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Editorial Board

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Joy Watts

New Content ItemUniversity of Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Twitter: @joyemwatts

Specialisms: Environmental microbiome, Ecology, Biodegradation

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

Karthik Anantharaman

New Content ItemUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison, United States of America

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Twitter: @KarthikGeomicro

Sections: Environmental viromes, Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater), Extreme environments

Specialisms: Viruses, Phage, Microbial ecology, Sulfur metabolism, Bioinformatics
 

Sanjay Antony-Babu

New Content ItemTexas A&M University, United States of America

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Twitter: @SantonyB

Sections: Microbial ecology and biogeography, Microbial ecology and biogeography

Specialisms: Hyphosphere, Fungal-bacterial interactions, Phytomicrobiomes
 

Tomislav Cernava

New Content ItemGraz University of Technology, Austria

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Twitter: @TomiSci1

Sections: Agriculture, plant and rhizosphere

Specialisms: Plant Microbiome, Plant-Microbe Interactions, Metagenomics

Ye Deng

New Content ItemResearch Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

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Sections: Soil, Microbial ecology and biogeography, Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Specialisms: Microbial ecology, Metagenomics, Global changes, Environmental microbiome, Microbial biotechnology
 

Tim Dumonceaux

New Content ItemAgriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

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Sections: Soil, Microbial ecology and biogeography

Specialisms: Microbial ecosystems, Molecular diagnostics, Biofuels

Carmen Falagan

New Content ItemUniversity of Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Twitter: @CarmenFalagan

Sections: Biodegradation, bioremediation, wastewater, ecotoxicology 

Specialisms: Acidophiles, Biomining, Environmental microbiology, Extreme environments, Bioleaching, Bioremediation
 

Christina Hazard

New Content ItemEcole Centrale de Lyon, France

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Twitter: @CHazard99

Sections: Agriculture, plant and rhizosphere, Mycology

Specialisms: Soil microbial ecology, Microbial interactions, Mycorrhizal fungi, Viruses, Nitrogen cycle
 

Calvin Lau

New Content ItemCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Canada

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Sections: AMR

Specialisms: Microbiome, Foodborne microbial hazard

Meng Li

New Content ItemInstitute for Advanced Study, Shenzhen University, China

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Twitter: @limeng848

Sections: Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Specialisms: Archaea, Environmental Microbiology, Microbial Ecology, Metagenomics, Microbial Biogeochemistry
 

Michael Thomas-Poulsen

New Content ItemUniversity of Copenhagen, Denmark

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Twitter: @michaeltpoulsen

Sections: Mycology, Extreme environments

Specialisms: Symbiosis, Social insects, Microbiomes

Pei-Yuan Qian

New Content ItemHong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

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Sections: Microbial ecology and biogeography, Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Specialisms: Marine molecular ecology, Marine natural products, Deep-sea omics, Antifouling compounds, Biofilm, Antibiotics

Maggie Sogin

New Content ItemUniversity of California at Merced, United States of America

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Twitter: @MaggieSogin

Sections: Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Specialisms: Microbial ecology, Host-microbe interactions


Søren Sørensen

New Content ItemUniversity of Copenhagen, Denmark

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Sections: Agriculture, plant and rhizosphere, Soil

Specialisms: Microbial ecology, Microbiomes, Horizontal gene transfer, Social interactions

Chaomin Sun

New Content ItemInstitute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

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Sections: Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Specialisms: Deep sea, Environment microbes, Uncultured microbes, Marine microbes, Microbial metabolism, Plastic degradation
 

Kenneth Wasmund

New Content ItemUniversity of Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Sections: Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Specialisms: Marine sediments genomics ecology

Shuguang Xie

New Content ItemPeking University, China

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Sections: Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Specialisms: Biodegradation or bioremediation of organic pollutants, Microbial ecology in natural and engineered ecosystems


Jun Yang

New Content ItemInstitute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

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Sections: Biodegradation, bioremediation, wastewater, ecotoxicology, Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Specialisms: Harmful algae, Microbial ecology and diversity, Biomonitoring and bioassessment, Plankton community

Harsh Bais, University of Delaware, USA
Sections: Agriculture, plant and rhizosphere

Marco Bazzicalupo, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Sections: Agriculture, plant and rhizosphere

Gabriele Berg, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Sections: Agriculture, plant and rhizosphere

Cecile Gubry-Rangin, University of Aberdeen, UK
Sections: Agriculture, plant and rhizosphere, Soil

Jizheng He, University of Melbourne, Australia
Sections: Agriculture, plant and rhizosphere, Soil

Jack Heinemann, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Sections: Agriculture, plant and rhizosphere, AMR

Alexandre Jousset, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Sections: Agriculture, plant and rhizosphere

Angela Sessitsch, Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Sections: Agriculture, plant and rhizosphere

Zhong Wei, Nanjing Agricultural University, China
Sections: Agriculture, plant and rhizosphere

Petr Baldrain, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Sections: Soil

Haiyan Chu, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Sections: Soil

Jocelyne DiRuggiero, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Sections: Soil, Extreme environments

Zhili He, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Sections: Soil, Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater), Extreme environments

Deepak Kumaresan, Queens University Belfast, UK
Sections: Soil, Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater), Extreme environments

Werner Liesack, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Germany
Sections: Soil

Ulisses Nunes da Rocha, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, UFZ, Germany
Sections: Soil, Biodegradation, bioremediation, wastewater, ecotoxicology 

Thomas Pommier, INRA, France
Sections: Soil, Extreme environments

Samuel Robson, University of Portsmouth, UK
Sections: Soil, Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Yunfeng Yang, Tsinghua University, China 
Sections: Soil, Anaerobic digestion, methanogens, bioreactors, biotechnology and food microbiology 

Karen Dannemiller, Ohio State University, USA
Sections: Mycology, Built environment and space

Vijai Gupta, Scotland's Rural College (SRUC), UK
Sections: Mycology, Anaerobic digestion, methanogens, bioreactors, biotechnology and food microbiology 

Christopher Bagwell, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (DOE) , USA
Sections: Microbial ecology and biogeography 

Özge Eyice-Broadbent, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Sections: Microbial ecology and biogeography

Ilias Lagkouvardos, Technische Universität München, Germany 
Sections: Microbial ecology and biogeography, Bioinformatics, software and computational biology 

Charles Lee, University of Waikato, New Zealand 
Sections: Microbial ecology and biogeography, Extreme environments

Daniel Read, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK 
Sections: Microbial ecology and biogeography, Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Jizhong Zhou, University of Oklahoma, USA 
Sections: Microbial ecology and biogeography

Chang-Jun Cha, Chung-Ang University, South Korea 
Sections: Biodegradation, bioremediation, wastewater, ecotoxicology , AMR

Joseph Christie de Oleza, University of the Balearic Islands, Balearic Islands 
Sections: Biodegradation, bioremediation, wastewater, ecotoxicology, Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Tong Zhang, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 
Sections: Biodegradation, bioremediation, wastewater, ecotoxicology, AMR

James Chong, University of York, UK 
Sections: Anaerobic digestion, methanogens, bioreactors, biotechnology and food microbiology 

Orla O'Sullivan, Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ireland 
Sections: Anaerobic digestion, methanogens, bioreactors, biotechnology and food microbiology 

Ilias Lagkouvardos, Technische Universität München, Germany 
Sections: Bioinformatics, software and computational biology, Microbial ecology and biogeography 

Christian Müller, Flatiron Institute, USA 
Sections: Bioinformatics, software and computational biology 

John Walshaw, Fera Science Ltd, UK 
Sections: Bioinformatics, software and computational biology 

Kyle Bibby, University of Notre Dame, USA
Sections: Built environment and space

Linsey Marr, Virginia Tech, USA
Sections: Built environment and space, Environmental viromes

Lynn Schriml, University of Maryland, USA
Sections: Built environment and space

Andrew Millard, University of Leicester, UK
Sections: Environmental viromes, Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Zhenming Chi, Ocean University of China, China
Sections: Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Wenjun Li, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Sections: Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Sean Norman, University of South Carolina, USA
Sections: Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Changsheng Zhang, South China Seas Institute of Oceanography, China
Sections: Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)

Yu-Zhong Zhang, Shandong University, China
Sections: Aquatic environments (marine and freshwater)