Volunteer: Alejandro Tejada
Alejandro obtained his BSc in Biochemistry in the University of Granada (Spain) and MSc in the Autonomous University of Madrid, focusing on biochemistry and microbiology. He then did a PhD in Microbiology at the Institut Pasteur (Paris) and the University of Paris, working on post-transcriptional regulation of Helicobacter pylori. Currently, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the Biozentrum (University of Basel, Switzerland), working on the Gram-negative pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the mode of action of antibacterial toxins.
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FEMS Microbes are excited to present their latest thematic issue, focusing on bacterial-viral co-infections. Host and microbial factors are critically important for influencing the severity and outcome of infection. Interactions between microbes is an understudied yet important aspect to this process.