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Editorial Board

Senior Editorial Board Members
Ralf  Heermann, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany
Igor Mokrousov, Saint-Petersburg Pasteur Institute, Russia
Jennifer Ronholm, McGill University, Canada 
Lassaad Belbahri, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
Christopher Staley, University of Minnesota, USA
Albert Bolhuis, University of Bath, UK
Ewa Sadowy, National Medicines Institute, Poland
Sekar Raju, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

 

 

Associate Editors
Applied microbiology
Mehran Alavi, Razi University, Iran
Herve Alexandre, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
Aleš Berlec, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Carlos Bezuidenhout, North-West University, South Africa
Albert Bordons, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Marco Candela, University of Bologna, Italy
Michelle Carter, United States Department of Agriculture, USA 
Luisa Cheng, Agricultural Research Service, USA
Alexandre da Silva, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Matteo Daghio, University of Florence, Italy
Gary Dykes, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia
Dilfuza Egamberdieva, Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), Germany
Radhakrishnan EK, Mahatma Gandhi University, India
Chad Euler, Hunter College, CUNY, USA
Joana Falcao, Salles University of Groningen, Netherlands
Alejandro Garrido-Maestu, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal
Michael Hamblin, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Sherif T.S. Hassan, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic
Etinosa Igbinosa, University of Benin, Ugbowo Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
Aran Incharoensakdi, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Ahlem Jouini, Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Tunisia
Jong Heon, Kim Western Regional Research Center, USA
Boran Kartal, Max Planck Institute, Germany
Sufia Kazy, Dept. of Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology Durgapur, WB, India
Anil Kishen, University of Toronto, Canada
Kirkwood Land, University of the Pacific, USA
Yanyan Li, Jiangnan University, China
Xiaonan Lu, McGill University, Canada
Jennifer Mahony, University College Cork, Ireland
Hossein Mahmoudvand, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran
Taha Menasria, Department of Applied Biology, University of Tebessa, Algeria, Algeria
Sean Nair, Eastman Dental Institute, UK
Gerardo Nava, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Sarah O' Flaherty, North Carolina State University, USA
Naima Perez, Service de Pharmacologie et d'Immunoanalyse, France
Brian Raphael, CDC, USA
Bala Rathinasabapathi, University of Florida, USA
Artur Rze┼╝utka, National Veterinary Research Institute, Poland
Pratyoosh Shukla, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Bertrand Tatsinkou Fossi, University of Buea, Cameroon
Bertrand Toussaint, Université Joseph Fourier, France
Francesca Turroni, University of Parma, Italy
Amaç Fatih Tuyun, Istanbul University, Turkey
Yi Wang, Auburn University, USA
Haihan Zhang, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology, China
Wei-Qin Zhuang, University of Auckland, Australia

Clinical microbiology and vaccines
Yusuf Akhter, Central University of Himachal Pradesh, India
Remy Bonnin, South Paris University, France
Elisa Borghi, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Vincent Cattoir, University Hospital of Caen, France
David Carmena, Spanish National Center for Microbiology, Health Institute Carlos III, Spain
Floriana Campanile, University of Catania, Italy, Italy
Jasper Chan, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
Neeraj Chauhan, Rutgers University, USA
Kapil Chousalkar, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Piergiuseppe De Berardinis, CNR ibp, Italy
Florence Doucet-Populaire, Institute for Integrative Biology of the Cell, University Paris Saclay, France
Mohammad Emaneini, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Philippe Glaser, Institut Pasteur, France
Bart Haagmans, Erasmus Medical Centre, Netherlands
Rumina Hasan, Aga Khan University, Pakistan
Michael Hensel, Universität Osnabrück, Germany
Asad Khan, Aligarh Muslim University, India
Jian Li, Monash University, Australia
Hsiu-Jung Lo, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
Gezahegne Mamo, Addis Ababa University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Veterinary Public Health , Ethiopia
Andrew McDowell, University of Ulster, UK
Paolo Miotto, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele, Italy
Giulia Morace, Universit degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Vladyslav Nikolayevskyy, Imperial College London, UK
Komal Rijal, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Bagmati province, Nepal
Adriana Rosato, Riverside University Health System-Medical Center, USA
Vartul Sangal, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Dominique Sanglard, University Hospital Lausanne, Switzerland
Divakar Sharma, Aligarh Muslim University, India
Gavin Smith, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
Patrizia Spigaglia, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy
Danielle Stanisic, Griffith University, Australia
Shuo Su, South China Agricultural University, China
Kelvin To, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sylvia Valdezate, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain
Dario Garcia de Viedma, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Spain
Paolo Visca, Universita Roma Tre, Italy
Kwok Yung Yuen, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Ecological and evolutionary microbiology
Sergio Alvarez-Perez, KU Leuven, Belgium
Jose Luis, Balcazar Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA), Spain
Trevor Charles, University of Waterloo, Canada
Surajit Das, National Institute of Technology, India
Ye Deng, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences,Chinese Academy of Sciences,China
Renato Fani, University of Florence, Italy
Qiang He, University of Tennessee, USA
Peiying Hong, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
Xiaobo Liu, Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, China
Jelena Lozo, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Gabriele Andrea Lugli, University of Parma, Italy
Bhaskar V Parli, National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research, India
Rafael Rivilla, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Andrea Squartini, University of Padova, Italy
Janja Trcek, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Aijie Wang, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, CAS, China 
Xianghua Wen, Tsinghua University, China
Qinglong Wu, Institute of Geography & Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Chuanwu Xi, University of Michigan, USA
Frank Yang, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
Yunfeng Yang, Tsinghua University, China
Bei-Wen Ying, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Microbe-host interactions and microbial pathogenicity
Cecilia Abe, Butantan Institute, Brazil
Abdelazeem Algammal, Suez Canal University, Egypt
Lea Atanasova, University of Natural Resourcesand Life Sciences - BOKU, Austria
Surajit Bhattacharjee, Tripura University, India
Payam Behzadi, Islamic Azad University, Shahr-e-Qods Branch, Iran
Georgios Belibasakis, Karolinska Institute, Sweden 
Fabiana Bigi, National Agricultural Technology Institute, Argentina
Jon Blevins,  University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
Fernanda Buzzola, University of Buenos Aires-National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Argentina
Edouard Cantin, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope Medical Center, USA
Honglin Chen, University of Hong Kong, China
Sylvie Chevalier, Université de Rouen, France
Christopher Day, Griffith University, Australia
Cristina Rodriguez Diaz, IBIMA, Spain
Hassan Etesami, University of Tehran, Iran
Guozhong Feng, China National Rice Research Institute, China
Guangxia Gao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Nagendra Hegde, National Institute of Animal Biotechnology, India
Muzammil Hussain, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Kevin Hybiske, University of Washington, USA
Armando Jardim, McGill University, Canada
Xiaojiong Jia, Harvard Medical School, USA
Shigeru Kamiya, Kyorin University, Japan
Ramy Karam, Aziz Cairo University, Egypt
Michael E Konkel, Washington State University, USA
Aundy Kumar, IARI, India
Rachid Lahlali, Ecole Nationale d’Agriculture de Meknès, Morocco
Saeid Latifi-Navid, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Iran
David MacIntyre, Imperial College London, UK
Joshua Mell, Drexel University College of Medicine, USA
David Moyes, King's College London, UK
Leonardo Nimrichter, Universidad Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
Michinaga Ogawa, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan
Si Hong Park, Orgeon State University, USA
Eva Pericolini, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Radhac Prasanna, ICAR Indian Agricultural Research Institute, India
Luigi Santacroce, University of Bari, Italy
Poonam Singh, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, India
Richard Sugrue, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Jos van Strijp, UMC Utrecht, Netherlands
Eloi Verrier, Inserm - University of Strasbourg, France
Karl Wooldridge, University of Nottingham, UK
Jianuan Zhou, South China Agricultural University, China
Hazem Ramadan, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt

Microbial biochemistry, physiology and metabolism
Tero Ahola, University of Helsinki, Finland
Nerino Allocati, Università degli Studi 'G. d'Annunzio' di Chieti, Italy
Meike Baumgart, Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH, Germany
Philippe Bouloc, CEA, CNRS, Univeristé Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay, France
Nuno Empadinhas, Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Maarten Fauvart, KU Leuven, Belgium
Francesco Imperi, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Dmitry Knorre, Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation
Yuqing Li, Sichuan University, China
Jitender Mehla, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma, USA
Woojun Park, Korea University, South Korea
Volkmar Passoth, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Ines Pereira, ITQB, Oeiras, Portugal
Peter Richard, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland
Beny Spira, Universidae de São Paulo, Brazil
Romé Voulhoux, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
Ken-ichi Yoshida, Kobe University, Japan
Guan Zhu, Texas A&M University, USA

Microbial biotechnology
Alessandra Adessi, University of Florence - DAGRI, Italy
Debdulal Banerjee, Vidyasagar University, India
Pankaj Bhatt, South China Agriculture University, China
Mingfeng Cao, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Changxun Fang, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China
Vijai Gupta, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Lorenzo Pecoraro, Tianjin University, China
Ram Prasad, Mahatma Gandhi Central University, India
Amit Rai, Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development, India
Ashootosh Tripathi, University of Michigan, USA
Manuela Vieira da Silva, Health School of Polythecnic of Porto, Portugal

Microbial genetics, genomics and proteomics
Haike Antelmann, University of Greifswald, Germany
Mohan Babu, University of Regina, Canada
Linquan Bai, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Guus Bakkeren, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Canada
Florian Bauer, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Izwan Bharudin, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Francesca Bottacini, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland
Marcelo Brocchi, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
Josie Bryant, University of Cambridge, UK
Artur Da Silva, Universidade Federal do Para, Brazil
Han Ming Gan, Monash University, Malaysia
Daniel Golparian, Örebro University Hospital, WHO CC, Sweden
Abd El-Latif Hesham, Genetics Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Beni-Suef University, Egypt
Ramy Karam, Aziz Cairo University, Egypt
Elliot Lefkowitz, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Shih-Tung Liu, Chang-Gung University, Taiwan
Leonardo Mancabelli, University of Parma, Italy
Markus Meissner, University of Glasgow, UK
Christian Milani, University of Parma, Italy
Pedro Oliveira, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Chongle Pan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Costas Papagiannitsis, University of Thessaly, Greece
Ben Pascoe, University of Bath, UK
Jose Requena, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Eduardo Robleto, University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA
Antonis Rokas, Vanderbilt University, USA
Naseer Sangwan, Microbial Composition and Analytics Core, USA
Michael Savka, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Herb Schellhorn, McMaster University, Canada
Jia-Ching Shieh, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan
Isabel Sola, CNB-CSIC, Spain
Ioannis Stergiopoulos, University of California, USA
Philip Supply, Pasteur Institute, Lille, France
Dongsheng Zhou, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, China
Christof Rampitsch, Agriculture and Agrifood, Canada
Rob Van Houdt, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, Belgium
Jumei Zeng, Sichuan University, China
Changyi Zhang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain, USA

Microbiome
Olubukola Oluranti Babalola, North-West University, South Africa
Baskar Balakrishnan, Mayo Clinic, USA
Surajit Demandal, South China Agricultural University, China
Sabrina Duranti, University of Parma, Italy
Yunfu Gu, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Lesley Hoyles, Nottingham Trent University, UK
Samiullah Khan, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Anand Kumar, Biosecurity and Public Health group, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos national Laboratory , USA
Krithivasan Sankaranarayanan, University of Oklahoma, USA
Blaz Stres, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Digvijay Verma, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Lucknow, India

Signaling and cellular microbiology 
Wanderley De Souza, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
Otto Geiger, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Yanjun Kou, China National Rice Research Institute, China
Jurgen Lassak, University of Munich, Germany
Tohru Minamino, Osaka University, Japan
Shuichi Nakamura, Tohoku University, Japan
Paula Tamagnini, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Klaus Winzer, Lancaster University, UK


Editorial Advisors
Michael Galperin, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, USA
Michael Hynes, University of Calgary, Canada
Mark Marsh, University College London, UK
Erle Robertson, University of Pennnsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Anne Summers, University of Georgia, USA
David Nelson, University of Rhode Island, USA

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