Target Article: Eugene Koonin
Biology and Philosophy is proud to present its first target article collection. These collections discuss an article by a prominent researcher on a topic that the journal wants to highlight to the community.
The journal is most grateful to Eugene Koonin for having accepted to write the first target paper for Biology & Philosophy on such a major topic in current biology as CRISPR-Cas (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats).Eugene Koonin is the ideal person for presenting CRISPR-Cas to a philosophical audience. Koonin is a prominent biologist and an expert in evolutionary and computational biology. His research spans an expansive range of subjects, from genome sequencing to comparative genomics, protein classification, horizontal gene transfer (and related issues around the “tree of life”), identification of giant viruses, and virus classification, among many other areas.
The target article collection consists of the following articles: