About the Editors

Editor-in-Chief

Kuniaki Tatsuta, Waseda University, Japan

Managing Editors

Yoshikazu Takahashi, Institute of Microbial Chemistry, Japan
Kazuro Shiomi, Kitasato University, Japan
Ken-ichi Suzuki, Kitasato University, Japan

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Satoshi Ōmura, The Kitasato Institute, Japan

Emeritus Members

Mamoru Arai, Japan
Federico M. Arcamone, Italy
Teruhiko Beppu, Japan
William E. Brown, USA
David E. Cane, USA
Giuseppe Cassinelli, Italy
Yuan–Rong Cheng, China
Burton G. Christensen, USA
Robin D. G. Cooper, USA
Eric Cundliffe, UK
Julian E. Davies, Canada
Arnold L. Demain, USA
Terrence W. Doyle, USA
Tamotsu Furumai, Japan 
Cedric H. Hassall, UK
Irving R. Hooper, USA
Kunimoto Hotta, Japan
Daishiro Ikeda, Japan
Kiyoshi Isono, Japan
Antonio Jimenez, Spain
Herbert A. Kirst, USA
Shinichi Kondo, Japan
David P. Labeda, USA
Giancarlo C. Lancini, Italy
François LeGoffic, France
Hubert Maehr, USA
Juan–Francisco Martin, Spain
Yoshio Nishimura, Japan
Yoshiro Okami, Japan
William L. Parker, USA
Jacob J. Plattner, USA
Sherry F. Queener, USA
Elmar Schrinner, Germany
Amos B. Smith III, USA
Tomohisa Takita, Japan
Haruo Tanaka, Japan
Nobuo Tanaka, Japan
Dean P. Taylor, USA
Yoshimasa Uehara, Japan

Review Editor

Richard E. Lee, St. Jude Children's Res. Hospital, USA
Minoru Yoshida, RIKEN, Japan

Section Editors

New Anti-infective Substances
James B. McAlpine, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Hiroshi Tomoda, Kitasato University, Japan

New Bioactive Substances (other than anti-infectives)
Timm Anke, IBWF, Germany
Masaya Imoto, Keio University, Japan

Structure Determination/Chemical Synthesis
Keiichi Ajito, Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd., Japan
Yitzhak Tor, University of California, San Diego, USA

Chemical Biology/Mode of Action/Biological Activities
Claude H. Nash III, Accera, Inc., USA
Hiroyuki Osada, RIKEN, Japan

Microbial Genetics/Biosynthesis
Richard H. Baltz, CognoGen Biotech. Consulting, USA
Haruo Ikeda, Kitasato University, Japan

Resistance
Prabhavathi Fernandes, USA

Microbiology/Fermentation
Motohiro Hino, Astellas Pharma Inc., Japan (ret)

Taxonomy / Ecology
Masayuki Hayakawa, University of Yamanashi, Japan
Alex Rooney, United States Dept of Agriculture, USA