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. We will continue to add to the board of Academic Editors and are seeking qualified and diverse academics who share our vision.

Afsaneh Gaillard

Professor in neuroscience, Head of Neuroscience department
INSERM Senior Group Leader of Cellular Therapies in Brain Diseases group

Anne Galinier

Leader team in the "Laboratoire de Chimie Bactérienne"
Research Director in the "Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique"
Review Editor of "Frontiers in Microbiology" specialty "Microbial Physiology and Metabolism"

Brigitte Galliot

MD, PhD, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Science, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Switzerland. Elected Vice-Dean. Member of Academia-net. Post-doctoral stage at the ZMBH, Heidelberg, Germany; PhD in Life Sciences in Strasbourg, France; medical studies in Paris, France. Since my post-doc time, I study the molecular and cellular basis of regeneration, neurogenesis and aging and I use Hydra, a freshwater cnidarian polyp, as model system.

Patricia Gandini

Professor of Biological Consevation and Management and Design of protected Áreas, Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia Austral, investigator of National Council of Scientific and Technical Research, Past President of Argentine National Parks. Recipent of the 2010 Award Leaders for the Living Planet

Shou-Jiang (SJ) Gao

Professor of Molecular Microbiology and immunology at Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California.

Dany Garant

Professor of Ecology in the Department of Biology at Université de Sherbrooke. Associate editor of Molecular Ecology and Molecular Ecology Resources.

John Garthwaite

Professor of Experimental Neuroscience, Wolfson Inst for Biomedical Research, University College London.

Pietro Gatti-Lafranconi

Research Associate in Protein Engineering and Evolution at the Department of Biochemistry of the University of Cambridge. Working on the understanding of the structural and functional determinants of molecular evolution processes in enzymes, protein binders and transcription Factors. Associate Lecturer in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Newnham College. Member of the Biochemical Society Theme Panel II: Protein Structure and Function. Biotechnologist by training.

Vincent Gauci

Head of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in the Department of Environment, Earth and Ecosystems. Director of the NERC Methane Network 'MethaneNet' . Specialises in aspects of ecosystem science and biogeochemistry relating to biosphere atmosphere exchange.

Jianye Ge

Dr. Jianye Ge is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forensics and Investigative Genetics at University of North Texas Health Science Center. His research relates primarily to forensic genetics, bioinformatics, and data mining. The software programs he developed have been used by multiple Federal and State government agencies. His current research projects include DNA based familial searching, Low Copy Number DNA evidence interpretation, lineage markers, etc.

Violette Geissen

Since 2000: Priv. Doz. of Soil Science and Soil Ecology at INRES, University of Bonn, Germany; 2002-2008: Professor of Soil Science at El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Mexico; Since 2009: Senior Scientist (Soil degradation) at Wageningen University and Research Center

Erwin W. Gelfand

Chairman of the Dept. of Pediatrics at National Jewish Health in Denver. Vice-Chairman of the Dept. of Pediatrics at the Univ. of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Recipient of the Mead Johnson Award for Research in Pediatrics, the McLaughlin Foundation Edward Gallie Professorship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the Lifetime Achievement Award from National Jewish, and the Honorary Fellow Award from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

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