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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.

Rafael J Najmanovich

BSc Molecular Sciences, University of São Paulo, Brazil.
MSc Statistical Physics, University of São Paulo, Brazil.
PhD Physics & Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.
Postdoc European Bioinformatics Institute

Kenta Nakai

Professor of Human Genome Center, the Institute of Medical Science, the University of Tokyo, Japan. Editor of DNA Research and Mathematical Biosciences. Former president of the Japanese Society of Bioinformatics.

Toshinori Nakayama

Professor of Immunology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University since 2001. Director, Chiba University Future Medicine Research Center since 2012.

Eiji Nambara

Assistant Professor at the Cell & Systems Biology of University of Toronto. Recipient of the 2006 Young Investigator Award (Japanese Society for Plant Physiologists), and the 2010 Research Award (Japanese Society for Chemical Regulation).

June B. Nasrallah

Barbara McClintock Professor of Plant Biology, Department of Plant Biology at Cornell University. Member of the National Academy of Sciences (USA). Member of the Editorial Board of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA.

KoonGee Neoh

Professor of Chemical Engineering at the National University of Singapore. Recipient of the 1996 National Science Award of Singapore.

Marie-Louise Newell

Professor of Global Health, University of Southampton, UK and previous Director of the Africa Centre of Health and Population Studies, UKZN, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Honorary Professor of Public Health, WITS, South Africa. Member of the Academy of Sciences, South Africa.

Irene L.G. Newton

Assistant Professor of Biology in the Microbiology section. Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellow, Andrew Mellon fellow, and advisor to the Social Science Research Counsel, former Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellow and former NSF postdoctoral fellow.

Tzi Bun Ng

Prof. of Biochemistry, School of Biomedical Sciences.

Henry T. Nguyen

Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council Endowed Professor of Genetics and Biotechnology. Director, National Center for Soybean Biotechnology. Fellow of the Crop Science Society of America, Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy, and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Served as Chair of the Molecular Genetics, Genomics, and Biotechnology Division of the Crop Science Society of America and Board of Directors. Member of the Global Plant Council.

Raymond Niaura

Associate Director for Science at the Schroeder Institute, and Professor, Department of Health, Behavior and Society in The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Past President of the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco; Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Behavioral Medicine, and the American Academy of Health Behavior.

Christine J. Nicol

Professor of Animal Welfare at the School of Veterinary Science, University of Bristol. Recipient of 2001 Prince Laurent Foundation prize for work on equine welfare. Recipient of 2012 Universities Federation for Animal Welfare medal for outstanding achievements in animal welfare science. Section Editor for the journal Animal Welfare.

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