Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Section Editors
Comparative and evolutionary genomics
Igor B Rogozin, National Institutes of Health, USA

Eukaryote microbial genomics
Gustavo Goldman, FCFRP-Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil

Human and rodent genomics
Leonid Bystrykh, University of Groningen, Netherlands 
Leonard Schalkwyk, King's College London, UK
Stefan Wiemann, German Cancer Research Center, Germany 

Multicellular invertebrate genomics

Christos Louis, IMBB-FORTH, Greece

Non-human and non-rodent vertebrate genomics
Shane C Burgess, University of Arizona, USA
Jacqueline Smith, Roslin Institute, UK

Plant genomics
David Lightfoot, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA
Keiichi Mochida, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Japan

Prokaryote microbial genomics

Theo Smits, Zürich University for Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Proteomics
Scott E Hemby, Wake Forest University, USA

Transcriptomic methods
Paul Pavlidis, University of British Columbia, Canada

Associate Editors
Comparative and evolutionary genomics
Hiroshi Akashi, National Institute of Genetics, Japan
Robert Beiko, Dalhousie University, Canada
Mathew Bellgard, Centre of Comparative Genomics, Australia
Tzen-Yuh Chiang, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan
Trees-Juen Chuang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Miklos Csuros, University of Montreal, Canada
Steve Dorus, University of Bath, UK
Laura Elnitski, National Institutes of Health, USA
Alexei Fedorov, University of Toledo, USA
Tapash Chandra Ghosh, Bose Institute, India
Paul Harrison, McGill University, Canada
Daniel Jeffares, University College London, UK
Dmitri A Kramerov, Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Federation
Manyuan Long, University of Chicago, USA
Qin Ma, University of Georgia, USA
Julian Marchesim, Cardiff University, UK
Antonio Marco, University of Essex, UK
Leonardo Mariño-Ramírez, NCBI, NLM, NIH, USA
Satoshi Nagai, Fisheries Research Agency of Japan, National Research Institute of Environment and Inland Sea, Japan
Enrico Negrisolo, University of Padova, Italy
Atsushi Ogura, Nagahama Institute of Bioscience and technology, Japan
Norihiro Okada, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Bharat Panwar, University of Michigan Medical School, USA
Eugenia Poliakov, NIH, USA
Fredj Tekaia, Institut Pasteur, France
Thiago M Venancio, Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense, Brazil
Gerald Wyckoff, University of Missouri, USA
Anlong Xu, Sun Yat-sen university, China
Shin-ichi Yokobori, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Japan
Vyacheslav Yurchenko, University of Ostrava, Czech Republic 

Eukaryote microbial genomics
Raffaella Maria Balestrini, Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, Italy
Stephen D Bentley, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Jürg Bähler, University College London, UK
Jane Carlton, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Natalie Fedorova Abrams, NCI/SAIC, USA
Thilo Fuchs, Technische Universität München, Germany
Guri Giaever, University of Toronto, Canada
Steven Gill, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, USA
Gernot Gloeckner, University of Cologne, Germany
Nevan Krogan, University of California San Francisco, USA
Cristina Miceli, University of Camerino, Italy
Richard Oliver, Curtin University, Australia
Diego Mauricio Riano-Pachon, Brazilian Bioethanol Science and Technology Laboratory, Brazil 
Dmitry Rodionov, Burnham Institute, USA
Antonis Rokas, Vanderbilt University, USA
Christophe Roux, Université de Toulouse, France
Paul Stothard, University of Alberta, Canada
Eva Stukenbrock, Germany
Xiulian Sun, Wuhan Institute of virology, China
George Weinstock, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Jagjit S Yadav, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, USA
Toni Gabaldón, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Spain

Human and rodent genomics
James Adjaye, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Khawla Al-Kuraya, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Saudi Arabia
Nora Benhabiles, CEA, Institut List, France
Leonid Bystrykh, UMCG University of Groningen, Netherlands
Roberto Ciccone, Universita degli studi di Pavia, Italy
Sandro J de Souza, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Brazil
Paul Denny, MRC Mammalian Genetics Unit, UK
Amit Dutt, ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, India
Nir Eynon, Victoria University, Australia
Daniel H Geschwind, UCLA School of Medicine, USA
Joseph Hacia, University of Southern California, USA
Ralf Herwig, Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Heinz Himmelbauer, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Spain
Tim Hubbard, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Karen Huen, University of California, USA
Jos Jonkers, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands
Hildegard Kehrer-Sawatzki, University of Ulm, Germany
Naoya Kenmochi, University of Miyazaki, Japan
Bodo Lange, Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Yunlong Liu, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
Jian Ma, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Jens Marquardt, University of Mainz, Germany
Tomas Marques-Bonet, Pompeu Fabra Universitat, Spain
Ichiro Matsumoto, Monell Chemical Senses Center, USA
Paul O'Reilly, King's College London, UK
Abraham Palmer, University of Chicago, USA
Tej Pandita, UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Richard Paules, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, USA
Matthias Platzer, Leibniz Institute for Age Research, Germany
Markus Ralser, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Frederic Raymond, Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences SA, Switzerland
Philip Rosenstiel, Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology, Germany
Richard Saffery, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Australia
Carlos Schrago, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Cyndi S Shannon, Weickert Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Australia
Michael Shapero, Affymetrix, USA
Salvatore Spicuglia, Inserm, France
Johan Staaf, Lund University, Sweden
Kai Tan, University of Iowa, USA
Craig Tomlinson, Dartmouth College, USA
George Trendelenburg, University Medicine Göttingen, Germany
Kai Wang, USC, USA
Michael Weale, KCL, UK
Alessandro Weisz, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Stefan Wiemann, German Cancer Research Center, Germany
Huanming Yang, Beijing Genomics Institute, China
Gen Hua Yue, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Zhongming Zhao, Vanderbilt University, USA
Nicolae Radu Zabet, University of Essex, UK 
Marc Zapatka, German Cancer Research Center, Germany

Multicellular invertebrate genomics
Mark Blaxter, University of Edinburgh, UK
Michael Boutros, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and University of Heidelberg, Germany
James Brown, University of California, USA
Susan J Brown, Kansas State University, USA
Diogo Cabral-de-Mello, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil
Susan E Celniker, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Christoph Dieterich, Max Delbrueck Centre, Germany
Scott Emrich, University of Notre Dame, USA
Charles A Ettensohn, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Giuliano Gasperi, University of Pavia, Italy
Catherine A Hill, Purdue University, USA
Jan Kammenga, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Timothy Karr, Arizona State University, USA
Michail Kotsyfakis, Biology Center of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
David M MacAlpine, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Mikhail Matz, University of Texas at Austin, USA
John Parsch, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
Amornrat Phongdara, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Stephen Richards, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Yutaka Satou, Kyoto University, Japan
Denis Tagu, INRA, France
Charles Wondji, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK 
Zhijian (Jake) Tu, Virginia Tech, USA

Non-human and non-rodent vertebrate genomics
Hasan Alhaddad, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Christopher Balakrishnan, East Carolina University, USA
Luca Bargelloni, University of Padova, Italy
Thomas Becker, University of Sydney, Australia
Donagh Berry, Teagasc, Ireland
Benjamin Blencowe, University of Toronto, Canada
Bruce Bunnell, Tulane University, USA
Hans Cheng, USDA-ADOL, USA
Mario Caceres, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Roy Danzmann, University of Guelph, Canada
William Davidson, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Janine Deakin, University of Canberra, Australia
Johannes Martinus M Dijkstra, Fujita Health University, Japan
Stephen Ekker, Mayo Clinic, USA
Greg Elgar, MRC NIMR, UK
Hans Ellegren, Uppsala University, Sweden
Barbara Gandolfi, University of Missouri, USA
Clare Gill, Texas A&M University, USA
Martien Groenen, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Frank Grutzner, University of Adelaide, Australia
Jennifer Harrow, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Jean-Francois Hocquette, INRA, France
Jonathan Houseley, The Babraham Institute, UK
Ross Houston, The Roslin Institute, UK
Nicholas James Hudson, Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia Pete Kaiser, University of Edinburgh, UK
Kathryn Kemper, University of Queensland, Australia
Philipp Khaitovich, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Heebal Kim, Seoul National University, South Korea
Johannes Krause, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Zhanjiang Liu, Auburn University, USA
Joan Lunney, Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, USA
Annemarie Meijer, Leiden University, Netherlands
Venugopal Nair, Pirbright Institute, UK
Krista Nichols, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, USA
Georgia Panopoulou, Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Mark Parcells, University of Delaware, USA
Heidi Parker, NHGRI/National Institutes of Health, USA
Ruth Phillips, Washington State University, USA
Sean Place, Sonoma State University, USA
Terje Raudsepp, Texas A&M University, USA
Johanna Marina, Jacoba Rebel Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR, Netherlands
James Reecy, Iowa State University, USA
Antonio Reverter, CSIRO Livestock Industries, Australia
Matthew Rise, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Maria Salvato, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
Carl Schmidt, University of Delaware, USA
Shayan Sharif, University of Guelph, Canada
Warren Snelling, USDA Agricultural Research Service, USA
Kim Summers, University of Edinburgh, UK
Ross Tellam, CSIRO Livestock Industries, Australia
Jim Thomas, National Institutes of Health, USA
Christopher Tuggle, Iowa State University, USA
Byrappa Venkatesh, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Singapore
Mario Ventura, Universita' degli Studi di Bari, USA
Mick Watson, The Roslin Institute, UK
Emily Wong, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Australia
John Woolliams, Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK
Yi Xing, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Tetsuo Yamamori, National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan

Plant genomics
Ahmed Afzal, Ohio State University, USA
Elena Baraldi, University of Bologna, Italy
Madan Bhattacharyya, Iowa State University, USA
Hikmet Budak, Sabanci University, Turkey
Malcolm Campbell, University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada
David Chagné, Plant and Food Research, New Zealand
Changbin Chen, University of Minnesota, USA
Anne-Marie Chevre, INRA, France
Giandomenico Corrado, Universita' di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Clarice Coyne, USDA Agricultural Research Service, USA
Michael K Deyholos, University of Alberta, Canada
Elisabeth Dirlewanger, INRA, France
Hany El-Shemy, Cairo University, Egypt
Delphine Fleury, University of Adelaide, Australia
Hui-Shan Guo, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Mei Guo, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, USA
Bin Han, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Ruifeng He, Washington State University, USA
Roger Paul Hellens, Plant and Food Research, New Zealand
Jianfei Hu, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Konstantin Krutovsky, University of Göttingen, USA
Wenbin Li, Northeast Agricultural University, China
Shuxian Li, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, USA
Zenglu Li, University of Georgia, USA
Shanfa Lu, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, China
Mickael Malnoy, FEM, Italy
Federico Martinelli, University of Palermo, Italy
Klaus Mayer, Helmholtz Center Munich, Germany
Claudio Moser, Fondazione E. Mach Research & Innovation Centre, Italy
Joann Mudge, National Center for Genome Resources, USA
Henry Nguyen, University of Missouri, USA
Ricardo J. Ordás, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
Shree Pandey, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, India
Swarup Parida, National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), India 
Marcel Quint, Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Germany
Guodong Ren, Fudan University, China
Manuel Ruiz, CIRAD, France
Paul Rushton, South Dakota State University, USA
Sukumar Saha, USDA Agricultural Research Service, USA
Qijian Song, Agricultural Research Service, USA
Bryon Sosinski, North Carolina State University, USA
Javier Terol, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias, Spain
Bart Thomma, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Lam-Son Tran, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Japan
Peter G Walley, The University of Warwick, UK
Dirk Walther, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany
Xiu-Jie Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Andrew J Wood, Southern Illinois University, USA
Jun Yu, Beijing Institute of Genomics, China
Chen-Yu Zhang, Nanjing University, China
Hongbin Zhang, Texas A&M University, USA
Jinfa Zhang, New Mexico State University, USA
Qifa Zhang, Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Bo Zhou, Northeast Forestry University, China

Prokaryote microbial genomics
Lucymara F Agnez-Lima, UFRN, Brazil
Scott Beatson, The University of Queensland, Australia
Pieter De Maayer, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Matthieu Legendre, CNRS, France
Fabiano Thompson, UFRJ, Brazil  
Padmanabhan Mahadevan, University of Tampa, USA
Julie Maupin-Furlow, University of Florida, USA
Olivia McAuliffe, Teagasc, Ireland
Ryo Miyazaki, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
Michelle Clair Moffitt, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Christoffer Nellaker, University of Oxford, UK
Youri Pavlov, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Bernhard Renard, Robert Koch-Institute, Germany
Shanmuga Sozhamannan, Critical Reagents Program, MCS/JPEO, USA
Tina Summerfield, University of Otago, New Zealand
Adel Talaat, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Marilene Vainstein, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Marie-Anne Van Sluys, IB-USP, Brazil
Sheila Nathan, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

Proteomics
Leonard Foster, University of British Columbia, Canada
Benjamin Garcia, Princeton University, USA
Robert L Hettich, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Jeroen Krijgsveld, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
Ivan Merelli, ITB - CNR, Italy
Shabaz Mohammed, University of Oxford, UK
Sandra Orchard, European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
Christoph Ritter, University of Greifswald, Germany
Nilesh Tannu, The University of Texas, USA
Jonathon Trinidad, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Yu Xue, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Hanfa Zou, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Transcriptomic methods
Miroslav Blumenberg, New York University, USA
Hidemasa Bono, University of Tokyo, Japan
Sumit Chanda, Burnham Institute for Medical Research, USA
Zhongxue Chen, Indiana University Bloomington, USA
Colin Clarke, NIBRT, Ireland
Carl Ernst, McGill University, Canada
Eduardo Eyras, University Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Sridhar Hannenhalli, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Christopher Mason, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Michael Rehli, University of Regensburg, Germany
Hubert Rehrauer, University Zurich, Switzerland
Mark Robinson, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Ralph Schlapbach, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Jun Sese, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Fengzhu Sun, University of Southern California, USA
Bin Tian, Rutgers University, USA
Zlatko Trajanoski, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Kun Zhang, University of California at San Diego, USA
Shihua Zhang, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, China
Wei Zhang, The University of Texas, USA
Xianghong Jasmine Zhou, University of Southern California, USA
Dongxiao Zhu, Wayne State University, USA
Turgay Unver, Cankiri Karatekin University, Turkey 

Editorial Advisors
Kathy Belov, University of Sydney, Australia
Peer Bork, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
Roger Bumgarner, University of Washington, USA
Jean-Michel Claverie, CNRS, France
Antoine Danchin, Institut Pasteur, France
Eric Deutsch, The Institute for Systems Biology, USA
Joel Dudley, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Takashi Gojobori, National Institute of Genetics, Japan
Trevor Hawkins, Amersham Biosciences, USA
Yoshihide Hayashizaki, RIKEN Yokohama Institute, Japan
Des G Higgins, University College Dublin, Ireland
Eivind Hovig, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Norway
Timothy Hughes, University of Toronto, Canada
Stuart K Kim, Stanford University Medical School, USA
Adam Kuspa, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Edison Liu, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore
Paul Lyons, University of Cambridge, UK
Arcady Mushegian, National Science Foundation, USA
Charles Perou, University of North Carolina, USA
Norbert Perrimon, Harvard Medical School, USA
Leif Peterson, Houston Methodist Research Institute, USA
John Quackenbush, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
J Sunil Rao, Case Western Reserve University, USA
David Relman, Stanford University, USA
Steven Salzberg, University of Maryland, USA
Paul Sternberg, California Institute of Technology, USA
Mark Stitt, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany
Andrew Su, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Marc Vidal, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
K Vijayraghavan, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
Martin Vingron, Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Virginia Walbot, Stanford University, USA
James L Weber, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, USA
Huntington Willard, Marine Biological Laboratory, USA
Richard K Wilson, Washington University School of Medicine, USA

Statistical Advisors
Joseph Beyene, McMaster University, Canada 
Marco Bink, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Guy Brock, University of Louisville, USA
Douglas Curran-Everett, National Jewish Health, USA
Chindo Hicks, University of Mississippi Medical Centre, USA
Carl Lombard, South African Medical Research Council, South Africa
Cavan Reilly, University of Minnesota, USA
Alex Sanchez-Pla, University of Barcelona, Spain
Xiangfeng Wang, University of Arizona, USA
Kui Zhang, University of Alabama, USA

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