Life: The Excitement of Biology

A journal promoting the in-depth understanding of all forms of life

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Life: The Excitement of Biology is indexed and/or abstracted by CABI [Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases (Online), AgBiotechNetAnimal Science Database, Biocontrol News and Information (Online), CAB Abstracts (Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux), Environmental Impact, Forest Science Database, Forestry Abstracts (Online), Global Health, Grasslands and Forage Abstract (Online), Horticultural Science Database, Ornamental Horticulture (Online), Parasitology Database, Plant Breeding Abstracts (Online), Plant Genetic Resources Abstracts (Online), Plant Genetics and Breeding Database, Plant Protection Database, Protozoological Abstracts (Online), Review of Agricultural Entomology (Online), Review of Medical and Veterinary Entomology (Online), Review of Plant Pathology (Online), Soil Science Database, Soils and Fertilizers (Online), TropAg & Rural, Tropical Diseases Bulletin (Online), Veterinary Science Database, and VetMed Resource)], Clarivate Analytics [(Biological Abstracts (Online), BIOSIS Previews, Zoological Record (Online)], EBSCOhost [(Academic Search Alumni Edition, 6/1/2015- , Academic Search Complete, 6/1/2015- , Academic Search Elite, 6/1/2015-, Academic Search Premier, 6/1/2015- , Academic Search Ultimate, 6/1/2015-, Biological Abstracts (Online)]Google  ScholarResearch Gate, and Ulrich’s !

 

Board of Advisors

● Dr. S. Blackmore – Queen’s Botanist and Honorary Fellow, The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK and Honorary Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming Institute of Botany, Kunming, China

● Dr. T. C. Hazen – Governor’s Chair Professor, The University of Tennessee (Knoxville) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, both located in Tennessee, USA

● Dr. R. Potts – National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Board of Editors

● Dr. M. J. Adserias-Garriga –  Facultat d’Odontologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain [Forensic Odontology & Forensic Anthropology].

● Dr. A. Aiello – Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancón, Panamá [Neotropical entomology, especially lepidopteran life histories].

● Dr. G. Allen – Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

● Dr.. J. Anderson – College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine, USA.

● Dr. T. Andersen –  Department of Natural History, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.

● Dr. A. A. Ansari  – University of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana.

● Dr. P. B. Araujo – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil.

● Dr. D. Azar – Lebanese University, Fanar – Matn, Lebanon.

● S. Baird, MD –  University of California, San Diego, California, USA.

● Dr. E. Baquero – Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.

● Dr. A. Bates – Nottingham Trent University, Clifton, Nottingham, England, UK [Urban Ecology, Green Roofs, Riparian Ecology, Orchard Ecology & Citizen Science].

● Dr. M. P. Bernasconi – Universita` della Calabria, Rende, Cosenza, Italy.

● Dr. T. Bonacci – Università della Calabria, Rende, Cosenza, Italy.

● Dr. C. Brisola Marcondes – Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Trindade, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brasil [Medical entomology; Insecta: Diptera: Culicidae, Phlebotominae, etc. and Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Triatominae].

●  Dr. E. B. Cano – Universidad del Valle de Guatemala and Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, both located in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

● Dr. B. A. Choate – North Central Agricultural Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Brookings, South Dakota, USA.

●  Dr. E. Cruz-Rivera – University of the Virgin Islands, John Brewers Bay, St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands.

● Dr. V. Connaughton – Department of Biology, American University, Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

● Dr. P. P. Creasman – University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA.

● Dr. A. De Loof – Functional Genomics and Proteomics Group, Department of Biology, KU Leuven-University of Leuven, Belgium.

● Dr. L. Devotto – Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Santiago, Chile.

● Dr. W. A. DiMichele – National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

● Dr. C. Dzubak – Penn State University, York Campus, York, Pennsylvania, USA.

● Dr. S. Ekesi – Principal Scientist & Head, Plant Health Division, Leader, African Fruit Fly Program & Insects for Food, Feed and Other uses Program, African Insect Science for Food and Health (ICIPE), Nairobi, Kenya.

● Dr. H. K. El-Hennawy – SERKET & Arachnid Collection of Egypt, Cairo, Egypt.

● Dr. B. Frohlich – National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

● Dr. D. G. Furth – The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, Israel National Center for Biodiversity Studies, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel [Chrysomelidae (Coleoptera) Systematics, Biology].

● Dr. C. Georgiadis – Department of Biology, University of Athens, Panepistimioupolis, Greece [Entomology, Ants of Greece].

● Dr. F. Geraud-Pouey – La Universidad de Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela.

● Dr. T. W. Gole – Director, The Environment and Coffee Forest Forum (ECFF), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

● Dr S. Shabih Hassan – Assistant Scientist (Fisheries), Department of Fisheries Resource Management, College of Fisheries , Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

● Dr. L.-A. Hayek – National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

● Dr. T. J. Henry – Systematic Entomology Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, USA  [Hemiptera: Heteroptera, especially Berytidae, Miridae, and Lygaeoidea].

● Dr. R. Hershler – National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

● Dr. E. Hornung – University of Veterinary Medicine, Budapest, Hungary.

●  Dr. W. Song Hwang –  Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum,  National University of Singapore, Singapore.

●  Dr. Y. Ilinsky – Laboratory of Populations Genetics, Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Novosibirsk, Russia.

● Dr. F. Infante – El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR), Tapachula, Chiapas, México.

● K. Jahangeer – National Museum of Natural History, Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

● Dr. N. A. Johnson – University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachussetts, USA.

● Dr. P. Jolivet – French Museum of Natural History, Paris, France, and World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland [Chrysomelidae Biology, General Biology].

● Dr. D. Kageyama – National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS), Owashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

● Dr. H. Kaya – University of California, Davis, California, USA.

● Dr. Scott L. Kight – Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, USA [Invertebrate Behavioral Ecology].

● Dr. D. T. King, Jr. – Geology Office, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA.

● Dr. C. C. Labandeira – National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, USA; University of Maryland at College Park, USA;  and College of Life Sciences, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China.

● Dr. J. B. Lambert – Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois and Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, USA [botanical exudates and fossilized exudates].

● Dr. S. Lazarevska – University Saints Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.

● Dr. S. B. Lee – San Jose State University, San Jose, California, USA.

● Dr. J. A. Lockwood – University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, USA [Entomology, Environmental Ethics, Philosophy of Ecology].

● Dr. M. López – Farleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver Campus, British Columbia, Canada.

● P. López Alegret –  University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. [Ichthyology, Sharks]

● Dr. F. Lugemwa – Penn State University, York Campus, York, Pennsylvania, USA.

● Dr. J.-M. Maes – Museo Entomológico de Nicaragua, Managua, Nicaragua.

● Dr. J. Maldonado – Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and Department of Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

● Dr. M. Malipatil – School of Applied Systems Biology, Centre for AgriBioscience, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia.

● Dr. M. L. McCallum – Aquatic Resources Center, Cooperative Research,  Extension, and Education, School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Langston University, Langston, Oklahoma, USA.

● Dr. A. Mitra – Department of Marine Science, Calcutta University, West Bengal, India (Climate change, Coastal Biodiversity, Aquaculture, Coastal pollution, and Alternative livelihood).

● Dr. W. Mitsuhashi – Senior Researcher, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

● Dr. M. Mofidi-Neyestanak – Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection (ITRD), Insect Taxonomy Research Department, Hayk Mirzayans Insect Museum (HMIM), Tehran, Iran [Biosystematics of Orthoptera (Insecta)].

● Dr.  A. K. M. Moniruzzaman Mollah – Asian University for Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

● Dr. F. F. F. Moreira – Instituto Oswaldo Cruz,  Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.

● Dr. C. H. Nelson – University of Tennesse, Chatanooga, Tennesse, USA.

● Dr. C. Nokkala – Laboratory of Genetics, Department of Biology, University of Turku, Turku Finland.

● Dr. P. Núñez Martínez – Facultad de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud, Departamento de Biología Funcional (Fisiología), Universidad de Oviedo, Spain.

● Dr. J. Orozco – Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.

● J. P. Orrego S. – Presidente,  Ecosistemas. Coordinador Internacional, Consejo de Defensa de la Patagonia, Santiago, Chile.

● Dr. J. R. Pagán-Jiménez – Instituto Nacional de Patrimonio Cultural, Quito, Ecuador.

● Dr. E. Pérez – Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú.

●  Dr. J. de los A. Pérez Camacho – Instituto de Ecología y Sistemática (IES), Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Medio Ambiente (CITMA), La Habana, Cuba.

●  Dr. A. Peretti – Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina.

●  Dr. J. F. Petrulevicius – Museo de La Plata, Universidad Nacional de la Plata, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), La Plata, Argentina.

●  Dr. L. Protic – Biology Sector (Zoology), Museum of Natural History, Belgrade, Serbia.

● Dr. A. S. P. S. Reboleira – Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Koebenhavn, Denmark.

● Dr. N. Ríos López – Departamento de Biología, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Humacao, Puerto Rico.

● Dr. R. K. Robbins – National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

● Dr. R. Rodríguez-Ramos – Departamento de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Utuado, Puerto Rico [Archaeology].

●Dr. E. Rodríguez-Román – Laboratorio de Biotecnología y Virología Vegetal, Centro de Microbiología y Biología Celular, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas, Caracas, Venezuela.

● Dr. R. Rodríguez-Suárez – Museo Antropológico Montáne, Universidad de La Habana, Cuba.

● Dr. A. K. Saxena – Government Raza Postgraduate College, Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

● Dr. M. Schmitt – Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany.

● Dr. J. Schuster – Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

● Mr. P. Smetacek – Butterfly Research Centre, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand, India [Butterflies and moths, taxonomy as well as their use as bio-indicators for judging the health of forest and other ecosystems, with a view to stabilizing groundwater].

● Dr. D. A. Smucny – George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA.

● Dr. S. Tirados Menéndez – King’s College, London, England, United Kingdom.

● Dr. Y. Tilahun – Aquatic Resources Center, Cooperative Research,  Extension, and Education, School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Langston University, Langston, Oklahoma, USA.

● Dr. M. Ünal – Abant İzzet Baysal Üniversitesi, Bolu, Turkey.

● Dr. E. van den Berghen – Director of Zamorano Biodiversity Center, Department  of Environment and Development, Zamorano University (Escuela Agrícola Panamericana-Zamorano), Zamorano, Honduras.

● Dr. F. E. Vega – United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland, USA.

● Dr. E. G. Weigel – Department of Biology, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia, USA [Evolution, sexual selection, science education].

● Dr. D. L. Wolberg – New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, New Mexico, USA.

● Dr. R. H. Wozniak – Department of Psychology, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.

● Dr. C. M. Yang – National University of Singapore, Singapore.

● Dr. S. C. Zapico – Forensic Unit, International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva, Switzerland. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

● Dr. Gregory Zimmerman – Department of Biology, Lake Superior State University, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA.

● K. Zimmerman – Department of Biology, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, USA.

 

Board of Technical Advisors

● L. Brewster – Penn State University, York Campus, York, Pennsylvania, USA.

● P. Craig – California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California, USA.

● B. Eshbach – Penn State University, York Campus, York, Pennsylvania, USA.

● A. Hutchinson – Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

● A. Juneau – Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

● J. A. Pérez – Geospatial Information Officer; Yagüez Research, LLC; Springfield, Virginia, USA.

● R. Muñoz – Senior Director, LATAM Treasury, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Miami, Florida, USA.

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