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Pascal Genschik, Senior Editor

Areas of expertise ubiquitination, CULLIN-ring ligases, autophagy, cell cycle, DNA repair, epigenetic regulation, phytohormones, RNA silencing. Pascal Genschik holds a PhD and a Habilitation from the University of Strasbourg, France. Since 1997, he has been a group leader at the Institute of Molecular…

George Coupland, Senior Editor

Areas of expertise Plant development, environmental regulation of development, flowering time, Arabidopsis, transcriptional regulation, evolutionary genetics. George Coupland is Director of the Department of Plant Developmental Biology at the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research in Cologne,…

Ralph Bock, Senior Editor

Areas of expertise Chloroplast biology; gene expression; photosynthesis; evolutionary genetics. Ralph Bock is a Director at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology and a Professor at the University of Potsdam. He received undergraduate and MSc degrees from the University of Halle,…

James A. Birchler, Senior Editor

Areas of expertise Chromosome biology, epigenetics, dosage compensation, polyploidy, heterosis, gene silencing, synthetic chromosomes, genomic balance. James Birchler is Curators’ Professor at the University of Missouri, Columbia. He completed his BS degree at Eastern Illinois University and his…

Sebastian Bednarek, Senior Editor

Areas of expertise Intracellular protein trafficking, clathrin-dependent trafficking, membrane biogenesis, microtubules, polar growth, the phragmoplast, the cell wall. Sebastian Bednarek is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He earned his PhD from…