David Baulcombe honoured in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List

Professor David Baulcombe, co-Editor-in-Chief of Silence,
has been awarded a Knighthood for his services to plant science. David is
Professor of Botany and Royal Society Research Professor at Cambridge
University. His research interests include RNA silencing and protein-based
innate immunity mechanisms in plants against pests and disease.

Silence,
a new open access journal soon to be launched by BioMed Central, covers all
aspects of genetic and epigenetic control that is mediated by RNA. David, and
his co-Editor-in-Chief Phillip Zamore (Gretchen Stone Cook
Professor of Biomedical Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School,
USA), are
supported by an expert Editorial Board. For
more information about Silence please visit the journal website, where you can also sign up
for regular updates keeping you abreast of any developments, or alternatively
contact the editorial
office
.

Congratulations to Sir David from all at BioMed Central!

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