Vaccines — Editors


Prof. Dr. Diane M. Harper
Professor of Family and Geriatric Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bioengineering, Epidemiology and Population Health, Health Promotions and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 501 East Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Interests: cervical cancer prevention; HPV vaccine, HPV prevention; HPV cure; CIN detection; CIN cure; quality of life; shared decision making; communications
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Editorial Board

Dr. Covadonga Alonso
Department of Biotechnology, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), Ctra. de la Coruna Km 7.5, 28040 Madrid, Spain
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Interests: virus/host interactions and pathogenesis; anti-viral immune responses; innate immunity; targets for vaccines and antivirals design; nanoparticles; animal viruses; African swine fever virus
Prof. Dr. Martin F. Bachmann
1. Department of Immunology, University of Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
2. Nuffield Department of Medicine, The Jenner Institute, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7DQ, UK
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Interests: Therapeutic vaccines; non-communicable diseases; cancer; virus-like particles; antibody therapies; immunology; memory
Dr. Rolf Billeskov
Department of Infectious Disease Immunology, Division of Vaccine, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, DK-2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark Institute of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Interests: immunology; T cells; tuberculosis; polyfunctionality of T cells; T cell avidity; vaccines
Prof. Dr. Olga Borges
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology & Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Pólo das Ciências da Saúde, Azinhaga de Santa Comba, 3000-548 Coimbra, Portugal
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Interests: focussed on the development of polymeric carriers as adjuvants for mucosal vaccination (protein and DNA) and examination of the interactions of delivery systems with biological targets in vitro and in vivo
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Special Issue: Nanoparticles to Co-Deliver Immunopotentiators and Antigens
Dr. Sandra S. Chaves
Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Interests: infectious disease epidemiology; influenza; duration of vaccine-induced immunity; influenza treatment; influenza prevention
Prof. Dr. C.A.H.H. (Toos) Daemen
Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Groningen, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands
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Interests: cancer immunotherapy; therapeutic vaccines; HPV; Hepatitis C virus; intratumoral immune environment; alphavirus-based vaccines
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Special Issue: Therapeutic Vaccines and Cancer Immunotherapy
Prof. Dr. Shiladitya DasSarma
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology, University System of Maryland, Columbus Center, 701 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202 USA
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Interests: expression systems; antigen delivery; malaria; typhoid; sepsis; cancer; halophiles; Archaea
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Special Issue: Microbial Antigen Delivery
Dr. Kristina De Paris
Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Center for AIDS Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , Burnett Womack Bldg., Rm 9029, 160 Dental Circle, CB #7292, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7292, USA
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Interests: HIV/SIV pathogenesis; pediatric HIV vaccines; neonatal/ infant immune development; mucosal immunology
Prof. Dr. Soldano Ferrone
Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
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Interests: immunotherapy of malignant diseases; monoclonal antibodies; HLA antigens; immune escape mechanisms
Prof. Dr. Marc P. Girard
University Paris 7, French National Academy of Medicine, 49 rue D'Aubigny, FR 69003 Lyon, France
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Interests: viral vaccine research and development: HIV vaccines, influenza vaccines, lentiviruses; vaccinology in general; and anti-viral immune responses: neutralizing antibodies, ADCC and ADCVI, CD8+ T cell responses, innate immunity responses, mucosal immunity
Dr. Martin Villalba Gonzalez
INSERM-UM1 U1040, Université de Montpellier 1, 34295 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
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Interests: antitumor immunotherapy; cell therapy; NK cell; monoclonal antibodies; antibody-dependent cell cytotoxicity; MAPK; metabolism; dichloroacetate
Dr. Elena A. Govorkova
Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105-3678, USA
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Interests: antiviral drugs for the control of influenza infection, including H5N1 influenza viruses: assessment of antiviral drug efficacy in vitro and in vivo; evaluation of viral fitness; combination chemotherapy; influenza vaccines: immunogenicity and protective efficacy
Dr. Maria G. Isaguliants
Riga Stradins University, Ratsupites 5, Riga LV-1069, Latvia
Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Nobelsvägen 16, Stockholm 17177, Sweden
Gamalya Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Gamaleya street 16, 123098 Moscow, Russia
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Interests: human immunodeficiency virus type 1; human hepatitis C virus; DNA vaccines; in vivo imaging,; T cell response; B cell response; mouse models; cancer; oxidative stress
Dr. Angelo A. Izzo
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
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Interests: Tuberculosis immunity; animal models; vaccines
Prof. Dr. Chinnaswamy Jagannath
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, 6400 Fannin Street, MSB 2.200, Houston, TX 77030, USA
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Interests: vaccines for tuberculosis; TLR signaling and adjuvants; Th1 immunity and T cells; Dendritic cells and macrophages-pathogen survival
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Special Issue: Tuberculosis Vaccines
Dr. Vjollca H. Konjufca
Department of Microbiology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA
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Interests: mucosal immunology; antibodies; nanoparticles; mucosal vaccines; prime-boost immunization; Salmonella pathogenesis; female reproductive tract; antigen uptake and transport; spleen; goblet cells
Dr. Florian Krammer
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, One Gustave L. Levy Place, 10029 NY, Box 1124, USA
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Interests: influenza virus; avian influenza; universal influenza virus vaccines; hemagglutinin; neuraminidase; stalk-reactive antibodies; zoonotic viral infections; emerging viruses; viral glycoproteins
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Special Issue: The Future of Influenza Virus Vaccines—Perspectives from the young investigators' point of view
Prof. Nirbhay Kumar
Department of Tropical Medicine, School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, Director, Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases Research Center, Tulane University, 333 S. Liberty Street, Mail Code-8317, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
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Interests: malaria; vaccines; immunology; genomics; helminthes and co-infection; malaria transmission; malaria drugs and diagnostics
Prof. Dr. Margaret A. Liu
1 ProTherImmune, 3656 Happy Valley Road Lafayette, CA 94549, USA
2 Karolinska Institute, Stockholm SE-17177, Sweden
3. Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 USA
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Interests: vaccine technologies; DNA vaccines; cellular immune responses; HIV Vvccines; global health
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Special Issue: DNA Vaccines
Dr. Luis Martinez-Sobrido
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 672, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
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Interests: virology; vaccines; antivirals; influenza viruses; arenaviruses; Zika virus; innate immunity; adaptive immunity; virus–host interaction
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Special Issue: Interferon Antiviral Response and Viral Evasion
Special Issue: Replication-Competent Reporter-Expressing Viruses
Special Issue: New Advances on Zika Virus Research
Dr. Paola Massari
Integrative Physiology and Pathobiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Jaharis, 501, 150 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
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Interests: bacterial pathogenicity; vaccines; infectious diseases; inflammation; immune response
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Special Issue: TLR signaling in Immune Response
Prof. Dr. Abu Salim Mustafa
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University PO Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
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Interests: Tuberculosis; vaccines; immunodiagnosis; immuno-pathogenesis
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Special Issue: Tuberculosis Vaccines
Prof. Dr. Toshi Nagata
Department of Health Science, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, 1-20-1 Handa-yama, Higashi-ku, Hamamatsu 431-3192, Japan
Interests: intracellular bacteria; T cell responses; DNA vaccines; HLA; antigen presentation; tuberculosis
Prof. Dr. Sven-Eric Olsson
Karolinska Institute at Danderyd Hospital, SE-182 88 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: HPV vaccines; dysplasias and treatment options; immunological memory; cervical cancer screeningHPV vaccines; dysplasias and treatment options; immunological memory; cervical cancer screening programmes programmes
Dr. Romain Paillot
Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford Newmarket CB8 7UU, UK
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Interests: vaccines; infectious diseases; influenza virus; herpes virus; Streptococcus equi and zooepidemicus; horse species; animal models
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Special Issue: Prevention of Respiratory Viral Infection: Vaccine, Antiviral and Immune-Modulator
Dr. Mark Pearson
Research Fellow, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland 4878, Australia
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Interests: Mark’s major research focus involves looking at the functions of proteins from human parasites (specifically helminths, or worms) and how these molecules interact with the host immune system. He is particularly interested in understanding these processes in the context of developing vaccines against parasites of third world populations and finding novel therapies for autoimmune disorders such as asthma
Dr. Pedro A. Reche
Facultad de Medicina, Dpto. Microbiology I – Immunology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Pza. Ramón y Cajal, Ciudad Universitaria, Madrid 28040, Spain
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Interests: Immunoinformatics, protein engineering, antigen presentation and processing, HLA, epitope, prediction, immunotherapy, vaccines
Dr. Rachel L. Roper
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Brody School of Medicine, Brody Women Faculty Committee, East Carolina University, Faculty Marshall, 600 Moye Blvd, Rm 5E106A mailstop 629, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
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Interests: poxviruses; vaccinia; vaccines; viral immunoregulation; antigen presentation; cancer vaccines; viral genomes
Prof. Dr. John K. Rose
Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
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Interests: virology; vaccine and gene expression vectors based on rhabdoviruses; membrane protein assembly, transport and targeting; viral assembly
Prof. Dr. Jagannadha Sastry
Department of Immunology and Department of Veterinary Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Room: SCR4.2013, Unit 902, 7455 Fannin, Houston, TX 77054, USA
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Interests: viral immunology; mucosal immunity; adjuvants; HIV; SIV; SHIV; HPV; T cells; vaccines
Prof. Dr. Pramod K. Srivastava
Center for Immunotherapy of Cancer and Infectious Diseases, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030-1601, USA
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Interests: antigen presentation by MHC I and MHC II molecules; immune response to cancer; viral immunity and autoimmunity
Prof. Dr. Walter J. Storkus
Department of Dermatology, Immunology, Bioengineering and Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, W1151 Biomedical Sciences Tower, 200 Lothrop Street Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
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Interests: Cancer vaccine; Immunotherapy; Cytotoxic T Cells; Dendritic Cells; Epitope Spreading; Angiogenesis; Vascular Normalization
Dr. Stanley S. Tai
Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, Howard University, 520 “W” Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059, USA
Interests: pneumococcal vaccine; respiratory bacterial pathogens; bacterial pathogenesis
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Special Issue: Pneumococcal Vaccine in the 21st Century
Prof. Dr. Alfredo G. Torres
Department of Microbiology & Immunology and Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
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Interests: Bacteria; Nanovaccines; pathogenesis; virulence factors; attenuated bacterial vaccines; reverse vaccinology; Burkholderia; pathogenic Escherichia coli
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Special Issue: Vaccines Against Chronic and Persistent Bacterial Infections
Prof. Dr. Moriya Tsuji
HIV and Malaria Vaccine Program, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, Affiliate of The Rockefeller University, 455 First Ave, Room 747, New York, NY 10016, USA
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Interests: malaria; protozoa; HIV; vaccine; cell-mediated immunity; adjuvant
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Special Issue: Animal Model to Study Viral Immunity
Prof. Dr. Sjoerd H. van der Burg
Department of Oncology, Section Experimental Cancer Immunology and Therapy, K1-P, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands
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Interests: The aim of my laboratory is to optimally implement immunotherapy as treatment modality for patients with solid tumors. The program is focused on the exploration of key factors in host-tumor interactions that determine successes and failures in immune control of cancer in order to drive the improvement of our immunotherapeutic strategies against solid tumors. Keywords: therapeutic vaccines, immunotherapy, peptides, HPV, chronic viral infections, cancer
Dr. Wilmore C. Webley
Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 240 Thatcher Road, Amherst,MA 01003, USA
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Interests: Immunology; pathogenic bacteriology; vaccine display and delivery; Chlamydia Vaccine development; infectious asthma etiology; obesogenic adenoviruses
Prof. Dr. Zhou Xing
McMaster Immunology Research Centre, Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine, Rm. MDCL-4012, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
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Interests: infectious diseases; pulmonary infectious disease; T cell immunity; vaccines; mucosal vaccination
Prof. Dr. XiaoJian Yao
Laboratory of Molecular Human Retrovirology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 745 Bannatyne Avenue, Room 508, Basic Medical Science Building, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9, Canada
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Interests: Virus/host interactions required for HIV replication; Development of Anti-HIV vaccines; Anti-HIV gene therapy
Dr. Alexander Zakhartchouk
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization – International Vaccine Center (VIDO-InterVac),University of Saskatchewan,120 Veterinary Road Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5E3,Canada
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Interests: antiviral vaccines; Nidoviruses; Adenoviruses; virus-host cell interactions; vaccine and gene expression vectors based on adenoviruses
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Special Issue: Vaccines against Emerging and Reemerging Viral Diseases of Humans and Animals
Prof. Dr. Massimo Zollo
Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnology, Federico II Faculty of Naples, Italy
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Interests: Human Genetics; Functional Genomics and Biotechnology; Molecular Biology and Oncology; Tumor Microenvironment; Metastasis; Paediatric Brain tumours; cell immunology; metastatic niche
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