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Section Board for 'Viral Pathogens' (93)

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Dr. Anna Honko
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Section Editor-in-Chief
National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories, Department of Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Interests: filoviruses; arenaviruses; emerging viruses; aerobiology; animal model development; medical countermeasures development; vaccine development; host-pathogen interactions; virus stock production and standardization/characterization
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Dr. Avi Eldar
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Kimron Veterinary Institute, Division of Virology, Beit Dagan 50250, Israel
Interests: veterinary virology; veterinary viral discovery; fish virology; fish bacteriology; veterinary emerging diseases
Prof. Dr. Youhua Xie
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Key Laboratory of Medical Molecular Virology, Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Interests: pathogenesis of hepatitis B virus; antiviral research
Dr. Ricardo Parreira
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Global Health and Tropical Medicine (GHTM) Research Center, Unidade de Microbiologia Médica, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHTM), Universidade Nova de Lisboa (NOVA), 1349-008 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: RNA viruses; arthropod-borne viruses; viral ecology; phylogenetics
Prof. Dr. Richard K. Plemper
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Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
Interests: RNA virus replication machineries and antiviral therapeutics against airborne RNA viruses of the myxovirus and coronavirus families
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Dr. Xueyong Zhu
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Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Interests: structural biology; crystal structure; influenza virus; hemagglutinin; neuraminidase; antibody; coronavirus; antibody-antigen interaction
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Dr. Jasper Fuk Woo Chan
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State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Interests: emerging viral infections with pandemic potential; emerging infectious diseases
Prof. Dr. Hong-Bing Shu
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The Medical Research Institute, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Interests: innate antiviral immunity; inflammation
Prof. Dr. Christopher Chase
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Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
Interests: RNA viruses; arboviruses; pestiviruses; vaccinology; alphaherpesvirus; bovine herpesviruses
Prof. Dr. Daniel J.J. Carr
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Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, United States.
Interests: neuroimmunology; mucosal immunology with an emphasis on the eye; herpes simplex virus type 1-induced lymphangiogenesis and encephalitis; vaccine development
Dr. Stefan Rothenburg
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Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Davis School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616-5271, USA
Interests: virology; host-virus interactions; poxviruses; viral immune evasion; protein kinase R (PKR); viral PKR inhibitors; viral host-range factors
Prof. Dr. Cristiano Salata
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Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, 35122 Padova, Italy
Interests: emerging zoonotic viruses; highly pathogenic viruses; virus/host interactions; antiviral discovery; molecular diagnostics and surveillance
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Dr. Schuyler Van Engelenburg
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Molecular and Cellular Biophysics Program, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80210, USA
Interests: superresolution imaging; single molecule imaging approaches; human immunodeficiency virus-1; lentiviruses; virus assembly; host-virus interactions
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Prof. Dr. Marceline Côté
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Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa K1H 8M5, ON, Canada
Interests: filoviruses; RNA viruses; emerging viruses; viral entry
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Special Issue in Viruses: Emerging Viruses
Prof. Dr. Sheila V. Graham
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Centre for Virus Research, Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation, College of medical Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, G61 1QH Glasgow, UK
Interests: human papillomavirus replication and associated cancers; herpes simplex virus replication/life cycle; viral gene regulation; 3D culture models of virus infection
Dr. Carlos Maluquer De Motes
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Department of Microbial Sciences, University of Surrey, GU2 7XH Guildford, UK
Interests: virology; virus-host interactions; viral immune evasion; poxviruses; innate immunity; immune recognition; interferons; nucleic acid sensing
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Prof. Dr. Tatsuo Suzutani
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Department of Microbiology, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan
Interests: molecular biology; infection biology and antivirals of herpes simplex virus; varicella-zoster virus and cytomegalovirus
Prof. Dr. Alexis de Rougemont
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1. National Reference Centre for gastroenteritis viruses, Laboratory of Virology, University Hospital of Dijon Bourgogne, F 21000 Dijon, France
2. UMR PAM A 02.102 Microbiology and Food Processes, University of Bourgogne/AgroSup, Dijon 21000, France
3. School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Bourgogne, 21000 Dijon, France
Interests: virology; gastroenteritis viruses; norovirus; rotavirus; hepatitis E virus; emerging enteric viruses; viral emergence and evolution; molecular epidemiology and diagnostics; histo-blood group antigen interactions
Prof. Dr. Carl Kirkwood
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA 98102, USA
Interests: enteric viruses; rotavirus; norovirus; surveillance; viral emergence and evolution
Dr. Angus C. Wilson
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Department of Microbiology, New York University, School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
Interests: mechanisms of herpesvirus latency and reactivation; control of viral gene expression; virus-host interactions
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Special Issue in Pathogens: Herpesviruses
Prof. Dr. Tanja Opriessnig
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1. The Roslin Institute and R(D)SVS, University of Edinburgh Easter Bush, Midlothian EH25 9RG, Scotland, UK
2. Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine Iowa State University, Veterinary Medical Research Institute Building 1, 1907 ISU C-Drive Ames, Iowa 50011-1250, USA
Interests: porcine circoviruses; Erysipelothrix spp.; swine hepatitis E virus (HEV); porcine parvovirus (PPV); porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV); mulberry heart disease; porcine epidemic diarhea virus
Dr. El-Sayed Mohammed Abdel-Whab
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Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Institute of Molecular Virology and Cell Biology, Greifswald, Germany
Interests: genetic basis for adaptation and virulence of avian influenza virus in poultry and mammals; interspecies transmission; virus-host interaction; development and evaluation of vaccines
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Prof. Dr. Frederick Kibenge
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Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Prince Edward Island, Atlantic Veterinary College, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada
Interests: veterinary virology; aquatic viruses; biology of viral pathogens; mechanisms of virus virulence; viral pathogenesis; improve on methods of virus detection and control
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Dr. Natasha N. Gaudreault
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Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Interests: African swine fever virus; rift valley fever virus; emerging and transboundary animal and zoonotic viral pathogens; virus-host interactions; genomics; transcriptomics and proteomics; vaccinology and diagnostics
Dr. Magda Dunowska
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Infectious Disease Team leader, School of Veterinary Science, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Interests: veterinary virology and infection control; viruses affecting both domestic animals and wildlife; equine herpesviruses; canine respiratory viruses; canine parvoviruses; feline coronaviruses; novel animal papillomaviruses; arteriviruses; assessment of viricidal activity of various physical and chemical treatments (viral clearance studies)
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Dr. Alessio Lorusso
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Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell’Abruzzo e del Molise, Teramo, Italy
Interests: moleculary epidemiology of orbiviruses; morbilliviruses and flaviviruses; next generation sequencing; metagenomics and virus discovery; innovative diagnostic tools; genome manipulation via reverse genetics
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Dr. Sonia Zuñiga
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Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, National Center of Biotechnology (CNB-CSIC), Campus Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Darwin 3, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: molecular basis of coronavirus pathogenesis; coronaviruses relevant for human and animal health
Dr. Llilianne Ganges
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OIE Reference Laboratory for Classical Swine Fever, IRTA, Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal (CReSA, IRTA-UAB), Campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: virology; viral immunology; virus host interaction; viral evolution; vaccine and diagnostic tools design; viruses in animal health
Dr. David J Allen
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Department of Pathogen Molecular Biology, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Interests: virology; enteric viruses; norovirus; rotavirus; enterovirus; virus surveillance; virus emergence and evolution; antigenic change; molecular epidemiology; public health virology; virus diagnostics; emerging viruses
Dr. Souvik Ghosh
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Department of Biomedical Sciences, One Health Center for Zoonoses and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre 334, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Interests: molecular epidemiology; genetic diversity and interspecies transmission of enteric and respiratory viruses of animals and humans
Dr. Filomena Fiorito
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Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: molecular processes; cell death; autophagy; herpesviruses (BoHV-1 and CpHV-1); canine coronavirus; dioxin (an environmental contaminant); infectious diseases both in vitro and in vivo; correlation between environmental pollutants and viruses in marine bivalves
Prof. Dr. Jozef J. Bujarski
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Department of Biological Sciences, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
Interests: molecular virology; RNA viruses; plant viruses; plant biotechnology
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Dr. Ralf Georg Dietzgen
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Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Interests: plant viruses; molecular plant-virus-insect interactions; potyviruses; rhabdoviruses; tospoviruses; virus transmission; mononegavirus taxonomy
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Dr. Vjekoslav Tomaić
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Division of Molecular Medicine, Ruđer Bošković Institute, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: human papillomaviruses; DNA tumor viruses; oncoproteins and tumor suppressors; ubiquitin and proteasome; cancer; cervical cancer; cell polarity
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Prof. Dr. Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan
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Institute of Tropical Medicine, University of Tübingen, 72074 Tübingen, Germany
Interests: host-pathogen interactions; epidemiology; molecular genetics; hepatitis B; hepatitis D; hepatitis E; COVID-19; dengue; rotaviruses; malaria; schistosomiasis; leishmaniasis; anti microbial resistances; lectin complement proteins and innate immunity
Prof. Dr. Ian Noel Hampson
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Viral Oncology Lab, University of Manchester, St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
Interests: HPV; papillomaviruses; herpesviruses; HSV1; HSV2; HTLV-1; antivirals
Dr. Sven Pischke
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Center for Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
Interests: hepatitis E virus; HEV; hepatitis C virus; HCV
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Dr. Chloé Journo
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International Center for Infectiology Research, Lyon, France
Interests: virology; cell biology; molecular biology; HTLV; oncoviruses-mediated cell transformation; cell signaling; NF-kB signaling; post-translational modifications; centrosome; protein interaction networks
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Special Issue in Pathogens: HTLV-1 Disease
Dr. Fabiola Martin
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Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Queensland, Faculty of Medicine and School of Public Health, Brisbane, Australia
Interests: HTLV; sexual health; HIV; HAM/TSP; ATL; epidemiology; systematic reviews; transmission prevention strategies; PEP; PrEP; HTLV advocacy and patient representation
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Special Issue in Pathogens: HTLV-1 Disease
Prof. Dr. Richard D. Dix
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1. Department of Biology, Viral Immunology Center, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
2. Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Interests: cytomegalovirus; herpes simplex virus type 1; HIVAIDS; neurovirology; ocular virology & immunology; herpes simplex encephalitis; AIDS-related cytomegalovirus retinitis; acute retinal necrosis; herpes stromal keratitis; age-related macular degeneration; programmed cell death pathways (apoptosis, necroptosis, pyroptosis, parthanatos)
Dr. Peter Speck
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College of Science and Engineering, Flinders University, Bedford Park SA 5042, Australia.
Interests: herpes viruses; bacteriophages
Dr. Judith Hübschen
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Clinical and Applied Virology, Infectious Diseases Research Unit, Department of Infection and Immunity, Luxembourg Institute of Health, L-4354 Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Interests: infectious diseases; virology; surveillance; diagnosis; public health aspects of infectious diseases; molecular epidemiology; outbreak investigations; measles; rubella; human parvovirus B19; mumps; hepatitis viruses; vaccination program monitoring
Prof. Dr. Elliot J. Androphy
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Department of Dermatology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Interests: mechanism of human papillomavirus induced malignancies; development of novel antiviral drugs; gene expression; DNA replication; RNA splicing; pathogenesis of spinal muscular atrophy and development of therapy for SMA; pathogenesis of HPV and novel therapeutic approaches; pathogenesis of a motor neuron disease and treatment
Dr. Alessandra Borsetti
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National HIV/AIDS Research Center (CNAIDS), Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy
Interests: infectious disease; lentiviruses; HIV-1; SIV; animal model; primate; host–virus interactions; viral pathogenesis; molecular epidemiology; immune response to viral infections
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Dr. Yves Gaudin
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Institute for Integrative Biology of the Cell (I2BC), CEA, CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay, 91198, Gif-sur-Yvette cedex, France
Interests: virology; mononegavirales; rhabdovirus; vesicular stomatitis virus; rabies virus; viral entry; membrane fusion; structural virology; viral glycoproteins; viral assembly; viral factory; liquid organelles
Prof. Dr. Nicola Coppola
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Department of Mental Health and Public Medicine, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: infectious diseases; epidemiological, virological, and clinical characteristics of hepatitis viruses (A, B, Delta, and C) infection; HIV infection; AIDS; hospitalization-associated infections; and SARS-CoV-2 infection
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Dr. François Helle
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Resistant Infectious Agents and Chemotherapy Research Unit, AGIR UR4294, Jules Verne University of Picardie, 80000 Amiens, France
Interests: molecular virology; host-pathogen interaction; virus entry; virus release; neutralizing antibodies; extracellular vesicles; N-glycosylation; Flaviviridae; Polyomaviridae
Prof. Dr. Jochen Bodem
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Institut für Virologie und Immunbiologie, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
Interests: development and analyses of antivirals against tropical viruses (Zika virus, Dengue, Yellow fever, Chikungunya); HIV-1 influenza; herpesviruses (HSV, CMV, EBV, HHV8); measles virus; RSV; enteroviruses (Polio, Enterovirus71); rabies; polyadenylation; RNA export; viral transcription; viral proteases
Dr. Makoto Takeda
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National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: molecular mechanism of virus pathogenesis (measles, rubella, mumps, paramyxoviruses, coronaviruses)
Dr. Ian Hogue
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Center for Immunotherapy, Vaccines, and Virotherapy, Biodesign Institute, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, USA
Interests: neurovirology; molecular and cell biology of viruses in the nervous system; specialized live-cell fluorescence microscopy methods; cryo electron microscopy structural biology methods; primary neuron cell culture methods; alpha herpesviruses; interact with the molecular and cell biology of neurons
Dr. Siew Pheng Lim
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1. Denka Life Innovation Research, Nucleos South Tower Level 3, 138567, 21 Biopolis Rd, Singapore
2. Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases, 10 Biopolis Road, #05-01 Chromos Singapore 138670, Singapore
Interests: flaviviruses; emerging infectious diseases; microbiology; development and testing of therapeutics; vaccines and diagnostics; immune response to microbial infections
Dr. Pantelis Katharios
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1. Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Greece
2. Aquatic Biologicals, Thalassocosmos, Former American Base of Gournes, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Interests: fish diseases; phage microbiology and phage therapy; vaccine development; disease prevention in aquaculture
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Dr. Gianguglielmo Zehender
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Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences “Luigi Sacco”, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Interests: molecular epidemiology; surveillance of infections caused by viruses; evolutionary dynamics and phylogenesis of viruses
Dr. Francisco Llorente
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Centro de Investigación en Sanidad Animal, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA-CISA), 28130 Valdeolmos, Spain
Interests: diagnosis, surveillance and virus-host interaction; west nile virus and other flaviviruses
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Dr. Sante Roperto
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Dipartimento di Medicina Veterinaria e Produzioni Animali, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, 80137 Napoli, Italia
Interests: bovine papillomavirus (BPV); BPV oncogenesis; BPV infection; cancer; reproductive disorders; immune system
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Prof. Dr. Ultan F. Power
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Wellcome Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Medical Biology Centre, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland
Interests: human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
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Prof. Dr. María-Teresa Pérez-Gracia
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Area de Microbiología, Departamento de Farmacia, Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera, Valencia, Spain
Interests: antibiotic resistance; clinical virology (hepatitis; HPV; HIV); clinical microbiology
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Prof. Dr. Nicole Fischer
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Institute of Medical Microbiology, Virology and Hygiene, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistraße 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: viral tumorigenesis; viral latency; polyomaviruses; papillomaviruses; herpesviruses; viral metagenomics; clinical metagenomics in viral infections
Prof. Dr. Remi N. Charrel
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Unité des Virus Emergents (Aix Marseille Université, IRD 190, INSERM U1207, IHU Mediterranee Infection), 13005 Marseille, France
Interests: arthropod-borne viruses; vector-borne and zoonotic viral diseases; viruses of medical importance; diagnostics; epidemiology; virus discovery; taxonomy
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Dr. Italo Tempera
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Gene Expression and Regulation, The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, 19104 Philadelphia, PA, USA
Interests: epigenetic regulation of herpesviruses infection
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Dr. Gene S. Tan
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1. Infectious Diseases, J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
2. Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Interests: virus-host interactions; immunological; molecular; genetic; immunity and disease; viruses replicate; host counteracts the pathogen; diagnostic tools; novel therapeutics and vaccines
Prof. Dr. Andreas Nitsche
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Centre for Biological Threats and Special Pathogens, Highly Pathogenic Viruses (ZBS 1), Robert Koch Institute, Seestr. 10, 13353 Berlin, Germany
Interests: viral diagnostics; NGS; highly pathogenic viruses
Dr. Hernan Garcia-Ruiz
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Department of Plant Pathology, Nebraska Center for Virology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583 USA
Interests: plant-virus interactions; particularly antiviral RNA silencing; viral RNA replication and their interconnections
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Dr. Mhairi A. Morris
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School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK
Interests: viral oncology; viral oncoproteins; tissue invasion and metastasis; tumour microenvironment; tumour viruses, chronic inflammation and cancer; herpesviruses and autoimmune disease; cell signalling
Prof. Dr. Bettina Kempkes
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Helmholtz Zentrum München (GmbH), German Research Center for Environmental Health, Haematologikum, Research Unit Gene Vectors, Marchioninistraße 25, 81377 München, Germany
Interests: notch signalling; Kaposi's Sarcoma associated virus; Epstein Barr Virus; epigenetics of herpesviral infection; latent infection; protein-protein interactions in virus/host interactions
Dr. Dan Li
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Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Interests: detection and mitigation of foodborne viruses; microbial safety of leafy greens produced in urban agriculture systems
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Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Fabrizi
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Division of Nephrology, Foundation IRCCS Ca'Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, 20122 Milano, Italy
Interests: clinical nephrology; viral hepatitis in chromic kidney disease; hepatorenal syndrome
Prof. Dr. Ronald M. Iorio
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Retired: Microbiology and Physiological Systems, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Interests: virus entry and fusion; paramyxoviruses; viral glycoproteins and receptors; viral pathogenesis
Prof. Dr. Reena Ghildyal
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Microbiology and Director, Centre for Research in Therapeutic Solutions, University of Canberra, Australia
Interests: molecular pathogenesis of respiratory viruses; molecular basis of asthma; respiratory virus assembly
Dr. Theresa Chang
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Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
Interests: mucosal immunity (female reproductive tracts and GI); host–virus interaction; HIV; herpesvirus; human papillomavirus; Zika virus; SARS-CoV-2
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Prof. Dr. Erle S. Robertson
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Departments of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and Microbiology, and the Tumor Virology Program, Abramson Cancer Center, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: gammaherpesvirus; microbiome; cancer; oncogenic viruses
Dr. Qiuhong Wang
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Food Animal Health Research Program, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio, USA
Interests: human and animal caliciviruses and coronaviruses
Dr. Wenyu Lin
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Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Interests: HIV; HCV; HBV; viral pathogenesis; liver fibrogenesis; innate immunity; IFN signaling pathway
Prof. Dr. Eike Steinmann
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Head of the Department for Molecular & Medical Virology, Leibniz University, Bochum, Germany
Interests: virology; microbiology; molecular biology
Dr. Antonieta Guerrero-Plata
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Department of Pathobiological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Interests: viral immunology; innate immunity; respiratory viruses
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Dr. Gyorgy Fejer
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School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Plymouth University, Derriford Research Facility, Plymouth, UK
Interests: lung alveolar macrophages; macrophage responses to pathogens; innate immunology; lung infection; adenovirus; influenzavirus; coronavirus and mycobacterium infection
Prof. Dr. Alison Sinclair
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School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
Interests: virology; viral replication; gene expression; latency disruption; herpesviruses; Epstein Barr virus
Prof. Dr. Ayalew Mergia
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Department of Infectious disease and Immunology,University of Florida, USA
Interests: molecular biology of retroviruses; antiviral therapy; caveolin; gene therapy; HIV
Dr. Iain Morgan
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Philips Institute for Oral Health Research, School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Interests: human papillomavirus; HPV16
Dr. Weiyong Liu
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Department of Clinical Laboratory, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
Interests: virology; virus-host interaction; pathogen surveillance; molecular epidemiology; emerging viruses; pathogen detection methods and enterovirus
Dr. Jürg P.F. Nüesch
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Infection, Inflammation and Cancer (IIC). Department Virus-Associated Carcinogenesis (F170) German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany
Interests: virology; small DNA viruses; virus-host cell interactions; signaling cascades; intracellular transport; cytoskeleton dynamics; virotherapy of cancer; paroviruses
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Dr. Michelle Tate
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Hudson Institute of Medical Research, Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases, Clayton, Victoria, 3168, Austrlia
Interests: influenza virus; innate immunity; immunopathology
Prof. Dr. Suresh K. Mittal
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Department of Comparative Pathobiology,Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Interests: influenza viruses; adenoviruses; recombinant vaccines; viral vectors; innate and adaptive immunity; animal models
Prof. Dr. Christopher C. Broder
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Department of Microbiology and Immunology B4106, Uniformed Services University, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Interests: virus-host cell interactions; enveloped virus entry; viral glycoprotein structure and function and virus receptors; viral vaccine and therapeutics development; HIV; paramyxoviruses; emerging viruses; henipaviruses - Nipah and Hendra; filoviruses - Ebola and Marburg; Australian bat lyssavirus; membrane fusion; animal models; filoviruses
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Dr. Anna Rosa Garbuglia
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Lab of Virology, INMI L Spallanzani IRCCS, Rome, Italy
Interests: HPV; HIV; viral hepatitis; virus molecular evolution; host-pathogen interaction; zoonoses
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Prof. Dr. Roland Zell
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Section of Experimental Virology, Institute for Medical Microbiology, Jena University Hospital, Friedrich Schiller University, D-07745 Jena, Germany
Interests: evolution of picornaviruses; molecular biology of picornaviruses; swine influenza viruses; evolution of influenza viruses
Prof. Dr. Vito Martella
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Department of Veterinary Medicine, Infectious Diseases of Animals Unit, University of Bari Aldo Moro, S.p. per Casamassima Km 3, 70010 Valenzano, Bari, Italy
Interests: virus; discovery; zoonosis; DNA; RNA; enteric
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Prof. Dr. Benjamin Neuman
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Biology Department, College of Arts, Sciences and Education, Texas A&M University, Texarkana, TX 75503, USA
Interests: coronaviruses; invertebrate nidoviruses; RNA virus evolution
Dr. Maria Söderlund-Venermo
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Department of Virology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Interests: clinical and molecular virology; small DNA viruses; human parvoviruses; tissue persistence; diagnostic methods; epidemiology; clinical impact
Prof. Dr. Enrico Lavezzo
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Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, I-35121 Padova, Italy
Interests: bioinformatics analysis of pathogens; pathogen detection and characterization; West Nile virus; Zika virus; human papillomavirus; measles virus; Neisseria meningitidis; SARS-CoV-2; Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Prof. Dr. Baki Akgül
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Institute of Virology, University of Cologne, Medical Faculty and University Hospital Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Interests: oncogenic mechanisms of human papillomaviruses
Dr. Satish Pillai
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Vitalant Research Institute, UCSF Directory, 270 Masonic Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94118, United States
Interests: the antiretroviral effects of IFN-α in vivo; host gene expression; viral production and viral evolution
Dr. Penghua Wang
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Department of Immunology, Schoolf of Medicine, the University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, United States
Interests: host-virus interactions; RNA virus pathogenesis; innate immunity; pathogen pattern recognition receptors
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