Editorial Board

Editors (14)

Dr. Eric O. Freed
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Editor-in-Chief
Director, HIV Dynamics and Replication Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD 21702-1201, USA
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Prof. Dr. Remi N. Charrel *
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Associate Editor
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
* Section 'Human Virology and Viral Diseases'
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Prof. Dr. Deborah H. Fuller *
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Associate Editor
Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, PO Box 35807, 750 Republican Street, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
Interests: HIV; influenza; ZIKV; HBV; cellular immunity, mucosal immunity; nucleic acid vaccines (RNA vaccines, DNA vaccines); transdermal vaccine delivery; influenza antivirals; nonhuman primate models for infectious disease
* Section 'Antivirals & Vaccines'
Dr. Byron Caughey *
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Associate Editor
Senior Investigator, Chief, TSE/prion Biochemistry Section, Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases, NIH/NIAID Rocky Mountain Laboratories, 903 S 4th St., Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
Interests: TSEs (prion diseases); Prion structure, amplification and detection, and disease prevention and therapeutics; Prion protein functions and cell biology; Protein-folding diseases
* Section 'Prions'
Dr. Ester Ballana Guix *
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Associate Editor
AIDS Research Institute-IrsiCaixa and Health Research Institute Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP), Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain
Interests: HIV; retroviruses; virus restriction; virus-host interactions; antiviral drug development; antiviral screening; innate immunity
* Section 'Antivirals & Vaccines'
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Prof. Dr. Curt Hagedorn *
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Associate Editor
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, and Chief, Gastroenterology, Medicine Service, New Mexico Veterans Healthcare System Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
Interests: hepatitis C virus; HCV antivirals, antivirals targeting IRES elements, viral-host interactions, analysis of Pol II RNAs
* Section 'Antivirals & Vaccines'
Prof. Dr. Shan-Lu Liu *
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Associate Editor
Director, Viruses and Emerging Pathogens Program, Infectious Diseases Institute, The Ohio State University;
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
* Section 'Animal Viruses'
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Prof. Dr. Luis Martinez-Sobrido *
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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
* Section 'Animal Viruses'
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Dr. Craig McCormick *

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Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dalhousie University, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, Room 7-P 5850 College Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
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
* Section 'Animal Viruses'
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Prof. Dr. A. Lorena Passarelli *
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Associate Editor
Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Interests: insect viruses, mainly baculoviruses; virus-host interactions and virus replication; mechanisms of arbovirus and baculovirus pathogenesis and dissemination
* Section 'Insect Viruses'
Prof. Dr. Gilda Tachedjian *
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Associate Editor
Retroviral Biology and Antivirals Laboratory, Life Sciences Discipline, Burnet Institute, GPO Box 2284, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia
Interests: HIV; antiviral drugs; drug resistance; reverse transcriptase; HIV transmission; microbicides; bat retroviruses and restriction factors
* Section 'Antivirals & Vaccines'
Dr. Dann Turner *
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Associate Editor
Department of Applied Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
Interests: bacteriophage research; Acinetobacter bacteriophages; bacteriophage genomics; biotechnology; taxonomy; phage-host interactions
* Section 'Bacterial Viruses'
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Prof. Dr. K. Andrew White *
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Associate Editor
Department of Biology York University, B304 Farquharson Building 4700 Keele St. Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
Interests: plant viruses; RNA viruses; viral replication; RNA structure; protein translation; viral transcription; RNA-protein interactions; RNA-RNA interactions
* Section 'Viruses of Plants, Fungi and Protozoa'
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Dr. Jens H. Kuhn
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Reviews Editor
NIH/NIAID Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick (IRF-Frederick), B-8200 Research Plaza, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
Interests: arenaviruses; biodefense; bioengagement; BSL-4; filoviruses; henipaviruses; Kyasanur Forest disease virus; nairoviruses; phleboviruses; Omsk hemorrhagic fever virus; simian hemorrhagic fever virus
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Prof. Dr. Jônatas Abrahão
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Department of Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, MT 31270-901, Brazil
Interests: giant viruses; large viruses; evolution; host–virus interactions
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Dr. Gian Paolo Accotto
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Institute For Sustainable Plant Protection, National Research Council, Strada Delle Cacce 73, 10135 Torino, Italy
Interests: plant virology; geminivirus; plant–virus interactions; plant virus evolution; diagnostic methods
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Dr. Evelien Adriaenssens
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Research Leader, Quadram Institute Bioscience, Norwich Research Park, NR4 7UQ, UK
Interests: viromics; virus genomics; virus taxonomy; bacteriophages
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Dr. Covadonga Alonso
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Department of Biotechnology, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: virus/host interactions and pathogenesis; anti-viral immune responses; innate immunity; targets for vaccines and antivirals design; nanoparticles; animal viruses; African swine fever virus
Prof. Dr. Graciela Andrei
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Laboratory of Virology & Chemotherapy, Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Transplantation, KU Leuven
Interests: human herpesviruses; polyoma and papillomaviruses; drug-resistance; antiviral agents
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Prof. Dr. Stefano Aquaro
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Department of Pharmacy, Health, and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
Interests: virus evolution; macrophages; HIV pathogenesis; antivirals; HIV chemotherapy; neuroAIDS; mechanisms of virus entry; chemokines and chemokine receptors; role of astrocytes and neurones in HIV infection
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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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Prof. Dr. Elmostafa Bahraoui
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INSERM, U1043, CPTP, CHU purpan, Toulouse, France
CNRS, U5282 CPTP, CHU purpan, Toulouse, France
Université Paul Sabatier, CPTP, CHU purpan, Toulouse, France
Interests: RNA viruses; viral tropism; innate immune response; inflammatory responses; glycosylation; viral signaling; emerging viruses; vaccine development
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Prof. Dr. Barbara Baker
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Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, & Plant Gene Expression Center, ARS-USDA, Albany, CA, USA
Interests: plant resistance to pathogen diseases; plant innate immunity; RNA silencing; tobacco mosaic virus
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, 69424 Lyon CEDEX 03, France
Interests: flaviviridae; hepatitis C virus; hepatitis B virus; virus-host cell interactions; hepatology; liver physiopathology; metabolism
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