Dr. Athanassios Mavridis For 35 years active in the field of phyto-medicine, especially in bacteriology, at the University of  Göttingen. Curator of the largest German  collection of phytopathogenic bacteria (GSPB) with extensive experience in the area of taxonomy,  isolation, characterization and identification of  phyto-pathogenic bacteria by means of classical  microbiological, serological and molecular genetic  methods. Curator