Editorial Board


Editor-in-Chief

Jim Vaught, PhD
Bethesda, Maryland
JVaught@liebertpub.com

Deputy Editors

Marianna J. Bledsoe, MA
Independent Research Consultant
Silver Spring, Maryland
mariannabledsoe@gmail.com

Dayong Gao, PhD
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 352600
MEB254, Mechanical Engineering Building
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington  98195
dayong@u.washington.edu

Peter Watson, MB B.Chir FRCPC
Department of Pathology
BC Cancer Agency 
2410 Lee Avenue
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada  V8R6V5
pwatson@bccancer.bc.ca

Asian Editor

Rongxing Gan, MD
Shanghai Clinical Research Center
Shanghai, China

rongxing.gan@scrcnet.org

European Editor

William Mathieson, PhD
Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg
6 rue Nicolas Ernest Barblé
1210 Luxembourg

Luxembourg
William.Mathieson@ibbl.lu

Section Editors

BIOPRESERVATION SCIENCE
Preservation Processes

John M. Baust, PhD
CPSI Biotech
Owego, New York

Preservation Engineering
Zhiquan Shu, PhD
Washington State University
Everett, Washington

BIOSPECIMEN SCIENCE
Biospecimen Research

Helen Moore, PhD

NCI/OD
Bethesda, Maryland

Junmei Zhou, MD, PhD
Shanghai Children’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Shanghai, China


BIOBANK TYPES
Research Biobanks:
Biological & Environmental

Yeonhee Lee, PhD
Seoul Women's University
Seoul, Korea

Research Biobanks: Human Biobanks

Peter H. J. Riegman, PhD
Erasmus Medical Center
Rotterdam, Netherlands


BIOBANKING MANAGEMENT
Human Research
Daniel Simeon-Dubach, MD, MHA
medservice
Walchwil, Switzerland


BIOBANKING INFRASTRUCTURE
Informatics
Paul Fearn, PhD, MBA
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, Maryland

Facilities & Automation
Andy Zaayenga
SmarterLab
Martinsville, New Jersey

ETHICAL, LEGAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES
Tohru Masui, PhD  
Keio University
Tokyo Japan

Features Editor

Jamie Devereaux
jdevereaux@liebertpub.com

Editorial Coordinator

Gillian Hewitt
GillianMH@comcast.net

Editorial Board

Akin Abayomi, (MBBS(Lond), MPhil(Pretoria), MRCP(UK), FCPath (South Africa)
University of Stellenbosch
Cape Town, South Africa

Jason Acker, PhD
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Nahla Afifi, MD, PhD
Qatar Biobank for Medical Research
Doha, Qatar

Ida Biunno, PhD
Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche
IRGB – Istituto di Ricerca Genetica e Biomedica
Milan, Italy

Carolyn Compton, MD, PhD
Arizona State University
Phoenix, Arizona 

John H. Crowe, PhD
University of California
Davis, California

Pascuale De Blasio, Ing MBA
BioRep s.r.l
Milan, Italy

Rajesh Dikshit, PhD
Tata Memorial Centre
Mumbai, India

Sarah Dry, MD
UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California

James F. Eliason, PhD      
Great Lakes Stem Cell Innovation Center
Detroit, Michigan

Gloria Elliott, PhD
University of North Carolina at
Charlotte
Department of Mechanical
Engineering and Engineering
Sciences
Charlotte, North Carolina


Chon Boon Eng, PhD
NUH-NUS Tissue Repository
National University Health System
Singapore

Homayoon Farzadegan, PhD
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland

Koh Furuta, MD, PhD
National Cancer Center Hospital
Tokyo, Japan

William E. Grizzle, MD, PhD
University of Alabama Medical Center
Birmingham, Alabama

Fiorella Guadagni, MD, PhD
IRCSS San Raffaele Pisana
Rome, Italy

Pierre Hainaut, PhD 
University of Strathclyde School of Global Public Health
   at International Prevention Research Institute
 
Lyon, France

Robert Hanner, PhD
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada

 
Keith Harding, PhD, BSc
Damar Research Scientists
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

Marianne K. Henderson, MS, CPC
National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS
Bethesda, Maryland

Stephen Hewitt, MD, PhD
National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, Maryland

Scott D. Jewell, PhD
Van Andel Research Institute
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Bartha Maria Knoppers, PhD
McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre
Montreal, Québec, Canada

Jan-Eric Litton, PhD
Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm, Sweden

Cheryl Michels
Dataworks Development, Inc.
Mountlake Terrace, Washington

Kenna R. Mills Shaw, PhD
The University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Helen Morrin
Cancer Society Tissue Bank
University of Otago
Christchurch, New Zealand

Rebecca Pugh, MS
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Charleston, South Carolina


David Rimm, MD, PhD
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut


Pedro Rondot Radío, MD
University of Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina     

Sherilyn Sawyer, PhD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Brent Schacter, MD, FRCPC
Canadian Tumour Repository Network
Winnipeg, Canada

Ole Seberg, DSc
Natural History Museum of Denmark
Copenhagen, Denmark

Katheryn Shea
Brooks BioStorage Technologies
Indianapolis, Indiana

Soo Yong Tan, FRCPath, DPhil
Singhealth Tissue Repository
Singapore

Michael Taylor, PhD
Organ Recovery Systems, Inc.
Charleston, South Carolina

Geraldine Thomas, PhD
Cardiff Medicentre
Cardiff, United Kingdom

David Toke, PhD
PPD, INC.
Pennington, NJ

Mehmet Toner, PhD
Shriners Hospital for Children
Boston, Massachusetts

Christina Walters, PhD
National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation
Fort Collins, Colorado

Martin Yuille, MA, PhD, FRCPath
University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

Kurt Zatloukal, MD
Medical University of Graz
Graz, Austria

Nikolajs Zeps, PhD
WA Research Tissue Network
Perth, Australia

Gang Zhao, PhD
University of Science and Technology of China
Hefei, Anhui, China

Heiko Zimmerman, PhD
Fraunhofer Institut für Biomedizinische
Technik
St. Inbert, Saarland, Germany

Founding Editor

John G. Baust, PhD

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.