The Open Microbiology Journal

ISSN: 1874-2858 ― Volume 15, 2021

Note: Average publication time is 18 days between the final acceptance of revised manuscript and its publication


Irina V. Kiseleva (Biography
Irina V. Kiseleva

Dr. Kiseleva obtained her MS in Microbiology from St Petersburg (SPb) State University, RF, PhD in Virology from Institute of Influenza, SPb, RF and DSci in Virology in Institute of Experimental Medicine (IEM), SPb, RF. She holds a position of Section Chief in IEM. She is also a Professor of SPb University, RF. She published over 280 publications including 40 RF patents. Currently she is the Editor-in-Chief of TOMICROJ, published by Bentham Science Publishers.


[Contributed Articles
Articles by Irina V. Kiseleva
Neutralizing epitope of the Fusion Protein of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Embedded in the HA Molecule of LAIV Virus is not Sufficient to Prevent RS Virus Pulmonary Replication but Ameliorates Lung Pathology following RSV Infection in Mice
(2020) Volume 14: 147 - 156.
Will We Ever be Able to Defeat Human Influenza?
(2019) Volume 13: 313 - 314.
Live Attenuated Reassortant Vaccines Based on A/Leningrad/134/17/57 Master Donor Virus Against H5 Avian Influenza
(2017) Volume 11: 316 - 329.
Evaluation in Mouse Model of Combined Virus-bacterial Vaccine Based on Attenuated Influenza A(H7N3) Virus and the Group B Streptococcus Recombinant Polypeptides
(2016) Volume 10: 168 - 175.
Contribution of Neuraminidase of Influenza Viruses to the Sensitivity to Sera Inhibitors and Reassortment Efficiency
(2014) Volume 8: 59 - 70.
Live Attenuated Influenza H7N3 Vaccine is Safe, Immunogenic and Confers Protection in Animal Models
(2014) Volume 8: 154 - 162.

Department of Virology
Institute of Experimental Medicine
St. Petersburg
Russia ,

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Andrea Battistoni (Biography
Andrea Battistoni

Dr. Andrea Battistoni is a stable member of the Department of Biology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy, since 1993.Dr. Battistoni received his Ph.D. degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology in 1991 from the University of Rome Tor Vergata. He is a co-author of over 100 papers published in international journals indexed by Pub-Med. He is a member of the Editorial Board of various journals, and also is a member of the American Society for Microbiology, the International Biometals Society, the Italian Biochemical Society and the Italian Society for the Study of Cystic Fibrosis.


Department of Biology
University of Rome Tor Vergata

Martin Cabello (Biography
Martin Cabello

Alfonso Martín Cabello-Vílchez was born in Lima on 07 July 1975. Dr. Alfonso Martín Cabello-Vílchez received his Medical Technologist education in the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH), Instituto de Medicina Topical Alexander von Humboldt (IMT-AvH), Lima-Peru in 2003.He is currently Professor of Medical Parasitology and He has 15 publications in Journal of Microbiology and Parasitology since 2010. He is currently head of the Lab of protists and human pathogenic endosymbionts of IMT-AvH. My research focuses on free-living amoebae and endosymbiotic processes that cause disease in humans. His group is currently interested in developing diagnostic methods for Leprosy and Buruli in South America.


Laboratory of Protozoa and Pathogen Endosymbionts (LPEP)
Institute of Tropical Medicine "Alexander von Humboldt"
Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University

Katerina Chlichlia (Biography
Katerina Chlichlia

Dr. Katerina Chlichlia is Associate Professor of Molecular Immunobiology at the Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics, Democritus University of Thrace in Alexandroupolis, Greece. She received her PhD from the German Cancer Research Center and Faculty of Pharmacy in Heidelberg (1994) and continued for Post-Doctoral studies in Germany. She has long experience in the fields of molecular biology, microbiology and immunology. She received fellowships from DAAD, UICC and DFG. She has published more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals, has served as an evaluator in many national and international grant applications and as a reviewer in scientific journals.


Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Democritus University of Thrace

David Harrich (Biography
David Harrich

Dr. David Harrich obtained his Ph.D. degree in Experimental Pathology from University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, and undertook postdoctoral training at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, Dallas, TX, USA. Dr. Harrich is Group Leader of HIV and Molecular Virology at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia, where he is a Senior Research Fellow. He has published over 70 papers, most of them on HIV-1 molecular biology and virus replication.


Division of Infectious Diseases
Queensland Institute of Medical Research Royal Brisbane Hospital

Yury Belyi (Biography
Yury Belyi

Yury Belyi obtained his doctorate degrees (PhD and Doctor of Science) in 1987 and 1999 respectively in the field of Microbiology at the Gamaleya research Institute, Moscow, Russia. He studied virulence factors of human pathogens with special interest in bacterial toxins and effectors of Type 4 secretion system. Currently Dr. Belyi holds a position of a Head of the Department of Bacterial infections at the Gamaleya Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow, Russia. He has prepared more than 50 scientific papers and has written a monograph “Intracellular parasitism of microorganisms” published in 1996 by Landes Bioscience, Austin, TX.


Deptartment of Bacterial Infections
Gamaleya Research Centre
Russian Federation

Andrea Cara (Biography
Andrea Cara

Dr. Andrea Cara, Ph.D., is a Researcher at Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy, and holds a Research Scholar position in the Department of Medicine at Duke University, Durham, NC, USA. During his career, he spent 7 years at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, MD, USA, and 3 years at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA. Dr. Cara, as an author/co-author, has published more than 75 articles in various journals, having a significant number of total citations, i.e. over 3,330.


Department of Drug Research and Evaluation
Higher Institute of Health

Alexander Dmitriev (Biography
Alexander Dmitriev

Alexander V. Dmitriev obtained PhD degree (1997) and DrSc degree (2004) in Microbiology and Biochemistry at the Institute of Experimental Medicine, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. He is currently Deputy Director of the Institute of Experimental Medicine and Professor at Saint-Petersburg State University and Saint-Petersburg State Technological Institute. He was working in different laboratories in USA, Slovakia, China, Vietnam and Portugal. He has published more than 180 publications. He was awarded by numerous grants and awards including international.


Department of Molecular Microbiology
Institute of Experimental Medicine
St. Petersburg
Russian Federation

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Sandeep Kaur (Biography
Sandeep Kaur

Dr. Sandeep Kaur received her graduation and post-graduation in Microbiology (Hons. School) from Panjab University, Chandigarh. After completion of her MSc., she served at the post of Research Associate (anti-infective area) at Panacea Biotec Ltd. (Drug Discovery) for 5.6 years. She was awarded the CSIR- Senior Research Fellowship and completed her Ph.D with specialization in Medical Microbiology from Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. She is presently serving as Assistant Professor, MCM DAV College for Women, Chandigarh. Dr. Kaur’s research work has been focused on studying the anti-infective potential of phage therapy against treatment of bacterial infections caused by resistant strains. She has been involved in developing novel phage based solutions, cocktails and formulations to treat skin and wound infections, diabetic foot ulcers, implant infections followed by their testing in murine models. Her work has been acknowledged in leading newspaper “The Hindu (Sci-Tech)”. She has till date published a total of 13 publications and one book chapter. Besides teaching, she is actively involved in promoting and supervising undergraduate research on topics of societal and health relevance.


Department of Food Science
MCM DAV College for Women

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