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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.

Nicoletta Sacchi

Nicoletta Sacchi, Professor of Oncology and Distinguished Member of Genetics at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute (Buffalo) previously worked at the Johns Hopkins University, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Milan. Together with Piotr Chomczynski, she identified the principle for the separation of RNA from DNA in 1987 that led to the classic Single Step Method for RNA isolation. Her expertise is in the field of genetics and epigenetics of cancer.

Nicola Saino

Full Professor of Ecology at the Department of Bioscicences of the University of Milan. Director of the PhD course of Natural and Environmental Sciences.

Osvaldo E. Sala

Foundation Professor and Julie A. Wrigley Chair at Arizona State University. Formerly of Brown University where he was the Sloan Lindemann Professor of Biology and the Founding Director of the Environmental Change initiative. Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Jordi Salas-Salvadó

Professor of Nutrition and director of the Human Nutrition Unit (Rovira i Virgili University, Spain) and head of Nutrition of the Int. Med. Service (Sant Joan Hospital). This Unit is part of: a) Thematic Network of Mediterranean Diet and Cardiovascular Diseases, b) Health Diet in the Primary Prevention of Chronic Diseases: PREDIMED Network, and c) CIBERobn. Has directed 14 research projects funded by public bodies and 20 projects funded by the industries. He has published more than 250 papers.

Sara Salinas

Inserm Research Fellow at the Institute of Molecular Genetics of Montpellier

Freddie R Salsbury Jr

Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Wake Forest University. Adjunct Associate Professor, Cancer Biology. Director, Interdisciplinary Certificate Program in Structural and Computational Biophysics. Co-director, Crystallography and Computational Biosciences Core Facility, WFU CCC

Margaret Sampson

Senior Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals. Recipient of the 2010 Canadian Hospital Librarian of the Year Award. Co-convener of PRESS Forum.

Nathan J Sanders

Professor University of Copenhagen
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James R. Cox Professor of Ecology in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee.

Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Ecography, Subject Editor at Ecology. Works mostly on ant community ecology, plant-insect interactions, climate change, and macroecology.

J. Thomas Sanderson

Professor of Toxicology at the INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Université du Québec, Laval, Canada. Adjunct professor at the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Canada. Member and former councillor (2008-2011) of the Society of Toxicology of Canada. Member of the Society of Toxicology. Recipient of a 2006 Leader's Opportunities Fund Infrastructure Award from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation.

Harpinder S. Sandhu

Research Fellow at the School of the Environment, Flinders University of South Australia. Leading research on ecosystem services in managed landscapes. Affiliated with the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, the University of Adelaide. Editorial Board member of IAFOR Journal of Sustainability, Energy and the Environment.

Mark A. Saper

Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry and member of the Biophysics Program. Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences 1993. Fulbright Research Scholar award, 2003. Lady Davis Visiting Professor, Faculty of Medicine,Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2003).

Francesco Savino

Professor at the school of Pediatrics - Univ. Turin. Studying nutrition, metabolism of infancy in particular hormones such as Leptin, IGF-1, Ghrelin, Adiponectin. Takes interest in gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders. He studies in detail some aspects of gut microbiota of colicky infants such low level of lactobacilli and increased concentration of E.Coli. Performed relevant research on the effect of probiotics on colicky infants. Author of more than 100 scientific reports.

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