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Editors (16)

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. Brian Geiss *
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Associate Editor
Arthropod-Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Interests: flaviviruses; alphaviruses; antiviral drug development; antivirals targeting RNA capping; viral RNA genome replication; diagnostics
* Section 'Antivirals & Vaccines'
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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. Florian Krammer *
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Associate Editor
Department of Microbiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY 10029, USA
Interests: influenza virus; influenza virus vaccines; hantavirus glycoprotein-antibody interactions; arenavirus glycoproein-antibody interactions; humoral immunity to flaviviruses
* Section 'Antivirals & Vaccines'
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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
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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Editorial Board Members (126)

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), Ctra. de la Coruna Km 7.5, 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; 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. 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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Prof. Dr. Julia A. Beatty
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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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Dr. Helle Bielefeldt-Ohmann
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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, 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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Prof. Dr. David Bisaro
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Department of Molecular Genetics, The Ohio State University, 201 Rightmire Hall, 1060 Carmack Road, Columbus, OH, USA
Interests: Geminivirus, gene silencing, silencing suppression, DNA methylation, virus induced gene silencing (VIGS), viroids
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