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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Hitoshi SAKAKIBARA

Nagoya University, Japan and RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Japan

Area of Expertise

  • Plant hormones
  • Hormone metabolism
  • Nutritional regulation of plant development
  • Nitrogen signaling

EDITORS

Takashi ARAKI

Department of Responses to Environmental Signals and Stresses, Division of Integrated Life Science, Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University, Japan

Area of Expertise

  • Flowering Meristems
  • Photoperiodism
  • Meristems
  • Sexual Reproduction
  • Marchantia
Zhizhong GONG

College of Biological Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, China Agricultural University, No.2 Yuanmingyuan Xilu, Haidian District, Beijing, 100193, China

Area of Expertise

  • ABA
  • Drought Stress
  • Epigenetic Regulation
Alain GOOSSENS

Department of Plant Systems Biology, Ghent University, Technologiepark 927,
B-9052 Gent, Belgium

Area of Expertise

  • Jasmonate
  • Secondary Metabolism
  • Signal Transduction
  • Transcription Factors
Erich GROTEWOLD

Center for Applied Plant Sciences, Dept. of Molecular Genetics and Dept. of Horticulture & Crop Sciences, The Ohio State University, USA

Area of Expertise

  • Gene Regulation
  • Metabolism
  • Systems Biology
  • Metabolite Trafficking
Hongwei GUO

College of Life Sciences, Room428, Peking University, 100871 Beijing, China

Area of Expertise

  • Ethylene Signaling
  • Plant Hormone Crosstalk
  • Leaf Senescence
Rodrigo A. GUTIERREZ

Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology,P. Universidad Catolica de Chile. Alameda 340. Santiago. 8331150., Chile

Area of Expertise

  • Nutrient Regulation
  • Nitrate: hormone interactions
  • Systems Biology
  • Bioinformatics
Christian HARDTKE

Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Lausanne, Biophore Building, DBMV, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

Area of Expertise

  • Root System Development
  • Plant Hormones
  • Natural Genetic Variation
  • Arabidopsis
  • Brachypodium
Ruediger HELL

Centre for Organismal Studies (COS), University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 360, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany

Area of Expertise

  • Primary Metabolism
  • Nutrition Redox Regulation
  • Protein Modification
  • Cellular Compartmentation
Toshinori KINOSHITA

Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Chikusa Nagoya, 464-8602, Japan

Area of Expertise

  • Blue Light
  • Plasma Membrane H+-ATPase
  • Signal Transduction
  • Auxin
Takayuki KOHCHI

Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University , Japan

Area of Expertise

  • Light signaling
  • Photoreceptor
  • Land plant evolution
  • Marchantia polymorpha
Ljerka KUNST

Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4
Canada

Area of Expertise

  • Lipid Metabolism
  • Plant Surface - epidermis and cuticle
  • Seed Oil Biosynthesis
  • Arabidopsis Genetics
Enrico MARTINOIA

Institute of Plant Biology, University of Zürich, Zollikerstr. 107, CH-8008 Zürich, Switzerland

Area of Expertise

  • Membrane Transport
  • Heavy Metal
  • Vacuoles
  • Detoxification
Toru NAKAYAMA

Department of Biomolecular Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, 6-6-11 Aza Aoba, Aramaki, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8579, Japan

Area of Expertise

  • Enzymes and Proteins
  • Flavonoids
  • Secondary Metabolism
  • Flower Color
Uta PASZKOWSKI

Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EA, UK

Area of Expertise

  • Plant-Microbe Interaction
  • Mutualism
  • Cereals Roots
  • Molecular Genetics
Rowan SAGE

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street Toronto, Ontario Canada , M5S 3B2, Canada

Area of Expertise

  • Stress physiology
  • Water Relations
  • Physiological Ecology
  • Species Distribution
Motoaki SEKI

RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS), 1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230-0045, Japan

Area of Expertise

  • Plant Abiotic Stress Response
  • Epigenetic Regulation
  • RNA Regulation
Yuichiro TAKAHASHI

The Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology,Okayama University 3-1-1 Tsushima-naka, Kita-ku, Okayama, 700-8530, Japan

Area of Expertise

  • Photosynthesis
  • Photosystems
  • Photosynthetic Electron Transport
  • Photoinhibition
  • Chloroplast
Takashi UEDA

National Institute for Basic Biology, Nishigonaka 38, Myodaiji, Okazaki Aichi 444-8585, Japan

Area of Expertise

  • Membrane trafficking
  • Organelle functions
  • Bioimaging
Wolfram WECKWERTH

Department of Ecogenomics and Systems Biology, University of Vienna, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria

Area of Expertise

  • Plant Systems Biology
  • Metabolomics
  • Proteomics
Shinjiro YAMAGUCHI

Department of Biomolecular Sciences, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2-1-1, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8577, Japan

Area of Expertise

  • Plant Hormones
  • Gibberellins
  • Strigolactones
  • Terpenoids
  • Bioactive Molecules
Kazuko YAMAGUCHI-SHINOZAKI

Laboratory of Plant Molecular Physiology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8657, Japan.

Area of Expertise

  • Abiotic Stress Response
  • Regulation of Gene Expression
  • Signal Transduction
  • Abscisic Acid
  • Abiotic Stress Tolerance
Kentaro YANO

Bioinformatics Laboratory, Department of Life Sciences, School of Agriculture, Meiji University, 1-1-1, Higashi-Mita, Tama-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 214-8571, Japan

Area of Expertise

  • Bioinformatics
  • Database
  • Omics Analysis
  • Statistics
  • Population Genetics
Masami YOKOTA-HIRAI

RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, 1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230-0045, Japan

Area of Expertise

  • Secondary Metabolism
  • Metabolomics
  • Sulfur Metabolism
  • Glucosinolate
Hirofumi YOSHIOKA

Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Chikusa, Nagoya, 464-8601 Japan

Area of Expertise

  • Plant immunity
  • Plant-pathogen interactions
  • Defense signaling
  • MAP kinase
  • NADPH oxidase

REVIEWS EDITOR

David JACKSON

Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory, Delbruck Laboratory, P.O. Box 100, 1 Bungtown Rd, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724, USA

Area of Expertise

  • Shoot Development
  • Shoot Apical Meristem
  • Inflorescence Architecture
  • Plasmodesmata
  • Cell to Cell Trafficking

ADVISORY EDITORIAL BOARD

Jean-Michel ANÉ

University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA

Koh AOKI

Osaka Prefecture University, Japan

Motoyuki ASHIKARI

Nagoya University, Japan

Thomas BACH

University of Strasbourg, France

Søren BAK

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

John BOWMAN

Monash University, Australia

Tzyy-Jen CHIOU

Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Seth DAVIS

York University, UK

Michel DELSENY

University of Perpignan, France

Hidehiro FUKAKI

Kobe University, Japan

Thorsten HAMANN

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Takashi HIRAYAMA

Okayama University, Japan

Michael HOLDSWORTH

University of Nottingham, UK

Ildoo HWANG

POSTECH, Korea

Inhwan HWANG

POSTECH, Korea

Takeshi ITOH

NIAS, Japan

Maki KAWAI-YAMADA

Saitama University, Japan

Tsutomu KAWASAKI

Kindai University, Japan

Tetsu KINOSHITA

Yokohama City University, Japan

Claudia KÖHLER

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Ute KRÄMER

University of Bochum, Germany

Anne KRAPP

INRA-Versailles, France

Junko KYOZUKA

Tohoku University, Japan

Eric LYONS

University of Arizona, USA

Jian-Feng MA

Okayama University, Japan

Akiko MARUYAMA

Kyushu University, Japan

Tatsuru MASUDA

The University of Tokyo, Japan

Jun MINAGAWA

National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan

Kiwamu MINAMISAWA

Tohoku University, Japan

Peter MOFFETT

Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada

Keiji NAKAJIMA

Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

Hiromi NAKANISHI

University of Tokyo, Japan

Ko NOGUCHI

University of Tokyo, Japan

Takeshi OBAYASHI

Tohoku University, Japan

Hajime OHYANAGI

KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Staffan PERSSON

MPI-Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany

Javier POZUETA-ROMERO

Institute of Agrobiotechnology of Navarra (CSIC/UPNa/GN), Spain

Sabrina SABATINI

University of Rome (La Sapienza), Italy

Yusuke SAIJO

NAIST, Japan

Yutaka SATO

Nagoya University, Japan

Wolfgang SCHMIDT

Sinica Academia, Taiwan

Mitsunori SEO

RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS), Japan

Shunichi TAKAHASHI

NIBB, Japan

Lam-Son Phan TRAN

RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Japan

Susanne VON CAEMMERER

Australian National University, Australia

Mami YAMAZAKI

Chiba University, Japan

Shuhua YANG

China Agricultural University, China

Marcelo J. YANOVSKY

Fundación Instituto Leloir, Argentina

Zheng-Hua YE

University of Georgia, USA

Lixin ZHANG

Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

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