Dr. Mihai Mareș received his Ph.D. degree in Microbiology at Gr. T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy from Iași-Romania (2005) and had postgraduate training at University VII Denis-Diderot, Pasteur Institute, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, École du Val-de-Grâce - Paris (France), Complutense University – Madrid (Spain), Instituto de Salud Global - Barcelona (Spain), Karolinska Institute – Stockholm (Sweden), and Danish Technical University - Lyngby (Denmark). His areas of interest are medical mycology, antimicrobial resistance, mycobacteria, food microbiology, biofilms, microbial induced infertility, and bio-medical applications of plasma discharges and cold plasma activated water. Currently, Dr. Mareș is a Professor of Microbiology and Head of the Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Laboratory at Ion Ionescu de la Brad University – Iași (Romania). Also, he is a member of the EUCAST Antifungal Susceptibility Testing Subcommittee and ESCMID Study Group for Veterinary Microbiology. He has served as a scientific consultant for several pharmaceutical companies during the past few years.