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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.

Christophe Dessimoz

Lecturer at University College London (UCL) on a joint appointment between the Department of Genetics, Evolution & Environment and the Department of Computer Science.

Sakamon Devahastin

Associate Professor of Food Engineering and Associate Dean of Engineering (Research and Academic Affairs) at the King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Bangkok, Thailand. Associate Editor of Drying Technology.

Gaetano Di Chiara

Full Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy (current); Dean Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Cagliari, Italy(1997-2006); President of the European Behavioural Pharmacology Society (1996-1999), Federation of the European Societies of Neuroscience (1998-2000) and Italian Society of Neuroscience (2005-2007).

Michael Diamond

Professor of Medicine, Molecular Microbiology, Pathology & Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine (USA) and the Co-Director of the Midwest Regional Center for Excellence in Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Disease Research.

Marcel Marcel Dicke

Professor of Entomology and Head of the Laboratory of Entomology of Wageningen University (NL), Rhodes Visiting Professor at Cornell University (USA) and elected member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Daniel J. Diekema

Professor of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Associate Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory and Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. President Elect of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

William A. DiMichele

Curator and Research Paleontologist, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC USA. Editorial board member: Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, Journal of Paleontology, Palaios, CR Paleoevol. Former Editor, Paleobiology. Recipient of Geological Society of America Gilbert Cady Award in Coal Geology. Fellow of the Paleontological Society and Geological Society of America.

Pascal Dollé

Associate Professor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Group leader (Developmental Biology and Stem Cells Department), IGBMC, France. Member of the Institut Universitaire de France.

Zsuzsanna Dosztányi

Senior research scientist at the Institute of Enzymology, Research Centre for Natural Sciences,
Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Ana I. Duarte

Post-Doc Fellow at Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (since 2007), Coimbra, Portugal. Visiting researcher at Neuronal Survival Unit, Wallenberg Neuroscience Center, Lund Medical School, Lund, Sweden (Sept 2008 - May 2009). PhD and MSc in Biology (Cell Biology) by University of Coimbra, Portugal (in 2007 and 2002, respectively). Degree in Biology by University of Coimbra, Portugal (in 1998).

Alain Dubois

Professor of zoology at the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris. Specialist of the systematics of amphibians, of zoological taxonomy and nomenclature, and of biological terminology. Former Director of the herpetology laboratory of the MNHN. Former Chief Editor of “Amphibia-Reptilia” and “Alytes”. Chief Editor of “Bionomina”, Nomenclature Editor of “Zootaxa”. Large teaching experience in taxonomy and nomenclature, currently within the frame of the Distributed European School of Taxonomy.

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