Editorial Board

Science Advances editors oversee the review process of submitted manuscripts and are selected from an international pool of researchers with high levels of achievement and recognition in their fields. Our editors not only have stellar reputations in their disciplines, but also have acknowledged breadth in recognizing and promoting interdisciplinary collaborations.

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Jeremy Berg, PhD
Editor-in-Chief, Science journals



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Philippa Benson, PhD
Managing Editor, Science Advances



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Ali Shilatifard, PhD
Editorial Board Chair & Deputy Editor (Life Sciences)



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Lynden Archer, PhD, Deputy Editor (Physical Sciences)
Professor of Engineering, Cornell University
Polymer Physics, electrochemical energy storage, complex fluids dynamics &, rheology, nanomaterials synthesis, and physics


Pulickel Ajayan, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor and Chair of Materials Science and Nanoengineering, Rice University
Carbon nanotubes, graphene, 2D materials, 3D materials, nanocomposites, nanomaterials

Julia Chan, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Solid State Materials Chemistry, University of Texas at Dallas
Crystal growth, condensed matter, magnetism, superconductivity, intermetallics, crystallography, thermoelectrics, magnetocalorics, energy materials

Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Chemical Engineering, Tufts University
Heterogeneous catalysis, atom-and nano-scale catalytic materials, fuel processing, fuel cells, environmental catalysis

Eugenia Kumacheva, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Chemistry, University of Toronto
Soft matter, materials, polymers, colloids, self-assembly, gels, microfluids

Wilson Poon, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor, The University of Edinburgh
Soft Matter Physics and Materials, Biological Physics

John A. Rogers, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
Nanomaterials, semiconductor devices, nanofabrication, bio-inspired design, bio-integrated systems

Michael Strano, PhD, Associate Editor
Carbon P. Dubbs Professor of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Chemical engineering, transport in nanopores, thermopower waves for energy generation, exciton engineering for solar energy, nanosensors for reaction network analysis

Hajime Tanaka, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo
Physics of soft matter, phase separation, critical phenomena, physics of colloidal suspensions, physics of glass transition, liquid-liquid transition

Kang L. Wang, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
Spintronics, skyrmionics, epitaxial growth, nanoelectronics, solid state physics, neuromorphic computing, 2D materials, quantum materials, topological matter, spin wave

Denis Wirtz, PhD Associate Editor
Vice Provost for Research and Theophilus Halley Smoot Professor of Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
Cell biophysics, single molecule manipulation, intracellular particle trafficking, instrument development, tissue engineering, nanotechnology in biology and medicine

Xiaoyang Zhu, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Chemistry, Columbia University
photophysics, solar energy conversion, ultrafast spectroscopy, exciton physics, molecular semiconductors, hybrid semiconductors

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Aaron Clauset, Deputy Editor (Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Research)
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of Colorado, Boulder
Network science, computer science, data science, machine learning, computational social science, and systems biology



Edoardo Airoldi, PhD, Associate Editor
Associate Professor of Statistics, Harvard University
Statistics, computer science, machine learning, network science, causal inference, design of experiments

Mark S. Aldenderfer, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Merced
Archaeology, anthropology, paleoanthropology, paleoclimate studies (Holocene)

Christopher Bail. PhD, Associate Editor
Douglas & Ellen Lowey Associate Professor of Sociology & Public Policy
Duke University
Computational social science, social networks, natural language processing, organizations, politics, culture

Larry Blume, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor, Cornell University
Theory of games, economics of information and decision theory

Dana Fisher, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Sociology, University of Maryland
Environmental social science, climate politics, activism, participation, protest, civic engagement, mixed-methods

Renaud Lambiotte, PhD, Associate Editor
Associate Professor of Networks and Nonlinear Systems, University of Oxford
Complex networks, complex systems

Joachim F. von Braun, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Economic and Technological Change, University of Bonn
Economic development, trade, agriculture, nutrition, food system, innovation, science policy

Julie A. Winkler, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Geography, Michigan State University
Physical geography, climate science, applied climatology, climate change assessments

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Sarah M. Fortune, MD, Deputy Editor (Life Sciences)
Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard University
Microbiology, host-pathogen interactions, infectious diseases, prokaryotic, cell biology, genomics


Suzanne Devkota, PhD, Associate Editor
Assistant Professor, Cedars-Sinai
Inflammatory bowel disease, microbiota, microbiome, gut microbiome

Jongyoon Han, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Electrical and Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Microfluidics, bioengineering, separation, electrokinetics,ion transport, bioMEMS

Reuben S. Harris, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
APOBEC, innate immunity, molecular virology, cancer molecular biology, mutation mechanisms, DNA and RNA editing mechanisms, DNA repair

Christophe Herman, PhD, Associate Editor
Associate Professor Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
Epigenetic inheritance, phenotypic variability, transcription and translation errors, DNA replication and repair, mutagenesis, gene regulation, stress response, bacterial proteolysis

Robin C. May, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Microbiology and Infection, University of Birmingham
Cryptococcus, fungal pathogens, phagocytosis, host-pathogen interactions, macrophage, biology, innate immunity

Penelope A. Morel, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Immunology and Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Immunology, autoimmunity, T cell immunology, dendritic cells, TCR signaling, cytokines, cancer immunotherapy, vaccine development mathematical modeling of Immune Responses, innate immunity

Alex Shalek, PhD, Associate Editor
Pfizer-Laubach Career Development Asst. Professor, Institute for Medical Engineering & Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Single-Cell Genomics, Technology Development, Systems-Biology, Immunology, Computational Biology, Infectious Disease

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Kip V. Hodges, PhD, Deputy Editor (Earth, Space, and Environmental Science & Engineering)
Professor of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University
Astronomy, astrophysics, atmospheric science, climate science, geology, ocean science, planetary science and associated engineering disciplines



Paul R. Bierman, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Geology and Natural Resources, University of Vermont
Geomorphology, surface process, human-induced landscape change, cosmogenic isotopes, erosion, geology

Mike Brown, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Planetary Astronomy, California Institute of Technology
Outer planets & satellites, small bodies in solar system, solar system dynamics, terrestrial planets

Paola Cessi, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Pysical oceanography, large-scale circulation of the ocean

Kevin P. Furlong, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Geoscience, Penn State University
Plate tectonics, lithospheric geodynamics, earthquake science, thermal geophysics, basin evolution, natural hazards, orogenic systems

John C. Fyfe, PhD, Associate Editor
Senior Research Scientist, Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis
Climate variability and change, atmospheric and oceanic dynamics, polar variability and change, climate modeling and analysis

Glenn A. Gaetani, PhD, Associate Editor
Associate Scientist of Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Experimental petrology and geochemistry, magmatic Processes, biogenic Carbonates

Meredith Kelly, PhD, Associate Editor
Associate Professor of Earth Science, Dartmouth College
Glacial geology, paleoclimate, cosmogenic nuclide surface exposure dating, lake core analyses, radiocarbon dating, arctic, tropics

Rachel L. P. Klima, PhD, Associate Editor
Senior Staff Scientist of Planetary Exploration, Johns Hopkins University
Infrared spectroscopy, planetary geology, petrology, mineralogy, planetary missions

David W. Lea, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Earth Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
Paleoclimatology, climate change, geochemistry, climate policy, paleoceanography, carbon cycle

Cin-Ty A. Lee, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Earth Science, Rice University
Igneous petrology, metamorphic petrology, volcanology, geodynamics, planetary geology, geochemistry, mineralogy, ore geology, Earth history, long-term climate

Jack J. Middelburg, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Earth Science, Utrecht University
Biochemistry, chemical oceanography, paleoceanography, limnology, food webs, system ecology, sediments

Wendy R. Panero, PhD, Associate Editor
Associate Professor of Earth Sciences, Ohio State University
Geophysics, mineral physics, planetary science, density functional theory, geochemistry, exoplanets

Michael Ritzwoller, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor, University of Colorado at Boulder
Geophysics, seismology, tomography, inverse problems, earth structure and dynamics

John Schellnhuber, PhD, Associate Editor
Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Climate change, Earth system, sustainability science, complex dynamics

Blair Schoene, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Geosciences, Princeton University
Petrology, tectonics, geochronology, isotope geochemistry, Earth history

Dennis F. Zaritsky, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Astronomy, University of Arizona
Galaxy structure and evolution, dark matter, stellar populations, observational cosmology

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Jeremy Jackson, PhD, Deputy Editor (Earth & Environmental Sciences)
Senior Scientist Emeritus, Smithsonian Institution
Marine Ecology, Paleobiology, Conservation Science 



Barbara A. Block, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Marine Sciences, Stanford University
Animal physiology, physiological ecology, marine biology, biologging, biological oceanography

Robert B. Dunbar, PhD, Associate Editor
W. M. Keck Professor of Earth System Science, Stanford University
Oceanography, climate science, biogeochemistry, marine ecology, marine geology, glaciology

Mark E. Hay, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Biological Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
Consumer-prey and plant-animal interactions, marine ecology, chemical ecology, coral reefs, coastal ecology

Jennifer Jacquet, PhD, Associate Editor
Asst. Professor of Environmental Studies, New York University
Social science of fisheries, climate change, and the wildlife trade, public goods experiments, tragedy of the commons

Raphael M. Kudela, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Ocean Sciences, University of Santa Cruz
Oceanography, phytoplankton ecology, remote sensing, coastal ecosystems, bio-optics, harmful algae

Lisa A. Levin, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
Deep-sea biology, ocean deoxygenation, wetlands ecology, population connectivity, methane seeps, oxygen minimum zones, ocean acidification, marine conservation

Madeleine J. H. van Oppen, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Bioscience, University of Melbourne
Coral-microbe symbiosis, assisted evolution, coral reef restoration, Symbiodinium, genetic connectivity, environmental virology

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Zakya H. Kafafi, PhD, Deputy Editor (Physical Sciences)
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Lehigh University
Chemistry, computer sciences, condensed matter physics, engineering sciences, materials, mathematical sciences, organic electronics, optoelectronics, photonics


Joseph S. Broz, PhD, Associate Editor
Vice President, SRI International
Solid state physics, semiconductor materials, digital systems, quantum sensor systems and entanglement applications, electromagnetics, micromagnetics, nuclear magnetic resonance, nonlinear systems

Sherry R. Chemler, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Chemistry, University at Buffalo
Organic synthesis, organometallic chemistry, chemical catalysis, asymmetric synthesis

Juan de Pablo, PhD, Associate Editor
Liew Family Professor, The University of Chicago Institute for Molecular Engineering
Simulations, polymeric materials, DNA, protein aggregation

David Lou, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
Batteries, supercapacitors, nanomaterials, electrocatalysis, photocatalysis, photoelectrochemical systems

George G. Malliaras, PhD, Associate Editor
Prince Philip Professor of Technology, University of Cambridge
Bioelectronics, neural interfaces, organic electronics 

Yuji Matsuda, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Physics, Kyoto University
Superconductivity, strongly correlated electron systems, quantum spin systems, quantum criticality

Carmen Menoni, PhD, Associate Editor
University Distinguished Professor, Colorado State University
Extreme ultraviolet/soft x-Ray photonics, nano-microscopy, nano-spectrometry, optical inference coatings

Bob Miller, PhD, Associate Editor
Research Staff Member, IBM Almaden Research Center
Polymer chemistry, microelectronic materials, battery materials, sensor materials

Takao Someya, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Organic Electronics, University of Tokyo
Organic electronics, flexible electronics, printable electronics, wearable electronics, health-monitoring applications

Alexander Tkatchenko, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Physics and Materials Science, University of Luxembourg
Chemical Physics, physical chemistry, many-particle systems, non-covalent interactions (van der Waals), quantum effects in molecular systems, surface science, data-driven materials science

Shu Yang, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Material Science & Engineering, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of Pennsylvania
Controlled synthesis, fabrication, and characterization of materials, polymers, nanostructures; nano- and micropatterning of complex 2D and 3D structures, polymer thin films

Xueming Yang, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor, University of Science & Technology of China
Spectroscopy, photochemistry, astrochemistry, reaction dynamics, chemical kinetics, atmospheric chemistry, surface chemistry

Peter Zoller, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Innsbruck
Interaction of laser light and atoms, quantum optics, quantum information, quantum physics, solid state physics

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Kevin S. LaBar, PhD, Deputy Editor (Life Sciences)
Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University
Cognitive neuroscience, affective science, social neuroscience, psychology, clinical neuroscience, brain imaging, learning and memory, psychophysiology


Nicola Allen, PhD, Associate Editor
Asst. Professor, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Astrocyte, glia, synaptogenesis, astrocyte-synapse interaction, neural development

Frank Bosmans, PhD, Associate Editor
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Voltage-gated sodium channel, potassium channel, animal toxin, sensory perception

Alex Fornito, PhD, Associate Editor
Associate Professor, Monash University
Neuropsychology, magnetic resonance imaging techniques, brain connectivity, genetic basis of brain organization, schizophrenia, neural networks

Patricia H. Janak, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University
Behavioral neuroscience, neurobiology of learning and memory, motivation, emotion, neurobiology of addiction

Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor, Heidelberg University
Psychiatry, neuroimaging, social cognition, schizophrenia, depression, autism

Kia Nobre, PhD, Associate Editor
Director, Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity
Human cognitive neuroscience, dynamic regulation of perception and cognition, memory, attention

Lizabeth Romanski, PhD Associate Editor
Associate Professor, University of Rochester Medical Center School
Ventral prefrontal cortex, auditory neuronal mechanisms, vocal and visual communication

Leslie B. Vosshall, PhD, Associate Editor
Robin Chemers Neustein Professor, The Rockefeller University
Neuroscience, genetics, behavior, receptors, olfaction, psychophysics

Benjamin Xu, PhD, Associate Editor
Program Officer, National Institutes of Health
Neuroimaging, FMRI, PET, experimental design, alocholism

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Shahid Naeem, PhD, Deputy Editor (Earth & Environmental Sciences)
Professor of Ecology, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Science, Climate Change, Sustainability Science



Emily S. Bernhardt, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Biology, Duke University
Biogeochemistry, ecosystem ecology, watershed biochemistry, aquatic ecosystems, urban ecology

Julia A. Clarke, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor and Fellow in Vertebrate Paleontology, University of Texas at Austin
Avian evolution, avian flight, phylogeny, vertebrate paleontology, morphological evolution, phylogenetics, Aves, Dinosauria

Michael E. Hochberg, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Evolutionary Sciences
Institute of Evolutionary Sciences, University of Montpellier (ISEM)
Coevolution, host-parasite interactions, social evolution, cancer evolution, cultural evolution, drug resistance, bacteria-phage interactions

Robert L. Last, PhD, Associate Editor
Barnett Rosenberg Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Michigan State University
Plant biology, plant biochemistry, metabolic evolution, plant biotechnology, plant genetics, secondary metabolism

Thomas Lovejoy, PhD, Associate Editor
University Professor of Environmental Science & Policy, George Mason University
Behavior ecology, biogeography, phylogeny, taxonomy, conservation, terrestrial tropical ecosystems (neo-tropical), biodiversity conservation, application of ecological science to conservation policy

Yonglong Lu, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of environmental ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Ecosystem health, ecological risk assessments, emerging pollutants, sustainable watershed management, marine and coastal ecology, urban ecological planning, environmental management and emergency response

Barry Pogson, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor, Australian National University
Plant science, photosynthesis, plant genetics, plant cell biology, plant physiology

Anthony B. Rylands, PhD, Associate Editor
Primate Conservation Director, Global Wildlife Conservation
Primates: taxonomy, biogeography, ecology, behavior, conservation

Pierre Taberlet, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor, LECA, Grenoble
Molecular Biology, Conservation Genetics, DNA Metabarcoding, Intraspecific Phylogeography, Non-invasive Genetic Sampling

Cedric K. W. Tan, PhD, Associate Editor
Postdoctoral Researcher in Zoology, University of Oxford
Conservation, behavioral ecology, evolution, carnivore ecology, conservation games

Rachel A. W. Wood, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Carbonate Geoscience, University of Edinburgh
Rise of biomineralization and reef evolution, carbonate diagenesis, modeling of carbonate systems, carbonates and catastrophic change, role of changing sea water, chemistry in carbonate production

Xin Zhou, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor, China Agricultural University
Insect evolution, phylogenomics, biodiversity, metabarcoding and metagenomics, pollinator and pollination, host-microbiota interactions

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Ali Shilatifard, PhD, Editorial Board Chair & Deputy Editor (Life Sciences)
Chairman, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Cell, development, and molecular biology; biochemistry and molecular genetics; chromatin, epigenetics, and nucleic acid biology; cancer


Laura D. Attardi, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Radiation Oncology and Genetics, Stanford University
p53, Tumor Suppressor, Mouse Models, p63, p73, Pancreatic Cancer, Lung Cancer, Transcription Factor, Apoptosis, Cell Cycle

Salvador Aznar Benitah, PhD, Associate Editor
Research Group Leader, IRB Barcelona
Gene expression, computational biology, human genome, genetic recombination, genetics

Vadim Backman, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
Biophotonics, nanoscale imaging, physical biology of gene expression regulation, optical and molecular technologies for cancer diagnosis and therapeutics, biophysics of cellular nanostructure

Navdeep S. Chandel, PhD, Associate Editor
David W. Cugell Professor of Medicine & Cell Biology, Northwestern Medical School
Mitochondria, cancer metabolism, immunometabolism, ROS, hypoxia

Vivian Cheung, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Genetics, University of Michigan
Gene expression, computational biology, human genome, genetic recombination, genetics

Lélia Y. Delamarre, PhD, Associate Editor
Senior Scientist, Cancer Immunology Department, Genentech
Cancer immunology, vaccine, dendritic cells, T-cell immunity, innate immunity

Luciano Di Croce, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Stem Cell, Gene Regulation and Cancer, Center for Genomic Regulation
Gene regulation, chromatin organizations, epigenetics, stem cells

Dale Dorsett, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor, Edward A. Doisy Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Cohesin, transcriptional enhancers, transcriptional insulators, transcription, polycomb complexes, epigenetics

Patrik Ernfors, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Molecular Neurodevelopment, Karolinska Institutet
Sensory neurons, pain transduction, neural stem cells, cell-type diversification, glioblastoma

Wade Harper, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard University
Ubiquitin, autophagy, protein interactions, protein phosphorylation, proteomics

Ricky Johnstone, PhD, Associate Editor
Associate Director of Laboratory Research, Peter Mac Callum Cancer Centre
Cancer, epigenetics, tumor immunology

Guillermo Oliver, PhD, Associate Editor
Director, Northwestern University Center for Vascular & Developmental Biology
Vascular and developmental biology, embryogenesis, cellular and molecular mechanisms, organ formation, pathological alterations

Nicholas A. Peppas, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
Advanced materials, polymers, and nanotechnology; cellular and biomolecular engineering; computational biomedical engineering and biotechnology

Julie A. Phillippi, PhD, Associate Editor
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh
Vascular biology, extracellular matrix, free radical biology, cardiovascular disease, regenerative medicine/tissue engineering, stem/progenitor cells

Ray R. Rezaie, PhD, Associate Editor
Member of Cardiovascular Biology Research Program, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Coagulation, inflammation, thrombosis, hemostasis, vascular biology, coagulation proteases, anticoagulant pathways, serine protease inhibitors, protease-activated receptors, signaling

Vinay Tergaonkar, PhD, Associate Editor
Research Director, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Signalling, NFkB, Cancer, Telomerase

Johnathan R. Whetstine, PhD, Associate Editor
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Cancer research, genetics, biochemistry, genomics, how the chromatin microenvironment regulates gene expression, transcription, tumor heterogeneity, DNA replication

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Warren S. Warren, PhD, Deputy Editor (Physical Sciences)
Professor of Chemistry, Duke University
Magnetic resonance, molecular spectroscopy, molecular imaging, ultrafast lasers and applications, quantum optics



Simon Charles Benjamin, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Quantum Technologies, Oxford University
New technologies that exploit quantum physics, quantum sensors, quantum communications, quantum computing, energy harvesting

David Cory, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Chemistry, University of Waterloo
Magnetic resonance, quantum information, quantum devices, coherent control

Eleni Diamanti, PhD, Associate Editor
Researcher, Télécom ParisTech
Quantum communications, quantum cryptography, quantum networks, quantum photonics, quantum computing, entagled photon sources

Gleb Finkelstein, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor, Duke University
Nanoscale electron transport in quantum Hall, Josephson junctions, quantum dots, & topological systems

Ofer Firstenberg, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science
Quantum optics, atomic physics, quantum information with photons and atoms, thermal vapor physics, Rydberg atoms, ultracoid atoms

Elizabeth Goldschmidt, PhD, Associate Editor
Physicist, US Army Research Laboratory
Quantum optics, photonic quantum systems, cold atom physics, single photon technologies

Laura Na Liu, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Physics, University of Heidelberg
Metamaterials and metasurfaces, nanoplasmonics and nanophotonics, DNA nanotechnology, DNA origami

Viriginia Lorenz, PhD, Associate Editor
Asst. Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ultrafast spectroscopy, quantum optics, atomic and molecular physics, optical magnetometry

Jianwei (John) Miao, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Los Angeles
Coherent diffractive imaging, atomic electron tomography, X-ray free electron laser and synchrontron radiation applications, structural characterization, electron microscopy and X-ray imaging

Margaret Murnane, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor, University of Colorado
Laser, EUV and X-ray science; ultrafast materials science; ultrafast atomic, molecular and optical science; x-ray imaging and spectroscopy

Ryo Okamoto, PhD, Associate Editor
Associate Professor, Kyoto University
Quantum optics, quantum metrology, quantum measurement, quantum computing

Markus B. Raschke, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor, JILA, University of Colorado
Nano-optics, ultrafast spectroscopy, laser science, chemical physics, quantum materials

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Philip Yeagle, PhD, Deputy Editor (Life Sciences)
Professor, University of Connecticut
Cell Membrane Structure, Membrane Functions, Lipids, Membrane Proteins, Cholesterol


Vadim Cherezov, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Chemistry, University of Southern California
Membrane proteins, G protein-coupled receptors, structural biology, X-ray crystallography, Cryo-electron microscopy, time-resolved crystallography

Sarah C. Heilshorn, PhD, Associate Editor
Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University
Biomaterials, tissue engineering, protein engineering, biomaterials, gels, regenerative medicine

Mark McNiven, PhD, Associate Editor
Director, Mayo Clinic
Cellular Membranes, Cytoskeletal Interactions, Organ-Tissue Function

Trudy G. Morrison, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Microbiology and Physiological Systems
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Virology, RNA viruses, membrane fusion, vaccines, virus receptors, virus assembly, antibody responses to viruses

Rebecca Page, PhD, Associate Editor
Donna B. Cosulich Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona
Signal transduction, phosphatases, kinases, toxins, X-ray crystallography, NMR spectroscopy

Christoph F. Schmidt, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Biophysics, Göttingen University (Georgia Agusta University)
Single-molecule biophysics, cell biophysics, active matter, optical trapping, fluorescence microscopy, atomic force microscopy, mechanosensing, microrheology, motor proteins, cytoskeleton

Daniel A. Starr, PhD, Associate Editor
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California, Davis
Cell biology, developmental biology, nucleus, cytoskeleton, organelles, C. elegans