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Prof. Dr. Nicholas Dixon
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Editor-in-Chief
School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
Interests: bacterial DNA replication; protein-protein interactions; protein-DNA interactions; enzymes; antibiotic drug discovery
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Dr. Krisztina M. Papp-Wallace
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Associate Editor
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
Interests: Serine β-lactamases, β-lactams; β-lactamase inhibitors; Burkholderia; carbapenem-resistant Gram negatives; structure-activity relationships; enzyme kinetics; mass spectrometry
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Prof. Dr. Jordi Vila
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Associate Editor
1. Department of Clinical Microbiology, Biomedical Diagnostic Center (CDB), Hospital Clinic, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
2. School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
3. Institute of Global Health of Barcelona (ISGlobal),Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona, 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: Multidrug Gram-negative bacteria; Design new antibiotics; Mechanisms of resistance; Acinetobacter baumannii
Dr. Fernando Albericio
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Associate Editor
1. School of Chemistry, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
2. Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Barcelona, CIBER-BBN, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: antimicrobial peptides; solid-phase chemistry; combinatorial chemistry; drug delivery systems; peptide drug conjugates; orthogonal chemistry; drug discovery; biomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Adelaide Almeida
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Departamento de Biologia, CESAM - Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Campus Universitário de Santiago, Universidade de Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: phage therapy; antimicrobial photodynamic therapy; alternative approaches to antibiotics
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Dr. Albert Figueras
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Section Editor-in-Chief
1. Consultant (medicines use, safety and policies), World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
2. Former Professor, Department de Farmacologia, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: antimicrobial use; rational use of medicines; pharmacovigilance; drug utilization studies
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Prof. Dr. Carlos M. Franco
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Nutrition and Bromatology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Santiago de Compostela, 27002 Lugo, Spain
Interests: food safety; analytical chemistry; food microbiology; antimicrobial resistant bacteria; food-borne pathogens; transcriptomics; genotyping; chromatography; mass spectrometry; biofilms; antimicrobial detection; Microbiome
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Prof. Dr. Jeffrey Lipman
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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
Interests: antibiotic administration (particularly pharmacokinetics); pharmacodynamics; clinical trials
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Prof. Dr. Anders Løbner-Olesen
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Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, 2200 Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: bacterial cell cycle; mechanism and regulation of chromosomal replication initiation; initiator proteins; DNA methylation; antibiotic inhibition of chromosome replication; designing whole cell screens for discovery of new antibiotics; antimicrobial peptides
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Dr. Serena Riela
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biological, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies (STEBICEF), University of Palermo Viale delle Scienze, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: organic chemistry; synthesis; drug delivery; coniugates; hallosyte nanotubes; carrier systems; nanomaterials; biocompatible materials
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Dr. Jean-Marc Sabatier
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Institute of Neurophysiopathology (INP), Aix-Marseille University, Faculté des sciences médicales et paramédicales, 27, Bd Jean Moulin, 13005 Marseille, France
Interests: antimicrobial peptides; antibacterial; antibiotics; structure-activity relationships; bacteriocins; drug design; peptide engineering
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Prof. Dr. William N. Setzer
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Jesus Simal-Gandara
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Department of Analytical Chemistry and Food Science, Faculty of Food Science and Technology, University of Vigo, Ourense Campus, E-32004 Ourense, Spain
Interests: phenolic compounds; antioxidants; marine drugs; food safety; bioaccessibility; functional foods
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Dr. Manuel Simões
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LEPABE, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Rua Roberto Frias, s/n, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Interests: antimicrobial agents; emerging antimicrobial strategies; antimicrobial resistance; biofilms; plant secondary metabolites
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Dr. Anthony William Coleman
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LMI CNRS UMR 5615, Université Lyon 1, 69622 Villeurbanne, France
Interests: biomechanics; silver nanoparticle antibiotic action; metal ions in epigenetics; bioactive supramolecular systems; 3D printing and biofilms
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Prof. Dr. John E. Gustafson
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 246C Noble Research Center, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078-3035, USA
Interests: antibiotic resistance; the effects of essential oils/antiseptics/disinfectants on bacteria; Staphylococcus aureus; Elizabethkingia
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Prof. Dr. Max Maurin
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Section Editor-in-Chief
1. Centre National de Référence des Francisella, Institut de Biologie et de Pathologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France
2. Université Grenoble Alpes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, TIMC-IMAG, Grenoble, France
Interests: clinical microbiology; antibiotic susceptibility testing of intracellular bacteria; antibiotic treatment of zoonosis
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Dr. Mehran Monchi
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Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Centre Hospitalier de Melun-Senart, Melun, France
Interests: infection control in the critically ill; multi-resistant bacteria; rapid detection; antibiotic therapy
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Dr. Wolf-Rainer Abraham
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Department of Chemical Microbiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany
Interests: biofilms; quorum sensing quenchers; biofilm dispersion; immunomodulators; fungal antimicrobials; bacterial phylogeny

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Prof. Dr. Andrew Abell
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Department of Chemistry, The University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide 5005, Australia
Interests: reversible sensors; peptidomimetics; photochemistry; electrochemical biosensors; combined imaging and sensing platforms
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Dr. Nehal I Abu-Lail
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Department of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
Interests: how cells interact with surfaces under stress for biomedical and environmental applications; Tissue engineering of articular cartilage, bacterial adhesion, atomic force microscopy, and biomechanics
Dr. Tetsuya Adachi
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Department of Dental Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan
Interests: biomaterials; dental medicine; bio-imaging
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Dr. Chiara Adembri
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Department of Health Sciences, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy
Interests: antimicrobial PK PD; sepsis; critical care patients
Prof. Dr. Juhee Ahn

Department of Medical Biomaterials Engineering, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Gangwon 24341, Korea
Interests: microbial pathogenesis; phage control; antibiotic resistance mechanism; food safety
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Prof. Dr. Majdi N. Al-Hasan
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School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Interests: antimicrobial stewardship; antimicrobial resistance; bloodstream infections; sepsis; gram-negative bacteria; antibiotics; antibacterial agents; urinary tract infections
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Dr. Bahar Aliakbarian
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Supply Chain Management and School of Packaging, Michigan State University, 715 E. Main Street, Suite 115, Midland, MI 48640, USA
Interests: Food and Pharmaceutical Sustainalibility; Smart Packaging; Active Packaging; Food Waste; Extraction; Supply Chain; Traceability
Dr. Maria Antonia Alvarez Fernandez
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Department of Nutrición, Bromatología, Toxicología y Medicina Legal, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
Interests: Saccharomyces; non Saccharomyces; amino acids; intracellular extraction; Mass Spectrometry; liquid chromatography; analytical chemistry
Dr. Simone Ambretti
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Prof. Dr. Konstantinos Anagnostakos
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Zentrum für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie, Klinikum Saarbrücken, Saarbrücken, Germany
Interests: primary and revision joint arthroplasty of hip and knee; diagnostics and therapy of bone and joint infections; local antibiotic therapy; antibiotic-loaded bone cement
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