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Editorial Board

Advisory Board

Academic Editors who also advise the journal on wider scope and policy matters.

Julie Ahringer

University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
Expertise: chromatin, epigenetics, transcription, genomics, C. elegans

Nick Barton

Institute of Science and Technology
Austria
Expertise: evolutionary biology, genetics

Peter Becker

Adolf Butenandt Institute
Germany
Expertise: chromatin, transcription, epigenetics

James Briscoe

MRC-National Institute for Medical Research
United Kingdom
Expertise: neural tube development, CNS

Isabelle Cote

Simon Fraser University
Canada
Expertise: marine ecology, coastal ecosystems, coral reef, marine invasions, meta-analyses

Jonathan Eisen

University of California, Davis
United States of America
Expertise: microbes, phylogenetics, functional genomics

Douglas Green

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
United States of America
Expertise: apoptosis, cancer, immunology

Daniel Herschlag

Stanford University
United States of America
Expertise: RNA structure, catalysis and function, protein catalysis

Caroline Hill

London Research Institute
United Kingdom
Expertise: growth factors, vertebrate developmental signalling, TGF-beta, cancer

Laurence Hurst

University of Bath
United Kingdom
Expertise: evolutionary genetics and genomics, computational and mathematical modelling

Nancy Hynes

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research
Switzerland
Expertise: breast cancer metastasis and migration, receptor tyrosine kinases

Michael Laub

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
United States of America
Expertise: bacterial signal transduction, cell cycle progression, cellular asymmetry, stress, checkpoints, genome stability

Michael Lichten

National Cancer Institute
United States of America
Expertise: meiotic recombination, double strand break repair, microbial genetics

Michel Loreau

National Centre for Scientific Research
France
Expertise: biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, ecology

Georgina Mace

University College London
United Kingdom
Expertise: biodiversity, climate change impacts

Philippa Marrack

National Jewish Medical and Research Center
United States of America
Expertise: immunology, T cell specificity and response

Tom Misteli

National Cancer Institute
United States of America
Expertise: chromatin, epigenetics, splicing

June Nasrallah

Cornell University
United States of America
Expertise: plant biology, cell-cell interaction, pollination biology, comparative genomics

Eric Nestler

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
United States of America
Expertise: neuroscience, addiction and depression

David Pellman

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
United States of America
Expertise: cell division, genome stability, chromosome segregation, cytoskeletal dynamics

David Penny

Massey University
New Zealand
Expertise: theoretical biology, molecular evolution

Gregory Petsko

Weill Cornell Medical College
United States of America
Expertise: structural biology, protein crystallography, enzyme structure and function

Hidde Ploegh

Whitehead Institute
United States of America
Expertise: immunology, antigen processing, MHC, viral response

Sarah Rowland-Jones

Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
United Kingdom
Expertise: immunity to viral infection, immune responses, HIV, vaccines

Sandra Schmid

The Scripps Research Institute
United States of America
Expertise: membrane/vesicular trafficking, endocytosis, biochemistry

David Schneider

Stanford University
United States of America
Expertise: microbiology and immunology, infectious disease

Piali Sengupta

Brandeis University
United States of America
Expertise: neuron specification, sensory neurons, cilia development, pheromone signalling, chemoreceptor genes, cellular memory, thermosensation

Ann Stock

UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
United States of America
Expertise: protein structure, x-ray crystallography, receptor-mediated signal transduction, bacterial chemotaxis

Leslie Ungerleider

National Institutes of Mental Health
United States of America
Expertise: neurocircuitry, neural structure and cognitive function, visual modality, PET, fMRI, visual cortex

Antonio Vidal-Puig

University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
Expertise: energy expenditure, adipogenesis, nutrient partitioning

Matthew Waldor

Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
United States of America
Expertise: evolution, pathogenicity, enteric pathogens, virulence control

Peter Walter

University of California, San Francisco
United States of America
Expertise: organelle abundance, protein localization, endocytosis, cell-cell fusion

Editorial Board Members

Our team of Academic Editors, who assist and advise our in-house editors on manuscripts during the review process.

Anurag Agrawal

Cornell University
United States of America

Linda Amos

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
United Kingdom

James Ashe

University of Minnesota
United States of America

Alberto Bacci

ICM - Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière
France

Nathalie Balaban

Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel

Anthony Barnosky

University of California, Berkeley
United States of America

Ben Barres

Stanford University
United States of America

Konrad Basler

University of Zurich
Switzerland

Renata Basto

Institut Curie
France

Timothy Behrens

University of Oxford
United Kingdom

Hugo Bellen

Baylor College of Medicine
United States of America

Avinash Bhandoola

National Cancer Institute
United States of America

Russell Bonduriansky

University of New South Wales
Australia

Joshua Brickman

University of Copenhagen
Denmark

Heather Cameron

National Institutes of Mental Health
United States of America

Judith Campisi

Buck Institute for Research on Aging
United States of America

Xuemei Chen

University of California, Riverside
United States of America

Lars Chittka

Queen Mary, University of London
United Kingdom

Matthew Dalva

Thomas Jefferson University
United States of America

Jeffrey Dangl

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
United States of America

Frans de Waal

Emory University
United States of America

Claude Desplan

New York University
United States of America

Andrew Dobson

Princeton University
United States of America

Michael Doebeli

University of British Columbia
Canada

Xinnian Dong

Duke University
United States of America

Dan Durocher

Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
Canada

Raimund Dutzler

University of Zurich
Switzerland

Bruce Edgar

Universitat Heidelberg
Germany

Mark Estelle

University of California, San Diego
United States of America

Susan Gasser

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research
Switzerland

Bryan Grenfell

Princeton University
United States of America

Ueli Grossniklaus

University of Zurich
Switzerland

Hiroshi Hamada

Osaka University
Japan

Stacey Harmer

University of California, Davis
United States of America

William Harris

University of Cambridge
United Kingdom

Bassem Hassan

KU Leuven
Belgium

Anders Hedenström

Lund University
Sweden

Joseph Heitman

Duke University
United States of America

David Hillis

University of Texas at Austin
United States of America

Simon Hughes

King's College London
United Kingdom

Frederick Hughson

Princeton University
United States of America

Robert Insall

The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research
United Kingdom

Elisa Izaurralde

Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology
Germany

Gerald Joyce

Scripps Research Institute
United States of America

Jim Kadonaga

University of California, San Diego
United States of America

Sophien Kamoun

The Sainsbury Laboratory
United Kingdom

Laurent Keller

University of Lausanne
Switzerland

Cheryl Kerfeld

DOE Joint Genome Institute/University of California, Berkeley
United States of America

Chaitan Khosla

Stanford University
United States of America

Thomas Kirkwood

University of Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Arthur Lander

University of California, Irvine
United States of America

Susan Lindquist

Whitehead Institute
United States of America

Laura Machesky

University of Glasgow/Beatson Institute, CRUK
United Kingdom

Harmit Malik

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
United States of America

Bénédicte Michel

Centre de Génétique Moléculaire
France

Aaron Mitchell

Carnegie Mellon University
United States of America

Nancy Moran

University of Texas at Austin
United States of America

Craig Moritz

University of California, Berkeley
United States of America

Hélène Morlon

Ecole Normale Supérieure
France

Mary Mullins

University of Pennsylvania
United States of America

David Nemazee

Scripps Research Institute
United States of America

Philip Newmark

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
United States of America

Roel Nusse

Stanford University
United States of America

Christopher Pack

McGill University
Canada

Jonathon Pines

University of Cambridge
United Kingdom

Franck Polleux

Columbia University
United States of America

Andrew Read

Penn State University
United States of America

Felix Rey

Institut Pasteur
France

Jeremy Rich

Cleveland Clinic
United States of America

David Ron

University of Cambridge
United Kingdom

Peter Scheiffele

University of Basel
Switzerland

Timm Schroeder

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)
Switzerland

Idan Segev

Hebrew University
Israel

Daniel Simberloff

University of Tennessee
United States of America

Derek Stemple

The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
United Kingdom

Charles Stevens

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
United States of America

Kate Storey

University of Dundee
United Kingdom

Boris Striepen

University of Georgia
United States of America

Bill Sugden

University of Wisconsin-Madison
United States of America

Paul Taghert

Washington University in St. Louis
United States of America

Janet Thornton

European Bioinformatics Institute
United Kingdom

Rong Tian

University of Washington
United States of America

Heidi Tissenbaum

University of Massachusetts Medical School
United States of America

Chris Tyler-Smith

The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
United Kingdom

Matt van de Rijn

Stanford University School of Medicine
United States of America

Herbert Virgin

Washington University School of Medicine
United States of America

Leslie Vosshall

Rockefeller University
United States of America

Gary Ward

University of Vermont
United States of America

Jonathan Weissman

University of California, San Francisco
United States of America

Mariana Wolfner

Cornell University
United States of America

Phillip Zamore

University of Massachusetts Medical School
United States of America

Robert Zatorre

McGill University
Canada

Education Series Advisors

Academic Editors who specifically advise on manuscripts intended for the Education Series

Charles Carlson

Exploratorium
United States of America

Brad Goodner

Hiram College
United States of America

Louis Gross

University of Tennessee
United States of America

Douglas Johnson

University of Vermont
United States of America

Chaitan Kholsa

Stanford University
United States of America

Philippa Marrack

National Jewish Medical and Research Center/Howard Hughes Medical Institute
United States of America

Denis Thieffry

INSERM
France

Mary Tyler

University of Maine
United States of America