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PLOS Computational Biology Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Ruth Nussinov
National Cancer Institute and Tel Aviv University
Frederick, MD, USA and Tel Aviv, Israel

Founding Editor-in-Chief

Philip E. Bourne
National Institutes of Health
USA

Founding Editors

Steven E. Brenner
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, USA
Michael Eisen
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, USA

Deputy Editors-in-Chief

Sebastian Bonhoeffer
ETH Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland
Jason Papin
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Olaf Sporns
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN, USA

Deputy Editors

Mark Alber
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN, USA
Patricia Babbitt
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA
Joel Bader
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA
Niko Beerenwinkel
ETH Zürich
Basel, Switzerland
Rob J. de Boer
Utrecht University
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Rachel Brem
Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Novato, CA, USA
Jörn Diedrichsen
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
London, UK
Arne Elofsson
Stockholm University
Stockholm, Sweden
Christophe Fraser
Imperial College London
London, UK
Lyle J. Graham
Université Paris Descartes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Paris, France
Jason Haugh
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC, USA
Konrad Körding
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL, USA
Douglas Lauffenburger
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA, USA
William Stafford Noble
University of Washington
Seattle, WA, USA
Uwe Ohler
Duke University
Durham, NC, USA
Burkhard Rost
Columbia University
New York, NY, USA
Erik van Nimwegen
Biozentrum, University of Basel
Basel, Switzerland
Weixiong Zhang
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO, USA

Methods Editor

Thomas Lengauer
Max Planck Institute for Informatics
Saarbrücken, Germany

Software Editors

Paul P. Gardner
University of Canterbury
Christchurch, New Zealand
Robert Gentleman
Genentech
South San Francisco, CA, USA
Robert F. Murphy
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Andreas Prlić
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA

Reviews Editor

Ernest Fraenkel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA, USA

Education Editors

B. F. Francis Ouellette
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Joanne A. Fox
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

ISCB Editor

Olga Troyanskaya
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ, USA

Topic Pages Editors

Daniel Mietchen
Museum für Naturkunde
Berlin, Germany
Shoshana Wodak
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Associate Editors

Rustom Antia
Emory University
Atlanta, GA, USA
Theoretical immunology, pathogen-host disease models
Becca Asquith
Imperial College London
London, UK
Theoretical immunology
Anand Asthagiri
Northeastern University
Boston, MA, USA
Signaling networks, cell adhesion, multicellular patterning, morphogenesis
Joseph Ayers
Northeastern University
Nahant, MA, USA
Neurophysiology, behavior, biomimetics, robotics, synthetic biology
Daniel A. Beard
The Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Physiology, metabolism, biochemical thermodynamics, biophysical chemistry, mass transport
Jeff Beck
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY, USA
Neural coding, probabilistic neural computation, bayesian inference, bayesian behavior, multi-sensory integration
Nir Ben-Tal
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel
Protein structure and function, membrane proteins, viral proteins
Carl T. Bergstrom
University of Washington
Santa Fe Institute
Seattle, WA, USA and Santa Fe, NM, USA
Evolutionary biology, game theory, bibliometrics, mathematical biology, information theory,
social evolution, disease evolution
Matthias Bethge
University of Tübingen and Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tübingen, Germany
Computational Neuroscience, neural coding, image statistics, computational vision, sensory decision making
Gunnar Blohm
Queen's University
Kingston, ON, Canada
Sensory-motor transformation, multi-sensory processing, eye-head-arm movements, 3D/binocular vision,
stochastic systems, adaptation/learning
James Briggs
University of Houston
Houston, TX, USA
Computational structural biology, computer aided drug design
Kevin Chen
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Piscataway, NJ, USA
Small RNAs, evolutionary genomics
Shi-Jie Chen
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO, USA
Computational structural biology, RNA folding, biophysics of nucleic acids
Kevin Bretonnel Cohen
University of Colorado School of Medicine Denver
Aurora, CO, USA
Text mining, natural language processing, BioNLP, NLP
Bert de Groot
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Göttingen, Germany
Molecular dynamics, membrane channels, collective dynamics, free energy calculations, molecular recognition
Jean Daunizeau
Brain and Spine Institute (INSERM)
Paris, France
Neuroscience, cognition, brain, behaviour, decision making, learning, perception, motivation, EEG, fMRI,
network, dynamics, bayes
Roland Dunbrack
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Structural bioinformatics, protein structure prediction, cancer biology
Wolfgang Einhäuser
Philipps-University Marburg
Marburg, Germany
Vision, attention, rivalry, pupillometry, theoretical neuroscience
Jonathan Eisen
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA, USA
DNA repair, extremophiles, microbial evolution, genome evolution, phylogenetics
Bard Ermentrout
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Mathematical and theoretical neuroscience, mathematical biology, inflammation, nonlinear dynamics
A. Aldo Faisal
Imperial College London
London, UK
Computational systems neuroscience, quantitative models of behaviour, neural mechanism of behaviour,
noise in the nervous system, machine learning in life sciences, neurotechnology
Neil M. Ferguson
Imperial College London
London, UK
Epidemiology, epidemic modeling, population biology, infectious diseases
Jacquelyn S. Fetrow
University of Richmond
Richmond, VA, USA
Protein structure and function, protein function prediction, protein function annotation, functional site analysis
Michael K. Gilson
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA
Protein, ligand, drug design, simulation, entropy, statistical thermodynamics, electrostatics, informatics
Helmut Grubmüller
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Göttingen, Germany
Molecular biophysics, computational biophysics, structural biology
Roderic Guigó
Center for Genomic Regulation, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Barcelona, Spain
Gene finding, sequence patterns, splicing, transcription
Boris S Gutkin
Department of Cognitive Studies, Ecole Normale Superieure
Paris, France
Computational neuroscience, neural network dynamics, dynamics of neuronal excitability
Claus C. Hilgetag
University Medical Center Eppendorf, Hamburg University and Boston University
Hamburg, Germany and Boston, MA, USA
Analysis and modelling of brain connectivity, brain dynamics, brain architecture and morphology, lesion analyses
Lawrence Hunter
University of Colorado Denver
Aurora, CO, USA
Biomedical language processing, knowledge-based analysis of genome-scale data, visual analytics,
user-centered design of biomedical software
Lilia Iakoucheva
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA
Protein interactions and networks, intrinsically disordered proteins, disease bioinformatics
Ilya Ioshikhes
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Mechanisms of gene regulation: epigenetics, chromatin, promoters,transcription factors, microRNA; sequence analysis
Lars Juhl Jensen
University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark
Cell cycle, systems biology, text mining
Maricel Kann
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD, USA
Translational Bioinformatics, Protein Interactions, Cancer Genomics
Sergei L. Kosakovsky Pond
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA
Viral evolution, phylogenetics, comparative sequence analysis, statistical methods, algorithm and software design
Peter Latham
University College London
London, UK
Neural coding, population coding, network dynamics, attractor networks
Michael Levitt
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, USA
Computational structural biology, protein folding, sequences and statistical methods
Dennis Livesay
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, NC, USA
Computational structural biology, biophysics, free energy, protein dynamics, electrostatics, functional site prediction,
multiple sequence alignment
Feilim Mac Gabhann
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA
Ligand-receptor kinetics, receptor trafficking, multiscale modeling, drug delivery, intracellular signaling
Alexander D. MacKerell, Jr.
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD, USA
Computational biophysics, drug design, molecular dynamics simulations, force field development
Costas D. Maranas
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA, USA
Reconstruction, analysis and redesign of metabolic networks, computational protein design, systems/synthetic biology
Scott Markel
Accelrys (SciTegic R&D)
San Diego, CA, USA
Software, sequence analysis, workflow and data pipelining
Marc A. Marti-Renom
CNAG - Centre Nacional d'Anàlisi Genòmica and CRG - Centre de Regulació Genòmica
Barcelona, Spain
Structural computational biology, protein/RNA structure prediction, ligand binding site prediction,
chromatin higher-order folding, tropical diseases
Andrew McCulloch
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA
Multi-scale modeling, computational cardiac biophysics and physiology, computational cell physiology
Alice C. McHardy
Heinrich Heine University
Düsseldorf, Germany
Metagenomics, Genomics, Viral Evolution, Genotype-Phenotype, High-throughput sequencing
Martin Meier-Schellersheim
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH
computational biology, biophysics, signalling networks, numerical simulations, reaction-diffusion problems
Christian von Mering
University of Zürich, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Zürich, Switzerland
Environmental genomics, microbial ecology, protein networks, proteomics
Satoru Miyano
University of Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan
Gene networks, computational systems biology, microarray data analysis
Alexandre V. Morozov
Rutgers University
Piscataway, NJ, USA
Biological physics, chromatin structure and function, molecular evolution, mechanisms of gene regulation
Quaid Morris
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Gene expression, machine learning, networks, motif finding, post-transcriptional regulation, cancer
Abigail Morrison
Research Center Jülich
Jülich, Germany
Computational neuroscience, neuronal networks, learning, plasticity
Yanay Ofran
Bar Ilan University
Ramat Gan, Israel
Function prediction, protein interaction, immunoinformatics, bioinformatics of disease
Christine Orengo
University College London
London, UK
protein structure/sequence analysis, comparative genomics, molecular evolution
Christos A. Ouzounis
The Centre for Research and Technology Hellas
Thessalonica, Greece
Comparative genomics, genome databases, metabolic pathways
Mercedes Pascual
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Population dynamics of infectious diseases, ecological networks, theoretical ecology
Bjoern Peters
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
La Jolla, CA, USA
Immune recognition, data integration
Teresa Przytycka
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Bethesda, MD, USA
Systems biology, genotype-phenotype association, gene regulation, molecular structure
Marco Punta
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and European Bioinformatics Institute
Cambridge, UK
Protein structure and function prediction, protein databases, membrane proteins, structural genomics
Predrag Radivojac
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN, USA
Protein structure and function, post-translational modifications, mutations and disease,
tandem mass spectrometry proteomics, machine learning
Christopher V. Rao
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL, USA
Signaling networks, motility, chemotaxis
Jennifer Reed
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI, USA
Systems biology, metabolic networks, regulatory networks, metabolic engineering, symbiosis
Isidore Rigoutsos
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Genomics, RNA biogenesis and action, transcription and translation regulation, disease genetics and informatics,
motif discovery, retroelements, organism-specific regulation, high-throughput sequencing
Andrey Rzhetsky
University Of Chicago
Chicago, IL, USA
Text mining, molecular networks, evolution
Marcel Salathé
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA, USA
Social and behavioral dynamics, network epidemiology, infectious disease dynamics
Jeffrey J. Saucerman
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Signaling networks, microscopy, cell dynamics, cardiac physiology
Avner Schlessinger
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY, USA
Structural bioinformatics, systems pharmacology, computer-aided drug design
David Searls
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Macromolecular linguistics, pharmacoinformatics, data integration, philosophy of science
Mona Singh
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ, USA
Molecular networks, protein interactions, structural bioinformatics
Donna Slonim
Tufts University
Boston, MA, USA
Networks, systems biology, pharmacogenomics, disease bioinformatics
Jörg Stelling
ETH Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Computational systems biology, network structures and dynamics, circuit design
Emad Tajkhorshid
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL, USA
Molecular modeling and simulation studies of membranes, membrane proteins, and membrane-associated phenomena
Mark Tanaka
University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia
Microbial evolution, molecular epidemiology, model-based statistical inference
Amos Tanay
Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot, Israel
Epigenetics, comparative genomics, molecular evolution, cancer genome regulation
Denis Thieffry
Ecole Normale Supérieure
Paris, France
Computational systems biology, gene regulation, cell fate specification, logical modelling
Greg Tucker-Kellogg
National University of Singapore
Singapore, Singapore
Systems biology, genomics, drug discovery and development
Rebecca Wade
Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies and Heidelberg University
Heidelberg, Germany
Biomolecular modelling and simulation, protein-ligand interactions
Edwin Wang
National Research Council Canada and McGill University
Montreal, Canada
Systems biology, cancer genomics, personalized medicine, microRNA, network biology, cancer biomarkers, network evolution
Guanghong Wei
Fudan University
Shanghai, China
Molecular dynamics simulations, protein folding, protein aggregation, peptide-membrane interaction, peptide-nanoparticle interaction
Claus O. Wilke
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX, USA
Computational evolutionary biology, virus evolution, protein folding
Sheng Zhong
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA
Statistical methods, epigenomics, molecular interaction networks, developmental biology

Editorial Advisory Board

Russ Altman
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, USA
Peer Bork
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Heidelberg, Germany
David Eisenberg
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Karl Friston
University College London
London, UK
Mark Gerstein
Yale University
New Haven, CT, USA
Trey Ideker
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA
Roy Kishony
Harvard University
Boston, MA, USA
Eugene Koonin
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Bethesda, MD, USA
Simon Levin
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ, USA
Fran Lewitter
Whitehead Institute
Cambridge, MA, USA
John Mattick
University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia
Andrej Sali
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA
Chris Sander
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY, USA