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Prof. Dr. Andreas Burkovski
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department Biologie, Alexander Universität Erlangen–Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany
Interests: corynebacteria; host–pathogen interaction; nitrogen control; regulatory networks; secretome analyses; toxins
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Prof. Dr. Kenn Gerdes
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Centre of Excellence for Bacterial Stress Response and Persistence, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Ole Maaløes Vej 5, 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
Interests: bacterial stringent (ppGpp) and stress responses; toxin - antitoxin genes; bacterial cell division
Dr. Jean-Marc Nicaud
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INRA INA-PG CNRS, Centre de Biotechnologie Agro-Industrielle, F-78850 Thiverval-Grignon, France
Interests: lipid accumulation; microbial Genetics; metabolic engineering; biotechnology of yeasts; algal engineering
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Dr. Paola Roncada
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Department of Health Science, University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
Interests: proteomics; metabolomics; zoonoses; microbiology; antimicrobial resistance; one health; animal infectious disease
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Prof. Dr. Masahiro Fujimuro
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Department of Cell Biology, Kyoto Pharmaceutical University, Kyoto 607-8412, Japan
Interests: Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus post-translational modification proteasome ubiquitin virus
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Dr. Daisuke Hayasaka
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Laboratory of Veterinary Microbiology, Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Yamaguchi University, 1677-1 Yoshida, Yamaguchi 753-8511, Japan
Interests: zoonoses; virology; animal diseases; tick-borne infectious diseases; biosafety
Dr. Ana do Vale
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1. Fish Immunology and Vaccinology Group, IBMC-Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
2. i3S-Institute for Research and Innovation in Health, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: host-bacteria interactions; bacterial secreted virulence factors; bacterial protein toxins; outer membrane vesicles
Dr. Elena Evguenieva-Hackenberg
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Institut für Mikrobiologie und Molekularbiologie, Giessen, Germany
Interests: prokaryotic sRNA; RNA processing in prokaryotes; RNA degradation in prokaryotes; RNases in prokaryotes; bacterial RNP
Dr. Mickaël Desvaux
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INRAE Clermont-Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Interests: bacterial protein secretion and trafficking; colonisation, adhesion and biofilm formation; extracellular and cell-surface proteins; secretome; molecular microbiology and bacterial physiology; bacterial genomics and proteomics; commensal and pathogen microbial interactions; Zoonotic foodborne pathogens; Escherichia coli; Listeria monocytogenes; microbiome and microbiota
Dr. Jean-Christophe Marvaud
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Team Bactéries Pathogènes et Santé, Micalis Institut, Université Paris-Saclay, Paris, France
Interests: host-bacteria interaction; flagella; innate immune response; antibiotic resistance; bacterial toxins; non-coding RNAs
Dr. Patricia Agudelo-Romero
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1. Telethon Kids Institute, Wal-Yan Respiratory Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
2. School of Molecular Science, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Interests: system biology; omics; host-microbes interaction
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Dr. Giordano Rampioni

1. Department of Science, University Roma Tre, Rome, Italy
2. IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy
Interests: quorum sensing; biofilm; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; antivirulence agents; gene regulation; biosensors
Dr. Itay Rousso
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Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Interests: HIV; uncoating; HIV replication; mechanical properties; atomic force microscopy; physical virology
Dr. Maria Cristina Gagliardi
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Center for Gender Specific Medicine, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy
Interests: innate and adaptive immune response to infections; sex differences in the immune response to infections; lipid rafts
Dr. Nagib Ahsan
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA
Interests: mass-spectrometry based proteomics
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Prof. Dr. Anne Puel

l'Institut des Maladies Génétiques Imagine, Paris, France
Interests: inborn errors of immunity and infectious diseases; genetic diseases
Dr. Sergei A. Subbotin
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California Department of Food and Agriculture, Plant Pest Diagnostic Center, 3294 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832, USA
Interests: nematology; molecular systematics; phylogenetics; molecular diagnostics; phylogeography; phylogenomics
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Dr. Joao Paulo Gomes
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Department of Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Health, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: microbial genomics; evolutionary biology; microbiology; molecular biology
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Prof. Dr. Nuno Taveira
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Instituto Universitário Egas Moniz (IUEM), Quinta da Granja, 2829-511 Monte da Caparica, Portugal
Interests: virus epidemiology and evolution; antivirals and vaccines; HIV infection; HIV antibody neutralization
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Prof. Dr. Eugene V. Koonin
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National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
Interests: molecular evolution; evolution of microbes and viruses; metagenomics; evolution of cancer; evolution of complexity; major transitions in evolution; origin of life
Dr. Torsten Herrmann
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Institute for Structural Biology, CNRS, University Grenoble Alpes, 38000 Grenoble, France
Interests: structural bioinformatic; molecular modelling; NMR spectroscopy; evolutionary couplings and sequence analysis; protein structures
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Prof. Dr. Young Min Park

Department of Dermatology, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, 222 Banpo-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul 06591, Korea
Interests: atopic dermatitis; chronic idiopathic urticaria; innate immunity; herpes zoster; humanpapillomavirus and cutaneous warts
Prof. Dr. Lidia Rudnicka
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Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Warsaw, 02-507 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: trichoscopy; treatment of hair and scalp diseases; autoimmune; diseases and new immunosuppresive drugs; skin cancer; systemic sclerosis and other connective tissue diseases
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Prof. Dr. József Tőzsér

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Debrecen, 4032 Debrecen, Hungary
Interests: viral replication; retroviruses; viral proteases; proteomics; viral gene therapy
Prof. Dr. Giovanna Batoni
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Department of Translational Research and New Technologies in Medicine and Surgery, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Interests: biofilm; biofilm-associated infections; antimicrobial peptides; new antimicrobial agents; host–pathogen interactions; virulence factors; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Staphylococcus aureus
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Prof. Dr. Mansour Mohamadzadeh
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1. Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
2. Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Interests: dendritic cell; macrophage and T cell immunology; genetics; microbiome; metabolome; inflammation; microbiology; inflammatory bowel diseases
Dr. Rustam I. Aminov
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School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
Interests: antimicrobials; antimicrobial resistance; gut microbiology; host-microbe interaction; immunity; immune diseases
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Prof. Dr. Kunio Takeyasu

Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University, Yoshida-Konoe Sakyo-Ku, Kyoto 606-8531, Japan
Interests: single molecule imaging of DNA, RNA, and protein; genome architecture of bacteria, archaea, and eukarya; biological application of atomic force microscopy
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Prof. Dr. Stanley Brul
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Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: spore germination; spore proteomics; microbiota; antimicrobial resistance
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Dr. Maurizio Ciani
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Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
Interests: yeast biotechnology; microbial active compounds; antimicrobial compounds; non-conventional yeasts
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Prof. Dr. Satish Raina
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Unit of Bacterial Genetics, Gdansk University of Technology, Narutowicza 11/12, 80-233 Gdansk, Poland
Interests: protein folding; heat shock response; peptidyl prolyl cis/trans isomerases; disulfide bond formation; RpoE sigma factor; two-component systems; envelope stress; transcription factors; lipopolysaccharide assembly and modifications; non-coding regulatory RNAs
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Prof. Dr. Tamo Fukamizo

Department of Advanced Bioscience, Kindai University, Higashiosaka, Japan
Interests: chitin-related enzymes and proteins
Dr. Pierre Pontarotti
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1. MEPHI Lab, Aix Marseille Univ, IRD, AP-HM, Marseille, France
2. SNC5039 CNRS, 19-21 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13005 Marseille, France
Interests: evolutionary biology; molecular immunology; comparative genomic; bioinformatic; molecular microbiology
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Dr. María Angeles Muñoz-Fernández
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Head Immunology Section, Laboratorio InmunoBiología Molecular, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en RED BBN, Director of HIV HGM BioBank, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, C/Dr. Esquerdo 46, 28007 Madrid, Spain
Interests: viral diseases; immune response; nanoparticles; nanotechnology; microbicide; delivery; miRNAs; siRNAs; vaccine; molecular immunology
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Prof. Dr. Danilo Porro
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Department of Biotechnology and Biosciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy
Interests: industrial yeasts biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Dimitrios P. Bogdanos
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Associate Professor of Medicine and Autoimmune Diseases, Director of the Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University of Thessaly Medical School, Larissa, Greece
Interests: autoimmunity; autoimmune diseases; diet; immunosupression; immunoregulation; microbiome; nutrition; rheumatic diseases
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Prof. Dr. Akira Ishihama
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Department of Frontier Bioscience, Hosei University, Tokyo 184-8584, Japan
Interests: bacteriology; escherichia coli; bacterial genome regulation
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Prof. Dr. Cidália Pina-Vaz

1. Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal
2. CINTESIS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal
Interests: antimicrobial susceptibility assays; microbial mechanisms of resistance; flow cytometry and microbiology; rapid antimicrobial susceptibility assays
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Dr. Victor Ladero
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Technology and Biotechnology of Dairy Products, Dairy Research Institute (IPLA-CSIC), Villaviciosa, Spain
Interests: bacteriophages; phage biocontrol; antibiotic resistance; food quality and safety; lactic acid bacteria; biogenic amines; stress resistance
Dr. Carlos Juan Nicolau
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Hospital Universitari Son Espases- Health Research Institute of the Balearic Islands (IdISBa), Palma, Spain
Interests: nosocomial gram-negative pathogens; antibiotic resistance; peptidoglycan biology; host-pathogen interaction; virulence; cell-wall-targeting immunity
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Battistoni
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Department of Biology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via della Ricerca Scientifica, 1, 00143 Roma, Italy
Interests: transition metals and antioxidant enzymes in the host-pathogen interaction; metal transporters; Pathogenic mechanisms favouring airways infection in cystic fibrosis
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Prof. Dr. Ismail Fliss
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Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
Interests: lactic acid bacteculture; food microbiology; antimicrobial peptides; bacteriocins; antimicrobial activity; food and animal application
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Prof. Dr. Yury O. Chernoff
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1. School of Biological Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, Krone Engineered Biosystems Building, 950 Atlantic Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332-2000, USA
2. Laboratory of Amyloid Biology, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg 199034, Russia
Interests: yeast genetics; protein biosynthesis, misfolding and aggregation; protein quality control; amyloids; prions; chaperones and stress response; protein-based inheritance
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Prof. Dr. Maria Rosalia Pasca
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Department of Biology and Biotechnology “Lazzaro Spallanzani”, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: study of mechanism of action and of resistance of new drugs against Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium abscessus
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Prof. Dr. Tanneke Den Blaauwen
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Bacterial Cell Biology and Physiology, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: E. coli; bacterial morphogenesis; peptidoglycan synthesis/hydrolysis; fluorescence microscopy; image analysis; Forster Resonsance Energy Transfer (FRET); protein interactions; protein translocation; divsion proteins; elongation proteins; outer membrane proteins; fluorescence proteins; symbionts; antibiotic targets
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Prof. Dr. Joaquin Arino
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Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Institute of Biotechnology & Biomedicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Vallès 08193, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: yeast molecular biology; protein phosphorylation; protein phosphatases; signal transduction; cation homeostasis; cell cycle; gene expression; transcriptomics
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Prof. Dr. Raffaele Bruno
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Department of Clinical, Surgical, Diagnostic and Pediatric Sciences, University of Pavia/Infectious Diseases Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
Interests: viral infections; treatment; clinical impact; antiviral drugs; clinical picture
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Esposito
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Department of Physiology and Pharmacology "Vittorio Erspamer", Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: leaky gut; colitis; metabolic disorders; obesity; microbiota; gut–brain axis
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Prof. Dr. Claudio O. Gualerzi
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Laboratory of Genetics, University of Camerino, Camerino, Italy
Interests: translation initiation in bacteria; cold and nutritional stress in bacteria; antimicrobials targeting bacterial translational apparatus
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Prof. Dr. Ezio Ricca
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Department of Biology, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: bacterial spores; spore structure; Bacillus; probiotics; spore-display
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Prof. Dr. Miguel Gueimonde
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Instituto de Productos Lácteos de Asturias (IPLA-CSIC). Villaviciosa, Asturias, Spain
Interests: microbiota; probiotics; prebiotics; Bifidobacterium
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Prof. Dr. Juan M. Tomás
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Departamento de Microbiología, Facultad de Biología, Universidad de Barcelona, Diagonal 645, 08071 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: genomics and proteomics; chemical structure; host interaction; health applications
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Prof. Dr. Claire Hellio
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Department of Biotechnology, University of Brest, Brest, France
Interests: marine biotechnology; biomimetics; bioactives; bioassays; new non-toxic antifouling solutions; new biocides; marine natural products; marine biochemistry
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Prof. Dr. Tim Maisch

Department of Dermatology University Hospital Regensburg, Franz-Josef-Strauss-Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
Interests: photodynamic; pathogens; bacteria; reactive oxygen species; cold atmospheric plasma; resistance; antimicrobial
Prof. Dr. Juan Francisco Martín

Department of Molecular Biology, University of Leon, 24071 León, Spain
Interests: fungal molecular genetics; Streptomyces molecular genetics
Prof. Dr. Piera Valenti
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Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Interests: iron; lactoferrin; antimicrobial agents; iron and inflammatory homeostasis; novel microbiological methods
Prof. Dr. Manuel Simões
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LEPABE, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Rua Roberto Frias, s/n, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Interests: antimicrobial agents; emerging antimicrobial strategies; antimicrobial resistance; biofilms; plant secondary metabolites
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Dr. Baltasar Mayo

Departamento de Microbiología y Bioquímica, Instituto de Productos Lácteos de Asturias (IPLA‐CSIC), 33300-Villaviciosa, Asturias, Spain
Interests: physiology and genetics of lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria (LAB&B); dairy starters; probiotics; molecular ecology of dairy products and human gastrointestinal tract; plasmids and vectors for LAB&B; antibiotic resistance in LAB&B
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Prof. Dr. Paul K. Witting

Discipline of Pathology, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Interests: vascular biology; nitrc oxide; biomarkers of oxidative damage
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Prof. Dr. Alessio Mengoni
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Department of Biology, University of Florence, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Interests: nitrogen-fixing symbiosis; serpentine soils; microbiome of metal hyperaccumulating plants
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Prof. Dr. Paola Brun
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Department of Molecular Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
Interests: immune response; bacterial quorum sensing; commensal bacteria; microbiota; biofilm; microbial metabolome
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Prof. Dr. Georg A. Sprenger
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Institute of Microbiology, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Interests: carbon-carbon (C-C) bonding enzymes; amino acid biosynthesis; metabolic engineering
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