Editorial Board

Editorial Board

EDITOR DETAILS

Yu-Chieh (Jack) Wang  

Research Interest:

Cellular pluripotency; Human pluripotent stem cells; Human induced pluripotent stem cells; Human embryonic stem cells; Regenerative medicine; Pigment cells; Melanoma; Glycosylation; Systems biology

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of North Texas Health Science Center
USA

Patricia Silveyra  

Research Interest:

Molecular mechanisms involved in the development and resolution of pediatric and adult inflammatory lung disease

Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
USA

Paul James  

Research Interest:

Molecular physiology of membrane transporters; Molecular genetics of sperm physiology; Male reproductive biology; Epigenetics; Engineered modification of the genome; Tissue engineering of bone and cartilage

Associate Professor
Department of Biology
Miami University
USA

Debra Mayes  

Research Interest:

Vascular permeability (blood brain barrier control and aneurysm development); Tumorigenesis; Osteoblast to osteoclast transformation

Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology & Physiology
Wright State University
USA

Mariana S De Lorenzo  

Research Interest:

Angiogenesis; Inflammation; Tumor biology ; Experimental therapeutics and the development of new therapies against cancer; Connection between metabolism and cancer with a special emphasis on the effects of energy balance on tumor microenvironment and progression

Assistant Professor
Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Medicine
The State University of New Jersey
USA

Guillermo A Herrera  

Research Interest:

Immunoglobulin light chains; Amyloidosis; Electron microscopy; Myeloma; Plasma cell dyscrasia; Cell biology; Mechanism of cell damage

Professor
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy
LSU Health-Shreveport
USA

Noah Weisleder  

Research Interest:

Membrane repair; Vesicle trafficking; Metabolism; Diabetes; Ubiquitination; Tripartite motif; Heart failure; Ischemia reperfusion; Iinfarct; Intermediate filaments; Contractility, Glucose uptake

Associate Professor
Department of Physiology and Cell Biology
The Ohio State University Medical Center
USA

James P Chambers  

Research Interest:

Biochemistry; Enzymology; Glycoconjugate characterization; Inborn errors of metabolism; Biodetection; Biosensor sensing element development; Gene expression in Alzheimer's disease; Chip-based sensor development; SELEX; Translational science and applications

Distinguished Professor
Department of Biology
The University of Texas at San Antonio
USA

Andrew Tsin  

Research Interest:

Biochemical and cellular/molecular events in the eye related to normal visual functions and to abnormal or disease conditions; Mechanism of pigment regeneration in the cone visual system and the development of ocular diseases due to diabetes and other metabolic/genetic complications

Inaugural Chair and Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine
USA

Richard LeBaron  

Research Interest:

Integrins; Apoptosis; Cancer; Diabetes; TGF-β1; BIGH3; Proteoglycans; Cell adhesion; Extracellular matrix; Tissue regeneration

Professor
Department of Biology
University of Texas at San Antonio
USA

Paul J Higgins  

Research Interest:

Analysis of the SERPINE1 signal transduction pathway, clarifying molecular mechanisms underlying growth state-associated transcriptional control, definition of gene structure, and elucidating the role of SERPINE1 in cell growth regulation, tissue fibrosis and tumor angiogenesis

Professor
Center for Cell Biology & Cancer Research
Albany Medical College
USA

Robert Gilkerson  

Research Interest:

Mitochondrial genetics; Cellular signaling

Assistant Professor
Departments of Biology and Clinical Laboratory Sciences
University of Texas- Pan American
USA

Tammy Morrish  

Research Interest:

Tumours

Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Cancer Biology
University of Toledo College of Medicine & Life Sciences
USA

Austin J Cooney  

Research Interest:

Gene regulation; Nuclear receptors; Embryonic stem cells; Induced pluripotent stem cells; Germ Cells

Associate professor
Department of Pediatrics, Dell Pediatric Research Institute
The University of Texas at Austin
USA

Daniela Hoehn  

Research Interest:

Pathology and biology of leukemias; Flow cytometric evaluation of hematologic neoplasms; Translational research (Cytogenetic, immunophenotypic and clinical correlations)

Assistant professor
Department of Pathology and Cell Biology
Columbia University
USA

Jose R Perez  

Research Interest:

NF-kB in cancer and then inflammation and arthritis, multiple cytokine driven (i.e. TNFa, IL-1,IL-6 & TLR) inflammatory signaling pathways including the NF-kB, and MAPK pathways and also secondary messenger signaling driven by GPCRs and their involvement in the modulation of arthritis

Director
Center for the Development of Therapeutics
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
USA

Paul A Harding  

Research Interest:

Growth factors; Brown fat; White fat; Cellular reprogramming; Lipid accumulation

Professor and Chair
Department of Biological Sciences Cell, Molecular and Structural Biology Program
Miami University
USA

Katia Cailliau Maggio  

Research Interest:

Cell signaling; Tyrosine kinase receptor; Fibroblast growth factor; Xenopus oocyte; Akt; MAP Kinases; Cell cycle; G2/M; Phosphatase; Oocyte; Oogenesis; Maturation; Molecular adaptor

Assistant Professor
Laboratoire de Regulation des Signaux de Division
University Lille1
France

Dimitri Scholz  

Research Interest:

Photo-dynamic toxicity for clinical applications - Intracellular transport of macromolecules - Microscopy: technological development

Director
Biological Imaging
Conway Institute, University College Dublin
Ireland

Farid Menaa  

Research Interest:

Regenerative medicine; Tissue engineering; Cell cancer vaccines; Skin/mesenchymal/cord blood/bone marrow/stromal cells/endothelial cells and stem cells; Cancer stem cells, Immune responses; Blood cells interactions and hemoglobinopathies; Biomarkers; DNA damage cell response; Cellular oxidation; Uropathogens; Cells encapsulations; Single-cell analysis; Advanced spectroscopic technologies for cell and tissue monitoring

Head of the department
Department of Nanomedicine, Oncology and Stem Cells
Fluorotronics, Inc.
USA

Alexander A Minin  

Research Interest:

Cytoskeleton; Intermediate filaments; Microtubules; Mitochondria

Head of the department
Department of Cell Biology
Institute of Protein Research, Russian Academy of Sciences
Russia

Maria Mycielska  

Research Interest:

Transporters; Ion channels; Metabolism; Cancer; Prostate cancer; Citrate; Electrophysiology

Group leader
Department of Surgery
University of Regensburg
Germany

Taras Valovka  

Research Interest:

Signaling mechanisms controlling normal and oncogenic gene expression; Regulation of transcriptional responses mediated by the NF-kappaB, HIF and Myc oncogenic factors and their co-regulator proteins; Protein arginine methylation; Role of this post translational modification in gene expression control

Independent Principle Investigator
Division of Cell Biology
Biocenter, Division of Cell Biology Innsbruck Medical University
Austria

Arunasalam Dharmarajan  

Research Interest:

Cancer; Apoptosis; Cell signalling; Cancer Stem Cells; Angiogenesis; Wnt signalling; Metabolism

Professor
School of Biomedical Sciences, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute (CHIRI)
Curtin University
Australia

Xiaoming Jin  

Research Interest:

Cerebral cortex; Neuron; Epilepsy; Traumatic brain injury; Electrophysiology; Two-photon imaging; Optogenetic

Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Stark Neuroscience Research Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine
USA

Hongyu Qiu  

Research Interest:

Cell biology; Histological and biochemical studies; Genetics; Genomics; Molecular biology

Associate Professor
Department of Basic Sciences
School of Medicine, Loma Linda University
USA

Kishor K Bhakat  

Research Interest:

Mitotic gene bookmarking and epigenetic memory in cancer; Identification of potential prognostic and predictive marker in lung cancer; Post translational modifications of DNA repair proteins and its impact on DNA damage repair and gene regulation; Drug resistance mechanisms of tumor cells.

Associate Professor
Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy
University of Nebraska Medical Center
USA

Masanari Umemura  

Research Interest:

Developing novel nano-magnetic particles with cytotoxic property and cellular calcium signaling

Assistant Professor
Cardiovascular Research Institute
Yokohama City University
Japan

Umberto Galderisi  

Research Interest:

Effect of low dose radiations on stem cells; Senescence of stem cells and related pathways: DNA repair, autophagy, secretome, metabolism; Epigenetic regulation of stem cell biology; Mesenchymal stem cells from basic to applied sciences; Studies on Retinoblastoma gene family

Associate Professor
Department of Molecular Biology
University of Naples
Italy

Christian Faul  

Research Interest:

Signal transduction; Actin cytoskeleton; Fibroblast growth factors; Podocyte biology; Mechanisms of glomerular disease and nephrotic syndrome; Mechanisms of cardiac remodeling; Left ventricular hypertrophy and heart failure; Cardiorenal syndrome

Assistant Professor
Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
USA

Weiming Xu  

Research Interest:

Nitric oxide; PCSK9; GRP78; Cancer; Cardiovascular diseases; Hypoxia; Gene regulation

Chief Executive Officer
Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
University of Sheffield
UK

Peter Ertl  

Research Interest:

Cell analysis; Biosensors; Lab-on-a-chip; Organ-on-a-chip

Professor
Institute of Chemical Technologies and Analytics and Applied Synthetic Chemistry
Vienna University of Technology
Austria

Tohru Hosoyama  

Research Interest:

Cell-based therapy; Muscle stem/progenitor cells; Pluripotent stem cells; Satellite cells; Cell differentiation; Muscle regeneration

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery and Clinical Science
University of Yamaguchi Graduate School of Medicine
Japan

Tetsuya Tanaka  

Research Interest:

Pluripotent stem cells; Cell fate decision; Tumor-like growth; Genetic manipulation

Director
Departments of Molecular Research
Elixirgen, LLC
United States

Samy L Habib  

Research Interest:

Carcinogenesis in diabetes; Mechanisms of reducing tumorigenesis; Mutations of OGG1 in diabetic and cancer patients; Role of tuberin in neuronal degeneration; Role of tuberin in renal hypertrophy and fibrosis; Role of tuberin in tumorigenesis; Role of tuberin/m TOR pathway in apoptosis; Screening of diabetic patients for cancer

Associate Professor
Department of Cellular and Structural Biology
The University of Texas Health Science Center
USA

Takashi Yazawa  

Research Interest:

Steroid hormone; Stem cells; Transcription; Endocrinology; Reproduction

Department of Biochemistry
Asahikawa Medical University
Japan

Wei-Lih Lee  

Research Interest:

Mechanism of dynein-mediated nuclear migration and spindle positioning

Associate Professor
Biology Department
UMass Amherst
USA

Katsutoshi Yoshizato  

Professor
PhoenixBio
Japan

Maria Angeles Esteban  

Department of Cell Biology & Histology
University of Murcia
Spain

Alex Chang ZOU  

Research Interest:

Cell therapy; Phage-displayed peptides targeting esophageal cancer; Development of rabbit anti-VEGF therapeutic monoclonal antibody; Study onnuclear receptor ERR in prostate cancer

Clinical Research Centre
The Second Clinical Medical College, Shenzhen Peoples Hospital
China

Linyi Chen  

Research Interest:

Cell and molecular Biology; Signal transduction; Mechanism of cell differentiation

Associate Professor
National Tsing Hua University
Tawain

Barbara Illi  

Research Interest:

Stem cells; Cancer; Epigenetics; Transcriptional regulation; Angiogenesis; Differentiation

Researcher
Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology - National Research Council
Italy

Jitesh Pratap  

Research Interest:

Musculoskeletal diseases; Breast Cancer

Assistant Professor
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Rush University Medical Center
USA

Ming Tan  

Research Interest:

Cell stress response mechanism; Metabolism and cancer; MicroRNA and cancer; Cancer metastasis; Therapeutic resistance; Targeted cancer therapy

Associate Professor
Mitchell Cancer Institute
University of South Alabama
USA

Thomas J Slaga  

Research Interest:

Glucocorticoid hormones; Carcinogen; Carcinogenesis; Tumor; Papillomas; Squamous cell carcinomas; Skin cancer

Department of Pharmacology
University of Texas Health Science Center
USA

Kewei Wang  

Research Interest:

Molecular mechanism and neuropharmacological function of ion channels and their validation in drug discovery

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
USA

Xiaofeng Jia  

Research Interest:

Brain monitoring and therapeutic hypothermia; Peripheral nerve injury and regeneration; Translational therapeutic model for neurological injuries; Development and characterization of biomaterials for bone and peripheral nerve regeneration

Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
USA

Ravindra Kolhe  

Research Interest:

Investigating microRNA dysregulation in cancer, with emphasis on identifying novel microRNAs which can use as biomarker; Exploring the therapeutic potential of microRNA and investigating newer models of design and delivery

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology, Section of Anatomic Pathology
Georgia Regents University
USA

Changyu Zheng  

Research Interest:

Salivary gland; Saliva; Gene therapy; Gene transfer; Viral vector

Staff Scientist
Gene Transfer Section, Gene Therapy and Therapeutics Branch
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health
USA

Liwu Fu  

Research Interest:

Cancer pharmacology; Cancer chemotherapy; Cancer multidrug resistance and TKIs’ resistance; Personalized chemotherapy

Professor
Cancer Institute
Sun Yat-sen University
China

Yeshavanth Kumar Banasavadi  

Research Interest:

Glioma; Glioblastoma; Astrocytoma; PRMT5; Small molecules; Cancer biology; Brain tumor

Department of Neurological Surgery
Ohio State University

Shibsankar Sen  

Research Interest:

Molecular Parasitology; Drug Development; Enzyme Kinetics; Fish Shellfish immunology

Assistant Professor
School of Life Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
India

Leticia R Vega  

Research Interest:

Molecular and Cell biology

Associate Professor
Department of Biology
Barry University
USA

Christos D Georgiou  

Research Interest:

Biochemistry of oxidative stress and Astrobiology

Professor
Department of Biology, Division of Genetics, Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Patras
Greece

Alexandros Georgakilas  

Research Interest:

Biophysical analysis of DNA damage; Biopolymers; Oxidative stress and role of clustered DNA damage in carcinogenesis

Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
University of Athens
Greece

Eleftheria Rosmaraki  

Research Interest:

Dr. Eleftheria Rosmaraki research interests focus on the study of differentiation and basic functions of Natural Killer cells and T cells, as well as their role in immune deficiencies and autoimmune disorders.

Assistant Professor
Department of Biology, Division of Genetics, Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Patras
Greece

Issidora Papassideri  

Research Interest:

  • Molecular characterization of the crystalline eggshell proteins of Drosophila melanogaster and other insects.
  • Programmed cell death in insects: apoptosis, autophagy of epithelial and nurse cells during oogenesis
  • Senescence and death signaling in mature erythrocytes
  • Storage lesions in blood products used for transfusion
  • Erythrocyte defects in hemolysis and hemolytic diseases
  • Membrane organization and remodeling
  • Ultrastructure of cells and sub-cellular particles

Professor
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Greece

Cleo G Anastassopoulou  

Research Interest:

Infectious Diseases; Molecular Biotechnology; Virology

Assistant Professor
Department of Biology, Division of Genetics, Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Patras
Greece

Justina D McEvoy  

Research Interest:

Studying the regulation of differentiation programs and cancer pathways during normal development and tumorigenesis in pediatric solid tumors

Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
University of Arizona
USA

Agila Somasundaram  

Research Interest:

Mammalian cell lines; Primary cells; Luciferase assays; Flow cytometry; Immunocytochemistry

Research fellow
Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics
National Institutes of Health
USA

Chiara Corrado  

Research Interest:

Cellular and molecular biology (cell culturing; transfection or infection of Plasmids; siRNA; miRNA and retroviral plasmids; extraction of DNA; RNA or proteins from cell cultures). Immunofluorescence; transduction signaling, SDS-page and Western blot; Reverse Phase

Researcher
Department of Medical Biotechnology and Biopathology
University of Palermo
Italy