Systems-based approaches
Pedro Beltrao, EMBL-EBI
KC Huang, Dpts. of Bioengineering, Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University, USA
Carol Gross, Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology, UCSF, USA
Nevan Krogan, Dpt. of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF, USA
Peter Dorrestein, Dpt. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UCSD, USA
Hirotada Mori, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
John Briggs, Structural & Computational Unit, EMBL

Antibiotics & chemical screening
Frederic Barras, CNRS Marseille, France
Jean-Willem Veening, Dpt. of Biomolecular Sciences & Biotechnology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Rut Carballido-López, INRA, France
Bonnie Bassler, Dpt. of Molecular Biology, Princeton, USA
Stephan Sieber, TUM, Germany
Heike Brötz-Oesterhelt, Institute for Microbiology and Infection Medicine, Tübingen, Germany

Host-pathogen interface
Jeroen Krijgsveld, Genome Biology Unit, EMBL
Helene Andrews-Polymenis, Dpt. of Microbial and Molecular Pathogenesis, Texas A&M, USA
Michael McClelland, UCI, USA

Gut microbiome
Kiran Patil, Structural & Computational Unit, EMBL
Peer Bork, Structural & Computational Unit, EMBL
Theodore Alexandrov, Structural & Computational Unit, EMBL
Yannick Schwab, Cell Biology & Biophysics Unit, EMBL
Christoph Merten, Genome Biology Unit, EMBL
Filipe Gomes Gabreiro, Institute of Molecular and Structural Biology, UCL, UK

Cell-wall protein machineries
Waldemar Vollmer, Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Newcastle University, UK
Tanneke den Blaauwen, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jean-Pierre Simorre, Institute of Structural Biology, Grenoble, France
Eefjan Breukink, Dpt. of Biochemistry of Membranes, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Bacterial envelope biology and signaling systems
KC Huang, Dpts. of Bioengineering, Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University, USA
Jean-Francois Collet, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Tanneke den Blaauwen, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tom Bernhardt, Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology, Harvard Medical School, USA
Marc Goulian, Dpt. of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Alessandra Polissi, University Bicocca Milan, Italy