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E-Mail: pathogens@mdpi.com
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Editorial Office

Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Lawrence S. Young
Research (Life Sciences and Medicine) and Capital Development, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
Tel. +44 1214 146876
Website: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/mds-hub/young-lawrence-hub.aspx
E-Mail: L.S.Young@warwick.ac.uk
Interests: viral oncology; virus latency; viral immunology; gene therapy; herpesviruses; papillomaviruses; adenoviruses

Assistant Editor
Ms. Xiaoyan Liu
MDPI Beijing Office, Suite 2011, Ruidu International Center, No. 1 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing, 101100, China
Tel. +86 10 8152 1170; Fax: +86 10 8152 1170
E-Mail: xiaoyan.liu@mdpi.com

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

Editorial Board

Dr. Matthias Brock
Microbial Biochemistry and Physiology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institue Jena (HKI), Beutenbergstrasse 11a, 07745 Jena, Germany
Website: http://www.hki-jena.de
Interests: nutrient acquisition and metabolism; bioluminescence imaging; infection models; fungal pathogens; virulence determinants; secondary metabolite production

Dr. Christopher C. Broder
Department of Microbiology and Immunology B4106, Uniformed Services University, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Tel. +1 301 295 3401; Fax: +1 301 295 1545
Website: http://www.usuhs.edu/faculty/christopherbroder-mic.html
Interests: Virus-host cell interactions; enveloped virus entry, viral glycoprotein structure and function and virus receptors; viral vaccine and therapeutics development; HIV, paramyxoviruses, emerging viruses, henipaviruses - Nipah and Hendra, filoviruses - Ebola and Marburg, Australian Bat Lyssavirus; membrane fusion; animal models; Filoviruses

Prof. Dr. Reto Brun
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstr. 57, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 284 82 31; Fax: +41 61 284 81 01
Website: http://www.swisstph.ch/no_cache/about-us/staff/detail-single-all/staff/71/reto-brun/professor.html

Prof. Dr. Kris Chadee
Gastrointestinal Research Group, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N1, Canada
Tel. +1 403 210 3975
Website: http://www.ucalgary.ca/girg/membership/chadeek
Interests: Entamoeba histolytica; host-pathogen interaction in the gut; gut innate immunity; inflammation; mucosal immunology; pathogenesis and host defense; pro-inflammatory cytokines
Contribution: Special Issue: Host-Parasite Interactions

Prof. Dr. Jean E. Crabtree
Molecular Gastroenterology Section, Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, Wellcome Trust Brenner Building, St. James's University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
Website: http://medhealth.leeds.ac.uk/limm
Interests: Helicobacter pylori; host-pathogen interactions in gastrointestinal tract; infection and gastrointestinal cancer; mucosal immunology
Contribution: Special Issue: Gut Microbiome
In other journals:
Special Issue: Gastric Cancer

Dr. Xavier Ding
Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), 20 route de Pré-Bois, PO Box 1826, 1215 Geneva 15, Switzerland
Tel. +41 22 799 40 80
Website: http://www.mmv.org/about-us/our-team/xavier-ding
Interests: Malaria; antimalarial resistance; artemisinin; drug discovery; Plasmodium falciparum

Prof. Dr. Gianfranco Donelli
Microbial Biofilm Laboratory (LABIM), IRCCS "Fondazione Santa Lucia", Via Ardeatina 306, 00179 Rome, Italy
Tel. +39 06 51501305; Fax: +39 06 51501306
Website: http://www.hsantalucia.it
Interests: Microbial biofilms; Biofilm-based healthcare-associated infections
Contribution: Special Issue: Biofilm-Based Nosocomial Infections

Prof. Dr. William C. Gause
Department of Medicine, Center for Immunity and Inflammation, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 185 South Orange Avenue, MSB, Room F-607D, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
Tel. +1 973 972 7698
Website: http://njms.umdnj.edu/resource_locator/find_people/profile.cfm?mbmid=gausewc#tab-areas
Interests: immunology; infectious disease; parasitic infections; Th2-based immune responses; Co-stimulatory molecules;Ag-specific T cell development; application of imaging technology; interleukin-4; interleukin-13; pathogenic mechanisms

Dr. Jean-Pierre Gorvel
Centre d'immunologie de Marseille Luminy, Case 906, 13288 Marseille, CEDEX 09, France
Tel. +33 491 269430
Website: http://www.ciml.univ-mrs.fr/science/lab-jean-pierre-gorvel/beginners
Interests: intracellular pathogens; membrane trafficking; immune response; brucella; salmonella; mycobacterium

Dr. Philip R. Hardwidge
340 Coles Hall, Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, 1600 Denison Avenue, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Tel. 1-785-532-2506; Fax: 1-785-532-4851
Website: http://www.vet.k-state.edu/depts/dmp/personnel/faculty/Hardwidge.htm
Interests: enteric pathogens; type III secretion; type III effector; host-pathogen interactions; NF-kappaB; innate immunity; adhesion; DNA-protein interactions

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Hube
Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institue Jena (HKI), Beutenbergstrasse 11a, 07745 Jena, Germany
Website: http://www.hki-jena.de/mpm
Interests: molecular biology and infection biology of human pathogenic fungi (Candida albicans, C. glabrata); infection models; host/pathogen interactions; functional genomics; virulence attributes

Prof. Dr. Howard F. Jenkinson
University of Bristol, School of Oral and Dental Sciences, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS1 2LY, UK
Tel. +44 1173 424424; Fax: +44 1173 424313
Website: http://www.bris.ac.uk/dental/iai/microbiology.html
Interests: oral and respiratory microbiology; host-pathogen interactions; Streptococcus; Candida; Treponema; cell-surface proteins; adhesin-repector dynamics; intermicrobial signaling; biofilms; mixed species communities

Prof. Dr. Bettina Kempkes
Helmholtz Zentrum München (GmbH), German Research Center for Environmental Health, Haematologikum, Research Unit Gene Vectors, Marchioninistraße 25, 81377 München, Germany
Tel. +49 89 3187 1354; Fax: +49 89 3187 1225
Website: http://www.helmholtz-muenchen.de/en/agv/research/research-groups/viral-latency/index.html
Interests: notch signalling; Kaposi's Sarcoma associated virus; Epstein Barr Virus; epigenetics of herpesviral infection; latent infection; protein-protein interactions in virus/host interactions

Dr. Nemat O. Keyhani
Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, P.O. Box 110700, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-0700, USA
Tel. +1 352 392 2488; Fax: +1 352 392 5922
Website: http://microcell.ufl.edu/personnel/faculty/keyhani1.shtml
Interests: microbe-insect host-pathogen interactions; fungal development and pathogenesis (insect and plant pathogens)

Dr. Frank Lafont
Center of Infection and Immunity of Lille, Institut Pasteur de Lille-CNRS UMR8204-INSERM U1019- 1 rue du Prof Calmette, F-59021 Lille, France
Tel. +33 32087 1136
Website: http://www.cmip.cnrs.fr/
Interests: biophysics: biophotonics, near-filed microscopy; cell biology: membrane traffic, membrane signalling, autophagy; microbiology: host-pathogen interaction

Prof. Dr. Xin Li
Michael Smith Laboratories/Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel. +1 604 822 3155
Website: http://www.msl.ubc.ca
Interests: plant immune responses; NLR mediated plant immunity

Dr. Vivi Miriagou
Laboratory of Bacteriology, Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Vas. Sofias 127, 11521, Athens, Greece
Tel. +30 210 6478810; Fax: +30 210 6426323
Interests: beta-lactamases; genetics of bla genes; molecular epidemiology of resistance genes and their genetic carriers; expression, mobilization and clustering of resistance determinants; integrons and transposable elements; multi-resistant plasmids in Gram-negative bacteria

Dr. Tracy L. Nicholson
National Animal Disease Center- ARS- USDA, P.O. Box 70, 1920 Dayton Avenue, Ames, IA 50010, USA
Tel. +1 515 337 7349; Fax: +1 515 337 7428
Website: http://www.ars.usda.gov/pandp/people/people.htm?personid=44830
Interests: host-pathogen interactions; respiratory infections; coinfections; gene regulation; Staphylococcus; MRSA; Bordetella; Haemophilus; Streptococcus

Prof. Dr. James D. Oliver
Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Tel. +1 704 687 8516; Fax: +1 206 327 2083
Website: http://biology.uncc.edu/Faculty/oliver-james-d.html
Interests: Vibrio; stress responses; bacterial-shellfish interactions; dormancy; viable but nonculturable (VBNC) state; persister cells

Dr. Michael Otto
Laboratory of Human Bacterial Pathogenesis, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH), 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Tel. +1 301 443 5209
Website: http://www.niaid.nih.gov/LabsAndResources/labs/aboutlabs/lhbp/pathogenMolecularGeneticsSection/Pages/otto.aspx
Interests: pathogenesis of staphylococcal infections; Staphylococcus aureus; MRSA; coagulase-negative staphylococci; biofilm; bacterial toxins; antimicrobial peptides; innate host defense; bacterial immune evasion; antibiotic resistance

Dr. Laurence G. Rahme
Harvard Medical School, 340 Thier Research Building, 50 Blossom Street, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Tel. +1 617 724 5003; Fax: +1 617 724 8558
Website: http://genetics.mgh.harvard.edu/RahmeWeb/
Interests: bacterial pathogenesis; multi-host pathogenesis; host-pathogen interactions; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Acinetobacter; Quorum sensing; small excreted molecules; virulence factors; anti-infectives, anti-virulence drugs; Antibiotic tolerance; models of infections; Drosophila; intestinal infections; burn injury; wound infections; muscle response to infection; bacterial transcriptional regulation
Contribution: Special Issue: Pathogen Infection Models
In other journals:
Special Issue: Biosurfactants

Prof. Dr. Moriya Tsuji
HIV and Malaria Vaccine Program, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, Affiliate of The Rockefeller University, 455 First Ave, Room 747, New York, NY 10016, USA
Tel. +1 212 448 5021; Fax: +1 212 725 1126
Website: http://www.adarc.org/tsuji_427.html
Interests: malaria; protozoa; HIV; vaccine; cell-mediated immunity; adjuvant
Contribution: Special Issue: Animal Model to Study Viral Immunity

Prof. Dr. Guangming Zhong
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Microbiology and Immunology, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
Tel. +1 210 567 1169; Fax: +1 210 567 6612
Website: http://profiles.uthscsa.edu/?pid=profile&id=0V71EC2MV
Interests: microbial manipulation of host signaling pathways; host responses to microbial infection and vaccine development; chlamydia, pathogenesis of tubal factor infertility; outer membrane vesicle budding

Dr. Wen-Quan Zou
Associate Professor of Departments of Pathology and Neurology, Associate Director of National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Adelbert Road, Room 403, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Tel. +1 216 368 8993; Fax: +1 216 368 2546
Website: http://www.case.edu/med/pathology/faculty/zou.html
Interests: prions; prion diseases; neurodegenerative disorders; protein misfolding disorders; protein aggregations; neuroscience; alzheimer’s disease; and glycosylation
Contribution: Special Issue: Prions

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