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Increasing microbial efficiency

Guest Editors:
Shuobo Shi: Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China
Yongjun Wei: Zhengzhou University, China

Submission Status: Open until 15 May 2024

Food biotechnology

Guest Editors:
Sanket Joshi: Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Tanmay Sarkar: West Bengal State Council of Technical Education, India
Palanivel Velmurugan: Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (BIHER), India

Submission Status: Open until 15 March 2024

Vaccines for infectious diseases: immune mechanisms to vaccine development and clinical implementation

Guest Editors:
Rajib Deb: ICAR-National Research Center on Pig, India
Sandeep Kumar Dhanda: St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA
Wen-Qiang He: University of Sydney, Australia

Submission Status: Open until 30 September 2023

Tissue engineering

Guest Editors:

Hon Fai Chan: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Kulwinder Kaur: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ireland
Subhadeep Roy: National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), India

Submission Status: Open until 31 October 2023

Biocontrol strategies: an eco-smart tool for integrated pest & diseases management

Guest Editors:
Suresh Janardhan Gawande: ICAR-Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research, Pune, India
Durgesh Kumar Jaiswal: Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, India
Ram Krishna: ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi, India
Soumia P. S.: ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi, India
Anukool Vaishnav: University of Zurich, Switzerland

Submission Status: Open until 31 October 2023


Microbial resources for bioremediation and reclamation of degraded environments

Guest Editors:
Alessandra Adessi: University of Florence, Italy
Matteo Daghio: University of Florence, Italy



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Reviewer acknowledgements 2013
Collection published: 26 February 2014

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