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Biology of the Nucleus

Editor-in-Chief: Simon Boulton

ISSN: 0009-5915 (print version)
ISSN: 1432-0886 (electronic version)

Journal no. 412

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Simon Boulton

Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator

The Krishnan-Ang Laboratory

DSB Repair Metabolism

The Francis Crick Institute

London, UK

Email:  simon.boulton@crick.ac.uk

Associate Editors

Robin Allshire
Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, UK

Geneviève Almouzni
Research Section
UMR 218, Institut Curie
Paris, France 

Simon Boulton
The Francis Crick Institute
London, UK

Brian R. Calvi
Department of Biology
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN, USA

Paula Cohen
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY, USA

Luca Comai
Plant Biology and Genome Center
University of California
Davis, CA, USA

Yamini Dalal
Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression
National Cancer Institute/NIH
Bethesda, MD, USA

John F.X. Diffley
The Francis Crick Institute
London, UK

Ingrid Grummt
German Cancer Research Centre
Division of Molecular Biology of the Cell
Heidelberg, Germany 

Tatsuya Hirano
Chromosome Dynamics Laboratory
Saitama, Japan

Yasushi Hiraoka
Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences
Osaka University
Suita, Japan

Fuyuki Ishikawa
Graduate School of Biostudies
Kyoto University
Kyoto, Japan

Jan Karlseder
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA, USA

Scott Keeney
Molecular Biology Program
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY, USA 

Christian Lehner
Institute of Molecular Life Sciences
University of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

Hiroshi Masumoto
Department of Human Genome Research
Kazusa DNA Research Institute
Chiba, Japan 

Greg Matera
Department of Biology and Genetics
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC, USA 

Marjori Matzke
Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology
Academica Sinica
Taiwan, China

Tom Misteli
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD, USA

Andrea Musacchio
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology
Dortmund, Germany

Erich A. Nigg
University of Basel
Basel, Switzerland

Terry L. Orr-Weaver

Department of Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA, USA 

Renato Paro
Center of Biosystems, Science and Engineering
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Basel, Switzerland 

Sergio Pimpinelli
Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology
University of Rome „La Sapienza"
Rome, Italy 

Yijun Qi
School of Life Sciences
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

Ingo Schubert
Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
Gatersleben, Germany 

Peter Shaw
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
John Innes Centre
Norwich, UK 

Frank Slack
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Department of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA

David Tremethick
Department of Molecular Biosciences
The John Curtin School of Medical Research Organisation
Australian National University
Canberra, ACT, Australia 

Frank Uhlmann
The Francis Crick Institute
London, UK

Bas van Steensel
Division of Gene Regulation, room B4.042
Netherlands Cancer Institute
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Karsten Weis
Institute of Biochemistry
ETH Zürich
Zurich, Switzerland

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    Chromosoma publishes research and review articles on the functional organization of the eukaryotic cell nucleus, with a particular emphasis on

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