Editorial Board


Mark Harris
University of Leeds, UK
Research interests: RNA viruses, particularly positive strand
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Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Paul Duprex
Boston University, USA
Research interests: Negative stranded RNA viruses, pathogenesis, vaccinology

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Colin Crump
University of Cambridge, UK
Research interests: Virus-cell interactions, virus assembly and egress, herpesviruses, polyomaviruses
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Graham J. Belsham
Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark
Research interests: Molecular biology of picornaviruses, especially FMDV pestiviruses, positive strand RNA viruses, viral protein synthesis, virus replication, virus-host interactions
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Eduardo Rodríguez Bejarano
University of Malaga - CSIC, Spain
Research interests: Plant-virus interaction, DNA viruses
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Paul Clapham
University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Research interests: HIV-1 envelope tropism and receptor use, HTLV, other retroviruses and endogenous retroviruses
Rollie Clem
Kansas State University, USA
Research interests: Invertebrate virology, arbovirus-mosquito interactions
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Ulrich Desselberger
University of Cambridge, UK
Research interests: Epidemiology and prevention of rotaviruses, epidemiology of noroviruses, molecular biology of influenza viruses, pathogenesis of RNA viruses, (rotavirus, norovirus, influenza virus, HIV, HTLV1),prevention of disease by RNA viruses, viral immunology
Paul Digard
The Roslin Institute and R(D)SVS, University of Edinburgh, UK
Research interests: Budding, influenza, RNA polymerase
George F. Gao
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Research interests: T-cell immunity, influenza virus, coronavirus, virus entry, enveloped virus, structural virology, influenza virus ecology and evolution
Ian Goodfellow
University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, UK
Research interests: Noroviruses, RNA virus pathogenesis, translation, caliciviruses, hepatitis E virus
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Michael Kann
University of Bordeaux, France
Research interests: Hepatitis B, intracellular transport
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Stuart MacFarlane
The James Hutton Institute (JHI), UK
Research interests: Plant viruses, plant virus transmission, plant virus molecular biology
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Chris McCormick
University of Southampton, UK
Research interests: Positive strand RNA virus replication and genetics
Eng Eong Ooi
Duke NUS Medical School, Singapore
Research interests: Dengue, other flaviviruses, host–pathogen interaction, immunity
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Michelle Ozbun
The University of New Mexico, USA
Research interests: Human papillomaviruses, small DNA viruses - life cycle, replication, human tumor viruses - related to tumorigenesis, early infection events; cell biology of virus entry, cell signaling during early infection
Andreas Pichlmair
Max–Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany
Research interests: Antiviral innate immunity, virus-host interactions, mass spectrometry
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Elina Roine
University of Helsinki, Finland
Research interests: Prokaryotic viruses, virus-host interaction, viral genomics
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Stacey Schultz–Cherry
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
Research interests: Influenza virus, enteric viruses (including astrovirus, norovirus, calicivirus), viral pathogenesis, viral immunology, vaccines and antiviral related to influenza or enteric viruses, cellular responses to viral infections, veterinary virology
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Silke Stertz
University of Zurich, Switzerland
Research interests: Influenza virus entry, RNAi screens for host factors required for replication, antivirals for influenza, virus host interactions, restriction factors for influenza viruses (Mx, IFITM etc.)
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Norbert Tautz
University of Luebeck, Germany
Research interests: Regulation of RNA, replication of positive-strand RNA viruses
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Mark Wills
University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, UK
Research interests: Herpesviruses, immunevasion, immunology, latency, T cells, NK cells, cytomegalovirus
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Editorial Board Members

Gian Paulo Accotto
Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, Italy
Research interests: Geminiviruses, plant viruses, tospoviruses
Danielle Anderson
Duke University, USA
Research interests: Emerging infectious disease, molecular virology, negative strand RNA viruses, paramyxovirus
Annika Antonsson
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia
Research interests: Skin papillomaviruses, animal papillomaviruses,polymerase chain reaction, phylogenetic analysis
Anne Balkema–Buschman
Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Germany
Research interests: Prions, animal TSE, TSE species barriers, also virus ecology in bats, paramyxoviruses
Wendy Barclay
Imperial College London, UK
Research interests: Influenza
Alan Barrett
University of Texas Medical Branch, USA
Research interests: Flaviviruses, alphaviruses, bunyaviruses, arthropod-borne viruses
Hans–Ulrich Bernard
University of California, Irvine, USA
Research interests: Transcription of papillomaviruses, epigenetics of papillomaviruses, evolution of papillomaviruses, taxonomy of papillomaviruses, epidemiology of papillovaviruses and associated cancers
Benjamin Brennan
CVR, Glasgow
Research interests: Bunyavirus, arboviruses, innate immunity, phlebovirus, reverse genetics
Andrew Davidson
University of Bristol, UK
Research interests: Flaviviruses, arthropod-borne viruses, positive-sense RNA viruses, virus–host interactions
Andrew Davison
University of Glasgow, UK
Research interests: Herpesvirus (especially genomics)
John Doorbar
University of Cambridge, UK
Research interests: Molecular biology of human papillomavirus infection, in particular, events that regulate normal productive infection in the skin, how these events become deregulated during cancer progression
Felix Drexler
University of Bonn, Germany
Research interests: Taxonomy, viral ecology
David Durantel
French Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), France
Research interests: Viral hepatitis (A to E), assembly/morphogenesis, innate immunity, and mechanism of immune evasion
Stacey Efstathiou
National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC), UK
Research interests: Herpesviruses, virus pathogenesis , latency, vaccines
Paul Farrell
Imperial College London, UK
Research interests: Epstein-Barr virus, KSHV, HHV8, herpesvirus cancer biology, tumour virology
Andrew Firth
University of Cambridge, UK
Research interests: Virus genomics, translation mechanisms
Derek Gatherer
University of Glasgow, UK
Research interests: Virus evolution, bioinformatics, systems biology and viruses, the role of viruses in history (e.g. pandemics)
Rob Gifford
University of Glasgow, UK
Research interests: Virus ecology, evolution
Laurent Gillet
University of Liège, Belgium
Research interests: Gammaherpesviruses, veterinary viruses
Stuart Gray
Cornell University, USA
Research interests: Plant viruses, insect transmission of viruses, host resistance to viruses, virus epidemiology, virus disease control
Urs Greber
University of Zurich, Switzerland
Research interests: Adenoviridae, cytoplasmic and nuclear transport, infection, picornaviridae, signal transduction, virus entry
Steve Griffin
University of Leeds, UK
Research interests: Hepatitis C virus, HCV and liver cancer, virus ion channels, antivirals, oncolytic viruses, positive strand RNA viruses (animal), viruses and cancer, virus entry
Raza Hajimorad
University of Tennessee, USA
Research interests: Plant RNA viruses, virus/host interactions, experimental evolution, virus gene characterisation, adaptation
Benjamin Hale
University of Glasgow, UK
Research interests: Negative-sense RNA viruses (animal), post-translational modifications, cell signalling, innate immunity, virus host interaction
Lara Herrero
Griffith University, Australia
Research interests: Alphavirus pathogenesis
Clare Jolly
University College London, UK
Research interests: Assembly, cytoskeleton, HIV, T-cell, virological synapse
Catherine Jopling
University of Nottingham, UK
Research interests: MicroRNA regulation, translation and other RNA mechanisms applied to viruses in general
Alain Kohl
MRC – University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, UK
Research interests: Arboviruses and emerging viruses, innate immunity, replication, vector biology
Alexander Khromykh
University of Queensland, Australia
Research interests: Flavivirus replication, flavivirus host interactions, interferon response, flavivirus vaccines, viral vectors
Gael Kurath
University of Washington, USA
Research interests: IHN virus, fish rhabdoviruses, fish paramyxoviruses, viral shedding
Nicolas Locker
University of Surrey, UK
Research interests: Cell signalling, IRES, RNA-struction function, translational control, gene expression, virus-host interactions
Andrew Macdonald
University of Leeds, UK
Research interests: Cell biology, evasion, immune evasion, immunity, papillomavirus, polyomavirus, smaller DNA tumour virus
Suresh Mahalingam
Griffith University, Australia
Research interests: Alphaviruses, arboviruses, pathogenesis and host responses, positive-strand RNA viruses, RNA virus host interactions, viral immunology
Andrea Marzi
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA
Research interests: Filoviruses, pathogenesis hemorrhagic fever viruses, vaccines, virus entry, VSV
Malcolm McCrae
University of Warwick, UK
Research interests: Rotaviruses, molecular biology of dsRNA containing viruses i.e. reoviridae, Vif protein of HIV-1, various aspects of vaccine design and development
Andres Merits
University of Tartu, Estonia
Research interests: Positive-strand RNA viruses (especially alphaviruses and HCV), antivirals, host factors for virus replication, virus-encoded enzymes and proteins, virus replication and replication complexes
Ilhelm Messaudi
UC Riverside School of Medicine, USA
Research interests: Herpes virus, influenza, nonhuman primate, T cell, vaccine, yellow fever
Marcel Müller
University of Bonn, Germany
Research interests: RNA viruses, emerging viruses
Benjamin Neuman
University of Reading, UK
Research interests: Emerging viruses and their replicative organelles
Peter O'Hare
Imperial College London, UK
Research interests: Gene regulation, herpes, virus assembly
Peter Palukaitis
Seoul Women's University, Republic of Korea
Research interests: Plant responses to virus infection, plant-virus interactions, satellite RNAs of plant viruses, viral silencing suppressors and viroids
Jo Parish
University of Birmingham, UK
Research interests: Cell biology, gene regulation, papillomavirus, small DNA tumour viruses, viral genome replication, virus-host interactions
Bill Paxton
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Research interests: HIV-1 interactions, HIV-1 transmission, HIV-1 and host factors, HIV-1 disease progression
Stefan Pöhlmann
German Primate Center, Germany
Research interests: Influenza, corona and filoviruses, HIV, host cell entry, proteolytic activation, innate immunity
Matt Reeves
University College London, UK
Research interests: Herpesvirus family, latency and reactivation, cell signalling, gene regulation
Nicola Rose
Research interests: Models of chronic virus disease (HIV, HCV), vaccination
Esther Schnettler
CVR Glasgow, UK
Research interests: Arboviruses
Martin Schwemmle
University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
Research interests: Influenza virus, borna disease virus, negative-strand RNA viruses, neurovirology, protein complexes, protein–protein interactions, viral polymerase, viral replication
Pei–Yong Shi
Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases, Singapore
Research interests: Flaviviruses, antiviral drug discovery, plus–strand RNA virus replication and innate immunity
John Sinclair
University of Cambridge, UK
Research interests: Control of herpesvirus gene expression, viral transcriptional regulators, viral regulation of cell cycle and apoptosis
Michael Skinner
Imperial College London, UK
Research interests: Avian poxviruses, recombinant vaccines, interferon
Geoffrey Smith
University of Cambridge, UK
Research interests: Poxviruses
Peter Staeheli
University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
Research interests: Negative-sense RNA viruses, interferons and innate immunity
Richard Stanton
Cardiff University, UK
Research interests: Molecular pathogenesis and immune evasion of human cytomegalovirus, use of adenovirus vectors
John Steel
Emory University, USA
Research interests: Influenza virus pathogenesis, transmission and vaccination
Philip Stevenson
University of Cambridge, UK
Research interests: Herpesvirus, immunology, pathogenesis, vaccine
Dan Streblow
Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Research interests: Plant viruses
Ayato Takada
Hokkaido University, Japan
Research interests: Hemorrhagic fever viruses, filoviruses
Yasuhiro Takeuchi
University College London, UK
Research interests: Therapy vectorology, viral receptors, xenotransplantation, zoonosis
Stefan Taube
University of Lübeck, Germany
Research interests: Caliciviruses, RNA-viru, reverse genetics, virus-glycan interactions, virus receptor interactions
Andy Turnell
University of Birmingham, UK
Research interests: DNA viruses, virus cell interactions
Mark Varrelmann
University of Göttingen, Germany
Research interests: Plant RNA viruses, recombination, RNA silencing suppressors, virus resistance, virus: plant interaction, viruses and biotechnology
Veronika von Messling
Paul–Ehrlich–Institut, Germany
Research interests: Negative-strand RNA viruses, pathogenesis, vaccine development, immune response assessment, animal models
Friedemann Weber
Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
Research interests: Bunyaviruses, coronaviruses, interferon, RIG-I-like receptors
Michelle West
University of Surrey, UK
Research interests: Epstein-Barr virus, tumor virology
Emmanuel Wiertz
University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
Research interests: Epstein-Barr virus, herpesviruses, human cytomegalovirus, immune evasion, viral immunity
Christiane Wobus
University of Michigan, USA
Research interests: Positive sense RNA viruses, enteric viruses, calciviruses, virus entry, viral receptors, pathogenesis
Roland Zell
University of Jena, Germany
Research interests: Influenza viruses, picornavruses, varicella zoster virus, herpes simplex virus
Bo Zhang
Wuhan Institute of Virology, China
Research interests: Virus structure and function
Bin Zhou
NYU Langone Medical Center, China
Research interests: Influenza
Xueping Zhou
Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Research interests: Plant DNA viruses, viruses infecting rice, virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS), transgenic research for virus resistance
John Ziebuhr
Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
Research interests: Coronavirus, nidovirus, viral enzymes
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