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Kathryn Holt 
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK 

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Samuel K. Sheppard
The Milner Centre for Evolution, University of Bath, UK

Senior Editors

Sarah Coulthurst University of Dundee, UK

Xavier Didelot The University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

Claire Jenkins Public Health England, London, UK

Alan McNally University of Birmingham, UK

Alan Walker University of Aberdeen, UK


Cheryl Andam University at Albany, New York, USA

Kate Baker University of Liverpool, UK

Francisco (Paco) Barona-Gómez CINVESTAV-UGA, Irapuato, Mexico

Scott Beatson The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Carlos Blondel Universidad Autonoma de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Josie Bryant University of Cambridge, UK

Swaine Chen National University of Singapore and Genome Institute of Singapore

Daniel Croll University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Michael J Cox University of Birmingham, UK

David Fitzpatrick Maynooth University, Ireland

Chris Greening Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Tetsuya Hayashi Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Eva Heinz Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK

Paul A. Hoskisson University of Strathclyde, UK

Ravi Kumar K. L. KIMS Hospital and Research Centre, Bengaluru, India

John Moreau University of Glasgow, UK

Conor Meehan University of Bradford, UK

Christos A. Ouzounis CPERI, CERTH, Thessaloniki, Greece

Caitlin Pepperell University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, USA

Erin Price University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Dave Rasko University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA

Jesse Shapiro McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Lori Snyder Kingston University, UK

Claire Turner University of Sheffield, UK

Daria Van Tyne University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Lucy Weinert University of Cambridge, UK

Deborah Williamson University of Melbourne, Australia

Koji Yahara National Institute of infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

Zhiyong Zong Centre of Infectious Diseases, Sichuan University, Chengdu, PR China

Founding Editors

Stephen Bentley Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK

Nicholas Thomson Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK

Advisory Board

Angela Brueggemann University of Oxford, UK

Claire Fraser University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA

Philippe Lemey University of Leuven, Belgium

Julian Parkhill Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK

Early Career Microbiologists Board of Reviewers

Dario Leonardo Balacco University of Birmingham, UK

Jesus Blanco Imperial College London, UK

Georgia Breckell Massey University Auckland, Albany, New Zealand

Sebastian Bruchmann University of Cambridge, UK

Kevin Chau University of Oxford, UK

Bruno Francesco Rodrigues de Oliveira Fluminense Federal University, Niterói, Brazil

Jessica Fletcher Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Claire Gorrie University of Melbourne, Australia

Angharad Green University of Liverpool, UK

Rebecca Hall University of Birmingham, UK

Jonathan Hira UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

Alba Iglesias Vilches Newcastle University, UK

Caroline Kobras University of Sheffield, UK

Kihyun Lee Seoul National University, Republic of Korea

Winnie Lee University of Bristol, UK

Yang Li National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing China 

Kevin Ma Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

Will Matlock University of Oxford, UK

Christopher Mullally University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

Colman O'Cathail European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Hinxton, UK

Poppy Pescod University of Salford, UK

Qin Qi Macquarie University, Australia

Leah Roberts European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Hinxton, UK

Joshua Smith University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA

Stephania Tsola Queen Mary University of London, UK

Boas van der Putten University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nicholas Waglechner University of Toronto, Canada

Yu Wan Imperial College London, UK

Yahan Wei University of Texas, USA

Rebecca Weiser Cardiff University, UK

Daniel Wilkinson University of Nottingham, UK

Maho Yokoyama Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK

Caroline Zellmer University of Cambridge, UK

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