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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.

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 as Assistant Professor in the area of tissue biomechanics and implants in 2010 and started a research lab with a focus 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.

Tong Zhang

Associate Professor in the Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong. An Editor of AMB Express.

Zhang Zhang

Professor of Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), selected in the “100-Talent Program” of CAS. Academic Editor of PLoS ONE, Associate Editor-in-Chief of Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics, and Review Editor of Frontiers in Statistical Genetics and Methodology.

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

Li Zuo

Assistant Professor and Director of Molecular Physiology and Rehabilitation Research Lab at The Ohio State University, College of Medicine.

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