Section Editors

Section Board for 'Waterborne/Foodborne/Airborne Pathogens' (15)

Please see the section webpage for more information on this section.

Dr. Pratik Banerjee
Website
Environmental Health Science, Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Environmental Health Science, School of Public Health, University of Memphis, 338 Robison Hall, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
Interests: rapid detection; food safety; biosensor; pathogens; toxins; microbial genomics; metagenomics; microbiome; virulence; antibiotic resistance; probiotics
Dr. Silvia Bonetta
Website
Department of Public Health and Pediatrics, University of Torino, Via Santena 5bis, 10126, Italy
Interests: detection of emerging pathogens in the environment; evaluation of antibiotic resistance in water and wastewater; development of molecular methods for pathogen detection in the environment and food; microbiological risk evaluation in urban aquatic environment
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Luis M. Cintas Izarra
Website
Sección Departamental de Nutrición y Ciencia de los Alimentos (Nutrición, Bromatología, Higiene y Seguridad Alimentaria), Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Avda. Puerta de Hierro, s/n, 28040-Madrid, SPAIN
Interests: Lactic Acid Bacteria, biotechnology, food security, antimicrobials (bacteriocins), heterologous expression, control of pathogens, probiotics aquaculture and apiculture
Prof. Eva Olsson Engvall
Website
Department of Biomedical Science and Veterinary Public Health, Swedish University of Agriculture Science, Sweden
Interests: Campylobacter, campylobacteriosis, epidemiology, molecular typing, virulence factors, control strategies
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Sara Bonetta
Website
Department of Public Health and Pediatrics, University of Torino
Interests: methods for the detection of Legionella in water; study of disinfection method against waterborne pathogens; evaluation of microbiological air quality
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Filomena Fiorito
Website
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: Molecular processes involved in cell death and autophagy induced by herpesviruses (BoHV-1 and CpHV-1), and canine coronavirus. In particular, she investigates the influence of dioxin, an environmental contaminant, in infectious diseases both in vitro and in vivo. Moreover, she currently studying correlation between environmental pollutants and viruses in marine bivalves
Dr. Ingrid Hansson
Website
Department of Biomedical Science and Veterinary Public Health, Swedish University of Agriculture Science, Sweden
Interests: Campylobacter, epidemiology, prevention and control, reservoirs, diagnostics, pathogenicity
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Assoc. Prof. Byeonghwa Jeon
Website
Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Interests: Food safety; Molecular mechanisms for stress tolerance and survival in Campylobacter; Biofilm formation in pathogenic bacteria; Antibiotic resistance; Plasmid-mediated antibiotic resistance
Dr. Chyer Kim
Website
Agricultural Research Station, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA, USA
Interests: food safety and quality; foodborne pathogens; antimicrobial resistance; probiotics; pulsed field gel electrophoresis; essential oils; internet market; farmers' market; food desert; thermal and non-thermal technologies
Dr. Joana Mourão
Website1 Website2
Auxiliary Researcher at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: antibiotic resistance; metals and biocide tolerance; food safety; food microbiology; foodborne bacterial pathogens; bacterial epidemiology; microbiology; mobile genetic elements and genome evolution among Enterobacteriaceae; typing; bioinformatics; biostatistics; computational biology; data science; data mining; cutting-edge high-throughput methodologies; machine learning
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Maria Luisa Ricci
Website
National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy
Interests: bacteriology; Legionella; diagnosis; typing; outbreak investigation; disinfection
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. David Rodríguez-Lázaro
Website
Área de Microbiología, Departamento de Biotecnología y Ciencia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Burgos, Burgos, Spain
Interests: food safety; food microbiology; one health; veterinary microbiology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Labuda Roman
Website
University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna (VetMed), BiMM – Bioactive Microbial Metabolites group, UFT –Campus Tulln, Konrad Lorenz Strasse 24, 3430 Tulln a.d. Donau, Austria
Interests: mycology and taxonomy (mycotoxigenic fungi, keratinophilic fungi -Onygenales); mycotoxicology (mycotoxins in food and feed); fungal and bacterial bioactive metabolites (antibiotics, etc.) and biotechnology (fermentation and isolation of the compounds)
Prof. Joergen Schlundt
Website
School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Interests: Bacteriological and epidemiological aspects of Salmonella infection and survival of zoonotic pathogens in the environment; risk assessment of genetically modified microorganisms; Farm-to-fork surveillance; microbiological risk assessment based on stochastic modelling; antimicrobial resistance surveillance; the use of whole genome sequencing for microbiological surveillance and research
Prof. Apostolos Vantarakis
Website
Department of Public Health, Medical School University of Patras, Greece
Interests: Environmental Health, Environmental Microbiology, Epidemiology of foodborne and waterborne diseases, Risk assessment, Molecular Epidemiology, Environmental Virology
Back to TopTop