Acknowledgements 2014

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Makoto Abe
Department of Oral Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka, Japan

Mark Ahearne
Trinity Centre for Bioengineering, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Vladimir Ajdzanovic
Department of Cytology, Institute for Biological Research Siniša Stanković, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

Steven K. Akiyama
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, DHHS, Research Triangle Park, USA

Rosario Ammendola
Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy

Victor P. Andreev
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, United States of America

Tamás  Arányi
Institute of Enzymology, Research Center for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Budapest, Hungary

Thomas Arendt
Department of Neuroanatomy, Paul Flechsig Institute for Brain Research, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Kinji Asahina
Southern California Research Center for ALPD and Cirrhosis, Department of Pathology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

Katarzyna Augoff
Department of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland

Michael J.  Ausserlechner
Tyrolean Cancer Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics IV, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Wenlong Bai
Department of Pathology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, USA

Bo Y.  Baker
Department of Pharmacology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA

Zhenmin Bao
Key Laboratory of Marine Genetics and Breeding, College of Marine Life Sciences, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China

Adel Barsoum
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, USA

Rafał Bartoszewski
Department of Biology and Pharmaceutical Botany, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland

Subit Barua
New York State Institute For Basic Research, USA

Doris Benbrook
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA

Sonia Benitez
Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas Sant Pau (IIB SantPau), Barcelona, Spain

Subhas C. Biswas
Cell biology and Physiology Division, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata, India

Wilhelm Bloch
Department of Molecular and Cellular Sport Medicine, German Sport University, Cologne, Germany

Thomas Bollinger
Departement of Molecular Biology, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Andrzej Bręborowicz
Department of Pathophysiology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland.

Michael D. Briggs
Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Kristy A. Brown
Prince Henry's Institute, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Melbourne, Australia

Yiwen Bu
Department of Medical Microbiology Immunology and Cell Biology, Simmons Cancer institute, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, USA

Agnieszka Budzyńska
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland

Alp Can
Department of Histology-Embryology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey

M. Leonor Cancela
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Medicine and Centre of Marine Sciences, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal.

Daniel G.S. Capelluto
Protein Signaling Domains Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA

Andrea Caporali
University of Edinburgh, Centre for Cardiovascular Science, Queen's Medical Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK

Sreya Chattopadhyay
Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Jian Chen
Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, USA

Chongyi Chen
Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

Anna Chorzalska
Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Signal Transduction Laboratory

Peter Chrenek
Slovak University of Agriculture, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Science, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Nitra, Slovak Republic

Arthur J.  Chu
West Bloomfild, USA

Pin Ju Chueh
Institute of Biomedical Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China

Amanda M.  Cockshutt
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada

Leigh Coultas
Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Program, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute,Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Travis Craddock
Center for Psychological Studies, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, USA

Odete A. B. da Cruz e Silva
Laboratório de Neurociências e, Centro de Biologia Celular, Secção Autónoma de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Maite García Fernández De Barrena
Universidad de Navarra, Campus Universitario, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain

Joery De Kock
Department of In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology, Center for Pharmaceutical Research, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

Denildo de Magalhães
Department at the Dentistry School of Federal University of Uberlandia, Berlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Caroline N. Dealy
Center for Regenerative Medicine and Skeletal Development, Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA

Margarida Delgado
Centro de Botânica Aplicada à Agricultura, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

Yvan Devaux
Laboratory of Cardiovascular Research, CRP–Santé, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Denis E.  Discher
Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Wolfgang Doppler
Division of Medical Biochemistry, Biocenter, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Gregor Drummen
Bio & Nano-Solutions (Bionanoscience and Bio-Imaging Program, Cellular Stress and Ageing Program), Germany

Weixun Duan
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Xijing Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, China

Patrycja Dubielecka
NIH Center of Biomedical Excellence (COBRE) for Stem Cell Biology, Roger Williams Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Providence, USA.

Cesim  Erten
Department of Computer Engineering, Bogaziçi University, Bebek, Istanbul, Turkey

Faadiel Essop
Cardiometabolic Research Group, Department of Physiological Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Weimin Fan
Department of Orthopedics, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

Francesco Feo
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Division of Experimental Pathology and Oncology, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy

Walter Fiedler
Department of Medicine II, Cellular Signal Transduction, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

David J. Flint
Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Benjamin Frey
Institute for Energy and Environmental Technologies of the Food Industry, Center of Life and Food Sciences, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Freising, Germany

Miho Kusuda Furue
Department of Life Sciences (Biology), Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Halina Gabryś
Department of Plant Biotechnology, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

Tianwen Gao
Department of Dermatology, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, China

Yingbin  Ge
Department of Physiology, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China.

Tao Geng
University of California, Berkeley, Department of Chemistry, CA, United States

Hong Geng
Research Center of Environmental Science and Engineering, Shanxi University, Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

G.  Gil-Gómez
Institut Municipal d'Investigació Mèdica, Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Gabriele Grassi
Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy

Anna T.  Grazul-Bilska
Department of Animal and Range Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, USA

Michael T. Greenwood
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Wiesław I. Gruszecki
Department of Biophysics, Institute of Physics, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University , Lublin, Poland

Pawel Grzmil
Department of Genetics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland

Carlos Gutierrez-Merino
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain

Henry Hagerstrand
Department of Biosciences, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland

Chandana Haldar
Pineal Research Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, India

Stephanie Halford
Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Jun-ichi Hamada
Division of Cancer-Related Genes, Institute for Genetic Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

K. Hamamura
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, USA

Cuifang Hao
Reproductive Medicine Centre, Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao Medical University, Yuhuangding Hospital of Yantai, Yantai, Shandong, China

Karl  Haslam
Cancer Molecular Diagnostics, Central Pathology Laboratory, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Christof R. Hauck
Lehrstuhl Zellbiologie, Fachbereich Biologie X908, Universität Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany

Yoshihiko Hayashi
Department of Cariology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan

Katarzyna Hąc-Wydro
Department of Environmental Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

George Hilal
Cancer and Metabolism Research Laboratory, Saint-Joseph University, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon

Walid Houry
King’s College Circle, Medical Sciences Building, Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Mauricio Hunsche
University of Bonn, Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation-Horticultural Science, Bonn, Germany

Ales Iglic
Laboratory of Biophysics, Ljubljana, 

Mihaela  Ilie
Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Shashikala R.  Inamdar
Department of Studies in Biochemistry, Karnatak University, Dharwad, India

Anna Jaromin
Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland

Rui Ji
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Louisville, USA

Angeles Jimenez
Instituto de Quimica Fisica Rocasolano, CSIC, Spain

Weilin Jin
School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Minhang, Shanghai, China

Young Ae Joe
Cancer Research Institute, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Arkadiusz Jundziłł
Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Bydgoszcz, Poland

Robert Kammerer
Tumor Immunology Laboratory, LIFE Center, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

Fatah Kashanchi
National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, and the School of Systems Biology, George Mason University, Manassas, USA

Keitaro Kato
Fisheries Laboratory of Kinki University, Nishimuro,Wakayama, Japan

Y.H. Kim
New Experimental Therapeutics Branch, National Cancer Center of Korea, Goyang-si Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea

Marcin  Kortylewski
Department of Cancer Immunotherapeutics & Tumor Immunology, Beckman Research Institute at City of Hope, Duarte, USA

Maya Kozlowski
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

Marek Kretowski
Faculty of Computer Science, Bialystok University of Technology, Białystok, Poland

Krystian Kubica
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Instrumentation, Wrocław University of Technology, Wrocław, Poland

Kazimierz Kuliczkowski
Department of Hematology, Blood Neoplasms and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland

Mahesh Kulkarni
Proteomics Facility, Division of Biochemical Sciences, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India

Anna Kulma
Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland

Dinesh Kumar
Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, India

Chanakya N.  Kundu
School of Biotechnology, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Maciej Kurpisz
Department of Reproductive Biology and Stem Cells, Institute of Human Genetics, Polish Acaddemy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland

Kevser Ol Kusat
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Eskişehir, Turkey

Katarzyna Kwiatkowska
Department of Cell Biology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland

Melisa Y. Z. Lau
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Olivier  Le Saux
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Angers, Angers, France

Tse-Min  Lee
Doctoral Degree Program in Marine Biotechnology, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Gap Ryol Lee
Department of Life Science, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea

Tony Lefebvre
Unit of Structural and Functional Glycobiology, Institut Fédératif de Recherche, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-Unité Mixte de Recherche, University of Lille, France

Georges Lefthériotis
University Hospital of Angers, PXE Consultation Centre, Angers, France

Sanna Lehtonen
University of Helsinki, Haartman Institute, Department of Pathology, Helsinki, Finland

Guilhian Leipnitz
Departamento de Bioquímica, Instituto de Ciências Básicas da Saúde, Universidade Federal de Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Johan Lennartsson
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Science for Life laboratory, Biomedical Center, Uppsala, Sweden

Chao Li
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA

Aiqing Li
Division of Nephrology, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, National Clinical Research Center of Kidney Disease, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Wenxing  Liang
Qingdao Agricultural University, China

Tongzheng Liu
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Julie Lobo
Institute of Biophysic Carlos Chagas Filho, Health Sciense Centre, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Guillermo López Lluch
Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain

Marcin Łukaszewicz
Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland

Zbigniew Madeja
Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland

Margherita Maioli
Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy

Dhruba Malakar
Cell and Molecular Biology Lab, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana, India

Adriano Marchese
Department of Pharmacology, Health Sciences Division, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, USA

Alessandra Cadete Martini
Departmento de Farmacologia, Centro de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Campus Universitário, Trindade, 88049-900 Florianópolis, SC, Brazil

Marion Maurel
INSERM U1053, Université Bordeaux Segalen, Bordeaux, France

Hector Mayani
Hematopoietic Stem Cells Laboratory, Oncology Research Unit, Oncology Hospital, National Medical Center, IMSS, Mexico City, Mexico

Fantao Meng
University of Iowa

Jennifer A. Mitchell
Department of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Mitko Mladenov
Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Institute of Biology, "Ss. Cyril and Methodius" University, P.O. Box 162, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia

Ahmed E. Abdel Moneim
Department of Zoology and Entomology, Faculty of Science, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt

Alexandre Morrot
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Stephen M. Mount
Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, H.J. Patterson Hall, University of Maryland, USA

Massimo Nabissi
Section of Experimental Medicine, School of Pharmacy, University of Camerino, Camerino, Italy

Veera  Nadarajan
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya, Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Mitsuru Naito
National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Mustapha Najimi
Laboratory of Pediatric Hepatology and Cell Therapy, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université Catholique de Louvain , Brussels, Belgium

José L. Neira
Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche (Alicante), Spain

Seyed Noureddin Nematollahi-Mahani
Department of Urology, Afzalipour School of Medicine, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

Dorota Nowak
Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland

Michal Opas
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada

Halil Gursoy Pala
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Perinatology Division, Celal Bayar University School of Medicine, Manisa, Turkey

Giuseppe Paolisso
Department of Internal Medicine, Surgical, Neurological, Metabolic Disease and Geriatric Medicine, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy

Macarena Perán
Department of Health Sciences, University of Jaén, Spain

Anie Philip
Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Katarzyna A. Piróg
Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Simona Pisanti
University of Salerno, Fisciano, Salerno, Italy

Barbara Płytycz
Department of Evolutionary Immunobiology, Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Helena  Podgórnik
Department of Haematology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Joanna Podkalicka
Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland

Renata Polakowska
Inserm U837 Jean-Pierre Aubert Research Center, Institut pour la Recherche sur le Cancer de Lille, Lille, France

Tomasz Powrozek
Department of Pneumonology, Oncology and Allergology, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland

Supriya G.  Prasanth
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, USA

Han Qin
Ramalho-Santos Lab,RMB912, San Francisco, USA

Alex Rathbone
University of Nottingham, UK

Suresh  Rattan
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

Peter J. Richards
CABMM, University of Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

Armando Rojas
Biomedical Research Laboratories, Medicine Faculty, Catholic University of Maule, Talca, Chile

Joeri Ruyssinck
Department of Information Technology, Ghent University - iMinds, Gent, Belgium

Ryszard Rzepecki
Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland

Rosa M.  Sainz
Instituto Universitario de Oncología del Principado de Asturias, Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain

Yasuhiro Sawada
Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Dzmitry Shcharbin
Institute of Biophysics and Cell Engineering of NASB, Minsk, Belarus

Osamu Shimmi
Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

Chengchao Shou
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Peking University School of Oncology, Beijing Institute for Cancer Research, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Paweł Sikorski
Department of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

Jay Singh
Section of Comparative Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA

Nevil J. Singh
University of Maryland, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, USA

Jay Kumar Singh
The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, USA

Chad Slawson
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, John Hopkins School of Medicine, University of South Florida, USA

Tanjing Song
Cancer research at NCI-designed H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida, USA

Salvatore Spicuglia
Technological Advances for Genomics and Clinics, Marseille Cedex, France

Maria Stasiuk
Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland

Ewa Łucja Stępień
Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Physiscs, Astronomy and Applied Informatics, Kraków, Poland

Hendrik G. Stunnenberg
Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Marius Sudol
Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore

Shin Takasawa
Department of Biochemistry, Nara Medical University (NMU), Japan

Haruo Takeshita
Department of Legal Medicine, Shimane University School of Medicine, Enya, Izumo, Shimane, Japan

M Tasaki
Division of Urology, Department of Regenerative & Transplant Medicine, Niigata Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan

Bernardo L. Trigatti
Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, and the Thrombosis and Atherosclerosis Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Aristidis Michael Tsatsakis
Department of Forensic Sciences & Toxicology, Faculty Medicine, Univ Crete, Heraklion, Greece

Melinda Tursky
Prince of Wales Clinical School, Lowy Cancer Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Australia

Jouni  Uitto
Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, USA

Oliver Ullrich
Division of Cellbiology, Institute of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Jaime Uribarri
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA

Peter  Vandenberghe
Centre for Human Genetics, KU Leuven and University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Maria Giuliana Vannucchi
Department of Anatomy, Histology and Forensic Medicine, Section of Histology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy

Miroslav Vařecha
Centre for Biomedical Image Analysis, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

Sudhakar Veeranki
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Louisville, Louisville, USA

Jean Paul Vernot
Grupo de Fisiología Celular y Molecular, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia

María A. Vicente Lopez
Department of Cell Biology, School of Medicine, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain

Paola Vigano
Division of Genetics and Cell Biology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy

Alicia Viloria-Petit
University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada

Nicola Volpi
Department of Biologia Animale, Biological Chemistry Section, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

Thomas Walenda
Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University Medical School, Aachen, Germany

Jianxin Wang
School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, People's Republic of China

Zheng Wang
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, Hunter Lab, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, USA

Shengqi Wang
Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing, P. R. China

James A. Waschek
Department of Psychiatry and Semel Institute, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA

Piotr Widlak
Center for Translational Research and Molecular Biology of Cancer, Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, Gliwice Branch, Gliwice, Poland

Małgorzata Witkowska-Zimny
Department of Biophysics and Human Physiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland

Yu-Jen Wu
Antai Medical Care Cooperation, Antai Tian-Sheng Memorial Hospital, Pingtung, Taiwan

Jianhua Xing
Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

Xiaoyan Yang
Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, Northwestern University School of Medicine, USA

Weiwei Yang
School of Biological Sciences, Weifang Medical University, Weifang, China

Deng-Fu  Yao
Research Center of Clinical Medicine, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, China

Xiao-Xing Yin
Jiangsu Key Laboratory of New Drug Research and Clinical Pharmacy, Xuzhou Medical College, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China

Je-Hyun Yoon
National Institute on Aging-IRP, National Institutes of Health, Bayview Research Center, Baltimore, USA

Tadashi Yoshida
Apheresis and Dialysis Center, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan

Weiqun Yu
Laboratory of Voiding Dysfunction, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Jin Yuan
Tongji Hospital,Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

Angélica Zepeda
Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, México, DF, Mexico

Zhengmao  Zhang
Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA

Jin-An Zhang
Department of Endocrinology, Jinshan Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

Qing Zhao
Department of Ophthalmology, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin, P. R. China

Runzhi Zhu
Laboratory of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Guangdong Medical College, Zhanjiang Key Laboratory of Hepatobiliary Diseases, Zhanjiang, Guangdong, P.R. China

Paola  Zigrino
Department of Dermatology and Venerology, University of Cologne, Germany

Olesya Zillich
Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging, Freising, Germany