Antibiotics — Editors

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Antibiotics Editorial Office
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18

Editorial Office

Prof. Dr. Christopher C. Butler
Institute of Primary Care & Public Health, Cardiff University, 3rd Floor, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
Tel. +44 2920 687168; Fax: +44 2920 687219
Interests: antibiotic use; common infections; antibiotic resistance; clinical trials; observational studies; qualitative research

Assistant Managing Editor
Ms. Annie Zhao
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China
Tel. +86 10 81521170; Fax: +86 10 59011089

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Leonard Amaral
Travel Medicine, Center for Malaria and Tropical Disease (CMDT), Institute of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Rua Junqueira 100, 1349-008 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: antibiotic resistance; multi-drug resistance; bacterial infections; efflux pumps; reversal of resistance; MDR/XDR Tb; therapy; molecular genetics; molecular biology; drug discovery
Contribution: Special Issue: Efflux Pumps of Multi-Drug Resistant Pathogenic Bacteria: Their Genetic Regulation, Molecular Biology and Possible Control with Newly Designed Agents

Prof. Dr. Dan I. Andersson
Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala Biomedicinska Centrum BMC, Husarg. 3, 751 23 Uppsala, Sweden
Tel. +46 18 471 4175
Interests: antibiotic resistance mechanisms; antibiotic action; bacterial genetics; molecular and experimental evolution
Contribution: Special Issue: Antibiotic Resistance

Prof. Dr. Gregory L. Challis
Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
Tel. +44 24 7657 4024; Fax: +44 24 7652 4112
Interests: antibiotic biosynthesis; natural product discovery; biosynthetic engineering

Prof. Dr. Patrice Courvalin
Institut Pasteur, Antibacterial Agents Unit, 25 rue du Docteur Roux, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
Tel. +33 145 688320; Fax: +33 145 688319
Interests: antibiotic resistance; genetics; biochemistry; gene transfer; human pathogens; infectious diseases

Dr. Andrei L. Gartel
Department of Medicine, 840 S Wood St, Room 1041, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Tel. +1 312 996 1855; Fax: +1 312 413 0342
Interests: thiazole antibiotics as anticancer drugs; antibiotics against cancer; antibiotics as proteasome inhibitors; antibiotic mechanisms of action in mammalian cells

Prof. Dr. Christian Girard
Unité de Technologies Chimiques & Biologiques pour la Santé, Equipe SEISAD - Synthèse Electrochimie, Imagerie et Systèmes Analytiques pour le Diagnostique, UMR 8258 CNRS / U 1022 INSERM, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris 11, rue P. & M. Curie, 75231 Paris cedex 05, France
Tel. +33 1 44 27 67 48; Fax: +33-1 44 27 64 96
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Click Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Harry
The ithree institute, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), P.O. Box 123, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9514 4173; Fax: +61 2 9514 4143
Interests: bacterial cell division; medicinal honey; natural product antibacterials; mechanisms of action of antibiotics; drug discovery (including natural products, antibiotic resistance)
Contribution: Special Issue: Discover New Antibiotics

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hermann
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0358, La Jolla, CA 92093-0358, USA
Tel. +1 858 534 4467; Fax: +1 858 534 0202
Interests: translation and ribosome as antibiotic targets; RNA targets; new classes of antibiotics; antibiotic mechanism of action; mechanisms of antibiotic resistance; medicinal chemistry; X-ray crystallography

Dr. Charles W. Knapp
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Level 5, James Weir Building, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, G1 1XJ, UK
Tel. +44 1415 483351
Interests: resistance; environment; metal interactions; antimicrobial susceptibility

Prof. Dr. Victoria Korolik
Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD 4222, Australia
Tel. +61 7 555 28321
Interests: molecular pathogenesis; molecular mimicry; host-microbe interactions; chemotaxis; novel antimicrobials and biofilms

Dr. Kenny Kung
Division of Family Medicine, 4/F, The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
Tel. +852 2252 8462; Fax: +852 2606 3500
Interests: respiratory tract infections; antibiotic use; doctor training; health services improvement
Contribution: Special Issue: Antibiotics and Respiratory Tract Infections

Dr. Morten Lindbæk
Avdeling for allmennmedisin, Postboks 1130, Blindern 0318, Oslo, Norway
Tel. +47 2285 0646; Fax: +47 2285 0650

Prof. Dr. Jeffrey Lipman
Discipline of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Queensland School of Medicine, Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
Tel. +61 7 3636 8897
Interests: antibiotic administration (particularly pharmacokinetics); pharmacodynamics; clinical trials

Prof. Dr. Alexander Mankin
University of Illinois at Chicago, Molecular Biology Research Building, 900 South Ashland (M/C 870), Chicago, IL 60607-7173, USA
Tel. +1 312 413 1406; Fax: +1 312 413 9303
Interests: molecular mechanisms of protein synthesis; mechanisms of antibiotic action; mechanisms of antibiotic resistance

Prof. Dr. Shahriar Mobashery
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Nieuwland Science Center, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Tel. +1 574 631 2933; Fax: +1 574 631 6652
Interests: new classes of antibiotics; antibiotic mechanism of action; mechanisms of antibiotic resistance

Dr. David P. Nicolau
Center for Anti-Infective Research & Development Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
Tel. +1 860 545 3941; Fax: +1 860 545 3992
Interests: pharmacokinetic; pharmacodynamics; outcomes; economics

Dr. Boris Nikonenko
Sequella, Inc., 9610 Medical Center Drive, Suite 200, Rockville, Maryland, 20850, USA
Tel. +1 301 217 3830; Fax: +1 301 762 7778
Interests: inbred mouse strains; experimental tuberculosis (TB), therapy of TB and non-TB infections in mouse model; latent TB and relapse of TB infection after therapy termination in mouse model

Prof. Dr. Evgeny Nudler
Julie Wilson Anderson Professor; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, New York University School of Medicine, The Alexandria Center of Life Sciences, 450 E 29th Street, Room 303, New York, NY 10016, USA
Tel. +1 212 263 7431
Interests: bacterial stress response; mechanisms of antibiotic resistance; molecular mechanisms of bacterial transcription

Dr. Luísa Peixe
University of Porto, Faculty of Pharmacy, Laboratory of Microbiology, Rua Jorge Viterbo Ferreira nº 228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal
Tel. +351 2220 78946
Interests: antimicrobials mechanism of action; mechanisms of antimicrobials resistance; new classes of antibiotics; anti-biofilm activity

Prof. Dr. Angelina Pena
Group of Health Surveillance, Center of Pharmaceutical Studies Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Health Sciences Campus, Azinhaga de Santa Comba, 3000-548 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: antibiotic use (including on animals and in agriculture); new methods for assaying and evaluating antibiotics; observational studies; qualitative and quantitative research; food and environmental residues
Contribution: Special Issue: The Environmental Footprint of Antibiotics

Dr. Floyd Eric Romesberg
Department of Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute, CB262R, 10550 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Tel. +1 858 784 7290; Fax: +1 858 784 7472
Interests: mechanisms of antibiotic resistance: antibiotic mechanisms of action; new classes of antibiotics

Prof. Dr. Gian Maria Rossolini
1. Full Professor of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Department of Medical Biotechnologies, University of Siena, Policlinico “Santa Maria alle Scotte”, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
2. Full Professor of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence, Largo Brambilla 3, 50134 Florence, Italy
3. Director of Clinical Microbiology and Virology Unit, Florence Careggi University Hospital, Largo Brambilla 3, 50134 Florence, Italy
Tel. +39 0577 233455; Fax: +39 0577 233870
Interests: microbial drug resistance; beta-lactams; beta-lactamases; carbapenemases; molecular epidemiology; Gram-negative pathogens; new antimicrobials; clinical outcome

Dr. William M. Shafer
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Emory University, Rollins Research Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
Interests: antimicrobial peptides; evolution; molecular biology; regulation; synthesis; structure-function; host defense; bacterial diseases; immune-modulation; inflammation
Contribution: Special Issue: Antimicrobial Peptides

Prof. Dr. Gary A. Strobel
Department of Plant Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
Interests: biology, biochemistry and utility of endophytic microbes

Prof. Dr. Françoise Van Bambeke
Pharmacologie cellulaire et moléculaire, Louvain Drug Research Institute, Université catholique de Louvain, Avenue Mounier 73 B1.73.05, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
Tel. +32 2 764 73 78; Fax: +32 2 764 73 73
Interests: new antibiotics; pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics; intracellular infection; efflux transporters
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Medicinal Chemistry of Antibiotics

Prof. Dr. Ying Zhang
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Tel. +1 410 614 2975; Fax: +1 410 955 0105
Interests: mechanisms of persister drug pyrazinamide (PZA) action and resistance in M. tuberculosis; mechanisms of bacterial persistence and L-forms; mycobacterial pathogenesis; development of novel drugs and vaccines targeting persister bacteria; development of novel diagnostic tools for improved detection of TB and drug-resistant TB; Cancer stem cell mechanisms and drugs

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