Editorial Board


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

Section Editors

Peter Coyle
Belfast Health & Social Care Trust, Royal Victoria Hospital, UK
Section: Clinical Microbiology
Research interests: Molecular diagnostics; respiratory tract infections
Kim Hardie
University of Nottingham, UK
Section: Pathogenicity & Virulence⁄ Host Responses
Research interests: Bacterial protein secretion, quorum sensing, autotransporters pseudomonas

Roberto La Ragione
University of Surrey, UK
Section: One Health
Research interests: Zoonotic pathogens, antimicrobial resistance, vaccines, host-microbe interactions, probiotics
Marcello Riggio
University of Glasgow Dental School, UK
Section: Microbial Ecology & Health
Research interests: Veterinary microbiology, oral microbiology, oral diseases, diagnostics


Danae Apatzidou
School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Research interests: Periodontal,peri–implant infection; oral microbiology, aetiopathogenesis⁄host response, treatment
Editor's webpage
Aoife Boyd
NUI Galway, EIRE
Research interests: Bacterial pathogenesis, secretion systems, host-pathogen interactions, vibrio
Editor's webpage
Vincent Cattoir
Praticien Hospitalier chez Université de Caen Basse–Normandie, France
Research interests: Antimicrobial resistance, Clinical Microbiology, Molecular Diagnostics, bacterial genomics and transcriptomics
Editor's webpage

Arunaloke Chakrabarti
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), India
Research interests: Nosocomial fungal infections, antifungal, fungal rhinosinusitis, mucormycosis, fungal outbreaks, fungal diagnosis
Marguerite Clyne
University College Dublin, Ireland
Research interests: Host pathogen interactions, helicobacter pylori, campylobacter jejuni, bacterial virulence, cellular microbiology
Cheng-Hsun Chiu
Chang Gung Children’s Hospital, Taiwan
Research interests: Host pathogen interactions, micobial genomics, infectious diseases, clinical microbiology
Editor's webpage

Tanya Curran (on maternity leave)
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast
Research interests: Molecular diagnostics, respiratory infections, POC microbiology diagnostics
John Ellis
University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Research interests: Intestinal parasites, apicomplexa, molecular diagnostics, molecular biology, veterinary vaccines
Derek Fairley
Kelvin Laboratory, Microbiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast
Research interests: Molecular bacteriology,bioinformatics, diagnostics
Editor's webpage

Valeria Gaia
Servizio di microbiologia
Research interests: Legionella, community sources of Legionnaires’ disease, microbial molecular epidemiology, multiresistant bacteria, veterinary microbiology
Chris Hope
University of Liverpool
Research interests: Oral microbiology, biofilm, biophotonics (photodynamic therapy, lethal photsensitisation, fluorescence), in vitro modelling
Editor's webpage
Tim Inglis
Univeristy of Western Australia
Research interests: Biological defence, hospital infection, melioidosis, molecular diagnostics, molecular epidemiology

Bart Keijser
TNO, The Netherlands
Research interests: microbial ecology, environmental microbiology, transcriptomics, genomics
Editor's webpage
Direk Limmathurotsakul
Mahidol University, Thailand
Research interests: Tropical infectious diseases, epidemiology, statistics
Alina Martynova
Pacific State Medical University, Russia
Research interests: Molecular epidemiology, bacterial respiratory tract infections, vaccines, legionellosis, antimicrobial agents resistance, pneumococci, RNA–biology
Editor's webpage

Stephen Michell
University of Exeter, UK
Research interests: Virulence, pathogens, clostridium difficile, vibrio vulnificus
Steven Percival
The University of Liverpool, UK
Research interests: Biofilms-biotic and abiotic, antimicrobials and resistance, skin and wound microbiology, probiotics, medical device related infections
Natasha Pettit
Univeristy of Chicago Hospitals
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

Ranjith Rajendran
University of Glasgow, UK
Research interests: Molecular mycology, biofilms, antifungal resistance, candida, aspergillus, bacterial fungal interactions
Jennifer Ritchie
Univeristy of Surrey, UK
Research interests: Enteric pathogens, diarrhoeal disease, antimicrobial resistance
Alexander Tarr
University of Nottingham, UK
Research interests: Virus entry, humoral immunity, pathogen diversity, viral pathogenesis
Editor's webpage

Fernando Teles
Portuguese Association of Medical Mycology, Portugal
Research interests: Biosensors, dengue, DNA, medical mycology, nanodiagnostics, tropical medicine
Matthew Upton
University of Plymouth, UK
Research interests: Antimicrobial discovery, Bacterial genomics, Molecular diagnostics
Tomoko Yoda
Osaka Institute of Public Health, Japan
Research interests: Food borne disease (norovirus), Molecular diagnostics

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