Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (104)

Dr. Aliyar Fouladkhah
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Faculty Director, Public Health Microbiology Laboratory, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN 37209, USA
Interests: antibiotic resistance, and antimicrobial interventions against foodborne bacterial pathogens; ecology of planktonic cells and biofilms of foodborne, enteric, waterborne, and environmental bacteria in landscape of climate change; foodborne diseases epidemiology
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Prof. Dr. Vivian Tullio
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Department of Public Health and Pediatrics, Microbiology Division, University of Turin, 10126 Turin, Italy
Interests: bacteriological and mycological diagnostics; antimicrobial agents (antibiotics, essential oils, etc.) in vitro activity towards bacteria, yeasts, and filamentous mycetes; immunomodulatory activity of antibiotics and essential oils on the phagocyte–pathogen binomial, studying phagocytosis, intracellular killing, and citokynes release; antimicrobial activity of drug oxygen free/loaded delivery systems (nanodroplets, nanoparticles, nanobubbles, etc.); influence of probiotics on gut microbiome in infant
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Prof. Dr. Renaud Berlemont
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Department of Biological Sciences, California StateUniversity-Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90840-9502, USA
Interests: microbial genomics; microbiome; plant biomass deconstruction; glycoside hydrolase; nutrient cycling; bioinformatics
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Prof. Dr. Barbara U. Metzler-Zebeli
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Unit Nutritional Physiology, Institute of Physiology, Pathophysiology and Biophysics,Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna (Vetmeduni Vienna), Veterinaerplatz 1, 1210 Vienna, Austria
Interests: gut microbiota; maturation; gut physiology; gut health; diet–-gut microbiota–-host interactions; livestock animals
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Dr. Labrini V. Athanasiou
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Department of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Thessaly, 224 Trikalon, 43100 Karditsa, Greece
Interests: zoonotic microorganisms; vector-borne pathogens; microorganism diagnostics; quality laboratory policy; diagnostic method validation; clinical pathology
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Dr. Phillip S. Coburn
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Department of Ophthalmology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 608 Stanton L. Young Blvd., DMEI-PA418 Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
Interests: Endogenous bacterial endophthalmitis pathogenesis; bacterial toxins; nanotherapeuics; Enterococcus faecalis endophthalmitis
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Dr. Diego Forni

Bioinformatics, Scientific Institute, IRCCS E. MEDEA, 23842 Bosisio Parini, Lecco, Italy
Interests: virus evolution; natural selection; viral phylodynamics; molecular dating; host-pathogen interaction; viral genome variability; molecular evolution
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Dr. Afsar Rahbar
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Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, BioClinicum:J5:30, Akademiska Stråket 1, Karolinska Institutet, 17164 Solna, Sweden
Interests: immunology; infection; cytomegalovirus; human cytomegalovirus; oncogene viruses in cancer
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Dr. Costas C. Papagiannitsis
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Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; resistance mechanisms; carbapenemase; mobile genetic elements (MGEs); whole-genome sequencing (WGS)
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Dr. Alistair McCormick
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SynthSys & Institute of Molecular Plant Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Interests: cyanobacteria; synthetic biology, photosynthesis, CO2-concentrating mechanisms; algae; plants
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Dr. Jose Manuel Silvan
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Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias de la Alimentación (CIAL), CSIC-UAM - C/Nicolás Cabrera, 9, Campus Cantoblanco, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: foodborne pathogens; antimicrobial agents; food by-products; food bioactive compounds; food control
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Dr. Benjamin Marie
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Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, UMR MNHN-CNRS 7245, 12 rue Buffon, 75231 Paris CEDEX 05, France
Interests: cyanobacteria; cyanotoxins; ecotoxicology; blooms; metabolomics
Dr. Jaisoo Kim
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Laboratory of Ecological Microbiology, Dept of Life Science, Kyonggi University, 154-42 Gwanggyosan-Ro, Youngtong-Gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea
Interests: uncultured soil bacteria; antibiotics; functional cosmetics; bioremediation; soil health
Dr. Valentina Taverniti
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Department of Food, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: probiotics; food microbiology; interaction with host’s immune system; microbe-associated molecular patterns (MAMPs); probiotic quality assessment; probiotics in vitro and in vivo study
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Dr. Matthew W. Chang
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NUS Synthetic Biology for Clinical and Technological Innovation (SynCTI), Life Sciences Institute, National University of Singapore, 28 Medical Drive, Singapore 117456, Singapore
Interests: synthetic biology; metabolic engineering; microbiome engineering; synthetic genomics
Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Watkin
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School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, CHIRI Biosciences, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
Interests: rhizosphere; bioleaching; microbiology; bioremediation; bacteria; Archaea; environmental microbiology; mining biotechnolog; microbial induced corrosion; microbial fouling of water; biocorrosion; biofouling; bioclogging
Dr. Paola Di Donato
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Department of Science and Technology, Parthenope University of Naples, Centro Direzionale Isola C4, 80143 Napoli, Italy
Interests: biochemistry; microorganisms in extreme conditions; planetary field analogues
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Dr. Jean Baptiste Boule
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Genome Structure and Instability Laboratory, CNRS UMR 7196, Inserm U1154, National Museum of Natural History, Life Adaptations Department, 75005 Paris, France
Interests: evolution; microbiology; helicase; telomerase; environment; DNA sequences
Dr. Mark Silby
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Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
Interests: social interactions; bacterial communication; biofilms; microbial communities
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Dr. Shiri Freilich
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Newe Yaar Research Center, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), Ramat Yishay 30095, Israel
Interests: systems biology; microbial communities; metabolic networks; genomics
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