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Dr. Sofia A. Papadimitriou
1. Prolepsis-institute of Preventive Medicines Environment and Occupational, Health, Athens, Greece
2. National School of Professional Training, Volos, Greece
Interests: pharmaceutical nanotechnology; aliphatic polyesters; biopolymers; biodegradable polymers; nanotechnology
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Dr. Younes Smani
Institute of Biomedicine of Seville, University of Seville, 41013 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; bacterial pathogenesis; antibioticos; non-antimicrobial approaches
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Dr. Diane Ashiru-Oredope
1.HCAI and AMR division, Public Health England, London, UK;
2.Commonwealth Pharmacists Association, London, E1W 1AW, UK
Interests: Antimicrobial resistance; antibiotics; Antibiotic awareness; Healthcare associated infection; Antimicrobial stewardship; Antimicrobial prescribing
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Dr. Christopher W. Reid
Department of Science and Technology, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI, USA
Interests: Carbohydrate-Acting Enzymes; Biotechnology; Chemistry; Microbiology; Glycobiology; Biochemistry; Analytical Biochemistry; chemical biology; chemical genomics
Dr. K Miraz Rahman
Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, King's College London, London, UK
Interests: Antimicrobial resistance research; development of new chemical tools; antibacterial drug discovery; antifungal drug discovery; efflux pumps
Prof. Gregory Wiedman
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079, USA
Interests: SPPS; Antifungals; Antibiotics; Bilayers; Cell-Based Assay; Antimicrobial Resistance; Toxins; Peptides; Biochemistry; Biophysics; Biomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Salam A. Ibrahim
Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, North Carolina A&T State UniversityGreensboro, NC 27411, USA
Interests: Food microbiology, food safety, food fermentation, lactic acid bacteria; probiotics; prebiotics; wine microbiology; organic acid production, malolactic fermentation; Saccharomyces cerevisiae; non-Saccharomyces; alcoholic fermentation; spoilage microbes; fermented beverages; bioconversion process, biofortification; foodborne pathogens; toxins degradation; rapid methods for detection and other related topics
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Dr. Subrata Shaw
Center for the Development of Therapeutics, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard., Cambridge, MA, USA
Interests: Drug Discovery; Multi-parameter optimization; Structure/Fragment-based Drug Design; Organic Synthesis
Dr. Marianna Patrauchan
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
Interests: Calcium-regulated antibiotic resistance; Molecular mechanisms of PolymyxinB resistance; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Calcium-induced tobramycin resistance; Calcium signaling Antimicrobial peptides; Biofilm resistance
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Dr. Raechelle D'Sa
Centre for Materials and Structures, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GH, UK
Interests: surface modification of polymers using plasma treatment; plasma polymerisation and grafting of polymers (polysaccharides, polyethylene glycol (PEG)) to create protein; cell and bacterial resistant surfaces
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Prof. Franco Palla
Laboratory of Biology and Biotechnology for Cultural Heritage, University of Palermo, I-90123 Palermo, Italy
Interests: (i) Detection and characterization of macro and micro biological systems able to induce the biodeterioration of cultural heritage; (ii) Detection and characterization of biological particles in the aerosol of indoor environments for the exposure and conservation of cultural asset, with reference to the artworks biodeterioration and the potential impact on the health of operators and users; (iii) Study, isolation, characterization of bioactive molecules isolated from marine organisms, useful for the biocleaning of the surface of historical‐artefacts; (iv) Set up of molecular protocols for the genetic characterization and phylogenic study of plant systems; (v) study of archaeological vegetal findings
Dr. Rohitashw Kumar
Department of Oral Biology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
Interests: Antimicrobial peptides; Antifungal resistance; Biofilm; Fungal infection; Candida albicans; Oral infections; Proteases; Cell signaling; Host Pathogen Interactions
Dr. Anabela Portela Borges
Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy (LEPABE), Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, 4099-002 Porto, Portugal
Interests: bacterial infection; multidrug-resistance; biofilms; phytochemicals; strategies of biofilm prevention and control; quorum-sensing; quorum-quenching; virulence attenuators; drug-repurposing; molecular docking
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Dr. Saurabh Dhiman
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Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, Rapid City, USA
Interests: CRISPR, Molecular Dynamics, Protein Engineering, Microbial Fermentation, System biology
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Dr. Christian Agatemor
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Interests: Antibiotic resistance, antibiotic polymers, small-molecule antibiotics, antimicrobial
Dr. Jung Ro Lee
National Institute of Ecology, Seocheon, Republic of Korea
Interests: antimicrobial mechanism, antibiotic drug discovery, biochemical and genetic study of plant defense system, redox regulation
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Dr. Marco Fiore
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Dep. of Women, Child and General and Specialized Surgery, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli" (Italy), Piazza Miraglia 2, 80138 Naples, Italy
Interests: life threatening infections; septic shock; spontaneous bacterial peritonitis; hepatology; infectious diseases
Dr. Kandasamy Saravanakumar
Department of Medical Biotechnology, College of Biomedical Sciences, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Gangwon-do 24341, Korea
Interests: Microbial Biotechnology, Fungal Biology, Antimicrobial agents, Fungal metabolites, Biocontrol agents, Biomaterials
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Dr. Raffaela Pero
Department of Molecular Medicine and Biotechnology, University of Naples, Italy.
Interests: microbiology; human defensins; Helicobacter pylori; microbiome; genomics; epigenetics; cell biology; cancer biology; gene regulation; antimicrobial peptides
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Dr. William Tse
Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Interests: disease pathogenesis; developmental toxicology; osmoregulation
Dr. Nuno Manuel Xavier
Centro de Química Estrutural, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: organic chemistry; medicinal chemistry; carbohydrate and nucleos(t)ide chemistry; bioactive molecules; enzyme inhibitors; anticancer agents; antimicrobial agents; anti-Alzheimer’s agents
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Dr. Valentina Virginia Ebani
1. Department of Veterinary Science, University of Pisa, Viale delle Piagge 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy 2. Interdepartmental Research Center “Nutraceuticals and Food for Health”, University of Pisa, via del Borghetto 80, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: microbiology; bacterial infectious diseases; zoonosis; natural products; essential oils; antibacterial activity
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Dr. Elena Perrin
Department of Biology, University of Florence, Via Madonna del Piano 6,50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI)
Interests: Antibiotic resistance;Evolution;Efflux pumps;RND;Burkholderia
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Dr. Dipesh Dhakal
Department of Life Science and Biochemical Engineering,Sun Moon University, 70, Sunmoon-ro 221, Tangjeong-myeon, Asan-si, Chungnam 31460, Korea
Interests: antibiotics; bio-active molecules; nanoparticles; drug development and discovery; chemical biology
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Dr. George Dinos
Laboratory of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, University of Patras, 26500-Patras, Greece
Interests: antibiotics; ribosome structure and function; protein biosynthesis; antibiotics development and evaluation; Chloramphenicol Derivatives
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Dr. Tiziano Marzo
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Pisa, Via Bonanno Pisano 6, 56126 Pisa, Italy
Interests: inorganic medicinal chemistry; bioinorganic chemistry; protein metalation; metal-based drugs; metal-based anticancer agents; metal-based antimicrobial agents; gold; platinum; ruthenium; targeting and delivery strategies; DNA interactions; drug repurposing
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Dr. Patrick Mester
Christian-Doppler laboratory for Monitoring of Microbial Contaminants; Unit of Food Microbiology; Institute of Food Safety, Food Technology and Veterinary Public Health; Vetmeduni Vienna
Interests: Viable but nonculturable bacteria; Ionic liquids; Microbial diagnostics; Food safety
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Dr. Julien Tailhades
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Monash University, Australia
Interests: glycopeptides antibiotics; chemotaxis; P450 enzymes; non-ribosomal peptides; bioorthogonal chemistry, Microwave peptide and organic syntheses and protein expression and purification; mass spectrometry analyses
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Dr. Ravirajsinh N. Jadeja
Dept. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Interests: gut microbiome; liver diseases; aging; energy metabolism; natural compounds
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Dr. Stefano Ravaioli
IRCCS Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: Implant-associated infections; virulence factors and antibiotic resistance traits; Bacterial biofilm; bacterial adhesion on biomaterials; Anti-infective strategies; bacterial molecular epidemiology
Dr. Laura Giamperi
Universita degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo, Urbino, Italy
Interests: Antioxidant activity, antimicrobial activity ancient varieties, total polyphenols contents, essential oils
Dr. Clara Torres-Barceló
Plant Pathology, INRA-PACA, Avignon, France
Interests: bacteriophages, plant bacterial pathogens, evolution, antimicrobial resistance, biocontrol, microbiome
Dr. Helena P. Felgueiras
Centre for Textile Science and Technology, University of Minho, Campus de Azurém, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal
Interests: biomaterials, antimicrobial agents, surface functionalization, polymer processing, biomolecules
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Dr. Costas Papagiannitsis
Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
Interests: Carbapenemases, Mobile Genetic Elements, Enterobacterales, Resistance Mechanisms, Whole Genome Sequencing, MALDI-TOF MS
Dr. Valeria Conti
Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, University of Salerno, Italy
Interests: Clinical Pharmacology; Pharmacogenetics; Pharmacoeconomy; Appropriateness of Drug Prescribing; Personalized Medicine; Oxidative Stress; Aging; Cardiovascular Diseases; Exercise Training
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Dr. Maria Chiara Sportelli
Chemistry Department, University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, 70121 Bari, Italy
Interests: Nanotechnology; X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy; infrared spectroscopy; electrochemistry; antimicrobials; transmission electron microscopy
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Dr. Valle Palomo
Junior Leader Fellow Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas CSIC, Spain
Interests: Chemical Bioloy, Biosensors, Drug Design, Neurodegenerative Diseases
Dr. Ana Lúcia Leitão
Department: Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Quinta da Torre, Campus da Caparica, Caparica, Portugal
Interests: Environmental Microbiology, Food Safety and Quality,Transcriptomics, Antibiotics
Dr. Emiliano J. Quinto
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Valladolid, Avda Ramon y Cajal 7, 47005 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: food microbiology; food safety; foodborne pathogens; predictive microbiology; antimicrobials; microbial dynamics; microbiota; genomics
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Dr. Zeinab Khalil
Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: antibiotic resistance; natural product biodiscovery; gene clusters; multi-drug resistant pathogens
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Dr. Elizabeth Paramythiotou
Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
Interests: infections in the critically ill; multiresistant bacteria; fungal infections in the critically ill; biomarkers;rapid detection;antibiotic therapy
Dr. Marco Clericuzio
Dipartimento di Scienze e Innovazione Tecnologica DISIT, Amedeo Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont, Vercelli, Italy
Interests: natural products; fungi; plants; NMR; chiroptical properties; total synthesis; anti-insect activity; anti-bacterial activity
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Prof. Dr. Ana C. Sampaio
Department of Biology and Environment, Centre for the Research and Technology of Agro-Environmental and Biological Sciences (CITAB), University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: microbial ecology; environment microbiology; biodegradation; bioremediation; natural antibiotics; antifungals
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Dr. Hyun Soon Gweon
School of Biological Sciences, Harborne Building, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AS, UK
Interests: Antimicrobial Resistance, Bioinformatics, Environmental Microbiology, Metabarcoding, Metagenomics, Molecular Biology
Prof. Dr. Majdi N. Al-Hasan
School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Interests: antimicrobial stewardship; antimicrobial resistance; bloodstream infections; sepsis; gram-negative bacteria; antibiotics; antibacterial agents; urinary tract infections
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Dr. Rokeya Sultana Rekha
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: infection biology; how different pathogen alter host defense mechanisms to survive in the host; antibiotic resistance and its underlying mechanisms; respiratory tract infection such as tuberculosis & pneumonia; autophagy; antimicrobial peptides and host-pathogen interaction
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Dr. Florian Freimoser
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Department of Plant Protection, Agroscope, Switzerland
Interests: Plant protection, biological control, mycology, yeasts modes of action, fungicide resistance
Dr. Jonathan A. G. Cox
School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
Interests: Drug discovery, antibiotics, Mycobacteria, tuberculosis, abscessus, pathogenesis, drug target, mechanism of action
Dr. Francesca Andreoni
Department of Biomolecular Sciences, University of Urbino "Carlo Bo", Urbino, Italy
Interests: Antimicrobial resistance;Carbapenemase;Enterobacteriaceae;Molecular typing;Plasmid characterization;Genetics;Molecular biology;Identification of vaccine candidates
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Dr. Periyasamy Sivalingam

Université de Genève, Geneva
Interests: Molecular Microbiology; Antibiotic resistance; heavy metals; environmental and clinical microbiology; ecosystems; Streptomyces; natural drugs; metagenomics; Persistent organic pollutants (POPs); Impact assessment
Prof. Dr. Simon G. Patching
Interests: Membrane Proteins; Transport Proteins; Multidrug Efflux; Antimicrobial Resistance; Antibiotics; Drug Discovery and Delivery; Protein Structure and Function; Chemistry; Biochemical and Biophysical Methods; Computational Methods
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Dr. Ravinder Nagpal
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, United States
Interests: human microbial ecology; gut microbiome and resistome; bacterial and fungal metagenomics in particular context to host cardio-metabolic health
Dr. Sonia Lewycka
Centre for International Health and Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Interests: Antibiotic resistance; vaccine-preventable diseases; maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health; complex interventions; behaviour change; public health
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Dr. Francesco Alessandri
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: Critical care medicine; intensive care medicine; sepsis; pneumonia; extracorporeal techniques; infections in ICU
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Dr. Tomasz Janek
Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Wrocław, Poland
Interests: bioactive lipopeptides; antimicrobial peptides; microbial adhesion and biofilm formation; drug-protein interaction; lipopeptide-membrane interaction
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Dr. Marisa Di Pietro
Department Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Interests: clinical microbiology, Chlamydia, bacterial pathogenesis, pathogen-host interactions, infection and cardiovascular diseases, cervicovaginal microbiota,biofilm, in vitro susceptibility testing, antibacterial agents.
Dr. Pasquale Linciano
Department of Drug Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Interests: medicinal chemistry; antimicrobial resistance; b-lactamases; quorum sensing; synthesis
Dr. Claudia Serra
Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: Sporeformers; Probiotics; Gut Microbiota; Aquaculture
Dr. Karl Hansford
Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: antibiotics; antimicrobial resistance; polymyxins; peptide chemistry; peptide mimicry; drug discovery; organic synthesis
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Dr. Friederike Hilbert

Department for Farm Animals and Veterinary Public Health, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Interests: Foodborne pathogens; Bacteriophage; Resistance transfer, transduction; Food microbiology; Antimicrobial activity
Dr. Piero Papi
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: peri-implantitis; biomaterials; antimicrobial surface decontamination, dental implants; biofilm; implant decontamination; antimicrobial mouthwash
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Dr. Mark J. Sistrom

School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced, CA, USA
Interests: antibiotic resistance; phages; evolution; metagenomics; bioinformatics
Dr. Alan J. Hibbitts
Department of Anatomy and Regenerative Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
Interests: nanoparticle-based solutions; small molecule drug and gene therapy approaches; MDR-TB; MRSA
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Dr. Giuseppe Celenza
Dipartimento di Medicina clinica, Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy
Interests: clinical biochemistry; enzyme kinetics; antimicrobial resistance; natural bioactive compounds; SOS response in bacteria; antimicrobial adjuvants
Dr. Rosa Alduina
Department of Biological, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies (STEBICEF), University of Palermo, 90133 Palermo, Italy
Interests: Antibiotic biosynthesis and Actinomycetes; antibiotic resistance; microbiome; resistome; glycopeptides; regulation
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Prof. Dr. Yuhki Sato
Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Fukuyama University, Fukuyama 729-0292, Japan
Interests: Optimal usage of antibiotics; Therapeutic drug monitoring; Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics; Antibiotics resistance
Dr. Guido Granata
Clinical and Research Department, National Institute for Infectious Diseases “L. Spallanzani” IRCCS, Rome, Italy
Interests: Immune response; Immunodeficiency disorders; Host-pathogen interaction; Host and Microbiota Interaction; Clostridioides difficile infection; Antimicrobial resistance; Antimicrobial treatment
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Dr. Paul Joyce
Clinical & Health Sciences, University of South Australia, UniSA Cancer Research Institute, HB6-25, North Terrace, City West Campus, Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Interests: Lipid vesicles; supported lipid bilayers; permeation enhancers; cellular membrane mimics; liposomes
Dr. David Cameron
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Inselspital, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Interests: Microevolution; Antibiotic tolerance; Antibiotic resistance; Persister cells; Pathogenesis; Phage therapy
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Professor Paolo Bruzzone
Department of General Surgery, Surgical Specialities and Organ Transplantation "Paride Stefanini",Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Interests: General Surgery;Abdominal Wall Surgery
Dr. Nikolaos Solomakos

Food Hygiene, Veterinary Faculty, University of Thessaly, Greece
Interests: natural antimicrobials; foodborne pathogens; public Health
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Dr. Maria Teresa Mascellino
Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Policlinico Umberto1 viale del Policlinico 155, Rome, Italy
Interests: Bacterial antibiotic resistance; Multidrug resistant microorganisms (MDR bacteria); Helicobacter pylori infection; Probiotics; Molecular laboratory methods; Bacterial biofilm and sonication; Double carbapenem synergistic activity; Enterobacteriaceae antimicrobial agents and resistance; Relationship with the therapeutic approach; Microbiota; Clostridium difficile infection; Bacterial translocation; Bacterial virulence factors
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Dr. María M. Tavío

Clinical Science Department, Faculty of Health Science, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Interests: Multidrug Resistance; Quinolone, Beta-Lactam; Colistin; Bacterial Outer Membrane; Plasmid
Dr. Karolina Rudnicka
Department of Immunology and Infectious Biology, Institute for Microbiology, Biotechnology and Immunology, Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Łódź, 90-237 Łódź, Poland
Interests: helicabacter pylori; antimicrobial agents; plant extracts; biocompounds; regeneration; immunostimulation
Dr. Sadri Znaidi
1. Institut Pasteur International Network, LR16IPT01, Tunis, Tunisia
2. Department of Mycology, Fungal Biology & Pathogenicity, Paris, France
Interests: Molecular Mycology; Antifungal Agents; Antifungal Drug Resistance; Host-Fungal Interactions
Dr. Sara Scutera
Department of Public Health and Pediatric Sciences, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
Interests: antimicrobial mechanisms of immune cells; wound healing infections; new antimicrobial peptides; antimicrobial nanoparticles
Dr. Nicholas Allenby
Demuris Limited, Newcastle, UK
Interests: Industrial Biotechnology; Natural Product Discovery; Antimicrobial Resistance; Genomics; Strain improvement; Scale-up fermentation
Dr. Toshiya Morozumi
Division of Periodontology, Department of Oral Interdisciplinary Medicine, Graduate School of Dentistry, Kanagawa Dental University, Yokosuka 238-8580, Japan
Interests: Antimicrobial therapy and immunological response; Alteration of intestinal flora due to bacteremia; Relationship between systemic disease and periodontitis
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Dr. Maria Teresa Vinuesa Aumedes
Department of Pathology and Experimental Therapy, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: clinical microbiology; oral microbiology; antimicrobial resistance; parasitology; tropical medicine
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Prof. Melina Kachrimanidou
Department of Medical Microbiology, School of Medicine Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: Clostridium difficile infection; epidemiology; infectious diseases
Dr. Giuseppe Lizio
Biomedical and Neuromotor, Science Università di Bologna, 40126 Bologna BO, Italy
Interests: dentistry; oral surgery; oral medicine
Dr. Eleonora Nicolai
Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata
Interests: fluorescence; rapid AST (antibiotic susceptibility testing); microbiology diagnostic; FCS (fluorescence correlation spectroscopy); biophysics; fast bacteriuria screening
Dr. Matthaios Papadimitriou Olivgeris
Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; bloodstream infections; critically ill patients; carbapenemases; VRE; MRSA
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Dr. Martijn Riool
Medical Microbiology, Amsterdam UMC (location AMC)
Interests: Biomaterial-associated infections; Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs); Biofilms; Strategies of infection prevention and control; Antimicrobial resistance; Antimicrobial coatings; Staphylococcus aureus; Candida albicans
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Dr. Patrick Harrison
Department of Biology and Marine Sciences, University of Hull, Hull, HU6 7RX, UK
Interests: Antimicrobial drug development; Antimicrobial peptides; Protein-lipid interactions
Dr. Oliver Van Hecke
University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Interests: primary care; antimicrobial stewardship; low-and-middle income countries (resource poor settings)
Dr. Timothy Rawson
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Infectious Disease, Imperial College London, London, UK
Interests: antimicrobial stewardship; dose optimisation; machine learning; biosensors
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Dr. Eva Galante
School of Health, Sports and Bioscience, University of East London, London, UK
Interests: Medicinal Chemistry; Drug discovery; Natural Products; Sustainability
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Dr. Samuel James Rowley-Neale
Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, United Kingdom
Interests: two dimensional (2D) materials; antimicrobial surfaces; screen-printing; additive manufacturing (3D printing); energy storage; electrochemistry
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Dr. Jamie Leigh Wagner
Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; antimicrobial stewardship; diagnostic stewardship; clinical outcomes
Prof. Dr. Predrag Cudic
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida Atlantic University, Florida, USA
Interests: peptides; drug discovery; antibiotics resistance; mode of action
Dr. Pamela Barbadoro
Biomedical Science and Public Health Università Politecnica delle Marche - Hospital Hygiene Unit Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti, Ancona, Italy
Interests: Healthcare associated infections; Antimicrobial resistance; surveillance; infection control; outbreak investigation; surgical wound infections
Dr. Enea G. Di Domenico
Microbiology and Virology, S. Gallicano Institute, IRCCS ,Istituti Fisioterapici Ospitalieri (IFO)Via Elio Chianesi 53, 00144 Rome, Italy.
Interests: Biofilm; antibiotic tolerance; antibiotic resistance; Multidrug-resistant organisms (MDR); carbapenemases; microbial infection; hospital-acquired infections; skin infection; ulcer, surgical site infection; sepsis; bacterial virulence factors; yeast; Candida; Staphylococcus aureus; MRSA; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; microbiome; molecular biology; microbial genetics.
Prof. Dr. Pavel Bostik
Charles University Faculty of Medicine and Faculty Hospital, Hradec Kralove, Czech republic
Interests: antibiotic resistance;molecular biology; hospital infections;natural compounds
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Prof. Dr. Bojana Beović

Department of Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre Ljubljana; Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana
Interests: Antimicrobial stewardship; antimicrobial infections; infections in surgery; bacterial infections; covid-19
Prof. Danielle Mazza
Department of General Practice, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: general practice; antimicrobial stewardship; implementation science; knowledge translation
Dr. Laura C McCaughey
University of Technology Sydney, Australia & University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Interests: Bacteriocins; pyocins; protein antibiotics
Dr. Enrique Castro-Sanchez
Division of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, City, University of London, London, United Kingdom (primary); National Institute for Health Research, London, United Kingdom; Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Interests: health literacy; antimicrobial stewardship; infection prevention and control; global health; qualitative
Dr. Luca Palazzo
Institute Experimental Endocrinology and Oncology, National Research Council of Italy, Naples, Italy.
Interests: ADP-ribosylation; ADP-ribosylating bacterial toxins; bacterial and viral macrodomains; bacterial DNA damage response.
Dr. Mar Carrión
Departamento de Biología Celular,Universidad Complutense de Madrid,28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Autoimmunity; Inflammation; Innate immune system; Toll like receptors; RNA helicases; neuroimmunomodulation; vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP); adipokines; rheumatoid arthritis; Grave’s disease; macrophages; synovial fibroblast; osteoclast
Dr. Sudarshan A. Shetty
Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, Netherlands
Interests: Host-Microbiome interactions; Synthetic microbiomes; Microbial Ecology
Dr. Irit Nachtigall
Helios Clinics Bad Saarow, Bad Saarow, Germany
Interests: infectious diseases; antibiotic stewardship; CDSS; gender in infection; infection prevention
Dr. Satoshi Uchiyama

Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine UCSD, San Diego, CA, USA
Interests: Staphylococcus; Streptococcus; multidrug resistance; innate immunity; host-pathogen interaction; antimicrobial peptides; platelet; neutrophil
Dr. Rosa Elena Cardoza
Area of Microbiology, University of León, Campus de Ponferrada, Ponferrada, Spain
Interests: molecular biology of Filamentous fungi; biocontrol; secondary metabolite producing microorganisms; Trichoderma; Trichothecenes; Harzianum A
Dr. Eun-Jeong Yoon

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul 03722, South Korea
Interests: Acquired antimicrobial resistance; Mobile genetic elements; Antibacterial drugs; Bacterial fitness; Bacterial genetics
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Dr. Nicola Pranno
Department of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Sciences"Sapienza" University of Rome 6, Caserta St., 00161 - Rome Italy
Interests: dental implants; biomaterials; Guided Bone Regeneration; peri-implantitis; antimicrobial surface decontamination; surface technology; digital dentistry; analgesics/administration and dosage; statistical data analysis and interpretation.
Dr. Amit Kaushik
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, United States
Interests: tuberculosis (TB) and nontuberculous mycobacteria; drug development/evaluation; experimental chemotherapy for infectious diseases; preclinical animal models and Mycobacteriology
Prof. Muriel Masi
Universite Paris-Saclay, Saint-Aubin, France; Institute for Integrative Biology of the Cell, 91192 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Interests: Bacterial envelope permeability; membrane transport; antibiotic resistance
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Dr. Kostoula Arvaniti

Critical Care Department, Infection Control Unit and Antimicrobial Stewardship Unit, Papageorgiou Hospital, Periferiaki Odos, 54629, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: Community and healthcare associated infections; epidemiology of multiresistant bacteria in critically and non-critically ill patients; antimicrobial resistance; antibiotic stewardship; implementation of antimicrobial policies in the healthcare setting; hospital epidemiology; fungal infections
Dr. Emanuela Roscetto
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Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnologies,Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy.
Interests: antibiotic resistance;antibiofilm activity;unconventional antimicrobial strategies;confocal laser scanning microscopy;genotyping and study of virulence factors of pathogenic bacteria
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Prof. Dr. Volker Krömker
Section for Production, Nutrition and Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: antibiotic treatment of cattle; mastitis treatment
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Dr. Marta Zapotoczna

Institute of Microbiology, University of Warsaw, I. Miecznikowa 1, 02-096 Warszawa, Poland
Interests: Staphylococcus aureus; biofilm, population heterogeneity; anti-virulence agents
Dr. Derry K. Mercer
NovaBiotics Ltd., Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, UK
Interests: antimicrobials; antibacterials; antifungals; antimicrobial peptides; host defence peptides; infectious disease; fungal infections; bacterial infections; antimicrobial resistance; antibiotic resistance
Dr. Marylise Duperthuy
Department of Microbiology, Infectiology and Immunology, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; Gram-negative pathogens; biofilm; virulence; host-pathogen interactions; Vibrio
Dr. Matteo Micucci
Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: natural compounds; phytocomplexes; polyphenols; flavonoids; tannins; coumarins; stilbenes; phytosterols; antibacterial; multitarget; nutraceuticals
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Dr. David Gillespie

1. Centre for Trials Research, School of Medicine, College of Biomedical & Life Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
2. Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Interests: antibiotic stewardship; trials; adherence; behaviour; Point-of-care tests
Dr. Yan Zhu
Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: Antimicrobial resistance; polymyxin; genome-scale metabolic model; systems pharmacology
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Prof. Dr. David Martin
Institute of Integrative Medicine, University of Witten/Herdecke , Herdecke, Germany
Interests: Pediatrics, pediatric oncology, integrative medicine, fever
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Dr. Svetlana Ermolaeva

Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology, 123098 Moscow, Russia
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Prof. Dr. Hyunjin Yoon
Ajou University, Kyonggi-do, Korea
Interests: bacterial pathogens; virulence; resistance; gene regulation; host–microbe interaction; infectious disease
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Dr. Ioannis Koutelidakis
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2nd Department of Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: sepsis
Dr. Nahed El-Najjar
Institute of Clinical Microbiology and Hygiene, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
Interests: pharmacology; toxicology and pharmaceutics; drug-drug interaction; personalized medicine; repurposed drugs
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Dr. Ron Dixon
School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, UK
Interests: polymyxins, colistin; mode of action bacterial outer membrane; antibiotic resistance; food; environment; Galleria
Prof. Dr. Roman Kozlov
Institute of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Smolensk State Medical University, 214019 Smolensk, Russia
Interests: antibiotics; antimicrobial resistance; mechanism of resistance; epidemiology of resistance
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Dr. Miraz Rahman
King's College Londondisabled, London, United Kingdom
Interests: Antimicrobial research tool development; efflux pumps; efflux resistant antimicrobials; biofilm
Dr. Parisa Norouzitallab
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1. Laboratory for Immunology and Animal Biotechnology, Laboratory of Aquaculture & Artemia Reference Center, Department of Animal Sciences and Aquatic Ecology, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
2. Laboratory of Comparative Physiology, Evolutionary Biology Centrum, Uppsala University, Sweden
3. Lab of Molecular Genetics and Bioinformatics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: Anti-microbial products; Host-pathogen interactions; Epigenetics; Environmental cues; Innate immune memory; Aquatic environment; Aquaculture
Dr. Yingfen Hsia
School of Pharmacy, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Interests: Paediatric research; Antimicrobial stewardship; Pharmaco-epidemiology; Systematic review and meta-analysis
Prof. Dr. Mattias Larsson
Global Health, Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: Antibiotics; Bacteria; Infection; Tropical Diseases; Antimicrobials; Antibiotic Resistance; Infectious Disease Epidemiology; HIV; Antimicrobial Resistance; Drug Resistance
Dr. Emiliano Laudadio
Fondamenti chimici delle tecnologie, Università Politecnica delle Marche, 60121 Ancona AN
Interests: antioxidant; antibiotics
Dr. Yuanpu Peter Di
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA , US
Interests: Host response to antibiotic bacterial infection; antimicrobial peptides; antibiotic resistance mechanisms
Dr. Francisco J. Roig
University of Valencia
Interests: microbiology; genetics; bioinformatics
Dr. Theerthankar Das
Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, School of Medical Sciences, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2006. Australia
Interests: microbiology; microscopy/imaging; biochemistry; biomedical engineering; physical-chemistry; cell biology; bacterial biofilm biology and antibiotic resistance
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Dr. Ashok Aspatwar

Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, Tampere University
Interests: microbiology; Mycobacterium tuberculosis; β-carbonic anhydrases; biofilms; stress response; drug resistant TB; β-CA inhibitors; zebrafish; mycobacterium marinum; gene knockout, gene regulation; transcriptomics; proteomics; drug screening; drug development
Dr. Enrique Domínguez-Álvarez

Instituto de Química Orgánica General (IQOG)Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)C/ Juan de la Cierva,Madrid, Spain
Interests: Selenium; Anticancer Research; Antibacterial Activity; Cancer Multidrug Resistance; Bacterial Multidrug Resistance; Efflux Pumps; Medicinal Chemistry; Organic Synthesis; Selenium Chemistry; Antifungal
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Dr. Miray Tonk

Justus Liebig University, Institute for Insect Biotechnology LOEWE Centre for Translational Biodiversity Genomics (LOEWE-TBG) Giessen Germany
Interests: antimicrobial peptides; natural compounds; arthropod immunity; tropical diseases; vector-borne diseases
Dr. Nermina Malanovic

Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Biophysics Division, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
Interests: antimicrobial peptides; antimicrobial agents; bacterial infections; bacterial resistance mechanisms; octenidine; membrane-active components; bacteria; fungi; biomembranes; biophysics; lipid metabolism; lipid-peptide interactions; bacterial cell wall; lipid only model systems
Dr. Eun Kyoung Chung
Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea
Interests: antibiotic pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics; antimicrobial stewardship; antibiotic therapy optimization in special populations; outcomes research; epidemiology; clinical trials
Dr. Ilaria Maria Saracino

Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine, School of Specialization in Microbiology and Virology, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
Interests: H.pylori infection; gastrointestinal microbiota; antimicrobial agents; antibiotic resistance; resistome
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Dr. Maria Eugenia Pachón-Ibáñez

Institute of Biomedicine of Seville (IBiS)/Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío)/University of Seville/CSICSeville, Spain
Interests: antimicrobial therapeutic alternatives; animalmodels of infection;multiresistant Gram-negative bacilli
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Dr. Gianluca Morroni
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Public Health, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy.
Interests: antimicrobial resistance genes; mobile genetic elements; oxazolidinone resistance; antimicrobial peptides
Dr. João Botelho
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Interests: Antibiotic resistance evolution; Mobile genetic elements; Bioinformatics; Genomics
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Prof. Dr. Salvatore Massa
Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences, Foggia University Via Napoli, 2571122 Foggia, Italy
Interests: microbiome; resistome; horizontal evolution; alternative strategies to AR; antibiotics in the food chain.
Dr. Sandeep Upadhyay
National Institute of Health, Durham, NC 27713, USA
Interests: Host-pathogen interaction; Mycobacterium tuberculosis pathogenesis; Signal transduction; Antibiotic resistance; Bacterial Protein kinases; Biofilm; Bacteriophage; Antimicrobials; Phage therapy; Antibacterial drug discovery
Prof. Jayne B. Robinson
University of Daytondisabled, Dayton, United States
Interests: biofilms; antibiotics; phage
Dr. Valerie Carabetta
Department of Biomedical Sciences,Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ USA
Interests: antibiotic resistance; multidrug resistance; lysine acetylation; KAT; KDAC; histone-like proteins; post-translational modifications; mass spectrometry; proteomics; antimicrobial peptides; biofilm
Dr. Berthony Deslouches
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Interests: Antimicrobial therapeutics; Cationic antimicrobial peptides; Drug-resistant bacteria; Antibiotics
Dr. Kimberly Claeys
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD, USA
Interests: antimicrobial stewardship; diagnostic stewardship; drug-resistant gram-negatives; rapid diagnostics (particular in gram-negative infections).
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Dr. Trinidad de Miguel

Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: antibiotics; phage; urinary tract infection; antimicrobial activity of natural extracts; polyphenols
Dr. João Vilares Neves

Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde (i3S), Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: antimicrobial peptides; hepcidin; antibiotic resistance; iron metabolism; iron overload; anemia; erythropoiesis; innate immunity; fish immunology; bacterial, viral and parasitic diseases
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Dr. Sylvia A. Omulo
Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
Interests: Antibiotic use; Antibiotic resistance; Low- and Middle income countries; sub-Saharan Africa; informal settlements; Community research; Hospital research; Epidemiology; Public health
Dr. Mikio Tanabe
Structural Biology Research Center, Institute of Materials Structure Science, KEK/High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Tsukuba, Japan
Interests: protein structure; membrane protein; transporter; X-ray crystallography
Dr. Guillermin Agüero-Chapin
Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR), University of Porto, 4099-002 Porto, Portugal
Interests: Peptide-like drugs; Antimicrobial peptides; Alignment-free models; Genome/Proteome-wide peptide searches.
Dr. Joana Campos
i3S Nephrology & Infectious Diseases R&D, Universidade do Porto, Porto,Portugal
Interests: Health sciences; Clinical, Environmental and Food microbiology; One health; Food safety; Pathogens and opportunistic bacteria; Molecular epidemiology; Resistance to antibiotics; Tolerance to metals and biocides; Mobile genetic elements; Bacterial typing methods (conventional and high-throughput methodologies); Human microbiome; Chronic kidney disease; Infection and systemic inflammation
Dr. Wooseong Kim
College of Pharmacy, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ewha Womans University Seoul 03760, Korea
Interests: MRSA; bacterial persisters; antibiotic development; host-pathogen interaction; high-throughput screening
Prof. Dr. Efthymia Protonotariou
Department of Microbiology, Medical School, AHEPA University Hospital, S. Kiriakidi 1, 546 36 Thessaloniki, Greece.
Interests: Antimicrobial resistance; carbapenemase producing bacteria; multidrug resistant bacteria; surveillance of antimicrobial resistance; Acinetobacter baumannii infections; Klebsiella pneumoniae infections
Dr. Christian J. Steib
Department of Medicine II, Liver Center Munich, University Hospital, LMU Munich, Munich, Germany
Interests: Antimicrobial resistances; bacterial pathogenesis; non-antimicrobial approaches; bacterial infections and liver dieseases; macrophages and phagocytosis.
Dr. Dominick J. Lemas
University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics, Gainesville, FL, USA
Interests: breastfeeding; electronic health records; biomedical informatics; pediatric obesity; multi-omics
Dr. Laura Giovati
Department of Medicine and Surgery, Università di Parma, 43121 Parma PR, Italy
Interests: Microbiology; antimicrobial peptides; biological control; RNA interference; non-conventional therapeutic strategies
Dr. Martin Duerden
Centre for Medical Education, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Interests: Primary Care; Respiratory Tract Infection; Antibiotic prescribing; Antimicrobial Stewardship; Antimicrobial Resistance
Dr. Yoshiyuki Tatsumi
Pharmacology Department, Kaken Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Kyoto, Japan
Interests: Antifungal drug discovery; Antifungal resistance; Mode of antifungal action; Fungal infection model; Onychomycosis
Dr. Lubomir Janda
Infectious Diseases and Preventive Medicine, Veterinary Research Institute, Hudcova 296/70, 621 00 Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: heterologous expression; enzybiotics; antibacterial peptides; protein engineering; microbiome analysis
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Dr. Carla M. Carvalho

International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Braga, Portugal
Interests: bacteriophages; bacteriophage proteins; bacterial infections; diagnostic tools for bacterial infections; lab-on-chip devices
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Dr. Pedro Moura Alves
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Interests: AHR; Innate immunity; Host-pathogen interactions; host directed therapy
Dr. Cecilia Martini

Dipartimento di Scienze biotecnologiche di base, cliniche e perioperatorie, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy.
Interests: Microbiology; micology; virology; graphene; endodontic infections
Dr. Paula Yagüe

University of Oviedo, Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
Interests: Streptomyces; secondary metabolites; development; antibiotics; biotechnology; microbiology
Dr. Laila Ben Said
Institute of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (INAF), Laval University, Quebec, Canada
Interests: Antibiotics; Antibio-Resistance; Alternatives to antibiotics; Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL); Enterobacteria; Pathogenic bacteria; Bacteriocins; Antimicrobial compounds; Probiotics; Food Microbiology; Food Safety
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Dr. Olga V. Makarova

Institute for Animal and Environmental Health, Centre for Infection Medicine, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Interests: Antimicrobial Resistance Mechanisms; Bacterial Stress Response; Resistance Evolution; Persisters; Horizontal Gene Transfer; Cross-resistance; Antimicrobial Peptides; Biocides; Bacteriophages; Drug Interactions; Evolutionary Microbiology; Systems Microbiology; One Health
Dr. Satoshi Nishida
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: Antibiotics; Antimicrobial Agents; Antibiotic Resistance; Antimicrobial Resistance; Chemotherapy; Bacterial genetics; Bacterial genomics; Bacterial Pathogenesis; Bacteriology; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Immunology; Infectious Diseases; Lactic Acid Bacteria; Medical Microbiology; Molecular Microbiology; Microbiology
Dr. Roberto Arrigoni
Institute of Biomembranes, Bioenergetics and Molecular Biotechnologies (IBIOM) of National Research Council of Italy, Bari, Italy
Interests: Microbiota; Probiotics; Prebiotics; Nutrition; Metabolism
Dr. Mario Salmeri
Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, School of Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: clinical microbiology; nano antibacterial material; antimicrobial resistance; natural products
Dr. Primrose Beryl Gladstone
Department of Internal Medicine I, Universitätsklinikum Tubingen, Tübingen, Germany
Interests: Epidemiological Analysis; Antimicrobial Resistance; Antibiotic consumptiopn; Antimicrobial stewardship; Infectious Disease Epidemiology; Infectious Diseases; Clinical Epidemiology; Epidemiology and Public Health; Epidemiologic Methods; Epidemiologic Studies; Statistical Analyses; Systematic Reviews; Meta-Analysis; Epidemiological Statistics; Cohort Studies; Observational Studies; One Health Initiative
Dr. Mamoon Aldeyab
Department of Pharmacy, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, UK
Interests: antimicrobial stewardship
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Dr. Manuela Tamburro
Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy.
Interests: epidemiology; infectious diseases; antimicrobial resistance; antibiotics resistance determinants; healthcare infections; hygiene; infection prevention and control; surveillance; biostatistics; public health interventions
Dr. Yannick Rossez

Génie Enzymatique et Cellulaire (GEC), Université de Technologie de Compiègne, Compiègne, France
Interests: lipidomic; glycomic; bacterial motility; adhesins
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Dr. Sergio Alvarez-Perez
Department of Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Mycology; Microbial ecology; Plant-microbe interactions; Phylogenetics; Computational biology; Veterinary Microbiology
Dr. Ali Pormohammad
Medical Microbiology, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
Interests: molecular microbiology; antibiotic; biofilm; transcriptomics; RNA-seq; metabolomics; omics; meta-analysis
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Dr. Annika Gillis
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Department of Infectious Disease, MRC Centre for Molecular Bacteriology and Infection, Imperial College London, London, UK
Interests: bacteriophages; plasmids; mobile genetic elements; phage taxonomy and phylogeny; microbial and phage genomics; microbial signalling nucleotides; antimicrobial resistance; gram positive bacteria; foodborne and plant bacterial pathogens; biological control
Dr. Scott Olesen
Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Interests: antibiotic resistance; epidemiology of antibiotic use; mathematical modeling
Dr. Carla Parada-Rodrigues
Biodiversity and Epidemiology of Bacterial Pathogens, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Interests: Enterobacteriaceae; Klebsiella pneumoniae; antimicrobial resistance; virulence; population structure; epidemiology and surveillance; bioinformatics; antibiotics; evolution; transmission; One Health.
Dr. Evangelos I. Kritsotakis
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1. School of Medicine, Division of Social Medicine, University of Crete, Greece
2. School of Health and Related Research, Section of Public Health, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Interests: medical statistics; epidemiological methods; healthcare epidemiology; infection control; antimicrobial resistance; infectious disease surveillance; public health
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Prof. Dr. Oriana Simonetti
Dermatological Clinic- Department of Clinical and Molecular Sciences, Polytechnic University of the Marche Region, Ancona, Italy
Interests: Antibiotic resistance; antimicrobial peptides; quorum sensing inhibitor, infected wounds; wound healing; biofilm; Staphylococcal infections
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Dr. Barry R. Palmer
School of Health Science, College of Health, Massey University, 6140 Wellington, New Zealand
Interests: genetics of antibiotic resistance; horizontal gene transfer of resistance genes; microbial multi-resistance
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Dr. Amir Arastehfar

Hackensack Meridian Health Center for Discovery and Innovation, Hackensack, USA
Interests: invasive fungal infection; antifungal resistance; antifungal tolerance; diagnosis of antifungal resistance and tolerance in the clinic
Dr. Leonard Siegfried
Department of Medical and Clinical Microbiology, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice Faculty of Medicine, Kosice, Slovakia
Interests: antibiotic resistance; gramnegative bacteria; nosocomial infections
Dr. Roberta Colicchio
Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnology, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: Host-parasite interaction; microbial pathogenicity; antimicrobial peptides; antimicrobial activity of phytocompounds; Rifampicin resistance; Neisseria meningitidis
Prof. Dr. Ivan Brukner
Department of Diagnostic Medicine, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
Interests: Antibiotic suceptibility testing; Molecular Microbiology; Gene expression; Diagnostic medicine; Molecular diagnostics; Detection of Clostridium difficile infections
Dr. Amanj Kurdi
Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Science, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
Interests: Antimicrobial stewardship; Pharmacoepidemiology; Health Service Research; Antimicrobial surveillance
Dr. Barbara Kot
Institute of Biological Sciences, Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, B. Prusa 14, 08-110 Siedlce, Poland.
Interests: antimicrobial resistant bacteria; resistance genes, bacterial adhesion; biofilms; uropathogenic E. coli; Staphylococcus aureus; MRSA; natural bioactive compounds
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Dr. Alicia Galar

Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, 28007 Madrid, Spain
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; therapeutic drug monitoring; antimicrobial stewardship; vaccines; prosthetic-device-related infections; infective endocarditis; infections in patients with heart diseases and pneumonia
Dr. Andrés González Santana
Departamento de Química Bio-orgánica, Instituto de Química Orgánica General (IQOG), c/Juan de la Cierva 3, E-28006 Madrid, Spain
Interests: glycosylation reactions; molecular recognition; chemical synthesis; enzyme kinetics; design of novel antibiotics and inhibitors
Dr. Daniele Roberto Giacobbe
Department of Health Sciences (DISSAL), Università degli Studi di Genova, 16132 Genoa, Italy
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; antimicrobial stewardship; multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria; invasive fungal diseases
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Prof. Dr. Fuhang Song
School of Light Industry, Beijing Technology and Business University, Beijing, China
Interests: natural products; Streptomyces; fungi; drug discovery; drug synthesis; anti-infective drug; antimicrobial drug; food chemistry
Dr. Marie-Joëlle Virolle
Department of Microbiology, Institute of Integrative Biology of the Cell (I2BC), UMR 9198 CNRS, University Paris Saclay, 91190 Gif sur Yvette, France
Interests: regulation of antibiotic biosynthesis; energetic metabolism; function of antibiotics for the producing bacteria; streptomyces
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Dr. Donatella Tondi
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
Interests: Medicinal chemistry; drug discovery; bacterial resistance; β-Lactamases inhibitors; SOS response
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Dr. Joaquín López-Contreras
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Department of Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: mutlirresistant; bacterial infections; STD; intensive care infections.
Dr. Manel Camps
Microbiology & Environmental Toxicology Department, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Interests: Plasmids; Antibiotic Resistance; Evolution
Dr. Julien M. Buyck
INSERM U-1079 PHAR - Pharmacologie des anti-infectieux, Universite de Poitiers, Poitiers, France
Interests: Gram negative; resistance mechansism; PK/PD; intracellular; combinations; NTM
Dr. Xinhui Li
Department of Microbiology, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 1725 State Street, La Crosse, WI, 54601, USA
Interests: Inactivation of foodborne viruses; Mitigation of antibiotic resistance in food chain
Dr. Mao Hagihara
Department of Molecular Epidemiology and Biomedical Sciences, Aichi Medical University, Aichi, Japan
Interests: Pharmacokinetics; Pharmacodynamics; antimicrobial; multi-drug resistant pathogen; therapeutic drug monitoring; in vivo study
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Dr. Maxime Robin
Laboratoire Pharmacie Galénique Biopharmacie Cosmétologie, Département Bio-Ingénierie Pharmaceutique, Université Aix-Marseille, IMBE UMR CNRS 7263 IRD 237, UFR de Pharmacie, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, CEDEX 5, 13385 Marseille, France
Interests: medicinal chemistry; synthetic and natural-derived biologically active molecules; extraction of natural bioactive compounds
Dr. Eran Bosis
Department of Biotechnology Engineering, ORT Braude College of Engineering, 51 Snunit St, Karmiel 2161002, Israel
Interests: molecular dynamic analysis of protein structure; host-pathogen interactions in plants; biotechnology engineering; genetic engineering; antimicrobial proteins; computational biology; bioinformatics
Dr. Svetlana Rachina

Head of Internal Medicine Department #2, Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, 119992 Moscow, Russia
Interests: respiratory tract infections; pneumonia; pneumococcal vaccination; antibiotic usage; antimicrobial consumption; pharmacoepidemiology and health economics of antimicrobials
Prof. Dr. Yvonne Mast
Department of Bioresources for Bioeconomy and Health Research, Leibniz Institute DSMZ-German Culture Collection for Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
Interests: antibiotics; actinomycetes; biosynthesis; genome mining; genetic engineering; regulation; overproduction; synthetic biology; silent gene cluster; streptogramins
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Prof. Dr. Yaojun Tong
School of Life Science and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200030, China
Interests: synthetic biology; natural products; microbiology; cell factory; CRISPR
Dr. Maria Bagattini
Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance; disinfectant resistance; molecular epidemiology of healthcare-associated infections; carbapenem resistant (CR) Acinetobacter baumannii; (CR) Klebsiella pneumoniae
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Dr. Kazuko Yamamoto
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan
Interests: pneumococcus; pneumococcal pneumonia; innate immunity; COVID-19; nontuberculous mycobacteria
Dr. Wen-Wu Li
School of Pharmacy & Bioengineering, Guy Hilton Research Centre, Keele University, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 7QB, UK
Interests: Discovery of antimicrobial and anti-malarial natural products; antimicrobial peptides; surface coating using antibacterial and anti-biofilm peptides
Dr. Rajan P. Adhikari
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Integrated Biotherapeutics, Rockville, MD 20878, USA
Interests: Staphylococcus spp, and other bacterial pathogens; molecular pathogenicity; genetics; vaccine and therapeutic development; antibody engineering
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Prof. Dr. Mrinal Bhattacharjee
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Interests: chemistry of antibiotics; Aggregatibacter; bacterial conjugation; antibacterial adjuvants
Dr. Pierluigi Di Ciccio
Department of Veterinary Science, University of Turin, Largo Paolo Braccini 2, 10095 Grugliasco, Torino, Italy
Interests: food microbiology; food safety; food hygiene; microbial biofilm; food borne pathogens; antimicrobial-resistance
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Prof. Giovanni Boccia
Department of Medicine and Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi D'Aragona, Salerno, Italy
Interests: public health; occupational medicine; health economics; preventive medicine; epidemiology; environmental health; food control
Dr. Coralie Fumeaux
Institute of Microbiology (IMUL), Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: new antimicrobial targets; genetic screen; molecular microbiology; antibiotic resistance; cell wall metabolism
Dr. Alessandra Oliva
Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: multi-drug resistant microorganisms; nosocomial infections; endovascular infections; biofilm-associated infections
Dr. Rasmus Leistner
1. Medical Department, Division of Gastroenterology, Infectiology and Rheumatology, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2. Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Interests: infectious diseases epidemiology; infection control; antimicrobial stewardship
Dr. Joana Castro
Centre of Biological Engineering (CEB), Laboratory of Research in Biofilms Rosário Oliveira (LIBRO), University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
Interests: bacterial vaginosis; Gardnerella; Atopobium vaginae; Prevotella bivia, vaginal biofilms; virulence; gene expression; antimicrobial resistance; essential oils
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Dr. Ivone M. Martins
CEB - Centre of Biological Engineering, University of Minho, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
Interests: phage technology; phage display methodology for diagnosis and therapy; bacteriophages; molecular biology and genetics
Prof. Dr. Martin Wierup
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: prevention and control of infectious diseases; veterinary public health; veterinary microbiology; antimicrobials use in animal food production; safety of animal derived food
Dr. Georgia Mandilara
Department of Public Health Policies, School of Public Health, University of West Attica, 115 21 Athens, Greece
Interests: foodborne diseases; surveillance of foodborne diseases
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Dr. Hidetada Hirakawa
Department of Bacteriology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi, Japan
Interests: antimicrobial resistance (AMR); biofilm; environmental response; molecular genetics; bacterial pathogenicity; infection control
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Dr. Maria Fernanda Mojica
Department of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
Interests: Beta-lactamases; Metallo-B-Lactamases; molecular epidemiology of carbapenem resistant Gram-negative; antimicrobial susceptibility tests
Dr. Haihong Hao
College of Veterinary Medicine, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, China
Interests: Molecular mechanism involved in the development of antimicrobial resistance; The fitness of antimicrobial resistant bacterial or determinants; The relationship between antimicrobial resistance and virulence; The prudent use of antimicrobial agents based on establishment of clinical breakpoint of antimicrobial agents; The microbiological assessment of antimicrobial agents on gut microbiota
Prof. Xiaobo Song
UiT The Arctic University of Norway, PO Box 6050 Langnes, N-9037 Tromsø, Norway
Interests: microorganism/pathogens; antibiotics and antibiotic resistance; biofilm; inflammatory response
Pro. Dr. Maria Caterina Pace
Department of Women, Child and General and Specialized Surgery, University of Campania Luigi anvitelli, 80138 Naples, Italy
Interests: Intensive Care Unit infections
Dr. Carmen Ferrajolo
Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy
Interests: clinical pharmacology; pharmacovigilance; pharmacoepidemiology; drug safety; drug effectiveness; drug utilisation; paediatrics
Dr. Kyuseok Kim

Department of Emergency Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Interests: sepsis; critical illness; cardiac arrest; biomarker
Prof. Dr. Alexander Brinkmann
Klinikum Heidenheim, Klinik für Anästhesie, operative Intensivmedizin und spezielle, Schmerztherapie, Heidenheim, Germany
Interests: Antibiotic therapy; PK/PD; Sepsis; TDM; individual dosing and application
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Prof. Dr. Emília Sánchez
Blanquerna School of Health Science, Ramon Llull University, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: Evidence Based Medicine; HIV Infection; Statistical Analysis; Health Promotion; Health Education; Medical & Health Profession Education; Preventive Medicine; Public Health Education; Epidemiologic Studies
Prof. Dr. Cecilia Pozzi
Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Siena, via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
Interests: X-ray crystallography; structural biology; β-lactamases; antibiotic resistance; bacterial thymidylate synthase; human thymidylate synthase; pteridine reductase; heat shock protein 90 N-terminal domain; bioinorganic chemistry; ferritin; glutaminyl cyclase
Dr. Michela Gambino
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Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
Interests: biofilms; microbial communities; bacteriophages; oxidative stress; cultural heritage; food safety
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Dr. Vassiliki Pitiriga
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Department of Microbiology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 11527 Athens, Greece
Interests: healthcare-associated infections; antibiotic stewardship; multidrug-resistant pathogens; antimicrobial resistance
Dr. Chengzhang Fu
Helmholtz-Institut für Pharmazeutische Forschung Saarland (HIPS), Campus E8.1, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany
Interests: natural products; genome mining; antimicrobial resistance (AMR); CRISPR-Cas9; bacterial natural product biosynthesis
Dr. Carlo Pietrasanta

Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Interests: neonatal infectious diseases; antibiotic stewardship in neonatal intensive care unit (NICU); neonatal/perinatal microbiome; antibiotic resistance in NICU; neonatal sepsis
Dr. Piotr Szweda
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Gdansk University of Technology, Gdansk, Poland.
Interests: bacteria and yeast drug resistance; staphylococcus aureus; candida spp.; bee products; essential oils; peptidoglycan hydrolases
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Dr. Paola Mencarini

IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Malattie Infettive "Lazzaro Spallanzani", Rome, Italy
Interests: SARS Virus; Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid; HIV; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Pneumocystis carinii; Pneumocystis Pneumonia; Cutaneous anthrax; Anthrax; Veterinarians; Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis; Pulmonary Tuberculosis; Antimicrobial Stewardship; Surgical Wound Infection; Cesarean Section; Falciparum Malaria; Vivax Malaria; Artemisinine; Lumefantrine Drug Combination Artemether; Polymerase Chain Reaction; DNA; Sensitivity and Specificity; Refugees; Rhabdomyolysis; Disease Outbreaks
Dr. Rui Silva Soares
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Laboratório de Microbiologia e Imunologia, Centro de Investigação Interdisciplinar em Sanidade Animal, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; antimicrobial peptides; Nisin; Pexiganan; biofilms; wound infections; wound models; staphylococcus aureus; pseudomonas aeruginosa
Prof. Dr. Marina Spînu
Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, 400372 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: animal infectious diseases; antimicrobial resistance; veterinary immunology; environmental microbiology
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Dr. Lok To Sham
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Interests: Streptococcus pneumoniae; bacterial cell envelope; capsular polysaccharide; cell shape; peptidoglycan synthesis
Dr. Angela Quirino

Department of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
Interests: antibiotic resistance; molecular analysis; pathogenetic mechanisms; microbiology; virology; infectious diseases
Dr. Samantha McLean
School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK
Interests: biofilms; metallotherapeutic compounds; implant-associated infections; novel antimicrobial agents; reactive oxygen species; reactive nitrogen species; carbon monoxide and CO-releasing molecules
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Dr. Xiaotao Jiang
Microbiome Research Centre, St George and Sutherland Clinical School, Department of Medicine, University of New South Wales, 18 High St, Kensington, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; metagenomic next/third-generation sequencing (mNGS); medical and environmental microbiome; bioinformatics
Dr. Kang Huang
School of Chemical Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Interests: antimicrobial; antibiotic; target delivery systems; nanomaterials; biomaterials; food safety
Dr. Naoufal Lakhssassi
Department of Plant, Soil, and Agricultural Systems, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA
Interests: biochemistry; molecular biology; physiology; genetics; functional genomics
Dr. Chongguang Yang
YSPH Modeling Unit, Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
Interests: antibiotic resistance; infectious diseases; tuberculosis; mycobacterium tuberculosis; genome, bacterial; molecular epidemiology
Dr. Márió Gajdács
1. Department of Pharmacodynamics and Biopharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Szeged, 6720 Szeged, Hungary
2. Institute of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, 1089 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: epidemiology; clinical microbiology; public health; resistance trends; UTIs; antimicrobial stewardship; knowledge-attitude-practice (KAP); novel antimicrobials; anaerobes
Dr. Donna M Lecky

National Infection Service, Public Health England, Gloucester GL1 1DQ, UK
Interests: primary care; stewardship; antibiotic resistance; qualitative
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Dr. Dagmar G. Alber

Infection, Immunity & Inflammation Department, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health, Faculty of Pop Health Sciences, London, UK
Interests: antibiotic use in children; effect of antibiotics use on the microbiota; antimicrobial resistance; drug discovery; biofilm inhibitors and rapid diagnostic tests
Dr. Konrad Mühlethaler
Institut for Infectious Diseases, University of Berne, Bern, Switzerland
Interests: fungi; clinical mycology; antimycotics; antifungal susecptibility testing; Pneumocystis jirovecii; molecular diagnostics of fungi
Dr. Catherine Loc-Carrillo
1. Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA;
2. VA Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84148, USA
Interests: Bacteriophage Applications; Antimicrobial Resistance; Wound Infections; Osteomyelitis; Surgical Site Infections; Developing Animal Models to Study Infections; Infection Prevention and Control.
Dr. Ueli von Ah
Agroscope, 3003 Bern, Switzerland
Interests: food biotechnology; lactic acid bacteria; antimicrobials (bacteriocins, antimicrobial peptides); antibiotic resistance; food microbiology; dairy science; fermented foods
Dr. Fabio Arena
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Via Luigi Pinto, 71122 Foggia, Italy
Interests: clinical microbiology; molecular epidemiology; antimicrobial agents; diagnostic microbiology; infectious disease
Prof. Nikos P. Spyridis

1. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
2. Aglaia Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece
Interests: Antibiotic use; Antibiotis Stewardship Program; Hospital Acquired Infection; Pharmakokinetics; Pharmakodynamics; Antibiotic resistance; Paediatrics; Neonatal infections; Infections in the immunocompromised
Dr. Matteo De Pastena
General and Pancreatic Surgery, Pancreas Institute Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata of Verona, Verona, Italy.
Interests: general surgery; HPB; pancreatic surgery; postoperative complications; infectious complications; surgical site infections; minimally-invasive surgery; antibiotic prophylaxis
Dr. Rosario Musumeci
Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca, 20900 Monza, Italy
Interests: clinical microbiology; infectious diseases; antimicrobial agents; human papillomavirus (HPV); sexually transmitted infections (STIS)
Dr. Rocio Fernández Urrusuno

Clinical Unit Primary Care Pharmacy Sevilla, Aljarafe-Sevilla Norte Primary Health Area, Andalusian Health Service, Seville, Spain
Interests: antimicrobial prescribing; antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASP); interventions to improve antibiotics prescribing; development of indicators to monitor antimicrobial use; ASP implementation; antimicrobial guides for ASP; prescribing support tools
Dr. Silvia Gómez-Zorrilla

Infectious Diseases Department, Hospital del Mar. Infectious Pathology and Antimicrobials Research Group (IPAR), Institut Hospital del Mar d’Investigacions Mèdiques (IMIM), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: multidrug-resistant bacteria; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; host-pathogen interaction; antimicrobial stewardship; rational use of antibiotics; infection control
Dr. Alessio Mesini
Infectious Diseases Unit, Pediatric Sciences Department, IRCCS Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Via Gerolamo Gaslini 5, 16147 Genova, Italy
Interests: infections in pediatric intensive care and in critically ill pediatric patients; Bacterial and fungal infections in the immunocompromised host; PK/PD of anti-infectives
Dr. Francesco Di Gennaro
Respiratory Infectious Diseases Unit, National Institute for Infectious Diseases “L. Spallanzani” IRCCS, 00149 Rome, Italy
Interests: infectious diseases; respiratory infectious diseases; pulmonary tuberculosis; COVID-19 pneumonia; antibiotic use and resistance
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Dr. Claudia Marotta
General Directorate of Health Prevention, Italian Ministry of Health viale Giorgio Ribotta, 5-00144, Rome, Italy
Interests: epidemiology; global health; emergency preparedness; medical education
Dr. Luca Montini

Department of Intensive Care Medicine and Anesthesiology, “Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS”, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
Interests: antimicrobial de-escalation; infections caused by antibiotic-resistant germs; immune-modulatory therapies in critically ill patients
Dr. Cláudia Sousa
Laboratory of Research in Biofilms Rosário Oliveira, Centre of Biological Engineering, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
Interests: bacterial infections; biofilms; biofilm prevention and control; phage therapy; nanoparticle-cell biointerfaces
Dr. Ana Oliveira
Centre of Biological Engineering, LIBRO—Laboratório de Investigação em Biofilmes Rosário Oliveira, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
Interests: biotechnology; bacteriophage technology; antimicrobial alternatives; microbiology; animal health
Dr. Roberta Gabbianelli

Biological Service, Istituto Superiore Di Sanità, Rome, Italy
Interests: biofilms; Escherichia coli O157:H7; superoxide dismutase; essential oils
Dr. Cyrus Jahansouz
Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
Interests: gut microbiome; obesity; colon and rectal cancer; diverticulitis; inflammatory bowel disease
Dr. Pavla Paterová
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Kralove, Charles University, 50003 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Interests: antibiotic; hospital acquired infections; antibiotics in intensive care; oncology; hematooncology; antibiotic consumption in hospital; therapeutic drug monitoring
Dr. Chien-Yi Chang
School of Dental Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4BW, UK
Interests: quorum sensing; quorum quenching; biofilm; antimicrobial resistance; pseudomonas
Dr. Ioana Adriana Matei
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, Epidemiology, Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole si Medicina Veterinara, Calea Mănăștur 3-5, 400372 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; natural products with antimicrobial potential; antimicrobial compounds identification and testing
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Dr. Cátia Marques
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universidade Lusófona, Lisboa, Portugal; Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, CIISA-Centro de Investigação Interdisciplinar em Sanidade Animal, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; veterinary microbiology; molecular epidemiology of urinary tract pathogens; companion animals
Prof. Dr. Yoshihiro Yamaguchi
The OCU Advanced Research Institute for Natural Science and Technology, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
Interests: toxin-antitoxin systems; Escherichia coli; mRNA interference; programmed cell death; drug resistance mechanism
Dr. Igor Loncaric
Department of Pathobiology, Institute of Microbiology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinärplatz, Vienna, Austria
Interests: animal MRSA; MRS from wildlife; antibiotic-resistant bacteria in wildlife; Mammaliicoccus sciuri; antibiotic-resistant bacteria in companion animals; ESBL/AmpC
Dr. Christophe Soumet
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Fougères Laboratory, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES), Maisons-Alfort, France
Interests: disinfectants; bacteria adaptation; bacteria biofilms; viable but nonculturable bacteria; antimicrobial resistance; antibiotics
Dr. Lukáš Hleba
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia
Interests: microbiology; resistance; antimicrobial; MALDI-TOF MS; antibiotics
Dr. Debarun Dutta
Optometry and Vision Science Research Group, Optometry School, Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham b47ET, UK
Interests: ocular surface; microbial keratitis; bacterial resistance; antimicrobial surfaces
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Dr. Maria Cecilia Di Pentima

Atlantic Health System, Thomas Jefferson University, 100 Madison Ave, Morristown, NJ, USA
Interests: pediatric infectious diseases; antibiotic stewardship
Dr. Amanda Brooks
Department of Research and Scholarly Activity, Rocky Vista University, Ivins, UT 84738, USA
Interests: antibiotic resistance; drug delivery; bioactive materials
Dr. Ons Bouchami
Laboratory of Bacterial Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology, Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica e Biologica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; bacterial pathogens; bacterial evolution; molecular epidemiology
Dr. María del Mar García-Suárez
Escuela Superior de Ingeniería y Tecnología (ESIT), Universidad Internacional de La Rioja (UNIR), 26006 Logroño, Spain
Interests: Streptococcus pneumoniae; pneumolysin; community adquired pneumonia; DNA isothermal amplification
Dr. Alessandro Santurro
Department of Anatomical, Histological, Forensic and Orthopedic Sciences, Section of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: adverse drug reaction; healthcare-associated infection; post-mortem investigation; sudden death; histopathology; forensic pathology
Dr. Olivier Robineau
Infectious Diseases Department, Gustave Dron Hospital, Lille University, 59000 Lille, France
Interests: vascular graft infections; Osteoarticular infections; osteitis; diabetic foot infections; health-care-related infection
Dr. Rosario Cultrera
Infectious Diseases, Department of Traslational Medicine, University of Ferrara, University 'S. Anna' Hospital, Via Aldo Moro, 8, 44124 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: antibiotic resistance; healthcare associated infections; orthopedic infections; infections in immunocompromised patients; antibiotic prophylaxis; critically ill patients; liver cirrhosis; antimicrobial stewardship; human parasite diseases therapy
Dr. Brian M. Luna
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Interests: Bacteria; acinetobacter baumannii; E. coli; Mycobacterium; Gram-negative; staphylococcus aureus; animal models; antibiotics
Dr. Julio Aires

Laboratoire de Microbiologie, UMR-S 1139 "Physiopathologie et Pharmacotoxicologie Placentaire Humaine, Microbiote pré- et post-natal" (3PHM), FHU PREMA, Faculté de Pharmacie de Paris, Université de Paris, Paris, France
Interests: gut microbiota; anaerobic bacteria; antibiotic resistance; neonatal; NEC
Dr. Shulin Qin
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Interests: HIV; Microbiome; Inflammation; Immunosenescence; Pulmonary infection; ARDS; Pulmonary dysfunction; COPD; Emphysema
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