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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

Alfonso Jaramillo, PhD, University of Warwick

    Advisory Board

    David Baker, PhD, University of Washington

    Rodolphe Barrangou, PhD, North Carolina State University

    Jef D. Boeke, PhD, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

    Ron Breaker, PhD, Yale University

    George Church, PhD, Harvard University

    James Collins, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Martin Fussenegger, PhD, ETH Zürich

    Jay D. Keasling, PhD, University of California Berkeley

    Richard Lenski, PhD, Michigan State University

    David R. Liu, PhD, Harvard University

    Sir Peter Ratcliffe, PhD, University of Oxford

    Pamela Silver, PhD, Harvard University

    Craig Venter, PhD, J. Craig Venter Institute

      Associate Editors

      Nathalie Q. Balaban, PhD, The Hebrew University

      Gábor Balázsi, PhD, Stony Brook University

      Rodolphe Barrangou, PhD, North Carolina State University

      Anke Becker, PhD, LOEWE Center for Synthetic Microbiology

      Lacra Bintu, PhD, Stanford University

      Virginia Cornish, PhD, Columbia University

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

      Douglas Densmore, PhD, Boston University

      Diane DiEuliis, PhD, National Defense University

      Carrie Eckert, PhD, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

      Michael Elowitz, PhD, California Institute of Technology

      Tobias Erb, PhD, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology

      Charles Gersbach, PhD, Duke University

      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

      Ahmad Khalil, PhD, Boston University

      Mustafa Khammash, PhD, ETH Zürich

      Tanja Kortemme, PhD, University of California, San Francisco

      Stéphane Lemaire, PhD, CNRS-Sorbonne University

      Jianfeng Li, PhD, Sun Yat-sen University

      Yanhe Ma, PhD, Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

      Alistair McCormick, PhD, University of Edinburgh

      June Medford, PhD, Colorado State University

      Jose Penades, PhD, University of Glasgow

      Matthew Porteus, MD, PhD, Stanford University

      Yiping Qi, PhD, University of Maryland

      Yolanda Schaerli, PhD, University of Lausanne

      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

      Ron Weiss, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

      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

      Shihui Yang, PhD, Hubei University

        Executive Editor

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

          Managing Editor

          Huan Yin, Nanjing Agricultural University