Journal of Proteomics & Computational Biology

Editorial Board

Dr. Larry Denner
Dr. Larry Denner

is a Professor of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine and Director of Miriam and Emmett McCoy Stem Cells and Diabetes Mass Spectrometry Research Laboratory at University of Texas, USA. His work focuses on proteomics, transcriptomics, and bioinformatics approaches to basic and translational research to discover emergent principles of normal human biology and pathophysiology.

Dr. Günther Bonn
Dr. Günther Bonn

is a Professor of the Institute of Analytical Chemistry and Radiochemistry at University of Innsbruck, Austria. In addition to his academic scientific career, Prof. Bonn held and holds important positions in scientific and government research committees. His research focuses on the development of new, selective and sensitive methods in proteomics and bioanalytics.

Dr. Dong-Qing Wei
Dr. Dong-Qing Wei

is a Professor of Bioinformatics, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China. He had developed molecular simulation tools with applications to a wide range of chemical, physical & biological systems from electrolytes, to polar liquids, to ferroelectric liquid crystals, to combined QM/MM systems, to membrane proteins & protein-ligand complexes applied to computer aided drug design.

Dr. David Cowburn
Dr. David Cowburn

is a Professor of Biochemistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY. His research centers on the application of structural biology, and particularly, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), to biological problems. He attempts to develop and apply useful new methods to challenging problems not readily addressed by standard methods.

Dr. Ming Chen
Dr. Ming Chen

is a Professor of Bioinformatics at College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, China. His group research work mainly focuses on systems biology, computational and functional analysis of non-coding RNAs, bioinformatics research and application for plant sciences.

Dr. Bernd Schierwater
Dr. Bernd Schierwater

is a Professor of Zoology at Hannover University, Germany. His current and future research focuses on “Planetory Placozoan Genomics”, which includes the development of new working tools for whole genome sequencing, bioinformatic analyses, functional genomics and ecological field monitoring for environmental change studies.

Dr. Hong-Yu Hu
Dr. Hong-Yu Hu

is a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, China. His research focuses on protein misfolding and quality control. He attempts to elucidate the molecular mechanism of protein misfolding, amyloidogenic aggregation and biological degradation of the neurodegenerative disease-related proteins.

Dr. Cizhong Jiang
Dr. Cizhong Jiang

is a Professor in the Department of Bioinformatics at School of Life Sciences and Technology, Tongji University, China. He has worked in the fields of genomics, gene regulation, and epigenetics for more than 10 years, and published more than 30 papers in reputed journals.

Dr. Alexei Fedorov
Dr. Alexei Fedorov

is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Bioinformatics Lab at The University of Toledo, USA. His research interests include principles of eukaryotic genome organization; origin, evolution, and functioning of introns & noncoding RNA; computer mining of novel genes & prediction of constitutive and alternate splicing.

Dr. Yong Gao
Dr. Yong Gao

is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia, Canada. His research interests include artificial intelligence, discrete algorithms, graph theory, and their applications in network science and computational biology. His current research focuses on graph-theoretical and algoritmic techniques for social and biological networks, random models for large-scale complex networks.

Dr. Giorgio Valentini
Dr. Giorgio Valentini

is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Head of the Computational Biology Lab, University of Milan, Italy. His research focuses on Machine Learning and Computational Biology, with a particular interest on the design, analysis and application of ensemble methods and graph-based algorithms to protein function prediction, disease gene prioritization and drug repositioning problems.

Dr. Jochen M Schwenk
Dr. Jochen M Schwenk

is an Associate Professor in Translational Proteomics at KTH-Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. His group is working on affinity proteomic analysis of body fluids and develops high-throughput and multiplexed assays using reagents from the Human Protein Atlas. These are applied to various disease areas for a microarray-based protein biomarker discovery and verification.

Dr. Jinhua Wang
Dr. Jinhua Wang

is an Associate Professor and Co-director of Bioinformatics at NYU Cancer Center, NYU Center for Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, New York University Langone Medical Center, USA. His research focuses on NGS data analysis, variant detection, computational cancer genomics and sequence motif prediction.

Dr. Juraj Gregan
Dr. Juraj Gregan

is an Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovak Republic and Group Leader at Max F, Slovakia. Perutz Laboratories, Department of Chromosome Biology, University of Vienna, Austria. His research interests include chromosome segregation, protein-protein interactions, technologies for protein analysis as well as transcriptomics and transgenomics.

Dr. Wu Xu
Dr. Wu Xu

is an Associate Professor of Biochemistry in the Department of Chemistry at University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA. He conducts research on gene regulation and signal transduction.

Dr. Jiangwen Zhang
Dr. Jiangwen Zhang

is currently an Associate Professor of School of Biological Sciences at University of Hong Kong, China. His research interests range from functional analysis of genome to cell differentiation and oncogenesis, especially the role of chromatin remodeler in development and diseases addressed by OMICS and Systems Biology approaches.

Dr. Jean-Eudes Dazard
Dr. Jean-Eudes Dazard

is an Assistant Professor at Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics, Case Western Reserve University, USA. His research interests are computational/statistical biology focusing on bump hunting problems, model selection & data mining methods in high dimensional settings.

Dr. Bin Deng
Dr. Bin Deng

is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Vermont, USA. His expertise in proteomics includes, but is not limited to, quantitative profiling of proteins and their post-translational modifications expressed in tissues and cells; and detecting low-abundance proteins in biological and biomedical samples.

Dr. Shahid Mukhtar
Dr. Shahid Mukhtar

is an Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Alabama, USA. His research focuses on plant-microbe interactions using systems biology, genomics and bioinformatics approaches on generation of comprehensive plant-immune network using versatile pathogens; construction of large-scale transcriptional regulatory network; and pathogen-mediated network perturbation.

Dr. Dagmar Iber
Dr. Dagmar Iber

is an Assistant Professor of Computational Biology, Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-Zurich, Switzerland. Her work focuses on mouse organogenesis and simpler patterning systems to address more fundamental questions regarding the control of organ growth and the robustness of signalling mechanisms to evolutionary change.

Dr. Said Eshaghi
Dr. Said Eshaghi

is an Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology in the Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology at The Scripps Research Institute in California, USA. He is a membrane protein chemist and his current focus is biochemical and molecular characterization of G-protein coupled receptors to understand their mechanism of signaling.

Dr. Anton Feenstra
Dr. Anton Feenstra

is an Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics, Centre for Integrative Bioinformatics (IBIVU), Section of Computer Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands. His research interests are in protein structure-function relations, prediction from sequence and coarse grained force fields. Besides, he applies executable Petri net models to signal transduction pathways and gene regulatory networks.

Dr. Zhou Lei
Dr. Zhou Lei

is the Head of Ocular Proteomics Laboratory and Senior Principal Research Scientist at Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore. His research interests are biological mass spectrometry, proteomics, metabolomics, multi-dimensional liquid chromatograph-tandem mass spectrometry (MDLC-MS/MS), quantitative proteomics including iTRAQ, high resolution MRM, and MS/MSALL with SWATH acquisition.

Dr. Darren Flowe
Dr. Darren Flowe

is a Reader in Aston Pharmacy School at Aston University, UK. He is an innovative specialist in bioinformatics, computational chemistry, and cheminformatics, with unique experience of the pre-clinical research environment in both academia and the pharmaceutical industry.

Dr. Biju Issac
Dr. Biju Issac

is an Associate Scientist at the Bioinformatics Core at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center affiliated to University of Miami, USA. His current research is focused on development of algorithms for analysis of Next-Generation Sequencing data from tumors. His broad field of work includes gene microarray, NanoString, and miRNA expression data analysis with particular emphasis on cancer.

Dr. Natalia Govorukhina
Dr. Natalia Govorukhina

is a Researcher at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. She has over 30 years of experience in various fields of biology, microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, and protein engineering. Currently She is implementing deep biological knowledge for discovery and clinical validation of novel cancer protein biomarkers.

Dr. Andreas Kukol
Dr. Andreas Kukol

is a Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry at the University of Hertfordshire, School of Life and Medical Sciences, UK. The focus of his research is on investigating new antiviral targets and studying the modulation of transmembrane protein-protein interactions by intracellular signals using a combination of computational and biophysical techniques.

Dr. Shoib A. Baba
Dr. Shoib A. Baba

is a PhD fellow at Department of Plant biotechnology, Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Sanatnagar, Srinagar, India. His research interests include plant secondery metabolism, apocarotenoid biosynthesis, gene cloning, enzymology, phytochemical analysis, medicinal plants.