Editorial Board

47 Editors in 15 Countries/Region

Italy (10)
Ireland (7)
Spain (7)
USA (3)
Netherlands (3)
China (3)
Canada (2)
Germany (2)
United Kingdom (2)
New Zealand (2)
Japan (2)
South Korea (1)
Switzerland (1)
Belgium (1)
Chile (1)

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Douwe van Sinderen

School of Microbiology & APC Microbiome Ireland, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.

Research Interests: Bacteriophages, Gut commensals, Bifidobacteria, Lactococcus lactis, Streptococcus thermophilus, Microbiota, Microbiome, Lactic acid bacteria, Phage-host interactions, Microbe-host interactions, Probiotics, Prebiotics, Synbiotics

Contributions:

Bifidobacteria: insights into the biology of a key microbial group of early life gut microbiota

Cross-feeding interactions between human gut commensals belonging to the Bacteroides and Bifidobacterium genera when grown on dietary glycans

New research frontiers pertaining to the infant gut microbiota

Special Issue:

Bacteriophage Ecology, Evolution and Applications

Executive Editors

Emma Allen-Vercoe

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada.

Research Interests: Gut microbiome, Anaerobic bacteriology, Fusobacteria, Ecosystem therapeutics, Colorectal cancer, VANISH microbes, Bioreactor fermentation, Metabonomics

Contributions:

Deteriorating microbiomes in agriculture - the unintended effects of pesticides on microbial life

The untapped potential of cell culture in disentangling insect-microbial relationships

Special Issue:

Microbiomes of Arthropods and Their Environments

Senior Editors

Giovanni Barbara

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences (DIMEC) and Center for Applied Biomedical Research (CRBA), Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna and S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy.

Research Interests: Microbiota, Brain gut axis, Disorders of gut-brain interactions

Contributions:

Gut microbiota signatures and modulation in irritable bowel syndrome

Rodolphe Barrangou

Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, North Carolina State University, North Carolina, USA.

Research Interests: CRISPR, Cas, Phage, Editing, Lactobacillus, Genomics

Contributions:

Lactobacillus, glycans and drivers of health in the vaginal microbiome

Probiotic colonization dynamics after oral consumption of VSL#3® by antibiotic-treated mice

Webinar: CRISPR Technologies for Microbiome Manipulation

Patrizia Brigidi

Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

Research Interests: Microbiome, Aging, Diet-Microbiome interaction, Disease, Immunology, Omics, Nutrition

Contributions:

Gut microbiota resilience and recovery after anticancer chemotherapy

Bifidobacterium in anticancer immunochemotherapy: friend or foe?

Microbiota-gut-brain axis and ketogenic diet: how close are we to tackling epilepsy?

Aidan G. Coffey

Department of Biological Sciences (CREATE), Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland.

Research Interests: Food microbiology, Biocontrol of pathogenic microorganisms, Control of food pathogens, Bacteriophages

Contributions:

Identification of novel genera and subcluster classifications for mycobacteriophages

Maria Carmen Collado

Department of Biotechnology, Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology-Spanish National Research Council (IATA-CSIC), Valencia, Spain.

Research Interests: Microbiota, Pregnancy, lactation, Nutrition, Infancy, Breast milk

Contributions:

Human milk microbiota: what did we learn in the last 20 years?

Special Issue:

Exploring the Infant Microbiome: From Birth to Early Growth and Development

Clara G. de los Reyes-Gavilán

Instituto de Productos Lácteos de Asturias, Spanish National Research Council (IPLA-CSIC), Spain.

Research Interests: Probiotics, Bifidobacterium, Gut microbiota, Microbe-host interactions, Microbiota and diet in health and disease

Contributions:

Role of the intestinal microbiota and diet in the onset and progression of colorectal and breast cancers and the interconnection between both types of tumours

Special Issue:

Exploring Interactions Among Diet, Microbiome and Cancer

Antonio Gasbarrini

Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy

Research Interests: Gut microbiome, Microorganisms, Fecal microbiota transplantation, Clostridium infections; Gastrointestinal tract, Chronic inflammatory bowel diseases, Hepatitis, Liver tumors, Irritable bowel syndrome, Dysbiosis

Miguel Gueimonde

Department of Microbiology and Biochemistry of Dairy Products, Dairy Research Institute of Asturias (IPLA), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Asturias, Spain.

Research Interests: Intestinal microbiota, Probiotics, Prebiotics, Infants, Elderly

Contributions:

Impact of intrapartum antibiotics on the developing microbiota: a review

Dirk Haller

Technische Universität München, ZIEL-Institute for Food & Health, Munich, Germany.

Research Interests: Probiotics, Microbiology, Probiotic bacteria

Contributions:

The human intestinal bacterium Eggerthella lenta influences gut metabolomes in gnotobiotic mice

Modeling microbiota-associated human diseases: from minimal models to complex systems

Sin-Hyeog Im

Department of Life Sciences, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, South Korea.

Research Interests: Immune tolerance, Microbiome, Probiotics, Immune disorder, Probiotics, Live therapeutic products (LBP)

Contributions:

The gut-immune-brain axis in neurodevelopment and neurological disorders

Webinar: Gut-Immune-Brain Axis in Neurological Disorders

Special Issue:

Gut-Immune-Brain Axis in Neurological Disorders

Susan Anne Joyce

Faculty School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology and Investigator APC Microbiome Ireland, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.

Research Interests: Metabolism, Host-microbe interactions, Bile, Lipid, Health disease

Special Issue:

Metabolomics and Proteomic Approaches Applied to Microbiomes

Christophe Lacroix

Head Laboratory of Food Biotechnology, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health, Department of Health Sciences and Technology (HEST), ETH Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland.

Research Interests: Gut fermentation models, Anaerobic technologies, Fermentation, Downstream processing, Antimicrobials, Functional microbes, Nutrition

Contributions:

In vitro human gut microbiota fermentation models: opportunities, challenges, and pitfalls

Sarah E. Lebeer

Department of Bioscience Engineering, Research Group Environmental Ecology and Applied Microbiology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.

Research Interests: Beneficial microbes, Probiotics (gut, vagina, etc.), Microbial analyses and identification, Bacterial genetics, Genomics, Transcriptomics, Proteomics, Metagenomics

Maria L. Marco

Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis, USA.

Research Interests: Lactobacillus, Fermented foods, Lactic acid bacteria, Probiotics, Postbiotics, Bacteriocins, Microbiome, Gastrointestinal health

Contributions:

Better understanding of food and human microbiomes through collaborative research on Inuit fermented foods

Special Issue:

Exploring How Biotics Improve Health through the Gut Microbiome

Abelardo Margolles

Dairy Research Institute of Asturias, Spanish National Research Council (IPLA-CSIC), Villaviciosa, Asturias, Spain.

Research Interests: Gut microbiome, Food microbiome, Probiotics, Prebiotics, Bifidobacteria

Contributions:

Next-generation sequencing of the athletic gut microbiota: a systematic review

Daniele Del Rio

Department of Food & Drugs, University of Parma, Parma, Italy.

Research Interests: Human Nutrition, Phytochemicals, Polyphenols, Mass-Spectrometry, Bioavailability

Contributions:

(Poly)phenolic compounds and gut microbiome: new opportunities for personalized nutrition

Karen Scott

Microbial Ecology Group, Gut Health, Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.

Research Interests: Gut microbiota, Prebiotics, Antimicrobial resistance, Gene transfer

Contributions:

Establishing genetic manipulation for novel strains of human gut bacteria

Special Issue:

Exploring How Biotics Improve Health through the Gut Microbiome

Erwin Gerard Zoetendal

Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Research Interests: Intestinal microbiota, Microbial ecology

Contributions:

Use of synthetic communities to study microbial ecology of the gut

Editors

Eric Altermann

Food Systems Integrity, Hopkirk Research Institute, AgResearch Ltd, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Research Interests: Bacterial genomes, Comparative genomics, Applied bioinformatics, Lifestyle adaptation

Contributions:

The evolution of bacterial genome assemblies - where do we need to go next?

Clara Belzer

Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University and Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Research Interests: Microbiome, Mucin, Milk, Glycans, Akkermansia

Contributions:

Use of synthetic communities to study microbial ecology of the gut

The first fungi: mode of delivery determines early life fungal colonization in the intestine of preterm infants

Methodological recommendations for human microbiota-gut-brain axis research

Francesca Bottacini

Department of Biological Sciences, Muster Technological University, Cork, Ireland.

Research Interests: Microbiome, Virome, Bifidobacterium, Comparative genomics, Microbial ecology, Bacteriophages, Restriction-Modification systems, Methylome

Contributions:

Identification of novel genera and subcluster classifications for mycobacteriophages

Special Issue:

Diversity, Genetics and Evolution of Microbial Communities

Shinya Fushinobu

Department of Biotechnology, The University of Tokyo, Japan.

Research Interests: Enzymes, Glycoside hydrolases, Carbohydrate-Active enzymes (CAZymes), Bifidobacteria

Contributions:

Substrate recognition mode of a glycoside hydrolase family 42 β-galactosidase from Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis(BiBga42A) revealed by crystallographic and mutational analyses

Jennifer Mahony

School of Microbiology & APC Microbiome Ireland, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.

Research Interests: Biology, Phages, Lactic acid bacteria, Functional genomics approach

Contributions:

Bacteriophage-host interactions as a platform to establish the role of phages in modulating the microbial composition of fermented foods

Special Issue:

Bacteriophage Ecology, Evolution and Applications

Pedro Mena

Department of Food and Drug, University of Parma, Parma, Italy.

Research Interests: (Poly)Phenols, Metabolites, Colonic catabolites, Plant bioactives, Bioavailability, Bioactivity, Human intervention studies, Individual variation, Personalized nutrition

Contributions:

(Poly)phenolic compounds and gut microbiome: new opportunities for personalized nutrition

Jose Munoz-Munoz

Department of Applied Sciences, University of Northumbria, Newcastle, UK.

Research Interests: Enzymology, Gut microbiota, Glycoside hydrolase, Protein engineering

Contributions:

Cross-feeding interactions between human gut commensals belonging to the Bacteroides and Bifidobacterium genera when grown on dietary glycans

Ravinder Nagpal

Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology, Florida State University College of Health and Human Sciences, Tallahassee, FL, USA.

Research Interests: Microbiome, Nutrition, Probiotics, Prebiotics, Metabolic diseases, Gut-Brain axis, Aging, Intestine Flora, Ruminococcaceae, Microorganisms, Gut microbiome, Gut dysbiosis, Neurodegenerative disorders

Contributions:

Pathways linking microbiota-gut-brain axis with neuroinflammatory mechanisms in Alzheimer’s pathophysiology

Special Issue:

Gut-Immune-Brain Axis in Neurological Disorders

José Ángel Rufián-Henares

Catedrático Departamento de Nutrición y Bromatología, Facultad de Farmacia, Campus Universitario de Cartuja, Granada, Spain.

Research Interests: Antioxidant capacity, Personalized nutrition, Human gut microbiota, Non-enzymatic browning, Diet

Lorena Ruiz

Department of Microbiology and Biochemistry of Dairy Products, Instituto de Productos Lácteos de Asturias – Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (IPLA-CSIC), Asturias, Spain.

Research Interests: Probiotics, Prebiotics, Gut microbiota, Functional foods, y-products revalorization, Microbe-host interactions

Contributions:

Next-generation sequencing of the athletic gut microbiota: a systematic review

Junior Editors

Silvia Arboleya

CSIC - Instituto de Productos Lacteos de Asturias (IPLA), Villaviciosa, Spain.

Research Interests: Gut microbiota, Early life, Microbiota-gut-brain axis, Bifidobacterium, Probiotics, Prebiotics, Diet, Antibiotics

Contributions:

Impact of intrapartum antibiotics on the developing microbiota: a review

Yangchun Cao

College of Animal Science and Technology, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi, China.

Research Interests: Microbiome, Fungi, Gut microbiota, Microbe-host interactions, Multi-omics, Clostridium difficile, Infectious diseases, Ruminants, Fermentation

Ryan Chanyi

Food Technology & Processing, AgResearch Ltd. Grasslands Research Centre, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Research Interests: Lactic acid bacteria, Bacterial phenotype evolution, Bacterial metabolism, Food fermentation, Xenobiotic metabolism

Contributions:

The evolution of bacterial genome assemblies - where do we need to go next?

Tingtao Chen

School of Pharmacy, Jiangxi Medical College, Nanchang University, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China.
National Engineering Research Center for Bioengineering Drugs and the Technologies, Institute of Translational Medicine, Jiangxi Medical College, Nanchang University, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China.

Research Interests: Prebiotics, Probiotics, Symbiotics, Metagenomics, Metabonomics, Microbiota, Disease

Contributions:

Gut microbiota: an ideal biomarker and intervention strategy for aging

Daniel Garrido

Department of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, School of Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

Research Interests: Microbial interactions, Human milk oligosaccharides, Bifidobacterium, Probiotics, Prebiotics, Systems biology, Synthetic biology

Contributions:

Microbial interactions and the homeostasis of the gut microbiome: the role of Bifidobacterium

Screening competition and cross-feeding interactions during utilization of human milk oligosaccharides by gut microbes

Amira Metwaly

Chair of Nutrition and Immunology, Technical University Munich (TUM), Munich, Germany.

Research Interests: Gut microbiota, Multi-omics, 16S rRNA profiling, Inflammatory bowel diseases, Diet, Bacterial fermentation

Contributions:

Modeling microbiota-associated human diseases: from minimal models to complex systems

Sudarshan Shetty

Department of Medical Microbiology and Infection Prevention, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Research Interests: Host-Microbiomes interactions, Microbe-Microbe interactions, Infectious diseases, Synthetic/Minimal microbiomes, Microbiome data science

Contributions:

A tool to assess the mock community samples in 16S rRNA gene-based microbiota profiling studies

Bo Yang

State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Resources, School of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, Jiangsu, China.

Research Interests: Probiotics, Lactic acid bacteria, Bifidobacterium, Gut microbiome, Early life, Bioactive metabolites of lactic acid bacteria, Fermented milk

Contributions:

Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis regulates Th1/Th2 balance through the JAK-STAT pathway in growing mice

Special Issue:

Lactic Acid Bacteria: Functional Characterization and Applications

Xu Zhang

Center of Biologics Evaluation, Biologic and Radiopharmaceutical Drugs Directorate, Health Product and Food Branch, Health Canada, Canada.

Research Interests: Microbiota, Metaproteomics, Mass spectrometry, Fecal microbiota transplantation, Microbiota-directed therapeutics, Biologics

Special Issue:

Metabolomics and Proteomic Approaches Applied to Microbiomes

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