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Section Board for 'Microbiology and Engineering' (9)

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Prof. Dr. Don A. Cowan
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UP Genomics Research Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0028, South Africa
Tel. +27-0-12-420-5873
Interests: extremophiles; microbial ecology (soils, particularly desert soils); environmental microbiology; functional metagenomics; microbial enzymes
Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Klenk
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Head, School of Biology, Ridley Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK
Tel. +44 (0) 191 208 5138
Interests: origins of life; archaea; actinomycetes; phages; life in extreme environments; microbial genomics; phylogenomics; taxonomy; microbial diversity; systems biology
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Prof. Ronald S. Oremland
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Emeritus Senior Scientist, USGS. Menlo Park, CA, USA
Interests: geomicrobiology; microbial biogeochemistry; extreme environments; astrobiology; microbiology of arsenic, selenium, and other toxic elements
Prof. Dr. Aharon Oren
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Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
Tel. 972-2-6584951
Interests: Microbial life in extreme environments; Halophiles; Prokaryote; taxonomy and nomenclature
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Francisco Rodriguez-Valera
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Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Campus de San Juan, 03550, San Juan de Alicante, Spain
Fax: +34 965 91 9457
Interests: microbiology; microbial ecology; genomics; metagenomics; population genomics; evolution; bacteria; archaea; viruses
Dr. Tom Santangelo
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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
Interests: molecular microbiology, genetics and physiology, transcription regulation, DNA replication and repair
Prof. Dr. Shuji Ogino
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Program in Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE), Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 221 Longwood Street, EBRC Room 404A, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: molecular pathological epidemiology; MPE; microbiome; microbiota; microbiology-MPE; immunology-MPE; science of science; causal inference; pathogen; colorectal cancer
Dr. Nikos C. Kyrpides
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Prokaryote Super Program Head, DOE Joint Genome Institute, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
Fax: +925 296 5666
Interests: metagenomics; microbial genomics; microbial diversity; microbiology; bioinformatics
Dr. Fathi Karouia
1. Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
2. NASA-Ames Research Center, Mail Stop 239-4, Moffett Field, CA 94035, USA
Interests: microbiology; space biology; biotechnology; astrobiology; planetary protection; human spaceflight
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