Editorial Board for section 'Microbial Metabolism, Physiology & Genetics'

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Please note that the order in which the Editors appear on this page is alphabetical, and follows the structure of the editorial board presented on the MDPI website under information for editors: editorial board responsibilities.

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Structural Biology Brussels Lab, Department of Bioengineering Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
Interests: yeast biotechnology; cell immobilization; beer brewing biochemistry and fermentation; mini- and microbioreactors; Saccharomyces cerevisiae; Candida; yeast space biology (bioreactors for microgravity research); yeast adhesins; yeast systems biology; glycobiology; nanobiotechnology; atomic force microscopy; protein crystallization; yeast protein structural biology
* Section: Microbial Metabolism, Physiology & Genetics
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CSIC-Institute for Integrative Systems Biology (UV-CSIC), Valencia, Spain
Interests: wine yeast; Saccharomyces cerevisiae; yeast biomass production; oxidative stress; aging; nutrient sensing pathways
Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
Interests: metabolic engineering; redox; microbial stress; cofactors; respiration; genetics
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Department of Biotechnology, University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: surface interactions of microorganisms (adhesion, immobilization, biofilms, flocculation); biotechnology of microalgae; continuous bioreactors; formation and decay of beer foam
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Department of Biosciences, University of Salzburg, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Interests: yeast; genetics; aging; oxidative stress; NADPH oxidase; metabolic regulation; mitochondria; respiration; apoptosis
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Science Center for Future Foods, School of Biotechnology, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China
Interests: fermentation engineering; food biotechnology; synthetic biology

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School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Tianjin University, Nankai District, Tianjin 300072, China
Interests: synthetic biology; cyanobacteria; algae; molecular microbiology
Dr. Yihua Chen
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State Key Laboratory of Microbial Resources, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: microbial secondary metabolism; microbial synthetic biology
Prof. Dr. Tzen-Yuh Chiang
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Department of Life Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan City, Taiwan
Interests: biodiversity; evolution; speciation; phylogeography; metagenomics

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Department of Environmental, Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Via Vivaldi, 43 81100 Caserta, Italy
Interests: metabolic engineering; microbial fermentation; microbial glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) and GAG-like polysaccharides; chondroitin; bioprocess development from lab to pilot scale; probiotics; organic acids; waste biomass valorization
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Department of Agronomy Food Natural Resources Animals and Environment (DAFNAE), University of Padova, Legnaro, Italy
Interests: genetics; fermentation; fermentation biotechnology; fermentation technology; wine; yeast fermentation; microbiota; winemaking; enology; brewing; wine microbiology
Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, I. P. Unidade de Bioenergia, Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: microbial biorefineries; microbial fermentation; bioprocess monitoring; biofuels; intracellular lipids; high value-added products
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Key Laboratory of Microbiology, College of Heilongjiang Province, School of Life Sciences, Heilongjiang University, Harbin, China
Interests: exopolysaccharides; bacteriocin; sauerkraut fermentation
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Department of Animal Sciences and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, USA
Interests: microbial physiology; biofuels (butanol, ethanol, methane) and biochemicals (2,3-butanediol, acetone, isopropanol) production; downstream processing; biomass pretreatment technologies; lignocellulose-derived microbial inhibitory compounds and mitigations; metabolic engineering; bioreactor design; alcoholic fermentation and anaerobic digestion
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Prof. Dr. Lihai Fan
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College of Chemical Engineering, Fuzhou University, Fuzhou 350108, China
Interests: metabolic engineering; industrial biotechnology

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Key Laboratory of Microbiology, College of Heilongjiang Province, School of Life Sciences, Heilongjiang University, Harbin, China
Interests: quorum sensing; acetic acid metabolism; microbial ecology
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Department of Seafood Science, National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, Kaohsiung 81157, Taiwan
Interests: lactobacterial fermentation; encapsulation technology; carbon nanoparticles; antimicrobial
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Biochemical Division, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
Interests: oleaginous yeast; biomass conversion; bioproducts; biofuels; metabolic engineering; synthetic biology; protein engineering

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Interdepartmental Microbiology Program, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
Interests: engineering robust organisms robust to inhibition and toxicity; membrane engineering; reverse engineering of evolved strains

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Department of Biological Science and Technology, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu City, Taiwan
Interests: metabolic engineering; synthetic biology; butanol; cyanobacteria; short chain alcohols; short chain carboxylic acids

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School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 62 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637459, Singapore
Interests: food waste valorization for the production of sustainable food packaging; novel food polymers; food ingredients; antimicrobial compounds
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Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Sciences pour l'Oenologie, Montpellier, France
Interests: Saccharomyces cerevisiae; diversity; fermentation; yeast ecology; genomics; genetics; QTL; wine aroma
Dr. Liya Liang
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Department of Bioengineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China
Interests: microbiology; molecular biology; biotechnology; fermentation
Dr. Dong Liu
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College of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing 211816, China
Interests: continuous fermentation; microbiological physiology; metabolic engineering; cofactor engineering; protein secretion; biofilm; cell morphology; edible fungi; plant cell culture
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School of Biotechnology/Science Center for Future Foods, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China
Interests: metabolic engineering; food microbiology; food synthetic biology
Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Sassari, Viale Italia 39, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: fermented beverages; yeast physiology; yeast biotechnology; microbial interactions; natural antimicrobials non-conventional yeasts, carotenoids
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Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Scienze della Vita, Università degli Studi dell'Insubria, Via J.H. Dunant 3, 21100 Varese, Italy
Interests: actinomycetes; natural products; antibiotics; resistome; glycopeptides; lantibiotics
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USDA ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Peoria, IL, USA
Interests: microbiology; microbial physiology; fermentation inhibitors; bacteria; bioconversion; biofuels; biodegradation

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Chemical Engineering, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Interests: metabolic engineering; synthetic biology; biofuels; bioplastics

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Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: microbial ecology; biotechnology; growth kinetics and stoichiometry; fermentation; mathematical models of microbial growth; genome-scale metabolic reconstructions; history of microbiology
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