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Editor Profiles

Akila Sridhar, Editor

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New Content ItemAkila Sridhar obtained her Ph.D from the University of Aberdeen, UK, has a further three years postdoctoral experience as an EMBO Long-term Fellow at Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), Portugal. Her interests cover molecular genetics, cellular biology, biochemistry, developmental biology and telomere biology. After over eleven years of research experience, mainly as a molecular biologist, working with different model systems, she joined the BMC Series as a Locum Editor in September 2018. She has been the Editor of BMC Plant Biology since February 2019 and is based in Springer Nature’s London office.

Elizabeth Debney, Assistant Editor

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New Content ItemElizabeth Debney graduated from Imperial College London in 2017, with a BSc in Biochemistry. She is currently the Assistant Editor for BMC Plant Biology, BMC Endocrine Disorders and BMC Developmental Biology. Elizabeth joined the BMC Series in June 2019 and is based in Springer Nature's London office.

2019 Journal Metrics

Portable Peer Review

The editors of BMC Plant Biology support initiatives that expedite the peer review process and are happy to consider manuscripts that have been reviewed in Peerage of Science. Please indicate in your cover letter if this applies to your manuscript.