Board of Reviewers

About the Board

Microbiology has enlisted a Board of Reviewers dedicated to the journal's peer review process. Representatives on the board will provide an impartial and objective assessment of the articles submitted to Microbiology – all reviewers have a wide range of expertise in the field of microbiology.


Cristel Archambaud
INRA Centre de Jouy en Josas, France
Research interests: Enterococcus, host–pathogen interactions, Listeria, microbiota, mucosal immunology
Andrew Ball
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Research interests: environmental microbiology
Jeffrey M. Becker
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
Research interests: Candida albicans, fungal pathogenesis, membrane transport, pheromones, receptors, S. cerevisiae, yeast

Jose A. Bengoechea
Queen's University Belfast, UK
Research interests: innate immunity, LPS, microbial pathogenesis
Dany JV Beste
University of Surrey, UK
Research interests: host–pathogen metabolism, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, systems biology
Patrick Jon Biggs
Massey University, Turitea, New Zealand
Research interests: bioinformatics, Campylobacter, comparative genomics, next generation sequencing, pathogenomics, pathogenomics

Glenn F. Browning
University of Melbourne, Australia
Research interests: mycoplasma, pathogenesis, veterinary
Cinzia Calvio
Universitá degli Studi di Pavia, Italy
Research interests: Bacillus subtilis, bacterial genetics, bacterial capsule, gene regulation
Jose Cansado
Universidad de Murcia, Spain
Research interests: protein kinases, Schizosaccharomyces pombe, signalling cascades, stress, yeast

Giovanni Delogu
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan, Italy
Research interests: bacterial pathogenesis, mycobacterium, tuberculosis, vaccine
Vincent Eijsink
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), Norway
Research interests: biochemistry, enzyme technology, microbiology
Joachim F. Ernst
Heinrich Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany
Research interests: Candida albicans, gene expression, glycosylation, hypoxia, morphogenesis

Paul H. Everest
University of Glasgow, UK
Research interests: Campylobacter, clinical microbiology, gastrointestinal infection
David L. Gally
University of Edinburgh, UK
Research interests: Escherichia coli, pathogens, antibacterials, bacteriophage, antibiotic resistance, bacterial toxins
Nathan S. Gordon
MPG Operations LLC, New York, USA
Research interests: Escherichia coli, microbial ecology, population genetics

Jeffrey Green
University of Sheffield, UK
Research interests: bacterial gene regulation, bacterial physiology, iron–sulfur proteins
Steven D. Harris
University of Nebraska–Lincoln, USA
Research interests: extremophile fungi, fungal cell biology, fungal development, hyphal growth and morphogenesis
Alfredo Herrera-Estrella
Laboratorio Nacional De Genomica Para La Biodiversidad (Langbio), Irapuato, Mexico
Research interests: fungal development, comparative and functional genomics

Paul R. Herron
University of Strathclyde, UK
Research interests: Actinobacteria, antibiotic biosynthesis, bacteriophage, cell division, development, Streptomyces, transposon
Bernhard Hube
Hans Knoell Institute Jena, Germany
Research interests: Candida, fungal infection biology, molecular mycology
Rupinder Kaur
Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad, India
Research interests: antifungal drug resistance, Candida, fungal pathogens, host–pathogen interaction, pH homeostasis, yeast aspartyl proteases, yeast molecular biology and genetics

Nancy P. Keller
University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA
Research interests: Aspergillus, host–pathogen, oxylipin, secondary metabolite, spore, stress response
James B. Konopka
Stony Brook University, NY, USA
Research interests: Candida albicans, eisosome, fungal pathogenesis, N-acetylglucosamine signaling, plasma membrane
Tino Krell
Institution Estación Experimental del Zaidín (CSIC), Spain
Research interests: signal transduction, chemotaxis, sensing, chemoreceptor, Pseudomonas, molecular recognition

Bastiaan P. Krom
Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Research interests: biofilm, Candida albicans, oral microbiology, quorum sensing
Anja Löhrmann
Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Research interests: cellular microbiology, microbial pathogenesis, type IV secretion system
Robert J. Maier
University of Georgia, Athens, USA
Research interests: Helicobacter, hydrogen metabolism, metalloenzyme, nickel, oxidative stress

Maria Cecilia Mansilla
Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina
Research interests: bacterial physiology, environmental adaptation, Gram-positive bacteria
Jon Marles-Wright
Newcastle University, UK
Research interests: structural biology, biochemistry, synthetic biology, metalloproteins, industrial biotechnology
Humberto Martin
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Research interests: cell signaling, MAP kinase, yeast

Anne Liza McCartney
University of Reading, UK
Research interests: Actinobacteria, human gut microbiota, probiotics, prebiotics
Andrew Millard
University of Warwick, UK
Research interests: bacteriophage, cyanophage, genomics, metagenomics
Luis Jaime Mota
UCIBIO, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Research interests: bacterial pathogenesis, cellular microbiology, Chlamydia, Legionella, Salmonella, type III secretion, Yersinia

Alex O'Neill
University of Leeds, UK
Research interests: antibiotic resistance mechanisms, antibacterial drug discovery
Petra Oyston
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, Porton Down, UK
Research interests: Francisella, Yersinia pestis, host–pathogen interactions, vaccines, biodefence
Rebecca Parales
University of California, Davis, USA
Research interests: bacterial chemotaxis, biodegradation, aromatic compound metabolism, oxygenases, gene regulation, Pseudomonas

Kelli Palmer
University of Texas, Dallas, USA
Research interests: antibiotic resistance, CRISPR, enterococcus, genomics, horizontal gene transfer
Robert Palmer
National Institutes of Health (NIDCR), Washington, DC, USA
Research interests: biofilm, microbial communities, microscopy, oral bacteria
Martin S. Pavelka Jr
University of Rochester Medical Center, NY, USA
Research interests: bacterial genetics, cell envelope, mycobacteria, peptidoglycan, tuberculosis, tularemia

Jesús Pla
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Research interests: Candida albicans, commensalism, MAP kinase
Andrew Preston
University of Bath
Research interests: bacterial genomics, Bordetella, lipopolysaccharide, pathogenesis, pertussis
Jyothi Rengarajan
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Research interests: tuberculosis, pathogenesis and immunity to infection

Suzana Pinto Salcedo
Institut de Biologie et Chimie des Protéines, Lyon, France
Research interests: Acinetobacter baumannii, bacteria–host interactions, Brucella
Samantha Sampson
Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Research interests: tuberculosis, host–pathogen interactions, bacterial pathogenesis, Mycobacteria, persisters
Jonathan G. Shaw
University of Sheffield, UK
Research interests: Aeromonas, flagella glycosylation, lateral flagella

Glen C. Ulett
Griffith University, Nathan, QLD, Australia
Research interests: animal models, apoptosis, Burkholderia, Escherichia coli, host–pathogen interactions, infection, innate immunity, pathogenesis, Streptococcus agalactiae, urinary tract infection
Gottfried Unden
Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany
Research interests: transmembrane signaling, oxygen sensing, C4-dicarboxylate metabolism, (faculatative) anaerobic metabolism
Peter van der Ley
Intravacc, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Research interests: bacterial vaccine, lipopolysaccharide, outer membrane

Arnoud van Vliet
Institute of Food Research, Norwich, UK
Research interests: foodborne pathogens, Campylobacter, genomics, molecular epidemiology, virulence, food safety
Keith E. Weaver
University of South Dakota,
Vermillion, USA
Research interests: microbial genetics, mobile genetic elements, Gram-positive bacteria, toxin–antitoxin systems, antisense, RNA-mediated regulations
Oscar Zaragoza
Servicio de Micología, Spain
Research interests: Candida, Cryptococcus, fungal virulence, host–fungus interaction
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