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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.

Sophien Kamoun

Head of The Sainsbury Laboratory and Professor of Biology at The University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, United Kingdom.

Caroline M. Kane

Professor in Residence Emerita of Molecular and Cell Biology, long term work on transcript elongation regulation in eukaryotes, PI on The Cell, a searchable database of images and videos of cells for educators and researchers, several awards for helping women and underrepresented students in biomedical science, former Councilor and Education Committee Chair of the American Society for Cell Biology

Mikko Karttunen

Professor of Chemistry at University of Waterloo. Leader of the Computational and Theoretical Biological Physics & Chemistry Group. Affiliate of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics at Waterloo.

Fatah Kashanchi

Professor of Microbiology at George Mason University. Director of Research for the National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Disease.

Philip H. Kass

Philip Kass received his DVM in 1983; Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine in 1984, MS in Statistics in 1988, and PhD in Epidemiology in 1990. His post-doc was at UCLA under Dr. Sander Greenland. Currently Professor of Analytic Epidemiology at the School of Veterinary Medicine and School of Medicine at the University of California, Davis, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, and is the former Chair of the Department of Population Health and Reproduction.

Kazunori Kataoka

Professor of Biomaterials at Department of Materials Engineering of University of Tokyo. Joint appointment in Medical School of University of Tokyo as Professor of Clinical Biotechnology, Center for Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine. Editorial of Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition. Associate Editor of Biomacromolecules. Associate Editor of Biomaterials. Recipient of the 2012 Humboldt Research Award. President of Controlled Release Society.

Michael W Kattan

Dr. Kattan's research is primarily focused on the development, validation, and use of prediction models. Most of these models are available online, and designed for physician use, at http://rcalc.ccf.org/. He is also interested in quality of life assessment to support medical decision making (such as utility assessment), decision analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, and comparative effectiveness.

Randal J. Kaufman

Professor and Director of the Degenerative Diseases at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, CA. Formerly Professor of Biological Chemistry and Internal Medicine and Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Research Institute at the University of Michigan Medical School. Awards include the Murray Thelin Award, the ìPrix Henri Chaigneauî, the ISTH Investigator Recognition Award , the ESACT Van Wezel Prize, and fellow of the AAAS.

Stefan H.E. Kaufmann

Founding, and current, Director of the Department of Immunology at the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology. Past President and Honorary Member of the German Society of Immunology. Past President of the European Federation of Immunological Societies (EFIS). President of the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS). Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and the German National Academy Leopoldina.

Sadasivam J. Kaushik

Director of research at INRA (National Institute for Agriculture Research), France. Founder director of Fish Nutrition Laboratory and Station d'Hydrobiology Research Station. Editorial boards of several journals including British Journal of Nutrition, Aquaculture, Aquaculture Research, Aquaculture Nutrition, Aquatic Living Resources, Board member of several academic and professional bodies. European Aquaculture society (President-Elect). Coordinator of several EU research projects.

Julia Kehr

Professor Hamburg University, Germany
Professor Politechnic University Madrid, Spain
Group Leader Max Planck Institute Potsdam, Germany

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