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Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Molecular Pathology

Molecular Toxicology

Molecular Diagnostics

Molecular Recognition

Material Sciences and Nanotechnology

Physical Chemistry, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

Bioactives and Nutraceuticals

Green Chemistry

Bioinorganic Chemistry

Molecular Botany

Section Board for 'Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics'

Please see the section webpage for more information on this section.

Prof. Dr. Julian Borejdo

Professor of Molecular Biology, Department of Molecular Biology, University of North Texas, Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
Tel. 817 735 2106
Interests: muscles; interactions between actin and myosin; biochemical approach to determine the proximity of actin to myosin; physico-chemical approach to measure the orientation of myosin in vivo; molecular biology approach (cloning mutants of myosin) to establish the role of various amino acid residues in muscle functions
Prof. Dr. Walter Herzog

Faculty of Kinesiology, Engineering, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
Fax: +1 403 284 3553
Interests: musculoskeletal biomechanics; muscle mechanics; mechanisms of contraction; joint biomechanics; osteoarthritis; clinical biomechanics; sport biomechanics
Prof. Dr. Charles J. Malemud

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Interests: biology of the musculoskeletal system; intracellular signal transduction pathways; inflammation; pro-inflammatory, anti-Inflammatory & anabolic cytokines; apoptosis; matrix metalloproteinases; osteoarthritis; rheumatoid arthritis; fibromyalgia; autoimmune disorders
Contribution: Special Issue: Apoptotic Chondrocytes and Osteoarthritis
Dr. Gregor Drummen

Cellular Stress and Ageing Program, Bionanoscience and Bioimaging Program, BNS, 33647 Bielefeld, Germany
Interests: quantum dots; bionanotechnology; two-photon fluorescence imaging; cellular imaging; fluorescence microscopy; cancer; cell signaling; oxidative stress; lipids and biomembranes; lipid peroxidation; antioxidants; renal pathobiology
Contribution: Special Issue: Quantum Dots: From Synthesis to Applications in Biomedicine and Life Sciences
Special Issue: Redox Signaling in Biology and Patho-Biology
Special Issue: Oxidative Stress and Ageing
Special Issue: Focus on Extracellular Vesicles
In other journals:
Special Issue: Fluorophores - The Fluorescent Toolbox in Biological and Biomedical Research
Prof. Dr. Med. Florian Lang

Physiologisches Institut I, Universität Tübingen, Gmelinstrasse 5, D-72076 Tübingen, Germany
Fax: +49 (0)7071 29 5618
Interests: mechanisms and clinical significance of cell volume regulation; erythrocyte death signaling; serum-and glucocorticoid inducible kinase isoforms; physiology and pharmacology of human ion channels and carriers expressed in oocytes; host cell physiology in hostpathogen interaction; mechanisms of apoptotic cell death
Prof. Dr. Richard R. Ernst *

Laboratorium für Physikalische Chemie, ETH Zürich, Wolfgang-Paulistrasse 10, 8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Fax: +41 1 632 1257
Interests: NMR; physical chemistry
* Winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Ali Mobasheri

Acting Head of the Department of Veterinary Pre-Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7AL, UK
Tel. +44 (0) 1483 689398; Fax: +44 1483 686736
Interests: cartilage biology; arthritis biomarkers; comparative medicine/comparative physiology; Techniques: quantitative immunohistochemical and immunomorhological techniques; post-genomic techniques including tissue microarray technology, proteomics, metabolomics and bioinformatics
Contribution: Special Issue: The Chondrocyte Phenotype in Cartilage Biology
Special Issue: Apoptotic Chondrocytes and Osteoarthritis
Prof. Dr. Herbert Schneckenburger

Institute of Applied Research, Aalen University, Beethovenstr. 1, 73430 Aalen, Germany
Tel. +49 7361 576-3401
Interests: biomedical optics; microscopy; fluorescence; FRET
Contribution: Special Issue: Single Molecules
Special Issue: Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)
Special Issue: Laser Application in Life Sciences
Special Issue: Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) 2015
Prof. Dr. Jeffrey H. Boatright

Lab B-5500, Emory Eye Center, 1365-B Clifton Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Tel. 404 778-4113; Fax: +1 404 778 2231
Interests: molecular vision; retina-specific gene regulation, oligonucleotide-directed DNA repair gene therapy, transcleral ionotophoretic delivery of pharmaceuticals and DNA constructs, bile acids and other endogenous anti-apoptotics in treatment of retinal degeneration
Prof. Dr. Genxi Li

Department of Biochemistry, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China; And School of Life Sciences, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444, China
Tel. +86-25-83593596; Fax: +86 25 83592510
Interests: molecular interaction; molecular recognition; protein; biologically active small molecules; medicinal herb molecules; biosensor; nano-biotechnology; bioelectrochemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Interaction of Biological Molecules
Special Issue: Molecular Bases of Cancer Research
Prof. Dr. Masatoshi Maki

Department of Applied Molecular Biosciences, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Nagoya 464-8601, Japan
Interests: calcium-binding protein; calcium signaling; protein-protein interaction; post-transcriptional regulation; protein structure; membrane traffic
Contribution: Special Issue: Metalloproteins
Special Issue: Metalloproteins 2017
Prof. Dr. Patrick C.Y. Woo

Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital Compound, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Tel. +852 2255 4715; Fax: +852 2855 1241
Interests: microbial genomics; microbial metabolomics; novel microbes discovery; emerging infectious diseases
Contribution: Special Issue: Microbial Genomics and Metabolomics
Special Issue: Host-Microbe Interaction
In other journals:
Special Issue: Viruses and Bats
Prof. Dr. Kun Yan Zhu

Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Tel. +1 (785) 532-4721; Fax: +1 (785) 532-6232
Interests: chitin biosynthesis and metabolism in insects; insecticide modes of action and detoxification; mechanisms of insecticide resistance; RNA interference in insects
Prof. Dr. Charles A. Collyer

School of Molecular Bioscience, G08 - Biochemistry Building, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Interests: protein structure and function; anaerobic bacteria; bacterial adhesins
Contribution: Special Issue: Protein Crystallography in Molecular Biology
Special Issue: Protein Crystallography in Molecular Biology 2015
Dr. T. G. Emyr Davies

Principal Research Scientist, Pesticide Resistance Group, Department of Biological Chemistry & Crop Protection, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 2JQ, UK
Tel. +44 (0)1582 763133 x 2759; Fax: +44 (0)1582 760981
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Interests: voltage gated sodium channels; ryanodine receptors; synthetic pyrethroid insecticides; DDT; neonicotinoid insecticides; fiprol insecticides; pesticide resistance; aphids; whitefly; diamondback moth; brown planthoppers; bed bugs; bee toxicogenomics; bee learning and memory; varroa; insect transgenesis; insect rearing; molecular entomology; agricultural entomology; target site resistance to insecticides; integrated pest management; beneficial insects; ticks; mites
Prof. Dr. Li Lin

Affiliation: Department of Aquatic Animal Medicine, College of Fisheries, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, 430070, China
Interests: aquatic animal diseases; immunity responses; innate immunity;vaccine development; viral diseases; bacterial diseases; virus replication; virus infection and interferons; virus epidemic and host range; chicken yolk antibody (IgY); genome sequences; transcriptome analysis; high throughput sequencing; loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay (LAMP)
Contribution: Special Issue: Fish Molecular Biology
Prof. Dr. Céline Audet

Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski, Universite du Quebec a Rimouski, Rimouski, Québec, Canada
Tel. +1-418-723-1986; Fax: +1-418-724-1842
Interests: environmental physiology; marine biology; fish; crustaceans; diadromous migrations; aquaculture; fisheries; stress response; reproductive success; metabolism
Prof. Dr. Constantinos Stathopoulos

Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, University of Patras, 1 Asklipiou st., 26504 Patras, Greece
Fax: +30 2610 969167
Interests: tRNA; mRNA; riboswitches; antibiotics; aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases; ribonucleases; translation; ribosome; tRFs
Contribution: Special Issue: Non-Coding RNAs
Special Issue: Non-Coding RNAs 2012
Special Issue: Functions of Transfer RNAs
Prof. Dr. Vsevolod V. Gurevich

Professor of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University, 2200 Pierce Avenue, Preston Research Building, Rm 417D, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
Tel. +1 (615) 322-7070; Fax: +1 (615) 343-6532
Interests: arrestin; GPCRs; cell signaling
Prof. Dr. Sabrina Angelini

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Via Irnerio, n 48, IT-40126, Bologna, Italy
Tel. +39 051 2091787; Fax: +39 051 2091780
Interests: Pharmacogenetic studies; biomarkers of effect and susceptibility in population exposed to pollutants; Epidemiological studies in population exposed to ionizing radiation
Contribution: Special Issue: Pharmacogenetics and Personalized Medicine
Special Issue: Pharmacogenetics and Personalized Medicine 2016
Prof. Dr. Cheorl-Ho Kim

Molecular and Cellular Glycobiology Unit, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Sungkyukwan University, 2066, Seobu-Ro, Jangan-Gu, Suwon-Si, Gyeong Gi, Korea
Tel. +82-31-290-7002; Fax: +82-31-290-7015
Interests: glycobiology; sialobiology; sialyltransferase; N-glycan; O-glycan; glycolipid; sphingolipid; glycoprotein; surface sugar; ganglioside; sialic acid; sialyl Le antigen; lectin; galectin; siglec; ER-Golgi glyosylation; sugar–receptor interaction; innate immune; xenotransplantation; cell–cell interaction
Contribution: Special Issue: Glycan–Receptor Interaction
Dr. Mateus Webba da Silva

School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Coleraine Cromore Road, BT51 1SA, UK
Interests: DNA structural nanotechnology, structural biology, nucleic acids structure; protein structure; biomolecular NMR; biophysical spectroscopy
Prof. Dr. Ritva Tikkanen

Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty, Justus-Liebig University of Giessen, Friedrichstrasse 24, D-35392, Giessen, Germany
Interests: signal transduction; receptor tyrosine kinases; mitogen-activated protein kinases; endosomal sorting; lysosome biogenesis; lysosomal storage diseases; cell adhesion; cell polarity
Contribution: Special Issue: Lysosomal Storage Disorders: Novel Concepts, Therapeutic Aspects and Beyond
In other journals:
Special Issue: Signal Transduction 2016
Prof. Dr. Irmgard Tegeder

Pharmazentrum Frankfurt, Dept. of Clinical Pharmacology, Goethe-University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, Bd. 74, 4th Fl, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Fax: 00 49 69 6301 7636
Interests: nerve injury and neuropathic pain; pain and aging; central adaptations to chronic pain; multiple sclerosis; neuroinflammation; neuro-immunologic communication; redox signaling; nitric oxide; endocannabinoids and other lipid signaling molecules; progranulin; autophagy
Contribution: Topical Collection: Feature Annual Reviews in Molecular Sciences
Special Issue: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Pain
Special Issue: Proteostasis in Neuronal Repair and Longevity
Special Issue: Pain and Inflammation
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