Interests: computational drug design; systems biology of cancer and neurodegenerative diseases; tubulin
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Prof. Dr. Parkson Lee-Gau Chong
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Department of Medical Genetics and Molecular Biochemistry, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
Interests: liposomes; fluorescence; drug delivery; membrane biophysics
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Prof. Dr. Yuri Lyubchenko
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, WSH, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 986025 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-6025, USA
Interests: nanomedicine; biophysics; DNA replication and recombination; protein-DNA interaction; chromatin structure and dynamics; Alzheimer's disease; Parkinson's disease; amyloid protein aggregation; protein misfolding; alpha-synuclein; beta amyloid; protein-protein interaction; computational modeling; nanoimaging; single molecule biophysics; force spectroscopy; atomic force microscopy; AFM
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