Michael L. Chikindas, Ph.D.

Current affiliation:
Editor-in-Chief, Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins
Associate Professor in Microbiology/Molecular Biology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences - SEBS, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
Relevant publications:

  • K. Sutyak Noll, P.J. Sinko and M.L. Chikindas. 2011. Elucidation of the molecular mechanisms of action of the natural antimicrobial peptide subtilosin against the bacterial vaginosis-associated pathogen Gardnerella vaginalis. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins 3: 41-47.
  • M. Chikindas, E. Emond, A. J. Haandrikman, J. Kok, K. Leenhouts, S. Pandian, K. Venema and G. Venema. 2010. Heterologous processing and export of the bacteriocins pediocin PA-1 and lactococcin A in Lactococcus lactis: a study with leader exchange. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins 2: 66-76.
  • S. Riazi, R.E. Wirawan, V. Badmaev and M.L. Chikindas. 2009. Characterization of lactosporin, a novel antimicrobial protein produced by Bacillus coagulans ATCC 7050. Journal of Applied Microbiology 106: 1370-1377.

Expertise and research areas:
Antimicrobial proteins for food, personal care and medicinal applications


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