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    Janet Hill Professor & Head of the Department of Veterinary Microbiology at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, and Past President of the Canadian Society of Microbiologists. Dr. Hill’s research interests are in microbial diversity and ecology, and the role of complex microbial communities in animal and human health.

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    Jos Raaijmakers Head of the Microbial Ecology Department at the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) and Professor at the Institute of Biology at Leiden University, Netherlands, working to understand the ecology, diversity and functions of microorganisms in natural and man-made ecosystems.

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    Hauke Smidt Personal Chair on Complex Microbial Ecosystems at the Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University & Research. His research integrates innovative cultivation and functional genomics-based methods to study composition and activity of microbial communities.

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