Editorial Board

Please note that the order in which the Editors appear on this page is alphabetical, and follows the structure of the editorial board presented on the MDPI website under information for editors: editorial board responsibilities.

Members


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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
Interests: HIV dynamics and replication
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Unité des Virus Emergents, Aix Marseille Université, IRD 190, INSERM U1207, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Marseille-APHM, 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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Associate Editor
Department of Immunology and Microbiology IMM-6, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla Campus, 10466 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Interests: molecular, cell biology and pathogenesis of mammarenaviruses; virus-host cell interactions; antivirals; live attenuated vaccines
* Section 'Viral Immunology, Vaccines, and Antivirals'
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Associate Editor
Department of Plant Pathology, Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: RNA viruses; long noncoding RNAs; plant viruses; virus-host interactions; viral and bacterial diseases of citrus; citrus tristeza virus
* Section: Viruses of Plants, Fungi and Protozoa
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Associate Editor
Department of Microbiology, University of Washington and the Washington National Primate Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
Interests: nucleic acid vaccines; viral immunity
* Section 'Viral Immunology, Vaccines, and Antivirals'
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Associate Editor
Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Interests: comparative virus genomics; virus discovery; virus evolution; virus taxonomy; proteolytic processing in viruses; structure and function of nidovirus enzymes
* Section 'General Virology'
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Associate Editor
AIDS Research Institute-IrsiCaixa and Health Research Institute Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP), Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, 08916 Badalona, Spain
Interests: HIV; retroviruses; virus restriction; virus–host interactions; antiviral drug development; antiviral screening; innate immunity
* Section 'Viral Immunology, Vaccines, and Antivirals'
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Associate Editor
1. Professor, Department of Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA
2. 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 'Viral Immunology, Vaccines, and Antivirals'
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Key Laboratory of Medical Molecular Virology (MOE/NHC/CAMS), School of Basic Medical Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
Interests: HIV; coronaviruses; viral fusion; viral entry; vaccine development
* Section 'Coronaviruses'
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Associate Editor
1. Director, Viruses and Emerging Pathogens Program, Infectious Diseases Institute, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
2. 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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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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Associate Editor
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
Interests: virology; virus-host interactions; viral entry; antivirals; herpesviruses; endocytosis; membrane fusion; viral glycoproteins
* Section 'Human Virology and Viral Diseases'
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Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Interests: assembly of enveloped viruses including retroviruses; lipid membrane-protein interactions; RNA-protein interactions; cell contact-mediated virus spread; virion incorporation of host proteins
* Section 'Animal Viruses'
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Laboratory and Vaccine Specialist, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy
Interests: peste des petits ruminants virus; PPRV; FMDV; vaccines; pathogenesis of PPRV
* Section 'Animal Viruses'
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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'
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Infection Biology Unit, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Goettingen, Germany
Interests: coronaviruses; filoviruses; influenza viruses; virus-host cell interactions; entry; interferon response
* Section 'Human Virology and Viral Diseases'
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Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Medicum, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Interests: phage-host interactions; yersinia virulence; bacteriophage therapy
* Section 'Bacterial Viruses'
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Associate Editor
Chair, Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato SS554, Monserrato, 09042 Cagliari, Italy
Interests: virology; microbiology; antiviral drugs; drug development; endogenous retroviruses; innate immunity
* Section: Viral Immunology, Vaccines, and Antivirals
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School of Medical Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Interests: varicella zoster virus; herpes virus; immune responses; immune evasion

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Swine and Poultry Infectious Diseases Research Center (CRIPA), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, QС J2S 2M2, Canada
Interests: porcine viruses; coronaviruses; vaccines; PEDV; PRRSC; mink viruses; antivirals
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Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, National Research Council, Strada Delle Cacce 73, 10135 Turin, Italy
Interests: plant virology; geminivirus; plant–virus interactions; plant virus evolution; diagnostic methods
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Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Research Tower T8016A, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Interests: entry; egress; interactions of enveloped viruses with host cells; emerging zoonotic paramyxoviruses; vaccines; antiviral strategies
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AIDS Immunopathology Unit, Centro Nacional de Microbiología, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ctra. Majadahonda-Pozuelo Km 2, 28220 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
Interests: HIV pathogenesis; viral entry; latency; respiratory viruses; transcription; vaccines

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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

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Division of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
Interests: signal transduction; pathogen recognition and immune evasion mechanisms; biochemical and structural studies

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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Guelph Research and Development Center, Guelph, ON, Canada
Interests: phage biology; taxonomy and applications to enhance food safety

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Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Transplantation, Rega Institute for Medical Research, LU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Interests: herpesviruses; poxviruses; DNA tumor viruses; antiviral agents; drug-resistance; 3D culture models
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Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Interests: SIV; pathogenesis
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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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Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura (CEBAS) – Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Campus Universitario de Espinardo, Edificio 25, 30100 Murcia, Spain
Interests: plant pathogenic viruses; viral and host mRNAs; viral factories; emergent plant viruses
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