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Annals of Microbiology

Annals of Microbiology

Editor-in-Chief: Francesca Cappitelli

ISSN: 1869-2044 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13213

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Professor Francesca Cappitelli, PhD
Department of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences
University of Milan, Italy

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Professor Claudia Sorlini, PhD
Department of Food Environment and Nutritional Sciences
University of Milan, Milano, Italy

Managing Editor

Federica Troiano, PhD
Department of Food Environment and Nutritional Sciences
University of Milan, Milano, Italy

Editorial Board

Professor George Aggelis, PhD
University of Patras, Patras, Greece

Eveline J. Bartowsky, PhD
Lallemand Australia – Oenology, Edwardstown, SA, Australia

Professor Yoav Bashan, PhD
CIBNOR, La Paz, Mexico

Professor Marco Bazzicalupo, PhD
University of Florence, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy

Professor Adriano Brandelli, PhD
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Professor Pietro Buzzini, PhD
University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

Professor Ameur Cherif, PhD
Université de la Manouba, Ariana-Tunis, Tunisia

Luisa Corredor Arias, PhD
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA

Professor Aldo Corsetti, PhD
University of Teramo, Mosciano S. Angelo, TE, Italy

Professor Daniele Daffonchio, PhD
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Professor Leon M. T. Dicks, PhD
University of Stellenbosch, Matieland (Stellenbosch), South Africa

Professor Michaël S. DuBow, PhD
University Paris-Sud, Orsay, France

Erika Jimena Espinosa-Ortiz, PhD
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA

Professor Franco Faoro, PhD
University of Milan, Milano, Italy

Professor Massimiliano Fenice, PhD
University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy

Luigi Frunzo, PhD
University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy

Olga Genilloud, PhD
Fundación MEDINA, Granada, Spain

Professor Arun Goyal, PhD
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India

Chiachi Hwang, PhD
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA

Takashi Itoh, PhD
RIKEN BioResource Center, Tsukuba, Japan

Euan K. James, PhD
The James Hutton Institute, Dundee, Scotland, UK

Professor Kandasamy Kathiresan, PhD, DSc.
Annamalai University, Parangipettai, Tamil Nadu, India

Professor Tajalli Keshavarz, PhD
University of Westminster, London, UK

Professor Ramesh Chander Kuhad, PhD
University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, India

Professor Rosalba Lanciotti, PhD
University of Bologna, Campus of Food Science, Cesena, Italy

Professor Pierre Leblond, PhD
Université de Lorraine, Vandoeuvre lès Nancy, France

Xiangzhen Li, PhD
Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chengdu, China

Maria Lina Mezzatesta, PhD
University of Catania, Catania, Italy

Professor Diego Mora, PhD
University of Milano, Milan, Italy

Professor Giancarlo Moschetti, PhD
Università di Palermo, Palermo, Italy

Professor Bernard Paul, PhD
Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Claire Prigent-Combaret, PhD
Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, France

Professor Carla Pruzzo, PhD
University of Genua, Genova, Italy

Professor Patrizia Romano, PhD
Università degli Studi della Basilicata, Potenza, Italy

Simona Rossetti, PhD
Water Research Institute C.N.R., Monterotondo, RM, Italy

Somboon Tanasupawat, PhD
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Valter Tandoi, PhD
Water Research Institute C.N.R., Monterotondo, RM, Italy

Archana Vasanthakumar, PhD
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

Professor Francesco Villani, PhD
University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy

Professor Paolo Visca, PhD
University Roma Tre, Rome, Italy

Shuguang Xie PhD
Peking University, Beijing, China

Professor Yuzo Yamada, PhD
BIOTEC Culture Collection (BCC), Pathum Thani, Thailand

Professor Isao Yumoto, PhD
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Technology (AIST), Sapporo City, Japan

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    The aim of Annals of Microbiology is the advancement and dissemination of microbiological knowledge in the general, environmental, ecological (e.g. water, soil ecosystems, cultural heritage sites) and applied (e.g. food and industrial) fields. The methodology is usually derived from the areas of biochemistry, molecular biology, physiology, biotechnology and taxonomy. Papers reporting work on bacteria, fungi, microalgae, and bacteriophages are welcome. The journal addresses researchers from both, academia and industry, working in microbiology, biotechnology or ecology. Annals of Microbiology publishes Original Articles, Reviews and Mini-Reviews, Short Communications, and Editorials. 

    The journal’s scope does not include theoretical bioinformatics, medical microbiology or phytopathological microbiology.

    Originally founded as Annali Di Microbiologia Ed Enzimologia in 1940, Annals of Microbiology, an official journal of the University of Milan, is a well-established microbiology journal and has a long tradition of publishing sound international research. 

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