Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Iqbal Ahmad
Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8447-4497

Dr. Iqbal Ahmad

Iqbal Ahmad is currently Professor of the Department of Agricultural Microbiology at Aligarh Muslim University in Aligarh, India. He received his Ph.D. degree from Aligarh Muslim University in Agriculture Microbiology, during his Ph.D. research work he worked at the Division of Microbiology, CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India with pioneer veterinary bacteriologist, Late Dr. JNS Yadava, FNA, FNASc. He first worked as a Research Scientist at The Himalya Drug Co., New Delhi in 1994 and then joined as a Lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in 1995 and then promoted to Professor in 2010. He was the Section Incharge of Microbiology during 1999-2000 and has also chaired the Department during 2011-2013 and in 2017. He has done pioneering research on plasmid mediated drug resistance and virulence factors in enteric bacteria and strategies to combat drug resistance and virulence of pathogenic microbes through screening and

evaluation of Indian medicinal plant derived herbal products/extracts and phytocompounds especially targeting Quorum sensing, biofilm and virulence of pathogenic microorganisms. His research work on agriculturally important microorganisms on diazotrophs, biofilm forming PGPR and Impact of wastewater on soil health has been well documented. His recent interest on Interdisciplinary microbiological works and drug-macromolecule interactions are gaining importance in academic world.

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Kuldeep Dhama
Division of Pathology, ICAR – Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly, India
Email: [email protected]
 https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7469-4752

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Kuldeep Dhama is currently working as Principal Scientist in ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Izatnagar, India. With 22 years of research and teaching experience in the areas of microbiology, immunology and virology, he has developed several diagnostics, vaccines, immunomodulatory modules and hypothesis to counter infectious diseases of animals, poultry   and  public   health   concerns. He also has been awarded NAAS Associateship (National Academy of Agricultural   Science, India). To his credit he has handled 20 research projects and guided 17 M.V.Sc. and P.D. scholars.

Associate Editors

Dr. Hafiz M. N. Iqbal
Professor
Tecnologico de Monterrey
School of Engineering and Sciences
Campus Monterrey.C.P. 64849
Monterrey, Nuevo León
Mexico
[email protected]

Dr. Faisal Masood Khan
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Cumming School of Medicine, Foothills Campus, Alberta
Canada
[email protected]

 

Dr. Jianxun Ding
Associate Professor
Key Laboratory of Polymer Ecomaterials
Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Changchun
China
[email protected]

Dr. Mohamed Fawzy Ramadan Hassanien
Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Faculty of Agriculture
Zagazig University, Zagazig
Egypt
[email protected]

Dr. Ruchi Tiwari
Assistant Professor
Department of Veterinary Microbiology,
College of Veterinary Sc. & A.H.
DUVASU, Mathura, U.P.
India
[email protected]

Dr. Javad Sharifi-Rad
Assistant Professor
Phytochemistry Research Center,
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Tehran
Iran
[email protected]

Dr. Yashpal Singh Malik
Dean
College of Animal Biotechnology,
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal
Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana
India
[email protected]

Dr. Adriano Gomes da Cruz
Professor
Department of Food,
Federal Institute of Rio de Janeiro (IFRJ),
Brazil
[email protected]

Dr. Ahmet Adiguzel
Professor
Faculty of Science
Department of Molecular Biology
and Genetics, Ataturk University
25240-Erzurum
Turkey
[email protected]

Dr. Ian James Martins
Principal Research Fellow
Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease Research and Care,
Edith Cowan University, Perth
Australia
[email protected]

Assistant Editors

Dr. Muhammad Bilal
Associate Professor
School of Life Science and Food Engineering,
Huaiyin Institute of Technology, Huai’an,
China.
[email protected]

Dr. Roberto Parra-Saldivar
Professor
Tecnologico de Monterrey,
School of Engineering and Sciences,
Monterrey, NL,
Mexico.
[email protected]

Dr. Izabela Michalak
Associate Professor
Department of Advanced Material Technologies,
Wroclaw University of Science and Technology,
Wroclaw,
Poland.
[email protected]

Dr. Dimitri Poddighe
Associate Professor
School of Medicine (NUSOM),
Nazarbayev University,
Nur-Sultan City,
Kazakhstan.
[email protected]

Editorial Board Members

Dr. Nikhat Manzoor
Professor
Department of Biosciences
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
India
[email protected]

Dr. Pramod W. Ramteke
Professor and Head
Department of Biological Sciences
Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture
Technology & Sciences (SHUATS), Allahabad
India
[email protected]

Dr. Parvez Akhtar
Research Scientist
Aurora Research Institute
Milwaukee, WI 53233
USA
[email protected]

Dr. Vodnar Dan- Cristian
Associate Professor
Department of Food Science
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca
Romania
[email protected]

Dr. Maryam Dadar
Assistant Professor
Agricultural Research, Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute
(RVSRI), Karaj
Iran
[email protected]

Dr. Abd El-Latif Hesham
Professor
Department of Genetics
Faculty of Agriculture
Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef
Egypt
[email protected]

Dr. Pongsak Rattanachaikunsopon
Professor
Department of Biological Science
Faculty of Science
Ubon Ratchathani University, Ubon Ratchathani
Thailand
[email protected]

Dr. Vasudeo Zambare
Professor
School of Science
Sandip University, Nashik Maharashtra,
India
[email protected]

Dr. Debdulal Banerjee
Associate Professor
Department of Botany and Forestry
Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
India
[email protected]

Dr. Nour Shafik Emam El-Gendy
Professor
Department of Petroleum and
Environmental Biotechnology
Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute, Cairo
Egypt
[email protected]

Dr. Mona Ibrahem Shaaban
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Faculty of Pharmacy, Mansoura University
Egypt
[email protected]

Dr. Amir Sasan Mozaffari Nejad
Research Scholar
Department of Virology
Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan
Iran
[email protected]

Dr. Pawan K Dadheech
Professor
Department of Microbiology
School of Life Sciences
Central University of Rajasthan, Rajasthan
India
[email protected]

Dr. Hussein Hasan Abulreesh
Associate Professor
Environmental and Public Health Microbiology, Department of Biology
Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah
Saudi Arabia
[email protected]

Dr. Pranav Kumar Prabhakar
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences
Lovely Professional University
Phagwara, Punjab
India
[email protected]

Dr. Hesam Kamyab
Post Doctoral Fellow
UTM RAZAK School of Engineering and Advanced Technology
University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
Malaysia
[email protected]

Dr. A.K. Srivastava
Principal Scientist
Soil Science
ICAR- Central Citrus Research Institute, Nagpur
India
[email protected]

Dr. Kunal
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
SGT University, Budhera
Gurugram, Haryana
India
[email protected]

Dr. Pushpanathan Muthuirulan
Research Associate
Department of Human Evolutionary Biology
Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts
USA
[email protected]

Dr. Prashant Khare
Scientist D & Ramalingaswami Fellow
Department of Microbiology
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal
India
[email protected]

Dr. Ramalingam Radhakrishnan
Assistant Professor
P.G. and Research Department of Botany
Jamal Mohamed College,
Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
India
[email protected]

Dr. Prosun Tribedi
Assistant Professor
Department of Biotechnology,
The Neotia University,
South 24 Parganas, West Bengal
India
[email protected]

Dr. Joaquim C.G. Esteves da Silva
Professor
Faculty of Sciences
University of Porto, Porto
Portugal
[email protected]

Dr. Godfred A. Menezes
Associate Professor and Clinical Microbiologist
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
RAK College of Medical Sciences
RAKMHSU, Ras Al Khaimah
UAE
[email protected]

Dr. Ranga Rao Ambati
Associate Professor
Department of Biotechnology,
Vignan’s Foundation for Science,
Technology and Research, Andhra Pradesh
India
[email protected]

Dr. Abdur Rauf
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Swabi, Pakhtunkhwa
Pakistan
[email protected]

Dr. Mohammad Zubair
Assistant Professor
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine,
University of Tabuk, Tabuk
Saudi Arabia
[email protected]

Dr. Sedky Hassan Aly Hassan
Associate Professor
Department of Botany & Microbiology
Faculty of Science,
New Valley University, El-Kharga, New Valley
Egypt
[email protected]

Dr. M. N. Khan
Editor
Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology