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.

Marek W. Radomski

Professor of Pharmacology, Head of School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Director of Cancer Drug Discovery Center Trinity College Dublin Ireland. A highly-cited pharmacologist, recipient of Scientist of Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Trinity College Dublin Fellow and Complutense University Madrid Honorary Doctorate awards.

Sven Rahmann

Prof. Sven Rahmann holds the Chair of Genome Informatics at the Faculty of Medicine at Duisburg-Essen University since June 2011. Previously, Sven was professor for Bioinformatics for High-Throughput Technologies at the Chair of Algorithm Engineering, Computer Science Department, TU Dortmund. Sven wrote his doctoral thesis on oligonucleotide design for microarrays in the Computational Molecular Biology group at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin.

Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy

Professor of Biophysics and Chemistry at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Associate Director of Biophysics. Elected fellow of AAAS and recipient of career award from NSF and Faculty Recognition Award from the University of Michigan.

Nitin A R Rao

Professor in Surgical Gastroenterology. Fellowship in Transplantation surgery from Sydney, Australia. Training in Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery from Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong. National talent scholar awardee from University Grants Commission fro basic sciences. Publications in Transplantation, Gastroand gastro surgery and bioartificial liver.

Maria Pia Rastaldi

MD, Internal Medicine, Nephrology. PhD, Molecular Medicine. Director of the Renal Research Laboratory, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico, Milano. Associate Editor Kidney International: Renal Pathology. Academic Editor PLOS ONE.

Wendy M Rauw

Research scientist at Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (Madrid, Spain). Past Assistant Profesor at the University of Nevada Reno, Dept of Animal Biotechnology (Reno, NV, USA), post-doctoral at Instituto de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries (Lleida, Spain), PhD at Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Aas, Norway), MSc at Wageningen Institute of Animal Science (Wageningen, The Netherlands).

Timothy D Read

My research centers on genomics of infectious diseases, focusing on bacterial pathogens such as Chlamydia trachomatis, Staphylococcus aureus and Bacillus anthracis. I use comparative approaches to understand evolution of traits such as virulence and antibiotic resistance phenotypes and develop countermeasures and diagnostics. I am becoming increasingly interested in investigating interactions of pathogens with the other microbiota within and outside the host. As a microbial geneticist by training I have a long-standing fascination with the movement of genes between bacteria by lateral gene transfer.

Ginger A Rebstock

Staff researcher with the Center for Penguins as Ocean Sentinels at the University of Washington since 2001. Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography from Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Jalees Rehman

Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Heads a research group which studies:
1) embryonic stem cells, induced pluripotent stem cells, endothelial progenitor cells and adult stem cells
2) mitochondrial metabolism and mitochondrial networks in stem cells and cancer cells
3) cardiovascular repair, regeneration and angiogenesis
4) pulmonary hypertension and acute lung injury

Cardiologist and Fellow of the American Heart Association

Giuseppe Remuzzi

Prof. of Nephrology, Director of the Department of Immunology and Clinical Transplantation and Director of the Department of Medicine of the Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Italy. Research Coordinator of the Negri Bergamo Laboratories of the ìMario Negriî Institute for Pharmacological Research. Recipient of ISN Jean Hamburger Award (2005), ASN John. P. Peters Award (2007), ISN AMGEN Award (2011). 2011 appointed as ISN President-elect (2013-2015)

Jenny Renaut

Leader of the Integrative Biology Platform at Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, including proteomics, metabolomics and genomics laboratories. Specialized in Plant proteomics, Chairwoman of the COST action FA0603 'Plant Proteomics in Europe', general secretary of the International Plant Proteomics Organization

Philip Reno

I earned by Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology and Biomedical Sciences from Kent State University and then completed a postdoc in developmental biology at Stanford University. I am currently an Assistant Professor in the department of Anthropology at Penn State. My research focus is uncovering developmental mechanisms underlying human specific traits.

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