Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (303)

Insect Pest Control Laboratory, Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food & Agriculture, P.O. Box 100, Wagrammer Straße 5, A-1400 Vienna, Austria
Interests: virology; insect viruses; virus-host interaction; molecular virology; viral taxonomy; virus management; virus dynamics; virus detection
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1. Penn Institute for Immunology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
2. Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
Interests: antiviral immunity; adaptive immunity; T cell biology; exhausted T cells (Tex); recovery of Tex; chronic viruses; HCV; LCMV, transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of immune cells; cancer immunotherapy
School of Biology, Biomedical Sciences Research Complex, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UK
Interests: virology; antivirals; innate immunity; virus–host interactions; virus assembly and maturation; viral proteases; human immunodeficiency viruses; human cytomegalovirus; respiratory viruses; emerging and re-emerging viruses
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Département de biochimie, Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé, Université de Sherbrooke, 3201, rue Jean-Mignault Sherbrooke, QC J1E 4K8, Canada
Interests: viroid; phytoplasma; liberibacter; viroid-host interaction; host defense mechanism; RNA biology; molecular virology; viroid pathogenesis; viroid evolution and adaptation; high throughout sequencing; molecular diagnostics
Department of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Interests: influenza; antibody responses; original antigenic sin; vaccine effectiveness; viral evolution; HIV persistence
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Department of Biomedical Sciences, Section of Microbiology and Virology, University of Cagliari, 09124 Cagliari, Italy
Interests: virology; clinical virology; host-pathogen interactions; viral pathogenesis; persistent infections; antimicrobials
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Laboratoire de Chimie Bactérienne, CNRS Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, France
Interests: bacteriophage; host-phage interactions; lysogeny; biosensors; phage genomics; biotechnologies
Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
Interests: bacteriological well clogging; protozoan parasites; bacteriophages in environment; pathogenic bacteria and biofilms
Dr. Hossein H. Ashrafi
School of Life Science, Pharmacy and Chemistry, Kingston University London, London KT1 2EE, UK
Interests: human papillomavirus (HPV); Varicella-Zoster-Virus (VZV)
TransVIHMI (Recherches Translationnelles sur VIH et Maladies Infectieuses), Université de Montpellier, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, INSERM, 34394 Montpellier, France
Interests: immune responses to viral infections; serology; immunoglobulin repertoires
Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Interests: filoviruses; antiviral and vaccine development; pathogenesis; molecular virology; virus–host interactions
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Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), Woodham Lane, Weybridge KT15 3NB, Surrey, UK
Interests: RNA viruses with an emphasis on avian and mammalian influenza viruses, avian paramyxoviruses and pathogens of zoonotic significance
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Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA
Interests: emerging viruses with veterinary relevance; virome; diagnostic of viral infections; pathogenesis; immune responses to viral infections
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Genomic Medicine Department, GENYO Centre for Genomics and Oncological Research, Pfizer/University of Granada/Andalusian Regional Government, Health Sciences Technology Park, Av. de la Illustration 114, 18016 Granada, Spain
Interests: gene editing applied to the field of gene and cell therapy; gene therapy of primary immunodeficiency and cancer; gene editing tools optimization; CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing for cancer immunotherapy
Dr. Leticia V. Bentancor
Laboratory of Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology, Institute of Basic and Applied Microbiology, National University of Quilmes, Bernal, Buenos Aires 1876, Argentina
Interests: phage-host interactions; phage therapy
Dr. Gretchen L. Bentz

Division of Biomedical Sciences, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31207, USA
Interests: Epstein-Barr virus; latent membrane protein-1; post-translational modifications; herpesviruses; SUMOylation; viral reactivation; viral pathogenesis; virus-host interaction
Department of Infectious Diseases, Institute of Biomedicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, 41346 Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: neurotropic viruses; glycovirology; antivirals
Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, Université de Strasbourg, Architecture et Réactivité de l'ARN, CNRS UPR 9002, 2 allée Conrad Roentgen, F-67084 Strasbourg, France
Interests: viral ribonucleoproteins; genome incorporation and assembly
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Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200031, China
Interests: emerging viruses; monkeypox virus (mpox); HPV; cervical cancer; pathogen discovery
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