FEMS Microbiology Reviews
© Federation of European Microbiological Societies. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. All rights reserved
Chief Editor: Alain Filloux (London, UK)
Sonja-Verena Albers (Marburg, Germany)
Ehud Banin (Ramat-Gan, Israel)
Wilbert Bitter (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Michael Bott (Jülich, Germany)
Gerhard H. Braus (Goettingen, Germany)
Corina P.D. Brussaard (Texel, The Netherlands)
Miguel Camara (Nottingham, UK)
Antoine Danchin (Paris, France)
Christoph Dehio (Basel, Switzerland)
Pierre J.G.M. de Wit (Wageningen, The Netherlands)
Paul Duprex (Boston, MA, USA)
Kenn Gerdes (Newcastle, UK)
Marie-Therese Giudici-Orticoni (Marseille, France)
Bernardo Gonzalez (Santiago, Chile)
Urs Greber (Zurich, Switzerland)
Dieter Haas (Lausanne, Switzerland)
Staffan Kjelleberg (Sydney, Australia)
Lee Kroos (East Lansing, MI, USA)
Martin Kupiec (Tel Aviv, Israel)
William Margolin (Houston, TX, USA)
Jan Roelof van der Meer (Lausanne, Switzerland)
Tâm Mignot (Marseilles,France)
Franz Narberhaus(Bochum, Germany)
Christiaan van Ooij (London, UK)
Jure Piskur (Lund, Sweden)
Mecky Pohlschroder (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
Aimee Shen (Burlington, VT, USA)
Maggie Smith (York, UK)
Grzegorz Wegrzyn (Gdansk, Poland)
Chris Whitfield (Guelph, Canada)
Editors and their specialist fields:
Sonja-Verena Albers, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany.
Archaea, Sulfolobus, cell surface structures, biofilms, molecular biology
Ehud Banin, Institute for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
Biofilms, Pseudomonas, Antimicrobial resistance
Wilbert Bitter, Department Molecular and Medical Microbiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Host pathogen interactions, cell envelopes, chaperones, virulence, pathogenesis, immune modulation, antigens
Michael Bott, Institut für Biotechnologie 1, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany.
Corynebacteria; Two-component signal transduction; Metabolic regulation
Gerhard H. Braus, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Genetics, Institute of Microbiology and Genetics, Georg-August-University Goettingen, Germany.
Fungal genetics and cell biology; Yeast; Filamentous fungi
Corina P. D. Brussaard, NIOZ - Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Texel, The Netherlands.
Aquatic viral ecology; Marine microbiology; Phytoplankton; Bacteria; Virus-host interactions; Biological oceanography; Food web dynamics; Biogeochemical cycling
Miguel Camara, Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation & School of Molecular Medical Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK.
Bacterial cell-cell communication; Quorum sensing; Novel antibacterial targets; Vibrio; Yersinia; Pseudomonas
Antoine Danchin, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.
Comparative bacterial genomics; Synthetic biology; Bioinformatics (genome annotation, databases and functional inferences); Sulfur metabolism; Origins of life
Christoph Dehio, BIOZENTRUM of the University of Basel, Switzerland.
Type IV secretion; Pathogen-host cell interaction; Bartonella; Angiogenesis; Invasion; Bacterial pathogenesis
Pierre J.G.M. de Wit, Laboratory of Phytopathology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands.
Plant-pathogenic fungi; Plant–microbe interactions; Fungal effectors; Plant defense signalling
Paul Duprex, Department of Microbiology, Boston University, MA, USA
Viruses, vaccines, RNA polymerase, cross-species infection, zoonosis, pathogenesis
Kenn Gerdes, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Newcastle University, UK.
Bacterial infections, cell division, multidrug resistance, stress response, antibiotic resistance, morphology
Marie-Therese Giudici-Orticoni, CNRS French National Centre for Scientific Research, Marseille, France.
Extremophiles, metabolism, biochemistry, bioenergetics, enzymology
Bernardo Gonzalez, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
Aromatic pollutants; Bacterial degradation; Plasmids; Heavy metals; Bacterial diversity; Rizosphere; Lignin degradation
Urs Greber, Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Cell biology; cytoskeleton, endocytosis; membrane transport; immunity; replication; infections; viruses
Dieter Haas, Department of Fundamental Microbiology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Bacterial metabolism, bacterial physiology, Pseudomonas, small RNA (sRNA)
Staffan Kjelleberg, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Bacterial biofilms, cell-cell signalling, microbial environmental genomics, functional metagenomics, bioremediation
Lee Kroos, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, MI, USA.
Bacterial development; Gene regulation; Transcription; Signaling; Proteolytic processing; Regulatory networks
Martin Kupiec, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Yeast molecular genetics, DNA repair and recombination, cell cycle and checkpoints, pre-mRNA splicing, retrotransposons, genome-wide analysis
William Margolin, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Medical School, USA.
Bacterial cell cycle; Cell cycle and cell division proteins; FtsZ
Jan Roelof van der Meer, Department of Fundamental Microbiology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
Environmental Microbiology, Bacterial genetics, Synthetic biology, Microbial ecology, Biosensors, Evolution, Integrative and Conjugative Elements, Biodegradation
Tâm Mignot, Institut de Microbiologie de la Méditerranée, Aix Marseille Universite, Marseille, France
Biochemistry, bioinformatics, cell biology, cell motility, Myxobacteria
Franz Narberhaus, Department of Microbial Biology, Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, Germany
Regulatory RNAs, gene regulation in bacteria, regulated proteolysis, heat shock response, phospholipid biosynthesis, plant-microbe interaction
Christiaan van Ooij, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK
Malaria, genomics, parasitology
Jure Piskur, Department of Biology, Lund University, Sweden.
Comparative genomics and evolution; Gene therapy; Molecular genetics; Food microbiology; Molecular biotechnology; Wine, beer and probiotic yeasts
Mecky Pohlschroder, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, USA.
Protein transport; Haloarcheal genetics and molecular biology; Prokaryotic cell-surface structures
Aimee Shen, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Vermont, USA.
Clostridium difficile , gram positive bacteria, genetics, proteomics and spore formation
Maggie Smith, Department of Biology, University of York, UK.
Biology and applications of bacteriophages; Molecular genetics of Streptomyces; Molecular biology of mobile genetic elements; Site-specific recombination
Grzegorz Wegrzyn, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Gdansk, Poland.
DNA replication of plasmids and bacteriophages; Regulation of gene expression in bacteria
Chris Whitfield, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada.
Polysaccharides, capsule components, lipopolysaccharide (LPS), biosynthesis