Joseph Reese Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and member of the Center for Eukaryotic Gene Regulation was appointed as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Current Opinion in Genetics and Development. The journal publishes timely reviews and opinions on articles published within the past two years on the topics of cancer genomics,  genome architecture and expression, molecular and genetic basis of disease, developmental mechanisms, patterning and evolution, cell reprogramming, regeneration and repair and evolutionary genetics.