Special Issue "Advances in Antiviral Immunity and Virus Vaccines"

A special issue of Viruses (ISSN 1999-4915). This special issue belongs to the section "Viral Immunology, Vaccines, and Antivirals".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 October 2021).

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Ester Ballana Guix
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Guest 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

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Viruses is pleased to announce the creation of a collection of feature papers “Advances in Antiviral Immunity and Virus Vaccines.” This Issue aims to assemble a collection of articles that showcase emerging new approaches and developments in the field of antiviral immunity and prophylaxis, including innate and acquired host immunity and vaccination that advance the current frontiers of fundamental and applied research in immunology and vaccinology.

We welcome the submission of manuscripts from Editorial Board Members and from scholars invited by the Editorial Board and the Editorial Office. Short proposals for the submission of Feature Papers are also welcomed. Please send proposals to the Viruses Editorial Office for evaluation ([email protected]).

Dr. Ester Ballana Guix
Guest Editor

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 2200 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.


  • Innate immunity
  • Adaptive immunity
  • Vaccination
  • Vaccine development
  • Immunotherapeutics

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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