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Editors (14)

Dr. Eric O. Freed
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Editor-in-Chief
Director, HIV Dynamics and Replication Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD 21702-1201, USA
Interests: HIV dynamics and replication
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Dr. Byron Caughey *
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Associate Editor
Senior Investigator, Chief, TSE/prion Biochemistry Section, Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases, NIH/NIAID Rocky Mountain Laboratories, 903 S 4th St., Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
Interests: TSEs (prion diseases); Prion structure, amplification and detection, and disease prevention and therapeutics; Prion protein functions and cell biology; Protein-folding diseases
* Section 'Prions'
Prof. Dr. Remi N. Charrel *
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Associate Editor
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
* Section 'Human Virology and Viral Diseases'
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Prof. Dr. Deborah H. Fuller *
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Associate Editor
Department of Microbiology, University of Washington and the Washington National Primate Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
Interests: nucleic acid vaccines; viral immunity
* Section 'Antivirals & Vaccines'
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Dr. Ester Ballana Guix *
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Associate Editor
AIDS Research Institute-IrsiCaixa and Health Research Institute Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP), Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
Interests: HIV; retroviruses; virus restriction; virus-host interactions; antiviral drug development; antiviral screening; innate immunity
* Section 'Antivirals & Vaccines'
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Prof. Dr. Curt Hagedorn *
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Associate Editor
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, and Chief, Gastroenterology, Medicine Service, New Mexico Veterans Healthcare System Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
Interests: hepatitis C virus; HCV antivirals, antivirals targeting IRES elements, viral-host interactions, analysis of Pol II RNAs
* Section 'Antivirals & Vaccines'
Dr. Jens H. Kuhn
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NIH/NIAID Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick (IRF-Frederick), B-8200 Research Plaza, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
Interests: arenaviruses; biodefense; bioengagement; BSL-4; filoviruses; henipaviruses; Kyasanur Forest disease virus; nairoviruses; phleboviruses; Omsk hemorrhagic fever virus; simian hemorrhagic fever virus
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Prof. Dr. Shan-Lu Liu *
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Associate Editor
1. Director, Viruses and Emerging Pathogens Program, Infectious Diseases Institute, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
2. Professor, Center for Retrovirus Research, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity, The Ohio State University, 1900 Coffey Rd., Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: viral membrane fusion and entry; cellular restriction factors against viral infection; retroviral oncogenesis; viral envelope glycoproteins; lentiviral vectors and gene therapy
* Section 'Animal Viruses'
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Prof. Dr. Luis Martinez-Sobrido *
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Associate Editor
1. Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14625, USA
2. Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio, TX 78245, USA
Interests: virology; vaccines; antivirals; influenza viruses; arenaviruses; Zika virus; coronavirus; SARS-CoV-2; COVID-19; innate immunity; adaptive immunity; interferon; virus-host interactions
* Section 'Animal Viruses'
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Dr. Craig McCormick *

Associate Editor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dalhousie University, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, Room 7-P 5850 College Street, Halifax B3H 4R2, NS, Canada
Interests: influenza A virus; Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus; viral oncogenes; mRNA turnover and translation; stress granules; p-bodies; autophagy; unfolded protein response; inflammation; host shutoff
* Section 'Animal Viruses'
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Prof. Dr. A. Lorena Passarelli *
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Associate Editor
Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Interests: insect viruses, mainly baculoviruses; virus-host interactions and virus replication; mechanisms of arbovirus and baculovirus pathogenesis and dissemination
* Section 'Insect Viruses'
Prof. Dr. Gilda Tachedjian *
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Associate Editor
Retroviral Biology and Antivirals Laboratory, Life Sciences Discipline, Burnet Institute, GPO Box 2284, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia
Interests: HIV; antiviral drugs; drug resistance; reverse transcriptase; HIV transmission; microbicides; bat retroviruses and restriction factors
* Section 'Antivirals & Vaccines'
Dr. Dann Turner *
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Associate Editor
Department of Applied Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
Interests: bacteriophage research; Acinetobacter bacteriophages; bacteriophage genomics; biotechnology; taxonomy; phage-host interactions
* Section 'Bacterial Viruses'
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Prof. Dr. K. Andrew White *
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Associate Editor
Department of Biology York University, B304 Farquharson Building 4700 Keele St. Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
Interests: plant viruses; RNA viruses; viral replication; RNA structure; protein translation; viral transcription; RNA-protein interactions; RNA-RNA interactions
* Section 'Viruses of Plants, Fungi and Protozoa'
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Prof. Dr. Jônatas Abrahão
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Department of Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte 31270-901, MT, Brazil
Interests: giant viruses; large viruses; evolution; host–virus interactions
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Dr. Gian Paolo Accotto
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Institute For Sustainable Plant Protection, National Research Council, Strada Delle Cacce 73, 10135 Torino, Italy
Interests: plant virology; geminivirus; plant–virus interactions; plant virus evolution; diagnostic methods
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Dr. Evelien Adriaenssens
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Research Leader, Quadram Institute Bioscience, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7UQ, UK
Interests: viromics; virus genomics; virus taxonomy; bacteriophages
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Dr. Covadonga Alonso
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Department of Biotechnology, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 28040 Madrid, Spain
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. Graciela Andrei
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Rega Institute for Medical Research, Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Transplantation, LU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Interests: herpesviruses; poxviruses; DNA tumor viruses; antiviral agents; drug-resistance; 3D culture models
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Prof. Dr. Stefano Aquaro
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Department of Pharmacy, Health, and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
Interests: virus evolution; macrophages; HIV pathogenesis; antivirals; HIV chemotherapy; neuroAIDS; mechanisms of virus entry; chemokines and chemokine receptors; role of astrocytes and neurones in HIV infection
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Dr. Daniel M. P. Ardisson-Araújo

Laboratory of Insect Viruses, Cell Biology Department, University of Brasilia, Brasilia, DF 70910-900, Brazil
Interests: insect viruses and other invertebrate viruses; virus diversity; genomics; transcriptomics and molecular biology of insect viruses; covert infection and virus-host interactions; insect viruses as tools for heterologous gene expression and biological control
Prof. Dr. Niklas Arnberg
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Section of Virology, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Umeå University, SE-90185 Umeå, Sweden
Interests: Virus–host cell interactions: implications for tropism, treatment, and targeting
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Prof. Dr. Elmostafa Bahraoui
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INSERM, U1043, CPTP, CHU purpan, Toulouse, France
CNRS, U5282 CPTP, CHU purpan, Toulouse, France
Université Paul Sabatier, CPTP, CHU purpan, Toulouse, France
Interests: RNA viruses; viral tropism; innate immune response; inflammatory responses; glycosylation; viral signaling; emerging viruses; vaccine development
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Prof. Dr. Barbara Baker
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Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, Plant Gene Expression Center, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Interests: molecular, genetic and biochemical bases of host-microbe interactions, and investigates mechanisms of pathogen-induced host disease and disease resistance.
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