Section Editors

Section Board for 'Microbial Diversity and Culture Collections' (22)

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Dr. Ipek Kurtboke
Section Editor-in-Chief
Genecology Research Centre and the School of Science and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore DC, QLD 4558, Australia
Interests: microbial ecology and diversity; microbial systematics; biodiscovery; microbial biotechnology applied; environmental and industrial microbiology; marine microbiology; biological control; actinomycetology; bacteriophages
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Dr. Savvas Genitsaris
Department of Ecology and Taxonomy, Faculty of Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, GR-15784 Athens, Greece
Interests: microbial ecology; molecular diversity of microbes; metagenomics; bioinformatics
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Prof. Dr. Jun Sun
College of Marine Science and Technology, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Wuhan 430074, Hubei, China
Interests: marine phytoplankton; microzooplankton; bacteria, grazing; diversity
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Dr. Gothamie Weerakoon
Life Sciences Department, The Natural History Museum London, London SW7 5BD, UK
Interests: lichens; slime moulds; taxonomy and ecology of tropical lichens; bioindication and conservation of lichenised fungi in endangered habitats
Prof. Dr. Patricia Poeta
1. Microbiology and Antibiotic Resistance Team (MicroART), Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), Vila Real, Portugal
2. [email protected], Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, NOVA University of Lisbon, Almada, Portugal
Interests: microbiology; one health; antimicrobial resistance; biofilms; microbial genetics; infectious diseases
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Dr. Rodolfo Garcia-Contreras
Departamento de Microbiología y Parasitología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 04360 Mexico City, Mexico
Interests: bacteria; quorum sensing; resistance; virulence; drug repurposing; stress response; social cheating
Dr. Chun-Hung Liu
Department of Aquaculture, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung 912301, Taiwan
Interests: aquaculture; applied microbiology in aquaculture; molecular nutrition and physiology in aquaculture
Prof. Dr. Stuart Donachie
School of Life Sciences, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI, USA
Interests: microbial diversity; genomes; taxonomy and systematics; marine microbiology; extreme environments
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Prof. Dr. Genoveva F. Esteban
Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, Bournemouth University, Wallisdown, Poole, Dorset BH12 5BB, UK
Interests: microbial eukaryotes; microbial ecology and biodiversity; biogeography; symbiosis
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Department of Forest Physiology and Genetics, Slovenian Forestry Institute, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: mycology; forestry; fungi; mycorrhiza; fungal diversity; fungal taxonomy; phylogeography; fungi cultivation; truffles
Dr. Milko A. Jorquera
Department of Chemical Science and Environmental Resources, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco 4811-230, Chile
Interests: airborne microbiomes; algae-associated microbiomes; bacterial community diversity; extremophilic bacteria; plant-associated microbiomes; plant growth-promoting bacteria; sediment-associated microbiomes; soil microbiology
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Dr. Soo-Je Park
Department of Biology, Jeju National University, 102 Jejudaehak-ro, Jeju 63243, Korea
Interests: environmental (meta)genomics; nitrification; microbial ecology; microbial (pico)eukaryotes; microbial interaction
Dr. Mohammad Bahram
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1. Department of Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Ulls väg 16, 756 51 Uppsala, Sweden
2. Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, 40 Lai St, 51005 Tartu, Estonia
Interests: biogeography; microbial ecology; biotic interactions; mycology; metagenomics
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Prof. Dr. Nicolas Papon
Groupe d'Étude des Interactions Hôte Pathogène, Iris 4 Rue Larrey, CHU, 49933 Angers, France
Interests: mycology; genetics; molecular biology; genomics; evolution; cell signaling; metabolism
Dr. Babur S. Mirza
Department of Biology, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO 65897, USA
Interests: ecology of nitrogen fixing microorganisms; plant-associated microbiome; impact of land-use change on microbial diversity; bioremediation of chlorinated solvents
Prof. Dr. Cinzia Corinaldesi
Department of Materials, Environmental Sciences and Urban Planning, Polytechnic University of Marche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
Interests: marine microbial ecology; deep-sea microbial ecology; marine prokaryotes; microbial diversity; marine viral ecology; viral diversity; human impacts on marine life
Dr. Gaetan Burgaud
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Laboratoire Universitaire de Biodiversité et Ecologie Microbienne, Université de Brest, F-29280 Plouzané, France
Interests: marine fungi; deep biosphere; culture; metabarcoding; bioremediation; biotechnology
Dr. Maria Teresa Ceccherini Guicciardini
Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry, University of Florence, Piazzale delle Cascine 28, 50144 Florence, Italy
Interests: soil DNA; soil metagenome; real-time PCR; microbial ecology; forest soil; agricultural soil
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
Interests: microbial ecology; microbial diversity; denitrification; nitrification; biological nitrogen fixation; functional and taxonomic diversity; microbial communities
Dr. Robert Puschendorf
School of Biological and Marine Sciences, University of Plymouth,Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
Interests: conservation biology; vertebrates; emerging infectious disease; climate change; phylogenetics; population genetics
Prof. Dr. Andrew Thompson

School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
Interests: parasitology; parasite ecology; molecular epidemiology; wildlife diseases; zoonoses
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