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.

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Shuangtao Ma

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Michigan State University

Suk Ling Ma

Assistant Professor at Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. My research interests included genetics of Alzheimer's disease and other psychiatric disorders.

Paula Mabee

Professor of Biology, University of South Dakota; Past President, Society of Systematic Biologists; Elected Fellow, AAAS.

Robie W Macdonald

I am a biogeochemist who studies aquatic pathways. These include predominantly the freshwater cycle in arctic seas, carbon cycles in arctic seas and in the coastal North Pacific Ocean, and contaminant pathways in the Arctic and Pacific Oceans and in lakes. I am especially interested in routes of entry (rivers, coastal erosion), pathways of transport (particle flux), burial in marine sediments and what climate change does to these pathways.

Barbara J MacGregor

Research Asst. Professor, Marine Sciences, Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (2003-2017); Postdoctoral fellow, MPI – Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany (2000-2003); Research assistant and postdoctoral associate, Civil Engineering Dept., Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill. (1994-1999); PhD, Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin - Madison (1994); BS (1984) and MS (1986), Biology and Marine Microbiology, University of Massachusetts - Boston.

Research projects include: new methods to directly link species identity with carbon source utilization; direct profiling of microbial communities without PCR; direct detection of microbial enzymes in environmental samples.

Stephen L Macknik

Stephen L. Macknik trained as a postdoc with Zachary Mainen at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and David Hubel at Harvard Medical School. He has a BA in Psychobiology, Biology and Psychology from the Univ of California, Santa Cruz, and a PhD in Neurobiology from Harvard Univ, with Margaret Livingstone. His research seeks to understand the neural underpinnings of visual awareness and attention, and the neural consequences of cerebral blood flow in the healthy brain and in neurological disorders.

Vicky E MacRae

BBSRC Institute Career Path Fellow and Senior Lecturer at The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh. My group presently investigates several inter-related research themes in bone formation and vascular calcification.

Laura Maggi

She graduated in Biological Science and achieved the PhD at the University of Rome "Sapienza". She trained as a post doc with Enrico Cherubini at SISSA, and with Cornelius Gross at EMBL. She is Assistant Professor at the University of Rome "Sapienza”. The main projects of her lab are devoted to the study of long-term changes of neural activity in hippocampal slice as result of glia-neuron interactions and environmental stimulation, using electrophysiological and molecular techniques.

Ian J Majewski

My research group is working to identify genetic mutations that contribute to the development of leukaemia, and studying how these mutations influence a patient’s response to therapy. The cancer landscape is both complex and dynamic and we're using genomic approaches to study how cancer cells evolve in response to treatment.

Vsevolod J Makeev

The Vsevolod Makeev Head of Department of Computational Systems Biology, Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences; Professor at Moscow Institute (University) of Physics and Technology, Deputy Chair of Bioinformatics; Past Head of the Laboratory of Bioinformatics, State Research Centre of Genetics and Selection of Industrial Microorganisms.

Julin N Maloof

Professor of Plant Biology and member of the Genome Center, University of California, Davis.

Elected Fellow, AAAS

Postdoctoral training at The Salk Institute. Doctoral Training at UCSF

Gerald Mangine

Dr. Mangine recieved his doctorate from the University of Central Florida under the guidance of Dr. Jay Hoffman and Dr. Jeffrey Stout. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management at Kennesaw State University. His primary research focus is on resistance training adaptations and predicting sports performance.

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