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Editorial Team

Chief Editor: Mirna Kvajo, PhD

New York

Education: BSc, University of Zagreb; PhD, Friedrich Miescher Institute and University of Basel; postdoctoral work, Columbia University Medical Center.


Deputy Editor: Graham Bell, PhD


Education: BSc, The University of Manchester; PhD, University College London/Cancer Research UK; postdoctoral work, University College London/Cancer Research UK.

Senior Editor: Penelope Austin, PhD


Education: MA, University of Cambridge; PhD, University College London/Cancer Research UK; Postdoctoral work, Harvard Medical School.

Associate Editor: Vitor Sousa, PhD


Education: BSc, University of Lisbon; PhD, University of Lisbon/EMBL; postdoctoral work, New York University and INMED France.

Editorial Assistant: Sophie McClarty


Education: BSc, Liverpool John Moores University.

Announcement: COVID-19 and impact on peer review

As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.