Editorial Board

BioDesign Research’s editorial board is comprised of active researchers and experts selected from a pool of scholars who have made significant and well recognized contributions to the field. The overall duties of our editors include, but are not limited to, overseeing the review process and soliciting submissions of high-quality manuscripts.


Xiaohan Yang, PhD, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Stanley Qi, PhD, Stanford University

Alfonso Jaramillo, PhD, University of Warwick

    Advisory Board

    David Baker, PhD, University of Washington

    James Collins, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Martin Fussenegger, PhD, ETH Zurich

    Craig Venter, PhD, J. Craig Venter Institute

      Associate Editors

      Anke Becker, PhD, LOEWE Center for Synthetic Microbiology

      Lacra Bintu, PhD, Stanford University

      Victor de Lorenzo, PhD, Spanish National Centre for Biotechnology-CSIC

      Douglas Densmore, PhD, Boston University

      Carrie Eckert, PhD, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

      Tobias Erb, PhD, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology

      Luke Gilbert, PhD, University of California, San Francisco

      Gigi Kwik Gronvall, PhD, Johns Hopkins University

      Jim Haseloff, PhD, University of Cambridge

      Jeff Hasty, PhD, University of California, San Diego

      Ryozo Imai, PhD, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization

      Mark Isalan, PhD, Imperial College London

      Poul Erik Jensen, PhD, University of Copenhagen

      Mustafa Khammash, PhD, ETH Zürich

      Jianfeng Li, PhD, Sun Yat-sen University

      Alistair McCormick, PhD, University of Edinburgh

      June Medford, PhD, Colorado State University

      Jose Penades, PhD, University of Glasgow

      Xiling Shen, PhD, Duke University

      Velia Siciliano, PhD, Italian Institute of Technology

      Pam Silver, PhD, Harvard University

      Beatrix Suess, PhD, Technical University of Darmstadt

      Ilias Tagkopoulos, PhD, University of California, Davis

      Eriko Takano, Phd, University of Manchester

      Cong Trinh, PhD, University of Tennessee

      Neil Wipat, PhD, Newcastle University

      Shoshana Wodak, PhD, VIB-VUB Center for Structural Biology

      Zhen Xie, PhD, Tsinghua University

      Bing Yang, PhD, University of Missouri

        Executive Editor

        Zong-Ming Cheng, PhD, Nanjing Agricultural University/University of Tennessee

          Managing Editor

          Huan Yin, Nanjing Agricultural University