Life: The Excitement of Biology

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

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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 – American Bar Association, 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 – Biomedical Research Centre, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver Canada and Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú.

● 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.

● S. Nyikos – Natural Resources Consultant, Columbia, South Carolina, USA [Biogeography, Natural Resources Education and Management, Biodiversity, Ecological Restoration, Plant Ecology, Horticulture.

● 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.

● Dr. C. Orrego Benavente – University of California, Berkeley, California, USA.

● 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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