Academic Editors

The following people constitute the Editorial Board of Academic Editors for PeerJ. These active academics are the Editors who seek peer reviewers, evaluate their responses, and make editorial decisions on each submission to the journal. Learn more about becoming an Editor.

Fulvio D'Acquisto

Fulvio D’Acquisto trained in Experimental Pharmacology during his PhD. After his post-doctoral training at Yale University (1999-2003) he joined the William Harvey Research Institute and was awarded the New Investigator Award of the MRC in 2004. He was appointed as Senior Lecturer in 2006, Reader in 2009 and Professor of Immunopharmacology in 2014. He is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Biochemical Pharmacology and Biomedical Research Theme co-Lead for the Life Science Institute.

Krystyna Polska Dąbrowska

Affiliation: Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wrocław, Poland (Bacteriophage Laboratory).Position: professor.

Current field of interest: non-bactericidal effects of phages in mammals; i.e. phage molecular biology tools for studies of phage impact on immunological system and other physiological aspects in mammals.

Curtis Daehler

Professor of Botany and graduate faculty in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Editor-in-Chief of Pacific Science. Research interests include invasive species, plant-animal interactions, population biology, island biology, conservation and biogeography.

Markus A Dahlem

Currently Guest Scientist at the Department of Physics at the Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. Member of the Cardiovascular Physics Lab. Held formerly positions in the Department of Neurology at the University of Magdeburg (Germany) and in the Department of Psychology at the University of Stirling (Scotland, UK).

Antonio Damasio

David Dornsife Professor of Neuroscience, Neurology and Psychology, and Director of the Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California. Awards include the 2010 Honda Prize for scientific excellence, the Asturias Prize in Science and Technology; and the Pessoa, Signoret, and Cozzarelli Prizes. Member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Zbigniew Darzynkiewicz

Professor of Pathology, Medicine and Microbiology/Immunology at the New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY. Foreign Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) and Fellow ofthe American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). Former President of Cell Kinetics Society and of the International Society for Analytical Cytology (ISAC).

Mary Dasso

Senior Investigator in the Laboratory of Gene Regulation and Development, National Institute for Child Health and Human Development.

Martin Daumer

Dr Martin Daumer: Director of the SLCMSR e.v. - The Human Motion Institute in Munich and managing director of the IT company, Trium Analysis Online GmbH. He is also visiting lecturer for Telemedicine and Clinical Applications of Computational Medicine at the Technical University Munich.

Dr Daumer received a diploma in Physics in 1990 and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich in 1995, after having worked at CERN, Switzerland, and Rutgers University, USA.

Alberto Davalos

Group leader of the Epigenetics of Lipid Metabolism Group, IMDEA Food Institute, Dr. Alberto Dávalos holds a degree in Pharmacy and Biochemistry by San Marcos University (Lima) and a PhD in Pharmacy by Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Madrid).
He has conducted postdoctoral research at the Hospital Ramón y Cajal (Madrid), at Yale University School of Medicine, (New Haven), and at New York University School of Medicine (New York). Dr. Dávalos’s research program focuses in identifying and characterizing new noncoding RNAs (miRNAs, lncRNAs and other type of regulatory RNAs) that regulate lipid metabolism and the effects of minor dietary components (micronutrients) on their expression.

Gwilym M Davies

I am Assistant Professor of Soil and Plant Community Restoration in OSU's School of Environment and Natural Resources. My research focuses on developing methods for the restoration and management of ecosystem properties and functions including vegetation community composition, habitat structure, fire regimes and carbon and nutrient cycling. Current research sites include temperate, semi-arid and tropical ecosystems.

Joshua S Davis

Josh is a clinician researcher, and divides his time between clinical work as an Infectious Diseases physician in Newcastle, and research work as a principal research fellow based at Menzies.

He completed his clinical infectious diseases training in 2004, and then worked on a PhD from 2007-2010 on the epidemiology, pathophysiology and adjunctive treatment of sepsis in the Top End of the Northern Territory (NT).

His main clinical interests are general infectious diseases, viral hepatitis, hepatology, HIV infection, refugee health and infections in the critical care setting. His main research interests are clinical trials in the management of severe infections and epidemiology of severe bacterial infections.

Josh is the vice president of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) and is also the deputy chair of the ASID clinical research network. In 2015, Josh was awarded a prestigious career development fellowship from the NHMRC and also a $1 million project grant to conduct a randomised controlled trial investigating the use of combination antibiotic therapy for MRSA blood stream infection (the CAMERA study).

Melissa J Davis

Dr Melissa Davis is a computational biologist and Laboratory Head in the Bioinformatics Division of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. Her background is in genetics and computational cell biology with expertise in the analysis of genome-scale molecular networks, systems biology, and knowledge-based modelling of regulatory networks.

In 2014, Melissa was awarded a four year National Breast Cancer Foundation Career Development Fellowship, and took up a position as Senior Research Fellow in Computational Systems Biology at the University of Melbourne, before moving to the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research as a Laboratory Head in 2016. Melissa specialises in the integration of genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic data with knowledge-based network models to understand the regulatory logic of mammalian systems.

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