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.
2000 – PhD. (Microbiology). Center for Microbiology and Biotechnology//Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
1994 – BS/ MS (Biology, Microbiology). Dnepropetrovsk State University, Department of Microbiology, Ukraine
1994 – Pre-doctoral training in “Molecular Biology, Gene Engineering and Biotechnology” M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia.
2015 - Assistant Professor, San Diego State University
2015 - Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Washington
2013 - 2015 Visiting Scholar, SIO, University of California San Diego
2012 - 2015 Research Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Washington
2006 - 2012 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Washington
2001 - 2006 Research Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington
1997 - 2002 Junior Research Scientist, G.K. Skryabin Institute of Biochemistry & Physiology of Microorganisms, Russian Academy of 1995 - 1997 Sciences Engineer-investigator, G.K. Skryabin Institute of Biochemistry & Physiology of Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences
Senior lecturer psychology at the University of Portsmouth. Before that group leader of the group “Evolutionary Roots of Human Social Interaction” at the Max Planck Institute EVAN Germany. Junior Research Fellow at Churchill College and a member of the Experimental Psychology lab of Cambridge University.
Main research interest is the evolution of human sociality. Special interest in ToM, cooperation and communication among individuals.
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
PhD (Arts), PhD (Vet Sci), hon. D.Sc; Prof of Animal Behaviour, University of New England. Honorary professor at the Brain Institute (University of Queensland). Over 250 research articles, 20 books. Books on orang-utans (1994,1999, 2000); Songs Roars and Rituals. Communication in Mammals. (2000); Birds. Their Habits and Skills (2001), Comparative Vertebrate Cognition (2003); Australian Magpie (2004, 2008); Tawny Frogmouth (2007). Forthcoming book: Bird Minds-Australian birds (in press).
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.
Professor of Microbiology at George Mason University. Director of Research for the National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Disease.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.