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Akila Sridhar, BioMed Central, UK


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Stuart WeirBioMed Central, UK



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

Editorial Board Members
Cecilia Abe, Butantan Institute, Brazil
Celin Acharya, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India
Alessandra Adessi, University of Florence - DAGRI, Italy
Tero Ahola, University of Helsinki, Finland
Yusuf Akhter, Central University of Himachal Pradesh, India
Kavitha Alapati, Alumni of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Mehran Alavi, Razi University, Iran
Herve Alexandre, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
Abdelazeem Algammal, Suez Canal University, Egypt
Nerino Allocati, Università degli Studi 'G. d'Annunzio' di Chieti, Italy
Sergio Alvarez-Perez, KU Leuven, Belgium
Haike Antelmann, University of Greifswald, Germany
Lea Atanasova, University of Natural Resourcesand Life Sciences - BOKU, Austria
Yoann Augagneur, University of Rennes 1, France
Mukesh Kumar Awasthi, College of Natural Resources and Environment, Northwest A&F University, China
Olubukola Oluranti Babalola, North-West University, South Africa
Mohan Babu, University of Regina, Canada
Baskar Balakrishnan, Mayo Clinic, USA
Debdulal Banerjee, Vidyasagar University, India
Madhumita Barooah, Assam Agricultural University, India
Florian Bauer, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Meike Baumgart, Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH, Germany
Payam Behzadi, Islamic Azad University, Shahr-e-Qods Branch, Iran
Georgios Belibasakis, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Aleš Berlec, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Carlos Bezuidenhout, North-West University, South Africa
Izwan Bharudin, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Pankaj Bhatt, South China Agriculture University, China
Surajit Bhattacharjee, Tripura University, India
Fabiana Bigi, National Agricultural Technology Institute, Argentina
Jon Blevins, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
Remy Bonnin, South Paris University, France
Albert Bordons, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Elisa Borghi, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Francesca Bottacini, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland
Philippe Bouloc, CEA, CNRS, Univeristé Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay, France
Marcelo Brocchi, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
Josie Bryant, University of Cambridge, UK
Fernanda Buzzola, University of Buenos Aires-National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Argentina
Floriana Campanile, University of Catania, Italy
Edouard Cantin, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope Medical Center, USA
Mingfeng Cao, Xiamen University, China
Alessia Cappelli, University of Camerino, Italy
David Carmena, Spanish National Center for Microbiology, Health Institute Carlos III, Spain
Michelle Carter, United States Department of Agriculture, USA
Vincent Cattoir, University Hospital of Caen, France
Jasper Chan, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
Neeraj Chauhan, Rutgers University, USA
Honglin Chen, University of Hong Kong, China
Guoqing Chen, China National Rice Research Institute, China
Luisa Cheng, Agricultural Research Service, USA
Sylvie Chevalier, Université de Rouen, France
Kapil Chousalkar, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Weihua Chu, China Pharmaceutical University, China
Alexandre da Silva, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Manuela Vieira da Silva, Health School of Polythecnic of Porto, Portugal
Artur Da Silva, Universidade Federal do Para, Brazil
Matteo Daghio, University of Florence, Italy
Surajit Das, National Institute of Technology, India
Piergiuseppe De Berardinis, CNR ibp, Italy
Wanderley De Souza, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Surajit Demandal, South China Agricultural University, China
Ye Deng, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Cristina Rodriguez Diaz, IBIMA, Spain
Florence Doucet-Populaire, Institute for Integrative Biology of the Cell, University Paris Saclay, France
Manish Kumar Dubey, Galgotias University, India
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
El-Sayed R. El-Sayed, Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority, Egypt
Gharieb El-Sayyad, Drug Radiation Research Department, Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority, Egypt
Mohammad Emaneini, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Nuno Empadinhas, Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Hassan Etesami, University of Tehran, Iran
Chad Euler, Hunter College, CUNY, USA
Joana Falcao, Salles University of Groningen, Netherlands
Changxun Fang, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China
Renato Fani, University of Florence, Italy
Abbas Farahani, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran
Guozhong Feng, China National Rice Research Institute, China
Sarah O' Flaherty, North Carolina State University, USA
Mario Alberto Flores-Valdez, Centro de Investigación y Asistencia en Tecnología y diseño del Estado de Jalisco, Mexico
Han Ming Gan, Monash University, Malaysia
Li Gao, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Feng Gao, Tianjin University, China
Alejandro Garrido-Maestu, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal
Otto Geiger, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Philippe Glaser, Institut Pasteur, France
Daniel Golparian, Örebro University Hospital, WHO CC, Sweden
Vijay Singh Gondil, University of Georgia, USA
Yunfu Gu, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Vijai Gupta, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Peter Gyarmati, University of Illinois College of Medicine, USA
Bart Haagmans, Erasmus Medical Centre, Netherlands
Rumina Hasan, Aga Khan University, Pakistan
Sherif T.S. Hassan, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic
Qiang He, University of Tennessee, USA
Nagendra Hegde, National Institute of Animal Biotechnology, India
Michael Hensel, Universität Osnabrück, Germany
Jong Heon, Kim Western Regional Research Center, USA
Abd El-Latif Hesham, Genetics Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Beni-Suef University, Egypt
Peiying Hong, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
Muzammil Hussain, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Ali Hussain, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
Kevin Hybiske, University of Washington, USA
Etinosa Igbinosa, University of Benin, Ugbowo Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
Aran Incharoensakdi, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Rahul Jain, CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur, India
Durgesh K Jaiswal, Banaras Hindu University, UP, India
Armando Jardim, McGill University, Canada
Xiaojiong Jia, Harvard Medical School, USA
Ahlem Jouini, Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Tunisia
Shigeru Kamiya, Kyorin University, Japan
Ramy Karam, Aziz Cairo University, Egypt
Ramy Karam, Aziz Cairo University, Egypt
Theodoros Karampatakis, Papanikolaou General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Greece
Boran Kartal, Max Planck Institute, Germany
Sufia Kazy, Dept. of Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology Durgapur, WB, India
Chetan Keswani, Southern Federal University, Russia
Faham Khamesipour, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Izhar Khan, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
Asad Khan, Aligarh Muslim University, India
Samiullah Khan, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Anil Kishen, University of Toronto, Canada
Dmitry Knorre, Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation
Maja Kosecka-Strojek, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Poland
Yanjun Kou, China National Rice Research Institute, China
Aundy Kumar, IARI, India
Naveen Kumar, National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, India
Anand Kumar, Biosecurity and Public Health group, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos national Laboratory, USA
Ashwani Kumar, Dr. Harisingh Gour University (A Central University), Sagar, MP, India
Sabina La-Rosa, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
Dibyajit Lahiri, University of Engineering & Management, Kolkata, India
Rachid Lahlali, Ecole Nationale d’Agriculture de Meknès, Morocco
Kirkwood Land, University of the Pacific, USA
Jurgen Lassak, University of Munich, Germany
Saeid Latifi-Navid, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Iran
Sang Jun Lee, Chung-Ang University, South Korea
Elliot Lefkowitz, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Sebastian Leptihn, Zhejiang University-University of Edinburgh Institute, China
Jian Li, Monash University, Australia
Yuqing Li, Sichuan University, China
Xiaobo Liu, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China
Damián Lobato-Márquez, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Jelena Lozo, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Xiaonan Lu, McGill University, Canada
Gabriele Andrea Lugli, University of Parma, Italy
David MacIntyre, Imperial College London, UK
Hossein Mahmoudvand, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran
Jennifer Mahony, University College Cork, Ireland
Gezahegne Mamo, Addis Ababa University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Veterinary Public Health, Ethiopia
Leonardo Mancabelli, University of Parma, Italy
Prasanth Manohar, Zhejiang University-University of Edinburgh Institute, China
Andrew McDowell, University of Ulster, UK
Jitender Mehla, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma, USA
Taha Menasria, Department of Applied Biology, University of Tebessa, Algeria, Algeria
Christian Milani, University of Parma, Italy
Tohru Minamino, Osaka University, Japan
Paolo Miotto, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele, Italy
David Moyes, King's College London, UK
Shuichi Nakamura, Tohoku University, Japan
Gerardo Nava, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Leonardo Nimrichter, Universidad Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Pedro Oliveira, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Chongle Pan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Costas Papagiannitsis, University of Thessaly, Greece
Si Hong Park, Orgeon State University, USA
Woojun Park, Korea University, South Korea
Bhaskar V Parli, National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research, India
Ben Pascoe, University of Bath, UK
Volkmar Passoth, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Alok Patel, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden
Lorenzo Pecoraro, Tianjin University, China
Ines Pereira, ITQB, Oeiras, Portugal
Naima Perez, Service de Pharmacologie et d'Immunoanalyse, France
Eva Pericolini, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Pramod Prasad, ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Regional Station, Shimla, India
Ram Prasad, Mahatma Gandhi Central University, India
Radhac Prasanna, ICAR Indian Agricultural Research Institute, India
Nils Rädecker, EPFL - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland
Fateh Rahimi, University of Isfahan, Iran
Amit Rai, Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development, India
Hazem Ramadan, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt
Christof Rampitsch, Agriculture and Agrifood, Canada
Brian Raphael, CDC, USA
Bala Rathinasabapathi, University of Florida, USA
Binod Rayamajhee, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia
Jose Requena, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Peter Richard, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland
Komal Rijal, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Bagmati province, Nepal
Rafael Rivilla, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Eduardo Robleto, University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA
Celia F. Rodrigues, University of Porto, LEPABE - Faculty of Engineering, Portugal
Antonis Rokas, Vanderbilt University, USA
Adriana Rosato, Riverside University Health System-Medical Center, USA
Artur Rzeżutka, National Veterinary Research Institute, Poland
Faizan Ahmed Sadiq, Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (ILVO), Belgium
Morteza Saki, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
Vartul Sangal, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Naseer Sangwan, Microbial Composition and Analytics Core, USA
Krithivasan Sankaranarayanan, University of Oklahoma, USA
Estibaliz Sansinenea, Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla, Mexico
Luigi Santacroce, University of Bari, Italy
Michael Savka, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Herb Schellhorn, McMaster University, Canada
Marcus Senra, Federal University of Itajuba (UNIFEI), Brazil
Divakar Sharma, Aligarh Muslim University, India
Shilpi Sharma, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Jia-Ching Shieh, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan
Lok Bahadur Shrestha, University of New South Wales, Australia
Pratyoosh Shukla, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Muhammad Faisal Siddiqui, Department of Microbiology, Hazara University, Pakistan
Poonam Singh, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, India
Krzysztof Skowron, L. Rydygier Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland
Gavin Smith, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
Isabel Sola, CNB-CSIC, Spain
Manoj Kumar Solanki, University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
Patrizia Spigaglia, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy
Beny Spira, Universidae de São Paulo, Brazil
Andrea Squartini, University of Padova, Italy
Preeti Srivastava, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Danielle Stanisic, Griffith University, Australia
Ioannis Stergiopoulos, University of California, USA
Blaz Stres, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Shuo Su, South China Agricultural University, China
Bindu Subhadra, Long Island University, USA
Richard Sugrue, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Sathyavathi Sundararaju, Sidra Medicine, Qatar
Philip Supply, Pasteur Institute, Lille, France
Paula Tamagnini, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Sandeep Tamber, Health Canada, Canada
Bertrand Tatsinkou-Fossi, University of Buea, Cameroon
Aref Teimouri, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Bertrand Toussaint, Université Joseph Fourier, France
Janja Trcek, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Ashootosh Tripathi, University of Michigan, USA
Francesca Turroni, University of Parma, Italy
Amaç Fatih Tuyun, Istanbul University, Turkey
Sylvia Valdezate, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain
Rob Van Houdt, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, Belgium
Jess Vergis, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Wayanad, India
Jay Prakash Verma, Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Satish K Verma, Department of Botany, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, India
Digvijay Verma, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Lucknow, India
Eloi Verrier, Inserm - University of Strasbourg, France
Paolo Visca, Universita Roma Tre, Italy
Romé Voulhoux, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
Yi Wang, Auburn University, USA
Shaohui Wang, Shanghai Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Yongjun Wei, Zhengzhou University, China
Xianghua Wen, Tsinghua University, China
Klaus Winzer, Lancaster University, UK
Qinglong Wu, Institute of Geography & Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Zongfu Wu, College of Veterinary Medicine, Nanjing Agricultural University, China, People's Republic
Chuanwu Xi, University of Michigan, USA
Jian Xu, East China Normal University, China
Ajar Nath Yadav, Eternal University, Baru Sahib, India
Frank Yang, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
Yunfeng Yang, Tsinghua University, China
Bei-Wen Ying, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Ken-ichi Yoshida, Kobe University, Japan
Jumei Zeng, Sichuan University, China
Haihan Zhang, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology, China
Changyi Zhang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain, USA
Jianuan Zhou, South China Agricultural University, China
Dongsheng Zhou, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, China
Guan Zhu, Texas A&M University, USA
Wei-Qin Zhuang, University of Auckland, Australia
Gen Zou, Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

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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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