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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.

Tadashi Yamamoto

Professor of Cell Signal Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University. Editorial Board: Genes to Cells, Molecular Biology of the Cell, Protein and Cell, Experimental & Molecular Medicine. Awarded 1987, Princess Takamatsu Cancer Research Fund Prize, 1990 Asahi Prize, 2003 NIH Fogarty Scholar-in-Residence. Former director of the Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo.

Xiang-Jiao Yang

I have been an independent investigator at McGill University since 1997 and a full professor at the university since 2009. The research interests include post-translational modifications, gene regulation, chromatin, cell signaling, mouse development, and human diseases.

Nigel G. Yoccoz

Professor of Statistical Ecology at the Institute of Arctic and Marine Biology of Troms_ University. Associate Editor of "Methods in Ecology and Evolution" and "Wildlife Biology", and former associate editors of Ecology and Ecology Letters.

Shin Yonehara

Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Dean at the Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University. Receipt of the 1998 Prize of Princess Takamatsu Cancer Research Fund (Tokyo).

Howard A. Young

Deputy Chief, Laboratory of Experimental Immunology, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research. Past President, International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research (2004-2005) and past Chair of the Immunology Division of the American Society for Microbiolgy. Two time recipient of the NIH Director's Award for Mentoring and in 2006 he received the National Public Service Award.

Tifei Yuan

Professor at Department of Psychology in Nanjing Normal University. Working on physiology and synaptic plasticity of midbrain dopamine neurons, in the context of psychiatric diseases.

Keisuke Yusa

Chief, Laboratory for Virus Safety, Division of Biological Chemistry & Biologicals, National Institute of Health Sciences

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