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William J. Murphy
Texas A & M University
Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences
College Station, TX

Managing Editor

Anjanette Baker
American Genetic Association
2030 SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365

Review Editor

Robin Waples
Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Seattle, WA

Social Media Editor

Stacy Krueger-Hadfield
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Biology
Birmingham, AL

Associate Editors

Kimberly R Andrews
NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
Seattle, WA

Ernest Bailey
University of Kentucky
Department of Veterinary Science
Lexington, KY

C. Scott Baker
Marine Mammal Institute
Hatfield Marine Science Center
Oregon State University
Newport, OR

Warren Booth
University of Tulsa
Department of Biological Sciences
Tulsa, OK

Anne Bronikowski
Iowa State University
Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology
Ames, IA

Mark A. Chapman
University of Southampton
Department of Biology
Southampton, UK

Melanie Culver
University of Arizona
Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences
Tucson, AZ

Kira Delmore
Texas A&M University
Department of Biology
College Station, TX

Lynda Delph
Indiana University
Department of Biology
Bloomington, IN

Eduardo Eizirik
Porto Alegre, Brazil

Robert C. Fleischer
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Washington, DC

Ryan Garrick
University of Mississippi
Department of Biology
Oxford, MS

W. Stewart Grant
Alaska Dept of Fish & Game
Juneau, AK

Scott Hodges
Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA

Tomas Hrbek
Universidade Federal do Amazonas
Institute of Natural Sciences
Manaus, Brazil

Jennifer Jackson
British Antarctic Survey
Cambridge, UK

Warren E. Johnson
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Front Royal, VA

Klaus-Peter Koepfli
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Washington, DC

Denis Larkin
University of London
The Royal Veterinary College
London, UK

Jose V. Lopez
Nova Southeastern University
Oceanographic Center
Dania Beach, FL

Shu-Jin Luo
Peking University
School of Life Sciences
Beijing, China


Associate Editors (cont.)

Sean Mullen
Boston University
Boston, MA

Kenneth Olsen
Biology Department
Washington University
St. Louis, MO

Taras Oleksyk
Oakland University
Rochester, MI

Elaine Ostrander
Branch Chief, Cancer Genetics
Bethesda, MD

Jill Pecon-Slattery
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Front Royal, VA

Alfred L. Roca
University of Illinois
Department of Animal Science
Urbana, IL

Oliver A. Ryder
San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research
Beckman Center for Conservation Research
Escondido, CA

Christopher Seabury
Texas A&M University
Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
College Station, TX

Brad Shaffer
University of California
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Los Angeles, CA

Beth Shapiro
University of California
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Santa Cruz, CA

William B. Sherwin
University of New South Whales
Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Kensington, Australia

Christopher I. Smith
Willamette University
Department of Biology
Salem, OR

Mark Springer
University of California
Riverside, CA

John R. Stommel
Genetic Improvement of Fruits and Vegetables Laboratory
Beltsville, MD

Bridgett vonHoldt
Princeton University
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Princeton, NJ

Robert Wayne
Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology and Evolution
University of California
Los Angeles, CA

Melissa Wilson
Arizona State University
School of Life Sciences
Tempe, AZ

Xuhua Xia
University of Ottawa
Department of Biology
Ontario, Canada

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