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Editorial Board

Over 140 members of the computational biology community serve on the Editorial Board of PLOS Computational Biology, making decisions about whether submitted manuscripts meet the journal’s publication criteria.

The editorial process is run as a partnership between a group of academic experts who serve as Associate Editors and the Senior Editors, including the Editor-in-Chief, Deputy Editors-in-Chief, and a team of Deputy Editors.

Editors-in-Chief

Feilim Mac Gabhann

orcid.org/0000-0003-3481-7740
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA

Jason Papin

orcid.org/0000-0002-2769-5805
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA, USA

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Virginia Pitzer

orcid.org/0000-0003-1015-2289
Yale School of Public Health
New Haven, CT, USA

Former Editor-in-Chief

Ruth Nussinov

orcid.org/0000-0002-8115-6415
National Cancer Institute
Frederick, MD, USA

Founding Editor-in-Chief

Philip E. Bourne

orcid.org/0000-0002-7618-7292
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA, USA

Founding Editors

Steven E. Brenner

orcid.org/0000-0001-7559-6185
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, USA

Michael Eisen

orcid.org/0000-0002-7528-738X
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, USA

Deputy Editors 

Mark Alber

University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA, USA
Sections: Systems Biology | Cell Biology and Physiology

Daniel Beard

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Sections: Cell Biology and Physiology

Kim “Avrama” Blackwell

orcid.org/0000-0003-4711-2344
Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, George Mason University
Fairfax, VA, USA
Sections: Neuroscience

Nir Ben-Tal

Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel
Sections: Biological Macromolecules

Rob J. de Boer

orcid.org/0000-0002-2130-691X
Utrecht University
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Sections: Epidemiology and Clinical/Translational Studies | Immunology, Infectious Disease and Microbes

Tom Britton

Stockholms Universitet
Stockholm, Sweden
Sections: Epidemiology and Clinical/Translational Studies | Immunology, Infectious Disease and Microbes

Wolfgang Einhäuser

orcid.org/0000-0001-7516-9589
Chemnitz, Germany
Sections: Neuroscience

Arne Elofsson

orcid.org/0000-0002-7115-9751
Stockholm University
Stockholm, Sweden
Sections: Evolution, Ecology and Behavior | Biological Macromolecules

Nina Fefferman

orcid.org/0000-0003-0233-1404
University of Tennessee Knoxville
Knoxville, TN, USA
Sections: Immunology, Infectious Disease and Microbes | Epidemiology and Clinical/Translational Studies

Samuel J. Gershman

orcid.org/0000-0002-6546-3298
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA, USA
Sections: Neuroscience

Lyle J. Graham

Université Paris Descartes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Paris, France
Sections: Neuroscience

Jason Haugh

orcid.org/0000-0002-2476-4027
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC, USA
Sections: Systems Biology | Cell Biology and Physiology

Ilya Ioshikhes

orcid.org/0000-0001-9809-3580
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Sections: Genomics, Epigenomics and Proteomics

Natalia Komarova

University of California, Irvine 
Irvine, CA, USA
Sections: Evolution, Ecology and Behavior

Douglas Lauffenburger

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA, USA
Sections: Systems Biology | Cell Biology and Physiology

Thomas Leitner

Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, NM, USA
Sections: Epidemiology and Clinical/Translational Studies | Immunology, Infectious Disease and Microbes

Jian Ma

Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Sections: Genomics, Epigenomics and Proteomics

Daniele Marinazzo

orcid.org/0000-0002-9803-0122
Ghent University
Ghent, Belgium
Sections: Neuroscience

Florian Markowetz

orcid.org/0000-0002-2784-5308
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK
Sections: Genomics, Epigenomics and Proteomics | Systems Biology

Manja Marz

Friedrich-Schiller-University
Jena, Germany
Sections: Genomics, Epigenomics and Proteomics

Ville Mustonen

orcid.org/0000-0002-7270-1792
Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland
Sections: Genomics, Epigenomics and Proteomics | Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour

William Stafford Noble

orcid.org/0000-0001-7283-4715
University of Washington
Seattle, WA, USA
Sections: Genomics, Epigenomics and Proteomics | Biological Macromolecules

James O’Dwyer

orcid.org/0000-0003-1180-8622
Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL, USA
Sections: Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour 

Kiran R. Patil

orcid.org/0000-0002-6166-8640
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK
Sections: Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour; Systems

Sushmita Roy

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI, USA
Sections: Genomics, Epigenomics and Proteomics

Dina Schneidman-Duhovny

orcid.org/0000-0003-0480-0438
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel
Sections: Biological Macromolecules

Thomas Serre

orcid.org/0000-0003-0846-0039
Brown University
Providence, RI, USA
Sections: Neuroscience

Erik van Nimwegen

orcid.org/0000-0001-6338-1312
Biozentrum, University of Basel
Basel, Switzerland
Sections: Genomics, Epigenomics and Proteomics | Evolution, Ecology and Behavior

Weixiong Zhang

Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO, USA
Sections: Genomics, Epigenomics and Proteomics

 

Software Editors

Reviews Editors

Ernest Fraenkel

orcid.org/0000-0001-9249-8181
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA, USA

Samuel Alizon

orcid.org/0000-0002-0779-9543
Maladies Infectieuses et Vecteurs: Ecologie, Génétique, Evolution et Contrôle (MiVEGEC)
Montpellier, France

Benchmarking Editors

Bjoern Peters

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
La Jolla, CA, USA

Edwin Wang

National Research Council Canada and McGill University
Montréal, Canada

Education Editors

B. F. Francis Ouellette

orcid.org/0000-0003-4676-675X
Montréal Neuro, McGill University
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Patricia Palagi

orcid.org/0000-0001-9062-6303
SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Lausanne, Switzerland

Topic Pages Editors

Daniel Mietchen

orcid.org/0000-0001-9488-1870
Museum für Naturkunde
Berlin, Germany

Shoshana Wodak

Vlaamse Institute of Biotechnology, Vrije Universitaet
Brussels, Belgium  

Ten Simple Rules Editors

Scott Markel

orcid.org/0000-0003-1488-9042
Dassault Systèmes BIOVIA
San Diego, CA, USA

Russell Schwartz

orcid.org/0000-0002-4970-2252
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Associate Editors

Woo-Young Ahn

Seoul National University
Seoul, Republic of Korea
Expertise: decision making, computational psychiatry, addiction, reinforcement learning, computational modeling, Bayesian data analysis, impulsivity, fMRI, machine learning

Benjamin Althouse

orcid.org/0000-0002-5464-654X
Institute for Disease Modeling
Bellevue, WA, USA
Expertise: Epidemic modeling, disease transmission dynamics, statistical modeling of infectious disease data, statistical prediction models

Rustom Antia

Emory University
Atlanta, GA, USA
Expertise: Theoretical immunology, pathogen-host disease models

Becca Asquith

orcid.org/0000-0002-5911-3160
Imperial College London
London, UK
Expertise: Theoretical immunology

Ferhat Ay

orcid.org/0000-0002-0708-6914
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
La Jolla, CA, USA
Expertise: 3D/4D nucleome, chromatin structure, epigenetics, genetic variation, distal gene regulation, immune cells

Joseph Ayers

Northeastern University
Nahant, MA, USA
Expertise: Neurophysiology, behavior, biomimetics, robotics, synthetic biology

Jeff Beck

University of Rochester
Rochester, NY, USA
Expertise: Neural coding, population coding, network dynamics, attractor networks, decision making, systems level computational neuroscience, theoretical neurobiology and statistical neurodynamics

Ulrik R. Beierholm

orcid.org/0000-0002-7296-7996
Durham University
Durham, UK
Expertise: computational neuroscience, decision making, perception, cognition, reinforcement learning, Bayesian statistics

Hugues Berry

orcid.org/0000-0003-3470-683X
Inria
Lyon, France
Expertise: computational neuroscience, biophysical models, synaptic plasticity, calcium dynamics in astrocytes, neuron-glia interactions, individual-based reaction-diffusion models, anomalous diffusion, biomedical data analysis

Gunnar Blohm

Queen's University
Kingston, ON, Canada
Expertise: Sensory-motor transformation, multi-sensory processing, eye-head-arm movements, 3D/binocular vision,
stochastic systems, adaptation/learning

Tobias Bollenbach

orcid.org/0000-0003-4398-476X
Institute for Biological Physics, University of Cologne
Cologne, Germany
Expertise: Microbial systems biology, biological physics, evolution, ecology, antibiotic resistance

Elhanan Borenstein

University of Washington
Seattle, WA, USA
Expertise: Microbiome, metagenomics, systems biology, metabolic modelling

James Briggs

orcid.org/0000-0001-5863-8945
University of Houston
Houston, TX, USA
Expertise: Computational structural biology, computer aided drug design

Daniel Bush

orcid.org/0000-0002-5097-8117
University College London
London, UK
Expertise: Neuroscience, mechanisms and dynamics of spatial learning and memory in the hippocampal formation, electrophysiology, MEG and computational modelling techniques

Mingbo Cai

University of Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan
Expertise: cognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience, decision making, reinforcement learning, perception, fMRI, Bayes, deep learning

Hayriye Cagnan

University of Oxford
Oxford, UK
Expertise: theoretical neuroscience, brain stimulation, movement disorders, systems neuroscience, closed-loop stimulation strategies

Shi-Jie Chen

orcid.org/0000-0002-8093-7244
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO, USA
Expertise: Computational structural biology, RNA folding, biophysics of nucleic acids

Andrea Ciliberto

orcid.org/0000-0001-6078-8600
IFOM ETS - The AIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology
Milan, Italy
Expertise: Cell proliferation, cancer resistance, deterministic models, cell signaling

Luis Pedro Coelho

orcid.org/0000-0002-9280-7885
Fudan University
Shanghai, China
Expertise: global microbiome; metagenomics; microbial evolution; bioimage informatics; tool development

Attila Csikász-Nagy

orcid.org/0000-0002-2919-5601
Pázmány Péter Catholic University
Budapest, Hungary
King's College London
London, UK
Expertise: Dynamical networks, ODEs, systems biology, cell cycle, circadian clock, cell polarity, yeast

Hermann Cuntz

orcid.org/0000-0001-5445-0507
Ernst Strüngmann Institute for Neuroscience
in Cooperation with Max Planck Society
Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Expertise: Compartmental models, Computational neuroanatomy, Computation in single neurons and small neural circuits

Jean Daunizeau

orcid.org/0000-0001-9142-1270
Brain and Spine Institute (INSERM)
Paris, France
Expertise: Neuroscience, cognition, brain, behaviour, decision making, learning, perception, motivation, EEG, fMRI, network, dynamics, bayes

Miles Davenport

orcid.org/0000-0002-4751-1831
University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia
Expertise: Infectious disease dynamics, immunology, viral dynamics, malaria

Rafael D'Andrea

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY, USA
Expertise: Theoretical ecology, plant community ecology, stochastic niche modelling, coexistence theory, neutral theory

Charlotte Deane

orcid.org/0000-0003-1388-2252
University of Oxford
Oxford, UK
Expertise: Structural bioinformatics, protein structure prediction, protein interactions and networks

Roland Dunbrack

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Expertise: Structural bioinformatics, protein structure prediction, cancer biology

Jonathan Eisen

orcid.org/0000-0002-0159-2197
University of California, Davis 
Davis, CA, USA
Expertise: DNA repair, extremophiles, microbial evolution, genome evolution, phylogenetics

Bard Ermentrout

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Expertise: Mathematical and theoretical neuroscience, mathematical biology, inflammation, nonlinear dynamics

James Faeder

orcid.org/0000-0001-8127-609X
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Expertise: Signaling networks, systems immunology, mathematical modeling, rule-based modeling, stochastic simulation methods, parameter estimation, quantitative systems pharmacology, viral dynamics

A. Aldo Faisal

Imperial College London
London, UK
Expertise: Computational systems neuroscience, quantitative models of behaviour, neural mechanism of behaviour, noise in the nervous system, machine learning in life sciences, neurotechnology

Piero Fariselli

orcid.org/0000-0003-1811-4762
Department of Medical Sciences, bioinformatics, University of Torino
Italy
Expertise: Computational biomedicine, AI-based models, machine learning, variant effect predictions, structural bioinformatics

Elana J. Fertig

orcid.org/0000-0003-3204-342X
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA
Expertise: Cancer systems biology, genomics, data integration, matrix factorization

Jacquelyn S. Fetrow

orcid.org/0000-0002-0528-2049
Albright College
Reading, PA, USA
Expertise: Protein structure and function, protein function prediction, protein function annotation, functional site analysis

Stacey Finley

orcid.org/0000-0001-6901-3692
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Expertise: Mathematical modeling, cell signaling networks, cellular metabolism, cancer models, systems biology

Jessica Flack

Sante Fe Institute
Sante Fe, NM, USA
Expertise: Collective computation, collective behavior, collective intelligence, cognition, decision making, conflict & conflict management, social evolution, signaling systems, robustness

Jennifer Flegg

The University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia
Expertise: Epidemic modelling, tumour modelling, wound healing modelling

Roland Fleming

Justus Liebig University Giessen
Giessen, Germany
Expertise: Sensory and perceptual systems, vision, perception of surfaces and objects, grasping, deep learning models of perception and action

Feng Fu

orcid.org/0000-0001-8252-1990
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH, USA
Expertise: game theory, infectious diseases, cancer modeling, neuroscience, complex systems, dynamical systems, network science, human behavior, public health

James Gallo

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY, USA
Expertise: Pharmacokinetics, biophysics and systems pharmacology, anti-cancer drug development

Chaitanya S. Gokhale

orcid.org/0000-0002-5749-3665
Department of Evolutionary Theory, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
Plön, Germany
Expertise: Complex systems, eco-evolutionary models, evolutionary game theory, theoretical ecology

Nir Gov

orcid.org/0000-0001-7774-1139
Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot, Israel
Expertise: Membrane biophysics, computational biophysics, theoretical modelling, cytoskeleton biophysics, cellular motility, cellular shape, collective cell migration, collective animal behavior, collective decision-making

Jacopo Grilli

orcid.org/0000-0002-8235-5803
Qualitative Life Sciences
Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Trieste, Italy
Expertise: Theoretical ecology, microbial community ecology, stochastic processes, ecological networks, bacterial physiology

Bert de Groot

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Göttingen, Germany
Expertise: Molecular dynamics, membrane channels, collective dynamics, free energy calculations, molecular recognition

Boris S Gutkin

Department of Cognitive Studies, Ecole Normale Superieure
Paris, France
Expertise: Computational neuroscience, neural network dynamics, dynamics of neuronal excitability

Adrian Haith

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA
Expertise: Motor control, motor learning, behavioral and cognitive neuroscience

Turkan Haliloglu

Bogazici University
Istanbul, Turkey
Expertise: Computational structural biology, Protein dynamics and function, Mechanism of biomolecular machines

Vassily Hatzimanikatis

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland
Expertise: Metabolism, biophysical chemistry, biochemical thermodynamics, bioenergetics, systems and synthetic biology, optimization, kinetics and dynamics, machine learning

Tobias Hauser

orcid.org/0000-0002-7997-8137
University College London
London, UK
Expertise: cognitive neuroscience, computational psychiatry, cognition, neuropharmacology, reinforcement learning, neuroimaging, human behaviour, learning, decision making

Carl Herrmann

University of Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany
Expertise: gene regulation, epigenetics and chromatin, data integration, biological networks, matrix factorization

Christian Hilbe

orcid.org/0000-0001-5116-955X
Max Planck Research Group: Dynamics of Social Behavior, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
Plön, Germany
Expertise: Classical and evolutionary game theory, evolution of cooperation, human social behavior, decision-making

Alison L. Hill

orcid.org/0000-0002-6583-3623
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA
Expertise: Infectious disease modeling, viral dynamics, HIV/AIDS, antimicrobial resistance, transmission networks, evolutionary dynamics

Christian Hong

orcid.org/0000-0001-8618-8128
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Expertise: Circadian rhythms, mathematical models related to circadian rhythms

Jochen S. Hub

Theoretical Physics and Center for Biophysics, Saarland University
Saarbrücken, Germany
Expertise: Molecular dynamcis simulations, membrane biophysics, free-energy calculations, experiment-guided simulations

Curtis Huttenhower

Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, MA, USA
Expertise: Microbial communities, human microbiome, applied machine learning, systems biology

Changbong Hyeon

orcid.org/0000-0002-4844-7237
School of Computational Sciences, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
Seoul, Republic of Korea
Expertise: Biological physics, computational biophysics, chromatin structure and function, genome organization, biological machines

Lilia Iakoucheva

orcid.org/0000-0002-4542-5219
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA
Expertise: Protein interactions and networks, intrinsically disordered proteins, disease bioinformatics

Leyla Isik

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA, USA
Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience, vision, social perception, neural networks

Joanna Jędrzejewska-Szmek

Laboratory of Neuroinformatics, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology
Warsaw, Poland
Expertise: Computational neuroscience, synaptic plasticity, signaling pathways, calcium dynamics

Adrianne Jenner

orcid.org/0000-0001-9103-7092
School of Mathematic Sciences, Queensland University of Technology
Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Expertise: Computational immunology, virology, mathematical modelling, agent-based modelling, data calibration, ODEs

Lars Juhl Jensen

orcid.org/0000-0001-7885-715X
University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark
Expertise: Network biology, proteomics, text mining

Marcus Kaiser

orcid.org/0000-0002-4654-3110
Newcastle University
Newcastle, UK
Expertise: Connectome, brain networks, neuroinformatics, theoretical neuroscience

Christoph Kaleta

orcid.org/0000-0001-8004-9514
University in Kiel
Kiel, Germany
Expertise: constraint-based modeling, microbial community modeling, systems biology of aging, microbiome

Maricel Kann

orcid.org/0000-0003-0116-3883
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD, USA
Expertise: Translational Bioinformatics, Protein Interactions, Cancer Genomics

Peter Kasson  

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA, USA  
Expertise: Membrane biophysics, computational biophysics, viral entry, antibiotic resistance, infectious diseases

Alon Keinan

orcid.org/0000-0002-9760-1122
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY, USA
Expertise: Genome-wide association studies, effective population size, genetic drift, natural selection

Melissa Lambeth Kemp

orcid.org/0000-0003-3781-8802
Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University
Atlanta, GA, USA
Expertise: Cellular metabolism and energetics, agent-based modeling, cancer systems biology, cell signaling networks, multicellular systems, quantitative redox biology

Ozlem Keskin

Koc University
Istanbul, Turkey
Expertise: Protein structure, function, dynamics, protein-protein interactions

David Khoury

Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia
Expertise: Infection and immunity, malaria, antimalarial drugs, drug development, SARS-CoV-2, immune correlates

Stefan Kiebel

orcid.org/0000-0002-5052-1117
Technische Universität Dresden
Dresden, Germany
Expertise: Computational neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, cognition

Tim Kietzmann

Institute of Cognitive Science
University of Osnabrück
Osnabrück, Germany
Expertise: computational neuroscience, vision, deep neural networks, cognitive visual neuroscience, neuroimaging

Don Klinkenberg

orcid.org/0000-0002-9449-6873
Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Expertise: Epidemic modelling, disease transmission dynamics, statistical modelling of infectious disease data, quantitative modelling and analysis to inform public health policy, phylodynamics

Stefan Klumpp

orcid.org/0000-0003-0584-2146
Institute for the Dynamics of Complex Systems, University of Göttingen
Göttingen, Germany
Expertise: Stochastic dynamics, biophysical modeling, molecular motors and machines, gene regulation, bacterial growth, motility, magnetotaxis

Rachel Kolodny

orcid.org/0000-0001-8523-1614
Department of Computer Science, University of Haifa
Haifa, Israel
Expertise: Computational structure biology, computational biophysics, protein structure, protein evolution

Sergei L. Kosakovsky Pond

University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA
Expertise: Viral evolution, phylogenetics, comparative sequence analysis, statistical methods, algorithm and software design

Roger Kouyos

orcid.org/0000-0002-9220-8348
University of Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland
Expertise: Epidemiology and evolution of infectious diseases, computational immunology, infectious disease dynamics

Pamela Kreeger

orcid.org/0000-0001-8193-1007
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI, USA
Expertise: Cancer systems biology, cell signaling networks, multicellular systems, ECM-cell interactions

Morgan Langille

Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS, Canada
Expertise: Microbiome, metagenomics, microbial evolution, comparative genomics

Daniel B. Larremore

orcid.org/0000-0001-5273-5234
Department of Computer Science, and BioFrontiers Institute, University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO, USA
Expertise: Infectious disease dynamics, epidemiological modeling, complex networks, metascience

Peter Latham

orcid.org/0000-0001-8713-9328
University College London
London, UK
Expertise: Neural coding, population coding, network dynamics, attractor networks

Eric Lau

orcid.org/0000-0002-6688-9637
School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
Expertise: Disease transmission dynamics, statistical methods, surveillance systems

Inna Lavrik

orcid.org/0000-0002-9324-309X
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Magdeburg, Germany
Expertise: Cell biology, cell processes, cell death, cell death networks, signalling pathways

Christina S. Leslie

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY, USA
Expertise: RNA interference, gene regulatory networks, genome analysis, oncology

Jinyan Li

orcid.org/0000-0003-1833-7413
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Expertise: Genomic sequence compression, sequencing reads error correction, genome polishing, B-cell epitope prediction, and molecular network analysis

Mingyao Li

orcid.org/0000-0003-2422-9494
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Expertise: single-cell genomics, spatial transcriptomics, multi-omics integration, statistical genetics, machine learning

Maxwell Libbrecht

orcid.org/0000-0003-2502-0262
School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC, Canada
Expertise: Epigenomics, chromatin architecture, probabilistic graphical models, deep learning, convex optimization

Jennifer Listgarten

orcid.org/0000-0002-6600-1431
University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, USA
Expertise: directed evolution, machine learning, graphical models, molecule design, protein engineering

Jie Liu

orcid.org/0000-0002-9504-0587
Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Expertise: Machine learning, computational genomics, epigenetics, chromatin organization, single cell genomics

Eric T. Lofgren

orcid.org/0000-0003-2052-7240
College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University
Pullman, WA, USA
Expertise: Epidemic modeling, infectious disease dynamics, stochastic models, network models, healthcare-associated infections

Matthieu Louis

orcid.org/0000-0002-2267-0262
University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Expertise: Computational neuroscience, biophysics, sensory systems, neural-circuit inspections, behavioral quantification and assay development, neurotechnology

Alexander D. MacKerell, Jr.

orcid.org/0000-0001-8287-6804
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD, USA
Expertise: Computational biophysics, drug design, molecular dynamics simulations, force field development

Shaun Mahony

Center for Eukaryotic Gene Regulation, The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA, USA
Expertise: Regulatory genomics; protein-DNA interactions; transcription factors; development; machine learning

Philip K. Maini

orcid.org/0000-0002-0146-9164
Oxford University
Oxford, UK
Expertise: Mathematical modelling related to developmental biology, tumour dynamics

Costas D. Maranas

orcid.org/0000-0002-1508-1398
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA, USA
Expertise: Reconstruction, analysis and redesign of metabolic networks, computational protein design, systems/synthetic biology

Alison Marsden

Stanford University
Stanford, CA, USA
Expertise: Cardiovascular modelling, computational fluid dynamics and fluid structure interaction, paediatric cardiology, coronary artery disease, biomechanics and biofluids, hemodynamics, optimization and uncertainty quantification, computational methods and multi-scale physiology modeling

James Marshall

orcid.org/0000-0002-3701-492X
University of Sheffield/Opteran Technologies Ltd
Sheffield, UK
Expertise: Evolutionary biology, collective behavior and decision theory

Andrea E. Martin

orcid.org/0000-0002-3395-7234
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics/Radboud University
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Expertise: Language, language processing, cognitive science, cognitive neuroscience, computational modelling, neural oscillations, EEG, MEG, metascience

Ricardo Martinez-Garcia

orcid.org/0000-0003-2765-8147
International Center for Theoretical Physics - South American Institute for Fundamental Research. Institute for Theoretical Physics, São Paulo State University.
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Expertise: Animal movement; collective dynamics; eco-evolutionary dynamics; emergent patterns and self-organization; stochastic processes

Sergei Maslov

orcid.org/0000-0002-3701-492X
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL, USA
Expertise: Microbial community modeling, complex biological systems

Chris Mathys

orcid.org/0000-0003-4079-5453
Interacting Minds Centre (IMC), Aarhus University
Aarhus, Denmark
Expertise: Computational modelling, Bayesian inference, time series, machine learning, computational psychiatry, decision making, reinforcement learning, neuromodulation, neuropharmacology, active inference

James McCaw

orcid.org/0000-0002-2452-3098
School of Mathematics & Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Expertise: Epidemic modelling, disease transmission dynamics, host-pathogen dynamics, quantitative modelling and analysis to inform public health policy

Andrew McCulloch

University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA
Expertise: Multi-scale modeling, computational cardiac biophysics and physiology, computational cell physiology

Martin Meier-Schellersheim

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH
Expertise: computational biology, biophysics, signalling networks, numerical simulations, reaction-diffusion problems

Pedro Mendes

orcid.org/0000-0001-6507-9168
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Farmington, CT, USA
Expertise: Metabolism, signaling networks, kinetics and dynamics, parameter estimation, software, systems biology, iron physiology

Roeland Merks

orcid.org/0000-0002-6152-687X
Universiteit Leiden
Leiden, Netherlands
Expertise: agent-based modeling in biology, cell-based modeling, cellular Potts model, computational modeling of angiogenesis, computational modeling of plant development

Michele Migliore

orcid.org/0000-0002-7584-6292
Institute of Biophysics, National Research Council
Palermo, Italy
Expertise: computational neuroscience; biophysical models; synaptic plasticity; hippocampus; olfactory bulb; large-scale networks

Kathryn Miller-Jensen

Yale University
New Haven, CT, USA
Expertise: Signaling networks, systems biology, viral infection, innate immunity

Yamir Moreno

orcid.org/0000-0002-0895-1893
University of Zaragoza
Zaragoza, Spain
Expertise: Complex Systems and Networks, Evolutionary dynamics, Theoretical Ecology, Epidemic modeling and disease transmission dynamics, evolutionary game theory, quantitative modeling of, and collective, behavior

Alexandre V. Morozov

orcid.org/0000-0003-2598-7000
Rutgers University
Piscataway, NJ, USA
Expertise: Biological physics, chromatin structure and function, molecular evolution, mechanisms of gene regulation

Abigail Morrison

Research Center Jülich
Jülich, Germany
Expertise: Computational neuroscience, neuronal networks, learning, plasticity

Niranjan Nagarajan

Genome Institute of Singapore
Singapore
Expertise: Microbiome studies, metagenomic analysis, microbial community modelling, genome assembly, cancer drivers and drug response prediction

Qing Nie

orcid.org/0000-0002-8804-3368
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA, USA
Expertise: Developmental biology, cell fates, stem cells, gene regulatory networks, stochastic dynamics, multiscale modeling, computational tools for single-cell RNA-seq data

Alexey Onufriev

orcid.org/0000-0002-4930-6612
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA, USA
Expertise: Bio-molecular simulations, computational structural biology, bio-molecular electrostatics, physical epigenetics

Christine Orengo

University College London
London, UK
Expertise: protein structure/sequence analysis, comparative genomics, molecular evolution

Christos A. Ouzounis

The Centre for Research and Technology Hellas
Thessalonica, Greece
Expertise: Comparative genomics, genome databases, metabolic pathways

Stefano Palminteri

orcid.org/0000-0001-5768-6646
Ecole Normale Superieure
Paris, France
Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, experimental psychology, behavioral economics, reinforcement learning, decision-making

Anna Panchenko

National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD, USA
Expertise: Molecular structure and dynamics, chromatin, cancer genomics, machine learning

Elena Papaleo

orcid.org/0000-0002-7376-5894
Cancer Systems Biology, Health and Technology Department, Technical University of Denmark; Cancer Structural Biology, Danish Cancer Society Research Center
Copenhagen, Denmark
Expertise: Protein structures, intrinsically disordered proteins, protein-protein interactions, molecular dynamics, cancer drivers, cancer mutations, cancer genomics

Mercedes Pascual

University of Chicago    
Chicago, IL, USA
Expertise: Population dynamics of infectious diseases, ecological networks, theoretical ecology

Shayn Peirce-Cottler

orcid.org/0000-0001-5857-5606
University of Virginia, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Expertise: Agent-based modeling, computational modeling of multi-cell systems, angiogenesis and vascular development, tissue engineering and tissue regeneration, inflammation and fibrotic disease

Alex Perkins

orcid.org/0000-0002-7518-4014
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN, USA
Expertise: Disease ecology, epidemics, infectious disease epidemiology, mosquito-borne diseases

Megan Peters

orcid.org/0000-0002-0248-0816
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA, USA
Expertise: Computational modelling, consciousness, confidence, fMRI, perception, metacognition

Viola Priesemann

orcid.org/0000-0001-8905-5873
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
Göttingen, Germany
Expertise: Epidemic modelling, computational neuroscience

Teresa Przytycka

orcid.org/0000-0002-6261-277X
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Bethesda, MD, USA
Expertise: Systems biology, genotype-phenotype association, gene regulation, molecular structure

Marco Punta

orcid.org/0000-0002-0050-0676
The Institute of Cancer Research
London, UK
Expertise: Protein structure and function prediction, protein databases, membrane proteins, structural genomics, cancer genomics

Padmini Rangamani

orcid.org/0000-0001-5953-4347
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA
Expertise: Membrane mechanics, cell signaling, reaction-diffusion models, synaptic plasticity, endocytosis, cell biophysics

Christopher V. Rao

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL, USA
Expertise: Signaling networks, motility, chemotaxis

Roland Regoes

orcid.org/0000-0001-8319-5293
ETH Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Expertise: Population biology of infectious diseases

Blake A. Richards

orcid.org/0000-0001-9662-2151
McGill University
Montréal, Canada
Expertise: Machine learning, reinforcement learning, inhibitory interneurons, synaptic plasticity, memory consolidation

Isidore Rigoutsos

orcid.org/0000-0003-1529-8631
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Expertise: Genomics, RNA biogenesis and action, transcription and translation regulation, disease genetics and informatics, motif discovery, retroelements, organism-specific regulation, high-throughput sequencing

Marc Robinson-Rechavi

orcid.org/0000-0002-3437-3329
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland
Expertise: Molecular evolution, databases and ontologies, gene regulation, comparative genomics

Emma Robinson

orcid.org/0000-0002-7886-3426
Kings College London
London, UK
Expertise: neuroimaging, cortical modelling, machine learning for neuroscience

Jonathan Rubin

orcid.org/0000-0002-1513-1551
University Of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Expertise: Mathematical and computational neuroscience, dynamical systems, multiple timescale systems, rhythm generation, basal ganglia, network dynamics, inflammation

Andrey Rzhetsky

orcid.org/0000-0001-6959-7405
University Of Chicago
Chicago, IL, USA
Expertise: Electronic medical records, complex disease, text-mining, molecular networks

Jeffrey J. Saucerman

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Expertise: Signaling networks, microscopy, cell dynamics, cardiac physiology

Samuel V. Scarpino

orcid.org/0000-0001-5716-2770
Pandemic Prevention Institute, The Rockefeller Foundation
Washington, D.C., USA
Expertise: Complexity and networks, ecology and evolution of infectious diseases, spatial modeling and mobility, forecasting and predictive modeling, public health decision making, surveillance systems, phylodynamics, evolutionary dynamics, machine learning

Avner Schlessinger

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY, USA
Expertise: Structural bioinformatics, systems pharmacology, computer-aided drug design

Tamar Schlick

New York University
New York, NY, USA
Expertise: Computational structural biophysics, biomolecular modeling and dynamics, genome organization, chromatin structure and function, RNA structure modeling and design

Nicola Segata

University of Trento
Trento, Italy
Expertise: Microbial genomics, machine learning, metagenomics, genome and sequence analysis, meta-analysis

Donna Slonim

orcid.org/0000-0003-3357-437X
Tufts University
Boston, MA, USA
Expertise: Networks, systems biology, pharmacogenomics, disease bioinformatics 

Joanna Slusky

orcid.org/0000-0003-0842-6340
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, USA
Expertise: Outer membrane, membrane proteins, antibiotic efflux, protein design, enzyme design 

Amber M Smith

orcid.org/0000-0002-7092-6904
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN, USA
Expertise: Host-pathogen disease models, Viral dynamics, Bacterial dynamics, Coinfection, Immunology 

Alireza Soltani

orcid.org/0000-0003-4386-8486
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH, USA
Expertise: Neuroscience, computational neuroscience, learning, decision making, attention, circuit-level modeling, biophysical models, adaptive behavior, neurobiology, population coding, risk, uncertainty 

David van der Spoel

University of Uppsala
Uppsala, Sweden
Expertise: Macromolecular complex analysis, plant pathogens, biophysics

Jörg Stelling

ETH Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Expertise: Computational systems biology, network structures and dynamics, circuit design

Dan Stowell

orcid.org/0000-0001-8068-3769
Tilburg University
Naturalis Biodiversity Centre, Netherlands
Expertise: Machine learning, deep learning, acoustics, bioacoustics, multimedia, vocal communication

Claudio Struchiner

School of Applied Mathematics, Fundacao Getulio Vargas
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Expertise: Infectious disease modeling, design and analysis of vaccine studies, ecology of genetically modified insect vectors

Mark Tanaka

orcid.org/0000-0003-2198-1402
University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia
Expertise: Microbial evolution, molecular epidemiology, model-based statistical inference

Corina E. Tarnita

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ, USA
Expertise: Eco-evolutionary dynamics, multicellularity and social behavior, evolutionary game theory, emergent patterns and behaviors, collective dynamics

Peter Taylor

orcid.org/0000-0003-2144-9838
Newcastle University
Newcastle, UK
Expertise: Neuroimaging, EEG, dynamical systems, brain networks, epilepsy, computational modelling

Frédéric E. Theunissen

orcid.org/0000-0001-8980-0650
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, USA
Expertise: Behavioural and systems neuroscience, auditory physiology, speech perception

Denis Thieffry

orcid.org/0000-0003-0271-1757
Ecole Normale Supérieure
Paris, France
Expertise: Computational systems biology, gene regulation, cell fate specification, logical modelling

Roberto Toro

orcid.org/0000-0002-6671-858X
Institut Pasteur
Paris, France
Expertise: Neuroimaging, computational neuroanatomy, development, evolution, neocortex, comparative neuroanatomy, imaging genetics, autism, distributed collaboration

Jonathan Touboul

Brandeis University
Waltham, MA, USA
Expertise: computational neuroscience, dynamical systems, bifurcations, stochastic models, synchronization, synaptic plasticity, learning

Arne Traulsen

orcid.org/0000-0002-0669-5267
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
Plön, Germany
Expertise: Evolutionary dynamics, evolutionary game theory, finite populations, group selection, mathematical models for cancer

Virginie Uhlmann

European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Cambridge, UK
Expertise: bioimage analysis, microscopy, applied machine learning, morphometry

David Umulis

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN, USA
Expertise: development, morphogen gradients, patterning, cell fate, scale invariance, differentiation, data integration and optimization

Ronald van den Berg

orcid.org/0000-0001-7353-5960
University of Uppsala
Uppsala, Sweden
Expertise: Visual perception, visual working memory, cognition, decision making, quantitative models of behaviour, psychophysics, bayesian statistics

Nic Vega

Department of Biology, Emory University
Atlanta, GA, USA
Expertise: microbial ecology, microbiome, host-microbe, population dynamics, antibiotic resistance

Cécile Viboud

National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD, USA
Expertise: infectious disease population dynamics, time series analysis, spatial transmission models,
influenza, respiratory viruses, surveillance systems, forecasting

Marieke Karlijn van Vugt

orcid.org/0000-0003-3200-0059
University of Groningen
Groningen, the Netherlands
Expertise: Brain oscillations, decision making, cognitive modeling, computational psychiatry, mindfulness, mind-wandering

Rebecca Wade

orcid.org/0000-0001-5951-8670
Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies and Heidelberg University
Heidelberg, Germany
Expertise: Biomolecular modelling and simulation, protein-ligand interactions  

Anders Wallqvist

orcid.org/0000-0002-9775-7469
Biotechnology HPC Software Applications Institute
Frederick, MD, USA
Expertise: Metabolic networks, infectious diseases, vaccine and immune modeling, predictive toxicology, systems biology  

Barbara Webb

University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, UK
Expertise: Insect neuroscience and behaviour, sensorimotor control, navigation, learning, neuroethology, robotics

Guanghong Wei

orcid.org/0000-0001-5814-3328
Fudan University
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Molecular dynamics simulations, protein folding, protein aggregation, peptide-membrane interaction, peptide-nanoparticle interaction

Xue-Xin Wei

Center for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience, University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX, USA
Expertise: Neural coding, quantitative models of behaviour, neural population dynamics, machine learning for neuroscience, spatial navigation, neural networks

Joel Wertheim

University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA
Expertise: Viral evolution, phylogenetics, molecular epidemiology

Dominik Wodarz

University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA, USA
Expertise: Mathematical models related to cancer, infectious diseases, the immune system, population dynamics, and evolutionary dynamics

Joseph Wu

orcid.org/0000-0002-3155-5987
School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Expertise: epidemic modeling, cancer prevention, transmission dynamics

Andrew Yates

orcid.org/0000-0003-4606-4483
Columbia University
New York, NY, USA
Expertise: Quantitative immunology, within-host pathogen dynamics, lymphocyte dynamics

Tianming Yang

orcid.org/0000-0001-6976-9246
Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shanghai, China
Expertise: system neuroscience, computational neuroscience, decision making, visual system, attention, sensory-motor transformation, reinforcement learning, neural networks, neural coding

Lingchong You

Duke University
Durham, NC, USA
Expertise: Synthetic biology, quantitative biology, antibiotic resistance, cell signalling

Yinyin Yuan

Division of Molecular Pathology, The Institute of Cancer Research
London, UK
Expertise: Computational Pathology, cancer ecology, deep learning for genomics

Shihua Zhang

orcid.org/0000-0003-0192-7118
Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing, China
Expertise: Single-cell genomics, spatial transcriptomics, multi-omics integration, 3D genome and epigenomics, machine learning and deep learning

Zhaolei Zhang

orcid.org/0000-0002-7303-6472
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada
Expertise: Comparative genomics, noncoding RNA, microRNAs, gene regulation

Lusha Zhu

Peking University
Beijing, China
Expertise: decision making, game theory, cognitive neuroscience, social behavior, reinforcement learning, computational psychiatry, experimental psychology, behavioral economics, neuroimaging

Mark Ziemann

orcid.org/ 0000-0002-7688-6974
School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University
Geelong, Australia
Expertise: Genomics, epigenomics, multi-omics integration

 

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Russ Altman

Stanford University
Stanford, CA, USA

Joel Bader

orcid.org/0000-0002-6020-4625
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA

Sebastian Bonhoeffer

orcid.org/0000-0001-8052-3925
ETH Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland

Peer Bork

European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Heidelberg, Germany

David Eisenberg

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Karl Friston

University College London
London, UK

Mark Gerstein

Yale University
New Haven, CT, USA

Trey Ideker

University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA

Roy Kishony

Harvard University
Boston, MA, USA

Eugene Koonin

National Center for Biotechnology Information
Bethesda, MD, USA

Simon Levin

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ, USA

Fran Lewitter

Whitehead Institute
Cambridge, MA, USA

John Mattick

orcid.org/0000-0002-7680-7527
University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia

Alice C. McHardy

orcid.org/0000-0003-2370-3430
Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research
Braunschweig, Germany

Andrej Sali

University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA

Chris Sander

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY, USA   

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Indiana University
Bloomington, IN, USA