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Molecular Biology Reports

Molecular Biology Reports

An International Journal on Molecular and Cellular Biology

Editor-in-Chief: Jonathan Brody

ISSN: 0301-4851 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-4978 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11033

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Jonathan Brody, Ph.D  
Thomas Jefferson University  
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Managing Editors
Gillian E. Knight Ph.D
UCL, London, UK

Inês Teles Siefers Alves Ph.D
Springer Nature, Dordrecht, The Netherlands

Associate Editors
Ritu Chaudhary, Ph.D
Center for Cancer Research  
Bethesda, MD, USA

Shruti Lal, Ph.D
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Dawei Li, Ph.D
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Hershey, PA, USA

Ali Vaziri-Gohar, Ph.D
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Editorial Board

Altino Choupina
Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
Expertise: molecular biology, molecular cloning, genomics, gene expression, bioinformatics, enzymology, phytopathology, RNA-seq

Amin Nassar
Harvard University, MA
Expertise: human cancer genetics, genomically targeted therapies in genitourinary (GU) cancers;

Anamika Basu
Loma Linda University Medical Center, California
Expertise: Cell and Molecular Biology, Anatomy and Physiology;  Genotoxicity, DNA damage and Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) analysis

Arit Ghosh
University of California, San Diego
Expertise: ubiquitin biology, ribosome, E3 ligases, protein homeostasis, G protein signaling, GPCRs

Dan Zhao
Wake Forest School of Medicine,Winston-Salem, NC
Expertise: basic cancer research, breast cancer research, transcription factors, transcriptional regulation, microRNAs, long noncoding RNAs

Deeksha Gambhir Chopra
University of California, San Francisco
Expertise:  diabetes and its complications (mainly diabetic retinopathy),  age-related macular degeneration, inflammation, G-protein coupled receptor signaling, angiogenesis, unfolded protein response (UPR) and mitochondrial biology 

Deepak Parashar
Medical College of Wisconsin
Expertise:  the mechanism of tumorigenesis,  Apoptosis and EMT in cancer cells,   molecularly targeted and cellular therapies for breast , ovarian,  and cervical cancer

Hadi Maazi
UCLA, Keck School of Medicine
Expertise:  immunology, allergy, asthma, adaptive immunity, T cells, Innate Lymphoid Cells, IL-5, IL-13

Hagop Atamian
Schmid College of Science & Technology
Chapman University, Orange, California
Expertise:  molecular mechanisms of plant interactions with various biotic stresses and daily environmental fluctuations

Harikanth Venkannagari
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Expertise:  structural biology, x-ray crystallography, assay development, high throughput screening, small molecule drug discovery, neurobiology, and ADP-ribosylation; molecular biology related research


Himanshu Gupta
Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Hospital Clinic – University of Barcelona

Expertise:  malaria, infectious diseases, case-control study, DNA and RNA sequencing, polymorphisms, copy number, PCR and qPCR, miRNA biomarker discovery, population genetics, drug resistance, molecular biology, cloning and sub-cloning, protein expression, gene expression, RNA-seq

Huiwen Wang
Institute of Biophysics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Expertise:  molecular cell biology, especially disease-associated RNA metabolism regulation

Kasturi Pal
The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, California
Expertise:  cellular information processing pathways, focusing on signal transduction by G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs);  orphan GPCR, Gpr161, which localizes to a specialized sub-cellular compartment called the primary cilia 

Liming Li
Princeton University, NJ
Expertise:  human population genetics and forensic genetics; population structure; Archaic Introgression

Mahsa Zarei
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard University, MA
Expertise:  inflammation, cancer biology and biochemistry;  cellular metabolism and targeted therapy in disease

Mohammad Najaf-Panah
New Mexico State University
Expertise: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Gene expression and transcriptomics; Molecular Biology; Nucleic Acids; Regulation of Gene Expression; Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Animal Genetics, Biochemistry, Omics; Human/Mouse/Plants/Mammalian Genetics

Narisimham Parinandi
College of Medicine
Dorothy M. Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Expertise: Lipidomics and Lipid Signaling; Vascular Biology; Oxidative Stress and Antioxidants; Membrane Biology; Mitochondrial Regulation; Trace Metal Biochemistry; Lung Biology and Pulmonary Diseases

Raghuveer Singh
Emerging Pathogens Institute
University of Florida
Expertise: Metabolic engineering, Bioenergy production (hydrogen), Hyperthermophiles, Dark Fermentation, Bacterial Genetics, Genetic Systems Development, Biochemistry, Peptidoglycan, ABC transporters, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.

Sarah Abou Alaiwi
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Matthew L. Freedman and Toni K Choueiri's Labs 
Expertise:  Liver disease,  Liver function,  Liver cell failure, End-stage liver disease, Bilirubin, Biliary disease, Chronic hepatitis, Viral hepatitis, Cirrhosis, Ascites, Chronic liver disease, Liver transplantation, primary biliary cholangitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease,  Alcoholic hepatitis,  Liver Failure,  Shock Liver, and Jaundice

Shuzhen Men
Department of Plant Biology and Ecology
Nankai University
Expertise:  Auxin, root development, embryo, gametogenesis, lipids

Sourav Roy
Center for Disease Vector Research
      and Institute for Integrative Genome Biology
University of California Riverside
Expertise:  Gene regulation, Functional Genomics, Sequence Analysis, Motif Discovery, Expression Profiling, Protein-protein interaction, Regulatory Networks, Insect Hormones and miRNAs

Suranjana Goswami
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio
Expertise:  reproductive physiology, Immunology (specifically immune activation by infectious agents), metal induced immunotoxicity and biochemistry

Swetha Parvathaneni
Howard University
Washington, D.C.
Expertise:  DNA repair, genome stability, cancer predisposition syndromes, cancer initiation and progression; gene regulation and chemoresistance/drug targets/chemotherapy

Vikas Koundal
Washington State University
Expertise:  plant molecular biology, biotechnology, and plant pathology
plant diseases, plant pathogens, their genomics, management, and prevention, miRNAs, siRNAs, RNAi, Small RNAs, CRISPR






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