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Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. John Fuerst
School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
Tel. +61 7 3365 4643; Fax: +61 7 3365 4699
Website: http://www.scmb.uq.edu.au/staff/john-fuerst
E-Mail: j.fuerst@uq.edu.au

Assistant Editor
Ms. Tina Yan
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830
E-Mail: tina.yan@mdpi.com

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
E-Mail: rittman@mdpi.com

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Michael J. Bidochka
Department of Biology, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Ave. St. Catharines, ON, L2S 3A1 Canada
Website: http://www.brocku.ca/cairns-health-bioscience/researchers/mike-bidochka
Interests: insect pathogenic fungi; fungal-plant interactions; environmental microbiology

Dr. Thomas Bjarnsholt
University of Copenhagen, Faculty Of Health Sciences, Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, Blegdamsvej 3B, DK-2200 Copenhagen, Denmark
Tel. +45 20659888
Website: http://isim.ku.dk/staff/beskrivelse/?id=255482
Interests: biofilms; chronic infections; animal models of chronic infections; host-pathogen interaction

Dr. Ludmila Chistoserdova
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Box 355014, Seattle, WA 98195-5014, USA
Tel. (206) 616-1913
Interests: methylotrophy; bacterial physiology; microbial ecology; microbial communities; genomics; metagenomics
Contribution: Special Issue: Microbial C1 Metabolism

Prof. Dr. George Dimopoulos
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Malaria Research Institute, Office: E3630 / Lab: E3209 & E3410, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N. Wolfe street, Baltimore, MD 21205-2179, USA
Tel. +1 443 287 0128 (office); Tel. +1 410 955 3223 (lab); Fax: +1 410 955 0105
Website: http://faculty.jhsph.edu/?F=George&L=Dimopoulos
Interests: malaria; dengue; molecular entomology innate immunity; functional genomics

Prof. Dr. John E. Gustafson
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 246 Noble Research Center, Stillwater, OK 74078-3035, USA
Tel. 405-744-6189; Fax: 405-744-7799
Website: http://biochemistry.okstate.edu
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; molecular epidemiology; physiology; molecular biology; biocides; staphylococcus aureus

Prof. Dr. Heribert Insam
Institut für Mikrobiologie, Technikerstraße 25d, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Tel. +43 512 507-6009; Mob: +43 676 8725 60090; Fax: +43 512 507-2928
Website: http://www.uibk.ac.at/microbiology
Interests: soil microbiology; soil nutrient cycles; biogas; biomethanisation; compost microbiology

Dr. Hammer Katherine A.
School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (M504), Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Western Australia 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, Western Australia, 6009, Australia Laboratory: 3rd Floor, PathWest PP Building, QEII Medical Centre
Tel. (+61) 8 6383 4363
Website: http://www.uwa.edu.au/people/Kate.Hammer
Interests: natural antimicrobial agents; microbial membranes; biofilm; terpenes; sub-inhibitory antimicrobial effects; tolerance and adaptation

Dr. Haruki Kitazawa
Food and Feed Immunology Group, Laboratory of Animal Products Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Aobaku, Sendai, 981-8555, Japan
Tel. +81 22 717 8713; Fax: +81 22 717 8715
Website: http://www.agri.tohoku.ac.jp/douka/index.html
Interests: probiotics; immunobiotics; food immunology; feed immunology; mucosal immunology; inflammation

Prof. Dr. Ing. Christophe Lacroix
ETH Zurich, Laboratory of Food Biotechnology, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health, Schmelzbergstrasse 7, LFV C20, CH-8092 Zürich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 632 48 67; Fax: +41 44 632 14 03
Website: http://www.fbt.ethz.ch/people/groupMember.php?userID=14
Interests: food fermentations; functional microbes; microbial technology; microbial ecology; gut modeling

Prof. Dr. Senjie Lin
Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut, Groton, CT 06340, USA
Tel. +1 860 405 9168; Fax: +1 860 405 9153
Website: http://www.phytoplankton.uconn.edu
Interests: marine algae; eukaryotic microbes; molecular ecology; functional genomics; microbial interactions
Contribution: Special Issue: Biology of Dinoflagellates: Advances in the Last 25 Years (1987-2012)

Prof. Dr. Kathleen Marchal
Dept. of Plant Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, U.Ghent, Dept. of Microbial and Molecular Systems, KU Leuven, Technologiepark 927, B-9052 Gent, Belgium
Website: http://bioinformatics.psb.ugent.be/
Interests: bioinformatics; systems biology; microbiology; network inference; motif detection

Dr. Andrew McDowell
Centre for Infection & Immunity, School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast, BT9 7BL, UK
Tel. +44 (0) 2890 972097
Interests: medical microbiology; bacterial pathogens; gram positive; propionibacteria; acne; medical device infection; genome sequencing; sequence analysis; bacterial evolution; molecular systematics; bacterial taxonomy; phylogenetics; genetic population analysis; typing; MLST

Prof. Dr. Geoff McFadden
School of Botany, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
Tel. +61 (0)414 189 905; Fax: +61 (0)393 471 071
Website: http://www.geoffmcfadden.com
Interests: endosymbiosis; plastids; malaria; apicomplexa

Dr. Takeshi Noda
Division of Virology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, 4-6-1 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo,108-8639 Japan
Website: http://www.ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp/virology/index.html
Interests: negative-strand RNA viruses; electron microscopy

Dr. Anders Olsen
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Gustav Wieds Vej 10C, Aarhus C, DK-8000
Tel. 30698155; Mob: 30698155
Website: http://pure.au.dk/portal/en/persons/anders-olsen%287f2d8dac-6b6a-4b0e-8b94-2548fde973c0%29.html
Interests: stress responses; innate Immunity; invertebrate host models

Prof. Dr. Mark Osborn
School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS, UK
Website: http://www2.hull.ac.uk/science/biological_sciences/people/academic_staff/mark_osborn.aspx
Interests: nutrient cycling; pollution microbiology; marine microbiology; microbial biotechnology; antibiotic resistance; drinking water microbiology

Prof. Dr. David L. Paterson
University of Queensland, Centre for Clinical Research, Building 71/918 Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston QLD 4006, Australia
Tel. +61 7 3346 5434
Website: http://www.uqccr.uq.edu.au/research/research-profiles/professor-david-paterson.aspx
Interests: infectious disease; microbiology; immunity; gram negative bacteria; antimicrobial stewardship

Dr. Guillermo I. Perez-Perez
423 East 23th Street, Infectious Diseases Research Labs, Floor 6th West Room 6027W, Veterans Administration, New York, NY 10010-6481, USA
Tel. 212-263-4101; Fax: 212-263-4108
Website: http://www.med.nyu.edu/biosketch/perezg02

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Poeggeler
Department of Genetics of Eukaryotic Microorganisms, Grisebachstr. 8, 37077 Göttingen, Germany
Website: http://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/111861.html
Interests: fungal biology; mating-systems; developmental biology; signal transduction; fungal inteins

Prof. Pabulo Henrique Rampelotto
Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research, Federal University of Pampa, Antônio Trilha Avenue, P.O.Box 1847, 97300-000, São Gabriel–RS, Brazil
Website: https://lifeboat.com/ex/bios.pabulo.henrique.rampelotto
Interests: origins of life; extremophiles; astrobiology; metagenomics; next generation sequencing; molecular biology and biochemistry of microorganisms; biotechnology; and space science (Solar System exploration)
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances and New Perspectives in Microbial Research
In other journals:
Special Issue: Extremophiles and Extreme Environments
Special Issue: Polar Microbiology: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives
Special Issue: Enzymes and Their Biotechnological Applications
Special Issue: Grand Celebration: 10th Anniversary of the Human Genome Project
Special Issue: Advances and New Perspectives in Marine Biotechnology

Dr. Joana Falcão Salles
Microbial Ecology Department, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen Centre for Life Sciences, P.O. BOX 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands
Tel. +31 (0) 50 363 2162; Fax: +31 (0) 50 363 2154
Website: http://www.rug.nl/biologie/onderzoek/onderzoekgroepen/microbieleoecologie/organisatie/staff_members/assistant_prof
Interests: microbial ecology; microbial diversity; denitrification; nitrification; biological nitrogen fixation; functional and taxonomic diversity; microbial communities

Dr. Régine Talon
INRA (French National Institute for Agronomical Research), Clermont-Ferrand – Theix Research Centre, Department of Microbiology and Food Chain (MICA), UR454 Microbiology, F-63122, Saint-Genès Champanelle, France
Tel. 0033 (0)4 73 62 41 70; Fax: 0033 (0)4 73 62 45 81
Website: http://www4.clermont.inra.fr/microbiologie
Interests: food microbiology; starter cultures; coagulase-negative staphylococci

Prof. Dr. Tim Tolker-Nielsen
University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, Room 24.1.47, Blegdamsvej 3B, DK-2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
Tel. +45 353 26656; Mob: +45 2624 5690
Website: http://isim.ku.dk
Interests: microbial biofilms; infection microbiology; medical molecular microbiology

Prof. Dr. Fiona Tomley
Chair of Experimental Parasitology, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 7TA, UK
Tel. +44 (0)1707 666386
Website: http://www.rvc.ac.uk/Staff/ftomley.cfm
Interests: protozoan parasites; parasite attachment and invasion; protozoan genomics and proteomics; infections of poultry; veterinary microbiology

Prof. Dr. David W. Ussery
Life Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
Interests: bacterial genomics; bioinformatics; pan-genomics; minimal genome; chromatin structure

Prof. Dr. Antonio Villaverde
Institute for Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
Tel. +34(93)5813086; Fax: +34(93)5812011
Website: http://ibb.uab.es/ibb/ibb_membres/view_grup.php?CodiGrup=33
Interests: recombinant proteins; protein folding and aggregation; inclusion bodies; recombinant drugs; bionanotechnology

Dr. habil Martin von Bergen
Department of Proteomics/Metabolomics, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Permoserstr. 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
Tel. +49 (0)341 235 1211; Fax: +49 (0)341 235 1786
Website: http://www.ufz.de/index.php?de=17634
Interests: microbial ecology; biodegradation of pollutants; metaproteomics; microbial physiology

Dr. Ross Waller
Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1QW, UK
Tel. +44 (0)12 2376 6057
Website: http:// http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/waller
Interests: protistology; endosymbiotic organelles; dinoflagellates; apicomplexa

Dr. Michail Yakimov
Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, IAMC-CNR, Spianata S. Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
Tel. +39 090 6015437
Website: http://www.ist.me.cnr.it/
Interests: marine microbial ecology; extreme environments; microbial interaction and pathways involved in the global element cycles in marine ecosystems; anaerobic hypersaline ecosystems; marine petroleum microbiology and bioremediation of contaminated seawater and sediments

Prof. Dr. Weiwen Zhang
Laboratory of Synthetic Biology, School of Chemical Engineering & Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, P.R. China
Interests: synthetic biology; microbial genomics; microbial systems biology; industrial microbiology; environmental biotechology

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