Kathryn Holt
Monash University, Australia and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Research interests: antimicrobial resistance, Gram-negative pathogens and the microbiome
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Senior Editors

Carmen Buchrieser
Pasteur Institute, Paris, France
Research interests: comparative genomics, evolution and regulation, host–pathogen interactions
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Jukka Corander
University of Oslo, Norway
Research interests: population genetics, genome evolution, microbial evolution, causality, computational inference
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Alan McNally
University of Birmingham, UK
Research interests: evolution of pathogenesis, genomic epidemiology
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Christos A. Ouzounis
CPERI, CERTH, Thessaloniki, Greece
Research interests: genome structure, function and evolution, biological sequence comparison, synthetic biology
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Alan Walker
University of Aberdeen, UK
Research interests: gut microbiology, microbiota, microbiome, metagenomics, single-cell genomics
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Fernán Agùero
National University of General San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Research interests: genomics, bioinformatics, neglected diseases, microbial eukaryotes, trypanosomes, peptide microarrays, genetic diversity
Kate Baker
University of Liverpool, UK
Research interests: genomic epidemiology, antimicrobial resistance, Shigella genomics, sexually transmissible enteric illnesses
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Sarah Coulthurst
University of Dundee, UK
Research interests: bacterial protein secretion and virulence, inter-bacterial competition
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Christina Cuomo
Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA
Research interests: evolutionary and comparative genomics, host–pathogen interactions, fungal pathogens
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Donald Arthur Cowan
Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genomics, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Research interests: microbial ecology, metagenomics, extremophiles
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Ashlee Earl
Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA
Research interests: antibiotic resistance, bacterial pathogens, evolution, bug–host interactions, microbiomes

Ross Fitzgerald
University of Edinburgh, UK
Research interests: Gram-positive bacteria, evolutionary genomics, pathogenesis
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Elodie Ghedin
New York University, USA
Research interests: virus evolution, metagenomics, microbiome

William Hanage
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Research interests: epidemiology, evolution, ecology, recombination, outbreaks, antibiotic resistance, pneumococcus, population genomics
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Colin Harwood
Newcastle University, UK
Research interests: protein secretion, genome-wide regulatory networks, Gram-positive bacteria
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Tetsuya Hayashi
Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Research interests: bacterial genomics, bacteriophages, gene transfer, intestinal microbiota
Paul A. Hoskisson
University of Strathclyde, UK
Research interests: actinobacterial genomes, evolution of pathogenicity, evolution of metabolism
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Claire Jenkins
Public Health England, London, UK
Research interests: gastrointestinal pathogens, molecular typing, public health
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Ravi Kumar K. L.
KIMS Hospital and Research Centre, Bengaluru, India
Research interests: infectious diseases, antimicrobial testing, bacterial genetics, next-generation sequencing

Jessica Kissinger
University of Georgia, Athens, USA
Research interests: protist pathogen genomics, apicomplexa, molecular evolution, data mining
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Jason Stajich
University of California, Riverside, USA
Research interests: evolutionary genomics of fungi
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Deborah Williamson
University of Melbourne, Australia
Research interests: genomic epidemiology, antimicrobial resistance, clinical and public health microbiology, new diagnostics
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Daniel J Wilson
University of Oxford, UK
Research interests: evolutionary genomics, statistical genetics
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Founding Editors

Stephen Bentley
Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK
Research interests: genomics, evolution and adaptation to disease and clinical intervention
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Nicholas Thomson
Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK
Research interests: bacterial evolution and spread with a focus on sexually transmitted and diarrheal diseases
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Advisory Board

Angela Brueggemann
University of Oxford, UK
Research interests: bacterial genomics, vaccines, antibiotics, molecular epidemiology, bacteriophages, big data
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Claire Fraser
University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
Research interests: structure and function of the human gut microbiota, pathogen diversity and evolution, host–pathogen interactions, microbial forensics
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Philippe Lemey
University of Leuven, Belgium
Research interests: viral evolution, molecular epidemiology, phylogenetics, phylogeography
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Julian Parkhill
Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK
Research interests: microbial genomics, population genomics, phylogenetics, evolution
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Lori Snyder
Kingston University, UK
Research interests: bacterial pathogens, phase variation, antimicrobials, comparative genome sequence analysis, sequence inversions, genomic rearrangements, genome annotation

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