Institute of Biological Research Cluj-Napoca
Cristian Coman is a senior researcher at the Institute of Biological Research in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. As the leader of the Environmental microbiology laboratory, Cristian’s research interests are in the fields of microbiology and biotechnology, with focus on extreme environments as a source of new antimicrobial compounds and on environmental and human health. Some of his major achievements are the coordination of two Romanian research expeditions to Antarctica and the development of a methodological guide for monitoring environmental pollution with antibiotics and antibiotic resistance, funded through a major international grant. He has published more than 40 scientific papers and serves as a reviewer for various journals.