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Editorial Board

Editorial Board Members
Kin Fai Au, PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Ferhat Ay, PhD, La Jolla Institute for Immunology, USA
Michael Beer, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Zhana Duren, PhD, Clemson University, USA
Feng Gao, PhD, Tianjin University, China
Shilpa Garg, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Leng Han, PhD, Indiana University, USA
Yuanhua Huang, PhD, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Shuangxia Jin, PhD, National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Hamish King, PhD​​​​​​​, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Jack Kuipers, PhD, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Chunliang Li, PhD​​​​​​​, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
Jingyi Jessica Li, PhD​​​​​​​, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Davis McCarthy, DPhil, St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Clint Miller, PhD​​​​​​​, University of Virginia, USA
Irina Mohorianu, PhD​​​​​​​, Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, UK
Ulf Schmitz, Dr. Ing​​​​​​​, James Cook University, Australia
Qingxin Song, Dr. Sci. (Biol.)​​​​​​​, Nanjing Agricultural University, China
Ewa Szczurek, PhD, University of Warsaw, Poland
Yanbin Yin, PhD​​​​​​​, University of Nebraska Lincoln, USA
Nicolae Radu Zabet, PhD, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Editorial Advisory Board
Fowzan S Alkuraya, KFSHRC/Alfaisal University, Saudi Arabias

Samuel Aparicio, University of British Colombia & BCCA Cancer Research Centre, Canada

Kin Fai Au, Ohio State University, USA

Rodolphe Barrangou, NC State University, USA

Niko Beerenwinkel, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Bonnie Berger, MIT, USA

Doron Betel, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA

Jong Bhak, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea

Ami S. Bhatt, Stanford University, USA

Christoph Bock, CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria

Peer Bork, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Mario Caccamo, National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB), UK

Ling-Ling Chen, Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology (CAS), China

Wei Chen, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, USA

Z Jeffrey Chen, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Francesca Ciccarelli, The Francis Crick Institute and Bart's Cancer Institute, UK

Philippe Collas, University of Oslo, Norway

Ana Conesa, University of Florida, USA

Jennifer Doudna, University of California Berkeley, USA

Denis Duboule, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Geoffrey Faulkner, University of Queensland, Australia

Ross Fitzgerald, University of Edinburgh, UK

Peter Fraser, Florida State University, UK

Kelly A Frazer, University of California San Diego, USA

Caixia Gao, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology (CAS), China

Lana Garmire, University of Michigan, USA

Song Ge, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Mary Gehring, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Charles Gersbach, Duke University, USA

Mark Gerstein, Yale University, USA

Brenton R Graveley, University of Connecticut Health Center, USA

Erich Grotewold, Michigan State University, USA

Neil Hall, Earlham Institute, UK

Olivier Harismendy, University of California San Diego, USA

Chuan He, University of Chicago, USA

Martin Hemberg, Evergrande Center for Immunologic Diseases, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA

Steven Henikoff, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA

Holger Heyn, Center for Genomic Regulation (CNAG-CRG), Spain

Stephanie Hicks, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Heinz Himmelbauer, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Austria 

Michael M Hoffman, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and University of Toronto, Canada

Laurence D Hurst, University of Bath, UK

Curtis Huttenhower, Harvard School of Public Health, USA

Manuel Irimia, Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Spain

Jean-Pierre Issa, Temple University, USA

Scott A Jackson, University of Georgia, USA

J Keith Joung, Massachusetts General Hospital and Havard Medical School, USA

Sophien Kamoun, The Sainsbury Laboratory, UK

Janet Kelso, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany

Peter Kharchenko, Harvard Medical School, USA

Jin-Soo Kim, Seoul National University, Institute for Basic Science, South Korea

Rob D Knight, University of California San Diego, USA

Claudia Köhler, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany

Jan Korbel, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Eric Lai, Sloan-Kettering Institute, USA

Benjamin Langmead, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Sang Yup Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea

Guohong Li, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China

Wei Li, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Han Liang, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Shirley Liu, Harvard School of Public Health, USA

Nicholas Loman, Institute of Microbiology and Infection, University of Birmingham, UK

Robert Lowe, Queen Mary, University of London, UK

Hong Ma, School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, China

Jian Ma, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Dixie Mager, BC Cancer Agency, Canada

Prashant Mali, University of California San Diego, USA

Jonathan Marchini, Regeneron Genetics Center, USA

Elaine R Mardis, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, USA

Florian Markowetz, University of Cambridge, UK

Martin Mascher, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK) & German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Germany

Christopher E Mason, Institute for Computational Biomedicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA

Mark McCarthy, Genentech Inc., USA

Valerie Mizrahi, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Nicholas Navin, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Daniel E Neafsey, Broad Institute of MIT and Havard, USA

Serena Nik-Zainal, Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK

Duncan Odom, Cambridge Research Institute, Cancer Research UK, UK

Alicia Oshlack, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Australia

Francis Ouellette, Genome Quebec, Canada

Woong-Yang Park, Samsung Genome Institute, South Korea

Sharon J Peacock, The Bloomsbury Research Institute, UK

Norbert Perrimon, Harvard Medical School and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA

Adam Phillippy, National Human Genome Research Institute (NIH), USA

Harold Pimentel, University of California Los Angeles, USA

Sharon E Plon, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Chris Ponting, University of Edinburgh, UK

Lluis Quintana-Murci, Institut Pasteur, France

Vardhman Rakyan, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, UK

Wolf Reik, Babraham Institute, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and University of Cambridge, UK

Jorge Reis-Filho, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

David A Relman, Stanford University, USA

Arang Rhie, National Human Genome Research Institute (NIH), USA

John Rinn, University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Mark Robinson, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Andres Ruiz-Linares, University College London, UK

Steven Salzberg, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Rahul Satija, New York Genome Center, USA

Michael Schatz, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Eran Segal, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Nicola Segata, University of Trento, Italy

Julie Segre, National Human Genome Research Institute (NIH), USA

Beth Shapiro, University of California Santa Cruz, USA

Jay Shendure, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Pontus Skoglund, The Francis Crick Institute, UK

Nathan M Springer, University of Minnesota, USA and Bayer Crop Sciences

Dorothee Staiger, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Kai Tan, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Fuchou Tang, Peking University, China

Sarah A Teichmann, Wellcome Sanger Institute and University of Cambridge, UK

Albert Tenesa, University of Edinburgh, UK

Andrew E Teschendorff, University College London, UK and CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Shanghai

Fabian Theis, Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Germany

Weida Tong, National Center for Toxicological Research, FDA, USA

Zlatko Trajanoski, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria

Jernej Ule, The Francis Crick Institute, UK

Olga Vitek, Northeastern University, USA

Zefeng Wang, CAS-MPG Partner Institute of Computational Biology, China

Elizabeth A Winzeler, University of California San Diego, USA

Yi Xing, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia & University of Pennsylvania, USA

Jianbing Yan, Huazhong Agricultural University, China

Itai Yanai, New York University, USA

Mihaela Zavolan, University of Basel, Switzerland

Yong Zhang, School of Life Science and Technology, Tongji University, China

Sheng Zhong, University of California San Diego, USA

Shengtao Zhou, West China Second Hospital, China

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    12.3 - 2-year Impact Factor
    17.4 - 5-year Impact Factor
    3.476 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    9.249 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    21 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    277 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    12,515 Altmetric mentions

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