Topical Advisory Panel for section 'Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience'

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HM CINAC. Centro Integral en Neurociencias HM CINAC, HM Hospitales, Madrid, Spain
Interests: neuroscience; behavioural neuroscience; neuroinflammation; neurodegeneration; glial cells; cognition; learning
Stem Cell Engineering Research Group at iBB, Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, 1649-004 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: disease modeling; nurodevelopmental disorders; iPSCs; brain organoids; neuronal differentiation; neuronal function; gene editing
Biology Department, California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA, USA
Interests: Schwann cells; glia; neuron-glia interaction; neurobiology; cell culture; molecular neuroscience; cellular neuroscience; regeneration
Dr. Dhrubajyoti Chowdhury
Department of Neurology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Interests: synapse; glutamate receptors; signaling; palmitoylation; synaptic plasticity; trafficking
Institute of Research for Food Safety & Health IRC-FSH, University Magna Graecia, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
Interests: metabolic syndrome; diabetes; cardiovascular risk factors; neurodegeneration; heart failure; oxidative stress; mitochondrial dysfunction; matrix metalloproteinases
Anatomy and Neurobiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
Interests: traumatic brain injury; quantitative image analysis; animal models of mild brain injury; protein quantification; gyrencephalic animal models of TBI
Team 2 - Neurogenomics and Neuronal Physiopathology, INSERM UMR 1253 - iBrain - Université de Tours, 10, Bd. Tonnellé, B.P. 3223, 37032 Tours, France
Interests: neurotoxicity; neurodegeneration; protein aggregation; biomarkers; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; metabolomics
Laboratoro de Apoyo a la Investigación, Hospital Universitario Fundación Alcorcón, C/Budapest 1, 28922 Madrid, Spain
Interests: neuroscience; neuroprotection; neurotoxicity; motor disorders; glia; neuron; microglia; neuron-glia interaction; cannabinoids; frataxin
Department of Biology and Biotechnology "C. Darwin", Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: neural development; neural stem cells; neurogenesis; aging; gene regulation; morphogens; homeobox genes
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Dr. Kumaravel Mohankumar
Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
Interests: cancer biology; chemoprevention; biochemistry & molecular biology; cell signaling; apoptosis
Dr. Shalaka Ajit Mulherkar
Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA
Interests: Rho GTPases; RhoA; Rac1; neurodevelopment; traumatic brain injury; dendritic spines; learning and memory
Department of Oncology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
Interests: molecular neuroscience; developmental signaling pathway; neuro genomics; cerebellum development; synaptic transmission; stem cells; cancer stem cells and NGS technologies
Alzheimer's Center at Temple, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Interests: neuronal excitability; synaptic plasticity; voltage-gated ion channels; synaptic transmission; neurophysiology; neurodegeneration; neuroinflammation
Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
Interests: regenerative medicine; cancer biology; bioelectricity; cell behaviour; cell migration; biomaterials; neurobiology; stem cell biology
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 42nd and Emile, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
Interests: drug addiction; synaptic alterations; omics approaches; extracellular vesicles; neuroAIDS; neurodevelopment; sex differences; technology development; neuroiflammation
Department of Medical Physics, Peter The Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia
Interests: neuroscience; cellular and molecular biology; neuropharmacology; Alzheimer's disease
Department Cellular Biology, Physiology and Immunology, University of Barcelona, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: oxidative stress; neuroprotection; stroke; excitotoxicity; primary cortical neuron culture; neuroEPO
Dr. Cristina R. Reschke
School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dublin D02 YN77, Ireland
Interests: epilepsy; microRNAs; non-coding RNAs; circadian rhythm; antisense oligonucleotides; gene therapy; brain drug delivery; mouse models of epilepsy; EEG
Unit of Neurology, Neurophysiology, Neurobiology, University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, 00128 Rome, Italy
Interests: epilepsy; neurophysiology; pediatric neurology
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Department of Neuroregeneration, Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Czech Academy of Sciences, 142 20 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: neuroregeneration; spinal cord injury; stroke; stem cells; microRNA
Dr. Vaidotas Stankevičius
Laboratory of Molecular Oncology, National Cancer Institute, 08660 Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: glioma; nucleic acid modifications; DNA methylationtumor organoids; ncRNAs
Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
Interests: protein folding and misfolding; neurodegenerative diseases; synucleins; parkinson’s disease; microRNAs; yeast prions; SUP35; SUP45; matrix metalloproteinases
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Dr. Marilyn Tirard
Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences, Göttingen, Germany
Interests: sumoylation; neddylation; neurons; synapse; post-translational modfication; brain; knock-in; mouse model; neurodegenerative disorder
Dr. Richard I. Tuxworth

Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Interests: DNA damage in neurological disease
1. Department of Genetic Medicine and Development, University of Geneva, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
2. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, HFR Fribourg and Fribourg Medical School, University of Fribourg, 1708 Fribourg, Switzerland
Interests: induced pluripotent stem cells; embryonic stem cells; disease modelling; regenerative medicine; neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental diseases; molecular and cellular neuroscience; neuroscience and genetics
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