The Editor-in-Chief of Experimental Biology and Medicine (EBM), Dr. Steven R. Goodman, has delineated a plan for expansion of the journal and enhancement of the activities of the Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine (SEBM) into Asia. The plan, which is strongly supported by the SEBM Council, involves bringing outstanding Asian researchers onto the EBM Editorial Board, naming Associate Editors from amongst the leaders in Asian Biomedical Science, and then selecting an individual to become the first Asian Editor for EBM. EBM has added Professor Lin He as co-Associate Editor for the EBM Endocrinology and Nutrition section and Professor Huan-Yao Lei as co-Associate Editor for the Immunology/Microbiology/Virology section. EBM has also added Professors Qingming Luo (Bioimaging), Xintao Shuai (Biomedical Engineering), Huiqi Xie (Biomedical Engineering), Shaw-Jeng Sean Tsai (Physiology) and Chunyu Zeng (Physiology) to the Editorial Board.
Dr. Goodman is now announcing the appointment of the seminal EBM Asian Editor: It is my great pleasure to announce that effective January 1, 2008 Professor Huan-Yao Lei has been appointed to the newly created position of Asian Editor for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Huan-Yao Lei is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, and Chairman of the Institute of Basic Biomedical Sciences at the College of Medicine of the National Cheng-Kung University (NCKU) of Taiwan. From 1982 to today, Huan-Yao has published 165 peer reviewed articles primarily in the area of microbiology and virology. He is a leading Asian scientist whose current interests deal with the dengue virus.
A new Asian office for Experimental Biology and Medicine will open at the NCKU Medical Center with an inaugural ceremony on January 7, 2008. Dr. Lei, with his editorial assistant, will play an essential function towards the goal of creating an international presence for EBM and the society (SEBM). Amongst the resp
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