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Academic Editors

The following people constitute the Editorial Board of Academic Editors for the PeerJ journal. These active academics are the Editors who seek peer reviewers, evaluate their responses, and make editorial decisions on each submission to the journal. We will continue to add to the board of Academic Editors and are seeking qualified and diverse academics who share our vision.

Luis E.C. Conceição

Senior Research at Sparos Lda. PhD and MSc Course in Aquaculture by the Wageningen University, The Netherlands; Licenciatura in Aquatic Sciences by ICBAS, University of Porto, Portugal. Reviewer of several Journals int the fields of Aquaculture, Aquaticic Sciences and Nutrition.Coordinator of several national projects and of the EC-FP6 project SEACASE.
Vice-chair of COST Action Larvanet.

Thomas P. Conrads

Professor of Molecular & Cellular Biology and Obstetrics & Gynecology and Chief Scientific Officer of the Department of Defense-Funded Gynecologic Cancer Center of Excellence and the Women's Health Integrated Research Center at Inova Health System.

Graham Coop

I was a post-doc in the group of Jonathan Pritchard in the Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, while there I also work closely with Molly Przeworski. Before that I was a PhD student with Bob Griffiths in the mathematical genetics group in Statistics Department at Oxford. I’m now an associate professor in the Department of Evolution and Ecology at UC Davis.

Richard S. Cooper

Professor and Chair of Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology at Loyola University Medical School, Chicago, IL. Preview editor of journal Ethnicity and Disease. Recipient of a 'MERIT' Award from the NIH in 2002; member of National Advisory Council and NHGRI, NIH.

Ben Corry

I spend my time trying to understand the proteins known as ion channels that are responsible for electrical signalling in cells using simulation and fluorescence. I am fascinated by how organisms can survive despite the chaos taking place at the molecular level.

I received my PhD from the Australian National University in 2003. After 9 years in 'The Wild West' (Perth, WA) where I won the 2008 West Australian Young Scientist of the Year 2008, I have found my way back to work at the ANU.

Robert Costanza

Professor and Chair in Public Policy, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University. Editor in Chief, Solutions (www.thesolutionsjournal.org). Senior Fellow, Stockholm Resilience Center, Stockholm, Sweden; Senior Fellow, National Council on Science and the Environment, Washington, DC; Affiliate Fellow, Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont; deTao Master of Ecological Economics, deTao Masters Academy, Shanghai China

Mark John Costello

B.Sc. (NUI Galway); Ph.D. 1987 (NUI Cork). Involved in World Register of Marine Species, Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland, Society for management of electronic biodiversity data, International Association for Biological Oceanography, Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Ocean Biogeographic Information System, Scientific Committee on Ocean Research, DIVERSITAS, Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network, Species 2000, journal Biological Conservation.

Michael A. Cotta

Research Leader of the Bioenergy Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture in Peoria, Illinois, USA. Also holds adjunct appointments with the University of Illinois, The Ohio State University, and the University Puerto Rico, Mayaguez. Former Fermentation and Biotechnology Division Chair, American Society for Microbiology.

George M. Coupland

Director of the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany. Recipient of several honours, the most recent being election to the National Academy, USA in 2012.

Richard M. Cowling

Professor of Plant Ecology. Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) and founding member of the Academy of sciences of South Africa. Former President of the International Society of Mediterranean Ecologists. Editor-in-Chief of Conservation Letters.

James C. Coyne

Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute and Director of Behavioral Oncology at the Abramson Cancer Center at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Groningen, NL.

Keith A Crandall

Founding Director of the Computational Biology Institute at George Washington University. Past Chair of the Department of Biology at Brigham Young University. PhD in Biology and Biomedical Sciences from Washington University in St. Louis.

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