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Section Board for 'Viruses of Plants, Fungi and Protozoa' (16)

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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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Prof. Dr. Barbara Baker
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Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, Plant Gene Expression Center, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Interests: molecular, genetic and biochemical bases of host-microbe interactions, and investigates mechanisms of pathogen-induced host disease and disease resistance.
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Special Issue in Viruses: Women in Virology
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
Prof. Dr. Henryk Czosnek
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Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture; Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
Interests: genetic engineering; molecular genetics; plant genetic engineering; biotechnology in agriculture; aspects of plant molecular biology
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Special Issue in Viruses: Plant Viruses
Prof. Dr. Ricardo Flores
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Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas (IBMCP), Universidad Politécnica de Valencia-Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Valencia, Spain
Interests: Viroids, plant RNA viruses, RNA silencing, viral evolution, hepatitis delta virus
Dr. Sylvie German-Retana
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INRAE, UMR BFP 1332 (Biologie du Fruit et Pathologie), Equipe de Virologie, 71 avenue Edouard Bourlaux, CS 20032, 33882 Villenave d’Ornon, Cedex, France
Interests: plant virology; potyviruses; recessive resistance; movement
Prof. Dr. Thomas Hohn
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Head Molecular Plant Virology, Botanical Institute, University of Basel, Section of Plant Physiology, Hebelstrasse 1, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland
Dr. Ioly Kotta-Loizou
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Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Interests: mycovirus; virus–host interaction; virus replication and expression; virus evolution
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Special Issue in Viruses: Mycoviruses
Topical Collection in Viruses: Mycoviruses
Prof. Dr. W. Allen Miller
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Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Interests: non-canonical translation mechanisms used by plant viruses replication of satellite RNAs interactions of plant viruses with their aphid vectors viruses of aphids and honey bees diversity and evolution of luteoviruses and their relatives
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Dr. Jozef Nissimov
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Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Interests: environmental virology; algal-virus ecology and biology; host–virus infection dynamics; virus diversity; ocean biogeochemistry
Dr. Feng Qu
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Department of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio, USA
Interests: plant antiviral defenses; including RNA silencing and resistance gene-mediated defense
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Prof. Dr. Anne Simon
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Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Interests: plant viruses; plus-strand RNA virus replication/translation; RNA structure/function
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Dr. Jeremy Thompson
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Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Interests: diagnostics; nanotechnology; RNA structure and function; virus discovery and evolution
Prof. Dr. James L. Van Etten
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Department of Plant Pathology, 205 Morrison Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
Interests: PBCV-1; chlorella viruses (Chloroviruses); algal viruses (Phycodnaviruses); large dsDNA viruses
Prof. Dr. K. Andrew White
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Section 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
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Dr. Véronique Ziegler-Graff
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Institut de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes du CNRS, 12, rue du général Zimmer, 67084 Strasbourg cedex, France
Interests: plant viruses; viral movement; suppressor of RNA silencing; virus-plant interactions; aphid transmission
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