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Nicola Stead, Editor

New Content ItemNicola is a Senior Editor for the BMC Series and the Editor of BMC Immunology. Before joining BMC in March 2021, Nicola was a Senior Editor at PLOS ONE in the Life Sciences team and was a News and Views Intern at the Journal of Experimental Biology. She holds a Master’s degree in Biology from the University of Bath, UK, with year-long research project at Dartmouth College, USA, investigating cell cycle regulation in budding yeast. She holds a PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Cambridge where she worked on a chromatin associated protein and its role in gene regulation at the Babraham Institute. In joining the BMC Series Nicola looks forward to continuing to champion for Open Science communication and publishing.

Nicola Stead, BMC London

Editorial Board Members
Nancy Agmon Levin, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
Javed Agrewala, Institute of Microbial Technology, India
Omid Akbari, University of Southern California, USA
Aditya Ambati, Stanford University, USA
Abdallah Badou, Casablanca Hassan II University, Morocco
Gamal Badr, Assiut University, Egypt
Vira Bitko, Meridian Life Science, USA 
Siddappa Byrareddy, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA 
Min Chen, Peking University First Hospital, China
Liang Cheng, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Lorenzo Cosmi, University of Firenze, Italy
Dawei Cui, The First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Pradeep Dagur, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA
Alexander Dalpke, University Heidelberg, Germany
Sandeep Dhanda, Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA
Carlota Dobaño, Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain
Martin Flajnik, University of Maryland, USA
Howard Gendelman, University of Nebraska, USA
Kenneth Gollob, A.C. Camargo Cancer Center, Brazil
Chris Hauton, University of Southampton, UK
Harald Hofstetter, Heinrich Heine University, Germany
Jue Hou, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason, USA
Eddie James, Benaroya Research Institute, USA
Rajan Kumar Pandey, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Shoichiro Kurata, Tohoku University, Japan
Paige Lacy, University of Alberta, Canada
Nicole La Gruta, University of Melbourne, Austrilia
Ian Lewkowich, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA
Bing Li, University of Iowa, USA
Alberto Martin, University of Toronto, Canada
Andrew Martin, University College London, UK
Olivia Martinez, Stanford University, USA
Fabrizio Mattei, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy
Alessio Mazzoni, University of Florence, Italy
Amarjit Mishra, Auburn University, USA
KP Mishra, Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences, Delhi, India
Marta Muzio, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy
Joshua Ooi, Monash University, Australia
Eric Oswald, Inserm, France
Francesco Pappalardo, University of Catania, Italy
Larisa Poluektova, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Jay Reddy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Yolande Richard, INSERMu1016 CNRS UMR8104, France
Michel Salzet, University of Lille, France
Derek B Sant'Angelo, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Maria Sato, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Esaki Shankar, Central University of Tamil Nadu, India
Xiao-Hong Sun, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, USA
Amol Suryawanshi, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, USA
Ichiro Taniuchi, RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology, Japan
Dennis Taub, National Institutes of Health, USA
Chandra Tayade, Queen's University, Canada
Yuan Tian, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
Takeshi Tsubata, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Stephen John Turner, University of Melbourne, Australia
Raivo Uibo, University of Tartu, Estonia
Miguel Vicente-Manzanares, University of Virginia, Spain
Matthias von Herrath, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, USA
Ari Waisman, University of Mainz, Germany
Ena Wang, National Institutes of Health, USA
Grzegorz Woszczek, Kings College London, UK 
Danli Xie, Wenzhou Medical University, China
Zhipeng Xu, Nanjing Medical University, China
Junji Yodoi, Kyoto University, Japan
Allan Zajac, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Baojun Zhang, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Cai Zhang, Shandong University, China

Editorial Advisors
Shizuo Akira, Osaka University, Japan
James Allison, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Frederick Alt, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, CBR Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
Michael J Bevan, University of Washington, USA
Jean Bousquet, University of Montpellier/INSERM, France
Frank Brombacher, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Colin Brooks, Newcastle University, UK
John Cambier, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, USA
Jason Cyster, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Ricardo Gazzinelli, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Sankar Ghosh, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Chris Goodnow, Australian National University, Australia
Douglas Green, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
Ulrich Hammerling, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Adrian C Hayday, King's College London, UK
Cory Hogaboam, University of Michigan, USA
Tasuku Honjo, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Stefan H Kaufmann, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Germany
Garnett Kelsoe, Duke University, USA
Tomohiro Kurosaki, Osaka University, Japan
Antonio Lanzavecchia, Instituto di Ricerca in Biomedicina, Switzerland
Klaus Ley, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology, USA
Tim Manser, Jefferson Medical College, USA
Ruslan Medzhitov, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Seppo Meri, University of Helsinki, Finland
John G Monroe, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Laurence Morel, University of Florida, USA
Michel Nussenzweig, The Rockefeller University, USA
Hans Georg, Rammensee University of Tuebingen, Germany
Eleanor Riley, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Takashi Saito, RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology, Japan
William E Seaman, University of California, USA
Andrey Shaw, Washington University St Louis, USA
Arthur Weiss, University of California, USA
Maurizio Zanetti, University of California, USA
Juan Carlos Zuniga-Pflucker, University of Toronto, Canada

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