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Biophysical Reviews

Biophysical Reviews

Editor-in-Chief: Damien Hall

ISSN: 1867-2469 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12551

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Damien Hall

Institute for Protein Research
Osaka University
Japan. Email: damien.hall@protein.osaka-u.ac.jp

National Institute of Health, NIDDK
Bethesda MD.
USA. Email: Damien.hall@nih.gov

Emeritus Chief Editors

Jean Garnier, International Council for Science (ICS), Paris, France
Cristobal G. dos Remedios, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

2019 Special Issue Guest Editors

Asian Biophysical Association and Australian Society for Biophysics Joint Meeting

Kyeong Kyu Kim, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
Kuniaki Nagayama, National Institute of Natural Sciences, Okazaki, Japan
Hiroyuki Noji, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Ray Norton, Monash University, Australia
Till Bocking, University of New South Wales, Australia
Andrew Battle, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Nanoengineering for Mechanobiology

Boris Martinac, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Australia
Massimo Vassalli, CNR Genova, Italy
Marco Capitanio, University of Florence and European Lab. for Non Linear Spectroscopy, Italy
Aldo Ferrari, ETH and EMPA Zurich, Switzerland

Big Data

Joshua W.K. Ho, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Eleni Giannoulatou, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Australia

Biophysics and Structural Biology at Synchrotrons - South African Workshop

Trevor Sewell, University of Cape Town, South Africa


Executive Editors

J.W.K. Ho
School of Biomedical Sciences, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China

R. Itri
Department of Applied Physics
Institute of Physics
University of Sao Paolo
Sao Paolo, Brazil

N. R. Jagannathan
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Department of NMR & MRI Facility
New Delhi 110029, India

K. Nagayama
National Institute for Physiological Sciences
5-1 Higashiyama, Myodaiji, Okazaki, Japan

W. Olson
Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Rutgers – School of Arts and Sciences
10 Taylor Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA 

Editorial Board

T.W. Allen, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Victoria, Australia
J. Baenziger, University of Ottawa, Canada
E. Baulieu, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France
A. Benedetto, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
P. Ciancaglini, Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirao Preto - SP, Brazil
D. Crossman, University of Auckland, New Zeeland
P.J. Cozzone, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France
E.M. De La Cruz, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
D. Devaurs, INRIA, Grenoble, France
E.J. Dufourc, University of Bordeaux, France
E. Ehler, University of London King’s College, London, UK
L. Finzi, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J. C. Gómez-Fernández, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain
P. Karthe, CAS in Crystallography and Biophysics, University of Madras
A.R. Kinjo, Department of Mathematics, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei
J. Kozelka, University Paris Diderot, France & Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
T. Kraft, Hannover Medical School, Germany
A. Li, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
B. Maggio, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina
B. Martinac, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Australia
J.W. McNamara, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
M.M. Morales, Cidade Universitária, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
H. Nakamura, Institute of Protein Research, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
H. Noji, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
R.D. Peluffo, University of the Republic, Uruguay 
P. Pohl, University Linz, Linz, Austria
M. Prietto, University of Lisbon, Portugal
K. Radotic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
C.M. Rao, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, India
Z. Rao, Tsinghua University, China
C. Royer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
F. Separovic, University of Melbourne, Australia
B. T. Sewell, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
K. Shearwin, Molecular and Biomedical Science, University of Adelaide, Australia
C.M. Soares, Universidade Nove de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal
D. Szczesna-Cordary, University of Miami, FL, USA
J. Tame, Yokohama City University, Japan
S. del Valle Alonso, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina
J. van der Velden, VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands
M. Williams, Massey University, New Zeeland
G.J.L. Wuite, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
K. Yasuda, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
G. Zucchelli, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

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    Biophysical Reviews aims to publish critical and timely reviews from key figures in the field of biophysics. The bulk of the reviews that are currently published are from invited authors, but the journal is also open for non-solicited reviews. Interested authors are encouraged to discuss the possibility of contributing a review with the Editor-in-Chief prior to submission. Through publishing reviews on biophysics, the editors of the journal hope to illustrate the great power and potential of physical techniques in the biological sciences, they aim to stimulate the discussion and promote further research and would like to educate and enthuse basic researcher scientists and students of biophysics. 

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