Journal subject areas

The journal subject areas are defined by the following index terms below. These terms represent the keywords to be chosen for assignment of submitted manuscripts to individual associate editors.

Anatomy and embryology Hans-Jürg Kuhn, Ulrich Zeller
Animal welfare and husbandry Augusto Vitale, Sarah Wolfensohn
Behaviour Julia Ostner, Ute Radespiel
Cognition and communication Julia Fischer
Conservation Jonah Ratsimbazafy, Christian Roos, Dietmar Zinner
Ecology and biogeography Russell Hill, Christian Roos
Evolution, phylogeny and palaeontology Rebecca R. Ackermann, Sarah Elton, Christian Roos
Genetics Christian Roos, Jenny Tung, Linda Vigilant
Immunology Bert 't Hart, Peter Horn
Infection biology Heinz Feldmann, Frank Kirchhoff, Sascha Knauf, Fabian Leendertz
Neurosciences Angela Roberts, Stefan Treue
Pathology Anne Lewis, Keith G. Mansfield
Physiology Catherine Crockford, Gerhard Weinbauer
Reproductive biology Weizhi Ji, Stefan Schlatt
Stem cell biology Rüdiger Behr, Ulrich Martin, Erika Sasaki