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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'

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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
Website: https://profile.hsc.unt.edu/profilesystem/viewprofile.php?pid=10049966&onlyview=1
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. Michael Ibba
Department of Microbiology and Center for RNA Biology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210-1292, USA
Fax: +1 614 292 8120
Website: http://microbiology.osu.edu/people/ibba.1
Interests: translation; the genetic code; quality control; tRNA biology; microbial; stress response
Contribution: Special Issue: Functions of Transfer RNAs
Prof. Dr. Walter Herzog
Faculty of Kinesiology, Engineering, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
Fax: +1 403 284 3553
Website: http://research4kids.ucalgary.ca/members/herzog
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
Website: http://www.cwrumedicine.org/divisions/rheumatology/faculty
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
Website: http://www.physiologie.medizin.uni-tuebingen.de/DepI/#public
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
Website: http://www.chab.ethz.ch/personen/emeritus/rernst
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
Website: http://www.surrey.ac.uk/vet/people/ali_mobasheri/index.htm
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
Website: https://www.htw-aalen.de/de/users/226
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
Website: http://www.eyecenter.emory.edu/faculty/boatright.htm
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
Website: http://www.agr.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~mcr/index-e.html
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
Website: http://www.microbiology.hku.hk/staff/staff_hp/Dr_Patrick_Woo.html
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. Charles A. Collyer
School of Molecular Bioscience, G08 - Biochemistry Building, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Website: http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/people/academics/profiles/charlesc.php
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
Prof. Dr. Li Lin
Affiliation: Department of Aquatic Animal Medicine, College of Fisheries, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, 430070, China
Website: http://ic.hzau.edu.cn/ywzy/Admissions/supervisor/201301/t20130103_25127.htm
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. Constantinos Stathopoulos
Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, University of Patras, 1 Asklipiou st., 26504 Patras, Greece
Fax: +30 2610 969167
Website: http://biochemistry.med.upatras.gr/lang_en/laboratory/viewCV/2
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. 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
Website: http://www.unibo.it/faculty/s.angelini
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
Dr. Mateus Webba da Silva
School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Coleraine Cromore Road, BT51 1SA, UK
Website: http://www.science.ulster.ac.uk/pharmacyresearch/staff/mateus-webba-da-silva/
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
Website: http://www.uni-giessen.de/cms/fbz/fb11/institute/biochemie/forschungbiochemie/agtikkanen
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
Website: http://www.izn-frankfurt.de/web-content/memb_get.php?anzname=Tegeder%20I.
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
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