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Associate Editor

Professor Patrick Butaye

City University of Hong Kong and Ghent University, Belgium

Patrick Butaye, handling bacteriology-related manuscripts, is a veterinarian and has a PhD from Ghent University, Belgium. His career started at the former CODA-CERVA and during that period he became professor at Ghent University, a position he holds until now. Currently he holds a STEM-Professorship at the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences in the City University of Hong Kong where he heads the global microbial genomics STEM-lab. He teaches bacteriology and focusses his research mainly on understanding the genomic epidemiology of bacteria and bacteriophages in order to mitigate the burden of antimicrobial resistance and associated infectious diseases.

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  • 2022 Citation Impact
    4.4 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.3 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.687 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.869 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    8 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    111 days submission to accept (Median)

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