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Bernd Pulverer, Chief Editor, The EMBO Journal

Following undergraduate studies in Cambridge, Bernd received his PhD in 1992 from the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, London, for uncovering posttranslational regulation of the transcription factors c-Jun and c-Myc by the JNK and MAP kinases. He carried out postdoctoral research at the Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle and at the University of Innsbruck. Bernd was associate and then senior editor at Nature from 1999 until 2002 and subsequently chief editor of Nature Cell Biology. Since 2009 he is chief editor of The EMBO Journal and Head of Scientific Publications at EMBO.

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Henry Gee, senior editor, Nature

Dr. Henry Gee received his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology and Genetics at the University of Leeds, and his Ph.D. in Zoology at the University of Cambridge. He joined the staff of the international science journal Nature in 1987, initially as a news reporter. He is now Senior Editor on the Biological Sciences team, concentrating on organismal biology. He is the author of several books including The Accidental Species: Misunderstandings of Human Evolution and Jacob’s Ladder: The History of the Human Genome. He lives in Cromer, Norfolk, England with his family and numerous pets.

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Richard Losick

Richard Losick, is a senior editor at eLife, the Maria Moors Cabot Professor of Biology, a Harvard College Professor, and a former Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Harvard University.  He received his A.B. in Chemistry at Princeton University and his Ph.D. from MIT.  He was a Junior Fellow of the Harvard Society of Fellows.  He is a past Chairman of the Departments of Cellular and Developmental Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Member of the American Philosophical Society, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. He is a recipient of the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, the Selman A. Waksman Award of the National Academy of Sciences,  the Canada  International Gairdner Award, and the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for Biology or Biochemistry of Columbia University.