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Research and Reports in Biology

Dr Kelman

Dr Kelman

Zvi Kelman is a Professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics and the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is also affiliated with the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Maryland School of Medicine and is a Guest Researcher in the Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory (CSTL), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). In addition, he is also a member of the Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences (MEES) Faculty, University of Maryland and the Program in Oncology, University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Dr. Kelman earned a B.Sc. in Agriculture from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and a M.Sc. in Cell Biology from the Weizmann Institute of Science. After receiving a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, he was a Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow in the laboratories of Thomas Kelly (Johns Hopkins University) and Jerard Hurwitz (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center). Upon completion of his postgraduate training, he became a Life Technologies Professor at the Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology (CARB), University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute (UMBI). Dr. Kelman moved to the University of Maryland, College Park in 2010.

Professor Kelman has organized a number of domestic and international conferences and is the recipient of multiple research awards. In addition to his responsibilities as Editor-in-Chief of Research and Reports in Biology, he is also a member of the editorial boards of more than 10 other journals. His major research interests are the elucidation of the mechanism of DNA replication in archaea and other microorganisms, and the genetic basis of vitamin B12 deficiency in humans. He has authored over 90 articles and book chapters.


Honorary Editorial Board

Gjumrakch Aliev, Professor, School of Health Science and Healthcare Administration, University of Atlanta, GA, USA

Fuller Warren Bazer, Professor, Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA

Michael Blaber, Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. USA

Yang Chai, Professor, George and MaryLou Boone Professor of Craniofacial Biology, University of Southern California, USA

Shulin Chen, Professor, Department of Biological Systems Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA

Dongsheng Duan, Margaret Proctor Mulligan Medical Research Professor, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

Erich Grotewold, Professor, Department of Plant Cellular and Molecular Biology and Department of Horticulture and Crop Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Thomas Helleday, Professor of Cancer Therapeutics, Gray Institute for Radiation Oncology and Biology, University of Oxford, UK

Jay Hirsh, Professor, Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Joseph Irudayaraj, Professor of Biological Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

William R. Jeffery, Professor, Biology, and Affiliate Professor, Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA

Jonathan C. R. Jones, Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Ilinois, USA

Lu-Kwang Ju, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA

Zhi-Chun Lai, Professor, Department of Biology and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA

Andrew Bruce Lassar, Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Hoyun Lee, Professor of Medical Sciences, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Ontario, Canada

Henry A. Lester, Bren Professor of Biology, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA

Thomas F.J. Martin, Professor of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA

Gerhard Meissner, Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Biophysics, and Cell and Molecular Physiology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Marja T. Nevalainen, Associate Professor, Associate Director of Education, Department of Cancer Biology, Department of Medical Oncology, Department of Urology, Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA

Maharaj K Pandit, Professor and Head, Department of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Kevin W. Plaxco, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA

Anireddy S. N. Reddy, Professor Laureate, Department of Biology and Program in Molecular Plant Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA

Carol Shoshkes Reiss, Professor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, New York University, New York, USA

Mark D. Rose, Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, New Jersey, USA

Gerhard N. Schrauzer, Professor Emeritus, Director of the San Diego, Biological Trace Element Research Institute, San Diego, CA, USA

Alexander Marcus Seifalian - Professor of Nanotechnology & Regenerative Medicine, University College London, United Kingdom

Jae-Ho Shin, School of Applied Biosciences, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea

Barry D. Shur, Candler Professor and Chairman, Department of Cell Biology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

Sergei Y. Sokol, Professor, Department of Developmental and Regenerative Biology, Mount Sinai Medical School, New York, USA

David R. Soll, Professor, Department of Biology, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA

Kenneth B. Storey, Professor, Institute of Biochemistry, Departments of Biology and Chemistry, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

Joel A. Swanson - Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, MI, USA

Vladimir N. Uversky, Senior Research Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Center for Com-putational Biology and Bioinformatics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA

Katherine E. Yutzey, Professor, Pediatrics-Affiliated, Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Professor Baolin Zhang, Principal Investigator & Quality Reviewer, Division of Therapeutic Proteins,Office of Biotechnology Products, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, MD, USA.