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Editorial Board

Co-Editors-in-Chief

Norman Fry
Public Health England, London, UK
Research interests: microbial molecular/genomic epidemiology; Bordetella, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae and toxigenic Corynebacteria, Legionella
Kalai Mathee
Florida International University, Miami, USA
Research interests: antimicrobial resistance, alginate, microbiome, regulators, two-component system, Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Section Editors

Arunaloke Chakrabarti
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education
and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India
Section: Disease, Diagnosis and Diagnostics
Research interests: nosocomial fungal infections, antifungal, fungal rhinosinusitis, mucormycosis, fungal outbreaks, fungal diagnosis
Vincent Cattoir
University Hospital of Rennes and University of Rennes 1, France
Section: Antimicrobial Resistance
Research interests: antimicrobial resistance, clinical microbiology, molecular diagnostics, bacterial genomics and transcriptomics
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Kim Hardie
University of Nottingham, UK
Section: Pathogenicity and Virulence⁄Host Response
Research interests: bacterial protein secretion, quorum sensing, autotransporters, Pseudomonas
Tim Inglis
University of Western Australia,
Crawley, Australia
Section: Microbial Epidemiology
Research interests: AMR, EID, neglected tropical diseases, applied systems biology

Roberto La Ragione
University of Surrey, UK
Section: One Health
Research interests: zoonotic pathogens, antimicrobial resistance, vaccines, host–microbe interactions, probiotics
Direk Limmathurotsakul
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Section: Clinical Microbiology
Research interests: tropical infectious diseases, epidemiology, statistics

Rikke Meyer
Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, Aarhus, Denmark
Section: Prevention and Therapy
Research interests: microbial biotechnology, bacterial biofilms, antimicrobials, nanobiotechnology, biofilm formation
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Marcello Riggio
University of Glasgow Dental School, UK
Section: Microbial Ecology and Health
Research interests: veterinary microbiology, oral microbiology, oral diseases, diagnostics

Editors

Danae Apatzidou
School of Dentistry, Aristotle University
of Thessaloniki, Greece
Section: Prevention and Therapy
Research interests: periodontal, peri–implant infection; oral microbiology, aetiopathogenesis, host response, treatment
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Ash Banyard
Animal and Plant Health Agency, Addlestone, UK
Section: Pathogenicity and Virulence⁄Host Response
Research interests: rabies, lyssaviruses, morbilliviruses, peste des petits, viral zoonoses
Peter Barlow
Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Section: Pathogenicity and Virulence⁄Host Response
Research interests: host defence peptides (HDP), antimicrobial resistance, therapeutics, inflammation
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Aoife Boyd
NUI Galway, Ireland
Section: Microbial Epidemiology
Research interests: bacterial pathogenesis, secretion systems, host–pathogen interactions, Vibrio
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Andrew Broadbent
Pirbright Institute, UK
Section: One Health
Research interests: veterinary viruses, zoonotic viruses, pathogenesis, virus–host interactions, innate immunity, vaccines, interplay of viruses and bacteria
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Sharon M. Brookes
Animal and Plant Health Agency, Addlestone, UK
Section: One Health
Research interests: zoonotic and reverse zoonotic virology, veterinary virology, animal models of human disease, host response, disease intervention
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Cheng-Hsun Chiu
Chang Gung Children’s Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Section: Clinical Microbiology
Research interests: host–pathogen interactions, micobial genomics, infectious diseases, clinical microbiology
Editor's webpage
Tom Coenye
Ghent University, Belgium
Section: Microbial Ecology and Health
Research interests: biofilms, cystic fibrosis microbiology, Burkholderia, Propionibacterium acnes
Editor's webpage
Peter Coyle
Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Royal Victoria Hospital, UK
Section: Clinical Microbiology
Research interests: molecular diagnostics, respiratory tract infections

Tanya Curran
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
Section: Disease, Diagnosis and Diagnostics
Research interests: molecular diagnostics, respiratory infections, POC microbiology diagnostics
Mathew Diggle
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
Section: Clinical Microbiology
Research interests: molecular diagnostics, meningitis, pneumonia(s) and atypical pneumonia(s)
Laurent Dortet
CNR, Paris, France
Section: Antimicrobial Resistance
Research interests: carbapenemases, antimicrobial resistance, rapid diagnostic techniques, epidemiology of resistance, Gram negatives, Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas, Acinetobacter
Editor's webpage

Birgitta Duim
Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Section: One Health
Research interests: microbial genomics, zoonotic infections, antimicrobial resistance, molecular diagnostics
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John Ellis
University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Section: Disease, Diagnosis and Diagnostics
Research interests: intestinal parasites, Apicomplexa, molecular diagnostics, molecular biology, veterinary vaccines
Derek Fairley
Kelvin Laboratory, Microbiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
Section: Microbial Epidemiology
Research interests: molecular bacteriology, bioinformatics, diagnostics
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Nahuel Fittipaldi
University of Toronto, Canada
Section: Microbial Epidemiology
Research interests: infectious diseases, human and zoonotic streptococci, pathogen–host interactions, genomic epidemiology
Chris Hope
University of Liverpool, UK
Section: Microbial Ecology and Health
Research interests: oral microbiology, biofilm, biophotonics (photodynamic therapy, lethal photosensitisation, fluorescence), in vitro modelling
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Hans-Peter Horz
University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
Section: Microbial Ecology and Health
Research interests: microbiome, microbial ecology – health and disease, phage therapy, antibiotic therapy, microbial and molecular epidemiology
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Ryan Hunter
University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, USA
Section: Microbial Ecology and Health
Research interests: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, anaerobes, biofilms, bacterial communities, respiratory infections, human microbiome, microscopy
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Bart Keijser
TNO, Zeist, The Netherlands
Section: Microbial Ecology and Health
Research interests: microbial ecology, environmental microbiology, transcriptomics, genomics
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Sarah Kidd
The University of Adelaide, Australia
Section: Disease, Diagnosis and Diagnostics
Research interests: medical mycology, fungal diagnostics, antifungal susceptibility testing, molecular epidemiology, Cryptococcus, Aspergillus
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Paul E. Kilgore
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
Section: Microbial Epidemiology
Research interests: infectious disease epidemiology, respiratory and enteric infections, diagnostics
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Stephen Michell
University of Exeter, UK
Section: Disease, Diagnosis and Diagnostics
Research interests: virulence, pathogens, Clostridium difficile, Vibrio vulnificus
Fernan Navarro
Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
Section: Antimicrobial Resistance
Research interests: antimicrobial resistance, molecular diagnostics, epidemiology
Editor's webpage

S. Karutha Pandian
Algappa University, Karaikudi, India
Section: Prevention and Therapy
Research interests: quorum sensing, biofilmology, microbial molecular phylogeny, streptococcal pathogenesis
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Steven Percival
University of Liverpool, UK
Section: Prevention and Therapy
Research interests: biofilms – biotic and abiotic, antimicrobials and resistance, skin and wound microbiology, probiotics, medical device related infections
Natasha Pettit
University of Chicago Hospitals, USA
Section: Prevention and Therapy
Research interests: MDR Gram-negative infections, VRE infections, antifungal pharmacotherapy and TDM, infectious diseases in immunocompromised hosts, lab testing techniques, impact on antimicrobial utilization, antimicrobial stewardship
Editor's webpage

Jose L. Puente
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico
Section: Clinical Microbiology
Research interests: virulence gene regulation and function, Salmonella, pathogenic E. coli
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Jennifer Ritchie
University of Surrey, UK
Section: One Health
Research interests: enteric pathogens, diarrhoeal disease, antimicrobial resistance
Jason Rosch
St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
Section: Pathogenicity and Virulence⁄Host Response
Research interests: streptococcal pathogenesis, bacterial genetics, host–pathogen interactions, genomics
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Alexander Tarr
University of Nottingham, UK
Section: Antimicrobial Resistance
Research interests: virus entry, humoral immunity, pathogen diversity, viral pathogenesis
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Fernando Teles
Portuguese Association of Medical Mycology, Lisbon, Portugal
Section: Disease, Diagnosis and Diagnostics
Research interests: biosensors, dengue, DNA, medical mycology, nanodiagnostics, tropical medicine
Kate Templeton
University of Edinburgh, UK
Section: Disease, Diagnosis and Diagnostics
Research interests: paediatric medicine, obstetrics, critical care, blood borne viruses, sexual health
Editor's webpage

S. Mark Tompkins
University of Georgia, Athens, USA
Section: One Health
Research interests: influenza virus, vaccines, animal models of infection
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Matthew Upton
University of Plymouth, UK
Section: Prevention and Therapy
Research interests: antimicrobial discovery, bacterial genomics, molecular diagnostics
Arnoud van Vliet
University of Surrey, UK
Section: Microbial Epidemiology
Research interests: microbial genomics, zoonotic infections, microbial pathogenicity, molecular epidemiology

Craig Winstanley
University of Liverpool, UK
Section: Pathogenicity and Virulence/ Host Response
Research interests: Pseudomonas, Gram-negatives, genomics, pathogenicity, antimicrobial resistance, evolution
Tomoko Yoda
Osaka Aoyama University Junior College, Japan
Section: Clinical Microbiology
Research interests: food borne disease (norovirus), molecular diagnostics
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