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.

Santosh K Patnaik

After completing my training as a physician, I enrolled in a Ph.D. program to become a biomedical researcher. My doctoral training, in the broad field of biochemistry, and cell and molecular biology, focused on mechanisms of glycosylation, which is altered in diseases such as cancer and neuromuscular dystrophy. My current research focus is on microRNAs, tumor micro-environment and RNA editing.

Robert Patton

Dr Bob Patton is a Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at University of Surrey. He has run a research consultancy since 1993. During the 90s he worked as a consultant for the Home Office Drugs Prevention Initiative and research associate in health promotion for the University of Northumbria. Based in London since 1997, he has held a variety of research positions at KCL, Royal Holloway, LSHTM, Imperial College, Surrey University and the Maudsley Hospital.

Werner Paulus

Professor of Neuropathology. Director, Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Münster, Germany. Editor-in-Chief, Acta Neuropathologica. Editor-in-Chief, Acta Neuropathologica Communications. President, German Society of Neuropathology and Neuroanatomy.

Ralf Paus

Professor of Cutaneous Medicine, University of Manchester and Professor of Dermatology and Experimental Dermatology, University of Luebeck. Editor, Epxerimental Dermatology.

George N. Pavlakis

MD, U. of Athens, Greece
PhD, Syracuse U, NY
Chief of the Human Retrovirus Section of the National Cancer Institute, USA
Interests: HIV pathogenesis, Molecular Biology, gene regulation, Biotechnology, protein engineering, cytokines, Immunotherapy, Vaccines, Nucleic acid vaccines, gene therapy

Godfrey D Pearlson

Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobiology at Yale University School of Medicine and founding Director of the Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center at the Institute of Living, Hartford, CT. Medical school, University of Newcastle/Tyne, UK. Graduate degree in philosophy, Columbia University, NY. Psychiatry chief residency & postdoctoral training, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Founding Director & Professor, Division of Psychiatry Neuroimaging, Johns Hopkins SOM.

Joel Pearson

The lab investigates how we experience, simulate, understand and remember information from the world around us. More specifically we investigate the phenomenology, mechanisms and neural basis of mental imagery, working memory, decision-making, visual perception, learning and the clinical applications for all these processes. We currently utilise behavioural methods, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), all with human subjects.

Jean Peccoud

Associate Professor, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA). Editor of the PLoS ONE Synthetic Biology Collection

Michelle Peckham

Currently Professor of Cell Biology, University of Leeds. Previously Royal Society University Research Fellow at Kings College London, after postdocs at the University of York, UCSF, San Francisco, and Kings College London. PhD at University College London and Undergraduate Degree at University of York. I am an editor at Methods, and a member of the Royal Microscopical Society (member of Council).

Soraya Pelaz

I earned a PhD in development working with Drosophila in Ginés Morata laboratory in Madrid and later moved to flower development using another model system, Arabidopsis, in the Marty Yanofsky laboratory at UCSD, La Jolla, CA. Currently, I am an ICREA Research Professor at CRAG (Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics) located in Barcelona, Spain. I am very interested in the control of flowering and how other plant developmental processes are regulated by my favorite genes, TEMPRANILLO.

Yonghong Peng

Dr Peng is a Principal Investigator in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology and Medicine, and Principal Investigator in Data Science focusing on Big Data Integration, Data Mining and Computational Intelligence. The research of Dr Peng's Data Science and BioMedical informatics (DSBMI) research lab focuses on development of integrative data mining approaches to enable systematical analysis of biological data and healthcare data and gain new knowledge from the integration of diverse data sources.

Eli N. Perencevich

Professor of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Director, Center for Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research & Evaluation (CADRE), Iowa City VA Healthcare System. Primary research areas: infection prevention, multi-drug resistant bacteria, Staphylococcus aureus

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