Dharumadurai Dhanasekaran, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India. He is experienced in actinobacteriology and mycology, with his current research focusing on actinobacteria, microalgae, fungi, and mushrooms for animal and human health improvement. He has deposited approximately 54 nucleotide sequences in GenBank, published 77 research and review articles and one book, and organized several national-level symposia, conferences, and workshops. He is a life member of the Mycological Society of India and the National Academy of Biological Sciences, is an editorial board member of national and international journals, and is a board of studies member in microbiology. Nooruddin Thajuddin, PhD, is the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology and the Head of the Department of Microbiology of the School of Life Sciences at Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India. He has vast experience in microbial taxonomy, isolation, cultivation, harvesting, and extraction of valuable products and is an expert in employing molecular tools in the identification and phylogeny of various microorganisms and bioremediation of effluents and bioenergy from microalgae and cyanobacteria. He has deposited about 475 nucleotide sequences in GenBank; has published 220 research and review articles and three books; has developed germplasm of cyanobacteria, microalgae, bacteria, actinobacteria, and fungi in his laboratory; and has organized several national-level symposia, workshops, refresher courses, and DST-INSPIRE programs. He is a life member of various academic bodies and an editorial board member of national and international journals. Annamalai Panneerselvam, PhD, is an Associate Professor and the Head of the Department of Botany and Microbiology at AVVM Sri Pushpam College, Poondi, Tamil Nadu, India. He has more than 32 years of experience in teaching and
Antimicrobials is an eclectic collection of 25 chapters covering antimicrobial, anticancer, and antiviral drugs obtained from a vast array of natural environments and from traditional and microbe-mediated chemical synthetic approaches... Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students, researchers/faculty, and professionals/practitioners. - M. S. Kainz, Ripon College, CHOICE, July 2016 Issue.