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Research and Reports in Biology
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
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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
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
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 Jones, PhD, Director and Professor, School of Molecular Biosciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 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
Thomas F.J. Martin, Professor of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, 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
Anireddy S. N. Reddy, Professor Laureate, Department of Biology and Program in Molecular Plant Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 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
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
Katherine E. Yutzey, Professor, Pediatrics-Affiliated, Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Professor Baolin Zhang, Senior Investigator & Quality Reviewer, Office of Biotechnology Products, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, USA.