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Editorial Board


Ying Lou, BioMed Central

Section Editors

Cell-cell contacts and adhesion
Matthias Falk, Lehigh University, USA

Cell-division and cell cycle control
Andrew Koff, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA

Cytoplasmic and organelle biology
Andrew Peden, University of Sheffield, UK

Protein degradation and cell death
Xuejun Jiang, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA  

Associate Editors

Cell-cell contacts and adhesion
Maria Balda, University College London, UK
Lorenza Gonzalez-Mariscal, Center for Research and Advanced Studies, Mexico
Jean X Jiang, University of Texas Health Science Center, USA  
Adam Kwiatkowski, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
Rudolf E Leube, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Tracey A Martin, Cardiff University, UK
Karl Matter, University College London, UK
Elias Spiliotis, Drexel University, USA

Cell differentiation and proliferation
Georgina Ellison, Kings College London, UK
Marie-Jose Goumans, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
Naohiro Hashimoto, National Institute for Longevity Sciences, Japan
Nance Beyer Nardi, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Francois Vallette, Université de Nantes, France

Cell-division and cell cycle control
Paul Clarke, University of Dundee, UK
Rong Li, John Hopkins School of Medicine, USA
Andreas Merdes, CNRS, France
Xuebiao Yao, Morehouse School of Medicine, USA
Kyoko Yokomori, University of California Irvine, USA

Cell signalling pathways and networks
Tamas Balla, National Institutes of Health, USA
Angelika Böttger, Ludwig Maxilians University Munich, Germany
Jinghai Chen, Zhejiang University, China
Brona Murphy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
David Stone, Univiersity of Illinois, USA

Cytoplasmic and organelle biology
Joel M Goodman, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, USA
Jennifer Hirst, University of Cambridge, UK
Kazuhisa Iwabuchi, Juntendo University, Japan
Jason King, University of Sheffield, UK
Rossana Melo, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Massimo Micaroni, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Elena Nadezhdina, Institute of Protein Research of Russian Academy of Science, Russian Federation
Karin Romisch, Saarland University, Germany

Directional sensing and cell motility
Maureen M Barr, Rutgers University, USA
Chang Y Chung, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
Douglas Muench, University of Calgary, Canada
Kirk Mykytyn, Ohio State University, USA
Dulal Panda, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Francisco Rivero, University of Hull, UK 
Paul Steimle, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
Theresia Stradal, University of Muenster, Germany

Nuclear function and transport
William Dauer, Columbia University, USA
Maarten Fornerod, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands
Larry Gerace, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Einar Hallberg, Stockholm University, Sweden
Antoine Muchir, Institute of Myology, UPMC, France

Protein degradation and cell death
Claudio Brancolini, Universita degli Studi di Udine, Italy
Sudan He, Soochow University, China
Gabriel Ichim, Centre de Recherché en Cancerologie de Lyon, France
Issidora Papassideri, University of Athens, Greece
Gabriele Saretzki, Newcastle University Institute for Ageing, UK
Ghanshyam Swarup, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, India

Editorial Advisors
Ueli Aebi ,University of Basel, Switzerland
Tetsu Akiyama, University of Tokyo, Japan
David Andrews, McMaster University, Canada
Francis A Barr, University of Liverpool, UK
David Brautigan, University of Virginia School of Medicine, USA
Joan S Brugge, Harvard University, USA
Lewis Cantley, Harvard Institutes of Medicine, USA
Bruce Demple, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Elaine Elion, Harvard Medical School, USA
Scott Emr, Howard Hughes Medical Institute & University of California, San Diego, USA
Gary Firestone, University of California at Berkeley, USA
Peter A Greer, Queen's University Cancer Research Institute, Canada
Gregg G Gundersen, Columbia University, USA
Iswar K Hariharan, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Mitsuhiko Ikura, Ontario Cancer Institute, Canada
Tohru Kataoka, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Cynthia L Kenyon, University of California, USA
Jeanne Lawrence, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Gregory A Matera, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Paul Matsudaira, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Fumio Matsumura, Rutgers University, USA
Graeme Milligan, University of Glasgow, UK
Keith E Mostov, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Walter Neupert, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Germany
Bjorn Olsen, Harvard Medical School, USA
Michele Pagano, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA
Suzanne Pfeffer, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Jeff Rathmell, Duke University, USA
Joseph Schlessinger, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Tim Stearns, Stanford University, USA
Yoshimi Takai, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Thomas von Zglinicki, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, UK
Yu-Li Wang, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Karsten Weis, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Jonathan Weissman, Howard Hughes Medical Institute & University of California, USA
Toshio Yanagida, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University, Japan
Junying Yuan, Harvard Medical School, USA