Jack Thomas Trevors is Professor of Microbiology and Environmental Biology in the Department of Environmental Biology. Professor Trevors is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, The Linnean Society, World Academy of Arts and Sciences, World Innovation Foundation and The Institute of Biology of the UK. He is also an Academic and Research Microbiologist (ARMCCM) of the Canadian College of Microbiology.
Professor Trevors is an editor of The Journal of Microbiological Methods and Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. He is also the Editor-in-chief of Water, Air and Soil Pollution, Water, Air and Soil Pollution:FOCUS and co-editor –in-chief of The Environmentalist and The Environmental Pollution Book Series. His research includes the origin of genetic instructions, gene transfer in bacteria, soil bioremediation, gene expression in soil, pathogens in the environment, cytoplasmic membrane polarization in bacteria and applications of molecular and biophysical methods in soil bacteriology. He has published over 300 articles in these above areas.