Editorial Board for section 'Animal Viruses'

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Please note that the order in which the Editors appear on this page is alphabetical, and follows the structure of the editorial board presented on the MDPI website under information for editors: editorial board responsibilities.

Members


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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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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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Swine and Poultry Infectious Diseases Research Center (CRIPA), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, QС J2S 2M2, Canada
Interests: porcine viruses; coronaviruses; vaccines; PEDV; PRRSC; mink viruses; antivirals
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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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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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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. 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

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1. INSERM U1052, CNRS UMR-5286, Cancer Research Center of Lyon (CRCL), 69003 Lyon, France
2. Centre de Recherche en Cancérologie de Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, INSERM 1052, CNRS 5286, 69434 Lyon, France
Interests: viral hepatitis; metabolism; chronic liver disease; liver cancer
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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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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, Gatton, 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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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
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
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit, University Hospital of Pisa, 56127 Pisa, Italy
Interests: hepatitis virus; HBV; HCV; HDV
Unité des Virus Emergents, Aix Marseille Université, IRD 190, INSERM U1207, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Marseille-APHM, 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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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. Jianjun Chen
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Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
Interests: ecology of influenza and other respiratory viruses; novel universal influenza virus vaccine

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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
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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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
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Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB‎, Canada
Interests: Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV); virus-host interactions; processing bodies; mRNA decay; autophagy; antiviral responses; endothelial cells
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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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Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA
Interests: herpes simplex virus; HSV-1; herpesvirus gene expression and latency

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Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Interests: herpes simplex virus; regulation of viral gene expression; mechanisms of viral persistence
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
Interests: HIV-1; TRIM5; SAMHD1; MxB; SERINC5; uncoating; nuclear import

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School of Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: RNA viruses; hepatitis viruses; flaviviruses; host-viruses interactions; SARS-CoV-2
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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Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Harbin 150069, China
Interests: avian immunosuppressive disease; epidemiology; immune suppression; immune escape; vaccine; diagnosis; eradication
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Laboratoire d'ImmunoGénétique Moléculaire Humaine, Centre de Recherche en Immunologie et Hématologie, Faculté de Médecine, 4 rue Kirschleger, CEDEX, 67085 Strasbourg, France
Interests: VSV; MCMV; TLR; nuclear receptors; interferon; innate immunity
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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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