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

Jodi Lindsay
St George's, University of London, UK
Research interests: Staphylococci, evolution, horizontal gene transfer, antimicrobial resistance
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Senior Editors

Wafa Achouak
CEA, IBEB, France
Research interests: Rhizosphere microbial ecology, environmental microbiology, environmental adaptation, plant–bacteria interaction
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Víctor J. Cid
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Research interests: Yeast, signalling, morphogenesis, heterologous expression, saccharomyces cerevisiae, bacterial translocated effectors
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Stephen Gordon
University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Research interests: Mycobacteria, tuberculosis, paratuberculosis, one Health, bacterial virulence mechanisms
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Tarek Msadek
Institut Pasteur, France
Research interests: Host–⁄Pathogen interactions, staphylococcus aureus, gene regulation, environmental signaling
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Paul W. O'Toole
University College Cork, Ireland
Research interests: Microbiome microbiota commensalism, gut lactobacillus aging, host–microbe
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Gail Preston
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 and biosynthesis
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Gavin H. Thomas
University of York, UK
Research interests: Bacterial transporters, escherichia coli, insect symbionts, industrial biotechnology,
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Marvin Whiteley
University of Texas at Austin, USA
Research interests: Biofilm, oral microbiology, polymicrobial, pseudomonas, quorum sensing


Ana Alastruey
Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain
Research interests: Medical mycology, antifungal resistance, fungal taxonomy, molecular identification.
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
Miriam Braunstein
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, USA
Research interests: Protein secretion, mycobacteria, microbial genetics, microbial pathogenesis
Christiane Dahl
Universität Bonn, Germany
Research interests: Sulfur metabolism, bacterial energy metabolism, anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria, electron transport, metalloenzymes, microbial physiology
Steve Diggle
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Research interests: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, quorum sensing, social evolution, biofilms, sociomicrobiology
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
David Grainger
University of Birmingham, UK
Research interests: Gene regulation, genomics, bacteriology, pathogenicity
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
Alfredo Herrera-Estrella
Laboratorio Nacional de Genomica Para la Biodiversidad (Langbio), Mexico
Research interests: Fungal development, comparative and functional genomics
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
Edinburgh University, UK
Research interests: Industrial biotechnology, synthetic biology, bioremediation, waste repurposing, metalloenzymes
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
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 expression
Wilfried Meijer
Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
Research interests: Bacillus subtilis, p-lasmid biology, bacteriophage, sporulation, horizontal gene transfer
Carol Munro
University of Aberdeen, UK
Research interests: Fungal pathogens, candida albicans, fungal cell wall, antifungal drug, chitin
Alex O'Neill
University of Leeds, UK
Research interests: Antibiotic resistance mechanisms, antibacterial drug discovery
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
Petra Oyston
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, 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
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
Andrew Roe
University of Glasgow, UK
Research interests: Bacteria, gene regulation, pathogens, host, metabolism, virulence
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
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
Jörg Stülke
University of Göttingen, Germany
Research interests: Gram–positive bacteria, second messengers, RNA degradation, biofilm formation, bacillus subtilis, carbon metabolism, gene regulation, databases
Hana Sychrova
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic
Research interests: Transporters, pH homeostasis, cation homeostasis, osmotolerance, yeast
Gottfried Unden
Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany
Research interests: Transmembrane signaling, oxygen sensing, C4–dicarboxylate metabolism, (Faculatative) anaerobic metabolism
Meg Vickerman
University of Buffalo, USA
Research interests: Oral microbiology, gram–positive bacterial genetics, streptococci, enterococci, biofilms, endodontics
Arnoud van Vliet
Institute of Food Research, UK
Research interests: Foodborne pathogens, campylobacter, genomics, molecular epidemiology, virulence, food safety
Martin Welch
Cambridge University, 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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