Section Editors

Section Board for 'Microbiology' (13)

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Prof. Luke Iwanowicz
Associate Editor-in-Chief
USGS, Leetown Science Center, National Fish Health Research Laboratory, 11649 Leetown Road Kearneysville, WV 25430, USA
Interests: Aquatic Animal Health; Ecotoxicology; Virology; Immunology; Molecular Diagnostics; Bioassay Screening
Prof. Maikel P. Peppelenbosch
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus Medical Center, 3015CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: gastrointestinal biology; microbiome; kinases; phosphatases; experimental medicine
Prof. Dr. Francesca Mancianti
Department of Veterinary Science, University of Pisa, Viale delle Piagge 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy.
Interests: mycology; parasitology; natural products; essential oils; antifungal activity; antiparasitic activity
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Pierangelo Luporini
Department of Biosciences, University of Camerino, Camerino 62032, Italy
Interests: eukaryotic microbiology; polar biology; evolutionary biology; mating-type systems; pheromone Signaling; protist ciliates
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Jack C. Leo
Department of Biosciences, School of Science & Technology, Nottingham Trent University, Nottigham NG11 8NS, UK
Interests: autotransporters; bacterial adhesion; biofilm; Gram-negative bacteria; outer membrane proteins; protein secretion; virulence factors
Prof. Dr. Mike S.M. Jetten
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Huygens Building HG 02.339, Radboud University Nijmegen, Heyendaalseweg 135, 6525 AJ Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Interests: discovery; ecology; physiology; interaction and application of new (anaerobic) micro-organisms and pathways involved in the global element cycles; anaerobic ammonium and methane oxidation; application of anaerobic bacteria for nitrogen and sulfur removal from water and air streams; (meta) genomics and proteomics of anaerobic microbes
Dr. Cormac Gahan
APC Microbiome Institute, School of Microbiology, School of Pharmacy, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Interests: microbiome; microbiota; foodborne pathogens; colonization resistance; microbial pathogenesis; immunology; Listeria, bile acids
Prof. Dr. Heidi Drummer
Adjunct Professor, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia & Monash University, Clayton, Australia
Interests: flaviviruses; hepaciviruses; HIV; vaccines; humoral immunity; glycoproteins; receptors; virus entry; viral fusion; vaccine candidates
Prof. Dr. Gill Diamond
Department of Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville KY 40292, USA
Interests: host fungus interactions; antimicrobial peptides; antifungal peptides; defensins; cathelicidins
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Simon K. Davy
School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Interests: cnidarian-dinoflagellate symbiosis; coral bleaching; coral disease; coral reef virology; sponge-microbial symbiosis
Prof. Dr. Pierre Cornelis
1. Laboratory of Microbiology Signals and Microenvironment LMSM EA 4312, Normandy University, University of Rouen, 27000 Evreux, France
2. Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2 1050 Brussels, Belgium
Interests: microbiology; Pseudomonas, iron homeostasis; gene regulation; quorum sensing; virulence
Dr. Eric Bapteste
CNRS, UMR ISYEB, MNHN, Paris, France
Interests: microbial evolution; lateral gene transfer; eukaryogenesis; microbial dark matter; networks; philosophy of biology
Prof. Mark Walker
Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, QLD, Australia
Interests: Streptococcus pyogenes; group A Streptococcus; scarlet fever; streptococcal invasive disease; streptococcal vaccine
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