Reviewer Board (95)

Members of the reviewer board are selected from all Viruses reviewers for regularly providing timely high quality reports on submitted manuscripts. Responsibilities of reviewers are available here.

Dr. Hesham Abdelbary
Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedics, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada
Interests: bacteriophage based therapies for implant associated infections; developing in vivo prosthetic joint infect model to test efficacy of novel antimicrobial therapies
Dr. Levon Abrahamyan
Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, QС J2S 2M2, Canada
Interests: polyomavirus
Dr. Aare Abroi
Institute of Technology, University of Tartu, 50411 Tartu, Estonia
Interests: evolution of viruses; role of viruses in evolution; structural bioinformatics of viruses; double coding (overlapping genes) in viruses and virus-to-host gene transfers; papillomavirus biology
Dr. Ali Alejo
Centro de Investigación en Sanidad Animal, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria, Valdeolmos, 28130 Madrid, Spain
Interests: ranavirus genomics; host interaction; virus–like particles; Vaccines; asfv
Dr. Ljubo Barbic
Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases with Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: viral diseases of domestic animals with special emphasis on the epidemiology of arboviral diseases and zoonoses
Dr. Damien Barrett
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Sligo Regional Veterinary Laboratory, Doonally, Sligo F91 XRW7, Ireland
Interests: epidemiology of BVD; vector borne viral diseases; animal health surveillance
Dr. David Bibby
Antiviral Unit, Virus Reference Department, National Infection Service, Public Health England, Colindale, London NW9 5EQ, UK
Interests: hiv drug resistance testing; next-generation sequencing; viral evolution; molecular diagnostics; metagenomics; virology
Dr. Todd Blevins
Institut de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes, CNRS UPR2357, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
Interests: Plant Viruses; RNA Interference
Dr. Mariangela Bonizzoni
Department of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Interests: arboviral vectors; vector immunity; endogenous viral elements
Dr. Gian Paolo Caviglia
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Città della Salute e della Scienza, MolinetteHospital, Turin, Italy
Interests: HBV
Prof. Dr. Shyan-Song Chiou
Graduate Institute of Veterinary Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
Interests: Japanese encephalitis virus
Dr. Angela Ciuffi
Institute of Microbiology, Lausanne University Hospital and University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 48, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: HIV; ERV expression
Dr. Kamila Caraballo Cortés
Department of Immunopathology of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Medical University of Warsaw, 02-091 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: HCV quasispecies; HCV transmission tracking and evolution; HCV interhost and intrahost variability; immune exhaustion in HCV infection; DAA therapy effects on immune functions
Dr. Morgan Craig
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Interests: Computational Biology; oncolytic viruses; HIV; immunotherapies; evolutionary dynamics; quantitative medicine
Dr. Xinghong Dai
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Interests: herpesvirus; adenovirus; adeno associated virus; hepatitis b virus; hepatitis D virus; flavivirus
Dr. Maria Gabriella Donà
STI/HIV Unit, San Gallicano Dermatological Institute IRCCS, Rome, Italy
Interests: HPV infection; both cutaneous and mucosal HPV types
Dr. Celeste Donato
Biomedicine Discovery Institute and Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Melbourne 3800, Australia
Interests: molecular epidemiology; viral evolution; phylogenetics; next generation sequencing; rotavirus; astrovirus; enterovirus
Dr. Vincent Doublet
Institute of Evolutionary Ecology and Conservation Genomics, University of Ulm, 86069 Ulm, Germany
Interests: insect pollinators; virus evolution and antiviral immunity in bees
Dr. Mathieu Dubé
laboratory de Daniel Kaufmann, Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CRCHUM), Montréal, QC H2X0A9, Canada
Interests: cd4 t cells; T cell dysfunction; pd-1; virology; HIV reservoir; HIV-1; latency; flow cytometry; COVID-19; SARS-CoV-2; coronavirus
Dr. Guillaume A. Durand
National Reference Laboratory for Arboviruses, Institut de Recherche Biomédicale des Armées, 13010 Marseille, France
Interests: arboviruses; dengue virus; west-nile virus; chikungunya virus; yellow fever; zika virus; flavivirus; alphavirus; neutralization assay; SARS-CoV-2
Dr. Robert Dyrdak
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: clinical virology; Phylodynamics; epidemiology
Dr. Elana Ehrlich
Department of Biological Sciences, Towson University, Towson, MD, USA
Interests: ubiquitin proteasome system; Kaposi’s sarcoma herpesvirus (KSHV)
Dr. Mario Estable
Molecular Retrovirology Laboratory, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
Interests: transcription; Viruses; HIV; aids; LTR; AFF4; MCEF; cell lines; tissue culture; coronavirus; SARS COV2
Dr. Daniela Fera
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA 19081, USA
Interests: HIV-1; influenza virus; antibodies; virus-antibody co-evolution; viral spikes; vaccine design; Crystallography; electron microscopy
Dr. Vera Fichtelova
Department of Virology, Veterinary Research Institute, Hudcova 296/70, 621 00 Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: quantification of BVDV in serum of infected animals by RT- qPCR; BVDV control program; genetic typing
Dr. Michela Gambino
Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
Interests: biofilms; microbial communities; Bacteriophages; oxidative stress; Cultural Heritage
Dr. Obdulio Garcia Nicolas
Institute of Virology and Immunology, Sensemattstrasse 293, 3147 Mittelhäusern, Switzerland
Interests: veterinary immunology; Zoonotic Diseases; Viruses
Prof. Dr. Marisa Gariglio
Virology Unit, Department of Translational Medicine, Novara Medical School, Novara, Italy
Interests: polyomavirus; papillomavirus
Prof. Dr. Thomas Gramberg
Institute of Clinical and Molecular Virology, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
Interests: LINE-1; hervs; posttranslational regulation of L1/Alu; intrinsic and innate immunity; autoimmunity due to retroelements
Dr. Bartłomiej Grygorcewicz
Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin Chair of Microbiology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine Department of Laboratory Medicine Powstańców Wielkopolskich av. 72 70-111 Szczecin
Interests: bacteriophage; Antibiotic Resistance; pathogenesis; virulence; biofilm; pharmaceuticals; antibacterials; Antibiotics; Pathogens; genetic; Antimicrobials; phages; Viruses; virology
Dr. Rong Hai
Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: the molecular characterization of emerging negative strand rna viruses with focuses on discovering novel viral virulence signatures and molecular viral-host interactions
Dr. Simon Henriet
Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen N-5008, Norway
Interests: Impact of transposable elements on genome architecture and function
Dr. Sandra Huérfano
Department of Genetics and Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Vinicna 5, 12844 Prague 2, Czech Republic
Interests: POLYOMAVIRUSES; small DNA viruses
Dr. Ananda Ayyappan Jaguva Vasudevan
Clinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology,Heinrich Heine University,Moorenstr. 5Building: 23.12Floor/Room: U1.8540225 Düsseldorf
Interests: HIV-1; histone deacetylase; biochemistry and molecular biology; hdac inhibitors; retrovirus; apobec3; protein science; lentivirus; cytidine deaminase
Prof. Dr. Marc Jamin
Université Grenoble Alpes, Institut de Biologie Structurale, Grenoble, France
Interests: rabies virus; Nipah virus; other paramyxoviruses
Dr. Valerie Janelle
Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Center, Montréal, QC, Canada
Interests: oncolytic virotherapy; immunovirology; vsv; viral cytopathogenic effect; dna damage; senescence; exhaustion
Dr. Sinu P. John
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20825, USA
Interests: innate immune signaling; antivirals; viral immunology; TLR signaling; Innate immune training; host-virus interaction; functional genomic studies in immunology and virology; crispr; RNAi
Dr. Darius Kazlauskas
Institute of Biotechnology, Life Sciences Center, Vilnius University, Saulėtekio av. 7, Vilnius 10257, Lithuania
Interests: Comparative Genomics; dna replication; Virus origins and Evolution; CRISPR-Cas systems
Dr. Lukasz Kedzierski
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity and the Melbourne Veterinary School, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne, 792 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne 3000, Australia
Interests: immune mechanisms leading to viral persistence; murine model
Dr. Nabab Khan
Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND 58203, USA
Interests: HIV-1; HIV-1 associated neurocognitive disorders; neurovirology; alzheimer disease; endolysosomes and autophagy; innate immunity; Coronaviruses
Dr. Janine Kimpel
Division of Virology, Medical University of Innsbruck, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: viral vector vaccine; hiv vaccine; oncolytic virus
Dr. Sunitha Kodidela
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Interests: extracellular vesicles; exosomes; drug abuse; HIV; drug delivery
Dr. Anna Koromyslova
Schaller Research Group, University of Heidelberg and the DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
Interests: norovirus; capsid; structure; neutralisation; neutralising antibody; nanobody
Dr. Karin Kosulin
Children's Cancer Research Institute, Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Interests: Virology, Immunosuppression, Virus persistence
Dr. Brian Ladman
Department of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
Interests: avian virus
Dr. Philippe Le Mercier
Swiss-Prot Group, SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, 1011 Geneva, Switzerland
Interests: molecular virology; genomes; database; bioinformatics; structural virology; clinical metagenomics; viral proteins; ontology
Dr. Asher Leeks
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Interests: social evolution; virus-virus interactions; modelling
Dr. Stephane Lemiere
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Binger Strasse 173, 55216 Ingelheim, Germany
Interests: veterinary medicine; virus; vaccine
Dr. Paul Lesbats
Laboratoire de Microbiologie Fondamentale et Pathogénicité (MFP), UMR 5234 CNRS, Université de Bordeaux, 33076 Bordeaux cedex, France
Interests: retroviral integration; structural biology of retrovirus/host interaction; viruses interactions with nuclear chromatin
Dr. Lin Li
Department of Physics, University of Texas, 500 West University Ave, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
Interests: novel algorithms development in computational biology; protein folding; protein-protein interactions; drug design; viruses other topics in computational biology
Dr. Binhua Liang
Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9, Canada
Interests: application of next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies in HIV, HCV, and Influenza research; development of viral bioinformatics approaches/or software in sequence analysis, database, Web applications, and graphical user interfaces; HIV genetics, evolution, and molecular epidemiology; HIV drug resistance research; development of methodologies and platforms for microarray and RNA-Seq data analysis
Dr. Pieter Libin
Data Science Institute, I-BioStat, UHasselt, Belgium
Interests: Machine Learning; epidemic modelling; bioinformatics
Dr. Yaniv Lustig
Central Virology Laboratory, Ministry of Health, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, P.O. Box 5265601, Ramat-Gan, Israel
Interests: Mosquito-Specific viruses
Dr. Ya-Fang Mei
Department of Clinical microbiology, Virology, Umeå University, Sweden S-90185 Umeå Sweden
Interests: Covid 19 vaccine. cancer gene therapy, adenovirus vector
Dr. Jacqueline Mermoud
Institute of Molecular Biology and Tumor Research (IMT), Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
Interests: epigenettics; chromatin organisation and inheritance; heterochromatin; transcriptional repression; ERV biology/silencing; development
Dr. Shibani Mukerji
MGH Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Interests: neurovirology with a focus on HIV infection, metabolite profiling, immune activation
Dr. Eri Nakayama
National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: zika virus; chikungunya virus; flavivirus; alphavirus
Dr. Christopher John Neufeldt
Department of Infectious Diseases, Molecular Virology, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Interests: Hepatitis C molecular virology; viral Immunology molecular cell biology; viral infection; flavivirus infection; virus-host interactions
Dr. Arinze Okoli
GenØk-Centre for Biosafety, Tromso, Norway
Interests: CRISPR-Cas9; Viruses
Dr. JoAnne Oliver
Department of Health, Central New York Regional Office, State of New York, 217 South Salina Street, Syracuse, NY 13202, USA
Interests: Eastern equine encephalitis virus; mosquito; Culiseta melanura; insect; vector-borne; field work; Public Health
Prof. Dr. Junxiong Pang
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore and National University Health System, Singapore 117549, Singapore
Interests: coronavirus antivirals; Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Dr. Jung-Eun Park
College of Veterinary Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon 34134, Korea
Interests: viral zoonosis; coronavirus; entry mechanism; pathogenesis; Therapeutics; Vaccines
Dr. Alison Peel
Disease Dynamics Unit, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Interests: hendra virus
Dr. Jingjing Pei
Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
Interests: virus-host interaction; RSV infection; actin; autophagy
Dr. Gurudutt N Pendyala
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
Interests: Drug addiction and Sex Differences; neurodevelopment; Infectious diseases and CNS dysfunction; extracellular vesicles
Dr. Chih-Wen Peng
Institue of Medical Sciences, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan
Interests: epstein–barr virus
Prof. Dr. Madalena Pimentel
Research Institute for Medicines (iMed.ULisboa), Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidade de Lisboa, 1649-003 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: mycobacteria; bacteriophage lysis; Mycobacteriophage; Ms6; LysB; spanins; Endolysins holins
Dr. Małgorzata Pomorska-Mól
Department of Preclinical Sciences and Infectious Diseases, Poznań University of Life Sciences, Poznan, Poland
Interests: swine viruses
Dr. Tanel Punga
Interests: adenovirus, epigenetics, ubiquitination
Prof. Dr. Stephen M. Rich
Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-9298, USA
Interests: vector-borne disease biology (including viruses)
Dr. John Roberts
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Canberra 2601, Australia
Interests: honey bees viruses
Dr. Teresa Rodriguez-Calvo
Institute for Diabetes Research, Helmholtz Diabetes Center at Helmholtz Zentrum München, Munich, Germany
Interests: enterovirus infection; type 1 diabetes; pancreas; beta cell
Dr. Umberto Rosani
Department of Biology, University of Padova, Italy
Interests: host-pathogen interactions both in model and non-model species, such as mollusks, viral evolution, genomics and transcriptomics; applying new approaches to untangle complex viral transcriptomes; Malacoherpesviruses, OsHV-1 and HaHV-1 and related mollusk genomics
Dr. Katerina Roubalova
Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: herpetic viruses
Dr. Artemis Rumbou
Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute, Faculty of Life Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Interests: plant virus; Cherry leaf roll virus
Dr. Pietro Scaturro
Heinrich Pette Institute, Leibniz Institute for Experimental Virology, 20251 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: molecular biology of (+)RNA viruses; antiviral therapies; in-depth characterization of innovative antiviral targets and drugs and innate immunity
Dr. Franz-Xaver Sewald
Max von Pettenkofer Institute & Gene Center, Virology, National Reference Center for Retroviruses, Faculty of Medicine, LMU München, 81377 Munich, Germany
Interests: HIV; MLV; virus infection; intravital microscopy; murine leukemia virus; multi-photon; retrovirus
Dr. Hye Jin Shin
Center for Convergent Research of Emerging Virus Infection, Korea Research Institute of ChemicalTechnology, Daejeon 34114, Korea
Interests: Molecular virology (Herpesvirus, Coronavirus); virus-host interaction; Antiviral innate immunity; antiviral agents; Autophagic mechanisms
Dr. Hyun-Jin Shin
College of Veterinary Medicine, Chungnam National University, 220 Gung-Dong, Daejeon 305-764, Korea
Interests: Avian Metapneumovirus; swine viruses
Dr. Gurdeep Singh
Department of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3G5, Canada
Interests: Genomics, Epigenomics, Gene Regulation
Dr. Christoph Spinner
Department of Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Interests: HIV and HIV prevention; clinical studies and trials
Dr. Gaël Thébaud
College of Veterinary Medicine, Chungnam National University, 220 Gung-Dong, Daejeon 305-764, Korea
Interests: Plant Viruses; epidemiology
Dr. Nicole Tischler
Laboratorio de Virología Molecular, Fundación Ciencia & Vida, Av. Zañartu 1482, Santiago 7780272, Chile
Interests: bunyavirus; cell entry; endocytosis; hantavirus; rna virus; tospovirus; virus membrane fusion; virus receptor
Dr. Maria Trovato
CNR, Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Via P. Castellino 111, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: vaccines and vaccination; virus-like particles; viral vectors; neutralizing antibody response; T cell immunity; HIV-1/SIV, COVID-19; germinal center B cells and T follicular helper cells in HIV/SIV infection
Dr. Gabrielle Vieyres
Heinrich Pette Institute, Leibniz Institute for Experimental Virology, Hamburg, Germany
Interests: cell biology of RNA viruses; strand RNA viruses; RNA viruses and host cell interactions
Dr. Marek Widera
Institute of Medical Virology, University Hospital Frankfurt am Main, Goethe University, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Interests: human immunodeficiency virus; SARS-CoV-2; host dependency and Restriction factors; regulation of alternative splicing; alternative splice site usage; virus replication; interferon stimulated genes; BK-polyomavirus; hiv drug resistance; genotyping
Dr. Hassen S. Wollebo
Department of Neuroscience, Temple University, Philadelphia, PE, USA
Interests: infectious diseases specifically Neurotropic viruses and virology in general
Prof. Dr. Yuntao Wu
National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, School of Systems Biology, George Mason University, Manassas, VA 20110, USA
Interests: HIV and AIDS research
Dr. Yin Xin
State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Biotechnology, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Harbin 150069, China
Interests: virus infection (Hepatitis viruses, Coronavirus, lentiviruses); host immune response (RLR/MAVS signaling, cGAS/STING signaling); systems biology to dissect the innate immune signaling transduction using a series of systems-level approaches, including genome-wide RNAi, proteomics and protein-protein interaction (PPI) analysis, and high content imaging
Dr. Sheree Yau
Integrative Biology of Marine Organisms (BIOM), CNRS, Oceanographic Observatory of Banyuls, Sorbonne University, 66650 Banyuls-sur-Mer, France
Interests: genomics; microbial and viral genomics, microbial ecology, genome evolution; metagenomics; evolutionary genomics; viral ecology; algal viruses; prasinoviruses
Dr. Du Yuchun
Department of Biological Sciences, SCEN 601, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
Interests: molecular virology of influenza A viruses
Dr. Fanxiu Zhu
Department of Biological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA
Interests: epstein-barr virus; kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesviru
Dr. Xueyong Zhu
Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, BCC206 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Interests: structural biology; crystal structure; influenza virus; hemagglutinin; neuraminidase; antibody; coronavirus
Dr. Maciej Zieliński
Department of Medical Immunology, Medical University of Gdańsk, Dębinki 7 Street, Gdańsk 80-211, Poland
Interests: flow cytometry, like methods development, data analysis, and quality assurance; transplant immunity, especially viral infections and alloimmunity
Dr. Csabai Zsolt
Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
Interests: transcriptome analyzes of viruses
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