Editorial Board for section 'Microbiology'

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Members (21)

Prof. Luke Iwanowicz
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Section Associate Editor
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
Dr. Eric Bapteste
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Section Board Member
Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité (ISYEB), Sorbonne Université, CNRS, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, EPHE, Université des Antilles, F-75005 Paris, France
Interests: microbial evolution; lateral gene transfer; eukaryogenesis; microbial dark matter; networks; philosophy of biology
Prof. Dr. Elisabetta Buommino
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Section Board Member
Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: bacteria and yeast infections; RAPD analysis of fungal and bacteria community; bacterial resistance; MDR; antimicrobial peptides; natural compounds and their antimicrobial activity; biofilm
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Dr. Thomas Caspari
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Section Board Member
Faculty of Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, A-5020 Salzburg, Austria
Interests: antibiotic resistance; yeast; cell cycle; DNA repair; fungi; biofilm; microbiota; clinical
Dr. Huizhong Chen
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Section Board Member
Division of Microbiology, National Center for Toxicological Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, AR 72079, USA
Interests: microbiome; biodegradation; anaerobes; foodborne pathogens; antimicrobial resistance
Prof. Dr. Pierre Cornelis
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Section Board Member
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
Prof. Dr. Simon K. Davy
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Section Board Member
School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
Interests: cnidarian-dinoflagellate symbiosis; coral bleaching; coral disease; coral reef virology; sponge-microbial symbiosis
Prof. Dr. Gill Diamond
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Section Board Member
Department of Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
Interests: regulation of innate immunity; antimicrobial peptides; antifungal peptides; defensins; cathelicidins; novel antiviral compounds
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Prof. Dr. Vladimir Kaberdin
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Section Board Member
Department of Immunology, Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of the Basque Country, Barrio Sarriena, S/N, 48940 Leioa, Spain
Interests: bacterial stress responses; post-transcriptional control; small regulatory RNAs; RNA processing and decay; Escherichia coli; ecology of Vibrio species
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Dr. Jack C. Leo
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Section Board Member
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
Dr. Binhua Liang
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Section Board Member
National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, MB R3E 3L5, Canada
Interests: HIV; SARS-CoV2; influenza; vaccines; viral bioinformatics; viral evolution; next-generation sequencing; virus-host interaction; viral genomics; HIV drug resistance
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Prof. Dr. Pierangelo Luporini
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Section Board Member
Department of Biosciences, University of Camerino, 62032 Camerino, Italy
Interests: eukaryotic microbiology; polar biology; evolutionary biology; mating-type systems; pheromone signaling; protist ciliates
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Prof. Dr. Francesca Mancianti
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Section Board Member
1. Department of Veterinary Science, University of Pisa, Viale delle Piagge 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
2. Interdepartmental Research Center “Nutraceuticals and Food for Health”, University of Pisa, Via del Borghetto 80, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: parasitic protozoa; zoonotic fungi; Leishmania spp.; Toxoplasma gondii
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Prof. Maikel P. Peppelenbosch
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Section Board Member
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus Medical Center, 3015CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: gastrointestinal biology; microbiome; kinases; phosphatases; experimental medicine
Prof. Dr. Fabienne Remize
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Section Board Member
Dr. Vincent Sanchis-Borja
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Section Board Member
Micalis Institute, AgroParisTech, INRAE, Université Paris-Saclay, 78350 Jouy-en-Josas, France
Interests: Bacillus cereus group; Bacillus thuringiensis; insect microbial pathogens; biopesticides; food microbial safety; host-pathogen interactions; bacterial adaptation; antimicrobial peptides resistance
Prof. Dr. Lesly Temesvari
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Section Board Member
Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
Interests: entamoeba histolytica; amoebiasis; host-parasite interactions; lipid rafts; vesicle traffic; Rab GTPase; translational control of stress; eIF2-alpha
Prof. Mark Walker
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Section Board Member
School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences and Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Queensland 4072, Australia
Interests: Streptococcus pyogenes; group A Streptococcus; scarlet fever; streptococcal invasive disease; streptococcal vaccine
Prof. Dr. Mingyu Wang
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Section Board Member
State Key Laboratory of Microbial Technology, Microbial Technology Institute, Shandong University, Qingdao 266237, China
Interests: surveillance of clinical and environmental antimicrobial resistance; regulation of antimicrobial resistance and its dissemination; in vivo and in vitro microbiome models and its relation to human health; development of biotechnologies for bacterial infection
Prof. Dr. Hua Xiang
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Section Board Member
Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 100101 Beijing, China
Interests: archaea genetics; CRISPR-Cas system; genome editing; bioplastic production; environmental microbiome
Prof. Dr. Xuehong Zhang *
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Section Board Member
State Key Laboratory of Microbial Metabolism, School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
Interests: microbial metabolic engineering; synthetic biology; applied microbiology; pseudomonas; biocides; biocontrol; natural products
* Associate Editor
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