Editorial Board


Tanya Parish
Infectious Disease Research Institute, USA
Research interests: Mycobacteria, gene regulation, drug discovery, pathogenesis, antibiotic resistance
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Reviews Editor

Dave Kelly
University of Sheffield
Research interests: Bacterial physiology, metabolism, bioenergetics, campylobacter, pathogens, industrial biotechnology
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Senior Editors

Víctor J. Cid
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Research interests: Yeast, signalling, morphogenesis, heterologous expression, saccharomyces cerevisiae, bacterial translocated effectors
Stephen Gordon
University College Dublin, ROI
Research interests: Mycobacteria, tuberculosis, paratuberculosis, one Health, bacterial virulence mechanisms
David Grainger
Birmingham University, UK
Research interests: Bacterial genomics, genetics, gene regulation
Isabelle Martin-Verstraete
Institut Pasteur, France
Research interests: Physiology, regulatory network, sulfur and carbon metabolisms, stress response, sporulation, bacilli, clostridia
Tarek Msadek
Institut Pasteur, France
Research interests: Host-pathogen interactions, staphylococcus aureus, gene regulation, environmental signaling
Gail Preston (Microbe Profiles Editor)
University of Oxford, UK
Research interests: Plant-microbe interactions, plant disease, microbial interactions, pseudomonas, bacterial metabolism, bacterial regulatory networks, bacterial protein secretion
Frank Sargent
University of Dundee, UK
Research interests: Bacterial respiration, fermentation, metalloenzyme structure, function, biosynthesis
Jörg Stülke
University of Göttingen, Germany
Research interests: Gram-positive bacteria, second messengers, RNA degradation, biofilm formation, Bacillus subtilis, carbon metabolism, gene regulation, databases
Gavin H. Thomas
University of York, UK
Research interests: Bacterial transporters, escherichia coli, insect symbionts, industrial biotechnology
Marvin Whiteley
University of Texas at Austin, USA
Research interests: Biofilm, oral microbiology, polymicrobial, pseudomonas, quorum sensing


Robert Abramovitch
Michigan State University, USA
Research interests: Mycobacterium, tuberculosis, pathogenesis, chemical biology
Ana Alastruey
Research interests: Medical mycology, antifungal resistance, fungal taxonomy, molecular identification
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Sonja-Verena Albers
Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Germany
Research interests: archaea, cell surface structures, motility, protein secretion, macromolecular assemblies
Elaine Bignell
University of Manchester, UK
Research interests: anti-infective therapeutic entities, sensory and signalling proteins, Aspergillus fumigatus
Christiane Dahl
Universität Bonn, Germany
Research interests: Sulfur metabolism, bacterial energy metabolism, anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria, electron transport, metalloenzymes, microbial physiology
Emma Denham
University of Warwick, UK
Research interests: Regulation, RNA, gram–positive bacteria, bacillus subtilis
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Steve Diggle
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Research interests: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, quorum sensing, social evolution, biofilms, sociomicrobiology
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Karen Dobos
Colorado State University, USA
Research interests: Infectious Diseases, Mycobacteriology, Proteomics, Mass Spectrometry, Systems Biology
Enrique Flores
Instituto de Bioquímica Vegetal y Fotosíntesis, Spain
Research interests: Bacterial cell and molecular biology, gene expression, membrane transport, cyanobacteria, nitrogen fixation, cell differentiation, heterocysts
Brigitte Gasser
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
Research interests: Yeasts, protein folding and secretion, systems biology
Susanne Gebhard
University of Bath, UK
Research interests: Signal transduction, gene regulation, gram–positive bacteria, bacilli, antibiotic resistance mechanisms, cell envelope
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Hugo Gramajo
Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina
Research interests: Lipid metabolism and its regulation in actinomycetes
Simonetta Gribaldo
Institut Pasteur, France
Research interests: Microbial phylogenomics
Angelika Grundling
Imperial College London, UK
Research interests: Gram–positive bacteria, staphylococcus aureus, listeria monocytogenes, cell wall, lipoteichoic acid, lipids, nucleotide signalling, c-di-AMP
Adriano O. Henriques
Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Research interests: Bacterial genetics/cell and developmental biology of spore forming bacteria
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Matthew Holden
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Research interests: Bacterial genomics, staphylococci, streptococci, MRSA, evolution, antibiotic resistance
Derek Hood
Medical Research Council Harwell, UK
Research interests: Haemophilus influenzae, lipopolysaccharide, microbial pathogenesis, otitis media
Louise Horsfall
University of Edinburgh, UK
Research interests: Industrial Biotechnology, Synthetic Biology, Bioremediation, Waste Repurposing, Metalloenzymes
Corby Kistler
United States Department of Agriculture, USA
Research interests: Genetics, genomics, cellular biology of filamentous fungi
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Ruiting Lan
University of New South Wales, Australia
Research interests: Genomics, evolution of bacterial pathogens, enteric bacterial pathogens, bordetella pertussis, population biology, evolutionary microbiology
Paul Langford
Imperial College London, UK
Research interests: Bacterial pathogenicity, vaccines, diagnostics, pasteurellaceae, respiratory pathogens, meningitis
Nick Le Brun
University of East Anglia, UK
Research interests: Metal ion trafficking and metabolism, oxidative/nitrosative stress, metalloregulators, thiol-disulfide exchange, iron–sulfur clusters
David Lee
Birmingham City University
Research interests: Gene Regulation, transcription, nucleoid organisation
Yin Li
Institute of Microbiology - Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Research interests: Industrial fermentation, systems biotechnology
Riccardo Manganelli
Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy
Research interests: Tuberculosis, sigma Factors, vaccines, regulation of gene Eexpression
Wilfried Meijer
Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
Research interests: Bacillus subtilis, Plasmid biology, Bacteriophage, Sporulation, Horizontal gene transfer
Carol Munro
University of Aberdeen, UK
Research interests: Fungal pathogens, candida albicans, fungal cell wall, antifungal drug, chitin
Ivan Oresnik
University of Manitoba, Canada
Research interests: Nitrogen fixation, plant-microbe interactions, catabolism
Karen Otteman
University of California, USA
Research interests: Chemotaxis, Chemoreceptors, Motilit
Stefanie Pöggeler
University of Göttingen, Germany
Research interests: Fungal biology, fungal development, fungal mating-systems, inteins
Saul Purton
University College London, UK
Research interests: Microalgae, cyanobacteria, chloroplasts, photosynthesis, genetic engineering, synthetic biology, biotechnology
Karen Scott
University of Aberdeen, UK
Research interests: Diet and the gut microbiota, antibiotic resistance, gene transfer
Pascale Serror
Le Centre INRA de Jouy-en-Josas, France
Research interests: Enterococci, commensalism, virulence, gene regulation, gram-positive bacteria
Pauline Schaap
University of Dundee, UK
Research interests: Experimental and evolutionary reconstruction of developmental signalling pathways
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Jörg Simon
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Research interests: Bacterial energy metabolism and bioenergetics, electron transport chains, enzymology of the microbial nitrogen and sulphur cycles, nitrosative stress defence, metalloenzyme biosynthesis, multihaem cytochromes, quinones
Hana Sychrova
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic
Research interests: Transporters, pH homeostasis, cation homeostasis, osmotolerance, yeast
Vittorio Venturi
International Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Italy
Research interests: Quorum sensing in bacteria, plant interspecies and interkingdom signaling, signaling and the plant microbiome
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Meg Vickerman
University of Buffalo, USA
Research interests: Oral microbiology, gram-positive bacterial genetics, streptococci, enterococci, biofilms, endodontics
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Martin Welch
University of Cambridge, UK
Research interests: biofilm, glyoxylate shunt, Pectobacterium, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, QUORUM SENSING, Signaling, stringent response ppGpp, virulence
Peter Zuber
Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Research interests: Gram-positive bacteria, microbial stress response, transcriptional control, proteolytic control, prokaryotic genetics

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