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News : Congratulations to all 2017 Journal of General Virology Prize winners!

29 December 2017

Congratulations to all those who won a Journal of General Virology Prize in 2017!

Prizes are judged and awarded to the best poster or oral presentation in its category by members of the journal’s Editorial Board at select conferences throughout the year. Winners receive a cash prize, a certificate and a year’s free membership to the Microbiology Society.

2017 Prize winners include:

Rachid Tahzima, 'New developments in the epidemiology of Little cherry virus 1 and its occurrence in European plum Prunus domestica L. in Belgium’ at the 24th International Conference on Virus and other Graft Transmissible Diseases of Fruit Crops.

Ioanna Malandraki, ‘Simultaneous detection of pome fruit-tree viruses by triplex quantitative RT-PCR’ at the 24th International Conference on Virus and other Graft Transmissible Diseases of Fruit Crops.

Catherine Redmond, ‘Characterization of HPV16 Integration Loci using Fiber-FISH’ at DNA Tumour Virus 2017.

Daniella Andrea Lefteri, ‘Mosquito saliva and how it enhances mosquito-borne virus infection’ at the 2nd International Meeting on Arboviruses and their Vectors (IMAV 2017).

Katsia Bichel, ‘Structural Determinants of HIV Pandemicity’ at the 9th Blizard Institute HIV Symposium.

Rute Pinto, ‘Identification of two new polypeptides in segment 2 of Influenza A virus that modulate the type I interferon response’ at the Influenza Update Meeting 2017.

A Journal of General Virology poster prize will also be awarded at the Microbiology Society’s Annual Conference in 2018.

To see a list of last year’s Annual Conference winners, click here.

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