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Special Issue "Viruses 2016 - At the Forefront of Virus-Host Interactions"
A special issue of Viruses (ISSN 1999-4915).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 August 2016).
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Interests: RNA viruses; retroviruses; HIV tropism; viral drug resistance; viral reservoirs and eradication; molecular diagnostics in rural settings; 90-90-90 (UNAIDS); archiving viruses
The last few years have witnessed enormous progress in virology research, with major breakthroughs taking place across a wide range of virology-related disciplines. At the same time, the global impact of viral infections on human health has never been more clear. The conference Viruses 2016 - At the Forefront of Virus-Host Interactions, held in Basel, Switzerland from 26th to 28th of January 2016, brought together leading virologists from around the world to share recent developments in their research. The sessions were organized in a theme-based manner, with related topics discussed from the perspective of diverse viruses, ranging from bacteriophage, plant, and insect viruses to animal viruses.
We are organizing a special issue based on the topics presented and discussed at the Viruses 2016 conference.
Topics will include:
General Topics in Virology
Antiviral Innate Immunity
Interactions Between Viruses and Membranes
We welcome submissions from all meeting participants. These can be reviews, research articles, commentaries, etc.
Dr. Eric Freed
Prof. Dr. Thomas Klimkait
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 2000 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.