BJ Announces New Board Members

On July 1, 2010, new members were added to the Biophysical Journal Editorial Board, replacing members whose terms ended on June 30.

Les Loew of the University of Connecticut Health Science Center will begin a three-year term as Associate Editor of  Section V: Biological Systems, Cellular Processes, Multicelluar Dynamics, replacing outgoing Associate Editor Herbert Levine of the University of California, San Diego.

The following new Editorial Board members will serve a three-year term ending in 2013: Daniel Mueller, University of  Technology, Dresden; Lois Pollack, Cornell University; Cynthia Czajkowski, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Carmen Domene, Oxford University; David Yue, Johns Hopkins University; Giselle Koenderink, FOM Institute AMOL; Susan  Pierce, NIH, NIAID; Paul Wiseman, McGill University; David Wolf, Radiation Monitoring Devices; Paulo Almeida, University of North Carolina Wilmington; Scott Feller, Wabash College; Klaus Gawrisch, NIH; Heiko Heerklotz, University of Toronto; Anne Kenworthy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Ka Yee Lee, University of Chicago; Claudia  Steinem, Georg-August University; Leah Edelstein-Keshet, University of British Columbia; Andrew McCulloch, University of California, San Diego; Charles Wolgemuth, University of Connecticut Health Center; Jim Sellers, NIH.

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BJ Ranks Fifth in Science Direct

In the first quarter of 2010, the Biophysical Journal saw a significant rise in website usage on Science Direct. For the  month of March alone, Biophysical Journal had 417,129 downloads, ranking it the fifth most used of all titles listed. Cell  led the group with 827,238 downloads.

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August 2010 Table of Contents