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Editorial Board

Clare Mc Fadden, BMC

Assistant Editor
Alexandria Latto, BMC

Section Editors
Complex Trait Genetics/Quantitative Genetics
James Reecy, Iowa State University, USA

Functional genetics
Federico Canzian, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Germany

Epigenetics and Chromosome Biology
Cesar Martins, UNESP - São Paulo State University, Brazil

Human Population Genetics
Shuhua Xu, (CAS-MPG) Partner Institute for Computational Biology, China

Statistical and Computational Genetics
Rongling Wu, Pennsylvania State University, USA

Plant Population Genetics
Roland Kölliker, Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon Research Station, Switzerland
Michele Morgante, Universita' di Udine, Italy

Animal Population Genetics
Li Ma, University of Maryland, USA
Anna Malacrida, University of Pavia, Italy
Pim van Hooft, Wageningen University, Netherlands

Deputy Section Editors
David Adams, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Richard Crooijmans, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Yuehua Cui, Michigan State University, USA

Associate Editors
Complex Traits and Quantitative Genetics
Charles Farber, University of Virginia, USA
Rudy Guerra, Rice, USA
Baozhu Guo, United States Department of Agriculture, USA
Akihiro Ikeda, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Jung Han Kim, Marshall University, USA
Gota Morota, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Nguyen Hong Nguyen, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia
Congjiao Sun, China Agricultural University, China
Michèle Tixier-Boichard, INRA, France
Yoshinobu Uemoto, Tohoku University, Japan
Roger Vallejo, USDA-ARS, USA
Yachun Wang, China Agricultural University, China
Guoyou Ye, International rice Research Institute, Australia
Jinfa Zhang, New Mexico State University, USA

Functional Genetics
Rachel Ellsworth, Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, USA
Phil Giffard, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia
Josephine Hoh, Yale University, USA
Linghuo Jiang, Jiangnan University, China
H. Michael Kohn, Rice University, USA
Zhanjiang Liu, Auburn University, USA  
Trilochan Mohapatra, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, India
José E. Pérez-Ortín, University of Valencia, Spain
Sachin Rustgi, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Washington State University, USA
Juan Sainz, GENYO, Center for Genomics and Oncological Research, Spain
Amit Singh, University of Dayton, USA
Kumarasamy Thangaraj, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, India

Epigenetics and Chromosome Biology
Afrouz Behboudi,  University of Orebro, Sweden
Maria Assunta Biscotti, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Jennifer L Freeman, Purdue University, USA
Alexander Graphodatsky, Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, Russia
Dal-Hoe Koo, Kansas State University, USA
Pascale Le Roy, INRA, France
Ettore Olmo, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italya
Juan J Pasantes, University of Vigo, Spain
Oscar Riera-Lizarazu, Texas A&M University, USA
Roscoe Stanyon, Univeristy of Florence, Italy
Min Tao, Hunan Normal University, China
Vladimir Trifonov, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology SB RAS, Russia
Fengtang Yang, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK

Human Population Genetics
Patricia Balaresque, Université Paul Sabatier, France 
David Caramelli, University of Florence, Italy
Tianbo Jin, Xizang Minzu University, China
Xiaoming Liu, University of Texas School of Public Health, USA
Estella Poloni, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Juan Rodriguez-Flores, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Tongwu Zhang, National Cancer Institute, USA

Statistical and Computational Genetics
Mariza de Andrade, Mayo Clinic, USA
Fa Cui, Ludong University, China
Ina Hoeschele, Virginia Tech, USA
Wei Hou, Stony Brook Medical School, USA
Timo Koski, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Qing Lu, Michigan State University, USA
Mikko J. Sillanpää, University of Helsinki, Finland
Patrik Waldmann, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Zhong Wang, Center for Statistical Genetics, USA
Zuoheng Wang, Yale University, USA
Song Wu, Stony Brook University, USA
Nengjun Yi, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Yuan-Ming Zhang, Nanjing Agricultural University, China
Deqiang Zhang, Beijing Forestry University, China
Ji-Yuan Zhou, Southern Medical University, China

Plant Population Genetics
Emidio Albertini, University of Perguia, Italy
Sabot Francois, IRD - French Institute for Sustainable Development, France
Yong-Bi Fu, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
Paula Kover, University of Bath, UK
Martin Lascoux, Uppsala University, Sweden
Rodney Mauricio, University of Georgia, USA
Volker Mohler, Bavarian State Research Center for Agriculture, Germany
Roberto Papa, Cereal Research Centre, CRA, Italy
Daniel Piñero, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Domenico Rau, Unversità degli Studi di Sassari, Italy

Animal Population Genetics
Hitoshi Araki, Eawag, Switzerland
Sophie Arnaud-Haond, IFREMER, France
Niclas Backström, Uppsala University, Sweden
Mariangela Bonizzoni, University of Pavia, Italy
Daniel Förster, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Germany
Benoit Goossens, Cardiff University, UK 
Gerald Heckel, University of Bern, Switzerland 
Petr Horin, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Czech Republic
Stephane Joost, EPFL, Switzerland 
Ovidiu Dan Iancu, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Ricardo Perez-Enriquez, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste, S.C., Mexico
Francois Pompanon, University Joseph Fourier, France 
Dongxiao Sun, China Agricultural University, China
Peter Teske, Rhodes University, South Africa 
Jens Tetens, Georg-August-University, Germany

Editorial Advisors
Ernest Bailey, University of Kentucky, USA
Guido Barbujani, University of Ferrara, Italy
John Brookfield, University of Nottingham, UK
Brian Charlesworth, University of Edinburgh, UK
William Dietrich, Harvard Medical School, USA
Doug Forrest, National Institutes of Health, USA
Uta Francke, Stanford University, USA
Lusheng Huang, Jiangxi Agricultural University, China
Hideki Innan, Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan
Li Jin, Fudan University, China
Simon John, HHMI/Jackson Lab, USA
Charles Langley, University of California, Davis, USA
Lauren McIntyre, University of Florida, USA
Antoni Rafalski, DuPont Co., USA
Mary Weiss, Institut Pasteur, France
Anthony Wynshaw-Boris, University of California, San Diego, USA
Brian S Yandell, UW-Madison, USA
Zhao-Bang Zeng, North Carolina State University, USA

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