Myron Christodoulides is Professor of Bacteriology in the School of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton. He is a graduate in microbiology from University College London and the University of Glasgow, and his interests are broad, encompassing the development of vaccines for bacterial infections and for neglected tropical diseases of humans and animals; drug discovery for novel antimicrobials; development of rapid diagnostic assays; understanding the pathogenesis mechanisms of bacterial infections. Central to his research is multi- and inter-disciplinary collaboration with colleagues all over the world. He has edited previously the books Neisseria meningitidis: Advanced Methods and Protocols (2011) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae: Methods and Protocols (2019) for Springer and Meningitis: Cellular and Molecular Basis (2013) for CABI. He is the author of ~120 research articles and reviews in vaccinology and microbial pathogenesis and has contributed a dozen or more chapters to published books. He is currently Specialty Chief Editor of the Pathogenesis, Vaccines, and Immunity of Bacterial Infections specialty section of¿Frontiers in Bacteriology and sits on other journal editorial boards. He has recently published in Leishmania diagnostics and vaccine development.