Section Editors

Section Board for 'Biofilm' (13)

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Prof. Dr. Ute Römling
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: microbial biofilm formation; cyclic di-nucleotide signaling; pathogen-host interaction; protein quality control; Salmonella typhimurium; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Candida parapsilosis
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Dr. James Garnett
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Centre for Host-Microbiome Interactions, King’s College London, Guy’s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
Interests: biofilm formation; adhesion; secretion systems; structural biology; host–pathogen interactions; virulence factors; effectors; glycan
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Dr. Xiaobo Liu
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Environmental Engineering Program, Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Shantou 515063, China
Interests: environmental microbiome; biofilms; biodeterioration; biofilm-based catalysis; extracellular electron transfer
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Dr. Ewa Laskowska
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Faculty of Biology, Department of General and Medical Biochemistry, University of Gdansk, Wita Stwosza 59, 80-308 Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: bacterial physiology; biofilm; bacterial stress responses; heat shock proteins; antibiotic tolerance
Prof. Maëlle Molmeret
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Unviersity of Toulon, Avenue de l'Université, 83130 La Garde, France
Interests: biofilm; multispecies/multiorganism biofilms; bacteria–host cell interactions; quorum sensing
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Prof. Dr. Renate Lux
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Section of Periodontics, Division of Constitutive & Regenerative Sciences, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Interests: biofilms; interspecies interaction; Fusobacterium nucleatum; microbiome; periodontal diseases; natural and artificial oral surface colonization
Prof. Dr. Tim Tolker-Nielsen
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Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Room 24.1.47, Blegdamsvej 3B, DK-2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
Interests: microbial biofilms; infection microbiology; medical molecular microbiology
Prof. Dr. Luis F. Melo
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Interests: biofilms; biofouling in cooling and drinking water systems; mass transfer; biological reactors
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Prof. Dr. Jeremy S. Webb
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National Biofilms Innovation Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
Interests: microbial biofilms and their control; adaptive biology and evolution of microorganisms; biofilm-associated infection; microbial ecology; environmental biotechnology; antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
Prof. Dr. Gianfranco Donelli
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Microbial Biofilm Laboratory (LABIM), IRCCS "Fondazione Santa Lucia", Via Ardeatina 306, 00179 Rome, Italy
Interests: microbiology; microbial biofilms; healthcare-associated infections; biomaterial-associated infections; role of toxins and other virulence factors in microbial pathogenesis
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Dr. Romain Briandet
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French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment (INRAE), Paris, France
Interests: biofilm; 3D; spatial interactions; food borne-pathogens; persistence; biocide tolerance; protective biofilms; fluorescence imaging
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Prof. Dr. Giovanni Di Bonaventura
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Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, Center for Advanced Studies and Technology (CAST), “Gabriele d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, 66100 Chieti, Italy
Interests: microbial biofilm; cystic fibrosis lung infection; Stenotrophomonas maltophilia; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; microbial interactions; antimicrobial peptides; antibiotics; antibiotic resistance; bacterial virulence
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Bjarnsholt
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Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Costerton Biofilm Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: biofilms; clinical microbiology; chronic infections; In Situ detection of bacteria
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