Editor-In-Chief

Francisco A. Moura Duarte ([email protected] )

BSc (1964): Federal University of Minas Gerais; PhD (1968): University of Brasilia. Professor at the University of São Paulo, Founding President (1983) of the Foundation for Scientific Research of Ribeirão Preto, and Founding member (1985) of the Brazilian Society of Science Editors. Editor-in-chief, Genetics and Molecular Biology, for 20 years (1978 to 1998). Founder and Editor-in-chief (2002) of the free access online journal Genetics and Molecular Research. President and Founder (2003), Ribeirão Preto Academy of Sciences. Expertise includes Genetics, Quantitative and Molecular Population Genetics, and Animal Genetics.

Honorary Editor

Pedro Henrique Saldanha ([email protected] )

Bachelor (1953) and Licentiate (1954) in Natural History: University of Brazil (currently UFRJ). DSc (1959): University of São Paulo. Livre-Docente, Genetics (1965): University of São Paulo Ribeirão Preto Medical School. Bachelor (1971) and Licentiate (1972) in Psychology: University of São Paulo. Post-doctoral fellow and visiting professor (1960–1961) at the Human Genetics Department, University of Michigan (USA). Professor of Human Genetics (1969) at University of São Paulo Medical School. Professor of Human Genetics (1982) at University of São Paulo Biosciences Institute. Professor Emeritus (2008) at the University of São Paulo Medical School.

Technical Editor

David De Jong([email protected] )

BSc in Biology (1972): Cornell University; Masters (1977) and PhD (1980) in Entomology: Cornell University. Currently assistant professor at the University of São Paulo. Expertise includes Animal Science, with an emphasis on the Ecology and Ethology of Domestic Animals, focusing on the following topics: Apis mellifera, Africanized bee, Varroa jacobsoni, bee pathology, beekeeping, the nutrition of bees, Varroa destructor, and CCD (colony collapse disorder).

Text and Technical Editor

Margareth P. Monteiro de Barros

Priscila Bispo Okano

Animal Genetics
  • Dale Van Vleck - Lincoln, NE, USA University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

  • Lionel Segui Gonçalves University of São Paulo (USP). Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Languages of Ribeirão Preto (FFCLRP)

Ethics
  • Marcos Palatnik, University Hospital Clementino Fraga Filho-Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Genetics of Microorganisms
  • Anderson Miyoshi Institute of Biological Sciences Department of General Biology Brazil

  • Gustavo Goldman University of São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas de Ribeirão Preto (FCFRP), Brazil

  • João Lúcio de Azevedo School of Agriculture "Luiz de Queiroz" University of Sao Paulo Brazil

  • Vasco Azevedo Professor Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Human and Medical Genetics
  • Marco Antônio Zago scientist and former president National Council for Scientific and Technological Development Brazil

  • Máximo E. Drets Institute of Biological Investigations Clemente Estable: Head of Division Brazil

  • Sérgio D. J. Pena Departamento de Bioquímica e Imunologia, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 31270-910 Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Mutation and Mutagenesis
  • Edmundo Kanan Marques Graduate Program in Genetics and Molecular Biology. Lutheran University of Brazil

  • Israel Felzenszwalb Rio de Janeiro State University Department of Biophysics and Biometrics (DBB) Brazil

  • Martin Brendel State University of Santa curz, Ilhéus Department of Biological Sciences (DCB) Brazil

Cytogenetics
  • Willy Beçak Secretary of Health Instituto Butantan Brazil

Molecular Biology
  • Fernando Reinach Managing Director, Reva Gestão de Investimentos Ltda. Brazil

  • Lewis Joel Greene Full Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology (retired) FMRP/USP Supervisor of the Center for Protein Chemistry, b

  • Michel Tibayrenc Infectious Diseases and Vectors Ecology, Research Institute for Development (IRD), France

Plant Genetics
  • Elibio L. Rech Filho Researcher, Embrapa Genetic Resources and Biotechnology Agricultural Research Corporation Ministry of Agricult

  • José Branco de Miranda-Filho Full Professor (Senior Colaborator) Allogamous Plant Breeding Laboratory Brazil

  • Maria Helena de Souza Goldman University of São Paulo (USP). Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Languages of Ribeirão Preto (FFC

Population and Quantitative Genetics
  • E. J. Eisen Department of Animal Science College of Agriculture and Life Sciences North Carolina State University, USA

  • James M. Cheverud Professor, Chairman University of Wisconsin-Madison USA

Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Genomics
  • Ana Tereza Ribeiro de Vasconcelos National Laboratory of Scientific Computing Bioinformatics and Genomics, Brazil

  • Carlos Alberto de Bragança Pereira Full Professor Institute of Mathematics and Statistics - USP Department of Statistics, USA

  • Jan Baumbach Max Planck Institute for Computer Science Computational Systems Biology Germany

Immunogenetics
  • Marcello André Barcinski Brazilian Academy of Science, National Academy of Medicine brazil

Oncology
  • Carlos Gil Ferreira Brazilian National Cancer Institute Join institution Cancer Hospital I (HCI) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Luisa Lina Villa Secretary of Health, Health Services Coordination (CSS). Institute of Cancer of the State of São Paulo Italy

Cloning and Biotecnology Animal
  • Lawrence C. Smith Montreal university Animal Breeding Research Center Canada

Genetics and Neuropsychiatry
  • Federico Duarte Garcia Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte Faculty of Medicine, Brazil

  • A.T. Natarajan - Leiden, The Netherlands Adajapalam Natarajan (Netherlands) Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) Netherlands

  • Akikazu Fujita Department of Molecular Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Basic Veterinary Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kagoshim

  • Alan McBride Alan McBride, PhD, Assistant teacher, Center for Technological Development, Federal University of Pelotas- RS, Brazil.

  • Albert A. van Zeeland - Leiden, The Netherlands Department of Radiation Genetics and Chemical Mutagenesis-MGC, Leiden University Medical

  • Aldo Malavasi - Juazeiro, BA, Brasil Moscamed Brasil, Juazeiro, Bahia, Brasil

  • Alexandre Rodrigues Caetano Researcher Embrapa Genetic Resources and Biotechnology

  • Alfredo Ruiz - Bellatera, España Departament de Genètica i de Microbiologia, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra (Barcelona),

  • Ana Veruska Cruz Da Silva Muniz Research Scientist Plant Genetic Resources, Aracaju - SE - Brazil

  • Ana Veruska Cruz Da Silva Muniz Research Scientist Plant Genetic Resources, Aracaju - SE - Brazil

  • Andreia Marcelino Barbosa Biologist, Master in Genetics PhD student in Biotechnology and Biodiversity Brazil

  • Andrew H. Paterson - Texas, USA Regents Professor Ph.D. Cornell University, USA

  • Andrew J. G. Simpson - NY, USA Andrew J. G. Simpson Ph.D. Scientific Director of LICR Serametrix Corporation, USA

  • Annaiza Braga Bignardi FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF MATO GROSSO Campus of Rondonópolis Coordination Zootechnics Course Brazil

  • Armen K. Nersesyan - Yerevan, Armenia Laboratory of Carcinogenesis, Cancer Research Centre, 76 Fanardjian Street, Yerevan 52, Armenia.

  • Bin Zhu - Boston, MA, USA Bin Zhu Business Information Systems in the College of Business Boston, MA, USA

  • Brian G. Murray - Auckland, New Zealand Brian G. Murray university of Auckland Auckland, New Zealand

  • C. Eduardo Vallejos - Gainesville, FL, USA C. Eduardo Vallejos - Horticultural Sciences Department university of florida, Gainesville,

  • C. Schwartz - SC, USA Dr. Schwartz, Physician/Founder & Sheri Schwartz, Practice Administrator' USA

  • Calvin O. Qualset - Davis, CA, USA Director Emeritus-Genetic Resources Conservation Program Professor Emeritus Research Professor

  • Carlos Antonio Fernandes Santos Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, Agricultural Research Center of the Semi Arid Tropic, Petro

  • Carlos Bernard Moreno Cerqueira Silva State University of the Southwest of Bahia, Department of Exact and Natural Sciences - DCEN, Unive

  • Carlos Salinas - Charleston, SC, USA Dr. Carlos Francisco Salinas Mount Pleasant, South Carolina USA

  • Carmen Lucia Antão Paiva Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology Brazil

  • Chella S. David - Minnesota, USA Chella S David, PhD Professor Emeritus Professor, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, M, Rochester, MN, Immunology

  • Chunyu Wang - Houston, TX, USA Chunyu Wang Peking Union Medical College USA

  • Cláudia Regina Batista de Souza Federal University of Pará-UFPA Laboratory of Molecular Biology Brazil.

  • Claudio Scazzocchio - Orsay Cedex, France Claudio Scazzocchio Institute of Genetics and Microbiology, University of Paris-Sud (XI) and

  • Daniel Gianola - Madison, WI, USA Daniel Gianola Professor, Department of Animal Science 1675 Observatory, Madison USA

  • Daniel L. Nickrent - Carbondale, IL, USA Daniel L. Nickrent Professor Emeritus Plant Molecular Systematics and Evolution USA

  • Dario Grattapaglia - Brasília, DF, Brasil Dario Grattapaglia Researcher Embrapa Genetic Resources & Biotechnologly

  • David I. Nielsen - Davis, CA, USA David I. Nielsen - Davis, CA, USA

  • David Roubik - Logan, Utah, USA David Roubik senior staff scientist, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute USA

  • David V. Glover - West Lafayette, IN, USA David V. Glover Plant Genetics and Breeding West Lafayette, IN, USA

  • Deepa Kolaseri Krishnadas - PA, USA Department of Pediatrics School of Medicine Pediatric Cancer & Blood Disorders, USA

  • Digamber S. Borgaonkar - Newark, DE, USA Laboratory of Neurogenetics, National Institute of Aging, National Institutes of Health in Beth

  • Dong Shen, St. Louis, MO, USA .,

  • DR. MD. ABDUL LATIF Plant Pathology Division Bangladesh Rice Research Institute Bangladesh

  • Duanka Savi-Pavievi Associate Professor U niversity of Belgrade-Faculty of Biology (UB-FB) Center for Human Molecular Genetics Departme

  • E. John Pollack - Ithaca, NY, USA

  • Ettore Olmo - Ancona, Italy Università Politecnica delle Marache Ancona · Department of Life and Environmental Sciences - DiSVA Italy

  • Fernando Enrique Madalen, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil Doutorado em Animal Genetics University of Edinburgh Brasil

  • Fields C. Gunsett - Noblesville, IN, USA

  • Flávio Vieira Meirelles - Pirassununga, SP, Brasil University of São Paulo (USP). Faculty of Animal Science and Food Engineering (FZEA

  • Francesc Xavier, Molecular Neuropathology Department, Centro de Biologia Molecular Severo Ochoa CSIC Madrid, Spain

  • Geoffrey Turner - Sheffield, England Professor of Genetics Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology University of Sheffield S

  • Geraldo Moretto - Blumenau, SC, Brasil MORETTO, G. and Departamento de Ciências Naturais, Universidade Regional de Blumenau, CEP 89010

  • Gisela de Aragão Umbuzeiro - São Paulo, SP, Brasil State University of Campinas (UNICAMP). Faculty of Technology (FT) (Headquarters of t

  • Grant Montgomery - Herston, Australia Grant Montgomery Affiliate Professorial Research Fe Queensland Brain Institute Australia

  • Grant R. Sutherland - Adelaide, Australia Head of the Department Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics the Women's and Children's Hospita

  • Gregory S. May - Houston, TX, USA University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas, United States

  • Guenter Obe - Essen, Germany University of Essen, Department of Genetics, Essen, Germany.

  • Guilherme J. M. Rosa ? Madison, WI, USA Department of Animal Science, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA

  • Guillermo Thode - Málaga, España University of Malaga , Málaga · Department of Cellular Biology, Genetics and Physiology Brazil

  • Helga Winge - Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Institute of Bio sciences, Department of Genetics. Brasi

  • Herb N. Arst - London, England Emeritus Professor of Microbial Genetics Profession, London

  • Howard C. Passmore - New Jersey, USA

  • Howell V. Daly - Berkeley, California, USA Howell V. Daly, Berkeley, California USA

  • Huabo Wang - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Research Associate The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

  • Igor Vivian De Almeida State University of Maringá Department of Biotechnology, Genetics and Cell Biology Brazil

  • Irene Paradisi Human Genetics Laboratory, Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research ,IVIC. Venezuela

  • James R. Chambers - Guelph, Ontario, Canada James R Chambers Guelph Food Research Center Canada

  • James R. Walker - Austin, Texas, USA The University of Texas at Austin Section of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology Austin, USA

  • Janice M. Rumph - Bozeman, MT, USA Department of Animal Science University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583-0908 USA

  • Jesús Cano Péres - Málaga, España Jesús Cano Pérez University of malanga Brazil

  • Jin Liu, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA Jin Liu Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Washington State Universit

  • Jingan Li Associate Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhengzhou University, China

  • João Lucio de Azevedo School of Agriculture Luiz de Queiroz University of Sao Paulo Brasil

  • João Viola - Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil

  • Joe C. Rutledge - Seattle, Washington, USA Professor Director of Laboratories, Seattle Children's Hospital

  • John A. Lucas - Hertfordshire, UK

  • John Ashby - Cheshire, UK

  • John M. Opitz - Salt Lake City, UT, USA Health University of Utah Adjunct Professor, Obstetrics/Gynecology - Adjunct Professor, Pediatric

  • John Peberdy - Nottingham, UK Professor Emeritus of Enterprise at University of Nottingham Nottingham, United Kingdom Higher Education'

  • John W. Dudley - Urbana, IL, USA University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL, United States Join institution USA

  • Jonathan Wendel - Ames, Iowa, USA Iowa State University Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology (EEOB) USA

  • José Bento Ferraz - Pirassununga, SP, Brasil José Bento Ferraz Pirassununga, SP, Brasil

  • José Cláudio Casali da Rocha - Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil José Cláudio Casali da Rocha Oncologist, Oncoclínica Rio de Janeiro , Bra

  • Juan-Ramón Lacadena - Madrid, España Real Academia Nacional de Farmacia

  • K.L. Satya-Prakash - Augusta, GA, USA Rekha Arasaraju Satyaprakash, PA Dermatology Augusta, GA USA

  • L.L. Darrah - Columbia, MO, USA Professor Emeritus, Division of Plant Sciences

  • Lawrence C. Smith - Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada Teacher Université de Montréal, Faculté de médicine vétérinaire, CRRA Canada

  • Leopoldo Ianuzzi - Naples, Italy National Research Council (CNR) of Italy Institute for Animal Production Systems in Mediterranean Enviro

  • Luciana Sola - Roma, Italy Professore Associato

  • Luciane Madureira de Almeida Luciane Madureira de Almeida Biotechnology Laboratory State University of Goiás Henrique Santillo Campus

  • Luis Caetano Martha Antunes - Vancouver.British Columbia, Canada Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sergio Arouca, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz,

  • M. Ajmal Ali Department of Botany and Microbiology King Saudi University, Riyadh Saudi Arabia

  • M. Arif Hossain MD; Ph D Advanced Clinical Research Center Shin Yurigaoka General Hospital Kawasaki Shi, Kanagawa 215-0026, Japan.

  • M. Cecília T. Penedo - Davis, CA, USA Lecturer and Researcher Veterinary Genetics Laboratory

  • M. S. Hawbaker - Galena, MD, USA

  • Marcelo dos Santos Guerra Filho ? Recife, PE, Brasil Federal University of Pernambuco, Center for Biological Sciences, Department of Botan

  • Marcio G. C. Costa State University of Santa Cruz Department of Biological Sciences (DCB) Brazil

  • Maria João Collares-Pereira - Lisboa, Portugal Professor, Department of Animal Biology

  • Marina Meixner - Pullman, WA, USA Department of Entomology, 166 FSHN Building, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-6382, USA

  • Martinho de Almeida e Silva - Viçosa, MG, Brasil Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Departamento de Zootecnia da Escola de Veterinári

  • Marvin Wasserman - NY, USA Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

  • Mauricio A. Elzo - Gainesville, FL, USA Professor, Animal Breeding and Genetics

  • Meenu Vikram - College Station, Texas, USA Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, Co

  • Michael Schmid - Wurzburg, Germany Institute for Human Genetics, University of Wuerzburg

  • Michel Vekemans - Paris, France Professeur des Universités Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France.

  • Millor Fernandes do Rosário - Piracicaba, SP, Brasil Federal University of São Carlos, Lagoa do Sino Campus. , Lauri Simões de Barros H

  • Milton Fuzato - Campinas, SP, Brasil Instituto Agronômico (IAC), Centro de Fitossanidade

  • Mohammed Rachidi - Tahiti, French Polynesia Department of Science, University of French Polynesia, BP 130228, Punaauia, 98717, Punaauia-Ta

  • Nagib M. A. Nassar - Brasília, DF, Brasil Department of Agronomy, University of Brasília Brasília, DF, Brasil.

  • Natália F. Martins - Brasília, DF, Brasil Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA)

  • Nestor O. Bianchi - La Plata, Argentina Human Population Genetics ,Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biología Celular

  • Oumi Nishi Institute of Vegetable and Floriculture Science, NARO Phytopathology Unit, Division of Vegetable Pest Management and Functiona

  • Patrick Berrebi - Montpellier, France Institut des Sciences de l?Evolution de Montpellier, UMR CNRS 5554, Montpellier, France

  • Peng LI Institute of Animal Genetic Resources, College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University. P. R. China

  • Petr Ráb - Libechov, Czech Republic Laboratory of Fish Genetics, Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics, AS CR, v.v.i., Libechov, Cz

  • Piyush Tripathi - St. Louis, Missouri, USA Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School

  • Priscila Bispo Okano

  • Qiuhong Zhang - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Research Associate at Pitt

  • Rafael Elejalde - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Medical geneticist in Glendale, Wisconsin. He is affiliated with Columbia St Mary's-Columbia,

  • Regis Zimmer - Boston, MA, USA Department of SurgeryBoston University, School of Medicine, Laboratory of Surgical BiologyBostonUSA

  • Reid G. Palmer - Ames, IA, USA Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, United States of America, USDA-ARS Corn Insects an

  • Rich L. Roehrdanz - Fargo, ND, USA Biosciences Research Laboratory, State University Station, Box 5674, Fargo, ND 58105, USA.

  • Richard A. Deitrich - Denver, CO, USA

  • Robert J. Tempelman ? East Lansing, MI, USA Professor Department of Animal Science, Michigan State University

  • Robert Murphey - Davis, CA, USA Professor Emeritus of Psychology

  • Roberto Giuliani - Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Institute of Biosciences, Department of Genetics

  • Robin W Groose - Laramie, WY, USA Associate Professor of Agroecology and Plant Breeding

  • Rod Wing - Texas, USA, Brasil Director of Arizona Genomics Institute, Brasil

  • Rodger K. Johnson - Lincoln, NE, USA

  • Roger Rosenberg - Dallas, TX, USA Professor UT Southwestern Medical Center 5323 Harry Hines Blvd.

  • Rui Hao - Durham, NC, USA

  • Samuel Goldenberg - Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil Departamento de Bioquímica e Biologia Molecular, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Avenida Brasil

  • Satish Pasula - Oklahoma City, OK, USA Cardiovascular Biology Program, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 825 N.E. 13th Street, Oklahom

  • suliman khan Institute of hydro biology, Chinese academy of sciences, wuchang district, Wuhan, PR China

  • Tiago Olivoto PhD in Agronomy. Federal University of Santa Maria, UFSM, Santa Maria, Brazil

  • Valerio Napolioni Functional Imaging in Neuropsychiatric Disorder (FIND) Lab Department of Neurology & Neurological Sciences Stanford Un

  • Wen Zheng Department of Neurology, the Third Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, 138 Tongzipo Road, Changsha, Hunan 410013 P.R.

  • YANG LI Biological Sciences Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO California

  • Yibin Lin Center for Membrane Biology Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology University of Texas McGovern Medical School USA

  • YOUJIE ZHANG University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences Department of Physiology and Pharmacology USA

  • YOUJIE ZHANG University of Toledo College of Medicine Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine PR china

  • Yukihiro Furusawa Yukihiro Furusawa Lecturer of Liberal Arts and Sciences Toyama Prefectural University Japan

  • ZHE WANG Weill Cornell Medical College Department of Medicine, New York city USA

  • Zhenglu Xie Assistant Professor Jinshan College of Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University Japan

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