Dr. Mihai Mareș received his PhD degree in Microbiology at 'Gr. T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy from Iași-Romania (2005) and had the 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 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 EUCAST AFST Steering Committee. He has served as consultant for several pharmaceutical companies during the past few years.