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Dr. Eric J. Vallender
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, LA, USA
Interests: molecular evolution; mammalian genomics; psychiatric genetics; substance use disorders; nonhuman primates
Dr. Luca Agnelli
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IRCCS National Cancer Institute, Pathology Department, and Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: lymphoid malignancies; bioinformatics and biostatistics in cancer; -omics analyses; next generation sequencing; non coding RNA
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Dr. Kazuhiko Nakabayashi
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Division of Developmental Genomics, Research Institute, National Center for Child Health and Development (NCCHD) 2-10-1 Okura, Setagaya, Tokyo 157-8535, Japan
Interests: epigenomics, DNA methylation, histone modifications, enhancer-promoter interactions, genomic imprinting, cell-free DNA, prenatal diagnosis
Dr. Silvia Russo
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Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics Department, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
Interests: rare disorders; neurodevelopment; neurogenesis; omic DNA and RNA analyses; in vitro modeling of patients specific neurons; epi(genetics); imprinting defects and growth disorders; transacting factors
Prof. Dr. Jeannette S. Lechner-Scott
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Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
Interests: epigenetics; multiple sclerosis; brain MRI; cognition; epidemiology
Dr. Manijeh Pasdar
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Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Interests: tumor biology; tumorigenesis; metastasis; tumor suppressors and oncogenes; cell-cell adhesion; adhesion-mediated signaling
Dr. Seungil Ro
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Department of Physiology & Cell Biology, School of Medicine, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
Interests: GI diseases; diabetes; obesity; microRNA or siRNA therapies
Dr. Teresa Chioccarelli
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Department of Experimental Medicine, Sez. Bottazzi, Università degli Studi della Campania “L. Vanvitelli”, Via Costantinopoli 16, 80138 Napoli, Italy
Interests: male reproduction
Prof. Dr. Apostolos Zaravinos
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Department of Life Sciences, European University Cyprus, 2404 Nicosia, Cyprus
Interests: cancer genomics; precision medicine; data science in genomics; next-generation sequencing; translational oncology; tumor immunology
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Dr. Jorge Oliveira

1. Center for Predictive and Preventive Genetics (CGPP), Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology (IBMC), Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde (i3S), University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
2. UnIGENe, Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde (i3S), University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: clinical genetics; genomics; neuromuscular diseases; neurological diseases; next-generation sequencing (NGS); bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Pavel Hozák
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Institute of Molecular Genetics AS CR, Laboratory of Biology of the Cell Nucleus & IMG Microscopy Centre, Videnska 1083, 142 20 Prague 4 - Krc, Czech Republic
Interests: cell nucleus; nucleolus; regulation of gene expression; epigenetics; nucleoskeleton; nuclear myosins; actin-related proteins and phospholipids; lamins; laminopathies; phase separation; microscopy
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Dr. Gloria Gonzalez-Aseguinolaza

Centro de Investigacion Medica Aplicada, Pamplona, Spain
Interests: heme oxygenase-1; genetic disease modeling; gene therapy
Prof. Dr. William H. Konigsberg
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Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT 065208024, USA
Interests: biochemistry; biophysics; blood coagulation; DNA replication; genetics; molecular biology
Prof. Dr. Giorgio Dieci
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Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 23/A, 43124 Parma, Italy
Interests: eukaryotic RNA polymerases; retrotransposons; transcription factors; gene regulation; chromatin
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Prof. Dr. Domenico Girelli
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Department of Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
Interests: iron metabolism; rare disorders; cardiovascular genomics
Prof. Dr. Richard Jäger
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Department of Natural Sciences & Institute for Functional Gene Analytics, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Rheinbach, Germany
Interests: forensic genetics; STR analysis; analysis of low copy number DNA; next generation sequencing in forensics
Dr. Tse-Hua Tan
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National Health Research Institutes Taiwan, Zhunan, Taiwan
Interests: T cell signaling; HPK1; MAP4K3; DUSP22
Prof. Dr. Ancha Baranova
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School of Systems Biology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
Interests: biomedicine; bioinformatics; medical genomics; genetics; molecular network analysis; personalized medicine
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Dr. Stavit Allon Shalev
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Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Interests: reproduction; fetal implantation; oogenesis
Dr. Patrick Provost
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CHU de Québec Research Center, Université Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada
Interests: microRNAs; extracellular vesicles; milk
Prof. Dr. Salvatore Saccone
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Department Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences, University of Catania, 95124 Catania, Italy
Interests: genome organisation and evolution; genetic diseases related to epigenetic modifications; forensic genetics
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Prof. Dr. Hiromi Yanagisawa
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Life Science Center for Survival Dynamics, TsukubaAdvanced Research Alliance (TARA), University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Interests: extracellular microenvironment; extracellular matrix; Vascular Biology; mechanobiology; aortic aneurysm; cerebrovascular system; elastic fibers; biomechanics; vascular remodeling; tissue stem cell; Genetic engineering; fibulins matricellular proteins; glycans; Elastin
Dr. Bo-Young Lee
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Department of Biological Science, College of Science, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon 16419, Korea
Interests: genome assembly; RNAseq; genetic linkage map; sex-determination; fish; GWAS; population genomics; evolutionary genomics; aquaculture; climate change
Prof. Dr. Jose Luis Pérez-Castrillón
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Professor of Medicine, University Hospital Rio Hortega, School of Medicine, University of Valladolid, 47095 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: osteoporosis; genetics and relationship with chronic disease
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Prof. Dr. Nikolay Kolchanov
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Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
Interests: bioinformatics; systems computational biology; structural computational biology for genetics; biomedicine; plant and animal biology; pharmacology and evolutionary
Prof. Dr. Paul N. Baird
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Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: genetic studies of eye disease; complex and monogenic human genetic disease; gene environmental interactions; artificial intelligence using imaging and parameters in disease detection
Prof. Dr. Hans van Bokhoven
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Department of Human Genetics, Radboudumc, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behaviour, Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Interests: neurodevelopmental disorders; intellectual disability; epigenetics; gene therapy; cell therapy
Dr. Hiroyuki Toh
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School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Japan
Interests: molecular evolution; protein informatics; sequence analysis
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Dr. Anna Savoia
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1. Department of Medical Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
2. Institute for Maternal and Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
Interests: molecular basis of genetic diseases; inherited thrombocytopenia; fanconi anemia
Prof. Dr. Antonio Baldini
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Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnology, University of Naples Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: DiGeorge Syndrome; T-box transcription factors; heart development; cardio pharyngeal development
Dr. Katrin Beyer
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Department Pathology, Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institue, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: dementia with Lewy bodies; Parkinson's disease; alpha-synuclein; alternative splicing; diffreential expression of aletrnative transcripts; mRNA-based biomarkers; miRNA-based biomarkers
Dr. Ennio Prosperi

Istituto di Genetica Molecolare “Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza”, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Genome Stability Group, c/o Dept. Biology and Biotechnology, Via Ferrata 9, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: DNA damage response (DDR); DNA repair and cell cycle checkpoints; p21(CDKN1A)/PCNA interaction; nucleotide excision repair/base excision repair; post-translational modifications of DNA repair factors; acetylation deficiency and human disease
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Prof. Dr. Therese Truong
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INSERM U1018, Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (CESP), Exposome and Heredity team, Villejuif, France
Interests: genetic epidemiology; epidemiology of cancer; cancer genomics; hormone-dependent cancers; GWAS; epigenetics; gene-environment interaction; pleiotropy analysis
Prof. Dr. Luisa Benussi
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Molecular Markers Laboratory, IRCCS Istituto Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
Interests: consolidated experience in the dementia field and specifically on the study of molecular mechanisms and disease markers of neurodegenerative dementias, specifically on genetic markers
Prof. Dr. Bhagwati Gupta
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Faculty of Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Interests: developmental genetics; molecular biology; molecular genetics; genomics; disease models; cell signaling; organ formation; neurobiology; gene networks; cell proliferation and differentiation; evolution of developmental mechanisms
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Dr. Luisella Bocchio-Chiavetto
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Genetics Unit, IRCCS Istituto Centro San Giovanni di Dio, Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
Interests: molecular markers; microRNA; psychiatric disorders; major depression; schizophrenia; first episode psychosis (FEP); bipolar disorder; BDNF; VEGF
Prof. Dr. Guillermo T. Sáez
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine and Odontology-INCLIVA, Service of Clinical Analysis, Dr. Peset University Hospital -FISABIO, University of Valencia, Avda. Blasco Ibañez 15, 46010 Valencia, Spain
Interests: oxidative stress-induced DNA damage and its repair in cardiometabolic and cancer diseases
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Dr. Heui-Soo Kim
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Department of Biological Sciences, Pusan National University, Busan 46241, Korea
Interests: genomics; transposable elements; gene expression; evolution; bioinformatics; psychiatric disease
Dr. Tianhua Niu
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Interests: molecular genetics; genomics; transcriptomics; bioinformatics; clinical trials; cancer biomarkers; diabetes; cardiovascular diseases
Prof. Dr. David M Wilson III

Biomedical Research Institute, Hasselt University, 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium
Interests: base excision repair; DNA single-strand break; DNA interstrand crosslink; Cockayne syndrome; APE1; XRCC1; premature aging
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Prof. Dr. Francois-Pierre J. Martin
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Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, Nestlé Research, Route du Jorat 57, CH-1000 Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: Metabolism 1; Biochemistry 2; Pediatrics 3; Metabonomics; Nutrition 3; Host Microbe metabolism 3
Dr. Shinichi Oka
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Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Rutgers University, Newark NJ, USA
Interests: metabolism and redox regulation in cardiac pathophysiology
Prof. Dr. Antonio Orlacchio
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1. Section of Medical Genetics, Department of Surgical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Perugia, 06132 Perugia, Italy
2. Laboratory of Neurogenetics, European Center for Brain Research (CERC), Scientific Institute for Research, Hospitalization and Healthcare (IRCCS) Santa Lucia Foundation, 00143 Rome, Italy
Interests: human genetics; neurology; neurogenetics; neurodegenerative diseases
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Dr. Despina Sanoudou
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Clinical Genomics and Pharmacogenomics Unit, 4th Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Building 15, Mikras Asias 75, 115-27 Athens, Greece
Interests: pharmacogenomics; molecular cardiology; precision medicine
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Salvatore
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1. Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
2. CEINGE-Biotecnologie Avanzate s.c.ar.l., Naples, Italy
Interests: predictive medicine; germline gene alterations; disease-predisposition genomics
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Prof. Dr. Akira Ishihama
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Department of Frontier Bioscience, Hosei University, Tokyo 184-8584, Japan
Interests: bacteriology; escherichia coli; bacterial genome regulation
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Dr. Mariangela Morlando
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Perugia, Via del Giochetto, 06123 Perugia, Italy
Interests: molecular biology; regulation of gene expression; noncoding RNA biogenesis and function
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Dr. Siriluck Ponsuksili
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Institute for Farm Animal Biology, Institute for Genome Biology, Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
Interests: epigenetics; DNA methylation; microRNA; GWAS; eQTL; mQTL; energy metabolism; microbiota; integration of omic data
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Prof. Dr. Stefan Thor
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Developmental Biology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Skerman Bldg (65), The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072, Australia
Interests: brain development; neurodevelopmental disorders; gene regulation; epigenetics
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Dr. Thomas Liehr
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Institute of Human Genetics, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany
Interests: chromosome biology; chromosomal rearrangements; small supernumerary marker chromosomes; heteromorphisms; molecular cytogenetics
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Prof. Dr. Alessandra Rampazzo
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1. Department of Biology, University of Padova, 35131 Padova, Italy
2. CRIBI Biotechnology Center, University of Padova, 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: human molecular genetics; cardiovascular diseases; inherited cardiomyopathies; genetic testing; next generation sequencing
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Margaglione
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, 71122 Foggia, Italy
Interests: medical genetics; molecular genetics; coagulation; hemorrhagic and thrombotic diseases; hereditary angioedema
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Prof. Dr. Cristoforo Comi
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Department of Translational Medicine, Section of Neurology, University of Piemonte Orientale, 28100 Novara, Italy
Interests: neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson's disease, Huntington disease, other movement disorders, Alzheimer's disease; neuroimmune diseases including: multiple sclerosis, inflammatory neuropathies, myasthenia gravis
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Prof. Dr. Paola Ghiorzo
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Genetics of Rare Cancers, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, University of Genoa, 16132 Genoa, Italy
Interests: cancer genetics and genomics; molecular genetics; functional analysis; melanoma; pancreatic cancer; cancerogenesis; gene regulation; regulatory variants; hereditary cancers; somatic mutations
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Dr. Naoyuki Kataoka
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Laboratory of Cellular Biochemistry, Department of Animal Resource Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: pre-mRNA splicing; RNA processing; RNA diseases; gene expression; molecular links between mRNA splicing and other gene expression steps; signal transduction modulated by alternative splicing
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Prof. Dr. Stefania Grimaudo
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Department of Health Promotion Sciences, Maternal and Infant Care, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, University of Palermo, Piazza delle Cliniche n. 2 90127 Palermo, Italy
Interests: liver fibrosis, Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD); Non- alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH); liver cancer; haematological malignancies; antileukemic activity; gene profiling; epigenetics
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Dr. Cheol-Hee Kim
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Department of Biology, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea
Interests: developmental genetics; neurogenesis; disease modeling; mental disorders; autism; addiction; schizophrenia
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Prof. Dr. Satoshi Kishigami
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Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Yamanashi, Yamanashi 400-8510, Japan
Interests: reproductive biology; assisted reproductive technology; reprogramming; preimplantation development; epigenetics; developmental potential; DOHaD; organelle; biotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Ralph Knöll
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1. Bioscience Cardiovascular, Research and Early Development, Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolism (CVRM), BioPharmaceuticals R&D, AstraZeneca, Gothenburg, Sweden
2. ICMC (Integrated Cardio Metabolic Centre), Myocardial Genetics, Karolinska Institutet, University Hospital, Dept. of Medicine, Heart and Vascular Theme, Novum, Hiss A, våning 7, Hälsovägen 7-9, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
Interests: genetics; heart failure; epigenetics; molecular mechanisms
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Prof. Dr. Ivan Y. Iourov
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1. Yurov’s Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Cytogenomics of the Brain Mental Health Research Center, 117152 Moscow, Russia
2. Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics of Neuropsychiatric Diseases, Veltischev Research and Clinical Institute for Pediatrics of the Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, 125412 Moscow, Russia
Interests: genome; chromosomes; cytogenetics; genomic variations; bioinformatics; copy number variations; brain; neurodegenerative diseases; psychiatric diseases; intellectual disability
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Prof. Dr. Lidia Larizza
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Laboratory of Medical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
Interests: rare disorders of chromatin regulators; Rubinstein-Taybi and related syndromes of the epigenetic machinery; chromosomal/genomic instability syndromes with cancer predisposition; imprinting disorders affecting growth; neurodevelopmental imprinting disorders; genomic disorders; MARK4 gene; c-kit gene
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Dr. Fabio Martelli
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IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Molecular Cardiology Laboratory, San Donato Milanese MI, Italy
Interests: microRNA; ischaemia; dystrophy; mRNA
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Prof. Dr. Jordi Surrallés Calonge
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Sant Pau Hospital Biomedical Research Institute, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: Fanconi anemia; BRCA; bone marrow failure; DNA repair; clinical genetics; rare diseases; familiar cáncer
Dr. Seth Frietze
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Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
Interests: pigenetics; genomics; cancer; gene regulation; herpesviruses
Prof. Dr. Matteo A. Russo
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IRCCS San Raffaele Pisana and MEBIC Consortium, San Raffaele Rome Open University, 00166 Rome, Italy
Interests: molecular aspects of hypoxia and inflammation in human pathology including cancer; molecular cardiology; myocarditis; heart failure; storage diseases (Fabry's disease); molecular aspects of cancer progression; nutraceuticals in human pathophysiology; hypoxia and inflammation in obesity
Prof. Dr. David Alexander Forsyth Gillespie

Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Laguna, San Cristobal de La Laguna, Spain
Interests: genome stability; cancer; DNA damage response; Chk1; cell cycle control; signal transduction The photograph is attached herewith
Prof. Dr. Andreas Keller
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Department of Bioinformatics, University of Saarland, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany
Interests: computational biology; machine learning; gene regulation; single cell sequencing
Prof. Dr. Dimitrios H. Roukos
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1. Centre for Biosystems and Genome Network Medicine, Ioannina University, Ioannina, Greece
2. Department of Surgery, Ioannina University Hospital, Ioannina, Greece
3. Department of Systems Biology, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Athens, Greece
Interests: cancer; precision medicine; intra-tumor heterogeneity with multi-regional next generation sequencing (NGS); circulating cell free DNA-NGS; genomebased biomarkers development; transcriptome-based drug development; cell-cell interactions
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Prof. Dr. Elena Bonora
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Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, DIMEC, St. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
Interests: human genetics; neurodevelopmental, gastrointestinal disorders; cancer genetics
Dr. Brad Freking
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USDA ARS Roman L. Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE 68933, USA
Interests: animal genomic architecture; gilt development; sheep genetics and genomics
Dr. Sarath Chandra Janga
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Department of Biohealth Informatics, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), 535 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Interests: transcriptomics; post-transcriptional regulation; RNA-binding proteins; epitranscriptomics; gene regulatory networks; systems biology; single molecule sequencing; RNA structure and interactions
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Dr. Antonio Federico
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Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, Tampere University, FI-33014 Tampere, Finland
Interests: systems biology; multi-omics data analysis; data integration; cancer genomics; network analysis; next-generation sequencing; drugability evaluation; predictive pharmacology; precision oncology
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Prof. Dr. Hidde J. Haisma
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Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Biology, Groningen Research Institute of Pharmacy (GRIP), University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: genome editing; gene therapy; gene doping
Prof. Dr. Fadi Charchar
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School of Health and Life Sciences, Federation University Australia, Victoria, Australia
Interests: genomics; cardiovascular disease; genetics; sex differences; sex chromosomes
Dr. Carlos Flores
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1. Research Unit, Hospital Universitario N.S. de Candelaria, 38010 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
2. Genomics Division, Instituto Tecnológico y de Energías Renovables (ITER), 38600 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
3. CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, 28029 Madrid, Spain
Interests: human genetics; complex traits; respiratory diseases; clinical application of next-generation sequencing; population genetics
Dr. Davide Gentilini
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1. IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
2. Department of Brain and Behavioural Science, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Interests: genomics; epigenetics; statistics; genetic epidemiology; medical statistics
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Dr. David J Picketts
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Department of Biochemistry, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Interests: ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling; X-linked intellectual disability; ATRX; corticogenesis; ISWI; neuroepigenetics; transgenic mouse models
Prof. Dr. Pavel Sumazin
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Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Interests: computational biology; bioinformatics
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Prof. Dr. John Strouboulis
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School of Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, King’s College London, London, UK
Interests: transcription factors; epigenetics; chromatin; hematopoiesis; cell diferentiation; genomics; proteomics
Prof. Dr. Masafumi Yohda
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Department of Biotechnology and Life Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo 184-8588, Japan
Interests: chaperone; olfaction; structural biology
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Prof. Dr. Gil Atzmon
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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
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Salas
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Departamento de Anatomía Patolóxica e Ciencias Forenses, Instituto de Ciencias Forenses, Facultade de Medicina, University of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
Interests: genetics; genomics; transcriptomics; epigenomics; exomes; complete genomes; exomes; ultrasequencing; NGS; DNA polymorphisms; single nucleotide polymorphism; SNP; short tandem repeat; STR; autosomes; complex multifactorial diseases; rare diseases; population genetics; evolutionary genetics
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Prof. Dr. Merlin G. Butler
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Departments of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
Interests: Prader-Willi syndrome; fragile X syndrome; microdeletion syndromes; autism spectrum disorders; genetics of autism; obesity and intellectual disability; chromosomal microarray analysis; next generation sequencing; delineation of rare genetic disorders; genotype-phenotype relationships
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Damante
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1. Department of Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
2. Institute of Medical Genetics, Academic Hospital of Udine, Udine, Italy
Interests: medical Genetics; genetic diseases; cancer genetics
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Prof. Dr. Maria Adelaide Caligo
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Molecular Genetics Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera-Universitaria Pisana-Santa Chiara University Hospital, Pisa, Italy
Interests: hereditary cancer; breast ovarian tumor; cancer predisposition genes; BRCA1; BRCA2; splicing mutations; regulatory variants; genetic variant classification
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Prof. Dr. Carlo Gaetano
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IRCCS Scientific Clinical Institutes Maugeri (ICS Maugeri), Pavia, Italy
Interests: epigenetics; cardiovascular disease; gene expression; DNA methylation; histone modification
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Dr. Benoit Gauthier
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Andalusian Center for Molecular Biology and Regenerative Medicine CABIMER, 41001 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: islet physiology; genetics of diabetes; cell regeneration; drug development
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Prof. Dr. Rui Henrique
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Department of Pathology & Cancer Biology and Epigenetics Group, Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto (IPO Porto), Porto, Portugal
Department of Pathology and Molecular Immunology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: uropathology; cancer biomarkers; epigenetics
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Prof. Dr. Giovanni Malerba
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Department of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
Interests: genomics and transcriptomics of Mendelian and complex traits; association and linkage analyses; statistical genetics and bioinformatics
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Dr. Akiko Maeda
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1. Laboratory for Retinal Regeneration, BDR, RIKEN Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
2. Retinal Degeneration Research Unit, Kobe City Eye Hospital Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Interests: inherited retinal dystrophy; gene therapy; pharmacological therapy; stem cell therapy; disease modelling
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Dr. Anbupalam Thalamuthu
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Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, Faculty of Medicine, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia, Sydney, Australia
Interests: statistical genetics; genetics epidemiology; bioinformatics; neuroimaging genetics; genetics of longevity
Prof. Dr. Philip Serwer
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Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology, University of Texas Health Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
Interests: phage assembly; phage-derived biotherapeutics; phage genomics; nanoparticle fractionation
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Prof. Dr. Donato Gemmati
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Associate Professor in Medical Genetics, Section of Medical Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Genetics, Dpt. of Biomedical and Specialty Surgical Sciences, University of Ferrara, I-44100 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: pharmacogenetics/genomics, precision medicine and gender medicine in inherited thrombophilia and cardiovascular disease; coagulation and inherited bleeding disorders; SNPs in iron homeostasis and folate pathways; genetics of wound healing; childhood haematological malignancies
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Prof. Dr. Fulvio della Ragione
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Department of Precision Medicine, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, 81100 Naples, Italy
Interests: genetical and biochemical mechanisms of congenital hematological diseases, polycythaemias; altered hypoxia response
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Prof. Dr. Giorgio Roberto Merlo
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Department of Molecular Biotechnology and Health Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Torino, Italy
Interests: inhibitory neurons; gonadotropic system; limb malformation
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