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Advisory Board and Editors Biochemistry

Uttam Chand Banerjee

Professor and Head of Department of Pharmaceutical Technology. Recipient of several awards including the 2008 Innocentive Challenge award “Bitterness in Food Products”, the 2005 Punjab Ratan Award, the 2002 ‘Shield for Process Technology’ by the Council of Scientific and industrial Research, New Delhi. Editorial Board member of several journals.

Rebecca L Berdeaux

Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Member of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences program (UT Houston). Expertise in kinase-mediated cell signaling, transcriptional regulation, skeletal muscle and hepatic metabolism and muscle regeneration.

Paul S. Brookes

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at University of Rochester Medical Center. PhD in Biochemistry from Cambridge University (UK) and post-doctoral training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Research program in mitochondria, cardiac ischemia, and cardioprotective therapies.

Ashley M Buckle

PhD (1994) in the lab of Prof Sir Alan Fersht at Cambridge, followed by postdoc at the MRC Centre Cambridge, making contributions to the understanding of protein stability, molecular recognition and the action of molecular chaperones. I relocated to Monash University, Australia in 2003. My research group uses crystallography, bioinformatics and molecular simulation to understand folding, structure and function.

Jim Caunt

Lecturer in Cell Biology 2010-present, University of Bath.
Post-doctoral Research 2002-2010, University of Bristol.
PhD in Molecular Immunology 2009-2002, University of Sheffield.
Member of the Biochemical Society Signalling Theme Panel

Amitabha Chattopadhyay

J.C. Bose Fellow and Outstanding Scientist at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India. Also serves as Dean, Biological Sciences of the Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research. Member of the editorial board of journals such as Biophysical Journal, Journal of Physical Chemistry, BBA-Biomembranes, and Journal of Neurochemistry. Recipient of the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award, and Ranbaxy Research Award. An elected Fellow of all the Indian Academies of Science,

Maria Manuela Chaves

Leader of the Plant Molecular Ecophysiology Laboratory, Instituto de Tecnologia Química Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Emeritus Professor, Technical University of Lisbon. First chair of the Portuguese Committee of IGBP. Member of the Inter-Academy Council Study ‘Science and Technology for Improving Agriculture Productivity and Food Security in Africa'. Member of the Academia de Ciências de Lisboa. Associate Editor of Functional Plant Biology.

Christos Chinopoulos

Tenured Adjunct Professor at the Department of Medical Biochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary since 2010. Research Associate at the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA during 2004. Academic Fellow at the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA during 2002-2003. Primary field of interest: Bioenergetics, Mitochondriology.

Paul Christakopoulos

Chaired Professor in Chemical and Biochemical Process Engineering, Lulea University of Technology, Associate Editor of World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. Awarded an EU Marie Curie fellowship.

Stefano Ciurli

PhD in Chemistry at Harvard University. Full Professor of General and Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Bologna since 2001. The scientific background is bioinorganic chemistry, and the main interest is focused on the chemistry of metal ions in biological systems.

Edward A. Clark

Professor, Microbiology and Immunology; Adjunct Professor, Medicine, University of Washington. Helped found two Seattle Biotech companies.

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.