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Special Issue "Viromics: Approaches, Advances, and Applications"
A special issue of Viruses (ISSN 1999-4915).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2019.
Interests: viromics; virus genomics; virus taxonomy; bacteriophages
The field of virology has had a massive boost from the advances made in viral metagenomics (viromics or metaviromics) during the last 15 years. What started in marine environments has branched out to cover terrestrial habitats, extreme environments and the human body. New methodologies are continuously being adapted to these different environments and answering a wide range of research questions. This has led to the development of new applications of viromics beyond the descriptive, such as in the investigation of environmental drivers of community structure, or the use of viromics in pathogen detection and the discovery of new viruses.
For this Special Issue, we welcome submissions in all areas of viromics that cover new approaches, significant advances and applications.
Dr. Evelien Adriaenssens
Dr. Jennifer R. Brum
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Viruses is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- virus communities
- virus discovery
- computational approaches in viromics