Section Editors

Section Board for 'Animal Viruses' (94)

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Prof. Dr. Shan-Lu Liu
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Section 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
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Dr. Craig McCormick

Section 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
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Prof. Dr. Luis Martinez-Sobrido
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Section 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
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Dr. Karl Boehme
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Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Inflammatory Response, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
Interests: interferon; reovirus; pathogenesis; dissemination; mouse model; oncolytics
Dr. Joel Baines
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Department of Microbiology and Immunology, New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Interests: herpes simplex virus; cellular machinery; assembly
Prof. Dr. Cristian Apetrei
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Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Interests: SIV; pathogenesis
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Dr. Hector Aguilar-Carreno
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Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Research Tower T8016A, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Interests: entry; egress; interactions of enveloped viruses with host cells; emerging zoonotic paramyxoviruses; vaccines; antiviral strategies
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Special Issue in Viruses: Henipaviruses
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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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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Dr. Birke Bartosch
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Centre de recherche en cancérologie de Lyon, UMR 5286, UMR_S 1052, Equipe 15, 151 cours Albert Thomas, CEDEX 03, 69424 Lyon, France
Interests: flaviviridae; hepatitis C virus; hepatitis B virus; virus-host cell interactions; hepatology; liver physiopathology; metabolism
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Prof. Dr. Julia A. Beatty
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Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, City University, Hong Kong, China
Interests: companion animal tumour virology; virus discovery; pathogenesis of chronic viral infections; retroviruses; gammaherpesviruses; hepadnaviruses
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Dr. Helle Bielefeldt-Ohmann
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1. Infectious Diseases Research Centre, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
2. School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
3. School of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Queensland, Gatton Campus, QLD 4343, Australia.
Interests: infectious diseases pathobiology; viral persistence; flaviviruses; transplacental virus infections; co-infections; viral zoonoses; arbo-viruses; influenza viruses
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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
Dr. Maurizia Rossana Brunetto
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Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit, University Hospital of Pisa, 56127 Pisa, Italy
Interests: hepatitis virus; HBV; HCV; HDV
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. Linda Chelico
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College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E5, Canada
Interests: HIV restriction factors; DNA deaminases; mutagenesis; enzyme mechanisms
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Prof. Dr. Hualan Chen
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State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Biotechnology, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Harbin, China
Interests: avian influenza; vaccines
Prof. Dr. Tae-Jin Choi
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Department of Microbiology, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea
Interests: fish and shrimp viruses (diagnosis, vaccines, immune response); Algal viruses (Phycodnaviridae); Rhabdoviruses; Tospoviruses
Prof. Dr. Shafiqul Chowdhury
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School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Interests: veterinary virology, graduate level advanced virology; bovine herpesvirus type 1 (BHV-1); equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) pathogenesis; genetically engineered vaccines; animal herpesvirus vectored vaccine
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Dr. Alex Compton
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HIV Dynamics and Replication Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
Interests: retroviruses; RNA viruses; innate immunity; virus evolution; gene therapy
Dr. Jennifer Corcoran
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Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary, Alberta‎, Canada
Interests: Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV); virus-host interactions; processing bodies; mRNA decay; autophagy; antiviral responses; endothelial cells
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Dr. Elisa Crisci
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Department of Population Health and Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
Interests: porcine viruses; virus–innate immunity interaction; swine influenza; PRRSV
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Prof. Dr. Felipe Diaz-Griffero
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Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
Interests: HIV-1; TRIM5; SAMHD1; MxB; SERINC5; uncoating; nuclear import
Prof. Dr. Qiang Ding
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School of Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: RNA viruses; Hepatitis viruses; flaviviruses; host-viruses interactions
Prof. Dr. Philippe Gallay
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Department of Immunology and Microbiology, The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road (IMM9), La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Interests: HIV; HCV; cyclophilin; liver fibrosis; hepatocellular carcinoma; double membrane vesicles; HBV
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Prof. Dr. Philippe Georgel

Laboratoire d'ImmunoGénétique Moléculaire Humaine, Centre de Recherche en Immunologie et Hématologie, Faculté de Médecine, 4 rue Kirschleger, 67085 Strasbourg, Cedex, France
Interests: VSV; MCMV; TLR; nuclear receptors; interferon; innate immunity
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Dr. Douglas Gladue
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Plum Island Animal Disease Center, ARS, USDA, Greenport, NY 11944, USA
Interests: ASFV; CSFV; PRRSV; PEDV; PDCoV; SwIV; FMDV; Swine viruses
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Prof. Dr. Stephen P. Goff
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Department of Microbiology, Columbia University, 701 W. 168 St, HHSC 1310c, New York, NY 10032, USA
Interests: retroviral replication; tyrosine kinase oncogenes
Dr. Gregory Gray
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Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Interests: zoonotic viruses; adenovirus; influenza A virus; influenza D virus; coronavirus; enterovirus; epidemiology
Dr. Kim Y. Green
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Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
Interests: noroviruses; caliciviruses; viral gastroenteritis
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Dr. Susana Guix
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Departament Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadística, Secció Microbiologia, Virologia i Biotecnologia, Facultat Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Avda Diagonal 643, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: norovirus; astrovirus; hepatitis A and E viruses; environmental and food virology; epidemiology; virus-host interactions
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Prof. Dr. Ian N. Hampson
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University of Manchester Gynaecological Oncology Labs., School of Cancer & Enabling Sciences, Research Floor, St Mary's Hospital, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL, UK
Interests: mechanisms of viral carcinogenesis; molecular and cellular biology - gene function, gene regulation and gene expression; molecular cloning; plasmid construction; quantitative PCR; protein immuno-detection; yeast two hybrid, targeted gene silencing and gene transfer; antiviral therapeutics in particular HIV protease inhibitors; human papilloma virus pathology and therapeutics
Prof. Dr. Regina Hofmann-Lehmann
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Clinical Laboratory, Depertment for Clinical Diangostics and Services, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: clinical infectiology and laboratory medicine with special interests in molecular diagnosis; pathogenesis, and prophylaxis of retroviruses; haemotropic mycoplasmas; and viral and vector-borne infectious agents, particularly in domestic and wild felids
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Prof. Dr. James Hurley
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Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
Interests: biophysics; reconstitution; x-ray crystallography; cryo-EM; protein structure; virus structure; virus assembly; virus egress; virus entry; membrane fusion; membrane fission
Dr. Marc Jamin
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Institut de Biologie Structurale, Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France
Interests: rabies virus; Nipah virus; paramyxoviruses
Prof. Dr. Shibo Jiang
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Key Laboratory of Medical Molecular Virology (MOE/NHC/CAMS), School of Basic Medical Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
Interests: HIV; coronaviruses; viral fusion; viral entry; vaccine development
Dr. Jason Kindrachuk
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Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Interests: emerging and re-emerging viruses; molecular pathogenesis
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Klimkait
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Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Petersplatz 10, CH-4051 Basel, Switzerland
Interests: RNA viruses; retroviruses; HIV tropism; viral drug resistance; viral reservoirs and eradication; molecular diagnostics in rural settings; 90-90-90 (UNAIDS); archiving viruses
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Prof. Dr. Richard J. Kuhn
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Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47906, USA
Interests: Sindbis virus; Chikungunya virus; viral entry; virus replication; virion assembly
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Prof. Dr. Ke Lan
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State Key Laboratory of Virology, College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
Interests: tumor viruses; herpesviruses; KSHV; latency; viral oncogenesis
Dr. Young-Min Lee
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Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322, USA
Interests: Japanese encephalitis virus; flavivirus; porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus; arterivirus; replication; virus–host interactions; pathogenesis; vaccine
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Prof. Dr. Feng Li
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Department of Biology & Microbiology, Department of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
Interests: influenza D and comparative influenza biology; virus assembly and maturation; antiviral therapeutics and vaccine; veterinary virology
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Dr. Weiyong Liu

Department of Clinical Laboratory, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
Interests: molecular diagnostics; real-time PCR; point-of-care test; virology; virus-host interaction; pathogen surveillance; molecular epidemiology; emerging viruses
Prof. Dr. HuaJi Qiu
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State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Biotechnology, National African Swine Fever Para-Reference Laboratory, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Harbin 150069, China
Interests: African swine fever virus; classical swine fever virus; vaccines
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Dr. Miguel A. Martínez
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IrsiCaixa, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Badalona, Spain
Interests: Genetic and phenotipic diversity of HIV and HCV
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Prof. Dr. Jane McKeating
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Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford
Dr. Andrew Mehle
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Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 3305 Microbial Sciences Building, 1550 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706-1521, USA
Interests: influenza virus; viral polymerase; virus:host interactions; species tropism; cross-species transmission; viral adaptation; RNA viruses
Prof. Dr. Gregory B. Melikian
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Department of Pediatrics Infectious Diseases, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Interests: virus entry mechanisms; membrane fusion; host restriction factors; host factors required for virus entry; nuclear import; fluorescence microscopy; live cell imaging; membrane biophysics
Dr. Luis Menéndez-Arias
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Centro de Biología Molecular "Severo Ochoa" [Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) & Universidad Autónoma de Madrid], c/ Nicolás Cabrera 1, Campus de Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: HIV; reverse transcription; drug resistance; genetic variation; proteolytic processing; HIV protease
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Prof. Dr. Patrick S. Moore
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University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5117 Centre Ave, Res Pav 1.8, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Interests: Merkel cell polyomavirus; Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus
Dr. Masamichi Muramatsu
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Department of Virology II, National Institute of Infectious Disease, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: HBV; cccDNA; APOBEC3; viral DNA integration
Dr. Viktor Müller
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Institute of Biology, Eötvös Loránd University, Pázmány P. s. 1/C, 1117 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: virus dynamics; HIV evolution and epidemiology
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Prof. Dr. Norbert Nowotny
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1. Viral Zoonoses, Emerging and Vector-Borne Infections Group, Institute of Virology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria
2. College of Medicine, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Interests: vector-borne viruses; emerging viruses; viral zoonoses; viruses at the environment/animal/human interface; West Nile virus; Usutu virus; Borna disease virus; MERS and SARS coronaviruses
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Dr. Akira Ono
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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
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Dr. Romain Paillot
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1. Animal Health Trust, Centre for Preventive Medicine, Lanwades Park, Newmarket CB8 7UU, UK
2. BIOTARGEN EA 7450, Normandie Université, 14280 Saint Contest, France
Interests: equine infectious diseases; immunology; vaccination; equine influenza
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Prof. Dr. Satya Parida
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Dr. Joanna Parish
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Royal Society University Research Fellow, School of Cancer Sciences, University of Birmingham, Vincent Drive, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Interests: papillomavirus; transcription; virus-host interactions; viral persistence; mitosis
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Special Issue in Viruses: Tumour Viruses
Dr. John S. L. Parker
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NYS College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, 235 Hungerford Hill Road, Ithaca, NY 14853 USA
Interests: Reoviruses; Caliciviruses; viral translation; stress responses to viral infections; and the cell biology of viral infection
Prof. Dr. Colin Parrish
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College of Veterinary Medicine, James A. Baker Institute, Cornell University, Hungerford Hill Road, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Interests: parvovirus; host range variation and control; TfR receptor; virus evolution; virus structure
Dr. Daniel R Perez
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Department of Population Health, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center Athens, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
Interests: influenza viruses; emerging viruses; interspecies transmission of viral pathogens; virus entry and replication; virus host-range; virus ecology and evolution
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Prof. Dr. Boris Matija Peterlin
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Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology UCSF U432, 533 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143-0703, USA
Interests: transcription; replication of HIV; Tat; Nef; Vif; restriction; mobile genetic elements, viral assembly and release; trafficking
Prof. Dr. Alexander Ploss
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Princeton University Molecular Biology, 119 Lewis Thomas Laboratory Washington Road Princeton, NJ 08544-1014, USA
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Special Issue in Viruses: Hepatitis E Virus
Prof. Dr. Eric M. Poeschla
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Gill Endowed Chair in HIV Research and Head, Division of Infectious Diseases University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Interests: HIV-1 integration, LEDGF/p75, emerging viruses, innate immuity
Prof. Dr. Stefan Pöhlmann
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Infection Biology Unit, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Goettingen, Germany
Interests: HIV; filoviruses; coronaviruses; influenza viruses; virus-host cell interactions; entry; lectins
Prof. Dr. Vincent R. Racaniello
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Department of Microbiology, Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, 701 West 168th St., New York, NY 10032, USA
Interests: molecular biology of picornavirus replication and pathogenesis; video podcasts graduate level virology course
Dr. Daniel L. Rock
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Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA.
Interests: molecular mechanisms of viral virulence; host range and immunomodulation; ASFV vaccine design and development
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Dr. Rod Russell
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Memorial University, St. John's, NL, Canada
Interests: RNA viruses; virus assembly; virus entry; virus culture; pyroptosis; inflammasomes; programmed cell death
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Prof. Dr. Jamil S. Saad
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Department of Microbiology, BBRB 366/15 University of Alabama at Birmingham 845 19th Street South Birmingham, AL 35294-2170, USA
Interests: HIV; Gag; NMR; cancer; drug design
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Dr. Subir Sarker
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Molecular and Structural Virology Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Agriculture, Biomedicine and Environment, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
Interests: virus evolution; viral metagenomics; wildlife diseases; veterinary virology; viral protein structure and function; recombinant vaccines; animal immunology
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Dr. Hironori Sato
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Center for Pathogen Genomics, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: mutations; structure; survival strategies of RNA viruses
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Prof. Dr. Oliver Schildgen
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Institut für Pathologie, Klinikum der Privaten Universität Witten/Herdecke, Ostmerheimer Str. 200, D-51109 Köln, Germany
Interests: human bocavirus (HBoV); Herpes simplex Virus; Respiratory viruses; viruses and cancer
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Dr. Stacey Schultz-Cherry
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Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
Interests: pathogenesis of influenza and astroviruses in normal and high-risk populations; viral evolution; microbiome/virome
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Prof. Dr. David A. Schwartz
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Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Interests: emerging infectious diseases; global maternal & child health; tropical medicine; pregnancy complications; maternal and infant mortality; epidemiology; medical anthropology; obstetrical pathology
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Dr. Margaret Scull
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Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, Maryland Pathogen Research Institute, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Interests: airway biology; virus-host interactions; innate antiviral defense; species tropism; tissue engineering; primary cell systems; respiratory viruses
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Dr. Donald Seto
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Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 10900 University Blvd., MSN 5B3, Occoquan Bldg, Rm 325, George Mason University, Manassas, VA 20110, USA
Interests: genomics and bioinformatics of adenovirus; molecular evolution; coinfections; emergent viral pathogens; comparative genomics; bioinformatic tools development; diagnostics and surveillance
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Dr. Kirsty Short
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School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Science, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Interests: influenza virus; avian influenza; diabetes; obesity; viral pathogenesis
Prof. Dr. Thomas Stamminger
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Institut für Virologie Universitätsklinikum Ulm, Albert-Einstein-Allee 11, (M23, Raum 3105) 89081 Ulm, Germany
Interests: human cytomegalovirus; herpesviruses; DNA viruses; virus-host interactions; transcriptional regulation; nucleo-cytoplasmic transport; intrinsic immunity
Prof. Dr. Peter G. Stockley
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Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
Interests: Structural molecular biology; biophysics; virus assembly; RNA-protein interactions; RNA folding
Dr. Daniel Stone
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Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Mailstop E5-110, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
Interests: development of novel viral vector systems for gene therapy; events that initiate innate immunity and toxicity following virus exposure; mechanisms that facilitate virus attachment, entry, replication and pathogenesis
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Prof. Dr. Artur Summerfield
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Institute of Virology and Immunology (IVI), Sensemattstrasse 293, 3147 Mittelhäusern, Switzerland
Interests: viral immunology and pathogenesis; interferon; haemorrhagic fever viruses
Dr. Petri Susi
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Institute of Biomedicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Interests: Enterovirus; rhinovirus; parechovirus; integrin; bioprocess; cell culture techniques; virus evolution; clinical virology; diagnostics; oncolytic virotherapy; antibody technologies
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Prof. Dr. Lennart Svensson
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Division of Molecular Virology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linköping University, 58185 Linköping, Sweden
Interests: viral gastroenteritis; viral pathogenesis/disease mechanisms; human genetics of infectious diseases
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Mr. William M. M. Switzer
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Laboratory Branch, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Interests: emerging retroviruses; zoonotic retrovirus infections; molecular epidemiology of retrovirus infections; retrovirus evolution; retrovirus diagnostics; phylodynamics; transmission networks; bioinformatics; HIV prevention
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Prof. Dr. Ayato Takada
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Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University, Kita-20, Nishi-10, Kita-ku, Sapporo 001-0020, Japan
Interests: influenza virus; filovirus; ebolavirus; marburgvirus; pathogenicity; host range; host-pathogen interaction; antiviral immunity
Dr. Koki Taniguchi
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Emeritus professor, Department of Virology and Parasitology, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan
Interests: rotavirus; rotavirus vaccine; molecular epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Caroline Tapparel
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Centre Médical Universitaire (CMU), Dept MIMOL, Room A08.2926c, Medical faculty, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Interests: enterovirus; rhinovirus; picornaviruses; respiratory and neurotropic viruses; antivirals
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Special Issue in Viruses: Picornaviruses
Dr. Markus Thali
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Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Department, University of Vermont, Stafford Hall, Rm 320, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
Interests: HIV/retrovirus transmission and spread; virus-induced cell-cell fusion; syncytia; virus-host interactions; various quantitative imaging methods; viruses as overall positive biological entities
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Prof. Dr. Susana Tereno Valente
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Department of Immunology and Microbiology, The Scripps Research Institute, Jupiter, FL, USA
Interests: HIV transcription; HIV-1 transcriptional inhibitors; HIV-1 latency; HIV-1 functional cure; tat inhibitors; capsid inhibitors; restriction factors; anti-HIV agents
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Prof. Dr. Nikos Vasilakis
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Department of Pathology and Center of Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases; Center for Tropical Diseases; and Institute for Human Infection and Immunity University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555-0609, USA
Interests: basic research on evolution and pathogenesis of arthropod-borne viruses; quasispecies in transmission dynamics and emergence; and discovery and characterization of novel/new viruses
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Dr. Elizabeth White
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Department of Otorhinolaryngology University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine 203C Johnson Pavilion 3610 Hamilton Walk Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: papillomavirus; virus-host interactions; tumor viruses; innate immunity
Prof. Dr. Ke Xu
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State Key Laboratory of Virology, College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
Interests: viral-host interplay; SARS-CoV; influenza A virus; site-targeted antivirals
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Prof. Dr. Yong-Hui Zheng
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Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics BPS 2215, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48864, USA
Interests: Enveloped viruses (HIV-1, Ebola viruses, influenza viruses, SARS coronaviruses); viral fusion protein expression and functions; HIV-1 restriction factors
Dr. Zhi-Ming Zheng
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Tumor Virus RNA Biology Section, RNA Biology Laboratory, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
Interests: HPV; KSHV; tumor viruses; RNA splicing; RNA-protein interactions; noncoding RNA; and RNA processing
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Prof. Dr. Peng Zhou
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Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan 430071, China
Interests: bat virus infection and immunity; virus host interaction; SARS-CoV
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