Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Section Editors
Z. Jeffrey Chen, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Fabrizio Costa, Fondazione Edmund Mach, Italy
Grant Cramer, University of Nevada, Reno, USA 
Elizabeth Jean Finnegan, CSIRO, Australia
Pradeep Kachroo, University of Kentucky, USA
Jim Leebens-Mack, University of Georgia, USA
Chris Makaroff, Miami University, USA
Kay Schneitz, Technische Universität München, Germany
Astrid Wingler, University College Cork, Ireland

Deputy Section Editors
Laszlo Bogre, RHUL, UK
Serge Delrot, Intitut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin, France
Giovanni Giuliano, ENEA, Italy
Hong-Wei Xue, Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, China

Associate Editors
Biochemistry and physiology 
Brian Ayre, University of North Texas, USA
Paul Boss, CSIRO, Australia 
Roque Bru-Martinez, University of Alicante, Spain
Daniel R Bush, CSU, USA
Feng Chen, University of Tennessee, USA
John D'Auria, Texas Tech University, USA
Michael Djordjevic, Australian National University, Australia
Peter Doermann, Max Planck Institute, Germany
Aaron Fait, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Christian Fankhauser, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Susan I Gibson, University of Minnesota, USA
Thorsten Hamann, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Yoko Iijima, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Japan
Giles Johnson, University of Manchester, UK
Ralf Kaldenhoff, University of Darmstadt, Germany
Tobias Koellner, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Germany
Mattheos Koffas, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Jianming Li, University of Michigan, USA
James Lloyd, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
David Mackey, Ohio State, USA
Martin Robert McAinsh, Lancaster University, UK
Tomas Morosinotto, Università di Padova, Italy
Carl Ng, University College Dublin, Ireland
Jonathan Page, National Research Council Canada, Canada
Matthew Paul, Rothamsted Research, UK
Zoe Popper, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Jenny Renaut, Centre de Recherche Public - Gabriel Lippmann, Luxembourg
Andreas Schaller, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Jos Schippers, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Julian Schroeder, University of California, San Diego, USA
Allan M Showalter, Ohio University, USA
Serena Varotto, University of Padova, Italy
Albrecht von Arnim, University of Tennessee, USA
Eve Wurtele, Iowa State University, USA
Janusz Zwiazek, University of Alberta, Canada

Development and cell biology
Sureshkumar Balasubramanian, School of Biological Sciences, Australia
Clay Carter, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, USA
Paolo Costantino, University of Rome, Italy
Ive De Smet, Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie, Belgium
Taku Demura, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan
Marie-Theres Hauser, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna, Austria
Jinxing Lin, Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Jan Lohmann, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Klaus Mayer, Helmholtz Center Munich, Germany
Staffan Persson, Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany
Christophe Ritzenthaler, CNRS, France
Ulises Rosas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México
Thomas Schmulling, Free University of Berlin, Germany
Miltos Tsiantis, University of Oxford, UK
Teva Vernoux, ENS de Lyon, France
Przemyslaw Wojtaszek, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland

Genetics and crop biotechnology
Patricio Arce-Johnson, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile
Yuling Bai, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Amalia Barone, University of Naples, Italy
Nick Collins, University of Adelaide, Australia
Kristina Gruden, NIB, Slovenia
Groetz Hensel, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Germany
Xuehui Huang, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Matthew Hudson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Thomas Lübberstedt, Iowa State University, USA
Ligeng Ma, Zhongguancun Life Science Park, China 
Paula McSteen, University of Missouri, USA
Curt McCartney, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
Gloria A Moore, University of Florida, USA
Wojtek Pawlowski, Cornell University, USA
Thomas Peterson, Iowa State University, USA
Yijun Qi, NIBS, China
Chris-Carolin C Schoen, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany
Wen-Hui Shen, CNRS, France
Francesco Sunseri, Universita Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy
Robert Stupar, University of Minnesota, USA
Guiliang Tang, Michigan Technological University, USA
Michela Troggio, Edmund Mach Foundation, Italy
Kan Wang, Iowa State University, USA
Jianbing Yan, Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Jingjuan Yu, China Agricultural University No2., China
Runxuan Zhang, The James Hutton Institute, UK
Xiangqi Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Genomics and evolution
Keith L Adams, University of British Columbia, Canada
Erik Alexandersson, SLU Alnarp, Sweden
Abdelali Barakat, University of South Dakota, USA
Frederic Choulet, INRA GDEC, France
Thomas Henry Noel Ellis, John Innes Centre, UK
Yong Qiang Gu, USDA, USA
Samuel Hazen, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Takeshi Itoh, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Japan
Bao Liu, Northeast Normal University, China
Martin A Lysak, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Minami Matsui, RIKEN, Japan
Karen McGinnis, Florida State University, USA
Rebecca Mosher, University of Arizona, USA
Anne Plessis, Plymouth University, UK
Manoj Prasad, NIPGR, India
Stefan Rensing, University of Marburg, Germany
Nese Sreenivasulu, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Germany
Guenter Theissen, Friedrich-Schiller University, Germany
Rickie Turley, USDA, USA
Harkamal Walia, University of Nebraska, USA
Olivia Wilkins, McGill University, Canada
Xiaoyu Zhang, University of Georgia, USA

Plant-abiotic interactions
Mark Aarts, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Alessandro Alboresi, University of Padova, Italy
Dario Cantu, University of California Davis, USA
Li-Song Chen, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China 
Laurent Deluc, Oregon State University, USA
Michael K Deyholos, University of Alberta, Canada
Paulo Ferreira, UFRJ, Brazil
Vasileios Fotopoulos, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Jose Gadea, IBMCP-Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Plantas, Spain
Gregory Gambetta, Institut de la Science de la Vigne et du Vin, France  
Matthew Gilliham, University of Adelaide, Australia
Dortje Golldack, University of Bielefeld, Germany
He Guangyuan, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China 
Mike Haydon, University of York, UK
Prakash Kumar, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Ramamurthy Mahalingam, Oklahoma State University, USA
Federico Martinelli, University of Palermo, Italy
Francisco J. Quintero, The Institute of Natural Resources and Agrobiology of Seville, Spain
Jose Luis Reyes, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico Arnould Savoure, UPMC, France
Daniel Schachtman, University of Nebraska, USA
Armand Seguin, Natural Resources Canada, Canada
Huazhong Shi, Texas Tech University, USA
Raul Sperotto, Centro Universitario Univates, Brazil
Laszlo Szabados, Biological Research Center, Hungary
Lam-Son Tran, RIKEN Plant Science Center, Japan
Doug Van Hoewyk, Coastal Carolina University, USA
Wei-Hua Wu, China Agricultural University, China
Wen-Hao Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Plant-biotic interactions
Sebastian Asurmendi, Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria, Argentina
Daniel Ballhorn, Portland State University, USA
Abdelhafid Bendahmane, URGV, France
Malin Elfstrand, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Rene Geurts, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Jin-Ying Gou, Fudan University, China
Vincent Klink, Mississippi State University, USA
Franziska Krajinski, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany
Ajjamada Kushalappa, McGill University, Canada 
Tina Kyndt, Gent University, Belgium
Federico Martinelli, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy
Brigitte Mauch-Mani, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
Kirankumar Mysore, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, USA
Manish Raizada, University of Guelph, Canada
Patrick Schäfer, University of Warwick, UK
Peer Schenk, The University of Queensland, Australia
Armand Seguin, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Canada
Junji Takabayashi, Kyoto University, Japan
Francesco Vinale, National Research Council, Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, Italy
James Whelan, La Trobe University, Australia
Christie Williams, Purdue University, USA
John Yoder, University of California, USA

Reproductive biology
Anja Geitmann, University of Montreal, Canada
David Honys, Institute of Experimental Botany ASCR, Czech Republic
Mark Johnson, Brown University, USA
Claudia Kohler, SLU, Sweden
Jorge Muschietti, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Li-Jia Qu, Peking University, China
Imran Siddiqi, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, India
Maria von Korff, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany
Yongbiao Xue, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Editorial Advisors
Muhammad Ashraf, University of Agriculture, Pakistan
Alison Baker, University of Leeds, UK
Jo Ann Banks, Purdue University, USA
David Baulcombe, University of Cambridge, UK
Philip Benfey, Duke University, USA
Madan Bhattacharyya, Iowa State University, USA
James A Birchler, University of Missouri, USA
Thierry Candresse, INRA, France
Jorge Casal, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Joanne Chory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Liz L Dennis, Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organization, Australia
Edward Farmer, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Pascal Gantet, Université de Montpellier, France
Erich Grotewold, The Ohio State University, USA
Maureen Hanson, Cornell University, USA
Malcolm Hawkesford, Rothamsted Research, UK
Alistair Hetherington, University of Lancaster, UK
Kenneth Keegstra, Michigan State University, USA
Beat Keller, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Darryl Kropf, University of Utah, USA
Eric Lam, Rutgers University, USA
Jane A Langdale, University of Oxford, UK
Ottoline Leyser, University of Cambridge, UK
Dina Mandoli, University of Washington, USA
Joachim Messing, Rutgers University, USA
Robert T Mullen, University of Guelph, Canada
John Ohlrogge, Michigan State University, USA
Marcel Quint, Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Germany
Antoni Rafalski, DuPont Crop Genetics, USA
David E Salt, Purdue University, USA
Pamela Soltis, University of Florida, USA
Chris Somerville, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Shauna Somerville, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Steven Strauss, Oregon State University, USA
Gregory J Taylor, University of Alberta, Canada
Ted Turlings, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
David Twell, University of Leicester, UK

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