Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief and Distinguished Editorial Board
Editor-in-Chief

Dr Edward G Rowan PhD
Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
University of Strathclyde
Sir John Arbuthnott Building
Taylor Street
GLASGOW G4 0NR
United Kingdom
Email: e.g.rowan@strath.ac.uk

Managing Editor

Dr M Sohail 
St Hilda’s College
Cowley Place
University of Oxford
Oxford, UK

Senior Associate Editors

Professor Wayne Hodgson
Department of Pharmacology Head
Monash Venom Group
Faculty of Medicine
Nursing & Health Sciences Building 13E
Monash University Clayton Campus
Victoria 3800
Australia
Email: Wayne.Hodgson@med.monash.edu.au

Professor Ashis K Mukherjee
Head and Coordinator
Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Tezpur University
Tezpur-784 028, Assam
India
E-mail: akm@tezu.ernet.in

Professor Lai Ren
Kunming Institute of Zoology
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Kunming 650223
Yunnan
China
Email: rlai@mail.kiz.ac.cn

Professor Hossein Vatanpour
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology,
School of Pharmacy,
Shahid Beheshti University (M.C.),
Tehran
Iran
Email: vatanpour@live.com

Reviews Editor

Professor John B Harris
Institute of Neuroscience and Medical Toxicology Centre
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 4HH,
UK

Distinguished Editorial Board

Dr Abdulrahman Khazim Al-Asmari
Research Center
Riyadh Military Hospital
Saudi Arabia

Professor Greta J Binford
Department of Biology
Lewis & Clark College
0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, Portland
Oregon 97214
USA

Dr Adolfo Borges
Instituto de Medicina Experimental,
Facultad de Medicina,
Universidad Central de Venezuela
Box 50587, Sabana Grande
Venezuela

Professor Juan J Calvete
Laboratorio de Proteinómica Estructural
Instituto de Biomedicina de Valencia, CSIC
Jaime Roig 11
46010 Valencia
Spain

Dr Carlos Chavez-Olortegui
Laboratorio de Imunoquimica de Protei­nas
Departamento de Bioquimica e Imunologia
Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas/ ICB
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais/UFMG
Belo Horizonte-MG
Brazil

Professor José Carlos Cogo
Universidade do Vale do Paraíba
Brazil

Professor Dr Saulo Luís da Silva
Grupo de Pesquisas em Química de Proteínas e Biocatalisadores (PQPB)
Protein Chemistry and Biocatalyst Research Group
Federal University of São João Del Rei – UFSJ
Campus Centro Oeste – Divinópolis
Av. Sebastião Gonçalves Coelho, 400
Bairro Chanadour, Cep: 35501-296
Divinópolis-MG
Brazil

Professor Valdemir de Abreu
Doutor em Farmacologia (Toxinologia)
Professor UNASP-SP
Pesquisador UNICAMP-SP
Brazil

Dr Ricardo C Rodríguez de la Vega
Laboratoire Ecologie
Systématique et Evolution
RBUCE-UP fellow
Bâtiment 360
Université Paris-Sud
91405 Orsay cedex
France

Dr Badrapura L Dhananjaya
Assistant professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Central University of Kerala
Padennakkad (PO), Nileshwar
Kasaragod-671 328, Kerala
India

Professor Dr Gina D’Suze
Chief of Laboratory on Cellular Neuropharmacology
Biophysic and Biochemistry Center
IVIC, Apdo.21827
Caracas 1020-A
Venezuela

Professor Dr Frédéric Ducancel
Département d’ingénierie et d’études des protéines
Bâtiment 152, CEA de Saclay, 91191
Gif sur Yvette Cedex
France

Dr Amal Fatani
Dean of Center for Female
Scientific and Medical Colleges
King Saud University
PO Box 616
Riyadh 11421
Saudi Arabia

Dr Bryan Grieg Fry
Associate Professor
Venom Evolution Lab
School of Biological Sciences
University of Queensland
St Lucia, Qld
4072 Australia

Professor Antony Gomes
Laboratory of Toxinology & Experimental Pharmacodynamics,
Department of Physiology,
University of Calcutta
92, A.P.C. Road,
Calcutta-700 009
India

Professor Dr José María Gutiérrez
Instituto Clodomiro Picado
Facultad de Microbiología
Universidad de Costa Rica
San José
Costa Rica

Dr Robert A Harrison
Head, Alistair Reid Venom Research Unit
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Pembroke Place
Liverpool L3 5QA
United Kingdom

Dr Mohamed Ahmed Abdel-Rahman Hassanein
Zoology Department
Faculty of Science
Suez Canal University
Ismailia 41522
Egypt

Dr Volker Herzig
Senior Research Officer
Institute for Molecular Bioscience
University of Queensland
St. Lucia QLD 4072
Brisbane, Australia

Professor Tan Nget Hong
Department of Molecular Medicine
University of Malaya
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Professor Geoff K Isbister
University of Newcastle, c/o Calvary Mater Newcastle
Edith Street, Waratah NSW 2298
Australia

Dr Amir Jalali
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology,
School ofPharmacy,
Jundishapur University of Medical science,
Ahvaz
Iran

Professor Dr Byung Rae Jin
Department of Applied Biology
College of Natural Resources and Life Science
Dong-A University
Busan 604-714
Republic of Korea

Dr Daniel E Keyler, Pharm D
Professor of Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology
Department of Medicine
Division of Clinical Pharmcology and Toxicology
Hennepin Co Medical Center
Co-Director, Toxicology
Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation
University of Minnesota
USA

Professor Dr Igor Križaj
Jožef Stefan Institute
Jamova 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia

Professor Dr Tai Kubo
Biomedical Research Institute
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
1-1-1 Umezono, AIST Cental #2
Tsukuba 3058568
Japan

Professor Richard Lewis
Institute for Molecular Bioscience
The University of Queensland Brisbane
Queensland 4072
Australia

Dr Songping Liang
College of Life Sciences
Hunan Normal University
Changsha, Hunan 410081
China

Professor Bruno Lomonte
Instituto Clodomiro Picado
Universidad de Costa Rica
San Jose
COSTA RICA
Website: http://www.icp.ucr.ac.cr/~blomonte

Dr Roger Lowe
Deputy Director (Research)
Australian Venom Research Unit
The University of Melbourne
Australia

Professor Dr Andreas Luch
Head
Departments of Product Safety & ZEBET
Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)
Thielallee 88-92
14195 Berlin
GERMANY
Website: http://www.bfr.bund.de

Dr Frank Marí
Professor
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton
Florida 33431
USA
Website: http://www.science.fau.edu/chemistry/mari.html

Dr Gian Luigi Mariottini
Department of Earth, Environment and Life Sciences
University of Genova
Viale Benedetto XV 5
I-16132 Genova
Italy

Professor Dr Frank Markland
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
USC Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Southern California
Keck School of Medicine
Cancer Research Laboratory #1061303, N Mission Road
Los Angeles, CA 90033
USA

Professor Graham M Nicholson
Neurotoxin Research Group
Department of Medical & Molecular Biosciences
University of Technology, Sydney
P.O. Box 123, Broadway
NSW 2007
Australia

Professor Dr Yoko Oshima-Franco
Departamento de Farmacologia
Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, CP 6111
Universidade Estadual de Campinas – UNICAMP
Brazil

Professor Dr Mario S Palma
Laboratory of Structural Biology & Zoochemistry
CEIS/ IBRC-UNESP
Avenue 24 A nº 1515, Bela Vista
Rio Claro, SP
13506-900
Brazil

Professor Lourival D Possani
Department of Molecular Medicine and Bioprocesses
Institute of Biotechnology
National Autonomous University of Mexico
Av. Universidad, 2001 Cuernavaca 62210
Mexico

Dr M Santhana Ramasamy
Assistant  Director
Centre for Research and Development
PRIST University
Vallam, Thanjavur-613403
Tamil Nadu
India

Professor Priscila Randazzo-Moura
Department of Pharmacology
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Biology Institute Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP)
Campinas, SP
Brazil

Dr Kavi Ratanabanangkoon
Professor and Head
Laboratory of Immunology
Chulabhorn Research Institute
Thailand

Dr Jean-Marc Sabatier
Laboratory ERT 62 ‘Ingenierie des Peptides a Visee Therapeutique’
Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine Nord
Boulevard Pierre Dramard, 13916 Marseille
Cedex 20
France

Professor Robert A Schwartz
Professor and Head, Dermatology
Professor of Pathology, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Preventive Medicine and Community Health
New Jersey Medical School
Newark, New Jersey
USA

Professor Dr Andreimar M Soares 
Departamento de Análises Clínicas
Toxicológicas e Bromatológicas
Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas de Ribeirão Preto
Universidade de São Paulo, FCFRP-USP
14040-903 Ribeirão Preto-SP
Brazil

Dr Najet Srairi-Abid
Laboratoire des Venins et Toxines
Institut Pasteur de Tunis
Tunis
Tunisia

Dr Steven Trim
Director
Venomtech Limited
PO Box 468
Ramsgate
Kent CT11 1BD
UK

Professor Dr Jan Tytgat
Laboratory of Toxicology,
University of Leuven (KULeuven),
Campus Gasthuisberg,
O&N2 PO Box 922, Herestraat 49
3000 Leuven
Belgium

Dr Freek Vonk
Institute Biology Leiden (IBL)
Faculty of Science, Leiden University
Sylvius Laboratory, Sylviusweg 72, 2333BE
P.O.Box 9505, 2300RA, Leiden
The Netherlands

Dr Ken Winkel
Director
Australian Venom Research Unit
Department of Pharmacology
University of Melbourne
VIC 3010
Australia
AVRU website: http://www.avru.org