9 January 2023
Prof. Dr. Akira Ono Appointed Associate Editor of Section “Animal Viruses” in Viruses

We are pleased to announce that Prof. Dr. Akira Ono has been appointed Associate Editor of the “Animal Viruses” Section in Viruses (ISSN: 1999-4915). We wish Prof. Dr. Akira Ono every success in his new position and we look forward to his contributions to the journal.

Name: Prof. Dr. Akira Ono
Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Interests: assembly of enveloped viruses including retroviruses; lipid membrane–protein interactions; RNA–protein interactions; cell contact-mediated virus spread; virion incorporation of host proteins

This Section concerns viruses infecting animals and mechanistic studies of viral structure, entry, gene expression, and genome replication, assembly, and exit. Studies on virus–host interactions, innate immune responses, viral transformation, viral transmission, population dynamics, and evolution are also considered in this Section.

Prof. Dr. Akira Ono has led two Special Issues for Viruses, “Role of Lipids in Virus Replication” and “The 11th International Retroviral Nucleocapsid and Assembly Symposium”, in which more than ten feature papers have been published.

For more information about the “Animal Viruses” Section, please visit the following link:

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