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.

Amir A. Zadpoor

Amir Zadpoor studied Biomed Eng for his MSc and obtained his PhD (cum laude) from Delft Univ. Tech. He joined the Dept. Biomech. Eng. to work in the area of tissue biomechanics and implants in 2010 and started a research lab focusing on biomaterials, orthopedics, and biomechanics of tissues and implants. Amir is on the review and editorial board of several journals and has published many peer-reviewed article. He recently received the prestigious Veni personal grant.

Janos Zempleni

The Willa Cather Professor of Molecular Nutrition at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Director of the Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics. Funded by NIH and NIFA/USDA. Member of AAAS, American Society for Nutrition, American Society of Physiology, Society for Experiemental Biology and Medicine, Sigma Xi, and Gamma Sigma Delta. Research interest in nutritional epigenetics, gene regulation, cell differentiation, and genome stability.

Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz

Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz is Scientific Head of Mammalian Development and Stem Cells Group, University of Cambridge, Professor of Mammalian Development and
Stem Cell Biology, Department of Physiology, Development &
Neuroscience, University of Cambridge and Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow.

Xiaodong Zhang

Xiaodong Zhang graduated from Peking University in 1988, majoring in Nuclear Physics. She then went to Stony Brook University to pursue her PhD in Physics in the group of Professor Janos Kirz . After her PhD in 1995, she went to Harvard University for her postdoctoral training in X-ray crystallography under the guidance of Professor Don Wiley. She took up a lecturership at Imperial College London in 2001. She was promoted to Professor of Macromolecular Structure and Function in 2008.

Natalia V. Zhukova

Leading Researcher of the Laboratory of Comparative Biochemistry, A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology, Far East Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences and Far Eastern Federal University

Elke Zimmermann

I am Director of the Institute of Zoology and Chair of the Division Behavior and Evolution. Our major interest is to study animal diversity, adaptation and evolution from a comparative and integrative perspective with special emphasis to primates

Ada H Zohar

Ph.D. in Psychology and Behavior Genetics in 1989 from HUJI. 1990-1992 Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Yale Medical School in Psychiatric Genetics. As of 2000 at the Ruppin Academic Center (RAC). Research focuses on personality, psychopathology, and health. Currently her laboratory at RAC is running two longitudinal studies. A study of personality and health in adults, started in 2006, and a study of early childhood rituality and its developmental implications started in 2010.

Rita M Zrenner

Researcher at the Leibniz-Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ) performing functional examination of plant physiological processes and the underlying metabolic signal transduction pathways that control plant growth and secondary metabolite production in relation to environmental stimuli.

Li Zuo

Assistant Professor, Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM), and Director of Molecular Physiology and Rehabilitation Research Lab at The Ohio State University, College of Medicine.

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