Editors

Chief Editor
Stefan Hohmann
Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Chalmers University of Technology
Department of Biology and Biological Engineering
Kemivägen 4
SE-412 96 Göteborg
Sweden
E-mail: editor@molecular-genetics-genomics.se
Tel.: +46 31 360 8488

Reviews Editor
Jochen Graw
Helmholtz Center Munich
German Research Center for Environmental Health
Institute of Developmental Genetics
Ingolstädter Landstr. 1
85764 Neuherberg
Germany
E-mail: graw@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Editors

Andrés Aguilera
Departamento de Genética
Universidad de Sevilla
Sevilla, Spain
Transcription, DNA repair and recombination

Dan Andersson
Uppsala Biomedical Center
Uppsala University
Uppsala, Sweden
Bacterial genetics and evolution, antibiotic resistance

Leif Andersson
Uppsala Biomedical Center
Uppsala University
Uppsala, Sweden
Comparative genomics, genetics, phenotype evolution, domestic animals

Benedikt Brors
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Heidelberg, Germany
Bioinformatics, computational biology, precision oncology, cancer genetics

Joan Cerdà
Institute of Agriculture and Food Research and Technology (IRTA) and
Institute of Marine Sciences (CSIC)
Barcelona SPAIN
Fish genomics, molecular physiology, reproduction, developmental biology

Kang Chong
Institute of Botany
The Chinese Academe of Sciences
Beijing, China
Plant functional genomics, molecular plant development biology, plant stress biology

Thomas Clandinin
Stanford University
Stanford, USA
Drosophila genetics, neurobiology, visual system

Martine Collart
Dpt. Biochimie Médical
University of Geneva
Geneva , Switzerland
Signal transduction, transcription and stress responses in yeast

Carol Dieckmann
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona, USA
Mitochondria, organelles, yeast, Chlamydomonas, RNA processing and turnover

Ann Ehrenhofer-Murray
Institut für Biologie
Humboldt-University
Berlin, Germany
Chromatin, histone modifications, gene regulation and DNA replication in yeast

Reinhard Fischer
University of Karlsruhe
Institute for Applied Life Sciences
Applied Microbiology
Karlsruhe, Germany
Filamentous fungi, development of fungi, polarized growth, microtubules and motors, light sensing

Michael Francki
Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia
State Agriculture Biotechnology Centre
Murdoch University
Murdoch, Western Australia
Plant genome organization, comparative and functional genomics, molecular markers for plant breeding

Merete Fredholm
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Genetics and Bioinformatics
University of Copenhagen
Frederiksberg, Denmark
Animal genetics, disease genetics, comparative genomics

Marie-Angèle Grandbastien
Institut Jean-Pierre Bourgin (IJPB)
INRA
Versailles, France
Plant transposable elements and plant genome structure

Kristina Gruden
National Institute of Biology (NIB)
Department of Biotechnology and Systems Biology
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Plant defence response, potato, virus, herbivores, transcriptomics, data integration, systems biology, quantitative molecular biology

Matthias Hammerschmidt
Institute for Developmental Biology
Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC)
University of Cologne
Cologne, Germany
Zebrafish genetics and development, BMP signaling, cell migration, pituitary, skin

Bin Han
National Center for Gene Research
Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Academy of Sciences
Shanghai, China
Genomics, functional genomics, and plant genetics

Siegfried Hekimi
Biology Department
McGill University
Montréal, Québec, Canada
Molecular and general genetics of Caenorhabditis elegans

Ann M. Hirsch
Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology
University of California
Los Angeles, USA
Biological nitrogen fixation, genetics of plant-microbe interactions, plant and bacterial gene regulation

Takashi Ito
Department of Medical Biochemistry
Kyushu University
Fukuoka, Japan
Yeast, functional genomics, proteomics, protein-protein interaction, DNA methylation

Edda Klipp
Theoretical Biophysics
Humboldt-University Berlin
Berlin, Germany
Computational systems biology, dynamic simulation, signal transduction, cell cycle, metabolism

Gabriele Klug
Institut für Mikrobiologie und Molekularbiologie
Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
Giessen, Germany
Gene regulation in bacteria, RNA processing in prokaryotes, oxidative stress defense in bacteria

Shihuan Kuang
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN, USA
Genetic and epigenetic regulation of stem cells, tissue regeneration, adipose and skeletal muscles

Jinsheng Lai
National Maize Improvement Center
China Agricultural University
Bejing, China
Maize genomics, genomic variability and breeding

Franz Lang
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
Départment de Biochimie
Université de Montréal
Montréal, Canada
Mitochondrial and nuclear genomes, protists, fungi, RNA structure, bioformatics

Tosso Leeb
Institute of Genetics
University of Bern
Bern, Switzerland
Veterinary genetics, domestic animals, monogenic traits

Dongxin Lin
Department of Etiology & Carcinogenesis
Cancer Institute and Hospital
Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences
Beijing 100021,China
Cancer genetics, molecular epidemiology of cancer

Thomas Nyström
CMB Microbiology
University of Gothenburg
Gothenburg (Göteborg), Sweden
Microbial genetics, microbial stress responses, aging, protein quality control

José Perez-Martin
Department of Microbial Biotechnology
Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia CSIC
Madrid, Spain
Fungal genetics, cell cycle and morphogenesis control in fungi, pathogenic fungi

Hans Ronne
Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology
Uppsala University
Uppsala, Sweden
Gene expression and intracellular transport in yeast, metabolic regulation in plants

Joanne Russell
Department of Cell and Molecular Sciences
The James Hutton Institute
Invergowrie, Dundee, Scotland UK
Cereal genetics and genomics, population and conservation genetics, molecular breeding

Haruhiko Siomi
Department of Molecular Biology
Keio University School of Medicine
35 Shinanomachi
Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
RNAi/RNA silencing pathways, non-coding RNAs, transposons, epigenome

Igor Stagljar
CCBR - Dep. of Biochemistry & Dep. of Medical Genetics and Microbiology
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada
Functional genomics, proteomics, protein-protein interactions, yeast two-hybrid analysis, drug screens, membrane proteins, genome stability, DNA helicases

Ines Thiele
Centre for Systems Biomedicine
University of Luxembourg,
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Computational modeling, constraint-based modeling, human metabolism, microbial metabolism, host-microbe interactions, diet-gut-health axis, inborn errors of metabolism, neurodegenerative diseases

Dacheng Tian
Life Science School
Nanjing University
Nanjing, China
Plant disease resistance, evolutionary genetics and genomics, sequenced plant genomes

Akhilesh K.Tyagi
Interdisciplinary Centre for Plant Genomics
Department of Plant Molecular Biology
University of Delhi
New Delhi, India
Plant genomics, stress, reproductive development

David Ussery
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Biomedical Informatics, College of Medicine
Little Rock, AR 722205, USA
Sequenced bacterial genomes, comparative genomics

Marie-Anne Van Sluys
Universidade de São Paulo
Instituto de Biociências, Departamento de Botânica
05508090 - São Paulo
SP - Brazil
Plant functional genomics, transposable elements, plant-microbe interaction

Rajeev K. Varshney
Center of Excellence in Genomics (CEG)
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
Patancheru, Greater Hyderabad, India
genetics, genomics, sequencing and molecular breeding of legume crops

Riccardo Velasco
Research Center of Viticulture and Enology of the National Consiglio
National Consiglio per la Ricerca in Agricoltura e l'Analisi dell'Economia Agraria (CREA)
Roma, Italy,
Plant genetics and genomics, plant molecular biology, plant physiology, plant biotechnolog

Qing Wang
School of Life Science and Technology
Huazhong University of Science & Technology
Wuhan, Hubei, China
Human genetics, animal modeling of human disease, translational medicine, linkage, next generation sequencing, and genome-wide association study (GWAS)

Qingyou Xia
State Key Laboratory of Silkworm Genome Biology
Collegeof Biotechnology
SouthwestUniversity
Chongqing, China
Insect comparative genomics, insect genetics, gene expression and regulation

Lizhong Xiong
Deputy Dean,College of Life Science and Technology
National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement
Huazhong Agricultural University
Wuhan, China
Genetics and molecular basis of aboitic stress tolerance of plants

Shuhua Xu
CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology
Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shanghai, China
Population Genomics, evolutionary genetics, molecular evolution, computational biology

Hong-Wei Xue
National Key Laboratory of Plant Molecular Genetics
Institute of Plant Physiol & Ecology
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shanghai, China
Plant functional genomics, plant developmental biology, plant hormone effects and signaling

Bing Yang
340e Bond Life Sciences Center
Division of Plant Sciences
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO, USA
Plant disease resistance, plant (rice) genetic resources, plant genetic engineering

Masahiro Yano

QTL Genomics Research Center
National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences,
Ibaraki, Japan
Plant genetics and breeding, marker-assisted selection

Jinfa Zhang
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
Crop (cotton) genetics, genomics, QTL mapping, and molecular breeding